Forest Sciences Centre 2045
2424 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4
Canada
work phone: 604-822-6582

My researched is focused on:
Climate change planning, outreach, and community engagement; visioning methods and visualization of climate change causes, impacts, and mitigation/adaptation; low-carbon future scenarios visualized in the CIRS’ BC Hydro Decision Theatre; community energy planning, renewables, and energy literacy; public perceptions, aesthetics and sustainability; social aspects of forestry.


Projects

Future visioning of local climate change scenarios with integrated geomatics/visualization systems. (2009-12) PI: Stephen R.J. Sheppard. (Yr 3 2011-12 $169,724)
Geomatics for Informed Decisions (GEOIDE)

Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE)


Unit Associations

Institute for Computing Information and Cognitive System (ICICS)
Institute of Resources, Environment, and Sustainability (Faculty Associate)
Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions
Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies
School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Landscape Architects ASLA
International Association for Society and Natural Resources IASNR
Scenic America

Awards

Peter Wall Distinguished Scholars In Residence (2009-10) , 2009
Wildlife Habitat Canada Forest Stewardship Award (presented to CANFOR and scientists at UBC Faculty of Forestry for collaborative efforts to develop and implement a Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Framework in BC , 2004
ASLA Merit Award , 1984
ASLA Honor Award , 1983
Spotlight Teaching Award (Sustainability Initiative, UBC, 2010-11) , 2011
ICLEI Europe Book fo the Month Award for , 2012
Institute for Social Sustainability Research Fellow (University of Plymouth, UK, 2011-14)
University Sustainability Initiative Research Fellow (University of BC, 2011-13)

Current Graduate Students

Lin (Tony) Cao, PhD
Petr Cizek, PhD
Visualizing the Industrial North:  Tarsands
Saron Barron, PhD
(Future Forests Fellowship) Future Suburban Forests in a Changing Climate: Balancing Sustainability and Social Acceptance
Leticia Hermos Barbosa, PhD
Green incentives: a seed of hope for Spanish forests

Current Courses

Winter 2014

FRST490 Visual Resource Management Sections

Methodologies for analysis, design and management of the visual guidelines; operational policies of resource extraction industries and the implication on multiple land use management.

Winter 2014

FRST551 Landscape Planning for Sustainability Sections

Analysis, perception, planning of landscapes, and integration of social acceptability with sustainability. Credit will be granted for only one of FRST 490 or FRST 551.

Winter 2014

CONS210 Visualizing Climate Change Sections

Exploration of different future scenarios using visual media that provide an overview of the science of climate change, its implications and potential solutions, and better ways to communicate climate change.

Winter 2014

LARC542 Aesthetics and Sustainability Sections

Analysis and planning of landscapes to communicate sustainability and to inform public awareness and design by exploring the relationship between aesthetics and sustainability. Taught in alternate years.

