Programme / Speakers


Monday    |    Tuesday    |     Wednesday    |    Thursday    |    Friday
 
Monday  Welcome, Monte Verità, Centro Stefano Franscini
     
15.30 - 18.00   Registration
     
18.00 - 19.00   Apéro / Icebreaker Drink
     
19.00   Opening Dinner
     
Tuesday  Auditorio
     
9.00 - 9.15

Introduction

W.A.Schmid, ETH Zürich
E. Lange, The University of Sheffield
D. Miller, Macaulay Institute

     
9.15 - 10.30  

Glimpses of "Our Shared Landscape"
Session Chair: I. Bishop, University of Melbourne

Alternative Futures for La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico
C. Steinitz, Harvard University

Limitations of the Economic Valuation of Landscapes
P. Schaeffer, West Virginia University

Colorfields and blooming strips
P. Paar, Zuse-Institut Berlin & J. Schuler, Leibniz-Zentrum für Agrarlandschafts- und Landnutzungsforschung

     
10.30 - 11.00   Coffee Break
     
11.00 - 12.00  

Visualization and Decision-Making
Session Chair: T. C. Daniel, University of Arizona

Using virtual environments to establish trade-offs in multi-criteria deceision making
I. Bishop, C. Stock & K. Williams, University of Melbourne

Real-time Visualization of Landscape Changes Caused by Migratory Insects
Y. Wu, University of Zürich, B. Price, ETH Zürich, D. Isenegger, B. Allgöwer, University of Zürich, A. Fischlin, ETH Zürich & S. Biegger, University of Zürich

Integration of 3D Visualisations and Non-Visual Indicators as an Instrument for Participation
O. Schroth, U. Wissen, ETH Zürich & E. Lange, The University of Sheffield

     
12.00 - 13.45   Lunch Break
     
14.00 - 15.15  

Perceived Ecological and Aesthetic Quality
Session Chair: S. Swaffield, Lincoln University

Human perceptions of forest fragmentation
M. J. Meitner, R. Gandy & R. D’Eon, University of British Columbia

The Perceived Scenic and Ecological Effects of Clearcutting
J. F. Palmer, State University of New York

Perceived Qualities of Future Landscapes as Represented in Virtual Environments
S. Hehl-Lange, ETH Zürich & E. Lange, The University of Sheffield

     
15.15 - 16.45   Poster Session with Coffee
     
16.45 - 17.30   Poster Awards Session, Apéro
     
19.00   Dinner
     
20.30 - 22.00   Evening Session, Swimming Pool Lecture Theatre

Panel: Landscape Aesthetics. What’s ecology got to do with it?
Session Chair: E. Lange, University of Sheffield

P. H. Gobster, USDA Forest Service, J. Iverson Nassauer, University of Michigan & T. C. Daniel, University of Arizona
Wednesday
Auditorio & Sala Balint
     
9.00 - 10.30   Parallel Sessions
     
 

Landscape Abandonment and Rehabilitation (Auditorio)
Session Chair: A. Muhar, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences Vienna

Restoring agricultural landscapes in the fringe of shrinking cities
M. Yokohari & M. Amati, University of Tsukuba

Integrating landscape ecology and visual preferences into the practice of planning and designing alternative landscapes
R. Lafortezza, University of Bari, R. C. Corry, University of Guelph, G. Sanesi, University of Bari & R. D. Brown, University of Guelph

Beyond the visual dimension: Using ideal-type narratives to analyze people’s assessments of landscape scenarios
R. Soliva & M. Hunziker, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL

 

Landscape Modelling (Sala Balint)
Session Chair: D. R. Miller, Macaulay Institute

Modelling landscape change using a Cellular Automata Markov method: from a projective approach to a prospective approach
J. Gaspar, Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra, D. R. Miller, Macaulay Institute & L. M. Pinto, Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra

Fuzzy AHP and Fuzzy Integral Used for Evaluating the Reutilization of Coastal Recreational Resources
K.-C. Yen, Chung Hua University, J.-J. Lin, National Taipei University & G.-H. Tzeng, National Chiao Tung University

Combining a scenic beauty estimation study with a stated choice survey
W. Haider, B. Beardmore, Simon Fraser University & L. Hunt Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

