Academic Journal Articles

Meerow, Sara and Carrie Mitchell. 2017. “Weathering the Storm: The politics of urban climate change adaptation planning” Environment and Planning A. Link

Meerow, Sara. 2017. "Double exposure, infrastructure planning, and urban climate resilience in coastal megacities: A case study of Manila" Environment and Planning A. Link

Meerow, Sara and Joshua Newell. 2017. Spatial planning for multifunctional green infrastructure: Growing resilience in DetroitLandscape and Urban Planning. Link

Meerow, Sara and Joshua Newell. 2016. “Urban resilience for whom, what, when, where, and why?" Urban GeographyLink

Meerow, Sara and Melissa Stults. 2016. “Comparing conceptualizations of urban climate resilience in theory and practice." Sustainability. 8(7): 701. Link

Meerow, Sara, Joshua Newell, Melissa Stults. 2016. “Defining Urban Resilience: A Review” Landscape and Urban Planning. 147: 38-49. Link

Nordgren, John, Melissa Stults, Sara Meerow. 2016. "Supporting Local Climate Change Adaptation: Where we are and where we need to go" Environmental Science & Policy. Link

Meerow, Sara and Joshua Newell. 2015. “Resilience and Complexity: A Bibliometric Review and Prospects for Industrial Ecology” Journal of Industrial Ecology. 19(2): 236-251. Link 

Meerow, Sara and Isa Baud. 2012. “Generating Resilience: Exploring the Contribution of the Small Power Producer and Very Small Power Producer Programs to the Resilience of Thailand’s Power Sector” International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development. 4(1): 20-38. Link


Papers Under Review or In Revision

Moser, Susanne, Sara Meerow, James C. Arnott, Emily Jack-Scott. Under review. “The Turbulent world of resilience: Signals rising above the noise in cross- and transdisciplinary communication.”

Woodruff, Sierra, Sara Meerow, Melissa Stults, Chandler Wilkins. Under review. “Adaptation to Resilience Planning: Alternative pathways to prepare for climate change.”

Zhang, Zhenzhen, Sara Meerow, Joshua P. Newell, Mark Lindquist. Under review. “Enhancing Landscape Connectivity through Multifunctional Green Infrastructure Corridor Modeling and Design: The Case of Detroit.”

Meerow, Sara. Revising for submission. “A Green Infrastructure Spatial Planning model for evaluating ecosystem service tradeoffs and synergies in three coastal megacities.”

Newell, Joshua, Alec Foster, Mariel Bergman, and Sara Meerow. Revising for submission. "Urban Agriculture as Equitable Green Infrastructure: Gardens, Ecosystems Services, and the Challenge of "Scaling Up" in Detroit and Beyond"


Other Publications 

Stults, Melissa and Sara Meerow. 2017. "Professional Societies and Climate Change: An Analysis of how urban-focused professional societies are integrating climate change into their member engagement activities." Troy: MI: The Kresge Foundation. Link

Daigger, Glen, Jim Diana, Andrew Jones, Sara Meerow, Linda Young. 2016. "Urban Agriculture and the Food Supply" in Scaling Up Agriculture in City-Regions to Mitigate FEW System Impacts. White paper developed in support for "Few Workshop: "Scaling Up" Urban Agriculture to Mitigate Food-Energy-Water Impacts." Ann Arbor: University of Michigan. Link

Stults, Missy, John R. Nordgren, Sara Meerow, Melisa Ongun, Rachel Jacobson, and Cory Hamilton. 2015. "Assessing the Climate Adaptation Resource and Service Landscape" in  Bullock, Haddow, Haddow, and Coppola (Eds.), Living with Climate Change: How Communities are Surviving and Thriving in a Changing Climate. Boca Raton: CRC Press. Link

Mans, Ulrich, Sara Meerow and Hebe Verrest. 2013. “Best practices in urban planning and management technologies: Netherlands best practice.” Technical Working Paper Series: Land and Urban Management, the University of the West Indies. Link

Mans, Ulrich and Sara Meerow. 2012. “Linking Green City Politics With Green Business.” in Simpson and Zimmerman (Eds.), The Economy of Green Cities: World Compendium on the Green Urban Economy. ICLEI-Springer Series: Local Sustainability 3. Dordrecht: Springer. Link

Mans, Ulrich and Sara Meerow. 2012. “Role of local governments in promoting renewable energy businesses: A contribution to a green urban economy.” ICLEI Global Report, ICLEI. Link

Lindberg, Staffan and Sara Meerow. 2011. “Persistent Authoritarianism and the Future of Democracy in Africa.” Chapter in Brown, Nathan (ed.) Democratization: Doubt, Dictatorship, Diffusion, and Development. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press. Link