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Olga Turkovska joined IIASA's Ecosystem Services and Management Program (ESM) as a Research Assistant in September 2014. She is mainly working on ESM's Global Forest Model (G4M) and the Global Biosphere Optimization Model (GLOBIOM) in order to improve forest management modeling within recursive limitations.
Ms. Turkovska obtained her Specialist Degree in International Information from Lviv Polytechnic University. She continued as a PhD student and is now finalizing her research in Information Technologies focusing on development of a country specific forest model for Ukraine under the G4M framework. A part of her PhD work was to improve a forest management simulation in the model and developing socio-economic scenarios considering local demand on bioenergy.
Ms. Turkovska also participated in IIASA's Young Scientists Summer Program in 2014, and visited IIASA as a Guest Research Assistant under a grant of the Ukrainian Government in 2013, and as an Ernst Mach fellow in 2014.
Last update: 26-APR-2016
Kuramochi T, Fekete H, Hans F, Luna L, Gonzales-Zuniga S, Sterl S, Hagemann M, Hohne N, et al. (2017). Greenhouse gas mitigation scenarios for major emitting countries: Analysis of current climate policies and mitigation commitments 2017 update. New Climate Institute
Forsell N, Turkovska O, Gusti M, den Elzen M, Obersteiner M, & Havlik P (2016). Assessing the INDCs' land use, land use change, and forest emission projections. Carbon Balance and Management 11 (26): 1-17. DOI:10.1186/s13021-016-0068-3.
Kuramochi T, Höhne N, Gonzales-Zuñiga S, Hans F, Sterl S, Hagemann M, Legaria EH, den Elzen M, et al. (2016). Greenhouse gas mitigation scenarios for major emitting countries: Analysis of current climate policies and mitigation pledges. New Climate Institute
Turkovska O & Gusti M (2015). Forest management algorithm considering assortment structure for geospatial global forest model G4M. Research Journal of Ukrainian National Forestry University 25 (5): 339-345.
Turkovska O, Ohremchuk IA, & Gusti M (2015). Assessment of efficiency of a policy on reduction of CO2 emissions in Ukrainian forests for three socio-economic scenarios. Research Journal of Ukrainian National Forestry University 25 (4): 98-104.
Turkovska O, Gusti M, Lauri P, Forsell N, Havlik P, & Obersteiner M (2015). Linear optimization of forest management for dynamic recursive model. Eastern-European Journal of Enterprise Technologies 5 (4): 12-18. DOI:10.15587/1729-4061.2015.50966.
Turkovska O & Gusti M (2013). A conceptual scheme for modelling forestry and LUC CO2 emissions in Ukraine. ECONTECHMOD: International Quarterly Journal on Economics, New Technologies and Modelling Processes 2 (1): 57-62.
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