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Section Board for 'Sustainable Use of the Environment and Resources' (84)

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

Prof. Vincenzo Torretta
Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Theoretical and Applied Sciences, Insubria University of Varese, via G.B. Vico 46, 21100 Varese, Italy
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Interests: waste management; air quality management; human health risk assessment; water management; wastewater treatment; environmental engineering
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainability of Resources
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Innovative Approaches for Drinking- and Waste-Water Treatment
Special Issue in Sustainability: Waste Management and Application of the Principles of the Circular Economy
Dr. Johannes Barth
Applied Geology, GeoZentrum Nordbayern, Schlossgarten 5, D-91054 Erlangen, Germany
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Interests: large-scale water balances; ground-surface water interaction; carbon cycle in water systems; stable isotope techniques; biogeochemistry of rivers
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainability of Groundwater
Prof. Dr. Bart A.G. Bossink
VU University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Department of Information, Logistics and Innovation, De Boelelaan 1105, Room 5A-22, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Interests: environmentally sustainable innovation; sustainable construction; environmental design; environmental policy
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Environmental Sustainability and the Built Environment
Special Issue in Sustainability: Innovation and Environmental Sustainability
Dr. Elena Cristina Rada
Insubria University of Varese, Department of Theoretical and Applied Sciences – DiSTA, Via G.B. Vico, 46, 21100, Varese, Italy
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Interests: waste management; air quality; renewable energy; environmental sustainability; circular economy
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Circular Economy and Sustainable Strategies
Prof. Dr. Arjen Y. Hoekstra
Twente Water Centre, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Tel. +31534893880; Fax: +31-53-489-5377
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Interests: water resources management; water footprint assessment; sustainable development; water-food-energy nexus
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Water Footprints and Sustainable Water Allocation
Special Issue in Water: Water Footprint Assessment
Special Issue in Water: Progress in Water Footprint Assessment
Special Issue in Water: 10th Anniversary of Water
Dr. Arnulf Jäger-Waldau
European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Renewables and Energy Efficiency Unit, Via E. Fermi 2749, TP 450, I-21027 Ispra (VA), Italy
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Interests: renewable energies; energy policy; material science
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Renewable Electricity
Dr. Efstratios Kelepertzis
Faculty of Geology and Geoenvironment, Department of Economic Geology and Geochemistry, University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis, Zographou, 157 84, Athens, Greece
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Interests: agricultural soil chemistry; groundwater and surface water contamination; urban environmental geochemistry; water quality; environmental geology
Dr. Christopher J. Koroneos
Unit of Environmental Science and Technology, School of Chemical Engineering 9, Iroon Polytechneiou St., Zographou Campus, 157 73, Athens
Fax: +30 210 7723285
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Interests: Life Cycle Assessment: products and processes analysis; eco-design of products and processes; LCA of energy systems; assessment of natural resources use; Process Engineering: process design of environmental systems; simulation of environmental and chemical systems; environmental process synthesis; reaction synthesis; optimisation of single and multiple objectives; modelling and control of polymerisation reactors; dynamic simulation of systems; desalination; Environmental Engineering: management of solid and liquid wastes and air pollution; pollution prevention and control; Energy Engineering: exergy analysis; energy conservation in the industry; renewable energy systems; geothermal; biomass; solar, and wind; biofuels; energy co-generation; coal combustion; gasification and liquefaction; biomass gasification
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Renewable Energy and Sustainability
Prof. Dr. Stephen Morse
Chair in Systems Analysis for Sustainability Centre for Environmental Strategy, University of Surrey, Guildford Surrey GU2 7XH, UK
Fax: + 44 (0)1483 686671
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Interests: environment; sustainable development; environmental assessment; environmental impact; environmental indicators and indices; decoupling; economic growth; livelihood; ecosystem goods and services
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Environment in Sustainable Development
Prof. Dr. Marco Ragazzi
Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering, University of Trento, via Mesiano 77, Trento I-38123, Italy
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Interests: Management, treatment and recovery of municipal waste, sewage sludge and biomass waste collection, aerobic and anaerobic treatment, heat treatment; Management and Waste Water Treatment; Remediation of contaminated sites; Air pollution and health risk: indoor and outdoor; Eutrophication of lakes
