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Why future nitrogen research needs the social sciences

Kanter, D. R.; Del Grosso, S.; Scheer, Clemens; Pelster, D. E.; Galloway, J. N.

Nitrogen management is on the cusp of becoming a major global policy issue — the international community is gradually acknowledging that the feasibility of an array of environmental, health and food security goals hinges on how humanity manages nitrogen as a resource and a pollutant over the coming decades. As a result, the nitrogen research agenda should expand to consider more policy-relevant questions, such as the power dynamics of the broader food system and the many influences on farmer decision-making. Doing so demands much closer collaboration between the natural and social sciences, from problem formulation to research execution, which requires overcoming a range of ideological, institutional and knowledge barriers.

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000125213
Veröffentlicht am 27.03.2021
Cover der Publikation
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Meteorologie und Klimaforschung - Atmosphärische Umweltforschung (IMK-IFU)
KIT-Zentrum Klima und Umwelt (ZKU)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsmonat/-jahr 12.2020
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 1877-3435, 1877-3443
KITopen-ID: 1000125213
HGF-Programm 12.02.01 (POF III, LK 01) Effects of land use and climate change
Erschienen in Current opinion in environmental sustainability
Verlag Elsevier B.V.
Band 47
Seiten 54-60
Nachgewiesen in Dimensions
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