Publications

THEMES
Water Security
Water-Energy-Food Nexus
Resilient Watersheds
Climate & Water Adaptation
• Transboundary Resource Governance
• Water Reuse & Wastewater Irrigation
Mexico – Water Management
South Asia – Water & Environment
Selected Policy Outreach and Scholarly Presentations

Water Security

Lankford, B., A. Closas, J. Dalton, E. López Gunn, T. Hess, J. Knox, S. van der Kooij, J. Lautze, D. Molden, S. Orr, J. Pittock, B. Richter, P. Riddell, C.A. Scott, J. Vos, J.P. Venot, M. Zwarteveen. Revision in review. Navigating the promises, pitfalls and paradoxes of irrigation efficiency in meeting major water challenges. Nature Sustainability.

Díaz-Caravantes, R.E., A.A. Zuniga-Teran, F. Martín, M.M. Bernabeu, P. Stoker, C.A. Scott. Revision in review. Urban Water Security: A comparative study of cities in the arid Americas. Environment and Urbanization. Scott, C.A., A.F Hill, A.M. Wilson (special issue editors). 2019. Pursuing Water Security in Socio-hydrological Systems, Water Security 4-5, www.sciencedirect.com/journal/water-security/special-issue/10SKS8SPDX3.

Scott C.A., A.F. Hill, A.M. Wilson. 2019. Editorial – Pursuing water security in socio-hydrological systems. Water Security 6(1), doi: 10.1016/j.wasec.2019.100037 (reviewed by journal editors).

Scott, C.A., A.F Hill, A.M. Wilson (special issue editors). 2019. Pursuing Water Security in Socio-hydrological Systems, Water Security 4-5, www.sciencedirect.com/journal/water-security/special-issue/10SKS8SPDX3.

Thapa, B., C.A. Scott. 2019. Institutional strategies for adaptation to water stress in farmer-managed irrigation systems of Nepal. International Journal of the Commons, X: 1-17, doi: 10.5334/ijc.901.

Scott C.A., F. Zhang, A. Mukherji (coordinating lead authors); W. Immerzeel, L. Bharati, D. Mustafa (lead authors); H. Zhang, T. Albrecht, A. Lutz, S. Nepal, A. Siddiqi, H. Kuemmerle, M. Qadir, S. Bhuchar, A. Prakash, R. Sinha (contributing authors). 2019. Water in the Hindu Kush Himalaya, Chapter 8 in P. Wester, A. Mishra, A. Mukherji, A.B. Shrestha (eds.), The Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment – Mountains, Climate Change, Sustainability and People, Springer, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-92288-1_8.

C.A. Scott, C. Staddon (special issue editors). 2018. The Global Water Security Challenge, Water International 43(8), www.tandfonline.com/toc/rwin20/43/8.

Staddon, C., C.A. Scott. 2018. Putting water security to work: Addressing global challenges. Water International 43: 1017-1025, doi: 10.1080/02508060.2018.1550353.

Lutz-Ley, A., R.H. Lee, C.A. Scott, Y. Peralta-Lugo. 2018. Food and Water Security in North America’s Transboundary Sonoran Desert: A Water-Exporting Dryland. Ch. 19 in M. Keulertz, T. Allan, T. Colman, B. Bromwich (eds.), Handbook of Water, Food and Society, Oxford University Press, pp. 344-362. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190669799.013.22.

Gerlak, A.K., L. House-Peters, R. Varady, T. Albrecht, A. Zuniga Teran, R. de Grenade, C. Cook, C.A. Scott. 2018. Water security: A review of place-based research. Environmental Science & Policy 82: 79-89, doi: 10.1016/j.envsci.2018.01.009.

Scott, C.A., C. Staddon (special issue editors). 2018. The Global Water Security Challenge, Water International 43(8),  www.tandfonline.com/toc/rwin20/43/8.

Gimblett, H.R., C.A. Scott, M.A. Hammersley. 2017. Dam removal on the Lower White Salmon River: Rewilding, sacred spaces, and ‘outstandingly remarkable values.’ International Journal of Wilderness 23(2): 34-40, 48.

Lall, U., J. Davis, C.A. Scott, B. Merz, J. Lundqvist. 2017. Pursuing water security (editorial for inaugural issue, reviewed). Water Security 1(1): 1-2, doi: 10.1016/j.wasec.2017.07.002.

Sivapalan, M., D. Yu, M. Konar, T. Oki, C.A. Scott (special issue coordinators). 2017. Socio-hydrology: Spatial and temporal dynamics of coupled human-water systems. Water Resources Research. https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/toc/10.1002/(ISSN)1944-7973.SOCHYD1.

