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The following are reports and articles and conference presentations prepared by CIESIN staff. Some are available online, while others can be obtained by contacting the appropriate CIESIN staff member.

Reports
2014

Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Groupl II Contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report (WGII AR5) (March 2014). Produced by the Working Group II group, comprised of 309 coordinating lead authors, lead authors, and review editors, drawn from 70 countries. The report concludes that the effects of climate change can already be seen and the world is not well-prepared for risks that may result from climate change. CIESIN was a lead author on Chapter 12 on human security, and contributed to Chapter 13 on livelihoods and poverty.

2014 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) (February 2014, 97 pages, 4.03 MB PDF).  Produced every two years by a research team from the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy and CIESIN, Columbia University, the EPI ranks country performance on high-priority environmental issues in two broad policy areas, protection of human health from environmental harm, and protection of ecosystems. The EPI this year evaluated 178 countries, with new additions, in large part, from Small-Island Developing States and sub-Saharan Africa.


Mali Climate Vulnerability Mapping
(January 2014, 121 pages, 7.95 MB PDF). A new report maps climate vulnerability hotspots in Mali, West Africa, using a spatial vulnerability index comprised of 18 indicators grouped into three vulnerability components: climate exposure, sensitivity, and adaptive capacity. The report grew out of a mapping exercise under the auspices of the USAID-funded project African and Latin American Resilience to Climate Change (ARCC).

2013

Evidence from the Frontlines of Climate Change: Loss and Damage to Communities Despite Coping and Adaptation (January 2013, 86 pages. 6.32 MB). A summary of research by the Loss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative of the United Nations University, and CIESIN, on the impact of climate change livelihood and infrastructure losses and economic damage among vulnerable households in the developing world. Case studies were carried out in five countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Gambia, Kenya, and Micronesia.

Indicators in Practice: How Environmental Indicators are Being Used in Policy and Management Contexts (April 2013, 38 pages, 2.99 MB PDF). A new report produced by CIESIN and Yale University examines the role of indicators in management and policy decisions, specifically in environmental policy making.

Re-vegetation and Transboundary Natural Resources Management Project: Phase I Massacre and Pedernales Watersheds.(February 2012, 109 pages, 6.43 MB PDF). A baseline study for the analysis of two watersheds on the Haitian side of the border with the Dominican Republic.

2012

Evaluating the Risk to Ramsar Sites from Climate Change Induced Sea Level Rise. Ramsar Scientific and Technical Briefing Note no. 5. Gland, Switzerland: Ramsar Convention Secretariat. (December 2012, 18 pages, 6.74 MB PDF) A preliminary assessment of the risk to coastal wetlands designated as Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Sites) under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands from rising sea levels due to climate change.

Where the Rain Falls: Climate Change, Food and Livelihood Security, and Migration Global Policy Report (November 2012, 73 pages, 3.65 MB PDF). An examination of the interplay between rainfall patterns, food security, and human mobility. The report, released by CIESIN, CARE and the United Nations University, provides evidence from fieldwork in seven countries, employing multi-disciplinary methods to investigate these relationships such as expert interviews, participatory research approaches, household surveys, and rainfall and migration scenarios.

Integrated Baseline Study: Ten Communes of the Southwest Coast, South Department, Haiti (October 2012, 274 pages, 4.94 MB PDF).The first integrated, MDG-based assessment for the ten communes of the south-western peninsula of Haiti produced in more than ten years. It includes analysis of spatial and household survey data covering bio-physical features, socio-economic conditions,and capacity for social service provision to land management. Related reports that were issued are the Integrated Baseline Study: Port-à-Piment Watershed, South Department, Haiti; Landscape Baseline Assessment: Port-à-Piment Watershed, South Department, Haiti, which provides quantitative analysis of the landscape conditions in the Port-à-Piment Watershed, including analysis on land use and land cover, erosion, soil conditions, vegetative structures, and soil critical for land management planning, modeling potential land use scenarios, and as base layers to help local Ministry of Agriculture extension agents and community based organizations identify priority zones; and Land Use and Land Cover Baseline Report: Data and Analysis of Land Use and Land Cover Practices, South Department, Haiti. This report documents the methodology for mapping the characteristics across the South Department and provides preliminary analysis on land use patterns at three different geographic scales: the entire department, the nine communes of the Côte Sud and the watershed of Port-à-Piment.

2012 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) and Pilot Trend Environmental Performance Index (Trend EPI) (February 2012, 97 pages, 4.03 MB PDF). The 2012 EPI ranks 132 countries, using 22 indicators in ten major policy categories including air and water pollution, climate change, biodiversity, and forest management. The EPI has been produced every two years since 2006 by researchers at CIESIN and Yale University’s Center for Environmental Law and Policy. For the first time, a complementary Pilot Trend Environmental Performance Index (Trend EPI) has also been produced. The Trend EPI shows country improvement from 2000 to 2010.

Towards a China Environmental Performance Index (January 2012, 210 pages, 59 MB PDF). In the face of formidable environmental challenges from China’s rapid population and economic growth, the report presents a framework for assessing environmental performance by province—the first independent analysis of China environmental data at the sub-national level—as an aid to developing government environmental policies.

2011

Migration and Global Environmental Change: Future Challenges and Opportunities (October 2011, 129 pages, 4.93 MB PDF.) A new report released by the United Kingdom’s Foresight Project on Environmental Migration examines potential migration patterns and the possible challenges and opportunities this will present in the future. As a contribution to this report, CIESIN completed a modeling effort on net migration by ecosystem and by decade for the past 40 years. Because of the lack of globally consistent data on migration, indirect estimation methods were used.

Climate Change Impacts and Responses: Societal Indicators for the National Climate Assessment (April 2011, 122 pages, 7.16 MB PDF). Volume 5c of the NCA Report Series, issued by the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP), summarizes the discussions and outcomes of the workshop held in Washington, DC, April 28-29, 2011, on including and developing societal indicators as a part of the 2013 NCA.

2010

Harvests of Development in Rural Africa (July 2010, 111 pages, 2.50 MB PDF). A new report highlights initial progress in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) after three years of implementation. Based on results from the recently completed midterm surveys, the report focuses on sector-based gains (e.g., health, education, infrastructure, and gender) and site-specific gains in five out of twelve Millennium Village sites. CIESIN, in collaboration with the Tropical Agriculture and Rural Environment Program of the Earth Institute (EI) and EI site teams, aided in the development and implementation of field and data management systems to collect, enter, clean, and analyze MDG-related survey data.

2010 Environmental Performance Index (EPI. (February 2010, 87 pages, 3.0 MB PDF). The Index, produced every two years since 2006 by researchers at CIESIN and Yale University’s Center for Environmental Law and Policy, is based on twenty-five indicators grouped within ten core policy categories—including environmental health, air quality, water resource management, biodiversity and habitat, forestry, fisheries, agriculture, and climate change—in the context of two objectives: environmental health and ecosystem vitality. The EPI’s proximity-to-target approach, in which each country’s performance is measured against clearly defined targets, enables comparisons among countries with very different characteristics.

Global Assessment of Light Pollution Impact on Protected Areas. (January 2010, 30 pages, 4.27 MB PDF.) This working paper produced by CIESIN and AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH examines the impacts of light pollution and approximate human influence on protected areas. It uses spatial indicators based on satellite-observed nighttime lights data acquired by the U.S. Air Force Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) Operational Linescan System (OLS) and protected area distribution information provided by UNEP’s World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC). This research takes a more general approach than previous analyses of the ecological consequences of artificial night lighting, which focus on adverse effects on light-sensitive ecosystems or species. This paper underscores the need for accurate and consistent spatial data on a global scale and can help to indicate which protected areas globally and nationally are at greatest risk of human activities. It is also an important step towards public communication and raising general awareness on the topic of light pollution.

2009

In Search of Shelter: Mapping the Effects of Climate Change on Human Migration and Displacement. (June 2009, 26 pages, 2.54 MB PDF) Climate change impacts are already causing displacement and migration, and consequences for almost all aspects of development, including human security and political stability could be devastating, says this report produced by CARE, CIESIN, UNHCR, UNU-EHS, and The World Bank. Aimed at decision makers, the new report is based in part on empirical evidence from a recently completed research project supported by the European Commission: Environmental Change and Forced Migration Scenarios (EACH-FOR, Contract Number 044468, www.each-for.eu.) It contains original maps that pinpoint areas where climate change may cause displacement, and policy recommendations.

2008

Assessment of Select Climate Change Impacts on U.S. National Security. (July 2008, 52 pages, 4.52 MB). This working paper resulted from research funded by the U.S. National Intelligence Council as an input to a National Intelligence Assessment on climate change implications for U.S. National Security, produced May 2008. The research developed quantitative indicators of aggregate vulnerability to climate change, exposure to potential sea-level rise, and water scarcity. The work was done in collaboration with Charles Vörösmarty of the University of New Hampshire (now at City College New York) and Thomas Parris of ISciences. 

Global Indicator Profiles for the GEF Land Degradation Focal Area. (August 12, 2008, 34 pages, 1.15 MB). Submitted to the UNU-International Network for Water and Environmental Health by the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), The Earth Institute at Columbia University. This document includes indicator profiles developed based on consultations with the KM: Land project’s expert advisory group (EAG) at a meeting in Bonn, Germany, January 21–23. The indicators will be used in conjunction with other criteria for prioritizing resource allocation in the GEF Land Degradation Focal Area.

A Strategy for Developing an Improved Global Roads Data Set.  (February 2008, 25 pages, 1.1MB PDF). This report describes the steps required to develop and maintain an improved, public domain (i.e. free-of-charge restricted to attribution only) global spatial roads data set. The Report was one outcome of the Global Roads Workshop held October 1–2, 2007 at the Lamont Campus of Columbia University in Palisades, New York. The workshop was co-sponsored by the Consulative Group on International Agricultural Research-Consortium for Spatial Information (CGIAR-CSI), the International Council for Science’s Committee on Data for Science and Technology (ICSU-CODATA), and the World Resources Institute.

2008 Environmental Performance Index (EPI). (January 2008, 29 pages, 112 KB PDF). The 2008 EPI centers on two broad environmental protection objectives: (1) reducing environmental stresses on human health, and (2) promoting ecosystem vitality and sound natural resource management. These objectives are gauged using 25 indicators tracked in six policy categories: Environmental Health, Air Pollution (effects on ecosytems), Water (effects on ecosystems), Productive Natural Resources, Biodiversity and Habitat, and Climate Change. The EPI utilizes a proximity-to-target methodology focused on a core set of environmental outcomes linked to policy goals. The 2008 EPI includes 149 countries based on data availability. Formally released in Davos, Switzerland, at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, the EPI is an initiative of the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy (YCELP) and the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) of Columbia University, in collaboration with the World Economic Forum and the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission.

2007  
2006

Towards Development of a High-Quality Public Domain Global Roads Database. (January 2006, 49 pages, 1.5 MB PDF). This report is a response to the existing demand for a global spatial public domain roads data set that has improved geographic and temporal coverage, consistent coding of road types, and clear documentation of sources. The Report evaluates the best available public domain and commercial data sets; assesses the gaps in global coverage; and proposes a number of strategies for filling them. It identifies stakeholder organizations which might provide leadership or funding for its development, and closes with a proposed set of actions to begin the process. The Report was produced by CIESIN and The World Bank, and was also published as an article.

Where the Poor Are: An Atlas of Poverty. (September 2006, 46 pages). The collection of 21 full-page poverty maps brings together maps from diverse continents and countries, depicting small area estimates of vital development indicators at unprecedented levels of spatial detail. The atlas reveals possible causal patterns and provides practical examples of how the data and tools have been used, and may be used, in applied decisions and poverty interventions. Where the Poor Are: An Atlas of Poverty is a product of the CIESIN Global Poverty Mapping Project, begun in 2004, which was made possible by support from the Japan Policy and Human Resource Development Fund, in collaboration with The World Bank.

Natural Disaster Hotspots: Case Studies. (July 2006, 200 pages). The second volume produced by the Natural Disaster Hotspots project, it presents a series of case studies undertaken to complement the global analysis of disaster risks presented in the first volume (see below, 2005: Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis). Three of the case studies address specific hazards—landslides, storm surges, and drought—and three address regional multi-hazard situations—in Sri Lanka, the Tana River basin in Kenya, and the city of Caracas, Venezuela. The Hotspots Project is a collaborative effort involving The World Bank, Columbia University’s Earth Institute, and a number of international partners, which aims to provide information to inform development strategies and to prioritize actions for reducing disaster risk.

