GLUE Publications

2022
Vale, R., P. Vale, H.K. Gibbs, D. Pedrón, J. Englemann, R. Pereira and P. Barreto. 2022. "Regional expansion of the beef industry in Brazil: from the coast to the Amazon, 1966–2017." Regional Studies, Regional Science. [Link]
West, T., L. Rausch, J. Munger and H.K. Gibbs. 2022. "Protected areas still used to produce Brazil's cattle." Conservation Letters. [Link] Corrected Figure 1 available here.
Skidmore, M. E. 2022. "Outsourcing the dry season: Cattle ranchers' responses to weather shocks in the Brazilian Amazon." American Journal of Agricultural Economics. [Link]
Skidmore, M. E., K.M. Sims, L.L Rausch, and H.K. Gibbs. 2022. “Sustainable intensification in the Brazilian cattle industry: the role for reduced slaughter age.” Environmental Research Letters. [Link]
Lark, T.J., N.P. Hendricks, A. Smith, N. Pates, S.A. Spawn, M. Bougie, E.G. Booth, C.J. Kucharik and H.K. Gibbs. 2022. “Reply to Taheripour et al.: Comments on “Environmental Outcomes of the US Renewable Fuel Standard” Reply to Taheripour et al. [Link]
Lark, T.J., N.P. Hendricks, A. Smith, N. Pates, S.A. Spawn, M. Bougie, E.G. Booth, C.J. Kucharik and H.K. Gibbs. 2022. “Environmental outcomes of the US Renewable Fuel Standard” Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. [Link]
Sun, Z., L. Scherer, A. Tukker, S.A. Spawn, M. Bruckner, H.K. Gibbs and P. Behrens. 2022. “Dietary change in high-income nations alone can lead to substantial double climate dividend.” Nature Food. [Link]
Edwards, M.R., T. Holloway, R.B. Pierce, L. Blank, M. Broddle, E. Choi, B.N. Duncan, Á. Esparza, G. Falchetta, M. Fritz, H.K. Gibbs, H. Hundt, T.J. Lark, A. Leibrand, F. Liu, B. Madsen, T. Maslak, B. Pandey, K.C. Seto and P.W. Stackhouse. 2022. "Satellite Data Applications for Sustainable Energy Transitions." Frontiers in Sustainability. [Link]
2021
Xie, Y. and T.J. Lark. 2021. “Mapping annual irrigation from Landsat imagery and environmental variables across the conterminous United States.” Remote Sensing of Environment. [Link]
Xie, Y., H.K. Gibbs and T.J. Lark. 2021. “Landsat-based Irrigation Dataset (LANID): 30 m resolution maps of irrigation distribution, frequency, and change for the US, 1997–2017.” Earth System Science Data. [Link]
Schelly, I.H., L.L. Rausch and H.K. Gibbs. 2021. “Brazil’s Cattle Sector Played Large Role in Fires During 2020 Moratorium.” Frontiers in Forest and Global Change. [Link]
Carvalho, R., L.L. Rausch, J. Munger and H.K. Gibbs. 2021. “The Role of High-Volume Ranches as Cattle Suppliers: Supply Chain Connections and Cattle Production in Mato Grosso.” Land. [Link]
L.L. Rausch 2021. “Brazil’s Amazon Soy Moratorium” Deforestation Fronts Case Study, Forest Practice. WWF. [Link]
Chen, P., Y. Yuan, W. Li,T.J. Lark, X. Zhang and C.M. Clark. 2021. “Assessing the Impacts of Recent Crop Expansion on Water Quality in the Missouri River Basin Using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool” Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems. [Link]
Zhang, X., T.J. Lark, C.M. Clark, Y. Yuan, and S.D. LeDuc. 2021. “Grassland-to-cropland conversion increased soil, nutrient, and carbon losses in the US Midwest between 2008 and 2016.” Environmental Research Letters. [Link]
Sullivan, C., L.L. Rausch, A. Camacho Rojas, J.S. Castellanos, M.A. Vianchá and H.K. Gibbs. 2021. “Zero deforestation palm oil in Colombia.” Gibbs Land Use and Environment Report Series. [Link]
Moffette, F. and H.K. Gibbs. 2021. “Agricultural Displacement and Deforestation Leakage in the Brazilian Legal Amazon.” Land Economics. [Link]
Moffette, F., M. Skidmore and H.K. Gibbs. 2021. “Environmental Policies That Shape Productivity: Evidence from Cattle Ranching in the Amazon.” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. [Link]
Skidmore, M., F. Moffette, L.L. Rausch, M. Christie, J. Munger, and H.K. Gibbs. 2021. “Cattle Ranchers and Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon: Production, Location, and Policies.” Global Environmental Change. [Link]
