Refereed/Peer Reviewed

Denotations: * is co-primary author, and students/advisees are underscored

Fezzi, C., D. Ford, K.L.L. Oleson (2022). The economic value of coral reefs: climate change impacts and spatial targeting of restoration measures. Ecological Economics.

Wilmot, E., J. Wong, Y. Tsang, A.J. Lynch, D. Infante, K.L.L. Oleson, A. Strauch, H. Cliverd (2022). Characterizing mauka-to-makai connections for aquatic ecosystem conservation on Maui, Hawaiʻi. Ecological Informatics. 70:101704.

Hume, A., L. Leape, K.L.L. Oleson, E. Polk, K. Chand, R. Dunbar (2021). Towards an ocean-based large ocean states country classification. Marine Policy.

Iwane, M.A., K.L. Leong, M. Vaughan, K.L.L. Oleson (2021). When a shark is more than a shark: A socio-political problem-solving approach to fisher-shark interactions. Frontiers in Marine Science.

Suan, A., K.L. Leong, K.L.L. Oleson (2021). Automated content analysis of the Hawaiʻi small boat fishery survey reveals nuanced, evolving conflicts. Ecology and Society.  

Dacks, R., S. Lewis, P.A.S. James, L.L. Marino, K.L.L. Oleson (2020). Documenting baseline value chains of Palau’s nearshore and offshore fisheries prior to implementing a large-scale marine protected area. Marine Policy: 103754.

Gruby, R.L., N.J. Gray, L. Fairbanks, E. Havice, L.M. Campbell, A. Friedlander, K.L.L. Oleson, K. Sam, L. Mitchell, and Q. Hanich (2020). Policy interactions in large‐scale marine protected areas. Conservation Letters: e12753.

Lewis, S., C. Fezzi, R. Dacks, S. Ferrini, P.A.S. James, L.L. Marino, Y. Golbuu, K.L.L. Oleson (2020). Conservation policies informed by food system feedbacks can avoid unintended consequences. Nature Food: 1-4.

Oleson, K.L.L., K.J. Bagstad, C. Fezzi, M.D. Barnes, M.K. Donovan, K.A. Falinski, K.D. Gorospe, H. Htun, J. Lecky, F. Villa, T. Wong (2020). Linking land and sea through an ecological-economic model of coral reef recreation. Ecological Economics 177:106788.

Warnell, K.J.D., M. Russell, C. Rhodes, K.J. Bagstad, L.P. Olander, D.J. Nowak, R. Poudel, P.D. Glynn, J.L. Hass, S. Hirabayashi, J.C. Ingram, J. Matuszak, K.L.L. Oleson, S.M. Posner, and F. Villa (2020). Testing ecosystem accounting in the United States: A case study for the Southeast. Ecosystem Services 43:101099.

Weijerman, M., Z. S. Oyafuso, K.M. Leong, K.L.L. Oleson, M. Winston (2020). Supporting Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management in meeting multiple objectives for sustainable use of coral reef ecosystems. ICES Journal of Marine Science.

Winter, K., N. Lincoln, F. Berkes, …, K.L.L. Oleson, et al. (2020). Ecomimicry in Indigenous resource management: Optimizing ecosystem services to achieve resource abundance with examples from Hawaiʻi. Ecology and Society 25(2):26.

Winter, K., Y. Rii, F. Reppun, K. Hintzen, R. Alegado, B. Bowen, …, K.L.L. Oleson, et al. (2020). Collaborative research to inform adaptive comanagement: a framework for the Heʻeia National Estuarine Research Reserve. Ecology and Society25(4).

Barnes, M.D., W. Goodell, R. Whittier, R., K.A. Falinski, T. Callender, H. Htun, C. Leviol, H. Slay, and K.L.L. Oleson (2019). Decision analysis to support wastewater management in coral reef priority area. Marine Pollution Bulletin 148:16-29.

Jouffray, J.B., L. Wedding, A. Norström, M. Donovan, G. Williams, L. Crowder, A. Erickson, A. Friedlander, N. Graham, J. Gove, C. Kappel, J. Kittinger, J. Lecky, K.L.L. Oleson, K. Selkoe, C. White, I. Williams, M. Nystrom (2019). Parsing human and biophysical drivers of coral reef regimes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286(1896):20182544.

