Marco Ferretti
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Widespread visible effects of 2022 drought on forest vegetation

Leaf browning on deciduous broadleaved forest vegetation became visible already in August over several slopes in Ticino (Switzerland) and northern Italy (left), and even on the Mediterranean vegetation along the coast of Tuscany (central Italy) (right). It will be interesting to see the results of the 2022 Level I survey.See More
Sep 19
Marco Ferretti posted a blog post

Recent editorial in Nature emphasize the importance of long-term forest monitoring (and its funding).

A one-page editorial published on 18th August on Nature put emphasis on the need and the importance of long-term forest monitoring: "the edifice of forest science relies on the long-term data that scientists wring from forests over decades. Our chances of overcoming climate change are small, but they will diminish further if we forget the basics of monitoring our home planet."Among others, in the editorial it is also pointed out that long term observations "depends on the availability of…See More
Sep 2
Marco Ferretti commented on Alexa Michel's event '2022 Joint Meeting of the ICP Forests Expert Panels - Czechia'
"Dear Colleagues, looking forward to meet you here. Thanks to Vit and the Czech colleagues! Best! Marco"
Jan 31
Marco Ferretti joined Katrin Meusburger Di Bella's group
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Sentinel-2 imagery meets Level I survey data

Indicators of forest health such as defoliation can be observed and monitored in the field like it is done at Level I monitoring plots and via vegetation indices and their deviation from normality. The aim is to intersect crown condition data with Sentinel-2 vegetation indices to allow for a spatiotemporal discretisation of this proxy for forest health. See More
Dec 22, 2020

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Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
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Head Research Unit Forest Resources and Management
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Marco Ferretti's Blog

Widespread visible effects of 2022 drought on forest vegetation

Leaf browning on deciduous broadleaved forest vegetation became visible already in August over several slopes in Ticino (Switzerland) and northern Italy (left), and even on the Mediterranean vegetation along the coast of Tuscany (central Italy) (right). It will be interesting to see the results of the 2022 Level I survey.…

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Posted on September 19, 2022 at 11:00

Recent editorial in Nature emphasize the importance of long-term forest monitoring (and its funding).

A one-page editorial published on 18th August on Nature put emphasis on the need and the importance of long-term forest monitoring: "the edifice of forest science relies on the long-term data that scientists wring from forests over decades. Our chances of overcoming climate change are small, but they will diminish further if we forget the basics of monitoring our home planet."

Among others, in the editorial it is also pointed out that long term observations "depends on…

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Posted on September 2, 2022 at 14:48

FORECO Special Issue on Forest Monitoring available on line

The Special Issue of Forest Ecology and Management based on the papers arising from the ICP Scientific Conference 2012 held in Warsaw is now in press. The SI include five papers plus one editorial. They are listed below and can be accessed on line:

 

Editorial

Ferretti M., Schaub M. Monitoring European Forests – Detecting and Understanding Changes. Forest Ecology and Management, Forest Ecol. Manage. (2013),   …

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Posted on October 23, 2013 at 10:18

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