Publications

THEMES
Climate & Water Adaptation
• Transboundary Waters and International Water Governance
Water-Energy-Food Nexus
• Water Reuse & Wastewater Irrigation
Mexico – Water Management
South Asia – Water & Environment
New York Catskills Watershed & Water Quality
Selected Policy Outreach and Scholarly Presentations


Climate & Water Adaptation

Herwehe, L., C.A. Scott. In press. Irrigation, livelihood support, and forecasts: Climate adaptation in northeast Brazil. Climate and Development.

Mills-Novoa, M., A.B. Crootof, S. Borgias, B. Thapa, R. de Grenade, C.A. Scott. In press. Bringing the hydro-social cycle into climate change adaptation planning: Lessons from the Andean mountain water towers. Annals of the Association of American Geographers.

Scott, C.A., A. Lutz Ley. 2016. Enhancing water governance for climate resilience: Arizona, USA – Sonora, Mexico comparative assessment of the role of reservoirs in adaptive management for water security. Ch. 2 in C. Tortajada (ed.) Increasing Resilience to Climate Variability and Change: The Role of Infrastructure and Governance in the Context of Adaptation, Springer, Berlin, pp. 15-40. doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-1914-2_2

Lutz Ley, A.N., C.A. Scott. In press. River basin management in the arid Americas. Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy. Taylor and Francis, New York. doi: 10.1081/E-EPAP2.

Zeitoun, M., B. Lankford, T. Krueger, T. Forsyth, R. Carter, A.Y. Hoekstra, R. Taylor, O. Varis, F. Cleaver, R. Boelens, L. Swatuk, D. Tickner, C.A. Scott, N. Mirumachi, N. Matthews. 2016. Reductionist and integrative research approaches to complex water security policy challenges. Global Environmental Change 39: 143-154, doi: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2016.04.010.

Konar, M., T.P. Evans, M. Levy, C.A. Scott, T. Troy, C.J. Vörösmarty, M. Sivapalan. 2016. Water resources sustainability in a globalizing world: who uses the water? Hydrological Processes 30(18): 3330-3336, doi: 10.1002/hyp.10843.

Misra, G., H. Misra, C.A. Scott. 2016. Understanding factors influencing hydro-climatic risk and human vulnerability: Application of systems thinking in the Himalayan region. Ch. 14 in R.B. Singh, U. Schickhoff, S. Mal (eds.) Climate Change and Dynamics of Glaciers and Vegetation in the Himalaya, Springer, Berlin.

Meza, F., C.A. Scott. 2015. Secure water supply in water- scarce regions. In C. Pahl-Wostl, A. Bhaduri, J. Gupta (eds.). Handbook on Water Security, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, pp. 239-254, http://www.e-elgar.com/shop/handbook-on-water-security.

Scott, C.A., B. Thapa. 2015. Environmental security. In Ellen Wohl (ed.) Oxford Bibliographies in Environmental Science, Oxford University Press, New York. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/OBO/9780199363445-0012.

Halper, E., S. Dall’erba, R. Bark, C.A. Scott, S. Yool. 2015. Effects of irrigated parks on outdoor residential water use in a semi-arid city. Landscape and Urban Planning 134: 210–220, doi: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2014.09.005.

Ribeiro Neto, A., C.A. Scott, E. de Araújo Lima, S.M.G.L. Montenegro, J.A. Cirilo. 2014. Infrastructure sufficiency in meeting water demand under climate-induced socio-hydrological transition in the urbanizing Capibaribe River Basin – Brazil. Hydrology & Earth System Sciences 18: 3449–3459, doi: 10.5194/hess-18-3449-2014. [pdf – open access]

Scott C.A., S. Vicuña, I. Blanco-Gutiérrez, F. Meza, C. Varela-Ortega. 2014. Irrigation efficiency and water-policy implications for river-basin resilience. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 18: 1339–1348, doi: 10.5194/hess-18-1339-2014. [pdf – open access]

Sivapalan, M., M. Konar, V. Srinivasan, A. Chhatre, A. Wutich, C.A. Scott, J. L. Wescoat, I. Rodríguez-Iturbe. 2014. Socio-hydrology: use-inspired water sustainability science for the Anthropocene. Earth’s Future 2: 1-6, doi;: 10.1002/2013EF000164. [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A., F.J. Meza, R.G. Varady, H. Tiessen, J. McEvoy, G.M. Garfin, M. Wilder, L.M. Farfán, N. Pineda Pablos, E. Montaña. 2013. Water security and adaptive management in the arid Americas. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 103(2): 280-289, doi:10.1080/00045608.2013.754660.

Scott, C.A., S.J. Buechler. 2013. Iterative driver-response dynamics of human-environment interactions in the Arizona-Sonora borderlands. Ecosphere 4(1): 1-16. [pdf – open access]

Vieira, R., C. Tucci, C.A. Scott (eds.). 2013. Water and Climate Modeling in Large Basins, Vol. 2. Associação Brasileira de Recursos Hídricos, Brazil, 148 p.

     Co-author of chapter in this volume:

  • Sharma, B., U.A. Amarasinghe, X. Cai, C.A. Scott. 2013. Water resources, water productivity, and poverty in the Indus-Ganges river basin. pp. 93-116.

Varady, R.G., C.A. Scott, M. Wilder, B. Morehouse, N. Pineda, G.M. Garfin. 2012. Transboundary adaptive management to reduce climate-change vulnerability in the western U.S.-Mexico border region. Environmental Science & Policy, doi 10.1016/j.envsci.2012.07.006.

Scott, C.A., R.G. Varady, F. Meza, E. Montaña, G.B. de Raga, B. Luckman, C. Martius. 2012. Science-policy dialogues for water security: addressing vulnerability and adaptation to global change in the arid Americas. Environment 54(3): 30-42. [online]

Wilder, M., C.A. Scott, N. Pineda-Pablos, R.G. Varady, G.M. Garfin (eds). 2012. Moving Forward from Vulnerability to Adaptation: Climate Change, Drought, and Water Demand in the Urbanizing Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico – Casebook. Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, University of Arizona, Tucson. [download]

Scott, C.A., N. Pineda Pablos. 2011. Innovating resource regimes: water, wastewater, and the institutional dynamics of urban hydraulic reach in northwest Mexico. Geoforum 42(4): 439-450, doi:10.1016/j.geoforum.2011.02.003.

