Stephan Barthel

Stephan Barthel, professor i miljövetenskap.


Stephan Barthel

Professor, docent i geospatial informationsvetenskap

Forskningsämne: Miljövetenskap

Professor Stephan Barthel leder utmaningsdriven forskning om gröna städer och om det civila samhällets roll för en klimatomställning. Han integrerar kunskapssystem för att stärka välfärdssamhällets resiliens under en samhällstransformation mot en fossilfri framtid. Han har också uppdraget att den akademiska forskningen ska leda till ökade transdisciplinära samarbeten och samskapande projekt med aktörer utanför akademin.




Vetenskapliga artiklar, refereegranskade

Fagerholm, N., Samuelsson, K., Eilola, S., Giusti, M., Hasanzadeh, K., Kajosaari, A., Koch, D., Korpilo, S., Kyttä, M., Legeby, A., Liu, Y., Præstholm, S., Raymond, C., Rinne, T., Stahl Olafsson, A. & Barthel, S. (2022). Analysis of pandemic outdoor recreation and green infrastructure in Nordic cities to enhance urban resilience. npj Urban Sustainability, 2 (1). 10.1038/s42949-022-00068-8 [Mer information]
Berghauser Pont, M., Barthel, S., Colding, J., Gren, Å., Legeby, A. & Marcus, L. (2022). Editorial: Social-ecological urbanism: Developing discourse, institutions and urban form for the design of resilient social-ecological systems in cities. Frontiers in Built Environment, 8. 10.3389/fbuil.2022.982681 [Mer information]
Colding, J., Samuelsson, K., Marcus, L., Gren, Å., Legeby, A., Berghauser Pont, M. & Barthel, S. (2022). Frontiers in Social–Ecological Urbanism. Land, 11 (6). 10.3390/land11060929 [Mer information]
Linder, N., Giusti, M., Samuelsson, K. & Barthel, S. (2022). Pro-environmental habits : An underexplored research agenda in sustainability science. Ambio, 51, 546-556. 10.1007/s13280-021-01619-6 [Mer information]
Andersson, E., Grimm, N., Lewis, J., Redman, C., Barthel, S., Colding, J. & Elmqvist, T. (2022). Urban climate resilience through hybrid infrastructure. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 55. 10.1016/j.cosust.2022.101158 [Mer information]
Colding, J., Barthel, S., Ljung, R., Eriksson, F. & Sjöberg, S. (2022). Urban commons and collective action to address climate change. Social Inclusion, 10 (1), 103-114. 10.17645/si.v10i1.4862 [Mer information]
Barthel, S., Colding, J., Hiswåls, A., Thalén, P. & Turunen, P. (2022). Urban green commons for socially sustainable cities and communities. Nordic Social Work Research, 12 (2), 310-322. 10.1080/2156857x.2021.1947876 [Mer information]
Raymond, C., Kaaronen, R., Giusti, M., Linder, N. & Barthel, S. (2021). Engaging with the pragmatics of relational thinking, leverage points and transformations –Reply to West et al.. Ecosystems and People, 17 (1), 1-5. 10.1080/26395916.2020.1867645 [Mer information]
Pan, H., Page, J., Cong, C., Barthel, S. & Kalantari, Z. (2021). How ecosystems services drive urban growth : Integrating nature-based solutions. Anthropocene, 35. 10.1016/j.ancene.2021.100297 [Mer information]
Linder, N., Rosenthal, S., Sörqvist, P. & Barthel, S. (2021). Internal and external factor's influence on recycling : Insights from a laboratory experiment with observed behavior. Frontiers in Psychology, 12. 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.699410 [Mer information]
Brandt, S., Lim, N., Colding, J. & Barthel, S. (2021). Mapping Flood Risk Uncertainty Zones in Support of Urban Resilience Planning. Urban Planning, 6 (3), 258-271. 10.17645/up.v6i3.4073 [Mer information]
Samuelsson, K., Chen, T., Antonsen, S., Brandt, S., Sabel, C. & Barthel, S. (2021). Residential environments across Denmark have become both denser and greener over 20 years. Environmental Research Letters, 16 (1). 10.1088/1748-9326/abcf7a [Mer information]
Samuelsson, K., Barthel, S., Giusti, M. & Hartig, T. (2021). Visiting nearby natural settings supported wellbeing during Sweden's "soft-touch" pandemic restrictions. Landscape and Urban Planning, 214. 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2021.104176 [Mer information]
Colding, J., Wallhagen, M., Sörqvist, P., Marcus, L., Hillman, K., Samuelsson, K. & Barthel, S. (2020). Applying a Systems Perspective on the Notion of the Smart City. Sustainability, 3 (2). 10.3390/smartcities3020022 [Mer information]
Colding, J., Colding, M. & Barthel, S. (2020). Applying seven resilience principles on the Vision of the Digital City. Cities, 103. 10.1016/j.cities.2020.102761 [Mer information]
Joanna, S., Barthel, S. & Colding, J. (2020). Countryside within the city : A motivating vision behind civic green area stewardship in Warsaw, Poland. Sustainability, 12 (6). 10.3390/su12062313 [Mer information]
