David Lopez-Carr Geography professor

David Lopez-Carr

Geography
University of California, Santa Barbara
Broom Center Affiliation(s): 

Area Director, Population-Environment Interactions Theme

David Lopez-Carr directs the Human-Environment Dynamics Lab (HED) at UCSB. His research focuses on links among population, health, rural development, agriculture, and marine and forest resource use and conservation, through ongoing projects in Latin America, Africa, and Asia. This research has been supported by over two million dollars of awards through over 50 fellowships, grants, and awards from NASA, NSF, NIH, the Mellon and Fulbright Foundations.

Grants, Awards and Distinctions:

University of California Global Health Institute (UCGHI) Center of Expertise on Planetary Health. UC Counsel of Chancellors. 2016-2019. PIs D. López-Carr and W. Smith. $600,000.

University of California, Office of the President. Innovative Learning Technology Initiative (ILTI) 2016-2019. Course Development Grant: Global Population, Health, and Environment.  PIs W. Smith and D. López-Carr. $110,000.

University of California, Office of the President Innovative Learning Technology Initiative (ILTI) course  development. 2016-2019. Global Population, Health, and Environment.  PIs W. Smith and D. López-Carr. $110,000.

Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP) Grant. 2016-2018. Environmental levers for health: Advancing a priority agenda for Disease Ecology and “Planetary Health” in the 21st century. S.Sokolow and K. Lafferty (PIs). D. López-Carr (et al.) co-I.  $200,000.

National Science Foundation. 2012-2018. Long Term Ecological Research Santa Barbara Coastal LTER: PIs D.R.. Reed, S. Holbrook, J. Melack, D. Siegel; co-I D. López-Carr et al. $5,266,158.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Land Use/Cover Change Grant (LULCC). 2012-2015. “The Urban Transition in Ghana and Its Relation to Land Cover and Land Use Change Through Analysis of Multi-scale and Multi-temporal Satellite Image Data.” PI: Doug Stow; co-PIs: David López-Carr, John Weeks, Li An. $993,000.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). 2011-2014. Climate Scene Investigators (CSI)-Transitions Program Grant: “A Global Standardized Precipitation Index Supporting the US Drought Portal and the Famine Early Warning System Network” PI: Chris Funk; co-PIs: Greg Husak, David López-Carr, Joel Michaelson, Michael Brewer (NESDIS/NCDC). $297,960. 

Three University of California, Santa Barbara Faculty Senate Travel Awards. 2005 - present.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Earth System Science Fellowship. 2014-2017. “Climate-induced Natural Hazards in the Central Himalaya: Evaluating Rain-on-Snow Flooding Events with Implications for Water Management.” PI: D.L. Carr. $90,000

National Science Foundation. 2013-2015. “Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems - Exploratory(CNH-Ex 075746271): Quantifying linkages among land-use policies, agriculturalintensification, habitat fragmentation and social-ecological resilience in a tropical biological corridor.” PI: Lisette P Waits; co-PIs and co-Is: Nilsa A Bosque-Perez, Leontina Hormel, Lee Vierling; Collaborating Investigators: Bryan Finegan,Fabrice DeClerck, Fernando Casanoves, David López-Carr. $248,733.

National Science Foundation Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems (CNH). “Healthy Ecosystems, Healthy People: The Coupled Human Health and Environmental Dynamics of Schistosomiasis in Sub-Saharan Africa.” Co-P.I. $1,499,897.

