Profile of Mrs Gro Koppen Department of Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning, Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Gro Koppen

Started as a PhD student at the Department of Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning (Norwegian University of Life Sciences) in september 2009. Formerly worked as a research assistant at Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research. M.A. in Geography from the University of Bergen, 2005.

General research interests

General interest in research concerning spatial planning according to the planning legislation. Special interest in questions concerning planning and management of recreational landscapes (forest areas, green corridors, coastal areas), and GIS as a research tool.

PhD/Postdoctoral Research Title

Accessibility and use of urban recreational landscapes

PhD Abstract

Theme:

Accessibility and use of urban recreational landscapes.

Main research questions:

To what extent does accessibility for the users strengthen the implementing of local and national goals in urban recreational landscapes?

Does accessibility and use of recreational landscapes enhance the probability for maintaining the areas for recreational purposes?

Latest deposited documents

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Access to landscapes (January 2010)

Access to landscapes   In my PhD thesis I will study accessibility as a prerequisite for use and protection of urban recreational ...

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Letter of introduction (January 2010)

I am employed at the Department of Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning at the  Norwegian University of Life Sciences, where I started...

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Access to landscapes (January 2010)

Access to landscapes Accessibility and management of urban recreational landscapes    In my PhD thesis I will study accessibility...