Our team members have written extensively about water and natural resources issues in the West, and appear frequently at conferences, symposia, and other public and private forums to talk about water and natural resource issues.
Jennifer Diffley, et. al, Managing Groundwater to Ensure Ecosystem Function, Groundwater, National Ground Water Association (2021)
Nash, C. S., Grant, G. E., Charnley, S., Dunham,J. B., Gosnell, H., Hausner, M. B., Pilliod, D. S., & Taylor, J. D.. Great Expectations: Deconstructing the Process Pathways Underlying Beaver-Related Restoration, BioScience, 71(3),249–267 (2021).
Wobus, C., Porter, J., Lorie, M., Martinich, J. and Bash, R., Climate change, riverine flood risk and adaptation forthe conterminous United States. Environmental Research Letters, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/ac1bd7 (2021).
Lorie, M., J. Neumann, M. Sarofim, R. Jones, R. Horton, R. Kopp, C. Fant, C. Wobus, J. Martinich, M. O’Grady and L.Gentile, Modeling coastal flood risk and adaptation response under future climate conditions. Climate Risk Management (March 2020).
Maest, A., Prucha, R. and Wobus, C., Hydrologic and Water Quality Modeling of the Pebble Mine Project Pit Lake and Downstream Environment after Mine Closure, Minerals, 10(8), p.727 (2020).
Nash, C. S., Grant, G. E., Selker, J. S., &Wondzell, S. M., Discussion: “Meadow Restoration Increases Baseflow and Groundwater Storage in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California” by Luke JH Hunt, Julie Fair, and Maxwell Odland, JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 56(1), 182–185 (2019).
Wobus, C., P. Zheng, J. Stein, C. Lay, M. Lorie, D. Mills, R. Spies, B. Szafranski, and J. Martinich, Projecting changes in expected annual damages from inland flooding in the United States, Earth’s Future, 7.doi:10.1029/2018EF001119 (2019).
Sanderson, B., C. Wobus, C. Zarakas, A. Crimmins, M. Sarofim, and C. Weaver, Informing future risks of record-level rainfall in the United States, Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1029/ 2019GL082362 (2019).
Hausner, M. B., Huntington, J. L., Nash, C.,Morton, C., McEvoy, D. J., Pilliod, D. S., Hegewisch, K. C., Daudert, B., Abatzoglou,J. T., & Grant, G., Assessing the effectiveness of riparian restoration projects using Landsat and precipitation data from the cloud-computing application ClimateEngine.org, Ecological Engineering, 120, pp.432-440 (2018).
Pilliod, D. S., Rohde, A. T., Charnley, S.,Davee, R. R., Dunham, J. B., Gosnell, H., Grant, G. E., Hausner, M. B.,Huntington, J. L., & Nash, C., Survey of beaver-related restoration practices in rangeland streams of the western USA, Environmental Management, 61(1), pp.58-68 (2018).
Nash, C. S., Selker, J. S., Grant, G. E., Lewis,S. L., & Noël, P., A physical framework for evaluating net effects of wet meadow restoration on late‐summer streamflow, Ecohydrology, 11(5), e1953 (2018).
Wobus, C., C. Zarakas, P. Malek, B. Sanderson, A. Crimmins, M. Kolian, M. Sarofim, and C.P. Weaver, Re-Framing Future Risks of Extreme Heat in the United States, Earth’s Future, doi:10.1029/2018EF000943 (2018).
Mills, D., R. Jones, C. Wobus, J. Ekstrom, L. Jantarasami, A. St. Juliana, and A. Crimmins, Projecting Age-Stratified Climate Change Exposure Risks from Inland Flooding and Wildfire Smoke in the United States, Environmental HealthPerspectives. doi:10.1289/EHP2594 (2018).
Villarini, G., S. Taylor, C. Wobus, R. Vogel, J. Hecht, K.D. White, B. Baker, K. Gilroy, J.R. Olsen, and D. Raff, Floods and nonstationarity: A review, CWTS 2018-01, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Washington, DC. (2018).
Wobus, C., E. Gutmann, R. Jones, M. Rissing, N. Mizukami, M. Lorie, H. Mahoney, A.W. Wood, D. Mills, and J. Martinich, Climate change impacts on flood risk and asset damages within mapped 100-year floodplains of the contiguous United States, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences. doi: 10.5194/nhess-2017-152 (2017).
Wobus, C., E. Small, H. Hosterman, J. Stein, M. Rissing, R. Jones, M. Duckworth, R. Hall, M. Kolian, J. Creason, and J.Martinich, Projected climate change impacts on skiing and snowmobiling: A case study of the United States, Global Environmental Change 45(July):1–14. doi: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2017.04.006 (2017).
Kelly Kennedy & Rhett Larson, Bankrupt Rivers, 49 University of California, Davis Law Review 1335 (2016).
Wobus, C., M. Flanner, M.C. Sarofim, M.C.P. Moura, and S.J. Smith, Future arctic temperature change resulting from a range of aerosol emissions scenarios, Earth’s Future doi: 10.1002/2016EF000361 (2016).
Peter W. Culp, et al., Liquid Assets: Investing for Impact in the Colorado River Basin, Squire Patton Boggs and Encourage Capital (October 2015).
Peter W. Culp, et al., Shopping for Water: How the Market Can Help to Manage Water Shortages in the American West, Brookings Institute and Stanford Woods Institute (2014)
Kelly Kennedy, 19th Century Farming and 21st Century Technology: The Path to Cleaner Water, 47 Arizona State Law Journal 1385 (2015).
