The confererence on “Managing forests in the 21st century” is the final conference of the FORMASAM, REFORCE and FOREXCLIM research projects. The conference brings together scientific experts on forest management from all over Europe facing very specific management challenges. It focused on the impacts of climate change, as well as needs for mitigation and adaptation especially with regard to the following scientific questions:
1) what are the impacts of climate extremes and disturbances?
2) What are the management challenges for resilient forests?
3) What can we do to increase the contribution of forest management to climate change mitigation?
A short summary of the conference has been published on the PIK homepage.