Scaling in Integrated Assessment

Scaling in Integrated Assessment

by D.S. Rothman
     
 

ISBN-10: 9026519478

ISBN-13: 9789026519475

Pub. Date: 02/01/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

A collection of papers prepared for the European Forum on Integrated Environmental Assessment's (EFIEA) Policy Workshop on Scaling Issues in Integrated Assessment, held from 12-19 July 2000.  See more details below

Overview

A collection of papers prepared for the European Forum on Integrated Environmental Assessment's (EFIEA) Policy Workshop on Scaling Issues in Integrated Assessment, held from 12-19 July 2000.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789026519475
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/01/2003
Series:
Integrated Assessment Studies
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
7.09(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
The Editors
The Contributors
Foreword
List of Figures
List of Tables
1Introduction1
2Geographic Scaling Issues in Integrated Assessments of Climate Change5
3Micro/Macro and Soft/Hard: Diverging and Converging Issues in the Physical and Social Sciences35
4Scale and Scope in Integrated Assessment Lessons from Ten Years with ICAM51
5Scaling Issues in the Social Sciences75
6Sustainability and Economics a Matter of Scale?107
7Scales in Economic Theory125
8Scaling Methods in Regional Integrated Assessments: From Points Upward and from Global Models Downwards139
9Strategic Cyclical Scaling: Bridging Five Orders of Magnitude Scale Gaps in Climatic and Ecological Studies179
10The Syndromes Approach to Scaling205
11Polycentric Integrated Assessment237
12Emergent Properties of Scale in Global Environmental Modeling - Are There Any?263
13Complexity and Scales: The Challenge for Integrated Assessment293
14Scaling in Integrated Assessment: Problem or Challenge?329

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