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Universität Osnabrück
Institut für Umweltsystemforschung
Barbarastr. 12
49076 Osnabrück

Raum 66/E27
Tel: +49 (0)541-969-3350

Dr. Philipp Gorris


Main Research Interests:

  • Integrated Coastal and Marine Resource Management
  • Collaborative Approaches to Environmental Governance
  • Adaptive Governance
  • Multi-Level Governance
  • Social Network Analysis



Glaeser, B., Ferse, S. & Gorris, P. (in press). Fisheries in Indonesia between livelihoods and environmental degradation: Coping strategies in the Spermonde Archipelago, Sulawesi. in Societal and governing responses to global change in marine systems (Eds.: Guillotreau, P., Bundy, A., Perry, I. R.), Routledge.

Gorris, P. (2016). Deconstructing the Reality of Community-Based Management of Marine Resources in a Small Island Context in Indonesia. Frontiers in Marine Science 3:120. [open access: here]

Gorris, P. (2015). Entangled? Linking governance systems for regional-scale coral reef management: Analysis of case studies in Brazil and Indonesia, Bremen. [online: here]

Gorris, P. (2015). Community-based management for sustainable fishing or organizing the battle over the remaining resources? Analysis of an island’s micro cosmos in the Spermonde Archipelago, Indonesia. Paper presented at the workshop on environmental governance approaches in the local context: Evidence from Indonesia, 7-8 September 2015, Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT), Bremen. [online: here]

Kluger, L., Kochalski, S.,Müller, M.S., Gorris, P., & Romagnoni, G. (2015). Towards a holistic analysis of social-ecological systems (SES) in the marine realm. In Proceedings of the YOUMARES 6 Conference – A journey into the blue: Ocean research and innovation, 16-18. Sept. 2015 (Eds.: C. Jessen, S. Kalita & V. Golz), Bremen, Germany, pp. 107-122.
[online: here]

Ferrol-Schulte, D., Gorris, P., Baitoningsih, W., & Ferse, S. (2015). Coastal livelihood vulnerability to marine resource degradation: A review of the Indonesian national coastal and marine policy framework. Marine Policy, 52, 163–171.

Glaeser B., Ferse S. & Gorris P. (2013). Case study Indonesia. Spermonde Archipelago: Island development & livelihoods. Report for ADApT. IMBER HDWG: Version 2013-05-17.

Wever, L., Glaser, M., Gorris, P., & Ferrol-Schulte, D. (2012). Decentralization and participation in integrated coastal management: Policy lessons from Brazil and Indonesia. Ocean & Coastal Management, 66, 63–72.

Gorris, P. (2012). Aspiration and reality in participatory management of marine protected areas: A case study in Negros Occidental, Philippines. In Proceedings of the ISEE 2012 Conference - Ecological Economics and Rio+20: Challenges and Contributions for a Green Economy, 16-19. June 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.