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Publications


2019

Razzaque, Jona, Ingrid Visseren-Hamakers, Ambika Prasad Gautam, Leah Gerber, Mine Islar, Md Saiful Karim, Eszter Kelemen, Jinlong Liu, Gabriel Lui, Pamela McElwee, Abrar Mohammed, Eric Mungatana, Roldan Muradian, Graciela M. Rusch, Esther Turnhout, Meryl Williams (Timon McPhearson, Contributing Author). 2019. “Chapter 6. Options for Decision Makers” in Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. E. S. Brondizio, J. Settele, S. Díaz, H. T. Ngo (eds). Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) (PDF)

Mustafa, Ahmed, Mohamed Amer, Shady Attia. 2019. “Conceptual framework for off-site roof stacking construction.” Journal of Building Engineering 26, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2019.100873 (PDF)

Garrah, Juno, Barbara Frei, Elena M. Bennett. 2019. “Bright spots among lakes in the Rideau Valley Watershed, Ontario.” Ecology and Society 24 (3): 22, https://doi.org/10.5751/ES-11073-240322 (PDF)

Ariana M. Chiapella, Zbigniew J. Grabowski, Mary Ann Rozance, Ashlie D. Denton, Manar A. Alattar, Elise F. Granek. 2019. “Toxic Chemical Governance Failure in the United States: Key Lessons and Paths Forward.” BioScience, https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biz065 (PDF)

Raudsepp-Hearne, C., G. D. Peterson, E. M. Bennett, R. Biggs, A. V. Norström, L. Pereira, J. Vervoort, D. M. Iwaniec, T. McPhearson, P. Olsson, T. Hichert, M. Falardeau, A. Jiménez Aceituno. 2019. “Seeds of Good Anthropocenes: Developing Sustainability Scenarios for Northern Europe.” Sustainability Science, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11625-019-00714-8 (PDF)

Andersson, Erik, Johannes Langemeyer, Sara Borgström, Timon McPhearson, Dagmar Haase, Jakub Kronenberg, David N. Barton, McKenna Davis, Sandra Naumann, Lina Röschel, Francesc Baró. 2019. “Enabling Urban Green and Blue Infrastructure to Improve Contributions to Human Well-being and Equity in Urban Systems.” BioScience, https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biz058 (PDF)

Ortiz, Luis E., Jorge E. González, Radley Horton, Wuyin Lin, Wei Wu, Prathap Ramamurthy, Mark Arend, Robert D.  Bornstein. 2019. “High-Resolution Projections of Extreme Heat in New  York City.” International Journal of Climatology, https://doi.org/10.1002/joc.6102 (PDF)

Hölscher, Katharina, Niki Frantzeskaki, Timon McPhearson, Derk Loorbach. 2019. “Capacities for urban transformations governance and the case of New York City.” Cities 94, 186–199, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2019.05.037 (PDF)

Frantzeskaki, Niki, Timon McPhearson, Marcus J. Collier, Dave Kendal, Harriet Bulkeley, Adina Dumitru, Claire Walsh, Kate Noble, Ernita van Wyk, Camilo Ordóñez, Cathy Oke, Laszlo Pinter. 2019. “Nature-Based Solutions for Urban Climate Change Adaptation: Linking Science, Policy, and Practice Communities for Evidence-Based Decision-Making.” BioScience 69 (6), 455–466, https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biz042 (PDF)

Rosenzweig, Bernice, Benjamin L. Ruddell, Lauren McPhillips, Robert Hobbins, Timon McPhearson, Zhongqi Cheng, Heejun Chang, Yeowon Kim. 2019. “Developing Knowledge Systems for Urban Resilience to Cloudburst Rain Events.” Environmental Science and Policy 99: 150–159, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2019.05.020 (PDF)

Rozance, Mary Ann, Ashlie Denton, A. Marissa Matsler, Zbigniew Grabowski, Wendy Mayhugh. 2019. “Examining the Scalar Knowledge Politics of Risk within Coastal Sea Level Rise Adaptation Planning Knowledge Systems.” Environmental Science & Policy 99: 105–14, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2019.05.024 (PDF)

Wijsman, Katinka, Mathieu Feagan. 2019. “Rethinking Knowledge Systems for Urban Resilience: Feminist and Decolonial Contributions to Just Transformations.” Environmental Science & Policy 98: 70–76, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2019.04.017 (PDF)

Elmqvist, Thomas, Erik Andersson, Niki Frantzeskaki, Timon McPhearson, Per Olsson, Owen Gaffney, Kazuhiko Takeuchi, Carle Folke. 2019. “Sustainability and resilience for transformation in the urban century.” Nature Sustainability 2: 267–273, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-019-0250-1 (PDF)

Robin, Enora, Clémentine Chazal, Michele Acuto, Rocio Carrero. 2019. “(Un)Learning the City through Crisis: Lessons from Cape Town.” Oxford Review of Education 45 (2): 242–57, https://doi.org/10.1080/03054985.2018.1551197

