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Heejun Chang

Heejun Chang

Professor, Department of Geography, Portland State University

h.chang@pdx.edu

503-725-3162

Geography - Liberal Arts 8 Sciences
Portland State University
PO Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0751

Titles

  • Professor, Department of Geography, Portland State University

Journal Articles

2018

McPhillips, L., H. Chang, M. Chester, Y. Depietri, E. Friedman, N. B. Grimm, J. S. Kominoski, P. T. McPhearson, P. Mendez-Lazaro, E. Rosi-Marshall and J. Shafiei Shiva. 2018. Defining extreme events: A cross-disciplinary review. Earth’s Future 6(3):441-455. DOI: 10.1002/2017EF000686. (link )

Rosenzweig, B., L. McPhillips, H. Chang, C. Cheng, C. Welty, M. Matsler, D. M. Iwaniec and C. I. Davidson. 2018. Pluvial flood risk and opportunities for resilience. WIREs 5(6):e1302. DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1302. (link )

2017

Cho, S. and H. Chang. 2017. Recent research approaches to urban flood vulnerability, 2006–2016. Natural Hazards 1-17. DOI: 10.1007/s11069-017-2869-4. (link )

Cooley, A. and H. Chang. 2017. Precipitation Intensity Trend Detection using Hourly and Daily Observations in Portland, Oregon. Climate 5(1):10. DOI: 10.3390/cli5010010. (link )

2016

Crow-Miller, B., H. Chang, P. Stoker and E. A. Wentz. 2016. Facilitating collaborative urban water management through university-utility cooperation. Sustainable Cities and Society 27(Nov):475-483. DOI: 10.1016/j.scs.2016.06.006. (link )

2015

Lee, S. J., H. Chang and P. Gober. 2015. Space and Time Dynamics of Urban Water Demand in Portland, Oregon and Phoenix, Arizona. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment 29(4):1135-1147. DOI: 10.1007/s00477-014-1015-z. (link )

Shandas, V., R. Lehman, K. L. Larson, J. Bunn and H. Chang. 2015. Stressors and strategies for managing urban water security: Perspectives from the field. Water 7(12):6775-6787. (link )

2013

Gober, P., K. L. Larson, R. Quay, C. Polsky, H. Chang and V. Shandas. 2013. Why land planners and water managers don't talk to one another and why they should!. Society and Natural Resources 26(3):356-364. DOI: 10.1080/08941920.2012.713448. (link )

Larson, K. L., C. Polsky, P. Gober, H. Chang and V. Shandas. 2013. Vulnerability of water systems to the effects of climate change and urbanization: A comparison of Phoenix, Arizona and Portland, Oregon (USA). Environmental Management 52(1):179-195. DOI: 10.1007/s00267-013-0072-2. (link )

2012

Gober, P., A. Middel, A. J. Brazel, S. W. Myint, H. Chang, J. D. Duh and L. House-Peters. 2012. Tradeoffs between water conservation and temperature amelioration in Phoenix and Portland: Implications for urban sustainability. Urban Geography 33(7):1030-1054. (link )

Middel, A., A. J. Brazel, P. Gober, S. W. Myint, H. Chang and J. D. Duh. 2012. Land cover, climate, and the summer surface energy balance in Phoenix, AZ and Portland, OR. International Journal of Climatology 32(13):2020-2032. DOI: 10.1002/joc.2408. (link )

Posters

2018

Brenneman, E., A. Baker and H. Chang. 2018. Spatial analysis of green streets in the City of Portland, Oregon. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Urban Ecology & Conservation Symposium, February 5, 2018, Portland, OR. (link )

2016

Cho, S. and H. Chang. 2016. Assessment of urban flood vulnerability using and indicator-based approach -- a case study for Portland, Oregon. Poster presented at the 14th Annual Urban Ecology and Conservation Symposium, 8 February 2016, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon. (link )