Boyd, J.W., K.J. Bagstad, J.C. Ingram, C.D. Shapiro, J.E. Adkins, C.F. Casey, C.S. Duke, P.D. Glynn, E. Goldman, M. Grasso, J.L. Hass, J.A. Johnson, G. Lange, J. Matusak, A. Miller, K.L.L. Oleson, S.M. Posner, C. Rhodes, F. Soulard, M. Vardon, F. Villa, B. Voigt, and S. Wentland (2018). The natural capital accounting opportunity: let’s really do the numbers. BioScience 68(12), 940-943.

Bremer, L.L., K. Falinski, C. Ching, C.A. Wada, K.M. Burnett, K. Kukea-Shultz, N. Reppun, G. Chun, K.L.L. Oleson, and T. Ticktin (2018). Biocultural restoration of traditional agriculture: cultural, environmental, and economic outcomes of loʻi kalo restoration in Heʻeia, Oʻahu. Sustainability 10(12):4502.

Bryant, B.P., M.E. Borsuk, P. Hamel, K.L.L. Oleson, C.J.E. Schulp, S. Wilcock (2018). Transparent and feasible uncertainty assessment adds value to applied ecosystem services modeling. Ecosystem Services 33:103-109.

Delevaux, J.M., R. Whittier, K.A. Stamoulis, L.L. Bremer, S. Jupiter, A.M. Friedlander, M. Poti, G. Guannel, N. Kurashima, K.B. Winter, R. Toonen, E. Conklin, C. Wiggins, A. Knudby, W. Goodell, K. Burnett, S. Yee, H. Htun, K.L.L. Oleson, T. Wiegner, T. Ticktin (2018). A linked land-sea modeling framework to inform ridge-to-reef management in high oceanic islands. PLoS One 13(3): e0193230.

Donovan, M., A. Friedlander, J. Lecky, J. Jouffray, G. Williams, L. Wedding, L. Crowder, A. Erickson, N. Graham, J. Gove, C. Kappel, K. Karr, J. Kittinger, A. Norström, M. Nyström, K.L.L. Oleson, K. Stamoulis, C. White, I. Williams, and K. Selkoe (2018). Combining fish and benthic communities into multiple regimes reveals complex reef dynamics. Scientific Reports 8(1):16943.

Ingram, R., K.L.L. Oleson, J. Gove (2018). Revealing complex social-ecological interactions through participatory modeling to support ecosystem-based management in Hawai‘i. Marine Policy 94:180-188.

Oleson, K.L.L., S. Grafeld, P. van Beukering, L. Brander, P.A.S. James, and E. Wolfs (2018). Charting progress towards system-scale ecosystem service valuation in islands. Environmental Conservation 45(3):212-226

Wedding, L.M.*, J. Lecky*, J.M. Gove, H.R. Walecka, M.K. Donovan, G.J. Williams, J. Jouffray, L.B. Crowder, A. Erickson, K. Falinski, A.M. Friedlander, C.V. Kappel, J.N. Kittinger, K. McCoy, A. Norström, M. Nyström, K.L.L Oleson, K.A. Stamoulis, C. White, and K.A. Selkoe (2018). Advancing the integration of spatial data to map human and natural drivers on coral reefs. PLoS One 13(3): e0189792.

Weijerman, M., L. Veazey, S. Yee, K. Vaché, J.D. DelevauxM. DonovanK. Falinski, J. Lecky, and K.L.L. Oleson (2018). Managing local stressors for coral reef condition and ecosystem services delivery under climate scenarios. Frontiers in Marine Science 5(2018):425.

Grafeld, S.*, K.L.L. Oleson*, L. Teneva, and J.N. Kittinger (2017). Follow that fish: Uncovering the hidden blue economy in coral reef fisheries. PloS One 12(8):e0182104.

Oleson, K.L.L., K. Falinski, J. Lecky, C. Rowe, C.V. Kappel, and K. Selkoe (2017). Upstream solutions to coral reef conservation: The payoffs of smart and collaborative decision-making. Journal of Environmental Management 191:8-18.

M. Peng, Oleson, K.L.L. (2017). Beach recreationalists’ willingness to pay and economic implications of coastal water quality problems in Hawaii. Ecological Economics 136:41-52.

Powell, K.B., L.M. Ellsworth, C.M. Litton, K.L.L. Oleson, S.A. Ammondt (2017). Toward cost-effective restoration: Scaling up restoration in ecosystems degraded by nonnative invasive grass and ungulates. Pacific Science 71(4):479-493.

