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Bhaduri, A., J. Bogardi, A. Siddiqi, H. Voigt, C. Vörösmarty, C. Pahl-Wostl, S.E. Bunn, P. Shrivastava, R. Lawford, S. Foster, H. Kremer, F.G. Renaud, A. Bruns, and V.R. Osuna (2016). Achieving Sustainable Development Goals from a water perspective. Frontiers in Environmental Science. DOI: 10.3389/fenvs.2016.00064.

Brondizio, E.S., E. Foufoula-Georgiou, S. Szabo, N. Vogt, Z. Sebesvari, F.G. Renaud, A. Newton, E. Anthony, A.V. Mansur, Z. Matthews, S. Hetrick, S.M. Costa, Z.D. Tessler, A. Tejedor, and A. Longjas (2016). Catalysing action towards the sustainability of deltas. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 19:182-194. DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2016.05.001.

Cak, A.D., E.F. Moran, R. de O. Figueiredo, D. Lu, G. Li, and S. Hetrick (2016). Urbanization and small household agricultural land use choices in the Brazilian Amazon and the role for the water chemistry of small streams. Journal of Land Use Science 11(2): 203-211. DOI: 10.1080/1747423X.2015.1047909. (first published online in 2015)

Caputo, J., C.M. Beier, P.M. Groffman, D.A. Burns, F.D. Beall, P.W. Hazlett and T.E. Yorks (2016). Effects of harvesting forest biomass on ecosystem capacity to provide water and climate regulation services: a synthesis of long-term experiments in eastern North America. Ecosystems 19: 271-283. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-015-9928-z.

Celicourt, P and M. Piasecki (2015). HydroUnits: Supporting dimensional analysis in hydrologic computing systems using sensor-based standards. Special Issue: “Online Water Data Networks: methods, standards, tools, and technologies”. Journal of Hydroinformatics, IWA Publishing. DOI: 10.2166/hydro.2015.075.

Celicourt, P., Sam, R. and Piasecki, M. (2016). Development of a wireless environmental data acquisition prototype adopting agile practices: An experience report. Journal of Software Engineering and Applications 9: 479-490. DOI: 10.4236/jsea.2016.910031.

Chamberlain, S.D., N. Gomez-Casanovas, M.T. Walter, E.H. Boughton, C.J. Bernacchi, E.H. DeLucia, P.M. Groffman, E.W. Keel and J.P. Sparks (2016). Influence of transient flooding on methane fluxes from subtropical pastures. Journal of Geophysical Research Biogeosciences 121.  DOI: 10.1002/2015JG003283.

Cui, Z., C.W. Welty, A.J. Gold, P.M. Groffman, S.S. Kaushal, and A.J. Miller (2016). Use of a three-dimensional reactive solute transport model for evaluation of bioreactor placement in channel restoration. Journal of Environmental Quality 45: 839-846. DOI: 10.2134/jeq2015.06.0330.

Da Silva Júnior, R.D., Á.d.o. D’Antona, and A.D. Cak (2016). Do uso e cobertura da terra à experiência etnográfica: Croquis e imagens da satélite na Amazônia rural brasileira. Etnográfica 20(3): 583-606. DOI: 10.4000/etnografica.4676.

Fekete, B.M., G. Kalene, and A.D. Cak (2016). Energy footprint of urban services within building infrastructure. Journal of Solar Energy Engineering: Including Wind Energy and Building Energy Conservation. 139(1): 011006. DOI: 10.1115/1.4035151.

Fekete, B.M., G. Pisacane, and D. Wisser (2016). Crystal balls into the future: Are global circulation and water balance models ready? Proceedings of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences 374: 41-51. DOI: 10.5194/piahs-374-41-2016.

Flörke, M., P. Green, C. Schneider, and C. Vörösmarty (2016). Chapter 3.2: Water Quantity. Pages 47-62 in UNEP-DHI and UNEP. Transboundary River Basins: Status and Trends. United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi.

Green, P., K. Smith, S. Barchiesi, C. Vörösmarty, W. Darwall, D. Allen, J. Dalton, and I. Dopson (2016). Chapter 3.4: Ecosystems. Pages 87-107 in UNEP-DHI and UNEP. Transboundary River Basins: Status and Trends. United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi.