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Topical Collection in Sustainability: Eutrophication and Sustainable Management of Water
Dr. Ioannis N. Vogiatzakis
School of Pure and Applied Sciences, Open University of Cyprus (OUC), P.O. Box 12794, 2252 Latsia, Nicosia, Cyprus
Fax: +357 22411601
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Interests: ecology and biogeography of Mediterranean islands and mountains; the links between geomorphology and vegetation distribution patterns; predictive vegetation and habitat mapping; landscape based approach to nature conservation delivery; effectiveness of protected areas for biodiversity conservation; effects of landscape structure and habitat quality on biodiversity; spatial scale effects on ecosystem services and sustainability assessment
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Environment in Sustainable Development
Special Issue in Land: Landscapes in the Eastern Mediterranean between the Future and the Past
Prof. Dr. Katie Williams
Centre for Sustainable Planning and Environments, Department of Planning and Architecture, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
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Interests: Sustainable urbanism; urban futures; urban form; urban design; compact cities; brownfield development; urban densities; urban sprawl; suburban development; climate change adaptation; sustainable behaviours
Dr. Fabio Boschetti
1. School of Earth and Geographical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA 6009, Australia
2. Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Organisation, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA 6009, Australia
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Interests: ecological modelling; management of natural resources; decision making
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Modelling Approaches to Support Decision Making
Prof. Dr. Lucian-Ionel Cioca
Industrial Engineering and Management Department, Faculty of Engineering, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, 10 Victoriei Blv., 550024, Sibiu, Romania
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Interests: management; human resources management; occupational health and safety management; production systems engineering; ergonomics; circular economy
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Topical Collection in Sustainability: Risk Assessment and Management
Special Issue in Safety: Design and Development of Safety Production Management
Special Issue in Sustainability: Circular Economy and Sustainable Strategies
Prof. Dr. Luis Diaz-Balteiro
Department of Forest and Environmental Engineering and Management, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid 28040, Spain
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Interests: forest management; forest sustainability; multi-criteria decision-making techniques; industrial forest plantations; non-timber forest products; forest economics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Forests: Integrating Ecosystem Services into Valuation and Forest Management Decisions
Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainability as a Multi-criteria Concept: New Developments and Applications
Dr. Gokhan Egilmez
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering; Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovation; University of New Haven, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
Tel. 203-479-4196
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Interests: input output extended life cycle assessment; sustainability assessment of agriculture and food production systems; carbon, water, energy, and land footprint analysis; industrial ecology; circular economy
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Agronomy: Sustainable Agriculture and Water Footprint
Prof. Dr. Francesco Fatone
Department SIMAU, Faculty of Engineering, Polytechnic University of Marche, Via Brecce Bianche 12, Ancona, Italy
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Interests: wastewater treatment; resource recovery from water cycle; emerging contaminants; water reuse; anaerobic digestion; membrane technologies
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Challenges for a Sustainable Water Use and Re-Use
Dr. Helvi Heinonen-Tanski
Department of Environmental and Biological Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
Tel. +358405718562
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Interests: environmental microbiology; ecological sanitation; water and wastewater treatment
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Water: Wastewater Treatment: Review, Key Challenges, and New Perspectives
Prof. Dr. Lindsay Hutley
Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Interests: tropical savannas; plant ecology and botany in Northern Australia; carbon and water balance of tropical savannas; impact of fire on savanna productivity and climate; impact of invasive grasses on savanna function; blue carbon and mangrove carbon
Prof. Jian Kang
UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering, The Bartlett, University College London, London WC1H 0NN, UK
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Interests: environmental acoustics; building acoustics; soundscape; noise control
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Noise and Vibration Control in the Built Environment
Special Issue in Environments: Sound Environments
