Short Scientific Visits 2009

EFIMED aims to improve the capacities of Mediterranean forest researchers, especially of those with higher potential. Every year EFIMED launches a call for young scientists to visit another Mediterranean institution, enhancing networking among organisations.
In this call, the following candidates have been selected:

Mr. Jaafar Ebrahim, from University of Lattakia, Syria will spend two weeks in CEMAGREF, France, under the supervision of Dr. Jappiot working on "Fire risk and damage assessment in Mediterranean areas using remote sensing and GIS techniques".

Dr. Jordi Garcia, from Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal, will work with CREAF and EFIMED, Spain in "Optimizing forest management under climate changing conditions. A study case in Catalonia."

Dr. Omer Kucut
, from Kastamonu University, Turkey will work with experts at the University of TrĂ¡s-os-Montes e Alto Douro - UTAD, Portugal on the "Analysis of Turkish fuel models and their potential fire behavior".

And Mr. Anze Japelj, from the Slovenian Forest Research Institute, will stay two weeks in Barcelona working with Robert Mavsar, EFIMED on the "Economic valuation of selected non-market forest services in Slovenia".


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