Department of Geography, Environment and Population
The Department of Geography, Environment and Population offers a wide range of programs that explore important issues, such as climate change, global migration and urban development from a wide variety of perspectives.
Geography, Environment and Population staff share a deep appreciation for physical and human environments. We are motivated by the desire that future generations are able to experience the natural and human wonders of the world.
We teach courses that build work skills and knowledge about environmental management and processes. We focus on human-environment interactions at local to global levels and address the world’s greatest challenges; we explore how the world can cope with an ever-expanding population, what future cities should look like, and how climate change will impact ecosystems and human society.
Our courses also offer opportunities to work with, and learn about Indigenous peoples and their connection to the environment, food security, global international migration and ethics.
All our courses develop student knowledge and skills to investigate and recommend responses to real-world environmental problems. We offer a fabulous international study tour on sustainable cities and run field trips focussing on how environments can be rehabilitated.
Name Role Associate Professor John Tibby Head of Department
Teaching focus: physical geography, climate change, environmental change, water issues
Professor Emma Baker Director, Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Planning (CHURP) Associate Professor Douglas Bardsley Postgraduate Program Coordinator, Master of Environmental Policy and Management (Sem 1, 2021)
Convenor, ECR Network
Teaching focus: food security, environmental management, climate change, environmental governance
Professor Nick Harvey Emeritus Professor Undergraduate Discipline Advisor
Undergraduate Program Coordinator, Bachelor of Environmental Policy and Management
Postgraduate Program Coordinator, Master of Public Policy
Director, Adaptation, Community, Environment (ACE) Research Group
Teaching focus: indigenous peoples, coastal management, environmental ethics, environmental impact assessment, globalisation, climate adaptation, community engagement
Professor Guy Robinson Adjunct Professor Dr Jungho Suh Postgraduate Coordinator
Teaching focus: ecological economics, tourism and the environment
Associate Professor Yan Tan Coordinator, Masters Dissertations
Postgraduate Program Coordinator, Master of Environmental Policy and Management (Sem 2, 2023 onwards)
Teaching focus: population, migration (international, internal), social science techniques, development
Dr George Tan Lecturer
Teaching focus: research methods, community engagement, globalisation, sustainable societies and sustainable cities.
Bingjie Song GIS Coordinator
Teaching focus: introduction to GIS, advanced GIS
The Department of Geography, Environment and Population academic staff lead national and international research programs.
Our research focuses on ageing, housing, population, environmental management, mobility, tourism, climate change to Indigenous resource management, biodiversity conservation, water quality, environmental change and sustainable agricultural development.
We are associated with two research centres, the first being the Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Planning which comprises a network of researchers, academics and other practitioners whose shared vision is to undertake high quality housing, urban and regional research and disseminate their findings for the betterment of society.
The second the Hugo Centre for Migration and Population Research is an international research hub dedicated to addressing the global challenge of population change.
The Adaptation, Community Environment (ACE) Research Network, hosts research and activities that focus community engagement with environmental issues, specifically adaptation to climate change.
Geography staff and students work in over 30 different countries in Africa, Asia, Oceania, Europe, USA, and in Antarctica. Geography staff have been successful in a number of national and international grant schemes including the Australian Research Council (Discovery and Linkage), the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Network (NCCARF), the Ford Foundation, the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute and the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation.
Amaruzaman, S., Bardsley, D. K., & Stringer, R. (2022). Reflexive policies and the complex socio-ecological systems of the upland landscapes in Indonesia. Agriculture and Human Values, 18 pages.
Baker, E., Daniel, L., Beer, A., Bentley, R., Rowley, S., Baddeley, M., . . . Lockwood, A. (2022). An Australian rental housing conditions research infrastructure. Scientific Data, 9(1).
Bao, H.X & Robinson, G.M. (2022) “Behavioural land use policy studies: Past, present, and future”. Land Use Policy, 115.
Masud-All-Kamal, M., & Nursey-Bray, M. (2022). Best intentions and local realities: unseating assumptions about implementing planned community-based adaptation in Bangladesh. Climate and Development, 10 pages.
