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Urban Land Systems: An Ecosystems Perspective

Monika Kopecká, Harini Nagendra, Andrew Millington
2018 Land  
Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) for funding this work through project number 13-ENE198-04 as part of the "National Science, Technology and Innovation Plan (NSTIP)" program.  ...  Acknowledgments: I would like to thank all respondents for participating in this study, and the members of the FEAST Project for their assistance with this study.  ...  In this study, we present an approach to UGS extraction from newly available Sentinel-2A satellite imagery, provided in the frame of the European Copernicus program.  ... 
doi:10.3390/land7010005 fatcat:4jezkaxlvfayzevuj4rrrftreq

Interactive Complexity: Software Metrics from an Ecosystem Perspective [article]

Charles Hathaway, Ron Eglash, Mukkai Krishnamoorthy
2017 arXiv   pre-print
With even the most trivial of applications now being written on top of millions of lines code of libraries, API's, and programming languages, much of the complexity that used to exist when designing software  ...  With each application relying so heavily on the ecosystem it was designed to run in, whether that is limited to a local system or includes dependencies on machines connected by networks, measuring the  ...  ; in essence, this is a more practical definition of software quality.  ... 
arXiv:1711.09054v2 fatcat:qhnlstxbyvhfpn22pb5thz372y

Nature and mental health: An ecosystem service perspective

Gregory N. Bratman, Christopher B. Anderson, Marc G. Berman, Bobby Cochran, Sjerp de Vries, Jon Flanders, Carl Folke, Howard Frumkin, James J. Gross, Terry Hartig, Peter H. Kahn, Ming Kuo (+14 others)
2019 Science Advances  
We then show how ecosystem service assessments can be expanded to include mental health, and provide a heuristic, conceptual model for doing so.  ...  A growing body of empirical evidence is revealing the value of nature experience for mental health.  ...  Conservation Biology, the Stanford Psychophysiology Laboratory, and the Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources (E-IPER).  ... 
doi:10.1126/sciadv.aax0903 pmid:31355340 pmcid:PMC6656547 fatcat:rp5qagrhurantoobnniy4l6t64

Sustainability and the Urban Forest: An Ecosystem Services Perspective

Keith H. Hirokawa
2010 Social Science Research Network  
From an ecosystem services perspective, the urban forest also reveals that the very existence of nature in the urban area occurs as both a conceptual and a physical construct.  ...  This article argues that urban forestry is a local opportunity to engage in an exercise of selfdetermination and local identity.  ...  that make an ecosystem services perspective so compelling today.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1722650 fatcat:mqdpmzukmnelfbgzocw5cosyfq

Multi-Actor Network Perspective: CaliBaja an emergent binational innovation ecosystem

Sylvia Mónica Pérez Núñez, Arturo Serrano-Santoyo
2020 Technology Innovation Management Review  
Viitanen (2016) insists that innovation ecosystem research should focus on studying the key factors and Multi-Actor Network Perspective: CaliBaja an emergent binational innovation ecosystem Sylvia Mónica  ...  The ecosystem's network in our study is composed of 27 actors with different Multi-Actor Network Perspective: CaliBaja an emergent binational innovation ecosystem Sylvia Mónica Pérez Núñez and Arturo  ... 
doi:10.22215/timreview/1320 fatcat:qdbqke2pzvbtjfus4it2eigue4

Building builders: entrepreneurship education from an ecosystem perspective at MIT

Artur Tavares Vilas Boas Ribeiro, Juliana Natsumi Uechi, Guilherme Ary Plonski
2018 Triple Helix  
This article aims to present new possibilities for entrepreneurship education from this ecosystem perspective.  ...  The conclusion reinforces the need to see entrepreneurship education through the lens of ecosystems, highlighting opportunities for future studies.  ...  this quest around entrepreneurship education in an ecosystem perspective could be better explored.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40604-018-0051-y fatcat:hsttqs4i6bbnhazfcevz2crgty

American Environmentalism and the City: An Ecosystem Services Perspective
English

Dorthy C. Ibes
2011 Cities and the Environment  
This study traces the evolution of eight influential American environmental organizations and their relationship with, and conceptualizations of, 'the city' and 'nature. ' Guided by the ecosystem services  ...  , economists, and environmentalists in a way that enhances both urban quality of life and conservation efforts overall.  ...  Also many thanks to the research exam committee of the School of Geographical Sciences & Urban Planning at Arizona State University for encouraging the submission of this paper for publication.  ... 
doi:10.15365/cate.4172011 fatcat:2izt5dihifhibnqgewdhfszumu

Developed-developing world partnerships for sustainable development (1): An ecosystem services perspective

