Using Science-Policy Integration to Improve Ecosystem Science and Inform Decision-Making: Lessons from U.S. LTERs

Product Type: 

Journal Article

Year: 

2016

Author(s): 

Templer, P.H., K. Fallon Lambert, M. Weiss, J.S. Baron, C.T. Driscoll, D.R. Foster

Suggested Citation: 

Templer, P.H., K. Fallon Lambert, M. Weiss, J.S. Baron, C.T. Driscoll, D.R. Foster. 2016. Using Science-Policy Integration to Improve Ecosystem Science and Inform Decision-Making: Lessons from U.S. LTERs. Ecological Society of America Bulletin 97:123-128.

This Special Session took place on 12 August 2015 at the 100th Meeting of the Ecological Society of America in Baltimore, Maryland, and was conceived of and coordinated by the Science Policy Exchange. The Science Policy Exchange (SPE) is a boundary- spanning organization established to work at the interface of science and policy to confront pressing environmental challenges . SPE was created as a collaborative of six research institutions to increase the impact of science on environmental decisions. This session was organized by Marissa Weiss and co- organized by Pamela Templer, Kathleen Fallon Lambert, Jill Baron, Charles Driscoll, and David Foster. Along the theme of ESA ’ s Centennial meeting, the group of presenters represented collectively more than 100 years of experience in integration of science, policy, and outreach.

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