Faculty Publications & Presentations

Faculty Publications

Anderson, T., Anchukaitis, K., Pons, D., & Taylor, M. J. (in press). Multiscale trends and precipitation extremes in the Central American Midsummer Drought. To appear in Environmental Research Letters.

Bezner Kerr, R., Kangmenaang, J., Dakishoni, L., Nyantakyi-Frimpong, H., Lupafya, E., Shumba, L., Msachi, R., Boateng, G. O., Snapp, S., Chitaya, A., Maona, E., Gondwe, T., Nkhonjera, P., & Luginaah, I. (2019). Participatory Agroecological Research on Climate Change Adaptation Improves Smallholder Farmer Household Food Security and Dietary Diversity in Malawi. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 279, 109-121.

Coscieme, L., Mortensen, L. F., Anderson, S. J., Ward, J., Donohue, I., & Sutton, P. C. (2019). Going beyond gross domestic product as an indicator to bring coherence to the sustainable development goals. Journal of Cleaner Production.

Coscieme, L., Sutton, P. C., Mortenson, L. F., Kubiszewski, I., Costanza, R., Trebeck, K., Federico, P. M., Giannetti, B. F., & Fioramonti, L. (2019). Overcoming the myths of mainstream economics to enable a new wellbeing economy. Sustainability, 11(16), 4374.

Costanza, R., Fioramonti, L., Kubiszewski, I., Henry, L., Lovins, H., McGlade, J., Mortensen, L. F., Philipsen, D., Pickett, K., Ragnarsdóttir, K. V., Roberts, D., Sutton, P. C., Trebeck, K., Wallis, S., Ward, J., Weatherhead, M., & Wilkinson, R. (2018). Toward a Sustainable Wellbeing Economy. The Solutions Journal, 9(2). 

Daniels, J. M. (2018). Review of Lake Bonneville: A Scientific Update. AAG Review of Books.

Daniels, J. M., Leigh, D., & Carson, E. (2019). Holocene paleohydrology and paleofloods in the Driftless Area. In Eric Carson, Elmo Rawling, James Michael Daniels, & John Attig (Eds.), The Physical Geography and Geology of the Driftless Area. Geological Society of America.

Daniels, J. M  (in press). The Physical Geography and Geology of the Driftless Area. In Eric Carson, Rawling Elmo, James Michael Daniels, & John Attig (Eds.), Geological Society of America.

England, M. Fannin, M. and Hazen, H. (Eds.) (2019). Reproductive Geographies: Bodies, Places and Politics.

Goetz, A. R. (2019). Effects of transit oriented development in Denver, Colorado, USA. In Richard D Knowles & Fiona Ferbrache (Eds.), Transit Oriented Development and Sustainable Cities: Economics, Community and Methods. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Goetz, A. R., & Alexander, S. (2019). Urban Goods Movement and Local Climate Action Plans: Assessing strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from urban freight transportation. (Project 1796 ed.). San Jose, CA: Mineta Transportation Institute.

Goetz, A. R. (2019). The airport as an attraction: The airport city and aerotropolis concept. In Anne Graham & Frederic Dobruszkes (Eds.), Air Transport: A Tourism Perspective.

Jonas, A. E., Goetz, A. R., & Brady, S. (2019). The global infrastructure public-private partnership and the extra-territorial politics of collective provision: The case of regional rail transit in Denver, USA. Urban Studies.

Hazen, H. (2019). The best of both worlds? Mothers' narratives around birth centre experiences in the Twin Cities, Minnesota. In Marcia England, Maria Fannin, & Helen Hazen (Eds.) (2019). Reproductive Geographies: Bodies, Places and Politics.

Lavanchy, G., Kerwin, M. W., & Adamson, J. K. (2019). Beyond ‘Day Zero’: insights and lessons from Cape Town (South Africa). Hydrogeology Journal, 27(5), 1537-1540.

Li, F., Nouri, H., & Sutton, P. C. (2018). Planning Green Space for Climate Change Adaptation and mitigation: A Review of Green Space in the Central City of Beijing. Urban and Regional Planning, 3(2), 55-63. 

Li, J., Xu, Y., Macrander, H., Atkinston, L., Thomas, T., & Lopez, M. A. (2019). GPU-based lightweight parallel processing toolset for LiDAR data for terrain analysis. Environmental Modeling and Software, 117, 55-68.

Martz, C., Powell, R. L., & Wee, B. S.-C. (2019). Engaging children's voices through location-based story making with photo-story maps. Children's Geographies, DOI: 10.1080/14733285.2019.1685073

Mateo, E., & Daniels, J. M. (2019). Surface Hydrological Processes of Rock Glaciated Basins in the San Juan Mountains, Colorado. Physical Geography.

