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We offer here just a few resources associated with the topics presented in each video.

Part 1: Understanding environmental problems through a socio-environmental lens

Binder, C., Hinkel, J., Bots, P., & Pahl-Wostl, C. (2013). Comparison of frameworks for analyzing social-ecological systems. Ecology and Society18(4): 26.

Rogers, K., Luton, R., Biggs, H., Biggs, R. O., Blignaut, S., Choles, A.G., Palmer, C.G., & Tangwe, P. (2013). Fostering complexity thinking in action research for change in social–ecological systems. Ecology and Society18(2): 31.

Leslie, H. M., Basurto, X., Nenadovic, M., Sievanen, L., Cavanaugh, K. C., Cota-Nieto, J. J., ... & Aburto-Oropeza, O. (2015). Operationalizing the social-ecological systems framework to assess sustainability. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences112(19), 5979-5984.

Think Academy. 2016. Systems Ecology 13: Socio-Ecological Systems.

Think Academy. 2015. Complex Adaptive Systems: 1 Complexity Theory.

Stockholm Resilience Centre. 2013. Feedbacks in socio-ecological systems.

Part 2: Synthesis research and team science process to address socio-environmental problems

The Integration and Implementation Insights blog managed by Dr. Gabriele Bammer:

Carpenter, S. R., Armbrust, E. V., Arzberger, P. W., Stuart Chapin III, F., Elser, J. J., Hackett, E. J., ... & Zimmerman, A.S. (2009). Accelerate synthesis in ecology and environmental sciences. BioScience59(8), 699-701.

Hampton, S. E., & Parker, J. N. (2011). Collaboration and productivity in scientific synthesis. BioScience61(11), 900-910.

Palmer, M. A., Kramer, J. G., Boyd, J., & Hawthorne, D. (2016). Practices for facilitating interdisciplinary synthetic research: the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC). Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability19, 111-122.

Pennington, D. (2016). A conceptual model for knowledge integration in interdisciplinary teams: orchestrating individual learning and group processes. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences6(2), 300-312.

Pennington, D., Bammer, G., Danielson, A., Gosselin, D., Gouvea, J., Habron, G., ... & Wei, C. (2016). The EMBeRS project: employing model-based reasoning in socio-environmental synthesis. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences6(2), 278-286.

Vogel, A. L., Hall, K. L., Fiore, S. M., Klein, J. T., Bennett, L. M., Gadlin, H., ... & Falk-Krzensinski, H.J. (2013). The Team Science Toolkit: Enhancing research collaboration through online knowledge sharing. American Journal of Preventive Medicine45(6), 787-789.

Part 3: Approaches and methods to integrate diverse socio-environmental data

Barbier, E.B. (2013). Wealth accounting, ecological capital and ecosystem services. Environment and Development Economics 18(2): 133-161.


Batrinca, B. and P.C. Treleaven. (2015). Social media analytics: A survey of techniques, tools and platformsAI & Society 30(1): 89-116.

Booth, E.G, J. Qiu, S.R. Carpenter, J. Schatz, X. Chen, C.J. Kucharik, S.P. Loheide, M.M. Motew, J.M. Seifert, M.G. Turner. (2016). From qualitative to quantitative: translating storylines into biophysical environmental modeling inputs.  Environmental Modelling & Software 85: 80-97.

Mallampalli, V.R., G. Mavrommati, J. Thompson, M. Duveneck, S. Meyer, A. Ligmann-Zielinska, C. Gottschalk Druschke, K. Hychka, M.A. Kenney, K. Kok, and M.E. Borsuk. (2016). Methods for translating narrative scenarios into quantitative assessments of land use change. Environmental Modelling & Software 82: 7-20.

DataONE. A resource for resource for training in data sharing, ethics, and informatics.

Data Carpentry. Resources and training to teach researchers fundamental data skills.

Software Carpentry. Resources and training to teach researchers computational skills.