The use of participatory modeling to promote social learning and facilitate community disaster planning

@inproceedings{HenlyShepard2014TheUO,
  title={The use of participatory modeling to promote social learning and facilitate community disaster planning},
  author={Sarah Henly-Shepard and Steven A. Gray and Linda J. Cox},
  year={2014}
}
Coastal island communities face significant risks associated with increased natural hazards and other impacts associated with climate change. Further, deeply rooted social issues, lack of awareness or information, and inadequate infrastructure and planning may exacerbate risks to island socio-ecological systems. Understanding these relationships is often difficult, given the lack of methods available for communities to explicitly explore anticipated risks and potential adaptation strategies, in… CONTINUE READING