Journal Articles


Dearden, P. (2018). The times they are a changing: adaptation and MPA establishment in the Myeik Archipelago, Myanmar, Biodiversity

Ziegler, J.A.,  J. N. Silberg, G. Araujoc, J. Labajac, A. Ponzo, R. Rollins and P. Dearden. (2018). Guilty pleasure: Tourist perspectives on the ethics of feeding whale sharks in Oslob, Philippines. Tourism Management 68: 264-274.

Murray, G., A. Agyare, P.Dearden & R.Rollins. 2018. Devolution, coordination, and community-based natural resource management in Ghana’s community resource management areas, African Geographical Review, DOI: 10.1080/19376812.2018.1426022.

Downie, B. and P. Dearden (2018). Short term needs trump conservation in household livelihood decision-making around Saadani National Park, Tanzania. South African Geographical Journal 100:196-209 DOI: 10.1080/03736245.2017.1342210


Lancaster D, P. Dearden, D. Haggarty and N. Ban (2017). Effectiveness of shore-based remote camera monitoring for quantifying recreational fisher compliance in marine conservation areas. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2736

Downie, B., P Dearden and L. King (2017). Exploring paradoxes in the search for sustainable livelihoods: a case study from Tanzania. Environment, Development and Sustainability (available on line DOI 10.1007/s10668-016-9896-2 )


Bentz, J., Lopes, F., Calado, H., & Dearden, P. (2016). Understanding diver motivation and specialisation for improved Scuba management. Tourism in Marine Environments, 12, 35-49.

Downie, B., Dearden, P., & King, L. (2017). Exploring paradoxes in the search for sustainable livelihoods: a case study from Tanzania. Environment, Development and Sustainability, doi: 10.1007/s10668-016-9896-2

Kisingo, A., Rollins, R., Murray, G.M., Dearden, P., & Clarke, M. (2016). Evaluating ‘good governance’: The development of a quantitative tool in the Greater Serengeti Ecosystem. Journal of Environmental Management, 181, 749-755.

Bennett, N., Kadfak, A., & Dearden, P. (2016). Community-based scenario planning: A process for vulnerability analysis and adaptation planning to social-ecological change in coastal communitiesEnvironment, Development and Sustainability, 18(6), 1771-1799.

Baldwin, C., Lewison, R.L., Lieske, S.N., Beger, M., Hines,  E., Dearden, P., Rudd, M.A., Jones, C., Satumanatpan, S., & Junchompoo, C. (2016). Using the DPSIR framework for transdisciplinary training and knowledge elicitation in the Gulf of ThailandOcean & Coastal Management, 134, 163-172.

Spalding, M., Meliane, I., Bennett, N., Dearden, P., Patil, P., & Brumbaugh, R. (2016). Building towards the marine conservation end-game: consolidating the role of MPAs in a future ocean.  Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 26, 185-199. 

Acquah, E., Rollins, R., Dearden, P., & Murray, G. (2016). Concerns and benefits of park-adjacent communities in Northern Ghana: the case of Mole National Park. International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology. 

Augustine, S., Dearden, P., & Rollins, R. (2016). Are changing diver characteristics important for coral reef conservation? Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 26, 660-673. DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2574

Ziegler, J. A., Dearden, P., & Rollins, R. (2016). Participant crowding and physical contact rates of whale shark tours on Isla Holbox, MexicoJournal of Sustainable Tourism, 24(4), 616-636.

Cox, M., Villamayor-Tomas, S., Epstein, G., Evans, L., Ban, N.C., Fleischman, F., Nenadovic, M., & Garcia-Lopez, G. (2016) Synthesizing theories of natural resource management and governance. Global Environmental Change, 39, 45-56.

Bailey, M., Favaro, B., Otto, S.P., Charles, A., Devillers, R., Metaxas, A., Tyedmers, P., Ban, N.C., Mason, T., Hoover, C., Duck, T.J., Fanning, L., Milley, C., Cisneros-Montemayor, A.M., Pauly, D., Cheung, W.W.L., Cullis-Suzuki, S., Teh, L., & Sumaila, U.R. (2016). Canada at a crossroad: The imperative for realigning ocean policy with ocean scienceMarine Policy, 63, 53-60.

Gurney, G.G., Cinner, J.E., Sartin, J., Pressey, R.L., Ban, N.C., Marshall, N.A., & Prabuning D. (2016). Participation in devolved commons management: Multiscale socioeconomic factors related to individuals’ participation in community-based management of marine protected areas in Indonesia. Environmental Science & Policy, 61, 212-220.

Bentz, J., Lopes,  F., Calado, H., and Dearden, P. (2016). Enhancing satisfaction and sustainable management: Whale watching in the Azores. Tourism Management, 54, 465–476.

Whitney, C.K., Gardner, J., Ban, N.C., Vis, C., Quon, S., & Dionne, S. (2016). Imprecise and weakly assessed: Evaluating voluntary measures for management of marine protected areasMarine Policy, 69, 92-101.

Bennett, N.J., Blythe, J., Tyler, S., & Ban, N.C. (2016). Communities and change in the anthropocene: understanding social-ecological vulnerability and planning adaptations to multiple interacting exposuresRegional Environmental Change, 16(4), 907-926.

Cinner, J.E.,Pratchett, M.S., Graham, N.A.J., Messmer, V., Fuentes, M.M.P.B., Ainsworth, T., Ban, N.C., Bay, L.K., Blythe, J., Dissard, D., Dunn, S., Evans, L., Fabinyi, M., Fidelman, P., Figueiredo, J., Frisch, A.J., Fulton, C.J., Hicks, C.C., Lukoschek, V., Mallela, J., Moya, A., Penin, L., Rummer, J.L., Walker, S., & Williamson D.H. (2016). A framework for understanding climate change impacts on coral reef social–ecological systemsRegional Environmental Change, 16(4), 1133-1146.

Green, O.O., Garmestani, A.S., Albro, S., Ban, N.C., Berland, A., Burkman, C.E., Gardiner, M.M., Gunderson, L., Hopton, M.E., Schoon, M.L., & Shuster, W.D. (2016). Adaptive governance to promote ecosystem services in urban green spacesUrban Ecosystems, 19(1), 77-93.

