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MMag. Thomas Thaler Ph.D.

Institute of Mountain Risk Engineering
Peter-Jordan-Straße 82, 1190 Wien
thomas.thaler(at)boku.ac.at
Tel: +43 1 47654-87120

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ORCID: 0000-0003-3869-3722

Curr. Vitae

2011 - 2015 Doctoral degree: Middlesex University, London
2008 - 2008 Erasmus Programme: University of Groningen
2004 - 2010 Graduation: International Development University of Vienna
2003 - 2009 Graduation: Vienna University of Economics and Business

Statistik Austria, science classification

Natural hazards; Risk research; Political economy; Environmental economics; Economic policy; Political theory; Political geography; Regional economy; Environmental policy; Economic geography; Development cooperation;

Expertise

Risk research; Natural Hazards Research; Vulnerability; Risk Governance; Spatial Planning;

Awards

2016 BOKU Best Paper Award
2015 J. X. Kasperson Award

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2018 - Awards Committee Chair: Association of American Geographers - Applied Geography Specialty Group
member of the managing board
2015 - International Academic Association on Planning, Law and Property Rights (PLPR)
member
2013 -2016 Working Group 'Mind the Gap' at Academy for spatial research and planning (ARL)
member
2013 - Association of American Geographers (AAG)
member
2013 - European Geosciences Union (EGU)
member
2012 - German WG for Natural Hazards and Natural Risk [AK Naturgefahren der DGfG]
member
2011 - Research Fellow - Earth System Governance
full member
2011 - Regional Studies Association (RSA)
member

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2019 - Society & Natural Resources:
Editorial Board Member
2019 -2020 Environmental Hazards:
Guest Editor (special issue)
2017 -2018 Regional Environmental Change:
Guest Editor (special issue)
2016 -2017 Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences:
Guest Editor (special issue)
2014 -2015 Environmental Science & Policy:
Guest Editor (special issue)

Reviewer for scientific journals

2018 - Climate and Development
2018 - Land Use Policy: the international journal covering all aspects of land use
2018 - Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies
2018 - Journal of Cleaner Production
2018 - Mountain Research and Development
2018 - Sustainability
2018 - Water
2018 - Regional Environmental Change
2017 - Sustainable Cities and Society
2017 - Science of the Total Environment
2017 - Environment and Behavior
2017 - Raumforschung und Raumordnung
2017 - Cities
2017 - Risk Analysis
2017 - Water International
2017 - Applied Geography
2016 - Journal of Flood Risk Management
2016 - Journal of Earth System Science
2016 - International Journal of E-Planning Research
2016 - Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences
2016 - International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction
2015 - Environmental Science & Policy
2015 - J ENVIRON PLANNING
2014 - Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change
2014 - I J CLIMATE CHANGE STRATEGIES AND MANAGEMENT
2014 - Environmental Modelling & Software
2013 - Ecological Economics
2012 - Water Resources Management
2012 - Environment and Planning C-Government and Policy
2012 - Natural Hazards
2011 - Environmental Hazards

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2018 European Geosciences Union 14th General Assembly
Chair (session)
2018 International Conference 'Water Science for Impact'
Chair (session)
2017 European Geosciences Union 13th General Assembly
Chair (session)
2017 3rd European Climate Change Adaptation Conference
Chair (session)
2017 AAG Annual Meeting 2017
Chair (session)
2016 European Geosciences Union 12th General Assembly
Chair (session)
2015 Deutscher Kongress für Geographie
Chair (session)
2015 AAG Annual Meeting 2015
Chair (session)
2014 RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2014
Chair (session)
2013 RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2013
Chair (session)
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