Erik Porse, PhD

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Porse, Erik C., Joshua Derenski, Hannah Gustafson, Zoe Elizabeth, and Stephanie Pincetl (2016). “Structural, Geographic, and Social Factors in Building Energy Use: Analysis of Aggregated, Account-Level Consumption Data in a Megacity”. Energy Policy. Vol. 96. September 2016. Pg. 179-192.

Pincetl, Stephanie, Erik C. Porse, and Deborah Cheng. (2016) “Fragmented Flows: Water Supply in Los Angeles County”. Environmental Management. 58(2). Pg. 208-222.

Porse, Erik C., Madelyn Glickfeld, Keith Mertan, and Stephanie Pincetl. (2015) “Pumping for the Masses: Evolution of Groundwater Management in Metropolitan Los Angeles.” Geojournal. DOI: 10.1007/s10708-015-9664-0.

Farzan, Shahla, Derek Young, Allison Dedrick, Gabriel Sampson, Matt Hamilton, Erik Porse, and Peter Coates. (2015) “Western Juniper Management: Assessing policies for improving sage-grouse habitat and rangeland productivity.” Environmental Management. 56: 675-683.

Porse, Erik C., and Jay Lund. (2015) “Network Analysis and Visualizations in California Water: Linking connectivity and resilience.” Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. 04015401.

Porse, Erik C., and Jay Lund (2015). Network Structure, Complexity and Adaptation in Water Resource Systems. Invited submission to Civil Engineering and Environment Systems special issue on Resilience. 32(1-2).

Porse, Erik C., Samuel Sandoval Solis, Belize Lane. (2015). Optimization of Flood Management and Environmental Flows in a Trans-boundary, Water-Scarce River Basin: Rio Grande/BravoWater Resources Management. February 2015

Porse, Erik C. (2014). Risk-Based Zoning in Urbanizing Floodplains. Water Science and Technology. Volume 70, Issue 11. (Special Issue on Urban Water Management). Pg. 1755-1763.

Lane, Belize.A., Samuel Sandoval-Solis, and Erik Porse  (2014). “Environmental Flows in a Human-Dominated System: Evaluating Integrated Water Management Strategies in the Big Bend Reach of the Rio Grande/Bravo Basin.” River Research and Applications . (In Press).

Porse, Erik C. (2013). Stormwater Governance in Future Cities. Water. Volume 5, Issue 1. March 2013. Pg. 29-52.

Porse, Erik C. (2007). Measurement of Music Production and Innovation Networks: Case Studies from Seattle, Austin, and Nashville. Journal of the Music and Entertainment Industry Association (MEIEA). Volume 7, No. 1.

Simpson, Harry J., Carl K. Frederickson, Brian H. Houston, Erik C. Porse.  At-Sea Measurements of Sound Propagation in a Littoral Environment Using a Vertical Synthetic Array. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. Volume 121, Issue 1, pp. 85-97 (January 2007).

Porse, Erik C. MLB and Lobbying: A Perennial Favorite. Published in Outside the Lines, Journal of the Society for American Baseball Research. Volume XII Issue 3. Fall 2006.

Soukup, Raymond J. Jon M. Collis, William L. Siegmann, Michael D. Collins, Harry J. Simpson, and Erik C. Porse. Tank experiments and model comparisons of shallow water acoustics over an elastic bottom. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. April 2005; Volume 117; Issue 4; p. 2576.

Simpson, Harry J., Carl K. Frederickson, Brian H. Houston, Erik C. Porse, Larry A. Kraus, Alain R. Berdoz, Philip A. Frank, and Steve W. Liskey Very-low-frequency Scattering Experiments from Proud Targets in a Littoral Environment Using a 55-m Rail. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. October 2003. Volume 114, Issue 4, p. 2313.

