Volker Mauerhofer

Professor|Professor

  • Professional title: Professor
  • Academic title: Professor
  • Other title: Chair
  • Department: Department of Natural Sciences, Design and Sustainable Development (NDH)
  • Telephone: +46 (0)10-1428307
  • Email: volker.mauerhofer@miun.se
  • Location: Östersund

Publications

Articles in journals

Roman, A. I. & Mauerhofer, V. (2022). Sustainable development and invasive alien species : Implementation challenges of an EU regulation. Sustainable Development, vol. 30: 4, pp. 477-488.    

Mauerhofer, V. , Englund, O. , Grönlund, E. , Haller, H. , Jonsson, B. & van den Brink, P. (2021). Environmental net-gain governance : Global implementation challenges. Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 321  

Singh, R. K. , Singh, A. , Ksherchokpa, L. , Rallen, O. , Taniang, B. , Lego, Y. J. , Padung, E. , Kumar, A. & et al. (2021). Grassroots Approaches for Sustaining Biocultural Diversity and Livelihood Security : Insights from Indian Eastern Himalaya. Environmental Management, vol. 68: 1, pp. 17-37.  

Mauerhofer, V. , Rupo, D. & Tarquinio, L. (2020). Special issue : Law and sustainable development. Sustainable Development, vol. 28: 3, pp. 445-447.  

Mauerhofer, V. (2019). Activities of environmental convention-secretariats : Laws, functions and discretions. Sustainability, vol. 11: 11    

Mauerhofer, V. (2019). An introduction and overview on law, politics and governance : Institutions, organizations and procedures for Ecological Economics. Ecological Economics, vol. 165  

Mauerhofer, V. (2019). EU-Gebiets- und Artenschutz-Judikatur: CEF-Maßnahmen ade? (Teil I) : Gleichzeitig eine Analyse der einschlägigen EuGH-Judikatur seit 2014. Recht der umvelt, vol. 37: 2, pp. 66-70.

Mauerhofer, V. (2019). EU-Gebiets- und Artenschutz-Judikatur: CEF-Maßnahmen ade? (Teil II) : Gleichzeitig eine Analyse der einschlägigen EuGH-Judikatur seit 2014. Recht der umvelt, : 3, pp. 109-113.

Ding, X. , Zhou, C. , Mauerhofer, V. , Zhong, W. & Li, G. (2019). From environmental soundness to sustainable development : Improving applicability of payment for ecosystem services scheme for diverting regional sustainability transition in developing countries. Sustainability, vol. 11: 2    

Mauerhofer, V. (2019). Legal Institutions and Ecological Economics : Their Common Contribution for Achieving a Sustainable Development. Ecological Economics, vol. 156, pp. 350-359.  

Iasmina Roman, A. & Mauerhofer, V. (2019). Multilevel coordination and cooperation during implementing supranational environmental legislation : A case study on invasive alien species. Sustainability, vol. 11: 6    

Mauerhofer, V. & Essl, I. (2018). An analytical framework for solutions of conflicting interests between climate change and biodiversity conservation laws on the example of Vienna/Austria. Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 178, pp. 343-352.  

Mauerhofer, V. & Laza, I. (2018). How do ecosystem services perform in enforceable law? : Potentials and pitfalls within regional and national integration. Ecosystem Services, vol. 29, pp. 260-270.  

Mauerhofer, V. (2018). Identifying Legal Priorities for Policy Making : A Forest-society-economy Context Analysed by 3-D Sustainability. Ecological Economics, vol. 152, pp. 183-190.  

Mauerhofer, V. (2018). Legal aspects of ecosystem services : An introduction and an overview. Ecosystem Services, vol. 29, pp. 185-189.  

Essl, I. & Mauerhofer, V. (2018). Opportunities for mutual implementation of nature conservation and climate change policies : A multilevel case study based on local stakeholder perceptions. Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 183, pp. 898-907.  

Mauerhofer, V. (2018). The law, ecosystem services and ecosystem functions : An in-depth overview of coverage and interrelation. Ecosystem Services, vol. 29, pp. 190-198.  

Mauerhofer, V. , Ichinose, T. , Blackwell, B. D. , Willig, M. R. , Flint, C. G. , Krause, M. S. & Penker, M. (2018). Underuse of social-ecological systems : A research agenda for addressing challenges to biocultural diversity. Land use policy, vol. 72, pp. 57-64.  

Huang, B. , Mauerhofer, V. & Geng, Y. (2016). Analysis of existing building energy saving policies in Japan and China. Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 112, pp. 1510-1518.  

Li, W. & Mauerhofer, V. (2016). Behavioral patterns of environmental performance evaluation programs. Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 182, pp. 429-435.  

