Invitation to second webinar - Cross-border monitoring and forecasting of forest fires and biodiversity losses

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Date: 26.5.2021

Time: 13.00-15.30 (UTC +3)

Mode: Microsoft Teams

Language: English

Themes: Forest fire mapping, Biodiversity monitoring


Webinar opening
13.05-15.10 Presentations

Keynote: FMI´s forest fire services - Tuomo Bergman, FMI
Approaches for forest fires forecasting in Russia- Alexey Yaroshenko, Greenpeace Russia
Fire simulation example in North Karelia based on Finnish data- Tuomo Puumalainen, Arbonaut Oy

14.00-14.10 break (10 min)

Intact Forest Landscapes: in-situ conservation and learning for disturbance-based forest management- Per Angelstam, SLU
The role of forest pests and diseases in expected future changes- Tiina Ylioja, LUKE
Needs and opportunities for cross-border monitoring of forest fires and biodiversity-Eugene Lopatin, LUKE

15.10-15.25 (15 min) General discussion

15.25-15.30 Closing words + announcement of next webinar

Kindly register for the event by 21.5.2021. The event is open to everyone and is free of charge. Teams-link will be sent to registered participants by email on 24.5.2021. Feel free to share the invitation!

In case of questions about the webinar, or in case you haven’t received the link by the stated date, kindly contact Daisy Silvennoinen, Project Planner (

The webinar is part of the CBC Karelia Biokarelia project funded by the European Union, Republic of Finland, and the Russian Federation. The webinar will be recorded. The recording will be available for two weeks after the webinar. All the presentations will be also published after the webinar.