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Aaron Wolf

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Discipline: Geography, Environmental Sciences, and Marine Resource Management
Office: Wilkinson 212
Phone: 541-737-2722
Fax: 541-737-1200
Email: wolfa@geo.oregonstate.edu
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Specialty

Water Resources Policy and Conflict Resolution, Middle East Geopolitics

Research Interests

Transboundary Water Conflicts and Conflict Resolution, Water Basin Technical and Policy Analysis, Environmental Policy Analysis

Education

BA Physical Geography/Resource Management, San Francisco State University, 1985
MS Water Resources Management, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 1990
PhD Land Resources, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 1992

Courses

GEO 335 - Intro to Water Science and Policy
GEO 339 - Area Studies: Middle East
GEO 420/520 - Geography of Resource Use
GEO 424/524 - Water Resources Geography
GEO 425/525 - Water Resource Management in the U.S.
GEO 518 - Proseminar in Geography
GEO 529 - Topics: Water Resources Management
GEO 534 - Field Research in Physical Geography

Undergraduate theses directed:

Parks, Nella (2007). "The Distribution and Flow of Foreign Aid to Water Cooperation Projects in International Basins." University Honors College Thesis. Honors College Poster Prize Winner.

Master’s degrees directed to completion:

Watson, Julie (2012 anticipated).

Rancier, Racquel (2012 anticipated).
    OSU Water Resources Graduate Program Alumni Award, 2011.

Foster-Moore, Eric (2011). "A Topography of Dams in China: Impacts to Agriculture, Labor, and Migration."
    OSU Water Resources Graduate Program Faculty Excellence Award, 2011.

Husain, Abdullah (2011). "Assessing the Kuwaiti Government Response to the Environmental Disasters from the First Gulf War."

Pak, Mariya (2011). "Assessing Water Govenrnance Capacity in the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Albuquerque Area Office."
    Fullbright Scholar, 2009-2011.

Brown, Bridget (2010). "Assessing Water Governance Capacity in MENA: Applying a National Institutional Document Analysis Approach to Jordan."
    OSU Water Resources Faculty Excellence Award, 2010.
    OSU Department of Geosciences Award for Research Assistance, 2010
    Honorable Mention, 2009 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program.

Hanlon, Thomas (2010). "The Impacts of Mining Legacy in a Water-Scarce South Africa: An Environmental Security Perspective."

Malone, Chevelle (2010). "Returning Grain to the Lower Willamette Valley: Prospects and Barriers for Local Food Security."

Lin, Elina (2009). "Water’s Role in a Sense of Place in the Nu River Valley."
    Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship, 2008.

McNally, Amy (2008). "A Collaborative Potential Assessment of Project Atmospheric Brown Clouds."

Odom, Olivia (2008). "Institutional Capacity Building through Land and Water Stewardship Integration- An Analysis of Source Water Protection in Corvallis, Oregon."
    Benton County Soil and Water District Fellowship, 2007-08

Boehlert, Brent (2006). "Irrigated Agriculture, Energy, and Endangered Species in the Upper Klamath Basin: Evaluating Trade-Offs and Interconnections." (Co-advised with Bill Jaeger.)

Geren, Barbara (2006). "Predicting Sediment Delivery from Small Catchments in the Western Cascades of Oregon." (Co-advised with Hanna Gosnell.)

Blankespoor, Brian (2004). "Irrigated Agriculture as an Indicator of Socio-Political Stability in the Wadi el Far’a, West Bank."

Ashley, Sara (2003). "The Influence of Aging Dams and Geography on the Distribution of Dam Removals in the United States."

Matsumoto, Kyoko (2002). "Transboundary Groundwater and International Law: Past Practices and Current Implications."

Pearson, Cathy (2002). "Towards a Better Understanding of Water Quality Management in International Basins."

Wise, Daniel (2001). "Irrigated versus Irrigable Land at the Global Scale."

Doctor of Philosophy degrees directed to completion:

Pak, Mariya (2013, anticipated).

Veilleux, Jen (2013, anticipated).
    US Geospatial Intelligence Foundation Scholarship, 2010.

Eidem, Nathan. (2012). "Enhancing Social-Ecological Resilience in the Colorado River Basin."

