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Long-Term Ecosystem, critical zone and
socio-ecological Research

The 10th Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Conference announces keynote speakers

10 February 2022

FORECOMON 2022 - The 10th Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Conference will take place on 30 May - 1 June 2022 and will be followed by the 38th Task Force Meeting of ICP Forests, taking place on 1 - 3 June 2022. The Natural Resources Institute Finland (LUKE) is the host of both events and is kindly making local arrangements. Both events will be organized as hybrid meetings to account for the possibility of restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The following keynote speakers will participate in the event: 

  • Annemarie Bastrup-Birk (Forest Expert, European Environment Agency): Synergies and challenges among long-term forest monitoring networks 
  •  Jaana Bäck (Professor, University of Helsinki): Integrated approach to long-term observations in ecosystems, critical zone and socio-ecology (eLTER) 
  •  Arthur Gessler (Professor, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL): New approaches for monitoring forest functioning - crossing scales from the cellular metabolome to the stand wide photochemical reflectance index 
  • Raisa Mäkipää (Professor, Natural Resources Institute Finland Luke): European forest soils in mitigation of climate change – which management practices can increase soil C stock or reduce emissions?
Forest in Kuopio, Finland