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Value of Natural Pest Control Services in Agriculture, The

December 1997

Life itself as well as the entire human economy depends on goods and services provided by earth's natural systems.

Rice-Based Farming Systems in Asia: Driving Forces and Implications for Global Change

December 1994

All too often, researchers in the academic world find themselves cut off from their colleagues in other disciplines by the level of specialization required in their own fields.

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.

Health Impact Assessment of Global Climate Change: Expanding upon Comparative Risk Assessment Approaches for Policy Making

April 2008

Climate change is projected to have adverse impacts on public health. Cobenefits may be possible from more upstream mitigation of greenhouse gases causing climate change.

Climate Change and Food Security: Adapting Agriculture to a Warmer World

December 2010

Roughly a billion people around the world continue to live in state of chronic hunger and food insecurity.

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

February 2003

Relative Importance of Soil and Climate Variability for Nitrogen Management in Irrigated Wheat

December 2004

Increased efficiency of nitrogen (N) fertilizer use may be achieved with management practices that account for spatial variability in soil properties and temporal variability in climate.

Using El Nino/Southern Oscillation climate data to improve food policy planning in Indonesia

December 2002

Despite the impact of El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) events on climate in the Indo-Pacific region, models linking ENSO-based climate variability to Indonesian cereal production are not well...

Globalization of Nitrogen Deposition: Consequences for Terrestial Ecosystems, The

December 2002

The sources and distribution of anthropogenic nitrogen (N), including N fertilization and N fixed during fossil-fuel combustion, are rapidly becoming globally distributed.

Increasing Wildfire in Alaska's Boreal Forest: Pathways to Potential Solutions of a Wicked Problem

June 2008

Recent global environmental and social changes have created a set of "wicked problems" for which there are no optimal solutions.

Using El Nino/Southern Oscillation Climate Data to Predict Rice Production in Indonesia

December 2001

Despite the strong signal of El Nino/Southern Oscillation (ENSO) events on climate in the Indo-Pacific region, models linking ENSO-based climate variability to seasonal rice production and food...

Method for Quantifying Vulnerability, Applied to the Agricultural System of the Yaqui Valley, Mexico, A

December 2003

We propose measuring vulnerability of selected outcome variables of concern (e.g. agricultural yield) to identified stressors (e.g.

Using forecasts from national and regional El Nino/Southern Oscillation (ENSO) models to improve Indonesian food security

November 2003

El Nino/Southern Oscillation (ENSO) events have a dominate influence on rice output and markets in Southeast Asia.

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...

Using Climate Models to Improve Indonesian Food Security

December 2004

El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) events exert significant influence on Southeast Asian rice output and markets.

Impacts of Future Climate Change on California Perennial Crop Yields

December 2006

Most research on the agricultural impacts of climate change has focused on the major annual crops, yet perennial cropping systems are less adaptable and thus potentially more susceptible to damage....

Millennium Assessment of Human Behavior

July 2005

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

Agriculture Decision-Making in Indonesia with ENSO Variability: Conference poster

September 2005

The combined forces of El NinoSouthern Oscillation (ENSO) eventsand global warming are likely to have dramatic effects on future cropproduction and food security in Indonesia and other tropical...

Analysis of Wheat Yield and Climate Trends in Mexico

December 2005

Wheat yields in Mexico, which represent an important measure of breeding and management progress in developing world wheat production, have increased by 25% over the past two decades.

Biodiversity regulation of ecosystem services. Chapter 11

December 2005

Humans have changed ecosystems more rapidly and extensively in the last 50 years than in any comparable period of human history.

Global Scale Climate-Crop Yield Relationships and the Impacts of Recent Warming

March 2007

Changes in the global production of major crops are important drivers of food prices, food security and land use decisions.

Our Daily Bread: Without public investment, the food crisis will only get worse

September 2008

During the eighteen months after January 2007, cereal prices doubled, setting off a world food crisis. In the United States, rising food prices have been a pocketbook annoyance.

Assessing risks of climate variability and climate change for Indonesian rice agriculture

May 2007

El Nino events typically lead to delayed rainfall and decreased rice planting in Indonesia's main rice-growing regions, thus prolonging the hungry season and increasing the risk of annual rice...


Roz low res 9 11 cropped Rosamond L. Naylor Senior Fellow William Wrigley Professor of Earth System Science, Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Senior Fellow and Founding Director, Center on Food Security and the Environment
1cf4c37a72b8ab44c40568c8cfa7f378 Noah Diffenbaugh Kara J. Foundation Professor and Kimmelman Family Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
sam heft neal Sam Heft-Neal Research Scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment
headshot A. Patrick Behrer Postdoctoral Scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment, Department of Earth System Science
battisti sm David S. Battisti Affiliated scholar
burney1 Jennifer Burney Affiliated scholar
wolfram Wolfram Schlenker Visiting Scholar