Spatial dynamics versus social dynamics: understanding trade offs in ecological and socio-economic systems

This paper is based on a first phase of a study in the Muthurajawela-Negombo wetland complex and aims to assess the overall spatial linkages between ecological and socioeonomic aspects of the wetland system using a geospatial model; incorporating biophysical and socioeconomic parameters for analysing and modelling the changes in the coastal wetland-agriculture-aquaculture complex.


Nagabhatla, N., Finlayson M., Sellamuttu, S.S. (2009)
p. 16-31 In: Malhotra, G. (ed.) Environmental growth: a global perspective. Macmillian, India