Dave White

Dave White
Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Director, Decision Center for a Desert City, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Associate Professor, School of Community Resources and Development, College of Public Service & Community Solutions
Affiliated Faculty, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Dave.White@asu.edu
602-496-0154

School of Community Resources and Development
Arizona State University
411 N. Central Ave., Ste. 550
Phoenix, AZ 85004-4020

Dave D. White is Associate Professor in the Arizona State University (ASU) School of Community Resources and Development, Principal Investigator and Director of the Decision Center for a Desert City (DCDC), and Co-PI for The Foresight Initiative. His research and engagement is focused on developing, implementing, and evaluating institutions to link knowledge to action for sustainability. Dr. White’s research has been published in dozens of scientific journal articles and has been featured in popular media including The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. Dr. White also holds appointments at ASU as Senior Sustainability Scientist with the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, affiliate faculty with the Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes and the School of Public Affairs. Dr. White is a recipient of the President's Medal for Social Embeddedness from Arizona State University and the Celebrating Natural Resources Award from the University of Idaho. He received his Ph.D. from Virginia Tech, M.S. from the University of Idaho, and B.S. from George Mason University.

PhD, Forestry, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2002

MS, Resource Recreation and Tourism, University of Idaho, 1998

BA, History, George Mason University, 1993

Journal Articles

In Press

Bausch, J. C., H. Eakin, S. Smith-Heisters, A. M. York, D. D. White, C. Rubinos and R. M. Aggarwal. Development pathways at the agriculture-urban interface: The case of Central Arizona. Agriculture and Human Values DOI: 10.1007/s10460-015-9589-8 .

Sampson, D. A., R. Quay and D. D. White. Anticipatory modeling for water supply sustainability in Phoenix, Arizona. Environmental Science and Policy DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2015.08.014.

2015

White, D. D., L. Withycombe Keeler, A. Wiek and K. L. Larson. 2015. Envisioning the future of water governance: A survey of central Arizona water decision makers. Environmental Practice 17(1):25-35. DOI: 10.1017/S1466046614000489 . (link)

White, D. D., A. Y. Wutich, K. L. Larson and T. Lant. 2015. Water management decision makers’ evaluations of uncertainty in a decision support system: The case of WaterSim in the Decision Theater. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 58(4):616-630. DOI: 10.1080/09640568.2013.875892. (link)

Withycombe Keeler, L., A. Wiek, D. D. White and D. A. Sampson. 2015. Linking stakeholder survey, scenario analysis, and simulation modeling to explore the long-term impacts of regional water governance regimes. Environmental Science and Policy 48:237-249. (link)

2014

Wutich, A., A. C. White, D. D. White, K. L. Larson, A. Brewis and C. Roberts. 2014. Hard paths, soft paths, or no paths? Cross-cultural perceptions of water solutions. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 18(1):109–120. DOI: doi:10.5194/hess-18-109-2014. (link)

2013

Childs, C., A. M. York, D. White, M. L. Schoon and G. S. Bodner. 2013. Navigating a murky adaptive comanagement governance network: Agua Fria watershed, Arizona, USA. Ecology and Society 18(4):Art. 11. DOI: 10.5751/ES-05636-180411. (link)

Quay, R., K. L. Larson and D. D. White. 2013. Enhancing water sustainability through university-policy collaborations: Experiences and lessons from researchers and decision-makers. Water Resources IMPACT 15(2):17-19.

White, D. D. 2013. Framing water sustainability in an environmental decision support system. Society & Natural Resources 26(11):1365-1373. DOI: 10.1080/08941920.2013.788401.

2011

Cutts, B. B., D. D. White and A. P. Kinzig. 2011. Participatory geographic information systems for the co-production of science and policy in an emerging boundary organization. Environmental Science and Policy 14(8):977-985. DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2011.05.012.