Pilot 2006 Environmental Performance Index (EPI). (January 2006, 460 pages). A collaboration between CIESIN, the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy, the World Economic Forum and the European Community's Joint Research Centre. The report evaluates a country's proximity to targets for 16 indicators and includes detailed sections on analysis and methodology, as well as country reports and data tables.

A Synthetic Assessment of the Global Distribution of Vulnerability to Climate Change.  (April 2006, 12.6 MB PDF). A report to advance the understanding of the nature of climate change risks and vulnerabilities. Scientists and researchers from Wesleyan University, the University of Illinois, the University of Maryland Joint Research Center for Global Change (JRCGC), the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) of the U.S. Department of Energy, and Columbia University together prepared the assessment and maps, which are available for download on the Web site, The Global Geographical Distribution of Vulnerability to Climate Change.

2005

2005 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI). (January 2005, 408 pages). A collaboration between CIESIN, the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy, the World Economic Forum and the European Community's Joint Research Centre. The report provides sustainability measures for 146 countries, and includes detailed sections on analysis and methodology, as well as country reports and data tables.

Confidentiality Issues and Policies Related to the Utilization and Dissemination of Geospatial Data for Public Health Applications. (March 2005, 795KB PDF, 77 pages). In support of the NASA Public Health ApplicationS of Earth Science (PHASES) program, this report reviews the confidentiality and related ethical issues in the use of geospatial data for public health purposes. It includes both current and historical references to the ethical,legal, economic, and technical issues associated with confidentiality concerns. The report also provides examples of policies, procedures, and other strategies used to protect the confidentiality of geospatial data.  
Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. (March 2005, 145 pages, 29.42 MB PDF). This report published by the World Bank presents a global view of major natural disaster risk hotspots, which are areas at relatively high risk of loss from one or more natural hazards. It summarizes the results of an interdisciplinary analysis of the location and characteristics of hotspots for six natural hazards: earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, floods, drought, and cyclones. Data on these hazards are combined with state-of-the-art data on the subnational distribution of population and economic output and past disaster losses to identify areas at relatively high risk from one or more hazards. CIESIN staff led the data integration and analysis effort. PDF ICON: Global Infrastructure: The Potential of SRTM Data to Break New Ground
Remote Sensing in Support of Ecosystem Management Treaties and Transboundary Conservation (November 2005, 700KB PDF, 98 pages). This report addresses two strands of remote sensing applications—those addressing treaty-related concerns and those applied to transboundary conservation—both of which are united by a concern for biodiversity conservation and ecosystem management in an increasingly connected world of agreements and bilateral cooperation on the environment.
 
Urban Population, Poverty, and Sustainable Development: Emerging Issues for UNFPA. (August 2006, 23 pages, 349 KB PDF). In 2005 the Population and Development Branch of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) asked CIESIN to undertake a study that would help the agency identify its strategic advantage for addressing urban poverty and sustainable development. In close collaboration with UNFPA, CIESIN produced a background paper, conducted a survey of UNFPA country offices, and organized a workshop attended by distinguished experts on urban population, poverty, and sustainable development. This report represents a distillation of all three elements.  
2004 Global Spatial Data and Information: Development, Dissemination and Use . (September 2004). This report represents the proceedings of a workshop, held from 21-23 September, 2004, in Palisades, NY. The workshop brought a core set of institutions actively involved in global spatial data and information development and dissemination together with representatives of key user communities to address both short- and long-term needs for coordination and collaboration. The overall purpose of the workshop was to coordinate spatial data and information dissemination among key actors in the global data community in order to better meet user needs at global as well as regional and national levels. Workshop presentations are available online.
2003 Workshop on Global Poverty Mapping: Strategies for Moving Forward. (March 2003).  This workshop was sponsored by the Earth Institute, Columbia University, and The World Bank, 11-12 March 2003, at Lerner Hall, Columbia University. One of the workshop outputs was a brochure (PDF, 4.4 MB) describing poverty mapping needs, a brief summary of the workshop, and next steps.
2002 2002 Environmental Sustainability Index. (February 2002). A collaboration between CIESIN, the World Economic Forum's Global Leaders for Tomorrow Environment Task Force, and the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy. The report provides sustainability measures for 142 countries, and includes detailed sections on analysis and methodology, as well as country reports and data tables. (February 2002, 296 pages).

Pilot Environmental Performance Index. (February 2002). A collaboration between CIESIN, the World Economic Forum's Global Leaders for Tomorrow Environment Task Force, and the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy. The report focuses more narrowly on performance measurement, and provides a pilot index that tracks current conditions and recent change in four areas, air and water quality, climate change and land protection. (February 2002, 27 pages).

2001

2001 Environmental Sustainability Index. (January 2001). A collaboration between the World Economic Forum's Global Leaders for Tomorrow Environment Task Force, The Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy, and the Columbia University Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN). The report includes the methodology, results, technical annexes, country reports, and data tables. (January 2001, 260 pages).

Global Infrastructure: The Potential of SRTM Data to Break New Ground. (November 2001, 20 pages). A White Paper by S. V. Nghiem et al. from a technical workshop on Global Infrastructure Mapping, held on 4-5 October 2000 at Columbia University. PDF ICON: Global Infrastructure: The Potential of SRTM Data to Break New Ground

Remote Sensing Applications at the State and Local Level. (July 2001)

PDF ICON: Remote Sensing Applications at the State and Local Level
2000

International Environmental Agreements and Remote Sensing Technologies. (Sept 2000, 38 pages) Background paper by Karen Kline and Kal Raustiala, prepared for the Workshop on Remote Sensing and Environmental Treaties: Building More Effective Linkages, December 4-5, 2000.

PDF ICON: International Environmental Agreements and Remote Sensing Technologies
Remote Sensing and Environmental Treaties: Building More Effective Linkages. (May 2001, 29 pages) Report of a workshop by the same title, Washington, DC, December 4-5, 2000.
English version
PDF ICON: English version Remote Sensing and Environmental Treaties: Building More Effective Linkages
La Télédétection et les Traités sur l'Environnement : Renforcement des liens. Rapport d'atelier, 4-5 décembre 2000, Washington, DC USA (Mai 2001, 29 pages), version francaise.

PDF ICON: French version 25 pages, no figures Remote Sensing and Environmental Treaties: Building More Effective Linkages
1992 Pathways of Understanding: The Interactions of Humanity and Global Environmental Change.  (1992, 64 pages, 13.83 MB). This report was the outcome of a meeting organized by the Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network at the Aspen Global Change Institute in 1991. It contains the "Social Process Diagram" ((835 KB PDF or 577 KB JPEG), an explicit attempt to map out the key systems and interactions among systems that were seen as underpinning the human "drivers" of global environmental change.
Published Papers, Books, Proceedings, Articles, and Editorials
2014

Adamo, S.B., and A. de Sherbinin. 2014. Chapter 6, Migration and Environmental Change in North America (USA and Canada). In People on the Move in a Changing Climate, Global Migration Issues, vol. 2, eds. Pieguet, E. and F. Laczko. New York: Springer. http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/population+studies/book/978-94-007-6984-7.

 

Chen, R., A. de Sherbinin, C. Ye, and G. Shi. 2014. “China’s Soil Pollution.” Letter, Science 344 (6185): 691. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.344.6185.691-a.

de Sherbinin, A., M.A. Levy, E. Zell, S. Weber, and M. Jaiteh. 2014. Using satellite data to develop environmental indicators. Environmental Research Letters 9(084013). doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/8/08401.3

de Sherbinin, A. 2014. Environmental treaties. In Encyclopedia of Remote Sensing, ed. Njoku, E.G. Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series.

Giaretta, D., R. R. Downs, S. Lambert, J.S. Hughes, M. Conrad, B. Ambacher, T. B. Longstreth et al. 2014. Who audits TDRs? In the Proceedings of the APA/C-DAC International Conference on Digital Preservation and Development of Trusted Digital Repositories, eds. Katre D. and D. Giaretta D.  Feb 5–6, New Delhi, India, New Delhi, India: Excel India Publishers, 3–10.

Ubukawa, T., A. de Sherbinin, H. Onsrud, A. Nelson, K. Payne, O. Cottray, M. Maron. 2014. A review of roads data development methodologies. Data Science Journal 13:45–66.

2013 de Sherbinin, A. 2013. Climate change hotspots mapping: what have we learned? In “Climate and Security: Evidence, Emerging Risks, and a New Agenda,” eds. Gemenne, F., N. Adger, J. Barnett, and G. Dabelko. Special Issue, Climatic Change. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10584-013-0900-7.

van Ruijven, B.J., M.A. Levy, A. Agrawal, F. Biermann, J. Birkmann, T.R. Carter, K.L. Ebi, et al. 2013. Enhancing the relevance of shared socioeconomic pathways for climate change impacts, adaptation and vulnerability research. In "A Framework for the Development of New Socio-economic Scenarios for Climate Change Research,” eds. Nakicenovic, N., R. Lempert, and A. Janetos. Special Issue, Climatic Change. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10584-013-0931-0.
2012

Adamo, S.B. 2012. The Growing Importance of Urban–Rural Interfaces: Current Demographics and Their Future Implications. In Urban–Rural Interfaces: Linking People and Nature, eds. D.R. Laband, B.G. Lockaby, and W. Zipperer. Madison, Wisconsin: American Society of Agronomy, Soil Science Society of America, Crop Science Society of America.

Adamo, S.B., L. Razafindrazay,and A. de Sherbinin. 2012. Áreas de alta vulnerabilidad ambiental en América Latina y el Caribe: una perspectiva regional a escala subnaciona (Areas of high environmental vulnerability in Latin America and the Caribbean: a regional perspective at the subnational level). Notas de Población 94:177-209.

Adamo, S.B., and S. Curran. 2012. Alliances, conflicts and mediations: The role of population mobility in the integration of ecology into poverty reduction. In Integrating Ecology and Poverty Reduction: The Application of Ecology in Development Solutions, eds. J.C. Ingram, F. De Clerk, and C.R. Del Rio, 77–99. New York: Springer. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-0186-5_7.

Adamo, S. and A. de Sherbinin. 2012. The impact of climate change on the spatial distribution of the population and on migration. In Population Distribution, Urbanization, Internal Migration and Development: An international perspective, 161–185. United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs Population Division.

Aide, T.M., M.L. Clark, H.R. Grau, D. López-Carr, M.A. Levy, D. Redo, M. Bonilla-Moheno, M.G. Riner, M.J. Andrade-Núñez, and M. Muñiz. 2012. The deforestation and reforestation of Latin America and the Caribbean (2001–2010). Biotropica 0 (0): 1–10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7429.2012.00908.x.

Chan, F., S. Adamo, P. Coxson, L. Goldman, D. Gu, D. Zhao, C-S. Chen, J. He, V. Mara and A. Moran. 2012. Projected impact of urbanization on cardiovascular disease in China. International Journal of Public Health (Briefs) 57 (5): 849-854. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1007/s00038-012-0400-y.

de Sherbinin, A., M.A. Levy, S.B. Adamo, K. MacManus, G. Yetman, V. Mara, L. Razafindrazay, et al. 2012. Migration and risk: Net migration in marginal ecosystems and hazardous areas. Environmental Research Letters 7 (4): 1–14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/7/4/045602.

de Sherbinin, A. 2012. Introduction: Population, Poverty, and Ecology. In Integrating Ecology and Poverty Reduction: The Application of Ecology in Development Solutions, eds. J.C. Ingram, F. De Clerk, and C.R. Del Rio, 61–63. New York: Springer. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-0186-5_5.

do Carmo, R.L., E. Marandola Jr., and A. de Sherbinin. 2012. Introduction: special issue dedicated to the memory of Professor Daniel Hogan. Population & Environment 34 (1): 1-2. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11111-012-0179-z.

Downs, R.R., and R.S. Chen. 2012. Towards Sustainable Stewardship of Digital Collections of Scientific Data. GSDI World Conference (GSDI 13) Proceedings, Québec City, Canada, May 14–17.

Fischer, A. and M.A. Levy. 2012. Designing environmental restoration programs in politically fragile states: Lessons from Haiti. In Strengthening Post-Conflict Security and Diplomacy, eds. Bruch, C., M. Nakayama, and I. Coyle, 251–270. Washington, DC: Environmental Law Institute.

Hart, A.F, R. Verma, C.A. Mattmann, D.J. Crichton, S. Kelly, H. Kincaid, S. Hughes, P. Ramirez, C. Goodale, K. Anton, M. Colbert, R.R. Downs, C. Patriotis, S. Srivastava. 2012. Developing an open source, reusable platform for distributed collaborative information management in the Early Detection Research Network. In the Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE 13th International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IEEE IRI 2012), August 8–10, Pasadena, California. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IRI.2012.6303019.

