G411/G511 Sustainable Development Systems

Dr. Tom P. Evans (evans@indiana.edu)
Department of Geography
Meeting time: Wednesday 4:00-6:30pm


Schedule and Topics

Concepts, Theories and Tools

Week 2

Geographic dimensions of sustainability - how does space make systems more reslient

1) Pauly, D. et al. 2002. Towards sustainability in world fisheries. Nature 418, 689–695.

2) van den Bergh, J.C.J.M., Verbruggen, H., 1999. Spatial sustainability, trade and indicators: an evaluation of the
‘ecological footprint’
. Ecological Economics 29 (1), 61-72.

3) Seyfang, . In press. Ecological citizenship and sustainable consumption: examining local organic food networks. Journal of Rural Studies.

4) Nystrom, M. and Folke, C. 2001. Spatial Resilience of Coral Reefs. Ecological Economics. 4: 401-417.

5) Scheffer, M., Carpenter, S.R., Foley, J., Folke, C. and Walker, B. 2001, Catastrophic shifts in ecosystems. Nature 413, 591–696.

6) Carpenter, S.R. and Gunderson, L.H. 2001. Coping with collapse: ecological and social dynamics in ecosystem management. BioScience 51, 451–457.

7) Presidential Address: "Sustainable Development" in Geographic Perspective, by Thomas J. Wilbanks
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