Pearson, R., & Bardsley, D. K. (2022). Applying complex adaptive systems and risk society theory to understand energy transitions. Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, 42, 74-87.
Rarai, A., Parsons, M., Nursey-Bray, M., & Crease, R. (2022). Situating climate change adaptation within plural worlds: The role of Indigenous and local knowledge in Pentecost Island, Vanuatu. Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space, 1-12.
Robinson, G.M. (2022) “Global production networks and rural development: South Asia as a fruit supplier to China”. Research in Globalisation, 4.
Shi, C., & Tan, Y. (2022). How macro factors impact business entrepreneurship? A case study of Chinese business migrants in Australia. Journal of Overseas Chinese History Studies, 137(1).
Wootton, N., Nursey-Bray, M., Reis-Santos, P., & Gillanders, B. M. (2022). Perceptions of plastic pollution in a prominent fishery: Building strategies to inform management. Marine Policy, 135, 104846.
Zhou, Z., Liu, X., Zheng, B., Robinson, G. M., & Song, B. (2022). Agricultural Transformation and Its Impact on Ecosystem Services and Human Well-Being in Peri-Urban Areas: The Case of Xi’an, China. Land, 11(1), 110.
Ahmed, K., & Tan, Y. (2021). Assessing and mapping spatial variations in climate change and climatic hazards in Bangladesh. In G. M. Monirul, M. O. Erdiaw-Kwasie, G. J. Nagy, & W. L. Filho (Eds.), Climate Vulnerability and Resilience in the Global South: Human Adaptations for Sustainable Futures (pp. 465-486). Springer International Publishing.
Ahmed, K., & Tan, Y. (2021). The disaster–fertility nexus in Sub-Saharan African countries. In C. O. Odimegwu, & Y. Adewoyin (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of African Demography (pp. 363-379). Routledge.
Arakawa Martins, B., Barrie, H., Visvanathan, R., Daniel, L., Arakawa Martins, L., Ranasinghe, D., . . . Soebarto, V. (2021). A multidisciplinary exploratory approach for investigating the experience of older adults attending hospital services. Health Environments Research and Design Journal, 14(1), 141-163.
Atampugre, G., Nursey-Bray, M., & Rudd, D. (2021). Micro-level dynamics of climate risks adaptation in a semi-arid agroecology. In W. Leal Fihlo (Ed.), Handbook of Climate Change Management (pp. 1-28). Springer.
Atampugre, G., Nursey-Bray, M., Kamal, M., & Nyarko, B. (2021). Assessing farm-households' vulnerability to climate change risks in semi arid Ghana. In M. G. Alam, O. Erdiaw-Kwasie, G. Nagy, & W. Leal Fihlo (Eds.), Climate Vulnerability and Resilience in the Global South. Climate Change Management (pp. 527-533). Springer Link.
Baker, E., Pham, A., Leishman, C., Daniel, L., & Bentley, R. (2021). Urban social housing pathways: a linked administrative data analysis. Urban Policy and Research, 39(1), 1-15.
Bardsley, A. M., Bardsley, D. K., Conedera, M., Pütz, M., Robinson, G. M., & Weber, D. (2021). Wildfire, environmental risk and deliberative planning in the Locarnese region of Switzerland. Environmental Management, 68(6), 785-801.
Bardsley, D. K., Bardsley, A. M., Moskwa, E., Weber, D., & Robinson, G. M. (2021). Challenges to the co-management of biodiversity in a reflexive modernity. Geographical Research, 59(3), 362-377.
Bax, N., Novaglio, C., Maxwell, K. H., Meyers, K., McCann, J., Jennings, S., Nursey-Bray, M., . . . Carter, C. G. (2021). Ocean resource use: building the coastal blue economy. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 1-19.
Bentley, R., Baker, E., Martino, E., Li, Y., & Mason, K. (2021). Alcohol and tobacco consumption: what is the role of economic security?. Addiction, 116(7), 1882-1891.
