Barbara A. Cosens

University of Idaho - College of Law

Professor

P.O. Box 442321

Moscow, ID 83844-2321

United States

http://www.uidaho.edu/law/people/faculty/bcosens

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

A Decade of Adaptive Governance Scholarship: Synthesis and Future Directions

Chaffin BC, Gosnell H, Cosens BA. 2014. A decade of adaptive governance: Synthesis and future directions. Ecology and Society 19(3): 56, 2014
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2016
Brian Chaffin, Hannah Gosnell and Barbara A. Cosens
University of Montana, Oregon State University and University of Idaho - College of Law
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adaptive governance, resilience, collaborative governance, co-management

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Indigenous Water Justice

22 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 841
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 05 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2018
University of Wyoming - College of Law, University of Idaho - College of Law, Australian Rivers Institute, Griffith University, McMaster University and University of Utah
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The Adaptive Water Governance Project: Assessing Law, Resilience and Governance in Regional Socio-Ecological Water Systems Facing a Changing Climate

51 Idaho Law Review 1.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2016
Barbara A. Cosens, Lance Gunderson and Brian Chaffin
University of Idaho - College of Law, Emory University - Department of Environmental Studies and University of Montana
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law, resilience, adaptive governance, water policy, climate change, adaptive management

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Transboundary River Governance in the Face of Uncertainty: Resilience Theory and the Columbia River Treaty

30 University of Utah Journal of Land Resources, and Environmental Law 229
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2016
Barbara A. Cosens
University of Idaho - College of Law
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resilience, water law, adaptive management, transboundary water law, Columbia River

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The Columbia River Treaty and the Dynamics of Transboundary Water Negotiations in a Changing Environment: How Might Climate Change Alter the Game?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Nov 2014
University of Idaho - College of Law, Washington State University, University of Calgary - Faculty of Law and University of Idaho - College of Science
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Iterative Processes for Resilient Transboundary Water Management: Collaboratively Governing the Okavango for Adaptation

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Apr 2012
Olivia Odom Green, Barbara A. Cosens and Ahjond S. Garmestani
US Environmental Protection Agency - Office of Research and Development, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, University of Idaho - College of Law and Government of the United States of America - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
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adaptive governance, Okavango River, international water law, collaborative adaptive management

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Identifying Legal, Ecological and Governance Obstacles, and Opportunities for Adapting to Climate Change

Sustainability, 6, 2338-2356, 2014, DOI:10.3390/su6042338
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Jun 2014
University of Idaho - College of Law, Emory University - Department of Environmental Studies, Leader of the Nebraska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit and University of Wyoming - School of Environment & Natural Resources
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adaptive governance; ecological resilience; water law; sustainability

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Enabling Adaptive Governance: Defining the Role of Government in New Governance

Vanderbilt Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Aug 2019
Barbara A. Cosens, J. B. Ruhl and Niko Soininen
University of Idaho - College of Law, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Helsinki
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governance, adaptive governance, climate change, social-ecological systems, adaptive law

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Farmers, Fish, Tribal Power, and Poker: Reallocating Water in the Truckee River Basin, Nevada and California

10 U.C. HASTINGS, WEST-NORTHWEST: JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND POLICY 89, 2003
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Barbara A. Cosens
University of Idaho - College of Law
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Native American Water Settlement, reserved water rights, endangered species, water conflict resolution

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Water Dispute Resolution in the West: Process Elements for the Modern Era in Basin-Wide Problem Solving

Environmental Law, Vol. 33, No. 949, 2003
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 20 Jan 2016
Barbara A. Cosens
University of Idaho - College of Law
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Native American water settlements, reserved water rights, water conflict resolution

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Five Ways to Support Interdisciplinary Work Before Tenure

J Environ Stud Sci, 2015, DOI 10.1007/s13412-015-0326-9
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Jan 2016
University of Wyoming - School of Environment & Natural Resources, University of New Mexico, University of New Mexico, University of Idaho - College of Law, Washington State University, University of Montana, Washington State University, University of Idaho, Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, Ohio University, University of Idaho, University of New Mexico, University of New Mexico and University of New Mexico
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Interdisciplinary, Transdisciplinary,Tenure, Coupled Human Natural Systems

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2005 Indian Water Rights Settlement Conference Keynote Address

9 DENVER WATER LAW REVIEW, Issue 2, 2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Barbara A. Cosens
University of Idaho - College of Law
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Native American water settlements, water rights, water conflict resolution, reserved water rights

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Truth or Consequences: Settling Water Disputes in the Face of Uncertainty

42 IDAHO LAW REVIEW 717 (2006)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Barbara A. Cosens
University of Idaho - College of Law
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water law, reserved water rights, Native American water rights, instream flow, settlement, science

14.

