|Assessing Public Perceptions of Computer-Based Models
||Although there is a solid body of research on both collaborative decision-making and on processes using models, there is little research on general public attitudes about models and their use in making policy decisions. This project assessed opinions...
|Book Review of Adaptive Governance and Water Conflict
|Book review of American Environmental Policy, 1990-2006: Beyond Gridlock
|Book review of Collaborative Environmental Management: What Roles for Government?
|Book review of Comparing Futures for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
|Book Review of Mediated Modeling: A System Dynamics Approach to Environmental Consensus Building
|Book review of Useless Arithmetic
|Book review of Water for Life: Water Management and Environmental Policy
|Bridging Disciplines with the Riparian Area Management Project
||Faculty at Columbia University’s Earth Semester created the interdisciplinary Riparian Area Management Project to help students integrate information and skills from life sciences, geosciences, social sciences, and humanities focused coursework. Stru...
|Context is Key: The Media Role in Shaping Public Perceptions about Environmental Issues
||Many environmental professionals are reluctant to interact with
the media, often because of a negative experience and the perception
that poor coverage can affect environmental programs and
policies. Usinga case study of media coverage related to ...
|Cooperative Modeling Lessons for Environmental Management
||Environmental practitioners may find cooperative modeling
an effective tool to address complex environmental
management needs. The method involves convening a
multidisciplinary team to collaboratively construct a system
dynamics model. Advances i...
|Creating False Images: Stream Restoration in an Urban Setting
||Stream restoration has become a multibillion dollar business with mixed results as to its efficacy. This case study utilizes pre- and post-monitoring data from restoration projects on an urban stream to assess how well stream conditions, publicly sta...
|A Fresh Look at a Policy Sciences Methodology: Collaborative Modeling for More Effective Policy
||Collaborative modeling offers a novel methodology that integrates core ideals in the policy sciences. The principles behind collaborative modeling enable policy researchers and decision makers to address interdisciplinarity, complex systems, and publ...
|Industrial Ecology Education at Wuhan University
||China requires industrial ecology (IE) skills and knowledge
to deal with the contradiction between rapid economic
growth and subsequent environmental pollution and resource
depletion. Industrial ecology education was introduced in
China in 1997 a...
|Leveraging Opportunities for Campus Sustainability
||Institutions of higher education are well situated globally for transformation toward sustainability. The case of the
Water Resources Planning Committee (WRPC) at Appalachian State University in North Carolina, United States offers
insight into how...
|REPLY TO DISCUSSION by David L. Rosgen [duscussion of “Creating False Images: Stream Restoration in an Urban Setting”]
||No abstract available.
|Testing Language: Media Language Influence on Public Attitudes about River Management
||Everyday we make decisions on diverse topics using information from a wide variety of sources. This project builds on existing research about how people internalize information they skim from newspapers and the influence this has on their attitudes a...