Publications/Reports

GeoSyntheSES Publications, Reports, Print, and Digital (2010-)

2018

Zimmerer, K. S., de Haan, S., and J. R. Lupp. 2018. Integrating agrobiodiversity knowledge for a sustainable future. In Agrobiodiversity: Integrating Knowledge for a Sustainable Future, eds. Zimmerer, K. S., and S. de Haan. Cambridge: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press (15 manuscript pages; forthcoming, Fall 2018).

Zimmerer, K. S., and J. C. Carney. 2018. How do demographic change and spatial integration interact with agrobiodiversity? Agrobiodiversity: Integrating Knowledge for a Sustainable Future. eds. Zimmerer, K. S., and S. de Haan. Cambridge: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (39 manuscript pages; forthcoming, Fall 2018).

Almekinders, C., Stone, G. D., Baranski, M., Carney, J. A….. Zimmerer, K. S. 2018. Socioecological interactions of agrobiodiversity amid global change. In Agrobiodiversity: Integrating Knowledge for a Sustainable Future, eds. Zimmerer, K. S., and S. de Haan. Cambridge: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press (40 manuscript pages; forthcoming, Fall 2018).

Zimmerer, K. S., Lambin, E. F., and S. J. Vanek. 2018. Smallholder telecoupling and potential sustainability. Ecology and Society 23 (1): 30. [online, pp. 1-17] URL: https://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol23/iss1/art30/

Zimmerer, K. S., Jones, A. D., de Haan, S., Creed-Kanashiro, H., Carrasco, M., Mesa, K., Tello, M., Tubbeh, R., and G. Cruz García. 2018. Climate change and food: Challenges and opportunities in tropical mountains and agrobiodiversity hotspots. ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America 12 (3): 53-57. https://revista.drclas.harvard.edu/book/climate-change-and-food

Liu, J., Dou Y., Batistella M., Challies, M., Connor T., Friis, C., Huettmann, F, Millington, J. D. A., … Zimmerer, K. S…. 2018. Spillover systems in a telecoupled Anthropocene: Typology, methods, and governance for global sustainability. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 33: 58-69.

Jones, A. D., Creed-Kanashiro, H., Zimmerer, K. S., de Haan, S., Carrasco, M., Mesa, K., Tello, M., Cruz García, G., Tello M., and F. Plasencia Amayo. 2018. Farm-level agricultural biodiversity in Peru is associated with greater odds of women achieving a minimally diverse and micronutrient adequate diet. Journal of Nutrition (forthcoming, Summer 2018).

 

2017

Clay, N. 2017. Agro-environmental transitions in African mountains: Shifting Socio-spatial practices amid state-led commercialization in Rwanda. Annals of the American Association of Geographers 107 (2): 360-370.

Zimmerer, Karl S., and Stef de Haan. 2017. Agrobiodiversity and a sustainable food future. Nature Plants 3, pp. 1-3. 

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2017. New postcolonial insight on gender, indigeneity, and development, and refractions to environment and health issues. Progress in Human Geography 42 (4): 633-635.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2017. ‘Territorial Ordering’ (Ordenamiento Territorial): A new mode of land use planning and a multi-scale idea for urban-rural integration and their implications for next-generation conservation. In The Urban and the Territorial: Housing in Mérida, eds. Diane E. Davis, Jorge Castillo, and Ruben Segovia, pp. 65-74. Cambridge: Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Zimmerer, Karl S., Córdova, Hildegardo, Mata Olmos, Rafael, Jiménez Olivencia, Yimena, Vanek, Stephen J. 2017. Mountain ecology, remoteness, and the rise of agrobiodiversity: Tracing the spaces of human-environment knowledge. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 107 (2): 441-455. Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/24694452.2016.1235482.

Zimmerer, Karl S., Córdova, Hildegardo, Mata Olmos, Rafael, Jiménez Olivencia, Yimena, Vanek, Stephen J. 2017. Support Information (SI) for Mountain ecology, remoteness, and the rise of agrobiodiversity: Tracing the spaces of human-environment knowledge. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 107 (2), Support Information, pp. 1-17.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2017. Geography and the study of human-environment relations. In: International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology, eds. Richardson, D., Castree, N., Goodchild, M., Liu, W., Kobayashi, A., and R. Marston, pp. 1-23. Oxford: John Wiley & Sons.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2017. Bridging new sustainable development goals, global agendas, and landscape stewardship: The roles of politics, ethics, and sustainability practice. In: The Science and Practice of Landscape Stewardship, eds. Bieling, C., and T. Plieninger, pp. 311-327. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Van Etten, Jacob, Steinke, Jacob van de Gevel, J., Mathur, P., Fadda, C., Mittra, S., ……Zimmerer K. S. 2017. First experiences with a novel citizen science approach: Crowdsourcing farmers’ observations and preferences through on-farm triadic comparisons of technologies (tricot). Experimental Agriculture: 1-22. Available at https://doi.org/10.1017/S0014479716000739.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2017. A search for food sovereignty: Seeding post-conflict landscapes. ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America 26 (2): 32-34. Available at Zimmerer_SearchforFoodSovereignty.

