Published on February 20, 2014
Socio-ecological systems (SES) and exposure (SES) and exposure Unit 2: PGDD512
Recap • What is vulnerability? • What is resilience? • Where/how do they converge?
Recap • Vulnerability and resilience as: • Theories/concepts (what is this?) • Methodologies (how do we measure these?) • Real world practices (how do we apply?)
What is SES? • In groups of 2. • Discuss what you think a SES is and give an example.
SES • Complex system of various interactions/components which are selfreflective. • Resilient and adaptable. • Use of eco-system services for sustainability.
Components of SES • Humans • Ecosystems • Biodiversity • Habitats • Social structures, interactions, cultures, traditions. • Eco-systems services • Sustainability?
Does it then make sense to have an ecosystems-based approach to disaster risk reduction?
Main areas of interaction • Ecosystems management • Development planning • Disaster risk management • Climate change adaptation
From:Sudmeier-Rieux, K. & Ash, N. 2009. Environmental Guidance Note for Disaster Risk Reduction : Healthy Ecosystems for Human Security. IUCN: Gland.
Missing component Exposure!
Journal entry In your own words…How can a better understanding of SES enhance disaster risk reduction/climate change adaptation?
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