Selected Publications

Lewis, J.L. and S.R.J. Sheppard. (2013). Ancient values/new technology: Emerging methods for integrating cultural values in forest management. University of BC Press In First Nations and Forest Lands: Social and Cultural Perspectives, D.B. Tindall and P. Perrault (eds.).
Lim, S.S., Innes, J.L. and Sheppard, S. (2013). Public awareness of aesthetic and other forest values associated with sustainable forest management: a cross-cultural comparison among East Asians and Canadians – Journal of Environmental Management
Sheppard, S.R.J., E. Villagomez, O. Schroth, and J. Salter. (2013). BC Clear: Visualizing District Energy Options. CALP, UBC. –
Harshaw, H., and S.R.J. Sheppard (2013). Using the recreation opportunity spectrum to evaluate the temporal impacts of timber harvesting on outdoor recreation settings. – Journal of Recreation and Tourism
Schroth, O., Ellen Pond, Danielle Marceau, John Danahy, David Flanders, Laura Cornish, Stephen Sheppard, Kristi Tatebe, Robert Feick. (2013). Scenario Modeling and Visualization for Climate Change Planning: A Cross-Case Study of four Canadian Community Contexts. – Journal of American Planning Association
Schroth, O., Ellen Pond, Stephen Sheppard (2013). Tools for the spatial-temporal understanding of climate planning. Elsevier Landscape and Urban Planning (Special Issue)
Schroth, O., Aleksandra Dulic, and Stephen Sheppard. (2013). Visual Climate Change Communication: From Iconography to Locally Framed 3D Visualization. – Environmental Communication
Barron, S., S. Cote, L. Holy, R. Tooke, S.R.J. Sheppard. (2013). Energy: A Neighbourhood Affair – Landscapes Paysages
Sheppard, S.R.J., and O. Schroth (2013). Making climate change visible: The role of landscape in reframing community perceptions of climate change and carbon. CELA CELA Conference Proceedings
Sheppard, S.R.J. (2013). Communication and Visualization of the Space-Time Dimensions of Landscape Themes CELA CELA Conference Proceedings
Barron, S., R. Tooke, S. Cote, S.R.J. Sheppard, R. Kellett, L. Holy. (2013). An Illustrated Guide to Community Energy. CALP – UBC
Burch, S., Stephen Sheppard, Ellen Pond, and Olaf Schroth (2013). Climate change visioning – Effective processes for advancing the policy and practice of local adaptation. London, Routledge. Chapter 16, in Susanne C. Moser and Maxwell T. Boykoff (eds.). 2013. Toward Successful Adaption: Linking Science and Practice in Managing Climate Change Impacts.
Sheppard, S.R.J., David Flanders, Alison Shaw, Sarah Burch, Olaf Schroth. (2013). Bringing Climate Change Science to the Landscape Level: Canadian Experience in Using Landscape Visualisation Within Participatory Processes for Community Planning. Taylor and Francis Chapter 7, in Bojie Fu and Bruce Jones (Eds) Landscape Ecology for Sustainable Environment and Culture, pp 121-143.
Schroth, O., E. Pond, R. Tooke, D. Flanders, S.R.J. Sheppard. (2012). Spatial Modeling for Community Renewable Energy Planning: Case Studies in British Columbia, Canada. Taylor and Francis Chapter 15 in Stremke and Dobbersteen (eds) Sustainable Energy Landscapes
Burch, S. S.R.J. Sheppard, A. Shaw, D. Flanders and S. 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.
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. Springer Mitigation Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. 2012. 17:25-49
Barron, S., G. Canete, J. Carmichael, D. Flanders, E. Pond, S.R.J. Sheppard, K. Tatebe, (2012). A Climate Change Adaptation Planning Process for Low-Lying, Communities Vulnerable to Sea Level Rise. MDPI AG (Basel, Switzerland) Sustainability, 2012, Vol 4 (9) pp 2176-2208
Sheppard, S.R.J. (2012). Visualizing Climate Change: A Guide to Visual Communication of Climate Change and Developing Local Solutions. Abingdon, UK: Earthscan/Routledge. –
Pond, E., O. Schroth, S.R.J. Sheppard, R. Feick, D. Marceau, J. Danahy, S. Burch, L. Cornish, S. Cohen, M. Pooyandeh, N. Wijesekara, D. Flanders, K. Tatebe, and S. Barron. (2012). Collaborative Processes and GeoSpatial Tools in Support of GEOIDE Network The Added Value of Scientific Networking: Perspectives from the GEOIDE Network Members 1998-2012. Chapter 10, pp 213-250, GEOIDE Network, Quebec, Canada
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 visualization. Elsevier Futures 43, Issue 4, May 2011, pp 400-412.
Pond, E., Cavens, D., Miller, N. Sheppard, S.R.J. (2011). The Retrofit Challenge: Re-thinking Existing Residential Neighbourhoods for Deep Greenhouse Gas Reductions. CALP, University of British Columbia pp 93