Carrero, Rocio, Michele Acuto, Asaf Tzachor, Niraj Subedi, Ben Campbell, Long Seng To. 2019. “Tacit Networks, Crucial Care: Informal Networks and Disaster Response in Nepal’s 2015 Gorkha Earthquake.” Urban Studies 56 (3): 561–77, https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098018810606 (PDF)

Grabowski, Zbigniew, P. Zion Klos, Chad Monfreda. 2019. “Enhancing urban resilience knowledge systems through experiential pluralism.” Environmental Science & Policy 96: 70-76 (PDF)

Iwaniec, David M., Elizabeth Cook, Olga Barbosa, Nancy B. Grimm. 2019. “Framing urban sustainability transformations: More than just big change.” Sustainability 11,573, https://doi.org/10.3390/su11030573 (PDF)

Keeler, Bonnie L., Perrine Hamel, Timon McPhearson, Maike Hamann, Marie Donahue, Kelly Meza Prado, Katie Arkema, Gregory Bratman, Kate Brauman, Jacques Finlay, Anne Guerry, Sarah Hobbie, Justin Johnson, Graham MacDonald, Robert McDonald, Nick Neverisky, Spencer Wood. 2019. “Social-ecological and technological factors moderate the value of urban nature.” Nature Sustainability 2: 29-38 (PDF)

Creutzig, Felix, Steffen Lohrey, Xuemei Bai, Alexander Baklanov, Richard Dawson, Shobhakar Dhakal, William F. Lamb, Timon McPhearson, Jan Minx, Esteban Munoz, Brenna Walsh. 2019. “Upscaling urban data science for global climate solutions.” Global Sustainability 2, e2, 1-25, https://doi.org/10.1017/sus.2018.16 (PDF)

González, Jorge E., Luis Ortiz, Brianne K. Smith, Naresh Devineni, Brian Colle, James F. Booth, Arun Ravindranath, et al. 2019. “New York City Panel on Climate Change 2019 Report Chapter 2: New Methods for Assessing Extreme Temperatures, Heavy Downpours, and Drought.” Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1439 (1): 30–70, https://doi.org/10.1111/nyas.14007 (PDF)

Holscher, Katharina, Niki Frantzeskaki, Timon McPhearson, Derk Loorbach. 2019. “Tales of transforming cities: Lessons on capacities for transformative climate governance from frontrunner cities New York City, U.S. and Rotterdam, Netherlands.” Journal of Environmental Management 231:843-857 (PDF)


2018

Ilieva, Rositsa T., Timon McPhearson. 2018. “Social media data for urban sustainability.” Nature Sustainability 1:553–565 (PDFs of article and supplement)

Hamstead, Zoé, Carson Farmer, Timon McPhearson. 2018. “Landscape-based extreme heat vulnerability assessment.” Journal of Extreme Events 5:1850018:1-23, https://doi.org/10.1142/S2345737618500185 (PDF)

Depietri, Yaella, Khila Dahal, Timon McPhearson. 2018. “Multi-hazard risk in a coastal megacity.” Natural Hazards and Earth Systems Sciences 18:3363-3381, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-3363-2018 (PDF)

Elmqvist, Thomas, José Siri, Erik Andersson, Pippin Anderson, Xuemei Bai, Pranab Kishore Das, Tatu Gatere, Andrew Gonzalez, Julie Goodness, Steven N. Handel, Ellika Hermansson Török, Jessica Kavonic, Jakub Kronenberg, Elisabet Lindgren, David Maddox, Raymond Maher, Cheikh Mbow, Timon McPhearson, Joe Mulligan, Guy Nordenson, Meggan Spires, Ulrika Stenkula, Kazuhiko Takeuchi, Coleen Vogel. 2018. “Urban tinkering.” Sustainability Science, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11625-018-0611-0 (PDF)

Locke, Dexter, Timon McPhearson. 2018. “Urban areas do provide ecosystem services.” Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 16:203-205, https://doi.org/10.1002/fee.1796 (PDF)

Andersson, Erik, Timon McPhearson. “Making sense of biodiversity: affordances and functional ecology.” Frontiers in Psychology, https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00594 (PDF)

McPhearson, Timon, Madhav Karki, Cecilia Herzog, Helen Santiago Fink, Luc Abbadie, Peleg Kremer, Christopher M. Clark, Matthew I. Palmer, Katia Perini, Marielle Dubbeling. 2018. “Urban Ecosystems and Biodiversity”, pages 259-320, in Rosenzweig C, Solecki W, Romero-Lankao P, Mehrotra S, Dhakal S, Ali Ibrahim S (eds) 2018. Climate Change and Cities: Second Assessment Report of the Urban Climate Change Research Network. Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 9781316603338

