International scientific camp for students of forestry ForseenPOMERANIA 2013

Poznań University of Life Sciences would like to invite students from all over the world to participate in International scientific camp supporting completing of ForseenPOMERANIA project, supported by Interreg IVA. The camp will take place in Drawno Forest District (north-west Poland).
Aim: Participation in project: “Development of trans-border decision support system for remote and model assessment of forest dendromass in Pomerania Region”.
For who: The participants of the scientific camp can be forestry students or other faculties that are interested in research carried out in polish forests.
Range of the works: trees measurements and biomass estimation on the sample plots of Scots Pine stands (Pinus sylvestris L.) using the new technologies such as e.g. GIS, GPS measurements, terrestrial laser scanning, hemispherical photography etc. Possible tree cutting with a chain saw under instructor supervision.
The place: Drawno situated is on the Drawskie Lakeland – in the heart of Drawska Forest – the northern-west part of Poland. Geographic coordinates: 53°13'11"N, 15°45'32"E. The nearest places: Szczecin (airport) – 100 km, Poznań (airport) – 170 km, Berlin (airport) – 230 km.
Dates: there are four terms of the camp: 05-11.08.2013 (7 days), 12-18.08.2013 (7 days), 09-15.09.2013 (7 days) and 16-22.09.2013 (7 days).
Accommodation and meals: the organizers provide free accommodation and free half board which consists of breakfasts and dinners.
Costs: the participation in the camp is free, participants need to take care about the travel costs and insurance. The organizers don’t refund travel costs of participants, except provide of transportation from Poznań (upon earlier agreement).
Insurance: every participant is obliged to have valid health insurance that is valid in Poland for all stay period during the camp. The Organizers don’t refund costs of this insurance.
Attractions: evening meetings (bonfire) with participants from various countries; visiting Drawieński National Park; attractive neighborhood with beauties of polish nature: rivers, lakes and forests; canoeing; workshops (especially GIS workshops) and more.
Registration: Registration is required. Please, send the registration form using the link below by 28th of February, 2013:

Registration form

Number of participants is limited!

For more information please call to Kamil Kondracki (Mr.): +48 667 964 576 or write an e-mail on pomerania.poznan@gmail.com

More information:

www.up.poznan.pl/pomerania/eng

http://www.facebook.com/forseenpomeraniacamp

Application form