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Climate & Water Adaptation
Transboundary Waters
Water-Energy Nexus
Water Reuse & Wastewater Irrigation
Mexico – Water Management
South Asia – Water & Environment
New York Catskills Watershed & Water Quality
Selected Policy Outreach and Scholarly Presentations


Climate & Water Adaptation

Scott, C.A., N. Pineda Pablos. 2011. Innovating resource regimes: water, wastewater, and the institutional dynamics of urban hydraulic reach in northwest Mexico. Geoforum. [pdf]

Scott, C.A. In preparation. Climate, energy, and population drivers of aquifer depletion. For submission to Water Resources Research.

Halper, E., C.A. Scott, S. Yool. In preparation. Urban heat island, vegetation, and residential water use in Tucson, Arizona: a multi-scale investigation. For submission to Geographical Analysis.

McKay, J., E. Lopez Gunn, C.A. Scott, G. Keremane, Z. Wu, D. Eaton, T. Harter. In preparation. Groundwater management plans: elusive goals for equity and environmental sustainability. For submission to Water Resources Research.

Celio, M., C.A. Scott. Submitted, in review. Social inequalities and adaptation to climate change: lessons from irrigated agriculture in Andhra Pradesh, South India. Regional Environmental Change.

Sugg, Z.P., M.S. Moran, C.A. Scott, W. Van Leeuwen, G. Nearing, C. Holifield Collins, P. Heilman, R. Bryant. Submitted, in review. Hydrologic response to pulse storm events during a native to exotic transition in a semiarid grassland. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology.

Wilder, M., C.A. Scott, N. Pineda Pablos, R.G. Varady, G.M. Garfin, J. McEvoy. 2010. Adapting across boundaries: climate change, social learning, and resilience in the U.S.-Mexico border region. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 100(4): 917-928. [pdf]

Akhter, M., K.J. Ormerod, C.A. Scott. 2010. Resilience, social agency, and water planning in Tucson, Arizona. Critical Planning 17: 46-65. [pdf]

Scott, C.A. 2010. Groundwater. Encyclopedia of Geography. SAGE Publications, Thousand Oaks, California. [pdf]

Coles, A.R., Scott, C.A. 2009. Vulnerability and adaptation to climate change and variability in semi-arid rural southeastern Arizona, USA. Natural Resources Forum 33: 297-309. [pdf]

Scott, C.A., E.B. Halper, S.R. Yool, A. Comrie. 2009. The evolution of urban heat island and water demand. In Proceedings of the 89th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, Eighth Symposium on the Urban Environment, Phoenix, Arizona, Jan. 11 – 15, 2009. [pdf]

Coles, A.R., C.A. Scott, G.M. Garfin. 2009. Weather, climate, and water: an assessment of risk, vulnerability, and communication on the U.S.-Mexico border. In Proceedings of the 89th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, Arizona, January 11 – 15, 2009. [pdf]

Biggs, T.W., C.A. Scott, A. Gaur, J.P. Venot, T. Chase, E. Lee. 2008. Impacts of irrigation and anthropogenic aerosols on the water balance, heat fluxes, and surface temperature in a river basin. Water Resources Research 44, W12415, doi:10.1029/2008WR006847. [pdf]

Ela, W., C. Graf, T. Poulson, J. Baygents, J. Theron, P. Fox, C.A. Scott. 2008. Salinity management and desalination technology for brackish water resources in the arid West. Summary report of workshop on “Improving Salinity Management and Desalination Technology for Brackish Resources in the Arid West” Sponsored by Arizona Water Institute, Bureau of Reclamation. June, 2008. [pdf]

Biggs, T.W., C.A. Scott, B. Rajagopalan, H.N. Turral. 2007. Trends in solar radiation due to clouds and aerosols, southern India, 1952-1997. International Journal of Climatology 27(11): 1505-1518. [pdf]

Buechler, S., C.A. Scott. 2006. Contributors to Chapter 4 ‘Water Scarcity, Risk and Vulnerability’. The 2006 Human Development Report – Beyond Scarcity: Power, Poverty and the Global Water Crisis. United Nations Development Program, New York, pp. 151-152. [pdf]

