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Refereed Publications

[Arranged chronologically, with most recent at top] 

Pearce, T., Wright, H., Notaina, R., Kudlak, A., Smit, B., Ford, J.D., Ford, J.D., and C. Furgal. 2011. Transmission of Environmental Knowledge and Land Skills among Inuit Men in Ulukhaktok, Northwest Territories, Canada. Human Ecology, DOI. 10.1007/s10745-011-9403-1. 

Hadarits, M., Smit., B. and H. Diaz.  2011. Adaptation in Viticulture: A Case Study of Producers in the Maule Region of Chile, Journal of Wine Research. 21 (2): 167-178. [pdf]

Hovelsrud, G. and B. Smit (Eds) 2010. Community Adaptation and Vulnerability in Arctic Regions. Springer, Berlin. 353 pgs. 

Smit, B. 2010. Climate Change, Agriculture and Weeds. Pages 13-23 in K.N. Harker, ed. The Politics of Weeds. Topics in Canadian Weed Science, Volume 7. Pinawa, Manitoba: Canadian Weed Science Society. 

Holland, T. and B. Smit. 2010. Climate Change and the Wine Industry: Current Research Themes and New Directions, Journal of Wine Research. 21 (2-3): 125-136. [pdf]   

Pearce, T.D., Ford, J.D., Prno, J., Duerden, F., Pittman, J., Beaumier, M., Berrang-Ford, L. and B. Smit. 2010. Climate Change and Mining in Canada. Mitigation and Adpatation Strategies for Global Change., DOI 10.1007/s11027-010-9269-3.[pdf]

Pearce, T., Notaina, R., Wright, H.., Kudlak, A., Ford, J., and B. Smit. 2010. Transmission of Environmental Knowledge and Land Skills in Adaptation Planning for Climate Change in the Arctic. Meridian. Publication of the Canadian Polar Comission. Pp 6-10. [pdf]

Pearce, T., Ford, J.D., Duerden, F., Smit, B., Andrachuk, M., Berrang-Ford, L. and T. Smith. 2010. Advancing Adaptation Planning for Climate Change in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR): A Review and Critique. Regional Environmental Change, DOI 10.1007/s10113-010-0126-4 [pdf]

Dawson, J., E.J. Stewart, H. Lemelin, and D. Scott. 2010. The carbon cost of polar bear viewing tourism in Churchill, Canada. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 18(3): 319-336. [pdf] 

Stewart, E.J., A. Tivey, S.E.L. Howell, J. Dawson and D. Draper. 2010. Cruise Tourism and Sea Ice in Canada's Hudson Bay Region. Arctic, 63 (1):  57-66. [pdf]   

Ford, J. and T. Pearce. 2010. What we know, do not know and need to know about climate change vulnerability in the western Canadian Arctic: A systematic literature review. Environmental Research Letters, 5. [pdf]

Brown, H.C. Peach,  J.N. Nkem, D.J. Sonwa, Y. Bele. 2010. Institutional Adaptive Capacity and Climate Change Response in the Congo Basin Forests of Cameroon. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 15(3): 1573-1596. [pdf]

Ford, J.F., T. Pearce, F. Duerden, C. Furgal and B. Smit. 2010. Climate change policy responses for Canada's Inuit population: The importance of and opportunities for adaptation. Global Environmental Change, 20(1): 177-191. [pdf]

Young, G., H. Zavala, J. Wandel, B. Smit, S. Salas, E. Jimenez, M. Fiebig, R. Espinoza, H. Diaz and J. Cepeda. 2009. Vulnerability and Adaptation in a Dryland Community of the Elqui Valley, Chile. Climatic Change, (pdf).

Brown, H.C. Peach. 2009. Climate change and the Ontario forest sector: Prospects for building institutional adaptive capacity. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, (pdf).

