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Selection: with tag cross-disciplinary-perspective [40 articles] 

 

Scale-dependent portfolio effects explain growth inflation and volatility reduction in landscape demography

  
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 114, No. 47. (21 November 2017), pp. 12507-12511, https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1704213114

Abstract

[Significance] Population demography is central to many problems in ecology, evolution, and conservation biology, yet there is a gap between the information needed about the demography of population over multiple spatial scales and the available data, which are largely local. Inspired by concepts from landscape ecology and Markowitz's investment portfolio theory, we address this lacuna by developing a method for quantifying and predicting the demography of multiple populations across spatial scales and apply it to gypsy moth populations. We show that population ...

 

The most recent view of vulnerability

  
In Science for disaster risk management 2017: knowing better and losing less, Vol. 28034 (2017), pp. 70-84

Abstract

[Excerpt: Conclusions and key messages] Over the past decades, vulnerability research has made considerable progress in understanding some of the root causes and dynamic pressures that influence the progression of vulnerability and raised awareness that disasters are not natural but predominantly a product of social, economic and political conditions (Wisner et al., 2004). [\n] Vulnerability assessments are a response to the call for evidence by decision- makers for use in pre-disaster risk assessment, prevention and reduction, as well as the development and implementation of appropriate preparedness and effective disaster response strategies by providing information on people, communities or regions at risk. [\n] ...

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Observational evidence for cloud cover enhancement over western European forests

  
Nature Communications, Vol. 8 (11 January 2017), 14065, https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms14065

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Forests impact regional hydrology and climate directly by regulating water and heat fluxes. Indirect effects through cloud formation and precipitation can be important in facilitating continental-scale moisture recycling but are poorly understood at regional scales. In particular, the impact of temperate forest on clouds is largely unknown. Here we provide observational evidence for a strong increase in cloud cover over large forest regions in western Europe based on analysis of 10 years of 15 min resolution data from geostationary satellites. In addition, ...

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Involve social scientists in defining the Anthropocene

  
Nature, Vol. 540, No. 7632. (7 December 2016), pp. 192-193, https://doi.org/10.1038/540192a

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The causes of Earth's transition are human and social, write Erle Ellis and colleagues, so scholars from those disciplines must be included in its formalization. ...

 

Sequential disturbance effects of hailstorm and fire on vegetation in a Mediterranean-type ecosystem

  
Ecosystems, Vol. 18, No. 7. (2015), pp. 1121-1134, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10021-015-9886-5

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Frequency and intensity of disturbance is projected to increase for many ecosystems globally, with uncertain consequences, particularly when disturbances occur in rapid succession. We quantified community response (52 shrub species and the tree Eucalyptus todtiana) to a severe hailstorm followed 2 months later by prescribed fire for a Mediterranean-type shrubland in southwestern Australia. Partial overlap of hailstorm path and fire perimeter provided a unique opportunity to compare storm and fire effects along a storm severity gradient (high–moderate–none) with and without fire. ...

 

Dam-building threatens Mekong fisheries

  
Science, Vol. 354, No. 6316. (02 December 2016), pp. 1084-1085, https://doi.org/10.1126/science.354.6316.1084

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[Excerpt] Every April, the pa nyawn catfish would make their way up the Mekong River to spawn, crowding through a narrow channel that skirts Khone Falls in southern Laos. Villagers netted the thumb-sized fish by the hundreds of thousands. Then, in 2014, work started on Don Sahong Dam, which straddles the channel. Although the dam won't be completed for another 2 years, construction has already cut off the migration and destroyed the fishing sites, says Zeb Hogan, a biologist with the ...

 

Good data are not enough

  
Nature, Vol. 539, No. 7627. (2 November 2016), pp. 23-25, https://doi.org/10.1038/539023a

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A vibrant scientific culture encourages many interpretations of evidence, argues Avi Loeb. [Excerpt] [...] Most research funding is allocated assuming that the highest-quality data will inevitably deliver useful scientific interpretation and theoretical concepts, which can be tested and refined by future data. [...] To truly move forward, free thought must be encouraged outside the mainstream. Multiple interpretations of existing data and alternative motivations for collecting new data must be supported. [...] [Blinkered view] Mayan cosmologists had high social status. They got generous support ...

