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Section Board for 'Social Ecology and Sustainability'

Please see the section webpage for more information on this section.

Prof. Dr. Helmut Haberl
Section Editor-in-Chief
Institute of Social Ecology, Alps Adria University, Faculty for Interdisciplinary Studies, Vienna, Austria
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Interests: Integrated land-change science, Socioeconomic metabolism, Human appropriation of net primary production, Long-term socio-ecological research, Climate-change mitigation in agriculture, forestry and other land use, Biomass and bioenergy
Prof. Dr. Carl Folke
1. The Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics, The Royal Swedish Academy of Science, Box 50005, SE-104 05 Stockholm, Sweden
2. Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University, Sweden
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Interests: resilience; social-ecological; ecosystems; adaptive governance; traditional ecological knowledge
Prof. Dr. Christoph Görg
Institute of Social Ecology, Alps Adria University, Faculty for Interdisciplinary Studies, Vienna, Austria
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Interests: social science and social ecology, with a focus on theory of human-environment interaction
Dr. Willi Haas
Institute of Social Ecology Vienna (SEC), Alpen-Adria Universitaet Klagenfurt, Wien, Graz, Schottenfeldgasse 29/5, Vienna, 1070, Austria
Tel. 004315224000422
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Interests: transdisciplinary research; stakeholder involvement; circular economy
Dr. Michael J. Heckenberger
Department of Anthropology, P.O. Box 117305, 1112 Turlington, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-7305, USA
Fax: +1 352 392 6929
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Interests: Indigenous cultures of the humid tropics, especially Amazonia and Caribbean; pre-industrial complex societies; modern urban built environment, cultural memory and society; anthropology of the body; historical and political ecology; interdisciplinary approaches; ethics of sustainability
Dr. Thomas Jahn
Institute for Social-Ecological Research (ISOE), Hamburger Allee 45, 60486 Frankfurt/Main, Germany
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Interests: social ecology, societal relations to nature, transdisciplinary methods and concepts, quality criteria for transdisciplinary research, sustainability research/sciences, and social-ecological science research
Prof. Dr. Fridolin Krausmann
Institute of Social Ecology Vienna (SEC), Alpen-Adria Universitaet Klagenfurt, Wien, Graz, Schottenfeldgasse 29/5, Vienna, 1070, Austria
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Interests: biomass metabolism; land use; long-term socio-ecological research
Prof. Dr. Daniel J. Lang
Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Transdisciplinary Sustainability Research, Scharnhorststr. 1, C11.210f, 21335 Lüneburg, Germany
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Interests: transdisciplinarity; sustainability sciences; future studies (scenario analysis); human-environment systems; system theory; systemic assessment; material flow analysis; integrated risk assessment; waste and resource management; urban and regional development
Prof. Dr. Bedřich Moldan
Charles University Environment Center, José Martího 2, 16200 Praha 6, Czech Republic
Fax: +420 220 199 462
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Interests: sustainable development, SD indicators, environmental policy, analytical chemistry, biogeochemistry, environmental science
Dr. Daniel Müller
Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO), Halle (Saale), Germany
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Interests: Understanding the causes of land-system change; Policy options to attain sustainable land-use pathways; Current and future agricultural production potentials
Dr. Anke Schaffartzik
Institute of Social Ecology, Schottenfeldgasse 29, A-1070 Vienna, Austria
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Interests: material flow analysis; trade; biomass
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Social Ecology. State of the Art and Future Prospects
Prof. Dr. Simron Singh
School of Environment, Enterprise and Development, University of Waterloo Environment 3 Building, 200 University Avenue West Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada
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Interests: social metabolism; ecological economics; industrial ecology; material and energy flows; time use; local studies; islands
Prof. Dr. Julia Steinberger
Sustainability Research Institute, School of Earth & Environment, University of Leeds
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Interests: resource use & societal well-being; ecological economics
Prof. Stephen M. Wheeler
Landscape Architecture Program, Department of Environmental Design, University of California at Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Tel. (530) 792-7339
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Interests: sustainable development; city and regional planning; climate change planning; urban design; urban morphology; social ecology; social change
Prof. Dr. Manfred Max Bergman
Chair of Social Research and Methodology, Department of Social Sciences, University of Basel, Petersgraben 11, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
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Interests: empirical research on society and economy, leadership, industry initiatives, sustainable consumption, mobility, and corporate responsibility
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: 5th World Sustainability Forum - Selected Papers
Special Issue: 6th World Sustainability Forum - Selected Papers
Special Issue: World Sustainability Forum 2017—Selected Papers
Special Issue: Selected Papers from 6th World Sustainability Forum
Prof. Dr. Jonas Nielsen
IRI THESys, Humboldt University, Berlin 10099, Germany
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Interests: social geography; teleconnections; place-based research
Dr. Miguel Brandão
KTH - Royal Institute of Technology, SE-100 44, Stockholm, Sweden
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Interests: Life Cycle Assessment; bioeconomy systems; land-use competition; industrial ecology; ecological economics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Land-Use Competition
Dr. Franco Salerno
Water Research Institute, National Research Counsil (CNR-IRSA), Brugherio (MB), Italy
Interests: Environment; Sustainable Development; Climate Change; Environmental Impact Assessment; Climatology; Geochemistry; Biogeochemistry; Hydrology; Water Quality; Lakes; Precipitation Cartography; Remote Sensing
In Particular: Impact of climate change on quantity and quality of water bodies; Hydro-meteorological analysis and modelling; Mountain areas; Socio-ecological modelling; capacity building, participatory processes; Adapting strategies for water resources in “smart cities”; Ecosystem services: remediation strategies for water resources, hydrology and transport of nutrients, ecological quality of lakes and rivers in urban areas
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources
Dr. Daniel Stokols
Planning, Policy, and Design, Psychology and Social Behavior, School of Social Ecology and Program in Public Health, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
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Interests: social ecology, environmental and ecological psychology, science of team science, environmental design research, transdisciplinary public health

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