UN SDGs

Effectively addressing the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) demands a coupled human and natural systems approach. In turn this requires understanding of feedbacks between these human and natural systems. Integrating knowledge from multiple disciplines is essential to understand and better manage complex systems like rivers and deltas.

‌‌4 SDG Questions Deltas‌‌‌

 

1) Hull et al. 2015. Synthesis of human-nature feedbacks.  Ecology and Society 20, 17
2) Liu et al. 2007.   Complexity of coupled human and natural systems. Science 317, 513-1516.
3) Alberti et al. 2011.  Research on Coupled Human and Natural Systems (CHANS): Approach, challenges and strategies.  Bulletin of the Geological Society of America 92, 218-228.
4) Mistry & Berardi. Bridging Indigenous community owned solutions and scientific knowledge. http://projectcobra.org/