Beijer Fellows

Johan Colding | Associate Professor (Ecologist), Researcher

Johan holds a PhD in natural resource management in Systems Ecology at the Stockholm University. He is currently employed as an Associate Professor at the Beijer Institute, and as a theme-leader for the theme Urban social-ecological systems and globalization at The Stockholm Resilience Centre (SRC).

Johan's main interests cover urban form and urban ecology, ecosystem management, land use issues, property rights and institutional designs and processes that foster sustainable management and governance of urban ecosystem services.

Johan Colding

Contact

Phone + 46 8 673 95 39
Fax + 46 8 15 24 64
E-mail 
Address: The Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics, The Royal Swedish Academy of Science, Box 50005 SE-104 05 Stockholm, Sweden


Publications

Beijer E-print Series
410 Toward an integrated theory of spatial morphology and resilient urban systems
Marcus, L. and J. Colding. (2014) Ecology and Society 19(4): 55.

Beijer E-print Series
394 Understanding how built urban form influences biodiversity
Andersson, E., and J. Colding. (2014) Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 13(2):221-226.

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393 Reconnecting Cities to the Biosphere: Stewardship of Green Infrastructure and Urban Ecosystem Services
Andersson, E., S. Barthel, S. Borgström, J. Colding, T. Elmqvist, C. Folke, and Å. Gren. (2014) Ambio 43(4):445-453.

Beijer E-print Series
383  Urban green commons: Insights on urban common property systems
Colding, J., S. Barthel, P. Bendt, R. Snep, W. Van der Knaap, and H. Ernstson. (2013) Global Environmental Change 23(5):1039-1051.

Beijer E-print Series
382  Revisiting the Stockholm Urban Assessment
Colding, J. (2013) In: Elmqvist, T. et al. (eds.). Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Opportunities. Springer, New York, USA. Pp. 313-336.

Beijer E-print Series
373 The potential of ‘Urban Green Commons’ in the resilience building of cities
Colding, J. and S. Barthel (2013). Ecological Economics 86:156–166.

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372 Strategic spatial planning and the ecosystem services concept – an historical exploration
Wilkinson, C., Saarne, T., Peterson, G.D., and J. Colding (2013). Ecology and Society 18(1): 37. http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ES-05368-180137.

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356 Civic greening and environmental learning in public-access community gardens in Berlin
Bendt, P., et al. Landscape and Urban Planning (2012). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2012.10.003

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318 Urban Gardens-Pockets of Social-Ecological Memory
Barthel, S. Parker, J. Folke, C and Colding J. (2011). In Tidball, KG and ME Krasny, (eds.) Greening in the Red Zone: Disaster, Resilience, and Community Greening. Springer-Verlag.

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294 Social–ecological memory in urban gardens—Retaining the capacity for management of ecosystem services
Barthel Stephan, Folke Carl, Colding Johan Global Environmental Change 20 (2010) 255–265

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286 Golf courses and wetland fauna
Johan Colding, Jakob Lundberg, Stefan Lundberg and Erik Andersson. Ecological Applications, 19(6):1481–1491 (2009)

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257 The Role of Golf Courses in Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Management
Colding, J. and C. Folke. Ecosystems (2008)12:191-206

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244 Integrated Social-Ecological Systems and Adaptive Governance of Ecosystem Services
Folke, C., J. Colding, P. Olsson and T. Hahn. 2007 In: Pretty, J., A. Ball, T. Benton, J. Guivant, D. Lee, D. Orr, M. Pfeffer and H. Ward (eds). Sage Handbook on Environment and Society, Chapter 37: 536-552, Sage Publications, London, (2007).

Beijer E-print Series
234 Tradeoffs between Environmental Goals and Urban Development: The Case of Nitrogen Load from the Stockholm County to the Baltic Sea
Åsa Jansson and Johan Colding 2007 Ambio, Vol. 36, No. 8, December 2007 (2008).

Beijer E-print Series
231 The Problem of Fit Between Ecosystems and Institutions: Ten Years Later
Carl Folke, Lowell Pritchard, Fikret Berkes, Johan Colding and Uno Svedin. 2007 Ecology and Society 12(1): 30

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224 Ecological Land-use Complementation’ for Building Resilience in Urban Ecosystems
Johan Colding, 2007 Landscape and Urban Planning 81:46-55 (2007)

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219 Economic Valuation of a Seed Dispersal Service in the Stockholm National Urban Park, Sweden
Cajsa Hougner, Johan Colding and Tore Söderqvist.2006 Ecological Economics 59:364-374 (2006).