Grimm, N.B., P.M. Groffman, M. Staudinger and H. Tallis (2016). Climate change impacts on ecosystems and ecosystem services in the United States: Process and prospects for sustained assessment. Climatic Change 135: 97-106. DOI: 10.1007/s10584-015-1547-3.

Groffman, P.M., J.M. Grove, C. Polsky, N.D. Bettez, J.L. Morse, J. Cavender-Bares, S.J. Hall, J.B. Heffernan, S.E. Hobbie, K.L. Larson, C. Neill, K. Nelson, L. Ogden, J. O’Neil-Dunne, D. Pataki, R.R. Chowdhury, and D.H. Locke (2016). Satisfaction, water and fertilizer use in the American residential macrosystem. Environmental Research Letters 11: 1-7.  DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034004.

Harrison, I.J., P.A. Green, T.A. Farrell, D. Juffe-Bignoli, L. Sáenz, and C.J. Vörösmarty (2016). Protected areas and freshwater provisioning: A global assessment of freshwater provision, threats and management strategies to support human water security. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 26(Suppl. 1): 103-120. DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2652.

Konar, M., T.P. Evans, M. Levy, C.A. Scott, T.J. Troy, C.J. Vörösmarty, and M. Sivapalan (2016). Water resources sustainability in a globalizing world: Who uses the water? Hydrological Processes. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10843.

Larson, K.L., K.C. Nelson, S.R. Samples, S.J. Hall, N. Bettez, J. Cavender-Bares, P.M. Groffman, J.M. Grove, J.B. Heffernan, S.E. Hobbie, J. Learned, J.L. Morse, C. Neill, L.A. Ogden, J. O’Neil-Dunne, D.E. Pataki, C. Polsky, R. Roy Chowdhury, M. Steele, and T.L.E. Trammell (2016).  Ecosystem services in managing residential landscapes: Priorities, value dimensions, and cross-regional patterns.  Urban Ecosystems 19: 95-113. DOI: 10.1007/s11252-015-0477-1.

Pierre, S.P., P.M. Groffman, M.E. Killelea, and E.E. Oldfield (2016). Soil microbial nitrogen cycling and nitrous oxide emissions from urban afforestation in the New York City Afforestation Project. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 15: 1490154. DOI: 10.1016/j.ufug.2015.11.006.

Richter-Menge, J., J. E. Overland, and J. T. Mathis, editors (2016). Arctic Report Card 2016, http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/Report-Card. (C.J. Vörösmarty is one of the co-authors)

Rosenzweig, B.R., A.L. Gordon, J. Marra, R. Chant, C.J. Zappa and A.S. Parris (2016). Resilience indicators and monitoring: An example of climate change resiliency indicators for Jamaica Bay. Pages 141-161 in E.W. Sanderson, W.D. Solecki, J.R. Waldman, and A.S. Parris, editors. Prospects for Resilience: Insights from New York City’s Jamaica Bay. Island Press, Washington DC.

Sebesvari, Z., E. Foufoula-Georgiou, I. Harrison, E.S. Brondizio, T. Bucx, J.A. Dearing, D. Ganguly, T. Ghosh, S.L. Goodbred, M. Hagenlocher, R. Hajra, C. Kuenzer, A.V. Mansur, Z. Matthews, R.J. Nicholls, K. Nielsen, I. Overeem, R. Purvaja, M.D.M. Rahman, R. Ramesh, F.G. Renaud, R.S. Robin, B. Subba Reddy, G. Singh, S. Szabo, Z.D. Tessler, C. van de Guchte, N .Vogt, and C.A. Wilson (2016). Imperatives for sustainable delta futures. UN Science Brief for Sustainable Development: Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR) 2016 Science Brief.

Sebesvari, Z., F.G. Renaud, S. Hass, Z.D. Tessler, J. Kloos, S. Szabo, N. Vogt, A. Tejedor, E. Brondizio, and C. Kuenzer (2016). A review of vulnerability indicators for deltaic social-ecological systems. Sustainability Science. DOI: 10.1007/s11625-016-0366-4.

