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Skoulikidis, NT; Nikolaidis, NP; Panagopoulos, A; Fischer-Kowalski, M; Zogaris, S; Petridis, P; Pisinaras, V; Efstathiou, D; Petanidou, T; Maneas, G; Mihalopoulos, N; Mimikou, M:
The LTER-Greece Environmental Observatory Network: Design and Initial Achievements
WATER-SUI. 2021; 13(21), 2971, 2021
Fischer-Kowalski, M:
Integral Ecology: An unexpected support for Ecological Economics by Pope Francis (Commentary)
Ecology, Economy and Society - The INSEE Journal, 3(1), 5-10; ISSN TBA, 2020
Fischer-Kowalski, M:
Journey to a socio-ecological agenda
Buildings and Cities, Nov 30, 1-7; ISSN 2632-6655, 2020
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Low, M; Noll, D; Petridis, P; Skoulikidis, N:
Samothraki in Transition: A Report on a Real-World Lab to Promote the Sustainability of a Greek Island
SUSTAINABILITY-BASEL. 2020; 12(5), 1932, 2020
Petridis, P; Fischer-Kowalski, M (Eds.):
6th Summer School on “Aquatic and Social Ecology” on Samothraki, Greece
Social Ecology Working Papers, 184, 110 p., Vienna, 2020
Singh, SJ; Fischer-Kowalski, M; Chertow, M:
Introduction: The Metabolism of Islands
SUSTAINABILITY-BASEL. 2020; 12(22), 9516, 2020
Schaffartzik, A; Fischer-Kowalski, M:
Latecomers to the Fossil Energy Transition, Frontrunners for Change? The Relevance of the Energy 'Underdogs' for Sustainability Transformations
SUSTAINABILITY-BASEL. 2018; 10(8):, 2018
Petridis, P; Fischer-Kowalski, M; Singh, SJ; Noll, D:
The role of science in sustainability transitions: citizen science, transformative research, and experiences from Samothraki island, Greece
ISL STUD J. 2017; 12(1): 115-134. , 2017
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Haas, W:
Ressourcen: Läuft die Wirtschaft im Kreis?
Wirtschaft & Umwelt, 4, 18-21; ISSN 1028-4664, 2016
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Hausknost, D:
Large scale societal transitions in the past. The Role of Social Revolutions and the 1970s Syndrome
Social Ecology Working Papers, 152, 62 S,Vienna, 2014
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Hausknost, D; Wiedenhofer, D; Krausmann, F; Possanner, N:
The 1970s Syndrome: Structural change from rising to stagnating energy consumption in mature industrial economies
In: Fischer-Kowalski, M; Hausknost, D (Eds.) Large scale societal transitions in the past. The Role of Social Revolutions and the 1070s Syndrome. Social Ecology Working Papers, 152, 38-60. Institute of Social Ecology Vienna, 2014
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Krausmann, F; Pallua,I; Heinz, M:
The role of social revolutions in major historical energy transitions
In: Fischer-Kowalski, M; Hausknost, D (Eds.) Large scale societal transitions in the past. The Role of Social Revolutions and the 1070s Syndrome. Social Ecology Working Papers, 152, 13-37. Institute of Social Ecology Vienna, 2014
Petridis, P; Hickisch, R; Klimek, M; Fischer, R; Fuchs, N; Kostakiotis, G; Wendland, M; Zipperer, M; Fischer-Kowalski, M:
Exploring local opportunities and barriers for a sustainability transition on a Greek island
Social Ecology Working Papers, 142, 40 S,Vienna, 2013
Fischer-Kowalski, M; :
Analyzing sustainability transitions as a shift between socio-metabolic regimes.
