Symposium 2011

Advances in Forest Inventory Help Enhancing Forest Resource Values (2011)

Lectures given at the 2011 MWP Symposium held in Stockholm on 4 October, 2011.

Welcome and Introduction

Gunilla Jönson, Professor Lund University/LTH, Lund Sweden
Chairman of the Marcus Wallenberg Prize Selection Committee

The Value of better Information for the Forest Sector

Elisabet Salander Björklund, CEO, Bergvik Skog, Falun, Sweden

Characterizing the Forest Resources with Airborne Laser: The Idea, the Application and the Market

Erik Næsset, recipient of the 2011 Marcus Wallenberg Prize
Professor, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, Norway

Utilizing Individual Tree Information in Laser Assisted Forest Inventory

Juha Hyyppä, Professor, Finnish Geodetic Institute, Masala, Finland

Stewardship of our Living Biosphere in an Era of Rapid Global Change

Johan Rockström, Director, Stockholm Environment Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

Information for Sustainable Development

Peter Holmgren, Director, Climate, Energy and Tenure Division, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN, Rome, Italy

Using the Laser Technique to Address the Global Challenges

Göran Ståhl, Professor, Section of Forest Resource Analysis, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umeå, Sweden

How to Stop Forest Destruction?

Poul Engberg-Pedersen, Deputy Director General, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Gland, Switzerland

Panel Discussion