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Futmon - Further Development and Implementation of an EU-level Forest Monitoring System

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TitleFutmon - Further Development and Implementation of an EU-level Forest Monitoring System
CreatorInstitute of World Forestry
DescriptionFutMon is a LIFE+ co-financed project for the 'Further Development and Implementation of and EU-level Forest Monitoring System'. The project aims at the creation of a pan-European forest monitoring system which can serve as a basis for the provision of policy relevant information on forests in the European Union as required under international obligations and key action 8 of the Forest Action Plan (COM 2006 final). FutMon large-scale plots and infrastructures are planned to serve as a pillar for the harmonisation of National Forest Invetories. A close collaboration with the European National Foret Inventory Network (ENFIN) is thus an integral part of FutMon. The project coordination centre is situated at the Institute of World Forestry, Hamburg, Germany.
URLhttp://www.futmon.org/
LanguageEnglish
CountryEUROPEAN UNION
Keywordsforest monitoring; forest resources; European Union; national forest inventories; information systems
TypeDatasets, Statistics, EC-EU resources, Projects
AccessPublic
 
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 Published: May 11 2009