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Systems theory

A method of describing a complex structure introduced by Ludwig von Bertalanffy in the 1940s that relates the interaction of individual components of the structure to the functioning of the structure as a whole.
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NASA places a particular emphasis on the applicant's ability and interest in pursuing academic training and research in Earth system science with a focus on space-based measurements.
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Int'l Conference on System Science, Engineering Design and Manufacturing Informatization (2010: Yichang, China)
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In the field of system science and technology, Tim Berners-Lee, 46, a senior British researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Laboratory for Computer Science, was selected for his invention of the World Wide Web.
NuSphere Corp, a provider of an Internet Application Platform based on open source components, has appointed LogicSoft Group UK (formerly System Science and Programmer`s Paradise) as its first reseller in Britain.
NASA has even coined the term "Earth system science" to describe a boundary-breaking discipline that examines all aspects of global change, even processes that occur over geologic time spans.
The exigencies of the global community toward Earth system science will increase in the future as the human population, economies, and the human footprint on the planet continue to grow.
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The researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science found new urban developments in Sydney were prone to the greatest temperature increases up to 3.7AC by 2050.
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