Our most requested articles

The most sought-after articles produced by the centre. Request yours here

Every day we receive requests from our followers on scientific articles they would like to read. Below is a list of the 15 most popular ones.

See also a list with the 10 most academically cited articles published by the centre.

1. Decision-making under great uncertainty: environmental management in an era of global change
Full reference: Polasky, S., S.R. Carpenter, C. Folke, and B. Keeler. 2011. Decision-Making under Great Uncertainty: Environmental Management in an Era of Global Change. Trends in Ecology and Evolution doi:10.1016/j.tree.2011.04.007.

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2. Metropolitan planning and resilience thinking: A practitioner's perspective
Full reference: Wilkinson, C., Porter, L. and Colding, J. 2010. Metropolitan planning and resilience thinking: A practitioner's perspective. Critical Planning, summer 2010: 2-20.

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3. The Anthropocene: From Global Change to Planetary Stewardship
Full reference: Will Steffen, Åsa Persson, Lisa Deutsch, Jan Zalasiewicz, Mark Williams, Katherine Richardson, Carole Crumley, Paul Crutzen, Carl Folke and Line Gordon, et al. 2011. The Anthropocene: From Global Change to Planetary Stewardship. Ambio 0044-7447. Doi: 10.1007/s13280-011-0185-x.

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4. Reconnecting to the Biosphere
Full reference: Folke, C., Jansson, Å., Rockström, J., Olsson, P., Carpenter, S., Chapin, F., Crépin, A.S., Daily, G., Danell, K., Ebbesson, J., Elmqvist, T., Galaz, V., Moberg, F., Nilsson, M., Österblom, H., Ostrom, E., Persson, Å., Peterson, G., Polasky, S., Steffen, W., Walker, B., Westley, F. (2011) Reconnecting to the Biosphere. AMBIO, 0044-7447. Doi: 10.1007/s13280-011-0184-y

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5. A social network approach to analyzing water governance: The case of the Mkindo catchment, Tanzania
Full reference: Stein, C., et al. A social network approach to analyzing water governance: The case of the Mkindo catchment, Tanzania. J. Phys. Chem. Earth (2011), doi:10.1016/j.pce.2011.07.083

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6. Ecosystem Service Indicators: A social-ecological systems approach for generating relevant indicators for the CBD 2020 targets
Full reference: Elmqvist, T., S. Polasky, F. Alpizar, H. Berg, T. Bergendorff, R. Biggs, G. Cumming, O. Eriksson, A. Hejnowicz, A. Kinzig, C. Kremen, A. Larigauderie, S. Naeem, C. Perrings, S. Purushothaman, B. Reyers, M. Schultz. 2010. Ecosystem Service Indicators: A social-ecological systems approach for generating relevant indicators for the CBD 2020 targets. Report to UNEP and the CBD. DIVERSITAS bioSUSTAINABILITY Program, Stockholm, Sweden.

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7. Solutions for a cultivated planet
Full reference: Jonathan 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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8. Energy Intensity of Agriculture and Food Systems
Full reference: Pelletier, N., Audsley, E., Brodt, S., Garnet, T., Henriksson, P., Kendall, A., Kramer, K., Murphy, D., Nemecek, T., Troell, M., Tyedmers, P. Energy Intensity of Agriculture and Food Systems. Annu. Rev. Environ. Resour. 2011. 36: 7.1—7.24.

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9. Resilience implications of policy responses to climate change
Adger, W.N., K. Brown, D. Nelson, F. Berkes, H. Eakin, C. Folke, K. Galvin, M. Goulden, L. Gunderson, K. O´Brien, J. Ruitenbeek, and E. Tompkins. Resilience Implications of Policy Responses to Climate Change. WIREs Climate Change 2:757—766 doi: 10.1002/wcc.133

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10. Complexity of coupled human and natural systems
Full reference: 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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11. Are We Entering an Era of Concatenated Global Crises?
Full reference: Biggs, D., R. Biggs, V. Dakos, R. J. Scholes, and M. Schoon. 2011. Are we entering an era of concatenated global crises? Ecology and Society 16(2): 27. [online] URL: http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol16/iss2/art27/

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12. Tipping Toward Sustainability: Emerging Pathways of Transformation
Full reference: Westley, F., Olsson, P., Folke, C., Homer-Dixon, T., Vredenburg, H., Loorbach, D. Thompson, J., Nilsson, M., Lambin, E., Sendzimir, J., Banerjee, B., Galaz, V., van der Leeuw, S. 2011. Tipping Toward Sustainability: Emerging Pathways of Transformation. In AMBIO, Vol. 40, Issue 7. Doi: 10.1007/s13280-011-0186-9

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13. Ecological land-use complementation for building resilience in urban ecosystems
Full reference: Colding, J. 2007. Ecological Land-use Complementation for Building Resilience in Urban Ecosystems. Landscape and Urban Planning 81: 46-55.

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14. Innovative Memory and Resilient Cities: Echoes from Ancient Constantinople
Full reference: Stephan Barthel, Sverker Sörlin and John Ljungkvist. 2011. Innovative Memory and Resilient Cities: Echoes from Ancient Constantinople. In Paul Sinclair, Frands Herschend, Christian Isendahl and Gullög Nordquist. (Eds). The Urban Mind, cultural and environmental dynamics, Studies in Global Archaeology 15. Sweden, Uppsala University Press

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15. A safe operating space for humanity
Full reference: 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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