Zentner, Matt. (2010). "Assessing the Design of International Water Supply and Hydropower Arrangements for Managing Certain Climate Change Scenarios."

Iyob, Biniam (2010). "Resilience and Adaptability of Transboundary Rivers: The Principle of Equitable Distribution of Benefits and the Institutional Capacity of the Nile Basin."

Bakker, Marloes (2007). "Transboundary River Floods: Vulnerability of Continents, International River Basins and Countries."
    Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship, 2005.

Jarvis, Todd (2006). "Transboundary Groundwater: Geopolitical Consequence, Commons Sense, and the Law of the Hidden Sea."
    Williamson Water Prize (for leadership and academic excellence), 2006.

Larson, Kelli (2004). "Residents' Attitudes Toward Water Resource Protection in Metropolitan Portland, Oregon." (Co-directed with Mary Santelmann.)
    Honorable Mention, Universities Council on Water Resources Ph.D. Dissertation Awards, 2005.
    Association of American Geographers Water Resources Specialty Group Best Paper, 2000.

Giordano, Meredith. (2002) "Water Quality Management in International River Basins."
    Sasakawa Award for Research in Sustainable Development, 2001, 2002.

Yoffe, Shira (2002) "Indicators of Future Water Dispute."
    Universities Council on Water Resources Best Dissertation, 2002.

Post-Doctoral Scholars: Mehdi Mirzaee (2010), Majed Atwi Saab (2009-10), Lucia DeStefano (2008-10), Kerstin Stahl (2002-2005)

Publications

Books (authored/co-authored):

Delli Priscoli, Jerry and Aaron T. Wolf. Managing and Transforming Water Conflicts. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Beach, L., J. Hamner, J. Hewitt, E. Kaufman, A. Kurki, J. Oppenheimer, and A. Wolf. Transboundary Freshwater Dispute Resolution: Theory, Practice and Annotated References. Tokyo and New York: United Nations University Press, 2000.

Biswas, A., J. Kolars, M. Murakami, J. Waterbury, and A. Wolf. Core and Periphery: A Comprehensive Approach to Middle Eastern Water. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Wolf, A. Hydropolitics Along the Jordan River: The Impact of Scarce Water Resources on the Arab-Israeli Conflict. Tokyo and New York: United Nations University Press, 1995.

Wolf, A. A Purity of Arms. New York: Doubleday Books, 1989.

Books (edited/co-edited):

Wolf, A., ed. Hydropolitical Vulnerability and Resilience Along International Waters: Asia. Nairobi: UN Environment Programme, 2009.

Wolf, A., ed. Hydropolitical Vulnerability and Resilience Along International Waters: Europe. Nairobi: UN Environment Programme, 2009.

Wolf, A., ed. Hydropolitical Vulnerability and Resilience Along International Waters: North America. Nairobi: UN Environment Programme, 2009.

Wolf, A., ed. Hydropolitical Vulnerability and Resilience Along International Waters: Latin America and the Caribbean. Nairobi: UN Environment Programme, 2007.
    Published in Spanish as, Vulnerabilidad y Resistencia Hidropolíticas en Aquas Internacionales: América Latina y el Caribe. Nairobi: UN Environment Programme, 2007.

Wolf, A., ed. Hydropolitical Vulnerability and Resilience Along International Waters: Africa. Nairobi: UN Environment Programme, 2006.

Jordan, J. and A. Wolf, eds. Interstate Water Allocation in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2006.

UN Environment Programme and Oregon State University. Atlas of International Freshwater Agreements. Nairobi, Kenya: UNEP Press, 2002.

Wolf, A. ed. Conflict Prevention and Resolution in Water Systems. Cheltenham, UK: Elgar, 2002.

Amery, H. and A. Wolf, eds. Water in the Middle East: A Geography of Peace. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2000.

Papers in Refereed Journals:

Wolf, A. T. "Spiritual understandings of conflict and transformation and their contribution to water dialogue." (2012) Water Policy. 14, 73–88

De Stefano, L., J. Duncan, S. Dinar, K. Stahl, K. Strzepek, A. T. Wolf. (2012) "Climate Change and the Institutional Resilience of International River Basins." Journal of Peace Research. 49(1), 193–209.