Chen, Y., Tan, Y., Gruschke, A. (2021) Rural Vulnerability, Migration, and Relocation in Mountain Areas of Western China: An Overview of Key Issues and Policy Interventions. Chinese Journal of Population, Resources and Environment, 19(1), 110-116.
Deak, B. P., Ostendorf, B., Bardsley, D. K., Taggart, D. A., & Peacock, D. E. (2021). The significance of landholder gender and previous knowledge of control methods for effective feral cat (Felis catus) management in south-eastern Australia. Environmental Sociology, 7(3), 239-253.
Deak, B. P., Ostendorf, B., Bardsley, D. K., Taggart, D. A., & Peacock, D. E. (2021). The Influence of Land Use and Location on Landholder Attitudes Towards Feral Cat (Felis catus) Management in South-eastern Australia. Human Ecology, 49(6), 15 pages.
Guodaar, L., & Bardsley, D. K. (2021). Problematizing Indigeneity in sub-Saharan Africa: Implications for natural resource management. Geoforum, 127, 222-233.
Guodaar, L., Bardsley, D. K., & Suh, J. (2021). Indigenous adaptation to climate change risks in northern Ghana. Climatic Change, 166(1-2), 24.
Guodaar, L., Bardsley, D. K., & Suh, J. (2021). Integrating local perceptions with scientific evidence to understand climate change variability in northern Ghana: A mixed-methods approach. Applied Geography, 130, 1-12.
Kamal, M., & Nursey-Bray, M. (2021). Socially just community-based climate change adaptation? Insights from Bangladesh. Local Environment, 26(9), 1092-1108.
Kidane, R., Wanner, T., & Nursey-Bray, M. (2021). Understanding the Climatic and Non-climatic Drivers of Livelihood Vulnerability in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. In M. Alam, M. Erdiaw-Kwasie, G. Nagy, & W. Leal Fihlo (Eds.), Climate Vulnerability and Resilience in the Global South (pp. 279-296). Springer Nature.
Macintosh, K. A., McDowell, R. W., Wright-Stow, A. E., Depree, C., & Robinson, G. M. (2021). National-scale implementation of mandatory freshwater farm plans: a mechanism to deliver water quality improvement in productive catchments in New Zealand?. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, 120(2), 121-129.
Masud-All-Kamal, M., Nursey-Bray, M., & Hassan, S. M. M. (2021). Challenges to building social capital through planned adaptation: Evidence from rural communities in Bangladesh. Current Research in Environmental Sustainability, 3, 100091.
Mukwada, G., Mazibuko, S. M., Moeletsi, M., & Robinson, G. M. (2021). Can famine be averted? A spatiotemporal assessment of the impact of climate change on food security in the Luvuvhu river catchment of South Africa. Land, 10(5), 1-16.
Nursey-Bray, M., & Marsh, J. (2021). Co-management and Conservation Below Water in Australia. In W. F. Fihlo, A. A. Azul, L. Brandli, A. L. Salvia, & T. Wall (Eds.), Life Below Water, Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (pp. 1-12). Springer Nature.
Nursey-Bray, M., & Muecke, S. (2021). Paying attention to the spaces in between: the social production of space and Indigenous presence in cities. In R. Bartel, & J. Carter (Eds.), Handbook on Space, Place and Law (1 ed., pp. 196-207). Edward Elgar.
Nursey-Bray, M., & Parsons, M. (2021). Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change: Australia and New Zealand. In W. L. Fihlo, A. M. Azul, L. Brandii, P. G. Özuyar, & T. Wall (Eds.), Climate Action. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. (pp. 1-12). Springer Nature.
Nursey-Bray, M., Gillanders, B. M., & Maher, J. (2021). Developing indicators for adaptive capacity for multiple use coastal regions: Insights from the Spencer Gulf, South Australia. Ocean & Coastal Management, 211, 1-11.
Palazzo, E., & Bardsley, D. K. (2021). Adaptive mechanisms in a continuing landscape: assessing biocultural diversity as a form of resilience. Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development, 25 pages.