Garfin, G.M., C.A. Scott, M. Wilder, R.G. Varady, R. Merideth. 2016. Metrics for assessing adaptive capacity and water security: Common challenges, diverging contexts, emerging consensus. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 21: 86-89, doi: 10.1016/j.cosust.2016.11.007.

Thapa, B., C.A. Scott, P. Wester, R. Varady. 2016. Towards characterizing the adaptive capacity of farmer-managed irrigation systems: Learnings from Nepal. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 21: 37-44, doi: 10.1016/j.cosust.2016.10.005.

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.

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.

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 US–Mexico border region: assessing the social, environmental and political impacts. Water International 41(5): 756-775, doi: 10.1080/02508060.2016.1166416.

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.

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.

Curl, K., C. Neri, C.A. Scott. 2015. Drought and water scarcity: discourses and competing water demands in the context of climate change in arid Sonora, Mexico. In D. Stucker and E. Lopez-Gunn (eds.) Adaptation to Climate Change through Water Resources Management: Capacity, Equity, and Sustainability. Earthscan, London, pp. 21-42.

Lee, R., L. Herwehe, C.A. Scott. 2015. Integrating local users and multi-tiered institutions into the IWRM process. In S.G. Setegn, M.C. Donoso (eds.) Sustainability of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM): Water Governance, Climate and Ecohydrology, Springer, Berlin, pp. 365-386. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-12194-9_20

Lopez-Gunn, E., (alphabetical order) A. Akhmouch, M.M. Aldaya, V.A. de Linaje, M. Ballestero, M. Bea, R. Hirata, J. Kuroiwa, B. Mayor, L. Perez, C.A. Scott, F. Villarroya, P. Zorrilla. 2015. Rethinking Integrated Water Resources Management: Towards water and food security through adaptive management. In B.A. Willaarts, A. Garrido, M.R. Llamas, (eds.) Water for Food and Wellbeing in Latin America and the Caribbean: Social and Environmental Implications for a Globalized Economy, Routledge, London, pp. 385-417, https://tr.im/LLl8R.

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.

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): 1-17, doi: 10.1080/07900627.2012.755597.

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.

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.

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, doi: 10.1080/00139157.2012.673454.

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(3): 235-257, doi: 10.1111/j.1538-4632.2012.00846.x.

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.

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, doi: 10.1080/02508060308691686.

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Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Kurian, M., C.A. Scott, V.R. Reddy, G. Alabaster, A.C. Nardocci, K. Portney, K. Boer, B. Hannibal. 2019. One swallow does not make a summer: Siloes, trade-offs and synergies in the water-energy-food nexus. Frontiers in Environmental Science 7(32), doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2019.00032.

Scott, C.A., T. Albrecht, R. de Grenade, A. Zuniga-Teran, R.G. Varady, B. Thapa. 2018. Water security and the pursuit of food, energy, and earth systems resilience. Water International 43: 1055-1074, doi: 10.1080/02508060.2018.1534564.

Scott, C.A., K. Ogden (eds.). 2018 special issue “The Nexus of Renewable Energy, Water, and Food Systems,” Energies, http://www.mdpi.com/journal/energies/special_issues/nexus_energy_water_food

Pasqual, J.C., H.A. Bollmann, C.A. Scott. 2018. Collective agro-energy generation in family agriculture: the Ajuricaba condominium case study in Brazil. Revista Tecnologia e Sociedade 14 (34): 35-61, doi: 10.3895/rts.v14n34.7626.

Albrecht, T.R., A.B. Crootof, C.A. Scott. 2018. The water-energy-food nexus: A systematic review of methods for nexus assessment. Environmental Research Letters, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/aaa9c6.

Pasqual, J.C., H.A. Bollmann, C.A. Scott, T. Edwiges, T.C. Baptista. 2018. Assessment of collective production of biomethane from livestock waste for urban transportation mobility in Brazil and the United States. Energies 11 (997), doi: 10.3390/en11040997.

Pasqual, J.C., H.A. Bollmann, C.A. Scott. 2017. Biogas perspectives in livestock sector in Brazil and the United States: Electric, thermal and vehicular energy use. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology A 7: 258-273 doi: 10.17265/2161-6256/2017.04.004.

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].

Pasqual, J.C., H.A. Bollmann, C.A. Scott. 2016. Water-energy-food nexus: Background and perspectives for Brazil and the United States by 2050. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology B 6: 108-120, doi: 10.17265/2161-6264/2016.02.006.

de Grenade, R., L. House-Peters, C.A. Scott, B. Thapa, M. Mills-Novoa, A. Gerlak, K. Verbist. 2016. The nexus: Reconsidering environmental security and adaptive capacity. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 21:15–21, doi: 10.1016/j.cosust.2016.10.009.

