Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title
2020 Differential Impact of Climate Change on the Hydropower Economics of Two River Basins in High Mountain AsiaFrontiers in Environmental Science.  8:26. 2020
2019 Understanding institutions for water allocation and exchange: Insights from dynamic agent-based modelingWILEY INTERDISCIPLINARY REVIEWS-WATER.  6. 2019
2019 Enhancing a community-based water resource tool for assessing environmental change: the arctic water resources vulnerability index revisitedEnvironment Systems and Decisions.  39:183-197. 2019
2019 Using the Arctic water resources vulnerability index in assessing and responding to environmental change in Alaskan communitiesClimate Risk Management.  23:19-31. 2019
2017 The use and re-use of unsustainable groundwater for irrigation: a global budgetEnvironmental Research Letters.  12:034017-034017. 2017
2017 Pan-Arctic river discharge: Prioritizing monitoring of future climate change hot spotsEarth's Future.  5:72-92. 2017
2016 Invisible water, visible impact: groundwater use and Indian agriculture under climate changeEnvironmental Research Letters.  11:084005-084005. 2016
2016 Climigration? Population and climate change in Arctic Alaska.Population and Environment Journal of Population.  38:115-133. 2016
2015 Quantifying the link between crop production and mined groundwater irrigation in China.Science of the Total Environment.  511:161-175. 2015
2014 Water Relationships in the US Southwest: Characterizing Water Management Networks Using Natural Language ProcessingWater (Switzerland).  6:1601-1641. 2014
2014 River ice responses to a warming Arctic-recent evidence from Russian riversEnvironmental Research Letters.  9:035008-035008. 2014
2013 Horizontal cooling towers: riverine ecosystem services and the fate of thermoelectric heat in the contemporary Northeast USEnvironmental Research Letters.  8:025010-025010. 2013
2012 STATE OF THE CLIMATE IN 2011 Special Supplement to the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society Vol. 93, No. 7, July 2012Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.  93:S1-S263. 2012
2012 Population, climate, and electricity use in the Arctic integrated analysis of Alaska community dataPopulation and Environment Journal of Population.  33:269-283. 2012
2012 Influence of permafrost on water storage in West Siberian peatlands revealed from a new database of soil propertiesPermafrost and Periglacial Processes.  23:69-79. 2012
2011 STATE OF THE CLIMATE IN 2010Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.  92:S1-S236. 2011
2011 Tropical forest backscatter anomaly evident in Sea Winds scatterometer morning overpass data during 2005 drought in AmazoniaRemote Sensing of Environment.  115:897-907. 2011
2011 Assessing the impacts of local knowledge and technology on climate change vulnerability in remote communities.International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.  8:733-761. 2011
2011 Linking pan-arctic human and physical dataPolar Geography.  34:107-123. 2011
2010 Analysis of the Arctic System for Freshwater Cycle Intensification: Observations and ExpectationsJournal of Climate.  23:5715-5737. 2010
2009 Tracing Freshwater Anomalies Through the Air-Land-Ocean System: A Case Study from the Mackenzie River Basin and the Beaufort GyreAtmosphere - Ocean.  47:79-97. 2009
2009 Record Russian river discharge in 2007 and the limits of analysisEnvironmental Research Letters.  4:045015-045015. 2009
2008 The western Arctic Linkage Experiment (WALE): Overview and synthesisEarth Interactions.  12:1-13. 2008
2007 Rising minimum daily flows in northern Eurasian rivers: A growing influence of groundwater in the high-latitude hydrologic cycleJournal of Geophysical Research Biogeosciences.  112:n/a-n/a. 2007
2007 Temporal and spatial variations in maximum river discharge from a new Russian data setJournal of Geophysical Research Biogeosciences.  112:n/a-n/a. 2007
2007 Variability in river temperature, discharge, and energy flux from the Russian pan-Arctic landmassJournal of Geophysical Research.  112:n/a-n/a. 2007
2006 The large-scale freshwater cycle of the ArcticJournal of Geophysical Research: Oceans.  111. 2006
2006 Cold region river discharge uncertainty - estimates from large Russian riversJournal of Hydrology.  326:231-256. 2006
2006 Evaluation of trends in derived snowfall and rainfall across Eurasia and linkages with discharge to the Arctic OceanGeophysical Research Letters.  33. 2006
2006 Effects of uncertainty in climate inputs on simulated evapotranspiration and runoff in the Western ArcticEarth Interactions.  10. 2006
2005 Remote sensing of snow thaw at the pan-Arctic scale using the SeaWinds scatterometerJournal of Hydrology.  312:294-311. 2005
2003 Simulating pan-Arctic runoff with a macro-scale terrestrial water balance modelHydrological Processes.  17:2521-2539. 2003
2002 Increasing river discharge to the Arctic Ocean.Science The Scientific monthly.  298:2171-2173. 2002
2002 Widespread decline in hydrological monitoring threatens Pan-Arctic researchEos.  83:13+16-13+17. 2002
2001 Scaling gridded river networks for macroscale hydrology: Development, analysis, and control of errorWater Resources Research.  37:1955-1967. 2001
2001 Assessment of contemporary Arctic river runoff based on observational discharge recordsJournal of Geophysical Research.  106:3321-3334. 2001
2000 Geomorphometric attributes of the global system of rivers at 30-minute spatial resolutionJournal of Hydrology.  237:17-39. 2000
2000 Flux of nutrients from Russian rivers to the Arctic Ocean: Can we establish a baseline against which to judge future changes?Water Resources Research.  36:2309-2320. 2000
2000 Global water resources: vulnerability from climate change and population growth.Science The Scientific monthly.  289:284-288. 2000
2000 Coupled atmosphere-biophysics-hydrology models for environmental modelingJournal of Applied Meteorology Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology.  39:931-944. 2000
2000 Global system of rivers: Its role in organizing continental land mass and defining land-to-ocean linkagesGlobal Biogeochemical Cycles.  14:599-621. 2000
2000 Sensitivity of a high-elevation Rocky Mountain watershed to altered climate and CO2Water Resources Research.  36:89-99. 2000
1999 Simulations of snow distribution and hydrology in a mountain basinWater Resources Research.  35:1587-1603. 1999
1998 Effects of land cover, water redistribution, and temperature on ecosystem processes in the South Platte BasinEcological Applications.  8:1037-1051. 1998
1991 Forest ecosystem processes at the watershed scale: basis for distributed simulationEcological Modelling.  56:171-196. 1991
1990 Automating object representation of drainage basinsComputers and Geosciences.  16:787-810. 1990
Interplay of changing irrigation technologies and water reuse: Example from the Upper Snake River Basin, Idaho, USA


