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Marissa Matsler

Marissa Matsler

Postdoctoral Fellow, Urban Resilience to Extremes Sustainability Research Network, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies


  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Urban Resilience to Extremes Sustainability Research Network, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

Journal Articles


Groffman, P. M., M. Matsler and Z. J. Grabowski. 2023. How reliable – and (net) beneficial – is the green in green infrastructure. Agricultural and Resource Economics Review 1-12. DOI: 10.1017/age.2023.6. (link )

Matsler, M., M. Finewood, R. Richards, O. Pierce and Z. Ledermann. 2023. Institutionalizing barriers to access? An equity scan of green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) incentive programs in the United States. Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning DOI: 10.1080/1523908X.2023.2167814. (link )


McPhearson, P. T., E. M. Cook, M. Berbés-Blázquez, C. Cheng, N. B. Grimm, E. Andersson, O. Barbosa, D. G. Chandler, H. Chang, M. V. Chester, D. L. Childers, S. R. Elser, N. Frantzeskaki, Z. J. Grabowski, P. M. Groffman, R. L. Hale, D. M. Iwaniec, N. Kabisch, C. Kennedy, S. A. Markolf, M. Matsler, L. McPhillips, T. R. Miller, T. A. Munoz-Erickson, E. J. Rosi and T. G. Troxler. 2022. A social-ecological-technological systems framework for urban ecosystem services. One Earth 5(5):505-518. DOI: 10.1016/j.oneear.2022.04.007. (link )


McPhillips, L., M. Matsler, B. Rosenzweig and Y. Kim. 2021. What is the role of green stormwater infrastructure in managing extreme precipitation events?. Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure 6(3-4):133-142. DOI: 10.1080/23789689.2020.1754625. (link )


Baker, A., E. Brenneman, H. Chang, L. McPhillips and M. Matsler. 2019. Spatial analysis of landscape and sociodemographic factors associated with green stormwater infrastructure distribution in Baltimore, Maryland and Portland, Oregon. Science of The Total Environment 664:461-473. DOI: 10.1016/J.SCITOTENV.2019.01.417. (link )

Feagan, M., M. Matsler, S. A. Meerow, T. A. Munoz-Erickson, R. Hobbins, C. Gim and C. A. Miller. 2019. Redesigning knowledge systems for urban resilience. Environmental Science & Policy 101(Nov):358-363. DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2019.07.014. (link )

Finewood, M., M. Matsler and J. Zivkovich. 2019. Green Infrastructure and the Hidden Politics of Urban Stormwater Governance in a Postindustrial City. Annals of the American Association of Geographers 109:99. DOI: 10.1080/24694452.2018.1507813. (link )

Shandas, V., M. Matsler, L. Caughman and A. Harris. 2019. Towards the implementation of green stormwater infrastructure: perspectives from municipal managers in the Pacific Northwest. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 63(6):959-980. DOI: 10.1080/09640568.2019.1620708. (link )


McPhillips, L. and M. Matsler. 2018. Temporal evolution of green stormwater infrastructure strategies in three US cities. Frontiers in Built Environment 4:26. DOI: 10.3389/fbuil.2018.00026. (link )

Rosenzweig, B., L. McPhillips, H. Chang, C. Cheng, C. Welty, M. Matsler, D. M. Iwaniec and C. I. Davidson. 2018. Pluvial flood risk and opportunities for resilience. WIREs 5(6):e1302. DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1302. (link )


Grabowski, Z. J., M. Matsler, C. Thiel, L. McPhillips, R. Hum, A. Bradshaw, T. R. Miller and C. L. Redman. 2017. Infrastructures as socio-eco-technical systems: Five considerations for interdisciplinary dialogue. Journal of Infrastructure Systems 23(4):02517002. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)IS.1943-555X.0000383. (link )



Matsler, M. and M. Kunec-North. 2017. Valuing urban nature: The City of Portland's emerging green infrastructure asset management process. Poster presented at the 2nd Annual UREx SRN All Hands Meeting, New York, NY.

Selkirk, K., C. Gim, E. Friedman, P. Pajouhesh, R. J. Hobbins, E. B. Kennedy, M. Feagan, M. Matsler, A. L. Brawley-Chesworth, M. M. Hinrich, C. A. Miller, T. R. Miller and T. A. Munoz-Erickson. 2017. Knowledge systems analysis and innovation for urban resilience. Poster presented at the 2nd Annual UREx SRN All Hands Meeting, New York, NY.



Matsler, M. 2019. The eco-techno spectrum as a frame for interdisciplinary urban nature governance research. Presentation at the 6th Workshop on the Ostrom Workshop: Governance: Past, Present, and Future, Bloomington, IN.

Matsler, M., L. McPhillips, B. Rosenzweig, P. M. Groffman, S. R. Elser, N. B. Grimm, H. Chang and R. Zimmerman. 2019. Green infrastructure implementation and performance: Lessons learned from nine US and Latin American cities in the Urban Resilience to Extremes Sustainability Research Network (UREx SRN). Presentation at the AGU Fall Meeting, December 9-13, 2019, San Francisco, CA. (link )


Matsler, M. 2018. Using the eco-techno spectrum to examine the institutional challenges of green infrastructure development. Presentation at the The Science, Business, and Education of Sustainable Infrastructure: Building Resilience in a Changing World, January 23-25, 2018, Washington, DC. (link )

Matsler, M., M. Malone and E. Looper. 2018. "Designer" soils: A critical physical geography analysis of engineered soils for stormwater management. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, April 10-14, 2018, New Orleans, LA. (link )


Matsler, M. 2017. Addressing the institutional challenges of green infrastructure development: The Eco-Techno Spectrum as organizing heuristic for interdisciplinary research. Presentation at the Annual Meeting Portland ESA 2017 , August 6-11, 2017, Portland, OR. (link )