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09.09.2013
MOTIVE booklet provides insight into climate change challenges in European forests
Climate change is posing a major challenge to forestry across Europe. Recent research indicates that climate change will most likely exceed a 2 °C rise in mean global temperature by 2100 and without drastic policy change mean...

19.07.2013
MOTIVE outcomes in the latest EFI News
The latest issue of EFI News features a set of articles on how forest adapt to climate change. Read about outcomes of the lately finished MOTIVE Project in articles on -- Habitats of tree species shift as climate changes ...

16.07.2013
A tour of EU-commissioned research on ecosystem services
by biofreshblogIn the second part of her quest video post, Dr Paula Harrison takes us on a brief tour of the landscape of EU-commissioned biodiversity and ecosystem research.Watch the video here: http://biofreshblog.co...

29.04.2013
MOTIVE featured at a ThinkForest event \"Climate Change in European Forests: How to Adapt\"
ThinkForest addressed the question of climate change and adaptive forest management in its most recent event in the European Parliament on April 25, as the European Commission is preparing to launch its new Climate Change Ada...

25.04.2013
New EFI Policy Brief looks at the challenges of adaptive forest management
Accounting for climate change in forest management is a challenge for many forest managers, owners and decision makers around Europe. In order to make timely decisions, they need solid information on e.g. climate change proje...

20.03.2013
Best Practices – Adaptation of European Forests to Climate Change
During a recent conference, the MOTIVE-project (Models for Adaptive Forest Management) co-organised a workshop focusing on the applicability of key forest management adaptation measures in space and time. The workshop aimed ...

28.01.2013
Adaptation to Climate Change in Canadian Forests
Over the past few years the provinces, territories, and federal government have been working collaboratively through the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) Climate Change Task Force on developing approaches and infor...

23.11.2012
Climate Change: Believing and Seeing Implies Adapting
To communicate climate change and adaptation to stakeholders such as European forest owners is a challenge. A capacity to adapt to climate change has, until now, mainly been understood as how trees and forest ecosystems can a...

19.11.2012
Climate change – the future is now: Communicating the need for adaptive management to stakeholders
One of the challenges that scientists and stakeholders share is how to communicate climate change issues. The fact that the effects of climate change can already be seen in European forests is not always getting through to fo...

27.09.2012
Severe economic loss for European forest land expected by 2100
By 2100 climate change is expected to reduce the economic value of forest land by 14 to 50%, which equates to a potential damage of several hundred billion euros unless effective countermeasures are taken. This is the conclus...

09.09.2012
Messages to policy-makers from conservation scientists gathered in Glasgow
ECCB expresses concerns about the on-going intensification and homogenization of agricultural landscapes across Europe and beyond. It calls for a robust and effective plan for sustainable land use that meets current and growi...

31.08.2012
Article alert: Climate change adaptive capacity of the Canadian forest sector
Johnston, M. and Hesseln, H., 2012. Climate change adaptive capacity of the Canadian forest sector. Forest Policy and Economics, in press. Abstract Canada's forests will be affected by climate change to a greater degree...

23.08.2012
Optimizing forest management under uncertain growth and economic conditions
Forest management instructions often include recommendations for rotation lengths, thinning years and thinning intensities. However, under uncertain growth and economic conditions, these may not be optimal. Forest management ...

23.08.2012
Have Swedish forests recovered from the storm Gudrun?
In January 2005, the storm Gudrun hit Sweden. It has been estimated to have caused an overall economic damage of 2.4 billion euros in Swedish forestry alone. But has there been more damage to the forest than was clearly visib...

01.08.2012
Job alert: Post-Doctoral Position (INRA - Unité EPHYSE, Bourlaux, France)
Wind Damage to Forests in a Changing Climate: Impacts and MitigationThis position will be responsible for integrating a range of data (ground-based and remote sensed), computer based tools and new measurements ...

13.07.2012
Conference on Forest Management, Local Development and Protection of Surface and Groundwater
The SEMEAU conference: How to combine Forest Management, Local Development and Protection of Surface and Groundwater? will be organised on 17-19 October 2012 in Vulcania, Clermont-Ferrand, France. The SEMEAU conference is an ...

08.06.2012
MOTIVE at the Conference: Tackling climate change - the contribution of forest scientific knowledge
MOTIVE, together with several international R&D projects, organised a conference in May 2012 looking at the current state of knowledge on climate change impacts on forest ecosystems, services and activities. Over 300 partici...

23.05.2012
Tackling climate change: the contribution of forest scientific knowlegde
An international conference looking at how forests can help tackle climate change is taking place in Tours, France on 21-24 May 2012. The conference allows participants to take stock of the scientific knowledge about present ...

20.03.2012
MOTIVE: New features developed for adaptive forest management models
Climate change is already affecting European forests today. Growth rates have increased in northern latitudes, while some tree species have declined on dry sites close to their southern distribution limits. Climate projection...

12.03.2012
Responding to Climate Change in National Forests: A Guidebook for Developing Adaptation Options
A recent guidebook published by the by the U.S. Forest Service's Pacific Northwest Research Station provides documentation of science-based principles, processes, and tools necessary for a credible and practical approach for ...

26.01.2012
Article alert: a Review Paper by MOTIVE
A review paper by MOTIVE has just been published in the journal Annals of Forest Science. ‘A review of decision-making approaches to handle uncertainty and risk in adaptive forest management under climate change provides an o...

19.01.2012
Finns investigate how climate change is affecting nature
An EU-funded team of researchers in Finland has studied how climate change impacts nature and the various spheres that depend on it, namely agriculture, forestry, fishing and tourism. The study was funded under the VACCIA pro...

28.12.2011
Reviewing the Science and Implementation of Climate Change Adaptation Measures in European Forestry
A paper published in the journal Forests ‘Reviewing the Science and Implementation of Climate Change Adaptation Measures in European Forestry’ presents a comprehensive review of potential adaptation options in forestry in Eur...

28.12.2011
Article alert: Exploring adaptation to climate change in the forests of central Nova Scotia, Canada
Steenberg, J.W.N., Duinker, P.N., Bush, P.G., 2011. Exploring adaptation to climate change in the forests of central Nova Scotia, Canada. Forest Ecology and Management 262 (12), pp. 2316-2327. Abstract The threat of cli...

28.12.2011
MOTIVE in Catalan TV3
A short report on the MOTIVE project has been prepared by the Catalan TV3. The report presents the project through two of its case study areas; North Karelia in Finland and Prades, Catalonia in Spain. Effects of climate chang...

