Sustainability of Human-Environment Systems

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Geography book series (BRIEFSGEOGRAPHY)


This chapter summarizes the findings from the study of rural development in the Poyang Lake Region and discusses their possible implications on sustainable development for other less developed rural areas. It also provides a more general framework for analyzing global sustainability.


Sustainable development Vulnerability Climate adaptation Complexity science Multiple research methods Local and global sustainability 


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  1. 1.Computational Social Science Program, Department of Computational and Data Sciences, College of ScienceGeorge Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA

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