If you would like an electronic copy of a paper, please email me at zhaoma@purdue.edu.

 

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

(* indicates a graduate student)
  1. Gitau, M.W., Chen, J.*, Ma, Z. Water quality indices as tools for decision making and management. Water Resources Management. Accepted.
  2. Ulrich-Schad, J.D., Babin, N., Ma, Z., Prokopy, L.S. Out-of-state, out of mind? Absentee farmland owners and conservation decision making. Land Use Policy. Accepted.
  3. Farmer, J.R., Ma, Z., Drescher, M., Knackmuhs, E.G.*, Dickinson, S.L. Private landowners and the implementation of conservation management strategies. Conservation Letters. Accepted.
  4. Laatsch, J.*, Ma, Z. Climate change communication within public natural resource agencies: Lessons learned from the U.S. Forest Service. Society & Natural Resources. Accepted.
  5. Burnham, M.*, Ma, Z. 2015. Linking smallholder farmer climate change adaptation decisions to development. Climate and Development. doi: 10.1080/17565529.2015.1067180
  6. Young, J., Ma, Z., Laudati, A., Berger, J. 2015. Human-carnivore interactions: Lessons learned from communities in the American West. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 20(4): 349-366. doi: 10.1080/10871209.2015.1016388
  7. Laatsch, J.*, Ma, Z. 2015. Strategies for incorporating climate change into public forest management. Journal of Forestry 113(3): 335-342. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5849/jof.14-128
  8. Burnham, M.*, Ma, Z., Zhu, D. 2015. The human dimensions of water saving irrigation: Lessons learned from Chinese smallholder farmers. Agriculture and Human Values 32: 347-360.
  9. Burnham, M.*, Ma, Z., Zhang, B.* 2015. Making sense of climate change: hybrid epistemologies, socio-natural assemblages, and smallholder knowledge. Area 48: 18-26. DOI: 10.1111/area.12150
  10. Burnham, M.*, Radel, C., Ma, Z., Laudati, A. 2014. Teaching and learning guide for: Extending a geographic lens towards climate justice. Geography Compass 8(4): 277-285.
  11. Cook, S.*, Ma, Z. 2014. The interconnectedness between landowner knowledge, value, belief, attitude, and willingness to act: Policy implications for carbon sequestration on private rangelands. Journal of Environmental Management 134: 90-99.
  12. Greene, J.L., Butler, B.J., Catanzaro, P.F., Hewes, J.H., Kilgore, M.A., Kittredge, D.B., Ma, Z., Tyrrell, M.L. 2014. Family forest owners and federal taxes. Forest Policy and Economics 38: 219-226.
  13. Cook, S.*, Ma, Z. 2014. Carbon sequestration and private rangelands: Insights from Utah landowners and implications for policy development. Land Use Policy 36: 522-532.
  14. Ma, Z., Butler, B.J., Catanzaro, P.F., Greene, J.L., Hewes, J.H., Kilgore, M.A., Kittredge, D.B., Tyrrell, M. 2014. The effectiveness of state preferential property tax programs in conserving forests: Comparisons, measurements, and challenges. Land Use Policy 36: 492-499.
  15. Burnham, M.*, Radel, C., Ma, Z., Laudati, A. 2013. Extending a geographic lens towards climate justice, part 1: Climate change characterization and impacts. Geography Compass 7(3): 239-248. doi: 10.1111/gec3.12034.
  16. Burnham, M.*, Radel, C., Ma, Z., Laudati, A. 2013. Extending a geographic lens towards climate justice, part 2: Climate action. Geography Compass 7(3): 228-238. doi: 10.1111/gec3.12033.
  17. Petrzelka, P., Ma, Z., Malin, S*. 2013. The elephant in the room: Absentee landowner issues in conservation and land management. Land Use Policy 30(1): 157-166.
  18. Ma, Z., Coppock, D.L. 2012. Perceptions of Utah ranchers towards carbon sequestration: Policy implications for US rangelands. Journal of Environmental Management 111: 78-86.
  19. Butler, B.J., Catanzaro, P.F., Greene, J.L., Hewes, J.H., Kilgore, M.A., Kittredge, D.B., Ma, Z., Tyrrell, M.L. 2012. Taxing family forest owners: Implications of federal and state policies in the United States. Journal of Forestry 110(7): 371-380.
  20. Ma, Z., Becker, D.R., Kilgore, M.A. 2012. Barriers to and opportunities for effective cumulative impact assessment within state-level environmental review frameworks in the United States. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 55(7): 961-978.
  21. Ma, Z., Butler, B.J., Kittredge, D.B., Catanzaro, P. 2012. Factors associated with landowner involvement in forest conservation programs in the U.S.: Implications for policy design and outreach. Land Use Policy 29(1): 53-61.
  22. Ma, Z., Kittredge, D.B., Catanzaro, P. 2012. Challenging the traditional forestry extension model: Insights from the Woods Forum program in Massachusetts. Small-scale Forestry 11(1): 87-100.
  23. Ma, Z., Kittredge, D.B. 2011. How family forest owners consider timber harvesting, land sale, and conservation easement decisions: Insights from Massachusetts, USA. International Journal of Forestry Research. Volume 2011, Article ID 290353, 13 pages. DOI:10.1155/2011/290353.
  24. Butler, B.J., Ma, Z. 2011. Family forest owner trends in the northern United States. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 28(1): 13-18.
  25. Butler, B.J., Ma, Z., Kittredge, D.B., Catanzaro, P. 2010. Social versus biophysical availability of wood in the northern United States. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 27(4): 151-159.
  26. Ma, Z., Becker, D.R., Kilgore, M.A. 2009. Assessing cumulative impacts within state environmental review frameworks in the United States. Environmental Impact Assessment Review 29(6): 390-398.
  27. Ma, Z., Becker, D.R., Kilgore, M.A. 2009. Characterising the landscape of state environmental review policies and procedures in the United States: A national assessment. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 52(8): 1035-1051.
  28. Godoy, R., Reyes-Garcia, V., Huanca, T., Leonard, W.R., Olvera, R.G., Bauchet, J., Ma, Z., St. John, J., Miodosky, M., Rios, O.Z., Vadez, V., Seyfreid, C. 2007. The role of community and individuals in the formation of social capital. Human Ecology 35(6): 709-721.