27.12.2011
Article alert: Genotypic variability and phenotypic plasticity of cavitation resistance in Fagus sylvatica L. across Europe
Wortemann R., Herbette S., Barigah T.S., Fumanal B., Alia R., Ducousso A., Gomory D., Roeckel-Drevet R. and Cochard H., 2011. Genotypic variability and phenotypic plasticity of cavitation resistance in Fagus sylvatica L. acr...

27.12.2011
Article alert: Evolution of soil organic matter composition and edaphic carbon effluxes following oak forest clearing for pasture: climate change implications
Fernandez, I., Carrasco, B., Cabaneiro, A., 2011. Evolution of soil organic matter composition and edaphic carbon effluxes following oak forest clearing for pasture: climate change implications. European Journal of Forest Res...

27.12.2011
Article alert: Climate change impacts and carbon in U.S. national parks
Gonzalez, P., 2011. Climate change impacts and carbon in U.S. national parks. Park Science 28 (2): 10-15. Abstract New spatial analyses of climate data and 123 peer-reviewed scientific publications document impacts of c...

09.12.2011
Article alert: Workshop approach for developing climate change adaptation strategies and actions for natural resource management agencies in the United States
Halofsky, J.E., Peterson, D.L., Furniss, M.J., Joyce, L.A., Millar, C.I., Neilson, R.P., 2011. Workshop approach for developing climate change adaptation strategies and actions for natural resource management agencies in the ...

09.12.2011
Article alert: Integrating natural risks into silvicultural decision models: A survival function approach
Staupendahl, K., Möhring, B., 2011. Integrating natural risks into silvicultural decision models: A survival function approach. Forest Policy and Economics 13 (6): 496-502. Abstract In the context of climate chan...

09.12.2011
Article alert: Assisted migration to address climate change: Recommendations for aspen reforestation in western Canada
Gray, L.K., Gylander, T., Mbogga, M.S., Chen, P.-Y., Hamann, A., 2011. Assisted migration to address climate change: Recommendations for aspen reforestation in western Canada. Ecological Applications 21 (5): 1591-1603. Ab...

01.12.2011
Article alert: Assisted Migration: adapting forest management to a changing climate.
Leech, S. M., Lara Almuedo P., O’Neill G.. 2011. Assisted Migration: adapting forest management to a changing climate. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 12(3):18-34. Abstract Forestry practitioners are increasingly...

01.12.2011
Article alert: Structural and climatic determinants of demographic rates of Scots pine forests across the Iberian Peninsula
Vila-Cabrera, A., Martinez-Vilalta, J., Vayreda, J., Retana, J., 2011. Structural and climatic determinants of demographic rates of Scots pine forests across the Iberian Peninsula. Ecological Applications 21 (4): 1162-1172. ...

01.12.2011
Article alert: Late frost sensitivity of juvenile Fagus sylvatica L. differs between southern Germany and Bulgaria and depends on preceding air temperature.
Kreyling, J., Thiel, D., Nagy, L., Jentsch, A., Huber, G., Konnert, M., Beierkuhnlein, C., 2011. Late frost sensitivity of juvenile Fagus sylvatica L. differs between southern Germany and Bulgaria and depends on preceding air...

28.11.2011
Article alert: Disentangling the relative importance of climate, size and competition on tree growth in Iberian forests
Gómez-Aparicio, L., García-Valdés, R., Ruíz-Benito, P., Zavala, M.A., 2011. Disentangling the relative importance of climate, size and competition on tree growth in Iberian forests: Implications for forest...

28.11.2011
Article alert: Uncertainty of 21st century growing stocks and GHG balance of forests in British Columbia, Canada resulting from potential climate change impacts on ecosyste...
Metsaranta, J.M., Dymond, C.C., Kurz, W.A., Spittlehouse, D.L., 2011. Uncertainty of 21st century growing stocks and GHG balance of forests in British Columbia, Canada resulting from potential climate change impacts on ecosys...

14.11.2011
FAO Outlines Approach for Integrating Climate Change in Forest Programmes
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and the National Forest Programme (NFP) Facility have released a publication titled, "Climate Change for Policy-Makers: An approach for integrating climate change in fores...

11.11.2011
UN guide seeks to prevent spread of forest-damaging pests
The United Nations has published a new guidebook entitled Guide to Implementation of Phytosanitary Standards in Forestry. It provides suggestions on how to reduce the risk of pest spread and to implement effective pest manage...

07.11.2011
Article alert: Adapting forestry and forests to climate change: A challenge to change the paradigm.
Schoene, D.H.F., Bernier, P.Y. , 2011. Adapting forestry and forests to climate change: A challenge to change the paradigm. Forest Policy and Economics, Article in Press. Abstract Carbon in forest biomass has historical...

07.11.2011
Article alert: Modelling Spanish black pine seedling emergence: Establishing management strategies for endangered forest areas.
Lucas-Borja, M.E., Fonseca, T., Parresol, B.R., Silva-Santos, P., García-Morote, F.A., Tíscar-Oliver, P.A., 2011. Modelling Spanish black pine seedling emergence: Establishing management strategies for endangered fo...

04.11.2011
Eastern U.S. forests not keeping pace with climate change, large study finds
A new study ‘Failure to migrate: lack of tree range expansion in response to climate change’ has been published this month in the journal Global Change Biology. As a result of the large analysis, more than half of eastern U.S...

04.11.2011
Article alert: Adaptive Capacity of Forest Management Systems on Publicly Owned Forest Landscapes in Canada
Johnston, M., Williamson, T., Nelson, H., Van Damme, L., Ogden, A-, Hesseln, H., 2011. Adaptive Capacity of Forest Management Systems on Publicly Owned Forest Landscapes in Canada. Advances in Global Change Research, 2011. Vo...

14.10.2011
Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation
In November, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is scheduled to release a special report on managing the risks of extreme events and disasters to advance climate change adaptation. The report is now in its ...

10.10.2011
Article alert: Effectiveness of forest management strategies to mitigate effects of global change in south-central Siberia
Gustafson, Eric J.; Shvidenko, Anatoly Z.; Scheller, Robert M., 2011. Effectiveness of forest management strategies to mitigate effects of global change in south-central Siberia. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 1405-1421...

05.10.2011
MOTIVE Factsheets available
The MOTIVE project took part in the Act Now! Forests for Future - ENO conference in Joensuu, Finland on 15-16 September 2011. The conference, run by the global virtual network Environment Online (ENO), brought together teache...

