Forest Resource Projection Tools at the European Level

Schelhaas M-J, Nabuurs G-J, Verkerk PJ, Hengeveld G, Packalen T, Sallnäs O, Pilli R, Grassi G, et al. (2017). Forest Resource Projection Tools at the European Level. In: Forest Inventory-based Projection Systems for Wood and Biomass Availability. Eds. Barreiro, S., Schelhaas, M.-J., McRoberts, R.E. & Kändler, G., Managing Forest Ecosystems, 29 . pp. 49-68 Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. ISBN 978-3-319-56201-8 DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-56201-8_4.

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Abstract

Many countries have developed their own systems for projecting forest resources and wood availability. Although studies using these tools are helpful for developing national policies, they do not provide a consistent assessment for larger regions such as the European Union or Europe as a whole. Individual national-scale studies differ considerably in timing, underlying methodology and scenarios, and reports are not issued for all countries in the region. However, a clear demand for consistent projections at European scale still remains. This chapter describes the resource simulators and forest sector models EFISCEN, EFDM, CBM-CFS3, and GLOBIOM/G4M that can all be applied to individual European countries, as well as to Europe as a whole.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Programs: Ecosystems Services and Management (ESM)
Depositing User: Romeo Molina
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2017 09:30
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2017 14:38
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/14683

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