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Body size distributions signal a regime shift in a lake ecosystem
Sep 14, 2016
A recent paper by Spanbauer & colleagues demonstrates how discontinuities over time in the body size of diatoms signaled a regime shift in a mountain lake 150 years before it happened.
Technology innovations
Sep 13, 2016
Recently published research from RA member Dirac Twidwell and colleagues explores the potential use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for fire management, including a prototype fire drone.
Resilience 2017 website launched
Sep 02, 2016
The fourth triennial conference on resilience will take place in Stockholm 21-23 August 2017. Visit resilience2017.org
IRGC Resource Guide on Resilience
Sep 02, 2016
The International Risk Governance Council has produced a collection of authored pieces exploring the role of resilience in risk governance.
Making Urban Centers Inclusive, Safe and Resilient
Aug 29, 2016
The Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business in collaboration with the Resilience Connections Network, hosted a pair of summer webinars on urban resilience. Archived recordings are now available.
Historical data sets & ecosystem services
Aug 03, 2016
Recent research into the use of historical data sets by RA member Elena Bennett and colleagues is helping advance our understanding of how ecosystem services interact and change over time.
Special Feature: Quantifying Resilience
Jun 30, 2016
The complete collection of papers in the Journal of Applied Ecology special feature on Quantifying Resilience is now published in the June 2016 issue.
Adaptive Governance through the lens of Panarchy
May 19, 2016
In the Journal of Environmental Management, Brian Chaffin & Lance Gunderson extend the theoretical foundation of adaptive governance with nested adaptive cycles and a focus on cross-scale interactions.
SES meta-analysis database SESMAD project
May 13, 2016
The seeds of SESMAD were sown at a meeting of RAYS (Resilience Alliance Young Scholars) several years ago and have developed into a web-based database of SES theories & now a paper in Global Environmental Change.
Applying Resilience Webinar
May 02, 2016
An archived webinar presented by RAYS alumni (Schoon, Hodbod, Baggio) and hosted by Arizona State University describes the development of resilience thinking in social-ecological systems.
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