Journal articles and book chapters

In press:

Arias ME, Piman T, Lauri H, Cochrane TA, Kummu M. In press. Dams on Mekong Tributaries as significant contributors of hydrological alterations to the Tonle Sap Floodplain in Cambodia. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences.

Kattelus, M., Rahaman, M. M. & Varis, O. In press. Hydropower Development in Myanmar and its implications on regional energy cooperation, International Journal of Sustainable Society. Accepted for Publication.

Räsänen, T.A., Joffre, O., Someth, P., Tran Thanh, C., Keskinen, M. and Kummu, M. 2014. Model-based assessment of water, food and energy trade-offs in a cascade of multi-purpose reservoirs – A case study from the Sesan tributary of the Mekong River. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000459

2014:

Arias ME, Cochrane TA, Kummu M, Lauri H, Koponen J, Holtgrieve GW, Piman T. 2014. Impacts of hydropower and climate change on drivers of ecological productivity of Southeast Asia’s most important wetland. Ecological modelling 272: 252-263 doi: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2013.10.015

Jalava M, Kummu M, Porkka M, Siebert S, Varis O. 2014. Diet change – a solution to reduce water use? Environmental Research Letters 9: 074016. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/9/7/074016 [pdf]

Kattelus, M., Rahaman, M.M., & Varis, O. 2014. Myanmar under reform: Emerging pressures along the water – energy – food nexus. Natural Resources Forum 38: 85-98. doi: 10.1111/1477-8947.12032

Kummu M, Tes S, Yin S, Adamson P, Józsa J, Koponen J, Richey J, Sarkkula J. 2014.  Water balance analysis for the Tonle Sap lake – floodplain system. Hydrological Processes 28(4): 1722–1733. doi: 10.1002/hyp.9718

Kummu M, Gerten D, Heinke J, Konzmann M, and Varis O. 2014. Climate-driven interannual variability of water scarcity in food production: a global analysis. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 18: 447–461. doi: 10.5194/hess-18-447-2014 [pdf]

Lauri H and Kummu M. 2014. Improving the accuracy of a grid-based distributed hydrological model using slope and river length corrections in a large river basin: case Mekong. Hydrology Research 45(4-5): 715-726 doi: 10.2166/nh.2013.238

Lauri H, Räsänen T and Kummu M. 2014. Using reanalysis and remotely sensed temperature and precipitation data for hydrological modelling in monsoon climate: case Mekong River. Journal of Hydrometeorology 15: 1532-1545. doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-13-084.1 [pdf]

Lu XX, Kummu M, Oeurng C. 2014. Reappraisal of sediment dynamics in the Lower Mekong River, Cambodia. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 39(14): 1855–1865. doi: 10.1002/esp.3573

Lu XX, Li S, Kummu M, Padawangi R, Wang JJ. 2014. Observed changes in the water flow at Chiang Saen in the lower Mekong: Impacts of Chinese dams? Quaternary International 336: 145-157. doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2014.02.006

Rockström J, Falkenmark M, Allan T, Folke C, Gordon L, Jägerskog A, Kummu M, Lannerstad M, Meybeck M, Molden D, Postel S, Savenije H, Svedin U, Turton A, Varis O. 2014. The Unfolding Water Drama in the Anthropocene: towards a resilience based perspective on water for global sustainability. Ecohydrology 7: 1249-1261 doi: 10.1002/eco.1562 [pdf]

Varis OEnckell KKeskinen M. 2014. Integrated water resources management: horizontal and vertical explorations and the ‘water in all policies’ approach. International Journal of Water Resources Development 30: 433-444. doi: 10.1080/07900627.2014.912130 [pdf]

Varis OKummu M, Lehr C and Shen D. 2014. China’s stressed waters: societal and environmental vulnerability of Chinese river systems. Applied Geography 53: 105-116. doi: 10.1016/j.apgeog.2014.05.012

Ward PW, Eisner S, Flörke M, Dettinger MD and Kummu M. 2014. Annual flood sensitivities to El Niño Southern Oscillation at the global scale. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 18: 47–66. doi: 10.5194/hess-18-47-2014 [pdf]

