Forest Management Practices and their relevance in case study areas

In a research, OptFor-EU investigates forest management techniques in eight case study areas (Norway, Lithuania, United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Romania, Spain, Italy). The publication investigates the significance of these approaches, providing a detailed modelling methodology as well as a literature evaluation. In addition, it provides detailed explanations of current management strategies, as well as coverage […]

User adoption – Customization and user involvement strategy

This new report by OptFor-EU discusses the adoption and customization strategy and its implementation, to make the Decision Support System (DSS) ready to be adopted by the target groups. It is divided in two parts: one theoretical (sections 2 and 3), presenting the background for user involvement and adoption processes in systems development projects; the […]

Gridded dataset of European Forest Types

This OptFor-EU report aims to showcase the methodology used to generate gridded European forest types (EFTs) maps across Europe. The first section introduces the Forest Types (FT) classification schemes existing in Europe, highlighting their strengths and limitations. It also includes a detailed overview of the EFTs classification used for creating the related map. Each EFTs […]