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Ecological Resilience

Response to Climate Change and Natural Disasters

Ecological Resilience by Kimberly Etingoff
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This title includes a number of Open Access chapters.

This book presents the latest research on resilience strategies around the world. Research such as this is necessary to create new ideas and to evaluate established ones in an effort to make communities more adaptable and to increase people's survival and quality of life while living with the reality of climate change. The book offers definitions of resilience and various ways of measuring it, since resilience is still a concept in transition. It also describes general strategies for increasing communities’ resilience at multiple levels, then dives into specific dimensions of resilience, tying it to energy infrastructure and systems and public health.

Apple Academic Press; March 2016
358 pages; ISBN 9781771883115
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Title: Ecological Resilience
Author: Kimberly Etingoff
 
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