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What is the persistence capacity of a forest?
A research group at the Forest Science Centre of Catalonia (CTFC) has defined an index to measure the capacity of a forest to cope with natural disturbances, such as fires, droughts or windthrows. The [...]
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Forest biomass extraction for energy uses – an opportunity to reduce the impact of large forest fires in Mediterranean ecosystems
The integration of forest management with renewable energy uses may help land managers in optimizing firefighting programs, a new study shows. This strategy will be especially relevant in Mediterranea [...]
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Changes in traditional farming have led to forest expansion in the Pyrenees
This is shown by a recent paper that examines how the treeline position has changed in the Pyrenees in the last 50 years. According to the study, the treeline has advanced 40 meters on average, and th [...]
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Drought stress in Catalan forests can now be readily predicted
A study led by the Forest Science Centre of Catalonia (CTFC), in collaboration with CREAF, enables to assess drought stress for Catalan tree species at regional scale by coupling forest inventory data [...]
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Cremes prescrites: una gran eina en prevenció d’incendis
La recerca sobre l’ús del foc com a eina de gestió forestal que es realitza des del Centre Tecnològic Forestal de Catalunya (CTFC), apunta l’efectivitat de les cremes prescrites a llarg termini [...]
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CEMFOR SEMINAR – Asaf Karavani
20/07/2016
Effect of climatic and micro-climatic conditions on the provisioning of fungal-based ecosystem services in Mediterranean pine stands
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CEMFOR SEMINAR – Daniel Burgas
16/06/2016
From biodiversity of boreal forests to animal tracking in the desert
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CEMFOR SEMINAR – Maria Triviño
04/05/2016
Optimizing management to reduce trade-offs between multiple objectives in boreal production forests
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CEMFOR SEMINAR – NĂşria Pou
20/04/2016
A supporting information tool for Environmental Impact Assessments: a useful product for the Catalan administration
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CEMFOR SEMINAR – Ana RincĂłn
06/04/2016
Factors structuring fungal communities in Mediterranean forest ecosystems
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CEMFOR SEMINAR – Nicolas Titeux
16/03/2016
Biodiversity scenarios neglect future land use changes