Strzepek, K., J. Neumann, J. Smith, J. Martinich, B. Boehlert, M. Hejazi, J. Henderson, C. Wobus, R. Jones, K. Calvin, D. Johnson, E. Monier, J. Strzepek, and J.-H. Yoon, Benefits of greenhouse gas mitigation on the supply, management, and use of water resources in the United States, Climatic Change 131:127–141. doi: 10.1007/s10584-014-1279-9 (2015).
Wobus, C., R. Prucha, D. Albert, C. Woll, M. Loinaz, R. Jones, and C. Travers, Hydrologic alterations from climate change inform assessment of ecological risk to Pacific salmon in Bristol Bay, Alaska, PLoS ONE 10(12):e0143905.doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143905 (2015).
Peter W. Culp, et al., Getting to the Right Side of the River: Lessons for International Diplomacy on the Road to Minute 319, Denver University Water Law Review (2014).
Mary Kelly, et al., Learning From Drought: Next Generation Water Planning for Texas, Texas Center for Policy Studies (May 2014).
Mary Kelly, Groundwater Improvements Needed in Texas, Kay Bailey Hutchinson Center for Energy and Environment, University of Texas School of Law (2013).
Peter W. Culp and Robert J. Glennon, West Must Strive for Water Sustainability, The Arizona Republic (2012).
“Water Law at the U.S.-Mexico Border: Minute 319 to the 1944 U.S.-Mexico Treaty," American Bar Association (2013).
Lane, D.R., R. Ready, R.W. Buddemeier, J.A. Martinich, K.C. Shouse, and C.W. Wobus, Quantifying and valuing potential climate change impacts on coral reefs in the United States: Comparison of two scenarios, PLoS One. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0082579 (2013).
Wobus, C., M. Lawson, R. Jones, J. Smith, and J. Martinich, Estimating monetary damages from flooding in the United States under a changing climate, Journal of Flood Risk Management, doi: 10.1111/jfr3.12043 (2013).
“Parched in the West but Shipping Water to China, Bale by Bale,” Wall Street Journal (October 5, 2012).
Mary Kelly & Dr. Ron Griffin, Colorado River Basin Irrigation: the Future of Irrigation Organizations in the Colorado River Basin, The Water Report (2012)
Peter W. Culp et al., Routes, Rails, and Roads: Transportation Infrastructure Development on State Trust Land, Sonoran Institute (2011).
Peter W. Culp, et al., Strategies for Renewable Energy Projects on Arizona’s State Trust Lands, Sonoran Institute (2011).
Wires, Roads, and Water: Developing Sustainable Infrastructure on State Trust Land, Sonoran Institute (2011).
Mary E. Kelly, “Water for the Environment: Updating Texas Water Law,” Water Policy in Texas: Responding to the Rise of Scarcity (Ron Griffin, ed. 2011).
Overeem, I., R.S. Anderson, C.W. Wobus, G.D. Clow, F.E. Urban, and N. Matell, Sea ice loss enhances wave actionat the Arctic coast, Geophysical Research Letters 38, L17503, doi: 10.1029/2011GL048681 (2011).
Wobus, C.W., R.S. Anderson, I. Overeem, F. Urban, and G.D. Clow, Thermal erosion of a permafrost coastline: Improving process-based models using time-lapse photography, Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research 43(3):474–484 (2011).
Mary E. Kelly, Rio Grande: Fragile Lifeline in the Desert, Living Waters of Texas, Texas A&M University Press (2010).
Mary E. Kelly, Nebraska’s Evolving Water Law: Overview of Challenges and Opportunities, Platte Institute (September 2010).
Mary E. Kelly & Laura Harnish, Texas Water Marketing in Perspective (A comparison of Texas and California water marketing law and policy), Texas Water Law Institute (December 2009).
Peter W. Culp, et al., Collaboration in Mexico: Renewed Hope for the Colorado River Delta, Nevada Law Journal Vol. 8: Iss. 3, Article 7 (2008).
Peter W. Culp, Economic and Environmental Challenges for Public Water Supply: A Water Quantity Perspective, American Bar Association, 2008
Peter W. Culp & Susan K. Culp, "State Trust Lands: The Future of Urban Growth in Arizona,” Land Use Challenges and Choices for the 21st Century, Arizona Town Hall (2007).
Peter W. Culp et al., Sustainable Water Management: Guidelines for Meeting the Needs of People and Nature in the Arid West, Sonoran Institute (2007).
Peter W. Culp et al., State Trust Lands in the West: Fiduciary Duty in a Changing Landscape, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy (2006).
Peter W. Culp et al, State Trust Lands in the American West: A Legal Overview and Policy Assessment, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy & Sonoran Institute (2005).
Peter W. Culp et al., "The YDP/Cienega Conflict: A Proposed Solution” and “Recent Developments on the Colorado River: Implications for Mexico,” Southwest Hydrology, (2005/2004).
Mary E. Kelly, "Water Management in the Binational Texas/Mexico Rio Grande/Rio Bravo Basin," Human Population and Freshwater Resources, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies Bulletin 107 (2002).
Peter W. Culp & Robert J. Glennon, The Last Green Lagoon: How and Why the Bush Administration Should Save the Colorado River Delta, Ecology Law Quarterly, Volume 28, Issue 4 (2002).
Peter W. Culp & Luther Propst, Searching for Cíbola: Community-Based Environmental Restoration in the Colorado River Watershed, Arizona Law Review, 42 Ariz. L. Rev. 259 (2000).