Publications

CALP Working Papers (unpublished) can be requested through email (view list).  Published articles have been listed below by publishing year, and are managed under centralized Copyright laws at UBC.  For more information on copyright at UBC, see the website (http://copyright.ubc.ca).

  • C. Potvin, S. Burch, D. Layzell, J. Meadowcroft, N. Mousseau, A. Dale, I. Henriques, L. Margolis, H. D. Matthews, D. Paquin, H. Ramos, D. Sharma, S. Sheppard, and N. Slawinski. 2017. Re-Energizing Canada: Pathways to a Low-Carbon Future. [Summary | Full ReportDialogues on Sustainability
  • L. Westerhoff, S. Coté, A. Mareike Chu, S. Sheppard, S. Burch and S. Paul. 2017. Motivating communities to retrofit their homes: The potential of thermal imaging in BC. Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions
  • S. Pahl, J. Goodhew, C. Boomsma and S. Sheppard. Feb 9th, 2016. The role of energy visualisation in addressing energy use: Insights from the eViz project. Frontiers in Psychology: Personality and Social Psychologyhttps://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00092
  • Dulic, A., J. Angel, S. Sheppard. 2016. Designing futures: Inquiry in climate change communication. Futures. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.futures.2016.01.004
  • Angel, J., A. LaValle, D. Mathew Iype, S. Sheppard, A. Dulic. 2015. Future delta 2.0 an experiential learning context for a serious game about local climate change. In SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 Symposium on Education (SA ’15) (p. 10). Kobe, Japan: ACM Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2818498.2818512
  • Schroth, O., A. LaValle, D. Mathew Iype, S. Sheppard. 2015. Serious games as a tool for the landscape education of high school students. Paper submitted to the Digital Landscape Architecture Conference in Dessau, Germany (June 4-6, 2015)
  • Schroth, O., E. Pond & S.R.J. Sheppard. 2015. Evaluating presentation formats of local climate change in community planning with regard to process and outcomes. Landscape and Urban Planning Special Edition, 142: 147–158. doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2015.03.011
  • Sheppard, S.R.J. 2015. Making climate change visible: A critical role for landscape professionals. Landscape and Urban Planning Special Edition, 142: 95–105. doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2015.07.006
  • Sheppard, S., D. Flanders, D. Mathew Iype, A. LaValle, A. Dulic, J. Angel, O. Schroth, P. Jeri, E. Wardle, & N. Sinkewicz. 2015. Exciting high school students about climate change with a co-designed, educational videogame:  Future Delta 2 Poster presented at Our Common Future Under Climate Change, International Scientific Conference in Paris, France (July 6-9, 2015).
  • Schroth, O., J. Angel, S. Sheppard & A. Dulic. 2014. Visual climate change communication: From iconography to locally framed 3D visualizationEnvironmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture 8 (4): 413-432
  • H.W. Harshaw, S.R.J. Sheppard. 2013. Using the recreation opportunity spectrum to evaluate the temporal impacts of timber harvesting on outdoor recreation settings.  Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism 1-2 pp 40-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jort.2013.03.001
  • Cote, S., Sheppard, S., Pahl, S., and Burch, S. 2013 (In press). Thermal Imaging with Community-led Initiatives can Motivate Neighbourhood Retrofits in BC: Lessons from Innovative Research and Practice. White Paper prepared for the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions.
  • Barron, S., R. Tooke, S. Cote, S.R.J. Sheppard, R. Kellett, L. Holy. 2013. An Illustrated Guide to Community Energy. Prepared for Neptis Foundation, MetroVancouver, Vancouver Foundation, and Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions. CALP, UBC, Vancouver.
  • Cornish, Laura. 2013. Can 4D Visioning Foster Community Responses on Climate Change? Master of Arts in the Faculty of Graduate Studies (RMES) Thesis. UBC.
  • Sheppard, Stephen. R.J., Alison Shaw, David Flanders, Sarah Burch and Olaf Schroth. 2013. Bringing Climate Change Science to the Landscape Level: Canadian Experience in Using Landscape Visualisation Within Participatory Processes for Community Planning. In B. Fu and K.B. Jones (eds.), Landscape Ecology for Sustainable Environment and Culture.  Chapter 7, pp 121-143. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-6530-6_7. Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013.
