We have put together a list of the top 30 most cited publications from Stockholm Resilience Centre.
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The 30 most cited Stockholm Resilience Centre publications
1. A safe operating space for humanity
Rockström, J., Steffen, W., Noone, K., Persson, Å., Chapin, III, F.S., Lambin, E., Lenton, T.M., Scheffer, M., Folke, C., Schellnhuber, H., Nykvist, B., De Wit, C.A., Hughes, T., van der Leeuw, S., Rodhe, H., Sörlin, S., Snyder, P.K., Costanza, R., Svedin, U., Falkenmark, M., Karlberg, L., Corell, R.W., Fabry, V.J., Hansen, J., Walker, B.H., Liverman, D., Richardson, K., Crutzen, C., Foley. J. 2009. A safe operating space for humanity. Nature 461: 472-475 DOI 10.1038/461472a

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2. Complexity of coupled human and natural systems
Liu, J., T. Dietz, S.R. Carpenter, M. Alberti, C. Folke, E. Moran, A.C. Pell, P. Deadman, T. Kratz, J. Lubchenco, E. Ostrom, Z. Ouyang, W. Provencher, C.L. Redman, S.H. Schneider, W.W. Taylor. 2007. Complexity of Coupled Human and Natural Systems. Science 317:1513-1516.

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3. Scenarios for Global Biodiversity in the 21st Century
Pereira H. M., P. W. Leadley, V. Proença, R. Alkemade, J. P. W. Scharlemann, J. F. Fernandez-Manjarrés, M. B. Araújo, P. Balvanera, R. Biggs, W. W. L. Cheung, L. Chini, H. D. Cooper, E. L. Gilman, S. Guénette, G. C. Hurtt, H. P. Huntington, G. M. Mace, T. Oberdorff, C. Revenga, P. Rodrigues, R. J. Scholes, U. R. Sumaila, and M. Walpole. 2010. Scenarios for Global Biodiversity in the 21st Century. Science 330:1496-1501. DOI: 10.1126/science.1196624.

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4. Solutions for a cultivated planet
onathan A. Foley, Navin Ramankutty, Kate A. Brauman, Emily S. Cassidy, James S. Gerber, Matt Johnston, Nathaniel D. Mueller, Christine O’Connell, Deepak K. Ray, Paul C. West, Christian Balzer, Elena M. Bennett, Stephen R. Carpenter, Jason Hill, Chad Monfreda, Stephen Polasky, Johan Rockström, John Sheehan, Stefan Siebert, David Tilman & David P. M. Zaks. 2011. Solutions for a cultivated planet. Nature. doi:10.1038/nature10452

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5. Coupled human and natural systems
Liu, J., T. Dietz, S.R. Carpenter, C. Folke, M. Alberti, C.L. Redman, S.H. Schneider, E. Ostrom, A.N. Pell, J. Lubchenco, W.W. Taylor, Z. Ouyang, P. Deadman, T. Kratz and W. Provencher. 2007. Coupled Human and Natural Systems. Ambio 36:639-649.

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6. Turning back from the brink: Detecting an impending regime shift in time to avert it
Biggs, R., Carpenter, S.R., and Brock, W.A. 2008. Turning back from the brink: Detecting an impending regime shift in time to avert it. In PNAS  January 20, 2009   vol. 106  no. 3  826-831.

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7. Agricultural modifications of hydrological flows create ecological surprises
Gordon, L.J., Peterson, G.D., Bennett, E. 2008. Agricultural Modifications of Hydrological Flows Create Ecological Surprises. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 23: 211-219.

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8. Human-induced trophic cascades and ecological regime shifts in the Baltic sea
Österblom, H., S. Hansson, U. Larsson, O. Hjerne, F. Wulff, R. Elmgren and C. Folke. 2007. Human-induced Trophic Cascades and Ecological Regime Shifts in the Baltic Sea . Ecosystems 10:877-889.

