Measurement errors and uncertainty in Forest Inventory and Modelling

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As part of our Graduate studies on Conservation and Sustainable Forest Management this seminar is organized jointly with the COST action USEWOOD (https://sites.google.com/site/costactionfp1001/home)

Programa

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

9.00 - 9.15 Welcome and opening of the school, UVa Academic authorities, Felipe Bravo & C. Antón

9.15 - 10.30 Potential sources and effects of measurement error during model fitting and model use, C. Antón

10.30 - 11.00 Modelling growth and yield for Forest Inventory: IBERO model and its parametrization, F. Bravo & C. Ordóñez

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 - 12.00 Natural regeneration modelling in Mediterranean Ecosystems: Challenges ahead, I. Ruano & E. Rodríguez-García

12.00 - 12.30 Improving IBERO diameter growth estimation by using a Multinomial approach, E. Escalante

12.30 - 12.50 Potential errors in dendrochronology, J. Olivar

12.50 - 13.10 Forest assessment plot network in Ecuador, R. Vera

13.10 - 13.30 Site index curves for Cedrela odorata: How accurate is the model in a tropical environment such as Tabasco?, J. Boosener

13.30 - 14.00 Discussion

Wednesday, 5 September 2012

9.00 - 10.30 Challenges and alternatives to deal with measurement error, C. Antón

10.30 - 11.00 Estimation of Coarse Woody Debris from inventory structures, C. Herrero

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 - 12.00 To be defined, A. Pascual

12.00 - 12.30 Uncertainty of tree stem volume, A. Berger

12.30 - 13.00 Icelandic National Forest Inventory: brief description, error factors and projections, B. Kjartansson

13.00 - 13.30 Discussion

13.30 - 14.00 National Forest Inventory (structure and current situation) Spain, I. Alberdi

15:30-18:30 Field trip to experimental site at Cuéllar and the historical site in this town

Thursday, 6 September 2012

9.00 - 10.30 Uncertainty in forecasting forest development, C. Antón

10.30 - 11.00 Assessing prediction uncertainty from the tree to the landscape: Some insights from Quebec, Canada, M. Fortin & H. Wernsdörfer

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 - 12.00 Uncertainty in process-based forest growth models. The Bayesian Melding approach, A. Bravo-Oviedo

12.00 - 12.30 Growth and survival of selected tree species in the Ethiopian degraded highlands, M. Tesfaye

12.30 - 12.50 Matching diameter data from consecutive NFI: the case of the Spanish Forest Inventory, W. Lara

12.50 - 13.10 To be defined, M. Dumitru

13:10 - 13:30 New biomass models for estimating carbon stocks of Spanish forest species , R. Ruiz-Peinado

13.30 - 14.00 Discussion

Friday, 7 September 2012

9.00 - 11.00 A hands-on example: estimating the uncertainty of the biomass stock in the South of Norway using R, C. Antón

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 - 12.30 A hands-on example: estimating the uncertainty of the biomass stock in the South of Norway using R, C. Antón

12.30 - 12.50 Climate-based model for predicting the production of wild edible mushrooms in Pinus sylvestris forests in Spain, M. Otárola

12.50 - 13.10 The Prosopis caldenia woodlands. The challenge of initiate the forest management in the agricultural frontier in Argentina, L. Risio

13.10 - 13.30 Science, Policy or practice: Forest Carbon Accounting for Climate Change Mitigation in Developing Coutries, F. E. Alice

13.30 - 14.00 Discussion

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