Halper, E., C.A. Scott, S. Yool. 2012. Correlating vegetation, water use and surface temperature in a semi-arid city: A multi-scale analysis of the impacts of irrigation by single-family residences. Geographical Analysis 44:235-257, doi: 10.1111/j.1538-4632.2012.00846.x.

Vieira, R., C. Tucci, C.A. Scott (eds.). 2011. Water and Climate Modeling in Large Basins, Volume 1. Associação Brasileira de Recursos Hídricos, Brazil.

     Co-author of chapter in this volume:

  • Bark, R.H., K. Morino, D. Garrick, C.A. Scott. 2011. Climate change, water resources, and adaptive management in the Colorado River Basin, pp. 47-70. [pdf – open access]

House-Peters, L.A., C.A. Scott. 2011. Assessing the impacts of land use change on water availability, management, and resilience in arid region riparian corridors: a case study of the San Pedro and Río Sonora watersheds in southwestern USA and northwestern Mexico. In Proceedings of the XIV World Water Congress, International Water Resources Association, Porto de Galinhas, Brazil, September 25-29. [pdf – open access]

Wilder, M., C.A. Scott, N. Pineda Pablos, R.G. Varady, G.M. Garfin, J. McEvoy. 2010. Adapting across boundaries: climate change, social learning, and resilience in the U.S.-Mexico border region. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 100(4): 917-928.

Akhter, M., K.J. Ormerod, C.A. Scott. 2010. Resilience, social agency, and water planning in Tucson, Arizona. Critical Planning 17: 46-65.

Scott, C.A. 2010. Groundwater. Encyclopedia of Geography. SAGE Publications, Thousand Oaks, California.

Coles, A.R., Scott, C.A. 2009. Vulnerability and adaptation to climate change and variability in semi-arid rural southeastern Arizona, USA. Natural Resources Forum 33: 297-309.

Scott, C.A., E.B. Halper, S.R. Yool, A. Comrie. 2009. The evolution of urban heat island and water demand. In Proceedings of the 89th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, Eighth Symposium on the Urban Environment, Phoenix, Arizona, Jan. 11 – 15, 2009. [pdf – open access]

Coles, A.R., C.A. Scott, G.M. Garfin. 2009. Weather, climate, and water: an assessment of risk, vulnerability, and communication on the U.S.-Mexico border. In Proceedings of the 89th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, Arizona, January 11 – 15, 2009. [pdf – open access]

Biggs, T.W., C.A. Scott, A. Gaur, J.P. Venot, T. Chase, E. Lee. 2008. Impacts of irrigation and anthropogenic aerosols on the water balance, heat fluxes, and surface temperature in a river basin. Water Resources Research 44, W12415, doi:10.1029/2008WR006847.

Ela, W., C. Graf, T. Poulson, J. Baygents, J. Theron, P. Fox, C.A. Scott. 2008. Salinity management and desalination technology for brackish water resources in the arid West. Summary report of workshop on “Improving Salinity Management and Desalination Technology for Brackish Resources in the Arid West” Sponsored by Arizona Water Institute, Bureau of Reclamation. June, 2008. [pdf – open access]

Biggs, T.W., C.A. Scott, B. Rajagopalan, H.N. Turral. 2007. Trends in solar radiation due to clouds and aerosols, southern India, 1952-1997. International Journal of Climatology 27(11): 1505-1518.

Buechler, S., C.A. Scott. 2006. Contributors to Chapter 4 ‘Water Scarcity, Risk and Vulnerability’. The 2006 Human Development Report – Beyond Scarcity: Power, Poverty and the Global Water Crisis. United Nations Development Program, New York, pp. 151-152. [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A., H. El-Naser, R.E. Hagan, A. Hijazi. 2003. Facing water scarcity in Jordan: reuse, demand reduction, energy and transboundary approaches to assure future water supplies. Water International 28(2): 209-216.

McKinney, D.C., X. Cai, M.W. Rosegrant, C. Ringler, C.A. Scott. 1999. Modeling water resources management at the basin level: review and future directions. System-wide Initiative on Water Management Paper No. 6. International Water Mgmt. Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. [pdf – open access]

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Transboundary Waters and International Water Governance

Ocampo-Melgar, A., S. Vicuña, J. Gironás, R.G. Varady, C.A. Scott. 2016 Scientists, policymakers, and stakeholders plan for climate change: A promising approach in Chile’s Maipo basin. Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development 58(5): 24-37, doi: 10.1080/00139157.2016.1209004.

Vieira, R., C. Tucci, C.A. Scott (eds.). 2015. Water and Climate Modeling in Large Basins, Vol. 3. Associação Brasileira de Recursos Hídricos, Brazil.

ScottC.A., B. de Gouvello. 2014. Water governance after the privatization era. In C.A. Scott, B. de Gouvello (eds.) The Future of Public Water Governance: Has Water Privatization Peaked? Routledge, London.

ScottC.A., B. de Gouvello. 2014. The resilience of public water governance: outlook and lessons learned. In C.A. Scott, B. de Gouvello (eds.) The Future of Public Water Governance: Has Water Privatization Peaked? Routledge, London.

Sharma, B., U.A. Amarasinghe, X. Cai, C.A. Scott. 2013. Water resources, water productivity, and poverty in the Indus-Ganges river basin. In R. Vieira, C. Tucci, C.A. Scott (eds.) Water and Climate Modeling in Large Basins, Vol. 2. Associação Brasileira de Recursos Hídricos, Brazil, pp. 93-116.

Vandervoet, P.L., S.B. Megdal, C.A. Scott. 2013. Los acuíferos transfronterizos Santa Cruz y San Pedro en Arizona y Sonora: Estado actual y análisis de meta-datos (The Santa Cruz and San Pedro transboundary aquifers of Arizona and Sonora: Current status and metadata analysis) In G. Cordova, J. Dutram, B. Lara, and J. Rodriguez (eds.) Desarrollo humano transfronterizo: retos y oportunidades en la región Sonora-Arizona (Transboundary human development: Challenges and opportunities in the Sonora-Arizona region). Universidad de Sonora. Hermosillo, Sonora, pp. 227-251.

Prichard, A.H., C.A. Scott. 2013. Interbasin water transfers at the U.S.-Mexico border city of Nogales, Sonora: Implications for aquifers and water security. International Journal of Water Resources Development 29(2): , doi:10.1080/07900627.2012.755597.

