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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Video: Introduction to Social-Ecological Networks Part 2 Jan 24, 2021

Introduction to Social-Ecological Networks Part 2
In the second video of this two-part series, Dr. Lorien Jasny presents the history of social networks, important concepts of network structure, their application to environmental management, and an analysis of social-ecological networks.

Article: New Modeling Approach Builds Bridges Across Disciplines to Transform S-E Research Apr 06, 2021

New Modeling Approach Builds Bridges Across Disciplines to Transform S-E Research

Dr. Elizabeth Borer explains how an innovative modeling approach developed by her SESYNC project team helped to bridge the divide between ecosystem ecology and disease ecology and further their research.

Article: Socio-Hydrology: What Is It? Mar 09, 2021

Socio-Hydrology: What Is It?

This brief explainer article goes over the basics of the topic of socio-hydrology.

 

Article: Taking Collaboration to the Next Level: An Interview with Rebecca Freeth Mar 09, 2021

Taking Collaboration to the Next Level

Dr. Rebecca Freeth explains the importance of prioritizing collaboration among research teams and outlines key learning strategies to leverage collaboration as a tool to advance project goals.

Document: Facilitating Interdisciplinary Meetings: A Practical Guide Feb 16, 2021

Facilitating Interdisciplinary Meetings: A Practical Guide

This guide is intended to be a practical introduction to the approaches and practices used at SESYNC in facilitating synthesis meetings, trainings, and workshops to help improve teamwork processes. 

Document: First Meeting Guide Feb 22, 2021

First Meeting Guide

This guide offters tips for how to structure and make the most of your first interdisciplinary team meeting. 

Infographic: Teaching Socio-Environmental Problem Solving Nov 18, 2020

This infographic is a guide for educators that introduces core concepts, processes, and skills needed for scholars to effectively address S-E challenges.

Video: Introduction to Social-Ecological Networks Part 1 Jan 24, 2021

Introduction to Social-Ecological Networks Part 1
In the first video of this two-part series, 
Dr. Phillip P.A. Staniczenko introduces ecological networks, including what they are, why they’re useful, and where the field is heading next.

Video: Introduction to Spatial Agent-Based Models Part 1 Jan 31, 2021

Introduction to Agent-Based Models (ABMs) Part 1
In the first video of this two-part series, Dr. Nicholas R. Magliocca provides an overview of the basics of spatial agent-based models (ABMs) within the context of socio-environmental systems.

Video: Introduction to Spatial Agent-Based Models Part 2 Jan 31, 2021

Introduction to Agent-Based Models (ABMs) Part 2
In this video, Dr. Nicholas R. Magliocca discusses the core components of an ABM; how they work; and some applications that illustrate the flexibility of ABMs.

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