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UNECE Air Convention reports available online

Dear colleagues,

having attended the 3rd Joint Session of the Working Group on Effects (WGE) and the Steering Body to EMEP from 11-15 September 2017 at Geneva, I want to point to the fact that all basic documents for that meeting are available at the UNECE website. Of relevance for the ICP Forests community is especially the "2017 joint progress report on policy-relevant scientific findings" (ECE/EB.AIR/GE.1/2017/3-ECE/EB.AIR/WG.12017/3) and the "Progress report by the Programme…

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Added by Walter Seidling on September 19, 2017 at 10:47 — No Comments

Updated list of ICP Forests contributions at IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress

Dear members of the ICP Forests Community,

I updated the list of contributions at IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress (IUFRO_Presentations.pdf).

I am looking forward to see you next week,

Anne-Katrin

Added by Anne-Katrin Prescher on September 14, 2017 at 14:30 — No Comments

Invitation to ICP Forests Get-Together at IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress (Wed, 20/09/2017, Martin's Bräu, Freiburg)

Dear members of the ICP Forests community,

accompanying the interesting and inspiring presentations at the IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress, the PCC would like to invite you to an informal Get-Together in the pub/restaurant Martin's Bräu, Freiburg, where we booked a few tables. 

When? Wednesday, 20/09/2017, 8:00 pm

Where?…

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Added by Anne-Katrin Prescher on September 12, 2017 at 14:00 — No Comments

IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress - Contributions of the ICP Forests Community

Dear members of the ICP Forests community,

next week, 18 - 22 September 2017, the 125th Anniversary Congress of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) will take place in Freiburg, Germany. The extensive and diverse congress program is featuring several oral and poster presentations of the ICP Forests community.

Marco Ferretti (chair of ICP Forests) and the PCC initiated a compilation of the presentations that can be downloaded below:…

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Added by Anne-Katrin Prescher on September 12, 2017 at 13:00 — No Comments

O3-induced symptoms in Trentino - Retrospect on the 13th Intercalibration Course

On 28 - 31 August 2017, the meeting of the ICP Forests Expert Panel on Ambient Air Quality and the Intercalibration Course on ozone induced symptoms took place in Trento, Italy. The event was organized by the Research and Innovation Centre of Fondazione Edmund Mach FEM in collaboration with The Swiss Federal…

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Added by Anne-Katrin Prescher on September 7, 2017 at 14:30 — No Comments

Thank you for the great Intercalibration Course on ozone-induced symptoms

I would like to cordially thank the Research and Innovation Centre of Fondazione Edmund Mach and the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research for the excellent organisation of the Expert Panel on Ambient Air Quality Meeting and Intercalibaration Course in Trento. It was a great event with an interesting and mixed program of back-ground and hands-on activities allowing a perfect intercalibration of the assessment of ozone induced symptoms.  I appreciated and strongly…

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Added by Anne-Katrin Prescher on September 5, 2017 at 16:13 — No Comments

Two reports of MSC-E, one on heavy metals

Dear all,

MSC-E has published two Report: the one on heavy metals might be of interest for some of us:

Dear Colleagues,



In accordance with the 2016-2017 Work-plan for the implementation of the Convention [ECE/EB.AIR/133/Add.1] MSC-E continues work on the assessment of POP and HM atmospheric pollution over the EMEP domain and individual countries (Case study), and work on transition to the new EMEP grid.



The results of the…

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Added by Walter Seidling on July 24, 2017 at 17:30 — No Comments

Website clean-up over the summer

Dear website discussion group leaders,

I would very much appreciate it if you took some time over the summer to look at your groups on this website and delete the ones that are not actively used anymore OR initiate the discussion once more.

Thanks so much!
Alexa

Added by Alexa Michel on July 4, 2017 at 11:19 — No Comments

Wanted: Your pictures on the ICP Forests website

Dear members of the ICP Forests website community,

I have uploaded a few pictures from this year's Expert Panel Meeting in Zagreb - thanks Nenad! - and Scientific Conference and Task Force Meeting in Bucharest - thanks Ovidiu!

