Resources — Editors


Prof. Dr. Damien Giurco
Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney, PO Box 123 Broadway, NSW 2007, Australia
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Interests: mining and metals; urban water; backcasting; industrial ecology; life cycle assessment
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Prof. Dr. Richard F. Kazmierczak, Jr.
Former Editor-in-Chief
Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, LSU AgCenter, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803-5604, USA
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Interests: (1) development, adoption, and management of technology to address environmental problems in coastal and marine systems; (2) use of market and non-market mechanisms for environmental and resource valuation and dispute resolution; (3) impacts of technology and risk on decision making and system sustainability; (4) the interaction of natural and human capital in the economic, environmental, and sociological sustainability of resource management
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Editorial Board

Dr. Donald Ah Pak
Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, No.111 Ren'ai Road, Suzhou Dushu Lake Higher Education Town, Suzhou Industrial Park, Jiangsu Province, China
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Interests: strategy; management and international business; strategic decision making and game theory; corporate strategy
Dr. Cara Beal
School of Engineering and Smart Water Research Centre (G51), Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, 4222 Southport, QLD, Australia
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Interests: water demand management; intelligent water networks and hydroinformatics; behavior change and social dimensions of water and energy consumption; resource efficiency; indigenous resource management
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Special Issue in Resources: Toward Integrated Water-Energy-Land-Food Management
Prof. Dr. Andelka Belic
University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Agriculture, Department for Water Management, Trg D. Obradovica 8, 21000 Novi Sad, Republic of Serbia
Interests: water resources management; water pollution control; water treatment by constructed wetlands; water quality; water use; self purification in stream waters; environmental impact assessment
Prof. Dr. John Briggs
School of Geographical and Earth Sciences, East Quadrangle, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, UK
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Interests: natural resource management; rural development and environmental challenges in Africa; indigenous environmental knowledges
Prof. Dr. Ian G. Bryden
School of Engineering, The University of Edinburgh, The Kings Buildings, Mayfield Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3JL, UK
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Interests: marine energy; hydrodynamics; energy sustainability
Assoc. Prof. Benedict J. Colombi
Faculty Director, Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs (GIDP) Associate Professor, American Indian Studies Program Associate Professor, School of Anthropology Associate Professor, School of Geography and Development Associate Professor, School of Natural Resources and Environment The University of Arizona, 218 Harvill Building, PO Box 210076, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
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Interests: indigenous resource management; globalization; sustainability
Prof. Dr. Jacque Emel
Graduate School of Geography, Clark University, 950 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01610, USA
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Interests: mining and development; water resource management; animal geographies, and feminist political ecology
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Special Issue in Resources: New Water Regimes
Dr. Gerhard Frank
The Human Experience Institute, Anton Langer Gasse 29/1, 1130 Vienna, Austria
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Interests: change-science; change-experiences; transition-learning; cultural transition process; learning choreographies towards a sustainable mindset
Dr. Alessandro Galli
Director Mediterranean-MENA Program, Global Footprint Network, International Environment House 2, 7-9 Chemin de Balexert, 1219 Geneva, Switzerland
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Interests: ecological footprint; human dependence on natural resources and ecosystem services; global environmental changes (including their socio-economic drivers); land use; resource management; sustainability
Prof. Dr. Bruce Glavovic
Resource and Environmental Planning Programme, Massey University, Private Bag 11 222, Palmerston North, 4442, New Zealand
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Interests: natural hazards planning; coastal management; sustainability governance; climate change adaptation
Dr. Horia Hangan
WindEEE Research Institute, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, N6A 5B8, Canada
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Interests: wind engineering; energy and environment; mittigation of natural disasters; tornado; downburst; experimental and numerical simulations
Prof. Dr. Kevin Hiscock
School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK
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Interests: groundwater resources assessment and management; climate change impacts on groundwater resources
Dr. Antonio A. R. Ioris
Cardiff University, Cardiff Wales, F10 3AT, UK
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Interests: agribusiness frontiers; agro-neoliberalism; environment and development; natural resources; water management; environmental justice; human geography; environmental governance; state
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Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainable Agribusiness and Agri-food Prospects
Assist. Prof. Dr. Simon M. Jowitt
Department of Geosciences, University of Nevada Las Vegas, 4505, S. Maryland Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV 89154-4010, USA
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Interests: Economic Geology; Igneous Petrology; Global Metal and Mineral Resources; Geochemistry; Large Igneous Provinces; Mineral Exploration; the environmental impact of mining; wealth from waste and the use of mine waste as a resource; mineral economics
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Special Issue in Resources: Criticality of the Rare Earth Elements: Current and Future Sources and Recycling
Dr. Harry Lehmann
Federal Environmental Agency of Germany, Wörlitzer Platz 1, D-06844 Dessau, Germany
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Interests: sustainability; resource productivity; sustainable energy supply (renewable energies); land use
Prof. Dr. Christa Liedtke
Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy, Research Group 4: Sustainable Production and Consumption, Doeppersberg 19, 42103 Wuppertal, Germany
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Interests: resource efficiency; sustainability assessment along the product chain; sustainability potentials of players and need areas; governance-structures for production and consumption; transition approaches and models of change - sustainability transition of production and consumption patterns, education for sustainable development and resource efficiency
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Special Issue in Resources: How Much Environment Do Humans Need?+20 - Reviewing Progress in Material Intensity Analysis for Transition towards Sustainable Resource Management
Dr. Margaret Dalzell Lowman
Director of Global Initiatives, Lindsay Chair of Botany; Senior Scientist in Plant Conservation, California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco CA 94118, USA
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Interests: conservation biology; forest canopies; plant-insect interactions; women in science; tropical biology
Prof. Dr. Bernd Markert
Environmental Institute of Scientific Networks (EISN-Institute), Haren/Erika, Germany
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Interests: Trace Metals, Bioindication, Biomonitoring, The Biological System of Elements (BSE), Phytoremediation
Dr. Ben McLellan
Graduate School of Energy Science, Kyoto University, Yoshida-honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan
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Interests: minerals; energy; sustainability assessment; deep ocean mining
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Special Issue in Minerals: Critical Minerals: Methodologies and Case Studies
Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainability in the Mining, Minerals and Energy Industries
Prof. Dr. Norman Miller
Department of Geography, University of Berkeley, 507 McCone Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
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Interests: hydroclimate and related processes; impacts, and adaptation
Prof. Dr. Christian Möllmann
Hamburg University, Institute for Hydrobiology and Fisheries Science, Olbersweg 24, 22767 Hamburg, Germany
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Interests: resource use and climate effects on marine ecosystems; ecosystem-based (fisheries) management; marine foodwebs
Dr. Ali Nazemi
Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science, Concordia University, 1515 St. Catherine W., Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Interests: Hydrology and water resource, climate variability and change, Water security, coupled human-water systems, Mathematical modeling
Prof. Dr. Peter Nelson
Pro Vice Chancellor (Research Performance and Innovation) Professor of Environmental Studies Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) | Chancellery Building (E11A) Macquarie University, NSW 2109, Australia
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Interests: atmospheric chemistry and air quality; energy and the environment
Dr. Witold-Roger Poganietz
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS), Hermann-von-Helmholtz Platz 1, 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany
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Interests: techno-economic assessment of renewable energy carriers; biomass resources; land use changes; carbon management; material flow analysis; life cycle assessment; energy systems analysis
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Special Issue in Resources: Alternative Energy Sources in Developing and Developed Regions
Dr. Claire Helen Quinn
Sustainability Research Institute, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