Scott, C.A., J.P. Venot, F. Molle. 2013. Water, land, and development: Comparative Arizona -Israeli – Palestinian perspective. In S.B. Megdal, R.G. Varady, and S. Eden (eds.) Shared Borders, Shared Waters:  Israeli-Palestinian and Colorado River Basin Water Challenges. CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, in cooperation with UNESCO-IHE, Delft, pp. 133-149.

Callegary, J., S.B. Megdal, C.A Scott, P.L. Vandervoet. 2013. Arizona/Sonora Section of the Transboundary Aquifer Assessment Program, in W.M. Alley (ed.) Five-Year Interim Report of the United States – Mexico Transboundary Aquifer Assessment Program: 2007 – 2012: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013–1059, 31 p. [pdf – open access]

de Gouvello, B., C.A. Scott. 2012 (guest editors of special issue and authors of introductory article with the same title) “Has Water Privatization Peaked? The Future of Public Water Governance.” Water International 37(2): 87-90, doi: 10.1080/02508060.2012.663614.

Scott, C.A., S. Megdal, L.A. Oroz, J. Callegary, P. Vandervoet. 2012. Effects of climate change and population growth on the transboundary Santa Cruz aquifer. Climate Research 51: 159–170, doi: 10.3354/cr01061.

Wilder, M., I. Aguilar Barajas, J. McEvoy, R. Varady, S. Megdal, N. Pineda, C.A. Scott. 2012. Desalination technology in a binational context: systemic implications for water, society, energy, and environment in the Arizona-Sonora portion of the U.S.-Mexico border. Puentes Consortium, Rice University. [pdf]

Megdal, S.B., C.A. Scott. 2011. The importance of institutional asymmetries to the development of binational aquifer assessment programs: the Arizona-Sonora experience. Water 3: 949-963, doi:10.3390/w3030949. [pdf – open access]

Varady, R.G., C.A. Scott, S.B. Megdal. 2011. Transboundary aquifer institutions, policies, and governance: A preliminary inquiry. In Proceedings of the Internationally Shared Aquifer Resources Management (ISARM) Conference, UNESCO-IAH-UNEP, Paris, Dec. 6-8. [pdf – open access]

Megdal, S.B., R. Sención, C.A. Scott, F. Díaz, L. Oroz, J. Callegary, R.G. Varady. 2011. Institutional assessment of the transboundary Santa Cruz and San Pedro aquifers on the United States – Mexico border (also in translation as: Evaluación institucional de los acuíferos transfronterizos Santa Cruz y San Pedro en la frontera México – Estados Unidos). In Proceedings of the Internationally Shared Aquifer Resources Management (ISARM) Conference, UNESCO-IAH-UNEP, Paris, Dec. 6-8. [pdf – open access – English, español]

Milman, A., C.A. Scott. 2010. Beneath the surface: intranational institutions and management of the United States – Mexico transboundary Santa Cruz aquifer. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy 28: 528-551.

Browning-Aiken, A., C.A. Scott, R.Varady, S. Megdal. 2010. Spanning Transboundary Waters in North America (Atravesando las aguas transfronterizas en América del Norte, Traverser les eaux transfrontières en Amérique du Nord).Newsletter of International Network of Basin Organisations. [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A., F. Flores-López, J.R. Gastélum. 2007. Appropriation of Río San Juan water by Monterrey city, Mexico: implications for agriculture and basin water sharing. In Special issue “Transfer of Water from Irrigation to Urban Uses: Lessons from Case Studies,” Paddy & Water Environment. 5(4): 253-262, DOI 10.1007/s10333-007-0089-3.

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Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Pasqualetti, M.J., T.E. Jones, L. Necefer, C.A. Scott, B.J. Colombi. 2016. A paradox of plenty: Renewable energy on Navajo Nation lands. Society and Natural Resources 29(8): 885-899, doi: 10.1080/08941920.2015.1107794.

Scott, C.A., A. Crootof, B. Thapa, R.K. Shrestha. 2016. Water-food-energy nexus: Challenges and opportunities. In L. Bharati, B.R. Sharma, V. Smakhtin (eds.), The Ganges River Basin: Status and Challenges in Water, Environment and Livelihoods, Routledge, London.

Scott, C.A., A. Crootof, S. Kelly-Richards. 2016. The urban water-energy nexus: Drivers and responses to global change in the ‘urban century’. In H. Hettiarachchi, R. Ardakanian (eds.) Environmental Resource Management and the Nexus Approach: Managing Water, Soil, and Waste in the Context of Global Change, Springer, Berlin, pp. 113-140. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-28593-1.

Scott, C.A., Z.P. Sugg. 2016. Global energy development and climate-induced water scarcity – Physical limits, sectoral constraints, and policy imperatives. In V. Dovì, A. Battaglini (eds.) Energy Policy and Climate Change, MDPI Books, Basel, pp. 453-468 [reprinted from Energies 2015 8(8): 8211-8225].

Scott, C.A., Z.P. Sugg. 2015. Global energy development and climate-induced water scarcity – Physical limits, sectoral constraints, and policy imperatives. Energies 8(8): 8211-8225, doi:10.3390/en8088211 [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A., M. Kurian, J.L. Wescoat, Jr. 2015. The Water-energy-food nexus: Adaptive capacity to complex global challenges. In M. Kurian and R. Ardakanian (eds.). Governing the Nexus: Water, Soil and Waste Resources Considering Global Change, Springer, Berlin, pp. 15-38.

Andersen, S.M., C.A. Scott (special-issue co-editors). 2014. Nexo Água e Energia nas Américas (Water-Energy Nexus in the Americas). Desenvolvimento e Meio Ambiente (Development and Environment) 30: pp. (Portuguese, Spanish, and English special issue, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil. http://ojs.c3sl.ufpr.br/ojs2/index.php/made).

Andersen, S.M., C.A. Scott. 2014. Editorial. Desenvolvimento e Meio Ambiente 30: 5-6.

Kumar, M.D., C.A. Scott, O.P. Singh. 2014. Raising agricultural productivity with reduced use of energy and groundwater: Role of market instruments and technology. In M.D. Kumar, N. Bassi, A. Narayanamoorthy, M.V.K. Sivamohan (eds.) The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus, Earthscan, London, pp. 97-124.

