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Geography

From the Arctic to Antarctica, and from Africa to the Americas, our faculty pursue research wherever there are issues to understand and problems to solve. Our program has seen five faculty elected to the National Academy of Sciences and four to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. We are the only program of Geography to carry this distinction.

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Submissions from 2017

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The central role of disturbances in mountain forests of Europe, Dominik Kulakowski, Miroslav Svoboda, and Peter Bebi

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Long-term change in sub-alpine forest cover, tree line and species composition in the Swiss Alps, Nathan Mietkiewicz, Dominik Kulakowski, John Rogan, and Peter Bebi

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Fire data as proxy for anthropogenic landscape change in the Yucatán, Marco Millones, John Rogan, B. L. Turner, Benoit Parmentier, Robert Clary Harris, and Daniel A. Griffith

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Transforming innovation and development practice in the global south?: Myths, realities and the prospects for base-of-the-pyramid approaches, James T. Murphy

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Abiotic disturbances in Bulgarian mountain coniferous forests – An overview, Momchil Panayotov, Georgi Gogushev, Evgeni Tsavkov, Pepa Vasileva, Nickolay Tsvetanov, Dominik Kulakowski, and Peter Bebi

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The law is not enough: Seeking the theoretical ‘frontier of urban justice’ via legal tools, Joseph Pierce and Deborah Martin

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Rules to write mathematics to clarify metrics such as the land use dynamic degrees, Robert Gilmore Pontius, Jinliang Huang, Wenle Jiang, Sam Khallaghi, Youtao Lin, Jiyuan Liu, Bin Quan, and Su Ye

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Methods to summarize change among land categories across time intervals, Robert Gilmore Pontius, Roopa Krithivasan, Laura Sauls, Yan Yan, and Yujia Zhang

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Amplifying environmental politics: ocean noise, Max Ritts

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Environmentalists abide: Listening to whale music – 1965–1985, Max Ritts

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Wind effects and regeneration in broadleaf and pine stands after hurricane Felix (2007) in Northern Nicaragua, E. Rossi, I. Granzow-de la Cerda, C. D. Oliver, and D. Kulakowski

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Continental-scale homogenization of residential lawn plant communities, Megan M. Wheeler, Christopher Neill, Peter M. Groffman, Meghan Avolio, Neil Bettez, Jeannine Cavender-Bares, Rinku Roy Chowdhury, Lindsay Darling, J. Morgan Grove, Sharon J. Hall, James B. Heffernan, Sarah E. Hobbie, Kelli L. Larson, Jennifer L. Morse, Kristen C. Nelson, Laura A. Ogden, Jarlath O'Neil-Dunne, Diane E. Pataki, Colin Polsky, Meredith Steele, and Tara L.E. Trammell

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Steering social outcomes in America’s energy heartland: state and private meta-governance in the Marcellus Shale, Pennsylvania, C. E. Wilson, T. H. Morrison, J. A. Everingham, and J. McCarthy

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Climate mitigation from vegetation biophysical feedbacks during the past three decades, Zhenzhong Zeng, Shilong Piao, Laurent Z.X. Li, Liming Zhou, Philippe Ciais, Tao Wang, Yue Li, Xu Lian, Eric F. Wood, Pierre Friedlingstein, Jiafu Mao, Lyndon D. Estes, Ranga B. Myneni, Shushi Peng, Xiaoying Shi, Sonia I. Seneviratne, and Yingping Wang

Submissions from 2016

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Micropolitics in the Marcellus Shale, Eleanor Andrews and James McCarthy

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Business in the public domain: The rise of social enterprises and implications for economic development planning, Yuko Aoyama

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Reorienting the drivers of development: alternative paradigms, Yuko Aoyama

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The Rise of the Hybrid Domain: Collaborative Governance for Social Innovation, Yuko Aoyama and Balaji Parthasarathy

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The relative importance of tree and stand properties in susceptibility to spruce beetle outbreak in the mid-20th century, Felicia Bakaj, Nathan Mietkiewicz, Thomas T. Veblen, and Dominik Kulakowski

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Conceptualising corporate community development, Glenn Banks, Regina Scheyvens, Sharon McLennan, and Anthony J. Bebbington

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Environment and sustainable development scholarship: A celebration, David Benson, Harriet Bulkeley, David Demeritt, Andy Jordan, Jim Murphy, and Henrik Selin

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Environment and sustainable development scholarship: A celebration, David Benson, Harriet Bulkeley, David Demeritt, Andy Jordan, Jim Murphy, and Henrik Selin

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The way they blow the horn: Caribbean dollar cabs and subaltern mobilities, Asha Best

