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Working groups

A key part of PECS research will be structured around a set of dynamic, interdisciplinary working groups that will focus on different topic areas. PECS working groups are to provide platforms for social-ecological research and theory development, and facilitate intellectual exchange and the development of professional networks amongst transdisciplinary social-ecological scientists. Outputs of these working groups will include scientific papers, research proposals and methods and tools to facilitate comparisons across PECS case-studies.


The success of PECS will depend on the participation of excellent researchers and projects who are motivated to link their research to the PECS network.

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2015-08-18 Albert Norström

PECS - Programme on Ecosystem Change and Society

Stockholm Resilience Centre

Stockholm University
SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Visiting address: Kräftriket 2

+46 734 60 70 68


The Programme on Ecosystem Change and Society (PECS), is a core project of Future Earth. It aims to integrate research on the stewardship of social–ecological system and the relationships among natural capital, human wellbeing, livelihoods, inequality and poverty.