II. Climate-Ecosystem-Human Interactions

Climate-Ecosystem-Human InteractionsClimate, ecosystems, and human society interact in complex ways. ISSE scientists are researching these interactions, to improve projections of future impacts of climate on ecosystems and natural resources (e.g., agriculture, water resources, coral reefs, fisheries, human health), and to help develop effective, forward-looking management strategies.

The projects listed below have Climate-Ecosystem-Human Interactions as their primary research theme.



"Because the pathway to sustainability cannot be charted in advance, it will have to be navigated through trial and error and conscious experimentation. The urgent need is to design strategies and institutions that can better integrate incomplete knowledge with experimental action into programs of adaptive management and social learning."
NRC, Our Common Journey (1999)