Paveglio, T.B. and T. Prato. In press. Integrating dynamic social systems into assessments of future wildfire losses: An experiential agent-based modeling approach.
In: Dupont, H.C. (ed.), Environmental Management: Systems, Sustainability and Current Issues. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Hauppauge, NY.
Prato, T., Y. Barnett, A. Clark, and T. Paveglio. In press. Improving simulation of land use change in a region of the Rocky Mountain West. In: Land Use: Planning, Regulations, and Environment.
Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Hauppauge, NY.
Prato, T., Y. Barnett, A. Clark, and T. Paveglio. In press. Improving simulation of land use change in a region of the Rocky Mountain West.
In: H.C. Dupont (ed), Land Use: Planning, Regulations, and Environment. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Hauppauge, NY.
Prato, T. 2012. Potential tradeoffs between economic growth and open lands conservation. A case study in Northwest Montana. Society and Natural Resources. 25: 113-126.
Qiu, Z., and T. Prato. 2012. Economic feasibility of adapting crop enterprises to future climate change: A case study of flexible scheduling and irrigation
for representative farms in Flathead Valley, Montana. Mitigation and Adaptation of Strategies for Global Change. 17:223-242.
Prato, T. 2011. Adaptively managing wildlife for climate change: A fuzzy logic approach. Environmental Management. 48:142-149.
Prato, T. 2010. Sustaining ecological Integrity with respect to climate change: A fuzzy adaptive management approach. Environmental Management 45:
Prato, T. and D.B. Fagre. 2010. Sustainable management of the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem. George Wright Forum 27: 77-93.
Prato, T., Z. Qiu, G. Pederson, D. Fagre, L. Bengtson, and J. Williams. 2010. Potential economic benefits of adapting agricultural production systems
to future climate change. Journal of Environmental Management. 45: 577. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00267-010-9427-0.
Prato, T. 2009. Evaluating tradeoffs between economic and wildlife values associated with future economic growth and development in the Northern Rocky
Mountains. Mountain Research and Development 29:46-58. http://www.bioone.org/doi/pdf/10.1659/mrd.992
Prato, T. 2009. Fuzzy adaptive management of social and ecological carrying capacities for protected areas. Journal of Environmental Management.
Prato, T. 2009. Evaluating and managing wildlife impacts of climate change under uncertainty. Ecological Modelling.
Prato, T. 2009. Adaptive management of natural systems using fuzzy logic. 2009. Environmental Modelling & Software.
Prato, T., A. Clark, and Y. Barnett. 2008. Evaluating potential wildlife impacts of future land development adjacent to protected areas. George Wright
Prato, T. 2008. Conceptual framework for assessing and managing the ecosystem impacts of climate change. Ecological Complexity.
Prato, T. 2008. Stochastic multiple attribute evaluation of land use policies. Ecological Modelling 219:115-124. Online at
Prato, T. 2008. Adaptive management for national parks: consideration
for an experimental approach. Park Science 25:Summer.
Prato, T., and B-J. Woo. 2008. Evaluation of weed control practices for profitability and reduction of atrazine concentrations in surface runoff. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 63:54A.
Woo, B-J., and T. Prato. 2008. Integrated analysis of weed control practices for reducing atrazine contamination in an agricultural watershed. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 63:99-104.
Prato, T., A.S. Clark, K. Dolle, and Y. Barnett. 2007. Evaluating alternative economic growth rates and land use policies for Flathead County, Montana. Landscape and Urban Planning 83:327–339.
Prato, T. 2007. Accounting for risk and
uncertainty in determining preferred strategies for adapting to future
climate change. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. Online:
Prato, T, and D. Fagre (eds.). 2007.
Sustaining Rocky Mountain Landscapes: Science, Policy and Management of
the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem. RFF Press, Washington, DC.
Prato, T. 2007. Selection and evaluation of
project to conserve ecosystem services. Ecological Modelling
Prato, T. 2007. Assessing ecosystem sustainability and management using fuzzy logic.
Ecological Economics 61: 171-177.
Prato, T. 2007. Evaluating land use policies under uncertainty. Land Use Policy 24: 165-174.
Herath, G., and T. Prato (eds.). 2006.
Using Multi-criteria Decision Analysis in Natural Resource Management:
Empirical Applications. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., UK.
Qiu, Z., T. Prato, and G. Boehm. 2006.
Economic valuation of riparian buffers and open space in a suburban
watershed. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 1583-1596.
Prato, T. 2006. Targeting conservation easements to reduce impacts of private land
development on protected areas. George Wright Forum 23:13-23.
Prato, T., and D. Fagre. 2006. Coping with climate change. ActionBioscience.org.
Prato, T. Adaptive management of national
park ecosystems. George Wright Society 23(2006): 72-86.
Prato, T. and D. Hey. Economic analysis of wetland restoration along the Illinois River. Journal of the American
Water Resources Association 42(2006): 125-131.