Colding, J., Giusti, M., Haga, A., Wallhagen, M. & Barthel, S. (2020). Enabling relationships with nature in cities. Sustainability, 12. 10.3390/su12114394 [Mer information]
Colding, J., Barthel, S. & Samuelsson, K. (2020). Supporting bottom-up human agency for adapting to climate change. One Earth, 3 (4), 392-395. 10.1016/j.oneear.2020.09.005 [Mer information]
Colding, J., Gren, Å. & Barthel, S. (2020). The Incremental Demise of Urban Green Spaces. Land, 9 (5). 10.3390/land9050162 [Mer information]
Colding, J., Colding, M. & Barthel, S. (2020). The smart city model : A new panacea for urban sustainability or unmanageable complexity?. Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science, 47 (1), 179-187. 10.1177/2399808318763164 [Mer information]
Marcus, L., Berghauser-Pont, M. & Barthel, S. (2020). Towards a socio-ecological spatial morphology : a joint network approach to urban form and landscape ecology. Urban morphology, 24 (1), 21-34. [Mer information]
Holmgren, M., Kabanshi, A., Langeborg, L., Barthel, S., Colding, J., Eriksson, O. & Sörqvist, P. (2019). Deceptive sustainability : Cognitive bias in people's judgment of the benefits of CO<sub>2</sub> emission cuts. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 64, 48-55. 10.1016/j.jenvp.2019.05.005 [Mer information]
Colding, J. & Barthel, S. (2019). Exploring the social-ecological systems discourse 20 years later. Ecology & Society, 24 (1), 423-432. 10.5751/ES-10598-240102 [Mer information]
Barthel, S., Isendahl, C., Vis, B., Drescher, A., Evans, D. & van Timmeren, A. (2019). Global urbanization and food production in direct competition for land : Leverage places to mitigate impacts on SDG2 and on the Earth System. The Anthropocene Review, 6 (1-2), 71-97. 10.1177/2053019619856672 [Mer information]
Marcus, L., Pont, M. & Barthel, S. (2019). Towards a socio-ecological spatial morphology : integrating elements of urban morphology and landscape ecology. Urban morphology, 23 (2), 115-124. [Mer information]
Samuelsson, K., Colding, J. & Barthel, S. (2019). Urban resilience at eye level : spatial analysis of empirically defined experiential landscapes. Landscape and Urban Planning, 187, 70-80. 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2019.03.015 [Mer information]
Colding, J., Barthel, S. & Sörqvist, P. (2019). Wicked Problems of Smart Cities. Smart Cities, 2 (4), 512-521. 10.3390/smartcities2040031 [Mer information]
Raymond, C., Giusti, M. & Barthel, S. (2018). An embodied perspective on the co-production of cultural ecosystem services : Toward embodied ecosystems. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 61 (5/6), 778-799. 10.1080/09640568.2017.1312300 [Mer information]
Barthel, S., Belton, S., Raymond, C. & Giusti, M. (2018). Fostering Children’s Connection to Nature Through Authentic Situations : The Case of Saving Salamanders at School. Frontiers in Psychology, 9. 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00928 [Mer information]
Cilliers, S., Siebert, S. & Barthel, S. (2018). Garden ecosystem services of Sub-Saharan Africa and the role of health clinic gardens as social-ecological systems. Landscape and Urban Planning, 180, 294-307. 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2017.01.011 [Mer information]
Samuelsson, K., Giusti, M., Peterson, G., Legeby, A., Brandt, S. & Barthel, S. (2018). Impact of environment on people’s everyday experiences in Stockholm. Landscape and Urban Planning, 171, 7-17. 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2017.11.009 [Mer information]
Langemeyer, J., Camps-Calvet, M., Calvet-Mir, L., Barthel, S. & Gomez Beggethun, E. (2018). Stewardship of urban ecosystem services : understanding the value(s) of urban gardens in Barcelona. Landscape and Urban Planning, 170, 78-89. 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2017.09.013 [Mer information]
Colding, J. & Barthel, S. (2017). An urban ecology critique on the "Smart City" model. Journal of Cleaner Production, 164, 95-101. 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.06.191 [Mer information]
Bren d'Amour, C., Reitsma, F., Baiocchi, G., Barthel, S., Güneralp, B., Erb, K., Haberl, H., Creutzig, F. & Seto, K. (2017). Future urban land expansion and implications for global croplands. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114 (34), 8939-8944. 10.1073/pnas.1606036114 [Mer information]
Ives, C., Giusti, M., Fischer, J., Abson, D., Klaniecki, K., Dorninger, C., Laudan, J., Barthel, S., Abernethy, P., Martín-López, B., Raymond, C., Kendal, D. & von Wehrden, H. (2017). Human–nature connection : a multidisciplinary review. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 26-27, 106-113. 10.1016/j.cosust.2017.05.005 [Mer information]
