Research for the Environment

Prof. Dr. Kurt Jax

Deputy department head

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Prof. Dr. Kurt Jax

Department of Conservation Biology
Helmholtz-Centre for
Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
D-04318 Leipzig, Germany

Tel: ++49-341 235 1648
Fax: ++49-341 235 3191
kurt.jax@ufz.de

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Projects

Teaching

Recent publications

HEINK U. & JAX, K. (2014). Framing biodiversity – the case of “invasive alien species”. In: LANZERATH, D. & FRIELE, M. (Eds.): Concepts and values in biodiversity. London: Routledge, pp. 73-98.

HAUCK, J., SCHWEPPE-KRAFT, B., ALBERT, C., GÖRG, C., JAX, K., JENSEN, R., FÜRST, C., MAES, J., RING, I., HÖNIGOVÁ, I., BURKHARD, B., MEHRING, M., TIEFENBACH, M., GRUNEWALD, K., SCHWARZER, M., MEURER, J., SOMMERHÄUSER, M., PRIESS, J., SCHMIDT, J. & GRÊT-REGAMEY, A. (2013). The promise of the ecosystem services concept for planning and decision making. GAIA, 22, 232-236.

HAUCK, J., GÖRG, WITTMER, H. and JAX, K. (2013): Von der Notwendigkeit, regionale Nutzer in die Erfassung von Ökosystemdienstleistungen einzubinden. Natur und Landschaft 2013 (9/10), 406-412.

JAX, K., BARTON, D. N., CHAN, K. M. A., DE GROOT, R., DOYLE, U., ESER, U., GÖRG, C., GOMEZ-BAGGETHUN, E., GRIEWALD, Y., HABER, W., HAINES-YOUNG, R., HEINK, U., JAHN, T., JOOSTEN, H., KERSCHBAUMER, L., KORN, H., LUCK, G. W., MATZDORF, B., MURACA, B., NESSHÖVER, C., NORTON, B., OTT, K., POTSCHIN, M., RAUSCHMAYER, F., VON HAAREN, C. AND WICHMANN, S. (2013). Ecosystem services and ethics. Ecological Economics 93, 260-268.

HEGER, T., PAHL, A.T. , BOTTA-DUKÁTC, Z., GHERARDI, F., HOPPE, C., HOSTE, I., JAX. K., LINDSTRÖM, L., BOETS, P., HAIDER, S., KOLLMANN, J., WITTMANN, M.J. & JESCHKE, J.M. (2013): Conceptual frameworks and methods for advancing invasion ecology. - Ambio 42, 527-540.

HAUCK, J., GÖRG, C., VARJOPURO, R., RATAMÄKI, O., MAES, J., WITTMER, H. and JAX, K. (2013). "Maps have an air of authority": Potential benefits and challenges of ecosystem service maps at different levels of decision making. Ecosystem Services 4, 25-32.

HAUCK, J., GÖRG, C., VARJOPURO, R., RATAMÄKI, O. und JAX, K. (2013). Benefits and limitations of the ecosystem services concept in environmental policy and decision making: Some stakeholder perspectives. Environmental Science & Policy 25 (1), 13-21.

MAES, J., HAUCK, J., PARACCHINI, M. L., RATAMÄKI, O., TERMANSEN, M., PEREZ-SOBA, M., KOPPEROINEN, L., RANKINEN, K., SCHÄGNER, J. P., HENRYS, P., CISOWSKA, I., ZANDERSEN, M., JAX, K., LA NOTTE, A., LEIKOLA, N., POUTA, E., SMART, S., HASLER, B., LANKIA, T., ANDERSEN, H. E., LAVALLE, C., VERMAAS, T., ALEMU, M. H., SCHOLEFIELD, P., BATISTA, F., PYWELL, R., HUTCHINS, M., BLEMMER, M., FONNESBECH-WULFF, A., VANBERGEN, A. J., MÜNIER, B., BARANZELLI, C., ROY, D., THIEU, V., ZULIAN, G., KUUSSAARI, M., THODSEN, H., ALANEN, E.-L., EGOH, B., SØRENSEN, P. B., BRAAT, L. AND BIDOGLIO, G. (2012). A spatial assessment of ecosystem services in Europe: Methods, case studies and policy analysis - phase 2. Synthesis report, Ispra: Partnership for European Environmental Research (PEER). Available as PDF at: http://www.peer.eu/projects/press-project/

ROZZI, R., ARMESTO, J. J., GUTIÉRREZ, J. R., MASSARDO, F., LIKENS, G. E., ANDERSON, C. B., POOLE, A., MOSES, K. P., HARGROVE, E., MANSILLA, A. O., KENNEDY, J. H., WILLSON, M., JAX, K., JONES, C. G., CALLICOTT, J. B. AND ARROYO, M. T. K. (2012). Integrating ecology and environmental ethics: Earth stewardship in the southern end of the Americas. Bioscience 62 (3), 226-236.

