Wednesday 2012/10/03


AGORA Making the Difference

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A new EFI Policy Brief is hot off the press this month, describing the achievements and recommendations of the AGORA project for Advancing Capacities in Mediterranean Forestry Research.

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Young scientists to study Model Forests in Spain and Tunisia

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Alfredo Fernández-Landa

Two grants have been awarded to young scientists to implement research proposals in the Model Forests of Sierra Espuña, Spain, and Kroumirie, Tunisia.

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FORESTERRA new project website

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The FORESTERRA project launched its new website at the end of the summer which will serve as a tool for dissemination of the project findings as well as an access point for partners and stakeholders to keep up to date with project activities.

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New director at CTFC

The Board of the Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia appointed Denis Boglio as its new director in September 2012.

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Forest Fire Risk Analysis Model developed

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Researchers in Turkey have developed computer- based models to analyse risks of forest fires.

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5th International Conference on Experiments / Process / System Modelling / Simulation / Optimization Deadline for Abstracts:

6 October 2012

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MEDFORUM 2012: Changes in the Mediterranean Landscape Yalova, Turkey, 13-16 November 2012

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Forest Fires in Hard Times, Madrid, 29 November 2012

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Ferreira, L., Constantino, M., Borges, J.G., Garcia-Gonzalo, J. (2012)

A stochastic dynamic programming approach to optimize short-rotation coppice systems management scheduling. An application to eucalypt plantations under wildfire risk in Portugal. Forest Science Vol. 58, No. 4, pp.353-365(13). http://dx.doi.org/10.5849/forsci.10-084

D. Montserrat Aguadé, J. Martín-Vide and C. LLasat Botija

Climatología sinóptica aplicada a la prevención de incendios forestales Montes- Revista de ámbito forestal No.109, pp9-15

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Good Practice Guidelines for the Non-Market Valuation of Forest Goods and Services COST Action E45

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