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18.12.2014 The Natural Resources Institute Finland brings together natural resources research in Finland
15.10.2014 Finnish Forest Sector Economic Outlook 2014–2015 executive summary
09.09.2014 LYNET IV Research Days: Utilization of natural resources over the border of Finland and Russia – perspectives of natural and social sciences
29.07.2014 Ecological Restoration attracts people to the SER2014 European Conference in Oulu, Finland, August 3-8 2014
Links: http://www.ser2014.org/
Projects: 7586, 7445, 3532
Programme: mmk
30.06.2014 Metla Bulletin #2/2014
31.01.2014 The Swedish University of Agriculture is the new host for EFINORD
Links: EFINORD, European Forest Institute EFI
16.01.2014 Metla Bulletin #1/2014
31.12.2013 Finnish Statistical Yearbook of Forestry 2013 is now available Projects: 3006
Programme: til
Publication: The Statistical Yearbook of Forestry 2013
01.11.2013 Forestry Sector Outlook Improving
01.11.2013 Research Director Leena Paavilainen named as interim director general of Metla on 1 November 2013
23.10.2013 Finnish Forest Sector Economic Outlook 2013–2014 executive summary
18.09.2013 The Finnish Forest Research Institute and Agrifood Research Finland recommend the use of healthy domestic planting material as part of the Integrated Plant Protection Program Projects: 3580
07.08.2013 Metla Bulletin #3/2013
14.05.2013 Metla Bulletin #2/2013
22.04.2013 Recent study by Metla and Skogforsk confirms the productivity leap of the Fixteri whole-tree bundler Projects: 3561, 3564, 3513
Programme: 001
08.01.2013 Metla Bulletin #1/2013
13.12.2012 Finnish Statistical Yearbook of Forestry 2012 is now available Projects: 3006
Programme: til
Publication: The Statistical Yearbook of Forestry 2012
28.11.2012 Finnish Forest Products Exports Hampering because of Euro Area Problems Projects: 3520
Publication: Finnish Forest Sector Economic Outlook 2012–2013
22.10.2012 Metla Bulletin #3/2012
14.09.2012 New innovative solutions for forest biomass supply in the EU Projects: 8545
Programme: 001
26.04.2012 Metla Bulletin #2/2012
16.03.2012 All about the Russian forest sector – a new handbook available
Publication: Northwest Russian Forest Sector in a Nutshell
28.02.2012 Metla Bulletin #1/2012
12.12.2011 Statistical Yearbook of Forestry 2011 published
Publication: Statistical Yearbook of Forestry
01.12.2011 Demand for forest products weakening Projects: 3520
Publication: Finnish Forest Sector Economic Outlook 2011–2012
30.09.2011 Metla Bulletin #2/2011
13.09.2011 International Foresters Meet to Improve Global Forestry Reporting
Links: Global Forest Resources Assessment
Projects: 3441, 3401, 3006
Programme: til, vmi
15.06.2011 Metla Bulletin #1/2011
14.06.2011 Impact of nature management measures becoming visible in commercial forests Projects: 7463
Publication: State of Finland´s Forests 2011 (pdf)
24.05.2011 Joensuu Forestry Networking Week 2011: Forests and Energy
15.02.2011 Faster pace and wider perspective essential for forest sector renewal Projects: 50168
Publication: After the transition – The future of the Finnish Forest Sector
28.01.2011 How to respond to the global drivers of change affecting forests? Projects: 3546
Publication: The Policy brief: Making forests work for people and nature – Responding to global drivers of change
13.01.2011 The supply of woody biomass from the forests in the EU can be significantly increased
Links: Final reports
29.11.2010 Slowing of brisk growth in forest products markets Projects: 3520
Publication: Finnish Forest Sector Economic Outlook 2010–2011
08.11.2010 New publication: Forests and Society – Responding to Global Drivers of Change Projects: 3348
Publication: Forests and Society – Responding to Global Drivers of Change
25.08.2010 Sharing information on forests in Africa via www.fornis.net
Links: FORNESSA Information Service (FORNIS)
Projects: 3541
19.08.2010 GFIS (Global Forest Information Service) launches an upgraded gateway to improve forest information sharing
Links: GFIS.net
Projects: 3541
14.06.2010 Finland puts emphasis on renewable wooden energy in order to mitigate climate change
Programme: mil
Publication: Finland's Forests in Changing Climate
02.06.2010 Scientists and stakeholders gathered to the Joensuu Forestry Networking Week 2010