McCall, S., & Taylor, M. J. (2019). Qué Diría Carlos? The ‘No al Canal’ Movement and the Rhetoric of Resistance to Nicaragua’s ‘Grand Canal. In Cecile Mouly & Esperanza Hernández Delgado (Eds.), Stop Violating our Rights!”: Latin American Experiences of Civil Resistance in Contexts of Violent Conflict. (pp. 65-84). Palgrave Macmillan Press.

Moran-Taylor, M. J., & Taylor, M. J. (in press). International Migration, Environment, and Climate Change Dynamics. In Jeffrey Cohen & Ibrahim Serkeci (Eds.), Culture of Migration Handbook. Routledge.

Nyantakyi-Frimpong, H. (2019). Combining feminist political ecology and participatory diagramming to study climate information service delivery and knowledge  flows among smallholder farmers in northern Ghana. Applied Geography, 112, 1-17.

Nyantakyi-Frimpong, H., Matouš, P., & Isaac, M. E. (2019). Smallholder farmers’ social networks and resource-conserving agriculture in Ghana: A multicase comparison using exponential random graph models. Ecology and Society, 24(1), 5-17.

Nyantakyi-Frimpong, H. (2019). Visualizing politics: A feminist political ecology and participatory GIS approach to understanding smallholder farming, climate change vulnerability, and seed bank failures in Northern Ghana. Geoforum, 105, 109-121.

Rafa, M., Moyer, J. D., Sutton, P. C., & Wang, X. (2018). Estimating district GDP in Uganda. USAID-Uganda. 

Roth, R., Young, S., Nestel, C., Sack, C., Davidson, B., Janicki, J., Knoppke-Wetzel, V., Ma, F., Mead, R., Rose, C., & Zhang, G. (2018). Global Landscapes: Teaching Globalization through Responsive Mobile Map Design. Professional Geographer, 70(3), 395-411. 0033-0124.

Sannigrahi, S., Chakraborti, S., Joshi, P. K., Keestra, S., Sen, S., Paul, S. K., Sutton, P. C., Jha, S., & Dang, K. B. (2019). Ecosystem service value assessment of a natural reserve region for strengthening protection and conservation. Journal of Environmental Management, 244(2019), 208-227. 

Still, C. J., Powell, R. L., Aubrecht, D., Kim, Y., Helliker, B., Roberts, D., & Goulden, M. (2019). Thermal imaging in plant and ecosystem ecology: applications and challenges. Ecosphere, 10(6).

Sutton, P. C., Duncan, S., & Anederson, S. J. (2019). Valuing our National Parks: An Ecological Economics Perspective. MDPI, 7.

Wang, X., Rafa, M., Moyer, J., Li, J., Scheer, J., & Sutton, P. C. (2019). Estimation and mapping of sub-national GDP in Uganda Using NPP-VIIRS Imagery. Remote Sensing, 11(2).

Ward, J., Sutton, P. C., & Alexander, S. (2019). Growth or Collapse? In Brendan Montague (Ed.), Hartland, North Devon UK: Ecologist: The Journal for the Post-Industrial Age. 

Zhang, G., & Zhu, A.-X. (2019). A representativeness heuristic for mitigating spatial bias in existing soil samples for digital soil mapping. GEODERMA, 351, 130-143. 0016-7061.

Zhang, G., & Zhu, A.-X. (2019). A representativeness-directed approach to mitigate spatial bias in VGI for the predictive mapping of geographic phenomena. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 1--21.

Zhang, G. (2019). Enhancing VGI application semantics by accounting for spatial bias. Big Earth Data, 1--14.

Zhang, G. (2019). Integrating citizen science and GIS for wildlife population monitoring and habitat assessment. In Marco Ferretti (Ed.), Wildlife Population Monitoring. London: IntechOpen. 978-1-78984-170-1.

Zhang, G., Zhu, A.-X., Huang, Z.-P., & Xiao, W. (2018). A heuristic-based approach to mitigating positional errors in patrol data for species distribution modeling. Transactions in GIS, 22(1), 202-216. 1361-1682.

Zhang, G., Zhu, A.-X., Huang, Z.-P., Ren, G., Qin, C.-Z., & Xiao, W. (2018). Validity of historical volunteered geographic information: Evaluating citizen data for mapping historical geographic phenomena. Transactions in GIS, 22(1), 149-164. 1361-1682.

Zhang, G., Zhu, A.-X., Windels, S. K., & Qin, C.-Z. (2018). Modelling species habitat suitability from presence-only data using kernel density estimation. Ecological Indicators, 93, 387 - 396.