Hsu, A., A. de Sherbinin, and H. Shi. 2012. Seeking truth from facts: The challenge of environmental indicator development in China. Environmental Development 3 (July): 39–51.

Hummel, D., S. Adamo, A. de Sherbinin, L. Murphy and R. Aggarwal, et al. 2012. Inter- and transdisciplinary approaches to population-environment research for sustainability aims: a review and appraisal. Population & Environment, Online First. Published online May 30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11111-012-0176-2.

Janetos, A.C., R.S. Chen, D. Arndt, and M.A. Kenney et al. 2012. National Climate Assessment Indicators: Background, Development, & Examples. Washington DC: National Climate Assessment, U.S. Global Change Research Program.

Jabbour, J., F. Keita-Ouane, C. Hunsberger, R. Sánchez-Rodríguez, P. Gilruth, N. Patel, A. Singh, M.A. Levy, S. Schwarzer. 2012. Internationally agreed environmental goals: A critical evaluation of progress. Environmental Development 3 (July): 5–24.

Levy, M.A., A. Morel, S.B. Adamo, J. Barr, C.P. McMullen, T. Dietz, D. López-Car, et al. 2012. Drivers. In Part 1: State and Trends of the Environment, Global Environmental Outlook 5, UN Environment Programme.

Marcotullio, P., S. Baptista, and A. de Sherbinin. 2012. Urbanization, Poverty Reduction, and Ecosystem Integrity. 2012. In Integrating Ecology and Poverty Reduction: The Application of Ecology in Development Solutions, eds. J.C. Ingram, F. De Clerk, and C.R. Del Rio, 101–124. New York: Springer. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-0186-5_8.

Mattmann, C.A., R.R. Downs, P.M. Ramirez, C. Goodale, A.F. Hart. 2012. Developing an open source strategy for NASA Earth science data systems. In the Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE 13th International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IEEE IRI 2012), August 8–10, Pasadena, California. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IRI.2012.6303076.

Mattmann, C., D. Crichton, A. Hart, S. Kelly, C. Goodale, P. Ramirez, J. Hughes, R. Downs, and F. Lindsay. 2012. Understanding open source software at NASA. IEEE IT Professional 14 (2): 29–35. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MITP.2011.118.

Pahl-Wostla, C., C. Giupponi, K. Richard, C. Binder, A. de Sherbinin, D. Sprinz, T. Toonen, and C. van Bersh. 2012. Transition towards a new global change science: Requirements for methodologies, methods, data and knowledgeEnvironmental Science and Policy. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2012.11.009.                

Pronyk, P.M., M. Muñiz, B. Nemser, M-A. Somers, L.McClellan, C.A. Palm, U.K. Huynh, et al. 2012. The effect of an integrated multi-sector model for achieving the Millennium Development Goals and improving child survival in rural sub-Saharan Africa: a non-randomized controlled assessment. The Lancet 379 (9832): 2179–2188. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(12)60207-4.

Srebotnjak, T., G. Carr, A. de Sherbinin, and C. Rickwood. 2012. A global water quality index and hot-deck imputation of missing data. Ecological Indicators 17 (June): 108–119. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2011.04.023.

Tatem, A.J., S. Adamo, N. Bharti, C.R. Burgert, M. Castro, A. Dorelien, and G. Fink, et al. 2012. Mapping populations at risk: improving spatial demographic data for infectious disease modeling and metric derivation. Population Health Metrics 10 (8). http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1478-7954-10-8.

Wilhelmi, O., A. de Sherbinin, and M. Hayden. 2012. Exposure to Heat Stress in Urban Environments. In Ecologies and Politics of Health, eds. King, B., and K. Crews. Routledge Studies in Human Geography. New York: Routledge.

2011

Adamo, S.B., and A. de Sherbinin. 2011. The Impact of Climate Change on the Spatial Distribution of Populations and Migration. In Proceedings of the Expert Group Meeting on Migration, New York: United Nations Population Division.

Aubrecht C., M. Stojan-Dolar, A. de Sherbinin, M. Jaiteh, T. Longcore, and C. Elvidge. 2011. Lighting governance for protected areas and beyond—Identifying the urgent need for sustainable management of artificial light at night. NASA Earthzine.

Bogich, T.L., K. J. Olival, P. Hosseini, C. Zambrana-Torrelio, S. Funk, I. Brito, J.H. Epstein et al. 2011. Using mathematical models in a unified approach to predicting the next emerging infectious disease. In Conservation Medicine: Applied Cases of Ecological Health, eds. Aguirre, A. A., Ostfeld, R.S., and Daszak, P. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Chen, R.S. 2011. Book Review: A Vast Machine: Computer Models, Climate Data, and the Politics of Global Warming. Environmental Health Perspective 119. http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.119-a182.

de Sherbinin, A., M. Castro, F. Gemenne, M. M. Cernea, S. Adamo, P. M. Fearnside, G. Krieger et al. 2011. Preparing for resettlement associated with climate change. Science 334:456-457. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1208821 [Summary][Reprint][Full Text]        

de Sherbinin, A., K. Warner, and C. Erhart. 2011. Casualties of Climate Change: Sea-Level Rises Could Displace Tens of Millions. Scientific American, January.

Duerr, R. E., R. R. Downs, C. Tilmes, B. Barkstrom, W. C. Lenhardt, J. Glassy, L.E. Bermudez, and P. Slaughter. 2011. On the Utility of identification schemes for digital earth science data: An assessment and recommendations. Earth Science Informatics 4 (3): 139-160. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12145-011-0083-6.

Häder, D.-P., E. W. Helbling, C. E. Williamson and R. C. Worrest. 2011. Effects of UV radiation on aquatic ecosystems and interactions with climate change. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences 10:242–260. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c0pp90036b.

Marshall, J., R.R. Downs, and C. Mattmann. 2011. Software Reuse Methods to Improve Technological Infrastructure for e-Science. Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IEEE IRI 2011), 528–532. Las Vegas, August 3–5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IRI.2011.6009611.

Mattmann C.A., R.R. Downs, J.J. Marshall, N.F. Most, and S. Samadi. 2011. Tools to Support the Reuse of Software Assets for the NASA Earth Science Decadal Survey Missions. The IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society Newsletter (158): 17–22.   

Rao, S., M. Becker, and A. Work. 2011. Classrooms Explore Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health Using CHANGE Viewer. Directions Magazine. October 18.

United Nations Environment Programme, Environmental Effects Assessment Panel [members:Anthony L. Andrady, Pieter J. Aucamp, Amy T. Austin, Alkiviadis F. Bais, Carlos L. Ballaré, Lars Olof Björn, Janet F. Bornman, Martyn Caldwell, Anthony P. Cullen, David J. Erickson, Frank R. de Gruijl, Donat-P. Häder, Walter Helbling, Mohammad Ilyas, Janice Longstreth, Robyn Lucas, Richard L. McKenzie, Sasha Madronich, Mary Norval, Nigel D. Paul, Halim Hamid Redhwi, Sharon Robinson, Min Shao, Keith R. Solomon, Barbara Sulzberger, Yukio Takizawa, Xiaoyan Tang, Ayako Torikai, Jan C. van der Leun, Craig E. Williamson, Stephen R. Wilson, Robert C. Worrest, and Richard G. Zepp]. 2011. Environmental effects of ozone depletion and its interactions with climate change: progress report, 2011. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences 11:13-27. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C1PP90033A

Warner, K., T. Afifi, A. de Sherbinin, C. Erhart, S.B. Adamo, and T. Chai-Onn. 2011.  Environmental change and forced migration scenarios: methods and findings from the Nile Delta, Sahel and Mekong Delta. In Migration and Climate Change, eds. E. Piguet, Pécoud, A. and Guchteneire, A. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press and UNESCO.

Webersik, Christian and Marc A. Levy. Forthcoming. 2011. The Role of Natural Resource Management in Reducing the Risk of Conflict Recurrence. In Governance, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding, ed. Bruch C., Muffett C., and Nichols, S.S. Oxford: Earthscan.

2010

Adamo, S.B., and H. Izazola, eds. 2010. Special issue on human migration and the environment. Population and Environment 32 (2–3): 105–108. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11111-010-0130-0.

Adamo, S.B. 2010. Environmental migration and cities in the context of global environmental change. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 2 (3): 161-165. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2010.06.005.

Balk, D., G. Yetman, and A. de Sherbinin. 2010. Construction of gridded population and poverty data sets from different data sources. Proceedings of the European Forum for Geostatistics 2010, Talin, Estonia, October 5-7. http://www.efgs.info/geostat-project/efgs-conference-2010-e-proceedings/efgs-conference-2010-e-proceedings/e-proceedings_EFGS_2010_Deliverable_WP4.pdf/view.

Baptista, S.R. 2010. Biodiversity. In Green cities: An A-to-Z guide. SAGE Reference Online Encyclopedia. http://www.sage-ereference.com/greencities/Article_n11.html.

Baptista, S. R. 2010. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In Green cities: An A-to-Z guide. SAGE Reference Online Encyclopedia. http://www.sage-ereference.com/greencities/Article_n118.html.

Baptista, S. 2010. Metropolitan land-change science: a framework for research on tropical and subtropical forest recovery in city-regions. In “Forest Transitions,” eds. Rudel, T., L. Schneider, and M. Uriarte. Special Issue, Land Use Policy 27, no. 2:139–147. http:dx.doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.landusepol.2008.12.009.

Chai-Onn, T., and E. Sydor. Mapping and monitoring the international center for AIDS care and treatment programs. Poster in Then and Now: ESRI Map Book Volume 25, ed. Michael Kataoka, 73. Redlands, California: ESRI.

Downs, R.R., and R.S. Chen. 2010. Designing submission and workflow services for preserving interdisciplinary scientific data. Earth Science Informatics 3 (1): 101–110. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12145-010-0051-6.

Downs, R.R, and R.S. Chen. 2010. Self-assessment of a long-term archive for interdisciplinary scientific data as a trustworthy digital repository. Journal of Digital Information 11 (1), ISSN: 1368-7506. http://journals.tdl.org/jodi/article/view/753.

Downs, R.R., and J. Marshall. 2010. A proposal on using reuse readiness levels to measure software reusability. Data Science Journal 9:73-92. doi:10.2481/dsj.009-007.

Du, P., K. Tan, and X. Xing. 2010. Wavelet SVM in reproducing kernel hilbert space for hyperspectral remote sensing image classification. Optics Communications 283 (24): 4978–4984. doi:10.1016/j.optcom.2010.08.009.

Marshall J. J., R. R. Downs, and C. A. Mattmann. 2010. Progress towards a NASA Earth science reuse enablement system (RES). Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI), 340–343. Las Vegas, August 4–6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IRI.2010.5558912.

Marshall, J.J., R.R. Downs, and S. Samadi. 2010. Building the next generation of aerospace data processing systems by reusing existing software components. In Aerospace Technologies Advancements: 25–36. Croatia:INTECH.

Marshall, J. J., R.R. Downs, and S. Samadi. 2010. Relevance of software reuse in building advanced scientific data processing systems. Earth Science Informatics 3 (1): 95–100. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12145-010-0054-3.

Mattmann, C.A., R.R. Downs, J.J. Marshall, N.F. Most, and S. Samadi. 2010. Reuse of Software Assets for the NASA Earth Science Decadal Survey Missions. Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 1687–1690. Honolulu, July 25–30. ISBN: 978-1-4244-9566-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IGARSS.2010.5653018

2009

Adamo, S.B. 2009. Environmentally Induced Population Displacements. IHDP Update, no.1 (March): 13–21.

Balk, D., M.R. Montgomery, G. McGranahan, D. Kim, V. Mara, M. Todd, T. Buettner, and A. Dorelién. 2009. Mapping urban settlements and the risks of climate change in Africa, Asia, and South America. In Population Dynamics and Climate Change, ed. Guzmán, J.M., G. Martine, G. McGranahan, D. Schensul, And C. Tacoli, 80–103. UNFPA/IIED.

de Sherbinin, A. 2009. The biophysical and geographical correlates of child malnutrition in Africa. Population, Space and Place. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/psp.599. 

de Sherbinin, A., A. Rahman, A. Barbieri, J.C. Fotso, and Y. Zhu (eds.). 2009. Urban population-environment dynamics in the developing world: Case studies and lessons learned. Paris:Committee for International Cooperation in National Research in Demography (CICRED).

