Reviewer Board (317)

Members of the reviewer board are selected from all Forests reviewers for regularly providing timely high quality reports on submitted manuscripts. Responsibilities of reviewers are available here.

Dr. Azadeh Abdollahnejad
Department of Forest Management, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences (CULS), Kamýcká 129, 165 21 Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: forest monitoring; forest and tree attribute mapping; change detection; texture analysis; data mining algorithms; data fusion in forest parameters prediction; Photogrammetry; structure from motion; uav; lidar; forest management; time series analysis sate
Dr. Luis Acuña Rello
Forest Department, University of Valladolid, 34071 Palencia, Spain
Interests: wood science and technology; structural wood; non-destructive test; wood preservation
Dr. Maricar Aguilos
Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
Interests: carbon budget; eddy covariance; disturbance studies; evapotranspiration; water use efficiency; drought effect; carbon fluxes and balance; wetlands; peatlands; Soil Respiration
Dr. Md. Khairul Alam
College of Science, Health, Engineering and Education, Murdoch University, Perth, WA-6150, Australia
Interests: climate change; C sequestration; deforestation; ecosystem services; forest ecology and management; land degradation; land restoration; soil fertility; trace gas emissions
Dr. Marius Aleinikovas
Department of Forest Resources, Economics and Policy, Institute of Forestry, Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry Liepu str. 1, Girionys, LT-53101 Kaunas District, Lithuania
Interests: wood quality; forest biomass resources; forest biofuel
Dr. Oleg Sergeevich Alexandrov
All-Russia Research Institute of Agriculture Biotechnology, Laboratory of plant cell engineering, 127550, Timiryazevskaya str. 42, Moscow, Russia
Interests: trees; molecular markers; DNA repeats; DNA polymorphism; cytogenetics; genetics; genome editing; CRISPR/Cas9 technology; 5S rDNA; poplars; sex chromosomes
Dr. Ahmad Alkadri
Laboratoire de Mécanique et Génie Civil, Université de Montpellier, Montpellier, France
Interests: Wood; Mechanics; hygromechanics; drying; physics; Forest Products; wooden musical instruments; wood anatomy; machine learning; wood construction
Dr. Samuel Allen
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, USA
Interests: forestry; agroforestry; sustainable agriculture; Natural Resource Management; International development; agricultural extension; youth development
Dr. Masoume Amirkhani
Section of Horticulture, SIPS, Cornell AgriTech, Cornell University, 635 W. North Street, Geneva, NY 14456, USA
Interests: seed science and modern seed technology; seed physiology; quality and dormancy; seed coating; seed ecology; seed bank; Agronomy; Plant Physiology; weed management; tissue culture and plant improvement; micropropagation and regeneration; cryopreservation; plant ecology; Restoration ecology; stress tolerance of crop and forage plants
Dr. Piotr Androsiuk
Department of Plant Physiology, Genetics and Biotechnology, Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, Warmia and Mazury University, Olsztyn, Poland
Interests: Population genetics; biogeography; phylogeography; Molecular evolution; sequencing; Comparative genomics; organellar genomes
Dr. Kenneth Anyomi
University of Quebec
Interests: Windthrow, Silviculture, Forest Growth and Yield, Forest Change Analysis, Quantitative Forest Ecology
Dr. Alin Artene
Faculty of Management in Production and Transportation, Management Department, Politehnica University of Timisoara, 14 Remus Str., 300191 Timisoara, Romania
Interests: circular economics; accounting and audit; environmental management and sustainability; Microeconomics
Prof. Dr. Marcos Arza-García
Agroforestry Engineering Department, University of Santiago de Compostela (USC), Higher Polytechnic School of Engineering, 27002 Lugo, Spain
Interests: Photogrammetry; Unmanned Aerial Vehicles; precision agriculture; structure from motion; remote sensing
Dr. Evangelia Avramidou
Lab of Forest Genetics and Biotechnology, Institute of Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems, HAO DEMETER, Αthens, Greece
Interests: genetics; plants; epigenetics
Dr. Anabela Marisa Azul
Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology and Institute for Interdisciplinary Research, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: agroforestry; Biodiversity conservation and planning; fungi diversity; Fungi functional traits; Multifunctional forests; Nature-based solutions; Plant-Fungi symbiotic interactions; Soil symbiotic fungi; sustainable land-use; urban forest; Wood decay Fungi
Dr. Valentina Bacciu
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici, CMCC, IAFES Sassari, Italy
Interests: fire emission; fire behavior and propagation; fire risk; Fire Regime; climate change impact on fire regime
Dr. Bruno Bagnoli
Department for Innovation in Biological, Agro-Food and Forest Systems - University of Tuscia (Viterbo, Italy)
Interests: IPM in viticulture and olive growing, bioagents, entomopathogenic organisms, insect endosymbionts, multitrophic interactions, viruses, phytoplasmas and bacteria transmitted by insects and nematodes
Dr. Jeremiás Máté Balogh
Corvinus University of Budapest, Institute for the Development of Enterprises, Department of Agribusiness, Fovam ter 8, 1093 Budapest, Hungary
Interests: climate change; agri-food trade; wine market and trade
Dr. Jan Banaś
Department of Forest Resource Management, University of Agriculture in Krakow, al. 29 Listopada 46, 31−425 Kraków, Poland
Interests: forest management; forest economics; deadwood; Linear Programming; Time Series; Timber prices; Harvest planning; optimization; Forest functions; Uneven-aged forest
Dr. Sony Baral
Institute of Silviculture,University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna,Austria
Interests: forestry; forest management; Green economy; wetland valuation; ecosystem services; climate change; community forest management; multi-criteria analysis; Sustainable Development; agroforestry; disaster risk management; political ecology and economy and con
Dr. Emilio Barba
Instituto Cavanilles de Biodiversidad y Biología Evolutiva, University of Valencia, Av. de Blasco Ibáñez, 13, 46010 València, Valencia, Spain
Interests: ornithology; Breeding ecology; behavioural ecology; Population Ecology; conservation biology
Dr. Jason Barker
USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station, 620 SW Main St. Ste 502, Portland, OR 97205, USA
Interests: silviculture; wildfire; Forest Inventory
Prof. Dr. Maria Jose Bastante-Ceca
Departamento de Proyectos de Ingeniería, Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales, Universitat Politècnica de València, Camino de Vera, s/n, 46022 Valencia, España
Interests: carbon footprint; Ecological Footprint; co2 emissions; life cycle assessment; eco-design; eco-efficiency; sustainability; energy efficiency; environmental management; green project management; environmental impact assessment
Dr. Michał Baszeń
Department of Geotechnics and Structural Mechanics, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Bialystok University of Technology, Bialystok, Poland
Interests: behavior of joints in timber structures; deformation of elements due to its stiffness; properties of materials in the constructions
Dr. Amit Kumar Batar
Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere, Hokkaido University, Kita 9 Nishi 9, Kita-ku, Sapporo 060-0809, Japan
Interests: deforestation; forest fragmentation; forest fire; landslide susceptibility; Remote Sensing and GIS; watershed prioritization and management; Himalaya; tropical rain-forests
Dr. Karlo Beljan
Department of Forest Inventory and Management, Faculty of Forestry, University of Zagreb, Svetošimunska 25, 10 002 Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: forest economics; environmental economics; capital budgeting in forestry; investment analysis
Dr. Elias Berra
1. School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK 2. Remote Sensing Department (CEPSRM), Federal Unversity of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Interests: Drone data; forest phenology; Carbon stocks estimation by remote sensing; precision forestry; optical remote sensing
Dr. John-Pascal Berrill
Department of Forestry and Wildland Resources, Humboldt State University, 1 Harpst Street, Arcata, CA 95521-8299, USA
Interests: silviculture; multiaged silviculture; uneven-aged silviculture; regeneration; leaf area index; thinning response; site quality; forest restoration
Dr. Alen Berta
CGI Deutschland B.V. & Co. KG, Germany
Interests: forest ecology; forest health; satellite; sar; multispectral; lidar; forest type; land cover; classification; machine learning
Dr. Narayan Bhusal
Seoul National University, College of Agriculture and Life Science, 1Gwanak ro, Gwanak gu, Republic of Korea
Interests: Photosynthesis; Stress physiology (heat, light, water); Drought Stress; sap flow; water potential; Anatomy and ultra structure; fruit trees; phenology and morphology; light; water use efficiency; plant water relation; Temperate forest trees management
Dr. Ernest Bielinis
University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn
Interests: forest therapy; forest bathing; complementary therapy; nature therapy; shinrin-yoku; restorativeness
Dr. Szymon Bijak
Institute of Forest Sciences, Warsaw University of Life Sciences-SGGW, Warsaw, Poland
Interests: tree-rings; dendroecology; Biomass; allometry; Carbon sequestration; yield; productivity; site index
Dr. Céline Blanc-Jolivet
Thünen Institute, Sieker Landstrasse 2, 22927 Grosshansdorf, Germany
Interests: genetics; timber species; genetic resources; conservation; Population genetics; gene flow; genetic tracking; phylogeography
Prof. Dr. Juergen Blaser
Department for Master Studies, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Länggasse 85, CH-3052 Zollikofen, Switzerland
Interests: global forestry; national forest policy development; including valuation of goods and services; SFM/FLR overall and tropical forestry; forests and climate change/REDD+ methodological development
Dr. Sam A F Bonnett
Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences (HAS), University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus,Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QY, Avon, England
Interests: environment soil; Soil Chemistry; biogeochemistry; nutrient cycling; Carbon sequestration; soil ecology
Prof. Stelian Alexandru Borz
Department of Forest Engineering, Universitatea Transilvania Brasov, Braşov, Romania
Interests: forest operation; Timber harvesting systems; sustainability; ergonomics; efficiency & amp; productivity; biomassand bio-energy; forestry & industry 4.0; time and productivity studies; mechanization; Sensors & artificial intelligence
Dr. Martin Braun
Team for Market Analysis and Innovation Research, Wood K plus - Kompetenzzentrum Holz GmbH, Altenberger Straße 69, 4040 Linz, Austria
Interests: harvested wood products; carbon dynamics; forest sector modelling; climate change; forest economics; ecological economics
Dr. Mario Bretfeld
Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, Kennesaw State University, 370 Paulding Ave, Kennesaw, GA 30144-5588
