CREAF

El CREAF és un centre de recerca que genera coneixements i solucions innovadores en ecologia terrestre per ajudar a la societat a mitigar els efectes del Canvi Global, a crear plans d'adaptació i a augmentar la capacitat de resiliència dels ecosistemes naturals.
News

CREAF Annual Report 2017 can be already consulted

In 2017, CREAF produced 231 SCI papers, the highest number in its history. 87% have been published in scientific journals of the first quartile. three of them in Science, and one in Nature Climate Change.

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Call for a new CREAF Director

Javier Retana, director of the CREAF since 2005, plans to step down from this position early in 2018.

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Josep Penuelas visited China as grantee of the Distinguished Fellow of the Chinese Academy of Science

Josep Penuelas visited China the first two weeks of May 2018 as grantee of the Distinguished Fellow of the Chinese Academy of Science.

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Afforestation neutralizes soil pH

Afforestation is a type of land use change project primarily designated for wood production, soil and water conservation, increasing carbon storage and mitigating climate change. This study shows that afforestation changes, moreover, soil pH, that is a key soil variable.

Knowledge

It’s already available CREAF Talk by Scott Ollinger about nitrogen and carbon assimilation in forests

A new video of CREAF Talks conferences is now available. Scott Ollinger, from University of New Hampshire, USA, talks about basic relations among foliar N and CO2 assimilation in forests, relationships between N concentrations and a suite of functionally convergent plant traits that influence canopy reflectance, and implications for broad-scale N mapping and ecosystem—climate interactions.

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