Elmqvist, Thomas, Bai, Xuemei, Frantzeskaki, Niki, Griffith, Corrie, Maddox, David, McPhearson, Timon, Parnell, Sue, Romero-Lankao, Patricia, Simon, David, Watkins, Mark (eds) 2018. “Urban Planet: Knowledge toward sustainable cities.” Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 9781107196933 (PDFs of full book and individual chapters)

Parnell, Sue, Thomas Elmqvist, Timon McPhearson, Harini Nagendra, Sverker Sörlin. 2018. “Introduction: Situating knowledge and action for an urban planet”in The Urban Planet: Knowledge towards sustainable cities, (eds: Elmqvist, T., Bai. X., Frantzeskaki, N., Griffith, C., Maddox, D., McPhearson, T., Parnell, S., Romero-Lankao, P., Simon, D., Watkins, M.), Cambridge University Press (PDF)

Alberti, Marina, Timon McPhearson, Andrew Gonzalez. 2018. “Embracing urban complexity,” in The Urban Planet: Knowledge towards sustainable cities, (eds: Elmqvist, T., Bai. X., Frantzeskaki, N., Griffith, C., Maddox, D., McPhearson, T., Parnell, S., Romero-Lankao, P., Simon, D., Watkins, M.), Cambridge University Press (PDF)

Bai, Xuemei, Thomas Elmqvist, Niki Frantzeskaki, Timon McPhearson, David Simon, David Maddox, Mark Watkins, Patricia Romero-Lankao, Sue Parnell, Corrie Griffith, Debra Roberts. 2018. “Synthesis: new integrated urban knowledge for the cities we want,”in The Urban Planet: Knowledge towards sustainable cities, (eds: Elmqvist, T., Bai. X., Frantzeskaki, N., Griffith, C., Maddox, D., McPhearson, T., Parnell, S., Romero-Lankao, P., Simon, D., Watkins, M.), Cambridge University Press (PDF)

Pereira, Laura M., Elena Bennett, Reinette (Oonsie) Biggs, Garry Peterson, Timon McPhearson, Albert Norström, Per Olsson, Rika Preiser, Ciara Raudsepp-Hearne, Joost Vervoort. 2018. “Seeds of the future found in the present,” in The Urban Planet: Knowledge towards sustainable cities, (eds: Elmqvist, T., Bai. X., Frantzeskaki, N., Griffith, C., Maddox, D., McPhearson, T., Parnell, S., Romero-Lankao, P., Simon, D., Watkins, M.), Cambridge University Press (PDF)

Creutzig, Felix, Steffen Lohrey, Xuemei Bai, Richard Dawson, Shobhakar Dhakal, William Lamb, Timon McPhearson, Jan Minx, Esteban Munoz, Brenna Walsh. 2018. Upscaling urban data science for global climate solutions.” Cities IPCC Conference, Commissioned Paper, Cities IPCC Steering Committee (PDF)

Depietri, Yaella, Timon McPhearson. “Changing urban risk: 140 years of climatic hazards in New York City.” Climatic Change 148:95-108, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-018-2194-2 (PDF). 

Donahue, Marie, Bonnie L. Keeler, Spencer A. Wood, David Fisher, Zoé A. Hamstead, Timon McPhearson. 2018.  “Using social media to understand drivers of urban park visitation in the Twin Cities, MN.” Landscape and Urban Planning 175:1-10, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2018.02.006 (PDF)

McPhillips, Lauren E., Heejun Chang, Mikhail V. Chester, Yaella Depietri, Erin Friedman, Nancy B. Grimm, John S. Kominoski, Timon McPhearson, Pablo Méndez-Lázaro, Emma J. Rosi, Javad Shafiei Shiva. 2018. “Defining extreme events: a cross-disciplinary review,” Earth’s Future, doi: 10.1002/2017EF000686 (PDF)

Hara, Yuji, Timon McPhearson, Yuki Sampei, Brian McGrath. 2018. “Assessing urban agriculture potential: A comparative study of Osaka, Japan and New York City, United States.” Sustainability Science 1-16, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11625-018-0535-8 (PDF)

Hamstead, Zoé, David Fisher, Rositsa Illeva, Spencer A. Wood, Timon McPhearson, Peleg Kremer. 2018. “Geolocated social media as a rapid indicator of park visitation and equitable park access,” Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2018.01.007 (PDF)

Kabisch, Nadja, Dagmar Haase, Thomas Elmqvist, Timon McPhearson. 2018. “Cities Matter: Workspaces in Ecosystem-Service Assessments with Decision-Support Tools in the Context of Urban Systems.” BioScience,do doi:10.1093/biosci/bix153 (PDF)

Elmqvist, Thomas, Xuemei Bai, Niki Frantzeskaki, Corrie Griffith, David Maddox, TimonMcPhearson, Sue Parnell, Paty Romero-Lankao, David Simon, Mark Watkins. 2018. “New Integrated and Actionable Urban Knowledge for the Cities We Want and Need.” The Nature of Cities, https://www.thenatureofcities.com/2018/04/30/new-integrated-actionable-urban-knowledge-cities-want-need/