Soper, F.M., P.M. Groffman, and J.P. Sparks (2016). Denitrification in a subtropical, semi-arid North American savanna: field measurements and intact soil core incubations.  Biogeochemistry 128: 257-266. DOI: 10.1007 /s10533-016-0205-9.

Soper, F.M., T.W. Boutton, P.M. Groffman, and J.P. Sparks (2016). Nitrogen trace gas fluxes from a semi-arid subtropical savanna under woody legume encroachment.  Global Biogeochemical Cycles 30: 614-628. DOI: 10.1002/2015GB005298.

Szabo S, E. Brondizio, S. Hetrick, F.G. Renaud, R.J. Nicholls, Z. Matthews, Z.D. Tessler, A. Tejedor, Z. Sebesvari, E. Foufoula-Georgiou, S. Costa, and J.A. Dearing (2016). Population dynamics, delta vulnerability and environmental change: Comparison of the Mekong, Ganges-Brahmaputra and Amazon delta regions. Sustainability Science 11(4): 539-554. DOI: 10.1007/s11625-016-0372-6.

Szabo, S., E. Brondizio. S. Hetrick, Z. Matthews, F.G. Renaud, R.J. Nicholls, Z. Sebesvari, S. Costa, J.A. Dearing, E. Foufoula-Georgiou, A. Tejedor, and Z. Tessler (2016). Population dynamics in the context of environmental vulnerability: Comparison of the Mekong, Ganges-Brahmaputra and Amazon Delta regions. ESRC Centre for Population Change, Working Paper 74, January 2016. ISSN 2042-4116. DOI:10.13140/RG.2.1.1072.2320.

Tessler, Z.D., C.J. Vörösmarty, M. Grossberg, I. Gladkova, and H. Aizenman (2016). A global empirical typology of anthropogenic drivers of environmental change in deltas. Sustainability Science 1-13. DOI: 10.1007/s11625-016-0357-5.

Trammell, T.L.E., D.E. Pataki, J. Cavender-Bares, P.M. Groffman, S.J. Hall, J.B. Heffernan, S.E. Hobbie, J.L. Morse, C. Neill, and K.C. Nelson (2016). Plant nitrogen concentration and isotopic composition in residential lawns across seven U.S. cities. Oecologia 181: 271-85. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-016-3566-9.

Venter, O., E.W. Sanderson, A. Magrach, J.R. Allan, J. Beher, K.R. Jones, H.P. Possingham, W.F. Laurance, P. Wood, B.M. Fekete, M.A. Levy, and J.E.M. Watson (2016). Sixteen years of change in the global terrestrial human footprint and implications for biodiversity conservation. Nature Communications 7: 12558. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms12558.

Weathers, K.C., P.M. Groffman, E. Van Dolah, E.S. Bernhardt, N.B. Grimm, K. McMahon, J. Schimel, M. Paolisso, R. Maranger, S. Baer, K. Brauman, and E.L. Hinckley (2016). Frontiers in ecosystem ecology from a community perspective: The future is boundless and bright. Ecosystems. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-016-9967-0.


Celicourt, P., and M. Piasecki (2015). An IEEE 1451.0-based Platform-Independent TEDS Creator using Open Source Software Components. International Journal of Sensors and Sensor Networks, 3(1): 1-11. DOI: 10.11648/j.ijssn.20150301.11.

Chapman, B., K. McDonald, M. Shimada, A. Rosenqvist, R. Schroeder, and L. Hess (2015). Mapping regional inundation with spaceborne L-band SAR. Remote Sensing 7(5): 5440-5470. DOI: 10.3390/rs70505440.

Clewley, D., J. Whitcomb, M. Moghaddam, K. McDonald, B. Chapman, and P. Bunting (2015). Evaluation of ALOS PALSAR data for high-resolution mapping of vegetated wetlands in Alaska. Remote Sensing 7(6): 7272-7297. DOI: 10.3390/rs70607272.

Ehsani, N., B.M. Fekete, C.J. Vörösmarty, and Z.D. Tessler (2015). A neural network based general reservoir operation scheme. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment 30(4): 1151-1166. DOI: 10.1007/s00477-015-1147-9.

Fekete, B.M., and J.J. Bogardi (2015). Role of engineering in sustainable water management. Earth Perspectives 2: 2. DOI: 10.1186/s40322-014-0027-7.

