Water Program Publications

Willaarts B , Lechón Y, Mayor B, de la Rúa C, & Garrido A (2020). Cross-sectoral implications of the implementation of irrigation water use efficiency policies in Spain: A nexus footprint approach. Ecological Indicators 109: no.105795. DOI:10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.105795.

Chagas CCM, Pereira MG, Rosa LP, da Silva NF, Freitas MAV, & Hunt JD (2020). From Megawatts to Kilowatts: A Review of Small Wind Turbine Applications, Lessons From The US to Brazil. Sustainability 12 (7): e2760. DOI:10.3390/su12072760​.

Gleeson T, Wang-Erlandsson L, Zipper SC, Porkka M, Jaramillo F, Gerten D, Fetzer I, Cornell SE, et al. (2020). The Water Planetary Boundary: Interrogation and Revision. One Earth 2 (3): 223-234. DOI:10.1016/j.oneear.2020.02.009.

Eker S & Ilmola-Sheppard L (2020). Systems Thinking to Understand National Well-Being from a Human Capital Perspective. Sustainability 12 (5): e1931. DOI:10.3390/su12051931.

Strokal M, Kahil T , Wada Y , Albiac J, Bai Z, Ermolieva T, Langan S, Ma L, et al. (2020). Cost-effective management of coastal eutrophication: A case study for the yangtze river basin. Resources, Conservation and Recycling 154: e104635. DOI:10.1016/j.resconrec.2019.104635.

Zhou F, Bo Y, Ciais P, Dumas P, Tang Q, Wang X, Liu J, Zheng C, et al. (2020). Deceleration of China’s human water use and its key drivers. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences DOI:10.1073/pnas.1909902117.

Couasnon A, Eilander D, Muis S, Veldkamp T, Haigh I, Wahl T, Winsemius H, & Ward P (2020). Measuring compound flood potential from river discharge and storm surge extremes at the global scale. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences Discussions 20 (2): 489-504. DOI:10.5194/nhess-20-489-2020.

Hunt J , Byers E , Wada Y , Parkinson S, Gernaat DEHJ, Langan S , van Vuuren DP, & Riahi K (2020). Global resource potential of seasonal pumped hydropower storage for energy and water storage. Nature Communications 11 (1): e947. DOI:10.1038/s41467-020-14555-y.

Tramberend S , Burtscher R, Burek P, Kahil T, Fischer G, Mochizuki J, Kimwaga R, Nyenje P, et al. (2020). East African Community Water Vision. Regional Scenarios for Human - Natural Water System Transformations. SSRN Electronic Journal DOI:10.2139/ssrn.3526896. (Submitted)

Chen S, Long H, Chen B, Feng K, & Hubacek K (2020). Urban carbon footprints across scale: Important considerations for choosing system boundaries. Applied Energy 259: e114201. DOI:10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.114201.

Hagemann N, van der Zanden EH, Willaarts B , Holzkämper A, Volk M, Rutz C, Priess JA, & Schönhart M (2020). Bringing the sharing-sparing debate down to the ground—Lessons learnt for participatory scenario development. Land Use Policy 91: e104262. DOI:10.1016/j.landusepol.2019.104262.

Fischer G (2020). IIASA’s Food, Land and Water Research. In: IIASA Honorary Symposium, 30 January 2020, Laxenburg.

Tian Z, Xu H, Sun L, Fan D, Fischer G, Zhong H, Zhang P, Pope E, et al. (2020). Using a cross-scale simulation tool to assess future maize production under multiple climate change scenarios: An application to the Northeast Farming Region of China. Climate Services: e100150. DOI:10.1016/j.cliser.2020.100150. (In Press)

Hossein Motlagh N, Mohammadrezaei M, Hunt J , & Zakeri B (2020). Internet of Things (IoT) and the Energy Sector. Energies 13 (2): e494. DOI:10.3390/en13020494.

Chen S, Chen B, Feng K, Liu Z, Fromer N, Tan X, Alsaedi A, Hayat T, et al. (2020). Physical and virtual carbon metabolism of global cities. Nature Communications 11 (1) DOI:10.1038/s41467-019-13757-3.

Gumidyala S, Ruess PJ, Konar M, Marston L, Dalin C, & Wada Y (2020). Groundwater Depletion Embedded in Domestic Transfers and International Exports of the United States. Water Resources Research 56 (2) DOI:10.1029/2019WR024986.

Hunt J , Zakeri B, Falchetta G, Nascimento A, Wada Y , & Riahi K (2020). Mountain Gravity Energy Storage: A new solution for closing the gap between existing short- and long-term storage technologies. Energy 190: e116419. DOI:10.1016/j.energy.2019.116419.

Hunt JH , Nascimento A, Diuana FA, de Assis Brasil Weber N, Castro GM, Chaves AC, Mesquita ALA, Colling AV, et al. (2020). Cooling down the world oceans and the earth by enhancing the North Atlantic Ocean current. SN Applied Sciences 2 (1) DOI:10.1007/s42452-019-1755-y.

Immerzeel W, Lutz A, Andrade M, Bahl A, Biemans H, Bolch T, Hyde S, Brumby S, et al. (2020). Importance and vulnerability of the world’s water towers. Nature 577: 364-369. DOI:10.1038/s41586-019-1822-y.

Hynes, W., Lees, M. & Müller, J.M., eds. (2020). Systemic Thinking for Policy Making: The Potential of Systems Analysis for Addressing Global Policy Challenges in the 21st Century. Paris, France: New Approaches to Economic Challenges, OECD Publishing. ISBN 978-92-64-49456-5 DOI:10.1787/879c4f7a-en.

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