Borgström, S. & Mauerhofer, V. (2016). Developing law for the bioeconomy. Journal of Energy and Natural Resources Law, vol. 34: 4, pp. 373-406.  

Mauerhofer, V. (2016). Introduction to the Special Issue : Public participation in environmental and land use policy in East Asia. Land use policy, vol. 52, pp. 477-480.  

Mauerhofer, V. & Larssen, C. (2016). Judicial perspectives from the European Union for Public Participation in Environmental Matters in East Asia. Land use policy, vol. 52, pp. 552-561.  

Huang, B. & Mauerhofer, V. (2016). Life cycle sustainability assessment of ground source heat pump in Shanghai, China. Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 119, pp. 207-214.  

Huang, B. & Mauerhofer, V. (2016). Low carbon technology assessment and planning-Case analysis of building sector in Chongming, Shanghai. Renewable energy, vol. 86, pp. 324-331.  

Schindler, S. , O’Neill, F. H. , Biró, M. , Damm, C. , Gasso, V. , Kanka, R. , van der Sluis, T. , Krug, A. & et al. (2016). Multifunctional floodplain management and biodiversity effects : a knowledge synthesis for six European countries. Biodiversity and Conservation, vol. 25: 7, pp. 1349-1382.  

Dudley, N. , Harrison, I. J. , Kettunen, M. , Madgwick, J. & Mauerhofer, V. (2016). Natural solutions for water management of the future : freshwater protected areas at the 6th World Parks Congress. Aquatic conservation, vol. 26, pp. 121-132.  

Mauerhofer, V. (2016). Public participation in environmental matters : Compendium, challenges and chances globally. Land use policy, vol. 52, pp. 481-491.  

Mauerhofer, V. , Kim, R. E. & Stevens, C. (2015). When implementation works : A comparison of Ramsar Convention implementation in different continents. Environmental Science and Policy, vol. 51, pp. 95-105.  

Schindler, S. , Sebesvari, Z. , Damm, C. , Euller, K. , Mauerhofer, V. , Schneidergruber, A. , Biró, M. , Essl, F. & et al. (2014). Multifunctionality of floodplain landscapes : Relating management options to ecosystem services. Landscape Ecology, vol. 29: 2, pp. 229-244.    

Schindler, S. , Kropik, M. , Euller, K. , Bunting, S. W. , Schulz-Zunkel, C. , Hermann, A. , Hainz-Renetzeder, C. , Kanka, R. & et al. (2013). Floodplain management in temperate regions : Is multifunctionality enhancing biodiversity?. Environmental Evidence, vol. 2: 1  

Mauerhofer, V. , Hubacek, K. & Coleby, A. (2013). From polluter pays to provider gets : Distribution of rights and costs under payments for ecosystem services. Ecology & society, vol. 18: 4  

Elbakidze, M. , Hahn, T. , Mauerhofer, V. , Angelstam, P. & Axelsson, R. (2013). Legal framework for biosphere reserves as learning sites for sustainable development : A comparative analysis of Ukraine and Sweden. Ambio, vol. 42: 2, pp. 174-187.  

Mauerhofer, V. (2013). Lose less instead of win more : The failure of decoupling and perspectives for competition in a degrowth economy. Environmental Values, vol. 22: 1, pp. 43-57.  

Mauerhofer, V. (2013). Social capital, social capacity and social carrying capacity : Perspectives for the social basics within environmental sustainability. Futures: The journal of policy, planning and futures studies, vol. 53, pp. 63-73.  

Mauerhofer, V. (2013). The 'Governance-Check' : Assessing the sustainability of public spatial decision-making structures. Land use policy, vol. 30: 1, pp. 328-336.  

Mauerhofer, V. (2012). A 'Legislation-Check' based on '3-D Sustainability' - Addressing global precautionary land governance. Land use policy, vol. 29: 3, pp. 652-660.  

Huang, B. , Yang, H. , Mauerhofer, V. & Guo, R. (2012). Sustainability assessment of low carbon technologies-case study of the building sector in China. Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 32, pp. 244-250.  

Mauerhofer, V. (2011). A bottom-up 'Convention-Check' to improve top-down global protected area governance. Land use policy, vol. 28: 4, pp. 877-886.  

Mauerhofer, V. (2010). Missing links : How individual's can contribute to reserve policy enforcement on the example of the European Union. Biodiversity and Conservation, vol. 19: 3, pp. 601-618.  

Mauerhofer, V. (2010). Zum Umfang des Anfechtungsrechts der betroffenen UVP-Öffentlichkeit : Besprechung der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofes C-263/08, Djurgården-Lilla Värtans Miljöskyddsförening. Recht der Umwelt, : 3, pp. 95-99.