MAES, J., BRAAT, L., JAX, K., HUTCHINS, M., FURMAN, E., TERMANSEN, M., LUQUE, S., PARACCHINI, M. L., CHAUVIN, C., WILLIAMS, R., VOLK, M., LAUTENBACH, S., KOPPEROINEN, L., SCHELHAAS, M.-J., WEINERT, J., GOOSSEN, M., DUMONT, E., STRAUCH, E., GÖRG, C., DORMANN, C., KATWINKEL, M., ZULIAN, G., VARJOPURO, R., RATAMÄKI, O., HAUCK, J., FORSIUS, M., HENGEVELD, G., PEREZ-SOBA, M., BOURAOUI, F., SCHOLZ, M., SCHULZ-ZUNKEL, C., LEPISTÖ, A., POLISHCHUK, Y. AND BIDOGLIO, G. (2011). A spatial assessment of ecosystem services in Europe: Methods, case studies and policy analysis - Phase I. - 147 pp. Partnership for European Environmental Research (PEER): Ispra.
Available in PDF format at http://www.peer.eu/projects/press/

SCHWARZ, A. & K. JAX (eds.) (2011): Ecology revisited: reflecting on concepts, advancing science. 412 pp. - Dordrecht: Springer.

SCHÜTTLER, E., ROZZI, R. & K. JAX (2011): Towards a societal discourse on invasive species management: a case study of public perceptions of the mink and beavers in Cape Horn - Journal for Nature Conservation 19, 175-184.

JAX, K., SCHÜTTLER, E. & U. BERGHÖFER (2011): Von Bibern und Menschen auf Feuerland. - Geographische Rundschau 63 (3), 28-32.

JAX, K. (2011): Vom Brückenbauen: interdisziplinäre Forschung und die vermittelnde Rolle einer Theorie der Ökologie, in: Landschaftsökologie. Grundlagen, Methoden, Anwendungen. Laufener Spezialbeträge 2011, 61-65. - Laufen (Bayerische Akademie für Naturschutz und Landschaftspflege (ANL)).

HEGER, T, WEIL-JUNG, A., GNÄDINGER, J. & K. JAX (2011): Ungleiches ungleich behandeln. Ansätze einer organismenorientierten Ökologie, in: Landschaftsökologie. Grundlagen, Methoden, Anwendungen. Laufener Spezialbeträge 2011, 72-77. - Laufen (Bayerische Akademie für Naturschutz und Landschaftspflege (ANL)).

JAX, K. (2011): History of Ecology. in: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester. DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0003084.pub2

JAX, K. (2010): Ecosystem functioning. 272 pp. - Cambridge (Cambridge University Press).

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Recent Publications

JAX, K. (Ed.)(2010): Ecosystem functioning Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 272 S.

Fisheries and Fish-eating Vertebrates as a Model Case
Series: Environmental Science and Engineering
Subseries: Environmental Science
Klenke, R.A.; Ring, I.; Kranz, A.; Jepsen, N.; Rauschmayer, F.; Henle, K. (Eds.)
2013, XIV, 347 p. 64 illus., 36 in color.

JAX. K. & A. SCHWARZ (2011): Competing terms. Chapter 11,. In: SCHWARZ, A. & K. JAX (eds.): Ecology Revisited: Reflecting on Concepts, Advancing Science. Dordrecht, Springer: 155-159.

SCHWARZ, A. & K. JAX (eds.): Ecology Revisited: Reflecting on Concepts, Advancing Science. Dordrecht, Springer: 444 p.

BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION Volume 20, Number 5, 1057-1072, DOI: 10.1007/s10531-011-0015-2

Effects of species turnover on reserve site selection in a fragmented landscape - Birgit Felinks, Renata Pardini, Marianna Dixo, Klaus Follner, Jean P. Metzger und Klaus Henle

BRECKLING, B., PE'ER, G. & Y.G. MATSINOS (2011). Cellular Automata in Ecological Modelling. In: JOPP, F., REUTER, H., BRECKLING, B. (Eds.): Modelling Complex Ecological Dynamics.  Springer: 105-117.

BRECKLING, B., PE'ER, G. & Y.G. MATSINOS (2011). Cellular Automata in Ecological Modelling. In: JOPP, F., REUTER, H., BRECKLING, B. (Eds.): Modelling Complex Ecological Dynamics. Springer: 105-117.

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/331/6021/1139.summary

Science-Policy Interface: Beyond Assessments - Mike Hulme, Martin Mahony, Silke Beck, Christoph Görg, Bernd Hansjürgens, Jennifer Hauck, Carsten Nesshöver, Axel Paulsch, Marie Vandewalle, Heidi Wittmer, Stefan Böschen, Peter Bridgewater, Mariteuw Chimère Diaw, Pierre Fabre, Aurelia Figueroa, Kong Luen Heong, Horst Korn, Rik Leemans, Eva Lövbrand, Mohd Norowi Hamid, Chad Monfreda, Roger Pielke, Jr., Josef Settele, Marten Winter, Alice B. M. Vadrot, Sybille van den Hove and Jeroen P. van der Sluijs, Science 5 August 2011: 697-698.