Transformative Environmental Governance

Annual Review of Environment and Resources, Vol. 41, pp. 399-423, 2016
Posted: 27 Oct 2016
University of Montana, Government of the United States of America - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Emory University - Department of Environmental Studies, University of Wyoming - School of Environment & Natural Resources, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) - Dept. of Wildlife, Fish, and Environmental Studies, University of Louisville - Brandeis School of Law, University of Idaho - College of Law, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Leader of the Nebraska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

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Negotiation of the Montana - National Park Service Compact

Amman, D., Cosens, B., and Specking, J. Negotiation of the Montana - National Park Service Compact, 5 RIVERS 35, January, 1995
Posted: 20 Jan 2016
Barbara A. Cosens
University of Idaho - College of Law

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reserved water rights, groundwater protection, water settlement, adaptive management

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The 1997 Water Rights Settlement between the State of Montana and the Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy's Reservation - The Role of Community and of the Trustee

16 UCLA JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND POLICY 255, 1998
Posted: 20 Jan 2016
Barbara A. Cosens
University of Idaho - College of Law

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Native American water right settlements, reserved water rights, federal trustee, water conflict resolution

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The Measure of Indian Water Rights: The Arizona Homeland Standard, Gila River Adjudication

42 NATURAL RESOURCES JOURNAL 835, 2002
Posted: 20 Jan 2016
Barbara A. Cosens
University of Idaho - College of Law

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Native American water rights, reserved water rights, water settlement

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A New Approach in Water Management or Business as Usual? The Milk River, Montana

18 JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW & LITIGATION 1, 2003
Posted: 20 Jan 2016
Barbara A. Cosens
University of Idaho - College of Law

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Native American water right settlement, reserved water rights, water conflict resolution

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The Role of Hydrology in the Resolution of Water Disputes

JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY WATER RESEARCH AND EDUCATION: RIVER ADJUDICATIONS 133: 17, May 2006
Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Barbara A. Cosens
University of Idaho - College of Law

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water law, water right adjudication, law and science

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Resolving Conflict in Non-Ideal, Complex Systems: Solutions for the Law-Science Breakdown in Environmental and Natural Resource Law

48 NATURAL RESOURCES JOURNAL, 257 (2008)
Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Barbara A. Cosens
University of Idaho - College of Law

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law and science, Clean Water Act, waters of the United States

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Assessing System Resilience and Ecosystem Services in Large River Basins: A Case Study of the Columbia River Basin

51 Natural Resources and Environmental Law Edition of the Idaho Law Review 91 (2014)
Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Barbara A. Cosens and Alexander Fremier
University of Idaho - College of Law and Washington State University

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water law, resilience, adaptive governance, Columbia River Basin

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Resilience and Water Governance: Adaptive Governance in the Columbia River Basin

Cosens, B. A., and M. K. Williams. 2012. Resilience and water governance: adaptive governance in the Columbia River basin. Ecology and Society 17(4): 3. DOI: 10.5751/ES-04986-170403
Posted: 13 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2016
Barbara A. Cosens and Mark Williams
University of Idaho - College of Law and Harvard University - Carr Center for Human Rights Policy

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Columbia River, water, transboundary water governance, adaptive management, international water law

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Legitimacy, Adaptation and Resilience in Ecosystem Management

Cosens, B. A. 2013. Legitimacy, adaptation, and resilience in ecosystem management. Ecology and Society 8(1): 3. DOI: 10.5751/ES-05093-180103
Posted: 13 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2016
Barbara A. Cosens
University of Idaho - College of Law

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resilience, water governance, adaptive management, adaptive governance