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Tensions across the scales

David Ribes, Thomas A. Finholt
2007 Proceedings of the 2007 international ACM conference on Conference on supporting group work - GROUP '07  
In designing information infrastructure participants are planning for the long-term.  ...  These concerns have unique implications for each scale of infrastructure: institutionalization; the organization of work; and enacting technology.  ...  : A Comparative Study); and NSF/SES grant #0525985 ('The Standardized Revolution of Science: Building Cyberinfrastructure for the Geosciences').  ... 
doi:10.1145/1316624.1316659 dblp:conf/group/RibesF07 fatcat:hqavuflxnrhobgbfqi3jzda7i4

Energy planning and development in Malaysian Borneo: Assessing the benefits of distributed technologies versus large scale energy mega-projects

Rebekah Shirley, Daniel Kammen
2015 Energy Strategy Reviews  
We prepared a 15 year long-term capacity energy expansion model for the state of Sarawak which includes existing generation, resource and operability constraints, direct and indirect costs.  ...  A contentious debate is taking place over plans for a series of mega-dams under development in Malaysian Borneo.  ...  Introduction: megaprojects and long term energy planning Energy megaprojects have become a defining feature of the modern energy transition.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.esr.2015.07.001 fatcat:754hlrukwbe23cmrbpyfr4nh4y

Why is it difficult to achieve e-health systems at scale?

Robin Williams
2016 Information, Communication & Society  
We also noted the enormous generativity and creativity in the health sector.  ...  However local innovation runs into problems with bottom-up generification strategies in terms of a failure to develop exploitation strategies to carry forward, exploit more widely and sustain local innovation  ...  A longer-term perspective is particularly important in relation to emerging information infrastructures (a term that draws attention to the spread and increasing salience of these long-lived 'systems of  ... 
doi:10.1080/1369118x.2015.1118521 fatcat:wvwv6mp465ctpjb3xleuokgeim

On the journey of transforming transport systems for human scale cities [chapter]

Miloš N. Mladenović, Elias Willberg, Tuuli Toivonen, Karst T. Geurs
2021 Transport in Human Scale Cities  
Especially conflicts of interest are obvious in long-term mega-projects of urban infrastructure planning, such as the Metro of Lima.  ...  support, which can tip the balance of deeper norms in the long term.  ... 
doi:10.4337/9781800370517.00031 fatcat:f6ppeasjezfopetlolp2nrxwd4

Editorial: Setting SDG ambitions in a realistic time-scale

Paul Hutchings, Richard C. Carter
2018 Waterlines  
Planning for the long game Looking to the long term, we must also consider how the infrastructure and management solutions we propose today will be laying down the best trajectories for what the sector  ...  ecosystem of infrastructure, institutions, and resource flows) then we may have to accept a growth in inequality in the short term with the long-term aim of truly equitable systems by 2090.  ... 
doi:10.3362/1756-3488.2018.37-1ed fatcat:l6hk2qfsunefdcf24etaw2652q

Cross-scale interactions of socio-hydrological subsystems: examining the Frontier of Common Pool Resource Governance in Arizona

Abigail York, Abigail Sullivan, Julia C Bausch
2019 Environmental Research Letters  
Using a lens of cross-scale interactions drawn from the social-ecological literature, we develop a set of conceptual frames for socio-hydrology that highlight: (1) spatial and temporal mismatches, (2)  ...  A critical frontier of water management in the western US is the challenge of cross-scale interactions.  ...  Recent work has focused on the impact of developing infrastructure on long-term vulnerabilities in SHSs (e.g. Tellman et al 2018).  ... 
doi:10.1088/1748-9326/ab51be fatcat:aq574jowyrfivlv26wuv2nvc34

Reflections on Collaborative Archaeology and Large-Scale Online Research Infrastructures

Holly Wright, Julian D. Richards
2018 Journal of Field Archaeology  
He is Deputy Coordinator for the European ARIADNE e-infrastructure for archaeological research.  ...  Notes on Contributors Holly Wright (Ph.D. 2011, University of York) manages collaborative research for the Archaeology Data Service, including participation in the ArchAIDE, NEARCH, E-RIHS, ARIADNE, LoCloud  ...  to care for the data in the long term.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00934690.2018.1511960 fatcat:r6qj5q4zgzgrbci2aqvgnnc56m

States of transmission: Moving towards large-scale wind power

Miriam Fischlein, Elizabeth J. Wilson, Tarla R. Peterson, Jennie C. Stephens
2013 Energy Policy  
Much of the decision authority for transmission is located at the state level, creating tensions between a system-wide need for transmission capacity and the local nature of planning and implementation  ...  large scale wind power.  ...  We also would like to thank Jeremy Schreifels for creating the maps featured in this article.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2012.11.028 fatcat:kysy7c3uozh3tb2yluzvgoezia