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SimiVal, a multi-criteria map comparison tool for land-change model projections, Andrew V. Bradley, Isabel M.D. Rosa, Robert G. Pontius, Sadia E. Ahmed, Miguel B. Araújo, Daniel G. Brown, Amintas Brandão, Gilberto Câmara, Tiago G.S. Carnerio, Andrew J. Hartley, Matthew J. Smith, and Robert M. Ewers

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Decadal Bering Sea seascape change: Consequences for Pacific walruses and indigenous hunters, G. Carleton Ray, Gary L. Hufford, James E. Overland, Igor Krupnik, Jerry McCormick-Ray, Karen Frey, and Elizabeth Labunski

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Distinguishing land change from natural variability and uncertainty in central Mexico with MODIS EVI, TRMM precipitation, and MODIS LST data, Zachary Christman, John Rogan, J. Ronald Eastman, and B. L. Turner

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Variations in the proportions of melted sea ice and runoff in surface waters of the Chukchi Sea: A retrospective analysis, 1990–2012, and analysis of the implications of melted sea ice in an under-ice bloom, Lee W. Cooper, Karen E. Frey, Christie Logvinova, Dana M. Biasatti, and Jacqueline M. Grebmeier

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Planning for planet or city?, Mark Davidson

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A generalized computer vision approach to mapping crop fields in heterogeneous agricultural landscapes, Stephanie R. Debats, Dee Luo, Lyndon Estes, Thomas J. Fuchs, and Kelly K. Caylor

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Area development and policy: an agenda for the 21st century, Michael Dunford, Yuko Aoyama, Clélio Campolina Diniz, Amitabh Kundu, Leonid Limonov, George Lin, Weidong Liu, Sam Ock Park, and Ivan Turok

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A platform for crowdsourcing the creation of representative, accurate landcover maps, Lyndon Estes, D. McRitchie, J. Choi, S. Debats, T. Evans, W. Guthe, D. Luo, G. Ragazzo, R. Zempleni, and K. K. Caylor

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Reconciling agriculture, carbon and biodiversity in a savannah transformation frontier, Lyndon Estes, T. Searchinger, M. Spiegel, D. Tian, S. Sichinga, M. Mwale, L. Kehoe, T. Kuemmerle, A. Berven, N. Chaney, J. Sheffield, E. F. Wood, and K. K. Caylor

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Comparison of geostatistical approaches to spatially interpolate month-year rainfall for the Hawaiian Islands, Abby G. Frazier, Thomas W. Giambelluca, Henry F. Diaz, and Heidi L. Needham

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Optical properties and bioavailability of dissolved organic matter along a flow-path continuum from soil pore waters to the Kolyma River mainstem, East Siberia, Karen E. Frey, William V. Sobczak, Paul J. Mann, and Robert M. Holmes

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Africanized honeybee habitat suitability: a comparison between models for southern Utah and southern California, Nathan S. Gill and Florencia Sangermano

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Satisfaction, water and fertilizer use in the American residential macrosystem, Peter M. Groffman, J. Morgan Grove, Colin Polsky, Neil D. Bettez, Jennifer L. Morse, Jeannine Cavender-Bares, Sharon J. Hall, James B. Heffernan, Sarah E. Hobbie, Kelli L. Larson, Christopher Neill, Kristen Nelson, Laura Ogden, Jarlath O'Neil-Dunne, Diane Pataki, Rinku Roy Chowdhury, and Dexter H. Locke

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High-resolution mapping of time since disturbance and forest carbon flux from remote sensing and inventory data to assess harvest, fire, and beetle disturbance legacies in the Pacific Northwest, Huan Gu, Christopher A. Williams, Bardan Ghimire, Feng Zhao, and Chengquan Huang

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Convergence of microclimate in residential landscapes across diverse cities in the United States, Sharon J. Hall, J. Learned, B. Ruddell, K. L. Larson, J. Cavender-Bares, N. Bettez, P. M. Groffman, J. M. Grove, J. B. Heffernan, S. E. Hobbie, J. L. Morse, C. Neill, K. C. Nelson, J. P.M. O’Neil-Dunne, L. Ogden, D. E. Pataki, W. D. Pearse, C. Polsky, R. Roy Chowdhury, M. K. Steele, and T. L.E. Trammell

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A ‘Bedford Falls’ kind of place: Neighbourhood branding and commercial revitalisation in processes of gentrification in Toronto, Ontario, Brenna Keatinge and Deborah G. Martin

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Recent pause in the growth rate of atmospheric CO2 due to enhanced terrestrial carbon uptake, Trevor F. Keenan, I. Colin Prentice, Josep G. Canadell, Christopher A. Williams, Han Wang, Michael Raupach, and G. James Collatz