Odom, Olivia and Aaron T. Wolf. (2011) "Institutional resilience and climate variability in international watertreaties: the Jordan River Basin as ‘proof-of-concept.’" Hydrological Sciences Journal. 56(4), 703-710.

De Stefano, L., P. Edwards, L. de Silva and A. T. Wolf (2010). "Tracking Cooperation and Conflict in International Basins: Historic and Recent Trends." Water Policy. Vol 12 No 6 pp 871–884.

Tullos, D.; Brown, P.H.; Kibler, K.; Magee, D.; Tilt, B. and Wolf, A.T. 2010. Perspectives on the salience and magnitude of dam impacts for hydro development scenarios in China. Water Alternatives 3(2): 71-90.

Wolf, A. "A Long Term View of Water and International Security." Journal of Contemporary Water Research& Education. Issue 142, pp. 67-75, August 2009.

Brown, P., D. Tullos, B. Tilt, D. Magee, A. Wolf. "Modeling the Costs and Benefits of Dam Construction from a Multidisciplinary Perspective." Journal of Environmental Management. Vol. 90 Supp. 3 2009. pp. S303-S311.

McNally, A., D. Magee, A. Wolf. "Hydropower and Sustainability: Resilience and Vulnerability in China’s Powersheds." Journal of Environmental Management. Vol. 90 Supp. 3 2009. pp. S286-S293.

MacQuarrie, P., V. Viriyasakultorn, and A. Wolf. "Promoting Cooperation in the Mekong Region through Water Conflict Management, Regional Collaboration, and Capacity Building." GMSARN International Journal. Vol. 2 (2008). pp. 175 – 184.

Wolf, A. "Healing the Enlightenment Rift: Rationality, Spirituality and Shared Waters." Journal of International Affairs. Vol. 61 #2, Spring/Summer 2008. pp. 51-73.

Wolf, A. "Shared Waters: Conflict and Cooperation." Annual Review of Environment and Resources. Vol. 32, Nov. 2007.

Hossain, F., N. Katiyar, A. Wolf, and Y. Hong. (2007). The Emerging role of Satellite Rainfall Data in Improving the Hydro-political Situation of Flood Monitoring in the Under-developed Regions of the World. Natural Hazards. 43: 199-210 (doi 10.1007/s11069-006-9094-x).

Jarvis, T., M. Giordano, S. Puri, K. Matsumoto, and A. Wolf. "International Borders, Ground Water Flow, and Hydroschizophrenia." Ground Water. Vol. 43 #5, Sept.-Oct. 2005.

Giordano, M., M. Giordano, and A. Wolf. "International Resource Conflict and Mitigation." Journal of Peace Research. Vol. 42 #1, January 2005, pp. 47-65.

Carius, A., G. Dabelko, and A. Wolf. "Water, Conflict, and Cooperation." Environmental Change and Security Project Report. Issue #10, 2004. pp. 60-66.

Yoffe, S., G. Fiske, M. Giordano, M. Giordano, K. Larson, K. Stahl, A. Wolf. "Geography of International Water Conflict and Cooperation: Data Sets and Applications." Water Resources Research. Vol. 40, # 5, 2004. pp.

Medzini, A. and A. Wolf. "Towards a Middle East at Peace: Hidden Issues in Arab-Israeli Hydropolitics." International Journal of Water Resources Development. Vol. 20 #2, June 2004. pp. 193-204.

Wolf, A., K. Stahl, and M. Macomber. "Conflict and Cooperation Within International River Basins: The Importance of Institutional Capacity." Water Resources Update. #125, June 2003. pp. 31-40.

Wolf, A., S. Yoffe, M. Giordano. "International Waters: Identifying Basins at Risk." Water Policy. Vol. 5 #1, 2003. pp. 31-62.

Yoffe, S., A. Wolf, and M. Giordano. "Conflict and Cooperation Over International Freshwater Resources: Indicators of Basins at Risk." Journal of the American Water Resources Association. Vol. 39 #5, October 2003. pp. 1109-1126.

Giordano, M. and A. Wolf. "Sharing Waters: Post-Rio International Transboundary Water Management." Natural Resources Forum. Vol. 27. 2003. pp. 162-170.

