Trainee position at JRC: Support to Forest Modelling

segnalato da Giacomo Grassi

Short description of activity

A forest growth model (carbon Budget Model, CBM-CFS) is being used to estimate the impact of different management scenarios and natural disturbances on the dynamics of various forest carbon pools in EU. The trainee will provide support during the update of the databases (e.g. forest inventories, environmental parameters, etc.) and the implementation of the model runs at country level.

Qualifications

A degree in Forestry, Environmental Modelling, Environmental Science or related fields.

Training

An introduction to forest modelling will be provided to the trainee.

Institute and indicative duration

Institute for Environment and Sustainability Forest Resources and Climate Forestmod. Ispra, Italy.

Indicative duration 12 months, preferred starting date 16/09/2013

Trainees: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/jrc/index.cfm?id=5860

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