Marion Glaser

Marion Glaser - Center for Tropical Marine Ecology

Dr. Marion Glaser is senior social scientist at the Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT), Bremen University, Germany, trained at the Universities of Cologne, Bath and London. She worked in the U.K., Bangladesh, Belize and Brazil in agriculture, forestry, flood control and coastal management. She coordinated the socio-economic group of the Brazilian Mangrove Dynamics and Management (MADAM) programme, co-founded the ZMT Social-Ecological Systems (SES) Analysis Group and now coordinates the "Governance and Management of Coastal Social-Ecological Systems” Project of the SPICE (Science for the Protection of Indonesian Coastal Ecosystems) programme.

Her research themes are participatory analysis, environmental governance and transdisciplinary sustainability/resilience analysis. She (co-) authored over 50 articles and books. How transdisciplinary methods including modelling combine different forms of social-ecological knowledge and how regional models can be integrated into global scenarios are work foci Marion brings into to LOICZ Topic 1 on social-ecological systems.

We welcome Alice Newton as the new Chair of LOICZ.

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IHDP announces new venue and date


7th International Science Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change (Open Meeting), "Social Challenges of Global Change", originally scheduled for 15-19 October 2008, will take place from April 26-30 2009 in Bonn, Germany