  • Sheppard, S.R.J., Olaf Schroth. 2013.  Public Acceptability and Visual Messaging in Implementing Sustainable Renewable Energy LandscapesProceedings of Walk the Talk, NAEP/AEP Conference, Los Angeles, California. April 1-4, 2013.
  • Barron, S.; Canete, G.; Carmichael, J.; Flanders, D.; Pond, E.; Sheppard, S.; Tatebe, K. A Climate Change Adaptation Planning Process for Low-Lying, Communities Vulnerable to Sea Level Rise. Sustainability 2012, 4, 2176-2208. http://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/4/9/2176
  • BC Clear: Visualizing District Energy Options.  2012. Prepared for BC Hydro by CALP.  Sheppard, S.R.J., Erick Villagomez, Olaf Schroth, and Jon Salter. Technical Memo, 23 pages.
  • Pond, Ellen, Olaf Schroth, Stephen Sheppard, Rob Feick, Danielle Marceau, John Danahy, Sarah Burch, Laura Cornish, Stewart Cohen, Majeed Pooyandeh, Nishad Wijesekara, David Flanders, Kristine Tatebe, and Sara Barron. 2012. Collaborative Processes and GeoSpatial Tools in Support of Local Climate Change Visioning and Planning. In The Added Value of Scientific Networking: Perspectives from the GEOIDE Network Members 1998-2012. Chapter 10, pps 213- 250, GEOIDE Network, Quebec, Canada.
  • Burch, Sarah, Stephen R.J. Sheppard,  Alison Shaw, David Flanders and Stewart Cohen. 2012. Planning for Climate change in a Flood-prone Community: Municipal Barriers to Policy Action and the Use of Visualizations as Decision-support Tools. Climate Impacts and Adaptation Science. Planned Adaptation to Climate Change. (1): 93-121.
  • Bowron, Beate and Gary Davidson. 2012. Climate Change Planning: Case Studies from Canadian CommunitiesCanadian Institute of Planners (CIP). 67 pgs. (CALP’s Delta Case Study “Flood Management Planning in Delta” featured on page 62).
  • Schroth, Olaf, Ellen Pond, Cam Campbell, Petr Cizek, Stephen Bohus, and Stephen R. J. Sheppard. 2011. Tool or Toy? Virtual Globes in Landscape Planning. Future Internet (3): 204-227.
  • Cohen, Stewart, Stephen Sheppard, Alison Shaw, David Flanders, Sarah Burch, Bill Taylor, David Hutchinson, Alex Cannon, Stuart Hamilton, Brent Burton and Jeff Carmichael. 2012.  Downscaling and visioning of mountain snow packs and other climate change implications in North Vancouver, British Columbia. Mitigation Adaptation Strategies for Global Change.  Springer. 2012. 17:25-49. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11027-011-9307-9
  • Bizikova, Livia, Sarah Burch, John Robinson, Alison Shaw, and Stephen Sheppard. 2011. Utilizing Participatory Scenario-Based Approaches to Design Proactive Responses to Climate Change in the Face of Uncertainties. In Climate Change and Policy-The Calculability of Climate Change and the Challenge of Uncertainty.  Chapter 8, Pgs 171-190. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.
  • Sheppard, Stephen R.J., Alison Shaw, David Flanders, Sarah Burch, Arnim Wiek, Jeff Carmichael, John Robinson and Stewart Cohen. 2011. Future visioning of local climate change: A framework for community engagement and planning with scenarios and visualisation. Futures  43, Issue 4, May 2011, pp 400-412, Elsevier.
  • Schroth, Olaf; Wissen Hayek, Ulrike; Lange, Eckart; Sheppard, Stephen R. J. and Willy A. Schmid. 2011. Multiple-Case Study of Landscape Visualizations as a Tool in Transdisciplinary Planning Workshops. Landscape Journal 30 (1): 53-71.  http://lj.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/30/1/53
  • Pond, E., Cavens, D., Miller, N. Sheppard, S.R.J.  2011. The Retrofit Challenge: Re-thinking Existing Residential Neighbourhoods for Deep Greenhouse Gas Reductions. Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning, University of BC. 93 pp.  (or download a copy of the Executive Summary 10 pgs).
