Centro de Gestión de
Información y ComunicaciónCatálogo en línea
Panarchy : understanding transformations in human and natural systems / Lance H. Gunderson y C.S. Holling; editores. - Washington, DC, USA : Island Press, c2002. - xxiv, 507 páginas ; ill. 24 cm.

In quest of a theory of adaptive change. Resilience and adaptive cycles. Sustainability and panarchies. Why systems of people and nature are not just social and ecological systems. Back to the future: ecosystem dynamics and local knowledge. The dynamics of political discourse in seeking sustainability. Collapse, learning and renewal. Dynamic interaction of societies and ecosystem linking theories from ecology, economy and sociology. A future of surprises. Resilience and sustainability: the economic analysis of nonlinear dynamic systems. Resilient rangelands adaptation in complex systems. Surprises and sustainability: cycles of renewal in the everglades. The devil in the dynamics: adaptive management on the front lines. Planning for resilience: scenarios, surprises and branch points. Discoveries for sustainable futures. Toward an integrative synthesis

his work examines theories (models) of how systems (those of humans, nature, and combined human-natural systems) function, and attempts to understand those theories and how they can help researchers develop effective institutions and policies for environmental management

1559638567 (cloth : alk. paper) 1559638575 (paper)


Ecología Humana
Política Ambiental
Hombre --Influencia sobre la Naturaleza
Comunidades Bióticas
Degradación Ambiental

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