Long Term Socio-Ecological Research

Studies in Society-Nature Interactions Across Spatial and Temporal Scales

  • Simron Jit Singh
  • Helmut Haberl
  • Marian Chertow
  • Michael Mirtl
  • Martin Schmid

Part of the Human-Environment Interactions book series (HUEN, volume 2)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxvii
  2. Simron Jit Singh, Helmut Haberl, Marian Chertow, Michael Mirtl, Martin Schmid
    Pages 1-26
  3. LTSER Concepts, Methods and Linkages

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 27-27
    2. Helmut Haberl, Karl-Heinz Erb, Veronika Gaube, Simone Gingrich, Simron Jit Singh
      Pages 29-52
    3. Marina Fischer-Kowalski, Fridolin Krausmann, Barbara Smetschka
      Pages 77-101
    4. Verena Winiwarter, Martin Schmid, Severin Hohensinner, Gertrud Haidvogl
      Pages 103-122
    5. Thomas Dirnböck, Peter Bezák, Stefan Dullinger, Helmut Haberl, Hermann Lotze-Campen, Michael Mirtl et al.
      Pages 123-138
    6. Stephen Boyden
      Pages 139-161
  4. LTSER Applications Across Ecosystems, Time and Space

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 215-215
    2. Nancy B. Grimm, Charles L. Redman, Christopher G. Boone, Daniel L. Childers, Sharon L. Harlan, B. L. Turner II
      Pages 217-246
    3. Marian Chertow, Ezekiel Fugate, Weslynne Ashton
      Pages 315-337
    4. Fridolin Krausmann, Marina Fischer-Kowalski
      Pages 339-365
  5. LTSER Formations and the Transdisciplinary Challenge

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 367-367
    2. J. Morgan Grove, Steward T. A. Pickett, Ali Whitmer, Mary L. Cadenasso
      Pages 369-408
    3. Johannes Peterseil, Angelika Neuner, Andrea Stocker-Kiss, Veronika Gaube, Michael Mirtl
      Pages 461-484
    4. Sandra Lavorel, Thomas Spiegelberger, Isabelle Mauz, Sylvain Bigot, Céline Granjou, Laurent Dobremez et al.
      Pages 485-504
    5. Ulrike Tappeiner, Axel Borsdorf, Michael Bahn
      Pages 505-525
    6. Willi Haas, Simron Jit Singh, Brigitta Erschbamer, Karl Reiter, Ariane Walz
      Pages 527-554
  6. Marian Chertow, Simron Jit Singh, Helmut Haberl, Michael Mirtl, Martin Schmid
    Pages 555-561
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 563-588

About this book


The authors in this volume make a case for LTSER’s potential in providing insights, knowledge and experience necessary for a sustainability transition. This expertly edited selection of contributions from Europe and North America reviews the development of LTSER since its inception and assesses its current state, which has evolved to recognize the value of formulating solutions to the host of ecological threats we face. Through many case studies, this book gives the reader a greater sense of where we are and what still needs to be done to engage in and make meaning from long-term, place-based and cross-disciplinary engagements with socio-ecological systems.


LTSER Long term socio-ecological research nature interactions society and nature interactions sustainable development

Editors and affiliations

  • Simron Jit Singh
    • 1
  • Helmut Haberl
    • 2
  • Marian Chertow
    • 3
  • Michael Mirtl
    • 4
  • Martin Schmid
    • 5
  1. 1.University of Klagenfurt, Faculty for Interdisciplinary Studies (IInstitute of Social EcologyViennaAustria
  2. 2.University of Klagenfurt, Faculty for Interdisciplinary Studies (IInstitute of Social EcologyViennaAustria
  3. 3.Yale University, Yale School of Forestry and EnvironmentaCenter for Industrial EcologyNew HavenUSA
  4. 4., Ecosystem Research and MonitoringFederal Environment AgencyViennaAustria
  5. 5.University of Klagenfurt, Faculty for Interdisciplinary Studies (IInstitute of Social EcologyViennaAustria

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