CAR-ES 2011-2015

Centre of Advanced Research on Environmental Services from Nordic Forest Ecosystems (CAR-ES) (2011-2015)

CAR-ES is an open network that brings together Nordic and Baltic forest researchers.  The CAR-ES network aims at providing scientific knowledge on the impacts of forest management on major environmental services for decision making with in the forestry sector. The main environmental services addressed are:

  • Carbon sequestration
  • Water quality
  • Biodiversity
  • Soil quality

CAR-ES is making use of the large number of field experiments conducted within the Nordic and Baltic countries to deliver mutual benefit, and will integrate knowledge about environmental services at a broad scale. This could relate, for example, to a full rotation period or a landscape.

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