Nash, D., B. Elul, M. Rabkin, M. Tun, S. Saito, M. Becker, and H. Nuwagaba-Biribonwoha. 2009. Strategies for more effective monitoring and evaluation systems in HIV programmatic scale-up in resource-limited settings: Implications for health systems strengthening. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 52, Supplement 1: S58–S62.

Rudel, T.K., L. Schneider, M. Uriarte, B. L. Turner II, R. DeFries, D. Lawrence, J. Geoghegan, S. Hecht, A. Ickowitz, E.F. Lambin, T. Birkenholtz, S. Baptista, R. Grau. 2009. From the cover: Agricultural intensification and changes in cultivated areas, 1970–2005. PNAS 106:20675-20680. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0812540106.

Sanchez, P.A., S. Ahmed, F. Carré, A. Hartemink, J. Hempel, J. Huising, P. Lagacherie, et al. 2009. Digital soil map of the world. Science 325: 680–681. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1175084.

Uhlir, P.F., R.S. Chen, J.I. Gabrynowicz, and K. Janssen. 2009. Toward implementation of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems data sharing principles. Journal of Space Law 35 (1): 201–290. Simultaneously published as Uhlir, P.F., R.S. Chen, J.I. Gabrynowicz, and K. Janssen. 2009. Toward implementation of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems data sharing principles. 2009. CODATA Data Science Journal 8:GEO2-GEO91.

2008

Abayomi, K., A. Gelman, and M.A. Levy. 2008. Diagnostics for multivariate imputations. Applied Statistics 57 (June): 273–291.

Choi, H., F. Perera, A. Pac, L. Wang, E. Flak, E. Mroz, R. Jacek, T. Chai-Onn, W. Jedrychowski, E. Masters, D. Camann, and J. Spengler. 2008. Estimating individual-level exposure to airborne polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons throughout the gestational period based on personal, indoor and outdoor Monitoring. Environmental Health Perspectives. http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.10972.

de Sherbinin, A. 2008. Is poverty highest near parks? An assessment of infant mortality rates around protected areas in developing countries. Oryx 42 (1): 26–35.

Jaiteh, M. 2008. Land cover dynamics in miombo ecosystems. Saarbrücken, Germany:VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller e.K.

Jones, K.E., N.G. Patel, M.A. Levy, A. Storeygard, D. Balk, J.L. Gittleman, and P. Daszak. 2008. Global trends in emerging infectious diseases. (Subscription-only). Nature 451 (February): 990–993.

Levy, M.A., B. Anderson, M, Brickman, C.Cromer, B. Falk, B. Fekete, P. Green et al. 2008. Assessment of select climate change impacts On U.S. national security. Working Paper. CIESIN, Palisades, New York.

Marshall, J. J., and R. R. Downs. 2008. Reuse readiness levels as a measure of software reusability. IGARSS 2008 (IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium). July 7–11. Boston. III -1414-III-1417. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IGARSS.2008.4779626.

Marshall, J. J., R. R. Downs, S. Samadi, N.S. Gerard, and R. E. Wolfe. 2008. Software reuse to support Earth science. Journal of Frontiers of Computer Science and Technology 2 (3): 296–310.

Redford, K., M. Levy, E. Sanderson, and A. de Sherbinin. 2008. What is the role for conservation organizations in poverty alleviation in the world’s wild places? Oryx 42 (4): 516–528.

Storeygard, A., D. Balk, M. Levy, and G. Deane. 2008. The global distribution of infant mortality: a subnational spatial view. (Subscription-only.)
Population, Space and Place 14 (2): 209–229.

2007

Ceccato, P., T. Ghebremeskel, M. Jaiteh, P.M. Graves, M. Levy, S. Ghebreselassie, A. Ogbamariam, A.G. Barnston, M. Bell, J. del Corral, S.J. Connor, I. Fesseha, E.P. Brantly, and M.C. Thomson. 2007. Malaria stratification, climate, and epidemic early warning in Eritrea. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Health 77 (6) S61–S68.

de Sherbinin, A., L.K. VanWey, K. McSweeney, R. Aggarwal, A. Barbieri, S. Henry, L. M. Hunter, W. Twine, and R. Walker. 2007. Rural household demographics, livelihoods and the environment. Global Environmental Change 18:38-53.

de Sherbinin, A. 2007. The New ENTRI conference of party (COP) decision search tool. MEA Bulletin Guest Article, Linkages (December 20).

de Sherbinin, A., D. Carr, S. Cassels, L. Jiang. 2007. Population and environment. Annual Review of Environment and Resources 32:5.1–5.29.

de Sherbinin, A., R.S. Chen, and M. Levy. 2007. What does climate change mean for the hazards community? Natural Hazards Observer XXXI (6): 11–13.

de Sherbinin, A., and G. Martine. 2007. Urban population, development and environment Dynamics. CICRED Policy Paper No. 3. Paris: Committee for International Cooperation in National Research in Demography (CICRED).

de Sherbinin, A., A. Schiller, and A. Pulsipher. 2007. Three cities and their vulnerabilities to climate hazards. IHDP Update 2 (October): 5–8.

de Sherbinin, A., A. Schiller, and A. Pulsipher. 2007. The vulnerability of global cities to climate hazards. Environment and Urbanization 19 (1): 39–64.

Downs, R.R., R.S. Chen, W.C. Lenhardt, W. Bourne, and D. Millman. 2007. Cooperative management of a long-term archive of heterogeneous scientific data. Proceedings of Ensuring the Long-Term Preservation and Value Adding to Scientific and Technical Data (PV 2007). Oberpfaffenhofen/Munich, Germany. October 9–11.

Gerard, R., R.R. Downs, J.J. Marshall, and R.E. Wolfe. 2007. The software reuse working group: A case study in fostering reuse. Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration. (IEEE IRI-07)/. Las Vegas, NV. August 13–15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IRI.2007.4296592.

Häder, D.-P., H. D. Kumar, R.C. Smith, and R.C. Worrest. 2007. Effects of solar UV radiation on aquatic ecosystems and interactions with climate change. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences 2007 (6): 267–285.

McGranahan, G., D. Balk, and B. Anderson. 2007. The rising tide: assessing the risks of climate change and human settlements in low elevation coastal zones. Environment & Urbanization 19 (1): 17–37.

McGranahan, G., D. Balk, and B. Anderson. 2007. Climate change and the risks of settlements in the low elevation coastal zone. IHDP Update 2 (October): 12-16.

Palm, C., P. Sanchez, S. Ahamed, and A. Awiti. 2007. Soils: A contemporary perspective. Annual Review of Environment and Resources 32:9.1–9.31.

2006

Balk, D., U. Deichmann, G. Yetman, F. Pozzi, S.I. Hay, and A. Nelson. 2006. Determining global population distribution: Methods, applications, and data. Advances in Parasitology 62 (April): 119–156.

Balk, D., M. Wirth, E. Delamonica, A. Storeygard, E. Sacks, and A. Minujin. 2006. Multidimensional disparities in maternal and child health: Measuring a baseline, monitoring the future. In Poverty and children: Breaking the vicious cycle, ed. Minujin A., E. Delamonica, and M. Komarecki. New York: New School University.

Chen, R.S. 2006. Position Paper: Top three issues in the long-term preservation, management, and curation of scientific data in digital format. In To stand the test of time: Long-term stewardship of digital data sets in science and engineering. Arlington, Virginia: Association of Research Libraries, p.122.

Chen, R.S., and E. Sydor, eds. 2006. Where the Poor Are: An Atlas of Poverty. Palisades, NY: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network), Columbia University.

Cherkez, E.A., O.V. Dragomyretska, Y. Gorokhovich. 2006. Landslide protection of the historical heritage in Odessa (Ukraine). Landslides 3 (4), Special Issue.

de Sherbinin, A. 2006. “Life in the U.S. with More Than 300 Million.”  Interview by Jorge Salazar. Human World, Earth and Sky radio broadcast (October 6).

de Sherbinin, A. and R.S. Chen. 2006. Global change: Revealing humanity's impact on Earth. Earth Imaging Journal (May/June): 12-17.

Gorokhovich, Y., and A. Voustianiouk. 2006. Accuracy assessment of the processed SRTM-based elevation data by CGIAR using field data from USA and Thailand and its relation to the terrain characteristics. Remote Sensing of Environment 104 (4): 409-415.

Jaiteh, M. 2006. The Gambia: Atlas of 2003 Population and Housing Census. Banjul, The Gambia: The Gambia Bureau of Statistics.

Jaiteh, M. 2006. “Malanding Jaiteh Describes the Human World.” Interview. Human World, Earth and Sky radio broadcast (October 11).

Levy, M.A., and M. Chernyak. 2006. Bytes of note: Sustainable development partnerships. Environment 48 (July/August): 3–4.

McGranahan, G., D. Balk, and B. Anderson. 2006. Low coastal zone settlements. Tiempo: A Bulletin on Climate and Development 59: 23–26.

Nelson, G.C., E. Bennett, A.A. Berhe, K. Cassman, R. DeFries, T. Dietz, A. Dobermann, A. Dobson, A. Janetos, M. Levy, D. Marco, N. Nakicenovic, O'Neill, R. Norgaard, G. Petschel-Held, D. Ojima, P. Pingali, R. Watson, and M. Zurek. 2006. Anthropogenic drivers of ecosystem change: An overview. Ecology and Society 11 (2): 29.

Nelson, A., A. de Sherbinin, and F. Pozzi. 2006. Towards development of a high-quality public domain global roads database. Data Science Journal 5 (0): 223-265.

Small, C. 2006. Comparative analysis of urban reflectance and surface temperature. Remote Sensing of Environment 104 (2): 168–189.

Sullivan, C., C.J. Vörösmarty, E. Craswell, S. Bunn, S. Cline, C. Heidecke, A. Storeygard, et al. 2006. Mapping the links between water, poverty, and food security. Report on the Water Indicators workshop, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, UK, May 16–19, 2005. GWSP Issues in GWS Research, No. 1. GWSP IPO, Bonn.

Wirth, M.E., D. Balk, E. Delamonica, A. Storeygard, E. Sacks, and A. Minujin. 2006. Setting the stage for equity-sensitive monitoring of the maternal and child health Millennium Development Goals. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 84: 519–527.

2005

Balk, D., M. Brickman, B. Anderson, F. Pozzi, G. Yetman. 2005. Estimates of future global population distribution to 2015. Annex to Salvatore M., F. Pozzi, E. Ataman, B. Huddleston, and M. Bloise. Mapping global urban and rural population distributions. Environmental and Natural Resources Working Paper 24, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome.

Balk D., Y. Gorokhovich, and M. Levy. 2005. Estimates of coastal population exposed to the 26 December 2004 tsunami. Note prepared for the Humanitarian Information Unit of the US Department of State, January 7, 2005. Also presented at “Tectonics, Politics and Ethics: The Tsunami and Its Aftermath,” Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, New York City, March 2005.

Balk, D., A. Storeygard, M. Levy, J. Gaskell, M. Sharma and R. Flor. 2005. Child hunger in the developing world: An analysis of environmental and social correlates, Food Policy 30 (5-6): 584-611.

Balstad, R. 2005. Satellite data. In The Limits of Market Organization, ed. Richard Nelson. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

DeFries, R., S. Pagiola, W.L. Adamowicz, H. Akçakaya, A. Arcenas, S. Babu, D. Balk et al. 2005. Analytical approaches for assessing ecosystem condition and human well-being. Chapter 3 in Conditions and trends assessment of the millennium ecosystem assessment. Chicago:Island Press.

Downs, R.R., and R.S. Chen. 2005. Organizational Needs for Managing and Preserving Geospatial Data and Related Electronic Records. Data Science Journal 4:255-271.

Gorokhovich, Y., and G. Villarini. 2005. Application of Geographic Information System for Processing and Establishing Correlation Between Weather Radar Reflectivity and Precipitation Data. Meteorological Applications 12 (1): 91–99.

Gorokhovich, Y. 2005. Abandonment of Minoan Palaces on Crete in Relation to the Earthquake Induced Changes in Ground Water Supply. Journal of Archaeological Science 32 (2): 217–222.

Iwata, S. and R.S. Chen. 2005. Science and the Digital Divide (editorial). Science 310 (5747): 405. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1119500.

Lerner-Lam, A., L. Seeber, and R.S. Chen. 2005. Vital Technology as a Human Right. Christian Science Monitor, January 3.

Levy, M.A., S. Babu, and K. Hamilton. 2005. Ecosystem Conditions and Human Well Being, Chapter 5 in Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, Conditions and Trends of World's Ecosystems. Washington, DC: Island Press.

