Category: Conferences

Newfor @ Silvilaser 2015

Silvilaser is THE conference of the research community on Lidar and Forest Ecosystems. The 2015 edition was held in La Grande Motte, France on Sept. 28-30. Newfor researchers presented some of their results there : Eysn, L., Monnet J.-M. & Hollaus, M., 2015. A benchmark of single tree detection methods using data from alpine forests. …

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Newfor @ ForestSAT 2014

ForestSAT is a scientific conference dedicated to forest remote sensing. The 2014 edition was held in Riva del Garda (Italy), Nov. 4-8. Several Newfor partners attended the conference and presented some outcomes of the project: NEWFOR – Enhancing the wood supply chain within the alpine space – An insight in forest delineation, stratification of growing …

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NEWFOR @ 2nd International Congress of Silviculture – Florence 26th-29th November 2014

“LiDAR as a support for the sustainable management of mountain forests: High Susa Valley test site”

NEWFOR @ FORMEC-FEC 2014 – Analyzing forwarder operation by consumer-grade GPS in mountainous conditions

The potential of Global Positioning System (GPS) in forestry applications has been already proven. Even if the use of GPS under forest canopy is problematic in terms of performance and accuracy, its installation on forest machineries is considered an innovative technology to extract basic information such as point to point distance, traveled distance, mean and …

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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 .

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.


Some outcomes of Newfor project were presented at the Fifth Forest Engineering Conference during September 23-26, 2014 in Gerardmer, France. P. Magaud and A. Bouvet from FCBA presented a poster about “Productivity analysis of current cable yarding operations in “the French Alps“. Th. Carrette and Ch. Ginet from FCBA gave a talk about “Analysis of …

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Newfor @ summer school “Mass movement, torrent erosion: which tools to measure topography and its evolution?”

Some outputs of the Newfor project were presented during the summer school “Mass movement, torrent erosion: which tools to measure topography and its evolution?” organised in the framework of the project CTE – Interreg IV Alcotra « RiskNET » (June 16th-20th). 35 persons, including students, researchers and practitioners were attending the summer school. JM Monnet …

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The NEWFOR Consortium is happy to inform that the selection of the participants of the NEWFOR Project Summer School is open. The deadline for submitting the application form and the personal CV is 10 of June. The organizers will select the participants after the evaluation of the CV and the final list will be published …

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