Conference Proceeding

Adaptive Land-Use Management in Dynamic Ecological System



Jin N, Chapman DS & Hubacek K (2009) Adaptive Land-Use Management in Dynamic Ecological System. In: Giacobini M, Brabazon A, Cagnoni S, Di Caro GA, Ekárt A, Esparcia-Alcázar AI, Farooq M, Fink A & Machado P (eds.) Applications of Evolutionary Computing, 15.04.2009-17.04.2009. Berlin: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 152-161.

UK uplands are significantly important in the economy and the environment. There is also a debate on how the banning of managed burning will affect the landscape of uplands. One difficulty in answering such a question comes from the fact that land-use management continuously adapts to dynamic biological environments, which in turn have many impacts on land-use decisions. This work demonstrates how evolutionary algorithms generate land-use strategies in dynamic biological environments over time. It also illustrates the influences on sheep grazing from banning managed burning in a study site.

FundersDepartment for Environment Food & Rural Affairs
Publication date31/12/2009
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Place of publicationBerlin

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Dr Daniel Chapman
Dr Daniel Chapman

Lecturer, Biological and Environmental Sciences