  • Burch, S. 2010. Hot in my backyard: Addressing uncertainty in climate change impacts and response options through participatory scenario development and visualization.  p XVI. In van Pelt, S., D. Avelar, T. Capela  Lourenco, M. Desmond, M. Leitner, C. Nilsson and R. Swart, 2010. Communicate uncertainties – design climate adaptation measures to be flexible and robust. Proceedings of CIRCLE-2 workshop on Uncertainties in Climate Change Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation, Stockholm, 11-12 November 2010.  http://www.circle-era.eu/np4/194.html
  • Salter, J., J. Robinson, A. Wiek. 2010.  Participatory methods of integrated assessment – a review.  John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Vol. 1, September/October 2010, pp 697-717.  http://wires.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WiresJournal/wisId-WCC.html
  • Tindall, D.B., H.W. Harshaw, S.R.J. Sheppard. 2010. Understanding the social bases of satisfaction with public participation in forest management decision-making in British Columbia. The Forestry Chronicle, November/December, Vol. 86 (6).
  • Schroth, Olaf. 2010. From Information to Participation. Interactive Landscape Visualization as a Tool for Collaborative Planning. Zurich: vdf Hochschulverlag an der ETH Zürich. http://www.vdf.ethz.ch/vdf.asp?showArtDetail=3222.
  • Flanders, D., S.R.J. Sheppard (Chapter co-authors). Future Perspectives in Hybrid ModellingIn Kimmins J.P., Blanco J.A., Seely B., Welham C., Scoullar K. (eds). 2010.  Forecasting Forest Futures: A Hybrid Modelling Approach to the Assessment of Sustainability of Forest Ecosystems and their values. Earthscan Ltd., London. Chapter 10, pp 213-236.
  • Pond, E., Schroth, O., Sheppard, S.R.J., Muir-Owen, S., Liepa, I., Campbell,C., Flanders, D., Tatebe, K.  2010. Local Climate Change Visioning and Landscape Visualizations: Guidance Manual. Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning, University of  BC. (25 MB pdf download) or download a 5 page Executive Summary of the Guidance Manual (1.66MB pdf)
  • Flanders, D.,  S.R.J. Sheppard, E. Pond, S. Burch, A. Shaw, and S. Cohen. 2010. Blueprints for Green Communities: Climate change visioning and participatory landscape planning for resilient, low-carbon communities. 2010: Proceedings of Fabos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning.  Budapest July 8-11, 2010.  Hungary.  pp 459-466 http://fabos.uni-corvinus.hu/mod/resource/view.php?id=45
  • Burch, S., Stephen Sheppard, Alison Shaw and David Flanders. 2010. Planning for climate change in a flood-prone community: Municipal barriers to policy action and the use of visualizations as decision-support tools. Journal of Flood Risk Management. 3 (2010) 126-139. (Winner of Best Paper Prize in memory of Prof. Erik Pasche – May 2012)  http://www3.interscience.wiley.com
  • Sheppard, Stephen, Ellen Pond and David Flanders.  2010.  Retrofitting the British Properties for Climate ChangeInput.  Real Estate Institute, Winter 2010. Vol. 38, Number 1.  pp 24-28.
  • Tatebe, K., Alison Shaw and Stephen Sheppard.  Technical Report on Local Climate Change Visioning for Delta: Findings and Recommendations. Version 1.0, Feb. 22, 2010.  Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning, University of BC. 42 pgs.
  • Schroth, Olaf, Ellen Pond, Sara Muir-Owen, Cam Campbell, and S.R.J. Sheppard. Tools for the understanding of spatio-temporal climate scenarios in local planning: Kimberley (BC) case study. Bern: Swiss National Science Foundation SNSF, 2009.
  • Pond, Ellen, Olaf Schroth and Stephen Sheppard.  2009.  CALP Visioning and Visualizations, Kimberley Climate Adaptation Project: Final Report to the Real Estate Foundation Communities in Transition Program. Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning, University of BC.
  • Flanders, D., J. Salter, K. Tatebe, E. Pond, S.R.J. Sheppard. 2009. A Preliminary Assessment of Renewable Energy Capacity in Prince George, BC. Natural Resources Canada: 78 pp.