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 Future Internet, Vol 3, pages 204-227
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 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg Chapter 8, in J. Feichter and G. Gramelsberger (eds.), Climate Change and Policy: Dealing with Uncertainty. Springer-Verlag, Pgs 171-190
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 University of Wisconsin Press Landscape Journal 30 (1): 53-71
Pond, Ellen, Olaf Schroth, Stephen Sheppard, Sara Muir-Owen, Ingrid Lipa, Cam Campbell, Jon Salter, Kristi Tatebe and David Flanders. (2010). Local Climate Change Visioning and Landscape Visualizations – Guidance Manual CALP, University of BC 85 pgs
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):709-722.
Sheppard, S.R.J., E. Pond and D. Flanders. (2010). Retrofitting the British Properties for Climate Change. Real Estate Institute Input, Winter 2010, Vol 38, Number 1, pp 24-28.
Burch, Sarah, Stephen Sheppard, Alison Shaw, 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. Blackwell Publishing Journal of Flood Risk Management. 3 (2010) 126-139.
Seely, B., C. Welham, J. Blanco, J. Nelson, S.R.J. Sheppard, D. Cavens, and D. Flanders (2010). Future perspectives in hybrid modelling. Earthscan Ltd, London, UK. Chapter 10 in Forecasting Forest Futures: A Hybrid Modelling Approach to the Assessment of Sustainability of Forest Ecosystems and their Values
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. Corvinus University of Budapest, Department of Landscape Planning and Regional Development, Hungary Fabos, J. Gy., Ryan, R.L., Lindhult, M.S., Kumble, P., Kollanyi, L., Ahern, J., Jombach, S. (Eds.) 2010: Proceedings of Fabos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning 2010, Budapest July 8-11, Hungary. pp 459-466
Sheppard, S.R.J. et al. (2010). Planning with climate change. Birkhauser Verlag AG, Germany Elke Mertens, Visualizing Landscape Architecture, pp 171-190
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 FORREX 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. Naylor Canada Landscapes Paysages, Landscape Architecture in Canada, Vol 11, No. 1, Pp. 10-16
Shaw, Alison, Stephen Sheppard, Sarah Burch, David Flanders, Arnim Wiek, Jeff Carmichael, John Robinson, Stewart Cohen (2009). How futures matter – Synthesizing, downscaling, and visualizing climate change scenarios for participatory capacity building Elsevier Global Environmental Change 19 (2009) 447-463
Schroth, Olaf, Ellen Pond, Sara Muir-Owen, Cam Campbell and S.R.J. Sheppard. (2009). Tools for the understanding of spatio-temporal climate scenarios in local planning: Kimberley (BC) case study. Swiss National Science Foudnation (SNSF) –
Burch, S., A. Shaw, SRJ Sheppard, and D. Flanders. (2009). Climate change visualization: Using 3d imagery of local places to build capacity and inform policy. Linköping University Electronic Press 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.
Flanders, D., Salter, J., Tatebe, K., Pond, E., Sheppard, S. (2009). A Preliminary Assessment of Renewable Energy Capacity in Prince George, BC. Natural Resources Canada Natural Resources Canada: 78 pp.
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. submitted to The Journal of Environmental Management special issue on Participatory GIS, Feick, R. and Balram, S. eds., 32 pp. Elsevier Journal of Environmental Management 90: 2090-2101
S.R.J. Sheppard and Petr Cizek (2009). The Ethics of Google-Earth: Crossing thresholds from spatial data to landscape visualization Elsevier Journal of Environmental Management 90: 2102-2117
Flanders, D., S.R.J. Sheppard, A. Shaw, and S.Burch. (2008). Hot in my backyard: Using 3 D visualisation to bring home the implications of climate change to the community. American Society of Landscape Architects Landscape Architecture Magazine, May 2008, pp. 82-87
Sheppard, S.R.J., Ellen Pond and Cam Campbell (2008). Low-carbon attractive, resilient communities: New imperatives for sustainable redevelopment. Climate Change and Urban Design Council for European Urbanism Conference Reader, Background Papers and Excerpts Selected Conference Papers., Pp. 42-58
Meitner, M., Berheide, D., Nelson, J. and Sheppard, S. (2008). Public perceptions of mountain pine beetle management alternatives Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Victoria Mountain Pine Beetle Working Paper 2008-06 ISBN 978-0-662-48196-6
Kozak, R.A., W.C. Spetic, H.W. Harshaw, T.C. Maness and 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.
