Category: Project management

Estimating ICE-BREAK damages in forests stands using LiDAR data

Natural disturbances as Ice-break causing different size and shape of damage in stands. How to estimate it from different aspects using ALS data from before/after disturbances or salvage cutting presents poster here: POSTER_ESTIMATING ICE-BREAK DAMAGES. For more information, please contact: Milan Kobal .


There is presented idea how to use mathematical graph theory in a way to find optimal solution in the case of wood-extraction by skidding, regarding different optimization criteria. The optimization process is in graph theory known as shortest path problem where weight of an edge (eg. skidding trail) in a graph (skidding trail network) represent …

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WoodChainManager – the online application to visualize and to summarize costs of the forestry-wood supply chain.

Welcome into test phase of the online application WoodChainManager. WoodChainManager gives users the ability to visualize and to summarize costs of the forestry-wood supply chain. WoodChainManager was developed by researchers at the Slovenian Forestry Institute. For any kinds of questions/sugestions and comments, please do not hesitate to contact one of authors: Matevž Triplat . http:\\

NEWFOR Final Conference

From the 26th to the 29th of September, the NEWFOR Project officially participated at the biggest Italian forestry exhibition: BosTer North-West. Within the event, held in Oulx (TO), has been organised the Final Conference of the project, in which the main outcomes have been presented to local practitioners and private forestry companies. Among the 8000 …

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Forestry Education- LiDAR

In relation to WP8 activities, an italian-language workshop Forestry Education  was organized in Lombardia (18 September 2014). About 70 professional forest workes attended the meeting and TeSAF, PAT and ERSAF participated as Newfor project partner.

Professional field trip for stakeholders from Austria within the Austrian forestry days

On 5th of September 2014 the Slovenia Forest Service and Slovenian Forestry Institute, organized a professional field trip in the Postojna region (Slovenia), for the participants of the Austrian forestry days, which took place from 3rd to 5th of September 2014. The purpose of the excursion was to present the consequences of icebreak in Postojna …

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From 6th to 8th of June, a delegation from the TESAF department participated to the first edition of the Italian forest machinery event “BOSTER North-East 2014”. For the first time, the biggest forestry fair trade in Italy has doubled the dates, opening a new fair site in the Cansiglio plateau (Veneto region, North-East Italy), where …

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TV report about the NewFor project

Project partners from Slovenia,  namely the Slovenia  Forest Service and the Slovenian Forest Institute,  have made  a TV report about the NewFor project, which was broadcast on Channel One of Slovenia’s national radio and television station on 8 June 2014 as part of the series  Ljudje in Zemlja (People and the Earth). To view the …

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WP leader meeting in München

A visit of Italian partners to French partners in Grenoble was held on Feb. 12th to prepare the WP leader meeting. The workpackage leader meeting was held in Munchen, Germany on March 11th, 2014 and was coupled with the JTS seminar. Attendance sheet of Grenoble meeting Attendance sheet of WP leader meeting Attendance_sheet_JTS_seminar  


Dear partners, we fixed the date for the NEWFOR Summer school to be held in the TESAF test site on the Asiago plateau (Italy). The period is the 4th week of July (21-27). Please save the date, and start to look for candidates (5 from each countries). All the partners will be involved in this …

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