Resilience

Kharrazi A (2018). Resilience. Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences DOI:10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.10751-1.

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Abstract

The concept of resilience is increasingly employed by researchers and policymakers concerned with dynamics of socio-ecological systems. This article provided an in-depth review of the concept of resilience with a particular focus on empirical advancements. The article begins with a discussion on the conceptual underpinnings of the concept of resilience. It then introduces leading empirical approaches and models for examining the resilience of socio-ecological systems. These include the adaptive cycle, the ecological information-based approach, modularity, and diversity. An overview of the strengths, weaknesses, and future research directions of each approach is provided.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adaptation; Adaptive cycle; Connectedness; Diversity; Ecological information-based approach; Efficiency; Modularity; Redundancy; Resilience
Research Programs: Advanced Systems Analysis (ASA)
Depositing User: Luke Kirwan
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2018 08:26
Last Modified: 25 Apr 2018 08:26
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/15240

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