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The Dry and the Wet

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Spring 2004

- Steven Jackson (PAL) Science Studies Program

Steps Towards an Ecology of Infrastructure

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Fall 2003

- Karen Baker, Palmer Station & Helena Karasti, Univ of Oulu Dept of Information Processing Science

BioScience January 2003 Special Issue

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Fall 2003

- Karen Baker, Palmer Station

The Humane Interface

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Fall 2003

- Theresa Valentine, Andrews LTER, USDA Forest Service, PNW
Corvallis Forest Science Laboratory

Raskin, Jeff. The Humane Interface: New Directions for Designing Interactive Systems. Pearson Education, 2000.

The creator of the Macintosh goes beyond today's graphic user interfaces to show how the Web, computers, and information appliances can be made easier to learn and use.

The Invisible Present

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Spring 2003

- Karen Baker, Palmer Station

Information Ecology

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Spring 2003

- Karen Baker, Palmer Station

Davenport, T.H. Information Ecology: Mastering the Information and Knowledge Environment. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Davenport in Chapter 1 makes clear his views on information management through presentation of a pair of lists that invite the reader to compare and contrast. He lists four beliefs of those looking to technology to solve our information challenges:

A History of the Ecosystem Concept in Ecology

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Fall 2002

- Karen Baker, Palmer LTER (PAL )

Ecological Vignettes

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Fall 2002

- Karen Baker, Palmer LTER (PAL)

Is It Time to Bury the Ecosystem Concept?

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Spring 2002

- Maria Vernet and Karen Baker, PAL LTER

Robert O'Neill, Is it time to bury the ecosystem concept? Ecology 82(12), 2001 pp3275-3284

Managing Scientific Metadata

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Spring 2002

- Karen Baker, PAL LTER

Matthew B Jones, Chad Berkley, Jivka Bojilova, and Mark Schildhauer, 2001. Managing Scientific Metadata. IEEE Internet Computing Sep-Oct 2001. (http://computer.org/internet)

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