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Lena Gipperth


Lena Gipperth
Professor , Director
+46 31 786 1297

Room number: C621
Postal Address: Box 650, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 41124 Göteborg

Department of Law (More Information)
Box 650
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 411 24 Göteborg

About Lena Gipperth

My research interests are within the fields of Environmental law, Marine governance, Water management
My thesis is a study of legal techniques for the achievement of objectives relating to environmental quality and primarily of environmental quality standards.

Multidisciplinary research projects concerning achievement of environmental quality objectives: project leader in the programme Sustainable Coastal Zone Management. I also run the project Designing legal structures and instruments supporting sustainable climate policy which is a part of a social science research program on ways to achieve the Swedish climate objective.

Other research projects:
No-net-loss and restoration of marine habitats: Legal and ecological constraints and solutions, doctoral student Kristjan Laas, main supervisor Lena Gipperth, 2012-2015, web page
SPEQS - A Systems Perspective on Environmental Quality Standards, 2012-2015, web page

Supervision of doctoral students
2012-- Main supervisor Kristjan Laas, University of Gothenburg
2005-- Co-supervisor, Philip Linné, University of Gothenburg
2004-2010 Co-supervisor, Christina Olsen-Lundh, University of Gothenburg

On other web sites

Research areas

  • Marine governance
  • Water management
  • Environmental law

Research in progress

  • UGOT Challenge, Centrum för framtidens kemiska riskanalyser och styrning (huvudsökande: Thomas Backhaus och Jessica Coria), Jan/15 - Dec/20

Teaching areas

  • Marine governance law
  • International environmental law
  • Environmental law
  • Environmental quality objectives

Selected publications

The right to drinking water and sanitation in Sweden
Gipperth, Lena
Le droit à l'eau potable et à assainissement en Europe. Implementing the right to drinking water and sanitation in 17 European countries, Paris : Les Editions Johanet, 762, 2012

Sharing burdens in the European Union for the protection of the global climate : a Swedish perspective
Gipperth, Lena
From Kyoto to the town hall : making international and national climate policy work at the local level, London : Earthscan, Kapitel 8, 2007



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The Lack of Regulation of Chemical Mixtures and Its Legal Consequences in the Baltic Sea Area
Lena Gipperth, Thomas Backhaus
Regulatory gaps in Baltic Sea governance : selected issues / edited by Henrik Ringbom., Springer, Cham, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book


Regulating Antifouling Paints for Leisure Boats – A Patchwork of Rules Across Three Baltic Sea Countries.
Sara Kymenvaara, Helle Tegner Anker, Ari Ekroos, Lasse Baaner, Lena Gipperth et al.
Nordisk miljörättslig tidskrift, Journal article 2017
Journal article


Quality and speed in Judicial Procedures and Administrative Decision-Making: Environmental Permits in Sweden
Lena Gipperth
Quality and speed in administrative decision-making : tension or balance? / editors : Chris Backes, Mariolina Eliantonio, Sander Jansen., Intersentia , Chapter in book 2016
Chapter in book

Handbok för restaurering av ålgräs i Sverige - Vägledning
Per-Olav Moksnes, Lena Gipperth, Louise Eriander, Kristjan Laas, Scott Cole et al.
Göteborg, Havs- och vattenmyndigheten, Report 2016

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