Jung, S., C. Dyngeland, L.L. Rausch, and L.V. Rasmussen. 2021. “Brazilian Land Registry Impacts on Land Use Conversion.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics. [Link]
Rausch, L.L., and H.K. Gibbs. 2021. “The Low Opportunity Costs of the Amazon Soy Moratorium.” Frontiers in Forests and Global Change. [Link]
Lark, T.J., I.H. Schelly, and H.K. Gibbs. 2021. “Accuracy, Bias, and Improvements in Mapping Crops and Cropland across the United States Using the USDA Cropland Data Layer.” Remote Sensing. [Abstract] [Link]
2020
Viancha, J., Kasprzyk, K., Sullivan, C. and Vianchá, M. 2020. “La Trazabilidad como Herramienta en la lucha Contra la deforestación: Un diagnóstico de la trazabilidad en el sector de la ganadería bovina colombiana.” Report by Fundación Proyección Eco-Social (FPES), National Wildlife Federación (NWF) y Universidad de Wisconsin (UW) [Link]
Lark, T.J., S.A. Spawn, M. Bougie, and H.K. Gibbs. 2020. “Cropland expansion in the United States produces marginal yields at high costs to wildlife.” Nature Communications. [Link] [UW Press Release]
Heilmayr, R., L.L Rausch, J. Munger, and H.K. Gibbs. 2020. “Brazil’s Amazon Soy Moratorium reduced deforestation.” Nature Food vol. 1, 801-810. [Link]
Lark, T.J. 2020. "Protecting our prairies: Research and policy actions for conserving America’s grasslands.” Land Use Policy, Vol 93. [Link]
Pereira, R., L.L. Rausch, A. Carrara, and H.K. Gibbs. 2020. “Extensive Production Practices and Incomplete Implementation Hinder Brazil’s Zero-Deforestation Cattle Agreements in Pará.” Tropical Conservation Science, Vol 13, 1-13. [Link]
Rajão, R., B. Soares-Filho, F. Nunes, J. Börner., L. Machado, D. Assis, A. Oliveira, L. Pinto, V. Ribeiro, L. Rausch, H.K. Gibbs, and D.Figueira. 2020. “The rotten apples of Brazil’s agribusiness.” Science vol. 369, Issue 6501, pp. 246-248. [Link]
Skidmore, M., F. Moffette, L. Rausch, and H.K. Gibbs. 2020. “Characterizing compliance in cattle supply chains: What factors encourage deforestation-free production in the Brazilian Amazon?” Report for the Meridian Institute, Supply Chain Sustainability Research Fund. [Link]
Spawn, S.A. and H.K. Gibbs. 2020. Global maps of above and belowground biomass carbon density in the year 2010. ORNL DAAC. [Link]
Yin, H., A. Brandão Jr., J. Butcher, D. Helmers, B.G. Iuliano, N.E. Kimambo, K.E. Lewińska, E. Razenkova, N. Rogova and S.A. Spawn. 2020. “Monitoring cropland abandonment with Landsat time series.” Remote Sensing of Environment, 246, p.11187 [Link]
Rausch, L., B. Aoife, C. Sullivan, and H. K. Gibbs. 2020. “Pathways to zero deforestation oil palm in Peru.” Gibbs Land Use and Environment Report Series. [Link]
Spawn, S.A., C. Sullivan, T. J. Lark, and H. K. Gibbs. 2020. “Harmonized global maps of above and below ground biomass carbon density in the year 2010.” Nature Scientific Data. [Link]
Soto-Navarro C., C. Ravilious, X. de Lamo, A. Arnell, M. Harfoot, S. Hill, O.R. Wearn, M. Santoro, A. Bouvet, S. Mermox, T. Le Toan, J. Xia, W. Yuan, S.A Spawn, H. K. Gibbs, Ferrier, T. Harwood, R. Alkemade, A. Schipper, L. Miles, N.D. Burgess, and V. Kapos. 2020. “Mapping co-benefits for carbon storage and biodiversity to inform conservation policy and action.” Transactions of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences. [Link]
Goldstein, A., W. R. Turner, S. A. Spawn, K. J. Anderson-Teixeira, S. Cook-Patton, J. Fargione, H. K. Gibbs, B. Griscom, J. H. Hewson, J. F. Howard, J. C. Ledezma, S. Page, L. P. Koh, J. Rockström, J. Sanderman, and D. Hole. 2020. “Protecting irrecoverable carbon in Earth’s ecosystems.” Nature Climate Change. [Link]
Carvalho, R., A.P. Dutra de Aguiar, and S. Amaral. 2020. “Diversity of cattle raising systems and its effects over forest regrowth in a core region of cattle production in the Brazilian Amazon.” Regional Environmental Change. [Link]
Rausch, L., J. Munger, and H. K. Gibbs. 2020. “Amazon deforestation linked to European imports via specially licensed ranches and their suppliers.” Gibbs Land Use and Environment Report Series. [Link]
