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Report from the general PROFOUND meeting 2016 in Krakow, Pol...

Report from the general PROFOUND meeting 2016 in Krakow, Poland

  On 28/29th of September 2016, the joint MC and WG meeting of PROFOUND took place in Krakow, Poland. The ~80 participants enjoyed exciting scientific presentations, discussed ongoing and future research activities of PROFOUND, and walked through the beautiful streets of Krakow. A special thanks goes out to the PROFOUND Steering Group, the local organiser […]

Next PROFOUND call for STSMs open until end of Octo...

Next PROFOUND call for STSMs open until end of October

Some key facts: STSMs are exchange visits between researchers from COST countries, allowing scientists to visit an institution or laboratory in another COST country or a partner country. Duration: 5 – 90 days (up to 180  days for Early Stage Researchers) Max. 2.500€ in total (up to 3.500€ for Early Stage Researchers) This call is […]

PROFOUND Training School on Forest Management Modelling in Zvo...

PROFOUND Training School on Forest Management Modelling in Zvolen

A Training School in the frame of COST Action FP 1304 PROFOUND has been held in Zvolen (middle Slovakia)  from 05.09.-07.09-2016. The training school offered a comprehensive overview of forest models for forest management, model categories, measuring data and parameters for the models and technologies in forest modelling. The Trainees were introduced to different model […]

PROFOUND TG7 meeting: COFOLAMO works...

PROFOUND TG7 meeting:  COFOLAMO workshop

The WG2 TG7 (COFOLAMO=Comparison of forest landscape models) workshop in Davos from 06-08/06/2016 was very intense, productive and enthusiastic and  because of that a lot of fun. Many thanks to the participants, for their input to the science but also to the  Cooking for Landscape Modellers. We discussed and improved the simulation protocol.  We set […]

PROFOUND session with global vegetation modellers during ISIMIP works...

PROFOUND session with global vegetation modellers during ISIMIP workshop

PROFOUND co-organised the ISIMIP cross-sectoral workshop at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impacts Research on 22-24 June, 2016. We had a productive and enjoyable (albeit hot!) three days to discuss how global vegetation models can contribute  to the scientific basis for the IPCC Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial […]

Report from the PROFOUND spring school on Bayesian calibration, forecasting and multi-model predictions of process-based vegetation mod...

Participants of the PROFOUND spring school 2016

A big thanks to all the people that have participated in this year’s PROFOUND Spring School: Bayesian calibration, forecasting and multi-model predictions of process-based vegetation models in Rencurel / Grenoble, France. For those that missed it – the program of the course is here. Keep in touch, and stay Bayesian 😉  

Report from the WG 3 meeting 2016, Grenoble, Fra...

Participants of the WG3 meeting 2016 in Grenoble

The meeting of WG3 (see also invitation) concentrated on discussing the progress of WG 3 infrastructure (R packages) TG13: Model calibration review TG14: MCMC comparison TG15: Models with multiple data types The status of these TGs is that The model calibration R package is operational and will be released soon (contact Florian Hartig if you […]

5th STSM Call op...

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The 5th STSM call is now open until 1st of July 2016 and STSMs can start already on 15th of August.

Report from the PROFOUND TG 20 workshop April 18th-20th 2016 in Torino, It...

Report from the PROFOUND TG 20 workshop April 18th-20th 2016 in Torino, Italy

                    On the 18-20-4-2016, PROFOUND scientists meet in Torino, Italy to discuss how to model tree masting as part of the Task Group 20 “Seed Masting Modelling”. The local hosts Giorgio Vacciano and Davide Ascoli also took the group to a scientific excursion in the Alps, […]

PROFOUND Training School – “Forest Models for Forest Management” in Zvolen (Slovak...

PROFOUND Training School – “Forest Models for Forest Management” in Zvolen (Slovakia)

                  We are happy to announce PROFOUND training school – “Forest Models for Forest Management”, which will take place in Zvolen (Slovakia) from 5th-7th of September 2016. Details can be found here. The deadline for application is 15th of June 2016.