Coupled Human and Natural Systems -- Assessing feedbacks between humans and biophysical systems

Chang, H., IW, Jung, A Strecker, D Wise, M Lafrenz, V Shandas, H Morakhani, A Yeakley, Y Pan, R Bean, G Johnson, and M Psaris, 2012. "Water supply, demand, and quality indicators for assessing the spatial distribution of water resrouce vulnerability in the Colubia River basin, USA." Atmosphieric-Ocean.

Shandas, V. M Rao, and MM McGrath, 2012. "The implications of climate change on residential water use: A micro-scale analysis of Portland (OR)." Journal of Climate and Water 3(3): 225-238.

Ervin, D., (alpha) D. Brown, H. Chang, V. Dujon, E. Granek, V. Shandas, and A. Yeakley, 2011. "Managing Ecosystem Services Supporting Urbanizing Areas." Solutions 2(6): 74 – 86.

Costanza R, I Kubiszewski I, D Ervin, (alpha) R Bluffstone, J Boyd, D Brown, H Chang, V Dujon, E Granek E, Polasky S, V Shandas, and A Yeakley A, 2011. "Valuing ecological systems and services." F1000 Biology Reports, 3:14.

Chang, H, GH Parandvash, and V Shandas, 2010. "Spatial Variations of Single Family Residential Water Use in Portland, Oregon." Urban Geography 31(7): 953-972.

Shandas, V, G.H. Parandvash, 2010. "Integrating Urban Form and Demographics in Water Demand Management: An Empirical Case Study of Portland Oregon (US)." Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design 37 (1): 112-128.

Shandas, V., 2009. "Climate Justice: Towards a Proactive Response to Social Inequities" Connections 10: 4-5.

Shandas, V, and M Alberti, 2009. "Exploring the role of vegetation fragmentation on aquatic conditions: Linking upland with riparian areas in Puget Sound lowland streams", Landscape and Urban Planning 60: 66-75.

Shandas, V, and L George, 2009. "Spatial Patterns of Air Toxins in the Region", Metroscape.

Duh JD, V Shandas, H Chang, and LA George, 2008. "Rates of Urbanisation and the Resiliency of Air and Water Quality", Science of the Total Environment 400 (1-3): 238 - 256.

Shandas, V, and M Merrick, 2008. "Floodplains: Balancing Nature and Human Needs", Metroscape.

Baker L, A Brazel, LB Byrne, A Felson, M Grove, K Hill, KC Nelson, V Shandas, J Walker, 2007 (authors in alphabetical order).“Effects of Human Choice on Characteristics of Urban Ecosystems”, Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 88 (4): 404–409.

Shandas, V, 2007. “An Empirical Study of Streamside Landowners’ Interest in Riparian Conservation”, Journal of the American Planning Association 72(2): 173 – 184.

Shandas, V, A Straub, and Y. Kou, 2006. “Periodic Atlas of the Metroscape: The Geography of Water”, Metroscape.

Shandas, V, 2005. “Interactions Between Vegetation Patterns, Social Preferences, and Stream Biotic Conditions: An integrated approach to watershed planning”. Proceeding of the Georgia Basin Puget Sound Research Conference.

Shandas, V, M Alberti, J Gibson, S Moddemeyer, and J Meijer-Irons, 2003. “A GIS-Based Water Demand Model for Municipal Application” Proceedings of MapIndia's International Conference on Geospatial Sciences.

Knowledge Systems -- Integrating Environmental Information and Governance Efforts

Gober P., K Larson, R Quay, C Polsky, H Chang, and V Shandas 2012. Why Land Planners and Water Managers Don’t Talk to One Another and Why They Should. Society and Natural Resources 26 (3): 356 - 364.

Shandas, V, 2010. "Water and Land Use Planning: A case for better coordination." Oregon Planners Journal, March/April: 3 - 8 (view article).

Chang H., J Jones, M Gannett, D Tullos, H Moradkhani, K Vache H Parandvash, V Shandas, A Nolin, A fountain, S Johnson, IW Jung, L House-Peters, M Steele, and B Copeland, 2010. "Climate Change and Fresh Water Resources in Oregon." In Oregon Climate Change Research Institute, Oregon Climate Assessment Report, KD Dello and PW Mote (Eds.) College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvalis, OR.

Bassett, E, and V Shandas 2010. "Innovation in Municipal Climate Planning", Journal of the American Planning Association 76(4): 435 - 450.