10.05.2010 Indufor and the Finnish Forest Research Institute (Metla) agreed to collaborate
Links: www.indufor.fi
18.03.2010 Modernization of forest biomass operations research – powered by the EU
Links: www.forestenergy.org/
05.03.2010 Research results for ecological forest management now also in Russian
Links: Pohjoiset havumetsät – tutkimustuloksia ekologiseen metsänhoitoon
Projects: 7224
Publication: Hvojnye lesa severnyh širot – ot issledovanija k èkologičeski otvetstvennomu lesnomu hozjajstvu
08.02.2010 Soil contributes to climate warming more than expected - Finnish research shows a flaw in climate models Projects: 3366, 3491
Programme: mil
08.02.2010 Metla Bulletin #1/2010
22.01.2010 EFINORD Head of Office appointed
Links: The European Forest Institute
Projects: 3006
Programme: til
01.12.2009 Slow growth in demand for forest industry products Projects: 3520
Publication: Finnish Forest Sector Economic Outlook 2009-2010
03.08.2009 Outlook for Finland’s Forest Industry Production and Wood Consumption for 2015 and 2020 Projects: 3495, 50168
Publication: Metlan työraportteja 122: Arvio Suomen puunjalostuksen tuotannosta ja puunkäytöstä vuosina 2015 ja 2020
16.06.2009 The Joensuu Forestry Networking Week 2009
Links: JFNW 2009 Homepage
11.03.2009 Metla Bulletin #1/2009
02.02.2009 Focus on Forest Experiments
Links: NoLTFoX network

Publication: Working Papers of the Finnish Forest Research Institute 105
10.12.2008 Forest industry production on the decrease Projects: 3414
Publication: Finnish Forest Sector Economic Outlook 2008-2009
29.10.2008 Forest sector is affected by weakening economic development Projects: 3414
Publication: Finnish Forest Sector Economic Outlook 2008-2009
10.09.2008 Experts on vegetative propagation of conifers meet in Punkaharju
Links: Conference homepage
Projects: 3389
28.08.2008 Sustainable use of forest biomass for energy: Cool research data for heated energy debate Projects: 3426
Programme: bio
Publication: Sustainable use of Forest Biomassa for Energy – A Synthesis with Focus on the Baltic and Nordic region
03.07.2008 Metla is relocating from Helsinki to Vantaa in early July
12.05.2008 Notable international recognition to Metla’s researchers
Links: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Projects: 3422, 3441, 3431
Programme: mil, bio
14.02.2008 Russian customs tariffs on roundwood will significantly affect forest sector’s employment in Eastern Finland Projects: 3384, 3504
Publication: Working Papers of the Finnish Forest Research Institute 70
10.01.2008 Russian forestry information service extended
Links: Euregio Karelia Neighbourhood Programme, Region of North Karelia
Projects: 3464, 7106
18.12.2007 Customer journal Metla Bulletin 2/2007 and Finnish Forest Sector Economic Outlook 2007-2008 are now available
Publication: Metla Bulletin
12.12.2007 The first village-level forestry programme has been completed in Finland
Links: ELAV
Projects: 7184, 3417, 3434
Programme: tuk, msu
Publication: Kolin ja Hattusaaren paikallinen metsäohjelma
12.12.2007 Available now: Finnish Statistical Yearbook of Forestry 2007 Projects: 3006
Publication: Finnish Statistical Yearbook of Forestry
24.04.2007 Restoration by controlled burning benefits endangered beetle species during the year of burning Projects: 805701, 7081, 3408
11.04.2007 New research results to help disease prevention of Scleroderris canker and support damage prediction Projects: 3299
27.03.2007 Use of forests is sustainable in Lapland
26.03.2007 Cloning of leaf-variegated birches for landscaping Projects: 3389
23.03.2007 Forest condition in Finland has remained stable
Links: Forest Focus/ICP Forests
Projects: 3153
Programme: ffo
Publication: Working Papers of the Finnish Forest Research Institute 45
28.02.2007 Utilization of peatland forests should be increased
Links: Metsähallitus, Tornator Oy

Programme: sum
Publication: Metlan Working Papers 43
07.02.2007 Several plant species in Finland support rapid spread of cronartium rust and white-pine blister rust Projects: 3299
24.01.2007 Wood industry companies in Northwest Russia want additional markets in Europe
Links: PTT
Projects: 3384
Publication: Metla Working Papers 41
23.01.2007 Finnish Forest Cluster Research Portal opens
22.01.2007 Study published on development of environmental specimen banking and shared use of environmental samples in Finland
Links: SYKE
Projects: 3373