Interests: forest ecology; Ecophysiology; community ecology; clonal integration; Plant Physiology; disturbances; tropical forests; ecosystem services; water cycling; carbon cycling
Dr. Magdalena Broda
Poznan University of Life Sciences, Faculty of Wood Technology, Department of Wood Science and Thermal Techniques, Poznan, Poland and BioComposites Centre, Bangor University, Gwynedd, UK
Interests: archaeological wood; waterlogged wood; wood conservation; wood preservation; organosilicon compounds; silanes; wood decay; wood characterisation
Dr. Olga Brovkina
Remote Sensing Department, Global Change Research Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i., Brno, Belidla 986/4a, 60300, Czech Republic
Interests: landscape disturbances; ecosystem sustainability; satellite multispectral and airborne hyperspectral/LiDAR data thematic processing; retrieval forest inventory characteristics from Remote Sensing
Dr. Marius Budeanu
Department of Genetics, National Institute for Research and Development in Forestry ”Marin Dracea”, Brasov, Romania
Interests: forest genetics; Trees breeding; quantitative genetics; wood traits; Trees phenotypic traits; Forest seeds; comparative trials
Dr. Peter Bulli
Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-6420, USA
Interests: plant genetics; plant breeding; plant molecular biology; Plant genomics; plant biotechnology
Dr. Daiva Burokienė
The State Scientific Research Institute, Nature Research Centre, Akademijos Str. 2, LT-08412 Vilnius, Lithuania
Interests: Plant Pathology; bacterial and fungal diseases; biodiversity; molecular methods, detection and identification; genetic diversity; genetic characterization
Professor Pedro Calaza
Galician Landscape School, Landscape Architecture Dpto. Salvador Allene, 92. San Pedro de Nos. 15176, Oleiros. A Coruña, Spain
Interests: urban forests; green infrastructure; biomechanic; hazard tree; Urban green spaces; Urbanism; public health
Dr. Teresa Calvão
CENSE – Center for Environmental and Sustainability Research, NOVA School of Science and Technology, NOVA University Lisbon, Campus de Caparica, 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal
Interests: forests; vitality; pests; climate change; remote sensing; Biomass
Dr. Thomas Campagnaro
Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry, Università degli Studi di Padova, Viale dell’Università 16, Legnaro (PD) 35020, Italy
Interests: non-native species; natura 2000; Urban forestry; protected areas; biodiversity conservation; forest management; forest planning
Dr. Claudia Canedoli
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Milano-Bicocca, Piazza della Scienza 1, 20126 Milan ITALY
Interests: ecosystem services; Forests, Soils; carbon stock; biodiversity; alps; protected areas; urban ecology; urban parks
Dr. Sophia Carodenuto
Department of Geography, University of Victoria, PO Box 1700 STN CSC,Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2, Canada
Interests: Indigenous; redd+; FLEGT; Global Value Chains; cocoa; Africa
Dr. Rubén Casanova-Sáez
Umeå Plant Science Centre
Interests: forest genetics; conifers; Arabidopsis; Auxin; metabolism; root development
Dr. Edwin Cedamon
School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide SA 5005, Australia
Interests: agroforestry; community forestry; Human Dimensions in Forestry; Small-scale Forest Silviculture; Socio-ecological aspects of forestry
Dr. Parveen Chhetri
Department of Earth Science and Geography, California State University Dominguez Hills, 1000 E Victoria St, Carson, CA 90747, USA
Interests: Climate Change and Vegetation Response; dendrochronology; dendroclimatology; forest ecology; RS and GIS
Dr. Rafał Chmara
Department of Plant Ecology, Faculty of Biology, University of Gdańsk, Wita Stwosza 59, 80-308 Gdańsk, Poland
Interests: vegetation; plant communities; Functional Ecology; functional diversity; leaf traits; environmental gradient; freshwater; pine forests; deforestation; Nature Conservation
Dr. Damian Chmura
Institute of Environmental Protection and Engineering, University of Bielsko-Biala, 2 Willowa Str, PL-43-309 Bielsko-Biała, Poland
Interests: biological invasions; invasive alien plants; forest ecology; anthropogenic (man-made) habitats; Nature Conservation
Dr. Younghyun Cho
K-Water Research Institute, K-Water (Korea Water Resources Corporation), Daejeon 34045, Korea
Interests: global hydrology; land use change detection; Watershed modeling; hydrologic applications using remote sensing data (i.e., radar-, satellite-based); GIS applications (i.e., ArcGIS, QGIS, etc.); Water Resources Management; Python Scripting
Dr. Longina Chojnacka-Ożga
Department of Silviculture, Warsaw University of Life Sciences-SGGW, Nowoursynowska 159/34, 02-776 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: climate-growth tree relationships; dendrochronology; tree-ring; climate change and European forests; boreal forest climate; impact of extreme weather events on forests; climate change and forests decline
Dr. Adam Coates
Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 228F Cheatham Hall, 310 W. Campus Dr., Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Interests: fire; fire behavior; prescribed fire; wildfire; soil; nitrogen; carbon; regeneration; silviculture; fuels; litter
Dr. Alexandre Collin
Département Science et Technologie, Université TÉLUQ, 455, rue du Parvis, Québec City, Québec, Canada
Interests: forest ecology; plant nutrition; forest soils; plant-soil interactions; plant-plant interactions; Soil Respiration; litter decomposition; Tree germination; biodiversity; climate changes
Dr. Sergi Costafreda-Aumedes
Dipartimento di Scienze delle Produzioni Agroalimentari e dell'Ambiente (DISPAA), University of Florence, Piazza di San Marco, 4, 50121 Firenze FI, Italy
Interests: forest fire occurrence; landscape ecology / metrics; remote sensing; landscape dynamics; phenology modelling and climate change forecasts
Dr. Kara K.L. Costanza
Forest Health Protection, Northern and Intermountain Regions, US Forest Service, 26 Fort Missoula Rd, Missoula, MT, USA
Interests: forest health; forest pathology; forest disturbance; dendrochronology
Dr. Michael K. Crosby
Louisiana Tech University-School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry, Ruston, LA 71272, USA
Interests: spatial modelling; disaster impacts/assessment; remote sensing
Dr. Ettore D'Andrea
Institute for Mediterranean Agriculture and Forest Systems, Italian National Research Council, Via Patacca, 85 - 80056 Ercolano, Italy
Interests: forest management; Ecophysiology; productivity; Isotope; carbon fluxes
Dr. Fabrizio D'Aprile
Monash University, School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment, 9 Rainforest Walk, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia
Interests: climate change; forest management; forest environment
Dr. Paweł B. Dąbek
Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences Institute of Environmental Protection and Development pl. Grunwaldzki 24 50-363 Wrocław Poland
Interests: gis; sentinel-2; Drought; Vegetation Indices (VIs); forest retention; water managment; small scale water retention; water erosion
Dr. Anna Dabros
Natural Resources Canada, Northern Forestry Centre580 Booth Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0E4, Canada
Interests: boreal forests; boreal peatlands; plants; natural disturbances; industrial disturbances; climate change; restoration
Dr. Robyn Darbyshire
USDA Forest Service, Portland, OR, USA
Interests: reforestation; silviculture; forest ecology
Dr. Subha Das
Institute of Plant Science and Resources (IPSR), Okayama University, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
Interests: mycology; Plant Pathology; plant virology; fungi; fungal viruses; mycovirus
Dr. Pawlok Dass
School of Informatics, Computing and Cyber Systems, University: Northern Arizona University (NAU), Address: 1295 Knoles Dr, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, USA
Interests: climate change; Earth System Modeling; terrestrial vegetation modeling; Carbon cycle of the terrestrial ecosystems; nitrogen cycle; wildfires; Anthropogenic carbon emissions; remote sensing; land use land cover change
Dr. Rahul Datta
Department of Geology and Pedology, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology, Mendel University in Brno, Zemědělská 1, 61300 Brno, Czech Republic
Interests: land restoration; soil heavy metal toxicity; bio composites; Soil Enzymes; soil nutrient cycling carbon sequestration in soil; biochar
Dr. Kateryna Davydenko
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet, Uppsala, Sweden
Interests: infection biology of forest pathogens including molecular mechanisms and species specificity; resistance biology of conifers; functional diversity, ecology and molecular identification of wood inhabiting fungi; forest and ecosystem management; invasive species in forest ecosystems; biology and control of invasive tree pathogens; tree devastating insects and vectored microorganisms; disease diagnostics in forest nursery stock using molecular method
Dr. Lucian Dinca
Department of Ecology, National Research and Development Institute in Forestry ”Marin Dracea”, Voluntari, Romania
Interests: soils, forest ecology, recovering degraded land, organic carbon in soil, biodiversity, truffles
Dr. Mariana Dobre
Department of Soil and Water System, University of Idaho, 875 Perimeter Drive MS 2060, Moscow, ID 83844-2060, USA
Interests: Hillslope and Watershed Hydrology; water quality; Effects of forest treatments on runoff and erosion; Process-based hydrologic modeling; geospatial modeling; ecohydrology
Dr. Boris Dorbić
University of applied sciences “Marko Marulić“ in Knin Krešimirova 30, 22300 Knin-Croatia
Interests: park dendrology; ornamental plants
Dr. Diana Dumitras
Department of Economic Sciences, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Interests: natural resource and environmental economics; non-market valuation techniques; forest recreation; sustainable forest management; quantitative research
Dr. Martina Đodan
Croatian Forest Research Institute, Cvjetno naselje 41, 10450 Jastrebarsko, Croatia
Interests: silviculture; nursery production; climate change adaptation strategies; reforestation; forest conversion; Forest establishment
Dr. Andreja Đuka
Department of Forest Engineering, Faculty of Forestry University of Zagreb, Svetošimunska 25, 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: Wood harvesting systems; Forest Opening; Life cycle analysis and environmental suitability of wood harvesting
Dr. Sheikh Adil Edrisi
Thapar School of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala-147004, India
Interests: biomass production; sustainable production; Sustainability analysis of biofuel production; Degraded land restoration; Bioremediation of contaminated lands; ecological restoration; bioenergy production; soil ecology
Dr. Jeannette Eggers
Department of Forest Resource Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Box 7007 75007 UPPSALA, Sweden
Interests: forest planning; decision support system; forest management; boreal forests, optimization
Dr. Jakub Elbl
Department of Agrosystems and Bioclimatology, Faculty of AgriSciences, Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic
Interests: sustainable agriculture; Soil Microbiology; N cycle; climate change; C sequestration; agroforestry; N stocks in plants estimation by remote sensing; Soil Enzymes; remote sensing
Dr. Marinos Eliades
Energy Environment and Water Research Center, Cyprus Institute, Nicosia, Cyprus
Interests: ecohydrology; evapotranspiration; Sap flow - Plant transpiration; soil moisture dynamics; rainfall interception; Semi-arid and Mediterranean environments
Dr. Margarita Elvira-Recuenco
Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria, Centro de Investigación Forestal (INIA-CIFOR), 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: forests; conifers; pathogens; genetics; evolutionary biology; Epidemiology; endophytes; biological control
Dr. Joseph Erinjery
Department of Zoology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Interests: remote sensing; spatial ecology; biodiversity; species distribution models; conservation biology; behavioral ecology; tree allometries and functions
Dr. Marta Ezquerro
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, José Antonio Novais, 10, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: forest management, biodiversity, sustainability, stakeholders; silviculture
Dr. Sattar Ezzati
Département De Génie Mécanique, Pavillon Adrien-Pouliot, bureau #3310, 1065, avenue de la Médecine, Université Laval, Québec G1V 0A6, Canada
Interests: Operations Research; Biomass-to-bioenergy; Value-creation network; Forest logistics; forest planning; decision-support system
Dr. Emanuele Fanfarillo
Department of Life Sciences, University of Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy
Interests: agroecosystems; botany; ecology; flora; vegetation; weeds
Dr. Yufeng 'Francis' Fang
School of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Interests: oomycetes; fungi; plant-microbe interaction; genetics; genome editing; genomics
Dr. Lachezar Hristov Filchev
Department of Remote Sensing and GIS, Space Research and Technology Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Acad. Georgi Bonchev St., bl. 1, room 417, P.O. Box 799, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
Interests: remote sensing; earth observation; landscape ecology; environmental management; Land-use and land-cover change (LULCC)
Dr. Michał Filipiak
Institute of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Biology, Jagiellonian University, ul. Gronostajowa 7, 30-387 Kraków, Poland
Interests: Ecological stoichiometry; food web; trophic chain; nutrient limitation; nutrient cycle; plant-insect interactions, life history; saproxylophage; Wood; bee; pollen
Dr. Cynthia Fowler
Sociology and Anthropology Department, Wofford College, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA 29303
Interests: Anthropology, Fire ecology, Ethnobiology, Appalachia, Indonesia
Dr. Ryan J Frazier
Departments of Geography, Environment, and Sustainability & Earth and Environmental Sciences, Weber State Univerity, 1299 Edvalson St., Dept. 1210 Ogden, UT 84408, USA
Interests: boreal; fire; regrowth; landsat; Time Series; spatial; geospatial; remote sensing; geographic; maps
Dr. Geoffrey A. Fricker
Department of Social Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
Interests: spatial ecology; Remote Sensing and GIS; deep learning; biogeography; lidar; forest plots; neon
Dr. Renata Galek
Department of Genetics, Plant Breeding and Seed Production; Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences, pl. Grunwaldzki 24a, 50-363 Wrocław, Poland
Interests: genetics; plant breeding; biotechnology
Dr. Diego Gallego
Department of Ecology, University of Alicante, Spaim
Interests: forest insects; forest pest; Scolytidae; bark beetles; invasive species
Prof. Dr. Vladimir L. Gavrikov
Institute Ecology and Geography, Siberian Federal University, 660041 Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Interests: self-thinning; modeling; forest growth; chemical elements in tree rings
Dr. Anna Gazda
Department of Forest Biodiversity, University of Agriculture in Krakow, aleja Adama Mickiewicza 21, 31-120 Kraków, Poland
Interests: forest ecology; forest plant dynamics and ecology; plant architecture; clonal plant populations; forest biodiversity; invasion ecology; invasive species; conservation biology; dynamics of forest canopy
Dr. Sumita Ghosh
School of Built Environment, Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building (DAB), University of Technology Sydney, City Campus, Building 5C, 1 Quay Street, Haymarket NSW 2000, Australia
Interests: green infrastructure; urban forests; green roof; local food; climate change, carbon storage, carbon sequestration
Dr. Miguel Montoro Girona
Forest Research Institute – University of Québec in Abitibi Témiscamingue, Campus of Amos, 341, rue Principale Nord, bureau 5007, Amos QC J9T 2L8, Canada
Interests: silviculture; regeneration; shelterwood; insect outbreaks; beaver; dendrochronology; GROWTH; mortality; windthrows; restoration; forest management; paleo-ecology- tree-rings
Dr. Janusz Gołąb
University of Agriculture in Krakow, Poland
Interests: spatial data analysis (GIS); use of UAV (drones) in forest engineering works; low level photogrammetry; design of forest road networks; design of forest roads; erosion of surfaces of forest mountain roads and skidding trails
Dr. Gil Gonçalves
Department of Mathematics and INESCC, University of Coimbra, 3001-501 Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: Remote Sensing, SfM-MVS Photogrammetry, UAS, LiDAR, 3D point cloud clustering; multi-layered forest structure; individual tree extraction; vegetation cover and mapping
Dr. Alexander Gradel
Faculty of Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Büsgenweg 5, 37077 Göttingen, Germany
Interests: forestry sector development in transition countries; forest ecology; forest management; afforestation; forest rehabilitation; natural forests; forest inventory and monitoring; dendrochronology; capacity development; Forest Policy; agroforestry
Dr. André Große-Stoltenberg
Institute of Landscape Ecology and Landscape Planning, Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
Interests: remote sensing; lidar; hyperspectral; geographic information systems; invasive species; drones; biodiversity; Ecophysiology; Ecosystem functioning; stable isotopes
Dr. Witold Grzywiński
Poznan University of Life Sciences, Faculty of Forestry, Department of Forest Utilization, ul. Wojska Polskiego 71A, 60-625 Poznan, Poland
Interests: forest operations; forest engineering; logging; health and safety in forestry; Forest Ergonomics; human factors in forestry
Dr. Juan Guerra
University of Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: lidar remote sensing; Forest Inventory; environment; silviculture; forestry; laser scanning; uav; remote sensing
Dr. Aureliu-Florin Hǎlǎlişan
Faculty of Silviculture and Forest Engineering, Transilvania University from Brasov, Brasov county, Romania
Interests: forest certification; fsc; pefc; sustainability; forest managment; Forest Policy; Forest Products
Dr. Sang-Kyun Han
Department of Forestry and Landscape Architecture, Korea National College of Agriculture and Fisheries, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do, 560-500, Korea
Interests: Timber Harvesting and Operations; Forest Biomass and Forest Residue; Timber and Biomass Transportation; Havesting Impacts on Soil and Residual Tree; forest roads
Dr. Mónika Harangi-Rákos
Institute of Rural Development, Regional Economy and Tourism Management, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Debrecen, Böszörményi Street 138, H-4032 Debrecen, Hungary
Interests: agribusiness; Economics; biodiversity-management; recreation; biofuels; Challenge of food; energy and environmental security
Dr. Xavier Haro-Carrión
Department of Geography, Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN 55105, USA
Interests: ndvi; land-cover change; tropical andes; biodiversity; Latin America; Time Series Analysis; vegetation greening and browning
Dr. Nikolaos D. Hasnagas
a) Hellenic Forest Service, Forest Office, Polygyros, GR 63100, Greece
b) Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 541 24, Serres (Central Macedonia), Greece
Interests: land use; Forest Policy; land certification; social network analysis
Dr. Jonas Hein
Department of Geography, University of Kiel, Ludewig-Meyn-Straße 14, R. 503, 24098 Kiel, Germany
Interests: redd+; political ecology; land tenure conflict; Climate Politics
Dr. Niels Hellwig
Thünen Institute of Biodiversity, Bundesallee 65/68, 38116 Braunschweig, Germany
Interests: Spatial Modeling; humus forms; land use change; Environmental Systems Analysis; digital soil mapping; organic matter decomposition; ecological modeling; protected areas
Dr. Andrea Hevia
Departamento de Ciencias Agroforestales, Universidad de Huelva, Crta. Palos-La Rábida s/n, 21819 Palos de la Frontera, Spain
Interests: forest management; silviculture; wood quality; biomass and carbon; Wood Density; dendrochemistry
Dr. Edyta Hewelke
Institute of Environmental Engineering, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Nowoursynowska 166, 02-787 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: climate change; Water Retention; hydrophysical properties of soil; Hydrophobicity; Fire Severity; ecosystem services
Dr. Branko Hilje
1.Council on International Educational Exchange, 60109, Monteverde, Puntarenas, Costa Rica 2. Center for Earth Observation Sciences (CEOS), Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E3, Canada
Interests: forest succession; forest recovery; tropical forests; bioacoustics; soundscape; secondary forests; forest structure; Land-use change, Fauna recovery
Dr. David Hladnik
Department of Forestry and Renewable Forest Resources, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Veca pot 83, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: Forest Inventory; stand structure; landscape ecology; Urban forestry; gis; remote sensing
Dr. Nam V Hoang
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture & Food Innovation (QAAFI), The University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia
Interests: genomics; transcriptomics; Plant genomics; plant transcriptomics; plant development
Dr. Nahal Hoghooghi
School of Agriculture, Environmental, Civil, and Mechanical Engineering, University of Georgia, Athens, USA
Interests: urbanization; stream water quality; Watershed modeling; land-use change; soil health
Dr. Srinidhi V Holalu
Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Interests: Agronomy; agroforestry; asexual propagation; association mapping; breeding; canopy shade; genomics; genome editing; gene expression; molecular markers; phytohormones; sustainable land-use; tree/plant physiology; tree-crop interactions; tissue culture
Dr. Daniel J. Vega
Facultad de Ciencias Forestales, Universidad Juárez del Estado de Durango, Victoria de Durango, Mexico
Interests: forest fires; forest growth; Biomass; fuels; remote sensing
Dr. Tamara Jakovljević
Croatian Forest Reserach Institute, Division for Forest Ecology, Cvjetno naselje 41, 10 450 Jastrebarsko, Croatia
Interests: atmosheric deposition; air pollutants; environemental chemistry; forest monitoring; soil and plant nutrients
Dr. Won Seok Jang
Sustainability Innovation Lab at Colorado (SILC), University of Colorado at Boulder, 4001 Discovery Dr. Boulder, CO 80303, USA
