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Scientific publications




Tysiachniouk, Maria; McDermott, Constance L. (2016): Certification with Russian characteristics. Implications for social and environmental equity. In: Forest Policy and Economics 62, S. 43–53. DOI: 10.1016/j.forpol.2015.07.002.




Stanislovaitis, Andrius; Brukas, Vilis; Kavaliauskas, Marius; Mozgeris, Gintautas (2015): Forest owner is more than her goal. A qualitative typology of Lithuanian owners. In: Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, S. 1–14. DOI: 10.1080/02827581.2014.998706. 


Bouriaud L., Marzano, M., Lexer,  M.J., Nichiforel,  L., Reyer,  C.,  Temperli, C., Peltola, H ., Elkin,  C., Duduman,  G., Taylor, P., Bathgate, S., Borges,  J. G.,  Clerkx, S., Garcia-

Bachmatiuk J., Garcia-Gonzalo J., Borges J. G. (2015). Analysis of the performance of different implementations of a heuristic method to optimize forest harvest scheduling. Silva Fennica vol. 49 no. 4 article id 1326.


Sotirov, M., Lovric, M., Winkel, G. (2015) Symbolic transformation of environmental governance: implementation of EU biodiversity policy in Bulgaria and Croatia between Europeanization and domestic politics. In: Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy October 2015 33: 986-1004. DOI: 10.1177/0263774X15605925.


Sallustio, L.; Quatrini, V.; Geneletti, D.; Corona, P.; Marchetti, M. (2015): Assessing land take by urban development and its impact on carbon storage. Findings from two case studies in Italy. In: Environmental Impact Assessment Review 54, S. 80–90. DOI: 10.1016/j.eiar.2015.05.006.


Guillén, L.A., Wallin, I. & Brukas, V. (2015). Social capital in small-scale forestry: A local case study in Southern Sweden. Forest Policy and Economics, 53, pp.21–28. DOI: 10.1016/j.forpol.2014.12.006


Yousefpour, R., Didion, M., Jacobsen, J. B., Meilby, H., Hengeveld, G. M., Schelhaas, M.-J., Thorsen, B. J. (2015): Modelling of adaptation to climate change and decision-makers behaviours for the Veluwe forest area in the Netherlands. In: Forest Policy and Economics 54, S. 1–10. DOI: 10.1016/j.forpol.2015.02.002.


Carlsson, Julia; Eriksson, Ljusk Ola; Öhman, Karin; Nordström, Eva-Maria (2015): Combining scientific and stakeholder knowledge in future scenario development — A forest landscape case study in northern Sweden. In: Forest Policy and Economics 61, S. 122–134. DOI: 10.1016/j.forpol.2015.08.008.


McDermott, Constance L.; Irland, Lloyd C.; Pacheco, Pablo (2015): Forest certification and legality initiatives in the Brazilian Amazon. Lessons for effective and equitable forest governance. In: Forest Policy and Economics 50, S. 134–142. DOI: 10.1016/j.forpol.2014.05.011.


Ferreira, Liliana; Constantino, Miguel F.; Borges, José G.; Garcia-Gonzalo, Jordi (2015): Addressing Wildfire Risk in a Landscape-Level Scheduling Model. An Application in Portugal. In: Forest Science 61 (2), S. 266–277. DOI: 10.5849/forsci.13-104.


Rinaldi F., Jonsson R., Sallnäs O., Trubins R. (2015): Behavioral Modelling in a Decision Support System. In: Forests, 2015 Volume 6, Issue 2. 311-327.


Bruin, J. de, Hoogstra-Klein, M., Mohren, G., Arts, B. (2015): Complexity of Forest Management. Exploring Perceptions of Dutch Forest Managers. In: Forests 6 (9), pp. 3237–3255. DOI: 10.3390/f6093237.


Garcia-Gonzalo, Jordi; Bushenkov, Vladimir; McDill, Marc; Borges, José (2015): A Decision Support System for Assessing Trade-Offs between Ecosystem Management Goals. An Application in Portugal. In: Forests 6 (1), S. 65–87. DOI: 10.3390/f6010065.


Vizzarri, Matteo; Tognetti, Roberto; Marchetti, Marco (2015): Forest Ecosystem Services. Issues and Challenges for Biodiversity, Conservation, and Management in Italy. In: Forests 6 (6), S. 1810–1838. DOI: 10.3390/f6061810.


