Navigating extreme climate events: uncovering the challenges of social-ecological system governance in the Anthropocene

Datta, Amber Waialea (2023) Navigating extreme climate events: uncovering the challenges of social-ecological system governance in the Anthropocene. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Amber Datta investigated the effect of mass coral bleaching events on Great Barrier Reef governance. She found that governance networks remain stable but that reef decision-makers re-think their visions for reef management in new but conflicting ways. Her findings are relevant to reef organisations planning for coral reef futures.

Item ID: 81009
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: reef management, Great Barrier Reef governance, mass coral bleaching, policy, social-ecological system governance
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Copyright Information: Copyright © 2023 Amber Waialea Datta
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This doctoral thesis is the product of a cotutelle agreement between the College of Arts, Society and Education (James Cook University) and the W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation (University of Montana). See Related URLs to view thesis in University of Montana repository.

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[Chapter 2] Datta, Amber, Barnes, Michele L., Chaffin, Brian, Floyd, Theresa, Morrison, Tiffany, and Sutcliffe, Sarah (2022) Big events, little change: Extreme climatic events have no region-wide effect on Great Barrier Reef governance. Journal of Environmental Management, 320. 115809

Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2023 07:12
FoR Codes: 41 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 4104 Environmental management > 410404 Environmental management @ 40%
41 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 4101 Climate change impacts and adaptation > 410199 Climate change impacts and adaptation not elsewhere classified @ 30%
35 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 3507 Strategy, management and organisational behaviour > 350711 Organisational planning and management @ 30%
SEO Codes: 19 ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY, CLIMATE CHANGE AND NATURAL HAZARDS > 1904 Natural hazards > 190401 Climatological hazards (e.g. extreme temperatures, drought and wildfires) @ 50%
18 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT > 1805 Marine systems and management > 180507 Rehabilitation or conservation of marine environments @ 50%
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