Berbés-Blázquez, Marta, David Iwaniec, Nancy Grimm, Timon McPhearson. “Positive Visions for Sustainable, Resilient, and Equitable Cities,”The Nature of Cities, https://www.thenatureofcities.com/2018/04/21/positive-visions-sustainable-resilient-equitable-cities/

Lodha, Ruchika, Timon McPhearson. 2018. “Nature Atlas: Exploring Multi-scalar Methods for Mapping Urban Environments,” The Nature of Citieshttps://www.thenatureofcities.com/2018/03/05/nature-atlas-exploring-multi-scalar-methods-mapping-urban-environments/

McPhearson, Timon, Dagmar Haase, Erik Andersson, Nadja Kabisch. 2018. "Humans are components of ecosystems: a response to '100 articles every ecologist should read.'" Ecological Society of America, Ecotonehttps://www.esa.org/esablog/guest-posts/humans-are-components-of-ecosystems-a-response-to-100-articles-every-ecologist-should-read/

McPhearson, Timon, David Maddox. 2018. "An ecology for the Anthropocene." The Nature of Cities, Global Roundtable, https://www.thenatureofcities.com/2018/01/29/one-thing-every-ecologist-know-urban-ecology/

McPhearson, Timon. 2018. “What is one thing every ecologist should know about urban ecology.” The Nature of Cities, https://www.thenatureofcities.com/2018/01/29/one-thing-every-ecologist-know-urban-ecology/


2017

Elmqvist, Thomas, Timon McPhearson. 2017.  "Urban Earth."  RE.THINK, https://rethink.earth/urban-earth/

McPhearson, Timon. 2017. "Hurricanes: enlist nature's protection.” Nature 550:43, doi:10.1038/550043c (PDF)

Ilieva, Rositsa T.  2017. “Urban Food Systems Strategies: A New Tool for Implementing the SDGs in Practice?” Sustainability, 9(10), 1–35 (PDF)

McPhearson, Timon, Katinka Wijsman. “Transitioning Complex Urban Systems: An Urban Ecology Approach to Urban Sustainability Transitions.” Urban Sustainability Transitions (eds: Dirk Loorbach, Niki Frantzeskaki, et al.), Springer (PDF)

Bai, Xuemei, Timon McPhearson, Helen Cleugh, Harini Nagendra, Xin Tong, Tong Zhu, Yong-Guan Zhu. 2017. “Linking Urbanization and the Environment: Conceptual and Empirical Advances.” Annual Review of Environment and Resources 42:12.1–12.26doi:10.1146/annurev-environ-102016-061128 (PDF)

Elmqvist, Thomas, Timon McPhearson, Erik Andersson, Owen Gaffney. “Sustainability and resilience differ.”  2017. Nature 546:352, doi:10.1038/546352d (PDF)

McPhearson, Timon, David Iwaniec, Xuemei Bai. “Positives visions for guiding transformations toward desirable urban futures.”  Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability (Special Issue), doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2017.04.004 (PDF)

Romero-Lankao, Patricia, Timon McPhearson, Debra J. Davidson. 2017. “The food-energy-water nexus and urban complexity.” Nature Climate Change, 7:233-235, doi:10.1038/nclimate3260 (PDF)

Depietri, Yaella, Timon McPhearson. “Integrating the grey, green, and blue in cities: Nature-based solutions for climate change adaptation and risk reduction,” in Nature-based Solutions to Climate Change in Urban Areas (Nadja Kabisch et al., eds), Springer (PDF)

Andersson, Erik, Sara Borgström, Timon McPhearson. 2017. “Double insurance in dealing with extremes – Ecological and social factors for making nature based solutions last,” in Nature-based Solutions to Climate Change in Urban Areas (Nadja Kabisch et al., eds), Springer (PDF)

Cole, Laura, Timon McPhearson, Cecilia Herzog, Alex Kudryavtsev.  “Urban Green Infrastructure,” in A. Kudryavtsev and M. Krasny (eds), Urban Environmental Education Review, Cornell University Press (PDF)


2016

Hamstead, Zoé, Timon McPhearson, Adam Glenn.  2016.  "Climate Resilience Means Meaningfully E􏰻ngaging Vulnera􏰹ble Communities in Urban Planning Processes."The Nature of Citieshttps://www.thenatureofcities.com/2016/12/07/climate-resilience-means-meaningfully-engaging-vulnerable-communities-urban-planning-processes/

Olander, Lydia, Gregory W. Characklis, Patrick Comer, Micah Effron, John Gunn, Tom Holmes, Robert Johnston, James Kagan, William Lehman, John Loomis, Timon McPhearson, Anne Neale, Lauren Patterson, Leslie Richardson, Martin Ross, David Saah, Samantha Sifleet, Keith Stockmann, Dean Urban, Lisa Wainger, Robert Winthrop, David Yoskowitz. 2016. "Data and Modeling Infrastructure for National Integration of Ecosystem Services into Decision Making: Expert Summaries." National Ecosystem Services Partnership, Working Paper 16-02. (PDF)