Contributor to Broom Center Theme(s): 
Contributor to Broom Center Theme(s): 
Contributor to Broom Center Theme(s): 
805.456.2830
Broom Center Publications
In Press. Ervin D., Tuholske, C., and D. López-Carr. 2018.
"The Geography of Malnutrition."
Food and Place: A Critical Exploration, edited by Pascale Joassart-Marcelli and Fernando Bosco. Washington, DC: Rowman and Littlefield
In Review Tuholske, C., Tane, Z., López-Carr, D., Roberts, D., & Cassels, S.
"Thirty Years of Land Use/Cover Change in the Caribbean: Assessing the Relationship between Urbanization and Mangrove Loss in Roatán, Honduras"
Applied Geography
Lopez-Carr, David and Daniel Ervin. 2017 in press.   
"Population-Health-Environment (PHE) Synergies? Evidence from Africa and Asia."
The European Journal of Geography. 
Ervin, Daniel and David Lopez-Carr. 2017 in press.
"An evaluation of serious games and computer based learning on student outcomes in university level geographic education."
The European Journal of Geography.
Ervin, Daniel, Cascade Tuholske, and David López-Carr. 2017 in press.
"Hunger: poverty, inequality, and vulnerability."
Food and Place: A Critical Exploration, edited by Pascale Joassart-Marcelli and Fernando Bosco. Washington, DC: Rowman and Littlefield. 
Hamilton, Erin, Daniel Ervin, and David López-Carr, eds. In press.
"Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies."
Edited Volume.
Ervin, Daniel and David López-Carr. In press.
"An evaluation of serious games and computer-based learning on student outcomes in university level geographic education."
European Journal of Geography. (8)3.
Ervin, Daniel, Erin Hamilton, and David López-Carr. In press.
"Vulnerability and Resilience: Health, Health Care, and Health Research of Migrants. "
Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.
Aukema, Juliann, Narcisa G. Pricope Gregory Husak, and David López-Carr. 2017.
"Biodiversity areas under threat: overlap of climate change and population pressures on the world's biodiversity priorities. "
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0170615 
Benza, Magdalena, John R. Weeks, Douglas A. Stow, David López-Carr, and Keith C. Clarke. 2017.
"Fertility and Urban Context: A case study from Ghana, West Africa, using remotely sensed imagery and GIS. "
http://paa2015.princeton.edu/uploads/152495 Population, Space, and Place (an earlier version was published as a PAA conference paper). pp. 12
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.
"Nearly 400 million people are at higher risk of schistosomiasis because dams block the migration of snail-eating river prawns. "
http://rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/royptb/372/1722/20160127....
Sokolow, S.H., I.J. Jones, M. Jocque, D. La,, O. Cords, A. Knight, A. Lund, C.L. Wood, K.D. Lafferty, C.M. Hoover, and P.A. Collender, J. Remais, D. López-Carr, J. Fisk, M. Kuris, G. De Leo. 2017.
"Water, dams, and prawns: novel ecological solutions for the control and elimination of schistosomiasis. "
http://thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(17)31132-7/fulltext  The Lancet, 389, p.S20.
López-Carr, David, Aracely Martinez, Richard E. Bilsborrow and Thomas M. Whitmore. 2017.
"Geographical and individual determinants of rural out-migration to a tropical forest protected area: the Maya Biosphere Reserve, Guatemala. "
European Journal of Geography. (8)2. http://www.eurogeographyjournal.eu/articles/5.Geographical%20and%20indiv...
López-Carr, D. and D. Phillips. 2017. 
"Place Utility."
 Encyclopedia of Migration, F. D. Bean, S. K. Brown, M. White (section eds.) R. Ueda (ed.). 3 pp. ISBN: 978-94-007-6179-7. Encyclopedia of Migration. Springer ISBN: 978-94-007-6179-7.
López-Carr, D., Mwenda K.M.,  Pricope N.G., Kyriakidis P.C., Jankowska M.M., Weeks J., Funk C., Husak G., Michaelsen J. 2016. 
"Climate-Related Child Undernutrition in the Lake Victoria Basin: An Integrated Spatial Analysis of Health Surveys, NDVI, and Precipitation Data."
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. 9 (6):  2830 – 2835. 