29.08.2011
Article lalert: Assessing the impacts of climate change and nitrogen deposition on Norway spruce growth in Austria with BIOME-BGC
Eastaugh, C.S., Pötzelsberger, E., Hasenauer, H., 2011. Assessing the impacts of climate change and nitrogen deposition on Norway spruce (Picea abies L. Karst) growth in Austria with BIOME-BGC. Tree Physiology 31 (3), pp...

12.08.2011
Article alert: Integrated approaches to natural resources management in practice: The catalyzing role of national adaptation programmes for action
Stucki, V., Smith, M., 2011. Integrated approaches to natural resources management in practice: The catalyzing role of national adaptation programmes for action. Ambio 40 (4), pp. 351-360. Abstract The relationship of ...

12.08.2011
Article alert: U.S. National Forests adapt to climate change through Science-Management partnerships
Littell, J.S., Peterson, D.L., Millar, C.I., O'Halloran, K.A., 2011. U.S. National Forests adapt to climate change through Science-Management partnerships. Climatic Change, pp. 1-28, Article in Press. Abstract Developi...

28.07.2011
Article alert: Adaptation of forest management to climate change among private individual forest owners in Sweden
Blennow, Kristina, 2011. Adaptation of forest management to climate change among private individual forest owners in Sweden Abstract Available climate change scenarios indicate that climate change will affect elements o...

27.07.2011
Article alert: Climate change adaptation and sustainable forest management: A proposed reflexive research agenda
Climate change adaptation and sustainable forest management: A proposed reflexive research agenda, 2011. Klenk N.L.,, Adams B.W., Bull G.Q., Innes J.L., Cohen S.J. and Larson B.C. Abstract This article is a synthesis of...

21.07.2011
Article alert: Forest management for mitigation and adaptation to climate change - Insights from long-term silviculture experiments
D’Amato A.W., Bradford J.B., Fraver S., Palik J.P, 2011. Forest management for mitigation and adaptation to climate change: Insights from long-term silviculture experiments Abstract Developing management strategies for ...

19.07.2011
Article alert: Species distribution models as a tool for forest management planning under climate change - Risk evaluation of Abies alba in Bavaria
Falk, W., Mellert, K.H., 2011. Species distribution models as a tool for forest management planning under climate change: Risk evaluation of Abies alba in Bavaria. Journal of Vegetation Science, Article in Press. Abstract ...

23.06.2011
MOTIVE mid-term newsletter now available
Climate change is likely to have a significant impact on European forests. However, there is considerable uncertainty as to what degree of climate change we are facing. Moreover, forests and tree species will respond quite di...

20.06.2011
Article alert: Ecosystem, Location, and Climate Effects on Foliar Secondary Metabolites of Lodgepole Pine Populations
Wallis, C.M., Huber, D.P.W., Lewis, K.J., 2011. Ecosystem, Location, and Climate Effects on Foliar Secondary Metabolites of Lodgepole Pine Populations from Central British Columbia. Journal of Chemical Ecology, pp. 1-15, Arti...

20.06.2011
Article alert: Forest sector carbon management, measurement and verification, and discussion of policy related to climate change
Law, B.E., Harmon, M.E., 2011. Forest sector carbon management, measurement and verification, and discussion of policy related to climate change. Carbon Management 2 (1): 73-84. Abstract The objective of this review is ...

17.06.2011
Article alert: Forest management in times of climate change - Synergies and potential conflicts between forestry and nature conservation
Reif, A., Brucker, U., Kratzer, R., Schmiedinger, A., Bauhus, J., 2010. Forest management in times of climate change - Synergies and potential conflicts between forestry and nature conservation | [Waldbewirtschaftung in Zeite...

17.06.2011
Article alert: Socio-economic impacts of climate change on rural United States
Lal, P., Alavalapati, J.R.R., Mercer, E.D., 2011. Socio-economic impacts of climate change on rural United States. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, pp. 1-26, Article in Press Abstract Directly or...

13.06.2011
Article alert: Forest, climate and water issues in Europe
Bredemeier, M., 2011. Forest, climate and water issues in Europe. Ecohydrology 4 (2), pp. 159-167. Abstract The particular European perspective on current forest and water issues is outlined in three focal areas: water ...

13.06.2011
Article alert: Ungulate herbivory modifies the effects of climate change on mountain forests
Didion, M., Kupferschmid, A.D., Wolf, A., Bugmann, H., 2011. Ungulate herbivory modifies the effects of climate change on mountain forests. Climatic Chang e , pp. 1-23, Article in Press. Abstract Recent temperature obse...

13.06.2011
Article alert: Climate change vulnerability of sustainable forest management in the Eastern Alps
Seidl, R., Rammer, W., Lexer, M.J., 2011. Climate change vulnerability of sustainable forest management in the Eastern Alps. Climatic Change 106 (2): 225-254. Considering climatic uncertainties in management planning is a...

13.06.2011
Article alert: Disentangling the relative importance of climate, size and competition on tree growth in Iberian forests: Implications for forest management
Gómez-Aparicio, L., García-Valdés, R., Ruíz-Benito, P., Zavala, M.A., 2011. Disentangling the relative importance of climate, size and competition on tree growth in Iberian forests: Implications for forest...

07.06.2011
Article alert: Traits of winner and loser species indicate drivers of herb layer changes over two decades in forests of NW Germany
Naaf, T., Wulf, M., 2011. Traits of winner and loser species indicate drivers of herb layer changes over two decades in forests of NW Germany. Journal of Vegetation Science 22 (3): 516-527. Abstract Questions: What are ...

07.06.2011
Article alert: An indicator framework for the climatic adaptive capacity of natural ecosystems
Czúcz, B., Csecserits, A., Botta-Dukát, Z., Kröel-Dulay, G., Szabó, R., Horváth, F., Molnár, Z., 2011. An indicator framework for the climatic adaptive capacity of natural ecosystems. Journal of ...

07.06.2011
Article alert: Assisted Colonization: A Question of Focal Units and Recipient Localities
Kreyling, J., Bittner, T., Jaeschke, A., Jentsch, A., Jonas Steinbauer, M., Thiel, D., Beierkuhnlein, C., 2011. Assisted Colonization: A Question of Focal Units and Recipient Localities. Restoration Ecology, Article in Press....

07.06.2011
Article alert: Impact of host plant quality on geometrid moth expansion on environmental and local population scales
Ammunét, T., Klemola, T., Saikkonen, K., 2011. Impact of host plant quality on geometrid moth expansion on environmental and local population scales. Ecography, Article in Press. Abstract The warming climate has en...

