Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
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News from Future Forests

The commemorative meeting of the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and science.

Future Forests researcher elected to Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry

Camilla Sandström, deputy Program Director of Future Forests and leader of the research component Governing Competing Demands, was elected fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry (KSLA).

News from Future Forests

Workshop on the circumboreal  forest and climate change

Future Forests will take part in a workshop arranged by the Canadian Forest Service that will address questions regarding boreal forest responses to global change and predictions of whether the boreal forests are likely to be carbon sinks or sources in 2100. Focus will also be put on the forest sector mitigation and adaptation options. Read more.

Young Swedes keen to describe their future forests

What do young Swedes want from the forests of future? Will they be active in the forest, or will they have a more urban life-style? Will they value forests as a natural resource? Will they be using products derived from forests? This is what Future Forests scientists Maria Riala and Tuomas Nummelin set out to discover in a research project, which is joint effort of EFINORD and Future Forests. Read Maria Rialas article about the project

Site-specific riparian buffers should replace fixed-widths

It is time to change how riparian buffer zones are managed during logging operations. This is the view presented by researcher Lenka Kuglerová and her colleagues argue that protecting wet hotspots in forest land would generate a number of benefits.  Read an interview with Lenka Kuglerová about how protection of forest water should be changed.


What is Future Forests?

Future Forests is a research program initiated by Mistra, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research. The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) is host and  the program is a joint initiative between SLU, Umeå University och Skogforsk.


Recent publications

Berlin, M., Jansson, G. & Högberg, K-A. 2014. Genotype by environment interaction in the southern Swedish breeding population of Picea abies using new climatic indices. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research. DOI: 10.1080/02827581.2014.978889

Beland Lindahl K, Westholm E. 2014. Transdisciplinarity in practice: aims, collaboration and integration in a Swedish research programme. Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences. 10.1080/1943815X.2014.945940

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