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Benefit Transfer for Ecosystem Services  

Kevin J. Boyle and Christopher F. Parmeter

Online publication date:
Sep 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Environmental Science
Benefit transfer is the projection of benefits from one place and time to another time at the same place or to a new place. Thus, benefit transfer includes the adaptation of an original ... More

Big Data in Environment and Human Health  

Lora Fleming, Niccolò Tempini, Harriet Gordon-Brown, Gordon L. Nichols, Christophe Sarran, Paolo Vineis, Giovanni Leonardi, Brian Golding, Andy Haines, Anthony Kessel, Virginia Murray, Michael Depledge, and Sabina Leonelli

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Jul 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Environmental Science
Big data refers to large, complex, potentially linkable data from diverse sources, ranging from the genome and social media, to individual health information and the ... More

Biodiversity in Heterogeneous and Dynamic Landscapes  

Clélia Sirami

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Jul 2016
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Environmental Science
Although the concept of biodiversity emerged 30 years ago, patterns and processes influencing ecological diversity have been studied for more than a century. Historically, ecological ... More

Biodiversity Loss  

Tom Oliver

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Environmental Science
This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Causes of Soil Salinization, Sodification, and Alkalinization  

Elisabeth N. Bui

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Sep 2017
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Environmental Science
Driving forces for natural soil salinity and alkalinity are climate, rock weathering, ion exchange, and mineral equilibria reactions that ultimately control the chemical composition of ... More

Cities, Green Space, and Mental Well-Being  

Jenny Roe

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Nov 2016
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Environmental Science
Mental and behavioral disorders account for approximately 7.4% of the global burden of disease, with depression now the world’s leading cause of disability. One in four people in the ... More

Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture across Africa  

Laura Pereira

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Mar 2017
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Environmental Science
Confidence in the projected impacts of climate change on agricultural systems has increased substantially since the first Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports. In ... More

Conservation in the Amazon  

Marc Dourojeanni

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Environmental Science
This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Cooperation over Transboundary Water Resources in International Law  

Owen McIntyre

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This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

The Cultivation and Environmental Impact of Mushrooms  

Shu Ting Chang and Solomon P. Wasser

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Mar 2017
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Environmental Science
The word mushroom may mean different things to different people in different countries. Specialist studies on the value of mushrooms and their products should have a clear definition of ... More

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