Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles

López-Carr, David, Aracely Martinez, Richard E. Bilsborrow and Thomas M. Whitmore (in press). Geographical and individual determinants of rural out-migration to a tropical forest protected area: the Maya Biosphere Reserve, Guatemala. European Journal of Geography.

López-Carr, D. and D. Ervin (in submission). Population, Poverty, and the Nutrition Transition.

Sokolow, Susanne H., Isabel J. Jones, Merlijn Jocque, Diana La, Olivia Cords, Anika Knight, Jonathan Fisk, Andrea Lund, Chelsea L. Wood, Kevin D. Lafferty, Armand M. Kuris, Justin Remais, Chris Hoover, Phillip A. Collender, David Lopez-Carr, and Giulio A. De Leo. (2017 in press). Nearly 400 million people are at higher risk of schistosomiasis because dams block the migration of snail-eating river. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B.

Magdalena Benza, John R. Weeks, Douglas A. Stow, David López-Carr, Keith C. Clarke (2017 in press). Fertility and Urban Context: A case study from Ghana, West Africa, using remotely sensed imagery and GIS. Population, Space, and Place.

Aukema, Juliann, Narcisa G. Pricope Gregory Husak, David López-Carr (2017 in press). Biodiversity areas under threat: overlap of climate change and population pressures on the world’s biodiversity priorities. PLOS ONE.

López-Carr, D., P.an W. (2016) Land use as a mediating factor of fertility in the Amazon Population and Environment (2016)

Magdalena Benza, John R. Weeks, Douglas A. Stow, David López-Carr, Keith C. Clarke (2016). A pattern-based definition of urban context using remote sensing and GIS, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 183: 250-264

David López-Carr, Kevin M. Mwenda, Narcisa G. Pricope, Phaedon C. Kyriakidis, Marta M. Jankowska, John Weeks, Chris Funk, Gregory Husak, and Joel Michaelsen (2016). Climate-related child undernutrition: an integrated spatial analysis of health surveys, NDVI, and precipitation data in the Lake Victoria Basin. Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (JSTARS): (9)6: 2830-2835.

Parra, E., Ruiz-Linares, J., Lopez-Carr, D. (2016 in press). Una visión geográfica a los parques urbanos de Tunja, Boyacá, Colombia. Perspectiva Geográfica.

Chen H., J. Marter-Kenyon, D. Lopez-Carr, X. Liang. Land cover and landscape changes in Shaanxi Province during China’s Grain for Green Program (2000-2010). Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 187.10 (2015): 1-14.

C. Tuholske, D. López-Carr, Dar Robers (in press). Anthropomorphic impacts on Roatán, Honduras: 30 Years of Land-Cover and Land-Use Change. Plurimondi. An International Forum for Research and Debate on Human Settlements. Vol 7, No 15: Special Issue: Proceedings of The XIX European Colloquium in Theoretical and Quantitative Geography (ECTQG2015) (Article pre-print). Vol 7, No 15: 1-7.

A. Lopez-Carr, D. López-Carr, L. Grant, J. Weeks (in press). Using Spatial, Hierarchical, and Econometric Models in Urban Data-poor Areas to Examine Food Security. Plurimondi. An International Forum for Research and Debate on Human Settlements. Special Issue: Proceedings of The XIX European Colloquium in Theoretical and Quantitative Geography (ECTQG2015) Vol 7, No 15: 1-8

Lopez-Carr, D., Mwenda, K.M., Pricope, N.G., Kyriakidis, P.C., Jankowska, M.M., Weeks, J., Funk, C., Husak, G. and Michaelsen, J., (2015) A spatial analysis of climate related child malnutrition in the Lake Victoria Basin In Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS)

D Ervin, D Lopez-Carr (2015). Agricultural inputs, outputs, and population density at the country-level in Latin America: decadal changes augur challenges for sustained food production and forest conservation. Interdisciplinary Environmental Review 16 (1), 63- 76.

Shannon Gleeson, David López-Carr, (2015). What are the determinants of immigrant health?: Introduction to Special Issue on Migration and Health. Field Actions Science Reports. The journal of field actions. Issue 13, Pages 1-4.

M. Benza, JR Weeks, DA Stow, KC Clarke, D, López-Carr (2015). Fertility and Urban Context: A Case Study from West Africa Using Remotely Sensed Imagery and GIS. Papers of the 2012 Population Association of America Annual Conference. May 3-5, San Diego, CA

Caldas, M.M., Sanderson, M.R., Mather, M., Daniels, M.D., Bergtold, J.S., Aistrup, J., Stamm, J.L.H., Haukos, D., Douglas-Mankin, K., Sheshukov, A.Y. and Lopez-Carr, D., (2015) Opinion: Endogenizing culture in sustainability science research and policy Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

S. Toure, D. Stow, L. Coulter, A. Sanborn, D. López-Carr (in press). Land Cover/Land Use Change analysis using multi-spatial resolution data and object-based image analysis. Plurimondi. An International Forum for Research and Debate on Human Settlements. Vol 7, No 15: Special Issue: Proceedings of The XIX European Colloquium in Theoretical and Quantitative Geography (ECTQG2015) (Article pre-print). Vol 7, No 15: 1-5.