 

Unraveling the drivers of intensifying forest disturbance regimes in Europe

  
Global Change Biology, Vol. 17, No. 9. (September 2011), pp. 2842-2852, https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02452.x

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Natural disturbances like wildfire, windthrow and insect outbreaks are critical drivers of composition, structure and functioning of forest ecosystems. They are strongly climate-sensitive, and are thus likely to be distinctly affected by climatic changes. Observations across Europe show that in recent decades, forest disturbance regimes have intensified markedly, resulting in a strong increase in damage from wind, bark beetles and wildfires. Climate change is frequently hypothesized as the main driving force behind this intensification, but changes in forest structure and composition ...

 

Climate change impact modelling needs to include cross-sectoral interactions

  
Nature Climate Change, Vol. 6, No. 9. (23 May 2016), pp. 885-890, https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate3039

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Climate change impact assessments often apply models of individual sectors such as agriculture, forestry and water use without considering interactions between these sectors. This is likely to lead to misrepresentation of impacts, and consequently to poor decisions about climate adaptation. However, no published research assesses the differences between impacts simulated by single-sector and integrated models. Here we compare 14 indicators derived from a set of impact models run within single-sector and integrated frameworks across a range of climate and socio-economic scenarios ...

 

The development of environmental thinking in economics

  
Environmental Values, Vol. 8, No. 4. (November 1999), pp. 413-435, https://doi.org/10.3197/096327199129341897

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There has always been a sub-group of established economists trying to convey an environmental critique of the mainstream. This paper traces their thinking into the late 20th century via the development of associations and journals in the USA and Europe. There is clearly a divergence between the conformity to neo-classical economics favoured by resource and environmental economists and the acceptance of more radical critiques apparent in ecological economics. Thus, the progressive elements of ecological economics are increasingly incompatible with those practising ...

 

Does background matter? Disciplinary perspectives on sustainable forest management

  
Biodiversity and Conservation, Vol. 23, No. 14. (2014), pp. 3373-3389, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-014-0816-1

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Although sustainable forest management (SFM) has become increasingly popular during recent decades, approaches towards it are still imprecise and lack consistency. Within this “chaos”, scientists are increasingly expected to further develop the concept across disciplinary boundaries, including normative statements relating to the future. However, we assume that disciplinary boundaries in the construction of SFM still exist due to prevalent interests and political intentions within scientific communities. Therefore, our aim is to analyse and explain qualitative differences in the construction of SFM ...

 

Hyperauthorship: a postmodern perversion or evidence of a structural shift in scholarly communication practices?

  
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Vol. 52, No. 7. (2001), pp. 558-569, https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.1097

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Classical assumptions about the nature and ethical entailments of authorship (the standard model) are being challenged by developments in scientific collaboration and multiple authorship. In the biomedical research community, multiple authorship has increased to such an extent that the trustworthiness of the scientific communication system has been called into question. Documented abuses, such as honorific authorship, have serious implications in terms of the acknowledgment of authority, allocation of credit, and assigning of accountability. Within the biomedical world it has been proposed ...

 

Disciplinary action

  
Nature, Vol. 495, No. 7442. (27 March 2013), pp. 409-410, https://doi.org/10.1038/495409b

Abstract

How scientists share and reuse information is driven by technology but shaped by discipline. [Excerpt] [\n] [...] The transformation of research publishing is less a revolution and more a war of attrition. Battle lines were drawn long ago and all sides are well dug-in. In 2001, this journal published a series of viewpoints on the future of ‘e-access to the primary literature’ (see go.nature.com/pezj84). Those attitudes seem strikingly familiar today. At the time, the founders of the Public Library of Science initiative (then PLS, ...

 

Economic impacts of EU clean air policies assessed in a CGE framework

  
Environmental Science & Policy, Vol. 55 (January 2016), pp. 54-64, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2015.07.004

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This paper assesses the macroeconomic and sectoral impacts of the “Clean Air Policy Package” proposed by the European Commission in December 2013. The analysis incorporates both the expenditures necessary to implement the policy by 2030 and the resulting positive feedback effects on human health and crop production. A decomposition analysis identifies the important drivers of the macroeconomic impacts. We show that while expenditure on pollution abatement is a cost for the abating sectors, it also generates an increased demand for the ...