Publication: Suomen ympäristö 56/2006
19.01.2007 Professor Anatoly Petrov appointed as member of Metla’s Scientific Advisory Board
16.01.2007 Inari residents would like a bigger role in decision-making in matters of forestry Projects: 3400, 3249
Programme: mot
Publication: Metsätieteen aikakauskirja 4/2006
15.01.2007 Ample sources for energy wood in the Leningrad region – demand and efficient harvesting methods needed Projects: 7205
Publication: Metla Working Papers 37
12.01.2007 Models on wood and timber properties important when planning the utilization of forest resources
Links: WoodWisdom
Projects: 3002, 3357
Programme: mts, pkm
12.01.2007 Inari embraces harmonious coexistence of nature-based livelihoods Projects: 3400
Publication: Metsätieteen aikakauskirja 4/2006
04.01.2007 Foliar colour as indicator of nutrient status of Scots pine on peatlands Projects: 3386
Publication: Forest Ecology and Management 237 (1-3)
21.12.2006 Project launched to develop methods for the management of indigenous forests in semi-arid woodlands in Eastern Africa Projects: 8512
19.12.2006 New ideas and knowledge for local activities in forests via interactive and collaborative planning Projects: 3417
Programme: tuk
Publication: Working Papers of the Finnish Forest Research Institute 38
15.12.2006 Dissertation: Root cuttings to propagate fast-growing hybrid aspen – an efficient method for industrial needs
Publication: Dissertationes Forestales 33
14.12.2006 Assessment of canopy cover is not without problems
Links: NFI10
Projects: 3401
Programme: vmi
Publication: Silva Fennica 40(4)
11.12.2006 The Finnish Statistical Yearbook of Forestry 2006 – forest sector in numbers Projects: 3006
Programme: til
Publication: Statistical Yearbook of Forestry
11.12.2006 Forststatistisches Jahrbuch 2006 – Forstsektor in Zahlen Projects: 3006
Programme: til
Publication: Statistical Yearbook of Forestry
08.12.2006 The scenic impacts of forest regeneration can be reduced
Links: Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Projects: 3254, 3164, 3287
Programme: emu, mek
Publication: Dissertationes Forestales 31
05.12.2006 FFCS certificate efficient in Finnish forests
Links: The Finnish Forest Foundation, Centre of Excellence in Evolutionary Research
Projects: 3407
Programme: tuk
Publication: Working Papers of Metla 39 (In Finnish)
01.12.2006 Start-up of LAPBIAT project to enhance research exchange
Links: Homepage of the LAPBIAT facility
Projects: 8511
30.11.2006 Combined effect of wood ash and nitrogen application on upland forest soils Projects: 3340
Publication: Forest Ecology and Management 235 (1-3)
29.11.2006 Vegetation control necessary for successful stand establishment on former agricultural land Projects: 3387
Publication: Canadian Journal of Forest Research 36 (10)
28.11.2006 Impact of stumpage price and volume growth variations on timber harvesting age ready for applying in practice Projects: 3337
Publication: European Journal of Forest Research 125(4)
23.11.2006 New models for predicting regeneration establishment Projects: 3370, 3396
Publication: European Journal of Forest Research 125(4): 335-343
22.11.2006 European Forest-Based Sector Technology Platform Conference in Lahti on 22-23 November 2006
Links: FTP concerence, Wood Wisdom
13.11.2006 International release of Good Practice Guidance for National Greenhouse Gas Inventory
Links: The new Good Practice Guidance for National Greenhouse Inventory
Projects: 7114, 3431, 3378
03.11.2006 Ministers Enestam and Korkeaoja seek continuation of the METSO Programme
Links: METSO

Programme: tuk
11.10.2006 The forest cluster’s research strategy released
Links: Finnish Forest Industries Federation, Finnish Forest Cluster Research Portal
27.09.2006 Measuring the diameter of the smallest tree as a quantile tree improves forest inventory accuracy Projects: 3343
Programme: mot
Publication: Silva Fennica 40(3)
26.09.2006 Studies on Russian wood quality and harvesting methods
Links: Euregio Karelia Neighbourhood programme, Region of North Karelia
19.09.2006 Statistics on forest conservation areas available at Metinfo Projects: 3006
Programme: til
11.09.2006 Metla’s newest research results listed
Links: Reported finished projects in 2005

Publication: Annual Report 2005
07.09.2006 Biodiversity oriented forest management methods influence species diversity
Links: MOSSE, METSO