McGrahanan G., P. Marcotullio, X. Bai, D. Balk, T. Braga, I. Douglas, T. Elmqvist et al. 2005. Urban Systems. Chap. 27 in Ecosystems and wellbeing, Vol. 1: Current state and trends. Chicago: Island Press.

Nelson, G. C., E. Bennett, A. Asefaw Berhe, K. Cassman, R. deFries, T. Dietz, A. Dobson et al. 2005. Drivers of Change in Ecosystem Condition and Services, Chapter 7 in Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, “Ecosystems and Human Well-being: Scenarios,” Chicago: Island Press.

Pozzi, F., and C. Small. 2005. Analysis of urban land cover and population density in the United States. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, Vol. 71 (6): 719-726.

Small, C., F. Pozzi, and C. Elvidge. 2005. Spatial analysis of global urban extents from the DMSP-OLS night lights. Remote Sensing of the Environment, Vol. 96 (3–4): 277-291.

United Nations Environment Programme, Environmental Effects Assessment Panel [members: Anthony Andrady, Pieter J. Aucamp, Alkiviadis F. Bais, Carlos L. Ballare, Lars Olof Bjorn, Janet F. Bornman, Martyn Caldwell, Anthony P. Cullen, David J. Erickson, Frank R. deGruijl, Donat-P. Hader, Mohammad Ilyas, G. Kulandaivelu, H. D. Kumar, Janice Longstreth, Richard L. McKenzie, Mary Norval, Halim Hamid Redhwi, Raymond C. Smith, Keith R. Solomon, Barbara Sulzberger, Yukio Takizawa, Xiaoyan Tang, Alan H. Teramura, Ayako Torikai, Jan C. van der Leun, Stephen R. Wilson, Robert C. Worrest and Richard G. Zepp]. 2005. Environmental effects of ozone depletion and its interactions with climate change: Progress report. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences 5:13–24.

VanWey, L.K., R.R. Rindfuss, M.P. Gutmann, B. Entwisle, and D.L. Balk. 2005. Confidentiality and spatially explicit data: Concerns and challenges. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Vol. 102 (43): 15337–15342. Also available directly from PNAS at http://www.pnas.org/.

2004

Balk, D., T. Pullum, A. Storeygard, F. Greenwell, and M. Neuman. 2004. A Spatial Analysis of Childhood Mortality in West Africa. Population, Space and Place, Vol. 10, No. 3.

Balk, D., M. Levy, A. Storeygard, M. Sharma, J. Gaskell, R. Flor. 2004. An Assessment of Hunger Hotspots. Background paper commissioned by the UN Millennium Project Hunger Task Force.

Curran, S., and A. de Sherbinin. 2004. Completing the Picture: The Challenges of Bringing "Consumption" into the Population-Environment Equation. Population and Environment, Vol. 26, No. 2. An earlier version of this paper served as a background paper to a Population-Environment Research Network cyberseminar.

de Sherbinin, A. 2004. Population and Environment Change: What Do the Data Tell Us About this Relationship? IHDP Update, issue 01/2004. 

Esty, D., and M.A. Levy. 2004. Who Makes the Grade? Conservation in Practice, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 28-29.

Gorokhovich, Y., and G. Villarini. 2004. Correlation Between Weather Radar Reflectivity and Precipitation Data Obtained from Free Internet Resources. Remote Sensing for Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Hydrology V. Edited by Owe, Manfred; D'Urso, Guido. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 5232, pp. 616-626.

Lerner-Lam, A., L. Seeber, and R.S. Chen. 2004. Simple Science Could Have Saved Thousands: Access to Technology that can Protect Lives Ought to be a Human Right. Los Angeles Times, December 30, 2004.

Levy, M.A. and P. Meier. 2004. Early Warning and Assessment of Environment, Conflict, and Cooperation, pp. 38-47 in United Nations Environment Program, Understanding Environment, Conflict, and Cooperation, UNEP and Woodrow Wilson Center.

United Nations Environment Programme, Environmental Effects Assessment Panel. (2004). Environmental Effects of Ozone Depletion and its Interactions with Climate Change: Progress Report 2003. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, Vol. 3, pp. 1-5.

Wirth, M., D. Balk, A. Storeygard, E. Sacks, E. Delamonica, A. Minujin. 2004. Setting the Stage for Equity-sensitive Monitoring of the Health MDGs. Background paper commissioned by the UN Millennium Project Task Force on Child Health and Maternal Health.  Download the singly stratified (two-way) tables and simultaneously stratified (three-way) tables.

2003

Andonova, L.B. and M.A. Levy. 2003. Franchising Global Governance: Making Sense of the Johannesburg Type Two Partnerships, Yearbook of International Co-operation on Environment and Development 2003/2004, London: Earthscan.

Downs, R. R. and R.S. Chen. 2003. Cooperative Design, Development, and Management of Interdisciplinary Data to Support the Global Environmental Change Research Community, Science & Technology Libraries, 23(4), 5-20. Reprinted in Virginia Baldwin (Ed.), Online Ecological and Environmental Data, Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press.

Downs, R.R. 2003. Planning for Long-Term Management of Online Learning Resources: A Digital Library Approach. Collected Presentations of the Eighteenth Computers in Libraries Conference, March 12-14, 2003. (pp.84-89). Washington, DC. Information Today.

Downs, R.R. 2003. Digital Collection Management. In Wright, M. J. & Sumner, T. R. (Eds.). DLESE Developers’ Workshop 2003: Report on Workshop Outcomes.

Häder, D-P., H.D. Kumar, R. C. Smith, R.C. Worrest. 2003. Aquatic ecosystems: effects of solar ultraviolet radiation and interactions with other climatic change factors. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, Vol. 2, pp. 39-50.

Kelsey, R., and M. Becker. 2003. Environmental Sustainability Through GIS: An Online E-Seminar for Higher Education. URISA Journal 15(1): 31-35.

Levy, M.A. 2003. Bytes of Note: Tracking Environment-Security Connections, Environment 45, 5: 3-4.

Pozzi, F., C. Small, and G. Yetman. 2003. Modeling the Distribution of Human Population with Night-time Satellite Imagery and Gridded Population of the World. Earth Observation Magazine (June).

Sanderson, E.W., M. Jaiteh, M.A. Levy, K.H. Redford, A.V. Wannebo, and G. Woolmer. 2002. The Human Footprint and the Last of the Wild, BioScience 52, 10 (October):891-904.

Thompson, M.C., K. Abayomi, T. Barnston, M. A. Levy, M. Dilley. 2003. El Niño and Drought in Southern Africa, Correspondence, The Lancet 361 (1 February 2003): 437-438.

2002

de Sherbinin, A. 2002. Land-Use and Land-Cover Change, A CIESIN Thematic Guide, Palisades, NY: Center for International Earth Science Information Network of Columbia University.

de Sherbinin, A., D. Balk, K. Yager, M. Jaiteh, F. Pozzi, C. Giri, and A. Wannebo. 2002. Social Science Applications of Remote Sensing, A CIESIN Thematic Guide, Palisades, NY: Center for International Earth Science Information Network of Columbia University.

De Sherbinin, A., K. Kline, and K. Raustiala. 2002. Remote Sensing: Valuable Support for Environmental Treaties. Environment, Vol. 44, No. 1, January/February 2002.

de Sherbinin, A. 2002. Remote Sensing Imagery: Making Sense of Available Data. Environment, Vol. 44, No. 1, January/February 2002.

Downs, R. R. 2002. Digital Preservation Planning and Requirements Analysis. In Collected Presentations of the Seventeenth Computers in Libraries Conference, March 13-15, 2002, Washington, DC. Information Today, pp. 66-72.

Esty, D. C., M.A. Levy and A. Winston. 2002. Environmental Sustainability in the Arab World, pp. 240-252 in World Economic Forum, Arab Competitiveness Report, 2002.

Gaffin, S. R. 2002.Fuzzy Math on Greenhouse Gas, The New York Times, February 19.

Giri, C., M. Jaiteh, and R.S. Chen. 2002. Remote Sensing Data for Global Land Applications. In Global Environmental Databases, Vol. 2 (International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing).

Goody, R., J. Anderson, T. Karl, R. B. Miller, G. North, J. Simpson, G. Stephens, and W. Washington. 2002. Why Monitor the Climate? Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, Vol. 83, No. 6, pp. 873-878.

Levy, M.A. 2002. Implications of the Environmental Sustainability Index for the Arab World, Environment and Development (Beirut), July 2002 (in Arabic).

Levy, M.A. 2002. Measuring Nations’ Environmental Sustainability, pp. 12-23 in Daniel C. Esty and Peter Cornelius, ed., Environmental Performance Measurement: The Global Report 2001-2002, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Levy, M.A., A. de Sherbinin, F. Pozzi, and A. Wannebo. 2002. Making Environmental Data Comparable: The ESI Methodology, pp. 97- 106 in Daniel C. Esty and Peter Cornelius, ed., Environmental Performance Measurement: The Global Report 2001-2002, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Miller, R.B., and P. L. Whitney. 2002. Bridging the Gaps Between Remote Sensing Data and Applications, Imaging Notes, Vol. 17, No. 3, May/June 2002.

Miller, R. B.  2002. Crisis and Response: The Politics of the Social Sciences in the United States, 1980-1982. Revue pour l'Histoire du CNRS (Paris: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

O’Neill, B.C., D. Balk, M. Brickman, and M. Ezra. 2002. A Guide to Global Population Projections. A CIESIN Thematic Guide, Palisades, NY: Center for International Earth Science Information Network of Columbia University.

Pozzi, F., C. Small and G. Yetman. 2002. Modeling the Distribution of Human Population with Night-time Satellite Imagery and Gridded Population of the World. In Proceedings of the specialty conference Integrating Remote Sensing at the Global, Regional, and Local Scale (Pecora IV), 10-15 November 2002, Denver, Colorado.

Pozzi, F., and C. Small. 2002. Vegetation and Population Density in Urban and Suburban Areas in the U.S.A. In Proceedings of the Third International Symposium of Remote Sensing of Urban Areas, 11-13 June 2002, Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 489-496.

2001

Deichmann, U., D. Balk, and G. Yetman. 2001. Transforming population data for interdisciplinary usages: From census to grid.

Downs, R. R. 2001. Managing End-User Development of Digital Library Resources to Support User Communities. In Proceedings of the Twenty-Second National Online Meeting New York, NY.

Gaffin. S. R. 2001. The Spatial Distribution of Population and Per Capital Income: Long Term Projections and Coastal Vulnerability Applications, In: Proceedings of the SURVAS Overview Workshop on The Future of Vulnerability and Adapatation Studies, R. J. Nicholls, A. C. de la Vega-Leinert (eds.), Flood Hazards Research Center Publications, Middelsex University, U.K., p. 39-42.

Gaffin. S. R. 2001. Plan for Upgrading the CIESIN SRES Website for Socio-Economic Climate and Sea-Level Impact Analysis, In: Proceedings of the SURVAS Overview Workshop on The Future of Vulnerability and Adapatation Studies, R. J. Nicholls, A. C. de la Vega-Leinert (eds.), Flood Hazards Research Center Publications, Middelsex University, U. K., p. 43.

Levy, M.A. 2001. Corruption and the 2001 Environmental Sustainability Index, In Global Corruption Report 2001 (Berlin, Transparency International).

Levy, M.A, J. Cavender-Bares, W. Clark, with G. Dinkelman, E. Nikitina, R. Pleune, and H. Smith. 2001. Goal and Strategy Formulation in the Management of Global Environmental Risks. In Learning to Manage Global Environmental Risks. Volume 2: A Functional Analysis of Social Response to Climate Change, Ozone Depletion, and Acid Rain (Cambridge, MIT Press).

Miller, R. B. 2001. International Research: Programs and Databases. In International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, (Oxford: Elsevier Press).

O’Neill, B.C., D. Balk. 2001. World Population Futures. Population Bulletin, Vol. 45, No. 3.

O’Neill, B.C., D. Balk, M. Brickman, and M. Ezra. 2001. A Guide to Global Population Projections.  Demographic Research [online], 4(8):203-288.

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Pozzi, F., and C. Small. 2001. Exploratory Analysis of Suburban Land Cover and Population Density in the U.S.A. In Proceedings of the IEEE/ISPRS Joint Workshop on Remote Sensing and Data Fusion over Urban Areas. Rome, Italy (November): 250-254

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2000 Amissah-Arthur, A., B. Mougenot, and M. Loireau. (2000) Assessing farmland dynamics and land degradation on Sahelian landscapes using remotely sensed and socioeconomic data. International Journal of Geographical Information Science 14(6):583-599.

de Sherbinin, A. (2000) Population, Development, and Human Security: A Micro-level Perspective. In AVISO Bulletin, a publication of the Global Environmental Change and Human Security (GECHS) Project of the International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP).