Gordon, L., Crona, B., Henriksson, P., van Holt, T., Jonell, M., Lindahl, T., Troell, M., Barthel, S., Deutsch, L., Folke, C., Haider, L., Rockström, J. & Queiroz, C. (2017). Rewiring food systems to enhance human health and biosphere stewardship.. Environmental Research Letters, 12 (10). 10.1088/1748-9326/aa81dc [Mer information]
Colding, J. & Barthel, S. (2017). The Role of University Campuses in Reconnecting Humans to the Biosphere. Sustainability, 9 (12). 10.3390/su9122349 [Mer information]
Marcus, L., Giusti, M. & Barthel, S. (2016). Cognitive affordances in sustainable urbanism : contributions of space syntax and spatial cognition. Journal of Urban Design, 21 (4), 439-452. 10.1080/13574809.2016.1184565 [Mer information]
Andersson, E. & Barthel, S. (2016). Memory carriers and stewardship of metropolitan landscapes. Ecological Indicators, 70, 606-614. 10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.02.030 [Mer information]
Barthel, S., Parker, J. & Ernstson, H. (2015). Food and Green Space in Cities : A Resilience Lens on Gardens and Urban Environmental Movements. Urban Studies, 52 (7), 1321-1338. 10.1177/0042098012472744 [Mer information]
Jongerden, J., Swagemakers, P. & Barthel, S. (2014). Connective storylines : A relational approach to initiatives in food provisioning and green infrastructures. Spanish journal of rural development, 5 (1 (Extra)), 7-18. 10.5261/2014.ESP1.02 [Mer information]
Giusti, M., Barthel, S. & Marcus, L. (2014). Nature Routines and Affinity with the Biosphere : A Case Study of Preschool Children in Stockholm. Children, Youth and Environments, 24 (3), 16-42. 10.7721/chilyoutenvi.24.3.0016 [Mer information]
Andersson, E., Barthel, S., Borgström, S., Colding, J., Elmqvist, T., Folke, C. & Gren, Å. (2014). Reconnecting Cities to the Biosphere : Stewardship of Green Infrastructure and Urban Ecosystem Services. Ambio, 43 (4), 445-453. 10.1007/s13280-014-0506-y [Mer information]
Barthel, S., Crumley, C. & Svedin, U. (2013). Biocultural Refugia : Combating the Erosion of Diversity in Landscapes of Food Production. Ecology & Society, 18 (4). 10.5751/ES-06207-180471 [Mer information]
Bendt, P., Barthel, S. & Colding, J. (2013). Civic greening and environmental learning in public-access community gardens in Berlin. Landscape and Urban Planning, 109 (1), 18-30. 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2012.10.003 [Mer information]
Colding, J. & Barthel, S. (2013). The potential of ‘Urban Green Commons’ in the resilience building of cities. Ecological Economics, 86, 156-166. 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2012.10.016 [Mer information]
Barthel, S. & Isendahl, C. (2013). Urban gardens, agriculture, and water management : Sources of resilience for long-term food security in cities. Ecological Economics, 86, 224-234. 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2012.06.018 [Mer information]
Colding, J., Barthel, S., Bendt, P., Snep, R., van der Knaap, W. & Ernstson, H. (2013). Urban green commons : Insights on urban common property systems. Global Environmental Change, 23 (5), 1039-1051. 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2013.05.006 [Mer information]
Ernstson, H., Barthel, S., Andersson, E. & Borgström, S. (2010). Scale-Crossing Brokers and Network Governance of Urban Ecosystem Services : The Case of Stockholm. Ecology & Society, 15 (4). 10.5751/ES-03692-150428 [Mer information]
Barthel, S., Folke, C. & Colding, J. (2010). Social-ecological memory in urban gardens-Retaining the capacity for management of ecosystem services. Global Environmental Change, 20 (2), 255-265. 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2010.01.001 [Mer information]
Andersson, E., Barthel, S. & Ahrné, K. (2007). Measuring social – ecological dynamics behind the generation of ecosystem services. Ecological Applications, 17 (5), 1267-1278. 10.1890/06-1116.1 [Mer information]
Barthel, S., Colding, J., Elmqvist, T. & Folke, C. (2005). History and local management of a biodiversity-rich, urban cultural landscape. Ecology & Society, 10 (2). 10.5751/ES-01568-100210 [Mer information]
Elmqvist, T., Colding, J., Barthel, S., Borgström, S., Duit, A., Lundberg, J., Andersson, E., Ahrné, K., Ernstson, H., Folke, C. & Bengtsson, J. (2004). The Dynamics of Social-Ecological Systems in Urban Landscapes. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1023, 308-322. 10.1196/annals.1319.017 [Mer information]