Chen, Hai, D. López-Carr, et al. (2015). Marine resource management: Culture, livelihoods, and governance. Applied Geography, 59, 56-59.

Guenther, C., López-Carr, D., & Lenihan, H. S. (2015). Differences in lobster fishing effort before and after MPA establishment. Applied Geography, 59, 78-87.

Rossiter, J. S., Curti, G. H., Moreno, C. M., & Lopéz-Carr, D. (2015). Marine-space assemblages Towards a different praxis of fisheries policy and management. Applied Geography, 59, 142-149.

Chen, C., & Lopez-Carr, D. (2015). The importance of place: Unraveling the vulnerability of fisherman livelihoods to the impact of marine protected areas. Applied Geography, 59, 88-97.

Alaeddini, M., & López-Carr, D. (2015). Why has Iran’s family planning policy been so successful Political, demographic, socio-economic and cultural-geographical underpinnings of a dramatic fertility transition. Studia Obszarów Wiejskich, 38, 111-128.

López-Carr, D., & Marter-Kenyon, J. (2015). Human adaptation Manage climate-induced resettlement. Nature, 517, 265-267.

McCarthy, J., Chen, C., López-Carr, D., & Walker, B. L. E. (2014). Socio-cultural dimensions of climate change: charting the terrain. GeoJournal, 79(6), 665-675.

A. Zvoleff, S. Wandersee, L. An, D. López-Carr (2014) Land Use and Cover Change. Oxford Bibliographies Online: Geography. 26-Aug-2014.

B. Walker, D. López-Carr, C. Chen, and K. Currier (2014). Perceptions of environmental change in Moorea, French Polynesia: the importance of temporal, spatial, and scalar contextsGeoJournal. March, 1-15.

C. Chen, D. López-Carr, and B. Walker (2014). A framework to assess the vulnerability of California commercial sea urchin fishermen to the impact of MPAs under climate changeGeoJournal. March, 1-19.

Li, Y., López-Carr, D., & Chen, W. (2014). Factors Affecting Migration Intentions in Ecological Restoration Areas and Their Implications for the Sustainability of Ecological Migration Policy in Arid Northwest China. Sustainability, 6(12), 8639-8660.

Bremer, L. L., Farley, K. A., Lopez-Carr, D., & Romero, J. (2014). Conservation and livelihood outcomes of payment for ecosystem services in the Ecuadorian Andes: What is the potential for ‘win–win’?. Ecosystem Services, 8, 148-165.

Bremer, L. L., Farley, K. A., Lopez-Carr, D., & Romero, J. (2014). Ecosystem Services.

D. López-Carr, N.G. Pricope, J. Aukema, C. Funk, M. Jankowska, G. Husak, and J. Michaelsen (2014). A spatial analysis of population dynamics and climate change in Africa: Potential vulnerability hot spots emerge where precipitation declines and demographic pressures coincidePopulation and Environment 35 (3), 323-339.

A. López-Carr and D. López-Carr (2014). Environment and Food or Population, Health, Environment, and Food? Sociologia Ruralis 54 (1), 101-104.

Pricope, N. G., G. Husak, C. Funk, López-Carr, D., and J. Michaelsen (2013). The climate-population nexus in the East African Horn: emerging degradation trends in rangeland and pastoral livelihood zones. Global Environmental Change 23 (6), 1525-1541.

Davis J., López-Carr D. (2014) Migration, Remittances and Smallholder decision-making: Implications for Land Use and Livelihood Change in Central America Land Use Policy 36, 319-329

Bremer LL, Farley K.A., Lopez-Carr D.(2014) What Factors Influence Participation in Payment for Ecosystem Services Programs? An Evaluation of Ecuador’s SocioPáramo Program Land Use Policy 36, 122-133

Murtinho F., Eakin H., López-Carr D., Hayes TM. (2013)  Is External Assistance Needed for Adaptation An Assessment of Government Intervention in Local Water Management in the Colombian Andes.. Environmental Management, 1-12

López-Carr, D. (2013). Do Population-Health-Environment (PHE) initiatives work? Evidence from WWF-sponsored projects in Africa and Asia. Proceedings of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP). Busan, Korea, August, 2013. Pp. 6.

Murtinho, F., C. Tague, B. de Bievre, H. Eakin, D. López-Carr (2013). Water Scarcity in the Andes: A Comparison of Local Perceptions and Observed Climate, Land Use and Socioeconomic Changes. Human Ecology: 1-15.

