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Vacancies at Stockholm Resilience Centre

PhD studentship: Identifying craftsmanship and local ecological knowledge in Nordic fisheries
During the last century the total number of fishers in nordic countries diminished dramatically. The loss of cultural capital that Nordic coastal fishers represent, i.e. 'their working knowledge' and skills, implies a tremendous setback for sustainable management of coastal sea- and landscapes. This PhD studentship aims to study the working knowledge of coastal fisheries, and to make this knowledge visible as cultural capital that can contribute to the sustainable management of Nordic coastal sea- and landscapes. Application deadline 2 May 2014.

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PhD studentship: Disentangling cross-scale driver interactions in marine social-ecological systems
Marine ecosystems can undergo unexpected and dramatic changes in community structure and dynamics, known as regime shifts. These shifts can profoundly change ecosystem services upon which human welfare depends. This PhD position aims to investigate the relationships between ecosystem regimes and the human dimensions of drivers of change in marine social-ecological systems, and to analyze principal pathways in marine social-ecological systems on a global scale. Application deadline 2 May 2014.

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2008-11-26 | Sturle Hauge Simonsen

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