Scott, C.A., H. El-Naser, R.E. Hagan, A. Hijazi. 2003. Facing water scarcity in Jordan: reuse, demand reduction, energy and transboundary approaches to assure future water supplies. Water International 28(2): 209-216. [pdf]

McKinney, D.C., X. Cai, M.W. Rosegrant, C. Ringler, C.A. Scott. 1999. Modeling water resources management at the basin level: review and future directions. System-wide Initiative on Water Management Paper No. 6. International Water Mgmt. Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. [pdf]

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Transboundary Waters

Scott, C.A., S. Megdal, L.A. Oroz, J. Callegary, P. Vandervoet. In review. Assessment of United States – Mexico transboundary aquifers facing climate change and growth in urban water demand. Climate Research.

Vandervoet, P.L., S.B. Megdal, C.A. Scott. Submitted, in review. Los acuíferos rransfronterizos Santa Cruz y San Pedro de Arizona y Sonora: Estado actual y creación de bases de datos (The Santa Cruz and San Pedro transboundary aquifers of Arizona and Sonora: Current status and database creation) In G. Cordova, J. Dutram, B. Lara, and J. Rodriguez (Eds.) Fortaleciendo el diálogo social: El desarrollo humano transfronterizo en la región Sonora-Arizona (Strengthening social dialog: Transboundary human development in the Sonora-Arizona region). Universidad de Sonora. Hermosillo, Sonora.

Scott, C.A. J.P. Venot, F. Molle. Submitted, in review. Water, land, and development in comparative Arizona – Israeli – Palestinian perspective. Invited contribution by S.B. Megdal, R.G. Varady, S. Eden (eds.) Aridity, scarcity and shared water resources: Arizona, Israeli and Palestinian perspectives on solving water management challenges. UNESCO, Paris.

Milman, A., C.A. Scott. 2010. Beneath the surface: intranational institutions and management of the United States – Mexico transboundary Santa Cruz aquifer. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy 28: 528-551. [pdf]

Browning-Aiken, A., C.A. Scott, R.Varady, S. Megdal. 2010. Spanning Transboundary Waters in North America (Atravesando las aguas transfronterizas en América del Norte, Traverser les eaux transfrontières en Amérique du Nord). Newsletter of International Network of Basin Organisations. [pdf]

Scott, C.A., F. Flores-López, J.R. Gastélum. 2007. Appropriation of Río San Juan water by Monterrey city, Mexico: implications for agriculture and basin water sharing. In Special issue “Transfer of Water from Irrigation to Urban Uses: Lessons from Case Studies,” Paddy & Water Environment. 5(4): 253-262, DOI 10.1007/s10333-007-0089-3. [pdf]

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Water-Energy Nexus

Scott, C.A., M.J. Pasqualetti. 2010. Energy and water resources scarcity: Critical infrastructure for growth and economic development in Arizona and Sonora. Natural Resources Journal 50(3): 645-682. [pdf]

Eden, S., C.A. Scott, M.L. Lamberton, S.B. Megdal, R.G. Varady. Submitted, in review. Energy-water interdependencies and the Central Arizona Project. Invited contribution by D. Kenney and R. Wilkinson (eds.) The Water-Energy Nexus in the American West, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK.

Scott, C.A., S.A. Pierce, A.L. Jones, M.J. Pasqualetti, B.E. Montz, J.H. Hoover. Submitted, in review. Energy and water resource coupling under global change. Energy Policy.

Hoover, J.H., C.A. Scott. Submitted, in review. Electrical energy for water and wastewater services in Arizona: Assessing the implications of urban growth. Journal of American Water Resources Association.