Vetenskapliga artiklar, ej refereegranskade

Thorsvall, J., Kärsten, C. & Barthel, S. (2012). Laboratoriestaden. Arkitektur : byggnad, interiör, plan, landskap (2), 64-69. [Mer information]

Övriga artiklar (populärvetenskap, debatt etc.)

Barthel, S., Berghauser Pont, M., Colding, J., Gren, Å., Legeby, A. & Marcus, L. (2016). DN Debatt : ”Nytt miljonprogram – unik chans att lösa flera frågor”. Dagens nyheter. [Mer information]
Barthel, S., Berghauser-Pont, M., Colding, J., Gren, Å., Legeby, A. & Marcus, L. (2016). Miljonprogram - unik chans att lösa flera frågor. Dagens Nyheter. [Mer information]
Barthel, S., Berghauser-Pont, M., Colding, J., Gren, Å., Legeby, A. & Marcus, L. (2016). Nytt miljonprogram - unik chans att lösa flera frågor. Dagens Nyheter (25-apr). [Mer information]
Barthel, S. (2016). Social-Ecological Urbanism and the Life of Baltic Cities. The Nature of Cities, 2016. Länk [Mer information]
Marcus, L., Colding, J., Barthel, S. & Erixon, H. (2012). Utveckla Valhallavägen till Stockholms gröna bredband. Dagens nyheter. [Mer information]
Barthel, S., Colding, J., Ernstson, H., Grahn, S., Erixon, H., Marcus, L., Kärsten, C. & Torsvall, J. (2011). Chans sätta Stockholm på kartan. Svenska dagbladet. Länk [Mer information]
Barthel, S. (2010). Framtidens Albano : forskning omsatt i  praktik. Universitetsnytt (6 dec.), 18-19. [Mer information]