Sotirov, M., Winkel, G. (2015) Toward a cognitive theory of shifting coalitions and policy change: linking the advocacy coalition framework and cultural theory. In: Policy Sciences, pp 1-30. DOI: 


Hengeveld, Geerten M.; Didion, Markus; Clerkx, Sandra; Elkin, Che; Nabuurs, Gert-Jan; Schelhaas, Mart-Jan (2015): The landscape-level effect of individual-owner adaptation to climate change in Dutch forests. In: Regional Environmental Change, Vol 15/ Issue 8. DOI: 10.1007/s10113-014-0718-5.


Gonzalo,  J.,  Gracia,  C.,  Hengeveld,  G., Kellomäki,  S., Kostov,  G., Maroschek, M.,  Muys, B., Nabuurs,  G.J., Nicoll,  B., Palahi, M., Rammer,  W., Ray,  D.,  Schelhaas,   M.J.,  Sing, L., Tomé,  M .,  Zell,  J.,  Hanewinkel M. (2015)  Institutional factors and opportunities for adapting European forest management to climate change. In: Regional Environmental Change pp. 1-15. 


Biber, P., Borges, J., Moshammer, R., Barreiro, S., Botequim, B., Brodrechtová, Y. et al. (2015): How Sensitive Are Ecosystem Services in European Forest Landscapes to Silvicultural Treatment? In: Forests 6 (5), S. 1666–1695. DOI: 10.3390/f6051666.


Vizzarri, M.; Sallustio,L.; Tognetti, R; Paganini, E.; Garfì, V; Salvatore La Mela Veca, D.; Munafò, M.; Santopuoli, G.; Marchetti, M. (2015): Adaptive forest governance to face land use change impacts in Italy: a review. In Italian Journal of Forest and Mountain Environments, 70 (4), S. 237-256. DOI: 10.4129/ifm.2015.4.01


Perone, A.; Di Benedetto, S; Vizzarri, M.; Lasserre. B. (2015) Carbon stock in wood products: implications for carbon accounting at national and local scale in Italy. In Italian Journal of Forest and Mountain Environments, 70 (4), S. 257-272. DOI: 10.4129/ifm.2015.4.02


Sallustio, L.; Simpatico, A.; Munafò, M.; Giancola, C.; Tognetti, R.; Vizzarri, M.; Marchetti. M. (2015) Recent trends in forest cover changes: only positive implications?. In Italian Journal of Forest and Mountain Environments, 70 (4), S. 273-294. DOI: 10.4129/ifm.2015.4.03


Tonti, D.; Vizzarri, M.; Ottaviano, M. (2015) Forest ecosystems functionality evaluation by multiscale and multitemporal analysis of ecological network. In Italian Journal of Forest and Mountain Environments, 70 (4), S. 295-317. DOI: 10.4129/ifm.2015.4.04




Borges J. G., Garcia-Gonzalo J., Bushenkov V. A., McDill M. E., Marques S., Oliveira M. M. (2014) Addressing multi-criteria forest management with Pareto Frontier methods: an application in Portugal. Forest Science 60: 63-72.


Winkel, Georg; Sotirov, Metodi (2015): Whose integration is this? European forest policy between the gospel of coordination, institutional competition, and a new spirit of integration. In: Environ. Plann. C 0 (0), S. 0. DOI: 10.1068/c1356j. 


Lesniewska, Feja; McDermott, Constance L. (2014): FLEGT VPAs. Laying a pathway to sustainability via legality lessons from Ghana and Indonesia. In: Forest Policy and Economics 48, S. 16–23. DOI: 10.1016/j.forpol.2014.01.005.


Garcia-Gonzalo, J.; Borges, J. G.; Palma, J. H. N.; Zubizarreta-Gerendiain, A. (2014): A decision support system for management planning of Eucalyptus plantations facing climate change. In: Annals of Forest Science 71 (2), S. 187–199. DOI: 10.1007/s13595-013-0337-1.


Koulelis, Panagiotis (2014): Analyzing the Relation between Greek Paper and Paperboard Imports and Exports with Macroeconomic Variables. In: OJF 04 (05), S. 431–438. DOI: 10.4236/ojf.2014.45048.


Brodrechtova et. al (2014): Forest management in the long term: participatory scenario evidence from Slovakia.International Forestry Review 16.