Ward, PJ, Jongman B, Kummu M, Dettinger MD, Sperna Weiland FC, Winsemius HC. 2014. Strong influence of El Niño Southern Oscillation on flood risk around the world. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences – PNAS 111: 15659-15664.  doi: 10.1073/pnas.1409822111 [pdf]

2013:

Darby SE, Leyland J, Kummu MRäsänen TA, Lauri H. 2013. Decoding the drivers of bank erosion on the Mekong River: The roles of the Asian monsoon, tropical storms and snow melt. Water Resources Research 49(4): 2146-2163. doi: 10.1002/wrcr.20205 [pdf]

Gerten D, Hoff H, Rockström J, Jägermeyr J, Kummu M, and Pastor AV. 2013. Towards a revised planetary boundary for consumptive freshwater use: role of environmental flow requirements. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 5: 551-558. doi:  10.1016/j.cosust.2013.11.001

Holtgrieve, G.W., Arias, M.E., Irvine, K.N., Lamberts, D., Ward, E.J., Kummu, M., Koponen, J., Sarkkula, J., Richey, J.E. 2013. Patterns of ecosystem metabolism in the Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia with links to freshwater fisheries. PLoS One 8(8): e71395. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0071395 [pdf]

Meybeck, M., Kummu, M. and Dürr, HH. 2013. Global hydrobelts and hydroregions: improved reporting scale for water-related issues? Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 17: 1093-1111. doi: 10.5194/hess-17-1093-2013 [pdf]

Porkka M, Kummu M, Siebert S, Varis O. 2013. From food insufficiency towards trade dependency: a historical analysis of global food availability. PLoS ONE 8(12): e82714. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0082714 [pdf]

Rahaman, M.M.  2013.  Istanbul World Water Forum’s Ministerial Declaration (2009): A positive shift of global water policy recommendations towards sustainability, International Journal of Sustainable Society, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp.114-132. DOI: 10.1504/IJSSOC.2013.052911

Räsänen, T.A., Lehr, C., Mellin, I., Ward, P.J., Kummu, M. 2013. Palaeoclimatological perspective on river basin hydrometeorology: case of the Mekong. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 17, 2069-2081, doi: 10.5194/hess-17-2069-2013

Räsänen, T.A. and Kummu, M. 2013. Spatiotemporal influences of ENSO on precipitation and flood pulse in the Mekong River Basin. Journal of Hydrology 476: 154-168. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.10.028

Salmivaara, A.Kummu, M.Varis, O. and Keskinen, M. 2013. Using Global Datasets to Create Environmental Profiles for Data-poor Regions: a case from the Irrawaddy and Salween River Basins. Environmental Management 51(4): 897-911. doi: 10.1007/s00267-013-0016-x

2012:

Arias, M.E., Cochrane, T.A., Piman, T., Kummu, M., Caruso, B.S., Killeen, T.J. 2012. Quantifying changes in flooding and habitats in the Tonle Sap Lake (Cambodia) caused by water infrastructure development and climate change in the Mekong Basin. Journal of Environmental Management 112: 53-66. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2012.07.003

Barton, D. N., Kuikka, S., Varis, O., Uusitalo, L., Henriksen, H. J., Borsuk, M., de la Hera, A., Farmani, R., Johnson, S., & Linnell, J. D. C. 2012. Bayesian networks in environmental and resource management. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 8(3): 418-429. doi: 10.1002/ieam.1327

Daniel, M. and Sojamo, S. 2012. From risks to shared value? Corporate strategies in building a global water accounting and disclosure regime. Water Alternatives 5(3): 636-657 [pdf]

Johnston, R. and Kummu, M. 2012. Water resource models in the Mekong Basin: a review. Water Resources Management 26(2): 429-455. doi: 10.1007/s11269-011-9925-8

Keskinen, M. & Varis, O. 2012. Institutional cooperation at a basin level: For what, by whom? Lessons learned from Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake. Natural Resources Forum 36(1): 50-60. doi: 10.1111/j.1477-8947.2012.01445.x

Keskinen, M., Kummu, M., Käkönen, M., and Varis, O. 2012. [Synopsis] Mekong at the crossroads: next steps for impact assessment of large dams. Ambio 41(3): 319-324. doi: 10.1007/s13280-012-0261-x