 

2016

Clay, N. 2016. Producing hybrid forests in the Congo Basin: A political ecology of the landscape approach to conservation. Geoforum 76: 130-141.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2016. Agrobiodiversity as jazz improvisation: Foodscape change and continuity. ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America 16: 10-13. Available at http://revista.drclas.harvard.edu/book/ agrobiodiversity-jazz-improvisation-foodscape-change-and-continuity-0.

Zimmerer, Karl S., and Steven J. Vanek. 2016. Toward the integrated framework analysis of linkages among agrobiodiversity, livelihood diversification, ecological systems, and potential sustainability amid global change [Special Issue, ‘Changing Land Use, Changing Livelihoods’]. LAND (Journal of Land Use and Land Management) 5: 1-26. Available at http://www.mdpi.com/2073-445X/5/2/10/htm.

Zimmerer, Karl S., and H. L. R. Vaca. 2016. Fine-grain spatial patterning and dynamics of land use and agrobiodiversity amid global changes in the Bolivian Andes. Regional Environmental Change: 1-16. 

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2016. Book Review: Spell of the Urubamba: Anthropogeographical Essays on an Andean Valley in Space and Time (Springer Scientific, 2016) by D. W. Gade. In American Association of Geography Review of Books (AAGRB) 4 (3): 127-130.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2016. Published Comment and Review, “Comparing peasants’ perceptions of precipitation change with precipitation records in the tropical Callejón de Huaylas, Peru” by W. Gurgiser et al. In Earth Systems Dynamics Discussion 6: C1017–C1020. Available at http://www.earth-syst-dynam-discuss.net/6/C1017/2016/esdd-6-C1017-2016.

Baumann, Megan D. 2016. Book Review: Chicago: A Food Biography (Rowman & Littlefield, 2015) by D. R. Block, and H. B. Rosing. Agriculture & Human Values. Available at http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10460-016-9743-y.

 

2015

Zimmerer, Karl S., J. A. Carney, and Steven J. Vanek. 2015. Sustainable smallholder intensification in global change? Pivotal spatial interactions, gendered livelihoods, and agrobiodiversity. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 14: 49-60.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2015. Understanding agrobiodiversity and the rise of resilience: Analytic category, boundary concept, or meta-level transition? Resilience: International Policies, Practices and Discourses 3: 183-198.

Zimmerer, Karl S., and Martha G. Bell. 2015. Time for change: Legacy of a Euro-Andean model of landscape versus the need for landscape connectivity. Landscape and Urban Planning 139: 104-116.

Zimmerer, Karl S., and Martha G. Bell. 2015. Supplement, Time for change: Legacy of a Euro-Andean model of landscape versus the need for landscape connectivity. Landscape and Urban Planning (on-line Supplement, pp. 1-16).

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2015. Methods and environmental science in political ecology. In The Routledge Handbook of Political Ecology, eds. T. Perreault, G. Bridge, and J. McCarthy, pp. 150-168. Oxford UK: Routledge.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2015. Environmental governance through ‘Speaking like an indigenous state’ and respatializing resources: Ethical livelihood concepts as versatility or verisimilitude? Geoforum 64: 314-324.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2015. Published endorsement—Blurb: Climate Cultures: Anthropological perspectives on climate change (Yale University Press, 2015) by J. Barnes and M. R. Dove, eds.

Cavallo, Sara E. 2015. Book Review: Forest Prairie Edge: Place History in Saskatchewan (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2014) by M. Massie. Rural Sociology, 80 (4): 537-539.

Fischer-Kowalski, M., H. Rau, and Karl S. Zimmerer, eds. 2015. International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Second Edition, Area 9/1e – Ecological and Environmental Sciences. 748 pages. Oxford: Elsevier.

Hedberg, Russell C. 2015. The ecology of alternative food landscapes: a framework for assessing the ecology of alternative food networks and its implications for sustainability. Landscape Research: 1-13.

 

2014

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2014. Conserving agrobiodiversity amid global change, migration, and nontraditional livelihood networks: The dynamic use of cultural landscape knowledge. Ecology and Society 19: 1-15.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2014. Producing news, knowing science? Geographic scale and scalar framing in Who Speaks for the Climate? Dialogues in Human Geography 3: 304-306.

Mullaney, Emma G. 2014. Geopolitical Maize: Peasant Seeds, Everyday Practices, and Food Security in Mexico. Geopolitics 19 (2): 406-430.