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., 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.

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]

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. 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.

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., 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.

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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Resilient Watersheds

Scott, C.A., F.M. Le Tourneau (eds.). 2020 scheduled release. “Resilience and complexity: Frameworks and models to capture social-ecological interactions,” special issue of Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability.

Everard, M., N. Gupta, C.A. Scott, P.C. Tiwari, B. Joshi, G. Kataria, S. Kumar. 2019. Assessing livelihood-ecosystem interdependencies and natural resource governance in Indian villages in the Middle Himalayas. Regional Environmental Change 9:165-177, doi:10.1007/s10113-018-1391-x.

Vieira, R., C. Tucci, C.A. Scott (eds.). 2019. Water and Climate Modeling in Large Basins, Vol. 5. Associação Brasileira de Recursos Hídricos, Brazil.

Hough, M., M. Pavao-Zuckerman, C.A. Scott. 2018. Connecting plant traits and social perceptions in riparian systems: Ecosystem services as indicators of thresholds in social-ecohydrological systems. Journal of Hydrology, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.08.005.

Hammersley, M.A., C.A. Scott, H.R. Gimblett. 2018. Evolving conceptions of the role of large dams in social-ecological resilience. Ecology & Society 23(1): 40, doi: 10.5751/ES-09928-230140.

Vieira, R., C. Tucci, C.A. Scott (eds.). 2018. Water and Climate Modeling in Large Basins, Vol. 4. Associação Brasileira de Recursos Hídricos, Brazil.

Wang, L., F. Zhang, H. Zhang, C.A. Scott, C. Zeng, X. Shi. 2018. Intensive precipitation observation greatly improves hydrological modelling of the poorly gauged high mountain Mabengnong catchment in the Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Hydrology 556: 500-509, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.11.039.

Wang, G., C. Zeng, F. Zhang, Y. Zhang, C.A. Scott, X. Yan. 2017. Traffic-related trace elements in soils along six highway segments on the Tibetan Plateau: Influence factors and spatial variation. Science of the Total Environment 581-582: 811-821, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.01.018.

Petrakis, R.E., W.J.D. van Leeuwen, M.L. Villarreal, P. Tashjian, R. Dello Russo, C.A. Scott. 2017. Historical analysis of riparian vegetation change in response to shifting management objectives on the Middle Rio Grande. Land 6(29). doi: 10.3390/land6020029.

Navarro-Navarro, L.A., J.L. Moreno-Vazquez, C.A. Scott. 2017. Social networks for management of water scarcity: Evidence from the San Miguel watershed, Sonora, Mexico. Water Alternatives 10(1): 41-64.

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.

Mills-Novoa, M., A.B. Crootof, S. Borgias, B. Thapa, R. de Grenade, C.A. Scott. 2016. Bringing the hydro-social cycle into climate change adaptation planning: Lessons from two Andean mountain water towers. Annals of the America Association of Geographers 107(2): doi: 10.1080/24694452.2016.1232618.

de Grenade, R., J. Rudow, R. Taboada Hermoza, M.E. Adauto Aguirre, C.A. Scott, B. Willems, J. Schultz, R. Varady. 2016. Anticipatory capacity in response to global change across an extreme elevation gradient in the Ica Basin, Peru. Regional Environmental Change, doi: 10.1007/s10113-016-1075-3.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Vieira, R., C. Tucci, C.A. Scott (eds.). 2011. Water and Climate Modeling in Large Basins, Volume 1. Associação Brasileira de Recursos Hídricos, Brazil, 152 p.

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.

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.

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.

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, doi: 10.4038/cjsbs.v37i1.495.

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.

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, doi: 10.1002/joc.1487.

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, doi: 0.2166/wst.2006.301.

Sharma, B.R., C.A. Scott. 2005. Watershed management challenges: introduction and overview. In B.R. Sharma, B.R., J.S. Samra, C.A. Scott, S.P. Wani (eds.) Watershed Management Challenges: Improving Productivity, Resources, and Livelihoods.  International Water Management Institute, New Delhi, pp. 1-21.

Sakthivadivel, R., C.A. Scott. 2005. Upstream-downstream complementarities and tradeoffs: opportunities and constraints in watershed development in water scarce regions. In B.R. Sharma, B.R., J.S. Samra, C.A. Scott, S.P. Wani (eds.) Watershed Management Challenges: Improving Productivity, Resources, and Livelihoods.  International Water Management Institute, New Delhi, pp. 173-185.