Wandel, J., G. Young, and B. Smit. 2009 The 2001-2002 drought: vulnerability and adaptation in Alberta's special areas. Prairie Forum, 34(1): 211-234.  [pdf]

Pearce, T.D., B. Smit, F. Duerden, J. Ford, A. Goose, F. Kataoyak. 2009. Inuit vulnerability and adaptive capacity to climate change in Ulukhaktok, Northwest Territories, Canada. Polar Record, 45, 1-21. [pdf]

Pouliotte, J., B. Smit and L. Westerhoff. 2009. Adaptation and development: livelihoods and climate change in Subarnabad, Bangladesh. Climate and Development, 1: 31-46.  [pdf]

Westerhoff, L. and B. Smit. 2009. The rains are disappointing us: dynamic vulnerability and adaptation to multiple stressors in the Afram Plains, Ghana. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Environmental Change, 14: 317-337.  [pdf]

Pearce, T.D., J.D. Ford, G.J. Laidler, B. Smit, F. Duerden, M. Allarut, M. Andrachuk, S. Baryluk, A. Dialla, P. Elee, A. Goose, T. Ikummaq, E. Joamie, F. Kataoyak, E. Loring, S. Meakin, S. Nickels, K. Shappa, J. Shirley, and J. Wandel. 2009. Community collaboration and climate change research in the Canadian Arctic. Polar Research, 28: 10-27.  [pdf]

Ford, J.D., T. Pearce, J. Gilligan, B. Smit, and J. Oakes. 2008. Climate change and hazards associated with ice use in northern Canada. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 40(4): 647-659.  [pdf]

Ford, J., B. Smit, J. Wandel, M. Allurut, K. Shappa, H. Ittusurjuat, and K. Qrunnuts. 2008. Climate change in the Arctic: current and future vulnerability in two Inuit communities in Canada. The Geographical Journal, 174(1): 45-62.  [pdf]

McLeman, R., D. Mayo, E. Strebeck and B. Smit. 2008. Drought Adaptation in Rural Eastern Oklahoma in the 1930s: Lessons for Climate Change Adaptation Research. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 13(4): 379-400.  [pdf]

Wall, E., B. Smit, and J. Wandel (Eds.). 2007. Farming in a Changing Climate: Agricultural Adaptation in Canada. UBC Press: Toronto.

Wall, E., B. Smit, and J. Wandel. 2007. Introduction, in Wall, Smit, and Wandel (Eds.), Farming in a Changing Climate: Agricultural Adaptation in Canada. UBC Press: Toronto, pp. 3-12.

Brklacich, M., E. Wall, B. Smit, and J. Wandel. 2007. Impact Based Approach, in Wall, Smit and Wandel (Eds.), Farming in a Changing Climate: Agricultural Adaptation in Canada. UBC Press: Toronto, pp. 13-31.

Wall, E., B. Smit, and J. Wandel. 2007. Context-Based Approach, in Wall, Smit, and Wandel (Eds.), Farming in a Changing Climate: Agricultural Adaptation in Canada. UBC Press: Toronto, pp. 32-41.

Wandel, J., E. Wall, and B. Smit. 2007. Process-Based Approach, in Wall, Smit, and Wandel (Eds.), Farming in a Changing Climate: Agricultural Adaptation in Canada. UBC Press: Toronto, pp. 42-50.

Belliveau, S. B. Bradshaw, and B. Smit. 2007. Comparing Apples and Grapes: Farm-Level Vulnerability to Climate Vulnerability and Change, in Wall, Smit, and Wandel (Eds.), Farming in a Changing Climate: Agricultural Adaptation in Canada. UBC Press: Toronto, pp. 157-172.

Reid, S. S. Belliveau, B. Smit, and W. Caldwell. 2007. Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Risks in Southwestern Ontario Farming Systems, in Wall, Smit, and Wandel (Eds.), Farming in a Changing Climate: Agricultural Adaptation in Canada. UBC Press: Toronto, pp. 173-186.

Wall, E., B. Smit, and J. Wandel. 2007. Policy Implications: Panelists’ Comments, in Wall, Smit, and Wandel (Eds.), Farming in a Changing Climate: Agricultural Adaptation in Canada. UBC Press: Toronto, pp. 219-232.

Wall, E., and B. Smit. 2007. Climate Change Adaptation Research and Policy for Canadian Agriculture, in Wall, Smit, and Wandel (Eds.), Farming in a Changing Climate: Agricultural Adaptation in Canada. UBC Press: Toronto, pp. 233-240.