19.05.2011
Article alert: Interpreting tree responses to thinning and fertilization using tree-ring stable isotopes
Brooks, J.R., Mitchell, A.K., 2011. Interpreting tree responses to thinning and fertilization using tree-ring stable isotopes. New Phytologist 190 (3): 770-782 Summary: Carbon sequestration has focused renewed interest in...

17.05.2011
Article alert: Forest ecosystem genomics and adaptation: EVOLTREE conference report
Kremer, A., Vinceti, B., Alia, R., Burczyk, J., Cavers, S., Degen, B., Finkeldey, R., Fluch, S., Gömöry, D., Gugerli, F., Koelewijn, H.P., Koskela, J., Lefèvre, F., Morgante, M., Mueller-Starck, G., Plomion, C....

13.05.2011
Article alert: Forest policies and programs affecting vulnerability and adaptation to climate change
Afreen, S., Sharma, N., Chaturvedi, R.K., Gopalakrishnan, R., Ravindranath, N.H., 2011. Forest policies and programs affecting vulnerability and adaptation to climate change. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Ch...

13.05.2011
Article alert: Modelling phytoclimatic versatility as a large scale indicator of adaptive capacity to climate change in forest ecosystems
García-López, J.M., Allué, C, 2011. Modelling phytoclimatic versatility as a large scale indicator of adaptive capacity to climate change in forest ecosystems. Ecological Modelling, Volume 222, Issue 8, p.1436-...

13.05.2011
Article alert: Effect of climate change and nitrogen deposition on central-European forests - Regional-scale simulation for South Bohemia
Tatarinov, F.A., Cienciala, E., Vopenka, P., Avilov, V., 2011. Effect of climate change and nitrogen deposition on central-European forests: Regional-scale simulation for South Bohemia. Forest Ecology and Management, Article ...

13.05.2011
Article alert: Long-term discharge and evapotranspiration of a forested catchment in the Harz Mountains, Germany
Meesenburg, H., Sutmöller, J., Hentschel, S., 2010. Long-term discharge and evapotranspiration of a forested catchment in the Harz Mountains, Germany: Evaluation of silvicultural adaptation strategies to climate change. ...

21.04.2011
Article alert: Drought-induced mortality of Scots pines at the southern limits of its distribution in Europe
Giuggiola, A., Kuster, T.M., Saha, S., 2010. Drought-induced mortality of Scots pines at the southern limits of its distribution in Europe: Causes and consequences. IForest 3: 95-97 Abstract Several severe drought ev...

21.04.2011
Article alert: What is the future of the ecosystem services of the Alpine forest against a backdrop of climate change
Courbaud, B., Kustler, G., Morin, X., Cordonnier, T., 2010. What is the future of the ecosystem services of the Alpine forest against a backdrop of climate change. Revue de Geographie Alpine 98(4) Abstract Mountain fo...

21.04.2011
Article alert: Adaptation options to reduce climate change vulnerability of sustainable forest management in the Austrian Alps
Seidl, R., Rammer W., Lexer M.J., 2011. Adaptation options to reduce climate change vulnerability of sustainable forest management in the Austrian Alps. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 2011, 41:694-706. Abstract Su...

05.04.2011
Article alert: Disentangling the relative importance of climate, size and competition on tree growth in Iberian forests
Gómez-Aparicio L., García-Valdés R., Ruíz-Benito P., Zavala M.A., 2011.Disentangling the relative importance of climate, size and competition on tree growth in Iberian forests: implications for forest mana...

05.04.2011
Article alert: The role of interactions in a world implementing adaptation and mitigation solutions to climate change
Warren, R, 2011. The role of interactions in a world implementing adaptation and mitigation solutions to climate change. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 369(1...

30.03.2011
Article alert: Simulating potential effects of climatic warming on altitudinal patterns of key species in Mediterranean-alpine ecosystems
Benito, B. , Lorite, J., Peñas, J., 2011. Simulating potential effects of climatic warming on altitudinal patterns of key species in Mediterranean-alpine ecosystems. Climatic Change, pp. 1-13. Article in press. Abstra...

30.03.2011
Article alert: Integrated modelling approaches to analysis of climate change impacts on forests and forest management
Aaheim, A., Chaturvedi, R.K., Sagadevan, A.D., 2011. Integrated modelling approaches to analysis of climate change impacts on forests and forest management. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 16(2): 247-26...

30.03.2011
Article alert: Retrospective and prospective evaluation of water budgets at Lange Bramke, Harz Mountains, Germany - Effects of plant cover and climate change
Meesenburg, H., Sutmöller, J., Hentschel, S., 2010. Retrospective and prospective evaluation of water budgets at Lange Bramke, Harz Mountains, Germany: Effects of plant cover and climate change. IAHS-AISH Publication, Vo...

21.03.2011
EFI Policy Brief looks at Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in European Forests
Climate change is a main concern for the EU. Europe is aiming to cut its greenhouse gas emissions substantially and develop a strategy for adapting to the impacts of climate change that can no longer be prevented. Development...

21.02.2011
Article alert: Forest responses to climate change in the northwestern United States: Ecophysiological foundations for adaptive management
Daniel J. Chmura, Paul D. Anderson, Glenn T. Howe, Constance A. Harrington, Jessica E. Halofsky, David L. Peterson, David C. Shaw, J. Brad St.Clair, 2011. Forest responses to climate change in the northwestern United States: ...

11.02.2011
FAO Working Paper on Forests and Climate Change published
FAO Working Paper nr. 8 on Forests and Climate Change in Eastern Europe and Central Asia has been published. The primary objective of this document is to provide an overview of forest and climate change issues, actions an...

11.02.2011
Article alert: High-severity wildfire effects on carbon stocks and emissions in fuels treated and untreated forest
North, M.P., Hurteau, M.D., 2011. High-severity wildfire effects on carbon stocks and emissions in fuels treated and untreated forest. Forest Ecology and Management, Article in Press Abstract: Forests contain the world'...

11.02.2011
Article alert: Forest tree genomics - Growing resources and applications.
Neale, D.B., Kremer, A., 2011. Forest tree genomics: Growing resources and applications. Nature Reviews Genetics 12 (2): 111-122. Abstract: Over the past two decades, research in forest tree genomics has lagged behind t...

11.02.2011
Article alert: Institutional Barriers to Climate Change Adaptation in U.S. National Parks and Forests
Jantarasami, L.C., Lawler, J.J., Thomas, C.W., 2011. Institutional Barriers to Climate Change Adaptation in U.S. National Parks and Forests. Ecology and Society 15 (4). Abstract: Climate change will increasingly challen...

