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In May 2005, the European Forest Institute (EFI) approved the creation of the Regional Project Centre PHOENIX (2005-2009), a consortium of EFI member institutions and other relevant partners carrying out specific research on fire ecology and post-fire management. The consortium currently includes 21 members from Mediterranean countries.

The objectives of the consortium are: (1) to obtain a sound database gathering the state-of-the-art of existing scientific knowledge concerning the fire characteristics of the different forest types and respective species; (2) to develop a set of criteria which can be used to classify forest types in terms of the associated fire hazard and resilience; (3) to define the potential and limitation of the various post-fire management options; (4) to help developing the transfer mechanisms needed between research and its application by end-users in this specific issue.

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Tuesday, 25 January of 2011


The 40th Anniversary of the Medecos Conference

From 6th to 9th of September of 2011 it will be held in Los Angeles,...



Tuesday, 18 January of 2011


MEDPINE Conference

The MEDPINE 4 conference will be held June 6-10, 2011, Avignon, France. This conference aims...



Tuesday, 14 December of 2010


Medecos XII Conference

The MEDECOS XII will be held September 6-9, 2011, in Los Angeles at the...






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