 

Which people use which scientific papers? An evaluation of data from F1000 and Mendeley

  
Journal of Informetrics, Vol. 9, No. 3. (July 2015), pp. 477-487, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joi.2015.04.001

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[Highlights] [::] This study used the Mendeley API to download Mendeley counts for a comprehensive F1000Prime data set. [::] F1000Prime is a post-publication peer review system for papers from the biomedical area. [::] The F1000 papers are provided with tags from experts in this area which can characterise a paper more exactly (such as “good for teaching”). [::] Regression models with Mendeley counts as dependent variables have been calculated. [::] In the case of a well written article that provides a good overview of a topic, ...

 

Grant giving: global funders to focus on interdisciplinarity

  
Nature, Vol. 525, No. 7569. (16 September 2015), pp. 313-315, https://doi.org/10.1038/525313a

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Granting bodies need more data on how much they are spending on work that transcends disciplines, and to what end, explains Rick Rylance. [Excerpt] Three arguments are often made in favour of interdisciplinary research. [::] First, complex modern problems such as climate change and resource security are not amenable to single-discipline investigation; they often require many types of expertise across the biological, physical and social disciplines. [::] Second, discoveries are said to be more likely on the boundaries between fields, where the ...

 

Interdisciplinarity: how to catalyse collaboration

  
Nature, Vol. 525, No. 7569. (16 September 2015), pp. 315-317, https://doi.org/10.1038/525315a

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Turn the fraught flirtation between the social and biophysical sciences into fruitful partnerships with these five principles, urge Rebekah R. Brown, Ana Deletic and Tony H. F. Wong. [Excerpt] An urgent push to bridge the divide between the biophysical and the social sciences is crucial. It is the only way to drive global sustainable development that delivers social inclusion, environmental sustainability and economic prosperity1. Sustainability is the classic 'wicked' problem, characterized by poorly defined requirements, unclear boundaries and contested causes that no ...

 

Interdisciplinary research by the numbers

  
Nature, Vol. 525, No. 7569. (16 September 2015), pp. 306-307, https://doi.org/10.1038/525306a

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An analysis reveals the extent and impact of research that bridges disciplines. [Excerpt] Interdisciplinary work is considered crucial by scientists, policymakers and funders — but how widespread is it really, and what impact does it have? Scholars say that the concept is complex to define and measure, but efforts to map papers by the disciplines of the journals they appear in and by their citation patterns are — tentatively — revealing the growth and influence of interdisciplinary research. [\n][...] [Interdisciplinary research takes time to ...

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Why interdisciplinary research matters

  
Nature, Vol. 525, No. 305. (2015), https://doi.org/10.1038/525305a

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Scientists must work together to save the world. A special issue asks how they can scale disciplinary walls. [Excerpt] Scientists must work together to save the world. A special issue asks how they can scale disciplinary walls. To solve the grand challenges facing society — energy, water, climate, food, health — scientists and social scientists must work together. But research that transcends conventional academic boundaries is harder to fund, do, review and publish — and those who attempt it struggle for recognition ...

 

Technical support

  
Nature, Vol. 517, No. 7536. (28 January 2015), pp. 528-528, https://doi.org/10.1038/517528a

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[Excerpt] Given that technical and support staff are such an important pillar of academic life, it is perhaps surprising that so little academic attention has been paid to their lot — and whether they are content with it. In 2011, researchers at King’s College London did publish a rare survey of skills and training in the United Kingdom, which raised a series of red flags (see go.nature.com/n74jsb). Technical staff are exposed on the front line when funding cuts bite: numbers working ...

 

Contribution to cross-disciplinary lexicon

  
In 4th ASEE/AaeE Global Colloquium on Engineering Education (2005), pp. 1257-1266

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As the stock of human knowledge has increased, this evolution has imposed branching into disciplines which use special terminology understood "correctly" only by experts. This has raised barriers that impede communication since interpretations of terms and knowledge can vary significantly, especially in a multidisciplinary context. Misinformation is exacerbated by vague definitions including synonyms, homonyms and acronyms. This paper aspires to pinpoint the necessity of eliminating homonyms and synonyms. It attempts to illustrate the impact of misinforming that results from lexical disorder ...

