Selected Articles Recently Published by Faculty

Featured Citations:

Christian Abizaid

Coomes, O.T., Y. Takasaki, and C. Abizaid 2020. Impoverishment of local wild resources in western Amazonia: a large-scale community survey of local ecological knowledge. Environmental Research Letters. (accepted)

Langill, J. and C. Abizaid. 2019. What is a bad flood? Local perspectives of extreme floods in the Peruvian Amazon. Ambio (In Press)

Abizaid, C., O.T. Coomes, Y. Takasaki and J. P. Arroyo-Mora. 2018. “Rural social networks along Amazonian rivers: seeds, labor and soccer among rural communities on the Napo River, Peru”, The Geographical Review 108(1): 92-119. DOI: 10.1111/gere.12244
• Selected as the 2018 Best Paper Award published by The Geographical Review.

Abizaid, C., O.T. Coomes, and M. Perrault-Archambault. 2016. Seed sharing in Amazonian indigenous rain forest communities: a social network analysis in three Achuar villages, Peru. Human Ecology 44(5): 577-594.

Coomes, O. T., Y. Takasaki, C. Abizaid, and J.P. Arroyo-Mora. 2016. Environmental and economic determinants of rain forest livelihood choice: a community-level analysis from western Amazonia. Ecological Economics 109: 260-271.

Abizaid, C., O.T. Coomes, Y. Takasaki, and S. Brisson. 2015. Social network analysis and peasant agriculture: cooperative labor as gendered relational networks. The Professional Geographer 67(3): 447-463.

Webster, K., J.P. Arroyo-Mora, O.T. Coomes, Y. Takasaki and C. Abizaid. 2016. “A cost path and network analysis methodology to calculate distances along a complex river network in the Peruvian Amazon”, Applied Geography 73:13-25.


Naomi Adiv

Adiv, N. (2015). “Paidia meets Ludus: New York City Municipal Pools and the infrastructure of play,” Social Science History. 29:3.

Harald Bathelt

Bathelt, H. and J. Glückler. 2011. The Relational Economy: Geographies of Knowing and Learning. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Alana Boland

Boland A. and Zhu, J. 2012. Public participation in China’s green communities: Mobilizing memories and structuring incentives, Geoforum, 43(1): 147-157.

Ron Buliung

Kanaroglou, P.S. and Buliung, R.N. (2008) Estimating the contribution of commercial vehicle movement to mobile emissions in urban areas. Transportation Research Part E, 44, 260-276.

Susannah Bunce

Bunce, S. and Allahwala, A. 2013. Community-University Partnerships: Building Collaboration and Reciprocity Between Campus and Community Journal of Geography 112(2).

Jing Ming Chen

Wu, C., D. Gaumont-Guay, T. A. Black, R.S. Jassal, S. Xu, J. M. Chen, A. Gonsamo, 2014. Soil respiration mapped by exclusively use of MODIS data for forest landscapes of Saskatchewan, Canada. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (in press).

Deborah Cowen

Cowen, Deborah (2010) “A Geography of Logistics: Market Authority and the Security of Supply Chains.” The Annals for the Association of American Geographers, 100(3): 1-21.

Amrita Daniere

Daniere A., Berquist M., and Drummond L. Planning for Global Environmental Change in Bangkok’s Informal Settlements, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management (forthcoming)

Joseph R. Desloges

Phillips R. and Desloges J.R. 2014. Glacially conditioned specific stream powers in low- relief river catchments of the southern Laurentian Great Lakes. Geomorphology 206, 271-287.

Richard DiFrancesco

DiFrancesco, R. 2009. “Specification and Evaluation of Alternative Projections of the Magnitude and Structure of the Ontario Economy to 2020.” Published by the Martin Prosperity Institute as part of the Ontario Government’s “Ontario in the Creative Age” project.

Michael Ekers

Ekers, M. 2014.  Labouring Against the Grain of Progress: Women’s Reforestation Work in British Columbia, 1960-1975. Journal of Rural Studies, 34, 345-355

Steven Farber
Farber, S., Neutens, T., Miller, H. J., & Li, X. (2013). The social interaction potential of metropolitan regions: A time-geographic measurement approach using joint accessibility. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 103(3), 483-504.

Meric Gertler

Spencer, G., Vinodrai, T., Gertler, M.S. and Wolfe, D.A. 2010. “Do clusters make a difference? Defining and assessing their economic performance”, Regional Studies, 44:6, 697-715.

Emily Gilbert

Gilbert, E. and Ponder, C. 2014. “Between tragedy and farce: 9/11 compensation and the value of life and death” Antipode 46 (2): 404-425.