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Interests: vulnerability and adaptation in agricultural systems; multi-resource systems/ecosystem services; common pool resources, institutions and natural resource management
Dr. Brad Ridoutt
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Clayton, Victoria 3169, Australia
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Interests: environmental impact assessment; Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA); sustainability; climate change; water analysis; hydrology
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Special Issue in Water: Sustainable Water Consumption
Prof. Dr. Filippo Sgroi
Department of Agricultural and Forest Sciences, University of Palermo, Piazza Marina, 61, 90133 Palermo, Italy
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Interests: agricultural economics; agricultural policy; food policy; management and accounting; management of the farms; energy policy; microeconomics; macroeconomics; macro-development; income inequality; political economy; public policies; natural resource economics; economics of fisheries; fisheries policy; innovation; economic growth and development; rural livelihoods; rural development policies
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Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainability and Competitiveness of Farms
Special Issue in Energies: Agriculture and Energy
Prof. Dr. Joanne Sharp
School of Geographical and Earth Sciences, East Quad, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
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Interests: indigenous environmental knowledges; gender and environment
Prof. Dr. Ponisseril Somasundaran
NSF I/UCR Center for Particulate and Surfactant Systems, Earth & Environmental Engineering, Columbia University, 500 W 120th Street, New York, NY 10027, USA
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Interests: surface and colloid chemistry; surfactants; polymers and proteins; green reagents; corrosion, slurry/paste processing (microelectronics-CMP) dispersions; biosolar energy; environmental engineering; dispersion/flocculation/deposition; molecular interactions at surfaces using advanced spectroscopy; biosurfaces and biosensors, and nanotechnology incl nanotoxicity
Prof. Dr. Lindsay C. Stringer
Sustainability Research Institute, Environment Building, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
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Interests: environmental and land use change (including social, political and economic dimensions); land degradation and desertification; participatory processes; livelihood dynamics; environmental governance
Assoc. Prof. Yen Peng Ting
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore
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Interests: microbes/heavy metals interactions; microbially-influenced corrosion; biosorption, bioleaching and bioremediation
Prof. Dr. Arnold Tukker
1.Industrial Ecology, Institute of Environmental Sciences (CML), Leiden University, P.O. Box 9518, 2300 RA/Einsteinweg 2, 2333 CC, Leiden, The Netherlands
2. TNO Strategy & Policy, P.O. Box 49, 2600 AA/Van Mourik Broekmanweg 6, 2628 XE, Delft, The Netherlands
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Interests: Economic, Business and Management Aspects of Sustainability; Industrial Ecology
Prof. Dr. Simon J. Watson
TU Delft, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering – Wind Energy Kluyverweg 12629 HS Delft, The Netherlands
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Interests: wind power; wind resource assessment; wind turbine wake modeling; climate change impacts on wind energy; integration of renewable energy into networks; wind turbine condition monitoring
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Special Issue in Energies: Wind Energy 2011
Special Issue in Resources: Spatial and Temporal Variation of the Wind Resource
Special Issue in Journal of Marine Science and Engineering: Offshore Wind Energy
Prof. Dr. Peter R. Waylen
Department of Geography, University of Florida, 3141 Turlington Hall, P.O. Box 117315, Gainesville, FL 32611-7315, USA
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Interests: interannual variability; precipitation; streamflow; temperatures; extremes
Dr. Natalia Yakovleva
Newcastle University London, London E1 7EZ, UK
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Interests: corporate social responsibility, sustainability in business, sustainability reporting, community relations, social resistance, responsible management education, indigenous peoples' rights, women in mining, artisanal and small-scale mining
Dr. Hong Yang
Department of Systems Analysis, Integrated Assessment and Modeling, Swiss Federal Institute for Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag), Ueberlandstrasse 133, 8600 Duebendorf, Switzerland
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Interests: water and food relations; water and environmental policy; virtual water; sustainability of small farming systems; water resources management
Assoc. Prof. Xianlai Zeng
School of Environment, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
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Interests: urban mining; resource evaluation; E-waste management; circular economy
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Special Issue in Resources: Urban Mining for Resource Supply
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