Scientific Papers

Scientific Papers & Publications

As a water resources researcher, Rick Hogeboom has published in several international, high-impact journals on various topics in the water research field. His publications range from technical water footprint related topics and assesments for developing countries, to more economically focused publications for investors worldwide. In addition, Rick has been featured in several other articles and interviews, the links to which can be found under Media.

Mehvar, Seyedabdolhossein & Wijnberg, Kathelijne & Borsje, B.W. & Kerle, Norman & Schraagen, Jan Maarten & Vinke-de Kruijf, Joanne & Geurs, Karst & Hartmann, Andreas & Hogeboom, Rick & Hulscher, Suzanne. (2021). Review article: Towards resilient vital infrastructure systems – challenges, opportunities, and future research agenda. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences. 21. 1383-1407. 10.5194/nhess-21-1383-2021.

Hogeboom Rick J., Borsje Bas W., Deribe Mekdelawit M., van der Meer Freek D., Mehvar Seyedabdolhossein, Meyer Markus A., Özerol Gül, Hoekstra Arjen Y., Nelson Andy D., Resilience Meets the Water–Energy–Food Nexus: Mapping the Research Landscape. Frontiers in Environmental Science. (2021), 9, 1-18  


Fatemeh Karandish, Rick J. Hogeboom, Arjen Y. Hoekstra (2021); Physical versus virtual water transfers to overcome local water shortages: A comparative analysis of impactsAdvances in Water Resources, 147, 103811, ISSN 0309-1708,


Wöhler, Lara & Hoekstra, Arjen & Hogeboom, Rick & Brugnach, Marcela & Krol, Maarten. (2020). Alternative societal solutions to pharmaceuticals in the aquatic environment. Journal of Cleaner Production. 277. 124350. 10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.124350.

Karandish, Fatemeh & Hoekstra, Arjen & Hogeboom, Rick. (2020). Reducing food waste and changing cropping patterns to reduce water consumption and pollution in cereal production in Iran. Journal of Hydrology. 124881. 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2020.124881.

Rick J. Hogeboom (2020), The Water Footprint Concept and Water’s Grand Environmental ChallengesOne Earth, 2(3), 218-222,

Hogeboom, Rick & Bruin, Davey & Schyns, Joep & Krol, Maarten & Hoekstra, Arjen. (2020). Capping Human Water Footprints in the World’s River Basins. Earth’s Future. 8. 10.1029/2019EF001363.

Acosta, Lilibeth & Maharjan, Prapti & Peyriere, Hugo & Galotto, Ludovica & Mamiit, Rusyan & ho, carrie & Flores, BenJeMar & Anastasia, Orestes & Sharma, Aastha & Jacob, Arun & liu, beibei & Hopkins, Chris & Krug, Cornelia & Eboli, Fabio & Tubiello, Francesco & Lafortune, Guillaume & Montt, Guillermo & John-Norville, & Maughan, John & Zarnic, Ziga. (2019). Green-Growth-Index-Technical-Report 20191213.

Vanham, D., Medarac, H., Schyns, J. F., Hogeboom, R. J., & Magagna, D. (2019). The consumptive water footprint of the European Union energy sector. Environmental research letters, 14(10), 104016

Schyns, Joep & Hoekstra, Arjen & Hogeboom, Rick & Booij, Martijn. (2019). Reply to van Noordwijk and Ellison: Moisture recycling: Key to assess hydrological impacts of land cover changes, but not to quantify water allocation to competing demands. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 116. 201903789. 10.1073/pnas.1903789116.

Schyns, J. F., Hoekstra, A. Y., Booij, M. J., Hogeboom, R. J., & Mekonnen, M. M. (2019); Limits to the world’s green water resources for food, feed, fiber, timber, and bioenergy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2019),

Karandish, F., Hoekstra, A. Y., & Hogeboom, R. ; Groundwater saving and quality improvement by reducing water footprints of crops to benchmarks levels. Advances in water resources (2018), 121, 480-491.

Schyns, J. F., Hoekstra, A. Y., Booij, M. J., Hogeboom, H. J., & Mekonnen, M. M. ; The blue water footprint of the world’s artificial reservoirs for hydroelectricity, irrigation, residential and industrial water supply, flood protection, fishing and recreation. Advances in Water Resources (2018), 113, 285-294

van Ginkel, K. C. H., Hoekstra, A. Y., Buurman, J., & Hogeboom, R. J.; Urban Water Security Dashboard: systems approach to characterizing the water security of cities. Journal of water resources planning and management (2018), 144(12), [04018075]

Hogeboom, R. J., Kamphuis, I., & Hoekstra, A. Y.; Water sustainability of investors: Development and application of an assessment framework. Journal of cleaner production (2018), 202, 642-648.

Trogrlić, R.Š., Cumiskey, L., Triyanti, A. et al.; Science and Technology Networks: A Helping Hand to Boost Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030?; Int J Disaster Risk Sci (2017) 8: 100

Hogeboom, R.J.; Hoekstra, A.Y. Water and Land Footprints and Economic Productivity as Factors in Local Crop Choice: The Case of Silk in Malawi. Water (2017), 9: 802

Hogeboom, R.H.J., van Oel, P.R., Krol, M.S. et al.; Modelling the Influence of Groundwater Abstractions on the Water Level of Lake Naivasha, Kenya Under Data-Scarce Conditions; Water Resources Management (2015) 29: 4447

van Oel, P.R., Mulatu, D.W., Odongo, V.O. et al.; The Effects of Groundwater and Surface Water Use on Total Water Availability and Implications for Water Management: the Case of Lake Naivasha Kenya; Water Resources Management (2013) 27: 3477