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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Transitions and Tipping Points in Complex Environmental Systems

Categories: Climate Change,Environment,Science/Technology

http://www.nsf.gov/geo/ere/ereweb/ac-ere/nsf6895_ere_report_090809.pdf

Argues that humans are stressing natural and social systems beyond their capacities and that organizations like the National Science Foundation must sponsor research designed to mitigate these complex environmental challenges. From the NSF Advisory Committee for Environmental Research and Education.