Resources for Conducting S-E Research

Resources from SESYNC for those who are interested in conducting interdisciplinary socio-environmental research. More to come.
Resource Titlesort ascending Brief Summary
Video: Introduction to Spatial Agent-Based Models Part 2 Feb 01, 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.

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 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.

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.

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. 

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. 

Video: Introduction to Social-Ecological Networks Part 2 Jan 25, 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.