Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles (temporal order)

Lewison, R., L. An, and X. Chen (in press). Reframing the payments for ecosystem services framework in a coupled human and natural systems context: Strengthening the integration between ecological and human dimensions. Ecosystem Health and Sustainability.

Crook, S.E.S., L. An, D.A. Stow, and J.R. Weeks (2016). Latent trajectory modeling of spatiotemporal relationships between land cover and land use, socioeconomics, and obesity in Ghana. Spatial Demography (DOI 10.1007/s40980-016-0024-6).

Tsai, Y., D. Stow, L. Shi, R. Lewison, and L. An (2016). Quantifying canopy fractional cover and change in Fanjingshan National Nature Reserve, China using Multi-temporal Landsat imagery. Remote Sensing Letters 7(7):671-680.

An, L., M. Tsou, B. Spitzberg, J.M. Gawron, and D.K. Gupta (2016). Latent trajectory models for space-time analysis: An application in deciphering spatial panel data. Geographical Analysis 48 (3):314–336.

Chin, A., L. An, J. Florsheim, L. Laurencio, R. Marston, A. Parker, G. Simon, and E. Wohl (2016). Feedbacks in human-landscape systems: lessons from the Waldo Canyon Fire of Colorado, USA. Geomorphology 252(2016):40-50.

An, L., M. Tsou, S. Crook, B. Spitzberg, J.M. Gawron, and D.K. Gupta (2015). Space-time analysis: Concepts, methods, and future directions. Annals of Association of American Geographers 105(5):891-914 (partially supported by this grant).

An, L., A. Zvoleff, J. Liu, and W. Axinn (2014). Agent based modeling in coupled human and natural systems (CHANS): Lessons from a comparative analysis. Annals of Association of American Geographers 104(4):723-745.

Wang, N., D.G. Brown, L. An, S. Yang, and A. Ligmann-Zielinska (2013). Comparative performance of logistic regression and survival analysis for detecting spatial predictors of land-use change. International Journal of Geographic Information Science 27(10):1960-1982. DOI: 10.1080/13658816.2013.779377.

Chen, X., A. Viña, A. Shortridge, L. An, and J. Liu (2014). Assessing the effectiveness of payments for ecosystem services: An agent-based modeling approach. Ecology & Society 19(1):7.

Aitken, S.C. and L. An (2012). Figured Worlds: Environmental complexity and affective ecologies in Fanjingshan, China. Ecological Modeling: An International Journal on Ecological Modeling and Systems Ecology229:5-16.

Book Chapters

Wang, M.J., P. Sonoma, and T. Humphrey (In press). Content evaluation of curriculum developed following teacher workshop, Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments. IOS Press.

Aitken, S., L. An, S. Allison and S. Yang (In Press). Nature’s Legacy: Children, Development and Urban Access in Fanjingshan, China. In Murnaghan, A.M.F., and L.J. Shillington (editors) Children, Nature, and Cities. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing Ltd.

An, L., W. Yang, Z. Liang, A. Shortridge, and J. Liu (2016). Demographic decisions and cascading consequences. Book chapter (#8) in Liu et al., Pandas and People: Coupling Human and Natural Systems for Sustainability. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press (partially supported by this grant).

Liu, J., V. Hull, W. Yang, A. Viña, L. An, N. Carter, X. Chen, W. Liu, Z. Ouyang, and H. Zhang (2016). Lessons from local studies for global sustainability. Book chapter (#18) in Liu et al., Pandas and People: Coupling Human and Natural Systems for Sustainability. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press (partially supported by this grant).

