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Ekstrom, JA, BI Crona 2017. Institutional misfit and environmental change: A systems approach to address ocean acidification. Science of The Total Environment 576:599-608.

Ekstrom, JA, Bedsworth, L, and A Fencl. 2017. Gauging preparedness to managing drinking water quality for climate change in California. Climatic Change 140: 467. doi:10.1007/s10584-016-1870-3

Pendleton, L., Comte, A., Langdon, C., Ekstrom, JA, Cooley, SR, Suatoni, L, Beck, MW, Brander, LM, Burke, L, Cinner, JE, Doherty, C, Edwards, P, Gledhill, D, Jiang, L, van Hooidonk, RJ, Teh, L, Waldbusser, GG, Ritter, J. 2016. Coral Reefs and People in a High-CO2 World: Where Can Science Make a Difference to People? PLOS ONE 11(11): e0164699.

Treml, E., P. Feldman, S. Kininmonth, J. Ekstrom, and O. Bodin. 2015. Analyzing the (mis)fit between the institutional and ecological networks of the Indo-West Pacific. Global Environmental Change 31: 263–271.

Ekstrom, J.A., Suatoni, L., Cooley, S.R., Pendleton, L.H., Waldbusser, G.G., Cinner, J.E, Ritter, J., Langdon, C., van Hooidonk, R., Gledhill, D., Wellman, K., Beck, M.W., Brander, L.M., Rittschof, D.,  Doherty, C., Edwards, P.E.T. & Portela, R. (2015). Vulnerability and adaptation of US shellfisheries to ocean acidification. Nature Climate Change (view here). doi:10.1038/nclimate2508

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Ekstrom, J.A. and S.C. Moser. 2014. Identifying and overcoming barriers in urban climate adaptation:  Case study findings from the San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA. Urban Climate (online).

Mathis, J.T., Cooley, S., Lucey, N., Colt, S., Ekstrom, J., Hurst, T., Hauri, C., Cross, J.N., Evans, W., and Feely, R.A. 2014. Ocean acidification risk assessment for Alaska’s fishery sector, Progress in Oceanography . (download here)

Ekstrom, J. and S. C. Moser 2013. Barriers to climate change adaptation: Overcoming challenges in the San Francisco Bay Area. In: Successful Adaptation to Climate Change: Linking Science and Practice in a Rapidly Changing World, ed. S.C. Moser and M.T. Boykoff, Routledge, London.

Ekstrom, J. and S. Moser. 2012. Climate Change Impacts, Vulnerabilities, and Adaptation in the San Francisco Bay Area. California Energy Commission. Publication number CEC-500-2012-071 (PDF).

Moser, S., J. Ekstrom, G. Franco. 2012. Our Changing Climate 2012: Vulnerability & Adaptation to the Increasing Risks from Climate Change in California. A Summary Report on the Third Assessment from the California Climate Change Center. Publication number:  CEC-500-2012-007. (PDF)

Ekstrom, J., and S. Moser. 2012. Sea-level rise impacts and flooding risks in the context of social vulnerability: an assessment for the City of Los Angeles. Prepared for the Mayor’s Office, City of Los Angeles. (PDF)

Finzi Hart, J., P. Grifman, S. Moser, A. Abeles, M. Myers, S. Schlosser, J. Ekstrom. 2012. Rising to the Challenge: Results of the 2011 Coastal California Adaptation Needs Assessment.
USCSG-TR-01-2012. (PDF)

Moser, S. and J. Ekstrom. 2012. Identifying and Overcoming Barriers to Climate Change Adaptation in San Francisco Bay: Results from Case Studies. California Energy Commission, Publication number: CEC-500-2012-034 (PDF)

Ekstrom, J., S. Moser, and M. Torn. 2011. Barriers to Adaptation: A Diagnostic Framework. California Energy Commission, Publication number: CCEC-500-2011-004. (PDF)

Moser, S. and J. Ekstrom, 2011. Taking ownership of climate change: Stakeholder-intensive adaptation planning in two California communities. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences (JESS) 1(1), (PDF)

Moser, S. and J. Ekstrom. 2010. A framework to diagnose barriers to climate change adaptation. Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). 107(51):22026-22031. (PDF)

Moser, S. and J. Ekstrom, 2010. Toward a Vibrant, Prosperous and Sustainable Fresno County: Vulnerability and Adaptation to Rapid Change. Technical Report and Summary. Prepared for the Local Government Commission (LGC), Sacramento, CA. (Full technical report, Executive summary)

Moser, S. and J. Ekstrom, 2010. Developing Adaptation Strategies for San Luis Obispo County: Preliminary Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment for Social Systems. Technical Report and Summary. Prepared for the LGC, Sacramento, CA. (Technical Report, Executive Summary)


Treml, E., O Bodin, P. Fidelman, S. Kininmonth, and J. Ekstrom. 2013. Analysing the (Mis)fit between Institutional and Ecological Networks of the Coral Triangle. Report to the WWF-US/USAID Coral Triangle Support Partnership. 27 pp.

Cormier, R., et al. (ed.) (J. Ekstrom as contributor). 2013. Marine and coastal ecosystem-based risk management handbook. ICES Cooperative Research Report No. 317. 60 pp. Copenhagen, Denmark. (LINK)

Fidelman, P. and J. Ekstrom. 2012. Mapping seascapes of international environmental agreements in the Coral Triangle. Marine Policy 36(5):993-1004. (LINK)

Ekstrom, J., G. Lau, M. Hardy, and K. Law. 2011. Application of the MINOE regulatory framework: Case studies. Proceedings of the 9th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research (dg.o2011, peer-reviewed) (LINK)

Ekstrom, J. and M. Hardy. 2011. Preliminary analysis of gaps between regulatory provisions and a coastal ecosystem model for the maritime provinces. Gulf Region Ocean Management Series, New Brunswick, Canada.

Ekstrom, J., D. Spiteri, G. Lau, C.P. Cheng, and K. Law. 2010. MINOE: a software tool to evaluate ocean management in the context of ecosystems. Coastal Management 38(5):457-473. (LINK)

Ekstrom, J., G. Lau, C.P. Cheng, D. Spiteri, and K. Law. 2010. Gauging agency involvement in environmental management in text analysis of laws and regulations. I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society 6(2). (PDF, LINK)

Ekstrom, J. and O. Young. 2009. Evaluating functional fit between a set of institutions and an ecosystem. Ecology & Society 14(2):16. (LINK)

Ekstrom, J., O. Young, S. Gaines, M. Gordon, B. McCay. 2009. A tool to navigate overlaps in fragmented ocean governance. Marine Policy 33:532-535. (LINK)

Ekstrom, J. 2009. California Current Large Marine Ecosystem: publicly available database of state and federal laws and regulations. Marine Policy 33:528-53. 

Ekstrom, J. and G. Lau. 2008. Exploratory text mining of ocean law to measure overlapping jurisdictions.Proceedings of the 9th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research (dg.o2008), Montreal, Canada. (LINK)

Young, O., G. Osherenko, J. Ekstrom, L. Crowder, J. Ogden, J. Wilson, J. Day, F. Douvere, C. Ehler, K. McLeod, B. Halpern, and R. Peach. 2007. Solving the Crisis in Ocean Governance: Place-Based Management of Marine Ecosystems. Environment 49:8-19. (LINK)



Law, K., Lau, Gl., Kerrigan, S. and Ekstrom, J. 2014. REGNET: Regulatory Information Management, Compliance and Analysis. Government Information Quarterly (pg# TBD). (LINK)