Or check out our photos and videos for an instant look at the world of science at the European Commission. Not to distribute the images or databases to third parties. regarding protection of high nature value areas, forest … European Atlas of Forest Tree Species – cover design. Publications Office of the European Union, 978-92-79-52833-0 (pdf),978-92-79-36740-3 (print), OPOCE LB-04-14-282-EN-N (online),LB-04-14-282-EN-C (print), Eur scientific and technical research reports, EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports. 2002). /GS2 7 0 R /MC1 104 0 R /ArtBox [ 0 0 841.89000 1190.55000 ] Climate Change Tree Atlas (A Spatial Database of 134 Tree Species of the Eastern USA) Anantha M Prasad, Louis R Iverson, Steve Matthews, Matt Peters NRS-4151, USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station, Delaware, Ohio /T1_4 79 0 R Our scientific work supports a whole host of EU policies in a variety of areas from agriculture and food security, to environment and climate change, as well as nuclear safety and security and innovation and growth. >> /T1_0 94 0 R This first Atlas of Forest Tree Species of Europe aims at providing this essential information for regular citizens, researchers and politicians, as it is key when taking decisions in our daily life e.g. Acer campestre - Field maple. /Group 102 0 R endobj /Type /Pages >> /ColorSpace << They inhabit the insular forests and dense vegetation of floodplains, in marshlands, stream banks, and lakeshores across Europe, Asia, and Northern Africa. 10.2788/038466 (online),10.2788/4251 (print) - In European forestry, one essential, although not yet available information, was the distribution of the forest tree species in the European wide territory. Basic dendrometric data were gathered for 260,000 national forest inventory plot … The EC’s Joint Research Centre celebrated the International Day of Forests (21 March) by launching the first ever European Atlas of Forest Tree Species. /ExtGState << The regression results were iteratively scaled to fit NUTS-II forest inventory statistics and the European Forest Map (Tröltzsch et al. /T1_2 88 0 R Distribution maps of 110 tree species are available, and can be downloaded in two formats. /Parent 1 0 R /Parent 1 0 R European beech (Fagus sylvatica) is a large deciduous tree, widely distributed in Central and Western Europe.With around 250 known uses for its wood, beech is one of the most important and diversely used trees in Europe. Based on IRS-P6 LISS-III, SPOT4 (HRVIR) and SPOT5 HRG satellite data of 2006 (Figure 1, Kempeneers et al. Learn about deforestation rates and other land use practices, forest fires, forest communities, biodiversity and much more. Larch (Larix): The larch is native to much of the cooler temperate northern hemisphere, on lowlands in the far north, and high on mountains further south. /Contents 6 0 R >> The European Atlas of Forest Tree Species is the first comprehensive publication of such a unique and essential environmental resource, that is, our trees. The atlas features textual description and high quality photographs and map images showing the spatial distribution of species across the continent. The wood is highly appreciated for use in furniture, flooring, staircases and musical instruments, as well as for plywood, veneering and pulp. Larches are among the dominant trees in the immense boreal forests of Russia and Canada.. /T1_2 88 0 R /Type /Catalog The European forest tree species protected in the Pan-European strategy for genetic ... Mt. Explore the state of forests worldwide by analyzing tree cover change on GFW’s interactive global forest map using satellite data. Our research topics give a deeper insight into that support of EU policy, while you can also discover the unique laboratories and facilities where our scientists work. /Producer (Python PDF Library \055 http\072\057\057pybrary\056net\057pyPdf\057) As a multinational and multicultural research centre, we collaborate with over a thousand partners worldwide. 1 0 obj Frequency: Modified regularly Resolutions: 1km Extent: Pan-European Data can be accessed here. 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De Rigo, D. Caudullo, G. Houston Durrant, T. Mauri, A. /Rotate 0 >> 7. In cooperation with EFI, Alterra / Wageningen University and Research Centre has released a set of 1x1 km tree species maps showing the distribution of 20 tree species over Europe (Brus et al. endobj << /XObject << The atlas features textual description and high quality photographs and map images showing the spatial distribution of species across the continent. "The European Atlas of Forest Tree Species is both a scientific publication, in which researchers and forest specialists can find rigorous and up-to-date information on the many tree species of our forests, and a publication suited for education and the dissemination of information about the richness of our forests to our generation and future generations. /T1_1 95 0 R >> Information on over 60 tree species that are either widely grown in British forests at the present time or which could play an increasing role in the future. 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The European Commission's science and knowledge service. The European Atlas of Forest Tree Species is both a scientific publication, in which researchers and forest specialists can find rigorous and up-to-date information on the many tree species of our forests, and a publication suited for education and the dissemination of information about the richness of our forests to our generation and future generations. It prefers sunny exposures in thermophile mixed deciduous forests, well adapted to rocky soils lacking in humus, where it is able to crush rocks entering their fissures with its strong roots. 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