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Aboveground biomass estimation of tropical street trees

Kang Min Ngo and Shawn Lum.

in Journal of Urban Ecology

P ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Ecology and Conservation; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science); Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 4648 words.

Abstract

Urban trees provide numerous ecosystem services to city residents, including carbon storage and sequestration. Quantifying carbon sequestered in urban...

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...

Accepting and Evaluating Values in Science Funding, Research, Communication, and Policy

Elise Smith.

in BioScience

October 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 1143 words.

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...

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...

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.

Addressing Criticisms of Large-Scale Marine Protected Areas

Bethan C O’Leary, Natalie C Ban, Miriam Fernandez, Alan M Friedlander, Pablo García-Borboroglu, Yimnang Golbuu, Paolo Guidetti, Jean M Harris, Julie P Hawkins, Tim Langlois, Douglas J McCauley, Ellen K Pikitch, Robert H Richmond and Callum M Roberts.

in BioScience

May 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 7662 words.

Abstract

Designated large-scale marine protected areas (LSMPAs, 100,000 or more square kilometers) constitute over two-thirds of the approximately 6.6% of the...

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.

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...

Advances in Astrobiology

Richard Blaustein.

in BioScience

May 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

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

Advancing Our Understanding of the Impacts of Climate Change

Jessica Hellmann.

in BioScience

August 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 970 words.

Advancing Theories of Ecosystem Development through Long-Term Ecological Research

John S Kominoski, Evelyn E Gaiser and Sara G Baer.

in BioScience

August 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 7254 words.

Abstract

Decades of place-based, long-term ecological research have generated important insights into patterns and processes among ecosystems. Here, we extend...

Agricultural Leadership for Yesterday's World

Daniela Soleri.

in BioScience

April 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 1512 words.

Agriculture Can Mitigate Climate Change at Low Cost to Help Meet Paris Climate Agreement Goals

Peter b Woodbury.

in BioScience

July 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 929 words.

AIBS Bulletin

Journal. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment.

Air Pollution and Weather Interaction in East Asia

Aijun Ding, Xin Huang and Congbin Fu.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biomes and Habitats; Pollution and Threats to the Environment (Social Science); Earth Sciences and Geography. 9986 words.

Air pollution is one of the grand environmental challenges in developing countries, especially those with high population density like China. High concentrations of primary and secondary...

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Amazon Rain Forest Succession: Stochasticity or Land-Use Legacy?

Rita de Cássia Guimarães Mesquita, Paulo Eduardo dos Santos Massoca, Catarina Conte Jakovac, Tony Vizcarra Bentos and G. Bruce Williamson.

in BioScience

September 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 7875 words.

Land-use practices can dramatically shift the trajectories of rain forest recovery. In a 25-year study, Amazon rain forest regenerated following deforestation as long as seed availability...

Amplify the Signal: Graduate Training in Broader Impacts of Scientific Research

Katy D. Heath, Elizabeth Bagley, Abigail J. M. Berkey, David M. Birlenbach, Morgan K. Carr-Markell, John W. Crawford, Michelle A. Duennes, Jennifer O. Han, Miranda J. Haus, Spencer M. Hellert, Christopher J. Holmes, Brett C. Mommer, Julia Ossler, Rhiannon Peery, Lisa Powers, Daniel R. Scholes, Christina A. Silliman, Laura R. Stein and Cassandra J. Wesseln.

in BioScience

June 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 5534 words.

Expertise in the broader impacts of scientific research is an increasingly important aspect of professional development, particularly because federal grant proposals are commonly reviewed...

Another Emerging Mosquito-Borne Disease? Endemic Ross River Virus Transmission in the Absence of Marsupial Reservoirs

Emily J Flies, Colleen L Lau, Scott Carver and Philip Weinstein.

in BioScience

April 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 3521 words.

Abstract

Ross River virus (RRV) is endemic to Australia and Papua New Guinea, with marsupials (especially macropods) as the primary reservoir hosts. Its...

Antarctic Ecology One Century after the Conquest of the South Pole: How Much Have We Advanced?

Ian S. Acuña-Rodríguez, Ernesto Gianoli, Fernando Carrasco-Urra, Gisela C. Stotz, Cristian Salgado-Luarte, Rodrigo S. Rios and Marco A. Molina-Montenegro.

in BioScience

July 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 5662 words.

The knowledge derived from Antarctic ecology may be fundamental for facing the complex environmental future of the world. As an early-warning system, a deep understanding of Antarctic...