edited volumes

Tamminga, K. and T. Knüvener, guest editors.  2018-present.
Sustainable | Sustaining City Streets, special issue, Sustainability vol. 10-11.
[call for papers in effect until August 31, 2019]

Tamminga, K., guest editor. 
2012-2018.  Urban Regeneration and Sustainability, special issue, Sustainability vol. 4(4-9), 7(12), 8(3).

Tamminga, K., D. vanEngelsdorp, and A. Smith, editors.  2012. 
Nearby Nature II, GigaPan Magazine  4(2), Carnegie Mellon University.

Smith, A., K. Tamminga, and D. vanEngelsdorp, editors.  2011. 
Nearby Nature I, GigaPan Magazine  3(6), Carnegie Mellon University.

parts of books

Tamminga, K.  2008.  Restoring biodiversity in the urbanizing region.  Reader in Canadian Planning: Linking Theory and Practice.  J. Grant, editor. Toronto: Thomson Nelson Canada, 243-251

Tamminga, K.  2007.  Changing nature: towards a civic culture of urban ecosystems regeneration Águas Urbanas: Uma Contribuição para a Regeneração Ambiental como Campo Disciplinar Integrado V. Tangari, M. Bahia Schlee, R. Andrade, and M. Dias, editors. Rio de Janeiro:  Federal University of Rio de Janeiro-FAU, 147-161.

Schlee, M., N. Cavalcanti, and K. Tamminga.  2007. 
As transformações da paisagem na bacia do Rio Carioca. [
Landscape transformation in the Carioca River basin]  Revista Paisagem & Ambiente: Ensaisos.  S. Macedo, editor. São Paulo: University of São Paulo, 267-283. 

Schlee, M., D. Baptista, and K. Tamminga.  2007.  Diagnóstico ambiental participativo em bacias hidrográficas urbanas. [Participatory environmental analysis of an urban river basin.]   Águas Urbanas: Uma Contribuição para a Regeneração Ambiental como Campo Disciplinar Integrado V. Tangari, M. Bahia Schlee, R. Andrade, and M. Dias, editors.  Rio de Janeiro: Federal University of Rio de Janeiro-FAU, 215-235.  

Tamminga, K.  2006.  Disturbance zones.  Planning and Urban Design Standards.  American Planning Association. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 141-142.
Tamminga, K.  2006.  Invasive species.  Planning and Urban Design Standards.  American Planning Association. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 145-147.

Honwad, S., C. Hoadley, and K. Tamminga.  2006.  Building a learning community for Himalayan sustainability.  Global Change in Mountain Regions.  M. Price, editor. Duncow, UK: Sapiens Publishing, 326-328.

Schlee, M., A. Coelho Netto, and K. Tamminga.  2006. Mapeamento ambiental e paisagístico de bacias hidrográficas urbanas: Estudo de caso do Rio Carioca. [Environmental and landscape mapping of an urban river basin: Case study of the Carioca River.]   Rios e Paisagens Urbanas em Cidades Brasileiras.  L. M. Costa, editor. Rio de Janeiro: Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, 33-55.

Tamminga, K., L. Mozingo, D. Erickson, and J. Harrington.  2002.  Interweaving ecology in planning and design curricula.   Ecology and Design: Frameworks for Learning.  B. Johnson and K. Hill, editors. Washington, DC: Island Press, 357-395.

Hood, W., K. Tamminga, R. Bingham, A. Otten, and F. Pasqual. 1999. Hunter Park.  Re-evaluating stormwater: The Nine Mile Run model for restorative development. B. Ferguson, R. Pinkham, and T. Collins, eds., Snowmass, CO: Rocky Mountain Institute, 8-11.

Luymes, D. and K. Tamminga.  1996.  Integrating public safety and use into planning urban greenways.  Greenways: The Beginning of an International Movement.  J. G. Fabos and J. Ahern, editors. Amsterdam: Elsevier Press, 391-400.

published reports to sponsors

Sam, A., N. Kerlin, K. Tamminga et al. 2016. Master Tree Plan 2016: An Urban Forestry Strategy for Effective Management in a Tree City. Borough of State College, 87 pp.

Wagner, R., C. A. Cole, M. Brittingham, C. Ferreri, L. Gorenflo, M. Kaye, B. Orland, and K. Tamminga.  2014. Morristown National Historical Park Natural Resource Condition Assessment. Natural Resource Report NPS/NERO/NRR-2014/869, 219 pp.