S.R.J. Sheppard (2008). Local Climate Change Visioning: A New Process for Community Planning and Outreach Using Visualization Tools Canadian Institute of Planners Plan Canada, Vol. 48 (1): 36-40
Walker, I.J., R. Sydneysmith, et al. (Sheppard as co-author) (2008). British Columbia, Chapter 8 in “From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate” (National Assessement) Government of Canada p. 329-386
Bizikova, Livia, Sarah Burch, John Robinson, Alison Shaw, and Stephen Sheppard (2008). Utilizing participatory scenario-based approaches to design proactive responses to climate change in the face of uncertainties Earthscan Integrating Climate Change Actions into Local Development
Sheppard, Stephen, Alison Shaw, David Flanders and Sarah Burch (2008). Can visualization save the world? Lessons for Landscape Architects from Visualizing Local Climate Change Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Germany Digital Design in Landscape Architecture 2008, 9th International Conference Proceedings, Dessau/Bernburg, Germany
Robinson, J., T. Berkhout, S. Burch, E.J. Davis, N. Dusyk, Alison Shaw with Stephen Sheppard and James Tansey (2008). Infrastructure and Communities: The Path to Sustainable Communities. A White Paper prepared for the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions. University of Victoria, British Columbia Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions
Sheppard, S.R.J., and A. Shaw (2007). Future Visioning of local climate change scenarios: Connecting the dots and painting pictures to aid Earth Governance. Conference Proceedings, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam Earth System Governance: Theories and Strategies for Sustainability Report on the 2007 Amsterdam Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change
Harshaw, H.W. and S.R.J. Sheppard (2007). The BC SFM Public Opinion Survey: What do people think of BC forestry? FORREX Linking Innovations and Networking Knowledge (LINK) 9 (1), 1-2.
Harshaw, H.W., Sheppard, S.R.J. and J.L. Lewis (2007). Review and synthesis of social indicators for sustainable forest management. FORREX BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management. 8(2): 17-36
Cole, Ray, Hadi Dowlatadabi, Carol Gigliotti, Deborah Herbert, Meg Holden, Randi Kruse-Ferdinands, Alison Munro, John Robinson, Mark Roseland, Stephen Sheppard, Donald Yen, David Zandvliet (2007). Accelerating Sustainability in BC: The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability – –
Harshaw, H.W., S.R.J. Sheppard and R.A. Kozak (2007). Outdoor Recreation and Forest Management: A Plea for Empirical Data. Canadian Institute of Forestry The Forestry Chronicle 83(2):231-238.
Beckley, Thomas M., John R. Parkins, Stephen R.J. Sheppard (2006). Public Participation in Sustainable Forest Management: A Reference Guide Sustainable Forest Management Network. Knowledge Exchange and Technology Extension Program (KETE) SFM, 2006, 55 pp.
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, #1 in The Sustainability Project Extension Note Series. FORREX BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management, 7 (1): 37-49
Sheppard, S.R.J., M. Meitner, N. Wilson, H. Harshaw and C. Pearce. (2006). Arrow IFPA Series Note 3 of 8. Public processes in sustainable forest management for the Arrow Forest District. FORREX BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management , 7 (1): 57-66
Meitner, M., H. Harshaw, S.R.J. Sheppard, and P. Picard. (2006). Arrow IFPA Series: Note 8 of 8. Criterion 9: Quality of Life Benefits. FORREX BC Journal of Ecosystem Management. 7(1), pp. 57-66.
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 78(1/2)33-49.
Lewis, J.L., and S.R.J. Sheppard (2006). Culture and Communication: Using Integrated GIS-Landscape Visualiztion to Improve Forest Management Consultation with Indigenous Communities. Elsevier Landscape and Urban Planning, 77 pp. 291-313
Sheppard, S.R.J. (2006). Bridging the sustainability gap with landscape visualization in community visioning hubs. – Integrated Assessment Journal, Bridging Sciences & Policy, Vol. 6, Iss. 4 Pp. 79-108
Lewis, J.L. and S.R.J. Sheppard (2005). Ancient Values, New Challenges: Indigenous spiritual perceptions of landscapes and forest management. Institute for Social Science Research on Natural Resources Society and Natural Resources, Vol. 18, No. 10, pp 907-920(14) Nov/Dec 2005.
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. Elsevier Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 49, pp. 192-205.