Scott, C.A., B.R. Sharma. 2009. Energy supply and the expansion of groundwater irrigation in the Indus-Ganges basin. International Journal of River Basin Management 7(2): 119–124. [pdf]

Scott, C.A., R.G. Varady, A. Browning-Aiken, T.W. Sprouse. 2007. Linking water and energy along the Arizona/Sonora border. Southwest Hydrology 6 (5): 26-27,31. [pdf]

Shah, T., C.A. Scott, J. Berkoff, A. Kishore, A. Sharma. 2007. Energy-irrigation nexus in South Asia: Pricing versus rationing as practical tool for efficient resource allocation. In F. Molle and J. Berkoff (eds.) Irrigation Water Pricing: The Gap Between Theory and Practice. CAB International, Wallingford, pp. 208-232. [pdf]

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]

Scott, C.A., T. Shah, S.J. Buechler, P. Silva-Ochoa. 2004. La fijación de precios y el suministro de energía para el manejo de la demanda de agua subterránea: enseñanzas de la agricultura mexicana. In C. Tortajada, R. Sandoval, E. Castelán (eds). Hacia una Gestión Integral del Agua en México: Retos y Alternativas. Porrua Editores, Mexico City, pp. 201-228. [pdf]

Shah, T., C.A. Scott, A. Kishore, A. Sharma. 2003. Energy-irrigation nexus in South Asia: improving groundwater conservation and power sector viability. IWMI Research Report No. 70. International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. [pdf]

IWMI. 2003. The energy-irrigation nexus. Water Policy Brief No. 10. International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. [pdf]

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Water Reuse & Wastewater Irrigation

Scott, C.A., A. Browning-Aiken, K.J. Ormerod, R.G. Varady, C.D. Mogollon, C. Tessmer. In press. Guidance on Links between Water Reclamation and Reuse and Regional Growth. Water Reuse Research Foundation, Arlington VA.

Scott, C.A., P.F. Robbins, A.C. Comrie. Submitted, in review. Post-paradigmatic geographies of health: Human-pathogen interactions in changing environments. Annals of the Association of American Geographers.

Ormerod, K.J., C.A. Scott. In preparation. Highly treated wastewater to supplement potable water supplies: public trust in the next water frontier. For submission to Society and Natural Resources.

Campbell, A. and C.A. Scott. In preparation. Water reuse policy: A decade of residential reclaimed water use in the Southwest United States. For submission to Water Policy.

Browning-Aiken, A., K.J. Ormerod, C.A. Scott. In review. Testing the climate for non-potable water reuse: opportunities and challenges in water-scarce urban growth corridors. Journal of Environmental Planning & Policy.

Drechsel, P., C.A. Scott, L. Raschid, M. Redwood, A. Bahri (eds.). 2010. Wastewater Irrigation and Health: Assessing and Mitigating Risks in Low-Income Countries. Earthscan, London. [download]

Ensink, J.H.J., C.A. Scott, S. Brooker, S. Cairncross. 2009. Sewage disposal in the Musi River, India: water quality remediation through irrigation infrastructure. Irrigation and Drainage Systems, doi 10.1007/s10795-009-9088-4. [pdf]

Gerba, C.F., C.A. Scott. 2008. Animal and human waste as vehicles for cross-contamination of imported foods. In M. Doyle and M.C. Erickson (eds.) Safety of Imported Foods: Microbiological Issues and Challenges. American Society of Microbiology Press, Washington, DC, pp. 113-138. [pdf]

McCartney, M., C.A. Scott, J.H.J. Ensink, B.B. Jiang, T.W. Biggs. 2008. Salinity implications of wastewater irrigation in the Musi River catchment, India. Ceylon Journal of Science 37 (1): 49-59. [pdf]

IWMI. 2006. Recycling realities: managing health risks to make wastewater an asset. Water Policy Brief No. 17. International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. [pdf]

Scott, C.A. 2005. Investing in the reuse of treated wastewater. Investment Note 5.3. Shaping the Future of Water for Agriculture: A Sourcebook for Investment in Agricultural Water Management. World Bank, Washington, DC, pp. 185-189. [pdf]

Scott, C.A., N.I. Faruqui, L. Rachid-Sally (eds.) 2004. Wastewater Use in Irrigated Agriculture: Confronting the Livelihood and Environmental Realities. CAB International, Wallingford, 193 p. [download full volume]

co-author of chapters in this volume:
Scott, C.A., N.I. Faruqui, L. Raschid-Sally. Wastewater use in irrigated agriculture: management challenges in developing countries, pp. 1-10. [pdf]

