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SEMINAR: Managing social-ecological systems under uncertainty

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Natural resource managers and conservationists are often confronted with the challenges of uncertainty. In this talk, I will present some of work done for my PhD, in which I used a multidisciplinary approach to gain a better understanding of the role and implications of different sources and types of uncertainty for the management of social-ecological systems. Giving special attention to the issues of observation and implementation uncertainty, I used the conservation of harvested ungulate species in the Serengeti, Tanzania, as a case study to ask questions regarding the monitoring of wildlife and illegal resource use, and the implementation of effective conservation actions.

Ana Nuno recently completed her PhD at Imperial College, London and is interested in the complexities of managing social-ecological systems. Initially trained as a biologist, Ana soon realized that looking only at ecological or social factors in isolation provides a very incomplete picture of the systems where conservation and natural resource management occur. Ana is particularly interested in applying multidisciplinary approaches to conservation which support robust decision-making under uncertainty and is looking forward to new collaborations.
Speaker(s) Dr Ana Nuno, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
Location Science Library Meeting Room (Room 3.02), University of Western Australia
Contact Fiona Gibson <[email protected]> : 6488 5506
URL https://www.are.uwa.edu.au/research/seminars
Start Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:00
End Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:45
Submitted by Fiona Gibson <[email protected]>
Last Updated Mon, 24 Mar 2014 11:29
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