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  • Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change: Policy Responses to Protect Public Health 

    Watts, Nick; Adger, W. Neil; Agnolucci, Paolo; Blackstock, Jason; Byass, Peter; Cai, Wenjia; Chaytor, Sarah; Colbourn, Tim; Collins, Matthew; Cooper, Adam; Cox, Peter M.; Depledge, Joanna; Drummond, Paul; Ekins, Paul; Galaz, Victor; Grace, Delia; Graham, Hilary; Grubb, Michael; Haines, Andy; Hamilton, Ian; Hunter, Alasdair; Jiang, Xujia; Li, Moxuan; Kelman, Ilan; Liang, Lu; Lott, Melissa; Lowe, Robert; Luo, Yong; Mace, Georgina; Maslin, Mark; Nilsson, Maria; Oreszczyn, Tadj; Pye, Steve; Quinn, Tara; Svensdotter, My; Venevsky, Sergey; Warner, Koko; Xu, Bing; Yang, Jun; Yin, Yongyuan; Yu, Chaoqing; Zhang, Qiang; Gong, Peng; Montgomery, Hugh; Costello, Anthony (Elsevier, 2015)
    Executive Summary The 2015 Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change has been formed to map out the impacts of climate change, and the necessary policy responses, in order to ensure the highest attainable standards ...
  • The Lancet Countdown: tracking progress on health and climate change. 

    Watts, N; Adger, WN; Ayeb-Karlsson, S; Bai, Y; Byass, P; Campbell-Lendrum, D; Colbourn, T; Cox, P; Davies, M; Depledge, M; Depoux, A; Dominguez-Salas, P; Drummond, P; Ekins, P; Flahault, A; Grace, D; Graham, H; Haines, A; Hamilton, I; Johnson, A; Kelman, I; Kovats, S; Liang, L; Lott, M; Lowe, R; Luo, Y; Mace, G; Maslin, M; Morrissey, K; Murray, K; Neville, T; Nilsson, M; Oreszczyn, T; Parthemore, C; Pencheon, D; Robinson, E; Schütte, S; Shumake-Guillemot, J; Vineis, P; Wilkinson, P; Wheeler, N; Xu, B; Yang, J; Yin, Y; Yu, C; Gong, P; Montgomery, H; Costello, A (Elsevier, 2016-11-14)
    The Lancet Countdown: tracking progress on health and climate change is an international, multidisciplinary research collaboration between academic institutions and practitioners across the world. It follows on from the ...
  • Landscape archaeology, heritage and the community in Devon: An oral history approach 

    Riley, Mark; Harvey, David (Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), 2005)
    In the context of recent media, governmental, academic and popular attention and enthusiasm for debates surrounding the construction and meaning of the British countryside, this paper outlines the potential for oral history ...
  • A Landscape Cannot Be A Homeland 

    Wylie, JW (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2016-04-17)
    What is the problem for which landscape is the answer? In this paper, I offer a response to this question, first posed at a meeting of landscape researchers in Brussels in 2011. I argue that the problem can be defined ...
  • Landscape Narratives in Practice – Implications for Climate Change Adaptation 

    Köpsel, V; Walsh, C; Leyshon, C (Wiley, 2016-12-23)
    Research on the societal dynamics of climate change adaptation has advanced during recent years from merely focusing on technical and economic factors to taking into consideration people’s individual perspectives and ...
  • The Landscape of Leadership in Environmental Governance 

    Evans, LS; Cohen, PJ; Case, P; Hicks, CC; Prideaux, M; Mills, DJ (Springer Verlag, 2017)
    Sustainability science suggests a core set of factors that foster significant change in governance, with leaders and entrepreneurs often identified as the main instigators. Discussions of leadership in governance ...
  • Landscape organization, identity and change: territoriality and hagiography in medieval west Cornwall 

    Harvey, David (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2000)
    From a starting point of contextualizing landscape research both socially and spatially, the need to recognize evolving ideas of territoriality and processes of territorialization in landscape studies is focused upon. The ...
  • Landslide inventories for climate impacts research in the European Alps 

    Wood, James L. N.; Harrison, Stephan; Reinhardt, Liam (Elsevier, 2015-01-01)
    Landslides present a geomorphological hazard in Alpine regions, threatening life, infrastructure and property. Here we present the development of a new regional landslide inventory (RI) for the European Alps. This database ...
  • Landslides and synoptic weather trends in the European Alps 

