Case study area - Vale do Sousa
  • Located in Northwest Portugal and  covers the southern part of the Sousa Valley;

  • Extents over 14 312 ha - 1406 stands;

  • Separated by the Douro river;

  • Contains: ZIF Entre Douro e Sousa, and ZIF Paiva;

  • 360 forest owners (members of ZIF);

  • Representative of Portuguese conditions

    • ownership type,

    • structure,

    • species composition.

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Wildfires in the case study area
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