Rausch, L., J. Munger, I. Schelly, and H. K. Gibbs. 2020. “The role of Brazil’s cattle sector in the 2019 fire season.” Gibbs Land Use and Environment Report Series. [Link]
Brandão Jr. A., L. Rausch, A.P. Durán, C. Costa Jr., C. Costa, S.A. Spawn, and H. K. Gibbs. 2020. “Estimating the Potential for Conservation and Farming in the Amazon and Cerrado under Four Policy Scenarios.” Sustanability. [Abstract] [Link]
Soto-Navarro, C., C. Ravilious, A. Arnell, X. de Lamo, M. Harfoot, S.L.L. Hill, O.R. Wearn, M. Santoro, A. Bouvet, S. Mermoz, T. Le Toan, J. Xia, S. Liu, W. Yuan, S.A. Spawn, H. K. Gibbs, S. Ferrier, T. Harwood, R. Alkemade, A.M. Schipper, G. Schmidt-Traub, B. Strassburg, L. Miles, N..D Burgess, and V. Kapos. 2020. “Mapping co-benefits for carbon storage and biodiversity to inform conservation policy and action.” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. [Link]
Santika, T, E. Law, K. A. Wilson, F.A.V. St John, K. Carlson, H. K. Gibbs, C. L. Morgans, M. Ancrenaz, and E. Meijaard. 2020. “Impact of palm oil sustainability certification on village well-being and poverty in Indonesia” In Review. [Link]
2019
Xie, Y., T.J. Lark. and H. K. Gibbs. 2019. “Irrigation dynamics in the Ogallala aquifer between 2000 – 2017.” Policy brief. [Link]
Xie, Y., T.J. Lark., J.F. Brown, and H. K. Gibbs. 2019. “Mapping irrigated cropland extent across the conterminous United States at 30 m resolution using a semi-automatic training approach on Google Earth Engine.” ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. [Link]
Buckley, K.J., P. Newton, H. K. Gibbs, I. McConnel, and J. Ehrmann. 2019. “Pursuing sustainability through multi-stakeholder collaboration: A description of the governance, actions, and perceived impacts of the roundtables for sustainable beef.” World Development. [Link]
Lark, T.J., B. Larson, I. Schelly, S. Batish, and H. K. Gibbs. 2019. “Accelerated conversion of native prairie to cropland in Minnesota.” Environmental Conservation. [Link]
Spawn, S.A., T.J. Lark, and H. K. Gibbs. 2019. “Carbon emissions from cropland expansion in the United States.” Environmental Research Letters. [Link]
Lima, M., C. Antonio da Silva Junior, L.L. Rausch, H. K. Gibbs, and J.A. Johann. 2019. “Demystifying sustainable soy in Brazil.” Land Use Policy. [Link]
Sullivan, C.C., H. K. Gibbs and L.L. Rausch. 2019. “Towards Zero Deforestation Cattle in Colombia.” Policy brief. [Link]
National Wildlife Federation and Gibbs Land Use and Environment Lab. 2019. “Amazon Soy Moratorium: Delivering Win-Win Outcomes for Forests and Agribusiness.” Policy brief. [Link]
Rausch, L.L., H. K. Gibbs, I. Schelly, A. Brandão Jr., D.C. Morton, A.C. Filho, B. Strassburg, N. Walker, P. Noojipady, P. Barreto, and D. Meyer. 2019. “Soy expansion in Brazil’s Cerrado.” Conservation Letters. [Link]
Brito, B., P. Barreto, A. Brandão Jr., S Baima, and P. H. Gomes. 2019. “Stimulus for land grabbing and deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon.” Environmental Research Letters. [Abstract] [Link]
Vale, P., H. K. Gibbs, R. Vale, J. Munger, A. Brandão, M. Christie, and E. Florence. 2019. “Mapping the cattle industry in Brazil’s most dynamic cattle ranching state: Slaughterhouses in Mato Grosso, 1967-2016.” PlosOne. [Link]
Vale, R., P. Vale, H. K. Gibbs, D. Pedrón, J. Engelman, P. Barreto, and R. Pereira. 2019. “Expansion and market concentration of Brazil’s beef industry, 1966-2017.” (almost in review) [Link]
Vale, P., H. K. Gibbs, R. Vale, M. Christie, E. Florence, J. Munger, and D. Sabaini. 2019. “The expansion of intensive beef farming to the Brazilian Amazon.” Global Environmental Change. [Link]
Garrett, R.D., S. Levy, K.M. Carlson, T.A. Gardner, J. Godar, J. Clapp, P. Dauvergne, R. Heilmayr, Y. le Polain de Waroux, B. Ayre, R. Barr, B .Døvre, H. K. Gibbs, S. Hall, S. Lake, J.C. Milder, L.L. Rausch, R. Rivero, X. Rueda, R. Sarsfield, B. Soares-Filho, and N. Villoria. 2019. “Criteria for effective zero-deforestation commitments.” Global Environmental Change. [Link]
