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Economic Implications

May 1967

Technical Assessment of Public Health Aspects of Pest Control, A

December 1976

Environmental Quality and Regional Conflict

December 1998

This paper is the result of a project undertaken in the Institute for International Studies, Stanford University, at the invitation of and with support from the Carnegie Commission on Preventing...

Agricultural intensification and ecosystem properties

July 1997

Expansion and intensification of cultivation are among the predominant global changes of this century.

Integration of Environmental, Agronomic, and Economic Aspects of Fertilizer Management

April 1998

Nitrogen fertilization is a substantial source of nitrogen-containing trace gases that have both regional and global consequences.

Agriculture and Global Change

December 1999

Earth Systems: Processes and Issues is the ideal textbook for introductory courses in earth systems science and environmental science.

Nature's Subsidies to Shrimp and Salmon Farming

October 1998

Although many fisheries stocks have declined precipitously throughout the world, fish farming--and especially shrimp and salmon farming--has boomed.

Energy and Resource Constraints on Intensive Agricultural Production

October 1996

This review explores the potential energy, soil, and water constraints on highly productive agricultural systems.

Youth Unemployment and the Minimum Wage

March 1981

Amazonia Revealed: Forest Degradation and Loss of Ecosystem Goods and Services in the Amazon Basin

February 2007

The Amazon Basin is one of the world's most important bioregions, harboring a rich array of plant and animal species and offering a wealth of goods and services to society.

Global Consequences of Land Use

July 2005

Land use has generally been considered a local environmental issue, but it is becoming aforce of global importance.

Solar-powered Drip Irrigation Enhances Food Security in the Sudano-Sahel

January 2010

Meeting the food needs of Africa's growing population over the next half-century will require technologies that significantly improve rural livelihoods at minimal environmental cost.

Candidates' Views on Science, The

October 2000

During each of the past several U.S. presidential elections, Science has posed questions about science policy to the major-party candidates.

Global Environmental Agenda for the U.S., A

January 1900

(excerpt) The group of science, environment, and business leaders who produced and discussed these memoranda share a strong conviction that you and your administration face an array ofhistoric and...

Plant Biotechnology in China

January 2002

A survey of China's plant biotechnologies shows that China is developing the largest plant biotechnology capacity outside of North America.

Climate and management contributions to recent trends in U.S. agricultural yields

February 2003

Aquaculture -A Gateway for Exotic Species

November 2001

Aquaculture is a fast-growing segment of the world food economy and a leading vector of aquatic invasive species in the United States and abroad.

Valuing Nature

April 2000

Earth Systems: Processes and Issues is the ideal textbook for introductory courses in earth systems science and environmental science.

Framework for vulnerability analysis in sustainability science, A

July 2003

Global environmental change and sustainability science increasingly recognize the need to address the consequences of changes taking place in the structure and function of the biosphere.

Insect-Resistantc GM rice in Farmers' Fields: Assessing Productivity and Health Affects in China

April 2005

Although no country to date has released a major genetically modified (GM) food grain crop, China is on the threshold of commercializing GM rice.

Biotechnology in the Developing World: A Case for Increased Investments in Orphan Crops

February 2004

This article examines the opportunities for using several forms of modern biotechnology to improve orphan crops in developing countries.

U.S. Policy and the Global Environment

December 2000

Prior to the 2000 election The Aspen Institute convened a distinguished group of science, business, and environment leaders as a hypothetical committee to advise the new President on global...

Combining Field Surveys, Remote Sensing and Regression Trees to Understand Yield Variations in an Irrigated Wheat Landscape

January 2005

Improved understanding of the factors that limit crop yields in farmers' fields will play an important role in increasing regional food production while minimizing environmental impacts.

Millennium Assessment of Human Behavior

July 2005

Global society is seriously threatened by the environmental impacts of human activities.

People

Pamela Matson Chester Naramore Dean of the School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences, Richard and Rhoda Goldman Professor of Environmental Studies, Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment, FSE Affiliated Faculty Professor, Earth Sciences, Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute
Stefano Ermon Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Zhenong Jin Affiliated scholar
Christopher Seifert PhD student, Earth System Science
George Azzari Affiliated scholar
Anthony Louis D'Agostino Affiliated scholar
Anne Driscoll Research Data Analyst, Center on Food Security and the Environment
Stefania Di Tomasso Research Assistant Research Data Analyst