Vulnerability and Adaptive Capacity in Arctic Communities

  title={Vulnerability and Adaptive Capacity in Arctic Communities},
  author={Robin Sydneysmith and Mark Andrachuk and Barry Smit and Grete K. Hovelsrud},
The Community Adaptation and Vulnerability in Arctic Regions (CAVIAR) project connects case study research from across the Arctic with a framework for conceptualizing and investigating conditions that contribute to vulnerability and adaptive capacity. Case studies address research and policy needs by characterizing conditions to which people are exposed and sensitive, and the types of adaptive responses undertaken in Arctic communities. Adaptive strategies reflect the application of resources… CONTINUE READING