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Research Programme:

Research and Development Programme on Forest Resource Information Systems and Forest Planning (MSU) 2007 - 2010

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Organisation

 

Programme co-ordination:
Advisory group:
  • Pasi Puttonen Metla (chairperson)
  • Ari Eini, Forestry Centre Keski-Suomi
  • Veikko Hiltunen, Metsähallitus
  • Jussi Joensuu, Koskitukki Oy
  • Annika Kangas, University of Helsinki
  • Timo Leskinen, Regional Union of Forest Owners of an area of Järvi-Suomi
  • Reijo Mykkänen, SilvaData
  • Raito Paananen, Forestry Development Centre Tapio
  • Olavi Peltola, forest owner
  • Niina Riissanen, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
  • Tapio Räsänen, Metsäteho
  • Jarmo Sinko, Forestry Centre Etelä-Pohjanmaa
  • Jari Yli-Talonen, Forest Management Association Itä-Häme

 

Competence and expertise of the advisory group:

  • decision making in private forests concerning the forest management and wood sales as well as planning and support services including ICT-applications offered to private forest owners
  • development of forest planning system and forest resource information system of the Finnish Forest and Park Service
  • planning of wood supply in wood processing company
  • In Forestry Centres:
    • regional monitoring, planning and improvement tasks
    • production and maintenance of regional forest information
    • development of forest resource information system and forest planning
  • regional monitoring, planning and improvement tasks in the unions of forest owners
  • planning, implementation and management of development and research projects.

KEYWORDS

databases, forest management planning, forest mensuration, forestry extension, geographic information systems, information and communication technology, information network, information storage, information systems, information transfer, real-time data processing, remote sensing, satellite positioning, software development

PROGRAMME DIRECTOR

Kurttila, Mikko
The Finnish Forest Research Institute, Joensuu Office, PL 68, FI-80101 JOENSUU, FINLAND
phone: +358 10 2111
e-mail: mikko.kurttila @ metla.fi

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