Suter, L.K, and López-Carr, D (2013). Land cover change and ownership turnover in the agricultural frontier: the Maya Biosphere Reserve, Guatemala. Proceedings of the 2013 International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP). Busan, Korea, August, 2013. Pp. 11.

Côrtes, J.C., L.K. Suter, A. D’Antona, D. López-Carr (2013). Population mobility and land fragmentation: land use-cover change in Brazil and Guatemala. Proceedings of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP). Busan, Korea, August, 2013. Pp. 4.

Bremner, J., López-Carr, D., A. Zvoleff, N. Pricope (2013). Using new methods and data to assess and address population, fertility, and environment links in the Lake Victoria Basin. Proceedings of the 2013 International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP). Busan, Korea, August, 2013. Pp. 15.

D. López-Carr, Ervin, D. A. López-Carr (2013). The effects of population and land cover change on food security in Latin America from 1961 -2011. Proceedings of the 2013 International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP). Busan, Korea, August, 2013. Pp. 7.

A. López-Carr, D. López-Carr, L. Grant, J. Weeks (2013). The Spaces and Places of Food Security: Learning from Spatial, Hierarchical, and Econometric Models in Urban Data-Poor Areas. Proceedings of the 2013 International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP). Busan, Korea, August, 2013. Pp. 10.

López-Carr, D. and J. Burgdorfer (2013) “Deforestation Drivers: Population, Migration, and Tropical Land Use.” Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development (55)1: 3-11.

López-Carr, D. (2012). Agro-ecological drivers of rural out-migration to the Maya Biosphere Reserve, Guatemala Environmental Research Letters. (7)4: 045603. pp: 7.

López-Carr, D., N. G. Pricope (co-first author), M. M. Jankowska, C. Funk, G. Husak, and J. Michaelsen (2012). Mapping population vulnerability to climate change in Africa. Proceedings of the International Seminar on Population Dynamics and the Human Dimensions of Climate Change. Canberra, Australia, 27-29 November 2012.

Guenther C.M., Lenihan H.S., Grant L.E., Lopez-Carr D., Reed D.C. (2012) Trophic Cascades Induced by Lobster Fishing Are Not Ubiquitous in Southern California Kelp Forests. PLoS ONE 7(11): e49396. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0049396

Coordinating lead authors: T. Evans, C. Hunsberger; Lead authors: T. M. Aide, J. Albaladejo Montoro, S. M. Borras Jr., H. F. del Valle, T. Devisscher, J. Jabbour, S. Kant, D. López-Carr, H. Masundire, N. G. Pricope (GEO Fellow) and R. Sanchez-Rodriguez; Contributing authors: M. T. Abdelhamid, B. Alfthan, F. Ayache, A. A. Berhe, C. Chinweze, J. Frelichova, L. Hislop, W. K. Pan, B.Schulte-Herbruggen, J. Smith, C. Souza Jr.,T. L. Timmins (GEO Fellow) and L. C. Zulu. (2012). Part I: Assessment of the State and Trends of the Global Environment. Chapter 3: Land. Fifth Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-5). Nairobi: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP): 65-96.

Coordinating lead authors: M. A. Levy and A. C. Morel; Lead authors: S. B. Adamo, J. Barr, C. P. McMullen, T. Dietz, D. López-Carr and E. A. Rosa; Contributing authors: A. Crawford, E. R. Desombre, M. Gluschankoff, K. Goulias, J. Jabbour, Y. Kim, D. L. Debucquet, A. R. Moreno, S. Msangi, M. Paterson, B. Punsalmaa, R. Tomalty and C. Townsend. (2012). Chapter 1: Drivers. Fifth Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-5). Nairobi: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP): 3-30.

Suter, L. and D. López-Carr. (2012). Beyond the middle of nowhere: out-migration from the agricultural frontier in the Sierra del Lacandón National Park, Guatemala. Proceedings of the Latin American Studies 2012 International Congress. pp 1-25.

Jankowska, M., D. López-Carr (2012). Climate Change and Human Health: Contextual and Compositional Effects of Climate, Livelihoods, and Population Change on Child Malnutrition in Mali, Africa. Papers of the 2012 Population Association of America Annual Conference. May 3-5, San Francisco, CA.

Honzak, C., D. López-Carr (2012). Conservation and Family Planning: What is the Value of Integrating Family Planning into Conservation Projects? Papers of the 2012 Population Association of America Annual Conference. May 3-5, San Francisco, CA.

Aide, T. M., M. L. Clark, H. R. Grau,  D. López-Carr, M. A. Levy, D. Redo, M. Bonilla-Moheno, G. Riner, M. J. Andrade-Nunez, & M. Muniz (2012). Deforestation and Reforestation of Latin America and the Caribbean (2001-2010)Biotropica.

