In 2014 ESM delivered policy-relevant science related to the management of land based resources and also documented its scientific progress through publications, covering a very broad scope of scientific fields, including mathematics, physics, biology, environmental sciences, economics, and Earth science.
ESM also paid special attention to the development of novel methodological backgrounds for integrated assessment modeling, and continued to make further improvements to the ESM Integrated Modeling Cluster and Earth Observation Systems.
Ecosystems Services and Management’s research group on Environmental Resources and Development (ERD) tackles the many complex interactions between the natural environment and the human systems that affect it in the context of a growing population and climate change, for example, agricultural land use for cropping and forestry, land use change, and livestock management. More
The Methods for Economic Decision-Making under Uncertainty (MEDU) research group pursued ground-breaking research on forest fire adaptation in Europe, increasing capacity in the Ecosystems Services and Management Program (ESM) Program to handle computational requirements. More
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International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
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