Social-Ecological Systems


            Artwork by Jonas Adner, In: Colding, J., and S. Barthel. 2019. Ecology and Society 24:2. 


The working group aims to overcome the disciplinary perspective on a complex environmental problem - the increasing salinisation of water bodies - and jointly contribute to a better understanding of the causes and effects of the problem and to the development of possible adaptation strategies. Further details can be found here



“social-ecological systems are integrated complex adaptive systems in which social and ecological subsystems are coupled and interdependent, each a function of the other, expressed in a series of mutual feedback relationships”                                                                                                                                    Berkes 2017