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How can computer models better help policymakers to solve problems in human-environment systems?

Published online: 19 Aug 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Will, M. & Dressler, G. & Kreuer, D. & Thulke, H. H. & Grêt-Regamey, A. & Müller, B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This article investigates why the degree to which different models are used to support policy-making varies so much and synthesizes four key factors f...

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Vulnerability assessment of the multi-sector North American bison management system to climate change.

Published online: 25 Aug 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Martin, J. M. & Zarestky, J. & Briske, D. D. & Barboza, P. S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

A vulnerability assessment of the "Bison Management System" (BMS) to increasing climate variability was conducted to further clarify the challenges th...

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Less visible but yet vital for human health: nutrient-dense indigenous vegetables and their need for urgent promotion in balanced diets.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Keatinge, J. D. H. & Holmer, R. J. & Ebert, A. W. & Hughes, J. A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This paper describes the importance of indigenous vegetables in traditional food systems with a particular focus on Southeast Asia. Many indigenous ve...

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An empirical mathematical model to describe plant root systems.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Gerwitz, A. & Page, E. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An empirical model used to standardize data on root investigations was P = 100 (1-e-fx) where P was the percentage of roots in x cm of soil, and f was...

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Equal yield-scaled and lower area-scaled nitrous oxide emissions in organically managed soils.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Andreas, G. & Skinner, C. & Krauss, M. & Mäder, P.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Despite the increase in organic cropland, knowledge on the impact of organic farming on soil derived nitrous oxide (N2O) and methane (CH4) emissions i...

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Measurement and reporting of climate-smart agriculture: technical guidance for a country-centric process.

Published online: 16 Oct 2019

Authors: Nowak, A. C. & Wilkes, A. & Rosenstock, T. S.

Content type: Bulletin

Given the extent of climate-smart agriculture (CSA) initiatives at project, national, regional and global levels, there is increasing interest in trac...

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Co-design a monitoring system and early seasonal hunger alert related to climate variability in Guatemala.

Published online: 16 Oct 2019

Authors: Müller, A. & Bouroncle, C. & Coto, A. & Gaytán, A. & Girón, E. & Granados, A. & Monzón, M. & Portillo, F. & Etten, J. van

Content type: Bulletin

In Guatemala, seasonal acute food insecurity related to extended dry periods is a recurrent phenomenon. Public response is often too late and ineffect...

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Foraging behaviour of goats and sheep in the Caatinga of Brazil.

Published online: 30 Nov 1988

Authors: Pfister, J. A. & Malechek, J. C. & Balph, D. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The seasonal feeding patterns of sheep and goats was quantified by estimating the time spent per feeding station, and the proportion of foraging time ...

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Climate change induced salinity intrusion and its implications for agriculture.

Published online: 25 Sep 2019

Authors: Pathak, H. & Pal, B. D. & Joshi, P. K.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This note deals with the climate change induced salinity intrusion affecting the livelihoods of farmers in Bangladesh and India, highlighting several ...

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Guidelines for community fish refuge-rice field fisheries system management in Cambodia. Phnom Penh, Cambodia: Fisheries Administration and WorldFish Cambodia.

Published online: 02 Jan 2020

Authors: Miratori, K. & Kosal, M. & Sean, V. & Brooks, A. & Somony, T. & Viseth, H. & Gregory, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Community Fish Refuge - Rice Field Fishery (CFR-RFF) systems managed under the Rice Field Fisheries Enhancement (RFFE) project have been shown to cont...

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