Barthel, S., Colding, J., Erixon, H., Ernstson, H., Grahn, S., Kärsten, C., Marcus, L. & Torsvall, J. (2013). Principles of Social Ecological Design : Case study Albano Campus, Stockholm. Stockholm: Architecture and Built Environment, KTH. 117 s. (Trita-ARK 2013:3) [Mer information]


Barthel, S. (2008). Recalling Urban Nature : Linking City People to Ecosystem Services. Diss. (sammanfattning), 2008. Stockholm: Systemekologiska institutionen. 33 s. Länk [Mer information]

Kapitel i böcker

Colding, J., Marcus, L. & Barthel, S. (2021). Promoting Partnership between Urban Design and Urban Ecology through Social-Ecological Resilience Building. <em>Urban Transition - Perspectives on Urban Systems and Environments</em>. InTech. 10.5772/intechopen.96642 [Mer information]
Isendahl, C., Smith, M., Stark, M., Sulas, F. & Barthel, S. (2020). Urban Ecology in the Ancient Tropics : Foodways and Urban Forms. The Routledge Handbook of Urban Ecology. London: Routledge. S. 13-23. [Mer information]
Isendahl, C. & Barthel, S. (2018). Archeology, history, and urban food security : Integrating cross-cultural and long-term perspectives. Routledge Handbook of Landscapes and Food. New York: Routledge. S. 61-73. 10.4324/9781315647692 [Mer information]
Colding, J. & Barthel, S. (2017). Resilience and Sustainable Development. Dreams and Seeds : The role of campuses in sustainable urban development. Stockholm: Stockholm Resilience Centre and Metropolia University of Applied Sciences. S. 28-29. Länk [Mer information]
Schewenius, M., Colding, J. & Barthel, S. (2017). Social-Ecological Integrated Planning and Design. Dreams and Seeds : The role of campuses in sustainable urban development. Stockholm: Stockholm Resilience Centre; Metropolia University of Applied Sciences. S. 47-49. Länk [Mer information]
Sinclair, P., Isendahl, C. & Barthel, S. (2016). Beyond Rhetoric : Towards a Framework for an Applied Historical Ecology of Urban Planning. The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology. Oxford University Press. 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199672691.013.34 [Mer information]
Andersson, E., Barthel, S., Borgström, S., Colding, J., Elmqvist, T., Folke, C. & Gren, A. (2016). Reconnecting cities to the biosphere : Stewardship of green infrastructure and urban ecosystem services. Sustainable Cities: Urban Planning Challenges and Policy. CRC Press. S. 29-45. [Mer information]
Barthel, S. (2014). Resilience. A Companion to Urban Anthropology. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. S. 428-446. 10.1002/9781118378625.ch25 [Mer information]
Barthel, S., Parker, J., Folke, C. & Colding, J. (2014). Urban gardens : pockets of social-ecological memory. Greening in the Red Zone : Disaster, Resilience, and Community Greening Part II. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands. S. 145-158. 10.1007/978-90-481-9947-1_11 [Mer information]
Elmqvist, T., Redman, C., Barthel, S. & Costanza, R. (2013). History of Urbanization and the Missing Ecology. Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Opportunities : A Global Assessment. Dordrecht: Springer. S. 13-30. 10.1007/978-94-007-7088-1_2 [Mer information]
Sörlin, S., Barthel, S. & Ljungkvist, J. (2010). Innovative Memory and Resilient Cities : Echoes from Ancient Constantinople. The Urban Mind : Cultural and Environmental Dynamics. Uppsala: Uppsala University: Department of Archaeology and Ancient History. S. 391-405. Länk [Mer information]
Ljungkvist, J., Barthel, S., Finnveden, G. & Sörlin, S. (2010). The Urban Anthropocene : Lessons for Sustainability from the Environmental History of Constantinople. The Urban Mind : Cultural and Environmental Dynamics. Uppsala: Uppsala University: Department of Archaeology and Ancient History. S. 367-390. Länk [Mer information]