Environ Innov Soc Transit. 2011; 1(1):152-159, 2011
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Krausmann, F; Giljum, S; Lutter, S; Mayer, A; Bringezu, S; Moriguchi, Y; Schutz, H; Schandl, H; Weisz, H:
Methodology and Indicators of Economy-wide Material Flow Accounting
J IND ECOL. 2011; 15(6): 855-876. , 2011
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Xenidis, L; Singh, SJ; Pallua, I:
Transforming the Greek Island of Samothraki into a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve An Experience in Transdisciplinarity
GAIA. 2011; 20(3): 181-190. , 2011
Krausmann, F; Fischer-Kowalski, M; Schaffartzik, A; Steinberger, JK; Eisenmenger, N; Weisz, U:
Trends and Developments of the Use of Natural Resources in the European Union
Social Ecology Working Papers, 123, 104, Institute of Social Ecology Vienna, 2011
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Krausmann, F; Steinberger, JK; Ayres, RU:
Towards a low carbon society: Setting targets for a reduction of global resource use
Social Ecology Working Papers, 115, 37 S,Vienna, 2010
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Singh, SJ; Ringhofer, L; Grünbühel, C; Lauk, C; Remesch, A:
Sociometabolic regimes in indigenous communities and the crucial role of working time: A comparison of case studies
Social Ecology Working Papers, 121, 41 S,Vienna, 2010
Krausmann, K; Fischer-Kowalski, M:
Gesellschaftliche Naturverhältnisse: Energiequellen und die globale Transformation des gesellschaftlichen Stoffwechsels
Social Ecology Working Papers, 117, 32 S,Vienna, 2010
Singh, SJ; Ringhofer, L; Haas, W; Krausmann, F; Fischer-Kowalski, M:
Local Studies Manual: A researcher´s guide for investigating the social metabolism of rural systems
Social Ecology Working Papers, 120, 69 S, Vienna, 2010
Turner, BL; Fischer-Kowalski, M:
Ester Boserup: An interdisciplinary visionary relevant for sustainability
P NATL ACAD SCI USA. 2010; 107(51): 21963-21965. , 2010
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Rotmans, J:
Conceptualizing, Observing, and Influencing Social-Ecological Transitions
ECOL SOC. 2009; 14(2), 3, 2009
Fischer-Kowalski, M:
Wie kann Wissenschaft gesellschaftliche Veränderung bewirken? Eine Hommage an Alvin Gouldner, und ein Versuch, mit seinen Mitteln heutige Klimapolitik zu verstehen
Social Ecology Working Papers, 102, 22 S,Vienna, 2008
Fischer-Kowalski, M:
The Work of Konstantin G. Gofman and colleagues: An early example of Material Flow Analysis from the Soviet Union
Social Ecology Working Papers, 94, 37 S,Vienna, 2007
Fischer-Kowalski, M., Martinuzzi, A., Steurer, R.:
Erfahrungen, Erfolge und Stolpersteine interdiziplinärer Nachhaltigkeitsforschung („Experiences, successes and obstacles of an inter-disciplinary sustainable development research“)
Tagung der Kommission Umweltwirtschaft im Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft e.V. on „Umweltwirtschaft – international, interdisziplinär und innovativ“; 3-5 Oktober 2007, Vienna, 2007
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Schaffartzik, A:
Arbeit, gesellschaftlicher Stoffwechsel und nachhaltige Entwicklung
Social Ecology Working Papers, 97, 97 S,Vienna, 2007
Haberl, H; Erb, KH; Krausmann, F; Gaube, V; Bondeau, A; Plutzar, C; Gingrich, S; Lucht, W; Fischer-Kowalski, M; :
Quantifying and mapping the human appropriation of net primary production in earth"s terrestrial ecosystems.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007; 104(31):12942-12947, 2007
Haberl, H; Winiwarter, V; Andersson, K; Ayres, RU; Boone, C; Castillo, A; Cunfer, G; Fischer-Kowalski, M; Freudenburg, WR; Furman, E; Kaufmann, R; Krausmann, F; Langthaler, E; Lotze-Campen, H; Mirtl, M; Redman, CL; Reenberg, A; Wardell, A; Warr, B; Zechmeister, H:
