Publications

BOOK

Rowley, Rex J. 2013.  Everyday Las Vegas: Local Life in a Tourist Town. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 272 p.  Everyday Las Vegas, Home Page

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

O’Reilly, Catherine M., Derek K. Gray, Sapna Sharma, Stephanie E. Hampton, Jordan S. Read, Rex J. Rowley, Philipp Schneider, John D. Lenters, (and 56 others).  2015.  “Rapid and highly variable warming of lake surface waters around the globe.”  Geophysical Research Letters, 42, doi:10.1002/2015GL066235.

Rowley, Rex J.  2015.  “Multidimensional Community and the Las Vegas Experience.”  GeoJournal, 80, no. 3: 393-410.  DOI: 10.1007/s10708-014-9561-y.

Sagers, Glen, Bryan Hosack, Rex J. Rowley, Doug Twitchell, and Ranjitha Nagaraj.  2015.  “Where’s the Security in WiFi: An Argument for Industry Awareness,” HICSS 48 (48th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences): 5453-5461. doi: 10.1109/HICSS.2015.641.

Rowley, Rex J.  2012 (2014 release of backdated issue).  “Becoming Las Vegas: Opportunity and Challenge with the Building of Boulder Dam.” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 55, no 1-4: 3-35.

Kostelnick, John C., David McDermott, Rex J. Rowley, and Nathaniel Bunnyfield.  2013.  “Cartographic Methods for Visualizing Sea Level Rise.” Cartographica 48, no. 3: 200–224.

Rowley, Rex J. 2012. “Religion in Sin City.” Geographical Review 102, no. 1: 76–92.

Li, Xingong, Rex J. Rowley, John C. Kostelnick, David Braaten, Joshua Meisel, and Kalonie Hulbutta. 2009. “GIS Analysis of Global Inundation Impacts from Sea Level Rise.” Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing 75, no. 7: 807–818.

Kostelnick, John C., Rex J. Rowley, David McDermott, and Carol Bowen. 2009. “Developing a GIS Program at a Tribal College.” Journal of Geography 108, no. 2: 68–77.

Rowley, Rex J. 2008. “Extending the Security Net: The Impact of Rangeland Insurance on Ranching Economy and Culture.” Great Plains Quarterly 28, no. 2: 91–104.

Rowley, Rex J., Kevin P. Price, and Jude H. Kastens. 2007. “Remote Sensing and the Rancher: Linking Rancher Perception and Remote Sensing.” Rangeland Ecology & Management 60, no. 4: 359–68.

Rowley, Rex J., John C. Kostelnick, David Braaten, Xingong Li, and Joshua Meisel. 2007. “Risk of Rising Sea Level to Population and Land Area.” Eos Transactions 88, no. 9 (27 February 2007): 105, 107.

INVITED PAPERS and BOOK CHAPTERS

Rowley, Rex J.  In Review.  “Landscapes of Recovery: Shifting Senses of Place Attachment in Kesennuma, Japan.” In edited volume on Place Attachment.

Rowley, Rex J.  2016. “Las Vegas Strip,” in Minicars, Maglevs, and Mopeds: Modern Modes of Transportation Around the World, edited by Selima Sultana and Joe Weber, 166-67.  Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Press.

Rowley, Rex J.  2016. “Shinkansen (Japan),” in Minicars, Maglevs, and Mopeds: Modern Modes of Transportation Around the World, edited by Selima Sultana and Joe Weber, 278-79. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Press.

Rex J. Rowley. 2015. “Faith Islands in Hedonopolis: Ambivalent Adaptation in Las Vegas,” in The Changing World Religion Map: Sacred Places, Identities, Practices and Politics, Volume 4, edited by Stanley D. Brunn, 2265-2284. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.

Rowley, Rex J.  2013. “Where Locals Play: Neighborhood Casino Landscapes in Las Vegas,” in Frontiers in Chance: Gaming Research Across the Disciplines, edited by David G. Schwartz, 99–114.  Las Vegas: UNLV Gaming Press. (A version of this paper was previously published as occasional paper in 2011.)

Bowen, Carol, John C. Kostelnick, David McDermott, Danny Rowland, and Rex J. Rowley. 2012. “Building and Sustaining a GIS Education Program for Indian Country at Haskell Indian Nations University,” in Tribal GIS: Supporting Native American Decision Making, edited by Anne Taylor, David Gadsden, Joseph J. Kerski, and Heather Warren, 113–18. Redlands CA: ESRI Press.

Rowley, Rex J. 2011. “Where Locals Play: Neighborhood Casino Landscapes in Las Vegas.” Occasional Paper Series 9. Las Vegas: Center for Gaming Research, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. http://gaming.unlv.edu/papers/cgr_op09_rowley.pdf pdf

BOOK REVIEWS

Rowley, Rex J.  2016. Review of: The Garage: Automobility and Building Innovation in America’s Early Auto Age. By John A. Jakle and Keith A. Sculle.  Social & Cultural Geography 17, no. 7: 984-986. doi:10.1080/14649365.2016.1154127.

Rowley, Rex J.  2015. Review of: Fluid New York: Cosmopolitan Urbanism and the Green Imagination. By May Joseph.  Urban Geography 36, no. 3: 460-461. doi:10.1080/02723638.2014.1000067.

Rowley, Rex J.  2013. Review of: The Hub’s Metropolis: Greater Boston’s Development from Railroad Suburbs to Smart Growth. By James C. O’Connell.  AAG Review of Books 1, no. 4: 170-171.

Rowley, Rex J. 2011. Review of: Qualitative GIS: A Mixed-methods Approach, By Meghan Cope and Sarah Elwood. Professional Geographer 63, no. 1: 155–57. pdf

Rowley, Rex J. 2007. Review of: Chicago: A Geography of the City and Its Region, By John C. Hudson. Cultural Geographies 14, no. 4: 628–29. pdf

OTHER PUBLICATIONS and REPORTS

Kostelnick, John C., Dagmar Budikova, Rex J. Rowley, Kushal Panchal, Ji Zheng, Mike McCleary, Laura Hanna, Jonathan Thayn, and Shreeti Banerjee. 2011. “A Web-enabled mapping system for hazards and disasters in Illinois: Phases 1 and 2.” Report prepared for the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and U.S. Department of Homeland Security, 174 pp.

Anderson, Temashio, Kalonie Hulbutta, Josh Meisel, Lee Meisel, Carol Bowen, Lou Hara, John C. Kostelnick, Dave McDermott, and Rex J. Rowley. 2008. “Project Management: University Adds an Important Element to GIS Curriculum.” ESRI Educator, Summer 2008, 3. pdf

Kostelnick, John C., Rex J. Rowley, David McDermott, and Carol Bowen. 2008. “Sea Level Rise Modeling with GIS: A Small University’s Contribution To Understanding A Global Dilemma.” Earthzine, April 6, 2008.  http://www.earthzine.org/2008/04/06/sea-level-rise-modeling-with-gis-a-small-university’s-contribution-to-understanding-a-global-dilemma/.