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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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What Does Online Mentorship of Secondary Science Students Look Like?

Catrina T. Adams and Claire A. Hemingway.

in BioScience

November 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 6595 words.

Mentorship by scientists can enrich learning opportunities for secondary science students, but how scientists perform these roles is poorly documented. We examine a partnership in which...

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...

Toxic Transformations:

Jason Delborne and Wyatt Galusky.

in Technoscience and Environmental Justice

September 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 9209 words.

This chapter focuses on the role of websites in creating online audiences for ensuring environmental justice, and discusses how the design of Toxics Release Inventory (TRI)-based websites...

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James Lawrence Powell.

in The Inquisition of Climate Science

December 2012; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 3897 words.

This chapter focuses on an episode in 2009 known as Climategate, resulting from the theft of over 1,000 e-mails from the Climate Research Unit (CRU) of the University of East Anglia (UEA),...

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Growing the Base for Citizen Science

Miyoko Chu, Patricia Leonard and Flisa Stevenson.

in Citizen Science

March 2012; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 4817 words.

This chapter examines strategies for recruiting and retaining participants in national citizen science projects based on insights that have emerged during fifteen years of marketing and...

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Sharing Society: Reclaiming the City

Duncan McLaren and Julian Agyeman.

in Sharing Cities

January 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 20194 words.

Chapter 4 explores the scope for the sharing city to enhance equity and social justice. It situates the sharing paradigm in contemporary theories of justice, with particular reference to...

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Innovation and Its Enemies

Calestous Juma.

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Environment; Political Economy. 432 pages.

The rise of artificial intelligence has rekindled a long-standing debate on the impact of technology on employment. This is just one of many areas where exponential advances in technology...

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Environmental Science

Edited by Ellen Wohl.

Research Guide. Subjects: Environment; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Environmental Science.

Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...

Natural History Collections as Emerging Resources for Innovative Education

Joseph A. Cook, Scott V. Edwards, Eileen A. Lacey, Robert P. Guralnick, Pamela S. Soltis, Douglas E. Soltis, Corey K. Welch, Kayce C. Bell, Kurt E. Galbreath, Christopher Himes, Julie M. Allen, Tracy A. Heath, Ana C. Carnaval, Kimberly L. Cooper, Mark Liu, James Hanken and Stefanie Ickert-Bond.

in BioScience

August 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 6434 words.

There is an emerging consensus that undergraduate biology education in the United States is at a crucial juncture, especially as we acknowledge the need to train a new generation of...

It's Good to Share: Why Environmental Scientists’ Ethics Are Out of Date

Patricia A. Soranno, Kendra S. Cheruvelil, Kevin C. Elliott and Georgina M. Montgomery.

in BioScience

January 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 3397 words.

Although there have been many recent calls for increased data sharing, the majority of environmental scientists do not make their individual data sets publicly available in online...

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Optimizing Available Network Resources to Address Questions in Environmental Biogeochemistry

Eve-Lyn S. Hinckley, Suzanne P. Anderson, Jill S. Baron, Peter D. Blanken, Gordon B. Bonan, William D. Bowman, Sarah C. Elmendorf, Noah Fierer, Andrew M. Fox, Keli J. Goodman, Katherine D. Jones, Danica L. Lombardozzi, Claire K. Lunch, Jason C. Neff, Michael D. SanClements, Katharine N. Suding and William R. Wieder.

in BioScience

April 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 5673 words.

An increasing number of network observatories have been established globally to collect long-term biogeochemical data at multiple spatial and temporal scales. Although many outstanding...

Next-Generation Field Guides

Elizabeth J. Farnsworth, Miyoko Chu, W. John Kress, Amanda K. Neill, Jason H. Best, John Pickering, Robert D. Stevenson, Gregory W. Courtney, John K. VanDyk and Aaron M. Ellison.

in BioScience

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 6573 words.

To conserve species, we must first identify them. Field researchers, land managers, educators, and citizen scientists need up-to-date and accessible tools to identify organisms, organize...

Worldwide Engagement for Digitizing Biocollections (WeDigBio): The Biocollections Community's Citizen-Science Space on the Calendar

Elizabeth R Ellwood, Paul Kimberly, Robert Guralnick, Paul Flemons, Kevin Love, Shari Ellis, Julie M Allen, Jason H Best, Richard Carter, Simon Chagnoux, Robert Costello, Michael W Denslow, Betty A Dunckel, Meghan M Ferriter, Edward E Gilbert, Christine Goforth, Quentin Groom, Erica R Krimmel, Raphael LaFrance, Joann Lacey Martinec, Andrew N Miller, Jamie Minnaert-Grote, Thomas Nash, Peter Oboyski, Deborah L Paul, Katelin D Pearson, N Dean Pentcheff, Mari A Roberts, Carrie E Seltzer, Pamela S Soltis, Rhiannon Stephens, Patrick W Sweeney, Matt von Konrat, Adam Wall, Regina Wetzer, Charles Zimmerman and Austin R Mast.

in BioScience

February 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 7479 words.


The digitization of biocollections is a critical task with direct implications for the global community who use the data for research and education....

Integrated Assessment Models (IAMs) for Climate Change

Zili Yang, Yi-Ming Wei and Zhifu Mi.

in Environmental Science

P ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Environment; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Environmental Science. 8162 words.

Integrated assessment models (IAMs) for climate change refers to a broad category of research approaches in climate change. Climate change is the most complicated global environmental...

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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