A methodology for systematic mapping in environmental sciences

  title={A methodology for systematic mapping in environmental sciences},
  author={Katy L. James and Nicola Randall and Neal R Haddaway},
Systematic mapping was developed in social sciences in response to a lack of empirical data when answering questions using systematic review methods, and a need for a method to describe the literature across a broad subject of interest. Systematic mapping does not attempt to answer a specific question as do systematic reviews, but instead collates, describes and catalogues available evidence (e.g. primary, secondary, theoretical, economic) relating to a topic or question of interest. The… CONTINUE READING
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