 

Changes and interactions between forest landscape connectivity and burnt area in Spain

  
Ecological Indicators, Vol. 33 (October 2013), pp. 129-138, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2013.01.018

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The spatial structure, functionality and dynamics of forest landscapes in peninsular Spain and the Balearic Islands were compared over the last five decades. Two particular features were studied in the sample sites: forest connectivity for wildlife and areas burnt by wildfires. 191 Squares, each 4 km × 4 km, were selected from the SISPARES (the monitoring framework designed to evaluate the trends in the structure of Spanish rural landscapes) environmental strata. Aerial photographs from 1956, 1984, 1998 and 2008 were interpreted ...

 

Barriers in the science-policy-practice interface: toward a knowledge-action-system in global environmental change research

  
Global Environmental Change, Vol. 20, No. 2. (17 May 2010), pp. 266-277, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2009.11.006

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This paper presents the results of a case study analysis from the knowledge domains of vulnerability and resilience. We analyzed 20 scientific assessments to provide empirical evidence for successes and failures in collaborative knowledge production, i.e., the joint creation of assessments reports by researchers and decision makers in policy and practice. It became clear that the latter typically use insufficiently the research-based knowledge available and researchers typically produce insufficiently knowledge that is directly usable. We found a number of functional, structural, ...

 

Environmental risk and assessment modelling - Scientific needs and expected advancements

  
In Air, Water and Soil Quality Modelling for Risk and Impact Assessment (2007), pp. 29-44, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-5877-6_3

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Environmental risk and impact assessment and prediction modelling is one of the most important instruments in the environmental security management and preparedness, and it needs further development in the quickly changing world and society. Most of the previous studies in this field considered, as a rule, only separate aspects of the risk and impact assessments. New realities and problems in the environmental security, supercomputer facilities, request a new generation of the assessments and prediction tools for the risk and impact assessments. ...

 

Tree hitched a ride to island

  
Nature, Vol. 510, No. 7505. (18 June 2014), pp. 320-321, https://doi.org/10.1038/510320a

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Acacia analysis reveals globetrotting seed trekked 18,000 kilometres from Hawaii to Réunion. [excerpt] In what is probably the farthest single dispersal event ever recorded, researchers have shown using genetic analysis that an acacia tree endemic to Réunion Island in the Indian Ocean is directly descended from a common Hawaiian tree known as the koa. In fact, these two trees on small specks of land on opposite sides of the globe turn out to be the same species. The event is remarkable not ...

 

The value of coordinated management of interacting ecosystem services

  
Ecology Letters, Vol. 15, No. 6. (1 June 2012), pp. 509-519, https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01773.x

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Coordinating decisions and actions among interacting sectors is a critical component of ecosystem-based management, but uncertainty about coordinated management’s effects is compromising its perceived value and use. We constructed an analytical framework for explicitly calculating how coordination affects management decisions, ecosystem state and the provision of ecosystem services in relation to ecosystem dynamics and socio-economic objectives. The central insight is that the appropriate comparison strategy to optimal coordinated management is optimal uncoordinated management, which can be identified at the game theoretic ...

 

Computer science and parsimony: a reappraisal, with discussion of methods for poorly structured datasets

  
Cladistics (1 June 2014), pp. n/a-n/a, https://doi.org/10.1111/cla.12082

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In recent years, several publications in computer science journals have proposed new heuristic methods for parsimony analysis. This contribution discusses those papers, including methods highly praised by their authors, such as Hydra, Sampars and GA + PR + LS. Trees of comparable or better scores can be obtained using the program TNT, but from one to three orders of magnitude faster. In some cases, the search methods are very similar to others long in use in phylogenetics, but the enormous speed differences seem to correspond ...