Ford, J., T. Pearce, B. Smit, J. Wandel, M. Allurut, K. Shappa, H. Ittusujurat and K. Qrunnut.  2007. Reducing vulerability to climate change in the Arctic: The case of Nunavut, Canada.  Arctic, 60(2): 150-166.  [pdf]

Reid, S., B. Smit, W. Caldwell and S. Belliveau. 2007.  Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Risks in Ontario Agriculture.  Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 12: 609-637.  [pdf]

Wall, E. and B. Smit. 2006. Agricultural adaptation to climate change in the news. International Journal of Sustainable Development, 9(24): 355-369.  [pdf]

McLeman, R. and B. Smit. 2006. Migration as an human adaptation to climate change. Climatic Change, 76(1-2): 31-53.  [pdf]

Smit, B. and J. Wandel. 2006. Adaptation, Adaptive Capacity and Vulnerability. Global Environmental Change, 16(3): 282-292.  [pdf]

Ford, J., B. Smit, and J. Wandel. 2006. Vulnerability to climate change in the Arctic: A case study from Arctic Bay, Nunavut. Global Environmental Change, 16(2): 145-160.  [pdf]

Ford, J., J. MacDonald, B. Smit, and J. Wandel. 2006. Vulnerability to climate change in Igloolik, Nunavut: What we can learn from the past and present. Polar Record, 42(221): 127-138.  [pdf]

Ford, J., and Wandel. J. (2006). Responding to climate change in Nunavut: Policy recommendations, in White, Wingert, Beavon, and Mazim (Eds), Aboriginal Policy Research: Moving Forward, Making a Difference, Thompson Educational Publishing, Toronto: 103-122.

Ford, J. and the Community of Igloolik. 2006. Sensitivity of hunting to hazards associated with climate change: Iglulingmiut perspectives, in Oaks and Riewe (Eds.), Climate Change: Linking Traditional and Scientific Knowledge. Aboriginal Issues Press: Winnipeg, pp. 202-235.

Ford, J. and the Community of Arctic Bay. 2006. Hunting on thin ice: Changing risks associated with the Arctic Bay narwhal hunt, in Oaks and Riewe (Eds.), Climate Change: Linking Traditional and Scientific Knowledge. Aboriginal Issues Press: Winnipeg, pp. 236-254.

Belliveau, S., B. Smit, and B. Bradshaw. 2006. Multiple Exposures and Dynamic Vulnerability: Evidence from the Grape and Wine Industry in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada. Global Environmental Change, 16(4): 364-378.  [pdf]

McLeman, R. and B. Smit. 2006. Changement climatique, migrations et sécurité.  Environnement, changement climatique et sécurité, 63(4): 95-120.

McLeman, R. and B. Smit. 2006. Vulnerability to climate change hazards and risks: crop and flood insurance. The Canadian Geographer, 50(2): 217-226.  [pdf]

Berrang-Ford, L., D. Waltner-Toews, D. Charron, M. Odiit, J. McDermott and B. Smit. 2005. Sleeping sickness in south-eastern Uganda: a systems approach. EcoHealth, 2:183-194.  [pdf]

Wall, E. and B. Smit. 2005. Climate Change Adaptation in Light of Sustainable Agriculture. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture. 27(1): 113-123.  [pdf]

Ford, J., and B. Smit. 2004. A Framework for Assessing the Vulnerability of Communities in the Canadian Arctic to Risks Associated with Climate Change. Arctic, 57 (4):389-400.  [pdf]

Bradshaw, B., H. Dolan and B. Smit. 2004.  Farm-Level Adaptation to Climatic Variability and Change: Crop Diversification in the Canadian Prairies. Climatic Change, 67: 119-141.  [pdf]

Ramsey, D., C. Stewart, M. Troughton and B. Smit. 2003. Agricultural restructuring of Ontario tobacco production. The Great Lakes Geographer. 9: 71-93.  [pdf]

Smit, B. and O. Pilifosova. 2003. From adaptation to adaptive capacity and vulnerability reduction. In J. Smith, R. T. J. Klein and S. Huq (eds.), Climate Change, Adaptive Capacity and Development. London: Imperial College Press, pp. 9-28. 