Silva-Ochoa, P., C.A. Scott. Treatment plant effects on wastewater irrigation benefits: revisiting a case study in the Guanajuato river basin, Mexico, pp. 145-152. [pdf]

Faruqui, N.I., C.A. Scott, L. Raschid-Sally. Confronting the realities of wastewater use in irrigated agriculture: lessons learned and recommendations, pp. 173-185. [pdf]

Scott, C.A. 2003. Recycling and reuse of ‘derivative water’ under conditions of scarcity and competition. In C. Figueres, C. Tortajada, J. Rockstrom (eds.) Rethinking Water Management: Innovative Approaches to Contemporary Issues. Earthscan, London, pp. 102-119. [pdf]

IWMI. 2003. Confronting the realities of wastewater use in agriculture. 2003. Water Policy Brief No. 9. International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. [pdf]

Scott, C.A., J.A. Zarazúa, G. Levine. 2000. Urban-wastewater reuse for crop production in the water-short Guanajuato River Basin, Mexico. IWMI Research Report No. 41. International Water Management Institute. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Mexico – Water Management

Scott, C.A., P. Silva-Ochoa. 2010. Collective action for sustainable water harvesting irrigation. In Resources, Rights, and Cooperation: A Sourcebook on Property Rights and Collective Action for Sustainable Development. International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC. pp. 53-55. [pdf]
[link to complete sourcebook]

Scott, C.A., S. Dall’erba, R. Díaz-Caravantes. 2010. Groundwater rights in Mexican agriculture: spatial distribution and demographic determinants. The Professional Geographer 62(1): 1-15.[pdf]

Diaz-Caravantes, R.E., Scott, C.A. 2009. Water management and biodiversity conservation interface in Mexico: a geographical analysis. Applied Geography (2009), doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2009.10.003. [pdf]

Scott, C.A., J.M. Banister. 2008. The dilemma of water management “regionalization” in Mexico under centralized resource allocation. International Journal of Water Resources Development 24(1): 61–74, DOI: 10.1080/07900620701723083. [pdf]

Wester, P., C.A. Scott, M. Burton. 2004. River basin closure and institutional change in Mexico’s Lerma-Chapala Basin. In M. Svendsen (ed.) Irrigation and River Basin Management: Options for Governance and Institutions. CABI Publishing, Wallingford, pp. 125-144. [pdf]

Shah, T., C.A. Scott, S. Buechler. 2004. A decade of water sector reforms in Mexico: lessons for India’s new water policy. Economic and Political Weekly XXXIX (4): 361-370. [pdf]

Scott, C.A., W.G.M. Bastiaanssen, M. Ahmad. 2003. Mapping root zone soil moisture using remotely sensed optical imagery. Journal of Irrigation & Drainage Engineering 129(5): 326-335. [pdf]

Scott, C.A. 2003. Sustainable groundwater management: have property rights reforms helped in Mexico? In Groundwater Governance in : The Challenge of Taming a Colossal Anarchy. IWMI Contribution to III World Water Forum, Kyoto for the session on “Water, Food and Environment”. IWMI-Tata Water Policy Program, Anand, p. 18. [pdf]

Scott, C.A., P. Silva-Ochoa. 2001. Collective action for water harvesting irrigation in the Lerma-Chapala Basin, Mexico. Water Policy 3 (2001): 555-572. [pdf]

Scott, C.A., C. Garcés R. 2001. Conjunctive management of surface water and groundwater in the middle Río Lerma Basin, Mexico. In A.K. Biswas and C. Tortajada (eds.) Integrated River Basin Management. Oxford University Press, New Delhi, pp. 176-198. [pdf]

Scott, C.A., P. Silva-Ochoa, V. Florencio-Cruz, P. Wester. 2001. Competition for water in the Lerma-Chapala basin. In A. Hansen and M. van Afferden (eds.) The Lerma-Chapala Watershed: Evaluation and Management. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, pp. 291-323. [pdf]

