BIO 397 - Professional Presentation Techniques
General Readings on Biocomplexity

Compiled by Kenneth M. Klemow, Ph.D.
Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Anon. 2000. Biocomplexity in the Environment (BE): Integrated Research and Education in Environmental Systems. Program Solicitation. NSF 01-34. http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2001/nsf0134/nsf0134.htm

Anon. 2000. Challenges and Opportunities in Understanding the Complexity of Living Systems. Biocomplexity Plan of Action. http://www.umich.edu/pres/committees/commreport/Biocomplexity_plan.html

Anon. 2002. CSA, CABS Join Forces to Create Biocomplexity Information Resource. Information Today 19: 56.

Anon. (no date) Biocomplexity and the Art of Planetary Management http://www.npaci.edu/envision/v15.1/biodiversity.html

Bonn, D. 2001. Biocomplexity: look at the whole, not the parts. Lancet 357 (9252): 288.

Brainard, J. 1999. NSF Director Requests Big Increase for Research Into Biocomplexity. Chronicle of Higher Education 45 (25): A30.

Carleton College. 2002. Biocomplexity in the Environment. DLESE Community Issies and Groups. http://www.dlesecommunity.carleton.edu/biocomplexity/

Chown, S.L. and R.D. Mercer. 2002. Biocomplexity and climate change: a new capacity building research programme at Marion Island. South African Journal of Science. 98: 217-219.

Colwell, R. 1998. Balancing the biocomplexity of the planet's living systems: A twenty-first century task for science. Bioscience 48 (10) 786.

Colwell, R. 2001. Life and Earth's Environment: NSF Forges a New Approach. Discover 22 (3), 20.

Colwell, R. 2001. "World Enough, and Time:" A Global Investment for the Environment. Presentation at American Institute of Biological Sciences meeting, 24 March 2001. http://www.nsf.gov/od/lpa/forum/colwell/rc010324aibs.htm

Covich, A. 2000. Biocomplexity and the Future: The Need to Unite Disciplines. Bioscience 50 (12): 1035.

Dybas, C. L. 2000. Fact Sheet: NSF and Biocomplexity in the Environment. http://www.nsf.gov/od/lpa/news/media/99/fsbioenv.htm

Dybas, C. L. 2001. From Biodiversity to Biocomplexity: A Multidisciplinary Step toward Understanding Our Environment. Bioscience 51 (6): 426.

Elser, J. and M. Steuerwalt. 2001. Biocomplexity: What It Is and Why Do We Need It Now? http://esa.sdsc.edu/factsheetbiocomplexity.htm

Emmett, A. 2000. Biocomplexity: A New Science For Survival? The Scientist 14, (19):1.

Macilwain, C. 2000. NSF puts big money into complex ecology. Nature 407 (6806), 823

Mervis, J. 1999. Environmental science. Biocomplexity blooms in NSF's research garden. Science Dec 10; 286 (5447): 2068-9

Michener, W. K., Baerwald, T.J., Firth, P., Palmer, M.A., Rosenberger, J.L.; Sandlin, E.A.; Zimmerman, H. 2001. Defining and Unraveling Biocomplexity. Bioscience. 51: 1018-1014.

Schulz, W. 2001. Biocomplexity for Chemists. Chemical & Engineering News 79 (2): 19

Wiggins, R. 2001. CSA to Develop Biocomplexity Database. Information Today 18 (6): 20,


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