2018
Fargione, Joseph E., S. Bassett, T. Boucher , S. D. Bridgham , R. T. Conant , S. C. Cook-Patton , P. W. Ellis, A. Falcucci , J. W. Fourqurean , T. Gopalakrishna , H. Gu, B. Henderson, M. D. Hurteau, K. D. Kroeger, T. Kroeger , T. J. Lark, S. M. Leavitt , G. Lomax, R. I. McDonald, J. P. Megonigal, D. A. Miteva, C.J. Richardson, J. Sanderman, D. Shoch, S. A. Spawn, J. W. Veldman, C. A. Williams, P. B. Woodbury, C. Zganjar, M. Baranski, P. Elias, R. A. Houghton, E. Landis, E. McGlynn, W. H. Schlesinger, J. V. Siikamaki, A. E. Sutton-Grier, and B. W. Griscom. 2018. “Natural climate solutions for the United States.” Science Advances. [Abstract] [Link]
Rausch, L.L., I. Schelly, S. Hall, and H. K. Gibbs. 2018. “Conversion-free soy agreements: Potential impacts on farms in the Cerrado.” Graphical policy brief. [Link]
Frey, G., T. West, T. Hickler, L. Rausch, H. K. Gibbs, and J. Börner. 2018. “Simulated Impacts of Soy and Infrastructure Expansion in the Brazilian Amazon: A Maximum Entropy Approach.” Forests. [Link]
Noojipady, P., D. C. Morton, D. Burns, K. Carlson, H. K. Gibbs, W. Schroeder, N. Walker, C. Huang and S. D. Prince. 2018. “Managing fire risk during drought: the influence of certification and El Niño on fire-driven forest conversion for oil palm in Southeast Asia.” Earth System Dynamics. [Abstract] [Link]
Carlson, K. M., R. Heilmayr, H. K. Gibbs, P. Noojipady, D. N. Burns, D. C. Morton, N. F. Walker, G. D. Paoli and C. Kremen. 2018. “Effect of oil palm sustainability certification on deforestation and fire in Indonesia.” PNAS. [Link]
Lambin, E. F., H. K. Gibbs, R. Heilmayr, K. M. Carlson, L. C. Fleck, R. D. Garrett, Y. Waroux, C. L. McDermott, D. McLaughlin, P. Newton, C. Nolte, P. Pacheco, L. Rausch, C. Streck, T. Thorlakson and N. F. Walker. 2018. “The role of supply-chain initiatives in reducing deforestation.” Nature Climate Change. [Link]
Lark, T. and I. Schelly. 2018. “Potential impacts of cropland expansion on threatened and endangered species in the United States.” Research Summary. [Link]
2017
Vale, P. 2017. “Poverty, the missing link of zero deforestation.” Op-Ed published on NEXO. [Link]
Bradley, B.V., I. Rosa, A. Brandão Jr., S. Crema, C. Dobler, S. Moulds, S.Ahmed, T. Carneiro, M.J. Smith, and R.M. Ewers. 2017. “An ensemble of spatially explicit land-cover model projections: Prospects and challenges to retrospectively evaluate deforestation policy.” Modeling Earth Systems and Environment. [Link]
Alix-Garcia, J., L. Rausch, J. L’Roe, H. K. Gibbs, and J. Munger. 2017. “Avoided deforestation linked to environmental registration in the Brazilian Amazon.” Conservation Letters. [Abstract] [Link]
Alix-Garcia, J. and H. K. Gibbs. 2017. “Forest conservation effects of Brazil’s zero deforestation agreements undermined by leakage.” Global Environmental Change. [Link]
Lark, T.J., R. M. Mueller, D. M. Johnson, J. M. Salmon, and H. K. Gibbs. 2017. “Measuring land-use and land-cover change using the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Cropland Data Layer: Cautions and Recommendations.” International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. [Link]
Noojipady, P., D.C Morton, M.N. Macedo, D.C. Victoria, C. Huang, H. K. Gibbs, and E. L. Bolfe. 2017. “Forest carbon emissions from cropland expansion in the Brazilian Cerrado biome.” Environmental Research Letters. 12 (2), 025004. [Abstract] [Link]
Wright, C., B. Larson, T. Lark, and H. K. Gibbs. 2017. “Recent grassland losses are concentrated around U.S. ethanol refineries.” Environmental Research Letters. 12 (4). [Abstract] [Link]
Nolte, C., Y. le Polain de Waroux, J. Munger, T. N. P. Reis, and E. F. Lambin. 2017. “Conditions influencing the adoption of effective anti-deforestation policies in South America’s commodity frontiers.” Global Environmental Change. 43:1-14. [Link]