Scott, C.A., P. Wester, B. Marañón-Pimentel (eds.). 2000. Asignación, productividad y manejo de recursos hídricos en cuencas. (Allocation, productivity and management of basin water resources). Serie Latinoamericana No. 20. International Water Management Institute. Mexico D.F., Mexico. [pdf]

Flores-López, F.J., C.A. Scott. 2000. Superficie agrícola estimada mediante análisis de imágenes de satélite en Guanajuato, México. (Estimating agricultural area using satellite imagery in Guanajuato, Mexico). Serie Latinoamericana No. 15. International Water Management Institute. Mexico D.F., Mexico. [pdf]

Barker, R., C.A. Scott, C. de Fraiture, U. Amarasinghe. 2000. Global water shortages and the challenge facing Mexico. International Journal of Water Resources Development 16(4): 525-542. [pdf]

Flores-López, F.J., C.A. Scott. 1999. Simulación de alternativas del manejo del agua en la cuenca del río San Juan, México. (Simulation of water management alternatives in the Rio San Juan Basin, Mexico). Serie Latinoamericana No. 9. International Water Management Institute. Mexico D.F., Mexico. [pdf]

Scott, C.A., P. Wester, C. Garcés R. 1998. Integración vertical de funciones transferidas para el manejo de las cuencas: observaciones conceptuales. (Vertical integration of functions transferred to users in basin management: conceptual observations). In Memoria del III Seminario Internacional sobre Transferencia de Sistemas de Riego. Gómez Palacio, Dgo., México. Sept. 2-4, 1998. Colegio de Postgraduados, Montecillo, México. pp. 185-194. [pdf]

Brown, N., C.A. Scott, et al, 1991. Analysis of agroforestry at Plan Sierra, Dominican Republic. In L.E. Buck and J.P. Lassoie (eds.). Agroforestry Planning and Evaluation in Marginal Areas: Exercises in Program Design. Natural Resources Research and Extension Series No. 37, Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, December. [pdf]

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South Asia – Water & Environment

Scott, C.A., M. Akhter. 2010. Book Review: Taming the Anarchy: Groundwater Governance in South Asia (by T. Shah, 2009, RFF Press). Human Ecology 38(4): 581. DOI 10.1007/s10745-010-9310-x. [pdf]

Celio, M., C.A. Scott, M. Giordano. 2010. Urban-agricultural water appropriation: the Hyderabad, India case. The Geographical Journal 176(1): 39–57, doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4959.2009.00336.x  [pdf]

Biggs, T.W., A. Gaur, C.A. Scott, P. Thenkabail, P.G. Rao, M.K. Gumma, S. Acharya, and H. Turral. 2007. Closing of the Krishna basin: irrigation, streamflow depletion and macroscale hydrology. IWMI Research Report No. 111. International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. [pdf]

Biggs, T.W., P.S. Thenkabail, M.K. Gumma, C.A. Scott, G.R. Parthasaradhi, H. 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): 4245-4266, DOI 10.1080/01431160600851801. [pdf]

Ahmad, M., T.W. Biggs, H. Turral, C.A. Scott. 2006. Application of SEBAL approach and MODIS time-series to map vegetation water use patterns in the data scarce Krishna river basin of India. Water Science & Technology 53(10): 83–90. [pdf]

Sinha, S., B.R. Sharma, C.A. Scott. 2006. Understanding and managing the water-energy nexus: moving beyond the energy debate. In B.R. Sharma, K.G. Villholth, and K.D. Sharma (eds.) Groundwater Research and Management: Integrating Science into Management Decisions. International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 242-257. [pdf]

Bouma, J.A., C.A. Scott. 2006. The possibilities for dryland crop yield improvement in India’s semi-arid regions – observations from the field. Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture Discussion Paper No. 3. International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. [pdf]

