LES Life quality in Raseborg - Linking Environment and Society: Life quality in Raseborg

Otto A  Malms donationsfond

Period: 22.10.2019 - 23.11.2023

Innehåll: Our project aims at combining understanding the relationship between
(objective) estimates of the state of the coastal environmental data with
subjective survey data on a local detailed scale. The objective environmental
data consists of unique detailed assessments of the state of coastal waters,
which has been collected in the Raseborg municipality. The socioeconomic data
in the research obtained through a survey, where respondents could express
their opinions about the state of the environment while I simultaneously
received demographic parameters about these inhabitants.
The results will provide potential solutions for mitigating climate change
effects through changes in land use practice and spatial planning. Most
importantly, we aim to understand the societal importance and economic benefits
of ecologically sustainable and understanding how important they are for the
society. Furthermore, it will give exemplary estimating economical benefits of
sustainable development in the region. Moreover, the results can will be used
as a relevant tool for policymakers in the region. The developedis method
framework can be modified and applied to different regions in Finland. One of
the cornerstones of this method is involving society for assessing and
promoting the environment. Thus, it can be used as a new operating model for
achieving sustainable development and high life quality standards.

Specialkunnande: Bioekonomi och hållbart nyttjande av naturresurser

Campus: Raseborg

Finansiärer: Koneen säätiö, Societas pro Fauna et Flora Fennica, Nordenskiöld-samfundet, Otto A. Malms Donationsfond

Projektägare: YH Novia

Projektledare: Ruslan Gunko