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Nicklas Forsell

Senior Research Scholar

Integrated Biosphere Futures Research Group

Biodiversity and Natural Resources


Nicklas Forsell is a senior research scholar in the Integrated Biosphere Futures Group of the IIASA Biodiversity and Natural Resources Program. He devoted over a decade to scientific work in a variety of areas, including: systemic thinking, sustainability, climate change, climate legislation, economics, governance and greenhouse gas reporting.

His research experience stretches from biophysical modeling in the areas of ecosystems, forestry, and agriculture to economics, finance, and integrated assessment. He has successfully conducted projects for international organizations such as the International Energy Agency (IEA), governmental bodies such as the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Climate Action and Environment, and the US Environmental Protection Agency and international companies.

He obtained a PhD in Forest Economics from the Swedish University of Agricultural Science (SLU) and the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) in Toulouse.

Last update: 02 AUG 2023


Toraño Caicoya, A., Vergarechea, M., Blattert, C., Klein, J., Eyvindson, K., Burgas, D., Snäll, T., Mönkkönen, M., Astrup, R., Di Fulvio, F. , Forsell, N., Hartikainen, M., Uhl, E., Poschenrieder, W., & Antón-Fernández, C. (2023). What drives forest multifunctionality in central and northern Europe? Exploring the interplay of management, climate, and policies. Ecosystem Services 64 e101575. 10.1016/j.ecoser.2023.101575.

Mazziotta, A., Lundstom, J., Forsell, N., Moor, H., Eggers, J., Subramanian, N., Aquilue, N., Moran-Ordonez, A., Brotons, L., & Snall, T. (2023). Data from: More future synergies and less trade‐offs between forest ecosystem services with natural climate solutions instead of bioeconomy solutions. 10.5061/dryad.p8cz8w9t5.