Pant, D, C.A. Scott. 2005. Forest-watershed-irrigation linkages: policy support for integrated management. In B.R. Sharma, B.R., J.S. Samra, C.A. Scott, S.P. Wani (eds.) Watershed Management Challenges: Improving Productivity, Resources, and Livelihoods.  International Water Management Institute, New Delhi, pp. 258-268.

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.

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.

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.

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, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9437(2003)129:5(326).

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, doi: 10.1016/S1366-7017(02)00017-X.

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

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.

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.

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 DF, Mexico. 234 p. http://dx.doi.org/10.3910/2009.411.

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. 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. 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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Climate & Water Adaptation

Herwehe, L., C.A. Scott. 2017. Drought adaptation and development: Small-scale irrigated farming in northeast Brazil. Climate and Development, doi: 10.1080/17565529.2017.1301862.

Petrakis, R.E., van Leeuwen, W.J.D., Villarreal, M.L., Tashjian, P., Dello Russo, R., Scott, C.A. 2017. Middle Rio Grande Multitemporal Land Cover Classifications – 1935, 1962, 1987, 1999, and 2014: U.S. Geological Survey data release, doi: 10.5066/F7154F84.

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

de Grenade, R., L. House-Peters, C.A. Scott, B. Thapa, M. Mills-Novoa, A. Gerlak, K. Verbist. 2016. The nexus: Reconsidering environmental security and adaptive capacity. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 21:15–21, doi: 10.1016/j.cosust.2016.10.009.

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.

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.

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.

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., 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]

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]

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]

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]

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.

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]

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.

Pineda Pablos, N., C.A. Scott, M. Wilder, A. Salazar-Adams, R. Díaz, L. Brito, C. Watts, J.L. Moreno, L. Oroz, C. Neri. 2012. Hermosillo – ciudad sin agua para crecer: vulnerabilidad hídrica y retos frente al cambio climático (Hermosillo – A city without water for growth: water-resources vulnerability and challenges in the face of climate change). In M. Wilder, C.A. Scott, N. Pineda-Pablos, R.G. Varady, G.M. Garfin (eds.) 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, pp. 125-170.

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.

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]

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

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., 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., 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.

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 Resource Governance

J. Gil-Loaiza, A.N. Lutz Ley, B.T. Wilder, J. Ruiz, J. Lever, C.A. Scott. 2019. Ciencia cruzando fronteras: El caso del Consorcio Arizona-México para Ambientes Áridos (CAZMEX). Ciencia.

Lutz-Ley, A., R.H. Lee, C.A. Scott, Y. Peralta-Lugo. 2018. Food and Water Security in North America’s Transboundary Sonoran Desert: A Water-Exporting Dryland. Handbook of Water, Food and Society (M. Keulertz, T. Allan, T. Colman, B. Bromwich, eds.), Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190669799.013.22

Herwehe, L., C.A. Scott. 2017. Drought adaptation and development: Small-scale irrigated farming in northeast Brazil. Climate and Development, doi: 10.1080/17565529.2017.1301862.

Callegary, J.B., I. Minjárez Sosa, E.M. Tapia Villaseñor, P. dos Santos, R. Monreal Saavedra, F.J. Grijalva Noriega, A.K. Huth, F. Gray, C.A. Scott, S.B. Megdal, L.A. Oroz Ramos, M. Rangel Medina, J.M. Leenhouts. 2016. San Pedro River Aquifer Binational Report. International Boundary and Water Commission and Comisión Internacional de Límites y Aguas, 170 p. http://ibwc.gov/Files/San_Pedro_River_Binational%20Report_013116.pdf.

Callegary, J.B., I. Minjárez Sosa, E.M. Tapia Villaseñor, P. dos Santos, R. Monreal Saavedra, F.J. Grijalva Noriega, A.K. Huth, F. Gray, C.A. Scott, S.B. Megdal, L.A. Oroz Ramos, M. Rangel Medina, J.M. Leenhouts. 2016. Estudio binacional sobre el acuífero transfronterizo del Río San Pedro. Comisión Internacional de Límites y Aguas y International Boundary and Water Commission, 190 p. https://www.ibwc.gov/Files/San_Pedro_Binational_Report_12212016.pdf.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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]

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.

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.

Wilder, M., J. Slack, R.G. Varady, C.A. Scott, A. Prichard, B. Morehouse, E. McGovern, O. Lai, R. Beaty. 2012. Urban water vulnerability and institutional challenges in Ambos Nogales. In M. Wilder, C.A. Scott, N. Pineda-Pablos, R.G. Varady, G.M. Garfin (eds.) 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, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, pp. 17-53.

