Model documentation for the European Forest Information Scenario model (EFISCEN 3.1.3)

M.J. Schelhaas, J. Eggers, M. Lindner, G.J. Nabuurs, A. Pussinen, R. Paivinen, A. Schuck, P.J. Verkerk, D.C. van der Werf, S. Zudin

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EFISCEN is a forest resource projection model, used to gain insight into the future development of European forests. It has been used widely to study issues such as sustainable management regimes, wood production possibilities, nature oriented management, climate change impacts, natural disturbances and carbon balance issues. This report describes the history of EFISCEN and the current state of the model, version 3.1.3. It contains a user guide as well as a description of past validations and an uncertainty analysis
Original languageDutch
Place of PublicationWageningen
Number of pages118
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Publication series

NameEFI technical report


  • forests
  • models
  • forest management
  • sustainability
  • climatic change

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