Soukup, Raymond J., Harry J. Simpson, Erik C. Porse, Jason E. Summers, and Robert F. Gragg. Geoacoustic Physical Modeling Rough Surface Scattering 2 Experiment. November 24, 2004. Internal Naval Research Laboratory Publication. NRL/MR-MM/7140–04-8827.

Soukup, Raymond J., Harry J. Simpson, and Erik C. Porse. Geoacoustic Physical Modeling Elastic Parabolic Equation 1 Experiment. November 24, 2004. Internal Naval Research Laboratory publication. NRL/MR-MM/7140–04-8826.

Porse, Erik C. (2002). MTBE: Examining the Oxygenate Requirement and Remediation Costs: A Study in Science and Technology Policy Implementation. SAE International. 2002-01-1268.


Book Chapters

Erik Porse and Stephanie Pincetl. IN PRESS “The Co-Evolution of Infrastructure, Governance, and Urban Ecology.” In Pragmatic Sustainability: Theoretical and Practical Tools (2nd Ed). Editor: Steven Moore. Routledge.

Lund, Jay, Rui Hui, Alvar Escriva, Erik Porse, Lauren Adams, James Connaughton, Laila Kasuri, Ben Lord, Lucas Siegfried, Reed Thayer, Samuel Sandoval-Solis, Sooyeon Yi. IN PRESS. “Reservoir Operation Design.” Handbook of Hydrology: Revised Edition. Chapter 124.


Technical Reports

Porse, Erik. (2013). “Assessing Infrastructure Decisions to Manage Water Resources in the Valle de México.” In Conference Proceedings of the World Wide Workshop for Young Environmental Scientists (WWW-YES).  Arcueil, Paris, France: École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées.

Mark Berman, Jeremy Springer, Pepper Smith, and Erik Porse. Expert Meeting Report: Energy Savings You Can Bank On. Alliance for Residential Building Innovation. February 2013.

Berman, M.; Smith, P.; Porse, E. (2012). Strategy Guideline: Mitigation of Retrofit Risk Factors. National Renewable Energy Laboratory. 29 pp.; NREL Report No. SR-5500-56669; DOE/GO-102012-3811.

California Zero Net Energy Buildings Cost Study. Report written by Davis Energy Group under contract to Pacific Gas and Electric. December 19, 2012. (contributing author).

Porse, Erik C. (2002). United States Energy Sustainability: Renewable Energy in an Unsubsidized, Deregulated Market. University of Hartford Libraries. Research Scholar Program.


Selected Presentations

Porse, Erik C., and Stephanie Pincetl. (2016). Can Smart Cities Exacerbate Inequality? Invited presentation: Smart + Sustainable Cities. American Association of Geographers 2016 Annual Meeting.

Porse, Erik C. (2016). Local Water Use in Los Angeles. Presentation. 2016 NSF Water, Sustainability, and Climate PIs Workshop. Washington, D.C.

Porse, Erik C. (April 22, 2015). Managing Water Scarcity in Future Cities: What Makes Sense to Sense? Center for Information Technology in the Interest of Society (CITRIS). Special seminar series on Resilience. University of California, Berkeley.

Porse, Erik C. (June 1-5, 2014). Network Visualization and Analysis for Water Distribution Systems: Examples from California. 2014 Environmental and Water Resources International (EWRI) Congress. Portland, OR

Sandoval Solis, Samuel; Porse, Erik C. (2013 May). Optimizing Human, Environmental and International Water Management for the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo Basin: The Big Bend National Park. Presentation at World Environmental and Water Resources Congress (EWRI) 2013. Cincinnati, OH

Porse, Erik C. (2013 June). Integrated Decision Modeling for Groundwater Management in the Valle de México. Worldwide Workshop for Young Environmental Scientists. Paris, France.

Porse, Erik C. (2012 October). Environmental Informatics. Short Presentation at TEDx Sacramento, Cities 2.0 event. Sacramento, CA.

Porse, Erik C. (September 2012). An Overview of Urban Water Systems. McGeorge Law School. Sacramento, CA.

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