Posts by Christopher Reyer

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 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.

Report from TG 18 meeting in Copenha...

Report from TG 18 meeting in Copenhagen

              On March 30-31th the members of the PROFOUND task group 18 (TG 18) lead by Andreas Ibrom attended a meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark to discuss “The merits of multi constraints data sets for model parameter estimation”.   Please find below the slides of the presentations from the workshop. […]

TG16 Uncertainty review meeting in Edinbu...

TG16 Uncertainty review meeting in Edinburgh

                    Members of the PROFOUND task group 16 (TG16) lead by Michal Petr, attended a meeting organised by Forest Research on April 6-7th 2016 in Edinburgh, Scotland, to discuss the progress and process of their review of uncertainty in forestry studies. The main focus of this […]

Report from the TG2/3 meeting in Karlsr...

Karlsruhe meeting participants

                          On the 10/11-3-2016, the Task Groups 2 and 3 of PROFOUND met in Karlsruhe, Germany for a hands-on database and modelling workshop. Please find below the slides of the presentations from the workshop.   Introduction to the PROFOUND & ISIMIP multi-model simulation […]

PROFOUND Status 2...

PROFOUND Status 2015

Dear PROFOUND members, at the end of a very successful PROFOUND year, I would like to present the current status of our COST Action to all of you. This should help us to target our efforts for the remaining 2.5 years of PROFOUND. 1) Here is a short summary presentation on how the different TGs in […]

PROFOUND Golden dataset – your input nee...

Dear PROFOUND members, the PROFOUND Task Groups 2 & 3 are collecting data for setting up models and evaluating them. Please have a look at this reporting sheet by 15th of January and do the following: 1) Fill in the necessary information for the data you want to provide or that you are aware of, […]

Upcoming Events

  1. New Frontiers in Forecasting Forests 2018

    September 25 - September 27