Planning for forest ecosystem services: Smart information and innovations

Employer
Università degli Studi di Trento
Location
Italy
Posted
September 28 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

This research will contribute to the Horizon2020 Innovation Action “Smart information, governance and business innovations for sustainable supply and payment mechanisms for forest ecosystem services (InnoForESt). Particularly, the research will: - Generate GIS maps of forest ecosystem services at different scales, integrating existing information and EU-level pilot studies; - Simulate the effects on ecosystem services of innovative planning and policy tools, by combining GIS models and behavioural experiments (e.g., through the use of stated preference surveys, agent-based models, multi-criteria and multi-objective analysis); - Develop empirical case studies in selected sites



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