Other Resources

This page provides a list of additional external resources, which may be relevant to SES research

SES Foundations

SES Methods


This page provides links to external resources which may be helpful to learn more about social-ecological systems, and methods for studying them. Please suggest any additional resources you think may be helpful below.

  • Council For Resilience Education: The University of Nebraska- Lincoln has created a number of products to increase understanding of ecological resilience and its application
  • The Sustainability Methods Wiki provides a compilation of useful resources related to Sustainability research, including courses, method summaries, and skills/tools. It also hosts a method recommendation tool
  • The Resilience Alliance hosts a wide range of resources including workbooks and a useful list of publications related to key SES research areas, including governance, ecosystem services, regime shifts and resilience analysis and policy
  • Wayfinder, a process guide for resilience assessment, planning and action in social-ecological systems, provides a set of modules with key concepts and activities. A summary video is available here
  • Social-Ecological Systems Scholars is a blog site with relections, resources and questions by, and for, early-career SES researchers
  • STEPS centre holds a repository of examples, events, commentary and publications on methods that help explore pathways to sustainability
  • Toolkits for Transdisciplinary Research provides links to key toolkits on topics such as collaboration, co-producing knowledge, dynamic systems thinking and engaging and influencing policy

  • Methods and tools for co-producing knowledge: SCNAT Knowledge provides a toolbox for methods related to knowledge co-production

  • Biosphere Futures Database is a global collection of social-ecological scenario case studies, with references to key literature and practical resources