López-Carr, D., M. Jankowska, C. Funk, G. Husak, Z. Chafe (2012). Climate Change and Human Health: Spatial Modeling of Water Availability, Malnutrition, and Livelihoods in Mali, Africa. Applied Geography 33: 4-15.

An, L., D. López-Carr (2012). Understanding Human Decisions in Coupled Natural and Human Systems. Ecological Modeling 229: 1-4.

Cheong, So-Min, D. Brown, K. Kok, D. López-Carr (2012). Mixed Methods in Land Change Research: Towards IntegrationTransactions of the Institute of British Geographers 37(1): 8-12.

López-Carr, D., J. Davis, M. Jankowska, L. Grant, A.C. López-Carr, M. Clark ( 2012). Space versus place in complex human–natural systems: Spatial and multi-level models of tropical land use and cover change (LUCC) in GuatemalaEcological Modeling 229 (24): 64-75.

Wandersee, SW, L. An, D. López-Carr, Y. Yang ( 2012 ). Perception and Decisions in Modeling Coupled Human and Natural Systems: A Case Study from Fanjingshan National Nature Reserve, China. Ecological Modeling 229: 37-49.

López-Carr, D . and D. Ervin (2012). A Geriatric Fountain of Youth in the Caucuses or Spurious Census Data: Spooning through the Yogurt Myth. Journal of Rural Studies (27): 135-149.

Jones, I., D. López-Carr, P. Dalal (2011). Responding to Rural Health Disparities in the United States: The Geography of Emergency Care and Telemedical Technology.  Networks and Communication Studies, NETCOM, vol. 25 (2011), n° 3-4 pp. 273 – 290.

Pérez Vega, A., J. Mas, D. López- Carr (2011). Modelado de los cambios de uso/cobertura del suelo y conservación de la biodiversidad en Michoacán. Memorias del XIV Simposio Internacional de la Sociedad de Especialistas Latinoamericanos en Percepción Remota (Proceedings of the XIV Conference of the Society of Latin American Specialists in Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems) (SELPER).978-607-441-100-3. Pp 1-12.

Frank, E., H. Eakin, and D. López-Carr (2011). Social Identity, Perception and Motivation in Adaptation to Climate Risk in the Coffee Sector of Chiapas, MexicoGlobal Environmental Change (21) 1 : 66-76.

Bremner, J., D. López-Carr, L. Suter, J. Davis (2010).Population, Poverty, Environment, and Climate Dynamics in the Developing WorldInterdisciplinary Environmental Review (11) 2-3: 127-161.

Davis, J.D. and D. López-Carr (2010). The Effects of Migrant Remittances on Population-Environment Dynamics in Migrant Origin Areas: International Migration, Fertility and Consumption in Highland Guatemala. Population and Environment 32: 216–237.

Lerner, A.M. and D.L. Carr (2010). Determinants of Agricultural Intensification and Maize Productivity in the Maya Biosphere Reserve, Guatemala. Acta Geographica (5) 2: 31-40.

Suter, L. and D. López-Carr (2010). A Comparison of LUCC Detection Algorithms in a Mesoamerican Lowland Tropical Forest. Acta Geographica (5) 2: 101-113.

A. López-Carr, J. Weeks, D. López-Carr (2010). Examining the Role of Urban Food Spaces: A Neighborhood Level Exploration of Food Geographies in Accra, Ghana. Proceedings of the Tropentag 2010 World Food System Annual Conference. September 14 – 16, 2010, Zurich, Switzerland. 5 pp.

A. López-Carr, L. Grant, J. Weeks, D. López-Carr (2010). The Spaces and Places of Food Security: Learning from Spatial, Hierarchical, and Econometric Models in Urban Data-poor Areas. Proceedings of the Tropentag 2010 World Food System Annual Conference. September 14 – 16, 2010, Zurich, Switzerland. 7 pp. (working paper).

D. Ervin, D. López-Carr, A. López-Carr, (2010). Population, Agriculture and Land Use: Implications for Food Security in Latin America. Proceedings of the Tropentag 2010 World Food System Annual Conference. September 14 – 16, 2010, Zurich, Switzerland. 5 pp. (working paper).

Frank, E., H. Eakin, D. López-Carr (2010). Risk Perception and Adaptation to Climate Risk in the Coffee Sector of Chiapas, Mexico. Proceedings of the Tropentag 2010 World Food System Annual Conference. September 14 – 16, 2010. Zurich, Switzerland. 5 pp.

Davis, J., D. López-Carr, and J. Weeks (2010). Migration, Remittances, and Cattle: Implications for Land Use Change and Food Security in Central AmericaPapers of the Global Land Project Open Science Meeting. Arizona State University. 17-19 October. (Also accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the Tropentag 2010 World food System Annual Conference).