Bailey, M., Favaro, B., Otto, S.P., Charles, A., Devillers, R., Metaxas, A., Tyedmers, P, Ban, N.C., Mason, T., Hoover, C., Duck, T.J., Fanning, L., Milley, C., Cisneros-Montemayor, A.M., Pauly, D., Cheung, W.W.L., Cullis-Suzuki, S., Teh, L., & Sumaila, U.R. (2016). Canada at a crossroad: The imperative for realigning ocean policy with ocean scienceMarine Policy, 63, 51-60.

Bentz, J., Lopes, F., Calado, H., & Dearden, P. (2016). Sustaining marine wildlife tourism through linking Limits of Acceptable Change and zoning in the Wildlife Tourism Model. Marine Policy, 68, 100-107. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2016.02.016

Bentz, J., Dearden, P., Rodrigues, A., Calado, H., & Lopes, F. (2016). Managing marine wildlife tourism activities: Analysis of motivations and specialization levels of divers and whale watchers. Tourism Management Perspectives, 18, 74-83.


Lancaster, D., Dearden, P., & Ban, N.C. (2015). Drivers of recreational fish compliance in temperate marine conservation areas: A study of Rockfish Conservation Areas in British Columbia, Canada. Global Ecology and Conservation, 4, 645-657.

Álvarez-Romero, J.G., Pressey, R.L., Ban, N.C., & Brodie, J. (2015). Advancing Land-Sea Conservation Planning: Integrating Modelling of Catchments, Land-Use Change, and River Plumes to Prioritise Catchment Management and ProtectionPloS One, 10(12), e0145574.

Gurney, G.G., Pressey, R.L., Ban, N.C., Álvarez‐Romero, J.G., Jupiter, S., & Adams, V.M. (2015). Efficient and equitable design of marine protected areas in Fiji through inclusion of stakeholder‐specific objectives in conservation planningConservation Biology, 29(5), 1378-1389.

Maynard, J.A., Beeden, R., Puotinen, M., Johnson, J.E., Marshall, P., Hooidonk, R., Heron, S.F., Devlin, M., Lawrey, E., Dryden, J., Ban, N.C., Wachenfeld, D., & Planes, S. (2015). Great Barrier Reef no‐take areas include a range of disturbance regimesConservation Letters. 

Murray, C.C., Agbayani, S., Alidina, H.M., & Ban, N.B. (2015). Advancing marine cumulative effects mapping: An update in Canada’s Pacific watersMarine Policy, 58, 71-77.

Murray, C.C., Agbayani, S., & Ban, N.B. (2015). Cumulative effects of planned industrial development and climate change on marine ecosystemsGlobal Ecology and Conservation, 4, 110-116.

Agyare, A., Murray, G., Dearden, P., & Rollins, R. (2015). Conservation in Context: Variability in Desired and Perceived Outcomes of Community Based Natural Resources Governance in GhanaSociety & Natural Resources28(9), 975-994.

Agyare, A. K., Murray, G., Dearden, P., & Rollins, R. (2015). Understanding inter-community performance assessments in community-based resource management at Avu Lagoon, GhanaEnvironment, Development and Sustainability, 1-16.

Sampson, G.S., Sanchirico, J.N., Roheim, C.A., Bush, S.R., Taylor, J.E., Allison, E.H., Anderson, J.L., Ban, N.C., Fujita, R., Jupiter, S. & Wilson, J.R. (2015). Secure sustainable seafood from developing countriesScience, 348(6234): 504-506.

Ban, N.C., Kittinger, J.N., Pandolfi, J.M., Pressey, R.L., Thurstan, R.H., Lybolt, M.J., & Hart, S. (2015). Incorporating Historical Perspectives into Systematic Marine Conservation PlanningMarine Historical Ecology in Conservation: Applying the Past to Manage for the Future, 207.

Aguilera, S.E., Cole, J., Finkbeiner, E.M., Le Cornu, E., Ban, N.C., Carr, M.H., Cinner, J.E., Crowder, L.B., Gelcich, S., Hicks, C.C., Kittinger, J.N., Martone, R., Malone, D., Pomeroy, C., Starr, R.M., Seram, S., Zuercher, R., & Broad K. (2015). Managing small-scale commercial fisheries for adaptive capacity: Insights from dynamic social-ecological drivers of change in Monterey BayPloS One, 10(3), e0118992.

Cumming, G.S., Allen, C.R., Ban, N.C., Biggs, D., Biggs, H.C., Cumming, D.H.M., De Vos, A., Epstein, G., Etienne, M., Maciejewski, K., Mathevet, R., Moore, C., Nenadovic, M., & Schoon, M. (2015). Understanding protected area resilience: a multi‐scale, social‐ecological approachEcological Applications, 25(2), 299-319.

Ban, N.C., Evans, L.S., Nenadovic, M., & Schoon M. (2015). Interplay of multiple goods, ecosystem services, and property rights in large social-ecological marine protected areasEcology and Society, 20(4), 2.

Lancaster, D., Haggarty, D.R., & Ban, N.C. (2015). Pacific Canada’s Rockfish Conservation Areas: using Ostrom’s design principles to assess management effectivenessEcology and Society, 20(3).

Ban, N.C., Boyd, E., Cox, M., Meek, C.L., Schoon, M., & Villamayor-Tomas, S. (2015). Linking classroom learning and research to advance ideas about social-ecological resilienceEcology and Society, 20(3).


Bennett, N. J., Dearden, P., Murray, G., & Kadfak, A. (2014). The capacity to adapt?: communities in a changing climate, environment, and economy on the northern Andaman coast of Thailand. Ecology and Society, 19(2), 5.

Reshitnyk, L., Costa, M., Robinson, C., & Dearden, P. (2014). Evaluation of WorldView-2 and acoustic remote sensing for mapping benthic habitats in temperate coastal Pacific waters. Remote Sensing of Environment, 153, 7-23.

