Pearce Research Group Open Access Policy

The group makes its best effort to open source its literature reviews and protocols as the research is taking place and provides direct access to our research protocols, experimental designs, and equipment. In addition, the group publishes in open access journals as much as possible and posts its pre-prints in open access databases like this one. This is why: “Open Source Research in Sustainability”.

Below you will find our publications grouped by category. If you have any problem accessing anything written by the group please contact Dr. Pearce.

Selected Publications by Category
  1. Solar Photovoltaic Device Physics
  2. Solar Photovoltaic Materials and Materials Engineering
  3. Solar Photovoltaic Systems
  4. Open Source
  5. Energy Conservation
  6. Education for Sustainability and Green Pedagogy
  7. Industrial Symbiosis
  8. Life Cycle Analysis and Net Energy
  9. Energy Policy and Sustainability Policy
  10. Sustainable Development and Open Source Appropriate Technology

Solar Photovoltaic Technology

Solar Photovoltaic Device Physics



J. Gwamuri, D. Ö. Güney and J. M. Pearce, 2013. "Advances in Plasmonic Light Trapping in Thin-Film Solar Photovoltaic Devices", in Solar Cell Nanotechnology, Atul Tiwari (Editor), Rabah Boukherroub (Editor), Maheshwar Sharon (Editor), Wiley, ISBN: 978-1-118-68625-6  

 



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Solar Photovoltaic Materials and Materials Engineering

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Solar Photovoltaic Systems

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Applied Sustainability

Open Source



open source lab

Open-Source Lab, 1st Ed.

How to Build Your Own Hardware and Reduce Research Costs

by Joshua M. Pearce

2014
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • ISBN: 9780124104624
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Energy Conservation



Joshua M. Pearce,  "Green Homes", pp. 673-675,  "Green Cities",  pp.667-669, and  "Life Cycle Analysis",  pp.858-860, Philander, George (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, Second Edition, SAGE Publications, Inc ,  2012.

J. M. Pearce, D. Denkenberger, and H. Zielonka, “Accelerating Applied Sustainability by Utilizing Return on Investment for Energy Conservation Measures” in Morena J. Acosta (Ed.) Advances in Energy Research Vol. 3, Nova Science Publishers: New York, pp.107-126, 2011.

Energy and Buildings

E. M. Pearce and J. M. Pearce, “Life Cycle Considerations in Energy Conservation for Design of Low Income Housing”Chapter 10, in Utrick, Joseph B. editor, Energy and Buildings: Efficiency, Air Quality and Conservation Nova Science Publishers: New York, pp. 257-278, 2009.

 

 

Energy Conservation

Joshua M. Pearce, David Denkenberger, and Heather Zielonka, “Energy Conservation Measures as Investments”, in Spadoni, Giacomo, editor,  Energy Conservation: New Research, Nova Science Publishers: New York, pp. 67-85, 2009.       

 

 

Enclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change

Joshua M. Pearce, "Green Homes" and "Green Cities", in S. G. Philander (Editor), Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, Vol. 2, pp. 465-466, SAGE Publications, Inc, 2008.

Innovation

Chris Russill and Joshua M. Pearce, "Sustainability Communication in American Model Research Universities : A Pragmatist Heuristic and the Rationale for Energy Service Projects", in Innovation, Education and Communication for Sustainable Development, (ed. Walter Leal) in Peter Lang Publishing: Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, pp. 583-600, 2006.

 

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Education for Sustainability and Green Pedagogy




K. Branker and J. M. Pearce, “Hybridizing Virtual- and Field-based Service Learning”, Chapter 15 in Brian A. Nejmeh (Ed.) Service-Learning in the Computer and Information Sciences: Practical Applications in Engineering Education, IEEE/Wiley:Hoboken, NJ, pp. 311- 334, 2012.






Angela R. Bielefeldt and Joshua M. Pearce, “Service Learning in Engineering” Chapter 2 in Thomas H. Colledge (Ed), Convergence: Philosophies and Pedagogies for Developing the Next Generation of Humanitarian Engineers and Social Entrepreneurs, NCIIA, pp.24-52 (2012). Free E-book pdf.





