Finnish Forest Research Institute
 

Post Conference Tour
in Finland and Sweden,
June 12-17, 2003

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Program

Post Conference Tour

Route Map

Friday June 13
  8.00 Excursion begins at Rovaniemi railway station
 8.00 Transfer to Pahtaja
  

Point 1. Pahtaja

  • Uneven-aged management in pine stands (Erkki Lähde and Yrjö Norokorpi)
    Transfer to Jokela
  

Point 2. Jokela

  • Current regeneration practices with retention and irregular spatial patterns (Lauri Karvonen)
 10.05 Coffee
 10.55 Transfer to Hietaperä
 11.20

Point 3. Hietaperä

  • Metla's research forests (Martti Varmola)
  • Utilization history of Lapland's forests (Mikko Hyppönen)
 12.00Transfer to Hyypiö
 12.10

Point 4. Hyypiö

  • Natural stand structure and dynamics in spruce stands on thick-moss sites at high altitudes (Kari Mäkitalo)
 12.30 Transfer to Koivikkoniemi
 12.50 Lunch & Coffee at Koivikkoniemi
 13.50 Transfer to Sattasuo
 14.05 Walk to the study plots
 14.15

Point 5. Sattasuo

  • Development of stand structure and tree growth in an irregular Scots pine stand after drainage of peatland (Hannu Hökkä)
 15.10 Walk to the bus
 15.20Transfer to Koskenkylä
 16.10

Point 6. Koskenkylä

  • Uneven-aged advanced growth in mature pine stand gaps (Mikko Hyppönen)
 16.50Transfer to Rovaniemi
 17.10

Free time

 19.00 Boat trip & dinner at Metla's Rovaniemi Research Station
Saturday June 14
  7.30 Excursion begins at the Hotel Santa Claus, Rovaniemi
 7.30

Transfer to Sieppijärvi, Kolari

 9.15

Point 1. Visit at a reindeer farm (Mika Satta)

  • family forest management
  • reindeer husbandary in multi-use forestry (Timo Helle), Paliskunnat (Matti Särkelä)
  • coffee break
 10.15 Transfer to Pallas-Ounastunturi National Park Visitor Centre
 11.50 Lunch break at the Hotel Pallas
  12.50 Point 2. Finnish national parks
 13.10 Point 3. Timber line issues during a walk (Vesa Juntunen)
  14.00 Transfer to Pallasjärvi
 14.10 Walk to a natural pine forest permanent study plot
 14.20

Point 4. Poster presentation:

  • Criterion for defining the natural forests (Juha Siitonen)
  • Natural forest sample plot network (Juha Siitonen)
 15.20 Walk to the Pyhäjoki nature trail
 15.30

Point 5. Poster presentation:

  • Differences in diameter distributions between managed and natural forests (Jouni Siipilehto)
 16.00 coffee break
 16.15 Walk to the bus
 16.25 Transfer to Levitunturi
 17.15

Point 6. Forest management adjacent to Levi-Kätkä recreational area (Anssi Juujärvi)

  • Metsäkeskus Lappi & land owner
  • Levi tourism
  18.05 Transfer to the Hotel Levitunturi
 18.15Dinner at the Hotel Levitunturi
 19.15 Transfer to Rovaniemi, Hotel Santa Claus

Detailed program of Sunday June 15 -Tuesday June 17 will be announced later.


 
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