Relational approaches to science communication and engagement
- Kearns, F.R. 2016. Loss for words: Art, language, and the challenges of living on a changing planet. The Conversation.
- Kearns, F.R. 2015. Stretching science: Why emotional intelligence is key to tackling climate change. The Conversation and New Republic.
- Kearns, F.R. 2015. A relational approach to climate change: Working with people and conflict. Pages 219-234 in E. Fretz (ed) Climate Change Across the Curriculum, Lexington Books, Lanham, MD.
- Kearns, F.R. 2015. The stepping stones of integrating emotions into practicing science. On Being and Hippo Reads.
- Kearns, F.R. 2015. The art and science of waiting. Hippo Reads.
- Kearns, F.R. 2012. From science communication to relationship-building: Contemplative practice and community engagement in the environmental sciences. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences 2(3):257-277.
- Lymn, N., A. Bednarek, and F. Kearns. 2010. Making information meaningful. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 8(10):507.
- Kearns, F.R. and D.T. Parker. 2018. Supporting sustainable groundwater management. California Agriculture 72(1):6-7 doi.org/10.3733/ca.2018a0007.
- Parker, D.T. and F.R. Kearns. 2016. California's water paradox: Why enough will never be enough. The California Journal of Politics and Policy 8(3) dx.doi.org/10.5070/P2cjpp8331698.
- Kearns, F.R and D.T. Parker. 2015. What would it take to end California’s drought? The Conversation and Newsweek.
- Parker, D.T. and F.R. Kearns. 2015. California's water paradox: Why enough will never be enough. The Conversation, Newsweek, and BBC. Spanish summary also available.
- Kearns, F.R. 2014. 5 key facts about the California drought—and 5 ways we’re responding to it. Hippo Reads. Spanish summary also available.
- Kearns, F.R., N.M. Kelly, J.L. Carter, and V.H. Resh. 2005. The use of landscape pattern metrics to quantify spatial configuration in a watershed context. Landscape Ecology 20:113–125.
- Fend, S. V., J. L. Carter, and F. R. Kearns. 2005. Relationships of field habitat measurements, visual habitat indices, and land cover to benthic macroinvertebrates in urbanized streams of the Santa Clara Valley, California. Pages 193-212 in L.R. Brown, R.H. Gray, R. M. Hughes, and M.R. Meador (eds) Effects of urbanization on stream ecosystems. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 47, Bethesda, Maryland.
- Harris, R.R., S.D. Kocher, J. Gerstein, F.R. Kearns, D.L. Lindquist, D. Lewis, J. LeBlanc, W.E. Weaver, and N.M. Kelly. 2003. Monitoring fish habitat restoration projects. Pages 1-213 in B. Collins (ed.) Interim Restoration Effectiveness and Validation Monitoring Protocols, California. Coastal Salmonid Restoration Monitoring and Evaluation Program. 320 pp., Ca. Dept. of Fish and Game, Fortuna, CA.
- Kearns, F.R. 2003. The Relationship Between Physical Habitat and Biology in Freshwater Ecosystems. ProQuest, UMI Dissertations Publishing.
- Kearns, F.R. 1998. Fisheries as experimental systems in ecology. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 79(2):165-166.
- Kearns, F.R. 2019. Adapting to the changing climate is mission critical for California. Bay Nature.
- Grantham, T., F.R. Kearns, S. Kocher, T. Pathak, and L. Roche. 2018. UC Cooperative Extension takes leading role in climate change research and extension. UC Delivers.
- Pathak, T.B., M.L. Maskey, J.A. Dahlberg, F. Kearns, K.M. Bali, and D. Zaccaria. 2018. Climate change trends and impacts on California agriculture: A detailed review. Agronomy 8(3):25 dx.doi.org/10.3390/agronomy8030025.
- Grantham, T., F.R. Kearns, S. Kocher, T. Pathak, and L. Roche. 2017. Building climate change resilience in California through UC Cooperative Extension. California Agriculture 71(4):197-200.
- Kearns, F.R. and M.A. Moritz. 2018. How fierce fall and winter winds help fuel California fires. The Conversation.
- Kearns, F.R. 2017. California fire damage to homes is less ‘random’ than it seems. The Conversation, CBS News, CityLab, and Salon.
- Kearns, F.R. 2017. California’s massive fires reveal our illusion of control over disasters. Bay Nature.
- Stephens, S.L., M.A. Adams, J. Handmer, F.R. Kearns, B. Leicester, J. Leonard, and M.A. Moritz. 2009. Urban-wildland fires: How California and other regions of the U.S. can learn from Australia. Environmental Research Letters 014010.
- Cleve, C., M. Kelly, F.R. Kearns, and M. Moritz. 2008. Classiﬁcation of the wildland–urban interface: A comparison of pixel- and object-based classiﬁcations using high-resolution aerial photography. Computers, Environment, and Urban Systems 32:317–326.
- Shlisky, A., J. Waugh, P. Gonzalez, M. Gonzalez, M. Manta, H. Santoso, A.A. Nuruddin, D.A. Rodríguez-Trejo, R. Swaty, D. Schmidt, M. Kaufmann, R. Myers, A. Alencar, F. Kearns, D. Johnson, J. Smith, D. Zollner. 2007. Fire, Ecosystems, and People: Threats and Strategies for Global Biodiversity Conservation. GFI Technical Report 2007-2. The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, VA. (report)
- Kearns, F.R., N.C. Goldstein, B. Pedersen, M.A. Moritz. 2007. The Fire Information Engine: A web-based toolkit for wildfire-related needs. Journal of Map and Geography Libraries 4:195-207.
- Pedersen, B.*, F. Kearns*, and M. Kelly. 2007. Methods for facilitating web-based participatory research informatics. Ecological Informatics 2(1):33-42. (*denotes equal contribution)
- Kelly, M., F. Kearns, and K. Tuxen. 2004. Geospatial informatics for management of a new forest disease: Sudden Oak Death. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 70(9):1001-1004.
- Kearns, F.R., M. Kelly, and K.A. Tuxen. 2003. Everything happens somewhere: Using webGIS as a tool for sustainable natural resource management. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 1(10):541-548.
- Kearns, F.R. 1997. Scientific opportunities created by the newly consolidated U.S. Geological Survey and National Biological Service. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 78(2):157-158.
- Kearns, F.R. 1997. Human population and consumption: What are the ecological limits? Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 78(2):161-163.
- UC Renewable Resources Extension Act: Climate change in California Cooperative Extension (2018-19 with Ted Grantham and Susie Kocher)
- USDA NIFA: Disaster readiness in California Cooperative Extension (with Susie Kocher)
- UC Renewable Resources Extension Act: Climate change in California Cooperative Extension (2017-18 with Susie Kocher and Tapan Pathak)
- Invoking the Pause: Relational engagement on climate change
- The Whitman Institute: Relational engagement in the sciences