Mauerhofer, V. (2009). Antragsrecht auf Begründung und Rechtsmittelbefugnis Betroffener bei Entscheidung auf Nichtdurchführung einer UVP : Besprechung der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofes C-75/08, Mellor. Recht der Umwelt, : 5, pp. 170-174.

Mauerhofer, V. (2008). 3-D Sustainability : An approach for priority setting in situation of conflicting interests towards a Sustainable Development. Ecological Economics, vol. 64: 3, pp. 496-506.  

Hubacek, K. & Mauerhofer, V. (2008). Future generations : Economic, legal and institutional aspects. Futures: The journal of policy, planning and futures studies, vol. 40: 5, pp. 413-423.  

Mauerhofer, V. (2008). Ländersäumnisse in Jagd und Naturschutz betreffend EU-Vogelarten führen wiederum zu Ersatzkompetenz des Bundes : Besprechung der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofes C-507/04. Recht der Umwelt, , pp. 205-209.

Mauerhofer, V. (2007). Ländersäumnisse im FFH-Naturschutz führen zu Ersatzkompetenz des Bundes : Besprechung der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofes C-508/04. Recht der Umwelt, , pp. 133-136.

Mauerhofer, V. (2007). Rechtssicherheit und UVP-Zeitpunkt in mehrstufigen Genehmigungsverfahren : Besprechung der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofes C-508/03. Recht der Umwelt, : 2, pp. 58-60.

Mauerhofer, V. (2006). Zur unzureichenden normativen Umsetzung der Fauna-Flora-Habitat-Richtlinie : Besprechung der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofes C-06/04. Recht der Umwelt, : 2, pp. 79-82.

Mauerhofer, V. (2005). Naturverträglichkeitsprüfung, Antragsbefugnis und Beweislastumkehr aufgrund von Direktwirkung : Besprechung der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofes C-127/02. Recht der Umwelt, : 4, pp. 171-176.

Mauerhofer, V. (2004). Ausnahmen vom Vogelschutz : Besprechung der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofes C-182/02. Recht der Umwelt, : 3, pp. 108-109.

Mauerhofer, V. (2004). NVP-Antragsbefugnis und Beweislastumkehr aufgrund von Direktwirkung : Besprechung der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofes C-201/02. Recht der Umwelt, : 4, pp. 146-148.

Articles, book reviews

Mauerhofer, V. (2019). Book review: Technology, Globalization, and Sustainable Development : Transforming the Industrial State. Ecological Economics, vol. 165  

Books

Mauerhofer, V. (2015). Legal aspects of sustainable development : Horizontal and sectorial policy issues. Springer International Publishing (Legal Aspects of Sustainable Development: Horizontal and Sectorial Policy Issues ).  

Chapters in books

Mauerhofer, V. & Nyacuru, F. (2022). Biodiversity, migratory species and natural heritage : Global challenges ahead. In Routledge Handbook of Global Environmental Politics. Taylor & Francis. pp. 552-565.  

Mauerhofer, V. (2022). Gender Within Sustainable Decisions : A 3-D sustainability perspective. In Gender and the Sustainable Development Goals : Infrastructure, Empowerment and Education. Taylor & Francis. pp. 28-45.  

Mauerhofer, V. (2021). Foreword and introduction. In The Role of Law in Governing Sustainability. Routledge. pp. xii-xv.

Mauerhofer, V. (2021). Summary and conclusions. In The Role of Law in Governing Sustainability. Routledge. pp. 264-270.

Mauerhofer, V. (2021). The role of net-gain law for governance of a sustainable development. In The Role of Law in Governing Sustainability. Routledge. pp. 1-20.

Mauerhofer, V. (2019). Ignorance, Uncertainty and Biodiversity : Decision-Making by the Court of Justice of the European Union. In Part II - Legitimacy and Scientific Certainty : Environmental Adjudication, Use of Experts and the Limits of Science. Cambridge University Press. pp. 146-164.  

Mauerhofer, V. , Galle, E. & Onida, M. (2016). The alpine convention and wilderness protection. In Wilderness Protection in Europe: The Role of International, European and National Law. Cambridge University Press. pp. 199-221.  

Mauerhofer, V. (2016). Wilderness protection in Austria. In Wilderness Protection in Europe: The Role of International, European and National Law. Cambridge University Press. pp. 247-268.  

Mauerhofer, V. (2015). 3-d sustainability and its contribution to governance assessment in legal terms : Examples and perspectives. In Legal Aspects of Sustainable Development: Horizontal and Sectorial Policy Issues. Springer International Publishing. pp. 35-56.  