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 Reuse & Wastewater Irrigation

Scott, C.A. 2014. From black to green to gold: Farming with wastewater need not be an urban fringe activity.In Operationalization of the Urban Nexus in Metropolitan Regions. ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, and German Development Cooperation, Bonn.

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.

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]

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]

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

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., 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.

Scott, C.A., P. Drechsel, A. Bahri, D. Mara, M. Redwood, L. Raschid-Sally, B. Jiménez. 2011. Les défis et les perspectives pour atténuer les risques dans les pays à faible revenu. Dans P. Drechsel, P., C.A. Scott, L. Raschid, M. Redwood, A. Bahri (dir.) L’Irrigation Avec des Eaux Usées et la Santé. Presses de l’Université du Québec, Québec, pp. 410-428.

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]

Qadir, M., C.A. Scott. 2011. Contraintes non pathogènes liées à l’irrigation avec des eaux usées. Dans P. Drechsel, P., C.A. Scott, L. Raschid, M. Redwood, A. Bahri (dir.) L’Irrigation Avec des Eaux Usées et la Santé. Presses de l’Université du Québec, Québec, pp. 109-138.

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.

Qadir, M., C.A. Scott. 2010. Non-pathogenic trade-offs of wastewater irrigation. In P. Drechsel, C.A. Scott, L. Raschid, M. Redwood, A. Bahri (eds.) Wastewater Irrigation and Health: Assessing and Mitigating Risks in Low-Income Countries. Earthscan, London, pp. 101-126.

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

J. Gil-Loaiza, A.N. Lutz Ley, B.T. Wilder, J. Ruiz, J. Lever, Scott, C.A. 2019. Ciencia cruzando fronteras: El caso del Consorcio Arizona-México para Ambientes Áridos (CAZMEX). Ciencia.

Lutz-Ley, A., R.H. Lee, C.A. Scott, Y. Peralta-Lugo. 2018. Food and Water Security in North America’s Transboundary Sonoran Desert: A Water-Exporting Dryland. Handbook of Water, Food and Society (M. Keulertz, T. Allan, T. Colman, B. Bromwich, eds.), Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190669799.013.22

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.

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.

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. 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.

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. 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]

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.

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., 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]

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. 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]

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

Scott, C.A., F. Zhang, A. Mukherji (coordinating lead authors); W. Immerzeel, L. Bharati, D. Mustafa (lead authors); H. Zhang, T. Albrecht, A. Lutz, S. Nepal, A. Siddiqi, H. Kuemmerle, M. Qadir, S. Bhuchar, A. Prakash, R. Sinha (contributing authors). 2019. Water in the Hindu Kush Himalaya, Chapter 8 in P. Wester, A. Mishra, A. Mukherji, A.B. Shrestha (eds.), The Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment – Mountains, Climate Change, Sustainability and People, Springer, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-92288-1.

Mukherji, A., C.A. Scott. D. Molden, A. Maharjan. 2018. Megatrends in Hindu Kush Himalaya: Climate change, urbanisation, and migration and their implications for water, energy, and food. In A.K. Biswas, C. Tortajada, P. Rohner (eds.), Assessing Global Water Megatrends, Springer, Berlin, Ch. 8. doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-6695-5_8.

Buechler, S.J., D. Sen, N. Khandekar, C.A. Scott. 2016. Re-linking governance of energy with livelihoods and irrigation in Uttarakhand, India. Water 8(437), doi: 10.3390/w8100437.

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]

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]

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]

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.

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.

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.

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.

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]

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.

Scott, C.A., M.F. Walter. 1994. Who participates in whose irrigation management? A case of government involvement in farmer-managed irrigation in the Shivalik Hills. In M.V.K. Sivamohan, C.A. Scott (eds.) India: Irrigation Management Partnerships. Booklinks, Hyderabad, India, pp. 253-288.

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]

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

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. 1988. Medbundi: water conservation in arid zones – a living tradition. Indian Architect and Builder 2(4): 54-57. [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]

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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Selected Policy Outreach and Scholarly Presentations

Preparing Hydropower for a Warming Planet” – The Weather Channel, October 2, 2019

Himalayan Glaciers Melting Faster than Thought” – Voice of America, Asia broadcast, February 14, 2019.

Water security for all – a Himalayan task” – kuenselonline.com
Water security for all – a Himalayan task (March 22 is World Water Day)” – business-standard.com
– op-ed in Himalayan regional media outlets.

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]

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]

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]

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]

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. 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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