Publications are listed in reverse chronological order and alphabetical by lead author for each year represented.


Ehsani, N., B.M. Fekete, C.J. Vörösmarty, and Z.D. Tessler (2015). A neural network based general reservoir operation scheme. Stoch Environ Res Risk Assess, doi:10.1007/s00477-015-1147-9.

Hale, R.L., N.B. Grimm, C.J. Vorosmarty, and B. Fekete (2015). Nitrogen and phosphorus fluxes from watersheds of the Northeast U.S. from 1930-2000: Role of anthropogenic nutrient inputs, infrastructure, and runoff. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, doi:10.1002/2014GB004909.

Vörösmarty, C.J., M. Meybeck, and C.L. Pastore (2015). Impair-then-repair: A brief history and global-scale hypothesis regarding human-water interactions in the Anthropocene. Daedalus, 144(3): 94-109; doi:10.1162/DAED_a_00345.


Linky, E.J., C.J. Vorosmarty, and B. Rosenzweig (2014). Regional environmental analytics: Emerging research needs to support RGGI, state, and local planning and regulatory programs. ABA Climate Change, Sustainable Development, and Ecosystems Committee Newsletter, 17(3) 18-21.

Miara, A., C. Tarr, R. Spellman, C.J. Vorosmarty, and J.E. Macknick (2014). The power of efficiency: Optimizing environmental and social benefits through demand-side-management. Energy, in Press; doi:10.1016/

Rosenzweig, B., C. Vorosmarty, W. Gutowski, and A.L. Steiner (2014). Joining scientists and stakeholders in regional earth system modeling. Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 95(27): 247-248.

Vorosmarty, C.J., M. Meybeck, and C.L. Pastore (2014). Impair-then-repair: A brief history of human-water interactions in the anthropocene. Daedalus, submitted.


Bogardi, J.J., B.M. Fekete, and C.J. Vorosmarty (2013). Planetary boundaries revisited: A view through the 'water lens'. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 5: 581-589. Available online at

Bray, E.N., M.B. Green, J.A. Arrigo, and C.J. Vorosmarty (2013). Historical runoff prediction in ungaged basins: Monte Carlo simulation of rainfall-runoff relationships in the 19th century Northeastern US. Geophysical Research Letters, In Preparation.

Davie, J. C. S., P. D. Falloon, R. Kahaha, R. Dankers, R. Betts, F. T. Portmann, D. B. Clark, A. Itoh, Y. Masaki, K. Nishina, B. Fekete, Z. Tessler, X. Liu, Q. Tang, S. Hagemann, T. Stacke, R. Pavlick, S. Schaphoff, S. N. Gosling, W. Franssen, and N. Arnell (2013). Comparing projections of future changes in runoff and water resources from hydrological and ecosystem models in ISI-MIP. Earth System Dynamics Discussions, 4(1): 279-315, doi:10.5194/esdd-4-279-2013.

Hale, R.L., J.H. Hoover, W.M. Wollheim, and C.J. Vorosmarty (2013). History of nutrient inputs to the Northeastern United States, 1930-2000. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 27(2): 578-591.

Lawford, R., A. Strauch, D. Toll, B. Fekete, and D. Cripe (2013). Earth observations for global water security. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 5: 633-643. Available online at

Miara, A. and C.J. Vorosmarty (2013). A dynamic model to assess tradeoffs in power production and riverine ecosystem protection. Environmental Science Processes and Impacts, 15: 1113-1126. [pdf]

Miara, A. and C.J. Vorosmarty (2013). Balancing thermoelectric power production and thermal pollution: Power plant cooling specification/decision-making guide; Chapter 2 in: C. King (Ed.), Thermal Power Plant Cooling: Context and Engineering. New York: ASME Press, 264 pp. Available online at

Miara, A., C.J. Vorosmarty, R. Stewart, W. Wollheim, and B. Rosenzweig (2013). Riverine ecosystem services and the thermoelectric sector: Strategic issues facing the Northeastern United States. Special Issue on Electricity, Water and Climate, Environmental Research Letters, 8: 025017, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/2/025017. [pdf]

Stewart, R.J., W.M. Wollheim, A. Miara, C.J. Vorosmarty, B. Fekete, R. Lammers, and B. Rosenzweig (2013). Horizontal cooling towers: Riverine ecosystem services and the fate of thermoelectric heat in the contemporary Northeast. Environmental Research Letters, 8: 025010, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/2/025010. [pdf]


Cohen, S., A.J. Kettner, J.P.M. Syvitski, and B.M. Fekete (2012). WBMsed: A distributed global-scale daily riverine sediment flux model: Model description and validation. Computers & Geosciences, doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2011.08.011.