Interests: environmental sustainability; ecohydrology; watershed management; Soil-Water-Plant Interactions; land degradation; Soil erosion Data mining; Application of Machine Learning/Deep Learning
Dr. Jeremy Johnson
Department of Environmental Studies, Prescott College, Prescott, AZ 86303, USA
Interests: seed dispersal; landscape genetics; alpine treeline; White pine blister rust; conifers; Five needle pines
Dr. Pratik Joshi
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), Urbana,IL 61801, USA
Interests: machine learning; landsat; cloud detection; hyperspectral remote sensing; SVM, tasseled cap, change detection, statistical inference
Dr. Stanislav Juráň
Laboratory of Ecological Plant Physiology, Global Change Research Institute CAS, Bělidla 986/4a, 603 00 Brno, Czech
Interests: Ozone; fluxes; PTRMS; Volatile organic compounds; eddy covariance; mass spectrometry
Dr. Sigita Jurkonienė
Nature Research Centre · Institute of Botany, Vilnius, Lithuania
Interests: plant growth regulation; phytohormones; polyamines; plant cell membranes; plant probiotics
Dr. Girmantė Jurkšienė
Department of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding, Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Institute of Forestry, Liepų St. 1, Girionys, LT-53101 Kaunas distr., Lithuania
Interests: oak hybrid; spread of undergrowth; regeneration system; reforestation process
Dr. Konstantinos Kaffas
Free university of Bozen-Bolzano, Universitätsplatz 5 - piazza Università, 5, 39100, Bolzano, Italy
Interests: soil erosion; sediment transport; surface runoff; land use practices; Land Cover Change; meteorological forecasting; Hydrological forecasting
Professor Robert Kalbarczyk
Institute of Landscape Architecture; Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences; ul. Grunwaldzka 55, 50-357 Wrocław, Poland
Interests: dendroecology; dendroclimatology; climate change; ecological engineering; environmental protection; Bioclimatology; agrometeorology; climatology; nature protection
Prof. Dr. Valery Kalinitchenko
Institute of Fertility of Soils of South Russia, 346493, ul. Krivoshlykova 2, Persianovka, Oktyabr'skii raion, Rostov oblast, Russia
Interests: biogeosystem technique; forestry; land protective silviculture; Soil Organic Matter; soil solution calcium-carbonate equilibrium; heavy metals; waste recycling; Irrigation; soil amelioration; machines for soil processing
Dr. Adam Kaliszewski
Forest Research Institute, Department of Forest Resources Management, Sękocin Stary, Poland
Interests: Forest Policy; forest economics; afforestation policy; forests in rural development; Biomass; short rotation plantations
Dr. Kleomenis Kalogeropoulos
Department of Geography, Harokopio University of Athens, El. Venizelou 70, Athens 17671, Greece
Interests: Water Resources Management; hydrological modeling; modeling; environment; rivers; climate change; environmental impact assessment; Geographic Information System; LULC changes
Dr. Vasiliki Kamperidou
Faculty of Forestry and Natural Environment, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: Forest Products; forest biomass; solid biofuels; Wood; modification; treatment; Joints; strength
Dr. Toru Kanbayashi
Department of Wood Improvement, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Forest Research and Management Organization, Matsunosato 1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8687, Japan
Interests: wood coatings; wood protection; weathering mechanism; photodegradation; topochemistry; surface protection; Microstructure
Dr. Marijana Kapović-Solomun
Faculty of Forestry, University of Banja Luka, Stepe Stepanovica 75A, 78000 Banjaluka, Republika Srpska
Interests: sustainable land management; soil; degradation; forestry; ecology; Drought
Dr. Maria Karatassiou
Laboratory of Rangeland Ecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, P.O. Box 286, 54 124 Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: plant phyiological ecology; water relationς; forest management and production; climatic change; mechanism of plant adaptation to abiotic stress
Prof. Dr. Vassiliki Kazana
Department of Forestry & Natural Environment; International Hellenic University; 1st km Drama-Mikrohori; 66100 Drama; Greece
Interests: sustainable forest management; decision support systems; forest management multi-criteria analysis; forest management modelling; forest planning; ecosystem payment services; valuation of forest non-market values; cost-benefit analysis; forest governance
Dr. Srđan Keren
Department of Forest Resources Management, Faculty of Forestry, University of Agriculture in Krakow, Poland
Interests: forest ecology; silviculture; forest modeling; Applied statistics; Biodiversity Restoration; conservation biology; old-growth forests
Dr. Puskar N. Khanal
Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation, Clemson University, Box 340317, USA
Interests: forest management; Carbon sequestration; sustainability; environment; Ecosystem modeling
Dr. Aashima Khosla
Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, USA
Interests: plant ecophysiology; stress physiology; Drought Tolerance; Plant Pathology; plant-microbe interactions landscape sustainability
Dr. Dohyoung Kim
186 Galvin Life Science Center, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
Interests: Biomass; climate change; carbon cycle; Ecophysiology; Plant Hydraulics; silviculture; terrestrial vegetation modeling; tree growth; tree mortality
Dr. Sang Ug Kim
Department of Civil Engineering, Kangwon National University, Kangwondaehakkil 1, Kangwondo, Chuncheon city, 24341, Korea
Interests: statistical and stochastic hydrology; water resources planning and management; optimization; Bayesian statistical data analysis; Time Series Analysis; physical hydrology
Dr. Hyakumura Kimihiko
Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Kyushu University, Fukuoka City, 819-0395, Japan
Interests: Forest Policy; community based forest management; political ecology; forest governance; Southeast Asia
Dr. Geza Király
Department of Surveying and Remote Sensing, University of Sopron,H-9400 SOPRON, Bajcsy-Zs. u. 4., Hungary
Interests: remote sensing; Photogrammetry; monitoring; time-series analysis; inventories; laser scanning; stand parameter estimations; foretry
Dr. Ryan Klein
Department of Environmental Horticulture, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
Interests: Tree Risk Assessment, Trees and Hurricane Damage, Urban Forestry, Pruning, Planting and establishment
Dr. Hans-Joachim Klemmt
Bavarian State Institute of Forestry, Hans-Carl-von-Carlowitz-Platz 1, 85354 Freising, Germany
Interests: GROWTH; dendrometry; Inventory; soil; uav; drone; TLS; terrestrial lidar
Dr. Agnieszka Klimek-Kopyra
Department of Agroecology and Plant Production, University of Agriculture in Kraków, al. Mickiewicza 21, 31-120 Kraków, Poland
Interests: climate change; ecosystem service; biodiversity; forest agriculture; precision agriculture
Dr. Marcin Klisz
Department of Silviculture and Genetics, Forest Research Institute, Braci Lesnej 3, Sekocin Stary, 05-090 Raszyn, Poland
Interests: dendrochronology; Climate Adaptation; wood properties; breeding; wood anatomy; provenance experiments; common garden experiments
Dr. Lukas Kohl
Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Yliopistonkatu 4, 00100 Helsinki, Finland
Interests: biogeochemistry; Environmental Chemistry; Stable Isotope Analysis; Soil Organic Matter
Dr. Dimitrios Kontogiannatos
Geoponiko Panepistimion Athinon, Department of Biotechnology, Athens, Greece
Interests: genetic engineering; insect molecular biology; insect biotechnology; Pest control science
Dr. Jiri Korecky
Department of Genetics and Physiology of Forest Trees, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Kamýcká 129, 165 00 Praha-Suchdol, Czech
Interests: forest genetics; Population genetics; genetic markers; SSRs, SNPs; application of molecular biology into forestry practice; forest tree breeding
Dr. Wojciech Kraj
Department of Forest Ecosystems Protection, University of Agriculture in Krakow, Poland
Interests: Tree physiology; plant senescence; senescence regulation; biotic and abiotic stress; oxidative stress; reactive oxygen species
Prof. Dr. Piotr Krajewski
Institute of Land Management, Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences, C.K. Noriwda 25, 50-375 Wrocław, Poland
Interests: landscape; landscape change; driving forces behind landscape change; landscape services; Land Cover Change; land use change; Nature Conservation; landscape protection
Dr. Andrey Krasovskiy
Ecosystems Services and Management Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Schlossplatz 1, A-2361 Laxenburg, Austria
Interests: forest growth modeling; wildfire modeling; forest disturbances; Optimal Forest Management
Dr. Jan Krejza
Mendel Univ Brno, Fac Forestry & Wood Technol, MendelGlobe Ctr, Global Climate Change & Managed Ecosyst, Brno, Czech Republic
Interests: ecosystem ecology; sustainability; statistical modeling; forest management; multivariate data analysis
Dr. Tomasz Krystofiak
Laboratory of Gluing and Finishing of Surfaces, Faculty of Wood Technology, Poznan University of Life Sciences, Wojska Polskiego 42, 60-624 Poznań, Poland
Interests: exotic wood; property; strength; resistance; adhesive; lacquer; veneer; aging; plastic
Dr. Karolina Kucharska
Department of Process Engineering and Chemical Technology, Gdańsk University of Technology, Gabriela Narutowicza 11/12, 80-233 Gdańsk, Poland
Interests: Biomass; phytoremediation; groundwater protection; renewable energy; lignocellulose; forest ecology; Forest residues
Dr. Apostolos Kyriazopoulos
Laboratory of Range Science, Department of Forestry and Management of the Environment and Natural Resources, Democritus University of Thrace, 193 Pantazidou str., 68200 Orestiada, Greece
Interests: rangeland ecology and management; grazing; agroforestry; grassland ecosystems; Rangeland restoration; grazing behaviour; Silvopastoral Systems
Dr. Roberto Lai
Universita' degli Studi di SASSARI, PIAZZA UNIVERSITA', 21, 07100 SASSARI, Italy
Interests: Soil Respiration; soil carbon; soil management; Fertilization; grassland; cork oak
Dr. Bertrand Laratte
1. Arts et Metiers Institute of Technology, University of Bordeaux, CNRS, Bordeaux INP, INRAE, I2M Bordeaux, F-33400 Talence, France
2. Department of Industrial Engineering, Ondokuz Mayıs University, 55139 Samsun, Turkey
3. APESA-Innovation, F-40220 Tarnos, France
Interests: life cycle assessment; material flow analysis; environmental indicators; ecodesign
Dr. Vadim Lebedev
Forest Biotechnology Group, Branch of Shemyakin and Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry Russian Academy of Sciences, Pushchino 142290, Russia
Interests: in vitro culture; genetically modified plants; molecular markers; tree/plant physiology; biosafety of transgenic plants
Dr. Martin Leberecht
1. Department of Urban Horticulture and Plant Design, Geisenheim University, Von-Lade-Straße 1, 65366 Geisenheim, Germany 2. Department of Ecology, Philipps-University of Marburg, Karl-von-Frisch Strasse 8, 35043 Marburg, Germany
Interests: arboriculture; ectomycorrhizal fungi; Urban forestry; tree statics; decay in trees
Dr. Kern Lee