Toward an Integrated Model of Topical, Spatial, and Temporal Scales of Research Inquiry in Park Visitor Use Management

Elizabeth E. Perry, Jennifer M. Thomsen, Ashley L. D'Antonio, Wayde C. Morse, Nathan P. Reigner, Yu-Fai Leung, Jeremy Wimpey, B. Derrick Taff
2020 Sustainability  
Yet, the majority of this VUM research is short-term and occurs at relatively discrete spatial scales. A few existing frameworks and conceptual models used in VUM encourage thinking across scales.  ...  The proposed model and the subsequent discussion are meant to serve as a catalyst for VUM researchers to begin considering both spatial and temporal scales in their PPA-based inquiries.  ...  We thank them for providing this collaborative space and continued support. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12156183 fatcat:uafmvmd5zvbllic7epafl6x6tu

The Dynamics of Scale in Digital Heritage Cultures [chapter]

Rhiannon Bettivia, Elizabeth Stainforth
2019 Politics of Scale  
to the policy and strategic planning documents of both projects.  ...  We conclude with some reflections on scale and the implications of heritage aggregators for digital heritage cultures.  ...  As long as facts are apples and oranges, one cannot generalise across them. One must first see them as 'fruit' to make general claims. Compatibility standardizes difference.  ... 
doi:10.2307/j.ctv12pnscx.8 fatcat:6hy5kohxqnevpldzd57c3pkkvq

The Origins of Scaling in Cities

L. M. A. Bettencourt
2013 Science  
This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. clicking here. colleagues, clients, or customers by , you can order high-quality copies for your If you wish to distribute this article to others  ...  here. following the guidelines can be obtained by Permission to republish or repurpose articles or portions of articles ): June 20, 2013 www.sciencemag.org (this information is current as of The following  ...  This tension between social interactivity, transportation costs, and spatial settlement patterns is at the root of most urban planning and policy.  ... 
doi:10.1126/science.1235823 pmid:23788793 fatcat:enmov7pukbg37gks6mgzg53qry

Large-scale, Small-scale Systems [chapter]

Jim Austin, Dave Cliff, Robert Ghanea-Hercock, Andy Wright
2006 Cognitive Systems - Information Processing Meets Brain Science  
Further details are available at the Foresight web site  ...  The objective of the project is to examine recent progress in two major areas of research -computer science and neuroscience, and their related fields -and to understand whether progress in understanding  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank Flaviu Adrian Marginean for his help and background work in the construction of this document.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-012088566-4/50005-2 fatcat:mr7mjjmsingjxoiia3yrblsvbq

Urban Scale Impacts [chapter]

2018 Driverless Urban Futures  
Conceived as a speculative atlas-a roadmap to unknown territories-this book presents a series of drawings and text that unpack the potential impacts of AVs on scales ranging from the metropolis to the  ...  Today, autonomous vehicles (AVs, also referred to as self-driving cars) represent the next disruptive innovation in mobility, with particularly profound impacts for cities.  ...  I would especially like to thank Lőrinc Vass, who contributed all the stunning illustrati ons and layout for the book as well as a signifi cant amount of research work, and Sara Costa Maia, who contributed  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781351134033-11 fatcat:vbnylabfazepnm2hrg4wdref3q

Being Like a State: How Large‑Scale Mining Companies Assume Government Roles in Papua New Guinea [chapter]

Nicholas Bainton, Martha Macintyre
2021 The Absent Presence of the State in Large-Scale Resource Extraction Projects  
monitoring, training and localisation programs for the mine, and local business development; and endorsement of the LSDP as the long-term economic development plan for Lihir. a substantial increase the  ...  Since 2012, the company and LMALA (and its LSDP Planning and Monitoring Committee) have jointly agreed upon annual budget allocations for LSDP projects and programs across the five chapters.  ... 
doi:10.22459/ap.2021.04 fatcat:alibdxgaknhopnonh7nf4453z4

Global data for local science: Assessing the scale of data infrastructures in biological and biomedical research

Sabina Leonelli
2013 BioSocieties  
I conclude that one way to define the scale of data infrastructure is to consider the range and scope of the biological and biomedical questions which it helps to address; and that within this perspective  ...  This paper examines the tensions encountered by database developers in their efforts to foster both the global circulation and the local adoption of data.  ...  Acknowledgments Ranjit Singh has helped me to gather some of the empirical material on caBIG, particularly the material for 10 Some studies have been undertaken to measure the expectations and values  ... 
doi:10.1057/biosoc.2013.23 fatcat:oatnrcvej5hlll3knpd7tlpkdu
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