Robinson, G.M., Hardman, M. & Matley, R.J. (2021). Using games in geographical and planning-related teaching: Serious games, edutainment, board games, and role-play’”. Social Sciences and Humanities Open. 100208.
Suh, J. (2021). Buddhist-led rural community rebuilding in the republic of korea from the indra’s net perspective. Sustainability (Switzerland), 13(16), 14 pages.
Suh, J., Auberson, L., & Ede, S. (2021). Connected backyard gardening as a platform for suburban community building in Adelaide, Australia. Community Development, 1-18.
Tan, Y. (2021). China’s diaspora engagement policy and its powerful effect outside its borders. Melbourne Asia Review, 8.
Tan, Y., & Zhu, Y. (2021). China's changing internal migration: toward a China variant of Zelinsky's transition thesis. Geoforum, 126, 101-104.
Tan, Y., Liu, X., & Rosser, A. (2021). Transnational linkages, power relations, and the migration–development nexus: China and its diaspora. Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 62(3), 355-371.
Baker, E. L., Leishman, C., Bentley, R., Pham, N., & Daniel, L. (2020). Social housing exit points, outcomes and future pathways: an administrative data analysis. AHURI Final Report, (326), i-vii, 1-40.
Baker, E., Bentley, R., Beer, A., & Daniel, L. (2020). Renting in the time of COVID-19: Understanding the impacts. AHURI Final Report, (340).
Baker, E., Lester, L., Mason, K., & Bentley, R. (2020). Mental health and prolonged exposure to unaffordable housing: a longitudinal analysis. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 55(6), 715-721.
Baker, E., Pham, N., Daniel, L. R., & Bentley, R. (2020). New evidence on mental health and housing affordability in cities: a quantile regression approach. Cities, 96, 1-7.
Bardsley, D. K., & Knierim, A. (2020). Hegel, Beck and the reconceptualization of ecological risk: The example of Australian agriculture. Journal of Rural Studies, 80, 503-512.
Beer, A., Daniel, L., Baker, E., & Lester, L. (2020). The shifting risk of homelessness among persons with a disability: Insights from a national policy intervention. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(18), 1-10.
Belperio, A, Bourman, R P, Cann, J H, Harvey, N and Murray-Wallace, C V (2020) The adventures and peregrinations of the Fabulous Five during coastal fieldwork in South Australia. Journal of Coastal Research, 101, 150-158
Bentley, R., & Baker, E. (2020). Housing at the frontline of the COVID-19 challenge: A commentary on “Rising home values and Covid-19 case rates in Massachusetts”. Social Science & Medicine, 265, 113534.
Chisengantambu-Winters, C., Robinson, G. M., & Evans, N. (2020). Developing a decision-making dependency (DMD) model for nurse managers. Heliyon, 6(1), 10 pages.
Daniel, L., Moore, T., Baker, E., Beer, A., Willand, N., Horne, R., & Hamilton, C. (2020). Warm, cool and energy-affordable housing policy solutions for low-income renters. AHURI Final Report, (338), 1-75.
Feng, H., & Nursey-Bray, M. (2020). Adaptation by herders on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau in response to climate change and policy refroms: the implications for carbon sequestration and livelihoods. In Z. Shang, A. Degen, M. Rafiq, & V. Squires (Eds.), Carbon Management for Promoting Local Livelihood in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) Region (pp. 281-297). Springer.
Harvey, N (2020) Incidents from seismic refraction fieldwork on the Great Barrier Reef, Journal of Coastal Research, 101, 86-88.
Harvey, N (2020) Sand ridges, cheniers and fieldwork issues in muddy environments, Journal of Coastal Research, 101, 189-192.
Li, L., Bao, H. X. H., & Robinson, G. M. (2020). The return of state control and its impact on land market efficiency in urban China. Land Use Policy, 99, 12 pages.
Mukwada, G., Taylor, S.J., Manatsa, P., Mahasa, P. & Robinson, G.M. (2020). “Combating food insecurity in a rapidly changing mountain climate environment: Insights from Lesotho”. Climatic Change, 163, 989-1006.
