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Dr. Kristin Vandermolen
Assistant Research Professor, Atmospheric Science

Publications
2022
VanderMolen, K.A., Kimutis, N., Hatchett, B. J. (2022). Increasing the Reach and Effectiveness of Heat Risk Education and Warning Messaging: Recommendations from San Diego County, California, Residents
https://www.dri.edu/wp-content/uploads/Increasing-the-Reach-and-Effectiveness-of-Heat-Risk-Education-and-Warning-Messaging-English.pdf

VanderMolen, K.A., Kimutis, N., Hatchett, B. J. (2022). Incrementando el alcance y la eficacia de la educacion sobre los riesgos del calor y los mensajes de advertencia: Recomendaciones de los residentes del Condado de San Diego, California
https://www.dri.edu/wp-content/uploads/Increasing-the-Reach-and-Effectiveness-of-Heat-Risk-Education-and-Warning-Messaging-Spanish.pdf

VanderMolen, K.A., Kimutis, N., Hatchett, B. J. (2022). Recommendations for increasing the reach and effectiveness of heat risk education and warning messaging, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 82, 103288, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2022.103288
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212420922005076

2021
Lambrecht, K. M., Hatchett, B. J., VanderMolen, K.A., Feldkircher, B. (2021). Identifying community values related to heat: recommendations for forecast and health risk communication, Geoscience Communication, 4 (4), 517-525
https://gc.copernicus.org/articles/4/517/2021/gc-4-517-2021.html

Hatchett, B. J., Benmarhnia, T., Guirguis, K., VanderMolen, K.A., Gershunov, A., Kerwin, H., Khlystov, A. Y., Samburova, V. (2021). Mobility data aids assessment of human responses to extreme environmental conditions, The Lancet Planetary Health, 5 (10), e665-e667, 10.1016/S2542-5196(21)00261-8

2020
VanderMolen, K.A., Meadow, A. M., Horangic, A., Wall, T. U. (2020). Typologizing Stakeholder Information Use to Better Understand the Impacts of Collaborative Climate Science, Environmental Management, 65 (2), 178-189, 10.1007/s00267-019-01237-9

VanderMolen, K.A., Kimutis, N., Wall, T. U. (2020). Exploratory Analysis of Potential Trends in Wildland Firefighter Fatality Incidents Related to Weather/Climate or Extreme Fire Behavior

McAfee, S., Dettinger, M. D., McEvoy, D. J., Kalansky, J., Cayan, D., Lachniet, M., Moser, S., VanderMolen, K.A., Wall, T. U. (2020). Nevada’s 2020 State Climate Strategy: Climate Change in Nevada, State of Nevada, December 1, 2020
https://climateaction.nv.gov/policies/climate-nv/

2019
VanderMolen, K.A., Wall, T. U., Daudert, B. (2019). A Call for the Evaluation of Web-based Climate Data and Analysis Tools, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 100 (2), 257-268, 10.1175/BAMS-D-18-0006.1

McEvoy, D. J., Hobbins, M., Brown, T. J., VanderMolen, K.A., Wall, T. U., Huntington, J. L., Svoboda, M. (2019). Establishing Relationships between Drought Indices and Wildfire Danger Outputs: A Test Case for the California-Nevada Drought Early Warning System, Climate, 7 (4), 52, https://doi.org/10.3390/cli7040052

2018
VanderMolen, K.A., Horangic, A. (2018). Implications of Regulatory Drought for Farmer Use of Climate Information in the Klamath Basin, Weather, Climate, and Society, 10 (2), 269-274, https://doi.org/10.1175/WCAS-D-17-0078.1

Hatchett, B. J., VanderMolen, K.A. (2018). Towards a Reno Climate Resiliency and Adaptation Plan, Report prepared for the City of Reno Sustainability Office.

