Here you will find a growing number of websites and documents dedicated to the topic of forests and climate change.

Websites are displayed in their geographical context (International - European - National), whereas documents are sorted according to subject.

ForeStClim project links


ForeStClim @ INTERREG IVB North-West Europe
http://nweurope.eu/index.php?act=project_detail&id=3852

Guidance on the use of the Interreg IVB logo and Commission Regulation (very important for presentations, publications...)!
http://www.nweurope.eu/index.php?act=page&page_on=communication&id=250

ForeStClim project site of the Technical University of Trier (partner 2):
http://www.uni-trier.de/index.php?id=25045&L=0

ForeStClim project site of the Technical University of Munich (partner 4):
http://www.wwk.forst.tu-muenchen.de/research/projects/test/

ForeStClim project site of CLUWRR, Newcastle University (partner 9):
http://www.ceg.ncl.ac.uk/cluwrr/ProjectPages/ForeStClim.htm

ForeStClim project site of Forestry Commission UK (partner 14):
http://www.forestresearch.gov.uk/forestclim

German ForeStClim project description @ KomPass (Umweltbundesamt):
http://www.anpassung.net/nn_1005392/SharedDocs/UDK-Dokumente/ForeStClim.html

Climate vegetation maps for 2080 (Hervé Le Bouler):
http://jalbum.net/browse/user/album/229142/

Websites and portals


International

Climate-L.org - A Knowledgebase of UN and Intergovernmental Activities Addressing Global Climate Change Policy
http://climate-l.org/category/issues/forests-redd/

FAO - Forests and Climate Change Portal
http://www.fao.org/forestry/climatechange/en/

IPCC - Publications and Reports
http://www.ipcc.ch/publications_and_data/publications_and_data_reports.htm

CIFOR (Center for International Forestry Research) Forests and Climate Change
http://www.forestsclimatechange.org/

UNFCC - REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation in Developing Countries) portal
http://unfccc.int/methods_science/redd/items/4531.php

WWF International - Forests and Climate Change
http://www.panda.org/about_our_earth/about_forests/deforestation/forestdegradation/climate_change/

CLIMSAT - Satellite Imagery to Fight Global Warming at the Local Level
http://www.climsat-brest.org

 

Europe

SIC Adapt
http://www.sic-adapt.eu/

MCPFE - Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe
http://www.mcpfe.org/

European Commission - Environment, Adaptation of Water and Environmental Resources to Climate Change
http://ec.europa.eu/environment/water/adaptation/index_en.htm

FUTMON - Further Development and Implementation of an EU-level Forest Monitoring System
http://www.futmon.org/

EU - FP7 project MOTIVE (MOdels for AdapTIVE Forest Management)
http://motive-project.net/

EU - FP7 project CLIMSAVE (Climate Change Integrated Assessment Methodology for Cross-Sectoral Adaptation and Vulnerability in Europe)
http://www.climsave.eu

EU - FP6 project EPIC FORCE (Evidence-based Policy for Integrated Control of FOrested River Catchments in Extreme Rainfall and Snowmelt)
http://www.ceg.ncl.ac.uk/epicforce/

EU - FP5 project SILVISTRAT (Response Strategies to Climatic Change in Management of European Forests)
http://www.efi.int/portal/completed_projects/silvistrat/

EU - COST Action FP0804 - Forest Management Decision Support Systems (FORSYS)
http://fp0804.emu.ee/

EU - COST Action FP0601 - Forest Management and the Water Cycle (FORMAN)
http://www.forestandwater.eu/

EU - Cost Action ECHOES FP0703 - Expected Climate Change and Options for EuropeanSilviculture
http://www.gip-ecofor.org/publi/page.php?id=2&rang=0&domain=37&lang=en_GB

  

National

France

INRA - Forêt et changement climatique. Les recherches de l'INRA
http://www.inra.fr/presse/foret_et_changement_climatique

Germany

Rheinland-Pfalz Kompeztenzzentrum für Klimawandelfolgen: Klimawandelinformationssystem Rheinland-Pfalz (kwis-rlp)
http://www.kwis-rlp.de

AG Klimawandel der AFSV
(Arbeitsgemeinschaft Forstliche Standorts- und Vegetationskunde)
http://www.afsv.de/docs/arbeitsgruppe/ag_klimawandel.html

Decision Support System Wald und Klimawandel (DSS-WuK)
http://www.dss-wuk.de/

WWF Deutschland - Klima und Wald
http://www.wwf.de/themen/waelder/klima-wald/

Projekt KlimLandRP - Klima- und Landeschaftswandel in Rheinland-Pfalz
http://www.klimawandel-rlp.de

Internet-Portal mit umfangreichen Informationen
(Thüringer Landesanstalt für Wald, Jagd und Fischerei):
http://www.waldundklima.net/