Keskinen, M., Kummu, M., Käkönen, M., & Varis, O. 2012. Mekong at the Crossroads: Alternative Paths of Water Development and Impact Assessment Politics and Development in a Transboundary Watershed. In: J. Öjendal, S. Hansson & S. Hellberg (Eds.), Politics and Development in Transboundary Watershed: The Case of the Lower Mekong Basin, pp. 101-126. Springer Netherlands. doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-0476-3_6

Keulertz, M. and Sojamo, S. 2012. Inverse globalisation? The global agricultural trade system and Asian investments in African land and water resources. In: Allan, T., Keulertz, M., Sojamo, S. and Warner, J. (eds.) Handbook of Land and Water Grabs in Africa: Foreign direct investment and food and water security. Routledge: Abingdon and New York.

Kummu, M., de Moel, H., Porkka, M., Siebert, S., Varis, O. and Ward, P.J. 2012. Lost food, wasted resources: global food supply chain losses and their impacts on freshwater, cropland, and fertiliser use. Science of the Total Environment 438: 477-489. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.08.092 [pdf]

Lauri, H., de Moel, H., Ward, P.J., Räsänen, T.A.Keskinen, M. and Kummu, M. 2012. Future changes in Mekong River hydrology: impact of climate change and reservoir operation on discharge. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 16(12): 4603-4619. doi: 10.5194/hess-16-4603-2012 [pdf]

Lehr, C., Ward, P.J., and Kummu, M. 2012. Impact of large-scale climatic oscillations on snowfall related climate parameters in the world’s major downhill ski areas: a review. Mountain Research and Development 32(4): 431-445. doi: 10.1659/mrd-journal-d-12-00062.1 [pdf]

Liljeström, I., Kummu, M. and Varis, O. 2012. Nutrient balance assessment in the Mekong Basin: Nitrogen and phosphorus dynamics in a catchment scale. International Journal of Water Resources Development 28(2): 373-391. doi: 10.1080/07900627.2012.668649

Porkka, M., Kummu, M., Siebert, S. & Flörke, M. 2012. The Role of Virtual Water Flows in Physical Water Scarcity: Case Central Asia. International Journal of Water Resources Development 28(3): 453-474. doi: 10.1080/07900627.2012.684310

Rahaman, M.M. 2012. Principles of Transboundary Water Resources Management and Water-related Agreements in Central Asia: An Analysis. International Journal of Water Resources Development  28(3):475-491.  doi: 10.1080/07900627.2012.684311

Rahaman, M.M. 2012. Water Wars in 21st Century: Speculation or Reality?. International Journal of Sustainable Society 4(1-2): 3-10. doi: 10.1504/IJSSOC.2012.044658

Rahaman, M.M. 2012. Hydropower Ambitions of South Asian Nations and China: Ganges and Brahmaputra Rivers Basins. International Journal of Sustainable Society 4(1-2): 131-157. doi: 10.1504/IJSSOC.2012.044670

Räsänen, T.A., Koponen, J., Lauri, H. and Kummu, M. 2012. Downstream Hydrological Impacts of Hydropower Development in the Upper Mekong Basin. Water Resources Management 26(12): 3495-3513. doi: 10.1007/s11269-012-0087-0

Salmivaara, A. 2012. Myanmar: Assessing Freshwater Vulnerability in the Irrawaddy and Salween River Basins. In Kelman, I. & Lamadrid, A. (eds.) Climate Change Modeling for Local Adaptation in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region (Community, Environment and Disaster Risk Management, Volume 11). Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., pp. 177-206. doi: 10.1108/S2040-7262(2012)0000011016

Sojamo, S. and Larson, E.A. 2012. Investigating food and agribusiness corporations as global water security, management and governance agents: The case of Nestlé, Bunge and Cargill. Water Alternatives 5(3): 619-635. [pdf]

Sojamo, S., Keulertz, M.,  Warner, J. & Allan, J. A. 2012. Virtual water hegemony: the role of agribusiness in global water governance. Water International, 37(2):169-182. doi: 10.1080/02508060.2012.662734

Stucki, V.,  Wegerich, K., Rahaman, M. M. & Varis, O.  2012. Water and Security in Central Asia: Solving a Rubik’s Cube. International Journal of Water Resources Development 28(3): 395-397. doi: 10.1080/07900627.2012.684301

Stucki, V. and Sojamo, S. 2012. Nouns and numbers of the water–energy–security nexus in Central Asia. International Journal of Water Resources Development 28(3): 399-418. doi: 10.1080/07900627.2012.684304.

