Structural analysis as an evaluation tool for adaptive capacity in the Odessa coastal area

Authors: K.D. Gusyeva

Year: 2012

Issue: 14

Pages: 48-55


A study into the potential of structural analysis framework for identifying adaptive capacity in a system is given a review in the paper. Systems thinking approach is made use of in the research which is based on the case study of the Black Sea coastal area within the Odessa agglomeration. The suggested adaptive management tools and monitoring criteria for the area under study represent the research outcomes.

Tags: causal loop diagram; coastal area; influence; participatory causal matrix; socio-ecological system; stakeholder; Structural analysis


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