    Wood, J; Harrison, Stephan; Turkington, T; Reinhardt, Liam (Springer Verlag (Germany), 2016-02-27)
    Landslides present a substantial geomorphological hazard in Alpine regions and there are expectations that their frequency and magnitude will change as weather and climate change in the future. Understanding the spatial ...
  • Large sensitivity in land carbon storage due to geographical and temporal variation in the thermal response of photosynthetic capacity 

    Mercado, LM; Medlyn, BE; Huntingford, C; Oliver, R; Clark, D; Sitch, S; Zelazowski, P; Kattge, J; Harper, A; Cox, PM (Wiley, 2018-04-10)
    Plant temperature responses vary geographically reflecting thermally contrasting habitats and long-term species adaptations to their climate of origin. Plants can also acclimate to fast temporal changes in temperature ...
  • A Last Glacial Maximum Pollen Record from Bodmin Moor Showing a Possible Cryptic Northern Refugium in Southwest England 

    Kelly, Ann; Charman, Dan J.; Newnham, Rewis, M (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010)
    A late Devensian palynological record is presented from Dozmary Pool (Bodmin Moor, southwest England), beyond the southern limit of the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) British Ice Sheet. The pollen assemblages indicate predominantly ...
  • Latest Permian chars may derive from wildfires, not coal combustion 

    Hudspith, VA; Rimmer, SM; Belcher, CM (Geological Society of America, 2014-08-28)
    The Permian-Triassic boundary extinction event was the largest biological crisis of the Phanerozoic. One of the principle triggers for the mass extinction is thought to be greenhouse warming resulting from the release of ...
  • Latest Permian chars may derive from wildfires, not coal combustion: REPLY 

    Hudspith, Victoria A.; Rimmer, Susan M.; Belcher, Claire M. (Geological Society of America, 2015-05-01)
    abstract not available
  • Leaf dry matter content is better at predicting above-ground net primary production than specific leaf area 

    Smart, SM; Glanville, HC; del Carmen Blanes, M; Mercado, LM; Emmett, BA; Jones, DL; Jackson, CB; Marrs, RH; Butler, A; Marshall, MR; Reinsch, S; Herrero-Jáuregui, C; Hodgson, JG (Wiley for British Ecological Society, 2017-01)
    1. Reliable modelling of above-ground net primary production (aNPP) at fine resolution is a significant challenge. A promising avenue for improving process models is to include response and effect trait relationships. ...
  • Learning about social-ecological trade-offs 

    Galafassi, D; Daw, TM; Munyi, L; Brown, K; Barnaud, C; Fazey, I (Resilience Alliance, 2017-01)
    Trade-offs are manifestations of the complex dynamics in interdependent social-ecological systems. Addressing trade-offs involves challenges of perception due to the dynamics of interdependence. We outline the challenges ...
  • Learning how to behave in school: a study of the experiences of children and young people with socio-emotional differences 

    Bowlby, S; Lea, J; Holt, L (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014-03)
    Chapter 9. Learning How to Behave in School: a Study of the Experiences of Children and Young People with Socio-Emotional Differences; Sophie Bowlby, Jennifer Lea and Louise Holt
  • Left in the Waiting Room of History?: Provincializing the European Child 

    Finn, M; McEwan, C (Taylor & Francis, 2013-11-19)
    This paper highlights an important lacuna within critiques of infantilizing (neo-)colonial European discourses: the failure to question whom or what was the ‘child’ against which non-Europeans were gauged. The premise is ...
  • Legacy of fire slows carbon accumulation in Amazonian forest regrowth 

    Zarin, DJ; Davidson, Eric; Brondizio, Eduardo; Vieira, Ima Célia Guimarães; Sá, T; Feldpausch, T.R.; Schuur, EAG; Mesquita, R; Moran, E; Delamonica, P; Ducey, MJ; Hurtt, GC; Salimon, C; Denich, M (Ecological Society of America, 2005)
    Amazonian farmers and ranchers use fire to clear land for agriculture and pasture as part of extensive land-use strategies that have deforested 500 000 km2 over the past 25 years. Ash from burning biomass fertilizes crops ...
  • Lifestyles and the Environment 

    Harrison, C; Davies, Gail (ESRC, 1998)
  • Lightweight unmanned aerial vehicles will revolutionize spatial ecology 

    Anderson, K; Gaston, Kevin J. (Ecological Society of America, 2013-03-18)
    Ecologists require spatially explicit data to relate structure to function. To date, heavy reliance has been placed on obtaining such data from remote-sensing instruments mounted on spacecraft or manned aircraft, although ...