Magdalena Benza, John R Weeks, Douglas A Stow, David López-Carr, and Keith C Clarke. 2016.
"A Pattern-Based Definition of Urban Context Using Remote Sensing and GIS."
Remote Sensing Environment.
Tuholske C., López-Carr D., and D. Roberts. In press. 
"Anthropogenic impacts on Roatán, Honduras: 30 Years of Land-Cover and Land-Use Change."
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).
Pan, WK., & Lopez-Carr, D. 2016. 
"Land use as a mediating factor of the Proximate Determinants of Fertility in rural Amazonia. "
Population and Environment. 1-26.
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
Parra, E., Ruiz-Linares, J.,Lopez-Carr, D. 2016 in press. 
"Una visión geográfica a los parques urbanos de Tunja, Boyacá, Colombia. "
Perspectiva Geográfica. 
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. 2016 in press.
"Nearly 400 million people are at higher risk of schistosomiasis because dams block the migration of snail-eating river prawns. "
Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B.
Ervin, Daniel and David López-Carr. Forthcoming.
" “Feeding the World: Population, Resources and Food”"
in The International Handbook of Food and Environment: Towards Sustainable Food Systems, edited by Colin Sage. London:  Routledge.
López-Carr, D., & Marter-Kenyon, J. (2015). 
"Human adaptation: Manage climate-induced resettlement. "
Nature, 517: 265–267.
Carla Guenther, David López-Carr, Hunter S Lenihan. (2015) 
"Differences in lobster fishing effort before and after MPA establishment"
Applied Geography. Volume 59, Pages 78-87. 
Arielle Sarah Levine, Laurie Richmond,David Lopez-Carr. (2015) 
"Marine resource management: Culture, livelihoods, and governance"
Applied Geography.Volume 59, Pages 56-59
Jaime Speed Rossiter, Giorgio Hadi Curti, Christopher M Moreno, David Lopéz-Carr. (2015) 
"Marine-space assemblages: Towards a different praxis of fisheries policy and management"
Applied Geography. Pergamon. 
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 Review16 (1), 63-76
Marcellus Caldus, Matthew Sanderson Jason Bergtold, David Haukos; Jessica Heier Stamm Martha Mather Melinda Daniels; Aleksey Sheshukov, David López-Carr (2015 - In Press). 
"Culture into Sustainability Science Research and Policy. "
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Chen, Hai, D. López-Carr, et al. (2015). 
"China's Grain for Green Policy and Farm Dynamics: Simulating Household Land-use Responses. "
 Regional Environmental Change. (DOI: 10.1007/s10113-015-0826-x)
K. Mwenda, P. Kyriakidis, D. López-Carr (2015).
"Exploring HIV prevalence estimates using fine-scale population estimates: Evidence from three Tanzanian districts."
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: 1-8. 
C. Tuholske, D. López-Carr, Dar Robers (2015). 
"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 (2015).
"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) (Article pre-print). Vol 7, No 15: 1-8.  
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.
S. Toure, D. Stow, L. Coulter, A. Sanborn, D. López-Carr (2015).
"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.
Maryam Alaeddini, David López-Carr (2015). 
"Why Has Iran’s Family Planning Policy Been So Successful? Political, Demographic, Socio-economic, and Cultural-Geographical Underpinnings of a Dramatic Fertility Transition. "
Rural Studies.(2)38: 111–128.
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 
Ervin, Daniel and David López-Carr.
"“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 (IER) 16(1): 63-76. 2015.
David López-Carr, Kevin M. Mwenda, Narcisa G. Pricope, Phaedon C. Kyriakidis, Marta M. Jankowska, John Weeks, Chris Funk, Gregory Husak, and Joel Michaelsen. 2015.  
"A spatial statistical analysis of climate-related child malnutrition in the lake victoria basin. "
Proceedings of the 2015 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium(IGARSS) Conference. Milan, Italy. pp. 2564-25-67.
Chen, C., 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 change. "