FORDIS - International Expert Group on Forest Disturbances
(University of Göttingen, Abt. Landschaftsökologie)
http://www.uni-goettingen.de/en/128447.html

PIK - The ForEVAS project (2004-2008): Forest Ecosystems: Vulnerability Assessment of Goods and Services
http://www.pik-potsdam.de/research/research-domains/climate-impacts-and-vulnerabilities/new/projects/previous-projects-1/forevas

PIK - The SAFE project (2001-2003): Sensitivity and Adaptation of Forests in Europe under Global Change
http://www.pik-potsdam.de/topik/t6scs/safe/home/


United Kingdom

UK Forestry Commission (Forest Research) - Climate Change Impacts on Forests
http://www.forestry.gov.uk/fr/INFD-5Y2HR7

Newsletter


FAO - Climate Change & Forestry Newsletter (CLIM-FO)
http://www.fao.org/forestry/52580/en/

RECOFTC’s Community Forestry E-News
http://www.recoftc.org/site/index.php?id=621

IISD - Climate-L News
http://www.iisd.ca/email/climate-L.htm

Documents


EU - EU Forest Action Plan 2007-2011, pdf (approx. 1.2 MB)
select language: en| de | fr

EU - Green Paper on Forest Protection and Information in the EU: Preparing Forests for Climate Change (2010), pdf (0.1 MB)
select language: en | de | fr | Background information

CPF (Collaborative Partnership on Forests) - Strategic Framework for Forests and Climate Change
http://www.fao.org/forestry/media/16639/1/0/

EFI - Expert Assessment of the Likely Impacts of Climate Change on Forests and Forestry in Europe (2000), pdf (0.8 MB)
http://www.efi.int/files/attachments/publications/proc34_net.pdf

ETFRN - Forests and Climate Change: adaptation and mitigation, pdf (2.5 MB)
http://www.etfrn.org/etfrn/newsletter/news50/ETFRN_50_Forests_and_Climate_Change.pdf

FAO/RECOFTC (The Center for People and Forests) - Forests and Climate Change after Copenhagen. pdf (1.6 MB)
http://recoftc.org/site/fileadmin/docs/publications/The_Grey_Zone/2010/FCC-after-Copenhagen_3.pdf

FAO - Adaptation of Forest Ecosystems and the Forest Sector to Climate Change (2005), pdf (0.8 MB)
http://www.intercooperation.ch/offers/download/AdaptationOfForestEcosystems.pdf

FAO - State of the World's Forests 2009 report, pdf (13.6 MB)
ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/011/i0350e/i0350e.pdf

FAO - Forests and Climate Change Working Papers
http://www.fao.org/forestry/climatechange/53622/en/

IPCC - Synthesis Report 2009 (pdf, 5.6 MB)
http://climatecongress.ku.dk/pdf/synthesisreport

IPCC - Special Report on Land Use, Land-Use Change and Forestry (2000), pdf (0.3 MB)
http://www.ipcc.ch/pdf/special-reports/spm/srl-en.pdf

IUFRO - Adaptation of Forests and People to Climate Change - A Global Assessment Report (2009), pdf (3.6 MB)
http://www.iufro.org/download/file/3638/4412/Full_Report.pdf

IUFRO - Policies and Instruments for the Adaptation of Forests and the Forest Sector to Impacts of Climate Change (2008), pdf (3.7 MB)
http://www.iufro.org/download/file/3044/3753/op22.pdf

CIFOR - Facing an Uncertain Future. How People and Forests Can Adapt to Climate Change, pdf (1.4 MB)
http://www.cifor.cgiar.org/publications/pdf_files/media/CIFOR_adaptation.pdf

CIFOR - The turning point: annual report 2009, pdf (0.9 MB)
select language: en | fr

Forestry Commission Scotland - Impacts of climate change on forestry in Scotland - a synopsis of spatial modelling research, pdf (0.9 MB)
http://www.forestry.gov.uk/pdf/fcrn101.pdf/$FILE/fcrn101.pdf

Forestry Commission Wales - Impacts of climate change on forestry in Wales, pdf (0.4 MB)
http://www.forestresearch.gov.uk/PDF/FCRN301.pdf/$FILE/FCRN301.pdf

GCP (Global Canopy Programme) - The Little Climate Finance Book. A guide to financing options for forests and climate change, pdf (2.4 MB)
select language: en| fr

CIRAD - Changement climatique-Quelle contribution des forêts et des plantations tropicales? (Flash animation)
http://www.cirad.fr/var/cirad/storage/original/application/009ad0d283e95b461b65d1881420b837.swf

Meister Consultants Group (2009): Floating Houses and Mosquito Nets: Emerging Climate Change Adaptation Strategies around the World, pdf (4.8 MB)
select language: en | de