Year Title
2017 Achieving sustainable irrigation water withdrawals: global impacts on food security and land useEnvironmental Research Letters.  104009-104009. 2017


Year Title
2013 Changing Discharge Patterns of High-Latitude Rivers.  161-175. 2013
2013 5.11 Changing Discharge Patterns of High-Latitude Rivers.  161-175. 2013
2013 Development of Information-Computational Infrastructure for Environmental Research in Siberia as a Baseline Component of the Northern Eurasia Earth Science Partnership Initiative (NEESPI) Studies.  19-55. 2013
2013 Hydrological Changes: Historical Analysis, Contemporary Status, and Future Projections.  111-154. 2013
2013 List of Contributors.  xi-xix. 2013
2011 Interactions Between Land Cover/Use Change and Hydrology.  137-175. 2011

Conference Paper

Year Title
2000 The dynamics of river water inflow to the Arctic OceanFRESHWATER BUDGET OF THE ARCTIC OCEAN. 281-296. 2000

Principal Investigator On

  • INFEWS T2: Identifying Sustainability Solutions through Global-Local-Global Analysis of a Coupled Water-Agriculture  awarded by Purdue University 2019 - 2022
  • The Missing Link: How Does Climate Affect Human Conflict and Cooperation Through Water  awarded by Stockholm University 2018 - 2021
  • Peak water in High Mountain Asia: Quantifying future cryosphere change to understand downstream human impacts  awarded by Carnegie-mellon Univ 2020 - 2021
  • A Multi-Model, Multi-Scale Research Program in Stressors, Responses, and Coupled Dynamics at the Energy-Water-Land-Nexus  awarded by Stanford University 2016 - 2021
  • Quantifying contributions from glaciers and terrestrial hydrology on recent and future sea level change  awarded by Carnegie-mellon Univ 2020 - 2021
  • High Mountain Asia and Beyond: Regional Changes in Climate, Glaciers and Water Resources  awarded by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 2016 - 2020
  • INFEWS-T3: Social-Ecological-Technological Solutions to waste Reuse in Food, Energy, and Water Systems (REFEWS)  awarded by University of Idaho 2016 - 2020
  • Scenarios of Global Diets and the Impact on Land and Water Resources  awarded by US DA, Department of Agriculture 2016 - 2019
  • CNH: Analyzing Agents and Aqua in America: Understanding the Consequences of Water Use Decision in a Dynamic Environment  awarded by National Science Foundation (NSF) 2011 - 2016
  • Mass Closure on the Global Inventory of Mountain Glaciers and Ice Caps: Past and Future Sea-level Rise and Streamflow Variability  awarded by University of Alaska 2011 - 2014
  • Humans and Hydrology at High Latitudes  awarded by National Science Foundation (NSF) 2005 - 2010
  • Role of Land Cover and Land Use Change in Hydrology of Eurasian Pan-Arctic  awarded by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 2006 - 2010
  • Alaska EPSCoR Project  awarded by University of Alaska 2008 - 2009
  • River Discharge From Russian Federation  awarded by University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) 2003 - 2006
  • Education And Training

  • B.S. Physical Sciences, University of Toronto
  • M.S. Physical Sciences, University of Toronto
  • Ph.D. Phy Geog/Anal Methods, University of Toronto
  • Full Name

  • Richard Lammers