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Harald Vacik

Harald Vacik is working on the evaluation of natural resource management options for sustainable development and maintainance of biodiversity. The development and application of decision support systems for multipurpose forest management are part of his research activities. In the field of conservation biology he is utilizing population viability risk management (PVRM) approaches to evaluate conservation management strategies in order to maintain species at risk and to identify courses of action to improve the viability of populations. For a period of almost 10 years he is actively involved in the development and application of criteria and indicators for evaluating sustainable forest management at forest management level and in national and international contexts. In this context he is providing expert advice in the implementation of scientifically based practical applications of silvicultural Know How and multi-criteria decision making techniques in Europe and Asia.


Institute of Silviculture, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
Professor, Senior Researcher


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9 years 3 months

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