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Promoting Healthy and Supportive Acoustic Environments: Going beyond the Quietness
Special Issue in Acoustics: Historical Acoustics: Relationships between People and Sound over Time
Special Issue in Acoustics: Indoor Soundscaping: Integrating Sound, Experience and Architecture
Special Issue in Acoustics: Indoor Soundscape: Integrating Sound, Experience and Architecture
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Huchzermeyer
Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hannover, Germany
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Interests: plant biochemistry and physiology; plant biology; abiotic stress tolerance; agricultural biotechnology; plant environmental stress physiology
Prof. Dr. Andrew Millington
College of Science and Engineering, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
Tel. 0770 835 6757; Fax: +61 8 8201 3300
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Interests: land use dynamics and potential impacts around increased foreign ownership of farmland in Australia; the coca/cocaine trade as a driver of land use dynamics in humid tropical forests; analysis of landscape fragmentation patterns in tropical and sub-tropical landscapes
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Land: Land Systems Science Symposium at AAG 2013
Special Issue in Land: Urban Land Systems: An Ecosystems Perspective
Dr. Christian Giardina
USDA-FS, Pacific Southwest Research Station, 60 Nowelo St., Hilo, HI 96720, USA
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Interests: understanding how drought impacts fire regimes, forest hydrology and watershed health; the restoration of composition, structure, function and dynamics of forest ecosystems, especially in landscapes degraded by the interactions of fire, drought and invasive species; and community based solutions to managing threats to forests and restoring landscapes
Prof. Dr. Dino Musmarra
Department of Engineering, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, Real Casa dell’Annunziata, Via Roma 29, 81031 Aversa (CE), Italy
Tel. +39 0815010400; Fax: +39 0815010200
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Interests: innovative applications for biomass valorisation; value-added compound production; green molecule production; advanced treatment technologies; biorefinery; green extraction processes
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Molecules: Green Compounds from Bio-Sources: Characterizations, Innovative Productions and Advanced Technological Applications
Dr. Mikołaj Owsianiak
Division for Quantitative Sustainability Assessment, Department of Management Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
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Interests: terrestrial ecotoxicity of metals; fate and behaviour of soil contaminants; biomass-based products and bioenergy; life cycle assessment
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Heavy Metals in Agricultural Soils: Sources, Releases and Environmental Impacts
Prof. Dr. Maria Rosário Partidário
1. Instituto Superior Técnico–Universidade de Lisboa, CEG-IST, Departamento de Engenharia Civil, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal2. Department of Planning, University of Aalborg, Fredrik Bajers Vej 5, 9100 Aalborg, Denmark
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Interests: strategic thinking for sustainability; strategic thinking approaches in SEA; transitions to sustainability; harmonizing sustainability assessment and strategic environmental assessment; governance in SEA; social innovation; community-based development approaches; participatory research; biodiversity, ecosystem services and climate change, integrating environmental and sustainability issues in development processes
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Fostering Sustainability through Strategic Environmental Assessment
Dr. Sander Scheffers
Southern Cross University, National Marine Science Centre, Lismore, Australia
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Interests: coral reef ecology; reef geomorphology; nutrient dynamics; climate change; coral and giant clam aquaculture; coral reef microbiology; coral reef restoration; coral adaptation
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Diversity: Climate Change and Human Activities on Coral Reefs
Dr. Ken Byrne
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Limerick, Limerick V94 T9PX, Ireland
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Interests: the impact of land use; land use change on soil carbon stocks and greenhouse gas emissions; carbon storage in harvested wood products; forest ecosystem services; nutrient stores in forest biomass
Prof. Mario Giampietro
ICREA Researcher at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
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Interests: Water–energy–food nexus in relation to sustainable development goals; multi-criteria analysis of sustainability; multi-scale integrated analysis of social-ecological systems; energy policy; alternative energy technologies; bioeconomics; urban metabolism
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: A Critical Appraisal of the Concepts of Sustainable Growth, Decoupling and Decarbonization
Dr. Georgina Santos
School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
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Interests: transport economics; environmental economics; sustainable cities
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainable Cities: Challenges and Potential Solutions
Prof. Cory Searcy