Pan, H., Page, J., Kalantari, Z. & Barthel, S. (2021). Promoting strategic Nature-based Solutions (NBS) by understanding ecosystem services as a driving factor for urban growth. . 10.5194/egusphere-egu21-1563 [Mer information]
Ong, T., Lin, B., Philott, S., Barthel, S. & Levin, S. (2019). A model for growing and shrinking cities : Urban gardens as a bridge. . Louisville, USA. Länk [Mer information]


Barthel, S. (2021). Potentialer inom styrkeområdet Smarta Hållbara Städer och Samhällen. Region Gävleborg: 26 s. Länk [Mer information]
Schwenius, M., Erixon-Aalto, H., Rawaf, R., Barthel, S., Colding, J. & Andersson, E. (2017). Science Report: Campus Albano : On integrated planning and social-ecological urban design. 40 s. [Mer information]
Barthel, S., Colding, J., Andersson, E. & Schewenius, M. (2016). Campus Albano, Stockholm - Creating a social-ecological ‘best practices’ campus area in the Baltic region for supporting learning, innovation, and sense of community : In Live Baltic Campus: Inventory Reports. 16 s. Länk [Mer information]
Colding, J., Barthel, S., Andersson, E. & Schewenius, M. (2016). Inventory Report Live Baltic Campus. Central Baltic Interreg. [Mer information]
Samuelsson, K. & Barthel, S. (2016). Social-ekologisk stadsbyggnad : perspektiv på urban resiliens och hållbar utveckling. Gävle: Högskolan i Gävle. 9 s. Länk [Mer information]
Barthel, S., Colding, J., Schewenius, M. & Andersson, E. (2016). The Participatory design process that lead to the vision of Campus Albano : Live Baltic Science Report. Central Baltic Interreg. [Mer information]
Marcus, L., Colding, J. & Barthel, S. (2015). Pre-study report for development of a Stockholm node within Mistra Urban Futures. [Mer information]
Colding, J., Marcus, L., Barthel, S., Andersson, E., Gren, Å. & Borgström, S. (2013). Ekosystemtjänster i Stockholmsregionen : Ett underlag för diskussion och planering. Tillväxt, miljö och regionplanering (TMR). 75 s. (Tillväxt, miljö och regionplanering 2013:3) Länk [Mer information]
Marcus, L., Barthel, S., Colding, J., Erixon, H., Ernstson, H., Grahn, S., Torsvall, J. & Kärsten, C. (2010). Q-book Albano 4 : Sustainability. Akademiska hus. 76 s. Länk [Mer information]
Barthel, S., Colding, J. & Ernstson, H. (2010). QBook4-Hållbarhet: Albano Resilient Campus. Stockholm: Akademiska hus. [Mer information]


Barthel, S. & Colding, J. (2017). A Critical Perspective on the “Smart City” Model. 1 s. Länk [Mer information]
Barthel, S. & Colding, J. (2017). The Smart (Cyborg) City Needs Smarter Ecological Resilience Thinking. s. Länk [Mer information]
Barthel, S. (2016). A Social-Ecological Research Lens on Urban Resilience. Länk [Mer information]
Barthel, S. (2016). Viola has an Acorn in her Pocket. 2 s. (The Nature of Cities) Länk [Mer information]
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