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9. Planetary Boundaries: Exploring the Safe Operating Space for Humanity
Rockström, J., W. Steffen, K. Noone, Å. Persson, F. S. Chapin, III, E. Lambin, T. M. Lenton, M. Scheffer, C. Folke, H. Schellnhuber, B. Nykvist, C. A. De Wit, T. Hughes, S. van der Leeuw, H. Rodhe, S. Sörlin, P. K. Snyder, R. Costanza, U. Svedin, M. Falkenmark, L. Karlberg, R. W. Corell, V. J. Fabry, J. Hansen, B. Walker, D. Liverman, K. Richardson, P. Crutzen, and J. Foley. 2009. Planetary boundaries:exploring the safe operating space for humanity. Ecology and Society 14(2): 32. online

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10. Navigating the transition to ecosystem-based management of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Olsson, P., Folke, C., Hughes, T.P., 2008, Navigating the Transition to Ecosystem-Based Management of the Great Barrier Reef ,Australia. Proceedings National Academy of Sciences, USA 105:9489-9494.

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11. Capturing the cornerstones of coral reef resilience: linking theory to practice
Nyström, M., Graham, N., Lokrantz, J., Norström, A. 2008. Capturing the Cornerstones of Coral Reef Resilience - Linking Theory to Practice. Coral Reefs. October 1st, DOI: 10.1007/s00338-008-0426-z.

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12. Understanding relationships among multiple ecosystem services
Bennett, E.M., Peterson, G.D., Gordon, L.J. (2009). Understanding relationships among multiple ecosystem services. Ecology Letters 12: 13941404

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13. The role of social networks in natural resource governance: What relational patterns make a difference?
Bodin, Ö., Crona, B.I. 2009. The role of social networks in natural resource governance: What relational patterns make a difference? Global Environmental Change 19: 366–374.

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14. Ecosystem stewardship: sustainability strategies for a rapidly changing planet
Chapin, F.S., III, S.R. Carpenter, G.P. Kofinas, C. Folke, N. Abel, W.C. Clark, P. Olsson, D.M. Stafford Smith, B.H. Walker, O.R. Young, F. Berkes, R. Biggs, J.M. Grove, R.L. Naylor, E. Pinkerton, W. Steffen and F.J. Swanson. 2010. Ecosystem Stewardship: Sustainability Strategies for a Rapidly Changing Planet. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 25:241-249.

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15. Ecosystem service bundles for analyzing tradeoffs in diverse landscapes
C. Raudsepp-Hearnea, G. D. Peterson, E. M. Bennettc. 2010. Ecosystem service bundles for analyzing tradeoffs in diverse landscapes. In Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. Published online before print March 1, 2010, doi: 10.1073/pnas.0907284107

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16. Resilience Thinking: Integrating Resilience, Adaptability and Transformability
Folke, C., S.R. Carpenter, B.H. Walker, M. Scheffer, F.S. Chapin III, and J. Rockström. 2010. Resilience thinking: integrating resilience, adaptability and transformability. Ecology and Society 15(4): 20. http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol15/iss4/art20/

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17. Alternative states on coral reefs: beyond coral-macroalgal phase shifts
Norström, A., Nyström, M., Lokrantz, J., Folke, C. 2009. Alternative states of coral reefs: Beyond coral-macroalgal phase shifts. Marine Ecology Progress Series 376: 295-306.

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18. Looming Global-Scale Failures and Missing Institutions
Walker, B.H., Barrett, S., Polasky, S., Galaz, V., Folke, C., Engström, G., Ackerman, F., Arrow, K., Carpenter, S., Chopra, K., Daily, G., Ehrlich, P., Hughes, T., Kautsky, N., Levin, S., Mäler, K-G., Shogren, J., Vincent, J., Xepapadeas, T., de Zeeuw, A. 2009. Looming global-scale failures and missing institutions. Science 325: 1345-1346

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19. Future water availability for global food production: The potential of green water for increasing resilience to global change
Rockström, J., Falkenmark, M., Karlberg, L., Hoff, H., Rost , S., Gerten, D. 2009. Future water availability for global food production: The potential of green water for increasing resilience to global change. Water Resources Research 45, W00A12, doi:10.1029/2007WR006767

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20. Using network centrality measures to manage landscape connectivity
Ernesto, E. and Bodin, Ö., 2008, Using network centrality measures to manage landscape connectivity. Ecological Applications 18: 1810—1825