Wagner, R., C.A. Cole, M. Brittingham, C. Ferreri, L. Gorenflo, M. Kaye, B. Orland, and K. Tamminga. 
2014. Saratoga National Historical Park Natural Resource Condition Assessment.  Natural Resource Report NPS/NETN/NRR-2014/751, 240 pp.

ALCCAR core team. 
2012.  Learning, Planning and Adapting to Climate Change: A Guide for Facilitators. Penn State University, 225 pp.

Cole, C.A., R.
Wagner, M. Brittingham, C. Ferreri, L. Gorenflo, M. Kaye, B. Orland, and K. Tamminga.  2012. Natural Resource Condition Assessment for the Roosevelt- Vanderbilt National Historic Sites. Natural Resource Report NPS/NER/NRR 2012/557, 210 pp.

Yahner, T. and K. Tamminga, eds.  2004.  Endless Mountains Riverway Study. Endless Mountains Heritage Region. University Park: Penn State Press, 77 pp.

Becker, R., R. Burkholder, and K. Tamminga. 2003. Tensions of Change: Writing and making the American landscape. College of Liberal Arts, Penn State University, 24 pp.

Center for Watershed Stewardship and K. Tamminga.  2002. Nescopeck Creek Watershed Stewardship Report.  for Friends of the Nescopeck,
University Park: Penn State University, 148 pp.

Center for Watershed Stewardship and
K. Tamminga.  2002.  The Jacobs Creek Keystone Project.  for Jacobs Creek Watershed Association. University Park: Penn State University, 135 pp.

Tamminga, K.  2001.  Keystone Projects in the CIty: Towards Graduate-level Stewardship Training in Pennsylvania's Urban Watersheds. for Center for Watershed Stewardship.  University Park: Penn State University, 51 pp.

Center for Watershed Stewardship and
K. Tamminga.  2000.  Maiden Creek Watershed Keystone Project. for Berks County Conservancy, University Park: Penn State University, 114 pp.

Collins, T., D. Dzombak, J. Rawlins, K. Tamminga, and S. Thompson.  1999.  Pittsburgh's Nine Mile Run Watershed: River Conservation Plan.  Harrisburg: Pennsylvania Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources, 372 pp.

Brooks, R., K. Tamminga, C. Lipton, and R. Carline. 1998. Protection and management plan for the Millbrook Marsh Nature Center. ClearWater Conservancy and PA DCNR. Penn State Coop. Wetl. Ctr. Rep. No. 98-2, 95 pp.

Tamminga, K. and C. Woodland.  1994.  Rouge Park Management Plan.  Toronto: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Queen’s Printers for Ontario, 95 pp.

Stansbury, J. and K. Tamminga.  1993.  Massasauga
Provincial Park Management Plan
.  Toronto: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Queen’s Printers for Ontario, 32 pp.

Hough, M, D. Luymes, and K. Tamminga (primary authors).  1992. 
Healing an urban watershed: The story of the Don.  Regeneration: Toronto's Waterfront and the Sustainable City.  Toronto: Royal Commission on the Future of the Toronto Waterfront, pp. 226-258.

Hough, M., K. Tamminga, R. Newbury, and D. Gordon (primary authors).  1991.  Bringing Back the Don.  for The Task Force to Bring Back the Don. Toronto: City of Toronto, 79 pp.

Full texts available here: ResearchGate


Tamminga, K.  2019.  Designing with: An engaged studio approach to applied community development scholarship. Practice Insights 12:40-42.

Tamminga, K.  2017.  Green infrastructure in liminal streetside spaces: Cases from European city cores. Proceedings of the 30th Annual Association of European Schools of Planning Congress, University of Lisbon, 1128-1137.

Nagle, L., S. Echols, and K. Tamminga.  2017.  Food production on a living wall: Pilot study. Journal of Green Building 12(3): 23-38.

Tamminga, K.  2014.  Convivial greenstreets as force and context for urban sustainability. Proceedings of the 4th World Sustainability Forum, Sciforum 4: 1-21.

Honwad, S.,
O. Sypher, C. Hoadley, A. Lewis, K. Tamminga, and R. Honey.  2014.  Education for sustainability and resilience in a changing climate. Learning and Becoming in Practice: The International Conference of the Learning Sciences 3: 1466-1473.

schakert, P., K. Dietrich, K. Tamminga, E. Prins, J. Shaffer, E. Liwenga, and A. Asiedu.  2014.  Learning and envisioning under climatic uncertainty: An African experience. Environment and Planning A 46(5): 1049-1067.

