In press/2018

Dang, Q. and M. Konar. 2018. Trade openness and domestic water use. Water Resources Research. Vol 54, Issue 1, pp. 4-18.

Delaney, A., Evans, TP, McGreevy, J., Blekking, J., Schlachter, T., Korhonen-Kurki, K., Tamas, P., Crane, T., Eakin, H., Forch, W., Jones, L., Nelson., D., Oberlack, C., Purdon, M. and Rist, S. In press. Governance of food systems across scales in time of social-ecological change: A review of indicators. Food Security

Estes, L., Chen, P., Debats, S., Evans, T., Ferreira, S., Kuemmerle, T., Ragazzo, G., Sheffield, J., Wolf, A., Wood, E., Caylor, K. 2018. A large-area, spatially continuous assessment of land cover map error and its impact on downstream analyses. Global Change Biology 24, 322–337.

Flavia, T., Selker, J., van de Giesen, N, Abrate, T., Uijlenhoet, R., Porfiri, M, Manfreda, S., Caylor, K.K. 2018. Measurements and Observations in the XXI century (MOXXI): Innovation and multidisciplinarity to sense the hydrological cycle. Hydrological Sciences.

Kuil, L., T. Evans, P. F. McCord, J.L. Salinas and G. Blöschl. In press. Modeling crop decision making of smallholders: A case study in the Upper Ng’iro basin, Kenya. Water Resources Research.

Marston, L., Y. Ao, M. Konar, M. Mekonnen, and A.Y. Hoekstra (2018), High-resolution water footprints of production of the United States, Water Resources Research, Vol 54, doi: 10.1002/2017WR021923.

McCord, P.F., Waldman, K., Baldwin, E., Dell'Angelo, J., and Evans, TP. In press. Multi-level adaptation to climate variability and water security in smallholder agricultural systems. World Development.

Marcantonio, R., Attari, S. and Evans, T. 2018. Farmer perceptions of conflict related to water in Zambia. Sustainability, 10, 313.


Baker, K., G. Bull, K. Baylis, and R. Barichello. 2017. “Towards a Theoretical Construct for Modelling Smallholders’ Forestland-Use Decisions: What can we Learn from Agriculture and Forest Economics?” Forests, 8(9) 345.

Blekking, J., Tuholske, C., and Evans, T. 2017. Adaptive Governance and Market Heterogeneity: An Institutional Analysis of an Urban Food System in Sub-Saharan Africa.  Sustainability, 9 (12) 1-16.

Deryugina, T., and M. Konar, 2017, Impacts of crop insurance on water withdrawals for irrigation, Advances in Water Resources 100, 437-444.

Lopus, S., McCord, P., Gower, D., Evans, T., 2017. Drivers of farmer satisfaction with small-scale irrigation systems. Applied Geography 89, 77–86.

Marston, L. and M. Konar 2017, Drought impacts to water footprints and virtual water transfers of the Central Valley of California, Water Resources Research, 53(7), 5756–5773.

McCord, P.F., J. Dell’Angelo, D. Gower, K. Caylor, T. Evans. 2017. Household level heterogeneity of water resources within common-pool resource systems. Ecology and Society. 22(1):48.

Waldman, K., Blekking, J., Attari, S. and Evans, TP., 2017. Maize seed choice and perceptions of climate variability among smallholder farmers. Global Environmental Change, 47, 51-63.


Avelino, A.,  K. Baylis and J. Honey-Rosés. 2016.  “Goldilocks and the Raster Grid: Choosing a Unit of Analysis for Evaluating Conservation Programs.”  PlosOne (11)12: e0167945.

Gower, D. B., Dell’Angelo, J., McCord, P. F., Caylor, K. K., & Evans, T. P. (2016). Modeling ecohydrological dynamics of smallholder strategies for food production in dryland agricultural systems. Environmental Research Letters, 11(11).

McCord, P.F., J. Dell’Angelo, E. Baldwin, and T. Evans. 2016. Polycentric transformation in Kenyan water governance: A dynamic analysis of institutional and social-ecological change. Policy Studies Journal.

Debats, Stephanie R., Luo, D., Estes, L.D., Fuchs, T.J., Caylor, K.K. A generalized computer vision approach to mapping crop fields in heterogeneous agricultural landscapes. Remote Sensing of Environment 179 (2016): 210-221.

Dell’Angelo, J., McCord, P., Gower, D., Carpenter, S., Caylor, K., Evans, TP. 2016. Community Water Governance on Mount Kenya: An Assessment Based on Ostrom’s Design Principles of Natural Resource Management. Mountain Research and Development. 36(1): 102-115.

Estes, L.D., McRitchie, D., Choi, J., Debats, S., Evans, T.P., Guthe, W., Luo, D., Ragazzo, G., Zempleni, R. & Caylor, K.K. 2016. A platform for crowdsourcing the creation of representative, accurate landcover maps. Environmental Modelling & Software, 80, 41–53.

Konar, M., Evans, TP, Levy, M., Scott, C., Troy, T., Vorosmarty, C and Sivapalan, M. 2016. Water resources sustainability in a globalizing world: who uses the water? Hydrological Processes.

O'Sullivan, D., Evans, TP, and Manson, S. 2016. Strategic Directions for Agent-based Modeling - Avoiding the YAAWN Syndrome. Journal of Land Use Science. 11(2): 177-187.

Estes, L.D., Searchinger, T., Spiegel, M., Tian, D., Sichinga, S., Mwale, M., Kehoe, L., Kuemmerle, T., Berven, A., Chaney, N., Sheffield, J., Wood, E.F. & Caylor, K.K. (2016) Reconciling agriculture, carbon and biodiversity in a savannah transformation frontier. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B, 371, 20150316.


Pedzisa, T., L. Rugube, A. Winter-Nelson, K. Baylis and K. Mazvimavi. 2015. “The Intensity of Adoption of Conservation Agriculture by Smallholder Farmers in Zimbabwe,” Agrekon 54(3):1-22

Pedzisa, T., L. Rugube, A. Winter-Nelson, K. Baylis and K. Mazvimavi. 2015. “Abandonment of Conservation Agriculture by Smallholder Farmers in Zimbabwe,” Journal of Sustainable Development 8(1): 69-82.

McCord, P.F., M. Cox, M. Schmitt-Harsh, and T. Evans. 2015. Crop diversification as a smallholder livelihood strategy within semi-arid agricultural systems near Mount Kenya. Land Use Policy 42: 738-750.

Baldwin, E., Washington-Ottombre, W., Dell'Angelo, J., Cole, D. and Evans, TP. 2015. Polycentric Water Governance in Response to Failures of Centralized Irrigation Policy in Kenya. Governance. 29(2):207-225.

Sweeney, S., Ruseva, T., Estes, L., and Evans, T. P. 2015. Mapping cropland in smallholder-dominated savannas: integrating remote sensing techniques and probabilistic modeling. Remote Sensing. 7(11): 15295-15317.

Troy, T., Pavao-Zuckerman, M. and Evans, TP. 2015. Sociohydrologic modeling: Tradeoffs, hypothesis testing, and validation. Water Resources Research. 51: 4806-4814.

Villamayor-Tomas, S., Grundmann, P., Epstein, G., Evans, TP and Kimmich, C. 2015. The water-energy-food security nexus through the lenses of the IAD framework and value chain analysis. Water Alternatives, 8(1) 735-755.