Visualisations help engage stakeholders and the public in land use change studies including normative and explorative scenario development and social surveys. Also, visualisation help communicate research outcomes to both academic and societal audiences.

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Items in this Collection

  • Five illustrated woodland expansion visions for Scotland 

    Burton, Vanessa; Metzger, Marc J
    Despite woodland expansion being advocated via a number of policy documents, barriers to woodland creation in Scotland remain. These include contested views about land use amongst multiple stakeholders, concerns around ...
  • Three illustrated land use visions of Europe for 2040 

    Metzger, Marc J; Paterson, James; Scriberia
    The continuously growing global demands on a finite land resource will require better strategic policies and management of trade-offs to avoid conflicts between different land-use sectors. Visions of the future can support ...
  • Scotland's natural treasures - an illustrated ecosystem services map 

    Metzger, Marc J; Gelfgren, Sara; Allen, Kathleen; Burton, Vanessa; Crofton, Archie; Metzger, Martina; Wilson, Chris
    Scotland is packed with natural treasures that provide endless inspiration, excitement, and enjoyment as well as supporting much of our economy. These benefits we get from nature sometimes referred to as ecosystem services, ...
  • Europe's natural treasures - an illustrated ecosystem services map 

    Metzger, Marc J; Gelfgren, Sara; Allen, Kathleen; Crofton, Archie; Metzger, Martina; Wilson, Chris
    Europe is full of natural treasures that provide endless inspiration, excitement, and enjoyment as well as supporting much of our economy. These benefits we get from nature sometimes referred to as ecosystem services, that ...