Department of Geography and Planning

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Carlos Balsas

Balsas, C. (2017). Lemons into Lemonade: Materializing Utopian Planning in Providence, Rhode Island (RI). In Monteiro, M., Kong, M., & Neto, M. (Eds.), PHI Utopia(s) – Worlds and Frontiers of the Imaginary (pp. 141-150). London: CRC Press.

Balsas, C. (2016). Soccer in North-America, the Planning Implications of an Edge Sports Complex in Scottsdale, Arizona. In Fletcher, V. (Ed.), Urban and Rural Developments: Perspectives, Strategies and Challenges (pp. 151-174). Hauppauge: Nova Science Publishers.

Balsas, C. (2017). Urbanismo comercial em Phoenix: Um estudo de quatro formatos comerciais no Arizona. urbe. Revista Brasileira de Gestão Urbana, 9(1), 83-95.

Balsas, C. (2016). Mediterranean Saltscapes: The need to enhance fragile ecological and cultural resources in Portugal. ZARCH: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Architecture and Urbanism, 7, 133-160.

Balsas, C. (2017). The Creative Janus of the Berkshires-Hudson Region in Massachusetts and New York. In Luís Alberto Alves, Pedro Alves, and Francisco García García (Eds.), Actas ICONO14 – V Congresso Internacional Cidades Criativas, 2 (pp. 1022-1034). Porto, Portugal: CITCEM.

Balsas, C. (2016). Riverfront Planning Initiatives in Upstate New York - The Cases of Kingston, Albany and Schenectady. In Sándor Jombach, István Valánszki, Krisztina Filep-Kovács, Julius Gy. Fábos, Robert L. Ryan, Mark S. Lindhult, & László Kollányi (Eds.), Landscapes and Greenways of Resilience – Proceedings of the 5th Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning (pp. 175-182). Budapest: Szent István University & UMASS Amherst.

Balsas, C. (2017). Urbanismo comercial en ciudades Ibéricas, tradición y urbanidad sin precedents. Ciudades, 113, 11-18.

Balsas, C. (2017). When markets reset, will we regain? Planning lessons from across the Atlantic ocean. Land Use Policy, 65, 78-92.

Balsas, C. (2017). The world in the Americas – a reflection on the 2016 World Planning Schools Congress (WPSC) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Planning Theory and Practice, 18(2), 322-327.


Alexander B. Buyantuev

Han, F., Kang, S., Buyantuev, A. B., Zhang, Q., Niu, J., Yu, D., Ding, Y., Liu, P., Ma, W. (2016). Effects of climate change on primary production in the Inner Mongolia Plateau, China. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 37(23), 5551-5564.

Declet-Barreto, J., Knowlton, K., Jenerette, D. G., Buyantuev, A. B. (2016). Effects of Urban Vegetation on mitigating Exposure of vulnerable Populations to excessive Heat in Cleveland, Ohio. Weather, Climate, and Society, 8, 507-524.

Zhang, X., Niu, J., Buyantuev, A. B., Zhang, Q., Dong, J., Kang, S., Zhang, J. (2016). Understanding Grassland Degradation and Restoration from the Perspective of Ecosystem Services: A Case Study of the Xilin River Basin in Inner Mongolia, China. Sustainability, 8(7), 594.


Melissa A. Currie

Currie, M. A., Sorensen, J. (2017). Up-Scaling Action Research and Implications for Community Organizing Practice. Action Research, epub ahead of print.

Howarth, J., Currie, M. A., Sorensen, J., Morrell, E., Bengle, T. (2017). Challenges Of Building Community-University Partnerships In New Poverty Landscapes. Community Development, 48(1), 48-66.

Currie, M. A. (2017). A Design Framework for Small Parks in Ultra-Urban, Metropolitan, Suburban, and Small Town Settings. Journal of Urban Design, 22(1), 76-95.

Currie, M. A. (2017). Review of Artful Rainwater Design: Creative Ways to Manage Stormwater, by Stuart Echols and Eliza Pennypacker. Journal of Planning Education and Research, 37(1) 107-109).