Rob Harrap, Sylvie Daniel, Michael Power, Joshua Pearce, Nicholas Hedley, “Design and Implementation of Mobile Educational Games: Networks and Innovation”, in Nicholas Chrisman and Monica Wachowicz (Eds). The Added Value of Scientific Networking: Perspectives from the GEOIDE Network Members 1998-2012, GEOIDE Network, Quebec, Canada. Chapter 8, pp. 157-187 (2012). Free E-book pdf



 

Sustainable Unis

Joshua M. Pearce and Eleanor ter Horst, “Service Learning for Sustainable Development in Foreign Languages”,  in Filho, W.L. Editor, Sustainability at Universities: Opportunities, Challenges and Trends 2009, pp. 73-85, 2009.

 



Joshua M. Pearce, “Service-Learning in Engineering and Science for Sustainable Development”. In Service Learning: Perspectives and Applications, Ed. Shalini S.  Hyderabad, India: Icfai University Press, Chapter 13, 2008.

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Industrial Symbiosis

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Life Cycle Analysis and Net Energy

greeen energy

Joshua M. Pearce, “On-site Renewable Energy Generation”, in Robbins, Paul, Mulvaney, Dustin, and, Golson, J. Geoffrey (Editors), Green Energy: An A-to-Z Guide. 2010. SAGE Publications. ISBN: 9781412971850

Joshua M. Pearce, “Energy Payback”, in Robbins, Paul, Mulvaney, Dustin, and Golson, J. Geoffrey (Editors), Green Energy: An A-to-Z Guide. 2010. SAGE Publications. ISBN: 9781412971850

 

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Energy Policy and Sustainability Policy

Nicole C. McDonald, Ha T. Nguyen, and Joshua M. Pearce, “Technical Feasibility of Renewable Electricity Generation in Nunavut” in M.D. Tiwari, A. Vaish (Ed.), Green Energy, River Publishers: Alborg, Denmark, pp. 41-74 (2012). Available: Google Books preview


Joshua M. Pearce, “Socially Responsible Investing”, in Schiffman, H. S. (Ed), Green Issues and Debates: An A-to-Z Guide, Sage Publications, Inc (June 28, 2011): Los Angeles, pp. 431-439.

 

 

Encyclopedia of Environment and Society

Joshua M. Pearce, "Union of Concerned Scientists", and "Green Production and Industry", in Paul Robins, Editor, Encyclopedia of Environment and Society, pp. 819-820, Sage Publications, Inc., 2007.

 

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Sustainable Development and Open Source Appropriate Technology



David Denkenberger and Joshua Pearce, Feeding Everyone No Matter What: Managing Food Security After Global Catastrophe , 1st Edition, Academic Press, 2014.



 


Joshua M. Pearce, “Free and Open Source Appropriate Technology” in Martin Parker, George Cheney, Valerie Fournier and Chris Land (Eds.) Routledge Companion to Alternative Organisation, pp. 308-328, 2014



 


Usman Mushtaq and Joshua M. Pearce “Open Source Appropriate Nanotechnology ” Chapter 9 in editors Donald Maclurcan and Natalia Radywyl, Nanotechnology and Global Sustainability, CRC Press, pp. 191-213, 2012.



 


Joshua M. Pearce in Gupta, V. (Ed). The Future We Deserve: 100 Visions of the Future,  Pediapress.  Open access
  • “Open Source Appropriate Technology”, p. 29.
  • “Solar Photovoltaic Energy Replication”, p. 50.



Energy and Buildings

Ha T. Nguyen and Joshua M. Pearce, “Community-scale Wind-powered Desalination for Selected Coastal Mekong Provinces in Vietnam” in M.A. Stewart and P.A. Coclanis (eds.), Environmental Change and Agricultural Sustainability in the Mekong Delta Advances in Global Change Research 2011, Volume 45, Part 4, 371-398,  Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011. 

 

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