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Table of Contents: Volume 13, Issue 1

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Editorial
THE BUZZ
Lance Gunderson and Carl Folke
Guest Editorial
The Growing Importance of Social Learning in Water Resources Management and Sustainability Science
Claudia Pahl-Wostl, Erik Mostert, and David Tàbara
Crossing Scales and Disciplines to Achieve Forest Sustainability
Michael J. Papaik, Brian Sturtevant, and Christian Messier
Research
Communication Management and Trust: Their Role in Building Resilience to “Surprises” Such As Natural Disasters, Pandemic Flu, and Terrorism
P. H. Longstaff and Sung-Un Yang
Fertility Island Formation and Evolution in Dryland Ecosystems
Luca Ridolfi, Francesco Laio, and Paolo D’Odorico
Indigenous Knowledge and Values in Planning for Sustainable Forestry: Pikangikum First Nation and the Whitefeather Forest Initiative
R. Michael O'Flaherty, Iain J. Davidson-Hunt, and Micheline Manseau
Spatial Misfit in Participatory River Basin Management: Effects on Social Learning, a Comparative Analysis of German and French Case Studies
Ilke Borowski, Jean-Pierre Le Bourhis, Claudia Pahl-Wostl, and Bernhard Barraqué
Local People, Nature Conservation, and Tourism in Northeastern Finland
Anne Törn, Pirkko Siikamäki, Anne Tolvanen, Pekka Kauppila, and Jussi Rämet
Disaster Preparation and Recovery: Lessons from Research on Resilience in Human Development
Ann S Masten and Jelena Obradović
Modeling the Effects of Land Use on the Quality of Water, Air, Noise, and Habitat for a Five-County Region in Georgia
Virginia H Dale, Farhan Akhtar, Matthrew Aldridge, Latha Baskaran, Michael Berry, Murray Browne, Michael Chang, Rebecca Efroymson, Charles Garten, Jr., Eric Lingerfelt, and Catherine Stewart
Assessing the Resilience of a River Management Regime: Informal Learning in a Shadow Network in the Tisza River Basin
Jan Sendzimir, Piotr Magnuszewski, Zsuzsanna Flachner, Peter Balogh, Geza Molnar, Attila Sarvari, and Zsuzsanna Nagy
When Donors Get Cold Feet: the Community Conservation Concession in Setulang (Kalimantan, Indonesia) that Never Happened
Sven Wunder, Bruce Campbell, Peter GH Frost, Jeffrey A Sayer, Ramses Iwan, and Lini Wollenberg
Accurate Mental Maps as an Aspect of Local Ecological Knowledge (LEK): a Case Study from Lough Neagh, Northern Ireland
John McKenna, Rory J. Quinn, Daniel J. Donnelly, and J. Andrew G. Cooper
Assessing Management Regimes in Transboundary River Basins: Do They Support Adaptive Management?
G.T. (Tom) Raadgever, Erik Mostert, Nicole Kranz, Eduard Interwies, and Jos G. Timmerman
Modeling Land-Use Decision Behavior with Bayesian Belief Networks
Inge Aalders
Adaptive Harvesting in a Multiple-Species Coral-Reef Food Web
Daniel B Kramer
Urban Systems during Disasters: Factors for Resilience
Deborah Wallace and Rodrick Wallace
Exploring the Promise of Actor Analysis for Environmental Policy Analysis: Lessons from Four Cases in Water Resources Management
Leon M. Hermans
Detection and Assessment of Ecosystem Regime Shifts from Fisher Information
Arunprakash T Karunanithi, Heriberto Cabezas, B. Roy Frieden, and Christopher W. Pawlowski
Biodiversity Conservation in Southeast Asian Timber Concessions: a Critical Evaluation of Policy Mechanisms and Guidelines
Rona A Dennis, Erik Meijaard, Robert Nasi, and Lena Gustafsson
Source/Sink Patterns of Disturbance and Cross-Scale Mismatches in a Panarchy of Social-Ecological Landscapes
Nicola Zaccarelli, Irene Petrosillo, Giovanni Zurlini, and Kurt Hans Riitters
A Real Options Approach to Forest-Management Decision Making to Protect Caribou under the Threat of Extinction
Don G. Morgan, S. Ben Abdallah, and Pierre Lasserre
Developmental Disorders as Pathological Resilience Domains
Rodrick Wallace
Coca and Colonists: Quantifying and Explaining Forest Clearance under Coca and Anti-Narcotics Policy Regimes
Andrew V Bradley and Andrew C Millington
Moving Toward Spatial Solutions in Marine Conservation with Indigenous Communities
Natalie C Ban, Chris Picard, and Amanda C.J. Vincent
Quantification of the Ecological Resilience of Drylands Using Digital Remote Sensing
Robert A. Washington-Allen, R. D. Ramsey, Neil E. West, and Brien E. Norton
Grasshopper Population Ecology: Catastrophe, Criticality, and Critique
Dale R Lockwood and Jeffrey A Lockwood
A Peri-Urban Neotropical Forest Transition and its Consequences for Environmental Services
H Ricardo Grau, María Eugenia Hernández, Jorgelina Gutierrez, N. Ignacio Gasparri, M. Cristina Casavecchia, Emilio E. Flores-Ivaldi, and Leonardo Paolini
Total Historical Land-Use Change in Eastern Bolivia: Who, Where, When, and How Much?
