Europe and Eurasia

Dr. Ann Camp, Chair, Program on Forest Health
Dr. Chadwick Oliver, Faculty Director, the Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry
Dr. Timothy Gregoire, Chair, The Forests Dialogue Secretariat
Mary Tyrrell Director, Program on Private Forests; Director, Program on Forest Health

FINLAND: 

  • Height – Diameter Modeling with Mixed Models and Splines – ongoing research with Finnish colleague.

Faculty:  Dr. Timothy Gregoire

FRANCE:

  • École Nationale du Génie Rural des Eaux et des Forêts (ENGREF) – ongoing information exchange and faculty, staff, and student visits between the Yale Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry and École Nationale du Génie Rural des Eaux et des Forêts (ENGREF), the French national forestry school in Nancy (where Gifford Pinchot and several other early leaders of US forestry institutions studied).

Faculty:  Dr. Chad Oliver
                Mary Tyrrell

Partner: École Nationale du Génie Rural des Eaux et des Forêts (ENGREF)

GERMANY:

  • Student Field Trip Exchange - a student field trip exchange program has been in effect between the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and the University of Munich, Freising. 

Faculty:  Dr. Mark Ashton
                Dr. Ann Camp

Partner: the University of Munich, Freising

NORWAY:

  • Inventory Techniques Involving Remote Sensing – ongoing research with Scandinavian colleagues on the utility of LiDAR for assessment of forest biomass and change in biomass over time.Recent publications in Canadian Journal of Forest Research, Remote Sensing of Environment, Statistical Modelling and Applications.

Faculty:  Dr. Timothy Gregoire

UKRAINE:

  • Risk Reduction - A cooperative project between the National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine, the United Nations University, Global Fire Monitoring Center, and the Yale Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry, to examine the health dangers of wildfires in the forests irradiated by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, and to explore possibilities for mitigation.

Faculty:  Dr. Chad Oliver
Partners: the National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine
                 the United Nations University
                 Global Fire Monitoring Center

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