Sivamohan, M.V.K., C.A. Scott. 2005. Coalition-building for participatory irrigation management under changing water resource trends: reflections on reforms in Andhra Pradesh, India. In G.P. Shivakoti, D.L. Vermillion, W.F. Lam, E. Ostrom, U. Pradhan, R. Yoder (eds.) Asian Irrigation in Transition: Responding to Challenges. Sage Publications, New Delhi, pp. 390-408. [pdf]

Amarasinghe, U., B. Sharma, N. Aloysius, C.A. Scott, V. Smakhtin, C. de Fraiture. 2005. Spatial variation in water supply and demand across the river basins of India. IWMI Research Report No. 83. International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. [pdf]

Sharma, B.R., J.S. Samra, C.A. Scott, S.P. Wani (eds.) 2005. Watershed Management Challenges: Improving Productivity, Resources, and Livelihoods.  International Water Management Institute, New Delhi, 336 p., co-author of chapters in this volume:

Sharma, B.R., R., C.A. Scott. Watershed management challenges: introduction and overview, pp. 1-21. [pdf]

Sakthivadivel, R., C.A. Scott. Upstream-downstream complementarities and tradeoffs: opportunities and constraints in watershed development in water scarce regions, pp. 173-185. [pdf]

Pant, D, C.A. Scott. Forest-watershed-irrigation linkages: policy support for integrated management, pp. 258-268. [pdf]

Joshi, P.K., V. Pangare, B. Shiferaw, S.P. Wani, J. Bouma, C.A. Scott. 2004. Watershed development in India: synthesis of past experiences and needs for future research. Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics 59(3): 303-320. [pdf]

Narayana, P., C.A. Scott. 2004. Effectiveness of legislative controls on groundwater extraction. Discussion Paper, IWMI-TATA Water Policy Programme 3rd Partners Meet, IWMI-TATA Water Policy Program, Anand, India. [pdf]

Puskur, R., J. Bouma, C.A. Scott. 2004. Sustainable livestock production in semi-arid watersheds. Economic and Political Weekly XXXIX (31): 3477-3483. [pdf]

Sakthivadivel, R., K. Bhattacharya, C.A. Scott. 2004. Biophysical and institutional factors in watershed management: a comparative analysis of four pilot watershed projects in India’s tribal belt. Working Paper No. 88. International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. [pdf]

Scott, C.A. 2001. Book Review: Water Management in Islam (by N.I. Faruqui, A.K. Biswas, M.J. Bino, eds.) International Journal of Water Resources Development 17(4): 647–649. [pdf]

Scott, C.A. 2000. How “participatory” is integrated water resources management? In N. Faruqui and O. Al-Jayyousi (eds.) Reflection on the World Water Vision by the ‘Next Generation of Water Leaders’ Water International 25(2): 303-311. [pdf]

Sivamohan, M.V.K., C.A. Scott (eds.) 1994. India: Irrigation Management Partnerships. Booklinks. Hyderabad, India, 435 p. [pdf]

Scott, C.A. 1994. Streamside pumpwell, Rajasthan, India and Discharge regulator for pressurized systems in Haryana, India. In R. Yoder (ed.), Designing Irrigation Structures for Mountainous Environments. International Irrigation Management Institute. Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 78-82, 175-179. [pdf]

Scott, C.A. 1994. Facing environmental degradation in the Aravalli Hills, India. In A.C. Millington and K. Pye (eds.). Environmental Change in Drylands: Biogeographical and Geomorphological Perspectives. Wiley, Chichester, pp. 413-426. [pdf]

Scott, C.A. and M.F. Walter. 1993. Local knowledge and conventional soil science approaches to erosional processes in the Shivalik-Himalaya. Mountain Research & Development 13(1): 61-72. [pdf]

Sivamohan, M.V.K, C.A. Scott, M.F. Walter. 1993. Vetiver grass for soil and water conservation: prospects and problems. In D. Pimentel (ed.), World Soil Erosion and Conservation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 293-309. [pdf]

Sivamohan, M.V.K., C.A. Scott. 1992. The command area development programme in India: a policy perspective. Irrigation Management Network Paper 20, Overseas Development Institute and International Irrigation Management Institute, London, UK, October. [pdf]

