• Introducing the index-based ecological condition assessment framework (IBECA) 

      Jakobsson, Simon; Evju, Marianne; Framstad, Erik; Imbert, Alexis; Lyngstad, Anders; Sickel, Hanne; Sverdrup-Thygeson, Anne; Töpper, Joachim Paul; Vandvik, Vigdis; Velle, Liv Guri; Aarrestad, Per Arild; Nybø, Signe (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Sustainable nature management and ecosystem conservation depends critically on scientifically sound and stakeholder-relevant analytical frameworks for monitoring and assessing ecological condition. Several general frameworks ...
    • Management-driven evolution in a domesticated ecosystem 

      Vandvik, Vigdis; Töpper, Joachim Paul; Cook, Zoë; Daws, Matthew I.; Heegaard, Einar; Måren, Inger Elisabeth; Velle, Liv Guri (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-02-12)
      Millennia of human land-use have resulted in the widespread occurrence of what have been coined ‘domesticated ecosystems’. The anthropogenic imprints on diversity, composition, structure and functioning of such systems are ...
    • Reducing Wooden Structure and Wildland-Urban Interface Fire Disaster Risk through Dynamic Risk Assessment and Management 

      Log, Torgrim; Vandvik, Vigdis; Velle, Liv Guri; Log, Maria-Monika Metallinou (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-03-18)
      In recent years, severe and deadly wildland-urban interface (WUI) fires have resulted in an increased focus on this particular risk to humans and property, especially in Canada, USA, Australia, and countries in the ...
    • Setting reference levels and limits for good ecological condition in terrestrial ecosystems – Insights from a case study based on the IBECA approach 

      Jakobsson, Simon; Töpper, Joachim Paul; Evju, Marianne; Framstad, Erik; Lyngstad, Anders; Pedersen, Bård; Sickel, Hanne; Sverdrup-Thygeson, Anne; Vandvik, Vigdis; Velle, Liv Guri; Aarrestad, Per Arild; Nybø, Signe (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-09)
      Effective evidence-based nature conservation and habitat management relies on developing and refining our methodological toolbox for detecting critical ecological changes at an early stage. This requires not only optimizing ...