EcolChange seminar – Bengt-Gunnar Jonsson about the forest cover changes in Scandinavia

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange

Speaker: Bengt-Gunnar Jonsson is Professor of Plant Ecology at Mid Sweden University. His research focuses on forest history and dynamics and its role in maintaining forest biodiversity. He has played an active role in several national conservation projects initiated by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency and the Swedish Forest Agency. He is the author and editor of number of books, including “Biodiversity in dead wood“. Prof. Jonsson is also a lead author of IPBES (Intergovermental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services) European and Central Asia assessment, focusing on topics of forestry and forest land use.

Title of the talk: Coping with the loss of the last – the Scandinavian Green Belt and boreal forest green infrastructure in the northern Sweden

Time: Wednesday, 17. October 2018 at 15.15

Place: Tartu, Lai 40-218 (Vaga auditorium)


Boreal forest (pic from here)

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