Bennett, N.J., & Dearden, P. (2014). From Measuring Outcomes to Providing Inputs: Governance, Management, and Local Development for More Effective Marine Protected Areas. Marine Policy, 50, 96-110.

Ban, N.C., McDougall, C., Beck, M., Salomon, A.K., & Cripps, K. (2014). Applying empirical estimates of marine protected area effectiveness to assess conservation plans in British Columbia, Canada. Biological Conservation, 180, 134-148.

Augustine, S. and P. Dearden (2014) Changing paradigms in marine and coastal conservation: A case study of clam gardens in the Southern Gulf Islands.
The Canadian Geographer, 58(3), 305-314.

Bennett, N., Dearden, P., & Peredo, A.M. (2014). Vulnerability to multiple stressors in coastal communities: A study of the Andaman Coast of ThailandClimate and Development, 7(2), 124-141.

Bennett, N. J. & Dearden, P. (2014). Why local people do not support conservation: Community perceptions of marine protected area livelihood impacts, governance and management in Thailand. Marine Policy, 44, 107-116.

Bennett, N. & Lemelin, R. H. (2014). Situating the Eco-Social Economy: Environmental Movements and Conservation Organizations as Catalysts for Social and Economic Development. Community Development Journal, 49(1), 69-84.

Bennett, N. & Dearden, P. (2013). A Picture of Change: Using Photovoice to Explore Social and Environmental Change in Coastal Communities on the Andaman Coast of Thailand. Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability, 18(9), 983-1001.

Bentz, J., Dearden, P., Ritter, E., & Calado, H. (2014). Shark diving in the Azores: Challenge and Opportunity. Tourism in Marine Environments, 10, 71-83.

Ban, N.C., McDougall, C., Beck, M., Salomon, A.K., & Cripps, K. (2014). Applying empirical estimates of marine protected area effectiveness to assess conservation plans in British Columbia, CanadaBiological Conservation, 180, 134-148.

Álvarez-Romero, J.G., Wilkinson, S.N., Pressey, R.L., Ban, N.C., Kool, J., & Brodie, J. (2014). Modeling catchment nutrients and sediment loads to inform regional management of water quality in coastal-marine ecosystems: A comparison of two approachesJournal of environmental management, 146, 164-178.

Ban, N.C., Maxwell, S.M., Dunn, D.C., Hobday, A.J., Bax, N.J., Ardron, J., Gjerde, K.M., Game, E.T., Devillers, R., Kaplan, D.M., Dunstan, P.K., Halpin, P.N., & Pressey, R.L. (2014). Better integration of sectoral planning and management approaches for the interlinked ecology of the open oceansMarine Policy, 49, 127-136.

Maxwell, S.N., Ban, N.C., & Morgan, L.E. (2014). Pragmatic approaches for effective management of pelagic marine protected areasEndangered Species Research, 26(1), 59-74.

Gaymer, C.F., Stadel, A.V., Ban, N.C., Cárcamo, P., Ierna, J., & Lieberknecht, L.M. (2014). Merging top‐down and bottom‐up approaches in marine protected areas planning: experiences from around the globeAquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 24(S2), 128-144.

Kittinger, J.N., Koehn, J.Z., Le Cornu, E., Ban, N.C., Gopnik, M., Armsby, M., Brooks, C., Carr, M.H., Cinner, J.E., Cravens, A., D’Iorio, M., Erickson, A., Finkbeiner, E.M., Foley, M.M., Fujita, R., Gelcich, S., St Martin, K., Prahler, E., Reineman, D.R., Shackeroff, J., White, C., Caldwell, M.R., & Crowder, L.B. (2014). A practical approach for putting people in ecosystem‐based ocean planningFrontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 12(8), 228-256.

Fleischman, F., Ban, N.C., Evans, L., Epstein, G., Garcia-Lopez, G., & Villamayor-Tomas, S. (2014). Governing large-scale social-ecological systems: Lessons from five cases. International Journal of the Commons, 8(2).

Evans, L., Ban, N.C., Schoon, M., & Nenadovic, M. (2014). Keeping the ‘Great’in the Great Barrier Reef: large-scale governance of the Great Barrier Reef Marine ParkInternational Journal of the Commons, 8(2).

Gurney, G.G., Cinner, J., Ban, N.C., Pressey, R.L., Pollnac, R., Campbell, S.J., Tasidjawa, S., & Setiawan, F. (2014). Poverty and protected areas: an evaluation of a marine integrated conservation and development project in IndonesiaGlobal Environmental Change, 26, 98-107.

Magris, R.A., Pressey, R.L., Weeks, R., & Ban, N.C. (2014). Integrating connectivity and climate change into marine conservation planningBiological Conservation, 170, 207-221.

Ban, N.C., Bax, N.J., Gjerde, K.M., Devillers, R., Dunn, D.C., Dunstan, P.K., Hobday, A.J., Maxwell, S.M., Kaplan, D.M., Pressey, R.L., Ardron, J.A., Game, E.T., & Halpin, P.N. (2014). Systematic conservation planning: a better recipe for managing the high seas for biodiversity conservation and sustainable useConservation Letters, 7(1), 41-54.


Bentz, J., Dearden P., & Calado, H. (2013). Strategies for marine wildlife tourism in small islands – the case of the Azores.  Journal of Coastal Research, 65, 874-879.

Bennett, N. & Dearden, P. (2013). Why local people do not support conservation: Community perceptions of marine protected area livelihood impacts, governance and management in Thailand. Marine Policy, 44, 107-116.

Hauzer, M., Dearden, P., & Murray, G. (2013). The fisherwomen of Ngazidja island, Comoros: Fisheries livelihoods, impacts, and implications for management. Fisheries Research, 140, 28-35.

Bennett, N., & Dearden, P. (2013) A Picture of Change: Using Photovoice to Explore Social and Environmental Change in Coastal Communities on the Andaman Coast of Thailand.  Local Environments, 18(9), 983-1001.

Hauzer, M., Dearden, P., & Murray, G. (2013). The effectiveness of community-based governance of small-scale fisheries, Ngazidja island, Comoros. Marine Policy, 38, 346-354.

