EVOLTREE

EVOLution of TREEs as drivers
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List of ISS

Six ISSs covering boreal, temperate, mediterranean, alpine and riparian ecosystems, as well as one fully untouched ecosystem and one intensively managed site, have been selected in Europe.

Six ISSs covering boreal, temperate, mediterranean, alpine and riparian ecosystems, as well as one fully untouched ecosystem and one intensively managed site, have been selected in Europe.

Overview

 BlizynCalderona-EspadánLandesLoirePunkaharjuSollingValaisVentoux
Geography
Country Poland Spain France France Finland Germany Switzerland France
Elevation 320m 300m 46m 85m 90m 300m 1250m 800m
Total Area 17,329 ha 49,259 ha 25,600 ha 96 ha 1,500 ha 25,000 ha 150,000 ha 29,000 ha
Ecology
Climate temperate  mediterranean temperate riparian boreal temperate alpine mediterranean
Ecosystem untouched   intensively managed   untouched / intensively managed predominantly intensively managed managed  
Model & Target Tree Species Abies, Acer, Alnus, Betula, Carpinus, Corylus, Crataegus, Fagus, Fraxinus, Larix, Picea, Pinus, Populus, Prunus, Quercus, Salix, Sorbus, Tilia, Ulmus  Pinus, Quercus Alnus, Betula, Castanea, Corylus, Crataegus, Fagus, Fraxinus, Pinus, Prunus, Quercus, Salix, Sorbus Acer, Alnus, Castanea, Corylus, Crataegus, Fraxinus, Populus, Prunus, Quercus, Salix, Tilia, Ulmus Abies, Acer, Alnus, Betula, Larix, Picea, Pinus, Populus, Prunus, Quercus, Salix, Sorbus, Tilia Betula, Fagus, Larix, Quercus, Picea, Pinus Abies, Acer, Alnus, Betula, Carpinus, Corylus, Crataegus, Fagus, Fraxinus, Larix, Picea, Pinus, Populus, Prunus, Quercus, Salix, Sorbus, Tilia, Ulmus Abies, Acer, Alnus, Betual, Castanea, Carpinus, Cedrus, Corylus, Crataegus, Fagus, Larix, Picea, Pinus, Quercus, Sorbus
Legal status
Partner IBL  INIA INRA INRA UOULU UGOE WSL INRA
Ownership public  public/private mainly private public public mainly public public/private mainly public
Protection includes two nature reserves  Natural park Natura 2000 includes nature reserve / gene conservation unit (P. nigra) includes nature reserve / gene conservation units (P. sylvestris, A; platanoides, T. cordata)   includes protected area (UNESCO world heritage Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn) includes nature reserve / Natura 2000 / gene conservation unit (Abies)
Relation to other networks   EU 2000 Networks, National Inventory, Forest Monitoring Network, EUFORGEN Conservation units FORESEE LTER - ZA (Loire) ICP-Forests LTER-Europe, ILTER, ICP-Forests ICP-Forests, ILTER, SENSOR-IP, BDM, ALTERNET UNESCO-MAB, ENFOR

Projects

Research projects conducted in the EVOLTREE ISS                                                             Download Project Overview  
ProjectBlyzinCalderonaLandesLoirePunkaharjuSollingValaisVentoux
Permanent Samples                
P. sylvestris                
EVOLTREE Beech                
EVOLTREE CommuniTree                
EVOLTREE Insects                
EVOLTREE Water                
EVOLTREE Beech Pheno                
EVOLTREE RegenPop                
EVOLTREE Fir                
EVOLTREE CompModel                
EVOLTREE RecipTranspl                
EVOLTREE Oaks                
LINKTREE                
FORGER                
TIPTREE                
Trees4Future                
FLAG                
DYSESAL                
BIOMAREAU                
National DFG                
ADAPT                
RAIN-SHELTER                
QuercAdapt                
GRAAL                
FORADAPT                
TreeType                
INFORMED                
ADAPCON                
PHENOPIN                

as of Sept. 2013

Permanent Samples

Individual trees mapped in situ, the DNA is available in the Repository Center  Download List
SpeciesBlizynCalderonaLandesLoirePunkaharjuSollingValaisVentouxTotal
Abies alba 506             1800 2306
Alnus glutinosa 51               51
Betula pendula 55               55
Fagus sylvatica 203         629   1400 2232
Larix sp. 50               50
Malus sylvestris 21               21
Picea abies 51       500 200     751
Pinus sylvestris 511       770   630   1911
Populus nigra       400         400
Quercus sp. 118   1500   50 500 504 500 3172
Ulmus laevis 1               1
Fagus, Pinus, Quercus (gradient mixed)               190 190
Abies, Fagus, Pinus (gradient mixed)               200 200

as of Sept. 2013

Contact

ISSContact
All Francois Léfèvre
(ISS Coordinator)
INRA, Avignon (France) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Blizyn Jan Kowalcyk IBL, Raszyn (Poland) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  Jan Matras IBL, Raszyn (Poland) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Calderona-Espadán Ricardo Alía INIA, Madrid (Spain) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Landes Antoine Kremer INRA, Bordeaux (France) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Loire Marc Villar INRA, Orléans (France) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Punkaharju Egbert Beuker METLA, Vantaa (Finland) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  Tiina Tynkkynen METLA, Vantaa (Finland) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Solling Martin Ziehe UGOE, Göttingen (Germany) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Valais Martina Peter WSL, Birmensdorf (Switzerland) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  Felix Gugerli WSL, Birmensdorf (Switzerland) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Ventoux Christian Pichot INRA, Avignon (France) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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