Since the Republic of Korea’s (Korea) membership of IIASA began in 2008, a range of research collaborations
and capacity building activities have been developed by IIASA and 18 Korean research partners. Studies have
explored green growth in Korea, global water challenges, and how to increase Korea’s resilience to extreme events among a range of other topics. Most of the research has also advanced Korean capacity to use and develop the tools of systems analysis such as building a Korean version of IIASA’s GAINS model that has helped governments across the globe to cut air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions in the most cost-effective manner.
Options Winter 2019/20: The South Korea Forest Service will have to implement effective forest management practices if they want to sustainably achieve the country’s aim of increasing timber extraction. More
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INFO SHEET ON IIASA ACTIVITIES WITH KOREA
The Korea Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
Kim M, Kraxner F, Son Y, Jeon SW, Shvidenko A, Schepaschenko D , Ham B-Y, Lim C-H, et al. (2019). Quantifying Impacts of National-Scale Afforestation on Carbon Budgets in South Korea from 1961 to 2014. Forests 10 (7): e579. DOI:10.3390/f10070579.
Vicente-Vicente JL, Fuss S, Song C, Lee J, Kim M, Lee W-K, & Son Y (2019). A Holistic View of Soils in Delivering Ecosystem Services in Forests: A Case Study in South Korea. Forests 10 (6): e487. DOI:10.3390/f10060487.
Heo S, Kim M, Yu H, Lee W-K, Sohn JR, Jung S-Y, Moon KW, & Byeon SH (2018). Chemical Accident Hazard Assessment by Spatial Analysis of Chemical Factories and Accident Records in South Korea. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 27: 37-47. DOI:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2017.09.016.
Abel G & Heo N (2018). Changing internal migration flows patterns in South Korea. Regional Studies, Regional Science 5 (1): 78-80. DOI:10.1080/21681376.2018.1431149.
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