Fekete, B.M., R.D. Robarts, M. Kumagai, H.-P. Nachtnebel, E. Odada, and A.V. Zhulidov (2015). Time for in situ renaissance. Science 349(6249): 685-686. DOI: 10.1126/science.aac7358.

Green, P.A., C.J. Vörösmarty, I. Harrison, T. Farrell, L. Saenz, and B.M. Fekete (2015). Freshwater ecosystem services supporting humans: Pivoting from water crisis to water solutions. Global Environmental Change 34: 108-118. DOI: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2015.06.007.

Hale, R.L., N.B. Grimm, C.J. Vörösmarty, and B. Fekete (2015). Nitrogen and phosphorus fluxes from watersheds of the Northeast U.S. from 1930-2000: Role of anthropogenic nutrient inputs, infrastructure, and runoff. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. DOI: 10.1002/2014GB004909.

Schroeder, R., K.C. McDonald, B.D. Chapman, K. Jensen, E. Podest, Z.D. Tessler, T.J. Bohn, and R. Zimmermann (2015). Development and evaluation of a multi-year fractional surface water data set derived from active/passive microwave remote sensing data. Remote Sensing 7(12): 16688-16732. DOI: 10.3390/rs71215843.

Tessler, Z.D., C.J. Vörösmarty, M. Grossberg, I. Gladkova, H. Aizenman, J.P.M. Syvitski, and E. Foufoula-Georgiou (2015). Profiling risk and sustainability in coastal deltas of the world. Science 349(6248): 638-643. DOI: 10.1126/science.aab3574.

Vörösmarty, C.J., A.Y. Hoekstra, S.E. Bunn, D. Conway, and J. Gupta (2015). Fresh water goes global. Science 349(6247): 478-479. DOI: 10.1126/science.aac6009.

Vörösmarty, C.J., M. Meybeck, and C.L. Pastore (2015). Impair-then-repair: A brief history and global-scale hypothesis regarding human-water interactions in the Anthropocene. Daedalus 144(3): 94-109. DOI: 10.1162/DAED_a_00345.


Linky, E.J., C.J. Vörösmarty, and B. Rosenzweig (2014). Regional environmental analytics: Emerging research needs to support RGGI, state, and local planning and regulatory programs. ABA Climate Change, Sustainable Development, and Ecosystems Committee Newsletter 17(3): 18-21.

Miara, A., P.T. Pienkos, M. Bazilian, R. Davis, and J. Macknick (2014). Planning for algal systems: An energy-water-food nexus perspective. Industrial Biotechnology 10(3): 202-211. DOI: 10.1089/ind.2014.0004.

Miara, A., C. Tarr, R. Spellman, C.J. Vörösmarty, and J.E. Macknick (2014). The power of efficiency: Optimizing environmental and social benefits through demand-side-management. Energy 76: 502-512. DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2014.08.047.

Rosenzweig, B., C. Vörösmarty, W. Gutowski, and A.L. Steiner (2014). Joining scientists and stakeholders in regional earth system modeling. Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union 95(27): 247-248. DOI: 10.1002/2014EO270005.


Aguayo, M., Z. Yu, M. Piasecki, and F. Montalto (2013). Development of a web application for low impact development rapid assessment (LIDRA). Journal of Hydroinformatics 15(4): 1276-1295. DOI: 10.2166/hydro.2013.080.

Bogardi, J.J., B.M. Fekete, and C.J. Vörösmarty (2013). Planetary boundaries revisited: A view through the ‘water lens’. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 5: 581-589. DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2013.10.006.

Gleick, P.H., H. Cooley, J.S. Famiglietti, D.P. Lettenmaier, T. Oki, C.J. Vörösmarty, and E.F. Wood (2013). Improving understanding of the global hydrologic cycle: Observation and analysis of the climate system: The global water cycle. Pages 151-184 in G.R. Asrar and J.W. Hurrell, editors. Climate Science for Serving Society: Research, Modeling and Prediction Priorities. Spinger, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-6692-1_6.