Ryan, M., W.C. Lenhardt, and K. Tamai. (2000) International Governmental Organization Knowledge Management for Multilateral Trade Lawmaking, American University International Law Review, Vol. 15, No. 6, pp. 1347–1378.

Small, C., V. Gornitz, and J. Cohen. (2000) Coastal Hazards and the Global Distribution of Human Population. Environmental Geoscience 7(1):3-12.

1999

Downie, D.L. and M.A. Levy. (1999) The United Nations Environment Program at a Turning Point: Options for Change. In The Global Environment in the 21st Century: Prospects for International Cooperation, (Toyko: UNU Press).

Miller, R.B., and C. Small. (1999) Digital Cities I: Integrating Data and Information Resources. In Towards Digital Earth: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Digital Earth. (Beijing: Science Press):217–222.

Miller, R.B., and C. Small. (1999) Digital Cities II: Monitoring the Urban Environment from Space. In Towards Digital Earth: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Digital Earth. (Beijing: Science Press):671–677.

Munton, D., M. Soroos, E. Nikitina, and M.A. Levy. (1999) European and North American Acid Rain. In Oran R. Young, ed., The Effectiveness of International Environmental Regimes: Causal Connections and Behavioral Mechanisms, (Cambridge: MIT Press).

Young, O.R., and M.A. Levy. (1999) Introduction. In Oran R. Young, ed., The Effectiveness of International Environmental Regimes: Causal Connections and Behavioral Mechanisms, (Cambridge: MIT Press).

 
Conference Presentations
2013

Adamo, S.B. 2013. “Migration, Cities, and Climate Change in Latin America.” Presentation given at the “Hamburg Conference: Actions for Climate-Induced Migration,” Hamburg, Germany, July 16–18.

Independent Evaluation of a Scientific Data Center for Compliance with the ISO 16363 Requirements for Audit and Certification of Trustworthy Digital Repositories Robert R. Downs 1 and Robert S. Chen2 Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), Columbia University, 1rdowns@ciesin.columbia.edu

Mendeloff, D., and T. Chai-Onn. 2013. Evidence from the Frontlines of Climate Change: Loss and Damage to Communities Despite Coping an Adaptation. Poster presented at the 2013 Esri International User Conference, San Diego, California, July 8–12.

2012

de Sherbinin, A. Visualization of Geospatial and Indicator Data Produced by CIESIN and the NASA SEDAC. Poster presented at a workshop hosted by the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), Annapolis, Maryland, July 23–24.

de Sherbinin, A., S. Adamo, and S. Baptista. 2012. “Climate hotspots mapping: What have we learned?” Paper presented at the Climate Adaptation Research and Understanding through the Social Sciences (ICARUS III) Conference, Columbia University, New York City, May 18–19.

Downs, R.R. 2012. Alternative Approaches to Collaborative Software Deployment Leveraging Open Source Software. Presentation given at the ESIP Federation Winter Meeting 2012, Washington, D.C., January 4.

Downs, R.R, and S. Vinay. 2012. Assessing Open Source Software Implementation Options from a Digital Preservation Perspective. Presentation given at the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Technical Committee and Planning Committee (TC/PC) Meeting, Austin, Texas, March 19–22.

Rao, S., and R.R. Downs. 2012. Learning about Climate Change and Human-Health Impacts with the CHANGE Viewer. Poster presented at the ESIP Federation Winter Meeting 2012. Washington, D.C., January 4.

2011

Adamo, S. 2011. Slow-Onset Hazards and Population Displacement in the Context of Climate Change. Presentation given at Protection Gaps and Responses: Challenges and Opportunities, John Jay College of Justice of the City University of New York, New York City, April 27.

Adamo, S. 2011. Integration of Demographic, Climate, and Epidemiological Factors in the Modeling of Meningococcal Meningitis Epidemic Occurrence in Niger. Poster presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America in Washington, D.C., March 30–April 1.

Baptista, S. 2011. Mobility and Vulnerability to Multi-hazard Risks in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Region. Paper presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers (AAG), Seattle, Washington, April 12−16.

de Sherbinin, A. 2011. Preparing for Population Displacement and Resettlement Associated with Large Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Projects. Presentation given at a meeting of the Committee on Climate, Energy, and National Security (CENS) of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., January 10–11.

Downs, R.R., and R.S. Chen. 2011. Audit of a Scientific Data Center for Certification as a Trustworthy Digital Repository: A Case Study. Presentation given at the AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, California, December 9.

Downs, R.R., and R.S. Chen. 2011. Developing an Online Resource Center about Geospatial Data Preservation. Paper presented at 37th Annual Conference of the International Association for Social Science Information Service and Technology (IASSIST), Vancouver, B.C., May 31–June 3.

Levy, M.A. 2011. Three Thoughts on Next Generation International Goals with Respect to the Environment. Center for International Earth Science Information Network, Columbia University.

Marshall, J., R.R. Downs, and C. Mattmann. 2011. Software Reuse Methods to Improve Technological Infrastructure for e-Science. Paper presented at the IEEE Information Reuse & Integration Conference, Las Vegas, August 2.

Marshall, J., C. Mattmann, R.R. Downs, N. Most, and L. Gilliam. 2011. Packaging Software Assets for Reuse to Improve the Impact of Earth Science Information. Poster presented at the 2011 ESIP Federation Winter Meeting, Washington, D.C., January 4.

Mattman, C.A., R.R. Downs, P. Ramirez, C. Goodale, A. Hart. NASA’s Earth Science Data System Software Reuse WG: Year in Review 2011. Poster presented at the 2011 NASA Earth Science Data Systems Annual Conference, Newport News, Virginia, November 1-3.

Morel, A. Analysis of Trade as a Driver of Oil Palm Expansion: The Implications for Peatlands in Indonesia and Malaysia. Poster presented at the 2011 American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco, September 5–9.

Mutter, J.C., S. Deraniyagala, V. Mara, and S. Marinova. Welfare effects of natural disasters in developing countries: An examination using multi-dimensional socioeconomic indicators. Poster presented at the 2011 American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco, September 5–9.

Rao, S., M. Becker, and A. Work. 2011. NASA Global Climate Change Education. Poster presented at the COM.Geo 2011–2nd International Conference on Computing for Geospatial Research & Application, May 23–25, Washington, D.C.

Razafindrazay, L., A. Morel,and S.R. Baptista. 2011. Haiti: Spatial Analysis of Vulnerability. Poster presented at the 17th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference, New York City, May 8–10.

2010

Adamo, S.B., G. Karakouzian, A. Moran, V. Mara, and J. He. 2010. A Spatial Analysis of Urbanization, Migration and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in China. Poster presented at the Population Association of America Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, April 15–17.

Baptista, S.R., D. Balk, M.R. Montgomery, and D. Kim. 2010. Mapping Urban Population and Exposure to Climate-Related Risks: The Brazilian Semiarid Region and Neighboring Coastal Zone. Presentation given at the Second International Conference on Climate, Sustainability and Development in Semi-arid Regions (ICID+18), Fortaleza, Brazil, August 16–20.

Baptista, S.R. 2010. Adapting to Urban Climate Risk in Coastal Brazil. Presentation given at the 2010 Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C., April 14–18.

Downs, R. R. 2010. Scientific Data Management for the Protection of Human Subjects. Presentation given at the 36th Annual Conference of the International Association for Social Science Information Service and Technology (IASSIST), Ithaca, New York, June 1–4.

Downs, R.R. 2010. SEDAC Long-Term Archive Development. Presentation given at the 2010 ESIP Federation Winter Meeting, Washington, D.C., January 5-7.

Downs, R.R. and R. S. Chen. 2010. Sustainable Governance for Long-Term Stewardship of Earth Science Data. Presentation given at the 2nd Annual Earth and Space Science Informatics Workshop, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, August 2-4, 2010.

Downs R. R., and R. S. Chen. 2010. Designing Flexible Workflow for Upstream Participation of the Scientific Data Community. Presentation given at the 36th Annual Conference of the International Association for Social Science Information Service and Technology (IASSIST), Ithaca, New York, June 1-4.

Downs, R.R., A. de Sherbinin, and R.S. Chen. 2010. Long Term Digital Preservation of Earth Science Data with Fedora. Poster presented at the NASA Data Center Managers Meeting, Virginia Beach, Virginia, May 4–6.

Downs R. R., N. F. Most, J. J. Marshall, and C. A. Mattmann. 2010. Tools for Reusing Earth Science Software. Presentation given at the 2nd Annual Earth and Space Science Informatics Workshop, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, August 2-4.

Golden, M., G. Yetman, and T. Chai-Onn. 2010. Innovative Methodologies & Mapping to Assess Vulnerable Populations Near Superfund Sites. A presentation given at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Inaugural Partnerships for Environmental Public Health Program meeting, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, April 26–27.

Levy, M., M. Muñiz, S.B. Adamo, T. Mitchell Aide, M.J.A. Núñez, G. Yetman, M.E. Lukang, T. Chai-Onn, and S. Baptista. 2010. Population Change in Latin American and the Caribbean, 1990-2000, a Spatial Time Series. Presentation given at the 2010 Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., April 14-18.

Marshall J. J., R. R. Downs, and C. A. Mattmann. 2010. Progress towards a NASA Earth Science Reuse Enablement System (RES). Presentation given at the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, Las Vegas, August 4-6.

Mattmann C.A., J.J. Marshall,  and R.R. Downs. 2010. Packaging Software Assets for Reuse. Poster presented at the 2010 Fall AGU Meeting, San Francisco, December 13–17.

Mattmann C. A., R. R. Downs, J. J. Marshall, and N. F. Most. 2010. Reuse Tools to Help Enable Climate Research in NASA Missions. Poster presented at the 2010 ESIP Federation Summer Meeting, Knoxville,Tennessee, July 20-23.

Mattmann, C.A., R.R. Downs, J.J. Marshall, and S. Samadi. 2010. Software reuse for environmental decision-making. Poster presented at the 2010 ESIP Federation Winter Meeting, Washington, D.C., January 5–7.

Rao, S. and S. Vinay. 2010. Choosing the Right GIS framework for an Informed Enterprise Web GIS Solution. Paper presented at the Map India 2010 Conference, “Defining Geospatial Vision for India,” Gurgaon, India, January 19–21.

2009

Adamo, S.B. Hogares. 2009. Hogares Medios de Vida y Recursos Naturales en Áreas Rurales de Argentina (“Households, Livelihoods, and Natural Resources in Rural Areas of Argentina”). Presentation given at Demographic Factors in the Contemporary Environmental Crisis.” Mexico City, December 3–4.

Adamo, S.B. 2009. Climate Change-Population Interactions: A Spatial and Regional Perspective. Plenary Session on Population and Climate Change, XVI IUSSP International Population Conference. Marrakech, Morrocco, September 27–October 2.

Adamo, S.B. 2009. Environmentally Induced Population Displacements. PERN Session of the International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP) Open Meeting 2009. Bonn, Germany, April 26–30.

Baptista, S. 2009.  Metropolitanization and Forest Recovery in Santa Catarina, Southern Brazil: A Multiscale Analysis. A presentation given at the symposium, “Landscape Change and Forest Transition Theory:Toward a Multiscale Approach,” Latin American International Association of Landscape Ecology conference. Campos do Jordão, Brazil, October 4−7.

Castro, M., A. de Sherbinin, and S. Vajjhala. 2009. Population Displacements Associated with Environmentally Significant Infrastructure Projects. PERN Session of the International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP) Open Meeting 2009. Bonn, Germany, April 26–30.

Chen, R.S., and G. Yetman. 2009. Integrating Socioeconomic Data into GEOSS to Enable Societal Benefits. A paper presented at a Union session of the 2009 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. San Francisco, April 14–18.

de Sherbinin, A. 2009. Population, Consumption, and the Environment. A presentation given at “Demographic Factors in the Contemporary Environmental Crisis.” Mexico City, December 3–4.

de Sherbinin, A. 2009. Humans Altering the Water Cycle. A presentation given at “Global Terrestrial Network-Hydrology (GTN-H) Meeting.” New York City, July 7–10.

Downs, R.R. 2009. Geospatial Data Stewardship at CIESIN. A presentation given at “Geospatial Summit for Framing a National Preservation and Access Strategy for Geospatial Data.” Washington, D.C., November 12–13.

