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 +====== Research Methods: References ======
  
 +===== Textbook =====
 +
 +W. Booth, G. Colomb, J. Williams, "The Craft of Research"​. University of Chicago Press, 1995 (Excellent! Every 
 +researcher (or aspiring researcher should read this book).
 +
 +===== How to write scientific papers =====
 +
 +  * [[http://​www.nature.com/​scitable/​topicpage/​scientific-papers-13815490|Advice on Scientific Papers by Nature]]
 +  * [[http://​www.dpi.inpe.br/​gilberto/​cursos/​cst-311/​scientific_writing.pdf|The
 +Science of Scientific Writing]], Gopen and Swan. (ótimo!).
 +  * [[http://​www.dpi.inpe.br/​gilberto/​cursos/​cst-311/​ashby_how_to_write_a_paper.pdf|How to write a paper]], by Mike Ashby (muito bom!).
 +  * [[http://​www.writing.engr.psu.edu|Writing Guidelines for Engineering and Science Students]], Penn State Univ.
 +  * [[http://​www.dpi.inpe.br/​gilberto/​cursos/​cst-311/​good_research_talk.ppt|How to Give a Good Research Talk]], Simon Peyton Jones.
 +
 +===== On the scientific method =====
 +
 +  * [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Scientific_method|Scientific method]], from Wikipedia.
 +  * [[http://​www.dpi.inpe.br/​gilberto/​cursos/​cst-311/​popper_conjectures_refutations.pdf|"​Conjectures and Refutations"​]],​ Karl Popper.
 +  * [[http://​www.dpi.inpe.br/​gilberto/​cursos/​cst-311/​popper_threeviews.pdf|"​Three Views Concerning Human Knowledge"​]],​ Karl Popper.
 +  * [[http://​www.emory.edu/​EDUCATION/​mfp/​Kuhn.html|The Structure of Scientific Revolutions]] - An Outline and Study Guide by Frank Pajares
 +
 +===== From Stanford'​s Encyclopedia on Philosophy ​ =====
 +
 +  * [[http://​plato.stanford.edu/​entries/​pseudo-science/​| Science and pseudo-science]]
 +  * [[http://​plato.stanford.edu/​entries/​scientific-progress/​| On scientific progress]]
 +  * [[http://​plato.stanford.edu/​entries/​popper/​|Karl Popper]].
 +
 +===== On research ethics =====
 +
 +    * John Searle, [[http://​www.dpi.inpe.br/​gilberto/​cursos/​cst-311/​searle_realismo_racionalidade.pdf|"​Realismo e
 +Racionalidade:​ O que está em jogo?"​]].
 +    * Peter Medawar, [[http://​www.dpi.inpe.br/​gilberto/​cursos/​cst-311/​medawar_paper_fraud.pdf|Is the
 +Scientific Paper a Fraud?]]
 +
 +===== On models in Earth System Science =====
 +
 +  * Naomi Oreskes, Kristin Shrader-Frechette,​ Kenneth Belitz [[http://​www.dpi.inpe.br/​gilberto/​cursos/​cst-311/​oreskes_verification_validation.pdf|"​Verification,​ validation, and confirmation of numerical models in the earth sciences"​]]. Science, vol. 263(5147), 1994.
 +  * Naomi Oreskes [[http://​www.dpi.inpe.br/​gilberto/​cursos/​cst-311/​oreskes_evaluation.pdf| "​Evaluation (not validation) of quantitative models"​]],​ Environmental Health Perspectives,​ 1998. 
 +  * Naomi Oreskes [[http://​www.dpi.inpe.br/​gilberto/​cursos/​cst-311/​oreskes_role_models.pdf|"​The Role of Quantitative Models in Science"​]]. ​ Chapter from the book "​Models in ecosystem science",​ 2003.
