Public Lecture "Sustainable Forest Management: Growth Models"


A public lecture on Sustainable Forest Management: Growth Models will be held on 16 October 2018,  at 11:00, at ISU G 106.


Gigia Aleksidze Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia
Criteria and Indicators of Sustainable Forest Management in Georgia.

Lars Drössler – Ilia State University
Available Data on Forest Growth Assessment in Georgia

Martin Gudde  – Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
New generation of forest growth models.

Brief description:
After presenting sustainable forest management criteria and indicators, as well as forest and the land-use atlas of Georgia (, the speakers will discuss the possibilities of applying the indicators to the forest and land-use atlas. The second part of the event will be devoted to available and necessary data for forest growth modelling, such as data extraction tables, remotely sensed data, national forest inventory, dendrochronic data, etc. Finally, state of the art approaches to forest growth modelling will be presented, to facilitate decision-making in the process of sustainable forest management.

Language: English

Time:  22 October, 11:00

Venue: Room G106, Ilia State University (1 G. Tsereteli Str.)

Attendance is free.


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