 

2013

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2013. The compatibility of agricultural intensification in a global hotspot of smallholder agrobiodiversity (Bolivia). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 110: 2769–2774. With Supporting Information, pp. 1-4.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2013. Geographic approaches to LTSER: Principal themes and concepts with a case study of Andes-Amazon watersheds. In Long term socio-ecological research: Studies in society-nature interactions across spatial and temporal scales, eds. J. Singh. S. Haberl, M. Chertow, M. Mirtl, and M. Schmid, pp. 163-187. Dordrecht: Springer Scientific.

Zimmerer, Karl S., and Martha G. Bell. 2013. An early framework of national land use and geovisualization: Policy attributes and application of Pulgar Vidal’s state-indigenous vision of Peru (1941-present). Land Use Policy 30: 305–16.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2013. Approaching the new geographies of global energy: Analytics and assessment of current energy landscapes and alternatives. In The New Geographies of Energy, ed. Karl S. Zimmerer, 1-10. London and New York: Routledge Publishers.

Zimmerer, Karl S, ed. 2013. The New Geographies of Energy: Assessment and analysis of critical landscapes, 283 pages. London and New York: Routledge Publishers.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2013. Book Review: Protected Land: Disturbance, Stress, and American Ecosystem Management (Springer Scientific, 2010) by D. J. Spieles. Ecological Engineering 55: 93.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2013. Publication Endorsement Statement–Blurb: The Social Lives of Forests: Past, present, and future of woodland resurgence (University of Chicago Press, 2013), S. B. Hecht, K. D. Morrison, and C. Padoch, eds.

Eakin, H., R. DeFries, S. Kerr, E. F. Lambin, J. Liu, P. J. Marcotullio, P. Messerli, A. Reenberg, X. Rueda, S. R. Swaffield, B. Wicke, and Karl S. Zimmerer. 2013. Significance of telecoupling for exploration of land use change. In Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era, eds. K. Seto, and A. Reenberg, 141-162. Cambridge MA: The MIT Press.

 

2012

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2012. The indigenous Andean concept of kawsay, the politics of knowledge and development, and the borderlands of environmental sustainability in Latin America. Publications of the Modern Language Association (PMLA) 127: 600-606.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2012. Agrobiodiversity and water resources in agricultural landscape evolution. In Biodiversity in Agriculture: Domestication, Evolution, and Sustainability, eds. P. Gepts, T. Famula, R. Bettinger, S. Brush, A. Damania, P. McGuire, C. Qualset, pp. 464-473. Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2012. Cultural ecology and human ecology: Core concepts and advances in current human-environmental and nature-society studies. In Oxford Knowledge Systems in Geography, ed. B. Warf. New York: Oxford University Press. Available at http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199874002/obo-9780199874002-0041.xml.

Mullaney, Emma G. 2012. Book Review: Kitchenspace: women, fiestas, and everyday life in Central Mexico (University of Texas Press, 2008) by M.E. Christie. Agriculture and Human Values 29: 123.

 

2011

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2011. Conservation booms, land use transitions, and environmental governance in Latin America, 1985-2008 (Mexico, Costa Rica, Brazil, Peru, Bolivia). Latin American Research Review 46: 82-114.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2011. The landscape technology of spate irrigation amid development changes: Assembling the links to resources, livelihoods, and agrobiodiversity-food in the Bolivian Andes. Global Environmental Change—Human and Policy Dimensions 21: 917–934.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2011. The new geographies of energy: Introduction to the special issue. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 101: 705-711.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2011. Spatial-geographic models of water scarcity and supply in irrigation engineering and management (Bolivia, 1952-2009). In Knowing Nature: Conversations at the intersection of political ecology and science studies, eds. M. Goldman, P. Nadasdy, M. Turner, pp. 167-185. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2011. Mapping mountains and indigenous landscapes in the early modern world: Early geovisualizations of Pedro de Cieza de León and Alexander von Humboldt.  In Mapping Latin America, eds. K. Offen, and J. Dym, pp. 125-130. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2011. Vertical environments: Science, nature, and cultural-environment diversity in modern development. In Mapping Latin America, eds. K. Offen, and J. Dym, pp. 263-268. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

 

2010

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2010. Biological diversity in agriculture and global change. Annual Review of Environment and Resources 35: 137-166.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2010. Retrospective on nature-society geography: Tracing trajectories (1911-2010) and reflecting on translations. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 100: 1076-1094.

Zimmerer, Karl S. 2010. Woodlands and agrobiodiversity in irrigation landscapes amidst global change: Bolivia, 1990-2002. The Professional Geographer 62: 335-356.

Kirch, P., and Karl S. Zimmerer. 2010. Dynamically coupled human and natural systems: Hawai‘i as a model system. In Roots of Conflict: Soils, Agriculture, and Sociopolitical Complexity in Ancient Hawai`i, eds. P. V. Kirch, and P. Vitousek, pp. 3-30. Santa Fe: School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar Series.

Aspinall, R., Kwan, M. P., Zimmerer, Karl S., and A. Kobayashi. 2010. Postscript. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 100 (5): 1107-1109.