Sheppard, S.R.J. & Meitner, M. (2005). Using Multi-Criteria Analysis and visualisation for Sustainable Forest Management planning with stakeholder groups Elsevier Forest Ecology and Management, 207(1-2), pp 171-187.
Sheppard, S.R.J., and Paul Picard (2005). Visual quality impacts of forest pest activity at the landscape level: a synthesis of published knowledge and research needs. Elsevier Landscape and Urban Planning, 77, pp. 321-342
Sheppard, S.R.J. (2005). Landscape Visualization and Climate Change: The Potential For Influencing Perceptions and Behavior. Elsevier Environmental Science and Policy 8 (2005) Pp 637-654.
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 CJFR, 35(7) Pp 1515-1526.
Sheppard, S.R.J. (2005). Validity, reliability, and ethics in visualization. Taylor and Francis, London Visualization in landscape and environmental planning: Technology and Applications. Ian Bishop and Eckart Lange (eds.), Chapter 5, pp 70-97
Meitner, M.J., R. Gandy, and S.R.J. Sheppard (2005). The Role of Visualization in Communicating and Understanding Forest Complexity. ACM Press IEEE Proceedings, IEEE Computer Society, International Conference on Information Visualisation IV05
Sheppard, S.R.J. and P. Picard (2005). Visual Resource Management University of British Columbia Forestry Undergraduate Society Forestry Handbook for British Columbia, Fifth Edition, pp. 1-23 in S.B. Watts and L. Tolland (eds), University of British Columbia Forestry Undergraduate Society, Vancouver, BC.
Salter, J.D., S.R.J. Sheppard, D. Cavens, and M.J. Meitner (2005). Planning, communicating, designing, and decision-making for large scale landscapes. Taylor and Francis, London Visualization in Landscape and Environmental Planning: technology and Applications. Bishop, I. & Lange, E. (Eds.) Chapter 6, pp. 120-124
Sheppard, S.R.J. (2004). Building a code-of-ethics for landscape visualisation American Society of Landscape Architects Landscape Architecture
Seely, B., Nelson, J., Wells, R., Peter, B., Meitner, M., Anderson, A., Harshaw, H., Sheppard, S., Bunnell, F., Kimmins, K. and Harrison, D. (2004). The application of a hierarchical decision support system to evaluate multiple objective forest management strategies: A case study in northeastern British Columbia – Forest Ecology and Management, 199(2-3), 2004, pp. 283-305.
Lewis, J.L., and S.R.J. Sheppard, K. Sutherland (2004). Computer-based visualization of forest management: A primer for resources managers, communities, and educators. FORREX BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management, 5(2): 5-13
Stephen R.J. Sheppard, Paul Picard, and Rob D’’Eon (2004). Meeting visual quality objectives with operational radial-strip partial cutting in coastal British Columbia: a post-harvest assessment The Forestry Chronicle Forestry Chronicle Vol. 80, No. 2, pp. 215-223.
Stephen R.J. Sheppard (2004). Visual Analysis of Forest Landscapes Elsevier Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences, Landscape and Planning Section, pp.440-450 Oxford, UK:
Stephen R.J. Sheppard and Cecilia M. Achiam (2004). Public Participation in Forest Decision-making Elsevier Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences, Social and Collaborative Forestry Section, pp. 1173-1182. Oxford, UK:
Stephen R. J. Sheppard, Jonathan Salter (2004). The Role of Visualization in Forest Planning Elsevier Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences, Landscape and Planning Section, pp. 486-498. Oxford, UK:
Stephen R.J. Sheppard, John L. Lewis, and C.A. Akai. (2004). Landscape Visualization: An Extension Guide for First Nations and Rural Communities -Sustainable Forest Management Network Centre of Excellence SFMN Publication ISBN 1-55261-176-0, 90p.
Stephen R.J. Sheppard, Cecilia M. Achiam, and Rob G. D’Eon (2004). Aesthetics: are we neglecting a key issue in criteria and indicators for sustainable forest management? Society of American Foresters Journal of Forestry, 102(5) pp 6-11.
(2004). Local Climate Change Visioning and Landscape Visualizations: Guidance Manual
(2004). Downscaling and visioning of mountain snow packs and other climate change implications in North Vancouver, British Columbia.
(2004). Downscaling and visioning of mountain snow packs and other climate change implications in North Vancouver, British Columbia.