Scott, C.A., C. Richter. 1991. Negotiated conservation: experiences from India and The Dominican Republic. Camel Breeder News, Spring 1991: 6-7. [pdf]

Scott, C.A. 1991. Ecological change and community-state collaboration for rehabilitation: the case of the Shivalik hills. Quadrangle LXXXVVI (2): 6-7. [pdf]

Scott, C.A., G. Levine. 1991. Reconversion of wasteland into agricultural land: workshop report. Sustainable Development and Biodiversity: Conflicts and Complementarities. Proceedings from a Symposium and Workshops, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, September 19-22, 1991. pp. 56-59. [pdf]

Scott, C.A., J.R. Gupta. 1990. Forest resource conservation and development plan: Shivalik Hills. Sustainable Forest Management Working Paper Series No. 6, Ford Foundation, New Delhi. [pdf]

Scott, C.A. 1989. A pilgrimage to Gangotri: Himalayan source of the River Ganga. Samskriti 2 (1&2): 23-90. [pdf]

Scott, C.A., A. Revi. 1987. Cover the earth: plasters for soilblock buildings, Housing and Urban Development Conference, Trivandrum, India, November 1987. [pdf]

Scott, C.A. 1988. Medbundi: water conservation in arid zones – a living tradition. Indian Architect and Builder 2(4): 54-57. [pdf]

Joshi, A., C.A. Scott, N. Khetan. 1987. िमट्टी जल को बचाअो (Mitti Jal Ko Bachao; Hindi, Save Soil and Water – farmers’ field manual). Seva Mandir Prakashan, Udaipur, India. [pdf]

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New York Catskills Watershed & Water Quality

Scott, C.A., M.F. Walter, G.N. Nagle, M.T. Walter, N.V. Sierra, E.S. Brooks. 2001. Residual phosphorus in runoff from successional forest on abandoned agricultural land: 1. Biogeochemical and hydrological processes. Biogeochemistry 55(3): 293-309. [pdf]

Scott, C.A., M.F. Walter. 2001. Residual phosphorus in runoff from successional forest on abandoned agricultural land: 2. Hydrological and soluble reactive P budgets. Biogeochemistry 55(3): 311-325. [pdf]

Scott, C.A., K.W. Weiler. 2001. Modeling soluble phosphorus desorption kinetics in tile drainage. ASCE Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering 127(2): 70-76. [pdf]

Walter, M.T., E.S. Brooks, M.F. Walter, T.S. Steenhuis, C.A. Scott, J.Boll. 2001. Evaluation of soluble phosphorus loading from manure-applied fields under various spreading strategies. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 56(4): 329-335. [pdf]

Walter, M.T., J.Y. Parlange, M.F. Walter, X. Xin, C.A. Scott. 2001. Modeling pollutant release from a surface source during rainfall-runoff. Journal of Environmental Quality 30(1): 151-159. [pdf]

Weiler, K.R., M.T. Walter, M.F. Walter, E.S. Brooks, C.A. Scott. 2000. Seasonal risk analysis for flood plains in the Delaware River basin. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. 126(5) : 320-329. [pdf]

Scott, C.A., M.F. Walter, E.S. Brooks, J. Boll, M.B. Hes, M.D. Merrill. 1998. Impacts of historical changes in land use and dairy herds on water quality in the Catskills Mountains. Journal of Environmental Quality 27: 1410-1417. [pdf]

Scott, C.A. 1998. Comment on ‘Design for an inexpensive continuous digital output water level recorder’ by S. Reedyk et al. (Paper 97WR00678). Water Resources Research 34(9): 2419-2421. [pdf]

Scott, C.A., L.D. Geohring, M.F. Walter. 1998. Water quality impacts of tile drains in shallow, sloping, structured soils as affected by manure application. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 14(6): 599-603. [pdf]

Scott, C.A., M.F. Walter, B.J. Dibeler, J.R. Frankenberger. 1996. Hydrologic land use classification with thematic and spatial inputs. Proceedings Watershed Restoration and Management Symposium, Syracuse NY, July 14-17, 1996. American Water Resources Association, Herndon VA. [pdf]