2011

Middel, A., A. J. Brazel, P. Gober, S. W. Myint, H. Chang and J. D. Duh. 2011. Impacts of weather variability on turbulent heat fluxes in Phoenix, AZ and Portland, OR. Tempe, AZ. Poster presented at the 12-13 January 2011 CAP LTER 13th Annual Poster Symposium and All Scientist Meeting, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University. (link )

Presentations

2018

Brenneman, E., A. Baker, H. Chang and L. McPhillips. 2018. Biophysical and sociodemographic indicators of green infrastructure distribution within Baltimore, Phoenix, and Portland. Presentation at the 3rd Annual UREx SRN All Hands Meeting, March 19-21, 2018, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Brenneman, E., B. Fahy, A. Baker, H. Chang, L. McPhillips and J. Voelkel. 2018. Comparing flooding potential to socioeconomic and biophysical characteristics in Portland, OR, Baltimore, MD, and Phoenix, AZ. Presentation at the 3rd Annual UREx SRN All Hands Meeting, Phoenix, AZ.

Chang, H., S. Cho, L. Helaire and S. Talke. 2018. Assessment of urban flood vulnerability to climatic extremes. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, April 10-14, 2018, New Orleans, LA. (link )

Fahy, B. and H. Chang. 2018. Evaluating distribution of stormwater green infrastructure on watershed outflow. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, April 1-14, 2018, New Orleans, LA. (link )

Michelson, K. and H. Chang. 2018. Spatial characteristics of urban flooding from 2010-2017 through citizen science in Portland, OR. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, April 10-14, 2018, New Orleans, LA. (link )

2017

Chang, H. 2017. Climate change and urban flood vulnerability. Presentation at the AAG 2017, April 5-9, 2017, Boston, MA. (link )

Chang, H., S. Cho, H. Duong, L. Helaire, S. Talke and J. Caudill. 2017. A transdisciplinary approach to assessing the vulnerability of urban floods to climate change. Presentation at the International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation on Water, 2017, Jeju, Korea.

Chang, H., S. Cho, H. Duong, L. Helaire and S. Talke. 2017. An integrated approach to assessing urban flood risk in a changing climate. Presentation at the 12th Korea-China-Japan Joint Conference in Geography, August 25-26, 2017, Jeju, Korea. (link )

Chang, H., L. Helaire and S. Talke. 2017. Assessing urban flood risk in a changing climate. Presentation at the International Geographic Congress, Isotomino, Russia.

2016

Chang, H. 2016. Climate change and urban flood risk management. Presentation at the Portland Climate Action Collaborative Symposium, Portland, Oregon.

Chang, H. 2016. Climate change, urban development, and floods: Toward flood resilient cities. Presentation at the Department Seminar, Sejong University, Seoul, Korea.

Chang, H. 2016. Dynamics of the coupled human and water systems in urban water resource management. Presentation at the Department of Geosciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.

Chang, H. 2016. Living with uncertainty: Coevolution of human-water systems in urban streams. Presentation at the 2016 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, March 29-April 2, 2016, San Francisco, California.

Chang, H. 2016. Living with water: Changing human-water interactions in the Pacific Northwest streams. Presentation at the Department Seminar, University of Nottingham-Ningbo campus, Ningbo, China.

Chang, H. 2016. Water resources management in a changing climate: From impact assessment to adaptation. Presentation at the Lifelong Learning Lecture Series, Cedar Sinai Park, Portland, Oregon.

Chang, H., D. Hue, L. Helaire and S. Talke. 2016. Urban flood risk management in a changing climate. Presentation at the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers Meeting, October 7, 2016, Portland, OR.

Cooley, A. K. and H. Chang. 2016. Trends in hourly precipitation intensity in Portland, Oregon. Presentation at the 2016 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, March 29-April 2, 2016, San Francisco, California.

2011

Gober, P., A. Middel, A. J. Brazel, S. W. Myint, H. Chang, J. D. Duh and L. House-Peters. 2011. Tradeoffs between water conservation and temperature amelioration in Phoenix and Portland: Implications for urban sustainability. Presented April 12, 2011 at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Seattle, WA.