Larson, K. L., D. C. Ibes and D. D. White. 2011. Gendered perspectives about water risks and policy strategies: A tripartite conceptual approach. Environment and Behavior 43(3):415-438. DOI: 10.1177/0013916510365253. (link)

Larson, K. L., A. Wutich, D. White, T. A. Munoz-Erickson and S. L. Harlan. 2011. Multifaceted perspectives on water risks and policies: A cultural domains approach in a Southwestern city. Human Ecology Review 18(1):75-87. (link)

White, D. D., J. F. Aquino, M. Budruk and A. Golub. 2011. Visitors' experiences of traditional and alternative transportation in Yosemite National Park. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 29(1):38-57. (link)

2010

White, D. D., A. Y. Wutich, K. L. Larson, P. Gober, T. Lant and C. M. Senneville. 2010. Credibility, salience, and legitimacy of boundary objects: Water managers' assessment of a simulation model in an immersive decision theater. Science and Public Policy 37(3):219-232. DOI: 10.3152/030234210X497726. (link)

Wutich, A. Y., T. Lant, D. D. White, K. L. Larson and M. Gartin. 2010. Comparing focus group and individual responses on sensitive topics: A study of water decision-makers in a desert city. Field Methods 22(1):88-110. DOI: 10.1177/1525822X09349918. (link)

2009

Larson, K. L., D. D. White, P. Gober, S. L. Harlan and A. Y. Wutich. 2009. Divergent perspectives on water resource sustainability in a public-policy-science context. Environmental Science and Policy 12(7):1012-1023. DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2009.07.012. (link)

2008

Budruk, M., D. D. White, J. A. Woodrich and C. J. Van Riper. 2008. Connecting visitors to people and place: Visitors' perceptions of authenticity at Canyon de Chelley National Monument, Arizona. Journal of Heritage Tourism 3(3):185-202. DOI: 10.1080/17438730802139004. (link)

White, D. D., E. A. Corley and M. S. White. 2008. Water managers' perceptions of the science-policy interface in Phoenix, Arizona: Implications for an emerging boundary organization. Society and Natural Resources 21(3):230-243.

2006

Nyaupane, G. P., D. D. White and M. Burduk. 2006. Motive-based tourist market segmentation: An application to Native American cultural heritage sites in Arizona, USA. Journal of Heritage Tourism 1(2):81-99. DOI: 10.2167/jht010.0. (link)

Book Chapters

2014

Gober, P., D. D. White, R. Quay, D. A. Sampson and C. W. Kirkwood. 2014. Socio-hydrology modelling for an uncertain future, with examples from the USA and Canada. In: Riddick, A. T., H. Kessler and J. R. Giles eds., Integrated Environmental Modelling to Solve Real World Problems: Methods, Vision and Challenges. Vol 408. The Geological Society of London. DOI: 10.1144/SP408.2. (link)

Posters

2015

Chipman, D., K. Larson, D. White and A. Wutich. 2015. I will survive: Perceptions of personal and global climate change risks. Poster presented at the Seventeenth Annual CAP LTER All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, 16 January 2015, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link)

Cázares-Rodriguez, J., E. R. Vivoni, D. D. White and A. I. Ramirez. 2015. Flood analysis and mitigation strategies in the Santa Catarina watershed: Multimodel application for stakeholder-driven solutions. Poster presented at the AAAS 2015 Annual Meeting, February 12-16, 2015, San Jose, CA.

Cázares-Rodriguez, J., E. R. Vivoni, D. D. White and A. I. Ramirez. 2015. Flood analysis and mitigation strategies in the Santa Catarina watershed: Multimodel application for stakeholder-driven solutions. Poster presented at the Decision Center for a Desert City Annual Poster Symposium, April 27, 2015, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Cázares-Rodriguez, J., E. R. Vivoni, D. D. White and A. I. Ramirez. 2015. Flood analysis and mitigation strategies in the Santa Catarina Watershed: Multimodel applications for stakeholder-driven solutions. Poster presented at the 29th Conference on Hydrology, 95th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society (AMS), January 4-8, 2015, Phoenix, AZ.

