Methods for social-ecological systems analysis: small-scale fisheries and climate change
Fall Quarter 2017
The appropriate design of resources management institutions requires a holistic perspective that considers the synergies between ecological and social dynamics. Thus, in recent years, the concept of “social-ecological systems” has gained interest, facilitating decision making with this integrative approach. This course will introduce students to the theory behind social-ecological systems science and the tools most commonly used in their analysis. Through a class project, the students will be able to analyze real case studies and expand their analytical skillset. The final goal of the class is the creation joint peer reviewed publication.