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Managing forests in the 21st century

03-05/03/2020 - The conference “Managing forests in the 21st century”, organized by FORMASAM, REFORCE and FOREXCLIM took place at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.
Managing forests in the 21st century

Source: A.Kliese de Souza

The conference, organized by the research projects FORMASAM, REFORCE and FOREXCLIM, brought together scientific experts on forest management from all over Europe with the aim to discuss and improve the understanding of the role of forests and forest management in the context of climate change. The conference  addressed climate change impacts, as well as needs for mitigation and adaptation especially with regard to the following scientific questions:
  1. What are the impacts of climate extremes and disturbances?
  2. What are the management challenges (and options) for resilient forests?
  3. What can we do to increase the contribution of forest management to climate change mitigation?

Please find the agenda to the conference here.

You can find a short summary of the conference here.

For questions please get in touch with Mariia Bilogub ( or Christopher Reyer ()

We are looking forward to meeting you all in Potsdam

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