Publications

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Meenar, M. (2012). Feeding the hungry: food insecurity in lower income communities. In Reid, N., Gatrell, J. and Ross, P. (eds.). Local Food Systems in Old Industrial Regions. Surrey, England: Ashgate, pp. 71-91.
  • Meenar, M. (2008). GIS-based simulation and visualization of urban land use change. In Liu, L. and Eck, J. (eds.). Artificial Crime Analysis Systems: Using Computer Simulations and Geographic Information Systems. Pennsylvania: Idea Publishing, pp. 50-69.

Encyclopedia Entries

  • Meenar, M. (2014). Gardening and quality of life. In Michalos, A. C. (ed.). Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, pp. 2396-2399.
  • Meenar, M. and Sorrentino, J. (2009). Dealing with 3D surface models: raster and TIN. In Karimi, H. (ed.). Handbook of Research on Geoinformatics, Pennsylvania: IGI Global, pp. 73-81.
  • Meenar, M., Sorrentino, J., and Yesmin, S. (2009). Coupling GPS and GIS. In Karimi, H. (ed.). Handbook of Research on Geoinformatics, Pennsylvania: IGI Global, pp. 277-284.
  • Sorrentino, J. and Meenar, M. (2006). Poverty in the United States. In Odekon, M. (ed.). The Encyclopedia of World Poverty. California: Sage Publications, pp. 1106-1116.

Professional Magazines

  • Meenar, M., Duffy, J., and Bari, A. (2006). Life on the floodplain: remapping watersheds, neighborhoods, and lives. Planning, 72(7):30-33.
  • Meenar, M. (2006). Managing storm water. ArcUser, 9(4):30-31.
  • Meenar, M. and Ambrus, A. (2006). Three-dimensional models encourage public participation. ArcUser, 9(2):34-37.
  • Meenar, M., Bari, A., and Paulsen, K. (2006). Developing a watershed inventory for vulnerability assessment using ArcGIS. ArcUser, 9(1):20-23.
  • Spinella, S. and Meenar, M. (2006). Turning threats into assets: floodplain management using GIS technology. International Association of Emergency Managers, 23(7):14-6.

Selected Research Reports

  • Meenar, M. (2014). (ed.). Flooding and stormwater management plan for Ambler area watersheds. Research report submitted to US EPA, US Army Corp, Ambler Borough, Upper Dublin Township, and Whitpain Township.
  • Meenar, M. (2012). Impact assessment of projected and alternate land use development pattern in Pennypack creek watershed. Research report submitted to PA DEP and NOAA.
  • Meenar, M. and Hoover, B. (2011). Food insecurity and spatial inequality in Philadelphia’s lower-income neighborhoods: analyzing the role of community gardens. Research report submitted to PA DCED.
  • Meenar, M. (2008). GIS-based environmental resources inventory. Research report submitted to Upper Dublin Township, Pennsylvania.
  • Sorrentino, J., Featherstone, J., and Meenar, M. (2007). Applying the EPA’s regional vulnerability assessment (ReVA) approach to the Pennypack creek watershed. Research report submitted to U.S. EPA.
  • Meenar, M. (2006). (ed.). Pennypack creek watershed study. Research report submitted to FEMA and William Penn Foundation.
  • Meenar, M., et. al. (2005). Vulnerability assessment for smaller watersheds: a GIS inventory of the Pennypack creek watershed. Technical report submitted to U.S. EPA.

Recent Conference Papers or Presentation (selected)

  • 2017: Annual Meeting of American Association of Geographers, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • 2016: 56th Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Potland, Oregon.
  • 2016: Annual Meeting of American Association of Geographers, San Francisco, California.
  • 2015: 5th International Urban Studies and Planning Conference, Athens, Greece.
  • 2014: 54th Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • 2014: Eighth International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Vienna, Austria.
  • 2014: 50th International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) Congress, Gdynia, Poland.
  • 2014: Annual Meeting of American Association of Geographers, Tampa, Florida.
  • 2013: 49th International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) Congress, Brisbane, Australia.
  • 2013: Biennial Conference of the United States Society for Ecological Economics, Burlington, Vermont.
  • 2013: Transportation Research Board 92nd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.
  • 2012: 48th International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) Congress, Perm, Russia.
  • 2012: Biennial Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • 2012: Annual Meeting of American Association of Geographers, New York.
  • 2010: International Geographical Union’s Commission on the Dynamics of Economic Spaces, Toledo, Ohio.

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