Sustainable Land Use (SuLU)
Type of Structure: coordinated project
Regional Scope: national in the area: Switzerland / Europe
Parent Organisations: CCES
Child Organisations:
Duration : 2006 to present
Contact Address: no office contact defined

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General information and objectives

The ERU SuLu aims at (1) providing ready-to-use cutting-edge land-use modeling techniques that rely on empirical site data (see other ERUs), remote sensing and data-mining techniques, which allow for land-use modeling at different temporal and spatial scales (up-scaling); (2) innovative strategies for improving and maintaining ecosystem integrity and sustainable management of biodiversity hot spots (e.g. forests, creeks) and economically important landscape types (e.g. mountain regions for tourism); (3) decision support for sustainable management in mountain environments and peri-urban areas. The ERU’s major achievement in the first four years will be the establishment of a research and educational network between the four partners that builds upon an international audience of students, post-docs and visiting scientists. This network will allow us to develop the necessary conceptual and methodological linkages between SuLu research projects.

For further details, link to the SuLU Home Page

Last update: 3/29/11
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