Recent Submissions

  • The Future of Sensitivity Analysis: An essential discipline for systems modeling and policy support 

    Razavi, Saman; Jakeman, Anthony; Saltelli, Andrea; Prieur, Clémentine; Iooss, Bertrand; Borgonovo, Emanuele; Plischke, Elmar; Lo Piano, Samuele; Iwanaga, Takuya; Becker, William; Tarantola, Stefano; Guillaume, Joseph H.A.; Jakeman, John; Gupta, Hoshin; Melillo, Nicola; Rabitti, Giovanni; Chabridon, Vincent; Duan, Qingyun; Sun, Xifu; Smith, Stefán; Sheikholeslami, Razi; Hosseini, Nasim; Asadzadeh, Masoud; Puy, Arnald; Kucherenko, Sergei; Maier, Holger R. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Sensitivity analysis (SA) is en route to becoming an integral part of mathematical modeling. The tremendous potential benefits of SA are, however, yet to be fully realized, both for advancing mechanistic and data-driven ...
  • Sensitivity analysis: A discipline coming of age 

    Saltelli, Andrea; Jakeman, Anthony; Razavi, Saman; Wu, Qiongli (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Sensitivity analysis (SA) as a ‘formal’ and ‘standard’ component of scientific development and policy support is relatively young. Many researchers and practitioners from a wide range of disciplines have contributed to SA ...
  • Extended Peer Communities: Appraising the contributions of tacit knowledges in climate change decision-making 

    Meisch, Simon; Bremer, Scott; Young, Mark Thomas; Funtowicz, Silvio Oscar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    This paper explores the implications of assessing tacit knowledges of climatic change in extended peer communities, as applied in two European research projects on climate action. Post-normal science (PNS) proposes the ...
  • Pollinator conservation requires a stronger and broader application of the precautionary principle 

    Drivdal, Laura Elisabet; van der Sluijs, Jeroen P (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    The accumulating scientific evidence on global insect and pollinator decline is fuelling calls for pollinator conservation policies. A broad range of regulating and incentivising policies is undoubtedly needed to address ...
  • Towards Post-Pandemic Sustainable and Ethical Food Systems 

    Kaiser, Matthias; Goldson, Stephen; Buklijas, Tatjana; Gluckman, Peter; Allen, Kristiann; Bardsley, Anne; Lam, Mimi Elizabeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    The current global COVID-19 pandemic has led to a deep and multidimensional crisis across all sectors of society. As countries contemplate their mobility and social-distancing policy restrictions, we have a unique opportunity ...
  • Teaching Philosophy of Science to Science Students: An Alternative Approach 

    Fjelland, Ragnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Although most scientists and their students probably are skeptical towards philosophy, there has been an increasing demand for philosophy, among others philosophy of science, in science education programs. However, for ...
  • Investigating the process of ethical approval in citizen science research: The case of Public Health 

    Ficorilli, Antonella; Maccani, Giovanni; Balestrini, Mara; Biggeri, Annibale; De Marchi, Bruna; Froeling, Frederique E. M.; Gignac, Florence; Grazuleviciene, Regina; Hoek, Gerard; Kanduč, Tjaša; Kocman, David; Righi, Valeria; Basagaña, Xavier (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Undertaking citizen science research in Public Health involving human subjects poses significant challenges concerning the traditional process of ethical approval. It requires an extension of the ethics of protection of ...
  • Narrative review of citizen science in environmental epidemiology: Setting the stage for co-created research projects in environmental epidemiology 

    Froeling, Frederique; Gignac, Florence; Hoek, Gerard; Vermeulen, Roel; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Ficorilli, Antonella; De Marchi, Bruna; Biggeri, Annibale; Kocman, David; Robinson, Johanna; Grazuleviciene, Regina; Andrusaityte, Sandra; Righi, Valeria; Basagaña, Xavier (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Several citizen science (CS) initiatives have been adopted in environmental science to monitor air and noise pollution, and water quality related to civic concerns. Nevertheless, CS projects in environmental epidemiology ...
  • Quality Assessment in Co-developing Climate Services in Norway and the Netherlands 

    Bremer, Scott; Wardekker, Arjan; Jensen, Elisabeth Schøyen; van der Sluijs, Jeroen P (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Climate services, and research on climate services, have mutually developed over the past 20 years, with quality assessment a central issue for orienting both practitioners and researchers. However, quality assessment is ...
  • Is VARS more intuitive and efficient than Sobol’ indices? 