2016
Marquez, E., Schafer, K., Aldern, G., VanderMolen, K.A. (2016). Kids on the Frontline: How pesticides are undermining the health of rural children, 48 p., Pesticide Action Network North America: Oakland, CA

2015
Skarbø, K., VanderMolen, K.A. (2015). Maize migration: Key crop expands to higher altitudes under climate change in the Andes, Climate and Development, 8 (3), 245-255, 10.1080/17565529.2015.1034234

2014
Skarbø, K., VanderMolen, K.A. (2014). Irrigation Access and Vulnerability to Climate-induced Hydrological Change in the Ecuadorian Andes, Culture, Agriculture, Food and Environment, 36 (1), 28-44

VanderMolen, K.A., Tobar, M., Zumárraga, H. (2014). Portafolio de medidas de implementación e investigación respecto de la lucha contra la desertificación, degradación de la tierra, y adaptación al cambio climático (Portfolio of research and implementation measures addressing desertification, land degradation, and climate change adaptation), 84 p., ZUISO: Quito, Ecuador

2012
Castro, P., Taylor, D., Brokensha, D. W. (Eds.) Skarbø, K., VanderMolen, K.A., Ramos, R., Rhoades, R. E. (2012). ‘The one who has changed is the person’: Observations and explanations of climate change in the Ecuadorian Andes, In Climate Change and Threatened Communities: Vulnerability, Capacity & Action, 119-128, Practical Action Publishers: London, UK

2011
VanderMolen, K.A. (2011). Percepciones de cambio climático y estrategias de adaptación en las comunidades agrícolas de Cotacachi (Perceptions of climate change and adaptation strategies in the agrarian communities of Cotacachi), Ecuador Debate, 82, 145-157

VanderMolen, K.A., Skarbø, K., Ramos, R. (2011). La Creación de Nuestra Madre Naturaleza/Ñucanchik Pachamama Imashina Wiñarishkamanta (The Creation of Our Mother Earth), 53 p., Imprenta Dikapsa: Otavalo, Ecuador

Conference Proceedings
2022
VanderMolen, K.A., Meadow, A., Horangic, A., Wall, T. U. (2022). Identifying Types of Stakeholder Climate Information Use: Conceptual, Instrumental, Justification, 6th North American Congress for Conservation Biology: Reno, Nevada, July 16, 2022-July 21, 2022

VanderMolen, K.A., Meadow, A., Horangic, A. M., Wall, T. U. (2022). Identifying Types of Stakeholder Climate Information Use, Conceptual, Instrumental, Justification, North American Congress for Conservation Biology: Reno, NV, July 16, 2022-July 21, 2022

2021
Wall, T. U., VanderMolen, K.A. (2021). Wildfire Smoke and De-energization: Impacts on Sierra Businesses, National Council for Science and the Environment: Virtual, January 5, 2021-January 7, 2021

VanderMolen, K.A. (2021). Leveraging climate disasters to increase P2 adoption, Panel discussion, P2 West: Inspiration, Innovation, and Implementation Conference: Virtual conference, October 20, 2021-October 28, 2021

2020
VanderMolen, K.A., Wall, T. U. (2020). Lessons Learned from the Evaluation of Web-based Climate Data and Analysis Tools, South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center, October 26, 2020

2019
VanderMolen, K.A., Wall, T. U. (2019). Understanding the Potential for Public Misinterpretation of Forecast Information: SAWTI and the “Purple Flag Warning”, 99th annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society: Phoenix, AZ, January 6, 2019-January 10, 2019

VanderMolen, K.A. (2019). Lessons Learned from the Evaluation of Web-based Climate Data and Analysis Tools, American Geophysical Union: San Francisco, CA, December 9, 2019-December 13, 2019

Lambrecht, K. M., VanderMolen, K.A., Hatchett, B. J. (2019). Uncovering Public Values in Heat Safety Communication: Using an Interdisciplinary Approach to Build Trust between Citizens and Scientists, American Geophysical Union: San Francisco, CA, December 9, 2019-December 13, 2019

Wall, T. U., VanderMolen, K.A., Hatchett, B. J. (2019). It Takes More Than a Two-Year Funding Cycle to Have an Impact, Annual Meeting of American Geophysical Union: San Francisco, CA, December 9, 2019-December 13, 2019