Liu, J., V. Hull, J. Luo, W. Yang, W. Liu, A. Viña, C. Vogt, Z. Xu, H. Yang, J. Zhang, L. An, X. Chen, S. Li, Z. Ouyang, W. Xu, and H. Zhang (2016). Human-nature interactions over distances. Book chapter (#17) in Liu et al., Pandas and People: Coupling Human and Natural Systems for Sustainability. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Chen, X., W. Yang, V. Hull, L. An, T. Dietz, K. Frank, F. Lupi, and J. Liu (2016). Social capital and social norms shape human-nature interactions. Book chapter (#11) in Liu et al., Pandas and People: Coupling Human and Natural Systems for Sustainability. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press (partially supported by this grant).

Chen, X., V. Hull, W. Yang, and J. Liu (2016). Human–nature interactions under policy interventions. Book chapter (#13) in Liu et al., Pandas and People: Coupling Human and Natural Systems for Sustainability. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press (partially supported by this grant).

Carter, N., L. An, and J. Liu (2016). Cross-site synthesis of complexity in coupled human and natural systems. Book chapter (#16) in Liu et al.: Pandas and People: Coupling Human and Natural Systems for Sustainability. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press,

Aitken, S.C. (2014) Development, figured worlds and affective ecologies.  Chapter 4 in The Ethnopoetics of Space and Transformation: Young People’s Engagement, Activism and Aesthetics. Aldershot:Ashgate Press.

Aitken, S.C., L. An, S. Wandersee and Y. Yang (2014). Renegotiating local values:  The case of Fanjingshan Reserve, China.  In Cathrine Brun, Piers Blakie and Mike Jones (editors). Unravelling Marginalisation, Voicing change: Alternative geographies of Development. Aldershot: Ashgate Press.

Presentations (temporal order)

An, L, S. Yang, H. L. Chen, L. Shi, and W. Zhang. 2016. Modeling human decision-making and their interactions with the Guizhou Golden Monkey habitat use. Presented at The International Society for Ecological Modelling Global Conference 2016, May 8-12, 2016, Towson University, Baltimore, USA.

An, L, R. Bilsborrow, X. Chen, S. Yang, S. Crook, and W. Zhang. 2015. Payments for ecosystem services: mechanisms behind local people’s enrollment decisions. Presented at the 2015 Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, April 25, 2015, Chicago, Illinois.

An, L., S. Aitken, R. Bilsborrow, X. Chen, R. Lewison, D. Stow, and M. Wang. 2014. Impacts of payments for ecosystem services in coupled natural and human systems. Presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, April 8-12, Tampa, FL, USA.

Aitken, S.C. 2014. Human-Environment Relations, Environmental Discourses and Development. Paper presented at Fejtschift Seminar in Celebration of Ragnhild Lund’s work, Trondheim, Norway, March 2014.

Wang, M.. 2014. The evolution of learning: Online, mobile and MOOCs. Meeting on Emerging Industries: Cultural and Creative Forum, Nov. 6-9, 2014, Shenzhen, China.

Aitken, S.C. 2013. Experimental Ethnographic Mappings and Landscape Visualizations: Geographies of Crisis and Care in Fanjingshan Reserve, China. Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, April 2013.

An, L., X. Chen, S. Wandersee, S. Yang, and A. Zvoleff. 2013. Payments for ecosystem services: a coupled natural and human systems approach. Presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, April 9-13, Los Angeles, USA.

Yang, S., A. Zvoleff, L. An, and M. Liu, 2013. Local urbanization process in rural areas: A case study of Wolong Nature Reserve, China. Presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, April 9-13, 2013 Los Angeles, USA [Note: This paper is not directly an outcome of our CNH project; but the first author Yang, supported by this project, plans to apply the methods developed in this paper presentation to our CNH project].

Feltner, J.A. and R. Lewison. 2013. Combining camera traps with occupancy modeling: a potential cutting-edge tool for monitoring rare and elusive primate species of conservation concern.  Class presentation, Biology 540:  Conservation Ecology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.  (December 9, 2013).

Aitken, S.C. 2011. Development Theory, Marginalized Populations, and Participatory Mapping’ Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Association for the Advancement of American Science, Washington DC. February 2011.