  • Shaw, A., S.R.J. Sheppard, S. Burch, D. Flanders, A. Wiek, J. Carmichael, J. Robinson, S. Cohen.  2009. How futures matter – Synthesizing, downscaling and visualizing climate change scenarios for participatory capacity building.  Global Environmental Change 19(4):  447-463.   doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2009.04.002
  • Burch, S., A. Shaw, S.R.J. Sheppard, and D. Flanders. 2009. Climate change visualization: Using 3d imagery of local places to build capacity and inform policy. In Neset, T., J. Johansson, and B.-O. Linnér (eds). State of Climate Change Visualization, CSPR Report No. 09:04, Centre for Climate Science and Policy Research, Norrköping, Sweden. Linköping University Electronic Press. http://www.ep.liu.se/ecp/045/ecp09045.pdf
  • Salter, J.D., Campbell, C., Journeay, M., and Sheppard, S.R.J. 2009. The digital workshop: exploring the use of interactive and immersive tools in participatory planning. Journal of Environmental Management 90: 2090-2101. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2007.08.023
  • Sheppard, S.R.J. and Petr Cizek. 2009. The ethics of Google-Earth: Crossing thresholds from spatial data to landscape visualization. Journal of Environmental Management. 90: 2102-2117.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2007.09.012
  • Harshaw, H.W., S.R.J. Sheppard, and P. Jeakins. 2009. Public attitudes toward sustainable forest management: Opinions from forest-dependent communities in British Columbia. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 10(2):81–103.
  • Flanders, David, Stephen Sheppard, Sarah Burch and Alison Shaw. 2009. Hot In My Backyard  – Climate Change Comes Home to Roost. Landscapes Paysages. Winter 2009, Vol. 11. No 1. pp 10-13.  http://csla.ca/sites/csla.ca/files/documents/Paysages/CSLQ0109.pdf
  • Walker, I.J., R. Sydneysmith, S.R.J. Sheppard, et al. 2008.  British Columbia, Chapter 8 In From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate (National Assessment): Government of Canada: 329-386.
  • Robinson, J., T. Berkhout, S. Burch, E. J. Davis, N. Dusyk, A. Shaw with S. R.J. Sheppard and J. Tansey.  2008. Infrastructure & communities: The path to sustainable, low-carbon communities.   White Paper prepared for the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions.
  • S.R.J. Sheppard. 2008. Local climate change visioning: A new process for community planning & outreach using visualization tools. Plan Canada. Canadian Institute of Planners. Vol. 48 (1): 36-40.  http://www.cip-icu.ca/web/la/en/pa/4AA5AFC2C29F4C008AE215BC19F7CFB2/template.asp
  • Flanders, D., S.R.J. Sheppard, Alison Shaw, and Sarah Burch. 2008.  Hot in my backyard: Visualizations of our future landscapes can help landscape architects plan for climate change. Landscape Architecture, May 2008, pp. 82-87.  (Follow link and click on Climate Change tab).  http://archives.asla.org/lamag/lam08/may/climate.html
  • Sheppard, S.R.J., A. Shaw, D. Flanders, & S. Burch. 2008.  “Can Visualisation Save the World? Lessons for Landscape Architects from Visualizing Local Climate Change.” In Procs. Digital Design in Landscape Architecture 2008, 9th International Conference on IT in Landscape Architecture. Dessau/Bernburg, Germany: Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, May 29-31 2008.
  • Kozak, R.A., W.C. Spetic, H.W. Harshaw, T.C. Maness, & S.R.J. Sheppard. 2008. Public priorities for sustainable forest management in six forest dependent communities of British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 38(12), 3071-3084.
  • Sheppard, S.R.J., and A. Shaw. 2007. Future visioning of local climate change scenarios: Connecting the dots and painting pictures to aid Earth System Governance. Conf. Proceedings, 2007 Amsterdam Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Earth System Governance: Theories and Strategies for Sustainability.  24-26th May 2007, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. (12 p).
  • Harshaw, H.W, S.R.J. Sheppard, R.A. Kozak. 2007. Outdoor recreation and forest management: A plea for empirical data. The Forestry Chronicle, March/April, Vol. 83, No. 2.  http://pubservices.nrc-cnrc.ca/rp-ps/absres.jsp?jcode=tfc&ftl=tfc83231-2&lang=eng
  • Harshaw, H.W., S.R.J. Sheppard and J.L. Lewis. 2007. A review and synthesis of social indicators for sustainable forest management. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management. 8(2): 17-36.  http://www.forrex.org/publications/jem/jem.asp
  • Harshaw, H.W. andS.R.J. Sheppard.2007. The BC SFM Public Opinion Survey: What do people think of BC forestry?  Linking Innovations and Networking Knowledge (LINK) 9 (1), 1-2. FORREX.
