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Behavioural, Ecological and Socio-economic
Tools for Modelling Agricultural Policy

Here, you will find all public BESTMAP deliverables as well as all scientific publications resulting from or relevant to the project.
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BESTMAP: behavioural, Ecological and Socio-economic Tools for Modelling Agricultural Policy

Authors: Ziv G et al.
Year: 2020
Journal: Research Ideas and Outcomes
Volume/Issue: 6
Publisher/Place: Pensoft Publishers
Pages: e52052
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How to make socio-environmental modelling more useful to support policy and management?

Authors: Will M, Dressler G, Kreuer D, Thulke H, Gret-Regamey A, Muller B.
Year: 2021
Journal: People and Nature
Publisher/Place: British Ecological Society
Pages: 13
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Response of endangered bird species to land-use changes in an agricultural landscape in Germany

Authors: Jungandreas A, Roilo S, Strauch M, Vaclavik T, Volk M & Cord A.
Year: 2022
Journal: Regional Environmental Change volume
Volume/Issue: 22/19
Publisher/Place: Springer

Typologies of European farmers: approaches, methods and research gaps

Authors: Bartkowski, B., Schüßler, C. & Müller, B.
Year: 2022
Journal: Regional Environmental Change
Volume/Issue: 22
Publisher/Place: Springer

Understanding the accuracy of modelled changes in freshwater provision over time

Authors: Gosal, S.A., Evans, M.P., Bullock, M.J., Redhead, J., Charlton, B.M., Cord, F.A., Johnson, A. & Ziv, G.
Year: 2022
Journal: Science of The Total Environment
Volume/Issue: 833
Publisher/Place: Elsevier

Frustrated or fulfilled? Motivation of Czech farmers to implement climate change adaptation measures on the landscape level

Authors: Meierová, T., Chvátalová, V.
Year: 2022
Journal: Journal of Rural Studies
Volume/Issue: 92
Pages: 354-370

Old Wine in New Bottles: Exploiting Data from the EU’s Farm Accountancy Data Network for Pan-EU Sustainability Assessments of Agricultural Production Systems

Authors: Matthews, B.K., Renner. A., Blackstock, L.K., Waylen, A.K., Miller, G.D., Wardell-Johnson, H.D., Juarez-Bourke, A., Cadillo-Benalcazar, J., Schyns, F.J., & Giampietro, M.
Year: 2021
Journal: Sustainability
Volume/Issue: 13/18
Publisher/Place: MDPI

Archetypes of agri-environmental potential: a multi-scale typology for spatial stratification and upscaling in Europe

Authors: Beckmann, M., Didenko, G., Bullock, M. J., Cord, F. A., Paulus, A., Ziv, G., Václavík T.
Year: 2022
Journal: Environmental research letters
Volume/Issue: 17(11)
Publisher/Place: IOP Science

Landscape-level heterogeneity of agri-environment measures improves habitat suitability for farmland birds

Authors: Roilo, S., Engler, O. J., Václavík, T., Cord, F. A.
Year: 2022
Journal: Ecological Applications
Publisher/Place: The Ecological Society of America

Landscape context and farm characteristics are key to farmers' adoption of agri-environmental schemes

Authors: Paulus, A., Hagemann, N., Baaken, C. M., Roilo, S., Alarcón-Segura, V., Cord, F. A., Beckmann, M.
Year: 2022
Journal: Land Use Policy
Volume/Issue: 121
Publisher/Place: Elsevier
Pages: 106320

Understanding farmers’ decision-making on agri-environmental schemes: A case study from Saxony, Germany

Authors: Wittstock, F., Paulus, A., Beckmann, M., Hagemann, N., Baaken, C. M.
Year: 2022
Journal: Land Use Policy
Volume/Issue: 122
Publisher/Place: Elsevier
Pages: 106371

Farm structure and environmental context drive farmers’ decisions on the spatial distribution of ecological focus areas in Germany

Authors: Alarcón-Segura, V., Roilo, S., Beckmann, M., Klein, N., Cord, F.A.
Year: 2023
Journal: Landscape Ecology
Volume/Issue: 8
Publisher/Place: Springer
Pages: 1-13

Adoption and potential of agri-environmental schemes in Europe: Cross-regional evidence from interviews with farmers

Authors: Bartkowski, B., Beckmann, M., Bednář, M., Biffi, S., Domingo-Marimon, C., Mesaroš, M., Schüßler, C., Šarapatka, B., Tarčak, S., Václavík, T., Ziv, G., & Wittstock, F.
Year: 2023
Journal: People and Nature
Publisher/Place: British Ecological Society
Pages: 1-12
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Upscaling in socio-environmental systems modelling: Current challenges, promising strategies and insights from ecology

Authors: Gunnar Dressler, Jurgen Groeneveld, Jessica Hetzer, Anja Janischewski, Henning Nolzen, Edna Rodig, Nina Schwarz, Franziska Taubert, Jule Thober, Meike Will, Tim Williams, Stephen Bjorn Wirth, Birgit Muller
Year: 2022
Journal: Socio-Environmental Systems Modelling
Volume/Issue: 4
Pages: 18112

Integrating Equity Considerations into Agent-Based Modeling: A Conceptual Framework and Practical Guidance

Authors: Tim G Williams, Daniel G Brown, Seth D Guikema, Tom M Logan, Nicholas R Magliocca, Birgit Mueller, Cara E Steger
Year: 2022
Journal: Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation
Volume/Issue: 25 (3)
Publisher/Place: European Social Simulation Association

Quantifying agricultural land-use intensity for spatial biodiversity modelling: implications of different metrics and spatial aggregation methods

Authors: Stephanie Roilo, Anne Paulus, Viviana Alarcón-Segura, Lucas Kock, Michael Beckmann, Nadja Klein & Anna F. Cord
Year: 2024
Journal: Landscape Ecology
Volume/Issue: 39, 55
Publisher/Place: Springer Link

Archetypes in support of tailoring land-use policies

Authors: Christoph Oberlack, Simona Pedde, Luigi Piemontese, Tomáš Václavík and Diana Sietz
Year: 2023
Journal: Environmental Research Letters
Volume/Issue: 18
Publisher/Place: IOP Science
Pages: 060202

A cross-regional analysis of red-backed shrike responses to agri-environmental schemes in Europe

Authors: Stephanie Roilo, Rebecca Spake, James M. Bullock and Anna F. Cord
Year: 2024
Journal: Environmental Research Letters
Volume/Issue: 19, 3
Publisher/Place: IOP Science
Pages: 034004

Delineating the spatial drivers of agri-environment scheme adoption at field and farm levels

Authors: Rosemary Wool, George Breckenridge, Guy Ziv, Arjan S. Gosal
Year: 2023
Journal: Journal of Environmental Management
Volume/Issue: 348
Publisher/Place: Elsevier
Pages: 119407

Farm typologies for understanding farm systems and improving agricultural policy

Authors: Robert Huber, Bartosz Bartkowski, Calum Brown, Nadja El Benni, Jan-Henning Feil, Pascal Grohmann, Ineke Joormann, Heidi Leonhardt, Hermine Mitter, Birgit Müller
Year: 2024
Journal: Agricultural Systems
Volume/Issue: 213
Publisher/Place: Elsevier
Pages: 103800