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Thomas Thaler

Research Scholar

Equity and Justice Research Group

Population and Just Societies


Thomas Thaler is a research fellow in the Equity and Justice Research Group of the IIASA Population and Just Societies Program. He is also a senior scientist at the Institute of Landscape Planning at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Vienna.

His research at IIASA focuses on governance and social justice in flood risk management, with a particular emphasis on the design and effectiveness of governance systems, as well as the integration of different environmental policies into national and local institutions. He holds a PhD from the Flood Hazard Research Centre at Middlesex University London in the UK.

Last update: 12 SEP 2023


Schirpke, U., Tasser, E., Borsky, S., Braun, M., Eitzinger, J., Gaube, V., Getzner, M., Glatzel, S., Gschwantner, T., Kirchner, M., Leitinger, G., Mehdi-Schulz, B., Mitter, H., Scheifinger, H., Thaler, S., Thom, D., & Thaler, T. (2023). Past and future impacts of land-use changes on ecosystem services in Austria. Journal of Environmental Management 345 e118728. 10.1016/j.jenvman.2023.118728.

Clar, C., Junger, L., Nordbeck, R., & Thaler, T. (2023). The impact of demographic developments on flood risk management systems in rural regions in the Alpine Arc. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 90 e103648. 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2023.103648.