Social-Ecological Resilience to Coastal Disasters

Adger, W.N. and Hughes, T.P. and Folke, C. (2005) Social-Ecological Resilience to Coastal Disasters. Science, 309 (5737). pp. 1036-1039.

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Abstract

Social and ecological vulnerability to disasters and outcomes of any particular extreme event are influenced by buildup or erosion of resilience both before and after disasters occur. Resilient social-ecological systems incorporate diverse mechanisms for living with, and learning from, change and unexpected shocks. Disaster management requires multilevel governance systems that can enhance the capacity to cope with uncertainty and surprise by mobilizing diverse sources of resilience

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK
Subjects: Social Sciences
Divisions: Other Crops
Depositing User: Ms K Syamalamba
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2012 10:56
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2012 10:57
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1112122
URI: http://eprints.icrisat.ac.in/id/eprint/4265

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