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Not only climate: Interacting drivers of treeline change in Europe, Dominik Kulakowski, Ignacio Barbeito, Alejandro Casteller, Ryszard J. Kaczka, and Peter Bebi

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Fire severity controlled susceptibility to a 1940s spruce beetle outbreak in Colorado, USA, Dominik Kulakowski, Thomas T. Veblen, and Peter Beb

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Ecosystem services in managing residential landscapes: priorities, value dimensions, and cross-regional patterns, K. L. Larson, K. C. Nelson, S. R. Samples, S. J. Hall, N. Bettez, J. Cavender-Bares, P. M. Groffman, M. Grove, J. B. Heffernan, S. E. Hobbie, J. Learned, J. L. Morse, C. Neill, L. A. Ogden, J. O’Neil-Dunne, D. E. Pataki, C. Polsky, R. Roy Chowdhury, M. Steele, and T. L.E. Trammell

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What's scale got to do with it? Models for urban tree Canopy, Dexter H. Locke, Shawn M. Landry, J. Morgan Grove, and Rinku Roy Chowdhury

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The potential role of sea ice melt in the distribution of chromophoric dissolved organic matter in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas, Christie L. Logvinova, Karen E. Frey, and Lee W. Cooper

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Place frames: Analysing practice and production of place in contentious politics, Deborah G. Martin

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Relative importance of climate and mountain pine beetle outbreaks on the occurrence of large wildfires in the western USA, Nathan Mietkiewicz and Dominik Kulakowski

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Using food flow data to assess sustainability: Land use displacement and regional decoupling in Quintana Roo, Mexico, Marco Millones, Benoit Parmentier, John Rogan, and Birgit Schmook

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Welcome to economic geography volume 92, Jim Murphy

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The increasing importance of atmospheric demand for ecosystem water and carbon fluxes, Kimberly A. Novick, Darren L. Ficklin, Paul C. Stoy, Christopher A. Williams, Gil Bohrer, A. Christopher Oishi, Shirley A. Papuga, Peter D. Blanken, Asko Noormets, Benjamin N. Sulman, Russell L. Scott, Lixin Wang, and Richard P. Phillips

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100 key research questions for the post-2015 development agenda, Johan A. Oldekop, Lorenza B. Fontana, Jean Grugel, Nicole Roughton, Emmanuel A. Adu-Ampong, Gemma K. Bird, Alex Dorgan, Marcia A. Vera Espinoza, Sara Wallin, Daniel Hammett, Esther Agbarakwe, Arun Agrawal, Nurgul Asylbekova, Clarissa Azkoul, Craig Bardsley, Anthony J. Bebbington, Savio Carvalho, Deepta Chopra, Stamatios Christopoulos, Emma Crewe, Marie Claude Dop, Joern Fischer, Daan Gerretsen, Jonathan Glennie, William Gois, Mtinkheni Gondwe, Lizz A. Harrison, Katja Hujo, Mark Keen, Roberto Laserna, Luca Miggiano, and Sarah Mistry

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Surrogate species protection in Bolivia under climate and land cover change scenarios, Liudmila Osipova and Florencia Sangermano

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Climate extremes during high competition contribute to mortality in unmanaged self-thinning Norway spruce stands in Bulgaria, Momchil Panayotov, Dominik Kulakowski, Nickolay Tsvetanov, Frank Krumm, Ignacio Berbeito, and Peter Bebi

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Beyond ICTs and developmental domains: The historical specificity of ICTD, Balaji Parthasarathy and Yuko Aoyama

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Evaluating conflict surrounding mineral extraction in Ghana: Assessing the spatial interactions of large and small-scale mining, Kayla Patel, John Rogan, Nicholas Cuba, and Anthony Bebbington

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Rights in places: An analytical extension of the right to the city, Joseph Pierce, Olivia R. Williams, and Deborah G. Martin

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Dissolved and particulate phosphorus distributions and elemental stoichiometry throughout the Chukchi Sea, Meryssa M. Piper, Claudia R. Benitez-Nelson, Karen E. Frey, Matthew M. Mills, and Sharmila Pal

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Collaborative research praxis to establish baseline ecoacoustics conditions in Gitga'at Territory, Max Ritts, Stuart H. Gage, Chris R. Picard, Ethan Dundas, and Steven Dundas

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Forest fragmentation in Massachusetts, USA: a town-level assessment using Morphological spatial pattern analysis and affinity propagation, J. Rogan, T. M. Wright, J. Cardille, H. Pearsall, Y. Ogneva-Himmelberger, R. Riemann, K. Riitters, and K. Partington

