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Publications by Eric Biber


Adaptive Management and the Future of Environmental Law, 46 AKRON L. REV. 933 (2013) - PDF Version (270 Kb)

Citizen Involvement in the U.S. Endangered Species Act, 337 SCIENCE 802 (2012) (with Berry Brosi)

Cultivating a Green Political Landscape: Lessons for Climate Change Policy from the Defeat of California’s Proposition 23, 66 VAND. L. REV. 399 (2013) - PDF Version (700 Kb)

Management for Mountain Pine Beetle Outbreak Suppression: Does Relevant Science Support Current Policy?, FORESTS, 5(1): 103-133 (2014) (with Diana L. Six and Elisabeth Long) - PDF Version (321 Kb)

Social and Legal Effects on Monitoring and Adaptive Management: A Case Study of National Forest Grazing Allotments, 1927-2007, 26 SOCIETY & NATURAL RESOURCES 86 (2012) (with Nathan Sayre and Greta Marchesi)

The Challenge of Collecting and Using Environmental Monitoring Data, ECOLOGY AND SOCIETY 18(4) article 68 (2013) - PDF Version (90 Kb)

The National Park Service Organic Act and Climate Change, 56 NAT. RESOURCES J. 193 (2016) (with Elisabeth Long Esposito)

The Permit Power Revisited: The Theory and Practice of Regulatory Permits in the Administrative State, 64 Duke L.J. 133 (2014) (with JB Ruhl) - PDF Version (608 Kb)

The Problem of Environmental Monitoring, 83 UNIV. COLO. L. REV. 1 (2011) - PDF Version (669 Kb)

The Wilderness Act and Climate Change Adaptation, 44 Envtl. L. 623 (2014) (with Elisabeth Long) - PDF Version (537 Kb)

When Does Legal Flexibility Work in Environmental Law?, 42 Ecol. L.Q. 787 (2015) (with Josh Eagle) - PDF Version (1.4 Mb)

Which Science? Whose Science? How Scientific Disciplines Can Shape Environmental Law, 79 UNIV. CHICAGO L. REV. 471 (2012) - PDF Version (457 Kb)

Winning Coalitions for Climate Policy, 349 Science 1170 (2015)

Officious Intermeddlers or Citizen Experts? Petitions and Public Production of Information in Environmental Law , (with Berry Brosi) 58 UCLA L. REV. 321 (2010)

Climate Change and Backlash, 17 N.Y.U. ENVTL. L. J. 1295 (2009)

Statistical Inference, Type II Error, and Decision-Making Under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, (with Berry Brosi) FRONTIERS IN ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT (2009) - PDF Version (232 Kb)

Too Many Things to Do: How to Deal with the Dysfunctions of Multiple-Goal Agencies, 33 HARV. ENVTL. L. REV. 1 (2009) - PDF Version (334 Kb)

The Importance of Resource Allocation in Administrative Law, 60 ADMIN. L. REV. 1 (2008) - PDF Version (564 Kb)

Two Sides of the Same Coin: Judicial Review under Sections 706(1) and 706(2) of the Administrative Procedure Act, 26 VA. ENVTL. L.J. 461 (2008) - PDF Version (147 Kb)

The Price of Admission: Causes, Effects, and Patterns of Conditions Imposed on States Entering the Union, 46 AM. J. LEGAL HIST. 119 (2004)

Habitat Analysis of a Rare Dragonfly (Williamsonia lintneri) in Rhode Island, 9 NORTHEASTERN NATURALIST 341 (2002)

Patterns of Endemic Extinctions Among Island Bird Species, 25 ECOGRAPHY 661 (2002) - PDF Version (124 Kb)

The Application of the Endangered Species Act to the Protection of Freshwater Mussels: A Case Study, 32 ENVTL. L. 91 (2002) - PDF Version (7.04 Mb)

Exploring Regulatory Options for Controlling the Introduction of Non-Indigenous Species to the United States, 18 VA. ENVTL. L.J. 375 (1999)


The More the Merrier: Multiple Agencies and the Future of Administrative Law Scholarship, 125 Harv. L. Rev. Forum (2012)

Restoring Public Trust in the Public Lands: An Agenda for the New Administration, (with Holly Doremus, Dan Farber, Rick Frank, and Joe Sax), 36 ECOLOGY LAW CURRENTS 159 (2009) - PDF Version (108 Kb)

Stopping the Conversation: Amended ESA Section 7 Regulations Put Species At Risk, (with Cynthia Drew), 36 ECOLOGY LAW CURRENTS 139 (2009) - PDF Version (115 Kb)


Is the Endangered Species Act Constitutional? How the Utah Prairie Dog Case May Impact California, STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL LAW NEWS Vol. 24, No. 1 (2015).(with Elise O’Dea).

Climate Change, Causation, and Delayed Harm, 37 HOFSTRA L. REV. 975 (2009)

Ripeness and Standing in Environmental Law, American Bar Association Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources Constitutional Law Committee Newsletter, Vol. 5, No. 2 (with Amanda Leiter) (2009)

A House with a View, 109 YALE L.J. 849 (2000)


Don't hamstring the Endangered Species Act, S.F. Chronicle (April 15, 2009)

Gulf Oil Spill: Obama���s Regulatory Response Falls Short, Los Angeles Times, May 20, 2010