Bizikova, Livia, Sarah Burch, John Robinson, Alison Shaw, and Stephen Sheppard. (2004). Utilizing Participatory Scenario-Based Approaches to Design Proactive Responses to Climate Change in the Face of Uncertainties. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Climate Change and Policy-The Calculability of Climate Change and the Challenge of Uncertainty. Chapter 8, Pgs 171-190.
(2004). A Climate Change Adaptation Planning Process for Low-lying, Communities Vulnerable to Sea Level Rise.
(2004). Spatial Modeling for Community Renewable Energy Planning: Case Studies in British Columbia, Canada.
(2004). Spatial Modeling for Community Renewable Energy Planning: Case Studies in British Columbia, Canada.
Stephen R.J. Sheppard (2003). Knowing a socially sustainable forest when you see one – Implications for results-based forestry. THE FORESTRY CHRONICLE Forestry Chronicle Vol. 79, No. 5, pp. 865-875.
Meitner, M., Gandy, R., & Sheppard, S.R.J. (2003). Exploring, forecasting and visualizing alternative ecosystem management scenarios. ESRI Press In Proceedings, ESRI International Users Conference, July 2003, San Diego, California. 10pp (CD)
Sheppard S.R.J. & Meitner, M. J. (2003). Using multi-criteria analysis and visualization for sustainable forest management planning with stakeholder groups. IUFRO In Procs. Decision Support for Multiple Purpose Forestry IUFRO Conference, Vienna, Austria, April 23-25, 2003. 14pp (CD)
Harshaw, H. W., & Sheppard, S. R. J. (2003). Assessing timber harvesting impacts to recreation in areas adjacent to parks and protected areas: An example from British Columbia. SAMPA, Victoria, BC In Proceedings May 2003.
Harshaw, H. and S.R.J. Sheppard (2003). Temporal assessment of recreation activities and opportunities in British Columbia: Examining the possible effects of future timber harvesting on outdoor recreation FORREX–Forest Research Extension Partnership, Kamloops, B.C Procs. Natural Resources Information Management Forum: Putting Knowledge to Work. T. Innes (editor). FORREX Series No. 8. pp. 45–52.
S.R.J. Sheppard and J.L. Lewis (2002). Democratising the SFM planning process: the potential of landscape visualization as a community involvement tool for First Nations Sustainable Forest Management Network Centre of Excellence Procs. 2002 Sustainable Forest Management Network Conference, Advances in Forest Management: From Knowledge to Practice,November 13-15, Edmonton, AB, pp 304-309.
Sheppard, S.R.J., J. Lewis, and C. Akai. (2002). Landscape Visualization for First Nations. – Technical report prepared for the Sustainable Forest Management Network.
Sheppard, S.R.J. (2001). Guidance for crystal ball gazers: Developing a code of ethics for landscape visualization. Elsevier Landscape & Urban Planning 54 (1-4), pp. 183-199.
Sheppard, S.R.J., and H. Harshaw (2001). Forests and Landscapes: Linking Ecology, Sustainability, and Aesthetics. CABI Publishing IUFRO Research Series, No. 6. CABI: Wallingford, UK. 294p.
Oliver, C.D., J.P. Kimmins, H.W. Harshaw, and S.R.J. Sheppard. (2001). Criteria and indicators of sustainable forestry: a systems approach. CABI Publishing. Chapter 6: pp. 73-93 in S.R.J. Sheppard and H.W. Harshaw (eds.), Forests and Landscapes: Linking Ecology, Sustainability, and Aesthetics. IUFRO Research Series, No. 6. Wallingford, UK
Sheppard, S.R.J. (2001). Beyond visual resource management: Emerging theories of an ecological aesthetic and visible stewardship. CABI Publishing Chapter 11: pp. 149-172 in S.R.J. Sheppard and H.W. Harshaw (eds.), Forests and Landscapes: Linking Ecology, Sustainability, and Aesthetics. IUFRO Research Series, No. 6. Wallingford, UK
Sheppard, S.R.J. and H.W. Harshaw. (2001). Landscape aesthetics and sustainability: An introduction. CABI Publishing. Chapter 1: pp. 3-12 in S.R.J. Sheppard and H.W. Harshaw (eds.), Forests and Landscapes: Linking Ecology, Sustainability, and Aesthetics. IUFRO Research Series, No. 6. Wallingford, UK
Sheppard, S.R.J., H.W. Harshaw, and J. McBride (2001). Conclusions: Towards a research agenda for forest landscape management. CABI Publishing Chapter 17: pp. 263-288 in S.R.J. Sheppard and H.W. Harshaw (eds.), Forests and Landscapes: Linking Ecology, Sustainability, and Aesthetics. IUFRO Research Series, No. 6. Wallingford, UK
-P. Picard and S.R.J. Sheppard. (2001). Visual Resource Management in British Columbia: Part 2. Partial cutting in the front country: A win-win solution for short-term timber availability and aesthetics? FORREX BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management. 1(2): Article 3, 18p. Retrieved May 15, 2002
