El Centre de Ciència i Tecnologia Forestal de Catalunya (CTFC), amb seu a Solsona (Lleida), es va constituir inicialment entre el Consell Comarcal del Solsonès i la Universitat de Lleida l'any 1996, i posteriorment, s'hi van incorporar la Diputació de Lleida, la Fundació Catalana per a la Recerca i la Innovació, la Generalitat de Catalunya, la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, la Diputació de Barcelona i l'Ajuntament de Solsona. El CTFC és un consorci públic adscrit a l’Administració de la Generalitat de Catalunya i s’hi relaciona mitjançant el Departament competent en matèria de boscos. També forma part dels centres de recerca de Catalunya (CERCA) i està acreditat com agent TECNIO per la Generalitat (desenvolupador de tecnologia públic). [Més informació]

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  • Rapid behavioural response of urban birds to COVID-19 lockdown 

    Gordo, Oscar; Brotons, Lluís; Herrando, Sergi; Gargallo, Gabriel (Royal Society, 2021-03-10)
    Biodiversity is threatened by the growth of urban areas. However, it is still poorly understood how animals can cope with and adapt to these rapid and dramatic transformations of natural environments. The COVID-19 pandemic ...
  • Future trade-offs and synergies among ecosystem services in Mediterranean forests under global change scenarios 

    Morán-Ordóñez, Alejandra; Améztegui González, Aitor; De Cáceres, Miquel; Miguel Magaña, Sergio de; Lefevre, François; Brotons, Lluís; Coll Mir, Lluís (Elsevier, 2020-09-02)
    Mediterranean forests play a key role in providing services and goods to society, and are currently threatened by global change. We assessed the future provision of ecosystem services by Mediterranean pine forests under a ...
  • Maximum height of mountain forests abruptly decreases above an elevation breakpoint 

    Améztegui González, Aitor; Rodrigues Mimbrero, Marcos; Gelabert, Pere J.; Lavaquiol Colell, Bernat; Coll Mir, Lluís (Taylor and Francis, 2021-03-15)
    Canopy height is an excellent indicator of forest productivity, biodiversity and other ecosystem functions. Yet, we know little about how elevation drives canopy height in mountain areas. Here we take advantage of an ...
  • A hydroclimatic model for the distribution of fire on Earth 

    Boer, Matthias M.; Resco de Dios, Víctor; Stefaniak, Elisa Z.; Bradstock, Ross A. (IOP Publishing Ltd, 2021-03-25)
    The distribution of fire on Earth has been monitored from space for several decades, yet the geography of global fire regimes has proven difficult to reproduce from interactions of climate, vegetation, terrain, land use ...
  • How Can Be Lotic Ecosystem Size More Precisely Estimated? Comparing Different Approximations in Pre-Pyrenean and Pyrenean Mountains 

    Coello Sanz, Fernando; Casals i Martí, Frederic; Sánchez-González, Jorge Rubén (MDPI, 2021-03-06)
    Rivers are among the most biodiverse and endangered ecosystems on earth. In Europe, concern over their conservation promoted the development of legal instruments for habitat and species conservation, the Habitats Directive, ...
  • Análisis de los conflictos derivados de la producción y uso de biomasa forestal para energía en Europa 

    Rhodius, Regina; Peters, Dörte Marie; Ferranti, Francesca; Frei, Theresa; Górriz Mifsud, Elena; Kurttila, Mikko; Leban, Vasja; Lindstad, Berit H.; Malovrh, Špela Pezdevšek; Wirth, Kristina; Stirn, Lidija Zadnik (Colegio Oficial de Ingenieros Técnicos Forestales, 2015-02-01)
    La biomasa leñosa es una importante fuente de energía renovable, capital para cumplir los objetivos europeos 2020 sobre clima y energía. Tales objetivos y sus medidas asociadas se basan en el supuesto de que el uso energético ...
  • Performance of statistical and machine learning-based methods for predicting biogeographical patterns of fungal productivity in forest ecosystems 

    Morera, Albert; Martínez de Aragón, Juan; Bonet Lledos, José Antonio; Liang, Jingjing; Miguel Magaña, Sergio de (Springer Nature, 2021-03-15)
    Background: The prediction of biogeographical patterns from a large number of driving factors with complex interactions, correlations and non-linear dependences require advanced analytical methods and modeling tools. This ...
  • Agricultural soil organic carbon stocks in the north-eastern Iberian Peninsula: Drivers and spatial variability 