Gutierrez, V., A. Bhat, M. M. Elser and D. D. White. 2015. Citizen science through participation: Engaging students in cutting edge water conservation. Poster presented at the Decision Center for a Desert City Annual Poster Symposium, April 27, 2015, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Karim, A., S. Rode and D. D. White. 2015. Effectiveness of “Fix-a-leak week 2015” direct incentive campaign on residential water conservation behavior in Goodyear, Arizona. Poster presented at the Decision Center for a Desert City Annual Poster Symposium, April 27, 2015, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Sampson, D. A., R. Quay and D. D. White. 2015. A browser interface to WaterSim 5. Poster presented at the Seventeenth Annual CAP LTER All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, 16 January 2015, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link)

2014

Blasco, D., H. McAtee, A. Wutich, A. White, C. Roberts, D. White, K. Larson and A. A. Brewis. 2014. Hard paths, soft paths or no paths? Cross-cultural perceptions of water solutions. Poster presented at the 16th Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium and All Scientists Meeting, January 17, 2014, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link)

Bohn, T. J., G. Mascaro, D. D. White and E. R. Vivoni. 2014. Effects of land use on the predictability of land-atmosphere fluxes and moisture transport in the North American Monsoon Region. Poster presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 15-19, 2014, San Francisco, CA.

Bohn, T. J., E. R. Vivoni and D. D. White. 2014. Atmospheric moisture transport in the North American monsoon: Linking water and land governance across political boundaries. Poster presented at the National Science Foundation Science, Engineering, and Education for Sustainability (SEES) PI Meeting, April 8-9, 2014, Arlington, VA.

Brandau, J., S. Rode, M. Holmes and D. White. 2014. Compare to conserve: Residential smart-metering. Poster presented at the Decision Center for a Desert City Annual Poster Symposium, April 28, 2014, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Cázares-Rodriguez, J., E. R. Vivoni, D. D. White and A. I. Ramirez. 2014. Analysis and modeling of the Santa Catarina Watershed response to Hurricane Alex. Poster presented at the AAAS 2014 Annual Meeting, Meeting Global Challenges: Discovery and Innovation, February 13-17, 2014, Chicago, IL.

Cázares-Rodriguez, J., E. R. Vivoni, D. D. White and A. I. Ramirez. 2014. Analysis and modeling of the Santa Catarina Watershed response to Hurricane Alex. Poster presented at the Decision Center for a Desert City Annual Poster Symposium, April 28, 2014 , Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Cázares-Rodriguez, J., E. R. Vivoni, D. D. White and A. I. Ramirez. 2014. Analysis and modeling of the Santa Catarina watershed response to Hurricane Alex in Monterrey, Mexico: Multimodel applications for stakeholder-driven solutions. Poster presented at the 2014 World Environmental & Water Resources Congress by the American Society of Civil Engineers (EWRI-ASCE), June 1-5, 2014, Portland, OR.

Kruke, L., D. White, K. Larson and A. Wutich. 2014. Climate change uncertainty and skepticism: A cross-country analysis. Poster presented at the 16th Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium and All Scientists Meeting, January 17, 2014, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link)

Moreno, H. A., D. D. White, H. V. Gupta, E. R. Vivoni and D. A. Sampson. 2014. Predicting the long term hydrologic effects of the Four Forest Restoration Project at Tonto Creek Basin, Arizona. Poster presented at the 16th Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium and All Scientists Meeting, January 17, 2014, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link)

Sampson, D. A., R. Quay, D. D. White and P. Gober. 2014. WaterSim: a brief history. Poster presented at the Water Resources Research Center 2014 Annual Conference: Closing the Gap Between Water Supply and Demand, April 8, 2014, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.