McPhearson, Timon, Sue Parnell, David Simon, Thomas Elmqvist, Xuemei Bai, Owen Gaffney, Debra Roberts, Aromar Revi. 2016. "Building Urban Science to Achieve the New Urban Agenda." The Nature of Cities, https://www.thenatureofcities.com/2016/10/24/building-urban-science-to-achieve-the-new-urban-agenda/

Johnson, Katie, Yaella Depietri, Margaretha Breil.  2016. Multi-hazard risk assessment of two Hong Kong districts. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 19, 311–323, doi:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2016.08.023 (PDF)

Groffman, Peter, Mary Cadenasso, Jeannine Cavender-Bares, Daniel Childers, Nancy Grimm, Morgan Grove, Sarah Hobbie, Lucy Hutyra, Darrel Jenerette, Timon McPhearson, Diane Pataki, Steward Pickett, Richard Pouyat, Emma Rosi-Marshall, Benjamin Ruddell. 2016. “Moving toward an Urban Systems Science.” Ecosystems, doi:10.1007/s10021-016-0053-4 (PDF)

McPhearson, Timon, Sue Parnell, David Simon, Owen Gaffney, Thomas Elmqvist, Xuemei Bai, Debra Roberts, Aromar Revi. 2016. “Scientists must have a say in the future of cities.” Nature, 538:165-166 (PDF)

Bennett, E.M., M. Solan, R. Biggs, T. McPhearson, A. Norstrom, P. Olsson, L. Pereira, G.D. Peterson, C. Raudsepp-Hearne, F. Biermann, S. R. Carpenter, E. Ellis, T. Hichert, V. Galaz, M. Lahsen, M. Milkoreit, B. Martin-Lopez, K. A. Nicholas, R. Preiser, G. Vince, J. Vervoort, J. Xu.  2016. “Bright Spots: Seeds of a Good Anthropocene.” Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 14(8): 441–448, doi:10.1002/fee.1309 (PDF)

Laura Cole, Timon McPhearson, Cecilia Herzog, Alex Russ. 2016. Accessing Urban Environmental Education Opportunities Via Green Infrastructure." The Nature of Citieshttps://www.thenatureofcities.com/2016/07/03/accessing-urban-environmental-education-opportunities-via-green-infrastructure/

Larondelle, Neele, Dagmar Haase, Zoé A. Hamstead, Peleg Kremer und Timon McPhearson. 2016. “Eine neue Stadtstrukturklassifikation zur Analy- se der Beziehung zwischen ökologischer Funk- tion, Bebauung und Bodenbedeckungsstruktur: Eine vergleichende Studie von Berlin und New York City.” Stadtforschung Und Statistik 2:65-77 (PDF)

Gittleman, Mara, Carson Famer, Peleg Kremer, Timon McPhearson. 2016.  “Estimating Stormwater Runoff for Community Gardens in New York City.” Urban Ecosystems, doi:10.1007/s11252-016-0575-8 (PDF)

Frantzeskaki, Niki, Nadja Kabisch, Timon McPhearson. 2016. “Advancing urban environmental governance: Understanding theories, practices and processes shaping urban sustainability and resilience.” Environmental Science & Policy (PDF)

Kremer, Peleg, Zoé A. Hamstead, Timon McPhearson.  2016. “The Value of Urban Ecosystem Services: A Spatially Explicit Multicriteria Analysis of Landscape Scale Valuation Scenarios in NYC.” Environmental Science & Policy (Special Issue), doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2016.04.012 (PDF)

McPhearson, Timon, Dagmar Haase, Nadja Kabisch, Åsa Gren. 2016. “Advancing understanding of the complex nature of urban systems.” Ecological Indicators, doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.03.054 (PDF)

Kremer, Peleg, Zoé Hamstead, Dagmar Haase, Timon McPhearson, Niki Frantzeskaki, Erik Andersson, Nadja Kabisch, Neele Larondelle, Emily Lorance Rall, Gina Avlonitis, Christine Bertram, Francesc Baró, Erik Gómez-Baggethun, Asa Gren, Rieke Hansen, Anna Kaczorowska, Jaan-Henrik Kain, Jakub Kronenberg, Johannes Langemeyer, Pamela Muehlmann, Stephan Pauleit, Katrin Rehdanz, Maria Schewenius, Chantal van Ham, Annette Voigt, Daniel Wurster, Thomas Elmqvist. 2016. “Key insights for the future of urban ecosystem services research.” Ecology and Society, 21(2):29, doi:10.5751/ES-08445-210229 (PDF)