Mills, M., Pressey, R.L., Ban, N.C., Foale, S., Aswani, S., & Knight, A.T. Understanding characteristics that define the feasibility of conservation actions in a common pool marine resource governance systemConservation Letters, 6(6), 418-429.

Kittinger, J.N., Finkbeiner, E.M., Ban, N.C., Broad, K., Carr, M.H., Cinner, J.E., Gelcich, S., Cornwell, M.L., Koehn, J.Z., Basurto, X., Fujita, R., Caldwell, M.R., & Crowder, L.B. (2013). Emerging frontiers in social-ecological systems research for sustainability of small-scale fisheriesCurrent Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 5(3), 352-357.

Álvarez‐Romero, J.G., Pressey, R.L., Ban, N.C., Torre‐Cosío, J., & Aburto‐Oropeza, O. (2013). Marine conservation planning in practice: lessons learned from the Gulf of CaliforniaAquatic Conservation: marine and freshwater ecosystems, 23(4), 483-505.

Ban, N.C., Bodtker, K.M., Nicolson, D., Robb, C.K., Royle, K., & Short, C. (2013). Setting the stage for marine spatial planning: Ecological and social data collation and analyses in Canada’s Pacific watersMarine Policy, 39, 11-20.

Ban, N.C., Mills, M., Tam, J., Hicks, C.C., Klain, S., Stoeckl, N., Bottrill, M.C., Levine, J., Pressey, R.L., Satterfield, T., & Chan, K. (2013). A social–ecological approach to conservation planning: embedding social considerationsFrontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 11(4), 194-202.

Álvarez-Romero, J.G., Devlin, M., Teixeira da Silva, E., Petus, C., Ban, N.C., Pressey, R.L., Kool, J., Roberts, J.J., Cerdeira-Estrada, S., Wenger, A.S., & Brodie, J. (2013). A novel approach to model exposure of coastal-marine ecosystems to riverine flood plumes based on remote sensing techniquesJournal of environmental management, 119, 194-207.

Levy, J.S., & Ban, N.C. (2013). A method for incorporating climate change modelling into marine conservation planning: An Indo-west Pacific exampleMarine Policy, 38, 16-24.

Cvitanovic, C., Wilson, S.K., Fulton, C.J., Almany, G.R., Anderson, P., Babcock, R.C., Ban, N.C., Beeden, R.J., Beger, M., Cinner, J., Dobbs, K., Evans, L.S., Farnham, A., Friedman, K.J., Gale, K., Gladstone, W., Grafton, Q., Graham, N.A.J., Gudge, S., Harrison, P.L., Holmes, T.H., Johnstone, N., Jones, G.P., Jordan, A., Kendrick, A.J., Klein, C.J., Little, L.R., Malcolm, H.A., Morris, D., Possingham, H.P., Prescott, J., Pressey, R.L., Skilleter, G.A., Simpson, C., Waples, K., Wilson, D., & Williamson, D.H. (2013). Critical research needs for managing coral reef marine protected areas: Perspectives of academics and managersJournal of environmental management, 114, 84-91.


Robinson, L., Bennett, N., King, L., & Murray, G. (2012). We Want Our Children to Grow Up to See These Animals:” Values and Protected Areas Governance in Canada, Ghana and Tanzania. Human Ecology, 40(4), 571–581.

Hauzer, M., Dearden, P., & Murray, G. (2012). The effectiveness of community-based governance of small-scale fisheries, Ngazidja island, Comoros. Marine Policy, 38, 346-354.

Ayers, C.A., Dearden, P., & Rollins, R. (2012). An exploration of Hul’qumi’num Coast Salish peoples’ attitudes towards the establishment of no-take zones within marine protected areas in the Salish Sea, Canada. The Canadian Geographer, 56(2), 260-274.

Heck, N., Dearden, P., & McDonald, A. (2012). Stakeholder evaluation priorities for demonstrating marine protected area effectiveness at the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, Canada. Coastal Management, 40, 55-72.

Heck, N., Dearden, P., & McDonald, A. (2012). Insights into marine conservation efforts in temperate regions: marine protected areas on Canada’s West Coast. Ocean & Coastal Management, 57, 10-20.

Ziegler, J., Dearden, P. & Rollins, R. (2012). But are tourists satisfied? Importance-performance analysis of the whale shark tourism industry on Isla Holbox, Mexico. Tourism Management, 33, 692-701.

Bennett, N. J., Lemelin, R. H., Koster, R., & Budke, I. (2012). A capital assets framework for appraising and building capacity for tourism development in aboriginal protected area gateway communities. Tourism Management, 33(4), 752-766.


Robinson C.L.K, Yakimishyn, J., & Dearden, P. (2011). Habitat heterogeneity in eelgrass fish assemblage diversity and turnover. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 7: 625-635.

Gray, D.L., Canessa, R., C.P. Keller, P. Dearden, & Rollins, R. (2011). Spatial characterization on marine recreational boating: exploring the use of an on-the-water questionnaire for a case study  in the Pacific Northwest. Marine Policy, 35, 286-298.

Heck, N., Dearden, P.,McDonald, A., & Carver, S. (2011). Developing MPA performance indicators with local stakeholders input in the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, Canada. Biodiversity and Conservation, 20(4), 895-911.

Heck, N., Dearden, P., McDonald, A., & Carver, S. (2011). Stakeholder opinions on the assessment of MPA effectiveness and their interests to participate at Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, Canada. Environmental Management, 47(4): 603-616.

Needham, M. D., Rollins, R. B., Ceurvorst, R. L., Wood, C. J. B., Grimm, K. E., & Dearden, P. (2011). Motivations and normative evaluations of summer visitors at an alpine ski area. Journal of Travel Research, 50(6), 669-684.


Dearden, P., Theberge, M., & Yasué, M. (2010). Using underwater cameras to assess the effects of snorkeler or SCUBA diver presence on coral reef fish abundance, family richness and species composition. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 163, 531-538.

