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PROFOUND Final Event was a great succe...

PROFOUND Final Event was a great success!

 The PROFOUND Final Event under the topic “Robust projections of forests under climate change – data, methods and models” took place in Potsdam on 9-10 October. It was a great success! More than 100 researchers got together, presented their work, had exciting discussions and created new networks. A big thanks to all participants who made […]

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 […]

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

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...

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 […]

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 […]

Report from the general PROFOUND meeting 2015 in Novi Sad, Ser...

On 11/12th of November 2015, the joint MC and WG meeting of PROFOUND took place in Novi Sad, Serbia. The ~85 participants enjoyed exciting scientific presentations, discussed ongoing and future research activities of PROFOUND, and walked through the beautiful streets of Novi Sad. A special thanks goes out to the PROFOUND Steering Group, the local […]

Report from TG 4 Mortality Workshop in Novi Sad / Ser...

Prior to the general assembly of PROFOUND in Novi Sad, starting tomorrow, we had a 2-day workshop of TG4 on the implementation of mortality processes in vegetation models. A big thanks to Harald Bugmann for organizing this event. For all those that would like to see what was discussed: here are the slides from the […]