Prof. Dr. Kurt Jax

Stellvertretender Departmentleiter

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Prof. Dr. Kurt Jax

Department Naturschutzforschung
Helmholtz-Zentrum
für Umweltforschung - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

Tel: 0341 235 1648
kurt.jax@ufz.de

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Aktuelle Publikationen

Jax, K. (2019). Taking social responsibility in using ecosystem services concepts: Ethical issues of linking ecosystems and human well-being. In Atlas of ecosystem services. Drivers, risk, and societal responses, ed. Schröter, M., Bonn, A., Klotz, S., Seppelt, R. and Baessler, C. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, pp. 25-31.

Heink, U. and Jax, K. (2019). Going upstream — How the purpose of a conceptual framework for ecosystem services determines its structure. Ecological Economics, 156, 264-271.

Jax, K., Calestani, M., Chan, K. M. A., Eser, U., Keune, H., Muraca, B., O’’Brien, L., Potthast, T., Voget-Kleschin, L. and Wittmer, H. (2018). Caring for nature matters: a relational approach for understanding nature’s contributions to human well-being. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 35, (in press, available online). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2018.10.009

Ulloa, A.M, Karlsson-Vinkhuizen, S. & Jax, K. (2018): Enhancing implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity: a novel peer-review mechanism aims to promote accountability and mutual learning. - Biological Conservation 217, 371-376.

Van Dijk, J., Dick, J., Harrison, P., Jax, K., Saarikoski, H. & Furman, E. (2017). EDITORIAL: Operationalisation of Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services – Special Issue. Ecosystem Services, 29C. online first: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2017.11.013

Jax, K., Furman, E., Saarikoski, H., Barton, D. N., Dick, J., Delbaere, B., Duke, G., Görg, C., Gomez-Baggethun, E., Harrison, P., Maes, J., Perez-Soba, M., Turkelboom, F., Saarela, S.-R., Van Dijk, J. & Watt, A. D. (2017). Handling a messy world: Lessons learned when trying to make the ecosystem services concept operational. Ecosystem Services, 29 C. online first: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2017.08.001

Potschin-Young, M., Haines-Young, R., Görg, C., Heink, U., Jax, K. & Schleyer, C. (2017). Understanding the role of conceptual frameworks: Reading the ecosystem service cascade. Ecosystem Services, online first. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2017.05.015

Jax K. (2017): Zwischen Eigenwert und ökonomischem Nutzen: Spannungsfelder, Missverständnisse und Chancen beim Schutz der biologischen Vielfalt. - Bioökonomie und Ethik http://forum-wirtschaftsethik.de/zwischen-eigenwert-und-oekonomischem-nutzen-spannungsfelder-missverstaendnisse-und-chancen-beim-schutz-der-biologischen-vielfalt/.

Jax, K. (2016). Biozönose, Biotop und Ökosystem – Schlüsselbegriffe der Ökologie und des Naturschutzes. Natur und Landschaft, 91 (9-10), 417-422.

Heink, U., Van Herzele, A., Kalóczkai, A. G. & Jax, K. (2016). Different arguments, same conclusions - how is action against IAS justified in the context of European policy? Biodiversity and Conservation, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-016-1170-2 (in press).

Chan, K. M. A., Balvanera, P., Benessaiah, K., Chapman, M., Díaz, S., Gómez-Baggethun, E., Gould, R. K., Hannahs, N., Jax, K., Klain, S. C., Luck, G., Martín-López, B., Muraca, B., Norton, B., Ott, K., Pascual, U., Satterfield, T., Tadaki, M., Taggart, J. And Turner, N. J. (2016). Why Protect Nature? Rethinking Values and the Environment. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113, 1462-1465.

Jax, K. (2016). Ecosystem services and ethics. In Routledge Encyclopedia of Ecosystem Services, ed. Potschin, M., Haines-Young, R., Fish, R. And Turner, R. K. London: Routledge, pp. 300-302.

Jax, K. (2016). Ecosystem functions: a critical perspective. In Routledge Encyclopedia of Ecosystem Services, ed. Potschin, M., Haines-Young, R., Fish, R. And Turner, R. K. London: Routledge, pp. 28-30.

Heink, U., Hauck, J., Jax, K. & Sukopp, U. (2015). Requirements for the selection of ecosystem service indicators – The case of MAES indicators. Ecological Indicators, 61, 18-26.

Jax K. & Heink, U. (2015). Searching for the place of biodiversity in the ecosystem services discourse. Biological Conservation, 191, 198-205.

Saarikoski, H., Jax, K., Harrison, P. A., Mononen, L., Primmer, E., Barton, D. N., Vihervaara, P. & Furman, E. (2015). Exploring operational ecosystem service definitions: the case of boreal forests. Ecosystem Services, 14, 144-157.

Heink, U., Heubach, K., Jax, K., Kugel, C., Marquard, E., Neßhöver, C., Neumann, R., Paulsch, A., Tilch, S., Timaeus, J. & Vandewalle, M. (2015). Conceptualizing credibility, relevance and legitimacy for the evaluation of science-policy interfaces – challenges and opportunities. Science and Public Policy, 42, 676–689.