Gray, D.L., Canessa, R., Rollins, R., Keller, C.P., & Dearden, P. (2010). Incorporating recreational users into marine protected area planning: a study of recreational boating in British Columbia, Canada. Environmental Management, 46(2), 167-180.

Gray, D.L., Canessa, R.R., Rollins, R., Dearden, P., &  Keller, C.P. (2010). Understanding recreational boater attitudes to zoning in a proposed marine protected area. Coastal Management, 38, 575-597.

Bennett, N., Lemelin, H., Johnston, M., & Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation (2010). Using the Social Economy in Tourism: A Study of National Park Creation and Community Development in the Northwest Territories, Canada. Journal of Rural and Community Development, 5(1/2), 200–220.

Bennett, N., & Lemelin, H. (2010). A Critical Analysis of Ontario’s “Resource-Based Tourism Policy”. Journal of Rural and Community Development. 5(1/2), 21-35.

Bennett, N., Lemelin, R.H., & Ellis, S. (2010). Aboriginal and Local Perspectives on the Community Benefits of Conservation: A Case Study of a Proposed Canadian National Park and the Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation. Geography Research Forum, 30, 105-134.

Lemelin, R. H., & Bennett, N. (2010). The Proposed Pimachiowin Aki World Heritage Site: Management and Protection of Indigenous World Heritage Sites in a Canadian Context. Loisir/Leisure, 34(2), 169-187.


Bauer, B.O. Davidson-Arnott, R.G.D., Hesp, P.A., Namikas, S.L., Ollerhead, J., & Walker, I.J. (2009). Aeolian sediment transport conditions on a beach: Surface moisture, wind fetch, and mean transport rates. Geomorphology, 105(1), 106-116.

Hugenholtz, C.H., Wolfe, S.A., Walker, I.J., & Moorman, B.J. (2009). Spatial and temporal patterns of sediment transport within a parabolic dune, Bigstick Sand Hills, Saskatchewan, Canada. Geomorphology, 105(1/2), 158-170.

Joyce, A., & Canessa, R. (2009). Spatial and temporal changes in access rights to shellfish resources in British Columbia. Coastal Management, 37(6): 585-616.

Walker, I.J., Hesp, P.A., Davidson-Arnott, R.G.D., Bauer, B.O., Namikas, S.L., & Ollerhead, J. (2009). Three-dimensional flow responses to variations in incident flow angle and dune profile form: Greenwich Dunes, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Geomorphology, 105(1), 127-138.


Abeysirigunawardena, D.S. & Walker, I.J. (2008). Sea level responses to climate variability and change in northern British Columbia. Atmosphere-Ocean, 46(3), 277-296.

Canessa, R. (2008). Seascape geovisualization for marine planning. Geomatica, 62(4): 375-392.

Haynes, T.B., Robinson, C.K.L., & Dearden, P. (2008). Modelling nearshore intertidal habitat use of young-of-the-year Pacific sand lance (Ammodytes hexapterus) in Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. The Environmental Biology of Fishes, 83, 473-484.

Serra-Sogas, N., O’Hara, P., Canessa, R., Bertazzon, S., & Gavrilova, M. (2008). Exploratory spatial analysis of illegal oil discharges detected off Canada’s Pacific Coast. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5072, 81-95.

Serra-Sogas, N., O’Hara, P., Canessa, R., Keller, C.P., & Pelot, R. (2008). Visualization of spatial patterns and temporal trends for aerial surveillance of illegal oil discharges in western Canadian marine waters. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 56(5):825-833.

Wolfe, S.A., Walker, I.J. and Huntley, D.J. (2008). Holocene Coastal Reconstruction, Naikoon Peninsula, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada, Current Research 2008-12, 16 p.

Yasue, M., & Dearden, P. (2008). Methods to measure and mitigate the impacts of tourism development on tropical beach-breeding shorebirds: the Malaysian plover in Thailand. Tourism in Marine Environments, 5(4), 287-299

Yasue, M., & Dearden, P. (2008). Constraints on successive clutching behaviour of sedentary Malaysian plovers breeding in a tropical environment. Ardea-Wageningen, 96, 59-72.

Yasue, M., & Dearden, P. (2008). Parental sex roles of Malaysian plovers during territory acquisition, incubation and brood care. Journal of Ethology, 26, 99-112.

Yasue, M., Dearden, P., & Moore, A. (2008). An approach to assess the potential impacts of human disturbance on wintering shorebirds. Oryx, 42(3): 415-423.


Canessa, R., Butler, M., Leblanc, C., Stewart, C., & Howes, D. (2007). Canadian practice and innovation in spatial information management for integrated coastal and ocean management. Coastal Management Journal, 35(1):105-142.

Davidson-Arnott, R.G.D, Yang, Y., Ollerhead, J., Hesp, P.A., & Walker, I.J. (2007). The effects of surface moisture on aeolian sediment transport threshold and mass flux on a beach. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 33(1), 55-74.

Dearden, P, Bennett, M., & Rollins, R. (2007). Perceptions of diving impacts and implications for reef conservation. Coastal Management, 35, 305-317.

Main, M., & Dearden, P. (2007). Tsunami Impacts on Phuket’s Diving Industry: Geographical Implications for Marine Conservation. Coastal Management, 35(4), 1-15.

Keefer, M.L., Peery, C.A., Wright, N., Daigle, W. R., Caudilla, C.C., Clabough, T.S., Griffith, D.W., & Zacharias, M.A. (2007). Evaluating the NOAA Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard in estuarine systems: A Columbia River Estuary case study. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 78(1), 89-106.

Roman, G., Dearden, P., & Rollins, R. (2007). Application of zoning and “limits of acceptable change” to manage snorkeling tourism. Environmental Management, 39, 819-830.

Vaugeois, N., & Rollins, R. (2007).  Mobility into tourism: Refuge employer? Annals of Tourism Research, 34(3), 630-648.

Yasue, M., Patterson, A., & Dearden, P. (2007). Are salt flats suitable supplementary nesting habitats for Malaysian plovers Charadrius peronii threatened by beach habitat loss in Thailand? Bird Conservation International, 17, 211-223.