Projects: 3317
07.09.2006 More services bring more visitors to national parks
Links: METSO
Projects: 3287
07.09.2006 Increased dead wood volume and restoration burning enhance biodiversity
Links: METSO
07.09.2006 Maintaining biodiversity creates positive social impact at local level
Links: METSO
Projects: 3369
07.09.2006 Increased forest conservation has only mild impact on timber markets
Links: METSO
Projects: 3415
Programme: tuk
06.09.2006 Voluntary agreement system - an effective policy instrument in forest conservation
Links: METSO
Projects: 3407, 3416
Programme: tuk
29.08.2006 Uncertainty impedes investments in Northwest Russian forestry Projects: 3384
Publication: Metlan työraportteja 32
21.08.2006 Aspen has potential for select grade timber products Projects: 3355
18.08.2006 Better methods for measuring decay resistance of timber Projects: 3363, 3220
Publication: Canadian Journal of Forest Research 36(7)
16.08.2006 Ectomycorrhizal fungi associated with growth rate of trees
Links: Academy of Finland
Projects: 3300
Publication: New Phytologist 171
15.08.2006 Clone research: Fast growth rate reduces wood density and strength properties of Norway spruce Projects: 3363
Publication: Silva Fennica 40(2)
14.08.2006 Linear programming to provide more exact information on stem characteristics
Publication: Silva Fennica 40(2)
11.08.2006 Increased needle density of Scots pine correlates with reduced height growth Projects: 3294
Publication: Silva Fennica 40(2)
10.08.2006 New publication about Russian Forestry Projects: 3384
Publication: Working Papers of the Finnish Forest Research Institute 30
09.08.2006 More reliable detection of thinnings using bi-temporal aerial photographs
Links: Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Metsäkeskus, University of Joensuu
Projects: 3343
Programme: mts
Publication: Silva Fennica 40(2)
28.07.2006 Wood ash application does not pollute berries or mushrooms Projects: 3386
27.07.2006 Above-ground biomass of the understorey vegetation can be estimated based on coverage Projects: 3306, 3422
Publication: Silva Fennica 40(2)
25.07.2006 Combined use of satellite imagery and aerial photography improves accuracy of forest mapping
Links: Multi-source NFI
07.07.2006 Das fünfte Rekordjahr des Holzimports in Folge – der Arbeitskampf der Papierindustrie führte zur Abnahme des Exports der Forstindustrieprodukte. Projects: 3006
Programme: til
07.07.2006 Beibehaltung der Entscheidungsbefugnis sowie Freiwilligkeit und Vergütung sind die Stichworte beim Handel mit Naturwerten
Links: METSO-programme
Projects: 3416
Programme: tuk
26.06.2006 Metla initiates study on reconciling tourism work and traditional rural work
Links: Tourism as work -project
Projects: 3295
22.06.2006 Kristiina Borg, PhD, starts as Service Director at Metla
21.06.2006 Metla investigates changes in soil carbon and nutrient stocks and the species of ground vegetation
19.06.2006 Geografische Großregionen als Bezugsbasis für künftige Holzpreisstatistiken Projects: 3006
Programme: til
19.06.2006 Nutzungsmöglichkeiten der Wälder als Energiequelle viel versprechend in Ost- und Mitteleuropa
Links: VTT, Lappeenranta University of Technology, ClimBus-technology programme
Projects: 3426, 7183
19.06.2006 Potential for utilizing forest energy in eastern and western Europe is promising
Links: ClimBus-technology programme, VTT, Lappeenranta University of Technology
Projects: 3426, 7183
15.06.2006 Removal of nitrogen from mine water is possible even at +5°C
Links: Kaira-project
Projects: 7207
15.06.2006 Northern coniferous forests - research to produce new information on pristine forest areas
Links: Lapland Regional Environment Centrer, Regional Council of Lapland, Arctic Centre
Projects: 7224
14.06.2006 Ergebnisse der 10. finnischen Waldinventur: Der jährliche Zuwachs beträgt 97 Millionen Kubikmeter Projects: 3401
Programme: vmi
Publication: Metsätieteen aikakauskirja 1B/2006
14.06.2006 Nachhaltige Einschlagsmöglichkeiten von Wäldern geringer als ihr Zuwachs Projects: 3002
Programme: mts, vmi
Publication: Metsätieteen aikakauskirja 1B/2006
14.06.2006 Increment of growing stock exceeds cutting potential in Finland Projects: 3002
Programme: vmi, mts
Publication: Metsätieteen aikakauskirja 1B/2006
14.06.2006 Results of 10th Finnish National Forest Inventory: Annual increment of growing stock 97 million cubic metres Projects: 3401