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Variation in summer nitrogen and phosphorus uptake among Siberian headwater streams, John D. Schade, Erin C. Seybold, Travis Drake, Seth Spawn, William V. Sobczak, Karen E. Frey, Robert M. Holmes, and Nikita Zimov

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Modeling the risk of spread and establishment for Asian longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) in Massachusetts from 2008-2009, Andrew J. Shatz, John Rogan, Florencia Sangermano, Jennifer Miller, and Arthur Elmes

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Lawn enforcement: How municipal policies and neighborhood norms influence homeowner residential landscape management, John M. Sisser, Kristen C. Nelson, Kelli L. Larson, Laura A. Ogden, Colin Polsky, and Rinku Roy Chowdhury

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Mass balance estimates of carbon export in different water masses of the Chukchi Sea shelf, Aaron L. Strong, Kate E. Lowry, Zachary W. Brown, Matthew M. Mills, Gert L. van Dijken, Robert S. Pickart, Lee W. Cooper, Karen E. Frey, Ron Benner, Cédric G. Fichot, Jeremy T. Mathis, Nicholas R. Bates, and Kevin R. Arrigo

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Evidence for deviations from uniform changes in a Portuguese watershed illustrated by CORINE maps: An Intensity Analysis approach, Zara Teixeira, João C. Marques, and Robert Gilmore Pontius

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Socio-Environmental Systems (SES) Research: What have we learned and how can we use this information in future research programs, B. L. Turner, Karen J. Esler, Peter Bridgewater, Joshua Tewksbury, J. Nadia Sitas, Brent Abrahams, F. Stuart Chapin, Rinku Roy Chowdhury, Patrick Christie, Sandra Diaz, Penny Firth, Corrine N. Knapp, Jonathan Kramer, Rik Leemans, Margaret Palmer, Diana Pietri, Jeremy Pittman, José Sarukhán, Ross Shackleton, Reinmar Seidler, Brian van Wilgen, and Harold Mooney

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Land system science and the social-environmental system: The case of Southern Yucatán Peninsular Region (SYPR) project, B. L. Turner, J. Geoghegan, D. Lawrence, C. Radel, B. Schmook, C. Vance, S. Manson, E. Keys, D. Foster, P. Klepeis, H. Vester, J. Rogan, R. Roy Chowdhury, L. Schneider, R. Dickson, and Y. Ogenva-Himmelberger

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Rights for resilience: Food sovereignty, power, and resilience in development practice, Marygold Walsh-Dilley, Wendy Wolford, and James McCarthy

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Negotiable differences? Conflicts over mining and development in south east ecuador, Ximena S. Warnaars and Anthony Bebbington

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Disturbance and the carbon balance of US forests: A quantitative review of impacts from harvests, fires, insects, and droughts, Christopher A. Williams, Huan Gu, Richard MacLean, Jeffrey G. Masek, and G. James Collatz

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New insight into the correlations between land use and water quality in a coastal watershed of China: Does point source pollution weaken it?, Pei Zhou, Jinliang Huang, Robert Gilmore Pontius, and Huasheng Hong

Submissions from 2015

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Behavior-based aggregation of land categories for temporal change analysis, Safaa Zakaria Aldwaik, Jeffrey A. Onsted, and Robert Gilmore Pontius

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Sir Peter Hall: From Kondratieff waves to the soul of the delta, Yuko Aoyama

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Preface: Climate extremes and biogeochemical cycles in the terrestrial biosphere: Impacts and feedbacks across scales, M. Bahn, M. Reichstein, K. Guan, J. M. Moreno, and Christopher A. Williams

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At the boundaries of La Política: Political ecology, policy networks and moments of government, Anthony Bebbington

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Political ecologies of resource extraction: Agendas pendientes, Anthony J. Bebbington

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Mining, risk and climate resilience in the 'other' Pacific: Latin American lessons for the South Pacific, Anthony J. Bebbington, Jeffrey Bury, Nicholas Cuba, and John Rogan

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Conceptualizing spatial diversity in Latin American rural development: structures, institutions, and coalitions, Julio A. Berdegué, Anthony J. Bebbington, and Javier Escobal

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Explaining spatial diversity in Latin American rural development: structures, institutions, and coalitions, Julio A. Berdegué, Javier Escobal, and Anthony J. Bebbington

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Implications of using 2 m versus 30 m spatial resolution data for suburban residential land change modeling, S. D. Blanchard, R. G. Pontius, and K. M. Urban

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Editors' introduction, Gavin Bridge, James McCarthy, and Tom Perreault