Uitto, J. and A. Wolf. "Water Wars? Geographical Perspectives: Introduction (to co-edited Special Issue)." Geographical Journal. Vol. 168 Part 4, December 2002, pp. 289-292.

Giordano, M., M. Giordano, and A. Wolf. "The Geography of Water Conflict and Cooperation: Internal Pressures and International Manifestations." Geographical Journal. Vol. 168 Part 4, December 2002, pp. 293-312.

Chalecki, Elizabeth L., Peter H. Gleick, Kelli L. Larson, Arian L. Pregenzer, and Aaron T. Wolf. "Fire& Water: Technologies, Institutions, and Social Issues in Arms Control and Transboundary Water-Resources Agreements." Environmental Change and Security Project Report. Issue #8, Summer 2002.

Giordano, M. and A. Wolf. "Incorporating Equity into International Water Agreements." Social Justice Research. Vol. 14 #4, December 2001. pp. 349-366.

Lonergan, S. and A. Wolf. "Moving Water to Move People: The Toshka Project in Egypt." Water International. Vol. 26 #4, December 2001. pp. 589-596.

Postel, S. and A. Wolf. "Dehydrating Conflict." Foreign Policy. September/October 2001, pp. 60-67.
    Excerpted in Global Change. Vol. 7 #4, Winter 2001-02. p. 11.

Wolf, A. "Indigenous Approaches to Water Conflict Negotiations and Implications for International Waters." International Negotiation: A Journal of Theory and Practice. Vol. 5 #2, December 2000. pp. 357-373.

Wolf, A., J. Natharius, J. Danielson, B. Ward, and J. Pender. "International River Basins of the World." International Journal of Water Resources Development. Vol. 15 #4, December 1999. pp. 387-427.

Yoffe, S. and A. Wolf. "Water, Conflict and Cooperation: Geographical Perspectives." Cambridge Review of International Affairs. Vol. 12 #2, Spring/Summer 1999. pp. 197-213.

Wolf, A. "Criteria for Equitable Allocations: The Heart of International Water Conflict." Natural Resources Forum. Vol. 23 #1, February 1999. pp. 3-30.

Wolf, A. "Conflict and Cooperation Along International Waterways." Water Policy. Vol. 1 #2, 1998. pp. 251-265.

Hamner, J. and A. Wolf. "Patterns in International Water Resource Treaties: The Transboundary Freshwater Dispute Database." Colorado Journal of International Environmental Law and Policy. 1997 Yearbook, 1998.

Wolf, A. "International Water Conflict Resolution: Lessons from Comparative Analysis." International Journal of Water Resources Development. Vol. 13 #3, September 1997.

Dinar, A. and A. Wolf. "Economic and Political Considerations in Regional Cooperation Models." Agricultural and Resource Economics Review. Vol. 26 #1, April 1997.

Kaufman, E., J. Oppenheimer, A. Wolf, and A. Dinar. "Transboundary Fresh Water Disputes and Conflict Resolution: Planning an Integrated Approach." Water International. Vol. 22 #1, March 1997.

Middle East Water Commission (A. Biswas, J. Kolars, M. Murakami, J. Waterbury, and A. Wolf). "Observations Regarding Water Sharing and Management: An Intensive Analysis of the Jordan River Basin with Reference to Long-distance Transfers." International Journal of Water Resources Development. Vol. 11 #4, December 1995.

Wolf, A. "Rural Nonpoint Source Pollution Control in Wisconsin: The Limits of a Voluntary Program?" Water Resources Bulletin. Vol. 31 #6, December 1995.

Murakami, M., U. El-Hanbali, and A. Wolf. "Techno-political Alternative Strategies in the Interstate Regional Development of the Jordan Rift Valley at Peace." Water International. Vol. 20 #4, December 1995.

Wolf, A. "International Water Dispute Resolution: The Middle East Multilateral Working Group on Water Resources." Water International. Vol. 20 #3, September 1995.

Wolf, A. and M. Murakami. "Techno-political Decision-making for Water Resources Development: The Jordan River Watershed." International Journal of Water Resources Development. Vol. 11 #2, 1995.

Murakami, M. and A. Wolf. "Water and Energy Development Alternatives in the Dead Sea and Aqaba Regions." International Journal of Water Resources Development. Vol. 11 #2, 1995.

