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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...

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...

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...

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.

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 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...

Agenda Setting and Natural Hazards

Rob A. DeLeo.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Climate Change; Environmental Politics; Epidemiology. 7719 words.

Agenda setting describes the process through which issues are selected for consideration by a decision-making body. Among the myriad of issues policymakers can consider, few are more vexing...

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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.

Agrochemical Pollutants

Kathleen Bowmer.

in Environmental Science

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Environment; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Environmental Science. 9044 words.

Pesticides and fertilizers are widely used in agriculture. They are essential to the production of food and fiber for a growing world population, but they become pollutants when they damage...

AIBS Bulletin

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