Sampson, D. A., R. Quay, D. D. White and P. Gober. 2014. WaterSim: A brief history. Poster presented at the 16th Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium and All Scientists Meeting, January 17, 2014, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link)

Withycombe Keeler, L., A. Wiek, D. White, R. Quay and D. Sampson. 2014. Linking stakeholder survey, scenario construction, and simulation modeling to explore long-term impacts of regional water governance regimes. Poster presented at the Decision Center for a Desert City Annual Poster Symposium, April 28, 2014, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

2013

Hennessy, J., D. Frost, A. Miller and D. D. White. 2013. Potential attributes of water use variation in mixed use residential landscapes. Poster presented on May 1, 2013 at the Decision Center for a Desert City Annual Poster Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Moreno, H. A., D. D. White, H. V. Gupta, E. R. Vivoni and D. A. Sampson. 2013. Scaling up the hydrologic effects of forest thinning in semi-arid basins of Arizona. Poster presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 9-13, 2013, San Francisco, CA.

Quay, R., G. M. Garfin, F. Dominguez, K. K. Hirschboeck, C. A. Woodhouse, Z. Guido and D. D. White. 2013. Climate change extreme events: Meeting the information needs of water resource managers. Poster presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 9-13, 2013, San Francisco, CA.

Quay, R., D. A. Sampson, D. D. White, C. W. Kirkwood and P. Gober. 2013. Using advanced scenario analysis as an anticipatory tool: Exploring the uncertainty of urban water demand and supply within central Arizona. Poster presented at the 11 January 2013, 15th Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium and All Scientist Meeting 2013, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link)

Quinn, J., D. D. White, L. Withycombe Keeler, A. D. Wiek and K. L. Larson. 2013. The future of water in the desert: Convergence and divergence between decision makers and students. Poster presented on May 1, 2013 at the Decision Center for a Desert City Annual Poster Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Quinn, J., D. D. White, L. Withycombe Keeler, A. D. Wiek and K. L. Larson. 2013. The future of water in the desert: Convergence and divergence between decision makers and students. Poster presented February 17, 2013 at the Decision Making Under Uncertainty (DMUU) Session of the AAAS Annual Meeting, February 14-18, 2013, Boston, MA.

Rosales Chavez, J., A. Y. Wutich, D. D. White, K. L. Larson and A. A. Brewis. 2013. Cross-cultural perspectives on uncertainty in climate science: Preliminary results from DCDC and the Global Ethnohydrology Study. Poster presented February 17, 2013 at the Decision Making Under Uncertainty (DMUU) Session of the AAAS Annual Meeting, February 14-18, 2013, Boston, MA.

Rosales Chavez, J., A. Y. Wutich, D. D. White, K. L. Larson and A. A. Brewis. 2013. Cross-cultural perspectives on uncertainty in climate science: Preliminary results from DCDC and the Global Ethnohydrology Study. Poster presented on May 1, 2013 at the Decision Center for a Desert City Annual Poster Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Sampson, D. A., R. Quay, D. D. White, P. Gober and C. W. Kirkwood. 2013. Anticipatory water management in Phoenix using advanced scenario planning and analyses: WaterSim 5. Poster presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 9-13, 2013, San Francisco, CA.

White, D. D. and V. K. Turner. 2013. Uncertainty frames in water policy debates. Poster presented February 17, 2013 at the Decision Making Under Uncertainty (DMUU) Session of the AAAS Annual Meeting, February 14-18, 2013, Boston, MA.

White, D. D. and V. K. Turner. 2013. Uncertainty frames in water policy debates. Poster presented on May 1, 2013 at the Decision Center for a Desert City Annual Poster Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Withycombe Keeler, L., A. D. Wiek, D. D. White, R. Quay and J. Quinn. 2013. Quenching our thirst: Future scenarios of water in Phoenix. Poster presented February 17, 2013 at the Decision Making Under Uncertainty (DMUU) Session of the AAAS Annual Meeting, February 14-18, 2013, Boston, MA.