Varis, O. and Kummu, M. 2012. The major Central Asian river basins: an assessment of vulnerability. International Journal of Water Resources Development 28(3): 433-452. doi: 10.1080/07900627.2012.684309

Varis, O., Kummu, M., Härkönen, S., and Huttunen, J. 2012. Greenhouse gas emissions from reservoirs. In: Tortajada, C., Altinbilek, D., Biswas, A.K. (Eds.), Impacts of large dams: A Global Assessment, pp. 69-94. Springer, Berlin. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-23571-9_4

Varis, O., Kummu, M. and Salmivaara, A. 2012. Ten Major River Basins in Monsoon Asia-Pacific: An assessment of vulnerability. Applied Geography 32(2): 441-454. doi: 10.1016/j.apgeog.2011.05.003

Varis O., Rahaman, M.M. & Kajander, T. 2012 Fully Connected Bayesian Belief Networks: The Modelling Procedure with a Case Study of the Ganges River Basin, Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, 8(3): 491-502. doi: 10.1002/ieam.222.

2011:

Kummu, M. and Varis, O. 2011. The World by latitudes: a global analysis of human population, development level and environment across the north-south axis over the past half century. Applied geography 31(2): 495-507. doi: 10.1016/j.apgeog.2010.10.009

Kummu, M., de Moel, H., Ward, P.J. and Varis, O. 2011. How close do we live to water? A global analysis of population distance to freshwater bodies. PLoS ONE 6(6): e20578. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0020578 [pdf]

Wang, J.J., Lu, X.X. and Kummu, M. 2011. Sediment Load Estimates and Variations in the Lower Mekong River. River Research and Applications, 27(1): 33-46. doi: 10.1002/rra.1337

2010:

Darby, S., Trieu, H., Carling, P. Sarkkula, J., Koponen, J., Kummu, M., Conlan, I., and Leyland, J. 2010. A physically-based model to predict hydraulic erosion of fine-grained river banks: The role of form roughness in limiting erosion. Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface. 115: F04003. doi: 10.1029/2010JF001708

Keskinen, M., Chinvanno, S., Kummu, M.Nuorteva, P., Snidvongs, A.,Varis, O. and Västilä, K. 2010. Climate change and water resources in the Lower Mekong River Basin: putting adaptation into the context. Journal of Water and Climate Change 1(2): 103-117. doi:10.2166/wcc.2010.009

Kummu, M., Lu, X.X., Wang, J.J., and Varis, O. 2010. Basin-wide sediment trapping efficiency of emerging reservoirs along the Mekong. Geomoporphology, 119: 181-197. doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2010.03.018

Kummu, M., Ward, P.J., de Moel, H., and Varis, O. 2010. Is physical water scarcity a new phenomenon? Global assessment of water shortage over the last two millennia. Environmental Research Letters 5: 034006. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/5/3/034006 [pdf]

Nuorteva, P., Keskinen, M. and Varis, O. 2010. Water, livelihoods and climate change adaptation in the Tonle Sap Lake area, Cambodia: learning from the past to understand the future, Journal of Water and Climate Change, 1(1): 87-101. doi: 10.2166/wcc.2010.010 [pdf]

Salmivaara, A. 2010. [Book review]. Global Change: Impacts on Water and Food Security. International Journal of Water Resources Development. 26(3): 509-511. doi: 10.1080/07900627.2010.494461

Västilä, K., Kummu, M. Snidvongs, A. And Chinvanno, S. 2010. Modelling climate change impacts on the flood pulse in the Mekong floodplains, Journal of Water and Climate Change 1(1): 67-86. doi: 10.2166/wcc.2010.008 [pdf]

