Based on a survey of U.S. Forest Service staff, evaluates the potential of using an ecosystem services approach as part of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) environmental impact assessment process.
Includes detailed case studies of the water-climate "vulnerability and adaptation" situation for four communities: Tucson, Ariz.; the twinned border cities of Nogales, Ariz., and Nogales, Son.; Hermosillo, Son.; and Puerto Peñasco, Son.
Discusses the unique role of Antarctica (as part of the global commons) in the global warming scenario, the strategic role of Antarctic science and information related to global warming policy, and related institutional arrangements and policy challenges.
Report of the Strategy Forum on Transboundary Environments and Adaptation to Climate Change convened at WILD9 (9th World Wilderness Conference), Mérida, Mexico, supported by the U.S. Forest Service Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute.
Suggests a novel approach to the management of the U.S.-Mexico transboundary environment, framing the conservation of the natural resources shared by the two countries in terms of shared ecosystem services and presenting three cases as examples.
Citron, A. 2008. Incorporating Flexibility into Conservation Easements. Winner of the 2007 Lillian S. Fisher Prize in Environmental Law and Policy. Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy: Tucson, AZ. 53pp.
Morehouse, B., D. Ferguson, G. Owen, A. Browning-Aiken, P. Wong-Gonzales, N. Pineda, M. Wilder, and R.G. Varady. 2008. Science and socio-ecological sustainability: Examples from the Arizona-Sonora border. Environmental Science and Policy, 11(3):272-84.
Browning-Aiken, A., B. Morehouse, A. Davis, M. Wilder, R. Varady, D. Goodrich, R. Carter, D. Moreno, and E. Dellinger McGovern. 2007. Climate, water management, and policy in the San Pedro Basin: Results of a survey of Mexican stakeholders near the U.S.-Mexico border. Climatic Change 85(3-4):323-41.
Biggs, T.W., P.S. Thenkabail, M.K. Gumma, C.A. Scott, G.R. Parthasaradhi, and H.N. Turral. 2006. Irrigated area mapping in heterogeneous landscapes with MODIS time series, ground truth and census data, Krishna Basin, India. International Journal of Remote Sensing 27(19):4245-66.
Browning-Aiken, A., R. G. Varady, D. Goodrich, H. Richter, T. Sprouse, and W. J. Shuttleworth. 2006. Integrating science and policy for water management: a case study of the Upper San Pedro River Basin. In Hydrology and Water Law — Bridging the Gap: A Case Study of HELP Basins, ed. by J. S. Wallace and P. Wouters. IWA Publishing, pp. 24-59.
Lester, L. 2006. Protecting the Fish and Eating Them, Too: Impacts of the Endangered Species Act on Tribal Water Use. Winner of the 2005 Lillian S. Fisher Prize in Environmental Law and Public Policy. Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy: Tucson, AZ. 46pp.
Varady, R.G., and A. Browning-Aiken. 2005. The birth of a Mexican watershed council in the San Pedro basin in Sonora. In Planeación y Cooperación Transfronteriza en la Frontera México-Estados Unidos (Transboundary Planning and Cooperation in the U.S.-Mexico Border Region), ed. by C. Fuentes-Flores and S. Peña-Medina. Ciudad Juárez , Mexico: El Colegio de la Frontera Norte & Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez, Ambiente y Desarrollo. pp. 165-83.
Browning-Aiken, A., H. Richter, D. Goodrich, B. Strain, and R.G. Varady. 2004. Upper San Pedro Basin: fostering collaborative binational watershed management. International Journal of Water Resources Development 20(3):353-67. [pdf]
Liverman, D., R.G. Varady, O. Chávez, R. Sánchez, A. Browning-Aiken, and L. Stauber. 2004. Asuntos ambientales en la frontera México-Estados Unidos: Temas y acciones. In Fronteras en América del Norte: Estudios multidisciplinarios, ed. by A. Mercado Celis and E. Gutiérrez Romero. Mexico City: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Centro de Investigaciones Sobre América del Norte. pp. 279-293.
Scott, C.A. and T. Shah. 2004. Groundwater overdraft reduction through agricultural energy policy: insights from India and Mexico. International Journal of Water Resources Development 20(2): 149-164. [pdf]
Coker, Mich. 2003. Saving the Sierra: Alternative Mechanisms for Conserving Northern Mexico’s Last Wild Places. Winner of the 2002 Lillian S. Fisher Prize in Environmental Law and Public Policy. Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy: Tucson, AZ. 20pp.
Lemos, M.C., D. Austin, R. Merideth, and R. G. Varady. 2002. Public-private partnerships as catalysts for community-based water infrastructure development: The Border WaterWorks Program in Texas and New Mexico colonias, Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy 20(2):281-95.
Brodgen, M. 2001. Purchase of Development Rights: Conserving Lands, Preserving Western Livelihoods. Prepared for the Western Governor’s Association, Trust for Public Land, and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy: Tucson, AZ. 24pp.
Brogden, M., ed. 2001. State Conservation Agreements: Creating Effective Partnerships for Proactive Conservation. Prepared for the International Association of fish and Wildlife Agencies. Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy: Tucson, AZ. 37pp.
Varady, R.G., R.G. Arnold, D.E. Carter, Guzmán, Peña, and W. Suk. 2000. Hazardous waste and the U.S.-Mexico border region: Toward a binational university-based institutional landscape, Environmental Practice 2(1):38-45.
Carter, R.H. 1999. The Circle of Poison Remains Unbroken: Pesticide Poisoning in Northern Sonora, Mexico, during the Era of Free Trade. Winner of the 1999 Lillian S. Fisher Prize in Environmental Law and Public Policy. Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy: Tucson, AZ. 19pp.
Emerson, E., H. Movius, and R. Merideth. 1999 (2d rev. ed.). Trouble in Tortuga! A Role Playing Simulation Game for Teaching Environmental Conflict Resolution Techniques. Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy: Tucson, AZ. 24p.
Lite, J. 1999. Protecting America’s Wilderness Heritage: Reclaiming Our Wild Lands from Sacrifice to Off-road Vehicle Use: A Utah Case Study. Winner of the 1999 Lillian S. Fisher Prize in Environmental Law and Public Policy. Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy: Tucson, AZ. 31pp.
Liverman, D.M., R.G. Varady, O. Chavez, and R. Sanchez. 1999. Environmental issues along the U.S.-Mexico border: Drivers of change and responses of citizens and institutions, Annual Review of Energy and the Environment 24:607-43.
Yarde, R., R. Merideth, and Susan Moodie. 1999. Conflict on the Culebra! A Role Playing Simulation Game for Teaching Environmental Conflict Resolution Techniques. Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy: Tucson, AZ. 24p.
Emerson, K., and others, eds. 1998. Digest of the Public Forum on Issues Related to the Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl. A Report to U.S. Congressman Jim Kolbe. Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy: Tucson, AZ. 87pp.
Emerson, K., A. Moote, and others, eds. 1998. Digest of the Public-input Process for the Commission for Environmental Cooperation’s Expert Panel Report on the Upper San Pedro River. Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy: Tucson, AZ. 29pp.