Currie, M. A. (2017). Public Spaces and Social Equity. Parks & Recreation: The Official Publication of the National Recreation and Park Association, March 2.


Youqin Huang

Liang, Z., Messner, S. F., Huang, Y., Chen, C. (Eds.) (2016). Confronting the Challenges of Urbanization in China: Insights from Social Science Perspectives. New York: Routledge.

Huang, Y. (2017). Farewell to Villages: Forced Urbanization in Rural China. In Zongli Tang (Ed.), China’s Urbanization and Socioeconomic Impact. Singapore: Springer.

Liu, L., Huang, Y., Zhang, W. (2016). Housing Consumption and Stratum Identification in Shanghai, China. In Zai Liang, Steven F. Messner, Youquin Huang, and Cheng Chen (Eds.), Confronting the Challenges of Urbanization in China (pp. 147-163). New York: Routledge.

Liu, L., Huang, Y., Zhang, W. (2017). Residential segregation and perceptions of social integration in Shanghai, China. Urban Studies, epub ahead of print.

Huang, Y., Song, Q., Tao, R., Liang, Z. (2016). Migration, Family Arrangement, and Children’s Health in China. Child Development, epub ahead of print.

Yi, C., Ding, Z., Huang, Y. (2016). The Dynamic Changes and Spatial Differentiations in Seniors’ Housing Conditions in Chinese Cities – a Panel Study based on 2000, 2006 and 2010 Survey of Seniors in China. Urban Development Research, 23(12), 117-123.


Shiguo Jiang

Hassan, A., Ijaz, S. S., Lal, R., Barker, D., Ansar, M., Ali, S., Jiang, S. (2016). Tillage effect on partial budget analysis of cropping intensification under dryland farming in Punjab, Pakistan. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 62(2), 151-162.


Andrei Lapenas

Shortle, W., Smith, K., Lapenas, A. (2017). Dendrochemical evidence for soil recovery from acidic deposition in forests of the northeastern U.S. with comparisons to the southeastern U.S. and Russia. Chemosphere, 181(4), 786-796.


Catherine Lawson

Lawson, C. (2016). Transformative Trends in Bus Data. TR News, 303, 28-33.

Holquis-Veras, J., Lawson, C., Wang, C., Jaller, M., Gonzalez-Calderon, C., Campbell, S., Kalahashti, L., Wojtowicz, J., Rameriz, D. (2017). Using Commodity Flow Survey Microdata and Other Establishment Data to Estimate the Generation of Freight, Freight Trips and Service Trips: Guidebook. Washington, D.C.: National Academies of Sciences.

Lawson, C., Muro, A., Krans, E. (2016). Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Atlas. eea.availabs.org

Lawson, C., Muro, A., Krans, E. (2016). Innovative Travel Data Collection. Albany, NY: AVAIL.

Lawson, C., Muro, A., Krans, E. (2016). Real-time Subway Information for Improving Transit Ridership. New York: Metropolitan Transit Authority.

Lawson, C., Muro, A., Krans, E. (2016). Web-based Traffic Data Visualization and Analysis Tools.

Lawson, C. (2016). Testing for Revenue Neutrality of Flat Fee Firms in Oregon (2015). Salem: Oregan Department of Transportation.


Rui Li

Li, R., Zhao, J. (2016). Resizing off-screen landmarks on mobile devices: Levels of measurement and the perception of distance. KI - Künstliche Intelligenz, epub ahead of print.

Li, R. (2016). Effects of Visual Variables on the Perception of Distance in Off-Screen Landmarks: Size, Color Value, and Crispness. In G. Gartner and H. Huang (Eds.), Progress in Location-Based Services 2016. Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography (pp. 89-103). Cham: Springer.


Thomas P. Narins

Narins, T.P. (2017). The Battery Business: Lithium Availability and the Growth of the Global Electric Car Industry. The Extractive Industries and Society, 4(2), 321-328.

Narins, T.P. (2017). Review of The China Triangle: Latin America’s China Boom and the Fate of the Washington Consensus, by Kevin P. Gallagher. The AAG Review of Books, 5(1), 17-19.