case study

To collect actions, meetings and outcomes with stakeholders especially in the five case study regions with pilot demonstrations

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 …

Heureka, the decision support system for Swedish forests Read More »

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 …

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

Optimization techniques for biodiversity

A recently published article from our Portuguese partner ISA draws a glance at landscape level of the ecosystem services biodiversity conservation at the pilot region Vale do Sousa. Botequim et al. integrate an effective stand-level biodiversity indicator that reflects tree species composition, stand age, and understory coverage under divergent climate conditions and linear programming optimization …

Optimization techniques for biodiversity Read More »