2008 World Conference on Natural Resource Modeling
The 2008 World Conference on Natural Resource Modeling was held at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences-SGGW, Warsaw, Poland, June 15-18, 2008.
About the Conference
The conference will provide a forum for the presentation of recent progress in the use of modeling techniques to help in the understanding and managing of complex natural resource systems. The systems comprise a wide variety of resources: renewable and exhaustible resources, terrestrial and marine resources, energy, minerals and materials, land and soils, water resources, problems of pollution and residuals, managed biological populations, integrated pest management, agriculture and fisheries, rangelands and forest, wildlife and wilderness, preservation of endangered species and of genetic diversity.
This is the web service created for the 2008 Resource Modeling Association World Conference. The event is organized by:
- Resource Modeling Association
- Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
- Faculty of Forestry, Warsaw University of Life Sciences-SGGW, Warsaw, Poland
- Forest Research Institute, Sçkocin, Poland
The preparations for the conference in Warsaw are well underway. The conference will be held June 16 to 18 at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences. This is the oldest forestry-related faculty in Poland, being a successor to the 1816-established Special Forestry School. The agenda for the conference includes an icebreaker social gathering and registration the evening of June 15. Papers will be presented June 16 and the morning of June 17. Attendees will tour historic Warsaw the afternoon of June 17 and have a banquet in the evening. Finally, on June 18 there will be presentations and a business meeting. Oscar García, Ed Green and Kim Iles agreed to be our guest speakers from the North American continent. All three are exceptionally accomplished in their fields of expertise. Poland is a large country of the European Community, located in the central part of the continent and joining North with South, and West with East. Poland is also easily accessible by plane (through the Frederic Chopin Airport in Warsaw) as well as by train. Poland is a country with a large and advanced forestry sector. Forests cover almost 1/3 of the country, and its utilization makes Poland 5th European wood producer. Besides wood utilization foresters do care about natural environment. Twenty three national parks and more than 3 million ha of protected areas proves that.
Practical information about travel to Poland can be found here
The original website was here: http://rma2008.wl.sggw.pl
Please use the links on the left for more information, archived on this site.
The official language of the Congress is English. The organisers arrange no interpretation.