People ›Associate Post-docsGemma Carr




Carr, G., Barendrecht, M.H., Balana, B. and Debevec, L. (2022) Exploring water quality management with a socio-hydrological model: a case study from Burkina Faso. Hydrological Sciences Journal, Virtual Special Issue on Socio-hydrology: A synthesis of coupled human–water systems across disciplines. doi: 10.1080/02626667.2021.2020276


Carr, G., Barendrecht, M.H., Debevec, L., Kuil, L., Blöschl, G. (2020) People and water: understanding integrated systems needs integrated approaches. Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology-Aqua jws2020055. doi:


Carr, G., Barendrecht, M. and Debevec, L. (2020) Putting society into hydrological models: Socio-hydrology in Burkina Faso.Thrive Blog - Water, Land and Ecosystems - CGIAR.


Carr, G., Barendrecht, M. and Debevec, L. (2020) Technical Brief: The Potential Role of Socio-hydrological Models for Water Quality Management in Burkina Faso.


Blöschl, G., Bierkens, F.P.M., Chambel, A., Cudennec, C., Destouni, G., Fiori, A., Kirchner, J.W.,  McDonnell, J.J. Savenije, H.H.G., Sivapalan, M., Stumpp, C., Toth, E., Volpi, E., Carr, G., Lupton, C., Salinas, J., Széles, B., Viglione, A., et al., (2019) Twenty-three unsolved problems in hydrology (UPH) – a community perspective. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 64(10), 1141 1158.


Kuil, L., Carr, G., Prskawetz, A., Salinas, J.L., Viglione, A. and Blöschl, G. (2019) Learning from the Ancient Maya: Exploring the Impact of Drought on Population Dynamics. Ecological Economics, 157, 1-16.


Carr, G., Loucks, D.P. and Blöschl, G. (2018) Gaining insight into interdisciplinary research and education programmes: a framework for evaluation. Research Policy, 47(1), 35-48. 


Carr, G., Viglione, A., and Rogger, M. (2018) Floods. In: Castree, N., Hulme, M. and Proctor, J. Companion to Environmental Science. Routledge, London. 


Carr, G., Loucks, D.P., Blanch, A.R., Blaschke, A. P., Brouwer, R., Bucher, C., Farnleitner, A.H., Fürnkranz-Prskawetz, A., Morgenroth, E., Parajka, J., Pfeifer, N., Rechberger, H., Wagner, W., Zessner, M. and Blöschl, G. (2017) Emerging outcomes from an interdisciplinary research and education programme. Water Policy 19 (3), 463-478. 


Sim, L.M., Carr, G. and Chan, N.W. (2017) Resolving water disputes via interstate co-operation and stakeholders’ engagement: A case study from Muda River Basin. Advanced Science Letters, 23 (9), 9126-9129.


Blöschl, G., Blaschke, A. P., Broer, M., Bucher, C., Carr, G., Chen, X., Eder, A., et al. (2016) The Hydrological Open Air Laboratory (HOAL) in Petzenkirchen: a hypothesis-driven observatory. Hydrology and Earth System Science 20, 227-255.


Ceola, C., Montanari, A., Krueger, T., Dyer, F., Kreibich, H., Westerberg, I., Carr, G., et al. (2016) Adaptation of water resources systems to changing society and environment. A Statement by the International Association of Hydrological Sciences. Hydrological Science Journal 61(16), 2803-2817.


Krueger, T., Brunns, A., Carr, G., Lane, S., Maynard, C., Mueller, E.N. (2016) A transdisciplinary account of water research. WIREs Water 3(3), 369–389.


Kuil, L., Carr, G., Viglione, A., Prskawetz, A. and Blöschl, G. (2016) Conceptualizing socio-hydrological drought processes: The case of the Maya collapse. Water Resources Research 52(8), 6222-6242.

Carr, G. (2015) Stakeholder and public participation in river basin management - an introduction. WIREs Water, 2(4), 393-405.