  • Fraser, G., B. Seely, D. Cavens, H. Kimmins, and S. Sheppard. 2007. Forest dynamics perspective – Challenges in implementing a variable retention strategy: Barriers to progress and tools to help navigate a way forward. In Overcoming Obstacles to Variable Retention in Forest Management: Science to Management Forum Proceedings, September 25–27, 2007. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management8(3): 94–99.  http://www.forrex.org/publications/jem/jem.asp
  • S.R.J. Sheppard. 2006. Bridging the sustainability gap with landscape visualisation in community visioning hubs. Integrated Assessment, Vol. 6 (4): 79-108.  http://journals.sfu.ca/int_assess/index.php/iaj/article/view/251
  • Beckley, T. M., J.R. Parkins, and S.R.J. Sheppard (authors in alphabetical order). Public Participation in Sustainable Forest Management: A Reference Guide. Knowledge Exchange and Technology Exploitation (KETE) Programme of the Sustainable Forest Management Network, Edmonton, Alberta. 54 pp.
  • Lewis, John and Stephen R.J. Sheppard. 2006. Culture and Communication: can landscape visualization improve forest management consultation with indigenous communities? Landscape and Urban Planning, 77 pp. 291-313. doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2005.04.004
  • Sheppard, S.R.J., and P. Picard. 2006. Visual quality impacts of forest pest activity at the landscape level: a synthesis of published knowledge and research needs. Landscape and Urban Planning. 77, pp. 321-342.  doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2005.02.007
  • Jeakins, P. S.R.J. Sheppard, F.L. Bunnell, and R. Wells. 2006. Arrow IFPA Series: Note 1 of 8. A framework for sustainable forest management. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 7(1): 37-49.  http://www.forrex.org/publications/jem/jem.asp
  • Sheppard, S.R.J., M.J. Meitner, H.W. Harshaw, N. Wilson, and C. Pearce. 2006. Arrow IFPA Series: Note 3 of 8. Public processes in sustainable forest management for the Arrow Forest District. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 7(1): 57-66.  http://www.forrex.org/publications/jem/jem.asp
  • Harshaw, H.W., R.A. Kozak and S.R.J. Sheppard. 2006.  How Well are Outdoor Recreationists Represented in Forest Land-Use Planning? Perceptions of Recreationists in the Sea-to-Sky Corridor of British Columbia. Landscape and Urban Planning, Vol. 78, pp 33-49.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2005.06.001
  • Meitner, Michael J.; H.W. Harshaw; S.R.J. Sheppard; Paul Picard. 2006. Arrow IFPA Series: Note 8 of 8. Criterion 9: Quality-of-Life Benefits. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 7(1): 99-106.  http://www.forrex.org/publications/jem/jem.asp
  • Sheppard, S.R.J.  2005. Validity, reliability, and ethics in visualization. Visualization in landscape and environmental planning: Technology and Applications. Ian Bishop and Eckart Lange (eds.), Chapter 5, pp 70-97, Taylor and Francis, London.
  • S.R.J. Sheppard . 2005. Landscape Visualization and Climate Change: The Potential for Influencing Perceptions and Behavior. Environmental Science and Policy. (8) pp. 637-654.
  • Lewis, J.L. and S.R.J. Sheppard. Nov/Dec 2005. Ancient values, new challenges: Indigenous spiritual perceptions of landscapes and forest management. Society & Natural Resources. Vol. 18, Issue 10, pp 907-920.  http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/08941920.asp
  • Sheppard, S.R.J. 2005. Participatory decision support for sustainable forest management: A framework for planning with local communities at the landscape level. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 35(7). pp 1515-1526. http://pubs.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/rp-ps/inDetail.jsp?jcode=cjfr&lang=eng&vol=35&is=7
  • Sheppard, S.R.J., & P. Picard. 2005. Visual Resource Management. in Watts, S.B. and Tolland, L. eds. Forestry Handbook for British Columbia. Fifth Edition. University of British Columbia Forestry Undergraduate Society, Vancouver, BC. pp 1-23.