Tamminga, K. and D. De Ciantis.  2012. 
Resilience, conviviality, and the engaged studio.  Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement 16(3): 115-151.

Schlee, M., K. Tamminga, and
V. Tangari.  2012.  A method for gauging landscape change as a prelude to urban watershed regeneration: The case of the Carioca River, Rio de Janeiro.  Sustainability 4(9): 2054-2098.

Das, P. and K. Tamminga.  2012. 
The Ganges and the GAP: An assessment of efforts to clean a sacred river. Sustainability 4(8): 1647-1668.

Tamminga, K., R. Stehouwer, and P. Drohan.  2010.  Exploring the excited skin: Gigapixel imaging of soil profiles and landscape contexts.  Proceedings of the Fine International Conference on Gigapixel Imaging for Science. Pittsburgh: Carnegie Mellon University, vol. 1: 7 pp. 

Hoadley, C., S. Honwad, and K. Tamminga.
  2010. Technology- supported cross-cultural collaborative learning in the developing world.  Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Intercultural Collaboration. Copenhagen, Denmark: ACM Digital Library 3: 131-140.

Tamminga, K.  2004.  Ecological restoration education and emerging trends in public scholarship.  Proceedings of the 16th Annual Society for Restoration International Conference, Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, 10 pp.

Hamilton, L, K. Tamminga, and C.A. Cole.  2003. 
Created wetlands at the Arboretum at Penn State.  Special Publication No. 3, The Arboretum at Penn State, University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University, 39 pp.

Gordon, D. and K. Tamminga.  2002.  Large-scale traditional neighborhood development and pre-emptive ecosystem planning: The Markham experience, 1989-2001. Journal of Urban Design 7(3): 321-340.

Tamminga, K.  2001.  review of Site Analysis: Linking Program and Concept in Land Planning and Design.  Journal of Architectural Engineering 7(3): 94-95.

Tamminga, K.  2000.  Watersheds as a context and focus of integrated graduate training.  Plan Canada 40(5): 35.

Sherwin, L. and K. Tamminga.  2000.  Keystone projects: Service-learning practica in watershed stewardship.  Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education (formerly Water Resources Update) 119: 27-41.

Tamminga, K.  1999.  Hope for the hyperstressed: Regenerating Pittsburgh’s post-industrial ecosystems.  Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference on Ecosystems Restoration and Creation, 80-95.

Tamminga, K.  1999.  Synecologies, greenway planning, and the pursuit of synergies.  Proceedings of the Sixth and Seventh Biennial Linear Parks Conference.  Virginia Polytechnical University, Boone, NC: Appalachian Consortium Press, 50-68.

Tamminga, K.  1997.  Restoration planning in the urbanizing (bio)region: Ecological themes and regional imperatives.  Opportunities in Sustainable Development: Strategies for the Chesapeake Basin.  M. Hill, editor, American Society of Landscape Architects, 67-75.

Tamminga, K.  1997.  Theoretical models for greenways: Are greenways a new idea?  Ample Opportunity—A Community Dialogue: Nine Mile Run Greenway Project.  Pittsburgh: Carnegie Mellon University, 199-202.

Tamminga, K.  1996.  Restoring biodiversity in the urbanizing region: Towards pre-emptive ecosystems planning.  Plan Canada 36(4): 10-15.

Tamminga, K.  1996. (accepted)  Ecology and placemaking: Towards an enriched urban design theory.  Designing (In) The Democratic City: Proceedings of the 1996 American Collegiate Schools of Architecture Conference. Hampton University, 7 pp.

Luymes, D. and K. Tamminga.  1995.  Integrating public safety and use into planning urban greenways. Landscape and Urban Planning Journal 33: 391-400.

Luymes, D., D. Nadenicek, and K. Tamminga.  1995.  Across the Great Divide: Landscape architecture, ecology, and the city. Renewing the American City: Proceedings of the 1995 Conference of the American Society of Landscape Architects, 187-196.

Tamminga, K.  1995.  Urban place and placelessness.  Urban Forestry News 3(3): 3.

Tamminga, K.  1995.  Is the ‘living filter’ sustainable? Assessing the spray irrigation of municipal effluent.  The Environmental Professional 17(4): 290-300.

graduate research

Tamminga, K.  1986.  Community Energy Profiling: A Case Study of Sydney, Ontario.  School of Urban and Regional Planning, Queen's University at Kingston, 91 pp.