Noojipady, P., D.C. Morton, W. Schroeder, K.M Carlson, C. Huang, H. K. Gibbs, D. Burns, N.F. Walker and S.D. Prince. 2017. “Managing fire risk during drought: the influence of certification and El Niño on fire-driven forest conversion for oil palm in Southeast Asia.” Earth System Dynamics. [Abstract] [Link]
2016
L’Roe, J., L. Rausch, J. Munger and H. K. Gibbs. 2016. “Mapping properties to monitor forests: Landholder response to a large environmental registration program in the Brazilian Amazon.” Land Use Policy. 57: 193-203. [Link]
Pereira, R., C.S. Simmons and R. Walker. 2016. “Smallholders, Agrarian Reform, and Globalization in the Brazilian Amazon: Cattle versus the Environment.” Land 5.(3), 24. [Abstract] [Link]
Morton, D. C., P. Noojipady, M. M. Macedo, H. K. Gibbs, D. C. Victoria and E. L. Bolfe. 2016. “Reevaluating suitability estimates based on dynamics of cropland expansion in the Brazilian Amazon.” Global Environmental Change Volume 37. [Link]
Rausch, L. and H. K. Gibbs. 2016. “Property Arrangements and Soy Governance in the Brazilian State of Mato Grosso: Implications for Deforestation-Free Production.” Land 5.(2) [Abstract] [Link]
2015
Gibbs, H. K., J. Munger, J. L’Roe, P. Barreto, R. Pereira, M. Christie, T. Amaral, and N.F. Walker. 2015. “Did Ranchers and Slaughterhouses Respond to Zero-Deforestation Agreements in the Brazilian Amazon?” Conservation Letters. [Link] [Portuguese Version]
Barreto, P. and H. K. Gibbs. 2015. “Imazon Research Brief: How to improve the effectiveness of agreements against deforestation associated with ranching in the Amazon?” Imazon, Belem Brazil and University of Wisconsin-Madison. [Link]
Gibbs, H. K., L. Rausch, J. Munger, I. Schelly, D. C. Morton, P. Noojipady, B. Soares-Filho, P. Barreto, L. Micol, and N. F. Walker. 2015. “Brazil’s Soy Moratorium: Supply chain governance is needed to avoid deforestation.” Science. 347(6220): 377-378 [Abstract] [Link] [Portuguese Version]
Salmon, J. M, M. A. Friedl, S. Frolking, D. Wisser, and E. M. Douglas. 2015. “Global rain-fed, irrigated, and paddy croplands: A new high resolution map derived from remote sensing, crop inventories and climate data.” International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. 38: 321-334 [Abstract] [Link]
Gibbs, H. K. and J. M. Salmon. 2015. “Mapping the world’s degraded land.” Applied Geography. 57: 12-21 [Link]
Garrett, R. D. and L. Rausch. 2015. “Green for gold: Social and ecological tradeoffs influencing the sustainability of the Brazilian soy industry.” Journal of Peasant Studies. [Abstract] [Link]
Lark, T. J., J. M. Salmon, and H. K. Gibbs. 2015. “Cropland expansion outpaces agricultural and biofuel policies in the United States.” Environmental Research Letters. 10(4): 044003. [Abstract] [Link]
2014
Gibbs, H. K., S. Yui, and R. Plevin. 2014. “New Estimates of Soil and Biomass Carbon Stocks for Global Economic Models: Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) Technical Paper No. 33.” Center for Global Trade Analysis, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University. West Lafayette, IN. [Abstract] [Link]
Plevin, R., H. K. Gibbs, J. Duffy, S. Yui and S. Yeh. 2014. “Agro-ecological Zone Emission Factor (AEZ-EF) Model (v47): Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) Technical Paper No. 34.” Center for Global Trade Analysis, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University. West Lafayette, IN. [Abstract] [Link]
L’Roe, J. and L. Naughton-Treves. 2014. “Effects of a policy-induced income shock on forest-dependent households in the Peruvian Amazon.” Ecological Economics. 97: 1-9 [Abstract] [Link]
Rausch, L. 2014. “Converging Agrarian Frontiers in Mato Grosso” Historical Geography. 42: 276-297 [Abstract] [Link]
Brown, J. C., L. Rausch, and V. G. Luz. 2014. “Toward a Spatial Understanding of Staple Food and Non-Staple Food Production in Brazil.” The Professional Geographer. 66(2): 249-259 [Abstract]
Meyfroidt, P., K. Carlson, M. Fagan, V, Gutierrez-Velez, M. Macedo, L. Curran, R. DeFries, G. Dyer, H. K. Gibbs, E. Lambin, D. Morton, and V. Robiglio. 2014. “Multiple pathways of commodity crop expansion in tropical forest landscapes.” Environmental Research Letters. 9(7): 074012 [Abstract] [Link]