Scott, C.A. 1987. Ultraviolet Sterilization of Drinking Water, International Conference on Resource Mobilization for Drinking Water and Sanitation in Developing Countries, Water and Sanitation for Health (WASH), San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 1987. [pdf]

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Selected Policy Outreach and Scholarly Presentations

Ormerod, K.J., C.A. Scott, A. Browning-Aiken. 2009. Expanding water reuse: public trust in the next water frontier. Presented at Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 24, 2009. [pdf]

Hoover, J.H. and C.A. Scott. 2009. The Arizona water-energy nexus: electricity for water and wastewater services. Presented at Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 24, 2009. [pdf]

Scott, C.A. 2009. Adapting to water scarcity and changing climate. University of Arizona Environmental Summit, 22 April 2009. [powerpoint]

Scott, C.A. 2009. Expert opinion on the water-energy nexus, General Accounting Office, Natural Resources and Environment Committee investigating water and power plant siting, Tucson, April 8, 2009. [powerpoint]

Scott, C.A. 2009. Flujo de información a tomadores de decisión. Dimensiones Humanas de Ciclones Tropicales (Information flows to decision-makers. Humans Dimensions of Tropical Cyclones), organized by Centro de Ciencias de la Atmósfera, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México, Acapulco, 13 March 2009. [powerpoint]

Scott, C.A. 2009. The global commodification of wastewater. Panel on New Trends in Regulation, Symposium on Water Governance: the Public-Private Debate, organized by Unité Mixte Internationale (University of Arizona and Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) and Center for Sustainability of semi-Arid Regions and Riparian Hydrology, University of Arizona, 4 February 2009. [powerpoint]

R.G. Varady, R.G., G. Garfin, M. Wilder, C.A. Scott, A. Browning-Aiken, B. Morehouse, N. Pineda, A. Coles, J. McEvoy, K. Sammler, A. Ray, D. Gochis, T. Cavazos, L. Farfan, R. Díaz. 2009. Institutions and societal impacts of climate in the Arizona-Sonora portion of the U.S.-Mexico border region (poster), Climate Change: Global Risks, Challenges and Decisions, Copenhagen, Denmark, 10-12 March 2009. [powerpoint]

Scott, C.A. 2009. Cactus, riparian habitat, and turf grass: water budget and policy implications of vegetation change under urban heat island and effluent irrigation in the southwest U.S. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 15-19 Dec. 2008. [powerpoint]

Scott, C.A. 2008. Building shared vision: assessment of transboundary aquifers along the United States – Mexico border. International Conference on Water Scarcity, Global Changes, and Groundwater: Management Responses, University of California – Irvine, UNESCO, USGS, 1-5 December 2008. [powerpoint]

Scott, C.A. 2008. The global water and sanitation challenge: progress in meeting the Millennium Development Goals. Keynote address at Focusing Arizona’s Water Research (Arizona Water & Pollution Control Association, Arizona Water Institute), Phoenix, Oct. 29, 2008. [powerpoint]

Pasqualetti, M., C.A. Scott. 2008. Water and renewable energy with rapid growth in the Arizona-Sonora border region. Arizona-Mexico Commission, Water Committee, Phoenix, 20-21 June 2008. [powerpoint]

Scott, C.A. 2007. Energy boom and groundwater bust: Mexico’s water-energy nexus with implications for the U.S. border region. First Western Forum on Energy and Water Sustainability, Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, 22 March 2007. [powerpoint]

Scott, C.A. 2007. Wastewater use in irrigated agriculture: closing the rural-urban-rural water loop. Departmental Seminar Series (Soil, Water & Environmental Science), University of Arizona, 19 February 2007. [powerpoint]

Ensink, J.R., C.A. Scott, et al. 2006. Urban wastewater impacts on the spatial distribution of solutes and microbial constituents in the Musi River, India. American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting, Baltimore, 23 May 2006.

Scott, C.A. 2004. Strategic challenges in India’s water management, Green Business Council, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Hyderabad, 17 June 2004. [powerpoint]

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