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Foundation for European Forest Research. Dr. Kalle Eerikäinen , Docent, Researcher, Finnish Forest Research Institute Executive Secretary of the Foundation. Annual Conference of the European Forest Institute The Deutsche Hygiene Museum Lingnerplatz 1, Dresden, GERMANY. Contents.

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foundation for european forest research

Foundation for European Forest Research

Dr. KalleEerikäinen, Docent, Researcher, Finnish Forest Research Institute

Executive Secretary of the Foundation

Annual Conference of the European Forest Institute

The Deutsche HygieneMuseum

Lingnerplatz 1, Dresden, GERMANY

contents
Contents
  • Facts about the Foundation
  • Two PhD research grants awarded in 2010
  • New research financing tool
  • Website
facts about the foundation
Facts about the Foundation
  • Established in 1997
  • Originators:
    • the Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry of Finland
    • the City of Joensuu
  • Mission:
    • supporting the development of the headquarters of the EFI; and
    • promoting the forestry and environmental research having a European dimension and conducted in Joensuu.
  • Main functions:
    • managing the real property, i.e. the Headquarters of EFI, in Torikatu 34, Joensuu, Finland;
    • awarding research grants; and
    • raising funds for new grants
two phd research grants awarded in 2010
Two PhD research grants awarded in 2010
  • Net funding for 3 years: 19,000 €/yr + additional travelling grant of 1,000 €/yr
  • Metsähallitus Grant
    • to Mr. Rubén Valbuena Puebla (Spain)
    • topic: Obtaining Pan-European indicators of forest structural diversity by means of airborne laser scanning
  • Ponsse Grant
    • to Mr. HouZhengyang (China)
    • topic: Applying airborne laser scanning data for harvesting planning in the context of precision forestry
new research financing tool
New research financing tool
    • A fixed-term post (3 yrs) for the research aiming at a PhD thesis
  • Work to be conducted at the Headquarters of EFI
  • Open call to be launched in the beginning of 2011 on the topic: Changing forest product markets and trade in the face of regional and global changes
    • validating the consistency of trade data for market analysis; and
    • analysing the impact of external factors (economic growth, energy prices, etc) and European policies (e.g., climate, renewable energy, and EU FLEGT) on the markets and trade.
website
Website

www.fefr.org