Journal Articles

Ahmad, N., Chester, M., Bondank, E., Arabi, M., Johnson, N., & Ruddell, B.L. (2020). A synthetic water distribution network model for urban resilience. Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure. DOI: 10.1080/23789689.2020.1788230 (link)

Andersson, E., Haase, D., Anderson, P., Cortinovis, C., Goodness, J., Kendal, D., Lausch, A., McPhearson, T., Sikorska, D., & Wellmann, T. (2021). What are the traits of a social-ecological system: towards a framework in support of urban sustainability. npj Urban Sustain 1, 14. DOI: 10.1038/s42949-020-00008-4 (link)

Bondank, E. & Chester, M. (2020). Infrastructure Interdependency Failures From Extreme Weather Events as a Complex Process. Frontiers in Water. DOI: 10.3389/frwa.2020.00021 (link)

Carvalhaes, T., Chester, M., Reddy, A., & Allenby, B. (2021). An Overview & Synthesis of Disaster Resilience Indices from a Complexity Perspective. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 102165. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2021.102165 (link)

Carvalhaes, T., Markolf, S., Helmrich, A., Kim, Y., Li, R., Natarajan, M., Bondank, E., Ahmad, N., & Chester, M. (2020). COVID-19 as a Harbinger of Transforming Infrastructure Resilience. Frontiers in Built Environment, 6: 148. DOI: 10.3389/fbuil.2020.00148 (link)

Chang, H., Makido, Y., & Foster, E. (2021). Effects of land use change, wetland fragmentation, and best management practices on total suspended sediment concentrations in an urbanizing Oregon watershed, USA. Journal of Environmental Management, 282: 111962. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.111962 (link)

Chang, H., Pallathadka, A., Sauer, J., Grimm, N., Zimmerman, R., Cheng, C., Iwaniec, D.M., Kim, Y., Lloyd, R., McPhearson, T., Rosenzweig, B., Troxler, T., Welty, C., Brenner, R, & Herreros-Cantis, P. (2020). Assessment of Urban Flood Vulnerability Using the Social-Ecological-Technological Systems Framework in Six US cities. Sustainable Cities and Society: 102786.
DOI: 10.1016/j.scs.2021.102786 (link)

Chester, M.V. (2020). Industrial ecology in support of climate change adaptation. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 24(2): 271-275. DOI:10.1111/jiec.13006 (link)

Chester, M.V. & Allenby, B. (2020) Toward adaptive infrastructure: the Fifth Discipline, Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure. DOI: 10.1080/23789689.2020.1762045 (link)

Chester, M.V., Miller, T., & Muñoz-Erickson, T.A. (2020). Infrastructure governance for the Anthropocene. Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene, 8(1): 078. DOI: 10.1525/elementa.2020.078 (link)

Chester, M., Underwood, B.S., Allenby, B., Garcia, M., Samaras, C., Markolf, S., Sanders, K., Preston, B., & Miller, T.M. (2021). Infrastructure resilience to navigate increasingly uncertain and complex conditions in the Anthropocene. npj Urban Sustain 1, 4. DOI: 10.1038/s42949-021-00016-y (link)

Chester, M., Underwood, B.S. & Samaras, C. (2020). Keeping infrastructure reliable under climate uncertainty. Nature Climate Change, 10(6): 488-490. DOI: 10.1038/s41558-020-0741-0 (link)

Childers, D.L., Bois, P., Hartnett, H.E., McPhearson, T., Metson, G., & Sanchez, C.A. (2019). Urban Ecological Infrastructure: An inclusive concept for the non-built urban environment. Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene7(1): 46. DOI: 10.1525/elementa.385 (link)

Egerer, M., Haase, D., McPhearson, T., Frantzeskaki, N., Andersson, E., Nagendra, H., & Ossola, A. (2021). Urban change as an untapped opportunity for climate adaptation. npj Urban Sustain 1, 22. DOI: 10.1038/s42949-021-00024-y (link)

Elmqvist, T., Andersson, E., McPhearson, T., Bai, X., Bettencourt, L., Brondizio, E., Colding, J., Daily, G., Folke, C., Grimm, N., Haase, D., Ospina, D., Parnell, S., Polasky, S., Seto, K. C. & Van Der Leeuw, S. (2021). Urbanization in and for the Anthropocene. npj Urban Sustain 16. DOI: 10.1038/s42949-021-00018-w (link)

Frantzeskaki, N., McPhearson, T. & Kabisch, N. (2021). Urban sustainability science: prospects for innovations through a system’s perspective, relational and transformations’ approaches. Ambio. DOI: 10.1007/s13280-021-01521-1 (link)

Fraser, A.M., Chester, M.V. & Underwood, B.S. (2020). Wildfire risk, post-fire debris flows, and transportation infrastructure vulnerability. Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure. DOI: 10.1080/23789689.2020.1737785 (link)

Helmrich, A.M. & Chester, M.V. (2020). Reconciling complexity and deep uncertainty in infrastructure design for climate adaptation. Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure. DOI: 10.1080/23789689.2019.1708179 (link)

Helmrich, A.M, Chester, M.V, Hayes, S., Markolf, S.A., Desha, C., & Grimm, N.B. (2020). Using Biomimicry to Support Resilient Infrastructure Design. Earth’s Future, 8(12). DOI: 10.1029/2020EF001653 (link)

