Scientific Summaries


Scientific Summary 146 in IUFRO News Vol. 47, Issue 5, early June 2018

The international Tree Motion and Wind Measurement Workshop in Roskilde, Denmark, focused on accurate and appropriate measurements of the wind and of tree movement. More…

Tree Motion and Wind Measurement

The workshop, which was sponsored by IUFRO Working Party 8.03.06 - Impact of wind on forests, mainly offered:

  • Lectures and discussions on the best methods for measuring wind speed close to trees or within forests
  • Lectures, discussion and exercises on measurement of tree movement
  • A resume of the modeling of tree movement, both static and dynamic
  • A discussion of how to use knowledge on wind flow in forests and tree movement to build wind risk models for forest stands and individual trees

Find out more about IUFRO Working Party 8.03.06: 

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