Please remember to upload pictures to the website from any ICP Forests meetings, field work, forest ecosystems that you would like to share. I also always look for pictures for ICP Forests reports and this is a great source. Thank…

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Added by Alexa Michel on July 4, 2017 at 11:09 — No Comments

Thank-you letter from ICP Forests lead country to former Chairman of ICP Forests Mr Michael Köhl

On behalf of the ICP Forests lead country and all members of ICP Forests, Mr Clemens Neumann, Head of the Directorate 5 at the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture, expresses his sincerest thanks to former Chairman of ICP Forests, Mr Michael Köhl, for more than ten years of work for ICP Forests. For the complete thank-you letter please follow this…

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Added by Alexa Michel on April 7, 2017 at 14:26 — No Comments

Thank you Michael for charing ICP Forests 2005 to 2017

Dear Michael

On behalf of the Programme Co-ordinating Centre (PCC) of ICP Forests at the Thünen Institute of Forest Ecosystems I would like to thank you for successfully administrating ICP Forests since 2005.…

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Added by Walter Seidling on February 13, 2017 at 12:30 — No Comments

Dr Marco Ferretti new Chairman of ICP Forests

The Programme Co-ordinating Centre of ICP Forests is very happy to announce that Dr Marco Ferretti from the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL has been appointed as new Chairman of ICP Forests by the German Ministry of Food and Agriculture. Marco has been very active in this programme for many years and we are very happy about this decision.…

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Added by Alexa Michel on February 7, 2017 at 13:06 — No Comments

Next ICP Forests Expert Panel Meeting - Event information and registration

Dear members of the ICP Forests community,

On behalf of the local organizers, Ms Tamara Jakovljević and Mr Nenad Potočić, please find…

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Added by Alexa Michel on February 6, 2017 at 13:09 — No Comments

6th ICP Forests Scientific Conference, 2nd call

Dear colleagues, dear friends.

The second call for the 6th Scientific Conference is available under the item 'Events'. Besides general Information, guidelines for abstract prepartation are given. Please, consider a contribution from your field of activity.

Best regards and see you in Bucharest in May.

Walter

Added by Walter Seidling on January 17, 2017 at 8:57 — No Comments

19th Needle/Leaf Interlaboratory Comparison Test 2016/2017 - Final Report

Dear colleagues,

 

the results of the 19th Needle/Leaf Interlaboratory Comparison Test are available on the FFCC homepage. Your qualification reports can be downloaded from the ringtest web-interface. You had to login here with your lab code and your password. The following ICP-Forests laboratories (=laboratories analysing…

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Added by Alfred FÜRST on January 16, 2017 at 13:19 — No Comments

6th ICP Forests Scientific Conference, Bucharest, 16-17 May 2017

It is with pleasure that we invite you to the

6th ICP Forests Scientific Conference 2017

"Air pollution, climate change and forest ecosystems: Evidence for effects, adaptation, and mitigation…

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Added by Alexa Michel on November 28, 2016 at 14:06 — No Comments

8th Deposition and Soil Solutions Interlaboratory Comparison - Invitation

Dear colleagues,

I am pleased to invite all laboratories to participate in the 8th Deposition and soil solutions Working Ring Test. 

Please, find detailed information in Invitation_WRT2016.pdf 

 

If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact…

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Added by AnnaKowalska on October 10, 2016 at 17:34 — No Comments

ICP Forests Strategy 2016-2023 available online

The ICP Forests community has adopted the new Strategy of ICP Forests 2016-2023 at its last Task Force Meeting in Luxembourg in May 2016. This document defines the mission, aims, and current features of the programme, provides a vision for the future of ICP Forests, and proposes actions to be taken. It is available here and under Publications/ICP Forests Others.

With best…

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Added by Alexa Michel on September 9, 2016 at 12:08 — No Comments

ICP Forests 2016 Technical Report available online

We are happy to inform you about the online publication of the

2016 Technical Report of ICP Forests

You can download the report from the ICP Forests website…

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Added by Alexa Michel on September 9, 2016 at 11:15 — No Comments

19th Needle/Leaf Interlaboratory Comparison Test 2016/17

Dear colleagues,

registration for this test ended in July 2016 - till now 45 laboratories participate (see timetable). For this test three spruce and one pine needle sample were prepared. The results for the elements S, N. P, K, Ca, Mg, C, Zn, Mn, Fe, Cu, Pb, Cd and B will be evaluated. Other elements can be analyzed – especially results of heavy metals like As, Co, Cr, Hg, Mo, Ni, Tl and V are most welcome.…

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Added by Alfred FÜRST on July 28, 2016 at 12:30 — No Comments

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