Nand, M. M., & Bardsley, D. K. (2020). Climate change loss and damage policy implications for Pacific Island Countries. Local Environment, 25(9), 725-740.
Nursey-Bray, M. (2020). Place and pandemics – reflections on the role of geography. Journal of the Royal Geographical Society South Australia, 116(1), 1-5.
Nursey-Bray, M. J. (2020). Community Engagement: What Is It?. In D. Hes, & C. Hernandez-Smith (Eds.), Placemaking Fundamentals for the Built Environment (pp. 83-105). Singapore: Palgrave McMillan.
Nursey-Bray, M. J. (2020). The ART of engagement placemaking for nature and people in cities. In D. Hes, & C. Hernandez-Santin (Eds.), Placemaking Fundamentals for the Built Environment (pp. 305-326). Singapore: Palgrave McMillan.
Nursey-Bray, M., Palmer, R., Stuart, A., Arbon, V., & Rigney, L. (2020). Scale, colonisation and adapting to climate change: Insights from the Arabana people, South Australia. Geoforum, 114, 138-150.
Robinson, G. M. (2020). Handbook on the geographies of globalization. GEOGRAPHICAL RESEARCH, 58(3), 318-322.
Ross, H., & Nursey-Bray, M. (2020). Acknowledging Country properly. Australasian Journal of Environmental Management, 27(3), 245-248.
Schweiker, M., André, M., Al-Atrash, F., Al-Khatri, H., Alprianti, R. R., Alsaad, H., Nursey-Bray, M., … Zomorodian, Z. (2020). Evaluating assumptions of scales for subjective assessment of thermal environments – do laypersons perceive them the way, we researchers believe?. Energy and Buildings, 211, 109761-1-109761-24.
Singh, A., Aitken, Z., Baker, E., & Bentley, R. (2020). Do financial hardship and social support mediate the effect of unaffordable housing on mental health?. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 55(6), 705-713.
Song, B., & Robinson, G. M. (2020). Multifunctional agriculture: Policies and implementation in China. Geography Compass, 14(11), 21 pages.
Song, B., Robinson, G. M., & Bardsley, D. K. (2020). Measuring multifunctional agricultural landscapes. Land, 9(8), 30 pages.
Suh, J. (2020). The Confucian doctrine of the Mean, the optimality principle, and social harmony. Society and Economy, 42(1), 59-73.
Tan, Y. (2020). Development-induced displacement and resettlement: An overview of issues and interventions. In T. Bastia, & R. Skeldon (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Migration and Development (pp. 373-381). Routledge.
Tan, Y., & Liu, X. (2020). Climate extremes, political participation and migration intentions of farmers: A case study in western China. In F. Castillo, M. Wehner, & D. Stone (Eds.), Extreme Events and Climate Change: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Wiley & Sons.
Thom, B G, Steinfeld, C, Rocheta, E, Harvey, N, Pittock, J and Cowell, P (2020) Present and future challenges in the management of the mouth of the River Murray, Australia, River Research and Applications, 36, 656-667.
Waudby, H.P., Smith, B., Robinson, G.M., Petit, S & Earl, G. (2020) “Applying a social-ecological system framework to diagnose drivers of dingo management practices”. Australian Zoologist 41(3), 550-567.
Williamson, T., & Daniel, L. R. (2020). A new adaptive thermal comfort model for homes in temperate climates of Australia. Energy and Buildings, 210, 1-9.
Xu, X., Liu, J., Tan, Y., & Yang, G. (2020). Quantifying and optimizing agroecosystem services in China's Taihu Lake Basin. Journal of environmental management, 277, 16 pages.
Xu, X., Yang, G., Tan, Y., Liu, J., Zhang, S., & Bryan, B. (2020). Unravelling the effects of large-scale ecological programs on ecological rehabilitation of China's Three Gorges Dam. Journal of Cleaner Production, 256, 13 pages.
Aitken, Z., Baker, E., Badland, H., Mason, K., Bentley, R., Beer, A., & Kavanagh, A. M. (2019). Precariously placed: housing affordability, quality and satisfaction of Australians with disabilities. Disability and Society, 34(1), 121-142.