McPhearson, Timon, Steward T.A. Pickett, Nancy Grimm, Jari Niemelä, Marina Alberti, Thomas Elmqvist, Christiane Weber, Dagmar Haase, Jürgen Breuste, Salman Qureshi.  2016. "Advancing Urban Ecology Toward a Science of Cities." BioScience, https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biw002 (PDF)

McPhearson, Timon, Michael Feller, Alexander Felson, Richard Karty, Jacqueline WT Lu, Matthew I Palmer, Tim Wenskus. 2016. “Assessing the effects of the urban forest restoration effort of MillionTreesNYC on the structure and functioning of New York City ecosystems,” in Urban Forests: Ecosystem Services and Management (J. Blum, ed), Apple Academic Press


2015

Hamstead, Zoé A., Neele Larondelle, Peleg Kremer, Timon McPhearson, Dagmar Haase. 2015. “Classification of the heterogeneous structure of urban landscapes (STURLA) as an indicator of landscape function applied to surface temperature in New York City.” Ecological Indicators (PDF)

McHale, Melissa R., Steward TA Pickett, Olga Barbosa, David N Bunn, Mary L Cadenasso, Daniel L Childers, Meredith Gartin, George Hess, David M Iwaniec, Timon McPhearson, M. Nils Peterson, Alexandria K. Poole, Louie Rivers III, Shade T Shutters, Weiqi Zhou. 2015. “The New Global Urban Realm: Complex, Connected, Diffuse, and Diverse Social-Ecological Systems.” Sustainability (Special Issue), 2015, 7, 5211-5240. doi:10.3390/su7055211 (PDF)

Kremer, Peleg, Erik Andersson, Timon McPhearson, Thomas Elmqvist. 2015. “Advancing the Frontier of Urban Ecosystem Services Research.” Ecosystem Services (Special Issue) 12:149-151, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2015.01.008 (PDF)

McPhearson, Timon, Erik Andersson, Thomas Elmqvist, Niki Frantzeskaki. 2015. “Resilience Of and Through Urban Ecosystem Services,“ Ecosystem Services (Special Issue) 12:152-156, doi:10.1016/j.ecoser.2014.07.012 (PDF)

Andersson, Erik, Timon McPhearson, Peleg Kremer, Erik Gomez-Baggethun, Dagmar Haase, Magnus Tuvendal, Daniel Wurster. 2015. “Scale and Context Dependence of Ecosystem Service Providing Units.“ Ecosystem Services (Special Issue) 12:157-164, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2014.08.001 (PDF)

Andersson, E., Maria Tengö, Timon McPhearson, Peleg Kremer. 2015. “Cultural Ecosystem Services as a Platform for Working Towards Urban Sustainability.” Ecosystem Services (Special Issue) 12:165-168, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2014.08.002 (PDF)

Hansen, Rieke, Niki Frantzeskaki, Timon McPhearson, Emily Rall, Nadja Kabisch Anna Kaczorowska, Jaan-Henrik Kain, , Martina Artmann, Stephan Pauleit. 2015. “The uptake of the ecosystem services concept in planning discourses of European and American cities.” Ecosystem Services (Special Issue) 12: 228-246, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2014.11.013 (PDF)

McPhearson, Timon, Victorial Marshall. 2015. “Micro_Urban: The Ecological and Social Potential of Small-Scale Urban Spaces”. The Nature of Cities, http://www.thenatureofcities.com/2015/01/03/micro_urban-the-ecological-andsocial- potential-of-small-scale-urban-spaces/


2014

McPhearson, Timon, Zoé Hamstead, Peleg Kremer. 2014. “Urban Ecosystem Services for Resilience Planning and Management in New York City.” AMBIO (Special Issue) 43:502–515. doi:10.1007/s13280-014-0509-8 (PDF)

Larondelle, Neele, Hamstead, Zoé A., Peleg Kremer, Dagmar Haase, Timon McPhearson. 2014. “Applying a novel urban structure classification to compare the relationships of urban structure and surface temperature in Berlin and New York City.” Applied Geography 53: 427-437, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeog.2014.07.004 (PDF)

Haase, Dagmar, Neele Larondelle, Erik Andersson, Martina Artmann, Sarah Borgström, Jürgen Breuste, Erik Gomez-Baggethun, Åsa Gren, Zoé Hamstead, Rieke Hansen, Nadja Kabisch, Peleg Kremer, Johannes Langemeyer, Emily Lorance Rall, Timon McPhearson, Stephan Pauleit, Salman Qureshi, Nina Schwarz, Annette Voigt, Daniel Wurster, Thomas Elmqvist.  2014. “A Quantitative Review of Urban Ecosystem Services Assessments: Concepts, Models, and Implementation.” AMBIO (Special Issue) 43:413–433, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13280-014-0504-0 (PDF)

Schewenius, Maria, Timon McPhearson, Thomas Elmqvist. 2014. “Opportunities for Increasing Resilience and Sustainabilityof Urban Social–Ecological Systems: Insights from the URBES and the Cities Biodiversity Outlook Projects.” AMBIO (Special Issue) 43:434-444, doi:10.1007/s13280-014-0505-z (PDF)

