selected publications



Haggerty, J., Kroepsch, A., Bills Walsh, K., Smith, K., Bowen, D.W. (2018). Geographies of Impact and the Impacts of Geography: Unconventional Oil and Gas in the American West. The Extractive Industries and Society. 

Kroepsch, A. (2018). Horizontal drilling, changing patterns of extraction, and piecemeal participation: Urban hydrocarbon governance in Colorado. Energy Policy, 120: 469-480. 

Kroepsch, A. (2018). Groundwater Modeling and Governance: Contesting and Building (Sub)Surface Worlds in Colorado's Northern San Juan Basin. Engaging Science, Technology, and Society, 4: 43-66. DOI:10.17351/ests2018.208

Kroepsch, A., Koebele, E. Crow, D., Berggren, J., Dixon, L., Huda, J. (2017).  Remembering the Past, Anticipating the Future: Community Learning & Adaptation Discourse in Media Commemorations of Catastrophic Wildfires in Colorado. Environmental Communication. DOI: 10.1080/17524032.2017.1371053

Crow, D., Lawhon, L., Berggren, J., Huda, J., Koebele, E., Kroepsch, A. (2017). A Narrative Policy Framework Analysis of Wildfire Policy Discussions in Two Colorado Communities. Politics & Policy, 45(4): 626-656.

Kroepsch, A. (2016). New Rig On the Block: Spatial Policy Discourse and the New Suburban Geography of Energy Production on Colorado's Front Range. Environmental Communication, 10:3, 337-351. 

D. Crow, Berggren, J., Lawhon, L., Koebele, E., Kroepsch, A., Hudi, J. (2016). Local Media Coverage of Wildfire Disasters: An Analysis of Problems and Solutions in Policy Narratives. Environment and Planning C, 35(5): 849-871. 

Crow, D., Lawhon, L.A., Koebele, E., Kroepsch, A., Schild, R., Huda, J. (2015). Information, Resources, and Management Priorities: Agency Outreach and Mitigation of Wildfire Risk in the Western United States. Risk, Hazards, and Crisis in Public Policy, 6(1), 69-90

Kobele, E., Crow, D.A., Dixon, L., Kroepsch, A., Schild, R., Clifford, K. (2015). Information Dissemination, Management Regimes, and Mitigation Behavior in Wildland-Urban Interface Zones: A Cross-Case Analysis. Society & Natural Resources, 28: 918-923.  

Nisbet, M.C., Brossard, D., and Kroepsch, A. (2003). Framing Science:  The Stem Cell Controversy in an Age of Press/Politics. The International Journal of Press/Politics, 8: 36-70.

public engagement & Outreach

A.Kroepsch. (2018). Traversing the mighty Colorado River. High Country News.

A.Kroepsch. (2017). Chasing the flame: Does media coverage of wildfires probe deeply enough? The Conversation.

A.Bernier, Kroepsch, A., Rempel, W., & Limerick, P. (2016). Spanish translation of A Glossary for Citizen-Explorers Bravely Entering the Controversy over Hydraulic Fracturing. Boulder, CO: Center of the American West and the AirWaterGas-Sustainability Research Network.

Kroepsch, A., Rempel, W., Limerick, P. (2014). A Glossary for People Bravely Entering the Controversy over Hydraulic Fracturing. Boulder, CO: Center of the American West and the AirWaterGas-Sustainability Research Network.

Kroepsch, A., Williams, M.W. (2014).  Monitoring Water Quality and Quantity in Areas of Oil and Natural Gas Development: A Guide for Water Well Users.  Boulder, CO: Colorado Water & Energy Research Center.

white papers

Barkow, L., Ferguson, M., Hanson, J.L., Kroepsch, A., Limerick, P.  (2013).  The Nation Possessed:  The Conflicting Claims on America’s Public Lands and the Commemoration of the 200th Anniversary of the Founding of the General Land Office. Boulder, CO: Center of the American West and the Public Lands Foundation.

Williams, M., Kroepsch, A., Nydick, K., Gianniny, G., Vansickle, J., Peltz, C. (2010).  Isotopic and Geochemical Analysis of Groundwater-Surface Water Interactions at the Fruitland Outcrop:  An Addition to the 4M Project.  A study commissioned by the San Juan Public Lands Center (BLM/USFS), Durango, CO.