2018
McEvoy, D. J., Brown, T. J., Huntington, J. L., Wall, T. U., VanderMolen, K.A., Hobbins, M., Svoboda, M. (2018). Update: Establishing Relationships between Drought and Wildfire Danger Indices for Improved Wildfire Risk Management, California FIRESCOPE, May 9, 2018

McEvoy, D. J., Hobbins, M., Brown, T. J., VanderMolen, K.A., Wall, T. U. (2018). The Evaporative Demand Drought Index: Research and Applications for Wildland Fire Management, Predictive Services Winter Meeting: Meridian, Idaho, December 4, 2018-December 6, 2018

McEvoy, D. J., Hobbins, M., Brown, T. J., VanderMolen, K.A., Wall, T. U. (2018). The Evaporative Demand Drought Index: Research and Applications for Wildland Fire Management, Advanced Fire Environment Learning Unit Fall Webinar, November 7, 2018

McEvoy, D. J., Hobbins, M., Brown, T. J., VanderMolen, K.A., Wall, T. U., Huntington, J. L., Svoboda, M. (2018). Establishing Relationships Between Drought and Wildfire Danger Indices for Improved Wildfire Risk Management, Nevada Water Resources Association Fall Symposium: Reno, Nevada, September 25, 2018-September 26, 2018

2017
VanderMolen, K.A., Horangic, A. M. (2017). Implications of Regulatory Drought for Farmer Use of Climate Information in the Klamath Basin, Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop: Anchorage, AK, May 2, 2017-May 4, 2017

2014
VanderMolen, K.A. (2014). Making Development Meaningful: Understanding Stakeholder Interpretations of Ethnodevelopment in Highland Ecuador, Inter-American Foundation Mid-Year Conference: Mexico City, Mexico, February 11, 2014-February 13, 2014

VanderMolen, K.A. (2014). Challenging or reinforcing gender stereotypes? Lessons from the “visibilización” of women through development in the Andean highlands, 21st Annual Women’s Studies Student Research Symposium: Athens, GA, March 21, 2014

2013
Skarbø, K., VanderMolen, K.A., Ramos, R. (2013). Climate change in Andean Cosmovision: An indigenous perspective on the transformative power of worldview, Transformation in a Changing Climate, 232-240, Transformation in a Changing Climate: Oslo, Norway

Skarbø, K., VanderMolen, K.A., Ramos, R. (2013). Climate Change in Andean Cosmovision: An Indigenous Perspective on the Transformative Power of Worldview, Transformation in a Changing Climate: Oslo, Norway, June 19, 2013-June 21, 2013

2012
VanderMolen, K.A., Skarbø, K. (2012). Of Hurricanes and Hot Peppers: Restoring Local Legends in Cotacachi, Ecuador, Anthropology Society Meetings: Athens, GA, February 16, 2012

2011
VanderMolen, K.A. (2011). Las implicaciones del cambio climático para las agricultoras familiares de Cotacachi, Ecuador (The implications of climate change for women family farmers in Cotacachi, Ecuador), Quinto Seminario Internacional “Mujeres Indígenas y Agua” of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia: Bogotá, Colombia, May 18, 2011-May 19, 2011

2010
Skarbø, K., VanderMolen, K.A. (2010). Melted Mountain: Climate Change in Cotacachi, Ecuador, 109th Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association: New Orleans, LA, November 17, 2010-November 21, 2010

VanderMolen, K.A., Dragoni, D., Son, Y., McCurdy, G. D., Grainey, E., Collins, M. J., Lacy, P., Stevenson, R., Wall, T. U. Expanding Wildfire Smoke Monitoring and Messaging into Rural Nevada, Rocky Mountain Regional Wildfire Smoke Symposium, November 14, 2022

Other
VanderMolen, K.A. (2011). Percepciones de cambio climático y estrategias de adaptación en las comunidades agrícolas de Cotacachi (Perceptions of climate change and adaptation strategies in the agrarian communities of Cotacachi), La Hora Nacional: Quito, Ecuador, June 6, 2011