From LTER to LTSER: Conceptualizing the socioeconomic dimension of long-term socioecological research
ECOL SOC. 2006; 11(2):, 2006
Weisz, H; Krausmann, F; Amann, C; Eisenmenger, N; Erb, KH; Hubacek, K; Fischer-Kowalski, M:
The physical economy of the European Union: Cross-country comparison and determinants of material consumption
Social Ecology Working Papers, 76, 62 S, Vienna, 2005
Fischer-Kowalski, M:
Towards a model predicting freight transport from material flows
Social Ecology Working Papers, 75, 13 S,Vienna, 2004
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Schandl, H; Grünbühel, C; Haas, W; Erb, KH; Weisz, H; Haberl, H:
Southeast Asia in Transition. Socio-economic transitions, environmental impact and sustainable development
Social Ecology Working Papers, 81, 100 S,Vienna, 2004
Haberl, H; Plutzar, C; Erb, KH; Fischer-Kowalski, M; Krausmann, F; Loibl, W; Pollheimer, M; Sauberer, N; Schulz, N; Weisz, H:
Der Einfluss des Menschen auf die Artenvielfalt. Gesellschaftliche Aneignung von Nettoprimärproduktion als Pressure-Indikator für den Verlust von Biodiversität
Social Ecology Working Papers, 66, 31 S,Vienna, 2004
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Krausmann, F; Schandl, H:
The transformation of society's natural relations: from the agrarian to the industrial system. Research strategy for an empirically informed approach towards a European Environmental History
Social Ecology Working Papers, 69, 28 S,Vienna, 2003
Amann, C; Bruckner, W; Fischer-Kowalski, M; Grünbühel, C:
Material Flow Accounting in Amazonia: A Tool for Sustainable Development
Social Ecology Working Papers, 63, 26 S,Vienna, 2002
Haberl, H; Bitterman, W; Hüttler, M; Fischer-Kowalski, M; Schandl, H; Winiwarter, V (Eds.):
Indicators for Sustainable Land Use
Synthesebericht zum Kulturlandschaftsforschungsmodell IN4. Vienna, 1999
Bruckner, W; Fischer-Kowalski, M; Jorde, T:
NEMO: Entwicklungsprogramm für ein Nationales Emissionsmonitoring
Social Ecology Working Papers, 53, 125 S,Vienna, 1998
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Haberl, H:
Sustainable development: socio-economic metabolism and colonization of nature
INT SOC SCI J. 1998; 50(4): 573-+. , 1998
Fischer-Kowalski, M:
Society's Metabolism. On the Development of Concepts and Methodology of Material Flow Analysis. A Review of the Literature
Social Ecology Working Papers, 46, 57 S,Vienna, 1997
Mehta, L; Winiwarter, V; Fischer-Kowalski, M; Schandl, H:
Stoffwechsel in einem indischen Dorf: Fallstudie Merkar
Social Ecology Working Papers, 49, 82 S,Vienna, 1997
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Madlener, R; Payer, H., Pfeffer, T; Schandl, H:
Soziale Anforderungen an eine nachhaltige Entwicklung. Gutachten zum Nationalen Umweltplan (NUP) im Auftrag des BMUJF
Social Ecology Working Papers, 42, 103 S,Vienna, 1995
Fischer-Kowalski, M:
Ökologie und Sozialpolitik
Social Ecology Working Papers, 36, 18 S,Vienna, 1994
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Haberl, H:
On the Cultural Evolution of Social Metabolism with Nature. Sustainability Problems Quantified
Social Ecology Working Papers, 40, 32 S,Vienna, 1994
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Haberl, H.:
Metabolism and Colonisation. Modes of Production and the Physical Exchange between Societies and Nature
Social Ecology Working Papers, 32, 38 S,Vienna, 1993
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Haberl, H:
Purposive Interventions into Life Processes - An Attempt to Describe the Structural Dimensions of the Man-Animal-Relationship. Paper to the International Conference on "Science and the Human-Animal-Relationship"
