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Pan european thematic network on cultural landscapes and their ecosystems

Project information

Grant agreement ID: EVK2-CT-2002-20011

  • Start date

    1 November 2002

  • End date

    31 October 2005

Funded under:

FP5-EESD

  • Overall budget:

    € 593 611

  • EU contribution

    € 593 611

Coordinated by:

UNIVERSITY OF BERGEN

Norway

Objective

The plurality of anthropogenic influenced European ecosystems compose Cultural Landscapes. These main contributors to European biodiversity, quality of life, heritage and identity, are threatened by socio-economic changes and landscape related policy. PAN gathers active research groups of Europe to assemble existing knowledge and develop overall understanding of man as a landscaping factor and to assess vulnerability and functioning of Cultural Landscape and their Ecosystems for dissemination to the scientific, political and public audience. PAN objectives are to develop common strategies, basic scientific tools to protect European biodiversity and to encourage sustainable use; Achieved by cross correlating research efforts and pointing to gaps in current knowledge; Resulting in recommendations for large-scale sustainable development of Cultural Landscapes and criteria to assess the role and function of landscape-management for the protection/conservation of European landscapes.

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Coordinator

UNIVERSITY OF BERGEN

Address

Allegaten 41
5007 Bergen

Norway

Participants (8)

ALTERRA B.V.

Netherlands

EUROPEAN FORUM ON NATURE CONSERVATION AND PASTORALISM

United Kingdom

INSTITUTE OF ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION BIOLOGY

Austria

INSTITUTO DA CONSERVACAO DA NATUREZA

Portugal

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, GALWAY

Ireland

UNIVERSITAET HANNOVER

Germany

UNIVERSITE DE DROIT D'ECONOMIE ET DES SCIENCES D'AIX-MARSEILLE III

France

University of Kalmar

Sweden

Project information

Grant agreement ID: EVK2-CT-2002-20011

  • Start date

    1 November 2002

  • End date

    31 October 2005

Funded under:

FP5-EESD

  • Overall budget:

    € 593 611

  • EU contribution

    € 593 611

Coordinated by:

UNIVERSITY OF BERGEN

Norway