2009:

Friend, R., Arthur, R. & Keskinen, M. 2009. Songs of the Doomed: The Continuing Neglect of Capture Fisheries in Hydropower Development in the Mekong. In: Molle, F., Foran, T. & Käkönen, M. (Eds.): Contested Waterscapes in the Mekong Region – Hydropower, Livelihoods and Governance, Earthscan. [pdf]

Kattelus, M. 2009. [Book review]. Integrated water resources management in practice: Better water management for development by Roberto Lenton and Mike Muller. Natural Resources Forum, Vol.33, Issue 4, pp. 339-340. DOI: 10.1111/j.1477-8947.2009.01248.x

Kummu, M. 2009. Water management in Angkor: human impacts on hydrology and sediment transportation. Journal of Environmental Management 90(3): 1413-1421. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2008.08.007

Kummu, M.Varis, O. and Sarkkula, J., 2009. Impacts of land surface changes on regional hydrology – Mainland Southeast Asia. In: L. Lebel, A. Snidvongs, C.-T.A. Chen and R. Daniel (Eds.), Critical states: Environmental challenges to development in monsoon Southeast Asia. Gerakbudaya: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. p. 221-238.

Rahaman, M.M. 2009. Principles of transboundary water resources management and Ganges Treaties: An Analysis. International Journal of Water Resources Development 25(1): 159-173. doi: 10.1080/07900620802517574

Rahaman, M.M. 2009. Integrated Ganges basin management: conflict and hope for regional development. Water Policy 11(2): 168-190.
doi: 10.2166/wp.2009.012

Rahaman, M.M. 2009. Principles of international water law: Creating effective transboundary water resources management. International Journal of Sustainable Society 1(3): 207-223. doi: 10.1504/IJSSOC.2009.027620

Rahaman, M.M. 2009. [Book Review] Management of Transboundary Rivers and Lakes, edited by Varis, O., Biswas, A. K. & Tortajada, C., Water International 34(3): 385-388. DOI:10.1080/02508060903148051

Rahaman, M.M. and Varis, O. 2009. Integrated water management of the Brahmaputra basin: Perspectives and hope for regional development. Natural Resources Forum 33(1): 60-75. doi: 10.1111/j.1477-8947.2009.01209.x

Sarkkula, J., Keskinen, M., Koponen, J., Kummu, M., Richey, J. and Varis, O. 2009. Hydropower in the Mekong region: What are the impacts on fisheries? In Molle, F.; Foran, T. and Käkönen, M. (Eds.): Contested Waterscapes in the Mekong Region: Hydropower, Livelihoods and Governance, pp. 227-251. London: Earthscan.

Varis, O. 2009. Megacities attract: Urban Challenge for Water Management. Harvard International Review. Jun 2009.

Varis, O. and Abu-Zeid, K. 2009. Socio-Economic and Environmental Aspects of Water Management in the 21st Century: Trends, Challenges and Prospects for the MENA Region. International Journal of Water Resources Development 25(3): 507-522. doi: 10.1080/07900620902972679

2008:

Fletcher, R., Penny, D., Evans, D., Pottier, C., Barbetti, M., Kummu, M., Lustig, T. and APSARA. 2008. The water management network of Angkor, Cambodia. Antiquity 82 (317): 658-670.

Heinonen, U. 2008. Millennium development goals and Phnom Penh: Is the city on track to meet the goals? In: M. Kummu, M. Keskinen and O. Varis (Eds.), Modern Myths of the Mekong – A Critical Review of Water and Development Concepts, Principles and Policies. Water & Development Publications – Helsinki University of Technology. Finland. pp. 95-105.

Heinonen, U. 2008. The hidden role of informal economy: Is informal economy insignificant for Phnom Penh’s development? In: M. Kummu, M. Keskinen and O. Varis (Eds.), Modern Myths of the Mekong – A Critical Review of Water and Development Concepts, Principles and Policies. Water & Development Publications – Helsinki University of Technology. Finland. pp. 123-132.