2013
Lambin, E. F., H. K. Gibbs, L. Ferreira, R. Grau, P. Mayaux, P. Meyfroidt, D. C. Morton, T. Rudel, I. Gasparri, and J. Munger. 2013. “Estimating the world’s potentially available cropland using a bottom-up approach.” Global Environmental Change. 23(5): 892-901 [Abstract] [Link]
2012
Gibbs, H. K. 2012. “Trading forests for oil yields in the Peruvian Amazon.” Environmental Research Letters. 7(1): 011007 Invited Perspective. [Abstract] [Link]
Turner, W. R., K. Brandon, T. M. Brooks, C. Gascon, H. K. Gibbs, K. S. Lawrence, R. A. Mittermeier, and E. R. Salig. 2012. “Global biodiversity conservation and the alleviation of poverty.” BioScience. 62(1): 85-92 [Link]
Turner, W. R., K. Brandon, T. M. Brooks, C. Gascon, H. K. Gibbs, K. S. Lawrence, R. A. Mittermeier, and E. R. Salig. 2012. “The potential, realized, and essential ecosystem service benefits of biodiversity conservation.” Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation: Exploring the Evidence for a Link. New Jersey: Wiley-Blackwell. 21-35. Print. [Summary] [Link]
2011
Koh, L. P., H. K. Gibbs, P. V. Potapov, and M. C. Hansen. 2011. “REDDcalculator.com: A Web-Based Decision-Support Tool for implementing Indonesia’s Forest Moratorium.” Methods Ecology and Evolution. 3(2): 310-316 [Abstract] [Link]
O’Hare M., M. Delucchi, R. Edwards, U. Fritsche, H. K. Gibbs, T. Hertel, J. Hill, D. Kammen, D. Laborde, L. Marelli, D. Mulligan, R. Plevin and W. Tyner. 2011. "Comment on 'Indirect land use change for biofuels: Testing predictions and improving analytical methodologies' by Kim and Dale: statistical reliability and the definition of the indirect land use change (iLUC) issue." Biomass and Bioenergy. 35(10): 4485-4487 [Abstract] [Link]
West, P.C., H. K. Gibbs, C. Monfreda, J. Wagner, C. Barford, S. R. Carpenter, and J. Foley. 2011. “Reply to Vermeulen and Wollenberg: Distinguishing food security and crop yields.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 108(9): E31 [Link]
2010
West, P. H. K. Gibbs, J. A. Foley, C. Barford, and J. Wagner. 2010. “Trading carbon for food: Global comparison of carbon storage vs. crop yields on agricultural land.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. 107(46): 19645-19648 [Abstract] [Link]
Gibbs, H. K., A. S. Ruesch, J. A. Foley, N. Ramankutty, F. Achard, and P. Holmgren. 2010. “Tropical forests were the primary land source for new agricultural lands in the 1980s and 1990s.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. 107(38) 16732-16737 [Abstract] [Link]
Plevin, R., M. O’Hare, A. D. Jones, M. S. Torn, and H. K. Gibbs. 2010. “Greenhouse gas emissions from biofuels’ indirect land use change are uncertain but may be much greater than previously estimated.” Environmental Science and Technology. 44(21): 8015-8021 [Abstract] [Link]
Scharlemann, J. P., V. Kapos, A. Campbell, I. Lysenko, N. D. Burgess, M. C. Hansen, H. K. Gibbs, B. Dickson, and L. Miles. “Securing Tropical Forest Carbon: the Contribution of Protected Areas to REDD.” Oryx. 44(3): 352-357 [Abstract] [Link]
Bakker V. J., J. K. Baum, J. F. Brodie, A. K. Salomon, B. G. Dickson, H. K. Gibbs, and P. B. McIntyre. 2010. “The changing landscape of conservation science funding in the United States.” Conservation Letters. 3(6): 435-444 [Abstract] [Link]
Strassburg, B., A. Balmford, J. Price, R. Davies, H. K. Gibbs, D. Orme, L. Miles, and A. Kelly. 2010. “Global Congruence of Carbon Storage and Biodiversity in Terrestrial Ecosystems.” Conservation Letters. 3(2): 98-105 [Abstract] [Link]
Gibbs, H. K., J. Sheehan, and R. Nelson. 2010. “Land Cover Types Subgroup: Report on Indirect Land Use Change to the California Air Resources Board.” Sacramento, CA. [Link]
Yeh, S., H. K. Gibbs, J. Sheehan, and R. Nelson. 2010. “Carbon Stocks Subgroup: Report on Indirect Land Use Change to the California Air Resources Board.” Sacramento, CA.
