Finnish Forest Research Institute
  Uneven-aged Forest Management: Alternative Forms, Practices, and Constraints
IUFRO International Interdisciplinary Conference
and Field Tour in Finland and Sweden,
June 8-17, 2003

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Program

South Finland Excursion June 11, 2003

Route Map

 7.00 Excursion begins at Meripuisto, Espoo
 7.00 Transfer to Vesijako
 9.15

Point 1. Vesijako

  • Natural forest dynamics: Stand structure patterns resulting from fires (Pasi Puttonen, Saara Lilja)
  Coffee
 9.45 Transfer to Kailankulma
 10.00

Points 2-5. Kailankulma

  • Selection management in Spruce stands: experiments, modeling,simulation (Sauli Valkonen, Kalle Eerikäinen)
  • Harvesting in selection stands (Matti Sirén)
  • Methodology and results on long-term experiments with alternative treatments in Norway spruce stands (Erkki Lähde)
  • Role of root rot in the selection management in Spruce stands (Tuula Piri)
 12.20 Transfer to regeneration area
 12.50

Point 6.

  • Ordinary regeneration area with green tree retention and protection of valuable habitats (UPM-Kymmene Group)
 13.15 Transfer to Vilppula
 14.15 Lunch

15.15 Transfer to sawmill
 15.25

Point 7. Vilppula, Finforest Sawmill

  • Modern wood processing, timber quality
 16.10 Transfer to Elämänmäki
 16.30

Point 8. Elämänmäki

  • Old spruce stand in a reserve (Olavi Laiho)
  • Refreshments
 17.00 Transfer to Vessari
 17.10

Point 9. Vessari

  • Stand structure, growth, and regeneration in stands with alternative treatments; Development of stand structure in Finland in 1920-2000 (Erkki Lähde, Olavi Laiho, Yrjö Norokorpi, Timo Saksa)
 18.40

Transfer to Hyytiälä

 19.20Dinner at University of Helsinki, Hyytiälä Forestry Field Station
 21.00 Transfer to Meripuisto
 24.00

Excursion ends at Meripuisto


 
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