Poland: IUFRO Conference on Remote Sensing and Forest Monitoring; 1-3 June, Rogów, Poland


IUFRO Conference on Remote Sensing and Forest Monitoring

1-3 June 1999, Rogów

The IUFRO Conference on Remote Sensing and Forest Monitoring will be held at the Center of Ecological Education of the Warsaw Agricultural University, Rogów, Poland, 1-3 June 1999.

Conference Objectives:

  • Review the state-of-the-art of remote sensing as a tool of forest monitoring and inventory and forest fire management
  • Review the research and application problems of the use of remote sensing in forestry and forest fire management(from countrywide to global scale)
  • Review the present and future remote sensing systems in relation to forestry oriented applications
  • Discuss the recommendations concerning future activity of IUFRO remote sensing society in relation to IUFRO-2000 Congress.
  • Sessions and moderators:


    Remote Sensing and Biodiversity Barbara Koch Remote Sensing and Regional and Global Forest Monitoring Risto Päivinen Remote Sensing and Education Issues David L. Evans Remote Sensing and Forest Fires Brian Stocks Disaster in Forestry Mathias Schardt Remote Sensing and Tropical Forests Jusoff Kamaruzaman


    Call for papers and posters: You are kindly invited to submit a paper/or present a poster. Please send an abstract (approx. 300 words) to the secretariat before 20 September, 1998. The instructions for preparing the final manuscripts and posters will be presented in the second circular.

    Registration fee: Detailed information about fees and prices will be given in the second circular

    Contact address for the conference organization:


    Mr. Arkadiusz Nowicki
    Mr. Wlodzimierz Karaszkiewicz
    Faculty of Forestry
    Rakowiecka 26/30
    PL – 02-528 Warsaw

    Fax: +48-22-491375
    Tel: +48-22-490482
    e-mail: rogow99@giswitch.sggw.waw.pl
    WWW: http://giswitch.sggw.waw.pl/rogow99/


    Contact address for the Chair, IUFRO Subject Group 8.05.00 Forest Fire Research, and session moderator “Remote Sensing and Forest Fires”:


    Brian J.Stocks
    Forest Fire Research
    Canadian Forest Service
    Natural Resources Canada
    1219 Queen Street East
    Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A 5M7

    Fax: ++1-705-759-5700
    Tel: ++1-705-759-5740
    e-mail: bstocks@nrcan.gc.ca

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