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Estimating upper soil horizon carbon stocks in a permafrost watershed of Northeast Siberia by integrating field measurements with Landsat-5 TM and WorldView-2 satellite data, Dylan E. Broderick, Karen E. Frey, John Rogan, Heather D. Alexander, and Nikita S. Zimov

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Comparison of simulation models in terms of quantity and allocation of land change, María Teresa Camacho Olmedo, Robert Gilmore Pontius, Martin Paegelow, and Jean François Mas

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Training interdisciplinary “wicked problem” solvers: applying lessons from HERO in community-based research experiences for undergraduates, Alida Cantor, Verna DeLauer, Deborah Martin, and John Rogan

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Quantifying uncertainty and confusion in land change analyses: A case study from central Mexico using MODIS data, Zachary Christman, John Rogan, J. Ronald Eastman, and B. L. Turner

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Reviewing rescaling: Strengthening the case for environmental considerations, Alice Cohen and James McCarthy

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Mapping land development through periods of economic bubble and bust in Massachusetts using Landsat time series data, Sean Cunningham, John Rogan, Deborah Martin, Verna DeLauer, Stephen McCauley, and Andrew Shatz

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Comment on Loris Caruso/2: Inaudible politics and the crisis of democracy, Mark Davidson

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Beyond city limits: A conceptual and political defense of ‘the city’ as an anchoring concept for critical urban theory, Mark Davidson and Kurt Iveson

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Recovering the politics of the city: From the ‘post-political city’ to a ‘method of equality’ for critical urban geography, Mark Davidson and Kurt Iveson

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Grassroots austerity: municipal bankruptcy from below in Vallejo, California, Mark Davidson and William Kutz

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Same, but different: Within London’s ‘static’ class structure and the missing antagonism, Mark Davidson and Elvin Wyly

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Influence of classification errors on Intensity Analysis of land changes in southern Nigeria, Glory O. Enaruvbe and Robert Gilmore Pontius

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Sea-air CO2 exchange in the western Arctic coastal ocean, Wiley Evans, Jeremy T. Mathis, Jessica N. Cross, Nicholas R. Bates, Karen E. Frey, Brent G.T. Else, Tim N. Papkyriakou, Mike D. Degrandpre, Fakhrul Islam, Wei Jun Cai, Baoshan Chen, Michiyo Yamamoto-Kawai, Eddy Carmack, William J. Williams, and Taro Takahashi

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Social well-being and environmental governance in urban neighbourhoods in Boston, MA, Katherine Foo, Deborah Martin, Colin Polsky, Clara Wool, and Martha Ziemer

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Divergent patterns of recent sea ice cover across the Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort seas of the Pacific Arctic Region, Karen E. Frey, G. W.K. Moore, Lee W. Cooper, and Jacqueline M. Grebmeier

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New perspectives on an iconic landscape from comparative international long-term ecological research, Evelyn E. Gaiser, Elizabeth P. Anderson, Edward Castañeda-Moya, Ligia Collado-Vides, James W.F. Ourqurean, Michael R. Heithaus, Rudolf Jaffé, David Lagomasino, Nicholas J. Oehm, Rene M. Price, Victor H. Rivera-Monroy, Rinku Roy Chowdhury, and Tiffany G. Troxler

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Land change analysis from 2000 to 2004 in peatland of Central Kalimantan, Indonesia using GIS and an extended transition matrix, Yan Gao, Robert Gilmore Pontius, Nicholas M. Giner, Takashi S. Kohyama, Mitsuru Osaki, and Kazuyo Hirose

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Large carbon release legacy from bark beetle outbreaks across Western United States, Bardan Ghimire, Christopher A. Williams, G. James Collatz, Melanie Vanderhoof, John Rogan, Dominik Kulakowski, and Jeffrey G. Masek

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Ecosystem characteristics and processes facilitating persistent macrobenthic biomass hotspots and associated benthivory in the Pacific Arctic, Jacqueline M. Grebmeier, Bodil A. Bluhm, Lee W. Cooper, Seth L. Danielson, Kevin R. Arrigo, Arny L. Blanchard, Janet T. Clarke, Robert H. Day, Karen E. Frey, Rolf R. Gradinger, Monika Kedra, Brenda Konar, Kathy J. Kuletz, Sang H. Lee, James R. Lovvorn, Brenda L. Norcross, and Stephen R. Okkonen

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Negative feedbacks on bark beetle outbreaks: Widespread and severe spruce beetle infestation restricts subsequent infestation, Sarah J. Hart, Thomas T. Veblen, Nathan Mietkiewicz, and Dominik Kulakowski