Ryerson University, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Toronto, Canada
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Interests: Corporate sustainability, Corporate social responsibility, Environmental management systems Integrated management systems, Sustainable supply chain management, Corporate performance measurement
Prof. Dr. Frank Biermann
Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Interests: pathways to sustainability; institutions for open societies
Prof. Dr. Nam C. Woo
Department of Earth System Sciences, Yonsei University, 50 Yonsei-ro, Sudaemoon-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea
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Interests: environment; water quality; water resources management; hydrology; groundwater; hydrogeology
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainability of Water Resources in the Developing Cities
Prof. Dr. Christoph Zielhofer
Institute of Geography, Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany
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Interests: geoarchaeology; geomorphology; quaternary research; fluvial systems
Prof. Dr. Robert Burton
Ruralis - Institute for Rural and Regional Research, Universitetssenteret, Dragvoll N-7491 Trondheim, Norway
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Interests: farmer's behaviour; farming culture; agri-environmental policy
Dr. Mendel Giezen
University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tel. 31616798421
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Interests: Circular urban responsibilities, shifting urban food systems in global perspective, spatial and ecological remote sensing for environmental urban planning, Low Carbon Urban
Prof. Alice Newton
Centro de Investigacao Marinha e Ambiental, Department of Earth, Faro, Portugal
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Interests: marine and environmental sciences, environmental impacts and economics, climate and the environment
Dr. Philip K. Roche
National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (IRSTEA)
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Interests: biodiversity; ecosystem services; landscape ecology; ecosystem condition and ecosystem integrity
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Biodiversity and Ecosystem Service: Challenges for the Future
Prof. Dr. Christophe Waterlot
Yncréa Hauts-de-France, Laboratoire Génie Civil et géoEnvironnement (LGCgE), Lille Cedex, France
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Interests: contaminated soils; pollutants; environmental availability; plant biomass; analytical chemistry; biosourced catalyst; green chemistry
Dr. Brantley Liddle
Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119620, Singapore
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Interests: energy economics and policy; energy and climate change; economic growth and energy/environment; transport and energy/environment; population and energy/environment
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainable Transport: Transport, Environment, and Development
Special Issue in Sustainability: Population Dynamics in the Changing Climate Systems
Prof. Dr. Luca Di Palma
Department of Chemical Engineering Materials Environment, Sapienza – University of Rome, Via Eudossiana 18, 00184 Rome, Italy
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Interests: wastewater treatment; soil remediation; nano materials for environmental remediation
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Nanomaterials: Nanotechnology for Clean Energy and Environmental Applications
Prof. Dr. Wann-Ming Wey
Department of Real Estate and Built Environment, National Taipei University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
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Interests: urban built environment planning and design; sustainable transportation; smart city and big data; growth management with urban development
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainable Built Environment and Urban Growth Management
Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainable Urban Development and Growth Management
Prof. Dr. Olivier Pourret
AGHYLE, UniLaSalle, 60026 Beauvais cedex, France
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Interests: Biogeochemistry: Low-temperature geochemistry from water, to soil and plants
Prof. Dr. Jose Navarro Pedreño
Agroquimica y Medio Ambiente, Univ. Miguel Hernandez de Elche, Alicante, Spain
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Interests: environmental sciences, land management, organic carbon, pollution, remote sensing and GIS, soil organic matter, soil, wastes management, water
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Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainable Management of Heavy Metals
Prof. Dr. Tobias Plieninger
Faculty of Organic Agricultural Sciences, University of Kassel, Witzenhausen, Germany; Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany
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Interests: sustainability sciences, social-ecological systems, cultural ecosystem services, landscape change, multifunctional land use
Prof. Dr. George P. Kraemer
Department of Environmental Studies, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY 10577, USA
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Interests: non-native species impacts; marine ecology; aquaculture
Prof. Dr. Andrea Nicolini
Engineering Department, CIRIAF, University of Perugia, Via G. Duranti 67, Perugia, Italy