 

Deeply incised submarine glacial valleys beneath the Greenland ice sheet

  
Nature Geosci, Vol. 7, No. 6. (18 June 2014), pp. 418-422, https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo2167

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The bed topography beneath the Greenland ice sheet controls the flow of ice and its discharge into the ocean. Outlet glaciers move through a set of narrow valleys whose detailed geometry is poorly known, especially along the southern coasts1, 2, 3. As a result, the contribution of the Greenland ice sheet and its glaciers to sea-level change in the coming century is uncertain4. Here, we combine sparse ice-thickness data derived from airborne radar soundings with satellite-derived high-resolution ice motion data through ...

 

Deforestation: carving up the Amazon

  
Nature, Vol. 509, No. 7501. (21 May 2014), pp. 418-419, https://doi.org/10.1038/509418a

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A rash of road construction is causing widespread change in the world's largest tropical forest with potentially global consequences. [excerpt] The drying brought about by roads influences local atmospheric circulation patterns and can have farther-reaching effects that not only compromise the health of the Amazon but can also contribute to global warming by releasing carbon stored in the forest. [...] Stripping away trees not only eliminates a source of moisture; it also changes the regional air flow. As the forest dries, ...

 

A view of 20th and 21st century software engineering

  
In Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Software Engineering (2006), pp. 12-29, https://doi.org/10.1145/1134285.1134288

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George Santayana's statement, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it," is only half true. The past also includes successful histories. If you haven't been made aware of them, you're often condemned not to repeat their successes.In a rapidly expanding field such as software engineering, this happens a lot. Extensive studies of many software projects such as the Standish Reports offer convincing evidence that many projects fail to repeat past successes.This paper tries to identify at least some ...

 

Scientific Computing's Productivity Gridlock: How Software Engineering Can Help

  
Computing in Science & Engineering, Vol. 11, No. 6. (01 November 2009), pp. 30-39, https://doi.org/10.1109/mcse.2009.205

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Hardware improvements do little to improve real productivity in scientific programming. Indeed, the dominant barriers to productivity improvement are now in the software processes. To break the gridlock, we must establish a degree of cooperation and collaboration with the software engineering community that does not yet exist. The accumulated technologies and practices of general computer science and software engineering have failed to impact scientific programming's productivity gridlock. To address this productivity crisis, the computer science and software engineering communities must better ...

 

Even for slide-prone region, landslide was off the chart

  
Science, Vol. 344, No. 6179. (4 April 2014), pp. 16-17, https://doi.org/10.1126/science.344.6179.16

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The rugged terrain inland of Seattle is prone to landslides. Yet the latest Oso landslide, which killed at least 27 people on 22 March, stands out as an anomaly. Calculations suggest that it flowed three times farther than slides of similar size and elevation drop, most likely due to the effect of heavy rains on the region's glacier-deposited soils. ...

 

(INRMM-MiD internal record) List of keywords of the INRMM meta-information database - part 9

  
(February 2014)
Keywords: crataegus-azarolus   crataegus-laevigata   crataegus-monogyna   crataegus-nigra   crataegus-spp   creative-commons   crescentia-cujete   crimean-mountains   crisis   croatia   crocidura-suaveolens   cronartium-ribicola   crop-yield   crops   cross-disciplinary-perspective   crowd-sourcing   crowdfunding   crowdsourcing   crown-copyright   crown-diameter   cryphalus-piceae   cryphonectria-parasitica   crypmmeria-japonica   cryptomeria-fortunei   cryptomeria-japonica   cryptomeria-spp   cryptorhynchus-lapathi   cultivars   cultivated   cultivated-plants   cultural-services   cunninghamia-lanceolata   cupressaceae   cupressus-abramsiana   cupressus-arizonica   cupressus-atlantica   cupressus-bakeri   cupressus-cashmeriana   cupressus-dupreziana   cupressus-funebris   cupressus-goveniana   cupressus-guadalupensis   cupressus-lusitanica   cupressus-macnabiana   cupressus-macrocarpa   cupressus-pygmaea   cupressus-sargentii   cupressus-sempervirens   cupressus-torulosa   curculio-elephas   curiosity   curse-of-dimensionality   cut-timber   cyanobacteria   cyathea-arborea   cyber-security   cybernetics   cyc   cycadopsida   cyclocarya-paliurus   cyclomatic-complexity   cyclone   cyclostationarity   cydonia-oblonga   cylindrocladium-quinqueseptatum   cyprus   cystopteris-spp   cytisus-scoparius   czech-republic   daboecia-cantabrica   dacryodes-excelsa   danube-basin   daphne-blagayana   daphne-cneorum   daphne-laureola   daphne-mezereum   daphne-pontica   daphniphyllum-oldhamii   dasineura-salicis   data   data-acquisition   data-based-mechanistic-modelling   data-breach   data-collection-bias   data-errors   data-fusion   data-heterogeneity   data-integration   data-lineage   data-model-comparison   data-provenance   data-quality   data-scarcity   data-sharing   data-transformation-codelets   data-transformation-modelling   data-transformation-modelling-dynamic   data-uncertainty   inrmm-list-of-tags  