Withycombe Keeler, L., A. D. Wiek, D. D. White, R. Quay, D. A. Sampson and J. Quinn. 2013. Quenching our thirst: Future scenarios of water in Phoenix. Poster presented on May 1, 2013 at the Decision Center for a Desert City Annual Poster Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Withycombe Keeler, L., A. Wiek, D. D. White, R. Quay, D. A. Sampson and J. Quinn. 2013. Quenching our thirst: Future scenarios of water in Phoenix. Poster presented at the Adapting to a Water-Stressed West, American Association for the Advancement of Science Southwestern and Rocky Mountain Division (AAAS-SWARM) Water Forum, November 4, 2013, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

2012

Ragan, M. and D. D. White. 2012. How do we catalyze adaptive and innovative practices in public regulatory agencies?. Poster presented on April 25, 2012 at the Decision Center for a Desert City Annual Poster Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Withycombe Keeler, L., A. D. Wiek, D. D. White, K. L. Larson and K. Jung. 2012. Envisioning water futures in the greater Phoenix area: What do we want the future to look like?. Poster presented on April 25, 2012 at the Decision Center for a Desert City Annual Poster Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Withycombe Keeler, L., A. D. Wiek, D. D. White, R. Quay, G. Basile, K. L. Larson and K. Jung. 2012. Value based scenarios: The future of water governance and use in Central Arizona-Phoenix. Poster presented February 19, 2012 at the AAAS Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, February 16-20, 2012.

2011

Mercer, C. L., L. Cronk, B. Sopher, C. A. Aktipis, D. D. White and A. Y. Wutich. 2011. Can water managers' decision making be influenced by an 'imported' cultural norm?. Poster presented on May 4, 2011 at the Community of Undergraduate/Graduate Research Scholars (COURS) Poster Session, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link)

2010

White, D. D., A. Y. Wutich, K. L. Larson, P. Gober, T. Lant and C. M. Senneville. 2010. How do we better link knowledge and action for environmental decision making?. Poster presented February 21, 2010 at the 2010 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Meeting, San Diego, CA.

2008

Gartin, M., D. D. White, T. Lant and P. Gober. 2008. Stakeholder discursive data distortions: An analysis of WaterSim II textual data. Poster presented at the 30 April 2008 Community of Undergraduate Research Scholars (COURS) Poster Session, Tempe, AZ.

Gartin, M., A. Y. Wutich, T. Lant, D. D. White, K. L. Larson, S. E. Ledlow and P. Gober. 2008. Focusing on higher quality focus groups. Poster presented at 10 January 2008 CAP LTER 10th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link)

Howard, J., K. L. Larson, D. D. White and E. A. Wentz. 2008. Water managers' strategies for addressing uncertainty in their use of GIS for decision making. Poster presented at 10 January 2008 CAP LTER 10th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link)

Howard, J., K. L. Larson, D. D. White and E. A. Wentz. 2008. The use of GIS as a decision-support tool by water managers in Phoenix, AZ. Poster presented at 10 January 2008 CAP LTER 10th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Senneville, C. M., K. L. Larson, A. Y. Wutich, T. Lant, M. Gartin, D. D. White, S. E. Ledlow and P. Gober. 2008. "Missed opportunities" in Central Arizona water management: Reconciling the local supply of and demand for science. Poster presented at 10 January 2008 at the CAP LTER 10th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link)

2007

Gartin, M., T. Lant, A. Y. Wutich, D. D. White, S. E. Ledlow and P. Gober. 2007. WaterSim: A study of water-related decision-making under uncertainty. Poster presented at the January 10, 2007 CAP LTER Ninth Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.. (link)

2006

Peterson, A., P. Howe, M. White, D. D. White and E. A. Corley. 2006. Expert perspectives on science, politics, and water management in Phoenix. Poster presented at the 19 January 2006 CAP LTER 8th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link)

Peterson, K. A., P. Howe, A. White, D. D. White and E. A. Corley. 2006. Expert perspectives of science, politics, and water management in Phoenix. Poster presented at the May 3, 2006 Community of Undergraduate Research Scholars (COURS) Poster Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link)

Presentations

2015

Bohn, T. J., G. Mascaro, D. D. White and E. R. Vivoni. 2015. Effects of land use on land-atmosphere fluxes and moisture transport in the North American Monsoon Region. Presentation at the 29th Conference on Hydrology, 95th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society (AMS), January 4-8, 2015, Phoenix, AZ.