Using Autonomous Agent Simulation as an Integrative Approach to Landscape Modelling
D. Cavens, C. Gloor, ETH Zürich, E. Lange, The University of Sheffield, K. Nagel, Berlin University of Technology & W. A. Schmid, ETH Zürich

Economics, Multi-culturalism, Ecological Function, and Aesthetic Landscape Quality: Evidence for Covariance: a Unified Dimension and Predictive Model
J. B. Burley, Michigan State University

         
10.30 - 11.00  
Coffee Break
   
         
11.00 - 12.00   Parallel Sessions     
         
   

Scenario-Based Approaches (Auditorio)
Session Chair: B. Tress, Wageningen University

Linking landscape functions and preferences in forest landscapes – A tool for scenario building and evaluation
B. Fidalgo & L. M. Pinto, Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra

Potential effects of agricultural decline on species habitat distributions in a mountainous environment: a scenario-based modelling approach
J. Bolliger, F. Kienast, G. Rutherford, & R. Soliva, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL

Do lower land use intensities really lead to prettier landscapes?
B. Schüpbach, Swiss Federal Research Station for Agroecology and Agriculture, K. Zgraggen, ETH Zürich & E. Szerencsits, Swiss Federal Research Station for Agroecology and Agriculture

 

Infrastructure and Landscape (Sala Balint)
Session Chair: M. Yokohari, University of Tsukuba

Planning and managing land use change in relation to renewable energy
D. R. Miller, Macaulay Institute

Renewable Energies and Marine Landscapes
I. Steinhauer & J. Köppel, Berlin University of Technology

Wil u givup ur mobile 4 national park?
J. J. Park, A. Jorgensen & C. Swanwick, The University of Sheffield

         
12.00 - 13.45  
Lunch Break
   
         
13.45 - 22.00  

Excursion

Boat trip to Brissago Islands
Dinner at local grotto

   
         
Thursday
Auditorio & Sala Balint    
         
9.00 - 10.30   Parallel Sessions      
         
   

Landscape Policy and Landscape Economics (Auditorio)
Session Chair: P. Schaeffer, West Virginia University

Institutional problems and driving forces of shared landscapes
A. Roehring, Leibniz-Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning

Demand for landscape amenities management: collective choice based evidence from swiss cantons
F. Schläpfer, University of Zurich

Recreational Benefits of Urban Forests: Explaining Visitors’ Willingness to Pay in the context of the Theory of Plannend Behavior
K. Bernath & A. Roschewitz, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL

Valuation of ecosystem services in an Alpine region using GIS
A. Grêt-Regamey, W. Schmid, ETH Zürich, I. Bishop, University of Melbourne & P. Bebi, Swiss Federal Institue of Snow and Avalanche Research

Visualisation for Valuation – Investigating the Potential Role of Virtual Reality and Visualisation techniques in the Economic Valuation of Future Landscape Change
S. Jude, A. Jones & I. Bateman, University of East Anglia

 

Landscape, a Matter of Scale
(Sala Balint)
Session Chair: W. A. Schmid, ETH Zürich

Landscape and public policy- a question of scale?
S. Swaffield, Lincoln University

Continuity, change and coherence in landscapes: A multiscale approach
Ü. Mander, University of Tartu, M. Antrop, Ghent University & E. Uuemaa, University of Tartu

Increase of landscape fragmentation in Europe: are the ecological effects visible, or can they be made visible?
J. A. G. Jaeger, R. Bertiller, ETH Zürich, H.-G. Schwarz-Von Raumer & H. Esswein, Universität Stuttgart

Capturing the view using land cover data
W. Dramstad, Norwegian Institute of Land Inventory, M. Sundli Tveit, Agricultural University of Norway, W. Fjellstad, Norwegian Institute of Land Inventory & G. Fry, Agricultural University of Norway

         
10.30 - 11.00   Coffee Break    
         
11.00 - 12.00   Parallel Sessions     
         
   

Analysis and Processes of Landscape Change (Auditorio)
Session Chair: W. Haider, Simon Fraser University

The Process to Form the Landscape on Hillside in Kyoto
Y. Demura, M. Kawasaki, & T. Higuchi, Kyoto University

Analyzing landscape change
M. Bürgi & A. M. Hersperger, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL

Assessing landscape perceptions and preferences to
improve CVM scenarios for landscape changes

