Richard B. Lammers

Research Assistant Professor
Phone: (603) 862-4699
Office: Earth Systems Research Center, Morse Hall Rm 211, Durham, NH 03824
A headshot of Richard Lammers, a research assistant professor in the Earth Systems Research Center.


  • Ph.D., Phy Geog/Anal Methods, University of Toronto
  • M.S., Physical Sciences, University of Toronto
  • B.S., Physical Sciences, University of Toronto

Selected Publications

Grogan, D. S., Zhang, F., Prusevich, A., Lammers, R. B., Wisser, D., Glidden, S., . . . Frolking, S. (2015). Quantifying the link between crop production and mined groundwater irrigation in China. Science of The Total Environment, 511, 161-175. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.11.076

Murphy, J., Ozik, J., Collier, N., Altaweel, M., Lammers, R., Kliskey, A., . . . Williams, P. (2014). Water Relationships in the U.S. Southwest: Characterizing Water Management Networks Using Natural Language Processing. Water, 6(6), 1601-1641. doi:10.3390/w6061601

Shiklomanov, A. I., & Lammers, R. B. (2014). River ice responses to a warming Arctic—recent evidence from Russian rivers. Environmental Research Letters, 9(3), 035008. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/3/035008

Stewart, R. J., Wollheim, W. M., Miara, A., Vörösmarty, C. J., Fekete, B., Lammers, R. B., & Rosenzweig, B. (2013). Horizontal cooling towers: riverine ecosystem services and the fate of thermoelectric heat in the contemporary Northeast US. Environmental Research Letters, 8(2), 025010. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/2/025010

Shiklomanov, A. I., & Lammers, R. B. (2013). Changing Discharge Patterns of High-Latitude Rivers. In Climate Vulnerability: Understanding and Addressing Threats to Essential Resources (Vol. 5, pp. 161-175). doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-384703-4.00526-8

Serreze, M. C., Barrett, A. P., Slater, A. G., Woodgate, R. A., Aagaard, K., Lammers, R. B., . . . Lee, C. M. (2006). The large-scale freshwater cycle of the Arctic. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111(C11). doi:10.1029/2005JC003424

Peterson, B. J. (2002). Increasing River Discharge to the Arctic Ocean. Science, 298(5601), 2171-2173. doi:10.1126/science.1077445

Lammers, R. B., Shiklomanov, A. I., Vörösmarty, C. J., Fekete, B. M., & Peterson, B. J. (2001). Assessment of contemporary Arctic river runoff based on observational discharge records. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 106(D4), 3321-3334. doi:10.1029/2000JD900444

Vorosmarty, C. J. (2000). Global Water Resources: Vulnerability from Climate Change and Population Growth. Science, 289(5477), 284-288. doi:10.1126/science.289.5477.284

Vörösmarty, C. J., Fekete, B. M., Meybeck, M., & Lammers, R. B. (2000). Global system of rivers: Its role in organizing continental land mass and defining land-to-ocean linkages. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 14(2), 599-621. doi:10.1029/1999GB900092

Most Cited Publications