Resources for Conducting S-E Research

Resources from SESYNC for those who are interested in conducting interdisciplinary socio-environmental research. More to come.
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Interview: Measuring Air Quality to Improve Health Equity with Dr. Kelly Jones Sep 24, 2021

Interview: Measuring Air Quality to Improve Health Equity with Dr. Kelly Jones

In this audio interview, SESYNC's Erin Duffy talks with former SESYNC postdoctoral fellow Kelly Jones about her research exploring the role of the neighborhood environment on children’s respiratory health outcomes. 

Full Transcript – Interview: Measuring Air Quality to Improve Health Equity with Dr. Kelly Jones Sep 23, 2021

A transcript of an audio interview conducted by SESYNC's Erin Duffy with former SESYNC postdoctoral fellow Kelly Jones on the subject of complex, systemic interactions of human and environmental health.

Video: Webinar Recording – Confronting Issues of Scale in SES Modeling Sep 02, 2021

Video: Webinar Recording – Confronting Issues of Scale in SES Modeling

This is a recording of the webinar "Confronting Issues of Scale in Socio-Environmental Systems Modeling," held June 28, 2021. This webcast explores the types of scale issues likely to arise in each modeling phase and how to deal with them.

Full Transcript - Food Waste Reduction—Harnessing Interdisciplinary Science to Get to Real-World Solutions with Dr. Quentin Read Aug 24, 2021

A transcript of an audio interview conducted by SESYNC's Erin Duffy with SESYNC researcher Quentin Read on the subject of food waste reduction. 

Interview: Researcher Quentin Read Discusses Costs and Benefits of Food Waste Reduction Aug 23, 2021

Interview: Researcher Quentin Read Discusses Costs and Benefits of Food Waste Reduction

In this audio interview, SESYNC's Erin Duffy talks with SESYNC Data Scientist Quentin Read about his research exploring the impacts of the food system on human and natural communities by using techniques from ecology, environmental science, and economics.

Video: Building the Basics Part 1: Socio-Environmental Systems as Complex Adaptive Systems Jul 20, 2021

Building the Basics Part 1: "Socio-Environmental Systems as Complex Adaptive Systems"
In the first video of this three-part series, 
Dr. Margaret Palmer introduces the fundamental characteristics of socio-environmental systems as complex adaptive systems. This video lays the groundwork for understanding the essential features of non-linear dynamical systems that must be captured in models.

 

Video: Building the Basics Part 2: Defining the Problem and Spanning Boundaries Jul 20, 2021

Building the Basics Part 2: "Defining the Problems and Spanning Boundaries"
In the second video of this three-part series, Dr. Margaret Palmer discuses the vexing problems associated with socio-environmental systems and how diverse modeling teams can span boundaries to understand and explore solutions to these problems.

 

Video: Building the Basics Part 3: Choosing a Modeling Approach Jul 20, 2021

Building the Basics Part 3: "Choosing a Modeling Approach"
In the final video of this three part series, Dr. Margaret Palmer explains how to choose the right modeling approach, including when and why different modeling approaches are applied to socio-environmental systems.

 

Video: Confronting Issues of Scale in SES Modeling Jun 25, 2021

Video: Confronting Issues of Scale in SES Modeling 

Based on the 2021 article “Socio-technical scales in socio-environmental modeling: Managing a system-of-systems modeling approach,” this video explores the types of scale issues likely to arise in each modeling phase and how to deal with them.

Video: Understanding the Grand Challenges of Socio-Environmental Systems Modeling Webinar Jun 23, 2021

Video: Understanding the Grand Challenges of Socio-Environmental Systems Modeling Webinar

Based on the 2020 article “Eight grand challenges in socio-environmental systems modeling,” this recorded webcast explores the present status and future of SES modeling, while highlighting current challenges and paths forward.

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