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Pushing the Boundaries with Research and Innovation in Forest Engineering

Project Leader
Stampfer Karl, Project Leader
Duration:
01.09.2010-31.12.2011
Project partners
Austrofoma, Hamerlinggasse 3, 8010 Graz, Austria.
Contact person: Dipl.Ing. Franz Thoma, Leiter des Referates;
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
COST Action FP0902 - Development and Harmonization of New Operational Research andAssessment Procedures for Sustainable Forest Biomass Supply, P.O.Box 68, 80101 Joensuu, Finland.
Contact person: Dominik Röser;
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
COUNCIL ON FOREST ENGINEERING , 620 SW 4TH STREET, 97333 CORVALLIS, OR, United States (USA).
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
IUFRO International Union of Forestry Research Organizations (Secretary), Wien, Austria.
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
Ministery of Agriculture, Stubenring 1, A-1010 Wien, Austria.
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, 8140 Christchurch, New Zealand.
Function of the Project Partner: Partner

Further information: http://formec.boku.ac.at

Staff
Kühmaier Martin, Sub Projectleader
Bohrn Gerald, Project Staff (bis 30.04.2014)
BOKU Research Units
Institute of Forest Engineering
Funded by
Abstract
MEETING OBJECTIVES
Bring together researchers, practitioners and government officials from different countries to share state-of-the-art knowledge of harvesting operations, with a focus on steep terrain
Provide an opportunity to see state-of-the-art timber and biomass harvesting technology at the Austrofoma machine exhibition
Strengthen the effort to establish and enhance an international forest engineering network
Keywords
renewable energy; forestry engineering; forest technology; renewable resources;
Ergonomics; Steep terrain harvesting; Road network planning; Wood chip supply;
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