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21. Navigating transformations in governance of Chilean marine coastal resources
Gelcich, S., T.P. Hughes, P. Olsson, C. Folke, O. Defeo, M. Fernández, S. Foale, L.H. Gunderson, C. Rodríguez-Sieker, M. Scheffer, R. Steneck, and J.C. Castilla. 2010. Navigating transformations in governance of Chilean marine coastal resources. Proceedings National Academy of Sciences, USA 107:16794-16799

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22. Enhancing the fit through adaptive co-management: Creating and maintaining bridging functions for matching scales in the Kristianstads Vattenrike Biosphere Reserve, Sweden
Olsson, P., C. Folke, V. Galaz, T. Hahn and L. Schultz. 2007. Enhancing the Fit through Adaptive Comanagement: Creating and Maintaining Bridging Functions for Matching Scales in the Kristianstads Vattenrike Biosphere Reserve Sweden. Ecology and Society 12(1): 28. online

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23. The Problem of Fit among Biophysical Systems, Environmental and Resource Regimes, and Broader Governance Systems: Insights and Emerging Challenges
Galaz, V., Olsson, P., Hahn, T., Folke, C., Svedin, U., 2008, The problem of fit among biophysical systems, environmental and resource regimes, and broader governance systems: Insights and emerging challenges. 147-182, in O. R. Young, L. A. King, and H. Schröder (eds), Institutions and Environmental Change - Principal Findings, Applications, and Research Frontiers. The MIT Press, Cambridge, USA.

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24. Ecological engineering in aquaculture - Potential for integrated multi-trophic aquaculture (IMTA) in marine offshore systems
Troell, M., Joyce, A., Chopin, T., Neori, A., Buschmann, A.H., Fang, J.G. (2009). Ecological engineering in aquaculture: Potential for integrated multi-trophic aquaculture (IMTA) in marine offshore systems. Aquaculture 297: 1–9.

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25. Junk-food in marine ecosystems
Österblom, H., Olsson, O., Blenckner, T., Furness, R.W., 2008, Junk Food in Marine Ecosystems. Oikos 117:1075-1085.

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26. Enhancing ecosystem management through social-ecological inventories: lessons from Kristianstads Vattenrike, Sweden
Schultz, L., C. Folke and P. Olsson. 2007. Enhancing Ecosystem Management through Social-Ecological Inventories: Lessons from Kristianstads Vattenrike,Sweden. Environmental Conservation 34: 140-152.

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27. Biodiversity, climate change, and ecosystem services
Mooney, H., A. Larigauderie, M. Cesario, T. Elmquist, O. Hoegh-Guldberg, S. Lavorel, G.M. Mace, M. Palmer, R. Scholes and T. Yahara. 2009. Biodiversity, climate change and ecosystem services. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 1:46-54

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28. Analysing resilience in dryland agro-ecosystems: A case study of the Makanya catchment in Tanzania over the past 50 years
Enfors, E. and L. Gordon. 2007. Analysing Resilience in Dryland Agro-ecosystems: A case study of the Makanya catchment in Tanzania over the past 50 years. Land Degradation & Development 18: 680 — 696.

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29. Untangling the Environmentalist's Paradox: Why Is Human Well-being Increasing as Ecosystem Services Degrade?
Raudsepp-Hearne, C., G.D. Peterson, M. Tengö, E.M. Bennett, T. Holland, K. Benessaiah, G.K. MacDonald and L. Pfeifer 2010 Untangling the Environmentalist's Paradox: Why is Human Well-Being Increasing as Ecosystem Services Degrade? BioScience 60(8):576-589. doi: 10.1525/bio.2010.60.8.4

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30. Managing water in rainfed agriculture-The need for a paradigm shift
Rockström, J., Karlberg, L., Wani, S.P., Barron, J., Hatibu, N., Oweis, T., Bruggeman, A., Farahani, J., Qiang, Z.. (2009) Managing water in rainfed agriculture: the need for a paradigm shift. Agricultural Water Management. DOI: 10.1016/j.agwat.2009.09.009

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2013-02-28 | Sturle Hauge Simonsen

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