Suter, L. and D. López-Carr (2010). Agricultural Intensification in a Conservation Area: Sierra del Lacandón National Park, Guatemala. Proceedings of the Tropentag 2010 World food System Annual Conference. September 14 – 16, 2010, Zurich, Switzerland. 4 pp. (working paper).

López-Carr, D., M Erdman, A. Zvoleff, L. Suter (2010). How are population patterns different in ecological priority areas? Mapping demography onto conservation areas. Proceedings of the European Population Conference. September 1-4, 2010, Vienna, Austria.

Pan, WK, and D. López-Carr (2010). Population, Multi-scale Processes, and Land Use Transitions in the Amazon. Proceedings of the European Population Conference. September 1-4, 2010, Vienna, Austria. 40 pp.

Suter, L. and D. López-Carr (2010). Land parcel fragmentation in the Agricultural Frontier: Sierra del Lacandón National Park, Guatemala. Proceedings of the European Population Conference. September 1-4, 2010, Vienna, Austria. 26 pp.

E. Norman, D.L. Carr, and A.C. Lopez (2010 ). World Summit on Sustainable Development. Encyclopedia of Geography. Ed. Barney Warf. London, Sage Publications. Vol. 6, pages 3132-3133.

D.L. Carr, E. Norman, and A.C. Lopez (2010 ). United Nations Environmental SummitsEncyclopedia of Geography. Ed. Barney Warf. London, Sage Publications. Vol. 6, pages 2906-2907.

Lopez, A.C., E. Norman and D.L. Carr, (2010 ). United Nations Conference on Environment and Development. Encyclopedia of Geography. Ed. Barney Warf. London, Sage Publications. Vol. 6, pages 2906-2907.

D.L. Carr, LS Suter (2010). Deforestation . Encyclopedia of Geography. Ed. Barney Warf. London, Sage Publications Vol. 2, pages 695-699.

Carr, D. L.  (2009).  Population, rural development, and land use among settler households in an agricultural frontier in Guatemala’s Maya Biosphere ReserveJournal of Global and International Studies 1(1): 51-69.

Grace, K., & Carr, D. (2009). The impact of the individual, the household and the community on fertility behavior in Petén, Guatemala. Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany.

Carr, D.L., A.C. Lopez, R.E. Bilsborrow (2009). The population, agriculture, and environment nexus in Latin America: country-level evidence from the latter half of the twentieth centuryPopulation and Environment 30: 222-246.

Carr, D.L. (2009). Population and Deforestation: Why Rural Migration MattersProgress in Human Geography 33 (3): 355-378.

Norman, E.S., Carr, D.L. (2009). Rio Summit. In Kitchin R, Thrift N (eds). International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, Volume 9, pp. 406-411. Oxford: Elsevier.

Davis, J., and D.L. Carr (2009). Flowing wealth, circulating labor, and reproduction in Central American householdsPapers of the 2009 Population Association of America Annual Conference. April 17-19, Detroit, MI. 15 pp.

Pan, WK, D. Ramachandran, and D.L. Carr (2009). Shifts in determinants of fertility among women living in the Amazon.Papers of the 2009 Population Association of America Annual Conference. April 17-19, Detroit, MI. 4 pp.

Guenther, C., L.E. Grant, D.L. Carr, and H. Lenihan (2009). Fishing for a Catch: Marine Protected Areas and California’s Commercial Spiny Lobster TrappersProceedings of the Fourth World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists. 28 June-2 July 2010, Montreal, Canada. Also published in The Proceedings of the 11th California Workshop on Environmental and Resource Economists. October 9-10, 2009.

Barbieri, A., D.L. Carr, and RE Bilsborrow (2009). Migration Within the Frontier: The Second Generation Colonization in the Ecuadorian AmazonPopulation Research and Policy Review 28(3): 291-320.

Carr, D. L.  William KY Pan Richard E. Bilsborrow Chirayath Suchindran Thomas M. Whitmore, Felipe Murtinho (2008). Un análisis multinivel de población y deforestación en el Parque Nacional Sierra de Lacandón (Petén, Guatemala)Documents d’Anàlisi Geogràfica Scripta Nova 52, pp. 49-67.

Carr, D. L. (2008).  Farm households and land use in a core conservation zone of the Maya Biosphere Reserve, Guatemala.  Human Ecology. 36(2): 231-248.

K. Grace, S.H. Sweeney, and D.L. Carr (2008). A Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Fertility in Guatemala. Papers of the 2008 Population Association of America Annual Conference.

Carr, D. L. and E. Norman (2008).  Global civil society? The Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable Development .Geoforum.  (39): 358-371.

