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W.C. Clark, N.M. Dickson, and P.A. Matson (eds.).  2016.  Knowledge Systems for Sustainable Development.  Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol 113, no. 17, pp. 4570-4622.  Articles from the Arthur M. Sackler Colloquium Linking Knowledge with Action for Sustainable Development, held April 3-4, 2008 at the National Academy of Sciences.  Washington, D.C. 

Liu, X.-J., P. Vitousek, Y.H. Chang, W.F. Zhang, P. Matson, and F.-S. Zhang. 2016. Evidence for a historic change occurring in China.  Environmental Science and Technology 50: 505-506.

Matson, P.A., W.C. Clark, and K. Andersson.  2016.  Pursuing Sustainability: A Guide to the Science and Practice.  Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.  248 pp.

Becker, A., P. Matson, M. Fischer, M. Mastrandrea. 2014. Towards seaport resilience for climate change adaptation: Stakeholder perceptions of hurricane impacts in Gulfport (MS) and Providence (RI).  Progress in Planning.  DOI 10.1016/j.progress.2013.11.002.

Vitousek, P.M., and P.A. Matson.  2014. "Agricultural Nutrient Use and Its Environmental Consequences" pp. 269-285.  In The Evolving Sphere of Food Security, Naylor, R.L. (ed).  Oxford University Press: New York, NY.

Bierbaum, R.M., and P.A. Matson. 2013. Energy in the Context of Sustainability. Daedalus 142(1): 146-161.

Matson, P.A.  2013. "From Global Environmental Change to Sustainability Science: Ecosystem Studies in the Yaqui Valley, Mexico" pp. 233-242. In Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science, Weathers, K.C., D.L. Strayer, and G.E. Likens (eds).  Academic Press: Elsevier, Inc.

DeFries, R.S., E.C. Ellis, F.S. Chapin, P.A Matson, B.L. Turner, A. Agrawal, P.J. Crutzen, C. Field, P. Gleick, P.M. Kareiva, E. Lambin, D. Liverman, E. Ostrom, P.A. Sanchez, and J. Syvitski. 2012. Planetary opportunities: A social contract for global change science to contribute to a sustainable future. BioScience 62(6): 603-606.

Matson, P.A. (ed). 2012. Seeds of Sustainability: Lessons from the Birthplace of the Green Revolution in Agriculture. Washington, DC: Island Press.

Chapin III, F.S., P.A. Matson, and P. Vitousek.  2011.  Principles of Terrestrial Ecosystem Ecology. New York: Springer.