Dear colleagues in Division 7
I am pleased to inform you that the 10th International Conference on
Acid Deposition, ACID RAIN 2020, will be held in Niigata, Japan, from 19
to 23 October 2020. On behalf of the Scientific Steering Committee and
the International Scientific Advisory Committee for Acid Rain 2020, I
send you herein the first circular of the conference. Please find the
file attached. The conference webpage is already open at:
As you can see on the conference webpage above, IUFRO is listed as one
of the co-organizers of the conference. Many of colleagues from RG
7.01.00 are involved in the preparation of the conference. The
conference is entitled “ACID RAIN 2020: The Future Environment and Role
of Multiple Air Pollutants”, which covers issues not only specific to
acid rain but also a wide range of scientific topics relating to various
air pollutants, including ozone, particulate matters, etc. Relationship
between air pollution and climate change is also within the scope.
Therefore, direct/indirect effects of various environmental factors on
forest ecosystems will be discussed in the conference.
We would appreciate it if you and your colleagues consider the
possibility of attending the conference.
See you in Niigata, Japan, in 2020!
Hiroyuki SASE, Ph.D.
Ecological Impact Research Department
Asia Center for Air Pollution Research (ACAP)
Japan Environmental Sanitation Center (JESC)
Telephone: +81-25-263-0559 (direct)
Network Center for the Acid Deposition Monitoring Network in East Asia (EANET)
Atmospheric Environment Sciences in East Asia (Cooperation course)
Graduate School of Science and Technology
APN Project on Sulphur Dynamics: http://www.apn.acap.asia
ACID RAIN 2020: https://www.acidrain2020.org
Apologies for possible cross-posting
We are pleased to announce the next meeting of the IUFRO Working Party
7.03.10 Methodology of forest insect and disease survey in Central Europe,
titled "Recent Changes in Forest Insects and Pathogens Significance". This
event will take place during 16-20 September 2019, at the Forestry Faculty
of the University "Stefan cel Mare" of Suceava, Romania.
The conference will include both oral and poster presentations, addressing
key issues relating to:
1) Information platform on pests and diseases occurrence in Central Europe;
2) Non-native organisms - network for sharing information on distribution
3) Risk assessment of actual and introduced pests and diseases;
4) Diagnostic tools and evidence systems for forest pests and diseases;
5) The pest and disease controls in the certificated forests (FSC or PEFC).
Suceava is located in the North-Eastern part of Romania and is the main town
of the historical province Bucovina, famous for the medieval painted
monasteries, included on the list of the world patrimony UNESCO, as for its
The organizing committee is looking forward to meeting you (the interested
researches) in Suceava.
Please note the deadline for abstract submission on 1 April 2019. More
detailed information and instructions on how to submit abstracts are
available on the <http://silvic.usv.ro/iufroromania2019/> conference
On behalf of organizers
Ing. Miloš Knížek, Ph.D.
Výzkumný ústav lesního hospodářství a myslivosti
Jíloviště - Strnady
Praha 5 - Zbraslav
Ing. Milos Knizek, Ph.D.
Forestry and Game Management Research Institute
Jiloviste - Strnady
Praha 5 - Zbraslav
CZ - 156 00