28.01.2011
Article alert: Modelling natural disturbances in forest ecosystems - A review
Seidl, R., Fernandes, P.M., Fonseca, T.F., Gillet, F., Jönsson, A.M., Merganičová, K., Netherer, S., Arpaci, A., Bontemps, J.-D., Bugmann, H., González-Olabarria , J. R., Lasch, P. Meredieu, C., Moreira, ...

28.01.2011
Article alert: Climate change and nature conservation in Central European Forests - A review
Milad, M., Schaich, H., Bürgi, M., Konold, W., 2011. Climate change and nature conservation in Central European forests: A review of consequences, concepts and challenges. Forest Ecology and Management 261 (4): 829-843. ...

28.01.2011
Article alert: Using a spatiotemporal climate model to assess population-level Douglas-fir growth sensitivity to climate change across large climatic gradients in British C...
Griesbauer, H.P., Green, D.S., O'Neill, G.A., 2011. Using a spatiotemporal climate model to assess population-level Douglas-fir growth sensitivity to climate change across large climatic gradients in British Columbia, Canada....

28.01.2011
Article alert: Long-term approaches to native woodland restoration - Palaeoecological and stakeholder perspectives on Atlantic forests of Northern Europe
Davies, A.L., 2011. Long-term approaches to native woodland restoration: Palaeoecological and stakeholder perspectives on Atlantic forests of Northern Europe. Forest Ecology and Management 261 (3): 751-763. Abstract: T...

20.12.2010
Article alert: Combating the effects of climatic change on forests by mitigation strategies
Koehl M., Hildebrandt R., Olschofsky K., Koehler R., Roetzer T., Mette T., Pretzsch H., Koethke M., Dieter M., Abiy M., Makeschin F. and Kenter B. 2010. Combating the effects of climatic change on forests by mitigation strate...

18.12.2010
Climsave newsletter published
The CLIMSAVE project has published its newsletter. The project is aiming to assess the climate change impacts and adaptation strategies across six key sectors in Europe: agriculture, forestry, biodiversity, urban, water and c...

14.12.2010
Article alert: Changing patterns in insect pests on trees in the Netherlands - an analysis of historical data
Moraal, L.G., Jagers op Akkerhuis, G.A.J.M., 2010. Changing patterns in insect pests on trees in The Netherlands since 1946 in relation to human induced habitat changes and climate factors-An analysis of historical data. Fore...

14.12.2010
Article alert: When Ecosystem Services Crash - Preparing for Big, Fast, Patchy Climate Change
Breshears, D.D., López-Hoffman, L., Graumlich, L.J., 2010. When Ecosystem Services Crash: Preparing for Big, Fast, Patchy Climate Change. Ambio , pp. 1-8, Article in Press. Abstract Assessments of adaptation optio...

09.12.2010
Article alert: Climate change adaptation strategies for federal forests of the Pacific Northwest, USA
Spies, T.A., Giesen, T.W., Swanson, F.J., Franklin, J.F., Lach, D., Johnson, K.N., 2010. Climate change adaptation strategies for federal forests of the Pacific Northwest, USA: Ecological, policy, and socio-economic perspecti...

09.12.2010
Article alert: Modelling forest management within a global vegetation model
Bellassen, V., le Maire, G., Guin, O., Dhôte, J.F., Ciais, P., Viovy, N., 2010. Modelling forest management within a global vegetation model-Part 2: Model validation from a tree to a continental scale. Ecological Modelli...

08.12.2010
MOTIVE case studies look for the best adaptive management options
What do North Karelian forests in Finland have in common with the Montafon Valley in Austria? Both areas are increasingly affected by increasingly strong winds causing serious damage. Wind, drought and fire are main threats o...

30.11.2010
Article alert: Modelling forest management within a global vegetation model
Bellassen, V., le Maire, G., Guin, O., Dhôte, J. F., Ciais, P., Viovy, N., 2011. Modelling forest management within a global vegetation model-Part 2: Model validation from a tree to a continental scale. Ecological Modell...

30.11.2010
Article alert: Monitoring and managing responses to climate change at the retreating range edge of forest trees
Jump, A. S., Cavin, L., Hunter, P.D., 2010. Monitoring and managing responses to climate change at the retreating range edge of forest trees. Journal of Environmental Monitoring 12 (10), pp. 1791-1798. Abstract: Rising...

23.11.2010
Article alert: Modelling natural disturbances in forest ecosystems - a review
Seidl R., Fernandes P.M., Fonseca T.F., Gillet F., Jönsson A. M., Merganičová K., Netherer S., Arpaci A., Bontemps J.-D., Bugmann H., González-Olabarria J.R., Lasch P., Meredieu C., Moreira F., Schelhaas M...

22.11.2010
Article alert: Modelling coarse woody debris in Pinus spp. plantations. A case study in Northern Spain
Herrero, C., Pando, V., Bravo, F., 2010. Modelling coarse woody debris in Pinus spp. plantations. A case study in Northern Spain. Annals of Forest Science 67 (7), 8 pages. Abstract: Coarse woody debris (CWD) plays a sub...

19.11.2010
Article alert: Drivers of bryophyte diversity allow implications for forest management with a focus on climate change
Raabe S., Müller J., Manthey M., Dürhammer O., Teuber U., Göttlein A,, Förster B., Brandl R. and Bässler C., 2010. Drivers of bryophyte diversity allow implications for forest management with a focus ...

16.11.2010
Article alert: Integrated Approaches to Natural Resources Management in Practice - The Catalyzing Role of National Adaptation Programmes for Action
Stucki, V., and Smith, M., 2010. Integrated Approaches to Natural Resources Management in Practice: The Catalyzing Role of National Adaptation Programmes for Action. Ambio , pp. 1-10, Article in Press. Abstract: The r...

16.11.2010
Article alert: Assessing risk and adaptation options to fires and windstorms in European forestry. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change
Schelhaas, M.-J., Hengeveld, G., Moriondo, M., Reinds, G.J., Kundzewicz, Z.W., ter Maat, H., Bindi, M., 2010. Assessing risk and adaptation options to fires and windstorms in European forestry. Mitigation and Adaptation Strat...

11.11.2010
Results of expert survey available: Guiding principles for adaptation to climate change in Europe
Prutsch, A., Grothmann, T., Schauser, I., Otto, S., McCallum, S., 2010. Guiding principles for adaptation to climate change in Europe, ETC/ACC Technical Paper 2010/6 Abstract: This paper provides a starting point for id...

26.10.2010
Article alert: Water yield changes as a result of silvicultural treatments in an oak ecosystem
Ganatsios, H.P., Tsioras, P.A., Pavlidis, T., 2010. Water yield changes as a result of silvicultural treatments in an oak ecosystem. Forest Ecology and Management 260 (8):1367-1374. Abstract Interception loss represent...

