News and events relevant to DigitalForest

DigitalForest's contribution on actual forest state in the info TV format  "DAS!"

Dominik Seidel, PI (Principal Investigator) in DigitalForst, has contributed to the info TV format  "DAS!" in April 2021: Ist unser Wald noch zu retten? | - Fernsehen - Sendungen A-Z - DAS! 

Endangered Climate Savers - Forests under Drought Stress

In March 2021, NDR Info interviewed Prof. Alexander Knohl and Dr. Christian Markwitz on the effects of the 2018 drought year. In the course of climate change, periods of drought are becoming more frequent and severe. This causes drought stress on the forest, reduces CO2 storage and can result in the mortality of trees.
Link to the NDR

Digital Forest is featured in the DUZ special issue on digitialisation (see link below).

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The daily "Göttinger Tageblatt" reported on the funding of DigitalForest

Projekt "Digital Forest" der Universität Göttingen erhält Fördergelder ( 

Start date of the joint project

The funding of DigitalForest was granted shortly before the end of 2020 by the Volkswagen Foundation and the Ministery for Science and Culture of the German federal state of Lower Saxony. We officially started the project on 1st of March, 2021. Shortly after our start, on 22 March, we had our kickoff meeting (online, owing to the actual pandemic situation).