Picard, P., and S.R.J. Sheppard. (2001). Visual Resource Management in British Columbia: Part 1 – The effects of visual resource management on timber availability: a review of case studies and BC legislation. FORREX BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 1(2): Article 1, 12. Retrieved May 15, 2002
Cavens, D. , Sheppard, S., & Meitner, M. (2001). Tracking visual change: image database applications. ESRI Press In Proceedings, ESRI Users Conference, July 2001, San Diego, California.
Meitner, M., Cavens, D., & Sheppard, S. (2001). Semi-automated metadata capture systems: how to elicit compliance within a democratic setting. ESRI Press In Proceedings, ESRI Users Conference, July 2001, San Diego, California.
Meitner, M., Sheppard, S., Harshaw, H. & Wilson, N. (2001). Arrow IFPA social values mail survey: general summary. – Technical report. Arrow Forest District, Innovative Forest Practices Agreement, Sustainability Project.
Sheppard, S., & Meitner, M. (2001). Arrow forest district innovative forest practices agreement socio-economic technical report. Technical report. Arrow Forest District, Innovative Forest Practices Agreement, Sustainability Project. –
Meitner, M., Sheppard, S., Harshaw, H. & Wilson, N. (2001). Arrow forest district public values survey: putting your finger on the pulse of the district. – Project final report. Arrow Forest District, Innovative Forest Practices Agreement, Sustainability Project.
Sheppard, S.R.J., D. Cavens, J. Salter, and M. Meitner. (2001). Seeing the big picture: the benefits of digital landscape immersion. -American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)/Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) -Procs. LANDTECH ASLA/CSLA Annual Meeting, 24 September 2001, Montreal, Canada.
Sheppard, S.R.J., and C. M. Achiam (2001). Forest certification and aesthetics: Proposed criteria and indicators for visible stewardship -BC Ministry of Forests -Procs. Looking beyond the trees: Visual stewardship of the Working Forest. VRM Conference, BC MOF, Kamloops, BC.
Lewis, J., and S.R.J. Sheppard (2001). Ancient values/new tools: innovative methods and technologies for integrating cultural values in forest management. -Southern Interior Forest Extension and Research Partnership (SIFERP), -Proc., From Science to Management and Back: a Science Forum for Southern Interior Ecosystems in British Columbia. C. Hollstedt, K. Sutherland, and T. Innes (editors),
S.R.J. Sheppard and Picard, P. (2000). Timber availability and aesthetics at the landscape level: theoretical relationships and potential win-win solutions. -Southern Interior Forest Extension and Research Partnership (SIFERP) -Procs, From Science to Management and Back: a Science Forum for Southern Interior Ecosystems in British Columbia. C. Hollstedt, K. Sutherland, and T. Innes (editors).
Sheppard, S.R.J. (2000). Visualization as a decision-support tool for managing forest ecosystems. – The COMPILER 16(1):25-40.
Sutherland, and T, Innes (eds.) (1999). Procs., From Science to Management and Back: A Science Forum for Southern Interior Ecosystems in British Columbia. Southern Interior Forest Extension and Research Partnership (SIFERP), Kamloops, B.C. –
Sheppard, S.R.J. (1999). Visualization software brings GIS applications to life. – GeoWorld 12(3):36-37.
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., 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. Tahoe Regional Planning Agency –
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.
Iverson, W.D., S.R.J. Sheppard, and R.A. Strain. (1993). Managing regional scenic quality in the Lake Tahoe Basin. – -Landscape Journal
Sheppard, S.R.J. (1989). Visual Simulation – A User’s Guide for Architects, Engineers & Planners. -Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, NY –
Sheppard, S.R.J. (1986). Simulating changes in the landscape John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY. Chapter 11 in Foundations for Visual Project Analysis, eds. R.C. Smardon, J.F. Palmer, and J.P. Felleman
Smardon, R.C., N.R. Feimer, K.H. Craik, and S.R.J. Sheppard (1983). Assessing the reliability, validity, and generalizability of observer-based visual impact assessment methods for the Western United States Westview Press Managing Air Quality and Scenic Resources at National Parks and Wilderness Areas, eds. R. Rowe and L. Chestnut,
Sheppard, S.R.J., and T. Tetherow (1983). Visual assessment of surface mining. – -Garten & Landschaft
Sheppard, S.R.J. (1982). Predictive landscape portrayals: a selective research review. – -Landscape Journal