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Case Studies in the Environment. 2017; 111–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2017.sc.433549
Published: 31 December 2017
... legal provisions in its regional plan. One is based on a river's nutrient concentrations and the other relies on predictive modelling. The case study opens important questions about measuring and regulating diffuse pollution and the difficulties faced by policy-makers and regulators in linking numbers...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2020; 411–5 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.sc.948362
Published: 22 February 2020
... used to provide insight into traditional ecological knowledge. Anthony Mosinski and Jennifer Bernstein, in “Using a weighted overlay model to predict wind energy risk to avian and bat species: Ohio Case Study,” walk the reader through one of the earliest forms of spatial analysis, overlay, to...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.002162
Published: 31 December 2019
... DL , Gonzales CR . Seasonality and children’s blood lead levels: developing a predictive model using climatic variables and blood lead data from Indianapolis, Indiana, Syracuse, New York, and New Orleans, Louisiana (USA) . Environ Health Perspect . 2005 ; 113 ( 6 ): 793 – 800 . 26. Sabin...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2017.001057
Published: 31 December 2019
... . Hyporheic exchange in mountain rivers: mechanics and environmental effects . Geogr Compass . 2009 : doi: 10.1111/j.1749-8198.2009.00226.x . 27. O’Connor BL , Hondzo M , Harvey JW . Predictive modeling of transient storage and nutrient uptake: implications for stream restoration . J Hydrol Eng...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–13 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001180
Published: 31 December 2019
...? The eventual outcome of the scenarios developed at the workshops is integration into land use change models. These models output projections, not predictions, of the future at a resolution of 30 m×30 m pixels for each land cover class. What are the potential challenges with communicating the model...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–5 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.002246
Published: 31 December 2019
... Supreme Court then assessed King Salmon’s proposal against these criteria. The Court noted that uncertainty was still high, but the modeling provided by King Salmon had reduced uncertainty to some degree [ 28 ]. In concluding they stated: In this paper, adaptive management is defined as “an approach...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.002006
Published: 31 December 2019
... of static and site-independent models in LCAs to generalize impacts across multiple locations [ 18 ]. This lack of site-specificity is problematic in both of LCA’s major methodological phases. The first phase in LCA is the estimation of raw materials consumption and pollution across all processes...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–5 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.eic.001
Published: 31 December 2019
... between instances of a class of events. 7 The purpose may be to illuminate key themes and results that help us to predict future trends, reveal previously hidden issues that can be applied to practice, and/or provide a means for understanding an important research problem with greater clarity. In...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–12 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001453
Published: 31 December 2019
... Sidrap project including strong signals of support from the Indonesian Government; long-term local presence of private sector partners; familiarity of private sector partners with the risks and nuances of investing in Indonesia; and an innovative private-public sector partnership model. In the last 2...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–6 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001784
Published: 31 December 2019
... Coachella. This increase in efficiency and transfer of conserved water, however, is predicted to cause a suite of environmental and public health harms as the region’s agricultural sump (the Salton Sea) shrinks. Southern Californian water politics are famously messy, contentious and high stakes. The State...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2018; 211–5 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001271
Published: 31 December 2018
... decisions possible [ 12 ]. The linear model of science-led environmental decision-making has been challenged in practice. Alternative forms of knowledge, such as local and indigenous knowledge, are increasingly incorporated into environmental decision-making [ 13 , 14 ] and deemed necessary if...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2018; 211–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001263
Published: 31 December 2018
... estimated costs and benefits of the MATS. For costs, the EPA hired a consulting firm called ICF. It used an Integrated Planning Model (IPM) to make projections of compliance costs for coal-fired power plants. The IPM is a linear programming computer model of the generation capacity, electricity demand, and...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2018; 211–6 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001396
Published: 31 December 2018
... by doing more research to first clarify the key uncertainties [ 1 ]. They leave public advocacy for change to other groups. As climate modeler Michael Mann has described that “We scientists are, in general, a reticent lot who would much rather spend our time in the lab, out in the field, teaching and...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2018; 211–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2017.000810
Published: 31 December 2018
... studying micro-level community water contaminations, scaling up to regional programs, and leading macro-level interventions with new infrastructures and information models. The success of WaSH interventions rests on collecting accurate epidemiological data that can be corrupted when the politics of...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2018; 211–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2017.001008
Published: 31 December 2018
... resources and capabilities. The methods used and the associated findings revealed through this study can be adapted and applied in other cities looking to develop a sustainable and strategic model for community gardening. Email: smdonovan@alaska.edu © 2018 by the Regents of the University of...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2018; 211–13 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001081
Published: 31 December 2018
... pathways that might reach human populations or parallel patterns of human exposure. These proposed designs included modeling airborne movement, sampling from specified distances from the plant, and sampling on top carnivores as indicator species. Each of these strategies was dismissed for one or more of...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2018; 211–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2017.000711
Published: 31 December 2018
... prevent greater harm. Human health risks associated with environmental release of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) depend on the ecological behavior of the compounds and pathways by which the POPs reach human populations. Sometimes predicted consequences do not occur and other times they do...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2018; 211–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001131
Published: 31 December 2018
... ferrets are territorial, it is unusual to find more than one female ferret per 25 ha [ 33 ]. The prairie dog population must be large enough to allow for predation losses; sustainable losses must be less than 25% of the population [ 33 ]. While exact ecosystem dynamics are difficult to predict, estimates...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2017; 11cse.2017.000323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2017.000323
Published: 31 December 2017
...: environmental justice climate justice Preview Scope of Topic Standing Rock Movie: httpsyoutu.be/4FDuqYld8C8 Poverty Rates of the Total Population by County: 2015 MODEL-BASED ESTIMATES The data provided are indirect estimates Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Small produced by statistical model-based methods Area...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2017; 111–6 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2017.sc.368314
Published: 31 December 2017
... resources, often without government oversight. Thus, the question is not whether or not Hardin's theory is accurate, but rather “under what conditions it is correct and when it makes the wrong predictions.” Case studies provide nuance to the broad brushstrokes of a theory, and whether Hardin's parable is...