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Nancy Jones

Nancy Jones

Communications Manager, Decision Center for a Desert City

nsjones@asu.edu

480-965-0451

Decision Center for a Desert City
Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona 85287-8209

Titles

  • Research Professional, Decision Center for a Desert City
  • Communications Manager, Decision Center for a Desert City

Biography

Nancy serves as a research professional for DCDC. Her work at DCDC and the Global Institute of Sustainability includes projects that aim to bridge science with practice, such as WaterSim, the Southwest Water Information Project, the Greater Phoenix 2100 Atlas, and the Phoenix Area Social Survey. She coordinated the Consortium for the Study of Rapidly Urbanizing Regions, which provided basic connectivity between ASU and the water-management community. She holds a bachelors degree in Biology from Old Dominion University and a masters degree in Urban and Environmental Planning from ASU.

Journal Articles

2010

Keller, L. R., C. W. Kirkwood and N. S. Jones. 2010. Assessing stakeholder evaluation concerns: An application to the Central Arizona water resources system. Systems Engineering 13(1):58-71. DOI: 10.1002/sys.20132. (link )

2008

Balling, R. C., P. Gober and T. Jones. 2008. Sensitivity of residential water consumption to variations in weather and climate: An intraurban analysis of Phoenix, Arizona. Water Resources Research 44. DOI: 10.1029/2007WR006722.

Harlan, S. L., A. J. Brazel, G. D. Jenerette, N. S. Jones, L. Larsen, L. Prashad and W. L. Stefanov. 2008. In the shade of affluence: The inequitable distribution of the urban heat island. Research in Social Problems and Public Policy 15:173-202. (link )

2007

Jenerette, G. D., S. L. Harlan, A. J. Brazel, N. S. Jones, L. Larsen and W. L. Stefanov. 2007. Regional relationships between surface temperature, vegetation, and human settlement in a rapidly urbanizing ecosystem. Landscape Ecology 22(3):353-365. (link )

2005

Redman, C. L. and N. S. Jones. 2005. The environmental, social, and health dimensions of urban expansion. Population and Environment 26(6):505-520. DOI: 10.1007/s11111-005-0010-1. (link )

Book Chapters

2006

Atkinson-Palombo, C. M. and N. S. Jones. 2006. Sustainability amid globalization. Pp. 164-174 In: Grey Whittaker, L. ed., Getting Started in Sociology. McGraw Hill, United States.

Posters

2008

Balling, R. C., P. Gober and N. S. Jones. 2008. Climate sensitivity of residential water consumption for the city of Phoenix, Arizona. Poster presented at 10 January 2008 CAP LTER 10th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Feng, T., L. R. Keller, C. W. Kirkwood, N. S. Jones, J. Simon and L. Kessel. 2008. A multiple-objective, multiple-stakeholder decision analysis approach for water resources planning. Irvine, CA. Poster presented at Focus the Nation at UC Irvine: Sustainability and Climate Change Solutions, Irvine, CA. January 30-31, 2008.

2005

Edwards, B., N. S. Jones, P. Gober and C. L. Redman. 2005. Investigating human decision making under climatic uncertainty. Poster presented at the 19 January 2005 CAP LTER Seventh Annual Poster Symposium, International Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2004

Harlan, S. L., A. J. Brazel, D. Jenerette, N. S. Jones, L. Larsen, L. Preshad and W. L. Stefanov. 2004. Neighborhood ecosystems: Human-climate interactions in a desert metropolis. Poster presented at the 23 February 2004 Sixth Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ. (link )

Redman, C. L., G. Gammage, N. S. Jones, E. A. Corley, J. M. Holway, J. Keane, S. Megdal and R. Quay. 2004. Water supply in Greater Phoenix: Improving regional decision making through university partnerships. Poster presented at the 23 February 2004 Sixth Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ. (link )

Warren, P. S., D. Hope, S. L. Harlan, A. M. Kirby, D. G. Casagrande, N. S. Jones and A. P. Kinzig. 2004. Correlated ecological and social variation in the urban landscape: Exploring potential causes and consequences. Poster presented at the 23 February 2004 Sixth Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ.

2003

Harlan, S. L., B. Bolin, E. J. Hackett, D. Hope, A. M. Kirby, L. Larsen, A. L. Nelson, T. R. Rex, S. Wolf and T. Jones. 2003. Community and environment in a desert metropolis. Presented at February 19, 2003, CAP LTER Fifth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Jones, T., A. J. Brazel, C. Eisinger, S. L. Harlan, B. C. Hedquist, S. E. Grineski, D. Jenerette, L. Larsen, M. A. Lord, J. Parker, L. Prashad, N. J. Selover, W. L. Stefanov and D. Zeigler. 2003. Neighborhood ecosystems: Human-vegetation-climate interactions in a desert metropolis. Poster presented February 19, 2003, CAP LTER Fifth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Presentations

2007

Brazel, A. J., S. L. Harlan, W. L. Stefanov, D. Jenerette, L. Larsen and N. S. Jones. 2007. Shaping of neighborhood microclimates. Presented at the August 6-10, 2007 Ecological Restoration in a Changing World at the 92 Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America in conjunction with the Society for Ecological Restoration 18th International Conference, San Jose, CA.

2006

Kirkwood, C. W., L. R. Keller and N. S. Jones. 2006. Water resource management priorities for Central Arizona water experts. Presented at the March 1, 2006 ASU Decision Center for a Desert City Water Briefing, Tempe, AZ.

Kirkwood, C. W., L. R. Keller and T. Jones. 2006. Assessing stakeholder decision concerns and tradeoffs for the DCDC water model. Presented April 14, 2006 to the ASU DCDC External Advisory Committee, Tempe, AZ.

2005

Keller, L. R., C. W. Kirkwood and T. Jones. 2005. Decision research in water resources management: A multi-objective, multi-stakeholder analysis. Presented at November 13, 2005 The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), San Francisco, CA.

2004

Harlan, S. L., A. J. Brazel, W. L. Stefanov, L. Larsen, S. E. Grineski, N. S. Jones, J. Parker and L. Prashad. 2004. Inequality for the 21st century: Social class, ethnicity, and vulnerability to climate change. Presentation 15-18 April 2004 at the Pacific Sociological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Reports

2007

Feng, T., N. S. Jones, L. Kessel, J. Simon, L. R. Keller and C. W. Kirkwood. 2007. Survey of key stakeholder evaluation concerns and tradeoffs for Central Arizona water resource planning: Methods and results. Decision Center for a Desert City, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University. Technical Report, June 19, 2007.

2001

Shears, B. L., N. B. Grimm, C. D. Zisner, L. K. Williams, K. Stinchfield and N. S. Jones. 2001. CAP LTER 2000-2001 Annual Progress Report. Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University. (link )

2000

Shears, B. L., N. B. Grimm, L. H. Kuby, C. D. Zisner, K. Stinchfield and N. S. Jones. 2000. Year 3 Progress Report: Land-use change and ecological processes in an urban ecosystem of the Sonoran Desert. Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University. (link )