Programme: vmi
Publication: Metsätieteen aikakauskirja 1B/2006
13.06.2006 Economic analysis of regeneration methods for Scots pine stands
Links: Department of Forest Ecology, University of Helsinki
Projects: 3318, 3334
Programme: mot
Publication: Canadian Journal of Forest Research 36(5)
12.06.2006 Climate change is manifested as seasonal changes
Links: Finnish Meteorological Institute, University of Helsinki, Metsähallitus

Publication: Working Papers of Metla 25
09.06.2006 Metla report on the future of the forest sector published
Links: The Contribution of Finland’s Forests to National Prosperity and Wellbeing in 2015 - Summary (pdf)
Projects: 3427
Publication: Working Papers of Metla 26 (In Finnish)
07.06.2006 Konferenz zur Schätzung der globalen Waldressourcen von 12. bis 16. Juni 2006 in Kotka, Finnland
07.06.2006 Global Forest Resources Assessment Conference in Kotka 12–16 June 2006
06.06.2006 Combining information and public subsidy provides best results in enhancing timber stand improvements Projects: 3309
Programme: juk
Publication: Forest Science 52(1)
02.06.2006 The forest sector of transition-economy countries in the process of change Projects: 3405
Publication: Working Papers of the Finnish Forest Research Institute 24
01.06.2006 Vertragsbedingungen beeinflussen die Einstellung der Waldbesitzer zum Schutz der Biodiversität Projects: 3416
Programme: tuk
Publication: Silva Fennica 40(1)
01.06.2006 Contract terms influence forest owners’ attitude towards biodiversity conservation Projects: 3416
Programme: tuk
Publication: Silva Fennica (40)1
29.05.2006 Provenance trials of global test series on Siberian larch to be implemented in Finland
Links: SIBLARCH project
Projects: 3018
24.05.2006 Business cycles remain as a major challenge for internationalizing forest industry
Links: University of Toronto

Publication: Journal of Forest Products Business Research, Vol 3
23.05.2006 The contribution of drained peatland forests to the Finnish forestry is rapidly increasing
Links: SUO research programme

Publication: Finnish Forest Research Institute, Research Papers, 947
22.05.2006 Berry picking is one of the most popular outdoor pursuits
Links: MTT
Projects: 3287
Publication: Society and Natural Resources 19
03.05.2006 Occurrence of forest damage in Finland 1986–94 Projects: 3401, 3299
Programme: vmi
Publication: Metsätieteen aikakauskirja 1/2006
02.05.2006 Height growth of pine under way earlier than usual in Northern Finland Projects: 3294
02.05.2006 Riparian buffer zones effective in reducing leaching of soil from forest drainage areas into water systems
Links: Tapio, Metsäkeskus
Projects: 3319
Publication: Silva Fennica 39(3)
28.04.2006 Metla part of Woodpolis Network
Links: City of Kuhmo
12.04.2006 European forest research sites combined into a network
Links: ENFORS, Metla's Research Forests
06.04.2006 Model system of timber production chain helps forest owners and industry optimise production
Links: PURO
30.03.2006 Heterogeneous stands should be thinned sooner than homogenous ones
Links: University of Joensuu

Publication: Silva Fennica 39(4)
22.03.2006 International seminar on forest planning in private forests
Links: ELAV-project, Programme of the seminar (pdf)
Projects: 3417
Programme: tuk
16.03.2006 The Forest carbon budget research project is completed Projects: 3399, 3422
Programme: hms
16.03.2006 Wood products mitigate climate change Projects: 3323
Programme: hms
16.03.2006 Government control measures to mitigate climate change would affect timber supply Projects: 3323
Programme: hms
16.03.2006 Improved knowledge on soil carbon bound in mineral forests
Links: Woody Root Processes
Projects: 3324
Programme: hms
16.03.2006 Use of fuel peat can be made environmentally friendlier
Programme: hms
16.03.2006 Isotopic age-dating methods shown to work well and accurately for determining carbon depositions
Programme: hms
13.03.2006 A seminar introducing the results of the multi-year HMS research project on forest carbon stocks
Links: Programme of the seminar

Programme: hms
10.03.2006 NettiMELA - an analysis tool for forest management planning at the internet
Links: MELA
Projects: 3002
Programme: mts
Publication: Working Papers of Metla 15
08.03.2006 Giant project to determine climatic variation in Europe over 1000 years