Grafeld, S., K.L.L. Oleson, M. Barnes, M. Peng, C. Chan, and M. Weijerman (2016). Divers’ willingness to pay for improved coral reef conditions in Guam: An untapped source of funding for management and conservation? Ecological Economics (128):202-213.

Ratsimbazafy, H., K.L.L. Oleson, R. Roy, A. Harris (2016). Fishing site mapping using local knowledge provides accurate and satisfactory results: Case study of octopus fisheries in Madagascar. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science 15(2):1-7.

Weijerman, M., C. Grace-McCaskey, S. Grafeld, D. Kotowicz, K.L.L. Oleson, and I. van Putten (2016). Towards an ecosystem-based approach of Guam’s coral reefs: the human dimension. Marine Policy 63:8-17.

Barnes-Mauthe*, M., K.L.L. Oleson*, L.M. Brander, B. Zafindrasilivonona, T.A. Oliver, and P. van Beukering (2015). Social capital as an ecosystem service: Evidence from a locally managed area. Ecosystem Services 16:283-293.  

Bremer, L., J. Delevaux, L. Cox, J. Leary and K.L.L. Oleson (2015). Opportunities and Strategies to Incorporate Ecosystem Services Knowledge and Decision Support Tools into Planning and Decision Making in Hawai‘i. Environmental Management 55(4):884-899.  

McKeon, C.S., M.X. Weber, S.E. Alter, N.E. Seavy, E.D. Crandall, D. Barshis, E. Fletcher-Leggett, and K.L.L. Oleson (2015). Melting barriers to faunal exchange across ocean basins. Global Change Biology.

Oliver, T.A.*, K.L.L. Oleson*, H. Ratsimbazafy, D. Raberinary, S. Benbow, and A. Harris (2015). Positive Catch & Economic Benefits of Periodic Octopus Fishery Closures: Do Effective, Narrowly Targeted Actions ‘Catalyze’ Broader Management?. PlosOne 10(6):e0129075.

Oleson, K.L.L.*, M. Barnes*, L. M. Brander, T. A. Oliver, I. van Beek, B Zafindrasilivonona, P. van Beukering (2015). Cultural bequest values for ecosystem service flows among indigenous fishers: A discrete choice experiment validated with mixed methods. Ecological Economics 114:104-116.

Kittinger, J.N., L. Teneva, H. Koike, K. Stamoulis, D.S. Kittinger, K.L.L. Oleson, E. Conklin, M. Gomes, B. Wilcox, and A. Friedlander (2015). From reef to table: social and ecological factors affecting coral reef fisheries, artisanal seafood supply chains, and seafood security. PlosOne 10(8):e0123856.

Benbow, S., F. Humber, T. Oliver, K.L.L. Oleson, D. Raberinary, M. Nadon, H. Ratsimbazafy, and A. Harris (2014). Lessons learnt from experimental temporary octopus fishing closures in southwest Madagascar: benefits of concurrent closures. African Journal of Marine Science 36(1): 31-37.

Ostergaard-Klem, R. and K.L.L. Oleson (2013). GPI Island Style: Localizing the Genuine Progress Indicator to Hawaii. Environmental Practice 16(3):1-11.

Arrow, K., P. Dasgupta, L. Goulder, K. Mumford, and K.L.L. Oleson (2013). Sustainability and the measurement of wealth: Further reflections. Environment and Development Economics 18:504-516.

Barnes-Mauthe*, M., K.L.L. Oleson*, and B. Zafindrasilivonona (2013). A total economic valuation of small-scale fisheries and characterization of post-landings trends. Fisheries Research 147:175-185. 

Gardner, C., M.E. Nicholl, T. Mbohoahy, K.L.L. Oleson, A.N. Ratsifandrihamanana, J. Ratsirarson, L.R. de Roland, M. Virah-Sawmy, B. Zafindrasilivonona, and Z.G. Davies (2013) Protected areas for conservation and poverty alleviation: experiences from Madagascar. Journal of Applied Ecology 50(6):1289-1294.

Westerman, K., K.L.L. Oleson, and A. Harris (2013). Building socio-ecological resilience to climate change through community-based coastal conservation and development: Experiences in southern Madagascar. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science 11(1):87-97.