Scott, C.A. 2014 Eletricidade para o bombeamento de água subterrânea: limitações e oportunidades para respostas adaptativas às mudanças climáticas. Desenvolvimento e Meio Ambiente. Vol.30. 45-57. http://dx.doi.org/10.5380/dma.v30i0.35588. [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A. 2013. Electricity for groundwater use: constraints and opportunities for adaptive response to climate change. Environmental Research Letters 8 (2013) 035005, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/8/3/035005. [pdf]

Kumar, M.D., C.A. Scott, O.P. Singh. 2013. Can India raise agricultural productivity while reducing groundwater and energy use? International Journal of Water Resources Development,  doi:10.1080/07900627.2012.743957.

Scott, C.A. 2011. The water-energy-climate nexus: resources and policy outlook for aquifers in Mexico. Water Resources Research 47, W00L04, doi:10.1029/2011WR010805.

Scott, C.A., S.A. Pierce, M.J. Pasqualetti, A.L. Jones, B.E. Montz, J.H. Hoover. 2011. Policy and institutional dimensions of the water-energy nexus. Energy Policy 39: 6622–6630, doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2011.08.013.

Kumar, M.D., C.A. Scott, O.P. Singh. 2011. Inducing the shift from flat-rate or free agricultural power to metered supply: Implications for groundwater depletion and power sector viability in India. Journal of Hydrology 409: 382-394, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.08.033.

Scott, C.A., M.J. Pasqualetti. 2010. Energy and water resources scarcity: Critical infrastructure for growth and economic development in Arizona and Sonora. Natural Resources Journal 50(3): 645-682.

Eden, S., C.A. Scott, M.L. Lamberton, S.B. Megdal. 2011.Energy-water interdependencies and the Central Arizona Project. In D. Kenney and R. Wilkinson (eds.) The Water-Energy Nexus in the American West, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, pp. 109-122.

Scott, C.A., B.R. Sharma. 2009. Energy supply and the expansion of groundwater irrigation in the Indus-Ganges basin. International Journal of River Basin Management 7(2): 119–124.

Scott, C.A., R.G. Varady, A. Browning-Aiken, T.W. Sprouse. 2007. Linking water and energy along the Arizona/Sonora border. Southwest Hydrology 6 (5): 26-27,31. [pdf – open access]

Shah, T., C.A. Scott, J. Berkoff, A. Kishore, A. Sharma. 2007. Energy-irrigation nexus in South Asia: Pricing versus rationing as practical tool for efficient resource allocation. In F. Molle and J. Berkoff (eds.) Irrigation Water Pricing: The Gap Between Theory and Practice. CAB International, Wallingford, pp. 208-232.

Scott, C.A. and T. Shah. 2004. Groundwater overdraft reduction through agricultural energy policy: insights from India and Mexico. International Journal of Water Resources Development 20(2): 149-164.

Scott, C.A., T. Shah, S.J. Buechler, P. Silva-Ochoa. 2004. La fijación de precios y el suministro de energía para el manejo de la demanda de agua subterránea: enseñanzas de la agricultura mexicana. In C. Tortajada, R. Sandoval, E. Castelán (eds). Hacia una Gestión Integral del Agua en México: Retos y Alternativas. Porrua Editores, Mexico City, pp. 201-228. [pdf – open access]

Shah, T., C.A. Scott, A. Kishore, A. Sharma. 2003. Energy-irrigation nexus in South Asia: improving groundwater conservation and power sector viability. IWMI Research Report No. 70. International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. [pdf – open access]

IWMI. 2003. The energy-irrigation nexus. Water Policy Brief No. 10. International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. [pdf – open access]

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Water Reuse & Wastewater Irrigation

 

Wilder, M.O., I. Aguilar-Barajas, N. Pineda-Pablos, R.G. Varady, S.B. Megdal, J. McEvoy, R. Merideth, A.A. Zuniga-Teran, C.A. Scott. 2016. Desalination and water security in the U.S.-Mexico border region: A framework to assess the social, environmental, and political impacts. Water International 41(5): 756-775, doi: 10.1080/02508060.2016.1166416.

Amerasinghe, P., R.M. Bhardwaj, C.A. Scott, K. Jella, F. Marshall. 2013. Urban wastewater and agricultural reuse challenges in India. IWMI Research Report No. 147. International Water Management Institute. Colombo, Sri Lanka. 36pp. doi:10.5337/2013.200 [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A., C.J. Bailey, R.P. Marra, G.J. Woods, K.J. Ormerod, K. Lansey. 2012. Scenario planning to address critical uncertainties for robust and resilient water-wastewater infrastructures under conditions of water scarcity and rapid development. Water 4: 848-868; doi:10.3390/w4040848. [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A., P.F. Robbins, A.C. Comrie. 2012. The mutual conditioning of humans and pathogens: Implications for integrative geographical scholarship. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 102(5): 977-985.

Ormerod, K.J., C.A. Scott. 2012. Drinking wastewater: public trust in potable reuse. Science, Technology, and Human Values. doi: 10.1177/0162243912444736.

Scott, C.A., L. Raschid-Sally. 2012. The global commodification of wastewater. In special issue “Has Water Privatization Peaked? The Future of Public Water Governance.” Water International 37(2): 147–155, doi: 10.1080/02508060.2012.662727.

Scott, C.A. 2012. Case Study: Effluent Auction in Prescott Valley, Arizona. 2012 Guidelines for Water Reuse, EPA/600/R-12/618, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Agency for International Development, Washington DC, pp. D18-D19. [pdf, download full Guidelines]

Rock, C., C. Graf, C.A. Scott, J.E.T. McLain, S. Megdal. 2012. Case Study: Arizona Blue Ribbon Panel on Water Sustainability. 2012 Guidelines for Water Reuse, EPA/600/R-12/618, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Agency for International Development, Washington DC, pp. D14-D17. [pdf, download full Guidelines]


Rock, C., C. Graf, C.A. Scott, J.E.T. McLain, S. Megdal. 2012. Arizona Blue Ribbon Panel on Water Sustainability. University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Bulletin AZ1567. 4pp. [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A., R.P. Marra, K.J. Ormerod, C. Bailey. 2012. Scenario planning to address critical uncertainties for resilient water-wastewater infrastructures under conditions of water scarcity and rapid development. In Proceedings of 2012 UCOWR/NIWR Annual Conference, “Managing Water, Energy, & Food in an Uncertain World,” Universities Council on Water Resources, Santa Fe, New Mexico, July 17-19. [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A., A. Browning-Aiken, K.J. Ormerod, R.G. Varady, C.D. Mogollon, C. Tessmer. 2011. Guidance on Links between Water Reclamation and Reuse and Regional Growth. Water Reuse Research Foundation, Arlington VA.

