Forest Sciences

The Department of Forest Sciences represents the global top of the research disciplines at the University of Helsinki. The department conducts internationally recognized research, related to forest sciences and the bio-economy, and provides the highest-level education based on the research. The aim of the multidisciplinary activities is to advance the utilization of forests and peatland in ecologically, economically and socially sustainable manner, and produce new globally relevant aspects through science.

Research focus areas:

  • The interactions between climate change and forest and peatland ecosystems
  • Socio-economic changes and the global forest sector
  • New methods of managing forest information
  • The economic-ecological models of forest use and conservation
@ForestSciences

A rare chance to get involved with FORBIO - apply by 10 August! twitter.com/europeanforest…

Lift and plants ready for this week's multiscale measurements...nice view of our potato plants from up here :)… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

I'm looking forward to reading this and refreshing my memory on the #sciencecommunication workshop @elisabetta_tolatwitter.com/i/web/status/1…

High Level Dialogue on Urban and Peri-urban Forestry at the FAO Committee on Forestry efuforg.wordpress.com/2018/07/12/hig… https://t.co/vpMhvK7Rfe