Anderson, J.L. & Walker, I.J. (2006). Airflow and sand transport variations within a backshore-parabolic dune plain complex: NE Graham Island, British Columbia, Canada. Geomorphology, 77, 17-34.

Dearden, P., Bennett, M., & Rollins, R. (2006). Dive specialization in Phuket: Implications for reef conservation. Environmental Conservation, 33(4), 353-363.

Dolan, A.H. & Walker, I.J. (2006). Understanding vulnerability of coastal communities to climate change related risks. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 39, 1317-1324.

Lunn, K.E., & Dearden, P. (2006). Fisher’s needs in marine protected area zoning. Coastal Management, 34(2),  183-198.

Lunn, K.E., & Dearden, P. (2006). Monitoring small-scale marine fisheries: An example from the Ko Chang archipelago, Thailand. Fisheries Research, 77, 60-71.

O’Boyle, R., & Jamieson, G. (2006). Observations on the Implementation of Ecosystem-based Management: Experiences on Canada’s East and West Coasts. Fisheries Research, 79(1/2), 1-12.

Randall, C., & Rollins, R. (2006).  The kayak tour guide: An important influence on National Park visitors.  Interpscan, 31(4), 5-9.

Theberge, M., & Dearden, P. (2006). Detecting a decline in whale shark (Rhincodon typus) sightings in the Andaman Sea, Thailand, using ecotourist operator-collected data. Oryx, 40, 337-342.

Walker, I.J. & Barrie, J.V. (2006). Geomorphology and sea-level rise on one of Canada’s most ‘sensitive’ coasts: Northeast Graham Island, British Columbia. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 39.

Walker, I.J., Hesp, P.A., Davidson-Arnott, R.G., & Ollerhead, J. (2006). Topographic steering of alongshore airflow over a vegetated foredune: Greenwich Dunes, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Journal of Coastal Research, 22(5), 1278-1291.

Yasué, M., & Dearden, P. (2006). Simultaneous biparental incubation of two nests by a pair of Malaysian plover Charadrius peronii . Wader Study Group Bull, 109, 121-122.

Yasué, M., & Dearden, P. (2006). The effect of heat stress, predation risk and parental investment on Malaysian plover nest return times following a human disturbance. Biological Conservation, 132 (4), 472-480.

Yasué, M., and Dearden, P. (2006). The potential impact of tourism development on habitat availability and productivity of Malaysian plovers Charadrius peronii. Journal of Applied Ecology, 43(5), 978-989.

Zacharias, M.A., Gerber, L.R., & Hyrenbach, K.D. (2006). External scientific review of the Southern Ocean Sanctuary. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 8(1), 1-12.

Zacharias, M.A., & Kushner, D. (2006). Sea temperature and wave height as predictors of population size structure and density of Megastrea (Lithopoma) undosa: Implications for fishery management. Bulletin of Marine Science, 79(1), 71-82.


Dearden, P., Bennett, M., & Johnstone, J. (2005). Trends in global protected area governance. Environmental Management, 36, 89-100.

Hesp, P., Davidson-Arnott, R.G., Walker , I.J., & Ollerhead, J. (2005). Flow dynamics over a vegetated foredune at Prince Edward Island, Canada. Geomorphology, 65, 71-84.

Hines, E., Adulyanukosol, K., Duffus, D., & Dearden, P. (2005). Community perspectives and conservation needs for dugongs (Dugong dugon) along the Andaman coast of Thailand. Environmental Management, 36, 1-12.

Gerber, L.R., Hyrenbach, K.D., & Zacharias, M.A. (2005). Reply to Papastravrou and Leaper. Science, 309, 51-52.

Gerber, L.R., Hyrenbach, K.D., & Zacharias, M.A. (2005). The International Whaling Commission’s Sanctuary Program: Do the world’s largest protected areas protect whales or whalers? Science, 307, 525-526.

Zacharias, M.A., & Gregr, E. (2005). Sensitivity and vulnerability in marine environments: A value-stress approach to identifying Vulnerable Marine Areas. Conservation Biology, 19(1), 86-97.

Locke, H., & Dearden, P. (2005). Rethinking protected area categories and the “new paradigm”. Environmental Conservation, 32, 1-10.

Needham, M. D., & Rollins, R. B. (2005). Interest group standards for recreation and tourism impacts at ski areas in the summer. Tourism Management, 26(1), 1-13.

Needham, M. D., Rollins, R. B., & Vaske, J. J. (2005). Skill level and normative evaluations among summer recreationists at alpine ski areas. Leisure / Loisir: Journal of the Canadian Association for Leisure Studies, 29(1), 71-94.

Pearce, K.I. & Walker, I.J. (2005). Frequency and magnitude biases in the ‘Fryberger’ model with implications for characterizing geomorphically effective winds. Geomorphology, 68(1-2), 39-55.

Robinson, C.L.K., Morrison, J., & Foreman, M.G.G. (2005). Oceanographic connectivity among marine protected areas on the north coast of British Columbia, Canada. Canada Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 62, 1350-1362.

Topelko, K.N., & Dearden, P. (2005). The shark watching industry and its potential contribution to shark conservation. Journal of Ecotourism, 4(2), 108-128.

Walker , I.J. (2005). Physical and logistical considerations of using ultrasonic anemometry in aeolian sediment transport research. Geomorphology, 68(1-2), 57-76.

Walker, I.J. & Roy, A.G. (2005). Fluid flow & sediment transport processes in geomorphology: innovations, insights & advances in measurementGeomorphology, 68(1/2), 1-2. Preface to the Special Issue: Walker, I.J. & Roy, A.G (eds), Fluid flow & sediment transport processes in geomorphology: innovations, insights & advances in measurement.


Dearden, P., & Dempsey, J. (2004). Protected areas in Canada: Decade of change. The Canadian Geographer, 48, 225-239.

Needham, M.D., Rollins, R. ., & Wood, C.J.B. (2004). Site-specific encounters, norms and crowding of summer visitors at alpine ski areas. International Journal of Tourism Research, 6(6), 421-437.

