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Expanding vulnerability assessment for public lands: The social complement to ecological approaches

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McNeeley, S. M., Even, T. L., Gioia, J. B., Knapp, C. N., & Beeton, T. A. (2017). Expanding Vulnerability Assessment for Public Lands: The Social Complement to Ecological Approaches. Climate Risk Management. 16: 106-119. Accessed at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crm.2017.01.005.

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Abstract (from http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212096317300153): In recent years, federal land management agencies in the United States have been tasked to consider climate change vulnerability and adaptation in their planning. Ecological vulnerability approaches have been the dominant framework, but these approaches have significant limitations for fully understanding vulnerability in complex social-ecological systems in and around multiple-use public lands. In this paper, we describe the context of United States federal public lands management with an emphasis on the Bureau of Land Management to highlight this unique decision-making context. We then assess the strengths and weaknesses of an ecological vulnerability [...]

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  • National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers
  • North Central CASC

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