Keskinen, M. 2008. Population, natural resources & development in the Mekong: Does high population density hinder development?In: M. Kummu, M. Keskinen and O. Varis (Eds.), Modern Myths of the Mekong – A Critical Review of Water and Development Concepts, Principles and Policies. Water & Development Publications – Helsinki University of Technology. Finland. pp. 107-121.

Keskinen, M. 2008. Water Resources Development and Impact Assessment in the Mekong Basin: Which Way to Go? Ambio, 37(3): 193-198. [pdf]

Keskinen, M., Mehtonen, K. and Varis, O. 2008. Transboundary co-operation vs. internal ambitions—the role of China and Cambodia in the Mekong region. In: Pachova, N.I., Nakayama, M. & Janský, L (Eds.), International Water Security: Domestic Threats and Opportunities: 79-109. United Nations University Press, Tokyo.

Kummu, M., Penny, D, Sarkkula, J. and Koponen, J. 2008. Sediment – Curse of Blessing for Tonle Sap Lake? Ambio, 37 (3): 158-163. [pdf]

Kummu, M. and Sarkkula, J., 2008. The impact of Mekong river flow alteration on the Tonle Sap flood pulse. Ambio, 37(3): 185-192. [pdf]

Kummu, M., Lu, X.X., Rasphone, A., Sarkkula, J. and Koponen, J., 2008. Riverbank changes along the Mekong River: Remote sensing detection in the Vientiane-Nong Khai area. Quaternary International, 186(1): 100-112. doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2007.10.015

Käkönen, M. 2008. Mekong Delta at the Crossroads: More Control or Adaptation? Ambio, 37(3): 205-212. [pdf]

Lustig, T., Fletcher, R., Kummu, M., Pottier, C. and Penny, D., 2008. Did the traditional cultures live in harmony with nature? Lessons from Angkor. In: M. Kummu,M. Keskinen, and O. Varis (Editors), Modern Myths of the Mekong – A Critical Review of Water and Development Concepts, Principles and Policies. Water and Development Publications, Helsinki University of Technology. Finland. pp. 81-94.

Mehtonen, K. 2008. Do the downstream countries oppose the upstream dams? In: M. Kummu, M. Keskinen and O. Varis (Eds.), Modern Myths of the Mekong – A Critical Review of Water and Development Concepts, Principles and Policies. Water & Development Publications – Helsinki University of Technology. Finland. pp. 161-173.

Mehtonen, K., Keskinen, M. and Varis, O. 2008. The Mekong: IWRM and institutions. In: Varis, O., Biswas, A.K. & Tortajada, C. (Eds.): Management of Trans-boundary Rivers and Lakes: 207-226. Springer, Berlin.

Nikula, J. 2008. Is harm and destruction all that fl oods bring?In: M. Kummu, M. Keskinen and O. Varis (Eds.), Modern Myths of the Mekong – A Critical Review of Water and Development Concepts, Principles and Policies. Water & Development Publications – Helsinki University of Technology. Finland. pp. 27-38.

Rahaman, M.M. 2008. [Book Review] Governance as a Trialogue: Government-Society-Science in Transition, edited by Anthony R. Turton et al., International Journal of Water Resources Development, 24(1): 197-200. doi:10.1080/07900620701740137

Rahaman, M.M. & Varis, O. 2008. Mexico World Water Forum’s Ministerial Declaration 2006: A Dramatic Policy Shift?, International Journal of Water Resources Development 24(1): 177-196. doi: 10.1080/07900620701754054

Sojamo, S. 2008. Illustrating co-existing conflict and cooperation in the Aral Sea Basin with TWINS approach, In: Rahaman, M.M. & Varis, O. (Eds.) Central Asian Waters: Social, Economic, Environmental and Governance Puzzle, pp. 75-88 (Water and Development Publications, TKK-WD-03, Finland)

Strickman, R. & Porkka, M. 2008. Water and social changes in Central Asia: Problems related to cotton production in Uzbekistan, In: Rahaman, M.M. & Varis, O. (Eds.) Central Asian Waters: Social, Economic, Environmental and Governance Puzzle, pp. 105-115 (Water and Development Publications, TKK-WD-03, Finland)

Varis, O. 2008. Poverty, Economic Growth, Deprivation, and Water: The Cases of Cambodia and Vietnam. Ambio, 37(3): 225-231. [pdf]

Varis, O. 2008. Right to water: Millennium Development Goals and Water in the MENA Region. In: Biswas, A.K., Rached, E. & Tortajada, C. (Eds.): Right to water in the MENA region: 35-58. Routledge, London.

