reference : A framework for vulnerability analysis in sustainability science

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Abstract Global environmental change and sustainability science increasingly recognize the need to address the consequences of changes taking place in the structure and function of the biosphere. These changes raise questions such as: Who and what are vulnerable to the multiple environmental changes underway, and where? Research demonstrates that vulnerability is registered not by exposure to hazards (perturbations and stresses) alone but also resides in the sensitivity and resilience of the system experiencing such hazards. This recognition requires revisions and enlargements in the basic design of vulnerability assessments, including the capacity to treat coupled human–environment systems and those linkages within and without the systems that affect their vulnerability. A vulnerability framework for the assessment of coupled human–environment systems is presented.
Author Turner, B. L. Kasperson, Roger E. Matson, Pamela A. McCarthy, James J. Corell, Robert W. Christensen, Lindsey Eckley, Noelle Kasperson, Jeanne X. Luers, Amy Martello, Marybeth L. Polsky, Colin Pulsipher, Alexander Schiller, Andrew
DOI 10.1073/pnas.1231335100
Date July 8, 2003
ISSN 1091-6490
Issue 14
Journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Pages 8074-8079
Title A framework for vulnerability analysis in sustainability science
URL http://www.pnas.org/content/100/14/8074.abstract; http://www.pnas.org/content/100/14/8074.full.pdf
Volume 100
Year 2003
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