Category: Events

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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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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Newfor Summer School Program and Presentations

The Newfor summer school was held in Asiago (July 21-26). 29 students from 9 countries attended the summer school which proposed both theoretical courses, lab sessions and outdoor fieldwork. The final program of the summer school is presented below. All presentations are available under the Creative Commons 3.0 licence so feel free to use them …

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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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Newfor German Mid-term Conference

The German-speaking mid-term conference of the project took place in Innsbruck, Austria, on November the 26th. The conference was organized by all of the German-speaking project partners. These are TORG, TU Wien-GEO, Stand Montafon, BFW, LWF and WSL. With 71 people who were attending the conference we could reach a wide range of forest experts …

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Newfor italian mid-term conference

The Italian-speaking mid-term conference of the project was organized by TESAF, UNITO, PAT-SFF and ERSAF in Canove di Roana (VI), Italy, on November the 12th. A total of 43 persons attended the meeting, including forest operators and managers, local and regional public authorities, freelance forest engineers, students, a good representation of project stakeholders and end-users. …

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Newfor french mid-term conference

The French-speaking mid-term conference of the project was organized by Irstea and FCBA in Grenoble, France on Oct. 24th. A total of 52 persons attended the meeting, including forest operators and managers, wood-processing enterpises, local and national public authorities, educational organims. The presentations coverd the whole range of topics of the project, from forest ressource …

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