Rinaldi, Francesca (2014): Information, Multi-faceted Forest Ownership and Timber Supply. In: Forest Res 03 (04). DOI: 10.4172/2168-9776.1000129.


Sergent, Arnaud (2014): Sector-based political analysis of energy transition. Green shift in the forest policy regime in France. In: Energy Policy 73, S. 491–500. DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2014.06.008.


Paligorov, Ivan Petrov; Ivanov, Ivaylo Hristov; Dragozova-Ivanova, Elena Ilieva; Kovacheva-Veleva, Stanislava Draganova (2014): Ecosystem of the Forest Landscape and Conflict of Interests of Stakeholders. In: Economics and Business 25, S. 61. DOI: 10.7250/eb.2014.009.





Brukas, Vilis; Felton, Adam; Lindbladh, Matts; Sallnäs, Ola (2013): Linking forest management, policy and biodiversity indicators – A comparison of Lithuania and Southern Sweden. In: Forest Ecology and Management 291, S. 181–189. DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2012.11.034.

Garcia-Gonzalo, J.; Palma, J.; Freire, J.; Tomé, M.; Mateus, R.; Rodriguez, L.C.E. et al. (2013): A decision support system for a multi stakeholder’s decision process in a Portuguese National Forest. In: Forest Syst 22 (2), S. 359. DOI: 10.5424/fs/2013222-03793.


Pasalodos-Tato, M.; Mäkinen, A.; Garcia-Gonzalo, J.; Borges, J. G.; Lämås, T.; Eriksson, L. O. (2013): Review. Assessing uncertainty and risk in forest planning and decision support systems. Review of classical methods and introduction of new approaches. In: Forest Syst 22 (2), S. 282. DOI: 10.5424/fs/2013222-03063.


Rinaldi, Francesca; Jonsson, Ragnar (2013): Risks, Information and Short-Run Timber Supply. In: Forests 4 (4), S. 1158–1170. DOI: 10.3390/f4041158.


Garcia-Gonzalo J, Palma J H N, Freire J P A, Tome M, Mateus R, Rodriguez L C E, Bushenkov V, Borges J G (2013) A decision support system for a multi stakeholder's decision process in a Portuguese National Forest. Forest Systems 22(2), 359-373. 


Kavaliauskas M., et al. (2013) Project INTEGRAL lists the issues in management of forested landscapes.          


Favero, M. et al. (2013) Role of common properties and municipalities in forest management of Veneto Region (Italy): conflicting or synergic relationship? International Journal of the Commons.





Brukas, Vilis; Sallnäs, Ola (2012): Forest management plan as a policy instrument. Carrot, stick or sermon? In: Land Use Policy 29 (3), S. 605–613. DOI: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2011.10.003.



Oral presentations

Wallin, I. & Carlsson, J. (2015): Local visioning of future forested landscapes – an action research approach to strengthen participatory forest governance in Sweden.

Defining Landscape Democracy International Conference. Oslo, Norway. 2015-06-05.


Guillén, L.A., Wallin, I. & Brukas, V. (2015): Social capital in small-scale forestry: a local case study in Southern Sweden.

Development Day 2015 – RETHINKING RESPONSIBILITY IN DEVELOPMENT: Contested Relations between Citizens, States and Corporations. Helsinki, Finland. 2015-02-12.


Navrátil R., Sedmák R., Brodrechtová Y., Tuček J., Smreček R. (2015): Participatory scenario development for forest management - Empirical demonstration from Slovakia.

International conference: Mountain Forest Management in a Changing World, High Tatra Mountains, Slovakia, 7-9 July 2015


Wallin, I., Carlsson, J., Trubins, R., Brukas, V. & Sallnäs, O. (2014): Scenario Generation for Future Development of Forested Landscapes – linking practice and policy through foresight and modelling.

IUFRO World Congress - Session F02 181. Salt Lake City, USA. 2014-10-11.


Carlsson, J. & Wallin, I. (2014): Policy backcasting as a tool for deliberative democracy in forested landscapes – two dissimilar case study areas and the implications for forest policy in Sweden.

2nd Nordic Conference on Forest Policy Science. Ängavallen, Sweden. 2014-11-12.


Navrátil R., Sedmák R., Brodrechtová Y., Smreček R., Tuček J. (2014): The tool Parmenides EIDOS helps to see into the future.

