Anne-Katrin Prescher's Blog (17)

COVID-19 and the Scientific Conference & Task Force Meeting in Switzerland

Due to the current situation of the COVID-19 spreading over Europe, the Swiss organisers of this year's 9th Scientific Conference and 36th Task Force Meeting, scheduled for 8 - 13 June 2020, published the following statement (Link).

We thank the local organisers and the Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL for the up-date and hope the situation across Europe…

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Added by Anne-Katrin Prescher on March 11, 2020 at 14:00 — No Comments

Cancellation of the Combined Expert Panel Meeting in Kutna Hora

Unfortunately, the Combined Expert Panel Meeting in Kutna Hora, Czechia, next week was cancelled due to the increased risk of infection with COVID-19.

This was decided by the EP chairs and co-chairs on Meteorology, Phenology and Leaf Area Index; Forest Growth; Ambient Air Quality; Biodiversity and Ground Vegetation, the local organizers and the PCC of ICP Forests after an intensive discussion in the last two days.

We want to express our sincere gratitude to our colleague Vít…

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Added by Anne-Katrin Prescher on March 4, 2020 at 11:15 — No Comments

Deposition & Forest Growth - WSL highlights the results of Swiss led ICP Forests study

Under the title of Too much nitrogen slows forest growth in Europe, the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL published an appealing press release of the study "Nitrogen deposition is the most important environmental driver of growth of…

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Added by Anne-Katrin Prescher on January 28, 2020 at 15:00 — No Comments

Season's Greetings and best wishes for 2020!

Dear members of the ICP Forests website community,

The Chairman of ICP Forests and the team at the Programme Co-ordinating Centre wish you happy holidays & a peaceful and happy new year 2020!

Marco Ferretti, Chairman of ICP Forests

Kai Schwärzel, Till Kirchner, Alexa Michel, Anne-Katrin Prescher, Ralph Ryl, Programme…

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Added by Anne-Katrin Prescher on December 18, 2019 at 11:43 — No Comments

Award for ICP Forests Brief

Alexa Michel from PCC and co-authors were awarded the Thünen Research Prize for Excellence in Target Group-Oriented Work by the Society of the Friends of the Thünen Institute for their concept and realisation of the ICP Forests Brief.…

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Added by Anne-Katrin Prescher on December 11, 2019 at 14:00 — No Comments

ICP Forests and EANET delegates met in a joint workshop in Japan

On 21st November and 22nd November 2019, ICP Forests colleagues met delegates from the Acid…

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Added by Anne-Katrin Prescher on November 27, 2019 at 11:30 — No Comments

ICP Forests at the XXV IUFRO World Congress 2019

Last week, the XXV IUFRO World Congress took place in Curitiba, Brazil.

One highlight was the very successful session on “Long-Term Forest Monitoring Networks for Evaluating Responses to Environmental Change” organised and chaired by the ICP Forests Scientific Committee chair Marcus Schaub, co-chair Lars Vesterdal, EANET…

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Added by Anne-Katrin Prescher on October 7, 2019 at 9:00 — 1 Comment

XXV IUFRO World Congress 2019 - Contributions of the ICP Forests Community

Dear members of the ICP Forests community,

Next week, 29 Sep – 05 Oct 2019, the XXV IUFRO World Congress will take place in Curitiba, Brazil.

Again, the interesting congress program is featuring several oral and poster presentations of the ICP Forests community. A compilation of the presentations can be downloaded here:…

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Added by Anne-Katrin Prescher on September 23, 2019 at 14:30 — No Comments

Nature publication on mycorrhizal fungi by Imperial College London and ICP Forests partners

We are very happy and proud to announce that yesterday evening the study on "Environment and host as large-scale controls of ectomycorrhizal fungi“ by Sietse van der Linde and others  (2018) was published in Nature. Please, have a look at https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-018-0189-9. …

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Added by Anne-Katrin Prescher on June 7, 2018 at 18:00 — No Comments

Thank you for the interesting 7th ICP Forests Scientific Conference

Dear colleagues,

the chair of ICP Forests, Marco Ferretti, and the PCC would like to express their gratitude to the Latvian State Forest Research Institute “Silava” and the Joint Stock Company “Latvia’s State Forests” for hosting the 7th ICP Forests Scientific Conference! Further, we thank the Scientific Committee, the…

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Added by Anne-Katrin Prescher on June 1, 2018 at 12:25 — No Comments

Happy Holidays & a wonderful new year 2018!

Added by Anne-Katrin Prescher on December 20, 2017 at 14:16 — No Comments

Thank you very much for all contributions to the IUFRO congress!

Dear members of the ICP Forests community,

The chair of ICP Forests, Marco Ferretti, and the PCC would like to express their gratitude to all colleagues of the ICP Forests community that joined and contributed to the 125th Anniversary Congress of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO).

The congress took place last week in Freiburg, Germany, welcoming more than 2000 participants. In more than…

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Added by Anne-Katrin Prescher on September 26, 2017 at 15:49 — 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

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