Varis, O., Biswas, A.K. & Tortajada, C. 2008. Preface. In: Varis, O., Biswas, A.K. & Tortajada, C. (Eds.): Management of Transboundary Rivers and Lakes: IX-XIII. Springer, Berlin.

Varis, O., Keskinen, M. and Kummu, M. 2008. Mekong at the crossroads. Ambio, 37(3): 146-149. [pdf]

Varis, O. & Rahaman, M.M. 2008. The Aral Sea Keeps Drying Out But is Central Asia Short of Water?, In: Rahaman, M.M. & Varis, O. (Eds.) Central Asian Waters: Social, Economic, Environmental and Governance Puzzle, pp. 03-09 (Water and Development Publications, TKK-WD-03, Finland). [pdf]

Varis, O., Rahaman, M.M. & Stucki, V. 2008. The Rocky Road from Integrated Plans to Implementation: Lessons Learned from Mekong and Senegal River Basins, International Journal of Water Resources Development, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 103-121.
doi: 10.1080/07900620701723307

Varis, O., Rahaman, M.M. & Stucki, V. 2008. Integrated Water Resources Management Plans: The Key to Sustainability?, In: M. Kummu, M. Keskinen and O. Varis (Eds.), Modern Myths of the Mekong – A Critical Review of Water and Development Concepts, Principles and Policies. Water & Development Publications – Helsinki University of Technology. Finland. pp. 173-183. [pdf]

2007:

Keskinen, M., Käkönen, M., Prom, T. and Varis, O. 2007. The Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia: water-related conflicts with abundance of water. The Economics of Peace and Security Journal, 2(2): 49-59.

Kummu, M. and Varis, O. 2007. Sediment-related impacts due to upstream reservoir trapping, the Lower Mekong River. Geomorphology, 85(3-4): 275-293. doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2006.03.024

Kummu, M., T. Sokvongsa, J. Sarkkula, J. Koponen, O. Kagna, L. Moniphea, U. Mengieng, M. Sampson, K.N. Irvine, S.J. Vermette, T. Tang, and M. Keskinen. 2007. A modeling framework and preliminary results in assessing Phnom Penh’s sewage discharges. Contemporary Modeling of Urban Water Systems, Mongraph 15, W. James, K.N. Irvine, E.A. McBean, and R.E. Pitt, eds., Computational Hydraulics International, Guelph, Ontario, Ch. 24.

Penny, D., Pottier, C., Kummu, M., Fletcher, R., Zoppi, U., Tous, S. 2007 [2005]. Hydrological history of the West Baray, Angkor, revealed through palynological analysis of sediments from the West Mebon. Bulletin de l’École Française d’Extrême-Orient, 92: 497-521.

Sarkkula, J., Keskinen, M., Koponen, J., Kummu, M.Nikula, J.Varis, O.and Virtanen, M. 2007. Mathematic modeling in integrated management of water resources: Magical tool, mathematical toy or something between? In: L. Lebel, J. Dore, R. Daniel and Y.S. Koma (Eds.), Democratizing water governance in the Mekong. M-POWER book series on water governance in the Mekong region. Mekong Press, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Varis, O. 2007. Urban futures and footprints – Current directions. Water International 32: 589. doi: 10.1080/02508060.2007.9709690

Varis, O. 2007. Water Demands for Bioenergy Production. Water Resources Development, 23(3), 519–535. doi: 10.1080/07900620701486004

Varis, O. 2007. Right to Water: The Millennium Development Goals and Water in the MENA Region. International Journal of Water Resources Development 23(2): 243-266. doi: 10.1080/07900620601182992

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Heinonen, U. 2006. Environmental impact on migration in Cambodia: Water-related migration from the Tonle Sap region. International Journal of Water Resources Development, 22(3): 449-462. doi: 10.1080/07900620500482865