 

Extension Factsheets, Technical Reports and Other Publications

(* indicates a graduate student)
  1. Cook, S.*, Ma, Z., Brain, R. 2013. Rangeland Carbon Sequestration. Utah State University Cooperative Extension. Sustainability/2013/13pr. Available at the Utah State University Extension publications site.
  2. Curtis, K., Ma, Z., MacAdam, J., Chakreeyarat, V*. 2012. Rancher Adoption Potential of the Birdsfoot Trefoil Pasture Beef Production System in the Intermountain West. Utah State University Cooperative Extension. AG/Agribusiness/2012-03pr.
  3. Butler, B.J., Hewes, J.H., Catanzaro, P., Greene, J.L., Kilgore, M.A., Kittredge, D.B., Langer, J., Ma, Z., Reuben, A., Tyrrell, M. 2010. Effects of Federal, State, and Local Tax Policies on Family Forest Owners: Technical Report. USDA Forest Service/University of Massachusetts Amherst, Family Forest Research Center, Amherst, MA. FFRC Research Paper No. 2010-01. 76 p. Available on-line at: www.familyforestresearchcenter.org/projects/taxes.html.
  4. Godoy, R., Bauchet, J., Ma, Z. 2003. Comparison of socio-economic indicators between Puerto Rico and the United States mainland: Analysis of the Census 2000. Working Paper No.10. Waltham, MA: Center for International Development, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University.