GeoJournal. March, 1-19.
Walker, B., D. López-Carr, C. Chen, and K. Currier. 2014. 
"Perceptions of environmental change in Moorea, French Polynesia: the importance of temporal, spatial, and scalar contexts. "
GeoJournal. March, 1-15.
McCarthy, J., D. López-Carr, C. Chen, and B. Walker.2014.
"Socio-cultural dimensions of climate change: charting the terrain. "
GeoJournal. April, 1-11.
Bremer, L., K. A. Farley, D. López-Carr, and J. Romero. 2014. 
"Conservation and livelihood outcomes of payment for ecosystem services in the Ecuadorian Andes: What is the potential for ‘win–win’? "
Ecosystem Services, Volume 8, June 2014, Pages 148-165, ISSN 2212-0416.
Zvoleff, A., S. Wandersee, L. An, D. López-Carr. 2014. 
"Land Use and Cover Change (LUCC). "
Oxford Bibliographies in Geography. New York: Oxford University Press.
Davis, J., Lopez-Carr D.
"Migration, remittances and smallholder decision-making: implications for land use and livelihood change in Central America. "
Land Use Policy. 36: 319-329. 
López-Carr, A. and D. López-Carr. 2014. 
"Environment and Food or Population, Health, Environment, and Food? "
Sociologia Ruralis.54 (1), 101-104.
López-Carr, D., N.G. Pricope, J. Aukema, C. Funk, M. Jankowska, G. Husak, and J. Michaelsen. 
"A spatial analysis of population dynamics and climate change in Africa: Potential vulnerability hot spots emerge where precipitation declines and demographic pressures coincide. "
Population and Environment. 35 (3), 323-339.
de Sherbinin, A., D. López-Carr, S. Cassels, L. Jiang, A. Lopez-Carr, K.M. Miller. Mark McGinley, Editor-in-Chief. 2014. 
"Population Environment Theory and Contemporary Applications"
Encyclopedia of the Earth.  Washington, D.C., Environmental Information Coalition, National Council for Science and the Environment. 24pp.
López-Carr, D. and D. Phillips. Forthcoming. 
"Place Utility"
in Encyclopedia of Migration, Ed. Michael White. Springer.
López-Carr, D. and D. Ervin. Forthcoming. 
"Population, Poverty, and the Nutrition Transition"
in The International Handbook of Food and Environment: Towards sustainable food systems. Ed. Colin Sage.
Chen, C., & Lopez-Carr, D. (2014). 
"The importance of place: Unraveling the vulnerability of fisherman livelihoods to the impact of marine protected areas"
Applied Geography.
Yongjin Li, David López-Carr, Wenjiang Chen. (2014) 
"Factors Affecting Migration Intentions in Ecological Restoration Areas and Their Implications for the Sustainability of Ecological Migration Policy in Arid Northwest China"
Sustainability. Volume 6, Issue 12, Pages 8639-8660, Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
D. López-Carr, Ervin, D., A. López-Carr 
"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.  2013.
López-Carr, D. and J. Burgdorfer.
"Deforestation Drivers: Population, Migration, and Tropical Land Use."
Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development. (55)1: 3-11. 2013.
Aide, TM, M. Clark, R. Grau, D. López-Carr, D. Redo, M. Bonilla, M. Levy.
"The deforestation and reforestation of Latin America and the Caribbean (2001-2010)"
Biotropica. 45(2): 262-271. 2013.
Pricope, N., L. Pardo, D. López-Carr.
"Vulnerability to Climate Change."
 In Oxford Bibliographies in Geography. Ed. Barney Warf. New York: Oxford University Press. 2013.
Rossiter, J., D. López-Carr.
"Marine Conservation and Fisheries "
Oxford Bibliographies in Geography. Ed. Barney Warf. New York: Oxford University Press. 2013.
López-Carr, D., 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. 
Bremner, J., D. López-Carr, A. Zvoleff, and N. Pricope. 
"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. 
Côrtes, J.C., L.K. Suter, A. D’Antona, and D. López-Carr. 
"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.
Suter, L.K. and D. López-Carr. 
"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.
López-Carr, D. 
"Do Population-Health-Environment (PHE) initiatives work? Evidence from WWF-sponsored projects in Africa and Asia. "
