Training Session in Molise

This week we had an interesting training session organized by our partner Regione Molise in collaboration with the University of Molise and the University of Florence.

During the two days of training different stakeholder were guided trought the metodologies developed by the project from the field surveis to the elaboration of the data to create maps of the Sustainable Forest Management indicators.

Here below some photos of the days.


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Monitoring Visit in Molise

On the 7th and 8th of May we had the monitoring visit of the project in the demonstration site of Bosco Pennataro.

Here below some pictures of the days and the link at the Report For Policy Makers that was presented during the meeting.


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Visiting Professor


Annika Kangas from LUKE visiting at Università degli Studi di Firenze to discuss with our master degree students new methods for monitoring forest resources

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Workshop by Erasmus+ “Geonatura”

FRESh LIFE  is one of the sponsor of the Workshop “Geomatics for environmental management” that will be held on April 12th in the Lecture hall of the School of Agriculture in Florence.

Here below more details about the day.

We will be there with our drones to show the results of the project!


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FRESh LIFE at the VI Mediterranean Forest Week


This Week we were at the VI Mediterranean Forest Week in Lebanon to present the results of our project. We had a poster (link for the download) and a presentation at the Mediterranean Forest Model Network in a special session dedicated to the best practices for the sustainable forest management (download the presentation).

Here below some photos of the week!

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New Paper from the framework of FRESh LIFE project!

Here below the link to the paper “Influence of Scan Density on the Estimation of Single-Tree Attributes by Hand-Held Mobile Laser Scanning” funded by the LIFE program in the framework of our project.



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Learn to Love Forests!


On the occasion of the International Day of Forests our project contribute to the organization of the event “Learn to Love Forests” that will be held in Florence on 21 march.

Link to the event program:

Save the date and if you are interested here below the link for the registration:

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FRESh LIFE on the Italian Journal of Forest and Mountain Environments

On the last issue of Italian Journal of Forest and Mountain Environments published by the Italian Academy of Forest Sciences a scientific contribution by our team with the first results of the FRESh LIFE project.


Online version available at the link below.


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Geoinformatics in monitoring forest disasters – 29 January 2019

On 29th of January in Florence we’ll participate at the seminar “Geoinformatics in monitoring forest disasters” organized in collaboration with the Laboratory of Geomatics of the Faculty of Forestry, University of Agriculture in Krakow, Poland.

Here below more info about the program of the day.


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FRESh LIFE at work to map the damages of the windstorm Vaia in northern Italy.

In these days our team is in the field to map windstorm damages in the forests of northen Italy. High resolution data acquired by drones will be useful to estimate the volume of fallen trees and create maps of windthrown areas.

Here below some photos of the first day of flights near Lavarone (TN).

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