Body size distributions signal a regime shift in a lake ecosystem
Discontinuity analysis provides early warning signal
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Technology innovations
Drones & fire management
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Historical data sets & ecosystem services
Change dynamics over time
Photo credit: Courtesy of Elena Bennett
     

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Body size distributions signal a regime shift in a lake ecosystem

Body size distributions signal a regime shift in a lake ecosystem

Sep 14, 2016

A recent paper by Spanbauer & colleagues demonstrates how discontinuities over time in the body size of diatoms signaled a regime shift in a mountain lake 150 years before it happened.

Technology innovations

Technology innovations

Sep 13, 2016

Recently published research from RA member Dirac Twidwell and colleagues explores the potential use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for fire management, including a prototype fire drone.

Resilience 2017 website launched

Resilience 2017 website launched

Sep 02, 2016

The fourth triennial conference on resilience will take place in Stockholm 21-23 August 2017. Visit resilience2017.org

IRGC Resource Guide on Resilience

IRGC Resource Guide on Resilience

Sep 02, 2016

The International Risk Governance Council has produced a collection of authored pieces exploring the role of resilience in risk governance.

Making Urban Centers Inclusive, Safe and Resilient

Making Urban Centers Inclusive, Safe and Resilient

Aug 29, 2016

The Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business in collaboration with the Resilience Connections Network, hosted a pair of summer webinars on urban resilience. Archived recordings are now available.

Historical data sets & ecosystem services

Historical data sets & ecosystem services

Aug 03, 2016

Recent research into the use of historical data sets by RA member Elena Bennett and colleagues is helping advance our understanding of how ecosystem services interact and change over time.

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