Human Ecology article on scenarios as research tool

Human EcologyOur article on alternative scenarios as a way to explore potential futures in the context of climate change is now available on-line in Human Ecology. In the article, we develop four alternative future scenarios for the Great Barrier Reef and its fishing and tourism industries positing moderate and more extreme warming for 2050 and contrasting ‘limited’ and ‘ideal’ ecological and social adaptation. We also asses  key stakeholder groups’ perception of the viability of different social adaptation options to deliver desirable outcomes under varied contexts.

EVANS, L.; HICKS, C.; FIDELMAN, P.; TOBIN, R.; PERRY, A. 2013. Future scenarios as a research tool: investigating climate change impacts, adaptation options and outcomes for the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Human Ecology; doi: 10.1007/s10745-013-9601-0
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