Zhang, T., Cheng, Z., & Li, J. (2019). Reinforcement learning-driven address mapping and caching for flash-based remote sensing image processing. Journal of Systems Architecture.

Zhang, T., Li, Y., Yang, H., Cui, C., Li, J., & Qiao, Q. (2018). Identifying primary public transit corridors using multi-source big transit data. International Journal of Geographical Information Science.

Zhang, T., & Li, J. (2018). Automatic cloud resource provisioning and management for interactive remote geovisualization using reinforcement learning. Transactions in GIS, 22(6), 1437-1461.​​​​​​​

Faculty Presentations

Boschmann, E., "Comparing mobility of older adults between US Cities: A research agenda," Annual Meeting American Association of Geographers, Washington, DC. (April 2019).

Coscieme, L., Mortenson, L. F., Trebeck, K., Sutton, P. C., Fioramonti, L., "Conceiving a new global leadership of Well-Being Economies for a sustainable future.," Global Research Forum on Sustainable Production and Consumption, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), National Institute for Environmental Studies, SWITCH to Green Initiative, Hong Kong. (June 22, 2019 - June 27, 2019).

Daniels, J. M., Benes, J., Janeckova, K., Krasa, J., Matys-Grygar, T., "Geomorphologic effects of agricultural land use change in central Europe during the high Medieval er," AAG Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Washington, D.C. (April 2019).

Daniels, J. M., "Soils, sediments, and the legacy of medieval agriculture in Czech pluzina landscapes," University of Colorado, Boulder. (February 2019).

Goetz, A. R., Boschmann, E., "Metropolitan Denver: Growth and Change in the Mile High City," Northwest Indiana Delegation Workshop, One Region, Denver. (June 2, 2019).

Goetz, A. R., "Infrastructure," DU Grand Challenges Lightning Talks, CCESL, Denver. (May 16, 2019).

Goetz, A. R., "Effects of TOD in Denver, Colorado, USA," Annual Meeting of the AAG, American Association of Geographers, Washington, DC. (April 3, 2019).

Goetz, A. R., Boschmann, E., "Metropolitan Denver: Growth and Change in the Mile-High City," Research Colloquium, University of Denver Department of Geography & the Environment, Denver, CO. (January 17, 2019).

Ghosh, T., Sutton, P. C., Elvidge, C. D., Baugh, K., Zhizhin, M., Hsu, F.-C., "Creating Gridded Gross Domestic Product (GDP) map using VIIRS nighttime lights and building height data," American Association of Geographers, Washington DC. (2018 - April 7, 2019).

Hamann, H. B., "A Hydrologic Lens to View Conflict and Resolution," Drops of Insight: Conflict & Resolution on the Colorado River, Conflict Resolution Institute, Korbel School of International Studies, Denver, CO. (January 7, 2019).

Hazen, H., "“The best of both worlds?” Birth centers and narratives of out-of-hospital birth," Department of Geography, University of Colorado--Boulder. (October 5, 2018).

Hick, S. R., "GIS Career Professional Panel," GIS in the Rockies, GIS Colorado, Denver, CO. (September 19, 2018).

Hick, S. R., "Geography Education and University Issues," Annual Meeting American Association of Geographers, Washington, DC. (April 2019).

Hick, S. R., "University Lightning Talks," International LIDAR Mapping Forum, ILMF, Denver, CO. (January 28, 2019).

Isaac, M., Anglaaere, L., Petr, M., Nyantakyi-Frimpong, H., "Informal Agrarian Networks Among Smallholder Farmers and Agroecosystems Diversification," XXXIX Sunbelt Social Networks Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA), International Network for Social Network Analysis, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (June 18, 2019).

Kelley, M. M., Hamann, H. B., Li, J., "A New Flood Risk Communication Tool: A Proof-of-Concept Product for Boulder County, Colorado.," American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, AGU, Washington D. C. (December 14, 2018).

Kerwin, M. W., "International Teaching: Lessons from Five Classes in South Africa," Interterm Faculty Happy Hour, University Academic Programs, University of Denver. (April 10, 2019)

Li, J., "A visual based spatiotemporal sequence mining approach to maritime transportation," Annual Meeting American Association of Geographers, Washington, DC. (April 2019).

Madin, M., Nyantakyi-Frimpong, H., "Climate Change and Smallholder Agriculture in Northern Ghana: A Systematic Review of the Literature Over the Last Twenty Years (1999-2019)," Inaugural Conference on Sustainable Development in Africa, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States. (April 26, 2019).

Nyantakyi-Frimpong, H., "Capturing Water in Sahelian West Africa: Innovations and Challenges," Water in Africa, The Africa Center, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. (April 15, 2019 - April 17, 2019).