Dinar, A. and A. Wolf. "Economic Potential and Political Considerations of Regional Water Trade: The Western Middle East Example." Resources and Energy Economics. Vol. 16 #4, Winter 1994.

Dinar, A. and A. Wolf. "International Markets for Water and the Potential for Regional Cooperation: Economic and Political Perspectives in the Western Middle East." Economic Development and Cultural Change. Vol. 43 #1, October 1994.

Wolf, A. and A. Dinar. "Middle East Hydropolitics and Equity Measures for Water-Sharing Agreements." Journal of Social, Political, and Economic Studies. Vol. 19 #4, Spring 1994.

Wolf, A. "Water-for-Peace in the Jordan River Watershed." Natural Resources Journal. Vol. 33 #3, Summer 1993.

Wolf, A. "The Jordan River Watershed: Past Attempts at Cooperation and Lessons for the Future." Water International. Vol. 18 #1, March 1993.

Wolf, A. and J. Ross. "The Impact of Scarce Water Resources on the Arab-Israeli Conflict." Natural Resources Journal. Vol. 32 #4, Fall 1992.

Book Chapters (Refereed):

Wolf, A. "The Enlightenment Rift and Peacebuilding: Rationality, Spirituality, and Shared Waters." In, Our Shared Future: Environmental Pathways to Peace – Revitalizing Community Within and Across Boundaries. Washington, DC: Woodrow Wilson Center, 2011.

Jarvis, T. and A. Wolf. "Managing Water Negotiations and Conflicts in Concept and in Practice." in Anton Earle, Anders Jägerskog and Joakim Öjendal, eds. Transboundary Water Management: Principles and Practice. London and Washington DC: Earthscan, 2010.

Wolf, A. "A Long-Term View of Water and Security: International Waters, National Issues, and Regional Tensions." in C. Lipchin, D. Sandler, and E. Cushman, eds. The Jordan River and Dead Sea Basin: Cooperation Amid Conflict. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, 2009.

Giordano, M., A. Wolf, and M. Giordano. "Institutions for Transboundary Basins." in C. Sadoff, T. Greiber, M. Smith, and G. Bergkamp, eds.. Share – Managing Water Across Boundaries. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN Publications, 2008.

Wolf, A. "International Water Agreements and Implications for the ACF/ACT." in J. Jordan and A. Wolf, eds. Water Allocations in the Southeast: New Issues, New Methods, New Models. Gainesville: Universities of Florida Press, 2006.

Medzini, A. and A. Wolf. "The Euphrates River Watershed: Integration, Coordination, or Separation?" in M. Finger, L. Tamiotti, and Jeremy Allouche, eds. The Multi-Governance of Water: Four Case-Studies. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2006. pp. 103-146.

Puri, S., L. Gaines, A. Wolf, and T. Jarvis. "Lessons from Intensively Used Transboundary River Basin Agreements for Transboundary Aquifers." in A. Sahuquillo, J. Capilla, L. Martínez-Cortina, and X. Sánchez-Vila eds. Groundwater Intensive Use. Leiden: A. A. Balkema, 2005. pp. 137-146.

Wolf, A. "Transboundary Water Conflicts and Cooperation." Chap. 5 in D. Kenney, ed. In Search of Sustainable Water Management. Northampton, Mass: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2005, pp. 131-154.

Wolf, A. T., Annika Kramer, Alexander Carius, and Geoffrey D. Dabelko. "Managing Water Conflict and Cooperation." Chapter 5 in Worldwatch Institute. State of the World 2005: Redefining Global Security. Washington DC: Worldwatch Institute, 2005.

Wolf, A. "’Water Wars’ and Other Tales of Hydromythology." in B. McDonald and D. Jehl. Whose Water is It? The Unquenchable Thirst of a Water-Hungry World. Washington DC: National Geographic, 2003. pp. 109-124.
    Translated into Spanish as, "Las ‘guerras’ y otros cuentos hidromitológicos." Vanguardia Dossier. #21 October/December 2006. pp. 43-47.