Downs, R.R. 2009. Using the 2008 TerraViva! SEDAC Viewer in the Classroom.A presentation given at 2009 Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) Federation Summer Meeting. University of California, Santa Barbara, California, July 7-10.

Downs, R.R. 2009. Managing Risks to Scientific Data. A presentation given at “NYU/IBM Workshop on Managing Data Risk: Acquisition, Processing, Retention and Governance.” New York City, April 24.

Downs, R.R. and R.S. Chen. 2009. Conducting a Self-Assessment of a Long-Term Archive for Interdisciplinary Scientific Data as a Trustworthy Digital Repository. Plenary Session, Open Repositories 2009 Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia, May 18–21.

Downs, R.R. and R.S. Chen. 2009. A Model for Web-Based Services to Enable Self-Submission and Workflow for Preserving Interdisciplinary Scientific Data. 2009 Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) Federation Summer Meeting. Santa Barbara, California, July 7–10.

Downs, R.R. and R.S. Chen. 2009. Designing Submission Services for a Trustworthy Digital Repository of Interdisciplinary Scientific Data. A presentation given atm “Earth and Space Science Informatics Workshop—Developing the Next Generation of Earth and Space Science Informatics:Technologies and the People That Will Implement Them.” Baltimore County, Maryland, August 3–5, 2009.

Downs, R.R. and R.S. Chen. 2009. Enabling successful submissions of scientific data for preservation and future use. Presentation given at the 2009 AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, December 14–18.

Marshall, J.J., R.R. Downs, and R. Gerard. 2009. Measuring software reusability for scientific data systems. Poster presented at the 2009 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 14–18.

Marshall, J.J., R.R. Downs, and S. Shahin. 2009. Relevance of Reuse in Building Advanced Data Processing Systems. A presentation given at the Earth and Space Science Informatics Workshop—Developing the Next Generation of Earth and Space Science Informatics: Technologies and the People That Will Implement Them.” Baltimore County: Maryland, August 3–5.

Samadi, S., J.J. Marshall, and R.R. Downs. 2009. Building the Next Generation of Science Data Systems Using Service-Oriented Software Reuse. The Eighth NASA Joint Earth Science Data Systems (ESDS) Working Group Meeting. Wilmington, Delaware: October 20-22, 2009.

Uhlir, P. and R.S. Chen. Global Change in Environmental Data Sharing: Implementation of the GEOSS Data Sharing Principles. “COMMUNIA Conference 2009:Global Science & Economics of Knowledge-Sharing Institutions.” Torino, Italy, June 28–30. 

2008

Adamo, S.B. 2008. Environmentally Induced Population Displacements: Conclusions from PERN’s Online Seminar. Environment, Forced Migration & Social Vulnerability International Conference. Bonn, Germany, October 9–11.

Adamo, S.B. 2008. Synergies of a Global Microdata Collaboratory: Climate and Ecology. Global Integration of Population Microdata: Challenges for the 20010 Round. New York City, February 23.

Ahamed, S., S.B. Adamo, M. Levy, and R.S. Chen. 2008. The Role of Spatial Data Infrastructure in Integrating Climate Change Information with a Focus on Monitoring Observed Climate Impacts. UN Conference on Climate Change and Official Statistics. Oslo, Norway, April 14–16.

Ahamed, S., S.B. Adamo, M. Levy, and R.S. Chen. 2008. Why Demographic Data Are Not Up to the Challenge of Measuring Climate Risks and What to Do about It. UN Conference on Climate Change and Official Statistics. Oslo, Norway, April 14–16.

Baptista, S. 2008. Climate Hazards and Adaptation to Climate Change in Metropolitan Florianópolis. Poster presented at Tough Choices: Land Use Change Under a Changing Climate. Berlin, October 2–3.

Chen, R.S and P. Uhlir. 2008. Proposed Implementation Guidelines for the Data Sharing Principles of GEOSS: Report of GEOSS Task DA-06-01. 21st CODATA Conference. Kyiv, Ukraine. October 9–10.

Chen, R.S. for A. de Sherbinin. 2008. Global Roads Data: A Strategy for Development. 21st CODATA Conference. Kyiv, Ukraine. October 9–10.

Chen, R.S., R.R. Downs, G. Yetman, S. Adamo. 2008. The Potential Role of the World Data Centers in the Global Earth Observing System of Systems and the International Polar Year: CIESIN Experience to Date. 21st CODATA Conference. Kyiv, Ukraine, October 9–10.

Chen, R.S. and R.R. Downs. 2008. Implementing a Digital Repository for the Preservation of Interdisciplinary Data. 2008 IASSIST. Palo Alto, CA, May 27–30.

Chen, R.S. 2008. Developing GIScience and Geographic Analysis Programs at Universities Which Do Not Have Geography Departments. 2008 Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Boston, April 15–19.

deSherbinin, A. 2008. Designing A Data Commons for Sustainability Science: Lessons Learned from a World Data Center.   InterAcademy Panel Workshop on Open Access to Scientific Literature and Other Digital Scientific Information Resources in Central America and the Caribbean. Havanna, Cuba, September 3–4.

deSherbinin, A. 2008. Remote Sensing in Support of Multilateral Environmental Agreements. University College of London Workshop on Remote Sensing and the Law. London, December 5.

deSherbinin, A. 2008. Socioeconomic Data for Climate Change Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment. 3rd NCAR Community Workshop on GIS in Weather, Climate and Impacts. Boulder, Colorado, October 27–29.

Downs, R.R., R.S. Chen, R.T. Cartolano, and R. Bose. 2008. Collaborative Establishment of a Long-Term Archive for Stewardship of Interdisciplinary Scientific Data. Poster presented at 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. San Francisco, December 16.

Downs, R.R. and R.S. Chen. Creating a Trustworthy Digital Repository for a Long-Term Archive of Interdisciplinary Data: A Case Study. 21st CODATA Conference. Kyiv, Ukraine October 9–10.

Downs, R.R. and R.S. Chen. Exploring Collaborative Models for Sustainable Governance of Digital Collections of Scientific Data. DAPS ‘08 Workshop. Baltimore, Maryland, September 22.

Downs, R.R. and R.S. Chen. 2008. Balancing the Need for the Efficient Submission of Scientific Data with the Need to Collect Metadata. 2008 Mid-Atlantic Digital Library Conference. Lewisburg, PA, July 9.

Downs, R. R, R.S. Chen, J. Schumacher, W.C. Lenhardt. 2008. Assessing the Scientific Benefits of Interdisciplinary Use of Social Science Data through Citation Analysis. 2008 IASSIST. Palo Alto, CA, May 27–30.

Downs, R. R., J. Schumacher, R.S. Chen, and W.C. Lenhardt. 2008. Assessing the Scientific Benefits of Interdisciplinary Use of Social Science Data through Citation Analysis. Presented by R. Downs to the International Association for Social Science Information Services & Technology (IASSIST) 2008 Conference. Palo Alto, CA, May 28. Available at: https://www.stanford.edu/group/ADS/cgi-bin/drupal/system/files/DataCitationIASSIST20080528.ppt

Downs, R. R. and R.S. Chen. 2008. Implementing a Digital Repository for the Preservation of Interdisciplinary Data. Presented by R. Downs to the International Association for Social Science Information Services & Technology (IASSIST) 2008 Conference. Palo Alto, CA, May 30. Available at: https://www.stanford.edu/group/ADS/cgi-bin/drupal/system/files/ImplmntDigReposPresInterDataDraft20080530.ppt

Levy. M. 2008. Ecosystem Service Tradeoffs: Global Examples Involving Biodiversity Conservation, Poverty Reduction and Disease Prevention. Keynote address. Tough Choices: Land Use Change Under a Changing Climate. Berlin, October 2–3.

Levy, M. 2008. Assessing Security Threats from Natural Disasters and Climate Change. Conference of the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies.Athens, Greece, April 9.

Mara, V. and D. Balk. Global Patterns of Urbanization Vis-à-vis Ecosystems. 2008 Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Boston, April 15–19.

Marshall, J.J., R. R. Downs, L.J. Gilliam, and R.E. Wolf. 2008. Progress in the Development of a Prototype Reuse Enablement System. Poster presented at 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. San Francisco, December 15.

 

2007

Chen, R.S. 2007. The GEO Data Sharing Challenge: Putting principles into practice. Alliance for Earth Observations Briefing. Washington, D.C.,
March 19.

Chen, R.S. 2007. Creating and Using Multi-Hazards Knowledge and Strategies. Disasters Roundtable of the National Academies Roundtable Workshop. Washington, DC, June 28, 2007.

Chen, R.S. 2007. The Group on Earth Observations-GEO and its Global Earth Observation System of Systems-GEOSS.
International Data Exchange Workshop: Building a Global Data Network for Studies of Earth Processes at the World's Plate Boundaries. Kiel, Germany,
May 9–11.

de Sherbinin, A. 2007. Indicators from the environmental sustainability index related to land degradation. Paper presented at the Knowledge Management Land Initiative: First Phase workshop, Global Environmental Facility, Selfoss, Iceland, August 28-30.

de Sherbinin, A. 2007. Urban Poverty Mapping: Data and Methods. A presentation of CIESIN’s PERN at the PRIPODE Workshop on Urban Population, Development, and Environment Dynamics, Nairobi, June 11-13, 2007.

de Sherbinin, A. and G. Martine. 2007. Urban population, Development, and Environment Dynamics: Situating PRIPODE Research in the Larger Picture. International Colloquium on Population, Development and Environment in the South organized by PRIPODE (Programme for International Research on the Interactions between Population, Development and Environment), Paris, March 21–23.

Downs, R.R., R.S. Chen, W.C. Lenhardt, W. Bourne, and D. Millman. Cooperative management of a long-term archive of heterogeneous scientific data. Poster paper presented by John Moses on behalf of SEDAC, at PV2007 Conference, Ensuring the Long-Term Preservation and Value Adding to Scientific and Technical Data, Munich, Germany, October 9–11.

Downs, R.R., R.S. Chen, and W.C. Lenhardt. 2007. Appraisal and Selection of Scientific Data for the Long-Term Archive: A Case Study. Presented at IASSIST 2007: Building Global Knowledge Communities with Open Data, Montreal, May 15–18.

2006

Ahmed S., D. Balk, R. Flor, M. Levy, C. Palm, P. Sanchez, A. Storeygard, and S. Wood. 2006. Soil functional capacity classification map of the world. Poster presented at World Soil Science Congress, Philadelphia, PA, July 10.

Balk D., G. McGranahan, B. Anderson. 2006. Population and land area in distribution in urban coastal zones: A systematic assessment. Paper presented at Earth System Science Partnership (ESSP) Open Science Conference, Beijing, November 11.

Chen, R.S., R.R. Downs, and W.C. Lenhardt. 2006. Development of a long-term interdisciplinary data archive with the Columbia University library system. 20th International CODATA Conference, Beijing, October 24.

Gorokhovich, Y. 2006. Pymatuning earthquake in Pennsylvania and late Minoan crisis on Crete, Greece. 1st IWA International Symposium on Water and Wastewater Technologies in Ancient Civilizations, Crete, October 28–30.

Jones, K.E., N. Patel, M. Levy, A. Storeygard, D. Balk, J.L. Gittleman, and P. Daszak. 2006. Spatial patterns of emerging infectious disease outbreaks and exploration of geographic drivers. Poster presented at Earth System Science Partnership (ESSP) Open Science Conference, Beijing, November 11.

Levy, M., A. de Sherbinin, D. Balk, B. Chen, B. Anderson. 2006. Advancing the understanding of human-environment interactions using fine-resolution socioeconomic data. Poster presented at Earth System Science Partnership (ESSP) Open Science Conference, Beijing, November 11.



2005

Balk, D. and Y. Gorokhovich. 2005. Who was affected? The demography of tsunami-affected population. WHO Conference on Health Aspects of the Tsunami Disaster in Asia, Phuket, Thailand, May 4-6.

Balk, D., M.A. Levy, and A. Storeygard. 2005. The spatial distribution of global poverty and its biophysical determinants. 6th Open Meeting of the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Research Community, Bonn, Germany, October 9-13.

Balk D., F. Pozzi, G. Yetman, U. Deichmann, and A. Nelson. 2005. The distribution of people and the dimension of place: Methodologies to improve the global estimation of urban extents. The International Society for Photogammetry and Remote Sensing Proceedings of the Urban Remote Sensing Conference, Tempe, AZ, March.

de Sherbinin, A. 2005. The Geographical and Biophysical Determinants of Hunger in Africa (PDF 200 KB). 6th Open Meeting of the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Research Community, Bonn, Germany, October 9-13.

de Sherbinin, A., I. Porzecanski, and J. Tolisano. 2005. The Application of Remote Sensing in Support of Ecosystem Management Treaties and in Tranboundary Contexts. 2005 Annual Meeting of the Society for Conservation Biology, Brasilia, Brazil, July 14-18.