Social Ecology Working Papers, 23, 19 S,Vienna, 1992
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Haberl, H:
Purposive Interventions into Life Processes: A Neglected "Environmental" Dimension of the Society-Nature Relationship. Paper to the 1st European Conference of Sociology
Social Ecology Working Papers, 24, 32 S,Vienna, 1992
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Haberl, H; Payer, H:
A Paradise for Paradigms - Outlining an Information System on Physical Exchanges between the Economy and Nature
Social Ecology Working Papers, 22, 27 S,Vienna, 1992
Steurer, A; Fischer-Kowalski, M:
Informationsgrundlagen struktureller Ökologisierung. Beitrag zur Tagung "Strategien der Kreislaufwirtschaft": Ganzheitlicher Umweltschutz / Integrated Environmental Protection
Social Ecology Working Papers, 25, 13 S,Vienna, 1992
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Fröhlich, U; Harauer, R; Vymazal, R:
Umwelt als Thema der allgemeinen und politischen Erwachsenenbildung in Österreich
Social Ecology Working Papers, 16, 88 S, Vienna, 1991
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Haberl, H; Payer, H; Steurer, A:
Causer related environmental indicators - A contribution to the environmental satellite-system of the Austrian SNA. Paper for the Special IARIW Conference on Environmental Accounting
Social Ecology Working Papers, 17, 11 S,Vienna, 1991
Fischer-Kowalski, M, Haberl, H, Payer, H; Steurer, A, Zangerl-Weisz, H:
Verursacherbezogene Umweltindikatoren - Kurzfassung. Forschungsbericht gemeinsam mit dem Österreichischen Ökologie-Institut
Social Ecology Working Papers, 10, 66 S,Vienna, 1991
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Haberl, H; Wenzl, P; Zangerl-Weisz, H:
Emissions and Purposive Interventions into Life Processes - Indicators for the Austrian Environmental Accounting System. Paper to the ÖGBPT Workshop on Ecologic Bioprocessing
Social Ecology Working Papers, 18, 10 S,Vienna, 1991
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Hess, R; Krott, M; Mitterböck, F; Payer, H; Vymazal, R:
Defensivkosten zugunsten des Waldes in Österreich. Forschungsbericht gemeinsam mit dem Österreichischen Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
Social Ecology Working Papers, 19, 62 S,Vienna, 1991
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Lackner, C; Steurer, A.:
Amtliche Umweltberichterstattung in Österreich
Social Ecology Working Papers, 7, 48 S,Vienna, 1990
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Fröhlich, U; Harauer, R; Vymazal, R:
Umweltbildung in Österreich, Teil 1: Volkshochschulen
Social Ecology Working Papers, 6, Vienna, 1990
Fischer-Kowalski, M; Kisser, M; Payer, H; Steurer, A:
Verursacher von Umweltbelastungen. Grundsätzliche Überlegungen zu einem mit der VGR verknüpfbaren Emittenteninformationssystem
Social Ecology Working Papers, 5, Vienna, 1990
Brechelmacher, G; Fischer-Kowalski, M; Köszegi, B; Lackner, C; Sonne, J:
Umwelt & Öffentlichkeit. Dokumentation der gleichnamigen Tagung, veranstaltet vom IFF und dem Österreichischen Ökologie-Institut in Wien
Social Ecology Working Papers, 3, 186 S,Vienna, 1989
Fischer-Kowalski, M:
Environmental Policy as an Interplay of Professionals and Movements - the Case of Austria. Paper to the ISA Conference on Environmental Constraints and Opportunities in the Social Organisation of Space, Udine 1989.
Social Ecology Working Papers, 2, 20 S,Vienna, 1989
Fischer-Kowalski, M:
Umweltbelastung in Östererich als Folge menschlichen Handelns. Forschungsbericht gem.m. den Österreichischen Ökologie-Institut
Social Ecology Working Papers, 1, Vienna, 1987

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