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Report from PROFOUND at IUFRO 2017 in Freiburg, Germ...

Report from PROFOUND at IUFRO 2017 in Freiburg, Germany

PROFOUND was well-represented at the IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress in Freiburg Germany, with a session titled “Towards robust projections of forests under climate change” organized by action chair Christopher Reyer. The session featured talks on results from PROFOUND WGs and TGs, as well as a few invited speakers with complementary interests. Below a few impressions […]

Booklet for the PROFOUND final event in Potsdam, 09-10.10.2...

Booklet for the PROFOUND final event in Potsdam, 09-10.10.2017

PROFOUND_Final_Event_Booklet

7th STSM call is open n...

7th STSM call is open now!

The 7th STSM call is now open until 30th of September 2017 and STSMs can start already on 1st of October.  

Task Group 11 workshop in Potsdam 13/14 June 2...

Task Group 11 workshop in Potsdam 13/14 June 2017

          Picture: Lindenhan/PIK/all rights reserved PROFOUND’s Task Group 11 has met for a productive workshop at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research on the 13/14 of June 2017 to discuss the importance of within plant & within species variability in vegetation models.

TG20 meeting on Seed Masting modelling in Cambridge,...

TG20 meeting on Seed Masting modelling in Cambridge, UK

The second PROFOUND TG20 workshop has been successfully closed in Cambridge last Sunday. Dr. Andrew Hacket-Pain, who is part of the TG20 team, hosted eight fellow team members from Italy, France, Romania, and Switzerland at the Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, for an engaging three day meeting and discussion, aimed at drafting the review paper […]

PROFOUND paper on forest disturbances out in Nature Climate Cha...

PROFOUND paper on forest disturbances out in Nature Climate Change

The cover story of the current issue of Nature Climate Change is a review article on “Forest disturbances under climate change” written by a PROFOUND author team lead by Rupert Seidl within the Task Group 10. Congratulations!

Report from the 3rd PROFOUND spring school on model calibration and the subsequent WG3 meeting in Grenoble, Fra...

A big thanks to all participants / lecturers of our 2017 PROFOUND spring school on Bayesian calibration, forecasting and multi-model predictions of process-based vegetation models, and the subsequent WG3 meeting on the same topic. The aim of the spring school was, as ever, to teach Bayesian methods for the calibration of process-based models. The training […]

Report from TG8 Meeting in Leip...

Report from TG8 Meeting in Leipzig

From April 27th-28th, 2017 the members of the PROFOUND task group 8 met in Leipzig, Germany. They discussed the state of the art of individual-based forest models, perspectives in the future and how the visibility of these models can be increased in the ecological community.

Task Group 5 Workshop in Zvolen, Slovakia on 14 and 15 March, 2...

Task Group 5 Workshop in Zvolen, Slovakia on 14 and 15 March, 2017

The workshop of the PROFOUND Task Group 5 on Allocation modelling took place at Technical University Zvolen, Slovakia on 14 and 15 March, 2017. It focused on the information gathered by the questionnaire on Carbon Allocation Modelling distributed among the COST FP1304 participants in late 2016 and the subsequent analysis of these data. Thanks again […]

Report from TG18 and TG2/3 Meeting in Pots...

From March 8th-10th, 2017 the members of the PROFOUND task groups 2, 3 and 18 have attended a meeting at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany. Below you can find some of the presentations held during the workshop. TG2/3 Overview Presentation by Christopher Reyer // slides Presentation of ISIMIP bias-correction method by […]