Carr, D. L. (2007).  Resource Management and Fertility in Mexico’s Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve: Campos, Cash, and Contraception in the Lobster-fishing Village of Punta AllenPopulation and Environment. 29(2): 83-101.

Pan, WK, D.L. Carr, A Barbieri, R.E. Bilsborrow, and C. Suchindran. (2007).   Forest clearing in the Ecuadorian Amazon: A study of patterns over space and time . Population Research and Policy Review.  26(5-6): 635-659.

De Sherbinin, A, D.L. Carr, S. Cassels, L. Jang. (2007).  Population and environmentAnnual Review of Environment and Resources. 32(5):1-29.

Carr, D. L.  W. K. Pan  and R.E. Bilsborrow (2006).  Declining fertility on the frontier: The Ecuadorian Amazon . Population and Environment.  28(1): 17–39.

Carr, D.L., L. Suter, A. Barbieri, (2006).  Population dynamics and tropical deforestation: State of the debate and conceptual challenges . Population and Environment. 27(1): 89 – 113.

Carr, D.L. and A. Barbieri (2006).  Población, tenencia de tierra, uso del suelo, y deforestación en el Parque Nacional Sierra de LacandónJournal of Latin American Geography. 5(1): 97-112.

Carr, D. L. (2006).   A tale of two roads: Land tenure, poverty, and politics on the Guatemalan frontier . Geoforum. 37(1): 94-103.

Barbieri, A., DL Carr, RE Bilsborrow (2006). Out-migration of second generation frontier colonists and population redistribution in the Ecuadorian Amazon . XXV IUSSP General Conference, Tours, France, July 2005. Pp 1-22. (Peer-reviewed extended abstract).

Barbieri, A. and D.L. Carr (2005).   Gender-specific out-migration, deforestation and urbanization in the Ecuadorian Amazon .Global and Planetary Change. 47 (2-4): 99-110.

Pan, W.K., D.L. Carr, and RE Bilsborrow (2005). Causes and consequences of farm fragmentation in Ecuador’s Amazon . In Land Use and Rural Sustainability: Proceedings of Conference on Land Use and Rural Sustainability. International Geographical Union (IGU) Commission on Land Use/Cover Change and Commission on Sustainability of Rural Systems. Aberdeen, Scotland. 10-14, 2004. (Peer-reviewed extended abstract). Pp. 90-95.

Carr, D.L. (2005).  U.S. foreign policy and a geographically challenged U.S. Citizenry . Journal of Geography. 104(1): 41-42.

Carr, D. L. (2004).  Proximate population factors and deforestation in tropical agricultural frontiers . Population and Environment.  25(6): 585-612.

Carr, D.L. (2004). A Comparison of Ladino and Q’eqchi Maya land use and land clearing in the Sierra de Lacandon National Park, Peten, Guatemala . Agriculture and Human Values.  21: 171-179.

Sutherland, E, D.L. Carr, and S. Curtis (2004).  Fertility and the environment in a natural resource dependent economy: Evidence from Petén, Guatemala . Población y Salud en Mesoamérica. 2(1): 1-12. Reprinted in Población y Salud en Mesoamérica. (2005). Ed. R. Chinchilla Arley.  San José, Costa Rica: Centro Centroamericano de Población. Pp. 291-304. Reprinted in California Center for Population Research (2005). The Population of the Central American Isthmus in 2003. Conference Papers. University of California at Los Angeles. Pp 1-14.

Carr, D. L. (2003). Migracion rural-rural y deforestacion en la Reserva de la Biosfera Maya, Guatemala: Método de EntrevistasTiempos de America: Revista de Historia, Cultura y Territorio. Centro de Investigaciones de America  Latina (CIAL), Universitat Jaume I. (10)19-27.

Pan, WK, D. Ramachandran, D.L. Carr (2003). Multilevel factors influencing fertility on the agricultural frontier: a longitudinal analysis of women in the Northern Ecuadorian AmazonPapers of the 2003 Population Association of America Annual Conference. Minneapolis, MN, May 1-3.

Carr, D.L., R.E. Bilborrow, and A. Barbieri (2003). Population, agricultural land use and the environment in Latin America at the dawn of the 20th century: Evidence of change at the regional, national, and  local scales .  Proceedings of the Open Meeting of the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Research. Montreal, Canada. October 16-18. (Peer-reviewed extended abstract).

Carr, D.L. (2002). A Historical trajectory of land use and land cover change in the Sierra de Lacandón National Park, GuatemalaProceedings of the 2001 International Geographical Union (IGU) Study Group Meeting on Land Use and Land Cover Change (LUCC): LUCC in the Period of Globalization. Prague, Czechoslovakia, July 14-18. Ed. Ivan Bicik. Prague: St. Charles University Press. Pp. 127-133. (Peer-reviewed abstract).