Hale, R.L., J.H. Hoover, W.M. Wollheim, and C.J. Vörösmarty (2013). History of nutrient inputs to the Northeastern United States, 1930-2000. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 27(2): 578-591. DOI: 10.1002/gbc.20049.

Lawford, R., A. Strauch, D. Toll, B. Fekete, and D. Cripe (2013). Earth observations for global water security. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 5: 633-643. DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2013.11.009.

Miara, A., and C.J. Vörösmarty (2013). A dynamic model to assess tradeoffs in power production and riverine ecosystem protection. Environmental Science Processes and Impacts 15: 1113-1126. DOI: 10.1039/C3EM00196B.

Miara, A., and C.J. Vörösmarty (2013). Balancing thermoelectric power production and thermal pollution: Power plant cooling specification/decision-making guide. Pages 22-27 in C. King, editor. Thermal Power Plant Cooling: Context and Engineering. ASME Press, New York, NY.

Miara, A., C.J. Vörösmarty, R. Stewart, W. Wollheim, and B. Rosenzweig (2013). Riverine ecosystem services and the thermoelectric sector: Strategic issues facing the Northeastern United States. Special Issue on Electricity, Water and Climate, Environmental Research Letters 8: 025017. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/8/2/025017.

Pahl-Wostl, C., C. Vörösmarty, A. Bhaduri, J. Bogardi, J. Rockstrom, and J. Alcamo (2013). Towards a sustainable water future: Shaping the next decade of global water research. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 5(6): 708-714. DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2013.10.012.

Sheller, M., H.C. Galada, F.A. Montalto, P.L. Gurian, M. Piasecki, T.B. Ayalew, and S. O’Connor (2013). Gender, disaster, and resilience: Assessing women’s water and sanitation needs in Leogane, Haiti, before and after the 2010 earthquake. wH20: The Journal of Gender and Water 2(2): 18-27.

Stewart, R.J., W.M. Wollheim, A. Miara, C.J. Vörösmarty, B. Fekete, R. Lammers, and B. Rosenzweig (2013). Horizontal cooling towers: Riverine ecosystem services and the fate of thermoelectric heat in the contemporary Northeast. Environmental Research Letters 8: 025010. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/8/2/025010.

Vörösmarty, C.J., C. Pahl-Wostl, and A. Bhaduri (2013). Water in the anthropocene: New perspectives for global sustainability. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 5: 535-538. DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2013.11.011.

Vörösmarty, C.J., C. Pahl-Wostl, S.E. Bunn, and R. Lawford (2013). Global water, the anthropocene and the transformation of a science. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 5: 539-550. DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2013.10.005.

Vörösmarty, C.J., L. Bravo de Guenni, W.M. Wollheim, B. Pellerin, D. Bjerklie, M. Cardoso, C. D’Almeida, P. Green, and L. Colon (2013). Extreme rainfall, vulnerability and risk: A continental-scale assessment for South America. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 371: 20120408. DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2012.0408.

Vörösmarty, C.J., and C. Pahl-Wostl (2013). Delivering water from disaster. International Herald Tribune: The global edition of The New York Times, June 10, 2013.


Cohen, S., A.J. Kettner, J.P.M. Syvitski, and B.M. Fekete (2012). WBMsed: A distributed global-scale daily riverine sediment flux model: Model description and validation. Computers & Geosciences 53:80-93. DOI:10.1016/j.cageo.2011.08.011.

Colliander, A., K. McDonald, R. Zimmermann, R. Schroeder, J. Kimball, and E.-G. Njoku (2012). Application of QuikSCAT backscatter to SMAP validation planning: Freeze/thaw state over ALECTRA sites in Alaska from 2000 to 2007. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 50(2):461-468. DOI:10.1109/TGRS.2011.2174368.

Lu, B., and M. Piasecki (2012). Community modeling systems: Classification and relevance to hydrologic modeling. Journal of Hydroinformatics 14(4):840-856. DOI:10.2166/hydro.2012.060.

Watts, J.D., J.S. Kimball, L.A. Jones, R. Schroeder, and K.C. McDonald (2012). Satellite microwave remote sensing of contrasting surface water inundation changes within the Arctic-Boreal Region. Remote Sensing of Environment 127:223-236. DOI:10.1016/j.rse.2012.09.003.