Abstract

List of indexed keywords within the transdisciplinary set of domains which relate to the Integrated Natural Resources Modelling and Management (INRMM). In particular, the list of keywords maps the semantic tags in the INRMM Meta-information Database (INRMM-MiD). [\n] The INRMM-MiD records providing this list are accessible by the special tag: inrmm-list-of-tags ( http://mfkp.org/INRMM/tag/inrmm-list-of-tags ). ...

 

Defining terms for integrated (multi-inter-trans-disciplinary) sustainability research

  
Sustainability, Vol. 3, No. 8. (26 July 2011), pp. 1090-1113, https://doi.org/10.3390/su3081090

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Our contemporary social and ecological problems, including climate change, peak oil and food security, necessitate solutions informed by multiple backgrounds that singular disciplines seem unable to provide, and possibly, are even incapable of providing. The increasing occurrence of multi-, inter- and transdisciplinary (MIT) research projects speak to the recognition of that necessity. But as the literature and our own experiences bear out, just calling a project “beyond disciplinary” or integrated does not necessarily yield the intended outcomes or make progress toward ...

 

The Adaptive Decision-Making Process as a Tool for Integrated Natural Resource Management: Focus, Attitudes, and Approach

  
Ecology and Society, Vol. 5, No. 2. (2001), 11+

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Integrated natural resource management (INRM) and its many closely related approaches are generally considered to be more effective than single-disciplinary approaches for managing the complex resource issues currently facing many countries. INRM approaches aim to integrate several disciplines and involve different stakeholders operating in their own subsystems across different spatial and temporal scales. These approaches focus on identifying management strategies for sustaining natural resource stocks and flows of goods and services as well as their underlying ecological processes. Changes in the ...

 

Europe announces projects to connect researchers

  

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Three biological-sciences infrastructure schemes given the green light. ...

 

Global council aims to coordinate science

  
Nature, Vol. 485, No. 7399. (21 May 2012), pp. 427-427, https://doi.org/10.1038/485427a

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Research-agency heads from around the world agree to formulate shared principles to aid collaborations. ...

 

More than the sum of their parts? Interdisciplinarity and sustainability

  
In Sustainability education : perspectives and practice across higher education (2010)
 

Where is the science in computer science?

  
Commun. ACM, Vol. 55, No. 10. (October 2012), pp. 5-5, https://doi.org/10.1145/2347736.2347737

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[Excerpt] [...] The term "computer science" raises expectations, at least to my mind, of an ability to define models and to make predictions about the behavior of computers and computing systems. I think we have a fairly good capability to measure and predict the physical performance of our computing devices. We can measure clock speeds, latencies, memory sizes, and computational capacity against standard computing tasks. In my view, however, we are much less able to make models and predictions about the ...

 

A few useful things to know about machine learning

  
Communications of the ACM, Vol. 55, No. 10. (01 October 2012), pp. 78-87, https://doi.org/10.1145/2347736.2347755

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Machine learning algorithms can figure out how to perform important tasks by generalizing from examples. This is often feasible and cost-effective where manual programming is not. As more data becomes available, more ambitious problems can be tackled. As a result, machine learning is widely used in computer science and other fields. However, developing successful machine learning applications requires a substantial amount of “black art” that is hard to find in textbooks. This article summarizes twelve key lessons that machine learning researchers ...

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