Thomas Elmqvist is a professor researching natural resource management and urban landscapes
Elmqvist is a professor in natural resource management at Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University. His research is focused on ecosystem services, land use change, urbanization, natural disturbances and components of resilience including the role of social institutions.
He has led the UN-initiated global project “Cities and Biodiversity Outlook” and more recently the Future Earth Project Urban Planet.
He currently serves as Editor-in-chief for the Nature Research journal npj Urban Sustainability, and as associate editor for the journals Sustainability Science, Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability and Global Sustainability.
He was awarded the Biodiversa 2018 prize for excellence in science and impact, and the Ecological Society of America 2019 prize for best paper in “Sustainability Science”.
News articles with Elmqvist, Thomas
General news | 2023-11-15
Researchers from the Centre listed among the world’s most cited
Four researchers associated with Stockholm Resilience Centre made it onto the 2023 Clarivate Analytics overview, a ranking of the most cited scientists in the world
General news | 2023-04-12
Centre researchers awarded for groundbreaking paper on urban sustainability
Centre researchers Thomas Elmqvist, Erik Andersson, Timon McPhearson, Per Olsson, Owen Gaffney and Carl Folke are selected as recipients of the Ecological Society of America’s Sustainability Science Award 2023
Research news | 2023-01-30
The best way to deal with shocks is by combining diverse responses
Humankind’s best chance to deal with looming turbulences and crises is by diversifying response strategies
Research news | 2022-12-20
Biodiversity offsets create dangerous incentives
Biodiversity offset schemes may shift the focus from the actual drivers of biodiversity loss and require more, not less, regulations, argue researchers