Browning-Aiken, A., K.J. Ormerod, C.A. Scott.2011. Testing the climate for non-potable water reuse: opportunities and challenges in water-scarce urban growth corridors. Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning 13(3): 253-275, doi: 10.1080/1523908X.2011.594597.

Campbell, A., C.A. Scott. 2011. Water reuse: Policy implications of a decade of residential reclaimed water use in Tucson, Arizona. Water International 36(7): 908–923.

Drechsel, P., C.A. Scott, L. Raschid, M. Redwood, A. Bahri (dir.). 2011. L’Irrigation Avec des Eaux Usées et la Santé. Presses de l’Université du Québec, Québec, 440 p. [download – open access]

Drechsel, P., C.A. Scott, L. Raschid, M. Redwood, A. Bahri (eds.). 2010. Wastewater Irrigation and Health: Assessing and Mitigating Risks in Low-Income Countries. Earthscan, London. [download – open access]

Ensink, J.H.J., C.A. Scott, S. Brooker, S. Cairncross. 2010. Sewage disposal in the Musi River, India: water quality remediation through irrigation infrastructure. Irrigation and Drainage Systems 24: 65-77,doi 10.1007/s10795-009-9088-4.

Gerba, C.F., C.A. Scott. 2008. Animal and human waste as vehicles for cross-contamination of imported foods. In M. Doyle and M.C. Erickson (eds.) Safety of Imported Foods: Microbiological Issues and Challenges. American Society of Microbiology Press, Washington, DC, pp. 113-138.

McCartney, M., C.A. Scott, J.H.J. Ensink, B.B. Jiang, T.W. Biggs. 2008. Salinity implications of wastewater irrigation in the Musi River catchment, India. Ceylon Journal of Science 37 (1): 49-59. [pdf – open access]

IWMI. 2006. Recycling realities: managing health risks to make wastewater an asset. Water Policy Brief No. 17. International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A. 2005. Investing in the reuse of treated wastewater. Investment Note 5.3. Shaping the Future of Water for Agriculture: A Sourcebook for Investment in Agricultural Water Management. World Bank, Washington, DC, pp. 185-189. [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A., N.I. Faruqui, L. Rachid-Sally (eds.) 2004. Wastewater Use in Irrigated Agriculture: Confronting the Livelihood and Environmental Realities. CAB International, Wallingford, 193 p. [download – open access]
     co-author of chapters in this volume:

  •  Scott, C.A., N.I. Faruqui, L. Raschid-Sally. Wastewater use in irrigated agriculture: management challenges in developing countries, pp. 1-10. [pdf]
  • Silva-Ochoa, P., C.A. Scott. Treatment plant effects on wastewater irrigation benefits: revisiting a case study in the Guanajuato river basin, Mexico, pp. 145-152. [pdf]
  • Faruqui, N.I., C.A. Scott, L. Raschid-Sally. Confronting the realities of wastewater use in irrigated agriculture: lessons learned and recommendations, pp. 173-185. [pdf]

Scott, C.A. 2003. Recycling and reuse of ‘derivative water’ under conditions of scarcity and competition. In C. Figueres, C. Tortajada, J. Rockstrom (eds.) Rethinking Water Management: Innovative Approaches to Contemporary Issues. Earthscan, London, pp. 102-119.

IWMI. 2003. Confronting the realities of wastewater use in agriculture. 2003. Water Policy Brief No. 9. International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A., P. Silva-Ochoa. 2002. The impact of a treatment plant on wastewater irrigation in Mexico. Urban Agriculture 8: 33-34. [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A., J.A. Zarazúa, G. Levine. 2000. Urban-wastewater reuse for crop production in the water-short Guanajuato River Basin, Mexico. IWMI Research Report No. 41. International Water Management Institute. Colombo, Sri Lanka. [pdf – open access]

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Mexico – Water Management

Scott, C.A. 2013. Electricity for groundwater use: constraints and opportunities for adaptive response to climate change. Environmental Research Letters 8 (2013) 035005, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/8/3/035005.

Vandervoet, P.L., S.B. Megdal, C.A. Scott. 2013. Los acuíferos transfronterizos Santa Cruz y San Pedro en Arizona y Sonora: Estado actual y análisis de meta-datos (The Santa Cruz and San Pedro transboundary aquifers of Arizona and Sonora: Current status and metadata analysis) In G. Cordova, J. Dutram, B. Lara, and J. Rodriguez (eds.) Desarrollo humano transfronterizo: retos y oportunidades en la región Sonora-Arizona (Transboundary human development: Challenges and opportunities in the Sonora-Arizona region). Universidad de Sonora. Hermosillo, Sonora, pp. 227-251.

Scott, C.A., S.J. Buechler. 2013. Iterative driver-response dynamics of human-environment interactions in the Arizona-Sonora borderlands. Ecosphere 4(1): 1-16.

Varady, R.G., C.A. Scott, M. Wilder, B. Morehouse, N. Pineda, G.M. Garfin. 2012. Transboundary adaptive management to reduce climate-change vulnerability in the western U.S.-Mexico border region. Environmental Science & Policy, doi 10.1016/j.envsci.2012.07.006

Scott, C.A., S. Megdal, L.A. Oroz, J. Callegary, P. Vandervoet. 2012. Effects of climate change and population growth on the transboundary Santa Cruz aquifer. Climate Research 51: 159–170, doi: 10.3354/cr01061.

Scott, C.A. 2011. The water-energy-climate nexus: resources and policy outlook for aquifers in Mexico. Water Resources Research 47, W00L04, doi:10.1029/2011WR010805.

Scott, C.A., P. Silva-Ochoa. 2010. Collective action for sustainable water harvesting irrigation. In Resources, Rights, and Cooperation: A Sourcebook on Property Rights and Collective Action for Sustainable Development. International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC. pp. 53-55. [pdf – open access, download complete sourcebook]

Scott, C.A., S. Dall’erba, R. Díaz-Caravantes. 2010. Groundwater rights in Mexican agriculture: spatial distribution and demographic determinants. The Professional Geographer 62(1): 1-15.

Diaz-Caravantes, R.E., Scott, C.A. 2009. Water management and biodiversity conservation interface in Mexico: a geographical analysis. Applied Geography (2009), doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2009.10.003.

Scott, C.A., J.M. Banister. 2008. The dilemma of water management “regionalization” in Mexico under centralized resource allocation. International Journal of Water Resources Development 24(1): 61–74, DOI: 10.1080/07900620701723083.

