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"Further Development and Implementation of an EU-level Forest Monitoring System (FutMon)"

LIFE+ 'FutMon'Project - LIFE07 ENV/D/000218reg.CE n.614/2007 Contract

FutMon Project


FutMon (www.FutMon.org) is a 2 years LIFE+ project (2009-2010) establishing a long term monitoring system on the health of European Forests.
The aim of FutMon is the establishment of a pan-European forest monitoring system which can serve as a basis for the provision of policy relevant information on forests in the European Union as required under international obligations and key action 8 of the Forest Action Plan (COM 2006 final).
Moreover the Project aims to improve the monitoring through the integration and the harmonization of National Inventories and Monitoring grids (Lev. 1 and 2) of the involved European Countries.
FutMon, coordinated by the German research institute vTI (www.vti.bund.de), is carried out by 38 beneficiaries from nearly all EU-Member States.

Italian Associated beneficiaries:
1. Corpo Forestale dello Stato - CONECOFOR;
2. Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR);
3. Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura (CRA).






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