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Interests: sustainable development; energy saving; renewables; energy storage; environmental impact; energy efficiency in buildings
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: 17th CIRIAF National Congress—Energy–Environmental Sustainability and Seismic Retrofit of Built Heritage
Prof. Dr. Peter L. M. Goethals
Aquatic Ecology Research Unit, Ghent University, 9000 Gent, Belgium
Tel. 09 264 37 68
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Interests: aquatic ecology; monitoring; assessment; ecological modelling; water quality management; ecotechnology; decision support tools; sustainability
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Water: Advances in Ecological Water System Modeling: Integration and Leanification as a Basis for Application in Environmental Management
Special Issue in Water: Sustainable Development of Lakes and Reservoirs
Assist. Prof. José Virgilio Cruz
IVAR - Research Institute for Volcanology and Risk Assessment and Department of Geosciences – Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Azores, Portugal
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Interests: hydrogeology; groundwater; geochemistry; water management
Dr. Marine Elbakidze
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Faculty of Forest Sciences, School for Forest Management, PO Box 43, 73921 Skinnskatteberg, Sweden
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Interests: environment; biodiversity; sustainability; sustainable development; natural resource management; systematics; forest management; geography; forestry; environmental governance; restoration ecology; ecosystem services; social-ecological systems
Prof. Dr. Seppo Kellomäki
School of Forest Sciences, Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland, P.O. Box 111, FI-80101 Joensuu, Finland
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Interests: forest ecology, forestry, forest management, silviculture, boreal forest, climate change, adaptive management to climate change, climate change impacts to dynamics of boreal forest ecosystem
Prof. Dr. Dudley Shallcross
Biogeochemistry Research Centre, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
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Interests: air pollution; atmospheric dispersion; chemical mechanism development; climate change; atmospheric trace gases; biosphere-atmosphere interactions; biogeochemical cycles. Public engagement of science; transition in science education; situated cognition; maths in context
Prof. Dr. Martin De Jong
1. Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management Delft University of Technology PO Box 5015, 2600 GA Delft, The Netherlands
2. School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Fudan University, China
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Interests: urban planning; transport planning; eco cities; smart cities; public policy; governance; policy implementation; policy transfer; China
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Energies: The Governance of Sustainable Cities and Innovative Transport
Special Issue in Sustainability: Smart, the New Sustainable? The Smart City and Its Implications for Sustainable Urbanism
Prof. Dr. José Alberto Herrera-Melián
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Campus Universitario de Tafira, Edif CCBB, 35017, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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Interests: contamination; wastewater treatment; advanced oxidation technologies; ponds; constructed wetlands; environmental management
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Water: Recent Advances in Water Management: Saving, Treatment and Reuse
Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainable Wastewater Treatment Systems
Special Issue in Water: Water Disinfection: Safe Water for All
Prof. Anton Imeson
Foundation 3D Environmental Change, The Netherlands
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Interests: water; infiltration; runoff; erosion; soils; ecology; land degradation; forest fires; soil conservation and protection; land use change; climate change; laboratory and field measurements; policy; law and human impact governance; land use change
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Special Issue in Sustainability: Soil Erosion and the Sustainable Management of the Landscape
Prof. Dr. Franco Ajmone Marsan
Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie, Forestali e Alimentari (DISAFA), Università Degli Studi di Torino, Largo Paolo Braccini 2, 10095 Grugliasco, TO, Italy
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Interests: soil science, soil contamination, urban soils, heavy metals, soil redox
Prof. Dr. Fernando A.L. Pacheco
DG-CQVR-UTAD – Department of Geology, Chemistry Research Centre, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Quinta de Prados, 5001–801 Vila Real, Portugal
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Interests: groundwater management; groundwater contamination risk; water–rock interactions; groundwater flow modeling; groundwater–surface water interactions; rainwater harvesting; land degradation and surface water quality; spatial decision support systems in water public supply planning
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainable Use of Soils and Water: the Role of Environmental Land Use Conflicts
Special Issue in Water: Impacts of Anthropogenic Activities on Watersheds in a Changing Climate
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Allocation of Rainwater Harvesting Sites in Catchments
