Scaling in Integrated Assessment

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D.S. Rothman, J. Rotmans
CRC Press, Aug 9, 2005 - Technology & Engineering - 374 pages
A collection of papers prepared for the European Forum on Integrated Environmental Assessment's (EFIEA) Policy Workshop on Scaling Issues in Integrated Assessment, held from 12-19 July 2000.
 

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Contents

Diverging and Converging Issues in the Physical and Social Sciences
35
Lessons from Ten Years with ICAM
51
5 Scaling Issues in the Social Sciences
75
a Matter of Scale?
107
7 Scales in Economic Theory
125
from Points Upward and from Global Models Downwards
139
Bridging Five Orders of Magnitude Scale Gaps in Climatic and Ecological Studies
179
10 The Syndromes Approach to Scaling Describing Global Change on an Intermediate Functional Scale
205
11 Polycentric Integrated Assessment
237
12 Emergent Properties of Scale in Global Environmental Modeling Are There Any?
263
the Challenge for Integrated Assessment
293
Problem or Challenge?
329
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