Research

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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Recent Publications

Gebru, A. A., Alemea, A., Habtu, S., Tsegay Wolde-Georgis, Teka, D., Martorano, L. G. 2018: Evaluating water productivity of tomato, pepper and Swiss chard under clay pot and furrow irrigation technologies in semi-arid areas of northern Ethiopia. International Journal of Water, 12(1). DOI: 10.1504/IJW.2018.10011180 Preprint (353 KB)

Alton C. Byers 2018: Past and present in the Khumbu. ECS Nepal, 194: 50-54.

John F. Hoffecker, Hoffecker, I. T. 2017: Technological complexity and the global dispersal of modern humans. Evolutionary Anthropology, 26(6): 285-299. DOI: 10.1002/evan.21553

John F. Hoffecker 2017: Modern humans: Their African origins and global dispersal. New York: Columbia University Press.

Graven, H., Allison, C. E., Etheridge, D. M., Hammer, S., Keeling, R. F., Levin, I., Meijer, H. A. J., Rubino, M., Tans, P., Trudinger, C. M., Bruce H. VaughnJames W. C. White 2017: Compiled records of carbon isotopes in atmospheric CO2 for historical simulations in CMIP6. Geoscientific Model Development, 10: 4405-4417. DOI: 10.5194/gmd-10-4405-2017

Alton C. Byers, Byers, E. A., McKinney, D. C., Rounce, D. R. 2017: A field-based study of impacts of the 2015 earthquake on potentially dangerous glacial lakes in Nepal. Himalaya: The Journal of the Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies, 37(2): article 7.

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