Wu, S., T. Prato, and M. Kaylen. Cost efficiency and its decomposition for Missouri grain farms. The
Journal of Economics 31(2005): 19-44.
Prato, T. A fuzzy logic approach to
ecosystem sustainability. Ecological Modelling 187(2005): 361-368.
Prato, T. Accounting for uncertainty in making species protection decisions. Conservation
Biology 19 (2005): 806-814.
Prato, T. Modeling ecological impacts of landscape change. Environmental
Modelling & Software. 20(2005): 1359-1363.
Prato, T. Accounting for uncertainty in making species protection decisions.
Conservation Biology 19(2005): 806-814.
Prato, T. and D. Fagre. 2005. National Parks and Protected Areas:
Approaches for Balancing Social, Economic and Ecological Values. Blackwell
Publishing Professional, Ames, IA.
Prato, T. Bayesian Adaptive Management of Ecosystems. Ecological Modelling
Prato, T. Multiple Attribute Evaluation for National Parks and Protected
Areas. George Wright Forum 21(2004): 62-75.
Prato, T. Alleviating Multiple Threats to Protected Areas with Adaptive
Ecosystem Management: Case of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.
George Wright Forum 20 (2004): 41-52.
Prato, T. Adaptive Management of Large Rivers with Special Reference to the
Missouri River. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 39(2003): 935-936.
Prato, T. Multiple Attribute Evaluation of Ecosystem Management for the
Missouri River. Ecological Economics. 45(2003): 297-309
Wang, D., Z. Qiu, T. Prato, N. Kitchen and K. Sudduth. Economic and
environmental evaluation of variable rate nitrogen and lime application
for claypan soil fields. Precision Agriculture: An International Journal on Advances in Precision
Agriculture 4(2003): 35-52.
Wu, S. and T. Prato. An environmental decision support system: watershed
application. Journal of Harbin Institute of Technology (New Series) 9(2002): 32-38.
Qiu, Z., T. Prato, L. Godsey and V. Benson. Integrated Assessment of
Uses of Woody Draws in Agricultural Landscapes. The Journal of American Water Resources
Strassert, G. and T. Prato. Selecting Farming Systems Using a New Multiple Criteria Decision
Model: The Balancing and Ranking Method. Ecological Economics 40(2002): 269-277.
Sugumaran, R., D. Zerr and T. Prato. Improved Urban Land Cover using Multi-temporal IKONOS Images
for Local Government Planning. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 28(2002): 90-95.
Prato, T. Modeling Carrying Capacity for National Parks. Ecological Economics 39(2001): 321-331.
Panusittikorn, P. and T. Prato. Conservation of Protected Areas in Thailand: The Case of Khao Yai National
Park. George Wright Forum 18(2001): 66-76.
Qiu, Z. and Tony Prato. Physical Determinants of Economic Value of Riparian Buffers in an Agricultural
Watershed. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 37(2001): 295-304.
Qiu, Z., T. Prato, and F. McCamley. Evaluating Environmental Risks Using Safety-first Constraints. American
Journal of Agricultural Economics 83(2001): 402-413.
Prato, T and S. Hajkowicz. Comparison of Profit Maximization and Multiple Criteria Models for Selecting Farming Systems. Journal of Soil and Water
Conservation 56(2001): 52-55.
Prato, T. Multiple Attribute Evaluation of Landscape Management. Journal of Environmental
Management 60(2001): 325-337.
Prato, T. Multiple Attribute Bayesian Analysis of
Adaptive Ecosystem Management. Ecological Modelling 133(2000): 181-193.
Sugumaran, R., C. Davis, J. Meyer, T. Prato and C. Fulcher. Web-Based Decision Support Tool for Floodplain
Management Using High Resolution DEM. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 66(2000): 1261-1265.
Prato, T. and M. Hamed. Restoring Natural Habitats: Economic Impacts of the
Big Muddy National Fish and Wildlife Refuge. Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal 17(1999): 227-241.
Prato, T. Risk-based Multiattribute Decision Making in Property and
Watershed Management. Natural Resource Modeling 12(1999).
Prato, T. Multiple Attribute Decision Analysis for Ecosystem Management.
Ecological Economics 30(1999): 207-222.
Prato, T. Soil and Water Conservation is Essential for Ecosystem Management
(Viewpoint). J. Soil and Water Conserv. 54(1999): 522-523.
Prato, T. and S. Hajkowicz. Selection and Sustainability of Land and Water
Resource Management Systems. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 35(1999): 739-752.
Qiu, Z. and T. Prato. Accounting for Spatial Characteristics of Watershed in
Evaluating Water Pollution Abatement Policies. J. of Agr. and Applied
Econ. 34 (1999): 161-175.
Prato, T. and C. Kang. Water Quality Effects of Uniform and Variable Rate
Application of Nitrogen. Journal of the American Water Resources Association
Qiu, Z., T. Prato, C. Fulcher and
Y. Barnett. WAMADSS An Agricultural Resource Management Tool for Evaluating
Sustainable Agriculture. J. Soil and Water Conserv. 53(1998): 159.