Links: Millennium project, Sixth framework programme
Projects: 8507, 3294
01.03.2006 Developments in the Russian forest sector Projects: 3384
01.03.2006 Metla investigates changes in soil carbon and humus nutrient stocks
27.02.2006 Wood-En-Man - a project to integrate research data for sustainable use of wood-based forest biomass resources for energy production Projects: 832801
14.02.2006 A study on the effects of constructing a wooden-frame office building Projects: 3398
Publication: Finnish Forest Research Institute. Research Papers 949
14.02.2006 Untersuchung zum Bau eines Bürogebäudes in Holzrahmenbauweise Projects: 3398
10.02.2006 A unique collection of bacterial strains from the Arctic
Links: Rovaniemi Research Unit, Tekes, Academy of Finland
06.02.2006 Narrow-crowned spruce as a fibre-crop tree Projects: 3351
02.02.2006 New information about wood harvesting restrictions in conservation areas and old-growth Forests of the Republic of Karelia Projects: 3384
Publication: Working Papers of Metla 22
31.01.2006 A wide range of measures needed to protect forest biodiversity
Links: Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Finnish Environment Institute, Finnish Ministry of the Environment
Projects: 3407
Programme: tuk
27.01.2006 Flavonoidgehalt des Kernholzes bedingt die Fäuleresistenz der Lärche Projects: 3363
Publication: Holzforschung, Vol. 60
27.01.2006 Decay resistance of Siberian larch correlates with flavonoid concentration in heartwood Projects: 3363
Publication: Holzforschung, Vol. 60
24.01.2006 Risk models of forest damage for forest management planning Projects: 3283
Programme: mot
18.01.2006 Finns consider the moose population to be too large Projects: 3410
Publication: Metla's Research Reports series 945
17.01.2006 Accuracy of assessments on emissions of greenhouse gases in the forest sector must be improved
Links: VTT, EFI, Uncertainty assessment of forest carbon balance
Projects: 3306
Programme: hms
13.01.2006 Lignin modification has no effect on insect herbivores' feeding preferences or growth performance in transgenic silver birch Projects: 3389, 7150
Publication: Planta (2005) 222:699-708
12.01.2006 Combined use of satellite imagery and high altitude aerial photography improves accuracy of forest stand estimation
Publication: Silva Fennica 39(4)
11.01.2006 Animal-borne diseases are spreading in the changing Europe
Links: Arctic Centre, EDEN, EDEN annual meeting
29.12.2005 Basic facts on the forest sector in Finland released in a single volume Projects: 3006
Programme: til
Publication: Finnish Statistical Yearbook of Forestry
22.12.2005 Appointments at Metla
16.12.2005 Warm July increases the height growth of Scots pine during the following year Projects: 3294
Publication: Silva Fennica 39(4)
15.12.2005 Study on long-term effects of thinnings on stand and tree growth conducted by Metla Projects: 3280
Programme: mot
14.12.2005 The first review on biomass and stem volume equations for European tree species Projects: 3399, 3323, 3306
Programme: hms
Publication: Silva Fennica Monographs 4
09.12.2005 Effects of climate change on forests Projects: 3390
Publication: Metla's Research Reports series 944
07.12.2005 Neue Methoden zur Ermittlung der Kohlenstoffvorräte der Wälder und deren Veränderungen
Links: CarboInvent
Projects: 3399, 3323, 3306
Programme: hms
07.12.2005 New methods for assessing forest carbon stocks and stock changes
Links: CarboInvent
Projects: 3399, 3323, 3306
Programme: hms
02.12.2005 Metla is revising its operational strategy
Links: Metla's strategy 2006-2010
01.12.2005 Active forest owners interested in natural values trading Projects: 3416
Programme: tuk
Publication: Working Papers of Metla 18
23.11.2005 A computer model for research and visualisation of tree growth
Links: Lignum Growth Model
Projects: 3342
Programme: mot
18.11.2005 Dissertation: Forests in Finland have been a carbon sink since the 1970s
Links: EFI, CarboInvent, Academy of Finland
Projects: 3306
Programme: hms
Publication: Dissertationes Forestales 11
11.11.2005 Global forests in the societal and environmental balance - changing paradigms Projects: 3348
04.11.2005 Vitrification successfully used for the first time in cryopreservation of silver birch Projects: 3389
Publication: Cryobiology (2005) 51
21.10.2005 Weed control improves afforestation results for former agricultural fields Projects: 3040