Wolf, A. "The Present and Future of Transboundary Water Management." in Figuères, C., C. Tortajada, and J. Rockström, eds. Rethinking Water Management. London: Earthscan, 2003. pp. 164-179.
    Translated into Spanish as, "Conflicto y cooperación en la gestión de las cuencas internacionales." Papeles: De Cuestiones Internacionales. #82, Summer 2003. pp. 125-136.

M. Giordano and A. Wolf. "Transboundary Freshwater Treaties." in Nakayama, M. ed. International Waters in Southern Africa. Tokyo and New York: United Nations University Press, 2003. pp. 71-100.

Wolf, A. "From Rights to Needs: Water Allocations in International Treaties." in E. Feitelson and M. Haddad, eds. Management of Shared Groundwater Resources. Dordrecht: Kluwer, 2000. pp. 133-165.

Wolf, A. "Trends in Transboundary Water Resources: Lessons for Cooperative Projects in the Middle East." in David B. Brooks and Ozay Mehmet, eds. Water Balances in the Eastern Mediterranean. Ottowa: IDRC Press, 2000. pp. 137-156.
    Available online at: http://www.idrc.ca/en/ev-9416-201-1-DO_TOPIC.html

Wolf, A. "'Hydrostrategic' Territory in the Jordan Basin: Water, War, and Arab-Israeli Peace Negotiations." in H. Amery and A. Wolf, eds. Water in the Middle East: A Geography of Peace. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2000.

Wolf, A. and J. Hamner. "Trends in Transboundary Water Disputes and Dispute Resolution." in M. Shaw and M. Lowi, eds. Environment and Security: Discourses and Practices. London and New York: Macmillan/St. Martin’s Press, 2000.

Wolf, A. "'Water Wars' and Water Reality: Conflict and Cooperation Along International Waterways." in S. Lonergan, ed. Environmental Change, Adaptation, and Security. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Press (NATO ASI Series Vol. 65), 1999.

Wolf, A. "Principles for Confidence-Building Measures in the Jordan River Watershed." in Kobori, I. and M. Glantz, eds. Central Eurasian Water Crisis: Caspian, Aral and Dead Seas. Tokyo: United Nations University Press, 1998.

Wolf, A. and S. Lonergan. "Resolving Water Disputes in the Jordan River Basin." in Dinar, A. and E. Loehman, eds. Water Quantity/Quality Management and Conflict Resolution. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1995.

Wolf, A. "A Hydropolitical History of the Nile, Jordan, and Euphrates River Basins." in Biswas, A., ed. International Waters of the Middle East. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Professional Reports and Research Monographs (Refereed):

De Stefano, L., J. Duncan, S. Dinar, K. Stahl, A. Wolf. "Mapping the resilience of international river basins to future climate change-induced water variability." World Bank Water Sector Board Discussion Paper Series #15. Washington, The World Bank, March 2010.

Wolf, A. (ed.). "Sharing Water, Sharing Benefits: Working Towards Effective Transboundary Water Resources Management. A Graduate/Professional Skills-Building Workbook." UNESCO, The World Bank, and Oregon State University. 2010.

Wolf, A. "Possible Futures for Transboundary Water Resources." World Politics Review, 20 January 2010. http://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/article.aspx?id=4961

Wolf A T. (2009) "International Water Convention and Treaties." In: Gene E. Likens, (Editor) Encyclopedia of Inland Waters. Volume 1, pp. 286-294 Oxford: Elsevier.

Wolf, A. "Troubled Waters: Conflict and Cooperation Over Shared Rivers." World Politics Review, 2 March 2009. http://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/article.aspx?id=3379

Wolf, A., A. Kramer, A. Carius, and G. Dabelko. "Peace in the Pipeline." BBC News Website, 13 February 2009. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7886646.stm

Wolf, A. Conflict and Cooperation over Transboundary Water. New York: UNDP Human Development Report Office Occasional Paper 2006/19.

Wolf, A., A. Kramer, A. Carius, and G. Dabelko. "Water Can be a Pathway to Peace, Not War." Navigating Peace (publication of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars). No. 1, July 2006.

Wolf, A. "A Long Term View of Water and Security: International Waters, National Issues, and Regional Tensions." Report to the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU). July 2006.

