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Registration for the PROFOUND Final Conference op...

PROFOUND Final Conference: Robust projections of forests under climate change – data, methods and models  

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 […]

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, […]

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. […]

YoMo Workshop 2...

The “Young Modellers in Ecology” (YoMos), are a group of young scientists working in all fields of ecological modelling. Over the past years, the YoMos have become a broad international network for young scientists. The main objectives of the YoMos are: to offer a networking-platform for young ecological modellers to exchange experiences on all aspects […]

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 […]

Report from the TG10 Meeting on climate change and forest disturban...

by Rupert Seidl   Members of TG10 met in Vienna, Austria on April 14-15 to discuss climate change effects on forest disturbance regimes and develop an outline and structure for reviewing the literature on this topic. Within the frame of WG2 of PROFOUND, which addresses process uncertainty and scaling issues, the goal of this task […]