Wageningen University, the Forest Ecology and Forest Management group of Wageningen University has a vacancy for a postdoc researcher with a dual task: contribution to the work packages and to coordination and management of the EU-FORMIT project.
Ideal candidate: dedicated and ambitious forest researcher, with a PhD degree in forestry or forest production ecology or a related field, and experience in project management and research coordination.
The new book - Peatland Ecology and Forestry – a Sound Approach- is a great new tool to assist policy makers and forest managers in the boreal and temperate regions on how to make climate-smart and environmentally responsible peatland forestry decisions for the future.
The book gathers an impressive amount of research from various countries and regions (it makes use of common knowledge and the most recent reported findings from more than 900 references).
The Nordic Forest Research Co-operation Committee –SNS and the North European Regional Office of European Forest Institute – EFINORD – announces a joint call for networks for 2014. Deadline for applications is June 3rd 2013 at 24.00 CET.
The European Climate Change Adaptation Conference 2013 will bring together scientists and practitioners working on adaptation to the impacts of climate change. The conference will create a European forum bringing together world-class science, with the aim of fostering a creative dialogue with climate adaptation policy makers and practitioners. The theme of the conference is integrating climate into action.
The conference is an initiative of four EU research projects: RESPONSES, CLIMSAVE, MEDIATION and ClimateCost.
As of 3 March 2013, the EU Timber Regulation will prohibit the first placing of illegally produced wood products on the EU market.
More information on the Timber Regulation intended for European operators, traders and timber associations can be found on the EU FLEGT Facility platform where latest information update with questions and answers on the EU Timber Regulation has been uploaded:
Subalpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa) may prove to be a plausible choice for future management in Norrland Sweden.
It is not the first time when researchers discover that sometimes exotic tree species are not only surviving but also outperforming the domestic or native conifer species even in the harsh climatic conditions of Norrland (northern Sweden).