Mark Everard, James Longhurst, John Pontin, Wendy Stephenson, Joss Brooks
2017 Ecosystem Services  
Acknowledgements This study was principally supported by the John Pontin Trust (JPT), to which the authors express their sincere gratitude.  ...  grateful for co-funding by Lloyd's Register Foundation, a charitable foundation helping to protect life and property by supporting engineering-related education, public engagement and the application of  ...  for capital programs (World Bank, undated) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ecoser.2016.09.020 fatcat:jwv3e3qlcffjhndxay62zgolnq

Approaching Environmental Health Disparities and Green Spaces: An Ecosystem Services Perspective

Viniece Jennings, Cassandra Gaither
2015 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
However, the influence of the natural environment on health disparities is not well-articulated. Green spaces provide ecosystem services that are vital to public health.  ...  Decades of research suggests that the natural environment can play a key role in sustaining the health of the public.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank Valerie Hogan, Chris Coutts, Rueben Warren, Brandi Colander and Loreida Jennings whose feedback enhanced the quality of this document.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph120201952 pmid:25674782 pmcid:PMC4344703 fatcat:6igif4jvsrd7tddivincoweoxe

An ecosystem perspective on grasshopper control: possible advantages to no treatment

Gary E. Belovsky, J. B. Slade
2002 Journal of Orthoptera Research  
We thank the Utah State Agricultural Experiment Station, The National Science Foundation (DEB-9317984, DEB-9707654) and US Department of Agriculture NRI Program for fi nancial support.  ...  Taking an ecosystem perspective on grasshoppers in rangelands indicates that the universal application of control programs is unwarranted.  ...  If An ecosystem perspective on grasshopper control: possible advantages to no treatment GARY E. BELOVSKY AND J. B.  ... 
doi:10.1665/1082-6467(2002)011[0029:aepogc]2.0.co;2 fatcat:tocphzjyyre3jo5ruthawm77fy

Entrepreneurship, institutional economics, and economic growth: an ecosystem perspective

Zoltan J. Acs, Saul Estrin, Tomasz Mickiewicz, László Szerb
2018 Small Business Economics  
In particular, we investigate whether entrepreneurship and institutions, in combination in an ecosystem, can be viewed as a Bmissing link^in an aggregate production function analysis of cross-country differences  ...  We find support for the role of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in economic growth.  ...  Acknowledgements This paper grew out of a GEDI Institute research project first at Imperial College and then at the London School of Economics. We would like to thank David B.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11187-018-0013-9 fatcat:kwserhhwjzh7nebdqzdsxpuzcu

An ecological perspective on the valuation of ecosystem services

Yung En Chee
2004 Biological Conservation  
an ecological perspective.  ...  The applicability of the framework and techniques for valuing ecosystem services are evaluated in light of the challenges posed by the complex, non-linear nature of many ecosystem services.  ...  s (1974) study in which an estimate of the costs of a tertiary sewage treatment system was used as an estimate of the economic value of the nutrient removal function of a wetland.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2004.03.028 fatcat:yi5taxhugzc5jc5umqcm24rocm

Sustainability, biomass yields, and health of coastal ecosystems: an ecological perspective

K Sherman
1994 Marine Ecology Progress Series  
The programs are being supported by international agencies as part of an effort to couple recent advances in ecological monitoring, management, and stress mitigation strategies from the more developed  ...  Post-UNCED large marine ecosystem-scale programs for advancement toward resource sustainability, ecosystem health, and economically viable biomass yields are now being implemented.  ...  from an ecosystem perspective.  ... 
doi:10.3354/meps112277 fatcat:2bh2nlsl6bhvvdoj53cnxfoqhe

An Agent-Based Sustainability Perspective on Payment for Ecosystem Services: Analytical Framework and Empirical Application

Zhenglei Xie, Bing-Bing Zhou, Hanzeyu Xu, Le Zhang, Jing Wang
2020 Sustainability  
In this article, an agent-based sustainability perspective on PES was proposed and applied to examine a PES case study of the Converting-Orchard-to-Forest (COF) project in Dongjiang Headwater Watershed  ...  However, the success of PES depends on the desirability of programs targeting rural communities and smallholders.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13010253 fatcat:ui4afa5fffhrzftgyjpjafgjdm

An ecosystem service perspective on urban nature, physical activity, and health

Roy P. Remme, Howard Frumkin, Anne D. Guerry, Abby C. King, Lisa Mandle, Chethan Sarabu, Gregory N. Bratman, Billie Giles-Corti, Perrine Hamel, Baolong Han, Jennifer L. Hicks, Peter James (+14 others)
2021 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
Nature provides pollination of nutritious crops, purification of drinking water, protection from floods, and climate security, among other well-studied health benefits.  ...  Current knowledge supports an initial model that can distinguish broad trends and enrich urban planning, spatial policy, and public health decisions.  ...  Fig. 1 . 1 Conceptual model of the relationships among urban nature (as part of the urban system), PA (quantity and quality), and health, aligned with an ecosystem service approach.  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.2018472118 pmid:33990458 pmcid:PMC8179134 fatcat:5msokozz5jcjzexg5o2lw3e46e
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