In these two short movies, you can observe how planting and weeding looks like in Finland. In many countries, such forest activities are performed manualy, and probably many forest workers would like to have such a job like these guys in movies. Watch this out!
Senior Researcher on Social Science Analysis of Natural Resource Management at the EFI Bonn Office, Germany The European Forest Institute (EFI) is an international organisation with 27 member countries and around 120 associate member organisations. EFI undertakes forest research and policy support at a pan-European and global level, with its headquarters located in Joensuu, Finland. EFI’s other main offices are in Barcelona, Bonn, Bordeaux and Brussels. The Institute has app. 100 staff members and has an annual turnover of app. 14 million Euros. Further informationContinue reading
During my internship at European Forest Institute in Finland I had a chance to become familiar with Finnish method of forest stands volume estimation. The Finnish way of forest inventory was quite innovative in relation to the method which have been used in Poland, so I thought that it could be nice subject for the master thesis.
Many satellite-based methods for fire detection and monitoring have been developed to exploit data acquired by sensors. Their relatively low temporal resolution (hours) is, however, decidedly not adequate for detecting short-living events or fires characterised by a marked diurnal cycle and rapid evolution times.
The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) seeks a Research Fellow to provide leadership to an emerging effort aimed at better understanding the potential uses for carbon sequestered in AMC’s forest lands. If you are interested in working in Pinkham Notch Visitors Center, in New Hampshire (USA), don’t hesitate and apply!
Austrian “Apfel strudel” and the Italian “Castagnaccio” are only two of the many culinary recipes that are traditional in Europe. But did you know that their main ingredients are the product of trees – Malus domestica and Castanea sativa – that are actually non-native to Europe? Many trees and crops have been introduced to Europe over the last centuries but when does a species become “invasive”? Could newly introduced tree species be an opportunity in this uncertain era of climatic changes? Scientists are trying toContinue reading