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Keys, P.W., Porkka, M., Wang-Erlandsson, L., Fetzer I., Gleeson, T., and Gordon, L. J. Invisible Water Security: Moisture Recycling and Water Resilience.

Keys, P.W., Galaz, V., Nystrom, M., Cornell, S., Dyer, M., Matthews, N., and Folke, C. Anthropocene Risk.

Gleeson, T., Wang-Erlandsson, L., Zipper, S.C., Porkka, M., Jaramillo, F., Gerten, D., Fetzer, I., Cornell, S., Piemontese, L., Gordon, L.J., Rockstrom, J., Oki, T., Sivapalan, M., Wada, Y., Brauman, K., Florke, M., Bierkens, M.F.P., Lehner, B., Keys, P., Kummu, M., Wagener, T., Dadson, S., Troy, T., Steffen, W., Falkenmark, M., Famiglietti, J. The water planetary boundary: a roadmap to illuminate water in the Anthropocene.

Bjørn, A., Bulle, C., Sim, S., Cornell, S., Wang-Erlandsson, L., Margni, M., Keys, P.W., King, Henry. Challenges and opportunities towards improved application of the planetary boundary for Land-system change in life cycle assessment of products.

Findell, K., Keys, P.W., van der Ent, R.J., Krasting, J., Berg, A., and Lintner, B. Rising Temperatures Increase Importance of Oceanic Evaporation as a Source for Continental Precipitation.



Wang-Erlandsson, L., van der Ent, R. J., Keys, P.W., Fetzer I., Savenije, H. H. G. and Gordon, L. J. (2018) Remote land-use impacts on river flows though atmospheric teleconnection. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences (22) 4311-4328.

Keys, P.W. and Wang-Erlandsson, L. (2018) On the social dynamics of moisture recycling. Earth System Dynamics 9 (2): 829-847.

Keys, P.W. and Falkenmark, M. (2018) Green water and African sustainability. Food Security.

Keys, P.W., Wang-Erlandsson, L., and Gordon, L.J. (2018) Megacity precipitationsheds reveal tele-connected water security challenges. PLoS ONE.

Linkov, I., Fox‐Lent, C., Read, L., Allen, C. R., Arnott, J. C., Bellini, E. , Coaffee, J., Florin, M., Hatfield, K., Hyde, I., Hynes, W., Jovanovic, A., Kasperson, R., Katzenberger, J., Keys, P. W., Lambert, J. H., Moss, R., Murdoch, P. S., Palma‐Oliveira, J., Pulwarty, R. S., Sands, D., Thomas, E. A., Tye, M. R. and Woods, D. (2018), Tiered Approach to Resilience Assessment. Risk Analysis. . doi:10.1111/risa.12991


Merrie, A., Keys, P.W., Metian, M., and Osterblom, H. (2017) Radical Ocean Futures – An imaginative narrative scenarios approach. FUTURES (95), 22-32.

Keys, P.W., Wang-Erlandsson, L., Galaz, V., Ebbesson, J., and Gordon, L.J. (2017) Approaching Moisture Recycling Governance. Global Environmental Change (45) 15-23.


Bell, C.M. and Keys, P.W. (2016) Conditional Relationships Between Drought and Civil Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa. Foreign Policy Analysis. DOI: 10.1093/fpa/orw002

Wang-Erlandsson, L, Bastiaanssen, W. G. M., Gao, H., Jagermeyr, J., Senay, G.B., Gordon, L.J., Keys, P.W., van Dijk,A. I. J. M., Guerschman, J.P., and Savenije, H. H. G. (2016) Global root zone storage capacity from satellite-based evaporation. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 1459-1481, doi:10.5194/hess-20-1459-2016

Keys, P.W., Wang-Erlandsson, L., and Gordon, L.J. (2016) Revealing Invisible Water: Moisture Recycling as an Ecosystem service. PLoS ONE 11(3): e0151993. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0151993


van der Ent, R. J., Wang-Erlandsson, L., Keys, P. W., and Savenije, H. H. G. (2014) Contrasting roles of interception and transpiration in the hydrological cycle – Part 2: Moisture recycling, Earth Syst. Dynam., 5, 471-481, doi:10.5194/esd-5-471-2014

Keys, P.W., Barnes, E.A., van der Ent, R.J., and Gordon, L.J. (2014) Variability of moisture recycling using a precipitationshed framework. Hydrol. Earth. Syst. Sci. doi:10.5194/hess-18-3937-2014


Keys, P. W., van der Ent, R. J., Gordon, L. J., Hoff, H., Nikoli, R., and Savenije, H. H. G. (2012) Analyzing precipitationsheds to understand the vulnerability of rainfall dependent regions, Biogeosciences, 9, 733-746, doi:10.5194/bg-9-733-2012, 2012.


Binder, L.C.W, Barcelos, J.K., Booth, D.B., Darzen, M., Elsner, M.M., Fenske, R., Graham, T.F., Hamlet, A.F., Hodges-Howell, J., Jackson, J.E., Karr, C., Keys, P.W., Littell, J.S., Mantua, N., Marlow, J., McKenzie, D., Robinson-Dorn, M., Rosenberg, E.A., Stöckle, C.O., Vano, J.A. (2010). Preparing for climate change in Washington State. Climatic Change. 102 (1-2), 351-376. doi: 10.1007/s10584-010-9850-5

Rosenberg, E.A., Keys, P.W., Booth, D.B., Hartley, D., Burkey, J., Steinemann, A.C., and Lettenmaier, D.P. (2010). Precipitation extremes and the impacts of climate change on stormwater infrastructure in Washington State. Climatic Change. 102, (1-2), 319-349. doi 10.1007/s10584-010-9847-0.

book chapters & reports

Dougherty, B. and Keys, P.W. (2016). Local, National, Regional Climate Change Programme: Food Security and Climate Change. Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative (AGEDI) (permanent link)

Bell, C.M., Keys, P.W., and Stossmeister, R. (2014) Food Policy and Civil War in Africa’s Drought-Suffering States. in: Conflict-Sensitive Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa, eds. Bob, Urmilla and Salome Bronkhorst. Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag (Berlin Science Publishers), Berlin, Germany

Keys, P.W., Barron, J., and Lannerstad, M. (2012). Releasing the pressure: water resource efficiencies and gains for ecosystem services. United Nations Environment Programme and the Stockholm Environment Institute. ISBN: 978-92-807-3340-5

Barron, J. and Keys, P.W. (2011). Chapter 12: Watershed management through a resilience lens, in: Integrated Watershed Management in Rainfed Agriculture. eds. Wani, S.P., Rockstr ̈om, J., and Sahrawat, K.L. CRC Press.