The Water and Society Lab

Led by Brian Chaffin, the Water & Society Research Lab explores the social and biophysical processes that define the human-water relationship. We leverage rigorous social science and interdisciplinary research approaches to better understand water governance - the arena in which human values of water are mediated and acted upon. The Water & Society Lab augments its research efforts with innovative approaches to water education and strong global partnerships with both research and water governance organizations.



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Socio-Environmental Synthesis by Kristin Sleeper
Complex adaptive systems. Nonlinear feedbacks. Multiscalar. Tightly-linked social-environmental systems. System thinking. Data. Interdisciplinary. Transdisciplinary. I could go on forever with a list of jargon in attempts to wrap my head around how best to do socio-environmental synthesis science