Category: Conferences

Slovenian Mid-Term Conference

The Slovenian-speaking mid-term conference of the project NEWFOR was organized by Slovenian Forestry Institute (SFI) in cooperation with Slovenia Forest Service in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on Oct. 29th. Conference hall of SFI was filling up at least 50 persons attended the meeting, including forest operators and managers, local and national public authorities, forest engineers and representatives …

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NEWFOR at Precision Forestry Symposium in South Africa

The work “Evaluation of forest growing stock accessibility for harvesting systems using LiDAR data” conducted in the NEWFOR test site Altopiano di Asiago have been presented from PP10 (TeSAF) at the Precision Forestry Symposium that have been held in Stellenbosch (South Africa) from the 3 – 5 March 2014. The presentation can be downloaded here: …

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Newfor @ Silvilaser 2013

Silvilaser is THE conference of the research community on Lidar and Forest Ecosystems. The 2013 edition was held in Beijing, China on Oct. 9-11. Newfor researchers presented some of their results there : Growing stock change estimation using Airborne Laser Scanning data. Hollaus Markus , Eysn Lothar , Karel Wilfried & Pfeifer Norbert, Vienna University …

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Newfor cited at the French national assembly

Frédéric Berger, coordinator of the Newfor project, took part in part a round table organized by the “Sustainable development” Commission of the French National Assembly on Feb. 12th, 2014. The topic was “Climate change impact in France” and F. Berger made a talk about the case of mountain areas. Project Newfor was cited when he …

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(Français) Newfor à la fête de la forêt de montagne

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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 french mid-term conference

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Newfor @ IUFRO 3.06 Conference

Some ouputs of the NEWFOR project were presented at the IUFRO 3.06 conference : Forest operations in mountainous terrain that was held in Norway (June 2013). Paul Magaud from FCBA presented “A methodological approach towards specific cost and productivity models for cable yarding in the French Alps“. The presentation pdf is here : Presentation_Magaud. …

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Newfor @ Innsbrucker Hofburggespräch : Unmanned Aerial Vehicles use for natural risks and forestry

The TU Vienna and the BFW gave the following presentations at the “Innsbrucker Hofburggespräch” with the focus on “Drohnen im zivilen Bereich – Einsatzmöglichkeiten für Naturgefahren und Forstwirtschaft”. The symposium took place in Innsbruck on 5th of April 2013. Christian Briese (TU-Wien): Unbemannte Flugsysteme zur Geodatenerfassung Camillo Ressl (TU-Wien): Matching von Luftbildern in Theorie und …

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Newfor @ FORECOM opening conference : Identification of forest cover change

On March 6-8th was held in Kraków, Poland, the opening conference of the FORECOM project (Forest cover changes in mountainous regions – drivers, trajectories and implications). Results obtained within the Newfor project about “Identification of forest cover change based on LiDAR data” were presented by the IPF (Vienna Technological University). The slides can be downloaded …

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