15.10.2010
Publication alert: Developing Adaptation Policy and Practice in Europe: Multi-level Governance of Climate Change
Keskitalo, E. C. H. (2010, ed.) Developing Adaptation Policy and Practice in Europe: Multi-level Governance of Climate Change. Springer, Berlin. “Developing Adaptation Policy and Practice in Europe: Multi-level Governance...

11.10.2010
Climate Change Strategy for Wales published
Welsh Assembly Government has published the Climate Change Strategy (October 2010). The Strategy addresses the current scientific evidence; the impacts we might expect to see across the globe. It explores the Assembly Governm...

11.10.2010
Climate change: impacts and adaptation in England's woodlands - Research note published
A new research note published by the Forestry Commission offers woodland managers in England guidance about what they can do to maximise their forests’ ability to cope with climate change. The projected increases in temperatu...

07.10.2010
Article alert: Assessing regional impacts and adaptation strategies for climate change - The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment
Miles, E.L., Elsner, M.M., Littell, J.S., Binder, L.W., Lettenmaier, D.P., 2010. Assessing regional impacts and adaptation strategies for climate change: The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment. Climatic Change 102 (...

07.10.2010
Article alert: Forest adaptation to climate change - Options and limitations
Bolte, A., Degen, B., 2010. Forest adaptation to climate change - Options and limitations (Anpassung der wälder an den klimawandel: Optionen und grenzen). Landbauforschung Volkenrode 60 (3), pp. 111-118. (In German) A...

04.10.2010
How well prepared is the UK for climate change?
The Adaptation Sub-Committee, which is an independent body advising the government on climate adaptation, published the first national assessment on how well the UK is prepared for climate change. The report concludes that, w...

24.09.2010
Article alert: Sustainable development and sustainable forestry - Analogies, differences and the role of flexibility
Hahn, W.A., Knoke, T., 2010. Sustainable development and sustainable forestry: Analogies, differences, and the role of flexibility. European Journal of Forest Research 129 (5), pp. 787-801. Abstract Various approaches ...

23.09.2010
Article alert: Striving for Sustainability and Resilience in the Face of Unprecedented Change - The Case of the Mountain Pine Beetle Outbreak
Burton, P. J. 2010. Striving for Sustainability and Resilience in the Face of Unprecedented Change: The Case of the Mountain Pine Beetle Outbreak in British Columbia. Sustainability 2(8):2403-2423. Abstract: A massive i...

23.09.2010
Article alert: Integrated modelling approaches to analysis of climate change impacts on forests and forest management
Aaheim, A., Chaturvedi, R.K., Sagadevan, A.A., 2010. Integrated modelling approaches to analysis of climate change impacts on forests and forest management. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, pp. 1-20. In...

13.09.2010
Article alert: Forest fire occurrence and climate change in Canada
Wotton, B.M.; Nock, C.A.; Flannigan, M.D. Forest fire occurrence and climate change in Canada. International journal of wildland fire. 2010. 19(3) p. 253-271 Abstract: The structure and function of the boreal forest are...

13.09.2010
Article alert: Impact of recent climatic change on growth of low elevation eastern Mediterranean forest trees
Sarris, D.; Christodoulakis, D.; Körner, C. Impact of recent climatic change on growth of low elevation eastern Mediterranean forest trees. Climate Change (2010), 100 Abstract: Evidence is presented of how Pinus ha...

10.09.2010
Earthscan launches online Manual of European Environmental Policy
Independent publisher Earthscan, UK, has launched the online Manual of European Environmental Policy, an essential tool for all who need to keep pace with EU environmental legislation. The new online, pan-European Manual of E...

09.09.2010
Article alert: Operational approaches to managing forests of the future in Mediterranean regions within a context of changing climate
Stephens, S.L.; Millar, C.I.; Collins, B.M. Operational approaches to managing forests of the future in Mediterranean regions within a context of changing climate. Environmental Research Letters, 2010. 5:2, 024003 Abstract...

02.09.2010
Article alert: Climate change vulnerability of sustainable forest management in the Eastern Alps
Seidl, R., Rammer, W., Lexer, M.J., 2010. Climate change vulnerability of sustainable forest management in the Eastern Alps. Climatic Change 2010, Pages 1-30. In press. Abstract Considering climatic uncertainties in ma...

02.09.2010
Article alert: Water yield changes as a result of silvicultural treatments in an oak ecosystem
Ganatsios, H. P., Tsioras, P. A. and Pavlidis, T., 2010. Water yield changes as a result of silvicultural treatments in an oak ecosystem. Forest Ecology and Management, Article in Press Abstract Interception loss repr...

26.08.2010
Natural Solutions: protected areas helping people cope with climate change
A group of biodiversity experts have written a report “Natural Solutions” which provides a good perspective on the role that protected areas can play in mitigating and adapting to climate change. The report presents a set of ...

23.08.2010
Article alert: Replacing coniferous monocultures with mixed-species production stands - An assessment of the potential benefits for forest biodiversity in northern Europe
Felton, A., Lindbladh, M., Brunet, J., Fritz, O., 2010. Replacing coniferous monocultures with mixed-species production stands: An assessment of the potential benefits for forest biodiversity in northern Europe. Forest Ecolog...

23.08.2010
Article alert: The JIP test - A tool to screen the capacity of plant adaptation to climate change
Bussotti, F., Desotgiu, R., Pollastrini, M., Cascio, C., 2010. The JIP test: A tool to screen the capacity of plant adaptation to climate change. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 25 (SUPPL. 8), pp. 43-50. Abstract: ...

23.08.2010
Article alert: Addressing climate change in the forest vegetation simulator to assess impacts on landscape forest dynamics
Crookston, N.L., Rehfeldt, G.E., Dixon, G.E., Weiskittel, A.R., 2010. Addressing climate change in the forest vegetation simulator to assess impacts on landscape forest dynamics. Forest Ecology and Management 260(7):1198-1211...

27.07.2010
Article alert: Assessing risk and adaptation options to fires and windstorms in European forestry
Schelhaas, M-J., Hengeveld G., Moriondo, M., Reinds, G-J., Kundzewicz, Z.W., ter Maat, H., Bindi,M., 2010. Assessing risks and adaptation options to fires and windstorms in European forestry. Mitigation and Adaptation Strateg...

27.07.2010
First announcement: Final event of NitroEurope and Launch of the European Nitrogen Assessment
Nitrogen and Global Change Workshop and Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, 11-15 April 2011. This event aims to bring together scientists, policy makers and other stakeholders to discuss the scientific progress on the role ...

