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Finnish Forest Research Institute
18th September 2003


Metla participates in the Exhibition of the XII World Forestry Congress, Canada
Featuring the Highlights of the Finnish Forest Research

The Finnish Forest Research Institute (Metla) welcomes you to get acquainted with its activities and latest research results in the exhibition of the XII World Forestry Congress, Quebec City, Canada.

The exhibition will take place in the Québec City Convention Centre from 21st to 25th September, 2003. Visit the Finnish Pavilion (stand 130) for general information on Metla and its research work. Scientific organizations, information end users and other interested parties are also encouraged to explore co-operation possibilities with Metla.

The Finnish Pavilion highlights some features of the Finnish forestry. You can, for example, have a closer look at the interactive satellite-image based forest resource map of Finland, based on the multi-source forest inventory method developed in Finland.

The exhibition is open for the congress participants from 21st to 25th September, 2003. The public is invited to visit the exhibition on its closing day, Thursday 25th Sept, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For more information, please contact:

  • Metla/Communication, e-mail info@metla.fi, ph. +358 10 211 2000

Please note that our telephone numbers have been changed in 2003.

  • The new extension number is +358 10 2111.

  • The contact information of Metla's services and personnel can be found on our Internet-pages: http://www.metla.fi/


More information on the XII World Forestry Congress: http://www.wfc2003.org/

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