Carius, A., G. Dabelko, and A. Wolf, "Water, Conflict, and Cooperation," Policy Briefing Paper for United Nations& Global Security Initiative, United Nations Foundation, 2004. Available at http://www.un-globalsecurity.org/pdf/Carius_Dabelko_Wolf.pdf

Wolf, A. "Transboundary Waters: Sharing Benefits, Lessons Learned." Thematic Background Paper for the International Ministerial Conference on Freshwater, Bonn, Germany, 3-7 December 2001.

Medzini, A. and A. Wolf. "The Euphrates River Watershed: Integration, Coordination, or Separation?" in M. Finger and L. Tamiotti, eds. "The Multi-Governance of Water through Four Case-Studies." Report for the World Conservation Union (IUCN), Commission on Economic, Environmental, and Social Policy (CEESP). Geneva 2001. pp. 85-120.

Giordano, M. and A. Wolf. "Sharing Waters: Post-Rio International Transboundary Water Management." Background paper for the UN World Water Assessment Programme, 2001.

Wolf, A. "Water, Conflict, and Cooperation." in R. Meinzen-Dick and M. Rosegrant, eds. Overcoming Water Scarcity and Quality Constraints. 2020 Vision Focus Series #9, October 2001.

Tidwell, V., R. Salerno, H. Passell, K. Larson, E. Kalinina, A. Wolf, J. Cooper, J. Curtis, S. Conrad, D. Thomas, and O. Paaneanen. "Integrating Monitoring and Decision Modeling Within a Cooperative Framework: Promoting Transboundary Water Management and Avoiding Regional Conflict." Sandia National Labs Report #SAND2001-0756, March 2001.

Wolf, A. "Development and Transboundary Waters: Obstacles and Opportunities." in River Basin Management: Its Role in Major Water Infrastructure Projects, World Commission on Dams Thematic Review, November 2000.

Wolf, A. "Water and Human Security." AVISO: An Information Bulletin on Global Environmental Change and Human Security. Bulletin #3, June 1999.

Lorenz, F. and E. Erickson (authors); B. Shaw, A. Wolf, and J. Kolars (contributing authors). The Euphrates Triangle: Security Implications of the Southeast Anatolia Project. Washington, DC: National Defense University Press, 1999.

Wolf, A. "Hydrostrategic Decisionmaking and the Arab-Israeli Conflict." in Albert J., M. Bernhardsson, and R. Kenna, eds. Transformations of Middle Eastern Natural Environments: Legacies and Lessons. Bulletin 103 of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies Bulletin Series, 1998.

Lonergan, S. and A. Wolf. "Environmental Flashpoints: Egypt’s Toshka Project and its Geopolitical Implications." Unpublished professional report, September 1998.

Lorenz, F. and E. Erickson (authors); B. Shaw, A. Wolf, and J. Kolars (contributing authors). "Security Implications of the Southeast Anatolia Project: The Euphrates Triangle." Washington, DC: US Air Force Institute of National Security Studies and the US Army Environmental Policy Institute, October 1997.

Wolf, A. "Middle East Water Conflicts and Directions for Conflict Resolution." Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research Institute (2020 Vision Initiative Monograph #12), 1996.

Bingham, G., A. Wolf, and T. Wohlgenant. Resolving Water Disputes: Conflict and Cooperation in the U.S., the Near East, and Asia. Washington, DC: US Agency for International Development, November 1994. (Publication #ANE-0289-C-00-7044-00.)

U.S. Geological Survey. "Initial Hydrogeologic Study for Dane County, Wisconsin." 1993 (Report).

Wolf, A. "Rural Nonpoint Source Pollution Control in Wisconsin and Implications for Reauthorization of the Federal Clean Water Act." Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. August 1993; "Rural NPS Pollution Control in Wisconsin: Lessons Learned." October 1994.

U.S. Dept. of State and U.S. Agency for International Development. Mideast Regional Water Schemes. August 1992 (Co-authored).

Institute for Environmental Studies. Urban Wetlands of the Yahara/Monona Watershed: Functional Classification and Management Alternatives. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin, 1990 (Co-authored).

U.S. Geological Survey. "Cranberry Agricultural Practices in Northern Wisconsin and Their Impact on Winnebago Tribal Land." 1990 (Report).

U.S. Geological Survey. "Pretty Lake, Wisconsin: An Assessment of Lake Fluctuations." 1989 (Report).