Falxa-Raymond, Nancy, Matthew I. Palmer, Timon McPhearson, Kevin Griffith. 2014. “Foliar Nitrogen Characteristics of Four Tree Species Planted in New York City Forest Restoration Sites.” Urban Ecosystems 1-18, http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11252-014-0346-3 (PDF)

McPhearson, Timon. 2014. “The Rise of Resilience: Linking Resilience and Sustainability in City Planning”. The Nature of Cities, http://www.thenatureofcities.com/2014/06/08/the-rise-of-resilience-linkingresilience-and-sustainability-in-city-planning. Republished on GetResilient.com, SustainableCitiesCollective.com, and UrbanTimes.com

McPhearson, Timon. 2014. An Urban Ecology Approach to “The Future We Want”. Revolve Magazine 11:18-24, http://www.revolve-magazine.com/home/2014/06/20/urban-ecology-anapproach-to-the-future-we-want/ (PDF)

Haase, Dagmar, Timon McPhearson, Anna Kaczorowska, Niki Frantzeskaki. 2014. “Ecosystem Services in Urban Landscapes: Practical Applications and Governance Implications.” Urbanization and Global Environmental Change: Viewpoints, Spring 2014 (PDF)

McPhearson, Timon. 2014. “How much should we worry about exotic species in urban zones?” The Nature of Cities, http://www.thenatureofcities.com/?p=6501

McPhearson, Timon. 2014. “Many believe that better information on the monetary value of ecosystem services is critical for getting cities to adopt more green infrastructure solutions”. The Nature of Cities, http://www.thenatureofcities.com/?p=5792

Pickett, Steward T.A., Kenneth T. Belt, Geoffrey Bukley, Timothy Carter, Edward J.Doheny, Erle C. Ellis, Peter M. Groffman, Gordon M. Heisler, Brian P. McGrath, Timon McPhearson, Katalin Szlavecz, Jonathan M. Walsh. 2014. BES UrbanLexicon: Concepts for the Interdisciplinary Study of Urban Ecology. Baltimore Ecosystem Study, ISBN 978-1-312-39712-5 (PDF)


2013

McPhearson, Timon, Peleg Kremer, Zoé Hamstead. 2013. “Mapping Ecosystem Services in New York City: Applying a Social-Ecological Approach in Urban Vacant Land.” Ecosystem Services 5:11-26, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2013.06.005 (PDF)

Kremer, Peleg, Zoé Hamstead, Timon McPhearson. 2013.  “A Social-Ecological Assessment of Vacant Lots in New York City.” Landscape and Urban Planning 120:218-233, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2013.05.003 (PDF)

Crossman, Neville, Benjamin Burkhard, Stoyan Nedkov, Louise Willemen, Katalin Petz, Ignacio Palomo, Evangelia G. Drakou, Berta Martín-Lopez, Timon McPhearson, Kremena Boyanova, Rob Alkemade, Benis Egoh, Martha Dunbar, Joachim Maes. 2013. “A blueprint for mapping and modelling ecosystem services.” Ecosystem Services 44-14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2013.02.001 (PDF)

McPhearson, Timon, David Maddox, Bram Gunther, David Bragdon. 2013. “New York City Biodiversity, Green Space, and Ecosystem Services”, In, Cities and Biodiversity Outlook: Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Opportunities, (eds: Thomas Elmqvist, Michail Fragkias, Julie Goodness, Burak Güneralp, Peter J. Marcotullio, Robert I. McDonald, Susan Parnell, Maria Schewenius, Marte Sendstad, Karen C. Seto, Cathy Wilkinson), Springer Netherlands, pp.355- 383, doi:10.1007/978-94-007-7088-1_19 (PDF)

McPhearson, Timon, Roger Auch, Marina Alberti. 2013. “Urbanization trends, biodiversity patterns, and ecosystem services in North America,” In, Cities and Biodiversity Outlook: Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Opportunities, (eds: Thomas Elmqvist, Michail Fragkias, Julie Goodness, Burak Güneralp, Peter J. Marcotullio, Robert I. McDonald, Susan Parnell, Maria Schewenius, Marte Sendstad, Karen C. Seto, Cathy Wilkinson), Springer Netherlands, pp.279-286, doi:10.1007/978-94-007-7088-1_14 (PDF)

Gómez-Baggethun, Erik, Åsa Gren, David N. Barton, Johannes Langemeyer, Timon McPhearson, Patrick O’Farrell, Erik Andersson, Zoé Hamstead, Peleg Kremer. 2013. “Urban Ecosystem Services,” In, Cities and Biodiversity Outlook: Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Opportunities, (eds: Thomas Elmqvist, Michail Fragkias, Julie Goodness, Burak Güneralp, Peter J. Marcotullio, Robert I. McDonald, Susan Parnell, Maria Schewenius, Marte Sendstad, Karen C. Seto, Cathy Wilkinson), Springer Netherlands, pp.175-251, doi:10.1007/978-94-007-7088-1_11 (PDF)