Qiu, Z., T. Prato and M. Kaylen.
Watershed-scale Economic and Environmental Tradeoffs Incorporating Risks: A Target MOTAD
Approach. Agr. and Resource Econ. Rev. 27(1998): 231-240.
Thongrak, S., T. Prato, S.
Chayvareesajja and W. Kurtz. Economic and water quality evaluation of intensive shrimp
production systems in Thailand. Agr. Systems 53(1997): 121-141.
Prato, T., C. Fulcher, S. Wu. J.
Ma. Multiple-objective decision making for agroecosystem management. Agr. and Resource
Econ. Rev. 25 (1996): 200-212.
Xu, Feng, T. Prato and M. Zhu.
Effects of distribution assumptions for sediment yields on farm returns in a
chance-constrained programming model. Rev. Agr. Econ. 18(1996): 53-64.
Prato, T. and S. Wu. Alternative
spatial criteria for targeting soil and water quality improvements in an agricultural
watershed. Rev. Agr. Econ. 18(1996): 293-301.
Prato, T., C. Fulcher, S. Wu and J.
Ma. Multiple-objective decision making for agroecosystem management. Agr. and Resource
Econ. Rev. 25(1996): 200-212.
Xu, F. and T. Prato. Onsite erosion
damages in Missouri corn production. J. Soil and Water Cons. 50(1995): 312-316.
Prato, T., Y. Wang, T. Haithcoat,
C. Barnett and C. Fulcher. Converting hydric cropland to wetland in Missouri: A
geoeconomic analysis. J. Soil and Water Cons. 50(1995): 101-106.
Xu, F. and T. Prato. Optimal
farm-level use and value of broiler litter. 1995. Animal Waste and the Land-Water
Interface, Kenneth Steele (ed.), Lewis Publishers, New York, pp. 293-291.
Prato, T., C. Fulcher and F. Xu.
1995. Decision support system for total watershed management. Animal Waste and the
Land-Water Interface, Kenneth Steele (ed.), Lewis Publishers, New York, pp. 333-342.
Xu, F., T. Prato and J.C. Ma. Integrated evaluation of alternative farming systems in Missouri MSEA. Abstract,
J. Agr. and Applied Econ. 26(1994): 1.
Xu, F. and T. Prato. 1994. Agricultural resource policies and government intervention. Market Economy and
Government Functions, China Economics Publishing House, Peoples Republic of China, pp. 439-444.
Wangia, C. and T. Prato. 1994. Soil
erosion and conservation programs and policies in Africa: A review. Adopting
Conservation on the Farm: An International Perspective of the Socioeconomics of Soil and
Water Conservation, Ted L. Napier, Silvana M. Camboni and Samir Al El-Swaify (eds.),
Soil and Water Conservation Society, Ankeny, IA, pp. 119-132.
Prato, T. and S. Wu. 1994. Erosion,
sediment, and income effects of conservation compliance in an agricultural watershed.
Agricultural Policy and the Environment: Iron Fist or Open Hand, Louis E. Swanson and Frank B.
Clearfield (eds.), Soil and Water Conservation Society, Ankeny, IA, pp. 171-182.
Xu, F., T. Prato and C. Fulcher. Broiler
litter application to land in an agricultural watershed: a GIS approach.
Water Science and Technology, 28(1993): 111-118.
Donald, W.W. and T. Prato. Efficacy and economics
of herbicides for Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense) control in no-till spring wheat
(Triticum aestivum). Weed Science 40(1992): 233-240.
Donald, W.W. and T. Prato. Effectiveness and
economics of repeated sequences of herbicides for Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense)
control in reduced-till spring wheat (Triticum aestivum). Canadian
J. Plant Science 72(1992): 599-618.
Donald, W.W. and T. Prato. Profitable, effective
herbicides for planting-time weed control in no-till spring wheat (Triticum aestivum).
Weed Science 39(1991): 83-90.
Prato, T. and K. Dauten. Economic feasibility of
agricultural management practices for reducing sedimentation in a water supply lake.
Agr. Water Mgt. 19(1991): 361-370.
Prato, T. and S. Wu. Erosion and sediment control
benefits of conservation compliance in a agricultural watershed. J. Soil and Water
Cons. 46(1991): 211-214.
Prato, T.. Economic feasibility of conservation
tillage with stochastic yields and erosion rates. No. Cen. J. Agr. Econ. 12(1990): 333-344.
Prato, T. and H. Shi. A comparison of erosion and
water pollution control strategies for an agricultural watershed. Water Resources
Research 26(1990): 199-205.
Prato T., H. Shi, R. Rhew, and M. Brusven. Soil erosion and nonpoint
pollution control in an agricultural watershed. J. Soil and Water Cons. 44(1989): 323-328.