Hirschfeld, D., Hill, K. E., & Plane E. (2021). Adapting to sea level rise: Insights from a new evaluation framework of physical design projects. Coastal Management ,49(6), 636–661. https://doi.org/10.1080/08920753.2021.1967563
Hirschfeld, D., Hill, K. E., & Riordan, B. (2020). The regional fingerprint: A new tool to evaluate adaptive capacity. Environmental Science & Policy, 112, 36–46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2020.05.019
Hirschfeld, D.; Hill, K.E. 2017. “Choosing a Future Shoreline for the San Francisco Bay: Strategic Coastal Adaptation Insights from Cost Estimation.” Journal of Marine Science and Engineering. 5, 42. https://doi.org/10.3390/jmse5030042
Vengosh, A., Hirschfeld, D., et. al. 2014. “Response to Comment on ‘High Naturally Occurring Radioactivity in Fossil Groundwater from the Middle East.’” Environmental Science & Technology 48 (16): 9946–47. https://doi.org/10.1021/es501140b
Vinson, D.S., Vengosh, A., Hirschfeld, D., and Dwyer, G.S. 2009. “Relationships Between Radium and Radon Occurrence and Hydrochemistry in Fresh Groundwater from Fractured Crystalline Rocks, North Carolina (USA).” Chemical Geology 260 (3–4): 159–71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2008.10.022
Vengosh, A., Hirschfeld, D., et. al. 2009. “High Naturally Occurring Radioactivity in Fossil Groundwater from the Middle East.” Environmental Science & Technology. 43(6), 1769–1775. https://doi.org/10.1021/es802969r
Hirschfeld, D. 2017 “Transforming Coastal Infrastructure.” Student Feature in Frameworks Magazine. UC Berkeley. Available at: https://frameworks.ced.berkeley.edu/2017/transforming-coastal-infrastructure/
Hirschfeld, D., and Riordan, B. 2018 “2018 California Sea Level Rise Regional Snapshots.” Sacramento, CA: California Ocean Protection Council.
Varnadore, H., Hirschfeld, D., Peet, A., et al. 2013 “Technical Guide to the STAR Community Rating System - Version 1.1.” Washington, DC: STAR Communities.
Hirschfeld, D., and Holland B. 2012. “Sea Level Rise Adaptation Strategy for San Diego Bay.” Boston, MA: ICLEI – USA.
Hirschfeld, D., Stults, M., and Carey, W. 2011. “The City of Lewes Hazard Mitigation and Climate Adaptation Action Plan.” Lewes, DE: Delaware Sea Grant College Program, ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability, University of Delaware Sustainable Coastal Communities Program.
The World Bank – Urban Development Group. 2011. “Guide to Climate Change Adaptation in Cities.” World Bank, Washington, DC, Link
Developed content for Chapter 3: Framing Adaptation in Cities, Chapter 4: Developing a Roadmap for Adaptation, and Chapter 7: Financing Adaptation in Cities
U.S. Global Change Research Program – The United States National Climate Assessment. 2011. “Uses of Vulnerability Assessments in the National Climate Assessment.” NCA Report Series, Volume 9. U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC. Link:
Developed content specific to local governments