Today our paper “Exit time as a measure of ecological resilience” came out in Science. In this paper we show a universal way to estimate life expectancy of complex systems that have tipping points. The approach may help to characterize fragility of systems as diverse as forests, algal blooms, climate states, or societies. such as […]
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Today our paper on the resilience of Pueblo societies appeared in PNAS. In this paper we show that transformations of pre-Hispanic Pueblo societies were preceded by a loss of resilience.
Today our paper on remotely sensed inequality appeared in PNAS. In this paper we show how we can use remotely sensed night-time light, to estimate income inequality world-wide.
Our paper about the human climate niche was among the 5 most popular scientific papers of May 2020. It was the only non-COVID-19-related study in May’s top five. The paper has been covered by more than 150 online news outlets so far, and reached almost 5 million people on Twitter.
Tone Bjordam and marten Scheffer opened the ECCA 2019 conference with a live performance inspired by the Trajectories in the Anthropocene paper (Steffen et al. 2018).