    Maeso, Arnald Puy; Lo Piano, Samuele; Saltelli, Andrea (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    The Variogram Analysis of Response Surfaces (VARS) has been proposed by Razavi and Gupta as a new comprehensive framework in sensitivity analysis. According to these authors, VARS provides a more intuitive notion of ...
  • Irrigated areas drive irrigation water withdrawals 

    Maeso, Arnald Puy; Borgonovo, Emanuele; Lo Piano, Samuele; Levin, Simon A.; Saltelli, Andrea (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    A sustainable management of global freshwater resources requires reliable estimates of the water demanded by irrigated agriculture. This has been attempted by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) through country ...
  • Extracting Users: Regimes of Engagement in Norwegian Smart Electricity Transition 

    Rommetveit, Kjetil; Foss Ballo, Ingrid; Sareen, Siddharth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Recent efforts to involve digital technologies and renewables in the electricity grid have placed users at center stage in the legitimation of energy transitions. This move has been paralleled by an emphasis on users and ...
  • Beyond rules: How institutional cultures and climate governance interact 

    Bremer, Scott; Glavovic, Bruce; Meisch, Simon; Schneider, Paul; Wardekker, Arjan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Institutions have a central role in climate change governance. But while there is a flourishing literature on institutions' formal rules, processes, and organizational forms, scholars lament a relative lack of attention ...
  • Contrasting the framing of urban climate resilience 

    Wardekker, Arjan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Cities worldwide face climate change and other complex challenges and strive to become more resilient to the shocks and stresses that these bring. The notion of urban (climate) resilience has become highly popular in both ...
  • Resilience of arctic communities: Socio-economic aspect 

    Nikulkina, Inga V.; Gordyachkova, Olga V.; Sukneva, Svetlana A.; Romanova, Elena V.; Gherardi, Jeanne; Wardekker, Arjan; Antonova, Marina E. (Journal article, 2020)
    The study investigates factors that directly or indirectly affect the development of settlements in the North-East of the Russian Arctic. The study highlights the specific features of the Arctic settlements of the Northeast, ...
  • Considerations for management strategy evaluation for small pelagic fishes 

    Siple, Margaret; Koehn, Laura; Johnson, Kelli F; Punt, André E.; Canales, T. Mariella; Carpi, Piera; de Moor, Carryn L.; De Oliveira, José A.A.; Gao, Jin; Jacobsen, Nis S.; Lam, Mimi Elizabeth; Licandeo, Roberto; Lindgren, Martin; Ma, Shuyang; Óskarsson, Gudmundur Jóhann; Sanchez-Maroño, Sonia; Smolinski, Szymon; Surma, Szymon; Tian, Yongjun; Tommasi, Desiree; Gutierrez T., Mariano; Trenkel, Verena; Zador, Stephani; Zimmermann, Fabian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Management strategy evaluation (MSE) is the state-of-the-art approach for testing and comparing management strategies in a way that accounts for multiple sources of uncertainty (e.g. monitoring, estimation, and implementation). ...
  • A diagnostic tool for supporting policymaking on urban resilience 

    Wardekker, Arjan; Wilk, Bettina; Brown, Valerie; Uittenbroek, Caroline; Mees, Heleen; Driessen, Peter; Wassen, Martin; Molenaar, Arnoud; Walda, Jim; Runhaar, Hens (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Urban resilience has become a popular notion among urban policymakers and scientists, as a way to deal with the many complex issues that cities face. While it has positive connotations and resonates with local urban agendas, ...
  • Environmental visualizations: Framing and reframing between science, policy and society 

    van Beek, Lisette; Metze, Tamara; Kunseler, Eva; Huitzing, Hiddo; de Blois, Filip; Wardekker, Arjan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Visualizations are influential in the interaction between environmental science and policy. Research on framing in environmental visualizations (visual framing) is expanding. These studies typically focus on ‘static’ images; ...
  • Datafictions: Or how measurements and predictive analytics rule imagined future worlds 

    Rieder, Gernot; Völker, Thomas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    As the digital revolution continues and our lives become increasingly governed by smart technologies, there is a rising need for reflection and critical debate about where we are, where we are headed, and where we want to ...

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