Ramsey, D. and B. Smit. 2002. Rural Community Well Being: Models and Application to Changes in the Ontario Tobacco-belt. Geoforum. 33: 367-384.  [pdf]

Smit, B. and M.W. Skinner. 2002. Adaptation options in agriculture to climate change: a typology. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. 7: 85-114.  [pdf]

Smith. J., B. Lavender, B. Smit and I. Burton. 2001. Climate change and adaptation policy. ISUMA: Canadian Journal of Policy Research. 2: 70-79.  [pdf]

Ramsey, D. and B. Smit. 2001. Impacts of changes in the flue-cured tobacco sector on farmers in Ontario, Canada. Applied Geography, 21: 347-368.  [pdf]

Smit, B., and O. Pilifosova. 2001. Adaptation to climate change in the context of sustainable development and equity. In J.J. McCarthy, O.F. Canzianni, N.A. Leary, D.J. Dokken and K.S. White(eds) Climate Change 2001: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability - Contribution of Working Group II to the Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Cambridge Univesity Press.  [pdf] 

Smit, B., I. Burton, R. Klein and J. Wandel. 2000. The Anatomy of Adaptation to Climate Change and Variability. Climatic Change, 45: 223-251.  [pdf]

Bryant, C.R., B. Smit, M. Brklacich, T.R. Johnston, J. Smithers, Q. Chiotti and B. Singh. 2000. Adaptation in Canadian agriculture to climatic variability and change. Climatic Change, 45: 181-201.  [pdf]

Wandel, J., and B. Smit. 2000. Agricultural risk management in light of climate variability and change. In H. Millward, K. Beesley, B. Ilbery and L. Harrington (eds) Agricultural and Environmental Sustainability in the New Countryside. Hignell Printing Limited: Winnipeg, pp. 30-39. 

Smit, B., I. Burton, R. Klein and R. Street. 1999. The science of adaptation: a framework for assessment. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. 4:199-213.  [pdf]

Smithers, J. and B. Smit. 1997. Human adaptation to climatic variability and change. Global Environmental Change, 7(2): 129-146.  [pdf]

Smit, B., R. Blain and P. Keddie. 1997. Corn hybrid selection and climatic variability: gambling with nature? The Canadian Geographer, 42(1): 429-438.  [pdf]

Chiotti, Q., T. Johnston, B. Smit and B. Ebel. 1997. Agricultural response to climate change: a preliminary investigation of farm level adaptation: Southern Alberta. In B. Ilberry, Q. Chiotti and T. Rickard (eds), Agricultural Restructuring and Sustainability: A Geographical Perspective. Wallingford, UK: CAB International, pp. 201-218. 

Smithers, J. and B. Smit. 1997. Agricultural system response to environmental stress. In B. Ilberry, Q. Chiotti and T. Rickard (eds.), Agricultural Restructuring and Sustainability: A Geographical Perspective. Wallingford, UK: CAB International, pp. 167-184. 

Smit, B., D. McNabb and J. Smithers. 1996. Agricultural adaptation to climatic change. Climatic Change, 33: 7-29.  [pdf]

Smit, B. and Y. Cai. 1996. Climate change and agriculture in China. Global Environmental Change, 6(3): 205-214.  [pdf]

Cai, Y. and B. Smit. 1996. Sensitivity and adaptation in Chinese agriculture under global climate change (in Chinese). Acta Geographica Sinica, 51: 202-212.

Smit, B. and H. Spaling. 1995. Methods for cumulative effects assessment. Environ Impact Assess Rev, 15: 81-106.  [pdf]

Smit, B. 1994. Global change, climate and geography. The Canadian Geographer, 38: 81-89.  [pdf]

Spaling, H. and B. Smit. 1993. Cumulative environmental change: conceptual  frameworks, evaluation approaches, and institutional perspectives. Environmental Management, 17: 587-600.  [pdf]

Brklacich, M. and B. Smit 1992. Implications of changes in climatic averages and variability on food production opportunities in Ontario, Canada. Climatic Change, 20: 1-21.   [pdf]

Smit, B. and M. Brklacich. 1992. Implications of global warming for agriculture in Ontario. The Canadian Geographer, 36:7 5-78.  [pdf]

Smit, B. 1992. The greenhouse effect, impact and responses. Interactions, 5: 8-13. 

