Robert I McDonald

Summary

Affiliation: The Nature Conservancy
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Two challenges for U.S. irrigation due to climate change: increasing irrigated area in wet states and increasing irrigation rates in dry states
    Robert I McDonald
    Central Science Program, The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e65589. 2013
  2. pmc Energy, water and fish: biodiversity impacts of energy-sector water demand in the United States depend on efficiency and policy measures
    Robert I McDonald
    Worldwide Office, The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e50219. 2012
  3. pmc Energy sprawl or energy efficiency: climate policy impacts on natural habitat for the United States of America
    Robert I McDonald
    Worldwide Office, The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, Virginia, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e6802. 2009
  4. pmc Open space loss and land inequality in United States' cities, 1990-2000
    Robert I McDonald
    Worldwide Office, The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e9509. 2010
  5. pmc Urban growth, climate change, and freshwater availability
    Robert I McDonald
    The Nature Conservancy, Worldwide Office, Arlington, VA 22203, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:6312-7. 2011
  6. pmc Global urban growth and the geography of water availability, quality, and delivery
    Robert I McDonald
    Worldwide Office, The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, VA 22203, USA
    Ambio 40:437-46. 2011

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. pmc Two challenges for U.S. irrigation due to climate change: increasing irrigated area in wet states and increasing irrigation rates in dry states
    Robert I McDonald
    Central Science Program, The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e65589. 2013
    ..4-283.4 billion m³). Increases in irrigation water-use efficiency, particularly by reducing the prevalence of surface irrigation, could eliminate the increase in total irrigation withdrawals in many states...
  2. pmc Energy, water and fish: biodiversity impacts of energy-sector water demand in the United States depend on efficiency and policy measures
    Robert I McDonald
    Worldwide Office, The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e50219. 2012
    ..Since future increases in energy-sector surface water use will occur in areas of high fish endemism (e.g., Southeast), additional management and policy actions will be needed to minimize further species imperilment...
  3. pmc Energy sprawl or energy efficiency: climate policy impacts on natural habitat for the United States of America
    Robert I McDonald
    Worldwide Office, The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, Virginia, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e6802. 2009
    ..The possibility of widespread energy sprawl increases the need for energy conservation, appropriate siting, sustainable production practices, and compensatory mitigation offsets...
  4. pmc Open space loss and land inequality in United States' cities, 1990-2000
    Robert I McDonald
    Worldwide Office, The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e9509. 2010
    ..63. Our results suggest conservation funding and reform-minded zoning decrease per capita open space loss...
  5. pmc Urban growth, climate change, and freshwater availability
    Robert I McDonald
    The Nature Conservancy, Worldwide Office, Arlington, VA 22203, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:6312-7. 2011
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  6. pmc Global urban growth and the geography of water availability, quality, and delivery
    Robert I McDonald
    Worldwide Office, The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, VA 22203, USA
    Ambio 40:437-46. 2011
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