Wester, P., C.A. Scott, M. Burton. 2004. River basin closure and institutional change in Mexico’s Lerma-Chapala Basin. In M. Svendsen (ed.) Irrigation and River Basin Management: Options for Governance and Institutions. CABI Publishing, Wallingford, pp. 125-144.

Shah, T., C.A. Scott, S. Buechler. 2004. A decade of water sector reforms in Mexico: lessons for India’s new water policy. Economic and Political Weekly XXXIX (4): 361-370. [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A., W.G.M. Bastiaanssen, M. Ahmad. 2003. Mapping root zone soil moisture using remotely sensed optical imagery. Journal of Irrigation & Drainage Engineering 129(5): 326-335.

Scott, C.A. 2003. Sustainable groundwater management: have property rights reforms helped in Mexico? In Groundwater Governance in : The Challenge of Taming a Colossal Anarchy. IWMI Contribution to III World Water Forum, Kyoto for the session on “Water, Food and Environment”. IWMI-Tata Water Policy Program, Anand, p. 18. [pdf – open access]

Florencio Cruz, V., R.V. Alcala, C.A. Scott. Productividad del agua en el Distrito de Riego 011 Alto Rio Lerma. Agrociencia 36(4): 483-493. [pdf – open access]

Bolaños González, M., E. Palacios Vélez, C.A. Scott, A. Exebio García. 2001. Estimación del volumen de agua usado en una zona de riego mediante una imagen de satelite e información complementaria. Agrociencia 35(6): 589-597. [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A., P. Silva-Ochoa. 2001. Collective action for water harvesting irrigation in the Lerma-Chapala Basin, Mexico. Water Policy 3 (2001): 555-572.

Scott, C.A., C. Garcés R. 2001. Conjunctive management of surface water and groundwater in the middle Río Lerma Basin, Mexico. In A.K. Biswas and C. Tortajada (eds.) Integrated River Basin Management. Oxford University Press, New Delhi, pp. 176-198.

Scott, C.A., P. Silva-Ochoa, V. Florencio-Cruz, P. Wester. 2001. Competition for water in the Lerma-Chapala basin. In A. Hansen and M. van Afferden (eds.) The Lerma-Chapala Watershed: Evaluation and Management. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, pp. 291-323.

Scott, C.A., P. Wester, B. Marañón-Pimentel (eds.). 2000. Asignación, productividad y manejo de recursos hídricos en cuencas. (Allocation, productivity and management of basin water resources). Serie Latinoamericana No. 20. International Water Management Institute. Mexico D.F., Mexico. [pdf]

Flores-López, F.J., C.A. Scott. 2000. Superficie agrícola estimada mediante análisis de imágenes de satélite en Guanajuato, México. (Estimating agricultural area using satellite imagery in Guanajuato, Mexico). Serie Latinoamericana No. 15. International Water Management Institute. Mexico D.F., Mexico. [pdf – open access]

Barker, R., C.A. Scott, C. de Fraiture, U. Amarasinghe. 2000. Global water shortages and the challenge facing Mexico. International Journal of Water Resources Development 16(4): 525-542.

Flores-López, F.J., C.A. Scott. 1999. Simulación de alternativas del manejo del agua en la cuenca del río San Juan, México. (Simulation of water management alternatives in the Rio San Juan Basin, Mexico). Serie Latinoamericana No. 9. International Water Management Institute. Mexico D.F., Mexico. [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A., P. Wester, C. Garcés R. 1998. Integración vertical de funciones transferidas para el manejo de las cuencas: observaciones conceptuales. (Vertical integration of functions transferred to users in basin management: conceptual observations). In Memoria del III Seminario Internacional sobre Transferencia de Sistemas de Riego. Gómez Palacio, Dgo., México. Sept. 2-4, 1998. Colegio de Postgraduados, Montecillo, México. pp. 185-194. [pdf – open access]

Brown, N., C.A. Scott, et al, 1991. Analysis of agroforestry at Plan Sierra, Dominican Republic. In L.E. Buck and J.P. Lassoie (eds.). Agroforestry Planning and Evaluation in Marginal Areas: Exercises in Program Design. Natural Resources Research and Extension Series No. 37, Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, December. [pdf – open access]

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South Asia – Water & Environment

Kumar, M.D., C.A. Scott, O.P. Singh. 2014. Raising agricultural productivity with reduced use of energy and groundwater: Role of market instruments and technology. In M.D. Kumar, N. Bassi, A. Narayanamoorthy, M.V.K. Sivamohan (eds.) The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus, Earthscan, London, pp. 97-124.

Scott, C.A. 2012. Looming water and food crises, Tucson Committee on Foreign Relations, Tucson, May 2, 2012. [pdf]

Kumar, M.D., C.A. Scott, O.P. Singh. 2011. Inducing the shift from flat-rate or free agricultural power to metered supply: Implications for groundwater depletion and power sector viability in India. Journal of Hydrology 409: 382-394, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.08.033.

Scott, C.A., M. Akhter. 2010. Book Review: Taming the Anarchy: Groundwater Governance in South Asia (by T. Shah, 2009, RFF Press). Human Ecology 38(4): 581. DOI 10.1007/s10745-010-9310-x.

Celio, M., C.A. Scott, M. Giordano. 2010. Urban-agricultural water appropriation: the Hyderabad, India case. The Geographical Journal 176(1): 39–57, doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4959.2009.00336.x

Scott, C.A., B.R. Sharma. 2009. Energy supply and the expansion of groundwater irrigation in the Indus-Ganges basin. International Journal of River Basin Management 7(2): 119–124.

Biggs, T.W., A. Gaur, C.A. Scott, P. Thenkabail, P.G. Rao, M.K. Gumma, S. Acharya, and H. Turral. 2007. Closing of the Krishna basin: irrigation, streamflow depletion and macroscale hydrology. IWMI Research Report No. 111. International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. [pdf – open access]

Biggs, T.W., P.S. Thenkabail, M.K. Gumma, C.A. Scott, G.R. Parthasaradhi, H. Turral. 2006. Irrigated area mapping in heterogeneous landscapes with MODIS time series, ground truth and census data, Krishna Basin, India. International Journal of Remote Sensing 27(19): 4245-4266, DOI 10.1080/01431160600851801.