Smit, B. 1991. Planning in a climate of uncertainty. In J. McCulloch (ed.), Cities and Global Change. Washington: The Climate Institute, pp. 3-19. 

Smit, B. 1991. Decisions in agriculture in the face of uncertainty: role of climate impact assessment. In P. Dzikowski (ed.), Changing Climate in Relation to Sustainable Agriculture. Guelph: Canadian Society of Agrometeorology, pp. 33-42. 

Smit B. 1991. The greenhouse effect: evidence, uncertainties, and implications for planning. In T. Johnston and J. Flenley (eds.), Aspects of Environmental Change. Palmerston North, N.Z.: Massey University, pp. 89-98. 

Smit, B., M. Brklacich, R.B. Stewart, R. McBride, M. Brown and D. Bond. 1989. Sensitivity of crop yields and land resource potential to climatic change in Ontario, Canada. Climatic Change, 14(2): 153-174.  [pdf]

Brklacich, M. and B. Smit. 1988. Effects of climatic change on agricultural land resource potential. In R. Gelinas, D. Bond and B. Smit (eds) Perspectives on Land Modelling. Montreal: Polyscience Publications, pp. 135-148. 


Non-Refereed Publications

[Arranged chronologically, with most recent at top] 

Ford, J.D,. E.C.H. Keskitalo, T. Smith, T. Pearce, L. Berrang-Ford, F. Duerden and B. Smit. 2010. Case Study and Analogue Methodologies in Climate Change Vulnerability Research. WIRE Climate Change. April. [pdf]

Brown, H.C. Peach. 2009. Institutional Dynamics and Climate Change in the Congo Basin Forests of Cameroon: Report of Preliminary Findings. Center for International Forest Research. Congo Basin Forests and Climate Change Adaptation Program.

Young, G., B. Smit, J. Wandel, and H. Zavala. 2008. Too much of a good thing. Tiempo 69: 3-6.   [pdf]

Smit, B. 2008. Adaptation in the Arctic. Tiempo 68: 3-6.   [pdf]

Smit, B., G. Hovelsrud and J. Wandel. 2008. CAVIAR: Community Adaptation and Vulnerability in Arctic Regions; University of Guelph, Department of Geography, Occasional Paper No. 28.   [pdf]

Belliveau, S., B. Bradshaw, B. Smit, and S. Reid. 2006. Farm-Level Adaptation to Multiple Risks: Climate Change and Other Factors; University of Guelph, Department of Geography Occasional Paper No. 27.   [pdf]

Pouliotte, J., N. Islam, B. Smit and S. Islam. 2006. Livelihoods in rural Bangladesh. Tiempo 59: 18-22.   [pdf]

Turner, J. 2006. Adaptation Policy Frameworks for Climate Change: Developing Strategies, Policies. Arctic, 59:(1) 96-97.   [pdf]

Ford, J. 2005. Living with Climate Change in the Arctic. World Watch, (8):5.   [pdf]

Ford, J. 2005.  The human implications of Climate Change in Nunavut, Weathering Change. Summer, 3.   [pdf]

Pearce, T. 2005. Living with change in Ulukhaktok (Holman, NT). Weathering Change. Summer, 6.   [pdf]

Sutherland, K., B. Smit, V. Wulf and T. Nakaleva. 2005. Vulnerability in Samoa. Tiempo, 54:11-15.   [pdf]

Dolan, A.H., B. Smit, M.W. Skinner, B. Bradshaw, and C.R. Bryant. 2001. Adaptation to Climate Change in Agriculture: Evaluation of Options; University of Guelph, Department of Geogrpahy Occasional Paper No. 26.   [pdf]

Skinner, M.W., B. Smit, A.H. Dolan, B. Bradshaw, and C.R. Bryant. 2001. Adaptation Options to Climate Change in Canadian Agriculture: An Inventory and Typology; University of Guelph, Department of Geography Occasional Paper No. 25.