Adaptive capacity

Learning by doing

Lance Gunderson on the importance of experimenting in management

In a recent Stockholm Seminar, Lance Gunderson, a close partner to the Stockholm Resilience Centre, argued for the importance of experimenting, developing alternative visions and recognise opportunity when it comes to sustainable natural resource management.

About Lance Gunderson
Lance Gunderson's ongoing research interests evolve around understanding how ecosystem processes and structures interact across space and time scales and how scientific understanding influences resource policy and management.

His interests are in the human and institutional dimensions to resource ecology. He was the founding chair of the Department of Environmental Studies at Emory University from 1999-2005. He has served as the executive director of the Resilience Network, as Vice Chair of the Resilience Alliance and on the Science Advisory Board of the Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center, and Chair of the National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council Committee on Ecological Impacts of Road Density. He is also Co-Editor in Chief of Ecology and Society and a Beijer Fellow of the Beijer Institute for Ecological Economics Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences.

Related info

The Nature of Change and the Change of Nature — Obstacles and opportunities for building adaptive capacity

14:00-15:00, 12 November 21012

Linné Hall, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Lilla Frescativägen 4, Stockholm

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Stockholm Resilience Centre is a collaboration between Stockholm University and the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

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