Kummu, M., Sarkkula, J., Koponen, J. and Nikula, J. 2006. Ecosystem management of Tonle Sap Lake: integrated modelling approach. International Journal of Water Resources Development, 22(3): 497–519. doi: 10.1080/07900620500482915

Keskinen, M. 2006. The Lake with Floating Villages: A socio-economic analysis of the Tonle Sap Lake. International Journal of Water Resources Development, 22(3): 463-480. doi: 10.1080/07900620500482568

Rahaman, M.M. 2006. The Ganges Water Conflict: A Comparative Analysis of 1977 Agreement and 1996 Treaty, Asteriskos – Journal of International & Peace Studies, Vol.1/2, pp. 195-208. [pdf]

Rahaman, M.M. 2006. [Book Review]  Integrated Water Resources Management in South and South East Asia edited by Biswas A.K., Varis, O. & Tortajada, C., Water International, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 138-139. DOI: 10.1080/02508060608691926

Somlyódy, L. & Varis, O. 2006. Freshwater under pressure. International Review for Environmental Strategies 6: 181-204.

Varis, O. and Keskinen, M. 2006. Policy Analysis for the Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia: A Bayesian network model approach. International Journal of Water Resources Development, 22(3): 417-432. doi: 10.1080/07900620500482840

Varis, O., M. Kummu, M. Keskinen, J. Sarkkula, J. Koponen, U. Heinonen, and K. Makkonen. 2006. Integrated water resources management on the Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia. Water Science & Technology: Water Supply. 6 (5): 51–58. doi: 10.2166/ws.2006.843

Varis, O., Kummu, M., and Keskinen, M. 2006. Editorial for Special issue: Integrated Water Resources Management on the Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia. International Journal of Water Resources Development, 22 (3): 395–398.

Varis, O. 2006. Megacities, development and water. International Journal of Water Resources Development 22: 199-225. doi: 10.1080/07900620600648399

Varis, O., Biswas, A., Tortajada, C. &. Lundqvist, J. 2006. Megacities and water management. International Journal of Water Resources Development 22: 377-394. doi: 10.1080/07900620600684550

Varis, O. 2006. Backyard of the rich north: Climate related vicious circle of the Arctic zone. Ambio 35: 176-181. doi: 10.1579/0044-7447(2006)35[176:BOTRNT]2.0.CO;2

Varis, O. 2006. Megacities, development and water. In: Tortajada, C., Varis, O., Lundqvist, J. & Biswas, A.K. (Eds.): Water Management for Large Cities: 18-44. Routledge, London.

Varis, O., Biswas, A., Tortajada, C. &. Lundqvist, J. 2006. Megacities and water management. In: Tortajada, C., Varis, O., Lundqvist, J. & Biswas, A.K. (Eds.): Water Management for Large Cities: 191-208. Routledge, London.

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Lundqvist, J., Tortajada, C., Varis, O. & Biswas, A. 2005. Water management in megacities. Ambio 34: 269-270. doi: 10.1579/0044-7447-34.3.267

Makkonen, K. 2005. Integrated Water Resources Management in China. In: A.K. Biswas, O. Varis and C. Tortajada (Eds.), Integrated Water Resources Management in South and South-East Asia. Oxford University Press, New Delhi, pp. 267-296.

Rahaman, M.M. & Varis, O. 2005. Integrated water resources management: evolution, prospects and future challenges. Sustainability: Science, Practice & Policy 1(1): 15-21. [pdf]

Rahaman, M.M. 2005. [Book Review] Water as a Focus for Regional Development edited by Biswas A.K., Unver, O. & Tortajada, C., International Journal of Water Resources Development, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 399-401. DOI: 10.1080/07900620500036430

Shady, A., Varis, O. & Tortajada, C. 2005. Sustainable groundwater management. Water Science and Technology 51(8): 163-164.

Varis, O. 2005. Externalities of Integrated Water Resources Management in South and South-east Asia. In: A.K. Biswas, O. Varis and C. Tortajada (Eds.), Integrated Water Resources Management in South and South-East Asia. Oxford University Press, New Delhi, pp. 1-38.

Varis, O. 2005. Are floods growing? Ambio 34: 478-480.