  • Meitner, M., Sheppard, S., Cavens, D., Gandy, R., Picard, P., Harshaw, H., & Harrison, D. 2005. The multiple roles of environmental/data visualization in evaluating alternative forest management strategies: Lessons learned, errors uncovered and decisions elucidated. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 49, pp. 192-205. doi:10.1016/j.compag.2005.03.002
  • Sheppard, S.R.J., & M. J. Meitner. 2005. Using multi-criteria analysis and visualization for sustainable forest management planning with stakeholder groups. Forest Ecology and Management. Vol. 207/1-2 pp 171-187.  doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2004.10.032
  • Seely, B., J. Nelson, R. Wells, B. Peter, M. Meitner, A. Anderson, H. Harshaw, S.R.J. Sheppard, F. Bunnell, H. Kimmins, & D. Harrison. 2004. The application of a hierarchical, decision-support system to evaluate multi-objective forest management strategies: A case study in northeastern British Columbia, Canada. Forest Ecology and Management. Vol. 199 (2-3) pp 283-305. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2004.05.048
  • Sheppard, Stephen R.J., J.L. Lewis, C. Akai. 2004. Landscape Visualization: An Extension Guide for First Nations and Rural Communities. Sustainable Forest Management Network: Edmonton, Alberta. 90pp.
  • Lewis, J.L., and S.R.J. Sheppard, K. Sutherland. 2004. Computer-based visualisation of forest management: A primer for resources managers, communities, and educators. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 5(2): 5-13. http://www.forrex.org/publications/jem/jem.asp
  • Sheppard, S.R.J., C. Achiam & R. D’Eon. 2004. Aesthetics: are we neglecting a critical issue in certification for sustainable forest management. Journal of Forestry 102(5): 6-11. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/saf/jof/2004/00000102/00000005/art00004;jsessionid=1hlw7byu8v6ar.victoria
  • Sheppard, S.R.J., P. Picard, & R. D’Eon. 2004. Meeting visual quality objectives with operational radial-strip cutting in coastal British Columbia: A post-harvest assessment. The Forestry Chronicle, 80(2):215-223.  http://pubservices.nrc-cnrc.ca/rp-ps/absres.jsp?jcode=tfc&ftl=tfc80215-2&lang=eng
  • Sheppard, S.R.J. & J. Salter. 2004. The role of visualisation in forest planning. In Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences. Academic Press/Elsevier, Oxford, UK. pp. 486-498.  http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/bookdescription.cws_home/718268/description#toc
  • Sheppard, S.R.J.. 2004. Visual analysis of forest landscapes. In Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences. Academic Press/Elsevier, Oxford, UK. pp. 440-450.  http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/bookdescription.cws_home/718268/description#toc
  • Sheppard, S.R.J. & C. Achiam. 2004. Public participation in Forest Decision Making. In Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences. Academic Press/Elsevier, Oxford, UK. pp. 1173-1182.  http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/bookdescription.cws_home/718268/description#toc
  • Sheppard, S.R.J. 2003. Knowing a socially sustainable forest when you see one: Implications for results-based forestry. The Forestry Chronicle, 79(5): 865-875.  http://pubservices.nrc-cnrc.ca/rp-ps/absres.jsp?jcode=tfc&ftl=tfc79865-5&lang=eng
  • Harshaw, H. and S. Sheppard. 2003. Temporal assessment of recreation activities and opportunities in British Columbia: Examining the possible effects of future timber harvesting on outdoor recreation. In Natural resources information management forum: Putting knowledge to work. T. Innes (editor). FORREX–Forest Research Extension Partnership, Kamloops, B.C. FORREX Series No. 8. pp. 45–52.
  • Sheppard, Stephen R.J., J.L. Lewis, C. Akai. 2002. Landscape Visualizations for First Nations. Final report prepared for the Sustainable Forest Management Network, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta. 80pp.
  • Sheppard, Stephen R. J. and Picard, Paul. 2002. Visual Impacts of Natural and Managed Disturbances. Literature Review Summary Report, TELSA Landscape Planning Project. Report prepared for the British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Kamloops Forest Region, BC. 110 pp.
  • Meitner, Michael J.; Harshaw, Howard W.; Sheppard, Stephen R. J.; Picard, Paul. 2002. Criterion 9: Quality of Life Benefits. The sustainability project extension note series. Arrow IFPA Extension note #9, April 2002. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC and Forest Renewal BC.