Carr, D.L. and R.E. Bilsborrow (2001).  Population and land use/cover change: A regional comparison between Central America and South America . Journal of Geography Education.  43: 7-16.

Carr, D.L. (2000). Colonization, clear-cutting, and cornfields: Rural migration and deforestation in the Sierra de Lacandón National Park (SLNP), Guatemala . Proceedings of the Conference of the Latin American Studies Association of America, March, 2000, Miami, FL (Peer-reviewed extended abstract).

Carr, D.L. (2001). Population, land use, and deforestation in the Sierra de Lacandón National Park, Petén, Guatemala.Proceedings of the 2001 Open Meeting of the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Research. Available on CD-ROM. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 6-8, 2001. (Peer-reviewed extended abstract).

Carr, D.L. (1999). Lucha por la tierra. In retornados y medio ambiente en Huehuetenango, by Cesar Castañeda. Mesoamerica37. Pp. 235-240.

 

Book Chapters

Norman, E. and D.L. Carr (In Press). The 1992 Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit.  In International Encyclopedia of Human Geography. Eds. Rob Kitchin and Nigel Thrift. Elsevier.

Ervin, D. A. López-Carr, D. López-Carr (2013). The Nutrition Transition. Oxford Bibliographies in Geography. New York: Oxford University Press.

Rossiter, J., D. López-Carr (2013). Marine Conservation and Fisheries Management.  Oxford Bibliographies in Geography. Ed. Barney Warf. New York: Oxford University Press.

Pricope, N., L. Pardo, D. López-Carr (2013). Vulnerability to Climate Change. In Oxford Bibliographies in Geography. Ed. Barney Warf. New York: Oxford University Press.

Ervin, D. and D. López-Carr (2012). U.S. Poverty: Poverty and Latino immigration in the United States. United States Geography. ABC-CLIO, 2012. Web. 1 Nov. 2012.

Bremner, J., J. Davis, D.L. Carr. (2012). Population Growth, Ecology, and Poverty. In Integrating Ecology and Poverty Reduction. J. C. Ingram, F. DeClerck and C. Rumbaitis del Rio eds., Springer: New York. Pp. 65-78.

D. Lopez-Carr (2011). Cancers. In Green Health. Eds. Paul Robbins, J. Geoffrey Golson, Oladele Ogunseitan. London. Sage Publications. Pp. 77-83.

D.L. Carr and L. Bremer (2010). Entropy. In Green Energy: An A to Z Guide. Volume 1. Eds. J. Geoffrey Golson, Paul Robbins, Dustin Mulvaney. The SAGE Reference Series on Green Society: Toward a Sustainable Future. Series Editor: Paul Robbins. London: Sage Publications. 2 pp.

L. Bremer, D.L. Carr, and K. Farley (2010). Afforestation. In Green Politics: An A to Z Guide. Volume 2. Eds. J. Geoffrey Golson, Paul Robbins, Dustin Mulvaney. The SAGE Reference Series on Green Society: Toward a Sustainable Future. Series Editor: Paul Robbins. London: Sage Publications. 3pp.

Carr, D.L, A. Barbieri, W. Pan, H. Iravani, (2006). Agricultural change and limits to deforestation in Central America . Chapter 6. In  Agriculture and Climate Beyond 2015: A new perspective on future  land use patterns. Eds. Floor Brouwer and Bruce McCarl. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. Pp. 98-107.

Gellert, G., (PI) Carr, D.L., I.C. Valenzuela, S.I. Rodríguez de Cuavas, K. Slowing (collaborators) (2004). La dínamica poblacional.  In Perfil Ambiental de Guatemala. Ed. Claudio Cabrera. Guatemala:  Universidad Rafael Landivar e Instituto de Incidencia Ambiental. Pp. 257-288.

Carr, D.L. (2004). Tropical Deforestation. In WorldMinds: 100 Geographic Perspectives on 100 Problems. Eds. Don Janelle Barney Warf, and Kathy Hansen. London: Kluwer Academic Publishers. p.293-298.

Carr, D.L. (2003).  Administración de recursos naturales y fecundidad en la Reserva de la Biósfera de Sian Ka’an, México: campos y anticoncepción en el pueblo langostero de Punta Allen.  In Género y medio ambiente en México, Centroamérica y el Caribe.  Ed. E. Tuñon Pablos. Mexico City: Editorial del Colegio Sur de México.  P. 179-204.

Carr, D.L. (2002). The role of population change in land use and land cover change in rural Latin America: Uncovering local processes concealed by macro-level data .  In Land Use Changes in Comparative Perspective.  Eds. Y. Himiyama, M. Hwang, and T. Ichinose. Plymouth, UK: Science Publishers. p. 133-148.

