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Accelerating the Digitization of Biodiversity Research Specimens through Online Public Participation

Elizabeth R. Ellwood, Betty A. Dunckel, Paul Flemons, Robert Guralnick, Gil Nelson, Greg Newman, Sarah Newman, Deborah Paul, Greg Riccardi, Nelson Rios, Katja C. Seltmann and Austin R. Mast.

in BioScience

April 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 9387 words.

A goal of the biodiversity research community is to digitize the majority of the one billion specimens in US collections by 2020. Meeting this ambitious goal requires increased...

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Achieving Broader Impacts in the National Science Foundation, Division of Environmental Biology

Sean M. Watts, Melissa D. George and Douglas J. Levey.

in BioScience

April 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 7450 words.

Since 1997, the National Science Foundation's (NSF) efforts to promote the Broader Impacts Criterion (BIC) have yielded mixed results. Here, we evaluate proposals to the Division of...

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Acid Deposition

Eve-Lyn S. Hinckley.

in Environmental Science

P ublished online October 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Environment; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Environmental Science. 9328 words.

Acid deposition is one of the major environmental problems of the modern world. This broad term refers to a mix of wet and dry material containing high amounts of primarily nitrogen (N) and...

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Acid Deposition

Eve-Lyn S. Hinckley.

in Environmental Science

P ublished online October 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Environment; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Environmental Science. 9328 words.

Acid deposition is one of the major environmental problems of the modern world. This broad term refers to a mix of wet and dry material containing high amounts of primarily nitrogen (N) and...

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Adapting California's Ecosystems to a Changing Climate

Elizabeth A. Chornesky, David D. Ackerly, Paul Beier, Frank W. Davis, Lorraine E. Flint, Joshua J. Lawler, Peter B. Moyle, Max A. Moritz, Mary Scoonover, Kristin Byrd, Pelayo Alvarez, Nicole E. Heller, Elisabeth R. Micheli and Stuart B. Weiss.

in BioScience

March 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 9747 words.

Significant efforts are underway to translate improved understanding of how climate change is altering ecosystems into practical actions for sustaining ecosystem functions and benefits. We...

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Adapting to a Warmer Climate of Scientific Communication

Gale M. Sinatra and Robert W. Danielson.

in BioScience

April 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 1490 words.

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Adapting to Climate Sensitive Hazards through Architecture

Allison Hoadley Anderson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Climate Change. 16280 words.

In architecture, mitigation reduces the magnitude of climate change by reducing demand for resources; anticipatory adaptation improves performance against hazards; and planned adaptation...

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Addressing Darwin's Dilemma

Leonard Finkelman.

in BioScience

November 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 1423 words.

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Addressing Grand Challenges In Organismal Biology: The Need For Synthesis

Dianna K. Padilla, Thomas L. Daniel, Patsy S. Dickinson, Daniel Grünbaum, Cheryl Hayashi, Donal T. Manahan, James H. Marden, Billie J. Swalla and Brian Tsukimura.

in BioScience

December 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 7352 words.

Animals are complex systems operating at multiple spatial and temporal scales, facing the challenge of how to change in appropriate ways, degrees, and times, in response to the diverse...

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Advances in Astrobiology

Richard Blaustein.

in BioScience

May 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 3420 words.

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