With the International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies on 7 September, the United Nations Environment Programme issues for the second time a global call for action toward a single, unifying objective: clean air for all.
This year, the focus is on the need for healthy air…Continue
Added by Alexa Michel on September 6, 2021 at 11:00 — No Comments
The Polish Forest Research Institute invites all laboratories that perform deposition and soil solution analyses in ICP Forests to participate in the 11th Working Ring Test in order to assess the quality of the deposition and soil solution data collected in the ICP Forests programme on the Intensive Monitoring of Forest Ecosystems (EC-UN/ECE ICP Forests). The registration deadline is 30th September 2021.
All necessary information are available in the document below. If you have any…Continue
Added by Alfred FÜRST on August 31, 2021 at 13:30 — No Comments
The ICP Forests Brief No 3 titled Ozone concentrations are decreasing but exposure remains high in European forests is now available in Serbian: Концентрације озона се смањују али је изложеност и даље висока у шумама Европе
Please note that ICP Forests Briefs can be…Continue
Added by Alexa Michel on April 15, 2021 at 12:44 — No Comments
We would like to thank all Expert Panel members for their valuable participation in this years Joint EP meeting and we are especially grateful to the EP/WG chairs for the organization and chairing of their respective meeting.
With 233 registered participants joining online from 29 European countries and discussing current issues and developments in…Continue
Added by Alexa Michel on March 23, 2021 at 16:00 — No Comments
Heavy metals in forest floors and topsoils of ICP Forests Level I plots: Based on the combined Forest Soil Condition Database - Level I (FSCDB.LI)
by Tine Bommarez, Nathalie Cools and Bruno De Vos from the Research Institute…Continue
Added by Alexa Michel on February 11, 2021 at 10:30 — No Comments
The report provides comprehensive information on the status and trends in forests and forestry in Europe, based on the pan-European criteria for sustainable forest management.
It is a result of co-operation with numerous experts, governments, as well…Continue
Added by Alexa Michel on January 20, 2021 at 11:00 — No Comments
The following test samples were submitted to the participants:
Beech leaves (Austria), Spruce needles (Slovenia) - same sample like in the 19th Test (Sample 1), Spruce needles (Austria) and Ash leaves…Continue
Added by Alfred FÜRST on January 11, 2021 at 13:30 — No Comments
We are happy to inform you that the ICP Forests 2020 Technical Report is now available online and can be downloaded from the ICP Forests website. Printed copies will be available soon.
With best wishes
Alexa Michel, Programme Co-ordinating…
Added by Alexa Michel on December 22, 2020 at 16:00 — No Comments
The Chairman of ICP Forests and the team at the Programme Co-ordinating Centre of ICP Forests wish all members and friends of the ICP Forests community a happy holiday season and a peaceful and healthy new year…Continue
Added by Alexa Michel on December 21, 2020 at 8:30 — No Comments
The Croatian Forest Research Institute is glad to invite laboratories to participate in the 10th ICP Forests Soil Interlaboratory Comparison in 2021. The registration deadline is 15-Apr-2021.
All necessary information you will find here (Invitation letter).
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Tamara Jakovljevic (firstname.lastname@example.org) from…Continue
Added by Alfred FÜRST on December 9, 2020 at 12:30 — No Comments
We are happy to announce the online publication of the ICP Forests Brief No. 4 titled Increased evidence of nutrient imbalances in forest trees across Europe. You can download this brochure from the ICP Forests website. Printed copies will be available…Continue
Added by Alexa Michel on October 23, 2020 at 14:42 — No Comments
Dear participants of the 10th Deposition and soil solution WRT 2020,
The automatic data evaluation based on the median values has been completed and cross-checked. In total 37 laboratories participated in the exercise.
You can check now the results and qualification report of your laboratory at http://bfw.ac.at/depo/ring_depo.login by entering your laboratory code and your password.
The report can be downloaded at…Continue
Added by Alfred FÜRST on July 9, 2020 at 7:00 — No Comments
We would like to express our sincere gratitude to the Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL for a smooth virtual TFM with 76 participants from 28 countries, including presenters from other bodies under the Convention and external guests.
Added by Alexa Michel on June 16, 2020 at 16:00 — No Comments
Because of the severe restrictions many countries have imposed to slow the spread of COVID-19, the organizing team of the 9th Scientific Conference and 36th Task Force Meeting of ICP Forests have decided
to hold the 36th ICP Forests Task Force Meeting as a video conference on 11-12 June 2020, and
to postpone the 9th ICP Forests Scientific Conference to 7-9 June 2021
with a post-conference excursion on…Continue
Added by Alexa Michel on April 3, 2020 at 20:30 — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Anne-Katrin Prescher on March 11, 2020 at 14:00 — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Anne-Katrin Prescher on March 4, 2020 at 11:15 — No Comments
We are happy to inform you that the ICP Forests 2019 Technical Report is now available online and can be downloaded from the ICP Forests website. Printed copies will be available soon.
With best wishes
Alexa Michel, Programme Co-ordinating Centre of ICP…
Added by Alexa Michel on February 27, 2020 at 12:25 — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Anne-Katrin Prescher on January 28, 2020 at 15:00 — No Comments
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…
Added by Anne-Katrin Prescher on December 18, 2019 at 11:43 — No Comments
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.…Continue
Added by Anne-Katrin Prescher on December 11, 2019 at 14:00 — No Comments