Anticipating Critical Transitions

@article{Scheffer2012AnticipatingCT,
  title={Anticipating Critical Transitions},
  author={Marten Scheffer and Stephen R. Carpenter and Timothy M. Lenton and Jordi Bascompte and William A. Buz Brock and Vasilis Dakos and Johan van de Koppel and Ingrid A. van de Leemput and Simon Asher Levin and Egbert H. van Nes and Mercedes Pascual and John Vandermeer},
  journal={Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={338},
  pages={344 - 348}
}
All Change Research on early warning signals for critical transitions in complex systems such as ecosystems, climate, and global finance systems recently has been gathering pace. At the same time, studies on complex networks are starting to reveal which architecture may cause systems to be vulnerable to systemic collapse. Scheffer et al. (p. 344) review how previously isolated lines of work can be connected, conclude that many critical transitions (such as escape from the poverty trap) can have… 

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