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European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency
Проект

LIFEPeatLandUse

Bog in Southern Finland

The main objective of the LIFEPeatLandUse project was to quantify and evaluate ecosystem services in order to assist land-use planners and policymakers in making ecologically, economically and socio-culturally sustainable land-use decisions. The aim was to develop and demonstrate a decision-support system, where ecological and economic data is aggregated to numerically optimise cost-efficient land-use options for the reuse of low-productive drained peatlands in Finland, so that benefits from ecosystem services are safeguarded. The decision-support system should provide an innovative, quantitative approach to increase the sustainability of peatland and reduce conflicts concerning its use.