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Resilience practice : building capacity to absorb disturbance and maintain function, Brian Walker & David Salt, (ebook)

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Resilience practice : building capacity to absorb disturbance and maintain function
Title
Resilience practice
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building capacity to absorb disturbance and maintain function
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Brian Walker & David Salt
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eng
Summary
In 2006, Resilience Thinking addressed an essential question: As the natural systems that sustain us are subjected to shock after shock, how much can they take and still deliver the services we need from them? This idea caught the attention of both the scientific community and the general public. In Resilience Practice, authors Brian Walker and David Salt take the notion of resilience one step further, applying resilience thinking to real-world situations and exploring how systems can be managed to promote and sustain resilience. The book begins with an overview and introduction to resilience thinking and then takes the reader through the process of describing systems, assessing their resilience, and intervening as appropriate. Following each chapter is a case study of a different type of social-ecological system and how resilience makes a difference to that system in practice. The final chapters explore resilience in other arenas, including on a global scale. Resilience Practice will help people with an interest in the "coping capacity" of systems-from farms and catchments to regions and nations-to better understand how resilience thinking can be put into practice. It offers an easy-to-read but scientifically robust guide through the real-world application of the concept of resilience and is a must read for anyone concerned with the management of systems at any scale
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Midwest
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1940-
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Walker, B. H.
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333.7
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Salt, David
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  • Natural resources
  • Natural resources
  • Resilience (Ecology)
  • Nature conservation
  • Environmental protection
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adult
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Resilience practice : building capacity to absorb disturbance and maintain function, Brian Walker & David Salt, (ebook)
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  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781610912310
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11456935
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11456935
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MWT11456935
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Resilience practice : building capacity to absorb disturbance and maintain function, Brian Walker & David Salt, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781610912310
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11456935
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11456935
System control number
MWT11456935
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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