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Research Theme: Human Dimensions

Here is an atmospheric-level view of all the Human Dimensions
research and happenings at INSTAAR.

Research that addresses the effects of humans on the environment through their actions, behavior, beliefs, and use of land and resources; and how people are affected by the environment: health, natural hazards and disasters, and resources. Archaeological research is included in this category.

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Alton C. Byers 2019: Chasing GLOFs in the Nepal Himalaya. ECS Nepal, http://ecs.com.np/features/chasing-glofs-in-the-nepal-himalay

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, including study chair, James W. C. White 2018: Improving Characterization of Anthropogenic Methane Emissions in the United States. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. DOI: 10.17226/24987

Keith Musselman, Lehner, F., Ikeda, K., Clark, M. P., Prein, A. F., Liu, C., Barlage, M., Rasmussen, R. 2018: Projected increases and shifts in rain-on-snow flood risk over western North America. Nature Climate Change, 8(9): 808-812. DOI: 10.1038/s41558-018-0236-4

Lombardozzi, D. L., Bonan, G. B., Will Wieder, Grandy, A. S., Morris, C., Lawrence, D. L. 2018: Cover crops may cause winter warming in snow-covered regions. Geophysical Research Letters, 45(18): 9889-9897. DOI: 10.1029/2018GL079000

Monks, S. A., Wilson, C., Emmons, L. K., Hannigan, J. W., Detlev Helmig, Blake, N. J., Blake, D. R. 2018: Using an inverse model to reconcile differences in simulated and observed global ethane concentrations and trends between 2008 and 2014. Journal of Geophysical Research—Atmospheres, 123(19): 11,262-11,282. DOI: 10.1029/2017JD028112

Thompson, R. L., Nisbet, E. G., Pisso, I., Stohl, A., Blake, D., Dlugokencky, E. J., Detlev HelmigJames W. C. White 2018: Variability in atmospheric methane from fossil fuel and microbial sources over the last three decades. Geophysical Research Letters, 45(20): 11,499-11,508. DOI: 10.1029/2018GL078127

Nowlan, C. R., Liu, X., Janz, S. J., Kowalewski, M. G., Chance, K., Follette-Cook, M. B., Alan Fried, Abad, G. G., Herman, J. R., Judd, L. M., Kwon, H.-A., Loughner, C. P., Pickering, K. E., Dirk Richter, Spinei, E., James WalegaPetter Weibring, Weinheimer, A. J. 2018: Nitrogen dioxide and formaldehyde measurements from the GEOstationary Coastal and Air Pollution Events (GEO-CAPE) Airborne Simulator over Houston, Texas. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 11(11): 5941-5964. DOI: 10.5194/amt-11-5941-2018

Schaefer, H., Smale, D., Nichol, S. E., Bromley, T. M., Brailsford, G. W., Martin, R. J., Moss, R., Sylvia Englund MichelJames W. C. White 2018: Limited impact of El Niño-Southern Oscillation on variability and growth rate of atmospheric methane. Biogeosciences, 15(21): 6371-6386. DOI: 10.5194/bg-15-6371-2018

Dudney, J., Hobbs, R. J., Heilmayr, R., Battles, J. J., Katharine Suding 2018: Navigating novelty and risk in resilience management. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 33(11): 863-873. DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2018.08.012

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