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Instituto Universitario de Investigación y Gestión Forestal Sostenible (IUGFS)

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TitleInstituto Universitario de Investigación y Gestión Forestal Sostenible (IUGFS)
2nd TitleSustainable Forest Management Research Institute [Spain]
CreatorInstituto Universitario de Investigación y Gestión Forestal Sostenible (IUGFS)
DescriptionThe Sustainable Forest Management Research Institute (Instituto Universitario de Investigación en Gestión Forestal Sostenible, IUGFS) (established in 11th March 2009) is a joint research unit between University of Valladolid and INIA. The IUGFS objectives are: to conduct relevant forest research and to develop high-level master and PhD programs. Major topics covered by IUGFS include: Silviculture; Forest entomology; Forest pathology; Forest modeling; Forest ecology; Forest dynamics and management; Wildlife conservation; Forest genetics; Biodiversity and ecological processes; Fire ecology; Soil restoration; Global change, forest and forestry: mitigation and adaptation. The following services are available via the IUGFS webpages: Forest Modelling Platform (SIMANFOR); Inventory data management (BASIFOR); Master and Doctoral studies program; search of SFM publications database; search for labs and experimental sites.
KeywordsIUGFS; sustainable forest management; SFM; silviculture; forest entomology; forest pathology; forest modeling; forest ecology; forest genetics; biodiversity; fire ecology; soil restoration; climate change; national forest inventories; research; education
TypeEducational institutions and departments, Research institutions and departments
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 Published: October 19 2009 | Last updated: October 31 2012