Noor brook. Photo: Mats Hannerz

CAR-ES (2005-2010)

Centre of Advanced Research on Environmental Services (2005-2010)

Coordinator: Per Gundersen, pilule


This centre had focus on carbon sequestration, drugs water protection and biodiversity.

Environmental research on forest ecosystems had largely concentrated on negative aspects such as the impact of clear-cuts, or air pollution. This CAR instead highlighted benefits – environmental services – that the forests provide.

The CAR was to develop a decision support system that would be accessed on the Internet by forest owners, decision-makers and the public.

Read more about CAR-ES (pdf)

Final report from CAR-ES (pdf)