DeFries, R. S. and H. K. Gibbs. 2010. “Scientific and Technical Considerations for the Amazon Forest Carbon Partnership.” A paper commissioned by Columbia University.
2009
Brodie, J. F., and H. K. Gibbs. 2009. “Bushmeat hunting as climate threat.” Science. 326(5951): 364-365 [Abstract] [Link]
Gibbs, H. K. 2009. “Mapping the World’s Degraded Land: A Synthesis of Databases and Methodologies.” A background paper commissioned by The Nature Conservancy.
2008
Robertson, G. P., V. H. Dale, O. C. Doering, S. P. Hamburg, J. M. Melillo, M. M. Wander, W. J. Parton, R. Pouyat, P. R. Adler, J. Barney, R. M. Cruse, C. S. Duke, P. M. Fearnside, R. F. Follett, H. K. Gibbs, J. Goldemberg, D. J. Mladenhoff, D. Ojima, M. W. Palmer, A. Sharpley, L. Wallace, K. C. Weathers, J. A. Wiens, and W. W. Wilhelm. 2008. “Sustainable Biofuels Redux.” Science. 322(5898): 49-50 [Abstract] [Link]
Patz, J. A., S. H. Olson, C. Uejio, and H. K. Gibbs. 2008. “Disease emergence from global climate and land use change.” Medical Clinics of North America. 92(6): 1473-1491 [Abstract] [Link]
Gibbs, H. K., M. Johnston, J. A. Foley, T. Holloway. C. Monfreda, N. Ramankutty, and D. Zaks. 2008. “Carbon payback times for crop-based biofuel expansion in the tropics: the effects of changing yield and technology.” Environmental Research Letters. 3(3): 034001 [Abstract] [Link]
Patz, J. A., D. Campbell-Lendrum, H. K. Gibbs, and R. Woodruff. 2008. “Health Impact Assessment of Global Climate Change: Expanding upon Comparative Risk Assessment approaches for Policy Making.” Annual Reviews of Public Health. 29: 27-39 [Abstract] [Link]
Miles, L., V. Kapos, H. K. Gibbs, I. Lysenko, and A. Campbell. 2008. “Mapping Vulnerability of Tropical Forest to Conversion and Resulting Potential CO2 Emissions: A Rapid Assessment for the Eliasch Review.” UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre. [Link]
Campbell A., V. Kapos, I. Lysenko, J. P. W. Scharlemann, B. Dickson, H. K. Gibbs, M. Hansen, and L. Miles. 2008. “Carbon emissions from forest loss in protected areas: A report commissioned by The Nature Conservancy as part of the PACT 2020 Innovation Initiative in collaboration with UNEP-WCMC and the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas.” UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre. [Link]
Campbell, A., L. Miles, I. Lysenko, A. Hughes, and H.K. Gibbs. 2008. “Carbon storage in protected areas: Technical report.” UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre. [Link]
Ruesch, A. S. and H. K. Gibbs. 2008. New global biomass carbon map for the year 2000 based on IPCC Tier-1 Methodology. ORNL-CDIAC [Link]
2007
Olander, L. P., H. K. Gibbs, M. Steininger, J. J. Swenson, and B. C. Murray. 2007. “Reference scenarios for deforestation and forest degradation in support of REDD: a review of data and methods.” Environmental Research Letters. 3(2): 025011 [Abstract] [Link]
Gibbs, H. K., S. Brown, J. O. Niles, and J. A. Foley. 2007. “Monitoring and measuring tropical forest carbon stocks: Making REDD a reality.” Environmental Research Letters. 2(4): 045023 [Abstract] [Link]
Gibbs, H. K. and M. Herold. 2007. “Tropical deforestation and greenhouse emissions: Introduction to special issue.” Environmental Research Letters 2(4).: 045021 [Abstract] [Link]
Patz, J. A., H. K. Gibbs, J. A. Foley, and K. Smith. 2007. “Climate change and global health: Quantifying a growing ethical crisis.” EcoHealth. 4(4): 397-405 [Abstract] [Link]