Beijer E-print Series
217 History and Local Management of a Biodiversity-Rich, Urban Cultural Landscape
Stephan Barthel, Johan Colding, Thomas Elmqvist and Carl Folke Ecology and Society 10(2): 10

Beijer E-print Series
216 Incorporating Green-area User Groups in Urban Ecosystem Management
Johan Colding, Jakob Lundberg and Carl Folke, 2006 Ambio Vol 35, No. 5, pp. 237-244, August (2006).

Beijer Discussion Paper
213 Creating Incentives for Increased Public Engagement in Ecosystem Management through Urban Commons
Johan Colding. 2008.

Beijer Discussion Paper
195 Economic Valuation of a Seed Dispersal Service in the Stockholm National Urban Park, Sweden
Cajsa Hougner, Johan Colding and Tore Söderqvist. 2005

Beijer E-print Series
195 The Dynamics of Social-Ecological System in Urban Landscapes - Stockholm and the National Urban Park, Sweden
T. Elmqvist, J. Colding, S- Barthel, S. Borgström, A. Druit, J. Kundberg, E. Andersson, K. Ahrné, H. Ernstson, C. Folke and J. Bengtsson, 2004 Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 1023:308-322 (2004).

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185 Social Institutions in Ecosystem Management and Biodiversity Conservation
Johan Colding, Carl Folke and Thomas Elmqvist. 2003 Tropical Ecology 44 (1):25-41 (2003).

Beijer Discussion Paper
182 The Stockholm Urban Assessment (SUA-Sweden)
Johan Colding, Thomas Elmqvist, Jakob Lundberg, Karin Ahrné, Erik Andersson, Stephan Barthel, Sara Borgström, Andreas Duit, Henrik Ernstsson, and Maria Tengö. 2004

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177 Synthesis: Building Resilience and Adaptive Capacity in Social-Ecological Systems
Carl Folke, Johan Colding, and Fikret Berkes, 2002 In: Navigating Social-Ecological Systems Building Resilience for Complexity and Change, pp. 352-387, Cambridge University Press. (2002)

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175 Living with Disturbances: Building Reslience in Social-Ecological Systems
Johan Colding, Thomas Elmqvist, and Per Olsson. 2002 In: Navigating Social-Ecological Systems Building Resilience for Complexity and Change, pp. 163-185, Cambridge University Press. (2002)

Beijer Discussion Paper
163 Social institutions in Ecosystem Management and Biodiversity Conservation
Johan Colding, Carl Folke and Thomas Elmqvist. 2002.

Beijer Discussion Paper
162  Synthesis: Building Resilience and Adaptive Capacity in Social-Ecological Systems
Carl Folke, Johan Colding and Fikret Berkes. 2002.

Beijer Discussion Paper
160 Living With Disturbances: Building Resilience in Social-Ecological Systems
Johan Colding, Thomas Elmqvist and Per Olsson. 2002.

Beijer E-print Series
152 Social Taboos: ”Invisible” Systems of Local Resource Management and Biological Conservation
Johan Colding and Carl Folke,2001 Ecological Applications, 11(2), 2001, pp. 584-600

Beijer E-print Series
140 The Taboo System: Lessons about Informal Institutions for Nature Management
Johan Colding, Carl Folke, 2000 he Georgetown International Environmental Law Review,volume XII, issue 2, 2000, pp.413-445

Beijer Discussion Paper
121 Social Taboos: “Invisible” Systems of Local Resource Management and Biological Conservation
Johan Colding and Carl Folke. 1999

Beijer Discussion Paper
109 Rediscovery of Traditional Ecological Knowledge as Adaptive Management
Fikret Berkes, Johan Colding, and Carl Folke. 1997

Beijer Discussion Paper
108 The Problem of Fit between Ecosystems and Institutions
Carl Folke, Lowell Pritchad Jr., Fikret Berkes, Johan Colding, Uno Svedin. 1997

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84 The Relations among Threatened Species, their Protection, and Taboos
Johan Colding, Carl Folke. 1997 htpp://www.consecol.org/Journal/vol 1/iss1/art6

Beijer Discussion Paper
74 Species Conservation through Social Taboos
Johan Colding and Carl Folke. 1996

Books
22 Navigating Social-Ecological Systems: Building Resilience for Complexity and Change
Fikret Berkes, Johan Colding and Carl Folke (eds.) Cambridge University Press. 2008.

Books
18 Navigating Social-Ecological Systems Building Resilience for Complexity and Change.
Fikret Berkes, Johan Colding, Carl Folke (eds.) Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. 2002.