Bilsborrow, R. E. and D. L. Carr.  (2001). Population, agricultural land use and the environment in developing countries . In Tradeoffs or Synergies? Agricultural Intensification, Economic Development and the Environment. D. R. Lee and C. B. Barrett, eds. Wallingford, U.K.: CAB International. p. 35-56.

Carr, D.L.  (2000).  Un perfíl socioeconómico y demográfico del Parque Nacional Sierra de Lacandón .  In Nuevas Perspectivas de Desarrollo Sostenible en Petén. Eds. J. Grunberg y S. Elias. Guatemala City, Guatemala:  Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO). p. 93-106.

 

Book Reviews

D.L. Carr (2009). Population, Land Use and the Environment: Research Directions. The National Research Council of the National Academies. Barbara Entwistle and Paul C. Stern, editors (2005). The National Academies Press. Washington, DC. 321 pp. Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Environmental Change and Security Program Annual Report: Issue 13.

Carr, D. L. (1999). Lucha por la tierra, retornados y medio ambiente en Huehuetenango , by Cesar Castañeda.  Mesoamerica 37. p. 235-40.

 

Books, Reports, and Manuscripts

L.S. Suter and D. López-Carr (2010). El Nivel de Desarrollo Humano en el Parque Nacional Sierra del LacandonUn Perfil socio-económico y demográfico del Parque Nacional Sierra de Lacandón. Fundación Defensores de la Naturaleza, The Nature Conservancy, and Consejo Nacional de Áreas Protegidas de la Presidencia de la República de Guatemala (CONAP). Pp. 126.

D. López-Carr (2010). Urbanization, Climate Change, and Indigenous Populations: Finding USAID’s Comparative Advantage. Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Environmental Change and Security Program.

Carr, D. L., M. Erdman, and A. Zvoleff (2010). Mapping Population onto Priority Conservation Areas. WWF PHE Series. 73 pp.

D.L. Carr (primary contributing author) (2009). Perfil de Parque – Guatemala: Parque Nacional Sierra del Lacandón. ParksWatch: Strengthening parks to safeguard biodiversity. Center for Tropical Conservation, Duke University, Durham, NC. Pp. 20.

Carr, D. L. (2008). Population, Health, and Environment in Africa and Asia: An evaluation of WWF’s USAID and Johnson & Johnson-supported projects. WWF, Johnson & Johnson Foundation, and USAID. pp. 92.

Cesario, Manuel, Monica Andrade-Morraye, Hans-Georg Bohle, David Carr, Michael Depledge, Daniel Hogan, Thomas Kistemann, Thomas Krafft, Ursula Oswald-Spring, Andreas Rechkemmer, Rosenberg, Falk Schmidt, Mahendra Shah, and Eduardo Viola (2008). Global Environmental Change and Human Health (2007) Science Plan and Implementation Strategy. Earth System Science Partnership (DIVERSITAS, IGBP, IHDP, and WCRP) Report No.4; Global Environmental Change and Human Health Report No.1. pp. 94.

Carr, D. L. (2002). Ph.D Dissertation. Rural-frontier migration and deforestation in the Sierra de Lacandón National Park, Guatemala . Department of Geography, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC. May, 2002. Pp. 327.

Ewell, J. E. (2000). Venezuela y los Estados Unidos: desde el hemisferio de Monroe al imperio del petróleo. Translation from English Venezuela and the United States: from Monroe’s Hemisphere to Petroleum’s Empire (introduction available online).  In The United States and the Americas series. Ed. Lester D. Langley.  Athens and London:,The University of Georgia Press. Translator: D. L. Carr.  Caracas, Venezuela, Editorial de la Universidad Católica Andrés Bello. p. 272.

Carr, D. L. (1999). Un Perfil socio-económico y demográfico del Parque Nacional Sierra de Lacandón: Desafíos y caminos a la conservación . Flores, Guatemala, The Nature Conservancy, USAID, and Consejo Nacional de Areas Protegidas de la Presidencia de la República de Guatemala (CONAP).  Ediciones serie no. 10. p. 66. (peer-reviewed).

Estrella, U. (1994). Footsteps through Quito. Translation from Spanish Peatón de Quito .  Translator: D. L. Carr.  Quito, Ecuador, Editorial Abrapalabra. p. 90.

 

Paper Awards

Carr, D.L. (2004).  Nystrom Award. First Place: Award for the best paper based on a dissertation presented at the Association of American Geographers annual meeting. Examining the proximate and underlying causes of tropical deforestation: Migration and land use in the Sierra de Lacandón National Park, Guatemala .

Carr, D.L. and W. Pan (2002).  Population Specialty Group (PSG) of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Student Paper Award. First place: Fertility, farm size and land use on the frontier: Longitudinal evidence from the Ecuadorian Amazon.

 

Editorials

Carr, David L. 2002.  “Our foreign aid just isn’t enough” . Editorial published in the News & Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina. November, 25.

 

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