 +  * Roger Pielke Jr. [[http://​www.dpi.inpe.br/​gilberto/​cursos/​cst-311/​pielke_prediction.pdf|"​The Role of Models in Prediction for Decision"​]]. Chapter from the book  "​Prediction:​ Science, Decision Making, and the Future of Nature"​.
 +  * Myanna Lahsen, [[http://​www.dpi.inpe.br/​gilberto/​cursos/​cst-311//​lahsen_simulations.pdf|Seductive Simulations?​ Uncertainty Distribution Around Climate Models]]. Social Studies of Science 35(6):​895–922,​ 2005.
 +
 +===== On the relation between Science and policy-making =====
 +
 +  * Roger Pielke Jr. [[http://​www.foreignpolicy.com/​articles/​2012/​08/​06/​climate_of_failure?​page=full|"​Climate of Failure"​]]. The need for an active attitude of the scientific community to address the political dilemmas to reduce GHG emissions.
 +  * The Hartwell Paper: [[ http://​eprints.lse.ac.uk/​27939/​1/​HartwellPaper_English_version.pdf|"​A new direction for climate policy after the crash of 2009"​]]. A vision on how to deal with climate change.
 +
 +===== Natural Disasters and Climate Change =====
 +
 +  * IPCC Special Report, [[http://​www.ipcc-wg2.gov/​SREX/​|"​Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation"​]] What is the current scientific evidence of increased extreme events due to climate change?
 +  * NOAA Climate Research Data Center, [[http://​www.ncdc.noaa.gov/​billions/​|Billion Dollar Weather/​Climate Disasters]] What are the causes of the increasing damage caused by natural disasters?.
 +  * [[http://​rogerpielkejr.blogspot.com.br/​2012/​08/​ipcc-lead-author-misleads-us-congress.html|It'​s not easy to convey Climate Change Science to decision-makers]] ​
 +  * Nature editorial, [[http://​www.nature.com/​news/​extreme-weather-1.11428| Extreme Weather]] The attribution problem of natural hazards.
 +  * D.Coumou and S. Rahmstorf, [[http://​sciences.blogs.liberation.fr/​files/​10-ans-dextremes-climatiques.pdf|"​A decade of weather extremes"​]],​ Nature Climate Change, 2012. The consensus vision on impacts of climate change.
 +  * The Economist, [[http://​www.economist.com/​node/​21560235|"​Bell Weather"​]] Public repercussion of scientific work on natural disasters.
 +
 +===== On research in Computer Science =====
 +
 +    * Computing Research Association,​ [[http://​www.dpi.inpe.br/​gilberto/​cursos/​cst-311/​tenure_review.pdf|Evaluating
 +Computer Scientists]].
 +  * R Levin and D. Redell, [[http://​www.usenix.org/​events/​samples/​submit/​advice.html|How (and How Not) to Write a Good Systems Paper]] ​ -  A must read!.
 +  * WF Tichy, [[http://​www.dpi.inpe.br/​gilberto/​cursos/​cst-311/​ tichy_should_computer_scientists_experiment_more.pdf|Should computer scientists experiment more?, Computer, 1998]].
 +
 +===== On data visualisation ​ =====
 +  * [[http://​www.gapminder.org|GapMinder]] - Data and stats brilliantly presented.
 +  * [[http://​www.visualcomplexity.com/​vc/​|Visual Complexity]] -  great visualisations.
 +  * [[http://​www.datapointed.net/​|Data Pointed]] - Why data need not be boring.
 +  * [[http://​infosthetics.com/​|Information Aestetics]] - Visualising information creatively.
 +  * [[http://​book.flowingdata.com/​|Flowing Data]] - How to present your data nicely.
 +
 +
 +===== English is a subtle language =====
 +
 +  * [[http://​www.bartleby.com/​141/​index.html|The Elements of Style]],​William Strunk Jr. (a classic!).
 +  * [[http://​www.cogs.susx.ac.uk/​local/​doc/​punctuation/​node00.html|Guide to Punctuation]],​ Larry Trask, University of Sussex.
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