Nyantakyi-Frimpong, H., "New Insecurities: The Political Ecology of Climate Migrants, Belonging, and Adaptation to Multiple Stressors in Ghana," The 7th Annual Conference of the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs, Middlebury College, Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont, United States. (March 7, 2019 - March 9, 2019).

Nyantakyi-Frimpong, H., "Disappointing Seeds: A Feminist Political Ecology of NGO-funded Seed Banks and Smallholder Farmers’ Resilience to Climate Change in Northern Ghana," Anthropology and Geography Speaker Series, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States. (January 25, 2019).

Nyantakyi-Frimpong, H., "Gender and Agricultural Innovations in Drylands," Global Study on Gender Norms, Agency and Innovation in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (GENNOVATE), International Center for Agriculture Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), North Africa Platform, Rabat, Morocco. (December 5, 2018 - December 13, 2018).

Nyantakyi-Frimpong, H., "Disappointing Seeds: A Feminist Political Ecology of NGO-funded Seed Banks and Smallholder Farmers’ Resilience to Climate Change in Northern Ghana," African Studies Seminar Series, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States. (November 28, 2018).

Nyantakyi-Frimpong, H., "Scaling Up Agroecology to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals on Climate Change, Zero Hunger and Gender Equity," Sustainability and Development Conference, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. (November 9, 2018 - November 11, 2018).

Nyantakyi-Frimpong, H., "Imposing Seeds: A Feminist Political Ecology of NGO-funded Seed Banks and Smallholder Farmers’ Resilience to Climate Change in Northern Ghana," Obstacles to Development Conference, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, United States. (October 19, 2018 - October 21, 2018).

Pons, D., Taylor, M. J., Anchukaitis, K., "Climate Services for Coffee Farmers in Southern Guatemala.," Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. (March 29, 2019 - April 2, 2019).

Pons, D., Taylor, M. J., Anchukaitis, K., "Climate Variability in Guatemala over the last 300 years," FAO/WFP Food in Guatemala, FAO/WFP, Rabinal, Guatemala. (November 20, 2018).

Sutton, P. C., Wang, X., Qi, B., "Measuring Program Learning Outcomes for the Department of Geography at the University of Denver," Association of American Geographers, Washington, DC. (April 2019).

Sutton, P. C., Wang, X., Ward, J., "The Real Wealth of Nations: Quantifying environmental sustainability (or lack thereof ) for the world's nations," Scenarios Forum 2019: Forum on Scenarios for Climate and Societal Futures, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver. (March 11, 2019 - March 13, 2019).

Sutton, P. C., "The Value of Nature," Texas State Geography Colloquium, Dept of Geography Texas State University at San Marcos, San Marcos, Texas. (March 8, 2019).

Sutton, P. C., "Measuring Transgression of Planetary Boundaries: Reality Matters," DU Geography Department Colloquium, University of Denver. (October 25, 2018).

Sutton, P. C., "Do the limits to growth apply to smart cities that have achieved the sustainable development goals?," ActivateCO: Collaborating & Building Solidarity Across our Movements Toward System Change Not Climate Change &  Economic, Social, and Environmental Justices for All, Jefferson County Unitarian Church, Applewood, Jefferson County CO. (September 21, 2018 - September 22, 2018).

Taylor, M. J., "You never know the impacts of tourism until it is gone: A case study from the Pacific Coast of Nicaragua," Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. (March 29, 2019 - April 2, 2019).

Ward, J., Sutton, P. C., Samuel, A., Steve, M., Lorenzo, F., William, N., "Should ‘degrowth’ and ‘collapse’ futures be included in the scenario narratives?," Scenarios Forum 2019: Forum on Scenarios for Climate and Societal Futures, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver. (March 11, 2019 - March 13, 2019).

Zhang, G., "A representativeness directed approach to spatial bias mitigation in VGI for predictive mapping," Dali University, Dali, China. (August 2, 2019).

Zhang, G., "Modelling species habitat suitability from presence-only data using kernel density estimation," The 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Washington, D.C., USA. (April 3, 2019 - April 7, 2019).

Zhang, G., "A representativeness directed approach to spatial bias mitigation in VGI for predictive mapping," The 4th Hanhong International Forum for Young Scholars, Southwest University, Chongqing, China. (November 29, 2018 - December 2, 2018).

Zhu, A.-X., Zhang, G., Gao, S., "A similarity approach to spatial bias mitigation in VGI: a case study of suitability mapping using eBird data," International Symposium on Location-Based Big Data 2019 (LocBigData 2019), International Cartographic Association (ICA), Tokyo, Japan. (July 15, 2019).