Atampugre, G., Nursey-Bray, M., & Adade, R. (2019). Using geospatial techniques to assess climate risks in savannah agroecological systems. Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment, 14, 100-107.
Baker, E. L., Pham, N., Daniel, L., & Bentley, R. (2019). How does household residential instability influence child health outcomes? A quantile analysis. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(21), 4189-1-4189-11.
Baker, E., Lester, L., Beer, A., & Bentley, R. (2019). An Australian geography of unhealthy housing. Geographical Research, 57(1), 40-51.
Bardsley, D. K., Prowse, T., & Siegfriedt, C. (2019). Seeking knowledge of traditional Indigenous burning practices to inform regional bushfire management. Local Environment, 24(8), 727-745.
Bardsley, D., Palazzo, E., & Stringer, R. (2019). What should we conserve? Farmer narratives on biodiversity values in the McLaren Vale, South Australia. Land Use Policy, 83(April), 594-605.
Beer, A., Baker, E., Lester, L., & Daniel, L. R. (2019). The Relative Risk of Homelessness among Persons with a Disability: New Methods and Policy Insights. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(22), 1-12.
Bentley, R., Baker, E., & Aitken, Z. (2019). The ‘double precarity’ of employment insecurity and unaffordable housing and its impact on mental health. Social Science and Medicine, 225, 9-16.
Daniel, L. R., Baker, E., Beer, A., & Pham, N. T. (2019). Cold housing: evidence, risk and vulnerability. Housing Studies, 36(1), 110-130.
Daniel, L., Baker, E., & Williamson, T. (2019). Cold housing in mild-climate countries: a study of indoor environmental quality and comfort preferences in homes, Adelaide, Australia. Building and Environment, 151, 207-218.
Deak, B. P., Ostendorf, B., Taggart, D., Peacock, D., & Bardsley, D. (2019). The Significance of Social Perceptions in Implementing Successful Feral Cat Management Strategies: A Global Review. Animals, 9(9), 14 pages.
Fordham, A. E., & Robinson, G. M. (2019). Identifying the social values driving corporate social responsibility. Sustainability Science, 14(5), 1409-1424.
Gan, X., Zuo, J., Baker, E., Chang, R., & Wen, T. (2019). Exploring the determinants of residential satisfaction in public rental housing in China: a case study of Chongqing. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 34(3), 869-895.
Guo, W., Tan, Y., Yin, X., & Sun, Z. (2019). Impact of PM2.5 on second birth intentions of China’s floating population in a low fertility context. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(21), 4293.
Harvey, N (2019) ‘Protecting private properties from the sea: Australian policies and practice’. Journal of Marine Policy, 107, 103566.
Harvey, N and Clarke, B (2019) 21st Century Reform in Australian Coastal Policy and Legislation, Journal of Marine Policy, 103, 27-32.
Nursey-Bray, M. (2019). Mobiles, Online Learning, and the Small Group Discovery Classroom: Reflections from South Australia. In Y. A. Zhang, & D. Cristol (Eds.), Handbook of Mobile Teaching and Learning (pp. 977-990). Springer Nature.
Nursey-Bray, M. (2019). Moving with Mobiles – Using IT in the Classroom as Against Online: Comparative Reflection from South Australia. In A. Zhang (Ed.), Handbook of Mobile Teaching and Learning (pp. 741-751). Springer-Verlang.
Nursey-Bray, M. (2019). Uncoupling binaries, unsettling narratives and enriching pedagogical practice: lessons from a trial to Indigenize geography curricula at the University of Adelaide, Australia. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 43(3), 323-342.
Nursey-Bray, M. J., & Palmer, R. (2019). Adapting to Change: A reflective history of an online graduate certificate and its implications for teaching geography. In A. Zhang (Ed.), Handbook of Mobile Teaching and Learning (pp. 15 pages). Springer-Verlag.
Nursey-Bray, M., Palmer, R., Meyer-Mclean, B., Wanner, T., & Birzer, C. (2019). The fear of not flying: Achieving sustainable academic plane travel in higher education based on insights from South Australia. Sustainability (Switzerland), 11(9), 22 pages.