Publication: Silva Fennica 39(3)
19.10.2005 Only slight indication of forest acidification Projects: 3090
Publication: Silva Fennica 39(3)
18.10.2005 Metla releases a stand-level planning tool for alternative forest management practices Projects: 3282
Programme: mot
10.10.2005 Boron fertilization in Norway spruce stands cures growth disturbances Projects: 3340
Publication: Silva Fennica 39(3)
04.10.2005 Tuula Nuutinen appointed as professor of forest planning in Joensuu
Programme: mts
29.09.2005 Günstige Wachstumsbedingungen für Mykorrhizapilze durch Hügelpflanzung Projects: 3300, 3296
Publication: Forest Ecology and Management 213: 243-252
29.09.2005 Mounding provides favourable conditions for mycorrhizal fungi Projects: 3300, 3296
Publication: Forest Ecology and Management 213: 243-252
21.09.2005 Strong demand for Nordic wood harvesting methods in the Republic of Karelia Projects: 3384
Publication: Working Papers of the Finnish Forest Research Institute 16
20.09.2005 Forests in Finland are among the healthiest in Europe Projects: 3153
Publication: ICP Forests Annual Forest Condition Monitoring report
16.09.2005 Dissertation: Extension of the planting period of Norway spruce container seedlings: risks related to the drought – growth stage dynamics and handling practices
Links: University of Helsinki, Department of Forest Ecology
Projects: 3257
Publication: Dissertationes Forestales 3
15.09.2005 Cloning by tissue culture does not affect genome of silver birch Projects: 3389
Publication: Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture (2005) 83: 21-32
30.08.2005 Suillus variegates improves early development of Scots pine seedlings Projects: 3388
17.08.2005 Resolution by the XXII IUFRO World Congress: Forest researchers must work harder to disseminate their research results
Links: IUFRO
11.08.2005 Metla’s newest research results listed
Links: Projects completed and reported during 2004

Publication: Annual Report 2004
08.08.2005 Information technology changes paper markets
Links: IUFRO
Projects: 3339
Publication: Information Technology and the Forest Sector
08.08.2005 New Report Urges Greater Use of ICT Innovations in the Forest Sector
Links: IUFRO, IIASA
Projects: 3339
Publication: Information Technology and the Forest Sector
04.08.2005 Media releases from Metla spreading more efficiently
Links: IUFRO, GFIS website
01.08.2005 Metla is the coordinator in Finland of the European scientific co-operation in outdoor recreation
Links: COST E33 project
26.07.2005 Increment of growing stock exceeds cutting potentials in Lapland
Links: MELA, National Forest Inventory
Projects: 3002
Programme: mts
Publication: Metsätieteen aikakauskirja 2 B/2005
12.07.2005 A policy brief on Forest for the New Millennium provides recommendations on how to secure the health of forests, society and the environment
Links: IUFRO, World Forests, Society and Environment
Projects: 3348
08.07.2005 Metla and Pellervo Economic Research Institute PTT studied competitiveness of wood products in German markets
Links: Wood Wisdom, Pellervo Economic Research Institute PTT
Projects: 3356
Programme: pkm
Publication: Silva Fennica 39(2)
01.07.2005 First commercial thinnings of pine stands can be delayed
Publication: Metsätieteen aikakauskirja 2/2005
30.06.2005 Silva Fennica the most-cited general journal in forest science
Links: Silva Fennica, The Finnish Society of Forest Science
20.06.2005 Professor Pasi Puttonen nominated as Research Director of Metla
10.06.2005 Monitoring of natural resources in the changing climate
Links: NorSEN project
Projects: 3385
23.05.2005 Climate change has an impact on conifer needles and growth
Links: University of Kuopio, Dept. of Ecology and Environmental Science

Publication: Ph.D. Dissertation by Eeva-Maria Luomala
11.05.2005 Manufacture of forest machinery in Finland will increase Projects: 3403
Publication: Metlan työraportteja 8
06.05.2005 Evaluation of performance of tree-level biomass models for forestry modeling and analyses
Links: Centre of Excellence for Forest Ecology and Management, FIGARE Finnish Global Change Research Programme, MELA
Projects: 3002
Programme: mts
Publication: Finnish Forest Research Institute. Research Papers. 940
28.04.2005 New forest management recommendations for North-West Russia
Links: NWRDP-Programme