Ahmad, M., T.W. Biggs, H. Turral, C.A. Scott. 2006. Application of SEBAL approach and MODIS time-series to map vegetation water use patterns in the data scarce Krishna river basin of India. Water Science & Technology 53(10): 83–90.

Sinha, S., B.R. Sharma, C.A. Scott. 2006. Understanding and managing the water-energy nexus: moving beyond the energy debate. In B.R. Sharma, K.G. Villholth, and K.D. Sharma (eds.) Groundwater Research and Management: Integrating Science into Management Decisions. International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 242-257. [pdf – open access]

Bouma, J.A., C.A. Scott. 2006. The possibilities for dryland crop yield improvement in India’s semi-arid regions – observations from the field. Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture Discussion Paper No. 3. International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. [pdf – open access]

Sivamohan, M.V.K., C.A. Scott. 2005. Coalition-building for participatory irrigation management under changing water resource trends: reflections on reforms in Andhra Pradesh, India. In G.P. Shivakoti, D.L. Vermillion, W.F. Lam, E. Ostrom, U. Pradhan, R. Yoder (eds.) Asian Irrigation in Transition: Responding to Challenges. Sage Publications, New Delhi, pp. 390-408.

Amarasinghe, U., B. Sharma, N. Aloysius, C.A. Scott, V. Smakhtin, C. de Fraiture. 2005. Spatial variation in water supply and demand across the river basins of India. IWMI Research Report No. 83. International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. [pdf – open access]

Sharma, B.R., J.S. Samra, C.A. Scott, S.P. Wani (eds.) 2005. Watershed Management Challenges: Improving Productivity, Resources, and Livelihoods.  International Water Management Institute, New Delhi, 336 p.

co-author of chapters in this volume:

  • Sharma, B.R., R., C.A. Scott. Watershed management challenges: introduction and overview, pp. 1-21. [pdf]
  • Sakthivadivel, R., C.A. Scott. Upstream-downstream complementarities and tradeoffs: opportunities and constraints in watershed development in water scarce regions, pp. 173-185. [pdf]
  • Pant, D, C.A. Scott. Forest-watershed-irrigation linkages: policy support for integrated management, pp. 258-268. [pdf]

Joshi, P.K., V. Pangare, B. Shiferaw, S.P. Wani, J. Bouma, C.A. Scott. 2004. Watershed development in India: synthesis of past experiences and needs for future research. Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics 59(3): 303-320.

Narayana, P., C.A. Scott. 2004. Effectiveness of legislative controls on groundwater extraction. Discussion Paper, IWMI-TATA Water Policy Programme 3rd Partners Meet, IWMI-TATA Water Policy Program, Anand, India. [pdf – open access]

Puskur, R., J. Bouma, C.A. Scott. 2004. Sustainable livestock production in semi-arid watersheds. Economic and Political Weekly XXXIX (31): 3477-3483. [pdf – open access]

Sakthivadivel, R., K. Bhattacharya, C.A. Scott. 2004. Biophysical and institutional factors in watershed management: a comparative analysis of four pilot watershed projects in India’s tribal belt. Working Paper No. 88. International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A. 2001. Book Review: Water Management in Islam (by N.I. Faruqui, A.K. Biswas, M.J. Bino, eds.) International Journal of Water Resources Development 17(4): 647–649.

Scott, C.A. 2000. How “participatory” is integrated water resources management? In N. Faruqui and O. Al-Jayyousi (eds.) Reflection on the World Water Vision by the ‘Next Generation of Water Leaders,’ Water International 25(2): 303-311.

Sivamohan, M.V.K., C.A. Scott (eds.) 1994. India: Irrigation Management Partnerships. Booklinks. Hyderabad, India, 435 p.

Scott, C.A. 1994. Streamside pumpwell, Rajasthan, India and Discharge regulator for pressurized systems in Haryana, India. In R. Yoder (ed.), Designing Irrigation Structures for Mountainous Environments. International Irrigation Management Institute. Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 78-82, 175-179. [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A. 1994. Facing environmental degradation in the Aravalli Hills, India. In A.C. Millington and K. Pye (eds.). Environmental Change in Drylands: Biogeographical and Geomorphological Perspectives. Wiley, Chichester, pp. 413-426.

Scott, C.A. and M.F. Walter. 1993. Local knowledge and conventional soil science approaches to erosional processes in the Shivalik-Himalaya. Mountain Research & Development 13(1): 61-72.

Sivamohan, M.V.K, C.A. Scott, M.F. Walter. 1993. Vetiver grass for soil and water conservation: prospects and problems. In D. Pimentel (ed.), World Soil Erosion and Conservation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 293-309.

Sivamohan, M.V.K., C.A. Scott. 1992. The command area development programme in India: a policy perspective. Irrigation Management Network Paper 20, Overseas Development Institute and International Irrigation Management Institute, London, UK, October. [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A., C. Richter. 1991. Negotiated conservation: experiences from India and The Dominican Republic. Camel Breeder News, Spring 1991: 6-7. [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A. 1991. Ecological change and community-state collaboration for rehabilitation: the case of the Shivalik hills. Quadrangle LXXXVVI (2): 6-7. [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A., G. Levine. 1991. Reconversion of wasteland into agricultural land: workshop report. Sustainable Development and Biodiversity: Conflicts and Complementarities. Proceedings from a Symposium and Workshops, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, September 19-22, 1991. pp. 56-59. [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A., J.R. Gupta. 1990. Forest resource conservation and development plan: Shivalik Hills. Sustainable Forest Management Working Paper Series No. 6, Ford Foundation, New Delhi. [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A. 1989. A pilgrimage to Gangotri: Himalayan source of the River Ganga. Samskriti 2 (1&2): 23-90. [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A., A. Revi. 1987. Cover the earth: plasters for soilblock buildings, Housing and Urban Development Conference, Trivandrum, India, November 1987. [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A. 1988. Medbundi: water conservation in arid zones – a living tradition. Indian Architect and Builder 2(4): 54-57. [pdf – open access]

Joshi, A., C.A. Scott, N. Khetan. 1987. Mitti Jal Ko Bachao; Hindi, Save Soil and Water – farmers’ field manual). Seva Mandir Prakashan, Udaipur, India. [pdf – open access]

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New York Catskills Watershed & Water Quality

Scott, C.A., M.F. Walter, G.N. Nagle, M.T. Walter, N.V. Sierra, E.S. Brooks. 2001. Residual phosphorus in runoff from successional forest on abandoned agricultural land: 1. Biogeochemical and hydrological processes. Biogeochemistry 55(3): 293-309.

