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MCA-SdA (ABM of mining-community-aquifer interactions in Salar de Atacama, Chile) (version 1.0.0)

This model represnts an unique human-aquifer interactions model for the Li-extraction in Salar de Atacama, Chile. It describes the local actors’ experience of mining-induced changes in the socio-ecological system, especially on groundwater changes and social stressors. Social interactions are designed specifically according to a long-term local fieldwork by Babidge et al. (2019, 2020). The groundwater system builds on the FlowLogo model by Castilla-Rho et al. (2015), which was then parameterized and calibrated with local hydrogeological inputs in Salar de Atacama, Chile. The social system of the ABM is defined and customozied based on empirical studies to reflect three major stressors: drought stress, population stress, and mining stress. The model reports evolution of groundwater changes and associated social stress dynamics within the modeled time frame.

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Version Submitter First published Last modified Status
1.0.0 Wenjuan Liu Tue Dec 1 19:30:17 2020 Tue Dec 1 19:30:17 2020 Published

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