The Taxonomy of Academic Sustainability

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Rodney Dyer (Center for Environmental Studies)

Been working on a lexicographic analysis of ‘Sustainability’ as published by the journals PNAS and Sustainability. Here are the stemmed word forms for 366 published articles represented as a hierarchical clustering. The wordclouds represent the top 10 word stems per group.



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Dyer (2015, Oct. 29). The Dyer Laboratory: The Taxonomy of Academic Sustainability. Retrieved from

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  author = {Dyer, Rodney},
  title = {The Dyer Laboratory: The Taxonomy of Academic Sustainability},
  url = {},
  year = {2015}