Mills A, T Francis, V Shandas, K Whittaker, and JK Graybill, 2008. "Using best available science to protect critical areas in Washington state: challenges and barriers to planners", Urban Ecosystems 11 (4).

Shandas V, JK Graybill, and C Ryan, 2008. “Are Planners Using Ecosystem Based Management when Developing Environmental Policy? Evidence from the Pacific Northwest (US)”, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 51(5): 649-664.

Francis T, K Whittaker, V Shandas, A Mills, and J Graybill, 2004. “Using science in the environmental policy process: A case study from Washington State”, Ecology and Society 10(1): Article 35.

O’Hara S, V Shandas, and J Vazquez, 2000. “Communicating Sustainable Development Options - Who Evaluates the Trade-Offs?” in: Ring, I., B. Klauer, F. Waetzold, B. Mansson (eds.) Regional Sustainability: Applied Ecological Economics Bridging the Gap between Natural and Social Sciences. Physica Verlag. Heidelberg, Germany.

Shandas V, and S O’Hara, 1998. “Frontiers in Environmental Discourse: Assessing the Potential of Quantitative Tools in Stakeholder Communication Challenges”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Ecological Economics and Regional Sustainability. Published by the Center for Environmental Research. Leipzig-Halle, Germany.

Civic Ecology -- Empowering communities through engagement efforts

Shandas, V, R Steele, and A Nelson, 2012. Tabor to the River: An evaluation of outreach efforts and opportunities for engaging residents in stormwater management. Technical Report, submitted to the City of Portland's Bureau of Environmental Services.

Seltzer, E., E Bassett, J Cortright, V Shandas, T Smith, 2011. Making EcoDistricts:City-scale climate action one neighborhood at a time. Solutions.

Shandas, V., A Nelson, C Arendes, and C Cibor, 2010. "Tabor to the River: An evaluation of outreach efforts and opportunities for engaging residents in stormwater management." Technical Report, submitted to City of Portland's Bureau of Environmental Services.

Shandas, V., A Nelson, and C Arendes, 2010. "Towards a civic ecology of green infrastructure: Opportunities for expanding public involvement in stormwater management." Conference Proceedings from the North American Association for Environmental Education.

Shandas, V., 2010. "Measuring with Meaning: Ground data in place, perspective, and practice." In Seltzer E. (Ed.), Making EcoDistricts: Concepts and methods for advancing sustainability in neighborhoods.

Shandas V, and WB Messer, 2008. "Fostering Green Communities through Civic Engagement: Lessons from 12 years of environmental stewardship in the Portland metropolitan area", Journal of the American Planning Association 74(4): 1-11.

Shandas V, 2009. "Bailout Strategists: Thinking through Philanthropy in a Time of Troubles", Metroscape.

Shandas V, 2008. "Good Planning, Good Health: An interview with Rajiv Bhatia", Metroscape.

Merrick M, and V Shandas, 2007. "Geography of Opportunity", Metroscape

Improving Higher Education -- Evaluating Innovations in Interdisciplinary Education

Brown S., and V Shandas, 2013. Toward an Interdsciplinary Agenda in Planning: Emprical evidence form the field. Journal of Planning Education and Research.

Graybill JK, V Shandas, J Fyffe, and E Franks, (in press). “Negotiating the Forces and Forms of Doctoral Education: Perspectives from the field" in Globalizing Forces and the Evolving PhD. Foreces and Forms of Doctoral Education Worldwide, M Nerad, and B Evans (Eds), Sense Publishers, Rotterdam Netherlands.

Graybill JK, and V Shandas, 2010. "Doctoral Student and Early Academic Career Perspectives on Interdisciplinarity” in the Oxford Handbook on Interdisciplinarity, R Frodeman, JT Klein, C Mitcham (Eds.), Oxford University Press.

Graybill JK, S Dolling, V Shandas, J Withey, A Greve, and GL Simon, 2006. “A Rough Guide to Interdisciplinarity: Graduate Student Perspectives”, BioScience 56(9): 757-763.

O'Hara S, V Shandas, and E Wright, 2000. "The Cost of Technology Intensive Education: A preliminary analysis of studio physics", Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching 19(4): 379 - 396.

Shandas, V., and others, 1995. BioSITE: Students Investigating Their Environment” (first edition). Urban Watershed Curriculum for the City of San Jose, California (USA). Published by the Children’s Discover Museum of San Jose.