Arrow, K., P. Dasgupta, L. Goulder, K. Mumford, and K.L.L. Oleson (2012). Sustainability and the measurement of wealth. Environment and Development Economics 17(3):317-353.

Oleson, K.L.L. (2011) Shaky foundations and sustainable exploiters: Problems with using national sustainability measures in a transnational era. Journal of Environment and Development 20(3):329-349.

Khagram, S., K. Cahill, D. MacMynowski, J. Warren, E. Richards, K.L.L. Oleson, J. Kitzes, R. Katz, R. Hwang, R. Goldman, J. Funk, and K. Brauman (2010) Thinking about knowing: Intellectual foundations for interdisciplinary research. Environmental Conservation 37(4):388.

Burke, M., K.L.L. Oleson, E. McCullough, and J. Gaskell (2009) A global model tracking water, nitrogen, and land inputs and virtual transfers from industrialized meat production and trade. Environmental Modeling and Assessment 14(2):179

Oleson, K.L.L., L. Hartzell, and M. Mastrandrea (2009) The baker’s dozen: Key nations can and should act together to prevent further dangerous climate change. Intergenerational Justice Review 9(3):106

Galloway, J., M. Burke, E. Bradford, W. Falcon, J. Gaskell, E. McCullough, H. Mooney, R. Naylor, K.L.L. Oleson, V. Smil, H. Steinfeld, T. Wassenaar (2007) International trade in meat. Ambio 36(8)

Book Chapters

Finkbeiner, E.M., K.L.L. Oleson, J.T. Kittinger (2017). Social resilience in the Anthropocene ocean. In Conservation for the Anthropocene ocean. P. Levin and M. Poe (Eds.). Amsterdam:Elsevier.

Oleson, K.L.L., K. Falinski, L. Teneva, S.J. Pittman (2017). Linking landscape and seascape conditions: Science, tools, and management. In Seascape Ecology: Taking landscape ecology into the sea, S.J. Pittman (Ed.). West Sussex:Wiley.

Munoz, P., E. Darkey, L. Pearson, K.L.L. Oleson, K. Mumford (2012). Chapter 4: Key findings. In Inclusive Wealth Report 2012. P. Dasgupta, A. Duraiappah, P. Munoz (Eds.). Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press. This report was submitted to RIO+20 Conference on Sustainable Development.

Arrow, K.J., P. Dasgupta, L. Goulder, K.J. Mumford, K.L.L. Oleson (2010). China, the U.S., and Sustainability: Perspectives Based on Comprehensive Wealth. In G. Heal (Ed.), Is Economic Growth Sustainable? International Economics Association, Volume 148, London:Palgrave Macmillan.

Oleson, K.L.L. (2008). Integrating the environment into economics in China – A focus on exports. In E. Au, K. Lam, T. Zhu, M. Partidario (Eds.), International Experience on Strategic Environmental Assessment, Dept. Geog. and Resource Mgmt., The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong:China.

Technical Reports

Babcock, R., M. Barnes, A. Fung, W. Goodell, K.L.L. Oleson. Investigation of Cesspool Upgrade Alternatives in Upcountry Maui. Report to the Hawaiʻi Department of Health 2019.

Gove, J., J. Polovina, W. Walsh, A. Heenan, I.D. Williams, L. Wedding, R.J. Ingram, J. Lecky, K.L.L. Oleson, H. Walecka, S. Heron, C.S. Couch, E.J. Howell (2016). West Hawai‘i Integrated Ecosystem Assessment: Ecosystem Trends and Status Report 2016. NOAA Technical Memorandum.

Maynard, J., B. Parker, R. Beeden, J. Tamelander, P. McGowan, L. Gramer, S. Heron, M. Kendall, S. McKagan, E. McLeod, K. Oleson, and S. Pittman (2015). Coral Reef Resilience Research and Management – Past, Present and Future: Workshop Report. Silver Spring, MD: NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program. NOAA Technical Memorandum CRCP 20. 47pp. doi:10.7289/V5VQ30M9.

Ostergaard-Klem, R. and K.L.L. Oleson (2015). The tie between invasive species and the economy. Department of Health Environmental Council’s Annual Report.

Ostergaard-Klem, R. and K.L.L. Oleson (2013). Environmental Council Annual Report State of Hawaiʻi. [PDF]

Regina Ostergaard-Klem, K.L.L. Oleson (2012) Hawai‘i State Environmental Council Annual Report. [PDF]