Ramankutty, N., H. K. Gibbs, F. Achard, R. DeFries, J. A. Foley, and R. A. Houghton. 2007. “Challenges in estimating carbon emissions from tropical deforestation.” Global Change Biology. 13(1): 51-66 [Abstract] [Link]
Foley, J. A., G. P. Asner, M. H. Costa, M. T. Coe, R. DeFries, and H. K. Gibbs. 2007. “Amazonian revealed: Forest degradation and loss of ecosystem goods and services in the Amazon Basin.” Frontiers in Ecology and Environment. 5(1): 25-32 [Link]
Gibbs, H. K. 2007. “Estimating National Level Tropical Forest Carbon Stocks and Emissions.” Commissioned paper for the Coalition for Rainforest Nations (CFRN) in support of the UNFCCC Agenda Item #6, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD).
Olander, L. P., B. C. Murray, H. K. Gibbs, and M. Steininger. 2007. “Establishing Credible National Baselines for Efforts to Reduce Emissions from Degradation and Deforestation.” Commissioned paper for the Coalition for Rainforest Nations (CFRN) in support of the UNFCCC Agenda Item #6, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD).
Foley, J. A., N. Ramankutty, B. Leff, and H. K. Gibbs. 2007. “Global land use changes.” In King, M. D., C. L. Parkinson, K. C. Partington and R. G. Williams (Editors), Our changing planet: The view from space. (pp. 262-265) Cambridge University Press, New York.
Gibbs, H. K. and S. Brown. 2007. Carbon pools in the forests of tropical Africa: An updated database using the GLC2000 Land Cover Product. NDP-017b. ORNL-CDIAC.
Gibbs, H. K. and S. Brown. 2007. Carbon pools in the forests of tropical Southeast Asia: An updated database using the GLC2000 Land Cover Product. NDP-017b. ORNL-CDIAC.
Gibbs, H. K. and H. Martain. 2007. “Tropical deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions.” Environmental Research Letters. 2(4): 045021 [Abstract] [Link]
2006
Gibbs, H. K. 2006. Major World Ecosystem Complexes Ranked by Carbon in Live Vegetation: An Updated Database Using the GLC2000 Land Cover Product. NDP-017b. ORNL-CDIAC.
2005
Foley, J. A., R. S. DeFries, G. P. Asner, C. Barford, G. Bonan, S. R. Carpenter, F. Stuart Chapin, M. T. Coe, G. C. Daily, H. K. Gibbs, J. H. Helkowski, T. Holloway, E. A. Howard, C. J. Kucharik, C. Monfreda, J. A. Patz, I. C. Prentice, N. Ramankutty, and P. K. Snyder. 2005. “Global Consequences of Land Use.” Science. 309(5734): 570-574 [Abstract] [Link]
Miller, N. L., A. W. King, M. A. Miller, E. P. Springer, M. L. Wesely, K. E. Bashford, M. E. Conrad, K. Costigan, P. N. Foster, H. K. Gibbs, J. Jin, J. Klazura, B. M. Lesht, M. V. Machavaram, F. Pan, J. Song, D. Troyan, and R. A. Washington-Allen. 2005. “The DOE Water Cycle Pilot Study.” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 86(3): 359-374 [Abstract] [Link]
2002
Gibbs, H. K., R. L. Graham, and R. B. Cook. 2002. The Oak Ridge Reservation Geographic Information System: Potential for Bioenergy Development. For the Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A.
1999
Wali, M. K., F. Evrendilek, T. O. West, S. Watts, D. Pant, H. K. Gibbs, and B. McClead. 1999. “Assessing terrestrial ecosystem sustainability: Usefulness of modeling regional carbon and nitrogen budgets.” Nature and Resources 35(5): 21-33
Gibbs, H. K. and D. L. Johnson. 1999. “Obstacle avoidance by hand-raised, captive-born, and wild-caught big brown bats.” Olentangy River Wetlands Research Park Review. 10(20): 201-06 [Link]