Herreros-Cantis, P., Olivotto, V., Grabowski, Z.J., & McPhearson, T. (2020). Shifting landscapes of coastal flood risk: environmental (in)justice of urban change, sea level rise, and differential vulnerability in New York City. Urban Transform, 2(9). DOI: 10.1186/s42854-020-00014-w (link)

Iwaniec, D.M., Cook, E.M., Davidson, M.J., Berbés-Blázquez, M., Georgescu, M., Krayenhoff, E.S., Middel, A., Sampson, D.A., & Grimm, N.B. (2020). The co-production of sustainable future scenarios. Landscape and Urban Planning197: 103744. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2020.103744 (link)

Iwaniec, D.M., Davidson, M.J. , Cook, E.M., Berbés-Blásquez, M., & Grimm, N.B. (2020). Integrating existing climate adaptation planning into future visions: a strategic scenario for the central Arizona–Phoenix region. Landscape and Urban Planning, 200: 103820DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2020.103820 (link)

Markolf, S.A., Chester, M.V., & Allenby, B. (2021). Opportunities and Challenges for Artificial Intelligence Applications in Infrastructure Management During the Anthropocene. Frontiers in Water 2: 551598. DOI: 10.3389/frwa.2020.551598 (link)

Markolf, S.A., Chester, M.V., Helmrich, A.M., & Shannon, K. (2020). Re-imagining design storm criteria for the challenges of the 21st century. Cities, 102981DOI: 10.1016/j.cities.2020.102981 (link)

Martinuzzi, S., Locke, D.H., Ramos-González, O., Sanchez, M., Grove, J.M., Muñoz-Erickson, T.A., Arendt, W.J., & Bauer, G. (2021). Exploring the relationships between treecanopy cover and socioeconomic characteristics in tropical urban systems: the case of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. DOI: 10.1016/j.ufug.2021.127125 (link)

McPhearson, T., Cook, E. M., Berbés-Blázquez, M., Chen, C., Grimm, N. B., Andersson, E., Barbosa, O., Chandler, D. G., Chester, M., Childers, D., Frantzeskaki, N., Grabowski, Z., Groffman, P., Hale, R. L., Iwaniec, D., Kabish, N., Kennedy, C., Markolf, S. A., Master, A. M., McPhillips, L., Miller, T., Muñoz-Erickson, T. A., Rosi, E., Troxler, T. G. A Social-Ecological-Technological Systems Framework for Urban Ecosystem Services. (in review). One Earth.

McPhearson, T., Grabowski, Z., Herreros-Cantis, P., Mustafa, A., Ortiz, L., Kennedy, C., Tomateo, C., Lopez, B., Olivotto, V., & Vantu, A. Pandemic Injustice: Spatial and Social Distributions of the first wave of COVID-19 in the US Epicenter. (in review). Journal of Extreme Events. (link)

McPhearson, T., Raymond, C.M., Gulsrud, N., Albert, C., Coles, N., Fagerholm, N., Nagatsu, M., Olafsson, A.S., Soininen, N., Vierikko, N. (2021). Radical changes are needed for transformations to a good Anthropocene. npj Urban Sustain 15. DOI: 10.1038/s42949-021-00017-x (link)

Meerow, S., Helmrich, A.M., Andrade, R., & Larson, K.L. (2021). How do heat and flood risk drive residential green infrastructure implementation in Phoenix, Arizona? Urban Ecosystems. DOI: 10.1007/s11252-020-01088-x (link)

Mustafa, A., Ebaid, A., Omrani, H., & McPhearson, T. (2021). A multi-objective Markov Chain Monte Carlo cellular automata model: Simulating multi-density urban expansion in NYC. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 87, 101602. (link)

Rosenzweig, B.R., Herreros-Cantis, P., Kim, Y., Cohn, A., Grove, K., Brock, J., Yesuf, J., Mistry, P., Welty, C., McPhearson, T., Sauer, J., & Chang, H. (2020). The Value of Urban Flood Modeling. Earth’s Future, 9(1). DOI: 10.1029/2020EF001739. (link)

Spotswood, E., Benjamin, M., Stoneburner, L., Wheeler, M., Beller, E., Balk, D., McPhearson, T., Kuo, M., & McDonald, R. (2021). Who has nature during the pandemic? COVID-19 cases track widespread inequity in nature access across the United States. (in review). DOI: 10.21203/ (link)

Zhou, W., Pickett, S.T.A. & McPhearson, T. (2021). Conceptual frameworks facilitate integration for transdisciplinary urban science. npj Urban Sustain 1, 1. DOI: 10.1038/s42949-020-00011-9 (link)


Derrible, S., & Chester, M.V. (Eds). (2020). Urban infrastructure: Reflections for 2100. Self-published. (link)

Hamstead, Z.A., Iwaniec, D.M., McPhearson, T., Berbés-Blázquez, M., Cook, E.M., Munoz-Erickson, T.A. (Eds.). (2021). Resilient Urban Futures. Springer International Publishing. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-63131-4 (link)

Book Chapters

Grimm, N. B. (2020). Urban ecology: what is it and why do we need it? In P. Barbosa (Ed.), Urban ecology: its nature and challenges (pp. 1–14). CABI. DOI: 10.1079/9781789242607.0001 (link)

McPhearson, T. (2020). Transforming Cities and Science for Climate Change Resilience in the Anthropocene. In K. Hölscher & N. Frantzeskaki (Eds.), Transformative Climate Governance: A Capacities Perspective to Systematise, Evaluate and Guide Climate Action (pp. 99–111). Springer International Publishing. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-49040-9_3 (link)