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Journal Articles:

Ancona, Z.H., D.J. Semmens, and B.C. Sherrouse. 2016. Social-value maps for Arapaho, Roosevelt, Medicine Bow, Routt, and White River National Forests, Colorado and Wyoming. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2016-5019.

Bagstad, K.J., Reed, J.M., Semmens, D.J., Sherrouse, B.C., and Troy, A. 2016. Linking social values and ecosystem services: Social-ecological hotspots for public lands management. Regional Environmental Change 16(7):2005-2018.

Bagstad, K.J., Semmens, D.J., Ancona Z., and Sherrouse, B. 2017. Understanding biophysical and cultural ecosystem service hotspots for natural resource planning. Landscape Ecology 32 (1): 77-97.

Sherrouse, B.C., Clement, J.M. and Semmens, D.J., 2011. A GIS application for assessing, mapping, and quantifying the social values of ecosystem services.: Applied Geography v. 31, no. 2, p. 748-760.

Sherrouse, B.C., and Semmens, D.J., 2014. Validating a method for transferring social values of ecosystem services between public lands in the Rocky Mountain region:. Ecosystem Services, v. 8, p. 166-177.

Sherrouse, B.C., Semmens, D.J., Ancona, Z.H., and Brunner, N.M. In press. Analyzing land-use change scenarios for trade-offs among cultural ecosystem services in the Southern Rocky Mountains. Forthcoming in: Ecosystem Services.:. Forthcoming in: Ecosystem Services.

Sherrouse, B.C., Semmens, D.J., and Clement, J.M., 2014. An application of Social Values for Ecosystem Services (SolVES) to three national forests in Colorado and Wyoming: Ecological Indicators, v. 36, p. 68-79.

Shoyama, K. and Yamagata, Y. 2016. Local perception of ecosystem service bundles in the Kushiro watershed, Northern Japan Application of a public participation GIS tool.: Ecosystem Services 22 (A): 139-149.

van Riper, C.J., Kyle, G.T., Sutton, S.G., Barnes, M., and Sherrouse, B.C., 2012. Mapping outdoor recreationists' perceived social values for ecosystem services at Hinchinbrook Island National Park, Australia: Applied Geography, v. 35, no. 1-2, p. 164-173.

van Riper, C.J., Kyle, G.T., Sherrouse, B.C., Bagstad, K.J., and Sutton, S.G., 2017. Toward an integrated understanding of perceived biodiversity values and environmental conditions in a national park. Ecological Indicators 72:278-287.

van Riper, C.J. and G.T. Kyle. 2014. Capturing multiple values of ecosystem services shaped by environmental worldviews: A spatial analysis. Journal of Environmental Management 145:374-384.

Fact Sheet:

Sherrouse, B.C. and Semmens, D.J., 2010, Social Values for Ecosystem Services (SolVES)−Using GIS to include social values information in ecosystem services assessments: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010−3118, 2 p.

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