Alberta Environment and Parks, Government of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Interests: Biogeochemical Cycling; methane production; Stable Isotope Analysis; Soil Biogeochemistry; DIC; Dissolved Organic Matter; Soil Chemistry; Soil Respiration; Methane; Carbon Dioxide; Carbon Isotopes; organic matter; Ecosystem modeling; rivers; ecosystem; greenhouse gases; 13C; nutrient cycling; biogeochemistry; environment; ecology; carbon cycle; climate change; water quality
Dr. Natuschka Lee
Department of Ecology and Environmental Science, Umeå University, Linneaus väg 6, SE-901 87 Umeå, Sweden
Interests: Microbial ecology, pollination biology, plant microbiology, nitrogen fixation, plant defense, forest biomaterials, fungi, insects, biotechnology
Dr. Miguel Leiva-Brondo
Department of Biotechnology, Universitat Politècnica de València, 46022 Valencia, Spain
Interests: genetics; plant breeding; teaching; fruit quality
Dr. Boštjan Lesar
Department of Wood Science and Technology, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Jamnikarjeva 101, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: Wood; wood modification; Wood decay Fungi; Water repellent; Natural waxes; Recycled wood; Sorption properties of protected wood; Low energy houses; Leaching of wood preservatives; Wood service life
Dr. Krzysztof Leszczyński
Faculty of Forestry, University of Agriculture in Krakow, PL 31-425 Kraków, Al. 29-listopada 46, Poland
Interests: forest ecology; exercise testing; harvesting; optimization; ergonomics; logging; forest technology; biomass utilization; work safety
Dr. Kaspars Liepins
Latvian State Forest Research Institute "Silava", Forest regeneration department, Rigas 111, Salaspils, Salaspils nov., LV-2169, Latvia
Interests: Forest regeneration; afforestation; short-rotation forestry; forest biomass; silviculture; broadleaf forests; forest operations
Dr. Kim Littke
School of Forestry and Environmental Sciences, University of Washington, Box 352100, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Interests: forestry; soil nutrition; site productivity; nitrogen; forest fertilization; organic matter removal
Dr. Małgorzata Luc
Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Jagiellonian University, Gołębia 24, 31-007 Kraków, Poland
Interests: Sustainable Development; land use changes; landscaping; gis
Dr. Thomas Lux
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH), Helmholtz Zentrum München, Ingolstädter Landstr. 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
Interests: genomics; bioinformatics; microbiology; genome assembly; genome annotation; transcriptomics; plants; soil microbiome
Dr. Adrian Łukowski
1. Faculty of Forestry, University of Life Sciences, Poznań, Poland 2. Institute of Dendrology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Kórnik, Poland
Interests: Plant-insect interactions; forests and insects ecology; climate change and forestry; shrub species; silviculture; Ecophysiology; Particulate matter pollution; game management; social dimensions of forest; invasive species and biological control
Dr. Buddhika Madurapperuma
Department of Forestry and Wildland Resources, Humboldt State University, 1 Harpst Street, Arcata, CA 95521-8299, USA
Interests: unmanned aerial systems (uas); hyperspectral; lidar; object-based image analysis
Dr. Andrea Majlingova
Department of Fire Protection, Technical University in Zvolen, Zvolen, Slovakia
Interests: gis; remote sensing; wildland fire; fire protection (fire and thermal analyses of forest biomass); risk assessment
Dr. Przemysław Mania
Department of Wood Science and Thermal Techniques, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology, Poznań University of Life Sciences, Wojska Polskiego 38/42, 60-627 Poznań, Poland
Interests: wood science; mechanical properties of wood; acoustic properties of wood; heat treatment; wood modification; wood anatomy
Dr. Roberto Mannu
Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Sassari, Viale Italia 39, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Interests: entomology; forest entomology; Integrated Pest Management; pest monitoring; insect population dynamics; insect diversity; insect communities; insect distribution; Scarabs; pest control
Dr. Mihai Ciprian MĂRGĂRINT
Department of Geography, Faculty of Geography and Geology, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iasi, Romania, postcode 700506
Interests: natural hazards, geomorphology, landslides, soil erosion, landslide susceptibility and risk assessment, risk perception, land degradation, geomorphometry, LiDAR and UAV applications
Dr. Carmelo Maria Musarella
Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria | UNIRC · Department of Agricultural Science
Interests: flora; ecology conservation environment biodiversity species diversity invasive species conservation biology natural resource management ecosystem ecology ecology and evolution; vegetation; alien species; ethnobotany; habitat; Quercus; solanum; Solanaceae
Dr. Hrvoje Marjanović
Department for Forest Management and Forestry Economics, Croatian Forests Research Institute, Cvjetno naselje 41, 10450 Jastrebarsko, Croatia
Interests: forest carbon stocks; carbon fluxes; soil carbon; dead wood; lulucf; forest growth; biogeochemical models; biome-bgc; remote sensing; modis
Dr. Monika Marković
Faculty of Agriculture, University of Osijek, Osijek, Croatia
Interests: irrigation, drought; Plant water needs; soil water content; Irrigation time; measuring soil water content; impact of irrigation on yield and quality of crops; vegetables and flowers
Dr. Pedro Marques
Engineering Department, School of Science and Technology, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Quinta de Prados, Engenharias I. Building, Real Village, 5001-801 Vila Real, Portugal
Interests: uav; remote sensing; Digital Image Processing; Unmanned Aerial Vehicles; Photogrammetry; computer science
Dr. Richard Massey
School of Informatics, Computing, and Cyber-Systems, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, USA
Interests: remote sensing; climate change; cropland mapping; earth engine; Satellite Data; phenology; ecology; sampling
Dr. Takanori Matsui
Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Yamadaoka 2-1, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan
Interests: Sustainable development goals; Terrestrial Ecosystem Services; renewable energy; applied artificial intelligence; machine learning
Dr. Radim Matula
Department of Forest Ecology, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Kamycka 129 Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: tree growth; coppicing; resprouting; forest management; forest biodiversity; forest resilience; climate change; biodiversity and ecosystem functioning
Dr. Abeer Mazher
Data61 CSiRO, Locked Bag 38004, Docklands Vic 8012, Australia
Interests: land use and environmental planning; data fusion; Machine and Deep Learning; Spatio-temporal Modelling and Data Analysis; Pattern Recognition and Data Mining; Applied Statistics and Hydrogeology; classification and clustering; photogrammetry and remote sensing; Econometrics and Statistical Methods; Visualization and Geoscience Imaging
Dr. Rebecca McDougal
Scion (New Zealand Forest Research Institute, Ltd.), Rotorua, New Zealand
Interests: Plant Pathology; forestry; molecular biology; phytopathology
Dr. Markus Andreas Meyer
Department of Natural Resources, Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation, University of Twente, 99, Hengelosestraat, 7514 AE Enschede, the Netherlands
Interests: ecosystem services; environmental impact; Environmental assessment; resilience; spatial planning; human-environment relations
Dr. Pavel Mezei
Institute of Forest Ecology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Zvolen, Slovakia
Interests: forestry; ecology; species distribution modelling; Nature Conservation; entomology
Dr. Raffaella Micillo
Avantech S.r.l., Via Quarto dei Mille, 6, Palermo I-90129, Italy
Interests: antioxidant, oxidative stress, melanin, tyrosinase, pigmentation, fruit browning, cosmetics, sun protection, reactive oxygen species, lipid peroxidation
Dr. Duduman Mihai-Leonard
Faculty of Forestry, Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Universitatii Street, 13, Suceava, Romania
Interests: forest entomology; bark beetles; forest protection
Dr. Ivan Mihál
Institute of Forest Ecology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Sturova 2, SK-960 53 Zvolen, Slovakia
Interests: fungi; mycology; Mycocoenology; forest phytopathology; forest ecology; Invertebrates (Arachnology – Opiliones)
Dr. Tomáš Mikita
Department of Forest management and Applied Geoinfomatics, Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic
Interests: gis; remote sensing; landscape management
Dr. Ana Milhinhos
Plant Sciences, ITQB-NOVA, Oeiras, Portugal
Interests: Secondary growth, Xylem development, Vascular cambium, Cork cambium, wood formation, Populus, Arabidopsis, cork oak, Pine
Dr. Norbert Móricz
Department for Ecology and Silviculture, Forest Research Institute, Sárvár, 9600, Hungary
Interests: dendroclimatology; forest growth; Drought Tolerance; climate change; remote sensing; species distribution model; water balance modelling
Dr. Leandro Morillas
Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain
Interests: earthquake engineering; Timber Engineering; structural health monitoring
Dr. Kanako Morita
Center for International Partnerships and Research on Climate Change, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, 1 Matsunosato, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8687, Japan
Interests: climate change mitigation and adaptation; Biodiversity and ecosystem conservation; Sustainable Development; governance; Investment and finance; Asia-Pacific
Dr. Tommy Mörling
Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
Interests: silviculture; forest management; wood science; wood properties; tree ring analyses; X-ray densitometry; forest growth and yield
Prof. Dr. Tadeusz Moskalik
Department of Forest Utilization, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Nowoursynowska 166, 02-787 Warszawa, Poland
Interests: forest utilization; forest engineering; forest biomass for energy; wood transportation; timber harvesting; sustainable forest management; GIS in forestry; non-wood products; wood science
Prof. Tariq M. Munir
1) Postdoctoral Fellow (Research and Teaching), Department of Geography and Planning, University of Saskatchewan, SK S7N 5C8, Canada
2) Department of Geography, University of Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada
Interests: Ecohydrology, Greenhouse gases, Biogeochemistry, Boreal Forests, Climate Change, Wetlands/Peatlands
Dr. Shigeki Murakami
Kyushu Research Center, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute Kumamoto, 860-0862 Japan
Interests: Canopy interception; throughfall; stemflow; Snowmelt; Catchment Water Balance
Dr. Stephen J. Murphy
Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology, The Ohio State University, 318 W 12th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Interests: community ecology; species coexistence; spatial analysis; species distribution model; herbivory; Plant-herbivore Interactions; species diversity; Janzen-Connell
Dr. Hossein A. Narouei-Khandan