Presented at: Enviro-I-Forum - the 10th Conference on Environmental Informatics, Zvolen, Slovakia, 24-25 June 2014.


Favero, M., Pettenella, D. (2013): Role of Common Properties and Municipalities in forest management of Veneto Region (Italy): conflicting or synergic relationship?

Prague, 17.5, 2013 (with P.Gatto and L.Secco).


J. G. Borges (2013): Addressing scenario development processes for integrated forest management with decision support systems.           

15thsymposium for System Analysis in Forest Resources (SSAFR), Analytics for Sustainaible Forest Value Chains. Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. 19-22nd August 2013.


Borges, J.G.N., Palma, J.H., Garcia-Gonzalo (2013): Addressing Forest Management Planning Processes with Advanced Decision Support Tools: The Portuguese Experience.

Presented in VII Young Researchers Meeting on Conservation And Sustainable Use of Forest Systems CENEAM, Valsaín (Spain). 30-31 January & 1 February. 2013.      


Kavaliauskas M. et al. (2013): Factors influencing the development of forested landscape in project INTEGRAL Žemaitija case study area.

Presented at: The Nordic-Baltic Co-operation group for Forest Inventory, EFINORD-SNS network meeting and scientific conference. Kaunas reg. Lithuania, 21-23 August, 2013.


McDermott, C. (2013): Global Forest Footprints: Can they lead the way to more integrative forest governance?

Keynote. University of Freiburg, 18.04.2013.


Banos, V. (2013): Scénarios et stratégies d’adaptation de la forêt. Le cas de la prospective « Landes de Gascogne à l’horizon 2050. COTE cluster of excellence,

Research workshop: "les scénarios ont-ils la côte ?". Talence, France. 16.05.2013.     


Hautdidier, B. (2013): Enjeux méthodologiques de la construction de scénarios pour la gestion forestière intégrée : ‘design’, cumulativité, relation aux modèles.

COTE cluster of excellence, Research workshop: "les scénarios ont-ils la côte ?". Talence, France. 16.05.2013.


Wallin, I. (2013): INTEGRAL - Resultat från Helge Å fallstudieområde.

Kristianstad Vattendagar. Kristianstad, Sweden. 2013-05-20.


Wallin, I. (2013): Det Sociala Landskapet – från norr till söder. Två fallstudier inom det europeiska samarbetsprojektet INTEGRAL.

Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre Excursion. Halmstad, Sweden. 2013-06-18.


Sergent, A. (2013): Energy Transition: Towards a New Forest Policy Regime?

ECPR General Conference. Bordeaux, France. 07.09.2013.


Edwards, P. (2012): The European forest policy process Interests and their intersections.

The Forest policy process in Europe Seminar, 30. March 2012, Stockholm, Sweden.


Sotirov, M. (2011): How foresight work can help policy making? Case of European forest landscapes management.

COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) Strategic Workshop Foresight on Future Demand for Forest-based Products and Services, 13. September 2011, Sekocin Stary, Poland.


Sotirov, M. & Winkel, G., (2011): Looking beyond the trees – European interdisciplinary research on the edge between society (policy) and forests.

International Conference: Conservation and Management of Forests for Sustainable Development: Where science meets policy. Organized by the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) in cooperation with Inverde, EFI, University of Gent, University of Antwerpen, Metaforum Leuven, FWO Flanders, CLIMOS, European Commission. 24. November 2011 Leuven/Belgium.




Sotirov, M. & Hengst-Ehrhart, Y. (2012): Integrated management of European forest landscapes: from policy and management perspectives of the INTEGRAL project.

Poster presentation. 43. Forstpolitikwissenschaftstreffen in Baden-Baden (28.-30.3.2012).



Joensuu Forest Networking Week. 27-31 May 2013.


Kavaliauskas M., Stanislovaitis A., Brukas V. (2013): The development of private forest owners typology using qualitative methodology in Lithuania.

Poster Presentation: The Nordic-Baltic Co-operation group for Forest Inventory, EFINORD-SNS network meeting and scientific conference. Kaunas reg. Lithuania, August 21-23, 2013.


Brodrechtova Y., Navrátil R., Sedmák R., Tuček J. (2014): Forest management in the long-term: participatory scenario evidence from Slovakia.

Poster presentation: XXIV IUFRO World Congress 2014 in Salt Lake City, USA (5.-11.10.2014).