20.07.2010
Article alert: A word of caution when planning forest management using projections of tree species range shifts
Lo, Y.-H., Blanco, J.A., Kimmins, J.P., 2010. A word of caution when planning forest management using projections of tree species range shifts. Forestry Chronicle 86 (3), pp. 312-316. Abstract: In this note we raise our ...

13.07.2010
Article alert: Increasing carbon sinks through forest management: A model-based comparison for Switzerland with its Eastern Plateau and Eastern Alps.
Thürig, E., Kaufmann, E., 2010. Increasing carbon sinks through forest management: A model-based comparison for Switzerland with its Eastern Plateau and Eastern Alps. European Journal of Forest Research 129 (4), pp. 563-...

13.07.2010
Article alert: Assessing natural hazards in forestry for risk management: a review.
Hanewinkel, M., Hummel, S., Albrecht, A., 2010. Assessing natural hazards in forestry for risk management: a review. European Journal of Forest Research , pp. 1-23, in Press. Abstract: We address the problem of how to int...

08.07.2010
Article alert: Impacts of climate change on timber production and regional risks of wind-induced damage to forests in Finland.
Peltola, H., Ikonen, V.-P., Gregow, H., Strandman, H., Kilpeläinen, A., Venäläinen, A., Kellomäki, S., 2010. Impacts of climate change on timber production and regional risks of wind-induced damage to fore...

08.07.2010
Article alert: Competition modulates the adaptation capacity of forests to climatic stress: Insights from recent growth decline and death in relict stands of the Mediterran...
Linares, J.C., Camarero, J.J., Carreira, J.A., 2010. Competition modulates the adaptation capacity of forests to climatic stress: Insights from recent growth decline and death in relict stands of the Mediterranean fir Abies p...

11.06.2010
Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services established
On Friday, June 11th 2010, after long negotiations over the functions of an Intergovernemntal Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), its guiding principles and the next steps, delegates at the Busan conferen...

04.06.2010
Long-term decrease of organic and inorganic nitrogen concentrations due to pine forest wildfire
Durán, J., Rodríguez, A., Fernández-Palacios, J.M., Gallardo, A., 2010. Long-term decrease of organic and inorganic nitrogen concentrations due to pine forest wildfire. Annals of Forest Science 67 (2), 7 pages....

03.06.2010
Article alert: Climate change adaptation strategies for federal forests of the Pacific Northwest, USA: ecological, policy, and socio-economic perspectives
Spies, T.A., Giesen, T.W., Swanson, F.J., Franklin, J.F., Lach, D., Johnson, K.N., 2010. Climate change adaptation strategies for federal forests of the Pacific Northwest, USA: ecological, policy, and socio-economic perspecti...

03.06.2010
Evaluating the suitability of management strategies of pure Norway spruce forests for adaptation to or mitigation of climate change
Yousefpour, R., Hanewinkel, M., Le Moguédec, G., 2010. Evaluating the suitability of management strategies of pure Norway spruce forests in the Black Forest area of Southwest Germany for adaptation to or mitigation of cl...

31.05.2010
Announcement of the ForeStClim Mid-term Conference: European Forestry Fit for Climate Change?, 21-22 September 2010, Nancy, France
The 2-day event is organised by the INTERREG project Transnational Forestry Management Strategies in Response to Regional Climate Change Impacts (ForeStClim) and it is the mid-team conference of the project. ForeStClim aims t...

29.05.2010
Atlas of Biodiversity Risk
PENSOFT is pleased to announce that the Atlas of Biodiversity Risk, a major multidisciplinary and multinational project, was published on 22nd of May 2010. This is one of the outputs of the European project ALARM (performed b...

14.05.2010
Article alert: Modelling exploration of the future of European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.)
Kramer, K., Degen, B., Buschbom, J., Hickler, T., Thuiller, W., Sykes, M.T., de Winter, W., 2010. Modelling exploration of the future of European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) under climate change-Range, abundance, genetic diver...

14.05.2010
Article alert: Assessment of community preference rankings of potential environmental effects of climate change
Williamson, T.B., Watson, D.O.T., 2010. Assessment of community preference rankings of potential environmental effects of climate change using the method of paired comparisons. Climatic Change 99 (3), pp. 589-612. Abstrac...

14.05.2010
Commission discussed European Forests and Climate Change
Climate-l.org, 30 April The 35th Session of the European Forestry Commission (ECE) met from 27-29 April 2010, in Lisbon, Portugal, to discuss European forests' central role in climate change mitigation and adaptation. The...

27.04.2010
Scotland - Adapting for Future Climate Change
Senior Advisor for Climate Adaptation for the US Environment Protection Agency, Dr Joel D Scheraga recently visited Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) to discuss the challenges and opportunities we have to adapt ef...

19.04.2010
Article alert: Analysing forest development under changing environmental conditions
Moshammer, R., Rötzer, T., Pretzsch, H. 2009. Analysing forest development under changing environmental conditions - novel information for the forest management by combining models demonstrated for the forest enterprise ...

19.04.2010
Article alert: A concept in adaptive ecosystem management - An engineering perspective
Heinimann, H.R., 2009. A concept in adaptive ecosystem management—An engineering perspective. Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 259, Issue 4, 5 February 2010, Pages 848-856. Abstract: Uncertainty how ecosystems wil...

12.04.2010
Forests and climate change adaptation discussed in the next meeting of the European Forestry Commission
FAO’s European Forestry Commission (EFC) will have its 35th session on 27-30 April 2010 in Lisbon, Portugal. Created in 1947, the EFC is one of six Regional Forestry Commissions established by FAO to provide a policy and tech...

31.03.2010
MOTIVE discussion forum established: bringing research, practice and policy together
A new discussion forum on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in European Forestry has been established by the MOTIVE project. It connects professionals working in forest research, forestry and the forest-based sector as we...

24.03.2010
Article alert: Climate change and forest management - Accordances and differences between the German states regarding assessments for needs and strategies towards forest ad...
Bolte, A., Eisenhauer, D.-R., Ehrhart, H.-P., Groß, J., Hanewinkel, M., Kölling, C., Profft, I., Rohde, M., Röhe, P., Amereller, K. 2009. Climate change and forest management - Accordances and differences betw...

24.03.2010
UNECE and FAO Launch Data Collection on Europe’s Forests
11 March 2010 The UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have just launched its periodical enquiry on the state of forests and forest management in Europe. National cor...