Biosecurity Science & Risk Assessment Directorate, Ministry for Primary Industries, 147 Lambton Quay, Wellington, New Zealand
Interests: Plant disease modelling; Plant Pathology; plant disease epidemiology; MaxEnt; climex; Correlative models; mechanistic models; Climate change and plant disease; Ecological Niche Modelling; Climate envelopes; risk assessment
Dr. Katarzyna Nawrot-Chorabik
Department of Forest Ecosystems Protection, Faculty of Forestry, University of Agriculture in Krakow Al. 29-Listopada 46, 31-425 Krakow, Poland
Interests: plant biochemistry and physiology; entomology; phytopathology and mycology; meteorology and climatology; forest protection
Dr. Francesco Negro
Department of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences (DISAFA), University of Torino, Largo Paolo Braccini, 2, 10095 Grugliasco TO, Italy
Interests: physico-mechanical properties of wood; wood-based products; Wood processing; wood modification; natural durability of wood; Structural timber; innovation and development; sustainability; Regulations and standards in the wood sector
Dr. Miguel Nemesio-Gorriz
Teagasc Ashtown Research Centre, Ashtown, Dublin, D15 KN3K, Ireland
Interests: forest genetics; Tree resistance; Secondary metabolism in trees; woody plant-pathogen interaction
Dr. Mihai Niculita
Department of Geography, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Iasi, Romania
Interests: land use; Landslides; remote sensing; lidar; uav; dendrogeomorphology
Dr. Marzena Niemczyk
Department of Silviculture and Forest Tree Genetics, Forest Research Institute, 3 Braci Leśnej St., Sękocin Stary, 05-090, Raszyn, Poland
Interests: silviculture; tree breeding; tree improvement; Ecophysiology; short rotation forestry; poplar; productivity; Melolontha
Dr. Stefania Nin
CREA Research Center for Vegetable and Ornamental Crops, Via dei Fiori 8, 51012 Pescia (PT), Italy
Interests: innovative growing media; propagation; nursery production; biodiversity conservation; breeding; molecular markers; Morphology; climate change
Dr. Mihai Nita
Faculty of Silviculture and Forest Engineering, Transilvania University of Brasov, Brasov, Romania
Interests: gis; remote sensing; uav; watershed management; forestry
Dr. Furong Niu
School of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Interests: climate change; plant ecology; plant ecophysiology; ecohydrology; tree water use; sap flow; leaf gas exchange
Dr. Carlos Novillo
Chemical and Environmental Technology, King Juan Carlos University, Calle Tulipán, s/n, 28933 Móstoles, Madrid, Spain
Interests: Remote Sensing Applications; temporal series analysis; protected areas; climate influence on forest ecosystems; forest ecosystems monitoring
Prof. Dr. Justyna Nowakowska
Faculty of Biology and Environmental Sciences, Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
Interests: molecular biology of plants; molecular diagnostics of plant pathogens; Population genetics; GMO; forensic sciences; forensic botany
Dr. Jorge Olivar
Agresta S.Coop, Burgos, C/Ausín,16 09239 Albillos, Spain
Interests: sustainable forest management, silviculture, dendroecology, dendrochronology
Dr. Ahmad A. Omar
Citrus Research and Education Center, University of Florida, 700 Experiment Station Road, Lake Alfred, FL 33850, USA
Interests: plant biochemistry and molecular biology; genome editing; Protoplast technology; Citrus breeding and Genetics; tissue culture
Dr. Kwadwo Omari
Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, B.C. Govt., Nanaimo, BC, Canada
Interests: Forest Ecology, Silviculture, Land reclamation, Ecophysiology, Ecosystem Ecology, Forest management
Dr. Silvija Krajter Ostoić
Department for international scientific cooperation in Southeast Europe - EFISEE, Croatian Forest Research Institute, Cvjetno naselje 41, 10450 Jastrebarsko, Croatia
Interests: urban forestry, survey, perception, focus groups, qualitative research, urban forest policy, urban forest governance
Dr. Maša Zorana Ostrogović Sever
Department of forest management and forestry economics, Croatian Forest Research Institute, Cvjetno naselje 41, 10450, Jastrebarsko, Croatia
Interests: forest carbon stocks and fluxes; biogeochemical modelling; carbon allocation; growth dynamic; dendrochronology; soil organic carbon; climate change reporting; eddy-covariance measurements; fine roots; dead wood
Prof. Dr. Tomasz Oszako
Forest Research Institute, Department of Forest Protection, 05-090 Sękocin Stary, Poland
Interests: forests; environment; phytopathology; Plant Protection; biodiversity; monitoring with remote sensing; e-nose; pedology; agriculture; physiology; secondary metabolites; biocontrol; alien invasive species; genetic variability and plant health; urban forest and green area; molecular identification of microorganisms; genetic probes; ngs; pathogenic fungi and oomycetes; oak decline phenomenon; ash and alder dieback; chemotherapy; phosphite elicitors of resistance; climate change; CO& amp; lt; sub& gt; 2& /sub& increase and sequestration
Dr. Dimitrios Panagiotidis
Department of Forest Management, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences (CZU Prague), Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: remote sensing; uavs; Photogrammetry; lidar; forest management; Forest Mensuration; computer vision; machine learning; computer programming; forest mapping; Geoinformatics (G.I.S)
Dr. Miloš Pánek
Department of Wood Processing and Biomaterials; Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences; Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague; Kamýcká 129, 165 00 Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: exterior wood coatings; degradation; accelerated artificial testing; weathering; wood protection; wood and coating damages; bio-attack; transparent wood coatings; colour stability
Dr. Jan Parobek
Department of Marketing, Trade and World Forestry, Technical University in Zvolen, T. G. Masaryka 24, 960 01 Zvolen, Slovakia
Interests: bioeconomy; innovations; wood flow modelling; forest products trade; certification in forestry; forest services; forest industry competitiveness; product substitution on the wood market and wood products
Dr. Thomas Patterson
School of Biological, Environmental, and Earth Sciences, University of Southern Mississippi, 118 College Drive, Hattiesburg, MS 39406, USA
Interests: dendrochronology; climate; longleaf pine; masting
Dr. Juanjo Peón
University Institute of Space Sciences and Technologies of Asturias (ICTEA), University of Oviedo, Independencia 13, 33004 Oviedo, Asturias, Spain
Interests: topsoil organic carbon; land surface temperature; air temperature; hyperspectral imaging; spectral indices; Multivariate analysis; partial least squares regression; sentinel 2; landsat; modis
Dr. Marta Perez
Plant Biochemistry, Department of Biological Sciences Lab 2-04, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, UK
Interests: somatic embryogenesis; embryo development; embryo maturation; seed germination; genetics; in vitro culture; hormones; epigenetics
Dr. Remigiusz Pielech
Department of Forest Biodiversity, Faculty of Forestry, Institute of Ecology and Silvicultutre, 31-425 Kraków, Poland
Interests: forest ecology; forest dynamic; forest structure; forest protection; Bbodiversity; disturbance; Riparian forests; riverine forests; swamp; alluvial forest; Molecular Ecology; landscape ecology
Dr. Michał Polakowski
Institute of Biology, University of Szczecin, Wąska 13, PL-71-412, Szczecin
Interests: birds, ecology, biology, conservation, ornithology, habitat
Prof. Dr. Bogdan Popa
Department of Forest Management Planning and Terrestrial Measurements, Transilvania University from Brasov, Bulevardul Eroilor 29, Brașov 500036, Romania
Interests: forest economy; forest policy and regulation; protected areas management; forest certification; forest institutions; ecosystem services
Dr. Jesse N. Popp
Indigenous Environmental Science, Department of Geography & Environment, Mount Allison University, 144 Main St, Sackville NB, E4L 1A7, Canada
Interests: Indigenous Knowledge, Traditional Ecological Knowledge, Railway Ecology, Wildlife Ecology, Wildlife Reintroduction
Dr. Jagdish Poudel
Department of Forestry, Michigan State University, Michigan, MI 48824-1222, USA
Interests: Economic contribution analysis; Habitat Conservation Banking; forest management and planning; forest economics; Demand and Supply; Ecosystem Service Market; Wetland Mitigation banking
Dr. Noel D. Preece
Centre for Tropical Environmental and Sustainability Science, James Cook University, Queensland 4811, Australia
Interests: ecology; Environmental Science; fire ecology; biodiversity monitoring; reforestation
Dr. Valentina Prikhodko
Institute of Physicochemical and Biological Problems in Soil Science, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Institutskay, 2, Pushchino, Moscow region, Russia
Interests: soil properties; forest soil; green house gasses; Microbial Biomass; cultivated soil; ancient soil; geochemistry
Dr. Robert Prinz
Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Yliopistokatu 6B, FI-80100 Joensuu, Finland
Interests: forest technology; biomass chipping; forest biomass logistics; forest supply chain design; forest machine fuel consumption
Dr. Radoslaw Puchalka
1) Faculty of Biological and Veterinary Sciences, 2) Centre for Climate Change Research, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Lwowska 1, 87-100 Torun, Poland
Interests: bioclimatology, xylogenesis, phenology, dendroecology, plant ecology, biodiversity, vegetation sciences, nature protection, plant systematics
Dr. Giuseppe Pulighe
CREA Research Centre for Agricultural Policies and Bioeconomy, Via Po 14 Rome 00198, Italy
Interests: Watershed modeling; bioenergy development; urban agriculture; land use/land cover; Geoinformation; remote sensing; spatial analysis
Dr. Anton Pyzhev
Siberian Federal University, Russia, Krasnoyarsk 66004; Institute of Economics and Industrial Engineering, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk 630090, Russia
Interests: impacts of climate change on forests, economic modeling in forest management, institutional economics of forest sector
Dr. Anil Raj Kizha
School of Forest Resources, 5755 Nutting Hall, Room 217, University of Maine, Orono, Maine 04469, USA
Interests: forest operations; forest management; timber harvesting; Wood supply chain and Logistics; geospatial analysis
Dr. Rastislav Raši
Forest Research Institute, National Forest Centre, Zvolen, Slovakia
Interests: forest management, forest inventory, forest planning, sustainability indicators, forest ecosystem services
Prof. Dr. Katarína Ražná
Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Faculty of Agrobiology and Food Resources, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Trieda Andreja Hlinku 2, 949 76 Nitra, Slovakia
Interests: molecular markers; plant microRNA (miRNA); plant retrotransposons; plant genetic technologies; plat tissue cultures; abiotic stress
Dr. Gregory Reynolds
U.S. Forest Service, Albuquerque, NM 87102, USA
Interests: forest pathology; Armillaria; Dwarf mistletoe; heterobasidion; fusarium
Dr. Arif Reza
Department of Animal Industry Convergence, College of Animal Life Sciences, Kangwon National University, South Korea
Interests: Non-point source pollution; Water Quality Monitoring; nutrient dynamics; Nutrient Budgeting; nutrient management; Nutrient Recovery from Different Waste Streams
