Selected Publications (this page is a bit out of date, please see CV for updated information)

Special Issues:

Evans, T. P. and Manson, S. M.  2007.  Space, complexity and agent-based modeling.  Special issue of Environment and Planning B.

Journal Articles:

Schmitt-Harsh M, Mincey SK, Patterson M, Fischer BC, Evans TP. In press. Private residential urban forest structure and carbon storage in a moderate-sized urban area in the Midwest, United States. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening.

Mincey SK, Hutten M, Fischer BC, Evans TP, Stewart SI, and Vogt JM. 2013. Structuring institutional analysis for urban ecosystems: a key to sustainable urban forest management. Urban Ecosystems.

Schmitt-Harsh M, Sweeney SP, and Evans TP. 2013. Classification of coffee-forest landscapes using Landsat TM imagery and spectral mixture analysis. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing 79(5): 457-468.

Schmitt-Harsh M, Evans TP, Castellanos E, and Randolph JC. 2012. Carbon stocks in coffee agroforests and mixed dry tropical forests in the western highlands of Guatemala. Agroforestry Systems 86(2): 141-157.

Sweeney SP and Evans TP. 2012. An edge-oriented approach to thematic map error assessment. Geocarto International 27(1): 31–56.

Evans TP, Phanvilay K., Fox J, and Vogler J. 2011. An agent-based model of agricultural innovation, land-cover change and household inequality: the transition from swidden cultivation to rubber plantations in Laos PDR. Journal of Land Use Science 6(2-3):151–173.

Kelley H and Evans T. 2011. The relative influences of land-owner and landscape heterogeneity in an agent-based model of land-use. Ecological Economics 70(6):1075–1087.

Ekbia, H. and Evans, TP. 2009. Regimes of Information: Land Use Management and Policy. Information Society. 25(5): 328-343.

Andersson, K. A., Evans, T. P. and Richards, K. R. 2009. National Forest Carbon Inventories: Policy Needs and Assessment Capacity. Climatic Change. 93: 69-101.

Donnelly, S. and Evans, T. P. 2008. Characterizing Spatial Patterns of Land Ownership at the Parcel Level in South-Central Indiana, 1928-1997. Landscape and Urban Planning. 84(3): 230-240.

Evans, T. P. and Kelley, H. 2008. Assessing the transition from deforestation to forest regrowth with an agent-based model of land cover change for South-Central Indiana (USA). Geoforum. 39(2): 819-832.

Messina, J. P., Evans, T. P., Manson, S. M., Shortridge, A. M., Deadman, P. J., and Verburg, P. H. 2008. Complex Systems Models and the Management of Error and Uncertainty. Journal of Land Use Science. 3(1): 11-25.

Parker, D., B. Entwisle, E. Moran, R. Rindfuss, L. Van Wey, S. Manson, L. Ahn, P. Deadman, T. Evans, M. Linderman, S. M. Mussavi, and G. Malanson. 2008. Case studies, cross-site comparisons, and the challenge of generalization: Comparing agent-based models of land-use change in frontier regions. Journal of Land Use Science. 3(1): 41-72.

Rindfuss RR, Entwisle B, Walsh SJ, An L, Badenoch N, Brown DG, Deadman P, Evans TP, Fox J, Geoghegan J, Gutmann M, Kelly M, Linderman M, Liu J, Malanson GP, Mena CF, Messina JP, Moran EF, Parker DC, Robinson DT, Sawangdee Y , and P. Verburg. 2008. Land Use Change: Complexity and Comparisons. Journal of Land Use Science. 3(1): 1-10.

Tucker, C. M., Randolph, J. C., Evans, T. P., Andersson, K. P., Persha, L., and Green, G. M. 2008. An Approach to Assess Relative Degradation in Dissimilar Forests: Toward a Comparative Assessment of Institutional Outcomes. Ecology and Society. 13(1): 4.

Evans, T. P. and Manson, S. M.  2007.  Space, complexity and agent-based modeling.  Special issue of Environment and Planning B. 34(2): 196-199.

Manson, S. and Evans, T. P. 2007. Agent-based modeling of deforestation in southern Yucatán, Mexico, and reforestation in the Midwest United States. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. 104(52): 20678-20683.

Evans, T. P., Sun, W. and Kelley, H.  2006. Spatially Explicit Experiments for the Exploration of Land Use Decision-Making Dynamics.  International Journal of Geographic Information Science. 20(9): 1013-1037.

Musacchio, L., Ozdenerol, E., Bryant, M. and Evans, T. P. 2005. Changing Landscapes, Changing Disciplines: Seeking to Understand Interdisciplinarity in Landscape Change Research. Landscape and Urban Planning.

Schweik C, Evans T, and Grove JM. 2005. Open source and open content: A framework for global collaboration in social-ecological research. Ecology and Society 10(1): 33.

Evans, T. P., and Kelley, H. 2004. Multi-scale analysis of a household level agent-based model of landcover change. Journal of Environmental Management. 72 (1-2), 57-72.

Evans, T. P., Ostrom, E., and Gibson, C. 2002. Scaling Issues with Social Data in Integrated Assessment Modeling. Integrated Assessment. 3 (2-3), 135-150.

