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European landscape character assessment initiative

Project information

Grant agreement ID: EVK2-CT-2002-80021

  • Start date

    1 February 2003

  • End date

    31 May 2005

Funded under:

FP5-EESD

  • Overall budget:

    € 449 855

  • EU contribution

    € 393 760

Coordinated by:

NORWEGIAN INSTITUTE OF LAND INVENTORY

Norway

Objective

The goal is to develop existing expertise on landscape character assessment at the national and international level as a policy-tool for safeguarding Europe's cultural landscapes. The 4 project phases are as follows:
1. Inventory: technical review of national and international landscape character assessments, compilation of data, policy review and contact with stakeholders and data suppliers;
2. Synthesis: analysing indicator-based assessments, comparing geographic reference base (landscape maps and typology) and presentation of results in interim report;
3. International workshop: discussing gaps, opportunities & strategies with users;
4. Dissemination: publication of scientific report, policy brochure and Internet Database.

Coordinator

NORWEGIAN INSTITUTE OF LAND INVENTORY

Address

Raveien 9
1431 Aas

Norway

Participants (13)

CENTRE FOR AGRICULTURAL LANDSCAPE AND LAND USE RESEARCH

Germany

CZECH UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE PRAGUE

Czechia

EUROPEAN CENTRE FOR NATURE CONSERVATION

Netherlands

EVIN - INSTITUTE OF NATURE CONSERVATION

Belgium

INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE AGRONOMIQUE

France

INSTITUTE OF MARINE RESEARCH

Portugal

LANDSCAPE ALLIANCE IRELAND

Ireland

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE - MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY

Denmark

NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL

United Kingdom

SWISS FEDERAL INSTITUTE FOR FOREST, SNOW AND LANDSCAPE RESEARCH

Switzerland

UFZ - UMWELTFORSCHUNGSZENTRUM LEIPZIG-HALLE GMBH

Germany

UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA DE MADRID

Spain

UNIVERSITY OF WEST HUNGARY

Hungary

Project information

Grant agreement ID: EVK2-CT-2002-80021

  • Start date

    1 February 2003

  • End date

    31 May 2005

Funded under:

FP5-EESD

  • Overall budget:

    € 449 855

  • EU contribution

    € 393 760

Coordinated by:

NORWEGIAN INSTITUTE OF LAND INVENTORY

Norway