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Writing Science: How to Write Papers That Get Cited and Proposals That Get Funded

Writing Science: How to Write Papers That Get Cited and Proposals That Get Funded

by Joshua Schimel
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ISBN-13: 9780199760244
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/29/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 95,045
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Joshua Schimel is Chair of the Environmental Studies Program and Professor Professor of Soil and Ecosystem Ecology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is a leading environmental scientist, studying how soil processes regulate ecosystems and the earth's climate. He has authored over 100 papers and has served on panels for the National Science Foundation, NASA, and other agencies.

Table of Contents

1 Writing in science
2 Science writing as story telling
3 Making a story sticky
4 Story Structure
5 The Opening
6 The Funnel: connecting O and C
7 The Challenge
8 The Action
9 The Resolution
10 Internal Structure
11 Paragraphs
12 Sentences
13 Developing flow
14 Energizing writing
15 Words
16 Condensing
17 Putting it all together: real editing
18 Dealing with limitations
19 Writing global science
20 Writing for the public
21 Resolution
App. A: My Answers to Exercises
App. B: Resources

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