Primary forests of Europe’s temperate zone play an important role in providing key ecosystem functions to our society. Primary forests also provide habitat for many species that help maintain biodiversity. Institutions and individuals behind the REMOTE (REsearch on MOuntain TEmperate) Primary Forests project help enhance our understanding of unique primary forests over long periods of time by means of various activities including research, public outreach, and education.
Department of Forest Ecology Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences Czech University of Life Sciences Prague is organizing Dendrofórum 2018: IV. annual dendrochronological conference. The conference is in the form of an informal meeting. Accepted papers will be presented orally. In case of interest, there will be space for a poster session.The book of abstracts will be published in the NEWS section.Read more
Researchers from the Geography Department of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin led the creation of the first map of Europe’s last wild forests, including more than 1.4 million hectares in 34 European countries. “It is not that these forests were never touched by man, this would be hard to believe in Europe” explains Dr Francesco Maria Sabatini, lead author of the study.Read more