Needham, M.D., Rollins, R.B., & Wood, C.J.B. (2004). Stakeholders’ perceptions of bear viewing tours at an alpine ski area in the summer. Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 9(2),  153-156.

Needham, M.D., Wood, C.J.B., & Rollins, R.B. (2004). Understanding summer visitors and their experiences at the Whistler Mountain ski area, Canada. Mountain Research and Development, 24(3), 234-242.

Parsons, D.R., Walker, I.J., & Wiggs, G.F.S. (2004). Numerical modelling of flow structures over idealised transverse aeolian dunes of varying geometry. Geomorphology, 59, 149-164.

Parsons, D.R., Wiggs, G.F.S., Walker, I.J., Ferguson, R.I. & Garvey, B.G. (2004). Numerical modelling of airflow over an idealised transverse dune. Environmental Modelling & Software, 19, 153-162.

Robinson, C.L.K., Gower, J.F.R., & Borstad, G.A. (2004). Twenty years of satellite observations describing phytoplankton blooms in seas adjacent to Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, Canada. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 30, 36-43.


Baird, I. & Dearden, P. (2003). Biodiversity conservation and resource tenure regimes – a case study from NE Cambodia. Environmental Management, 32, 541-550.

Canessa, R., Conley, K., & Smiley, B. (2003). Bowie Seamount Marine Protected Area: An ecosystem overview. Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Science, 2461, 85.

Needham, M. D., & Rollins, R. B. (2003). The lure of summer: A study at Whistler shows what visitors love about the mountains. Ski Area Management, 42(2), 28-29.

Walker, I.J., & Nickling, W.G. (2003). Simulation and measurement of surface shear stress over isolated and closely spaced transverse dunes. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 28, 1111-1124.


Delamere, T., & Rollins, R.  (2002). Testing the reliability and validity of the festival impact attitude scale.  Annals of Tourism Research

Pattanavibool, A., & Dearden, P. (2002). Fragmentation and montane evergreen forests in northern Thailand. Biological Conservation, 107, 155-164.

Rollins, R., Harding, R., & Mann, M.  (2002).  Managing for conflict in an urban park setting:  An application of attitude theory.  Leisure/Loisir, 26 (3-4), 135-146.

Tungittiplakorn, W., & Dearden, P. (2002). Biodiversity conservation and cash crop development in Northern Thailand. Biodiversity and Conservation, 11(11), 2007-2025.

Walker, I.J., & Nickling, W.G. (2002). Dynamics of secondary airflow and sediment transport over and in the lee of transverse dunes. Progress in Physical Geography, 26(1): 47-75.


Jamieson, G.S. (2001). Review of status of Northern, or Pinto, Abalone, Haliotis kamtschatkana , in Canada. The Canadian Field-Naturalist, 115, 555-563.

Jamieson, G.S., & Levings, C.D. (2001). Marine protected areas in Canada – implications for both conservation and management. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 58, 138-156.

Robinson, D., Robson, M., & Rollins, R. (2001).  Towards increased citizen involvement in Canadian forest management.  Environments, 29(2), 21-42.

Tomascik, T., & Robinson, C.L.K. (2001). The use of recreational SCUBA diving surveys in the Southern Gulf Islands NMCA Feasibility Study. Research Links, 8(3).

Zacharias, M.A., & Roff, J.C. (2001). Explanations of patterns of intertidal diversity at regional scales. Journal of Biogeography, 28(4), 471-483.

Zacharias, M.A., & Roff, J.C. (2001). Zacharias and Roff vs. Salomon et al.: Who adds more value to marine conservation efforts? Conservation Biology, 15(5), 1456-1458.

Zacharias, M.A., & Roff, J.C. (2001). Use of focal species in marine conservation and management: A Review and Critique. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 11, 59-76.

Robinson, C.L.K. (2001). Climate-driven ecosystem models: A new tool for understanding variability in coastal marine ecosystems. Research Links, 8(3).

Before 2000

Boonchote, T., & Dearden, P. (1994). Tourism growth and impacts at Ban Sob Ruak, the Golden Triangle Village, Thailand. Journal of Ecology, 21, 62-67.

Dearden, P., & Chettamart, S. (1997). Development threatens Asia’s parks, reserves. Forum, 12, 123-128.

Dearden, P. (1995). Biocultural Diversity and Development in Northern Thailand. Applied Geography, 15, 325-340.

Dearden, P. (1995). Biodiversity and development in Northern Thailand. Journal of Business Administration, 22/23, 255-270.

Dearden, P. (1995). Park literacy and conservation. Conservation Biology, 9, 1-3.

Dearden, P. (1996). Integrated watershed management planning and information requirements in Northern Thailand. Canadian Journal of Development Studies, XVII, 1-17.

Dearden, P., & Berg, L. (1993). Canadian National Parks: A Model of Administrative Penetration. The Canadian Geographer, 37, 194-211.

Dearden, P., & Harron, S. (1994). Alternative tourism and adaptive change: Insights from Northern Thailand. Annals of Tourism Research, 21, 81-102 .

Dearden, P., Chettamart, S., & Emphandu D. (1998). Protected areas and property rights in Thailand. Environmental Conservation, 25, 195-197.

Dearden, P., Chettamart, S., Emphandu, D., & Tanakanjana, N. (1996). National parks and hilltribes in Northern Thailand: A case study of Doi Inthanon. Society and Natural Resources, 9, 125-141.

Duffus, D., & Dearden, P. (1993). Killer whales, science and protected area management in British Columbia. The George Wright Forum, 9, 79-87.

Duffus, D., & Dearden, P. (1993). Recreational use, valuation and management of Killer Whales (Orcinus orca) on Canada’s Pacific Coast. Environmental Conservation, 20, 149-156.

Hvenegaard, G., & Dearden, P. (1998). Ecotourism versus tourism in a Thai National Park. Annals of Tourism Research, 25, 700-720.

Hvenegaard, G., & Dearden, P. (1998). Linking ecotourism and biodiversity conservation: a Case study of Doi Inthanon National Park, Thailand. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, 19, 193-211.