Quay, R., D. D. White and D. A. Sampson. 2015. Exploring water complexity and uncertainty with practitioners and the public using WaterSim. Presentation at the CLIMAS Colloquium Series, February 26, 2015, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.

2014

Bohn, T. J., G. Mascaro, D. D. White and E. R. Vivoni. 2014. Does Mexican land use influence rainfall in the southwestern USA? Effects of land use on land-atmosphere fluxes and moisture transport in the North American Monsoon. Presentation at the US-Mexico Border Water, Engineering, and Sustainability Training (UMB-WEST), , July 21-August 8, 2014, Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. Presented July 29, 2014 at US-Mexico Border Water, Engineering, and Sustainability Training (UMB-WEST), July 21-August 8, 2014, Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico.

White, D. D. 2014. Advancing science in support of water policy and urban climate change adaptation. Presentation at the 16th Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium and All Scientists Meeting, January 17, 2014, SkySong, Scottsdale, AZ.

White, D. D. 2014. Boundary work for water sustainability and urban climate adaptation: Lessons from the Decision Center for a Desert City. Presentation at the ILEK Project First International Symposium, Knowledge Translation: Bridging Gaps between Science and Society, September 13-14, 2014, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto, Japan.

White, D. D. 2014. Envisioning the future of water governance: Linking decision-maker preferences, simulation modelling and scenario analysis to inform sustainability transitions. Presentation at the Global Institute for Water Security Distinguished Lecture Series, September 24, 2014, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK.

White, D. D., L. Withycombe Keeler, A. Wiek, K. L. Larson, D. A. Sampson and R. Quay. 2014. Linking stakeholder engagement, scenario analysis, and simulation modeling to explore the long-term impacts of regional water governance regimes. Presentation at the Environmental Science Division of Argonne National Laboratory, May 19, 2014, Lemont, IL.

2013

Basile, G., E. R. Vivoni, D. D. White, R. Pahle, J. Rodriguez, E. Cazares Rivera, J. Mahlknecht, A. I. Ramirez and R. Miranda. 2013. Water Innovation Consortium project. An integrated approach for sustainable water resources management in Latin America and the Caribbean: The San Juan River Basin pilot project. Presentation at the Inter-American Development Bank , July 26, 2013 , The McCain Institute, Washington, DC.

Basile, G., E. R. Vivoni, D. D. White, R. Pahle, J. Rodriguez, E. Cazares Rivera, J. Mahlknecht, A. I. Ramirez and R. Miranda. 2013. Water Innovation Consortium project. An integrated approach for sustainable water resources management in Latin America and the Caribbean: The San Juan River Basin pilot project. Presentation at the Inter-American Development Bank , June 4, 2013 , Inter-American Development Bank Headquarters, Washington, DC.

Sabo, J. L., R. Quay and D. D. White. 2013. Outcomes of the ASU "Frontiers in Water Reuse Workshop". Presented by Dave White at Arizona Water Reuse 2013, July 15-16, 2013, Flagstaff, Arizona.

White, D. D. 2013. Linking knowledge and action for water sustainability and urban climate adaptation: Research update from the ASU Decision Center for a Desert City. Presented April 24, 2013 as a Brown Bag lecture at the Water Resources Research Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.

White, D. D., P. Gober, D. A. Sampson, R. Quay and C. W. Kirkwood. 2013. Socio-hydrology modelling for an uncertain future, with examples from the USA and Canada. Presentation at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 9-13, 2013, San Francisco, CA.

White, D. D., R. Quay, D. B. Ferguson, J. L. Buizer, Z. Guido and N. Chhetri. 2013. Linking climate change science and adaptation policy at the community scale through anticipatory governance: A review of concepts with application to Arizona communities. Presentation at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 9-13, 2013, San Francisco, CA.

White, D. D., L. Withycombe Keeler, A. D. Wiek and K. L. Larson. 2013. Envisioning the future of water governance in central Arizona: A survey of water decision makers. Presented June 6, 2013 at the 19th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management (ISSRM), June 4-8, 2013, Estes Park Center, Colorado.