Scott, C.A., M.F. Walter. 2001. Residual phosphorus in runoff from successional forest on abandoned agricultural land: 2. Hydrological and soluble reactive P budgets. Biogeochemistry 55(3): 311-325.

Scott, C.A., K.W. Weiler. 2001. Modeling soluble phosphorus desorption kinetics in tile drainage. ASCE Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering 127(2): 70-76.

Walter, M.T., E.S. Brooks, M.F. Walter, T.S. Steenhuis, C.A. Scott, J.Boll. 2001. Evaluation of soluble phosphorus loading from manure-applied fields under various spreading strategies. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 56(4): 329-335.

Walter, M.T., J.Y. Parlange, M.F. Walter, X. Xin, C.A. Scott. 2001. Modeling pollutant release from a surface source during rainfall-runoff. Journal of Environmental Quality 30(1): 151-159.

Weiler, K.R., M.T. Walter, M.F. Walter, E.S. Brooks, C.A. Scott. 2000. Seasonal risk analysis for flood plains in the Delaware River basin. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. 126(5) : 320-329.

Scott, C.A., M.F. Walter, E.S. Brooks, J. Boll, M.B. Hes, M.D. Merrill. 1998. Impacts of historical changes in land use and dairy herds on water quality in the Catskills Mountains. Journal of Environmental Quality 27: 1410-1417.

Scott, C.A. 1998. Comment on ‘Design for an inexpensive continuous digital output water level recorder’ by S. Reedyk et al. (Paper 97WR00678). Water Resources Research 34(9): 2419-2421.

Scott, C.A., L.D. Geohring, M.F. Walter. 1998. Water quality impacts of tile drains in shallow, sloping, structured soils as affected by manure application. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 14(6): 599-603.

Scott, C.A., M.F. Walter, B.J. Dibeler, J.R. Frankenberger. 1996. Hydrologic land use classification with thematic and spatial inputs. Proceedings Watershed Restoration and Management Symposium, Syracuse NY, July 14-17, 1996. American Water Resources Association, Herndon VA.

Scott, C.A. 1987. Ultraviolet Sterilization of Drinking Water, International Conference on Resource Mobilization for Drinking Water and Sanitation in Developing Countries, Water and Sanitation for Health (WASH), San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 1987. [pdf – open access]

 

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Selected Policy Outreach and Scholarly Presentations

Varady, R.G., C.A. Scott. 2013. How Should We Understand “Water Security”? Water Resources Research Center. http://wrrc.arizona.edu/awr/w13/security [pdf]

Scott, C.A. 2012. Looming water and food crises, Tucson Committee on Foreign Relations, Tucson, May 2, 2012. [pdf]

Ormerod, K.J., C.A. Scott, A. Browning-Aiken. 2009. Expanding water reuse: public trust in the next water frontier. Presented at Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 24, 2009. [pdf – open access]

Hoover, J.H. and C.A. Scott. 2009. The Arizona water-energy nexus: electricity for water and wastewater services. Presented at Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 24, 2009. [pdf – open access]

Scott, C.A. 2009. Adapting to water scarcity and changing climate. University of Arizona Environmental Summit, 22 April 2009. [powerpoint]

Scott, C.A. 2009. Expert opinion on the water-energy nexus, General Accounting Office, Natural Resources and Environment Committee investigating water and power plant siting, Tucson, April 8, 2009. [powerpoint – open access]

Scott, C.A. 2009. Flujo de información a tomadores de decisión. Dimensiones Humanas de Ciclones Tropicales (Information flows to decision-makers. Humans Dimensions of Tropical Cyclones), organized by Centro de Ciencias de la Atmósfera, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México, Acapulco, 13 March 2009. [powerpoint]

Scott, C.A. 2009. The global commodification of wastewater. Panel on New Trends in Regulation, Symposium on Water Governance: the Public-Private Debate, organized by Unité Mixte Internationale (University of Arizona and Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) and Center for Sustainability of semi-Arid Regions and Riparian Hydrology, University of Arizona, 4 February 2009. [powerpoint]

R.G. Varady, R.G., G. Garfin, M. Wilder, C.A. Scott, A. Browning-Aiken, B. Morehouse, N. Pineda, A. Coles, J. McEvoy, K. Sammler, A. Ray, D. Gochis, T. Cavazos, L. Farfan, R. Díaz. 2009. Institutions and societal impacts of climate in the Arizona-Sonora portion of the U.S.-Mexico border region (poster), Climate Change: Global Risks, Challenges and Decisions, Copenhagen, Denmark, 10-12 March 2009. [powerpoint]

Scott, C.A. 2009. Cactus, riparian habitat, and turf grass: water budget and policy implications of vegetation change under urban heat island and effluent irrigation in the southwest U.S. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 15-19 Dec. 2008. [powerpoint]

Scott, C.A. 2008. Building shared vision: assessment of transboundary aquifers along the United States – Mexico border. International Conference on Water Scarcity, Global Changes, and Groundwater: Management Responses, University of California – Irvine, UNESCO, USGS, 1-5 December 2008. [powerpoint]

Scott, C.A. 2008. The global water and sanitation challenge: progress in meeting the Millennium Development Goals. Keynote address at Focusing Arizona’s Water Research (Arizona Water & Pollution Control Association, Arizona Water Institute), Phoenix, Oct. 29, 2008. [powerpoint]

Pasqualetti, M., C.A. Scott. 2008. Water and renewable energy with rapid growth in the Arizona-Sonora border region. Arizona-Mexico Commission, Water Committee, Phoenix, 20-21 June 2008. [powerpoint]

Scott, C.A. 2007. Energy boom and groundwater bust: Mexico’s water-energy nexus with implications for the U.S. border region. First Western Forum on Energy and Water Sustainability, Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, 22 March 2007. [powerpoint]

Scott, C.A. 2007. Wastewater use in irrigated agriculture: closing the rural-urban-rural water loop. Departmental Seminar Series (Soil, Water & Environmental Science), University of Arizona, 19 February 2007. [powerpoint]

Ensink, J.R., C.A. Scott, et al. 2006. Urban wastewater impacts on the spatial distribution of solutes and microbial constituents in the Musi River, India. American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting, Baltimore, 23 May 2006.
[powerpoint]

Scott, C.A. 2004. Strategic challenges in India’s water management, Green Business Council, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Hyderabad, 17 June 2004. [powerpoint]

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