  • Sheppard, S.R.J. 2000. Beyond Visual Resource Management: Emerging theories of an ecological aesthetic and visible stewardship. Chapter 11 in Sheppard, S.R.J., and H. Harshaw (eds.). Forests and Landscapes: Linking Ecology, Sustainability, and Aesthetics. IUFRO Research Series. CABI: Wallingford, UK.
  • Oliver, C.D., J.H.P. Kimmins, H. Harshaw, and S.R.J. Sheppard. 2000. Criteria and Indicators of Sustainable Forestry: A Systems Approach. Chapter 6 in Sheppard, S.R.J., and H. Harshaw (eds.), Forests and Landscapes: Linking Ecology, Sustainability, and Aesthetics. IUFRO Research Series. CABI: Wallingford, UK.
  • Sheppard, S.R.J. 2000. Guidance for crystal ball gazers: Developing a code of ethics for landscape visualization. Landscape & Urban Planning, Volume 54, 25 May 2001, Pages 183-199. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0169-2046(01)00135-9
  • Stephen R.J. Sheppard. 2000. Visualization as a decision-support tool in managing forest ecosystems. COMPILER, Volume 27, Issues 1-3.
  • Sheppard, S.R.J. 1999. Visualization software brings GIS applications to life. GeoWorld 12(3):36-37.
  • Sheppard, S.R.J. 1999. Visualizing the future. Letter to J. For. 97(1):3, 34.
  • Sheppard, S.R.J. 1999. Regeln fur die Nutzung der digtalen Kristallkugel (Building a code of ethics for the digital crystal ball). Garten + Landschaft 11(Nov):28-32.
  • Sheppard, S.R.J. 1999. Building a better crystal ball: future visualization methods and an accompanying Code of Ethics. Invited paper for the Ascona conference on Our Visual Landscape. Switzerland.  August 1999.
  • Sheppard, S.R.J., J. Hess and A. Strain. 1998. Establishing the Worth of Scenic Values – The Tahoe Workshop. In Procs. Exploring Livability and Quality of Life, ASLA, Portland, October 1998.
  • Strain, R.A. and S.R.J. Sheppard (eds.) 1997. Proc. Establishing the Worth of Scenic Values – The Tahoe Workshop, Stateline, Nevada, October 1997.
  • Sheppard, S.R.J. 1997. The Coastal Zone at your desk-top : the application of
    user-friendly GIS to Coastal Zone Management. In CZM ’97 Conference Proceedings, Boston, July 1997.
  • Sheppard, S.R.J. 1997. Photo-monitoring: a tool for measuring landscape change. In International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) ’97 Proceedings, New Orleans, March 1997.

BOOKS

  • Sheppard, Stephen R.J. 2012.  Visualizing Climate Change: A Guide To Visual Communication of cliimate change and Developing Local Solutions.  Routlege, Taylor Francis Group.  United Kingdom, 514 pages. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781844078202/
    This book links community outreach and planning through future visioning processes based on the available science. These tools offer every community the change to visualize their alternative futures, and choose or design their own path into an uncertain future.
  • Sheppard, Stephen R.J., J.L. Lewis, C. Akai. 2004. Landscape Visualization: An Extension Guide for First Nations and Rural Communities. Sustainable Forest Management Network: Edmonton, Alberta. 90 pp.  View the Executive Summary .
    This publication is intended to help First Nations and rural communities to understand the pros and cons of landscape visualizations, by providing some examples of how they have been used and received by communities, and suggesting practical ways in which communities can begin to use these technologies appropriately.
  • Stephen R. J. Sheppard and Howard Harshaw (Eds). 2001. Forests and Landscapes: Linking Ecology, Sustainability and Aesthetics. IUFRO Research Series 6,CABI Publishing, 294 pages.
    This book was a result of the Peter Wall Workshop on Sustainability and Aesthetics. The authors in this volume examine a range of views from different disciplinary perspectives on the underlying theories, research needs, and practical approaches for managing the combination of ecological and aesthetic values, as well as some of the difficulties of dealing with public knowledge, perceptions and preferences when attempting to carry out sustainable forestry.
  • S.R.J. Sheppard. 1989.  Visual Simulation: A User’s Guide for Architects, Engineers & Planners. Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, NY., 215 pages.
    A seminal textbook used in teaching principles of landscape visualisation.  Dr. Sheppard acquired the rights to reproduce the book, a pdf file can be requested through email  (FTP site required due to the size).