Towards a New Era of Forest Science in Boreal Region



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The 17th IBFRA Conference will be held from May 24 to 29, 2015, in Rovaniemi, Finland. The theme for the Conference is: Towards a New Era of Forest Science in Boreal Region, which includes following topics: 

  • Sustainable forest management in an era of global change
  • Bioeconomy – switch from fossils to biobased economy
  • Managing and valueing ecosystem services for human well-being
  • Big-data use and value in the forest sector
  • Flow of information from scientist to policy makers and wider public

The International Boreal Forest Research Association (IBFRA) was formed in 1991 with the mission to "promote and co-ordinate research to increase the understanding of the role of the circumpolar boreal forest in the global environment and the effects of environmental change upon that role," read more

Welcome to the 17th IBFRA Conference and Rovaniemi! 

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