15.03.2010
Article alert: Increasing carbon sinks through forest management - a model-based comparison for Switzerland with its Eastern Plateau and Eastern Alps
Thürig, E. and Kaufmann, E., 2010. Increasing carbon sinks through forest management: a model-based comparison for Switzerland with its Eastern Plateau and Eastern Alps. European Journal of Forest Research, pp. 1-10. ...

15.03.2010
Artile alert: A review of forestry mitigation and adaptation strategies in the Northeast U.S.
Evans, A.M., Perschel, R., 2009. A review of forestry mitigation and adaptation strategies in the Northeast U.S. Climatic Change 96 (1), pp. 167-183. Abstract The forests of the Northeast U. S. will be significantly affe...

08.03.2010
Article alert: Forests are growing faster, climate change appears to driving accelerated growth
28.2.2010, Goforwood.info (FR) Speed is not a word typically associated with trees; they can take centuries to grow. However, a new study to be published the week of Feb. 1 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sc...

05.03.2010
EC public debate on protecting Europe's forests
EUROPA (1 March) An EU approach to the protection of forests and to information about forest resources and their condition has been set out in a Green Paper launched by the European Commission. Responses from the public, M...

04.03.2010
Article alert: Response of climate-growth relationships and water use efficiency to thinning in a Pinus nigra afforestation
Martín-Benito, D., Del Río, M., Heinrich, I., Helle, G., Cañellas, I., 2010. Response of climate-growth relationships and water use efficiency to thinning in a Pinus nigra afforestation. Forest Ecology and Mana...

25.02.2010
Article alert: Modelling exploration of the future of European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) under climate change
Kramer, K., Degen, B., Buschbom, J., Hickler, T., Thuiller, W., Sykes, M.T., de Winter, W., 2010. Modelling exploration of the future of European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) under climate change - Range, abundance, genetic div...

25.02.2010
Article alert: Increased mortality can promote evolutionary adaptation of forest trees to climate change
Kuparinen, A., Savolainen, O., Schurr, F.M., 2010. Increased mortality can promote evolutionary adaptation of forest trees to climate change. Forest Ecology and Management 259 (5), pp. 1003-1008. Abstract Forecasts of rap...

16.02.2010
Article alert: Climate-sensitive modelling of site-productivity relationships for Norway spruce (Picea abies (L.) Karst.) and common beech (Fagus sylvatica L.)
Albert, M., Schmidt, M., 2010. Climate-sensitive modelling of site-productivity relationships for Norway spruce (Picea abies (L.) Karst.) and common beech (Fagus sylvatica L.). Forest Ecology and Management 259 (4), pp. 739-7...

15.02.2010
Article alert: Managing for multiple resources under climate change: National forests
Joyce, L.A., Blate, G.M., McNulty, S.G., Millar, C.I., Moser, S., Neilson, R.P., Peterson, D.L., 2009. Managing for multiple resources under climate change: National forests. Environmental Management 44 (6), pp. 1022-1032. ...

08.02.2010
Article alert: Forest flora turnover with climate change in the Mediterranean region: A case study
Vennetier, M., Ripert, C., 2009. Forest flora turnover with climate change in the Mediterranean region: A case study in Southeastern France. Forest Ecology and Management 258 (SUPPL.), pp. S56-S63 Abstract This study asse...

05.02.2010
Newsletter alert: FAO’s Silva Mediterranea Newsletter focuses on Forest Genetic Resources for Climate Change Adaptation
Silva Mediterranea, a statutory body of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) that provides a forum for discussion on forestry issues in Mediterranean countries, has released its second newsletter. This issue focuses...

05.02.2010
Article alert: Forests Are Growing Faster, Ecologists Discover; Climate Change Appears to Be Driving Accelerated Growth
ScienceDaily (2 Feb. 2010) Speed is not a word typically associated with trees; they can take centuries to grow. However, a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has found evidence that forests i...

05.02.2010
Article alert: Evaluating the Suitability of Management Strategies of Pure Norway Spruce Forests in the Black Forest Area of Southwest Germany for Adaptation to or Mitigati...
Yousefpour, R., Hanewinkel, M., Le Moguédec, G., 2009. Evaluating the Suitability of Management Strategies of Pure Norway Spruce Forests in the Black Forest Area of Southwest Germany for Adaptation to or Mitigation of ...

22.12.2009
Call for papers for international workshop on "Biotic Risks And Climate Change In Forests"
IUFRO Working Party 7.03.10 - Methodology of Forest Insect and Disease Survey in Central Europe is arranging a Workshop on "Biotic Risks And Climate Change In Forests" in September 2010. The call for papers and posters is ...

22.12.2009
Conference alert: Forest Ecosystems and Climate Changes
Forest Ecosystems and Climate Changes - International Scientific Conference March, 2010 Belgrade, Serbia Organized by Institute of Forestry, Belgrade Modern society will be in the future dedicate to concern about clima...

22.12.2009
Article alert: A global assessment on adaptation of forests to climate change.
Seppälä, R., 2009. A global assessment on adaptation of forests to climate change. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 24 (6), pp. 469-472. Abstract An international Expert Panel was established in 2007 t...

20.11.2009
Adapting to climate change requires new forest management strategies
Which trees can adapt best to climate change - this is one of the key questions which the newly started project "MOdels for AdapTIVE forest Management" (MOTIVE) is trying to answer. MOTIVE investigates adaptive management str...

20.11.2009
Unsylva publishes special issue on "Adapting to climate change"
The question of how forests and forest-dependent people will adapt to climate change is a growing area of research and has been at the heart of a number of recent conferences. One of these, the international conference on Ada...

20.11.2009
World Bank: New global estimate for cost of adaptation to climate change in developing countries
The costs of adaptation to climate change in developing countries will be in the order of US$75-100 billion per year for the period 2010 to 2050 according to preliminary findings in a new global study from The World Bank. ...

20.11.2009
National adaptation processes: the UK
ASC work programme and advice on Government’s Climate Change Risk Assessment (Committee on Climate Change). The Adaptation Sub-Committee published its work programme on 10 December 2009. The ASC was established under the...

20.11.2009
Article alert
Regional climate change adaptation strategies for biodiversity conservation in a midcontinental region of North America by Susan Galatowitsch, Lee Frelich, Laura Phillips-Mao. Biological Conservation 142 (2009) 2012–2022 ...

20.11.2009
Article alert
Grivet, D., Sebastiani, F., González-Martínez, S.C., Vendramin, G.G., 2009. Patterns of polymorphism resulting from long-range colonization in the Mediterranean conifer Aleppo pine. New Phytologist 184 (4), pp. 1016...






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