Paper (preprint) presented at Transforming for Sustainability
[Copenhagen, 28.-29. November, 12018 HE*].
[Steffen et al. (12018 HE)]
Toy model (Landau-Langevin)
Short times: vibrations in local atomic cage.
Long times: collective flow events (avalanches).
Hot topic: multi length/time-scale modeling.
Short: Rapid up-and-down of insulin secretion rate.
Long: Essential secretion, at low rate.
[From P. Rorsman et al (12003 HE)]
Short: Keynes' business cycles.
Long: Kondratiev-Schumpeter cycles.
Take-home message: Multiple time-scales is essential in many scientific and social problems. Disregard of multiple time scales can induce underestimation of long-time effects.
Presentation available at urp.dk/2018/timescales