Di Baldassarre, G., Viglione, A., Carr, G., Kuil, L., Yan, K, Brandimarte, L. and Blöschl, G. (2015) Changes in flood risk: Modelling feedbacks between physical and social processes. Water Resources Research. In press.


Walker, W.E. Loucks, D.P. and Carr, G. (2015) Social responses to water management decisions. Environmental Processes 2, 485–509.

Carr, G., Blöschl, G. and Loucks, D.P. (2014) Developing a dynamic framework to examine the interplay between environmental stress, stakeholder participation processes and hydrological systems. Evolving Water Resources Systems: Understanding, Predicting and Managing Water–Society Interactions. Proceedings of ICWRS2014, Bologna, Italy, June 2014 (IAHS Publ. 36x, 2014).


Viglione, A., Di Baldassarre, G., Brandimarte, L., Kuil, L., Carr, G., Salinas, J.L., Scolobig, A. and Blöschl, G. (2014) Insights from socio-hydrology modelling on dealing with flood risk – roles of collective memory, risk-taking attitude and trust. Journal of Hydrology, 518 71–82.


Di Baldassarre, G. Viglione, A., Carr, G., Kuil, L., Salinas, J. L. and Blöschl, G. (2013) Socio-hydrology: conceptualising human-flood interactions. Hydrology and Earth System Science. 17, 3295–3303.


Carr, G and Potter, R.B. (2013). Towards effective water reuse: drivers, challenges and strategies shaping the organisational management of reclaimed water in Jordan. The Geographical Journal, 179 (1), 61-73.

Carr, G., Loucks, D.P. and Bloeschl, G. (2013) An Analysis of Public Participation in the Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Study. Chapter 4 in Gover, V.I. and Kratzenberg, G. (eds), Water Co-mangement. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, USA.

Carr, G., Loucks, D.P. and Bloeschl, G. (2012) Evaluating participation in water resource management: A review. Water Resources Research, 48, W11401, doi:10.1029/2011WR011662.

Carr, G., Bucher, C. and Bloeschl, G. (2012) Developing Water Resources Research and Capacity in Europe - The Vienna Doctoral Programme. Public Service Review: European Science and Technology, 15, 16-17.

Blöschl, G., Carr, G., Bucher, C., Farnleitner, A. H., Rechberger, H., Wagner, W. and Zessner, M. (2012) Promoting interdisciplinary education – the Vienna Doctoral Programme on Water Resource Systems. Hydrology and Earth Systems Science. Special Issue on: Hydrology Education in a Changing World, 16, 457-472.

Hanjra, M.A., Blackwell, J., Carr, G., Zhang, F. and Jackson, T.M. (2012) Wastewater irrigation and environmental health: Implications for water governance and public policy. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 215, 255–269.

Carr, G., Potter, R.B. and Nortcliff, S. (2011) Water reuse for irrigation in Jordan: perceptions of water quality among farmers. Agricultural Water Management, 98, 847-854.

Carr, G. (2011) Water reuse for irrigated agriculture in Jordan: soil sustainability, perceptions and management. Chapter 25 in: Mithen, S. J. and Black, E. (eds) Water, Life and Civilisation: Climate, Environment and Society in the Jordan Valley. Cambridge University Press/ International Hydrology Series.

Carr, G., Nortcliff, S. and Potter, R.B. (2011) Water reuse for irrigation in Jordan: plant beneficial nutrients, farmers’ awareness and management strategies. Water Science and Technology. 63/1, 10–15.

Carr, G., Nortcliff, S. and Potter, R.B. (2010) Water reuse for irrigated agriculture in Jordan: challenges of soil sustainability and the role of management strategies. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, Water and Society: Past, present and future. 368, 5315-5321.

Carr, G., Nortcliff, S. and Potter, R.B. (2008) Water reuse for irrigated agriculture in Jordan: What’s waste about wastewater?  Bulletin of the Centre for British Research in the Levant 3, 35-40. Manley, UK.

Nortcliff, S., Carr, G., Potter, R.B. and Darmame, K. (2008) Jordan’s water resources: Challenges for the future. Reading Geographical Paper 185, 25.