Kanishka Goonewardena

Stefan Kipfer and Kanishka Goonewardena. 2013. ‘Urban Marxism and the Postcolonial Question: Henri Lefebvre and “Colonization”’, Historical Materialism 21.2, 1-41.

William Gough

Cheng, V.Y.S., G.B. Arhonditsis, D.M. L. Sills, H. Auld, M. W. Shephard, W. A. Gough, J.Klassen, 2013. Probability of tornado occurrence across Canada. Journal of Climate (in press).

Jason Hackworth

Danny Harvey

Harvey LDD. 2013. Global climate-oriented transportation scenarios. Energy Policy, 54, 87-103.

Harvey LDD. 2013. The potential of wind energy to largely displace existing Canadian fossil fuel and nuclear electricity generation, Energy, 50, 93-102.

Harvey LDD. 2013. Recent advances in sustainable buildings: review of the energy and cost performance of the state-of-the-art best practices from around the world”, Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 38, 281-309.

Harvey LDD, Korytarova K, .Lucon O, Roshchanka V. 2014. Construction of a global disaggregated dataset of building energy use and floor area in 2010, Energy and Buildings 76, 488-496.

Harvey LDD. 2014. Global climate-oriented building energy use scenarios”, Energy Policy, 67, 473-487.

Yuhong He

Dao, P.D., Y. He, and B. Lu. 2019. Maximizing the quantitative utility of airborne hyperspectral imagery for studying plant physiology: an optimal sensor exposure setting procedure and empirical line method for atmospheric correction. International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation. 77: 140-150.

Lu, B., and Y. He. 2017. Optimal spatial resolution of UAV imagery for species classification in a heterogeneous ecosystem. GIScience and Remote Sensing.  55(2): 205-220.

Proctor, C., B. Lu, and Y. He. 2017. Determining the absorption coefficients of decaying pigments in decaying monocot leaves. Remote Sensing of Environment. 199: 137-153.

He, Y. 2014. The effect of precipitation on vegetation cover over three landscape units in a protected semi-arid grassland: temporal dynamics and suitable climatic index. Journal of Arid Environments; 109:74-82.

Nicole Klenk

Smith, A.L., Klenk, N., Wood, S., Hewitt, N., Bazely, D.R., Yan, N., Henriques, I. 2013. Second Generation Biofuels and Bioinvasions: An evaluation of invasive risks and policy responses in Canada and the United States. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 27: 30-42.

Igor Lehnherr

Lehnherr, I., V. St. Louis, M. Sharp, A. Gardner, J. Smol, S. Schiff, D. Muir, C. Mortimer, N. Michelutti, C. Tarnocai, K. St. Pierre, C. Emmerton, J. Wiklund, G. Köck, S. Lamoureux, C. Talbot. 2018. The world’s largest High Arctic lake responds rapidly to climate change. Nature Communications, 9: 1290 (Journal Impact Factor: 12.1). Read it here (open access)

Joseph Leydon

Leydon, J., Wilson, K. & Boyd, C. 2014. “Improving Student Writing Abilities in Geography: Examining the Benefits of Criterion-Based Assessment and Detailed Feedback” Journal of Geography, 113 (00) : 1-9.

Virginia Maclaren

Wang, C. and Maclaren, V.W.  (2012) Evaluation of Economic and Social Impacts of the Sloping Land Conversion Program: a Case Study in Dunhua County, China.  Forest Policy and Economics 14(1) 50-57.

John Miron

Miron, JR. 2004. Housing Demand, Coping Strategy, and Selection Bias. Growth and Change 35(2). 220-261.

Rajyashree (Raj) Narayanareddy

Reddy, Rajyashree N. 2013. Revitalising Economies of Disassembly: Informal Recyclers, Development Experts and E-Waste Reforms in Bangalore. Economic and Political Weekly XLVIII (13): 62-70.

Trevor Porter

Porter, TJ, Schoenemann, SW, Davies, LJ, Steig, EJ, Bandara, S, Froese, DG (2019). Recent summer warming in northwestern Canada exceeds the Holocene thermal maximum. Nature Communications, doi://10.1038/s41467-019-09622-y. [LINK]

Matti Siemiatycki

Roberts, D. and Siemiatycki, M. 2015. Fostering Meaningful Partnerships in Public-Private Partnerships: Innovations in Partnership Design and Process Management to Create Value. Environment and Planning C.

André Sorensen

Sorensen, A. 2014. “Taking Path Dependence Seriously: A historical institutional research agenda for planning history” Planning Perspectives, Published online February 2014, 10,360 words

Sarah Wakefield

Levkoe, C. and S. Wakefield. 2014. Understanding contemporary networks of environmental and social change: complex assemblages within Canada’s ‘food movement’. Environmental Politics 23(2): 302-320.