Special Issue in Water: Integrated Management of River Basins: Interaction between Aquatic Ecosystems and Forestry Environment
Special Issue in Water: Nitrates Pollution in Water: Sources, Pathways and Receptors
Prof. Dr. Giancarlo Renella
University of Florence, Department of Agrifood Production and Environmental Sciences, P.le delle Cascine 18, I-50144 Florence, Italy
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Interests: soil ecological functionality and soil/plant interactions, and on problems related to the impact of environmental pollution on soils and sediments and sustainable management of polluted environment; bioremediation approaches for a sustainable management of polluted soils and sediments; induction of fertility in remediated soils and sediments; analysis of functional activity of remediated soils and sediment by genomic, proteomic and volatilomic techniques, and biosensors
Prof. Dr. Silvia Secchi
Department of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences, University of Iowa, IA 52242, USA
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Interests: environmental impacts of agriculture; water sustainability; floodplain policy; conservation policy; adaptation and mitigation to climate change; land use science; integrated modeling
Assist. Prof. Dr. Ioannis Katsoyiannis
Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of chemical and environmental Technology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Tel. +30-2310-97977
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Interests: water treatment processes for removal of inorganic and organic contaminants: role of sorption and oxidation in contaminant removal; design and application of novel sorbents; oxidation processes in drinking water treatment; wastewater treatment and reuse; solid waste management
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Recent Advances for Water and Wastewater Treatment and Reuse with Emphasis in Applications in Vulnerable Communities
Special Issue in Water: Recent Advances in Water and Wastewater Treatment with Emphasis in Membrane Treatment Operations
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Innovative Approaches for Drinking- and Waste-Water Treatment
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sara Egemose
Department of Biology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
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Interests: treatment of runoff to recipients from point sources and diffuse runoff; environmental effect of urban runoff; development of environmental efficient methods to treat water and avoid negative effects on the recipients
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Climate Adaptation from an Environmental Perspective
Prof. Dr. António Dinis Ferreira
CERNAS (Research Center on Natural Resources, Environment and Society, Coimbra Agriculture Polytechnic School, Coimbra Polytechnic Institute, Coimbra, Portugal
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Interests: hydrology and soils; forest fires; desertification; environmental management; ecoefficiency; global change; urban agriculture; circular economy; environmental services
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Coping with Climate Change at Regional Level
Prof. Dr. Konstantinos Ar. Kormas
Department of Ichthyology & Aquatic Environment Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Thessaly, Greece
Tel. +30-242-109-3082
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Interests: ecology of aquatic prokaryotes and unicellular eukaryotes; animal–microbe associations in the aquatic environment
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Microorganisms: Gut Microorganisms of Aquatic Animals
Special Issue in Water: Selected Papers from HydroMediT 2018
Special Issue in Water: Advancing Knowledge on Cyanobacterial Blooms in Freshwaters
Prof. Dr. Laura Airoldi
Dipartimento di Scienze Biologiche, Geologiche ed Ambientali and Centro Interdipartimentale di Ricerca per le Scienze Ambientali (CIRSA), University of Bologna, UO CoNISMa, Via San Alberto 163, Ravenna 48123, Italy
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Interests: marine urbanization, global climate change, marine biodiversity conservation and restoration, nature-based solutions, resilience of coastal and marine systems
Prof. Dr. David John Gibson
Department of Plant Biology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL 62901, USA
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Interests: plant ecology, climate change, agroecology, restoration ecology
Prof. Dr. Jesús M. Mercado
Centro Oceanográfico de Málaga, Instituto Español de Oceanografía, Puerto Pesquero s/n, 29640 Fuengirola, Málaga, Spain
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Interests: coastal eutrophication, nutrient pollution, phytoplankton, ocean acidification, pelagic ecosystems, oceanography
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Water: Eutrophication Management: Monitoring and Control
Prof. Dr. Pablo Peri
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA), Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia Austral (UNPA), Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), Río Gallegos, Argentina
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Interests: ecosystem services; carbon fixation; grassland monitoring; climate change; ecology and Silviculture of native forest; silvopastoral systems
Prof. Dr. James J. Opaluch
Department of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, USA