Timothy J Killeen, Anna Guerra, Miki Calzada, Lisette Correa, Veronica Calderon, Liliana Soria, Belem Quezada, and Marc K Steininger
Policy Research Using Agent-Based Modeling to Assess Future Impacts of Urban Expansion into Farmlands and Forests
Michael R Guzy, Courtland L Smith, John P Bolte, David W Hulse, and Stanley V Gregory
Transformation from “Carbon Valley” to a “Post-Carbon Society” in a Climate Change Hot Spot: the Coalfields of the Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia
Geoffrey R. Evans
The Conservation Contributions of Conservation Easements: Analysis of the San Francisco Bay Area Protected Lands Spatial Database
Adena R Rissman and Adina M Merenlender
Dealing with Uncertainty in Flood Management Through Diversification
Jeroen C. J. H. Aerts, Wouter Botzen, Anne van der Veen, Joerg Krywkow, and Saskia Werners
Insight
An Approach to Assess Relative Degradation in Dissimilar Forests: Toward a Comparative Assessment of Institutional Outcomes
Catherine M. Tucker, J. C. Randolph, Tom Evans, Krister P. Andersson, Lauren Persha, and Glen M. Green
Discovering Resilient Pathways for South African Water Management: Two Frameworks for a Vision
Erin L Bohensky
The Roles and Movements of Actors in the Deforestation of Brazilian Amazonia
Philip M Fearnside
Instrumental Learning and Sustainability Indicators: Outputs from Co-Construction Experiments in West African Biosphere Reserves
Harold Levrel and Meriem Bouamrane
Regional Farm Diversity Can Reduce Vulnerability of Food Production to Climate Change
Pytrik Reidsma and Frank Ewert
Synthesis
Not All Roads Lead to Resilience: a Complex Systems Approach to the Comparative Analysis of Tortoises in Arid Ecosystems
Thomas E. J. Leuteritz and Hamid R. Ekbia
Resilient Social Relationships and Collaboration in the Management of Social–Ecological Systems
Abraham B. Nkhata, Charles M. Breen, and Wayne A. Freimund
Accounting for the Ecological Dimension in Participatory Research and Development: Lessons Learned from Indonesia and Madagascar
Yves Laumonier, Robin Bourgeois, and Jean-Laurent Pfund
Setting Biodiversity Targets in Participatory Regional Planning: Introducing Ecoprofiles
Paul Opdam, Rogier Pouwels, Sabine van Rooij, Eveliene Steingröver, and Claire C Vos
Response
Simulating Oil Palm Expansion Requires Credible Approaches that Address Real Issues
A response to: Sandker et al. 2007. “Will Forests Remain in the Face of Oil Palm Expansion? Simulating Change in Malinau, Indonesia”
Richard G Dudley, Douglas Sheil, and Carol Colfer
What Are Participatory Scoping Models?
A response to: Dudley et al. 2008. “Simulating Oil Palm Expansion Requires Credible Approaches that Address Real Issues”
Marieke Sandker, Bruce Campbell, and Aritta Suwarno
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