Theory: Reviews and General reading

Scheffer, M., Carpenter, S.R., Lenton, T.M., Bascompte, J., Brock, W., Dakos, V., et al. (2012). Anticipating Critical Transitions. Science, 338, 344–348.

Lenton TM (2011) Early warning of climate tipping points. Nature Clim Change 1: 201-209.

Scheffer M (2009) Critical Transitions in Nature and Society; S. Levin SS, editor. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

Scheffer M, Bascompte J, Brock WA, Brovkin V, Carpenter SR, et al. (2009) Early-warning signals for critical transitions. Nature 461: 53-59.

Lenton TM, Held H, Kriegler E, Hall JW, Lucht W, et al. (2008) Tipping elements in the Earth’s climate system. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 105: 1786-1793.

Scheffer M, Carpenter S, Foley JA, Folke C, Walker B (2001) Catastrophic shifts in ecosystems. Nature 413: 591-596.

Strogatz SH (1994) Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos – With Applications to Physics, Biology, Chemistry and Engineering. Reading: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company. 1-498 p.

Wissel C (1984) A universal law of the characteristic return time near thresholds. Oecologia 65: 101-107.