Proceedings of theInternational Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP). Busan, Korea, August, 2013. Pp. 6. 
Murtinho, F., C. Tague, B. de Bievre, H. Eakin, and 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.
Murtinho, F., H. Eakin, D. Lopez-Carr, and T. Hayes. 
"Does external funding help adaptation? Evidence from community-based water management in the Colombian Andes. "
Environmental Management, 1-12. 
Pricope, N.G., G. Husak, C. Funk, D. López-Carr, 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.
Bremmer, L., K. Farley, and D. López-Carr. 2013.
"What factors influence participation in Payment for Ecosystem Services programs? An evaluation of Ecuador's SocioPáramo program. "
Land Use Policy. 36:122-133.
Ervin, D. A. López-Carr, D. López-Carr.
"The Nutrition Transition"
Oxford Bibliographies in Geography. Ed. Barney Warf. New York: Oxford University Press. Pp. 21. 2013.
A. López-Carr, D. López-Carr, L. Grant, and J. Weeks. 
"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.
Davis, J. and D. Lopez-Carr. 2013.
"Migration, remittances and smallholder decision-making: implications for land use and livelihood change in Central America. "
Land Use Policy.  36: 319-329.
Clark, M., J. Davis, López-Carr, D., M. Jankowska, L. Grant, A.C. López-Carr, M. Clark
"Space versus Place in Complex Human-Natural Systems: Spatial and Multi-level Models of Tropical Land Use and Cover Change (LUCC) in Guatemala"
Ecological Modeling. 2012
Cheon, So-Min, D. Brown, K. Kok, D. López-Carr
"Mixed Methods in Land Change Research: Towards Integration"
Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers. (37) 1:8-12. 2012.
Guenther, C, H. Lenihan, L. Grant, D. López-Carr, D. Reed
"Trophic Cascased Induces by Lobster Fishing Are Not Ubiquitous in Suothern California Kelp Forests."
Plos One, November 2012, Volume 7, Issue 11.
Coordinating lead authors: M. A. Levy and A. C. Morel; Lead authors: S. B. Adamo, J. Barr, C. P. McMullen, T. Dietz, D. Lopez-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.
"Drivers."
Fifth Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-5). Nairobi: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP): 3-30. 2012.
Honzak, C., D. López-Carr.
"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.
An, L., D. López-Carr.
"Modeling Coupled Human-Natural Systems: Research Directions."
Ecological Modeling. (229)1-4. 2012.
An, Li, Sarah M. Wandersee, David López-Carr, Yeqin Yang.
"Perception and Decisions in Modeling Coupled Human and Natural Systems: A Case Study from Fanjingshan National Nature Reserve, China"
Ecological Modeling. (229) 37-49. 2012.
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. Lopez-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.
"Part I: Assessment of the State and Trends of the Global Environment. Chapter 1: Land."
Fifth Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-5). Nairobi: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP): 65-96. 2012.
Suter, L. and D. López-Carr.
"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. 2012.
Jankowska, M., D. López-Carr.
"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. 2012.
Bremner, J., J. Davis, D.L. Carr.
"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. 2012.
Ervin, D and D Lopez-Carr.
"A Geriatric Fountain of Youth in the Caucuses or Spurious Census Data: Spooning through the Yogurt Myth"
Journal of Rural Studies. (27): 135-149. 2012.
Chafe, Zoë A, Marta M. Jankowska, David Lopez-Carr, Chris Funk, Gregory J Husak.
"Climate Change and Human Health: Spatial Modeling of Water Availability, Malnutrition, and Livelihoods in Mali, Africa"
Applied Geography. 33:4-15. 2011.
Eakin, Hallie, Elisa Frank, David Lopez-Carr
"Social identity, perception and motivation in adaptation to climate risk in the coffee sector of Chiapas, Mexico"
Global Environmental Change (21)1 : 66-76. 2011.
Dalal, Pamela, Ian Jones, David López-Carr.
"Responding to Rural Health Disparities in the United States: The Geography of Emergency Care And Telemedical Technology"
Netcom. Issue 25, 3-4: 273-290. 2011.