posted Mar 16, 2017, 5:11 AM by Alberto Mattedi   [ updated Mar 17, 2017, 6:15 AM ]

Cailleret  M., Jansen, S.; Robert, E.M.R.; Desoto, L.; Aakala, T.; Antos, J.A.; Beikircher, B.; Bigler, C.; Bugmann, H.; Caccianiga, M.; Čada, V.; Camarero, J.J.; Cherubini, P.; Cochard, H.; Coyea, M.R.; Čufar, K.; Das, A.J.; Davi, H.; Delzon, S.; Dorman, M.; Gea-Izquierdo, G.; Gillner, S.; Haavik, L.J.; Hartmann, H.; Hereş, A.-M.; Hultine, K.R.; Janda, P.; Kane, J.M.; Kharuk, V.I.; Kitzberger, T.; Klein, T.; Kramer, K.; Lens, F.; Levanic, T.; Linares Calderon, J.C.; Lloret, F.; Lobo-Do-Vale, R.; Lombardi, F.; López Rodríguez, R.; Mäkinen, H.; Mayr, S.; Mészáros, I.; Metsaranta, J.M.; Minunno, F.; Oberhuber, W.; Papadopoulos, A.; Peltoniemi, M.; Petritan, A.M.; Rohner, B.; Sangüesa-Barreda, G.; Sarris, D.; Smith, J.M.; Stan, A.B.; Sterck, F.; Stojanović, D.B.; Suarez, M.L.; Svoboda, M.; Tognetti, R.; Torres-Ruiz, J.M.; Trotsiuk, V.; Villalba, R.; Vodde, F.; Westwood, A.R.; Wyckoff, P.H.; Zafirov, N.; Martínez-Vilalta, J. (2017) A synthesis of radial growth patterns preceding tree mortality. Global Change Biology 2017 Apr;23(4):1675-1690 doi: 10.1111/gcb.13535 (Cailleret et al.pdf)

More articles HERE.


posted Mar 6, 2017, 12:32 AM by Alberto Mattedi   [ updated Mar 6, 2017, 12:33 AM ]

Battipaglia G., Pelleri F., Lombardi F., Altieri S., Vitone A.,Conte E., Tognetti R. (2017) Effects of associating Quercus robur L. and Alnus cordata Loisel. on plantation productivity and water use efficiency. Forest Ecology and Management 391 (2017) 106-114.

More articles HERE.

COST Action CA15226 "CLIMO" MC&WG Meeting

posted Dec 8, 2016, 3:31 PM by Alberto Mattedi   [ updated Dec 12, 2016, 12:31 AM ]

MOUNTFOR EFI PROJECT CENTRE will host in February 2017 the 1st Management Committee and Working Group Meeting of the COST Action "Climate-Smart Forestry in Mountain Regions" (CLIMO) that is aiming to define Climate-Smart Forestry (CSF) in the European context, which will require the identification of key silvicultural characteristics and the harmonisation of CSF in mountain areas to create a common knowledge at European level. (Information about COST HERE)


posted Nov 6, 2016, 10:27 AM by Alberto Mattedi   [ updated Nov 7, 2016, 12:50 AM ]

November 04, 2016: 

We inform you that it has been decided to cancel the appointment and to postpone it to the next year during dedicate session of the XI SISEF meeting.

More information and update will follow in this website.

2ND MOUNTFOR PhD Day 2016: EXTENSION of deadline for abstract submission

posted Oct 18, 2016, 1:40 AM by Alberto Mattedi   [ updated Oct 18, 2016, 7:28 AM ]

October 18, 2016:
2ND MOUNTFOR PhD Day 2016: Extension of deadline for abstract submission

The deadline for abstract submission has been extended until Monday 24, October 2016.
Abstract acceptance will be confirmed by Monday 7, November 2016.

Full information about the event are available at the MOUNTFOR PhD Day webpage 

Marc Palahi, Director of the European Forest Institute

posted Oct 18, 2016, 1:25 AM by Alberto Mattedi   [ updated Oct 18, 2016, 1:27 AM ]

February, 2016
Marc Palahi, Director of the European Forest Institute, is asking for have views on the new Strategy of transition towards a low carbon economy in the post-petroleum era (read theLetter_from_EFI_Director_28_January_2016.pdf), sent out from the Paris COP21 ( To provide your views, please fill in the web-based survey found here.
It will only take you around 15 minutes and enables you to shape the future of EFI.
Please, reply by 15th of February 2016.

Call for contributions to the AlpWeek 2016

posted Oct 18, 2016, 1:21 AM by Alberto Mattedi   [ updated Oct 18, 2016, 1:21 AM ]

October 11, 2016:
Call for contributions to the AlpWeek 2016: The manifold aspects of the relationship between the Alps and the people who live, work and recreate there will be the main focus of the fourth edition of the AlpWeek. In order to identify and showcase different approaches and sustainable development options, the organisers of AlpWeek 2016 would like to enter into a dialogue with Alpine players focusing on three main fields of action: demography, culture and quality of life. All interested individuals or organisations are invited to apply to run one or several of the 24 thematic sessions, and market stands. Here you can find the call for contributions (in English) detailing the opportunities and the selection process.

MSc on Mountain Forests and Landscapes

posted Oct 18, 2016, 1:18 AM by Alberto Mattedi   [ updated Oct 18, 2016, 1:22 AM ]

November, 2015:
Opening of the enrolment at the MSc on Mountain Forests and Landscapes held at the University of Molise (Campobasso-Pesche), in collaboration with the MOUNTFOR EFI Project Centre, and at University of Tuscia.

ARANGE Project: Call for abstract

posted Oct 18, 2016, 1:10 AM by Alberto Mattedi

March, 2013:
ARANGE Project: the 2nd announcement and call for abstracts has just been launched. The organizers invite submission of abstracts for contributed oral and poster presentations.
The deadline for the submission has been extended to March 31, 2015 (

IUFRO 2015 biennial Forest Landscape Ecology conference

posted Oct 18, 2016, 1:09 AM by Alberto Mattedi

March, 2015:
Last call to submit your abstract for the IUFRO 2015 biennial Forest Landscape Ecology conference on "Sustaining Ecosystem Services in Forest Landscapes". Researchers are invited to submit a paper for an oral presentation to the symposium on “Ecosystem Services and the Need to be Incorporated into Forest Management Practices to Balance Multiple Uses at Different Scales”. An abstract of 200 words needs to be submitted ( by March 15, 2015 by mentioning the symposium name, through the conference abstract submission system see details The conference will be held in Tartu, Estonia, 23-30 August - Visit the site for more details

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