Jamieson, G.S. (2000). Selective effects of fishing on the population dynamics of crustaceans. Crustacean Issues, 12, 627-642.

Nichols, D., & Rollins, R. (1991). Respite and recreation: A care and service relationship. Recreation Canada, May, 39-43.

Robinson, C.L.K. (2000). The consumption of euphausiids by the pelagic fish community off southwestern Vancouver Island. Journal of Plankton Research, 22, 1649-1662.

Robinson, C.L.K., & Ware, D.M. (1999). Simulated and observed response of the southwest Vancouver Island pelagic ecosystem to oceanic conditions in the 1990s. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 56, 2433-2443.

Rollins, R., & Bradley, G. (1987). The Fishbein-Ajzen Model: A Conceptual Approach Linking Recreation Motivation, Behavior and Satisfaction.  Recreation Research Review, 13(1), 22-27.

Rollins R. & R. Warren (1989). Job Satisfaction of Aquatics Professionals in Ontario. Recreation Research Review, 13(3).

Wedeles, C.H.R., Smith, H., & Rollins, R. (1990). Opinions of Ontario moose hunters on changes to the selective harvest system.  ALCES, 25, 1-9.

Rollins R. (1986). Book Review: Studies in Outdoor Recreation, Manning R. E. Park News, 22, 2(3), 40.

Rollins R. (1987). Hunter satisfaction with the selective harvest system for moose management in Northern Ontario. ALCES, 23, 181-194.

Rollins R., & Romano, L. (1990). Hunter satisfaction with the selective harvest system for moose management in Northern Ontario. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 17, 470-475.

Rollins, R., H. Hamilton, & S. Hegmann (1994). Managing for wilderness on the West Coast Trail: A case study of social science and resource management. Research Links, 1(3), Winter, 12.

Rollins, R., & Deiter, S. (1986). Persuasive communication: An analysis of public input regarding Wabakimi Wilderness Park. Park News, 22, 2(2), 28-29.

Rollins, R., & Trotter, W. (2000). Public attitudes regarding user fees in Provincial Forest lands. Leisure/Loisir, 24(1-2), 139-159.

Rollins, R., & Zhang Liming (1992). Natural conservation and recreational resorts in suburbs and countryside. World Forestry Research (Nanjing, China), 43-49.

Rollins, R., & Liming, Z. (1994). Classic Chinese rock gardens. Landmark, Winter, 18-19.

Rollins, R. (1983). The issue of non-response in recreation surveys. Recreation Research Review, 10(4), 5-11.


Rollins, R.  (1997).  Validation of TIAS as a tourism impact tool.  Annals of Tourism Research, 24(2), 37-41.

Rollins, R., Payne, R.J., & Cole, S. (1990). Distance education and natural resource management. In Proceedings: Conference on Technology and Natural Resource Management, Washington, D.C., November 12-16.

Rollins, R., Trotter, W. & Taylor, B. (1998).  Adaptive management of recreation sites in the Wildland-Urban Interface.  Journal of  Applied Recreation Research, 23(2), 107-125.

Rollins, R., & Nichols, D. (1982). Outdoor oriented programs.  CAHPER Journal, 48(3), 20-22.

Rollins, R. & Nichols, D. (1982). Outdoor programs: A perspective. ANEE , 2(6), 25-29.

Rollins, R. (1983). Leadership certification revisited. CAHPER Journal 50(1), 8-10.

Smyth, C.R., & Dearden, P. (1998). Attitudes of environmental management personnel involved in surface coal mine reclamation in Alberta and British Columbia, BC. Applied Geography, 18, 275-29.

Smyth, C.R., & Dearden, P. (1998). Performance standards and monitoring requirements of surface coal mine reclamation success in mountainous jurisdictions of western North America: A review. Journal of Environmental Management, 53, 209-229.

Valavaara, A., & Rollins, R. (1986). Using Attribution Theory to Measure Motives of Cross-Country Skiiers. Outdoor Recreation Research Journal, 1, Winter, 26-30.

White, K., & Rollins, R. (1985). Interpretation as a Management Tool. Interpretation Canada, 13(1), 27-30.

Rollins, R. (1984). Marketing Canadian Wilderness. Park News, 20(1), 2-4.

Walker, I.J. (1999).  Secondary airflow and sediment transport in the lee of reversing dunesEarth Surface Processes and Landforms, 24(5), 437-448.

Walker , I.J., Desloges, J.R., Crawford, G., & Smith, D. (1997). Floodplain formation processes and archaeological implications at the Grand Banks site, Lower Grand River , Southern Ontario. Geoarchaeology, 12(8), 865-887.

Wittayapak, C., & Dearden, P. (1999). Decision-making arrangements in community-based watershed management in Northern Thailand. Society and Natural Resources, 12, 673-691.

Zacharias, M.A., & Roff, J.C. (2000). A hierarchical ecological approach to conserving marine biodiversity. Conservation Biology, 14(5), 1327-1334.

Zacharias, M.A., & Howes, D.E. (1998). An analysis of marine protected areas in British Columbia using a Marine Ecological Classification. Natural Areas Journal, 18(1), 4-13.

Zacharias, M.A., Howes, D.E., Harper, J.R., & Wainwright, P. (1998). The development and verification of a marine ecological classification: A case study in the Pacific marine region of Canada. Coastal Management, 26(2), 105-124.

Zacharias, M.A., Howes, D.E., & Harper, J.R. (1998). An ecosystem approach to marine conservation. Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Science, 2247, 96-104.

Zacharias, M.A., Morris, M.C., & Howes, D.E. (1999). Large scale characterization of intertidal communities using a predictive model. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 239(2), 223-241.

Zacharias, M.A., Niemann O., & Borstad, G.A. (1992). An assessment and classification of a multispectral bandset for the remote sensing of intertidal seaweeds. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 18, 263-274.

Zacharias, M.A., Morris, M., & Howes, D.E. (1998). A biophysical habitat classification for intertidal environments in the Strait of Georgia. Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Science, 2247, 104-111.