Nursey-Bray, M., Palmer, R., Smith, T. F., & Rist, P. (2019). Old ways for new days: Australian Indigenous peoples and climate change. Local Environment, 24(5), 473-486.
Owusu, M., & Nursey-Bray, M. (2019). Socio-economic and institutional drivers of vulnerability to climate change in urban slums: the case of Accra, Ghana. Climate and Development, 11(8), 687-698.
Owusu, M., Nursey-Bray, M., & Rudd, D. (2019). Gendered perception and vulnerability to climate change in urban slum communities in Accra, Ghana. Regional Environmental Change, 19(1), 13-25.
Pandey, R., & Bardsley, D. K. (2019). An application of the Household Food Insecurity Access Scale to assess food security in rural communities of Nepal. Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies, 6(2), 130-150.
Pecl, G. T., Stuart-Smith, J., Walsh, P., Bray, D. J., Kusetic, M., Burgess, M., . . . Moltschaniwskyj, N. (2019). Redmap Australia: challenges and successes with a large-scale citizen science-based approach to ecological monitoring and community engagement on climate change. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6(JUN), 349-1-349-11.
Petrescu-Mag, R. M., Petrescu, D. C., & Robinson, G. M. (2019). Adopting Temperance-Oriented Behavior? New Possibilities for Consumers and Their Food Waste. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, 32(1), 5-26.
Pobric, A., & Robinson, G. M. (2019). Recent urban development and gentrification in post-Dayton Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Cities, 89, 281-295.
Robinson, G. (2019). Sustainable and resilient ruralities. In M. Scott, N. Gallent, & M. Gkartzios (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Rural Planning (pp. 56-67). Routledge.
Robinson, G. M. (2019). Geography: History and Concepts. GEOGRAPHICAL RESEARCH, 57(3), 368-370.
Robinson, G. M. (2019). Research in Globalization: Editor-in-Chief's introduction. Research in Globalization, 1, 100001.
Robinson, G. M., & Song, B. (2019). Rural transformation: Cherry growing on the Guanzhong Plain, China and the Adelaide Hills, South Australia. Journal of Geographical Sciences, 29(5), 675-701.
Schweiker, M., Abdul-Zahra, A., André, M., Al-Atrash, F., Al-Khatri, H., Alprianti, R. R., . . . Zomorodian, Z. S. (2019). The Scales Project, a cross-national dataset on the interpretation of thermal perception scales. Scientific Data, 6(1), 289-1-289-10.
Singh, A., Daniel, L., Baker, E., & Bentley, R. (2019). Housing disadvantage and poor mental health: a systematic review. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 57(2), 262-272.
Suh, J. (2019). A comparative analysis of sustainability views across the Saemaul Movement in South Korea and the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement in Sri Lanka. Journal of Buddhist Ethics, 26, 1-32.
Suh, J. (2019). Environmental characteristics of urban-rural farming migrants in the Republic of Korea and their significance for rural sustainability. Local Environment, 24(8), 663-677.
Weber, D., Moskwa, E., Robinson, G., Bardsley, D., Arnold, J., & Davenport, M. (2019). Are we ready for bushfire? Perceptions of residents, landowners and fire authorities on Lower Eyre Peninsula, South Australia. Geoforum, 107, 99-112.
Xu, X., Hu, H., Tan, Y., Yang, G., Zhu, P., & Jiang, B. (2019). Quantifying the impacts of climate variability and human interventions on crop production and food security in the Yangtze River Basin, China, 1990–2015. Science of the Total Environment, 665, 379-389.
Xu, X., Yang, G., & Tan, Y. (2019). Identifying ecological red lines in China's Yangtze River Economic Belt: a regional approach. Ecological Indicators, 96, 635-646.
Zhou, Z., Robinson, G. M., & Song, B. (2019). Experimental research on trade-offs in ecosystem services: The agro-ecosystem functional spectrum. Ecological Indicators, 106, 13 pages.
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