14.04.2005 Follow-up studies on restoration were started in the GreenBelt Projects: 805701, 3408
05.04.2005 The quality of the growing site determines the likely benefit of fertilization Projects: 3264
Programme: suo
30.03.2005 Spatial analysis methods in use to include ecological objectives in forest planning Projects: 3292, 3419
23.03.2005 Project on Expertise in Russian Forestry completed
Links: Information service about Russian forestry
Projects: 7106
08.03.2005 Challenges in roundwood trade between Finland and Russia - a cultural approach Projects: 3384
Publication: Working Papers of the Finnish Forest Research Institute 7
02.03.2005 Liisa Tyrväinen appointed as professor of nature tourism
Links: Rovaniemi Research Station, Metinfo - Multiple use of forests
25.02.2005 Финский учебник по основам лесной технолl
Links: Oy FEG - Forest and Environment Group Ltd, Jori Uusitalo

Publication: Metsäteknologian perusteet
25.02.2005 Finnish textbook "Introduction to Forest Engineering " published in Russian
Links: Forest and Environment Group Ltd (FEG), Jori Uusitalo

Publication: Metsäteknologian perusteet
22.02.2005 Coexistence of reindeer herding and forest economy is possible, in spite of problems
Links: Rovaniemi Research Station, Results seminar held at Saariselkä (in Finnish)
Projects: 3400
16.02.2005 Voluntary agreements – a promising supplemental policy measure in forest conservation
Links: METSO Forest Biodiversity Programme for Southern Finland
Projects: 3407, 3416, 3276
Programme: tuk
Publication: Research reports of the Finnish Forest Research Institute: No. 933
09.02.2005 Dissertation: Herbivory among competing seedlings: effects on silver birch populations
Links: Punkaharju Research Station
Projects: 3372
Publication: Herbivory among competing seedlings effects on silver birch populations
31.01.2005 Dissertation on rationalization of the production-distribution system in the Finnish nursery industry
Links: Homepage of Juho Rantala, Suonenjoki Research Station
Projects: 3335
Publication: Finnish Forest Research Institute. Research Papers. 936
02.12.2004 Boron deficiency causes growth disturbance in spruce forests on slash-burnt areas
Links: Saarsalmi and Tamminen 2005. Silva Fennica 39(3).
Projects: 3297
Publication: Finnish Forest Research Institute Research Papers 934
10.11.2004 Metla House - a building for forest research employs wood in innovative ways
Links: Joensuu Research Centre, Photos of the building
27.10.2004 Professor Risto Seppälä an Honorary Professor at the Chinese Academy of Forestry
Links: Homepage of Risto Seppälä
01.09.2004 Appointments at Metla
Links: Parkano Research Station, Homepage of Jussi Uusivuori
16.06.2004 Yli sata luonnon virkistyskäytön asiantuntijaa kansainvälisessä kokouksessa Rovaniemellä - Experts on Recreational Use of Nature Meet in an International Conference in Northern Finland
Links: Konferenssin kotisivut - Homepages of the Conference
24.03.2004 Dr Hannu Raitio nominated Director General of the Finnish Forest Research Institute
Links: Homepage of Hannu Raitio
18.09.2003 Metla participates in the Exhibition of the XII World Forestry Congress, Canada
Links: XII World Forestry Congress, Canada
27.08.2003 Euroopan rajaseutujen kansallispuistojen edustajat kokoontuvat Kolille lokakuussa - Nature conservation areas in border districts: potential for co-operation across the borders
Links: Kolin kansallispuisto - Koli National Park
24.07.2003 Matti Palo professoriksi Etelä-Koreaan - Dr Matti Palo Nominated as a Professor in Seoul
Links: Matti Palon kotisivu
21.11.2002 Professor Matti Palo invited as an affiliate professor to Costa Rica
06.11.2002 Nytt på Metlas Internetsidor
Links: Tiedote suomeksi: Uutta Metlan Internet-sivuilla, Media release in English: New features on Metlas homepages
09.10.2002 Latest knowledge on northern timberline forests published in book form
26.07.2002 Special Issue of Silva Fennica on Disturbance Dynamics in Boreal Forests
Publication: Silva Fennica Vol 36(1)
05.07.2002 Comparison of protected forest areas in Europe to be improved
10.01.2002 Gerardo Mery, from Finland, nominated as the coordinator of IUFRO's global research project "World Forests, Society and Environment"
Links: IURFO in the Internet, Gerardo Mery's homepage
06.03.2001 New Internet pages for Metla
Links: Metla homepage
 
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