Telecoupling pp 199-211 | Cite as

Toolbox: Operationalising Telecoupling with Network Analysis

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Natural Resource Management book series (PSNRM)


Seaquist and Johansson describe how network analysis can be used to operationalise the telecoupling framework. Starting with the building blocks of a network model, they demonstrate how network analysis can be used to clarify understandings about the effects of globalisation on land system change. Key metrics are presented and exemplified in an accessible manner, each focussing on local, community, and global levels of analysis. The toolbox rounds off with reflections on some of the challenges researchers face for operationalising the telecoupling framework with network analysis.



The authors are indebted to LUCID (Lund University Centre of Excellence for Integration of Social and Natural Dimensions of Sustainability) for partial support. LUCID is a Linnaeus Centre of Excellence at Lund University funded by the Swedish Research Council Formas (Grant 259-2008-1718).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem ScienceLund UniversityLundSweden

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