McPhearson, Timon, Keith G. Tidball. 2013. “Disturbances in Urban Social- Ecological Systems: Niche Opportunities for Environmental Education” In, Trading Zones in Environmental Education: Creating Transdisciplinary Dialogue, (eds: Marianne Krasny, Justin Dillon). Peter Lang, New York (PDF)

McPhearson, Timon. 2013. “Getting Beyond Plant PR: Accounting for Both Services and Disservices of Urban Green Infrastructure.” The Nature of Citieshttp://www.thenatureofcities.com/?p=3425 

McPhearson, Timon. 2013. “Wicked Problems, Social-ecological Systems, and the Utility of Systems Thinking.” The Nature of Citieshttp://www.thenatureofcities.com/?p=2180 


2012 and Earlier

McPhearson, Timon. 2012. “Cities as Highly Functional Socio-Ecological Systems: Solving the Environmental Crisis with a Tree?” Scapes 8: 30-37 (PDF)

McPhearson, Timon. 2012. “Vacant Land in Cities Could Provide Important Social and Ecological Benefits.” The Nature of Citieshttp://www.thenatureofcities.com/?p=656 

McPhearson, P. Timon. 2011. “Toward a Sustainable New York City: Greening Through Urban Forest Restoration.” In, The Triple Bottom Line: Sustainability Principles, Practice, and Perspective in America’s Cities (M. Slavin, editor), pp181-204, Island Press, Washington, D.C. (PDF)

McPhearson, P. Timon, Mike Feller, Alex Felson, Richard Karty, Jacqueline Lu, Matthew Palmer, Timothy Wenskus.  2010.  “Assessing the Effects of Urban Forest Restoration Effort of MillionTreesNYC on the Structure and Functioning of New York City Ecosystems.” Cities and the Environment 3(1): Article 7, 21 (PDF)

Campbell, Lindsay, Cristiana Fragola, Marianne Krasny, Gina Lovasi, Jacqueline W.T. Lu, David Maddox, Simon McDonnell, P. Timon McPhearson, Franco Montalto, Andrew Newman, Ellen Pehek, Ruth A. Rae, Megan Shane, Richard Stedman, Erika Svendsen, Keith G. Tidball, Lynne Westphal, Tom Whitlow (authors listed alphabetically). 2010. "MillionTreesNYC, Green Infrastructure, and Urban Ecology: Building a Research Agenda," MillionTreesNYC Advisory Board Research & Evaluation Subcommittee, NYC Department of Parks & Recreation, New York City, NY (PDF)

Horning, Ned, P. Timon McPhearson, Osman C. Wallace. 2009. "An Introduction to Remote Sensing." Network of Conservation Educators and Practitioners, American Museum of Natural History, New York (PDF)

McPhearson, P. Timon, Stuart P.D. Gill, Robert Pollack, Julia E. Sable. 2008. “Increasing Scientific Literacy in Undergraduate Education: A Case Study from ‘Frontiers of Science’ at Columbia University.” In, A Vision of Transdisciplinarity: Laying Foundations for a World Knowledge Dialogue (Eds. Frédéric Darbellay, Moira Cockell,Jérôme Billotte, and Francis Waldvogel), EPFL Press, Switzerland. (PDF)

Johnson, Elizabeth A., P. Timon McPhearson. 2007. "Protecting Nature in Your Community." Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, American Museum of Natural History, New York (PDF)

McPhearson, P. Timon, Osman C. Wallace. 2007. "Application of Remote Sensing to Biodiversity Conservation." Network of Conservation Educators and Practitioners, American Museum of Natural History, New York (PDF)

McPhearson, P. Timon. 2006. Contributing author to Legacy: Conserving New York State’s Biodiversity (eds Johnson, E.A., D. Smith). American Museum of Natural History, New York State Biodiversity Research Institute, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, New York Natural Heritage Program, and The Nature Conservancy, Albany, New York (PDF)

McPhearson, P. Timon. 2004. "The Complexity of Cooperation in Ecological Communities." Ph.D. Dissertation. Rutgers University. New Brunswick, NJ (PDF)

McPhearson, P. Timon, Peter J. Morin. 2003. Review of “The importance of species: Perspectives on expendability and triage,” P. Karieva, S.A. Levin (eds). Integrative and Comparative Biology 43:603 (PDF)

Petchey, Owen L., Tim Casey, Lin Jiang, P. Timon McPhearson, Jennifer Price.  2002.  “Species richness, environmental fluctuations, and temporal change in total community biomass.” Oikos 99: 231-240 (PDF)

Petchey, Owen L., P. Timon McPhearson, Tim M. Casey, Peter J. Morin. 1999. “Environmental warming alters food-web structure and ecosystem function.” Nature 420:69-72 (PDF)