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The Erasmus project TreProX – Workshop in Iceland

The Erasmus project TreProX – Workshop in Iceland

The TreProX project held a weeklong workshop on 10.-16th of October. The subject was wood quality and standards of wood sorting as well as methods used in maximizing the quality of timber in forests while they are growing.  Members of the project are The...

TreProx course on timber sorting

TreProx course on timber sorting

The last day of the Iceland visit was spent in Þjórsárdalur, an area where the Iceland Forest Services has planted and maintained a forest for almost 80 years. There the participants had practical excercises, under the guidance of Tomas Ivarsson, based on timber...

TreProx workshop on using the timber sorting guide

TreProx workshop on using the timber sorting guide

On Thursday Tomas Ivarsson, one of the editors of the book Commercial Grading of Timber - Grading Rules, gave the theoretical part of his workshop based on the book. The book is really a handbook and participants learned how to use the book as a guide to sorting...

Day three – visit to Mógilsá and Heiðmörk

Day three – visit to Mógilsá and Heiðmörk

After a very nice breakfast at Hvanneyri, the program of day three of the TreProX Icelandic workshop started formally at Mógilsá, the Iceland Forest Services Research Center. The Director of the center, Dr. Edda Sigurdís Oddsdóttir, began the program by telling the...

Day two of the TreProx workshop

Day two of the TreProx workshop

On day two of the TreProX Iceland workshop Bent Jensen from Copenhagen University Forestry School talked about how planting and maintenance of forests directly affects timber quality. He gave quite a few examples of good and bad practices and the discussions that...

TreProx workshop in Iceland

TreProx workshop in Iceland

The Icelandic workshop of the TreProX project started formally on Monday the 11th of October. There are 39 participants in the workshop, from Denmark, Sweden and Iceland.  On the first day there were three lectures in the morning. Dr. Ólafur Eggertsson from the...

Swedish Wood homepage

Swedish Wood homepage

One of our partners in the TreProx project is Swedish Wood. Their homepage is a trove of information about wood and it's uses. All of their publications is free for download from the homepage, a lot of the materials is in Swedish but the homepage also has an English...