Evans, T. P. and Moran, E. 2002. Spatial Integration of Social and Biophysical Factors Related to Landcover Change. Population and Development Review. Population and Environment: Methods of Analysis, W. Lutz, A. Prskawetz and W. Sanderson (eds). The Population Council, A Supplement to Vol. 28, 165-186.

Evans, T. P., Manire, A., De Castro, F., Brondizio, E. and McCracken, S. 2001. A Dynamic Model of Household Decision Making and Parcel Level Landcover Change in the Eastern Amazon. Ecological Modeling. 143 (1-2), 95-113.

Evans, T. P. and Winterhalder, B. 2000. Modified Solar Insolation as an Agronomic Factor in Terraced Environments. Land Degradation and Development. 11(3), 273-287.

Walsh, S. J., Evans, T. P., Welsh, W. F., Entwisle, B., Rindfuss, R. R. 1999. Scale Dependent Relationships between Population and Environment in Northeastern Thailand. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing. 65(1), 97-105.

Entwisle, B., Rindfuss, R., Walsh, S., Evans, T., Curran, S. 1997. Geographic Information Systems, Spatial Network Analysis, and Contraceptive Choice. Demography. 34(2), 171-187.


Edited volumes:

Wright GD, Andersson KP, Evans TP, and Gibson CC. In press. Global public goods under decentralization: Incentives for local forest governance in Bolivia. In Mapping the Politics of Ecology: The Comparative Study of Environmental Governance, ed. Duit A. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Evans TP, Robinson DT, and Schmitt-Harsh M. 2013. Limitations, challenges, and solutions to integrating carbon dynamics with land-use models. In Land Use and the Carbon Cycle: Advances in Integrated Science, Management, and Policy, ed. Brown DG, Robinson DT, French NHF, and Reed BC, 178–208. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

United Nations Environment Programme. 2012. "Land" chapter in Global Environment Outlook 5: Environment for the Future We Want, 65–96. Nairobi, Kenya: United Nations Environment Programme. [Evans Coordinating Lead Author with one other CLA and ~20 contributing authors]

Schmitt-Harsh, M., Evans, TP, and Sweeney, S. 2011. Historic Land Use and Social Policy Affecting Large Scale Changes in Forest Cover in the Midwest United States. In Engineering Earth, ed. Brunn, S and Wood, A. 1369-1382. Dordrecht, the Netherlands: Springer.

Evans TP, Donnelly S, and Sweeney S. 2010. Threats to the forest transition in the Midwest United States. In Reforesting Landscapes: Linking Pattern and Process, ed. Nagendra H and Southworth J. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.

Kelley H, Evans T. 2010. Measuring the impact of behavioral traders in the market for closed-end country funds from 2002 to 2009. In Handbook of Behavioral Finance, ed. BR Bruce, ch 16. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Evans, T. P., York, A. and Ostrom, E.  2008.  Institutional Dynamics, Spatial Organization and Landscape Change.  In Places of Power: Political Economies of Landscape Change (eds. Jim Wescoat and Doug Johnston).  Springer.

Evans, T. P., Munroe, D. K., and Parker, D. C. 2005. Modeling Land-Use/Land-Cover Change: Exploring the Dynamics of Human-Environment Relationships. In Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Human-Environment Interactions in Forest Ecosystems, ed. Emilio F. Moran and Elinor Ostrom. MIT Press.

Evans, Tom P., VanWey, L., and Moran, E. F. 2005. Human-Environment Research, Spatially Explicit Data Analysis, and GIS. In Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Human-Environment Interactions in Forest Ecosystems, ed. Emilio F. Moran and Elinor Ostrom. MIT Press.

Walsh, S.J., Evans, T.P., Turner II, B.L. 2004. Population-Environment Interactions with an Emphasis on LULC Dynamics and the Role of Technology. In: Geography and Technology, ed. S.D. Brunn, S. Cutter, J.W. Harrington, Jr. pp. 491-520, Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Evans, T. P., Elinor Ostrom, and C. Gibson. 2003. Scaling Issues in the Social Sciences. In Scaling in Integrated Assessment, ed. Rotmans, J and Rothman, D. Lisse, The Netherlands: Swets & Zeitlinger.

Hoffman, M., Kelley, H., Evans, T. 2002. Simulating Land Cover Change in Indiana: An Agent-Based Model of De/Reforestation. In Complexity and Ecosystem Management: The Theory and Practice of Multi-agent Approaches, ed. Janssen, M., Cheltenham UK/Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar Publishers.

Grove, J.M., C. Schweik, T. Evans, and G. Green. 2002. Modeling Human-Environmental Dynamics. In Geographic Information Systems and Environmental Modeling, ed. Clarke, K. C., B.E. Parks, and M.P. Crane, pp. 160-188. Prentice-Hall.

Evans, T. P., Green, G. and Carlson, L. 2001. Multi-Scale Analysis of Landcover Composition and Landscape Management of Public and Private Lands in Indiana. In GIS and Remote Sensing Applications in Biogeography and Ecology, ed. Millington, A., Walsh, S. and Osborne, P. Boston: Kluwer Publications.