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Interests: environmental economics, sustainable energy; natural resource damage assessment
Prof. Dr. Konstantinos Polymeros
Department of Ichthyology and Aquatic Environment, School of Agricultural Sciences, University of Thessaly, Nea Ionia, Greece
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Interests: gricultural and fisheries economics and policy; agricultural, fisheries and food marketing; common agricultural and fisheries policy of the E.U. international trade of agricultural and fisheries products; consumer behavior in agricultural and fisheries products; rural development
Prof. Dr. Roland Jansson
Department of Ecology and Environmental Science, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden
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Interests: biodiversity; evolutionary macroecology; biogeography; climate change; river ecology
Prof. Atul K. Jain
Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois, 1301 West Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
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Interests: Land Use Land Cover Change; Remote Sensing; Land surface processes; Biogeochemistry and Biophysical processes
Prof. Dr. John (Jack) C. Schmidt
Department of Watershed Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA
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Interests: geomorphology; water resources
Prof. Dr. Changha Lee
School of Urban and Environmental Engineering, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), Ulsan 44919, Republic of Korea
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Interests: water treatment; water chemistry; advanced oxidation/reduction
Prof. Dr. Jiming Jin
Department of Watershed Science, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322, USA
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Interests: regional weather and climate modeling and analysis; hydrological modeling; and the interactions between the land surface and the atmosphere
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Vezzoli
Laboratory for Provenance Studies, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Università Milano-Bicocca, Milano, Italy
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Interests: fluvial ​sedimentology; ​sediment ​provenance; ​ impact of human activities on the ​river​ ​sediments
Prof. Dr. Arun Agrawal
School of Environment and Sustainability, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
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Interests: political economy; natural resources; governance; renewable energy; development; sustainability
Prof. Dr. Peter Fiener
Water and Soil Resource Research Group, Institut für Geographie, Universität Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany
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Interests: soil and water resources; biochemical cycles; soil redistribution; soil conservation
Mr. Mark J. La Guardia
Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William & Mary, P.O. Box 1346, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, USA
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Interests: Preserving natural resources through the identification of natural and anthropogenic contaminants; understanding their mobility, toxicity and persistence within the environment
Dr. Alexander Sun
Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
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Interests: water resources management, sustainability, optimization, decision support
Prof. Dr. Bellie Sivakumar
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Tel. +61-2-93855072; Fax: +61 2 9385 6139
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Interests: hydrology; water resources engineering; climate change impacts; complexity; nonlinear dynamics; chaos; fractals; complex networks
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Special Issue in Entropy: Entropy Applications in Environmental and Water Engineering
Special Issue in Sustainability: Large-scale Water Projects, Socio-economic Development, and Environmental Sustainability
Special Issue in Entropy: Entropy Applications in Environmental and Water Engineering II
Special Issue in Hydrology: Future of Hydrology
Prof. Dr. Meire Patrick
Ecosystem Management Research Group, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
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Interests: Estuarine ecology and management; ecosystem services; integrated water management; ecohydrology and wetlands; wetland biogeochemistry; Si-cycle; Arctic Ecology
Prof. Dr. Max Rietkerk
Environmental Sciences, Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Interests: spatial ecology; environmental sciences; complexity; global change; self-organization
Prof. Dr. Miguel A. Zavala
Departmento de Ciencias de la Vida, Edificio Ciencias, Universidad de Alcalá, Campus Universitario, 28805 Alcalá de Henares (Madrid), Spain
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Interests: forest ecology; climate change adaptation; sustainability; biodiversity; mathematical ecology
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Special Issue in Sustainability: Forests as a Key Climate Solution
Prof. Joshua Tewksbury
1. Future Earth Colorado Global Hub
2. Environmental Studies Department, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
3. School of Global Environmental Sustainability, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
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Interests: Sustainability science in global environmental change
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