Karl Zimmerer

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Professor, Geography

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Current research focuses on agrobiodiversity change and resilience related to water resource use, irrigation and climate change; spatial interactions involving the role of social networks and environmental factors in high-agrobiodiversity farming and organic.

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Recent Publications

Land use change dynamics in Euro-mediterranean mountain regions: Driving forces and consequences for the landscape

Jiménez-Olivencia, Y., Ibáñez-Jiménez, Á., Porcel-Rodríguez, L. & Zimmerer, K., Oct 2021, In: Land Use Policy. 109, 105721.

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Emic views of community resilience and coastal tourism development

Naylor, R. S., Hunt, C. A., Zimmerer, K. S. & Taff, B. D., Sep 2021, In: Societies. 11, 3, 94.

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Entanglements of agrobiodiversity-food amid cascading migration, coca conflicts, and water development (Bolivia, 1990–2013)

Zimmerer, K. S., Rojas Vaca, H. L. & Hosse Sahonero, M. T., 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Geoforum.

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Grand Challenges in Urban Agriculture: Ecological and Social Approaches to Transformative Sustainability

Zimmerer, K. S., Bell, M. G., Chirisa, I., Duvall, C. S., Egerer, M., Hung, P. Y., Lerner, A. M., Shackleton, C., Ward, J. D. & Yacamán Ochoa, C., Apr 9 2021, In: Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 5, 668561.

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Participatory seed projects and agroecological landscape knowledge in Central America

Baumann, M. D., Zimmerer, K. S. & van Etten, J., Jul 3 2020, In: International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability. 18, 4, p. 300-318 19 p.

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Who is resilient in Africa's Green Revolution? Sustainable intensification and Climate Smart Agriculture in Rwanda

Clay, N. & Zimmerer, K. S., Sep 2020, In: Land Use Policy. 97, 104558.

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What's the market got to do with it? Social-ecological embeddedness and environmental practices in a local food system initiative

Hedberg, R. C. & Zimmerer, K. S., Mar 2020, In: Geoforum. 110, p. 35-45 11 p.

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Agri-food land transformations and immigrant farm workers in Peri-urban areas of spain and the mediterranean

Zimmerer, K. S., Jiménez-Olivencia, Y., Ruiz-Ruiz, A. & Porcel-Rodríguez, L., Dec 2020, In: Land. 9, 12, p. 1-19 19 p., 472.

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Informal food chains and agrobiodiversity need strengthening—not weakening—to address food security amidst the COVID-19 crisis in South America

Zimmerer, K. S. & de Haan, S., Aug 1 2020, In: Food Security. 12, 4, p. 891-894 4 p.

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Woody vegetation dynamics in the tropical and subtropical Andes from 2001 to 2014: Satellite image interpretation and expert validation

Aide, T. M., Grau, H. R., Graesser, J., Andrade-Nuñez, M. J., Aráoz, E., Barros, A. P., Campos-Cerqueira, M., Chacon-Moreno, E., Cuesta, F., Espinoza, R., Peralvo, M., Polk, M. H., Rueda, X., Sanchez, A., Young, K. R., Zarbá, L. & Zimmerer, K. S., Jun 2019, In: Global Change Biology. 25, 6, p. 2112-2126 15 p.

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