Mauerhofer, V. (2015). A global conceptual framework for categorizing environmental change based on property rights and compensation. In Legal Aspects of Sustainable Development: Horizontal and Sectorial Policy Issues. Springer International Publishing. pp. 251-270.  

Mauerhofer, V. & Nyacuru, F. (2015). Biodiversity, migratory species and natural heritage. In Routledge Handbook of Global Environmental Politics. Taylor and Francis Inc.. pp. 481-493.  

Mauerhofer, V. (2015). Conclusions. In Legal Aspects of Sustainable Development: Horizontal and Sectorial Policy Issues. Springer International Publishing. pp. 631-640.  

Mauerhofer, V. (2015). Introduction. In Legal Aspects of Sustainable Development: Horizontal and Sectorial Policy Issues. Springer International Publishing. pp. 1-10.  

Collections (editor)

Mauerhofer, V. (ed.) (2021). The Role of Law in Governing Sustainability. Routledge  

Conference papers

Mauerhofer, V. (2022). Measures of Continued Ecological Functioning do not release from Species Derogation Procedures? : An analysis of EU-nature conservation judgements. In PROCEEDINGS of the 28th Annual Conference, International Sustainable Development Research Society : Sustainable Development and Courage: Culture, Art and Human Rights. Stockholm : . pp. 1256--1257.

Mauerhofer, V. (2022). Net Gain Law for Sustainability : Challenges and Perspectives. Paper presented at the Åbningskonference: Centre for Law, Sustainability & Justice (CLS&J), [DIGITAL], Februari 10, 2022.

Mauerhofer, V. (2022). ‘“Old” national permits versus “new” EU restoration & liability duties for environmental impacts : An overview & a case study on Swedish fiber banks. Paper presented at the Rethinking environmental law: Connectivity, Intersections, and Conflicts in the Global Environmental Crisis, Tarragona, Spain, September 21-23, 2022.

Haller, H. & Mauerhofer, V. (2022). Restoration & Liability Duties for Environmental Damages "from the past"? : The interplay of EU’s environmental liability, habitat & birds directives and Swedish fiber banks. In PROCEEDINGS of the 28th Annual Conference, International Sustainable Development Research Society : Sustainable Development and Courage: Culture, Art and Human Rights. Stockholm : . pp. 1261--1261.

Mauerhofer, V. (2022). The Role of Net Gain Governance & Law for Biodiversity Conservation. Paper presented at the NESS - Nordic Environmental Social Science Conference, Göteborg, June 7-9, 2022.

Mauerhofer, V. (2022). The UN Post 2020 Biodiversity Framework and the EU Habitats Directive : United we stand for Net Gains. In PROCEEDINGS of the 28th Annual Conference, International Sustainable Development Research Society : Sustainable Development and Courage: Culture, Art and Human Rights. Stockholm : . pp. 1268--1268.

Panek, V. , Johanisova, L. & Mauerhofer, V. (2021). Jaguars substituting Tigers? Results from a Systematic Literature Review on Illegal Wildlife Trade. In Accelerating the progress towards the 2030 SDGs in times of crisis. Östersund : . pp. 224--259.

Mauerhofer, V. (2021). Net Gain Law for Governance towards Sustainability. Paper presented at the 8th European Environmental Law Forum (EELF) annual conference, [DIGITAL], Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, UK, 8th - 10th Sept, 2021

Johanisova, L. & Mauerhofer, V. (2021). Reported & Reported : differences among local and international game hunting data and potential reasons on the example of South Africa. In Accelerating the progress towards the 2030 SDGs in times of crisis. Östersund : . pp. 203--223.

Mauerhofer, V. (2021). The Implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity in Land UsePlanning and Zoning Law : a quantitative and qualitative literature review. In Accelerating the progress towards the 2030 SDGs in times of crisis. Östersund : . pp. 1689--1690.

Semernya, L. & Mauerhofer, V. (2021). The Implementation Progress of the Biodiversity Protocol to the Carpathian Convention. Achievements and Challenges in Ukraine. In Accelerating the progress towards the 2030 SDGs in times of crisis. Östersund : . pp. 1687--1688.

Mauerhofer, V. (2021). The national implementation of a Supranational Environmental Rules : Challenges and solutions exemplified by the EU-Regulation against Invasive Alien Species. Paper presented at the 18th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, Groningen, The Netherlands, 28th June- 02nd July, 2021

Mauerhofer, V. (2021). The Role of Net Gain Law for Governance of a Sustainable Development. In Accelerating the progress towards the 2030 SDGs in times of crisis. Östersund : . pp. 1684--1684.

Conference proceedings (editor)

Johansson, C. (ed.) & Mauerhofer, V. (ed.) (2021). Accelerating the progress towards the 2030 SDGs in times of crisis. Östersund : Mittuniversitetet  

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