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FutMon (Further Development and Implementation of an EU-level Forest Monitoring System) is an EU LIFE+ project and involves 38 institutions in 24 EU countries.

It aims at the creation of a pan-European forest monitoring system which can serve as a basis for the provision of policy relevant information on forests in the European Union as required under international obligations and key action 8 of the Forest Action Plan (COM 2006 final).

The project coordination centre is situated at the Institute for World Forestry, Hamburg, Germany. For more information regarding FutMon, please refer to www.futmon.org

Duration: 01.01.2009-30.06.2011

The monitoring activities under FUTMon project are carried out on 94 Level I  (large scale forest monitoring), on 6 new FutMon (integrated NFI plots) and on 7 Level II (intensive forest monitoring) plots in Estonia.


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1. FOREST MONITORING, Report of the surveys

2. Yearbook Forests


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Kalle Karoles

National coordinator

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Estonian Environment Agency, Headquarters in Tartu:  Rõõmu tee 2, 51013 Tartu, Estonia. Phone +3727339713 and Fax +3727339464