F. Páscoa, L. Pinto, B. Fidalgo & J. Gaspar, Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra

 

Integrative Approaches (Sala Balint)
Session Chair: C. Swanwick, University of Sheffield


Analysis of the barriers to integration in landscape research
G. Tress, B. Tress, Wageningen University & Gary Fry, Agricultural University of Norway

The Polarity Field Concept
A. Muhar, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences Vienna, U. Vilsmaier, University of Salzburg &, B. Freyer, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences Vienna

         
12.00 - 13.45   Lunch Break    
         
14.00 - 15.30   Parallel Sessions      
         
   

Management of Rivers and Catchments (Auditorio)
Session Chair: G. Fry, Agricultural University of Norway

Integrative river management in the context of the EU Water Framework Directive: bringing together ecological and socio-economic requirements of river landscape development
S. Muhar, S. Schmutz, S. Preis, M. Jungwirth, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences Vienna & G. Egger, Umweltbüro Klagenfurt

Improving Water Quality Through Land Use Change
A. Lovett, K. Hiscock, T. Dockerty, C. Sandhu, G. Sunnenberg, K. Appleton, University of East Anglia, P. Johnson & B. Harris, The Environment Agency

Room for rivers: an integrative search strategy for floodplain restoration
S. Rohde, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, M. Hostmann, A. Peter, Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology & K. C. Ewald, ETH Zürich

The temporal development of ecological quality in a riverine landscape: implications for restoration projects
F. Zanini, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, C. Weber, Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology, E. Paulmier, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, & R. Schlaepfer, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne

 

Agricultural Use and landscape
(Sala Balint)
Session Chair: W. Haber, Munich University of Technology

Common large scale grazing systems
G. Kaule, Stuttgart University

Site specific direct payments for an efficient agricultural policy
K. Zgraggen, C. Flury & P. Rieder, ETH Zürich

Co-evolution between ecological landscape and farming activities
A. Gibon & G. Balent, Centre INRA

         
15.30 - 16.00   Coffe Break    
         
16.00 - 17.15   Parallel Sessions     
         
   

Indicating Landscape Quality(Auditorio)
Session Chair: S. R. J. Sheppard, University of British Columbia

Landscape Character and Countryside Quality
C. Swanwick, The University of Sheffield, R. Haines Young, University of Nottingham & V. Kirby, Countryside Agency

Towards multifunctional landscapes: linking visual and ecological landscape indicators
G. Fry, Agricultural University of Norway, Å. Ode, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, M. Tveit, Agricultural University of Norway, C. Quine, K. Watts, Forest Research UK

Indicators for Measuring Landscape Sustainability: Integration, Character and Quality
A. Scott, Macaulay Institute & C. Falzon, University of Wales Aberystwyth

 

Issues in Landscape Ecology (Sala Balint)
Session Chair: J. Iverson Nassauer, University of Michigan

Successful de-fragmentation of woodland by planting in an agricultural landscape? An assessment based on landscape indicators
K. Watts, M. Griffiths & C. Quine, Forest Research UK

Neophytic Invadors Spreading in Central European Landscapes
R. Böcker, University of Hohenheim

Land use change and distribution of dragonfly and damselfly in the cultural landscape of terraced paddy fields in central Japan
T. Ichinose, University of Hyogo, T. Morita, Awaji Landscape Planning and Horticulture Academy, R. Asmiwyati, Udayana University, M. Kataoka, Kyoto University & N. Arifin, Bogor Agricultural University

         
19.00   Dinner    
         
Friday   Auditorio    
         
9.00 - 10.30

Sustainability and Multifunctional Landscape
Session Chair: C. Steinitz, Harvard University

Visualising Climate Change - Theoretical Frameworks and Real Dilemmas in Influencing Unsustainable Behaviour
S. R. J. Sheppard, University of British Columbia

Integrated Landscape Planning and Management in Practice: - Building blocks for the Management of Sustainable Multi-Functional Landscapes
C. von Haaren, University of Hannover

Reflections on the Distinction between 'Land' and 'Landscape'
W. Haber, Munich University of Technology

     
10.30 - 11.00
Coffee Break
     
11.00 - 12.30  

Plenary

Closing Remarks
E. Lange, University of Sheffield & D. Miller, Macaulay Institute