Dr. Tim Ritter
Institute of Forest Growth (WAFO), University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Gregor-Mendel-Straße 33, 1180 Wien, Vienna, Austria
Interests: forest biometrics, forest mensuration; Forest Inventory; forest growth; forest monitoring; sampling techniques; lidar; TLS
Dr. François-Nicolas Robinne
Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta, Edmonton, 116 St & 85 Ave, Edmonton, AB T6G 2R3, Canada
Interests: wildfire science; risk analysis; spatial analysis; ecosystem services; water security; Forest Hydrology; Geomatics
Dr. Sushan Ru
Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Interests: plant breeding; quantitative genetics; bioinformatics
Dr. Tomasz Rydzkowski
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Koszalin Universiy of Technology, Koszalin, Poland
Interests: polymer processing and recycling; food processing technology; composites and biocomposites; degradation; food packaging; wood properties and wood polimer-composites
Dr. Ivan Sačkov
Department of Forest Policy, Economics and Forest Management, National Forest Centre, Forest Research Institute, T. G. Masaryka 22, Zvolen, Slovakia
Interests: Forest Inventory; remote sensing; airborne laser scanning
Dr. Tom Saladyga
Department of Social Sciences, Concord University, Athens, WV 24712, USA
Interests: dendrochronology; fire ecology; socio-ecological systems; Environmental history; Appalachian forests
Dr. Emilia-Adela Salca
Faculty of Wood Engineering, Transilvania University of Brasov, Bulevardul Eroilor 29, Brașov 500036, Romania
Interests: veneers; Densification; colour of wood; heat treatment of wood; wood surface roughness; Wood processing
Dr. Zuzana Sarvašova
National Forest Centre - Forest Research Institute Zvolen, T.G. Masaryka 22, SK-960 92 Zvolen, Slovakia
Interests: Forest Policy; governance; Sustainable Development, Ecosystem services
Dr. Isabel B. Schmidt
Institute of Prehistory and Early History, University of Cologne, Koln, Germany
Interests: climate change; Geographic Information System; Excavation; Prehistoric Archaeology; Prehistory
Dr. Stephen Schweinsberg
UTS Business School, University of Technology Sydney, UTS, Building 8, 14/28 Ultimo Rd, Ultimo NSW 2007, Australia
Interests: sustainable tourism management; tourism pedagogy; rural land use development
Dr. Henrique Ferraço Scolforo
Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
Interests: forestry; Statistics; Geostatistics; environment; data collection; Modeling and Simulation
Dr. Vladimir Seben
Forest Research Institute, Slovakia, Zvolen, Slovakia
Interests: Forest Inventory; forest monitoring; forest management; forest ecology; Carbon sequestration; volume increment; wood felling; deadwood
Dr. Adam Senetra
Department of Socio-Economic Geography, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, ul. Prawochenskiego 15, 10-720 Olsztyn, Poland
Interests: Geography, Land management, Landscape, Forestry, Green spaces, Geographic Information Systems, Point valuation, Real estate market, Spatial analysis, Tourism and recreation
Dr. Aditi Sengupta
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, 902 Battelle Blvd, Richland, WA 99354, USA
Interests: soil science; Microbial Ecology; ecosystem science; greenhouse gases; biogeochemistry
Dr. Paul Sestras
Department of Land Measurements and Cadastre, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, 400020 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Interests: land survey; Engineering Survey; Construction survey; Landslides; uav; Mapping; gis; Cadastre; topography; Geodesy; cartography; remote sensing; Photogrammetry; 3D Modeling
Dr. Piotr Sewerniak
Department of Soil Science and Landscape Management, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Jurija Gagarina 11, 87-100 Toruń, Poland
Interests: forest soil; soil analysis, forest management, soil science, environment, soil, soil fertility, sustainability, soil chemistry, forest ecology, plant ecology, natural regeneration; site preparation; forest productivity; soil properties; wolves
Dr. Bijan Seyednasrollah
Harvard University
Interests: remote sensing; ecology; geospatial; hydrology; ecohydrology; data science; energy; modeling; spatial; phenology
Dr. Anamika Sharma
Western Triangle Agricultural Research Center, Montana State University, Culbertson Hall, 100, Bozeman, MT 59717, USA
Interests: insect-plant interaction; IPM; biological control; entomopathogenic fungus; entomopathogenic nematodes; gall-inducing insects; Cultural Management
Dr. Debjani Sihi
Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1 Bethel Valley Rd, Oak Ridge, TN 37830, USA
Interests: Forest carbon and nutrient cycles; Forest greenhouse gas dynamics; Forest macro-system ecology; Connecting below-ground and above-ground ecology; model-data fusion
Dr. Maja Simpraga
Ghent University, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Department Of Plants and Crops, Ghent university, Ghent B-9000, Belgium
Interests: plant-insect comunication; Ecophysiology; atmospheric chemistry; in vitro plant tissue culture
Dr. Marek Sławski
Institute of Forest Sciences, Warsaw University of Life Sciences-SGGW, Nowoursynowska 159/34, 02-776 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: biodiversity; old-growth; stand structure; green retention; folivores; soil fauna
Dr. Ewa Słowik-Opoka
Department of Forest Utilization, Engineering and Forest Technique, Faculty of Forestry, University of Agriculture in Krakow, aleja Adama Mickiewicza 21, 31-120 Kraków, Poland
Interests: erosion processes on streams in mountain forested catchments; sediments; fluvial system; wood in mountainous streams and rivers; hydrology in open stream channels
Dr. Thomas Luke Smallman
School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH9 3FF, United Kingdom
Interests: Terrestrial carbon cycle; model-data fusion; land surface models; forest ecosystems; ecosystem traits; climate change
Dr. Manoj Kumar Solanki
Visiting Scientist, Department of Food Quality & Safety, Institute for Post-harvest and Food Sciences, The Volcani Center, Agricultural Research Organization, Maccabi Road 68, P.O.B 15159, Rishon LeZion 7528809, Israel
Interests: plant microbes interaction; plant stress regulation; microbiome; post-harvest disease management; mycotoxigenic fungi; mycotoxins; Food safety and quality; food storage strategy; plant transcriptomics; whole-genome study
Dr. Vicelina Sousa
Centro de Estudos Florestais/Forest Research Center, Instituto Superior de Agronomia/School of Agriculture, Universidade de Lisboa/University of Lisbon Tapada da Ajuda, 1349-017 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: Forestry, Tree growth, Science and technology of lignocellulosic materials, Anatomy of wood and non-wood forest products, Wood density; Wood formation, Ecophysiology
Dr. Morwenna Spear
BioComposites Centre, Bangor University, Deiniol Road, Bangor LL57 2UW, UK
Interests: wood modification; Microstructure; dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA); polymers; durability
Dr. Cosmin Spirchez
Wood Processing and Design of Wooden Products Department, Transilvania University of Brasov, 29 Eroilor Blvd., 500036, Brasov, Romania
Interests: wood biomass; wood construction; Wood processing; Tools and devices for wood industry; quality management
Dr. Daniele Spoladore
1.Institute of Intelligent Industrial Technologies and Systems for Advanced Manufacturing (STIIMA), National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Rome, Italy
2. Information Science, University of Insubria, Via Ravasi, 2, 21100 Varese VA, Italy
Interests: ontology development and engineering; decision support systems; semantic web application; applications for rehabilitation; Smart Home and Environments
Dr. Gavriil Spyroglou
Hellenic Agricultural Organization "DEMETER"Forest Research InstituteVasilika 57006, Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: response of forest stand to thinning; individual tree growth models; stand natural regeneration; tree biomass estimation using tree allometry; seed quality assessment; simulation of forest growth
Dr. Aikaterina Stefi
Faculty of Biology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Interests: ecological plant anatomy; plant response to stress; stress induced secondary metabolite production
Dr. Aleš Straže
Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Jamnikarjeva 101, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: wood physics; wood mechanics; Wood Drying; hydrothermal treatment of wood; non-destructive characterization of material properties; acoustics of wood and lignocellulosic composites
Dr. Praveen Subedi
Environmental Microbiology Lab, Soil and Water Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Interests: loblolly pine; silviculture; organic matter decomposition; forest ecology; plant-soil interaction
Dr. Pradeep Kumar Sudheeran
Department of Postharvest Sciences, ARO, The Volcani Center, 68 Hamakabim Rd, P.O. Box 15159 Rishon LeZion, 7528809, Israel
Interests: plant molecular biology; Plant Pathology; Tissue culture and transgenics; host-pathogen interaction; plant biotechnology; Postharvest science; Food Sciences; phytochemistry
Dr. Rastislav Sulek
Department of Forest Economics and Management, Faculty of Forestry, Technical University in Zvolen, Slovakia
Interests: Forest legislation; property rights; forest ownership; markets in forestry; forestry services; Management theory; outsourcing in forestry
Dr. Małgorzata Sułkowska
Forest Research Institute, Braci Leśnej St. 3, Sękocin Stary, 05-090 Raszyn, Poland
Interests: population genetic; conservation of forest tree gene resources; molecular markers forest tree species
Prof. Dr. Yasushi Suzuki
Department of Agriculture, Forestry, Bioresource and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture and Marine Sciences, Kochi University, 2 Chome-5-1 Akebonocho, Kochi, 780-8072, Japan
Interests: forest engineering; forestry; forest operations; logging cable systems; woody biomass; forest road; residual stand damage; sustainable forest management
Dr. Jan Svetlik
Department of Forest Ecology, Mendel University in Brno, Zemědělská 1665, 613 00 Brno-sever-Černá Pole, Czech Republic
Interests: Forestry, Stress ecology; forest ecology; tree growth; xylogenesis; Ecophysiology; sap flow; root biomass; climate change
Dr. Mary Anne Sword Sayer
Southern Research Station, Forest Service, 2500 Shreveport Highway, Pineville, LA 71360, USA
Interests: Pinus physiology; Pinus nutrition; physiological adaptation; root system function; leaf area; carbon allocation; Drought; soil physical properties; prescribed fire; pine reproduction
Dr. Janusz Szmyt
Department of Silviculture, Faculty of Forestry, Poznan University of Life Sciences, Poznan, Poland
Interests: even-aged and uneven-aged silviculture; forest ecology; forest dynamics; spatial analysis; close to nature Forestry; fast growing tree plantations; climate change and its effect on forests and forestry
Prof. Dr. Marta Szostak
Department of Forest Resources Management, University of Agriculture in Krakow, aleja Adama Mickiewicza 21, 31-120 Kraków, Poland
Interests: forest; lulc; lidar
Dr. Chandra Sekhar Thammina
Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center, Washington State University, 24106 North Bunn Rd, Prosser, WA 99350, USA
Interests: plant tissue culture; molecular plant breeding; marker assisted selection; viral diagnostics; agriculture; horticulture; transgenics
Dr. Johanna Toivonen
Biodiversity Unit, University of Turku, 20500 Turku, Finland
Interests: treeline; alpine; Mountain forest; Microclimate; topography; land use; epiphytes; Tropical mountain cloud forests; biogeography; biodiversity
Dr. Merja Tölle
Department of Geography, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Senckenbergstraße 1, D-35390 Giessen, Germany
Interests: Boundary-layer processes; Interactions between land surface and atmosphere; Vegetation in the climate system; climate change and variability; water / energy / carbon cycle; numerical and statistical modelling
Dr. Michele Torresani
Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering, University of Trento, 38122 Trento, Italy
Interests: forests; biodiversity; remote sensing; spectral variation hypothesis; heterogeneity
Dr. Silvia Traversari
Research Centre for Vegetable and Ornamental Crops, Council for Agricultural Research and Economics, Pescia, Italy
Interests: abiotic stresses; carbohydrates; Drought; heavy metals; Osmotic adjustments; mineral nutrition; NTP
Dr. Petros Tsioras
Lab of Forest Utilization, Aristotle University, GR-541 24 Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: forest operations; wood harvesting; biomass supply chains; Environmental impacts of harvesting operations; ergonomics; vocational training; non-wood forest products
Dr. Hristos Tyralis
Hellenic Air Force
Interests: random forests; quantile regression
Dr. Francesca Ugolini
Institute of Bioeconomy – National Research Council of Italy, Via Madonna del Piano 10, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
Interests: plant ecophysiology; urban green areas; urban regeneration; urban green areas ecosystem services; soil amendments; plant nursery productions; plant substrates; geotourism; Science Education; inquiry based learning
Dr. Danielle E. M. Ulrich
Department of Ecology, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717, USA
Interests: Ecophysiology; Physiological ecology; physiology; climate change; environmental stress; Pinus
Prof. Dr. Teresa Vasconcelos
Department Ciências Exactas e do Ambiente, Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra, Bencanta, 3040-316 Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: Forest pests ecology; biological invasions; Interactions Insects/Fungi; Insects performance; Insects and Human health
Dr. Monika Vejpustkova
Department of Forest Ecology, Forestry and Game Management Research Institute, Strnady 136, 252 02 Jíloviště, Czech Republic
Interests: tree growth; dendrochronology; dendroecology; dendrometers; Biomass; allometry
Dr. Javier Velázquez
Department of Environment and Forestry, Catholic University of Ávila, Ávila, 05005, Spain
Interests: gis; remote sensing; connectivity; Nature Conservation; biodiversity; urban environment
Dr. Natalia Vizcaíno Palomar
Biodiversity, Communities and Genes Department (BIOGECO UMR 1202), at the French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food, and Environment (INRAE),Allée Geoffroy-St-Hilaire, CS50023, 33615 Pessac, France
Interests: biotic interactions; biogeography; climate change; restoration; conservation; intraspecific phenotypic variation
Dr. Radu Vlad
Marin Dracea National Research and Development Institute in Forestry, Brasov, Romania
Interests: forest management; ecological restoration; adaptive management; Ecosystem functioning; Structural Models
Dr. Polina Yu. Volkova
Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Radiobiology, Russian Institute of Radiology and Agroecology, Kievskoe shosse, 109 km, Obninsk, 249032, Russia
Interests: plant biology; abiotic stress; ionizing radiation; Radioecology; transcriptomics; metabolomics; genetic structure; pinus sylvestris; Scots pine
Dr. Dijana Vuletic
Croatian Forest Research Institute, Department for international scientific cooperation in Southeast Europe - EFISEE, Cvjetno naselje 41, 10450 Jastrebarsko, Croatia
Interests: forest economics; Forest Policy; ecosystem services; Urban forestry
Dr. Dinko Vusic
Department of Forest Engineering, Faculty of Forestry, University of Zagreb, Trg Republike Hrvatske 14, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: Timber harvesting systems; Forest Products; wood energy
Dr. Leszek Wanat
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Poznan University of Life Sciences, ul. Wojska Polskiego 28, PL 60-627 Poznań, Poland
Interests: economics of forestry; wood science and technology; mesoeconomics; regional science; economy of industry; institutional economy; law& amp; Economics
Dr. Chao Wang
Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang 110016, China
Interests: Soil Organic Matter; global warming; soil nitrogen cycling; stable isotope technique
Dr. Marcus V. Warwell
Rocky Mountain Research Station, US Forest Service, 1221 S. Main Street, Moscow, ID 83843, USA
Interests: genecology; quantitative genetics; evolutionary biology; bioclimate modeling; forest ecology
Dr. Michał Węgrzyn
Department of Polar Research and Documentation, Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Krakow, Poland
Interests: arctic; ecology; cryptogams; lichens; climate changes; trace elements; contamination; bioindicators; pine forests; Nature 2000
Dr. Bogdan Wertz
Department of Forest Resources Management, University of Agriculture in Kraków, Faculty of Forestry, Al. 29 Listopada 46, 31-425 Kraków, Poland
Interests: forest productivity; forest biometry; forest biomass; forest modelling; dendrochronology
Dr. Thales A. P. West
New Zealand Forest Research Institute (SCION), New Zealand; Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance (C-EENRG), University of Cambridge, UK
Interests: payment for ecosystem services; natural resource economics; Modeling and Simulation; Climate Change Mitigation; land use change; deforestation; redd+
Prof. Dr. Piotr Wezyk
Department of Forest Resources Management,University of Agriculture in Krakow, aleja Adama Mickiewicza 21, 31-120 Kraków, Poland
Interests: forest ecology; precise forestry; Landscape Architecture; spatial analysis; lulc; forests monitoring and management mapping
Dr. Cory Whitney
Institute of Crop Science and Resource Conservation, University of Bonn, Auf dem Hügel 6, 53121 Bonn, Germany
Interests: Decision Analysis; decision modeling; agroforestry; food security; agriculture; agroecology; Human Ecology; decision support; transdisciplinary research; homegardens; nutrition security; ethnoecology; ethnobotany; nutrition; sustainability
Dr. Martin Wiehle
Centre for International Rural Development, International Center for Development and Decent Work, Organic Plant Production and Agroecosystems Research in the Tropics and Subtropics, University of Kassel, Kleine Rosenstr. 1-3, 34109 Kassel, Germany
Interests: agroforestry; indigenous fruit trees; riparian ecosystems; land use (change) in tropical and subtropical regions; agroecosystems; plant genetic resources; morphological and genetic diversity and differentiation; Plant Biodiversity; community ecology; sustainable livelihood strategies
Dr. Olaf Wilke
Department of Materials and Environment, Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und prüfung, 12489, Germany
Interests: chemical emissions from wood; indoor air quality; emission test chamber; Volatile organic compounds
Dr. Jerylee Wilkes-Allemann
Natural Resource Policy Group, ETH Zurich Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: forest management; environmental governance; sustainability; Natural Resource Management; urban planning; Sustainable Development
Dr. Ben Wilkinson
School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville FL 32611-0565, USA
Interests: drones; UAS; Photogrammetry; lidar; remote sensing; Mapping
Dr. Roger Williams
School of Environment and Natural Resources, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Interests: wildland fire; prescribed fire; forest management; forest carbon; silviculture; Wildland Fire Management
Dr. John L. Willis
Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 521 Devall Drive, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
Interests: Forest Ecology, Silviculture, Fire Ecology, Restoration Ecology
Dr. António M. S. Xavier
Center For Advanced Studies in Management and Economics, University of Évora, Palácio do Vimioso (Gab. 224), Largo Marquês de Marialva, 8, 7000-809 Évora, Portugal
Interests: forest and farm management; mathematical programming models applied to forest management; Agricultural Economics; sustainability; forestry economics; Rural Development
Dr. Arimatéa Ximenes
Laboratory of Systems Ecology and Resource Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles—ULB, Av. F.D. Roosevelt 50, CPi 264/1, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium, Laboratory of Plant Biology and Nature Management, Ecology & Biodiversity, Vrije Universiteit Brussel VUB, Pleinlaan 2, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium
Interests: mangrove; wetland; Amazon forest; climate; sea surface temperature; biogeography; remote sensing; gis; ecology; species limits
Dr. Mon-Shieh Yang
Department of Earth Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Interests: LiDAR and Multispectral Remote Sensing; Geoprocessing Algorithm for 3D Point Cloud Data; Geomorphological Hazards; Forest fire monitoring; Modeling the Dynamics of the Growth of Grass
Dr. Yang Yang
Sierra Nevada Research Institute, University of California Merced, 5200 Lake Rd, Merced, CA 95343, USA
Interests: biogeochemistry; forest ecology; nutrient cycling; mercury; uncertainty analysis
Dr. Rong Yu
School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 321 Hardin Hall, Lincoln, NE 68583, USA
Interests: phenology and climate change; productivity; arctic and boreal ecosystems; dynamic process network; random forests
Dr. Petr Zasadil
Department of Ecology, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Czech University od Life Sciences, Kamycka 129, Prague - Suchdol, CZ 165 00, Czech republic
Interests: forest birds, biodiversity conservation, protected areas management, agroforestry
Prof. Dr. Julian Zemke
Department of Geography, Institute for Integrated Natural Sciences, University Koblenz-Landau, Universitätsstr. 1, D-56070 Koblenz, Germany
Interests: forest soil; Forest Hydrology; soil physical properties; Soil hydrology; gis; soil erosion; soil compaction
Dr. Frank Zhang
Computer Information Systems, University of the Fraser Valley, 33844 King Rd, Abbotsford V2S 7M8, Canada
Interests: uav; image processing; remote sensing; AI
Dr. Anna Źróbek-Sokolnik
Department of Botany and Nature Protection, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Plac Lodzki 1, 10-754 Olsztyn, Poland
Interests: protected species; biodiversity protection and conservation; ecosystem services; private and state forests; Forest Policy; morphometric tests; reproduction of woody species; reproduction of herbaceous species and perennials; transformation of forest areas; afforestation and deforestation
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