Wiek, A., L. Withycombe Keeler and D. D. White. 2013. The role of research in developing and implementing transformational solutions for water sustainability. Presentation at the Workshop: Transformational Solutions for Water in the West, September 5, 2013, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

2012

White, D. D. 2012. Boundary work for water sustainability and urban climate adaptation: Lessons from the Decision Center for a Desert City. Presented November 12, 2012 at the Carnegie Mellon University Climate and Energy Decision Making Seminar, Pittsburgh, PA.

White, D. D., A. D. Wiek, L. Withycombe Keeler, K. L. Larson, R. Quay and G. Basile. 2012. Selecting and assessing distinct scenarios for sustainable water governance strategies in Phoenix, Arizona USA. Presented June 18, 2012 at the 18th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management (ISSRM), June 17-22, 2012, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

2011

Aktipis, C. A., L. Cronk, D. D. White and A. Y. Wutich. 2011. Resource management and risk pooling: Exploring the viability of indigenous solutions for modern resource management problems. Presented March 13, 2011 at Resilience 2011–Resilience, Innovation, and Sustainability: Navigating the Complexities of Global Change, Second International Science and Policy Conference, Tempe, AZ.

White, D. D. and L. Withycombe Keeler. 2011. WaterSim: Research on water sustainability and urban climate adaptation at the Decision Center for a Desert City. Expo Presentation at a showcase of NSF-funded natural hazards research, “Which hazards are in your backyard?” Congressional Hazards Caucus, Hart Senate Building, Washington, D.C., September 7, 2011.

2010

Cole, Z., D. D. White and M. Budruk. 2010. Native American environmental values and natural resource management practices: Quileute Tribal perspectives. Presentation at the 6-10 June 2010 16th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management, Corpus Christi, Texas.

White, D. D., K. L. Larson, P. Gober, S. L. Harlan and A. Y. Wutich. 2010. Divergent perspectives on water resource sustainability in a public–policy–science context: A tripartite conceptual model of human-ecological judgments. Presented June 7, 2010 at ISSRM 2010, the 16th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management, Corpus Christi, Texas.

2007

Budruk, M., J. A. Woodrich and D. D. White. 2007. Connecting visitors to land, people, and place: The relationship between place attachment and perceptions of cultural authenticity at Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona. Presentation at the 16-20 April GWS Biennial Conference on Parks, Protected Areas, and Cultural Sites, Minnesota.

White, D. D., A. Y. Wutich, S. E. Ledlow and P. Gober. 2007. Credibility, saliency, and legitimacy of boundary objects for water resource decision making: Assessing stakeholder response to DCDC WaterSim. Paper presented at the June 17-21, 2007, 13th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management, Park City, UT.

Wutich, A. Y., T. Lant, M. Gartin, D. D. White and K. L. Larson. 2007. Getting hard-to-get data: Are group interviews really better?. Paper presented at the November 29 - December 2, 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Washington, DC.

2005

White, D. D. and E. A. Corley. 2005. Citizen and expert perspectives on water sustainability in Arizona. Presented at the August 5, 2005 Arizona Water Summit, Flagstaff, AZ.

2004

White, D. D. 2004. Decision Center for a Desert City (DCDC): Science, policy, and the construction of a boundary-spanning organization. Paper presented at the June 2-4, 2004 International Symposium on Society and Resource Management, Keystone, CO.

Reports

2013

Larson, K. L., D. D. White, P. Gober, C. W. Kirkwood, V. K. Smith, M. C. Nelson, C. L. Redman and S. K. Wittlinger. 2013. Advancing science in support of water policy and urban climate change adaptation at Arizona State University’s Decision Center for a Desert City: A synthesis of interdisciplinary research on climate, water, and decision making under uncertainty. Decision Center for a Desert City, Arizona State University. Technical Report 13-02. (link)

Middel, A., R. Quay and D. D. White. 2013. Water reuse in central Arizona. Decision Center for a Desert City, Arizona State University. Technical Report 13-01.