Mona Nazari

Looking to the future for forest ecosystem services in Europe, A joint SINCERE-NOBEL event on 30 March 2022

Registrations are now open for the final SINCERE dissemination event on Wednesday 30 March 2022 | online, 10:00 – 11:30 CET, Register now! Two European-wide research and innovation projects, NOBEL and SINCERE will present the selected conclusions and recommendations based on experiences, practical work, and findings on the implementation of FES-related innovations and policy learning. Presentations include: …

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A framework for an RS-based forest ecological base map- Norway case study

The main drivers of change in the forest ecosystems in Europe are forest activities. Change detection using a long time series of optical satellite imagery with relatively high resolution enables annual detection of changes with high accuracy.Therefore, in order to provide fine spatial resolution information and support the calculation of statistically rigorous estimates about the …

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Heureka, the decision support system for Swedish forests

A decision support approach using the concept of aspiration-based utility functions is proposed for formulating forest land-use strategies to improve sustainability. It combines the use of linear programming and geographic information systems. As a response to meet new sustainable strategies in Sweden, the development of the Heureka system was initiated by the Swedish partners at …

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The outcome of the private forest owners survey: The French pilot (Grand Est region)

The first result of the forest owners survey is delivered by our partner in France and it is in progress by the other partners (Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and Austria). Depending on national research designs some partner institutions circulated the survey in their pilot regions (France, Portugal), others spread it countrywide (Austria).This survey is conducted to …

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The Bioecosys Final Conference now is available to watch

The Bioecosys Final Conference was held on 6 December 2021 at ISA in Lisbon (Portugal). In order to address the COVID-19 pandemic situation, the conference was held in a hybrid format (in loco and live streaming). In the first session, international keynote speakers provided a global perspective on advanced forest ecosystem management DSS and multiple …

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Key messages of SINCERE-NOBEL Final Conference

Through the final international conference of NOBEL and SINCERE on 28-29 September, a comprehensive overview of the situation for Forest Ecosystem Services (FES) and related mechanisms in Europe, the associated science, practice, business, and policy considerations was compiled. Based on an input from a survey of forest owners and managers across Europe, and a series …

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The Bioecosys Final Conference is coming up soon

The IUFRU Units 4.04.04-  sustainable Forest management scheduling and 4.03.03- information management and information Technologies are sponsoring with the Forest Research Center (CEF) of ISA/ university of Lisbon and the Forestwise Colab the 2021 BIOECOSYS conference. It will be a one-day virtual and on-site event to be held on December 6th, 2021 in Lisbon Portugal. …

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Insights in the first tests of the Web-based Auctioning Platform

Engaging and receiving input from stakeholders is a critical step to the successful use and implementation of the auctioning platform.  Some stakeholder workshops were held in Portugal to support the NOBEL team in 1) finding a most efficient combination of ecosystem services that can be delivered at the least possible cost, and 2) to make …

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Governing and managing forests for multiple ES across the globe

Since our research is focusing on payments for ecosystem services considering successful PES schemes around the world, the conference “Governing and managing forests for multiple ecosystem services across the globe” was an ideal platform to present some results. The conference venue (research Centre CAESAR, Bonn, Germany) was well organized for the international level conference. A …

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