Levy, M., D. Balk, G. Deane, A. Storeygard, and S. Ahamed. 2005. The geographical correlates of global poverty. The Open Meeting of Human Dimensions of Global Change Research, Bonn, Germany, October.

Levy, M., C. Thorkelson, C. Vörösmarty, E. Douglas, M. Humphreys. 2005. Freshwater Availability Anomalies and Outbreak of Internal War: Results from a Global Spatial Time Series Analysis. Human Security and Climate Change: An International Workshop, Oslo, Norway, June 21–23.

2004

Balk, Deborah. 2004. Spatial Patterns and Determinants of Health and Mortality. 2004 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Philadelphia, PA, March 16.

Balk D., A. Storeygard, and G. Booma. 2004. Mapping access to maternal health care facilities in Bangladesh. Millennium Project Task Force 4 on Maternal and Child Mortality, February 6.

Chen, Robert S., and Maxx Dilley. 2004. Natural Hazards and the Environment: Constraints on Achieving the Millennium Development Goals? 2004 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Philadelphia, PA, March 16.

de Sherbinin, Alex, Deborah Balk, Robert Chen, Marc Levy and Adam Storeygard. 2004. The Geographical and Biophysical Correlates of Hunger and Infant Mortality: Lessons from CIESIN’s Poverty Mapping Activities (PDF 3 MB). 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, December 14, 2004.


de Sherbinin, Alex, Robert S. Chen, and Pedro Sanchez.  2004. Identifying and Analyzing Hunger Hotspots. 2004 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Philadelphia, PA, March 16, 2004.

Downs, Robert R. 2004. Needs Assessment for Managing and Preserving Geospatial Electronic Records: Preliminary Results. Extending the Boundaries: A Workshop on Managing and Preserving Geospatial Electronic Records, Palisades, NY, May 13.

Downs, R. R., Chen, R. S., Becker, M., Mickelson, J., & Scialdone, J. 2004. Practices for Managing and Preserving Geospatial Data. Presented at the 19th Annual Northeast ARC Users Group Conference, Lake Placid, NY, September 1.

Lehnert, Kerstin, Steve Goldstein, W. Christopher Lenhardt, and Sri Vinayagamoorthy. 2004. Solid Earth Sample Registry (SESAR). 19th International CODATA Conference, The Information Society: New Horizons For Science, Berlin, Germany. November 7-10.

Levy, Marc, Deborah Balk, Adam Storeygard, and Gregory Booma. (2004). Moving toward a global poverty map: Lessons from integrating micro, meso and macro analyses of hunger and mortality. 2004 ESRI Users Conference, San Diego, CA, August 9-13.

Levy, Marc. (2004). Characterizing the Global Distribution of Poverty. 2004 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Philadelphia, PA, March 16.

2003 de Sherbinin, Alex. 2003. The Role of Sustainability Indicators as a Tool for Assessing Territorial Environmental Competitiveness, International Forum for Rural Development, November 4-6, 2003, Brasilia, Brazil.

de Sherbinin, Alex. 2003. Frontiers in the Application of Sub-National Data in Population, Development and Environment Research, 2003 Open Meeting of the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Research Community, October 16-18, 2003, Montréal, Québec.

de Sherbinin, Alex. 2003. Relationship Between Physical Water Availability and Development Indicators in Africa. Open Science Conference of the Global Water Science Project, 7-9 October 2003, Portsmouth, NH.

de Sherbinin, Alex and Deborah Balk. 2003. Analyzing the Determinants of Sustainable Development and Climate Vulnerability Using the PLACE Data Set, 2003 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, March 5, 2003, New Orleans, LA.

Pozzi, Francesca, Deborah Balk and Greg Yetman. 2003. Methodologies to Improve Global Population Estimates in Urban and Rural Areas. Presented by Roberta Balstad Miller at the 30th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of the Environment, 10-14 November 2003, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Pozzi, Francesca, Christopher Small and Gregory Yetman. 2002. Modeling the Distribution of Human Population with Night-time Satellite Imagery and Gridded Population of the World. Presented at the Specialty Conference Integrating Remote Sensing at the Global, Regional, and Local Scale (Pecora IV), 10-15 November 2002, Denver, Colorado.

2002

Pozzi, Francesca and Christopher Small. 2002. Vegetation and Population Density in Urban and Suburban Areas in the U.S.A., presented at the Third International Symposium of Remote Sensing of Urban Areas, 11-13 June 2002, Istanbul, Turkey.

Pozzi, Francesca. 2002. Development of a Land Cover Database in Westchester County, NY, presented at the Westchester GIS User Group Meeting, 10 May 2002, Purchase, NY.

2001 Balk, Deborah, Christopher Small, Daniel Kammen, Tania Simoncelli, and Majid Ezzati. 2001.Disease, climate and land use change in Kenya, presented by Melanie Brickman at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, 29-31 March 2001, Washington, DC.

de Sherbinin, Alex. 2001. Consumption-Environment Linkages, paper presented at the State of the World Population 2001 Briefing, 19 November 2001, Capitol Hill, Washington, DC.

de Sherbinin, Alex and Chandra Giri. 2001. Remote Sensing in Support of Multilateral Environmental Agreements: What Have We Learned from Pilot Applications?, presented at the 2001 Open Meeting of the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Research Community, 6-8 October 2001, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

de Sherbinin, Alex, and Marc Levy. 2001. The Geography of National Level Environmental Sustainability Indicators, presented at the 2001 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, 2 March 2001, New York, NY.

Giri, Chandra, Surendra Shresthra, and Marc Levy. 2001. Assessment and Monitoring of Land Use/Land Cover Change in Southeast Asia, presented at the 2001 Open Meeting of the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Research Community, 6-8 October 2001, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Kline Karen, and Alex de Sherbinin (2001). Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics for Environmental Agreements and Assessments, presented at the 2001 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, 2 March 2001, New York, NY.

Levy, Marc (2001) Measuring Environmental Sustainability, presented at the 2001 Open Meeting of the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Research Community, 6-8 October 2001, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Miller, Roberta Balstad (2001) Understanding Climate Change Impacts on a Global City: New York City, 2000-2080, presented at the 2001 Open Meeting of the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Research Community, 6-8 October 2001, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Nicholls, Robert (2001) Global Impacts of Sea-Level Rise, presented at the European Geophysical Society 26th General Assembly on 26-30 March 2001, Nice, France.

Schiller, Andrew, and Alex de Sherbinin, Wen-hua Hsieh, and Alex Pulsipher (2001) The Vulnerability of Global Cities to Climate Hazards, presented at the 2001 Open Meeting of the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Research Community, 6-8 October 2001, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Small, Christopher (2001) A Global Analysis of Urban Population Distributions and the Physical Environment, presented at the 2001 Open Meeting of the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Research Community, 6-8 October 2001, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Small, Christopher (2001) Scaling Properties of Urban Reflectance Spectra, presented at the AVIRIS Earth Science and Applications Workshop, 27 Feb - 2 Mar 2001, Palo Alto, CA.

Yetman, Gregory, Antoinette Wannebo, Maarten Tromp, and Robert Bourdeau (2001) Wetlands on the Web: Distributing Ramsar Site Information, presented at the 2001 ESRI Users Conference, 9-13 July, 2001, San Diego CA.

2000 Amissah-Arthur, Abigail, and Roberta B. Miller (2000) Remote Sensing Applications in African Agriculture and Natural Resources: Highlighting and Managing the Stress of Increasing Population Pressure, presented at the 33rd COSPAR Assembly on 16-23 July, Warsaw, Poland.

Balk, Deborah (2000) Gridded Population: Where are we? The demand side view, presented at the Gridded Population Workshop, 2-3 May 2000, New York, NY.

Balk, Deborah, and Greg Yetman (2000) Problems and Solutions in the Integration of Population Data with Other Disparate Datasets, poster presented at the Data for Science and Society (CODATA) Conference, 13-14 March 2000, Washington, DC.

PDF ICON: Problems and Solutions in the Integration of Population Data with Other Disparate Datasets

Becker, Mark and William B. Solecki (2000) GIS in Global Climate Change Research: Using GIS in the Metropolitan East Coast Climate Assessment Project, presented at the annual Environmental Systems Research Institute Users' Conference, 27-30 June 2000, San Diego, CA.

Chen, Robert (2000) Challenges in Developing Interdisciplinary Global Change Databases, presented at the Second China-U.S. Symposium on Selected Scientific and Technical Data Activities, 3-7 December 2000, Beijing, China.

Chen, Robert, Deborah Balk, and Greg Yetman (2000) Development and Maintenance of a Global Gridded Population Database, presented at the Global Mapping Forum, 28-30 November 2000, Hiroshima, Japan.

Lenhardt, Chris (2000) Spatial Data Integration Challenges: The Gridded Population of the World Approach, presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology (IASSIST), 9 June 2000, Evanston, IL.

Levy, Marc (2000) Measuring Environmental Sustainability, presented at Las Relaciones Sociedad-Naturaleza para el Desarrollo Sustentable: Politica Ambiental Y Agenda Internacional (The Relationship between Society and Nature for Sustainable Development: Environmental Politics and the International Agenda) conference, 24-28 July 2000, Mexico City, Mexico.

Levy, Marc (2000) Goal and Strategy Formulation in the Management of Global Environmental Risks, presented at the International Workshop Diffusion of Environmental Policy Innovations, 8-9 December 2000, Berlin, Germany.

Levy, Marc, Jessie Cherry, Alex de Sherbinin, and Francesca Pozzi (2000) Practical Challenges in Creating an Integrated National-Level Environmental Dataset: Lessons Learned from the Environmental Sustainability Index, poster presented at the Data for Science and Society (CODATA) Conference, 13-14 March 2000, Washington, DC.

PDF ICON: Practical Challenges in Creating an Integrated National-Level Environmental Dataset: Lessons Learned from the Environmental Sustainability Index
Mateescu, Ion, Lucy Nowell, Leigh Williams, and Karen L. Moe (2000) Advanced Visualization of Scientific Metadata, poster presented at the 2000 CODATA meeting, 13-14 March 2000, Washington, DC.
PDF ICON: Advanced Visualization of Scientific Metadata

Miller, Roberta B. and Abigail Amissah-Arthur (2000) Remote Sensing Applications in African Agriculture and Natural Resources: Highlighting and Managing the Stress of Increasing Population Pressure, presented at the 33rd Scientific Assembly of COSPAR,July 2000, Warsaw.

Miller, Roberta B. (2000) Climate Change, Science, and Society, presented at the Symposium on A Decade of Global Change Research: Accomplishments and Future Directions of Earth System Sciences, George Mason University, 15 May 2000.

Miller, Roberta B. (2000) Information Technology and Sustainable Development, presented at the International Conference on Sustainable Development for Island Societies, National Central University, Chungli, Taiwan, 20 April 2000.

Miller, Roberta B and Christopher Small (2000) Cities from Space: Potential Applications of Remote Sensing in Urban Environmental and Policy Research, presented at the International Symposium on Remote Sensing and Environment, Cape Town, South Africa, March 2000.

Schumacher, Joe, Roseanne Schwartz, and Kit Pitkin (2000) Transitioning from Call Center to Digital Reference, presented at the Virtual Reference Desk Conference, 17 October, Seattle, WA

Sherman, Ben, Paul Epstein, and D. Sahagian (2000) Correlation of Diverse Marine Disturbance Data to Better Understand Climate Variability: The HEED Prototype, poster presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall meeting, 15-19 December 2000, San Francisco, CA.

Xing, Xiaoshi, and Robert Chen (2000) Challenges in Managing Model-Generated Data: Supporting an Open International Scientific Assessment Process, poster presented at the 2000 Data for Science and Society (CODATA) Conference, 13-14 March 2000, Washington, DC.

PDF ICON: Challenges in Managing Model-Generated Data: Supporting an Open International Scientific Assessment Process

Yetman, Gregory, Uwe Deichmann, and Deborah Balk (2000) Creating a Global Grid of Human Population, presented at the annual Environmental Systems Research Institute Users' Conference, 27-30 June 2000, San Diego.

Yetman, Gregory, Ion Mateescu, Deborah Balk, and Uwe Deichmann (2000) A gridded population of the world: The single variable model, presented at the Gridded Population Workshop, 2-3 May 2000, New York City.


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