Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles


  • International Journal of Disaster Risk Science. Critiquing and Joining Intersections of Disaster, Conflict, and Peace Research (Peters & Kelman)

  • Computers, Environment, and Urban Systems. Breaking Ground: Automated Disturbance Detection with Landsat Time Series Captures Rapid Refugee Settlement Establishment and Growth in North Uganda. (Friedrich & Van Den Hoek)

  • Ecology and Society. Knowledge coproduction improves understanding of environmental change in the Ethiopian highlands. (Steger, Nigussie, Alonzo, Warkineh, Van Den Hoek, Fekadu, Evangelista, Klein)

  • Science of The Total Environment. Hydropower dam operation strongly controls Lake Victoria's freshwater storage variability. (Getirana, Jung, Van Den Hoek, Ndehedehee)

  • FutureEarth. Empowering mobility when moving isn’t a choice. (Wrathall, Peters, Van Den Hoek, Abel, Black)

  • Environmental Research Letters. The end of gunpoint conservation: Forest disturbance after the Colombian peace agreement. (Murillo-Sandoval, Van Dexter, Van Den Hoek, Wrathall, Kennedy)

  • Environmental Research Letters. Vegetation changes attributable to refugees in Africa coincide with agricultural deforestation. (Maystadt, Mueller, Van Den Hoek, van Weezel)


  • Journal of Forest and Livelihood. Mapping and Understanding Changes in Tree Cover in Nepal: 1992 to 2016. (Fox, Saksena, Hurni, Van Den Hoek, Smith, Chettri, Sharma)

  • Population and Environment. People and Pixels 20 years later: the current data landscape and research trends blending population and environmental data. (Kugler, Grace, Wrathall, de Sherbinin, Van Riper, Aubrecht, Comer, Adamo, Cervone, Engstrom, Hultquist, Gaughan, Linard, Moran, Stevens, Tatem, Tellman, Van Den Hoek)

  • Geophysical Research Letters. Northern Hemisphere atmospheric stilling accelerates lake thermal responses to a warming world. (Woolway, Merchant, Van Den Hoek, Azorin-Molina, Nõges, Laas, Mackay, Jones)

  • Remote Sensing of Environment. Assessing the spatial, spectral, and temporal consistency of topographically corrected Landsat time series composites across the mountainous forests of Nepal. (Hurni, Van Den Hoek, Fox)

  • Remote Sensing. Monitoring Reservoir Drought Dynamics with Landsat and Radar/Lidar Altimetry Time Series in Persistently Cloudy Eastern Brazil. (Van Den Hoek, Getirana, Jung, Okeowo, Lee)

  • Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. Human-Elephant Conflict: A Review of Current Management Strategies and Future Directions. (Shaffer, Khadka, Van Den Hoek, Naithani)



  • Remote Sensing of Environment. The use of sun elevation angle for stereogrammetric forest height in open canopies. (Montesano, Neigh, Sun, Duncanson, Van Den Hoek, Ranson)

  • Remote Sensing. Leveraging Multi-Sensor Time Series Datasets to Map Short- and Long-Term Tropical Forest Disturbances in the Colombian Andes. (Murillo-Sandoval, Van Den Hoek, Hilker)


  • Scientific Reports. Capturing coupled riparian and coastal disturbance from industrial mining using cloud-resilient satellite time series analysis. (Alonzo, Van Den Hoek, Ahmed)


  • Remote Sensing of Environment. Examining the utility of broad-scale satellite-based wind sheltering estimates for lake-level hydrodynamic modeling. (Van Den Hoek, Read, Winslow, Montesano, Markfort)

  • Landscape Ecology. Using a landscape ecology-based analysis to examine the success of forest policy implementation in Southwest China. (Van Den Hoek, Burnicki, Ozdogan, Zhu)

  • BayGeo Journal. New Insight Into California's Drought Through Open Data. Read, Bucknell, Hines, Kreft, Lucido, Read, Schroedl, Sibley, Stephan, Suftin, Thongsavanh, Van Den Hoek, Walker, Wernimont, Winslow, Yan)

Book Chapters



  • The Noise of Being. By Any Lens Necessary: A Satellite Image Account of Conflict (Van Den Hoek)



Policy Reports



  • UN FAO Land and Water Discussion Paper. Water stress and human migration: a global, georeferenced review of empirical research. (Wrathall, Van Den Hoek, Walters, Devenish)

  • ODI Briefing Note. Disaster Risk Reduction and violent conflict in Africa and Arab states: Implications for the Sendai Framework priorities. (Peters, Peters)


  • West African Papers. Agricultural market activity and Boko Haram attacks in northeastern Nigeria. (Van Den Hoek)


  • Amnesty International. Black Friday’: Carnage in Rafah During 2014 Israel/Gaza Conflict. (Weizman, Varvia, Axel, Sebregondi, Burns, Molavi, Toftgaard, Sotomayor, Van Gool, Panagiotopoulou, Van Den Hoek, Güiraldes, Halabi, Abdullah, Klish, de Souza, Schuppli, Pines)