Fridolin Krausmann holds a doctoral degree in ecology from the University of Vienna and is qualified to teach (venia docendi) in social ecology at University of Klagenfurt. He is now associate professor of Sustainable Resource Use at the Vienna Institute of Social Ecology of Klagenfurt University and responsible for the coordination of the research area Historical Sustainability Research. He is a founding member of the Austrian Centre for Environmental History. His research is focused on the analysis of long term changes in society-nature interactions. He is interested in past and ongoing socio-ecological transition processes and contributes to the development of a biophysical understanding of industrialization. He has studied the changing relation of land use and social metabolism on various scales from local to global and applied and advanced socio-ecological methods such as material- and energy flow accounting, HANPP and the ecological footprint.
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