    Funes, Inmaculada; Savé i Montserrat, Robert; Rovira, Pere; Molowny Horas, Roberto; Alcañiz, Josep M. (Josep Maria); Ascaso Sastrón, Emilio; Herms Canellas, Ignasi; Herrero, Carmen; Boixadera Llobet, Jaume; Vayreda, Jordi (Elsevier, 2019-02-22)
    Estimating soil organic carbon (SOC) stocks under agriculture, assessing the importance of their drivers and understanding the spatial distribution of SOC stocks are crucial to predicting possible future SOC stocks scenarios ...
  • Soil microclimate changes affect soil fungal communities in a Mediterranean pine forest 

    Castaño Soler, Carles; Lindahl, Björn D.; Alday, Josu G.; Hagenbo, Andreas; Martínez de Aragón, Juan; Parladé Izquierdo, Xavier; Pera i Álvarez, Joan; Bonet Lledos, José Antonio (WileyNew Phytologist Trust, 2018-05-14)
    Soil microclimate is a potentially important regulator of the composition of plant‐associated fungal communities in climates with significant drought periods. Here, we investigated the spatio‐temporal dynamics of soil ...
  • Sistemes agroalimentaris: agricultura, ramaderia i pesca 

    Sebastià, Ma. T.; Plaixats i Boixadera, Josefina; Lloveras Vilamanyà, Jaume; Girona i Gomís, Joan; Caiola, Nuno; Savé i Montserrat, Robert (Generalitat de CatalunyaInstitut d'Estudis Catalans, 2016)
    El sector agropecuari català és plenament conscient del canvi climàtic i del canvi global, i ja fa temps que ha iniciat polítiques i actuacions de mitigació i d’adaptació a aquests canvis. Parteix de l’adaptació de l’agronomia ...
  • Balanç de carboni: els embornals a Catalunya 

    Vayreda, Jordi; Retana, Javier; Savé i Montserrat, Robert; Funes, Inmaculada; Sebastià, Ma. T.; Calvo, Eva; Catalán i Aguilà, Jordi; Batalla Mercadé, Meritxell (Generalitat de CatalunyaInstitut d'Estudis Catalans, 2016)
    En aquest capítol es determinen els estocs i els embornals de carboni (C) dels diferents sistemes terrestres i marins. El bosc és el sistema terrestre que manté en estoc més quantitat de carboni per hectàrea, 149,5 Mg C ...
  • Economic profitability of agroforestry in nitrate vulnerable zones in Catalonia (NE Spain) 

    Blanc, Simone; Gasol, Carles M.; Martínez Blanco, Julia; Muñoz Odina, Pere; Coello, Jaime; Casals, Pere; Mosso, Angela; Brun, Filippo (Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), 2019)
    The impact of agricultural practices and the excess application of nitrogen can negatively impact the environment and cause human health problems. In Spain, the liquid manure applied in areas of intensive agriculture is ...
  • Conceptual and methodological issues in estimating the success of ecological restoration 

    Marchand, Lilian; Castagneyrol, Bastien; Jiménez, Juan José; Rey Benayas, José María; Benot, Marie-Lise; Martínez Ruiz, Carolina; Alday, Josu G.; Jaunatre, Renaud; Dutoit, Thierry; Buisson, Elise; Mench, Michel; Alard, Didier; Corcket, Emmanuel; Comín, F. A. (Francisco A.) (Elsevier, 2021-01-23)
    Ecological restoration (ER) of terrestrial ecosystems has become widespread in past decades. However, assessing its success is complex mainly due to the diversity of objectives pursued, actions undertaken but also statistical ...
  • Can Social Innovation Make a Change in European and Mediterranean Marginalized Areas? Social Innovation Impact Assessment in Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, and Rural Development 

    Ravazzoli, Elisa; Dalla Torre, Cristina; Da Re, Riccardo; Govigli, Valentino Marini; Secco, Laura; Górriz Mifsud, Elena; Pisani, Elena; Barlagne, Carla; Baselice, Antonio; Bengoumi, Mohammed; Dijskhoorn-Dekker, Marijke; Labidi, Arbia; Lopolito, Antonio; Melnykovych, Mariana; Perlik, Manfred; Polman, Nico; Sarkki, Simo; Vassilopoulos, Achilleas; Koundouri, Phoebe; Miller, David; Streifeneder, Thomas; Nijnik, Maria (MDPI, 2021-02-08)
    Social innovation (SI) impacts are long-term changes that affect different dimensions of territorial capital (i.e., economy, society, environment, governance) for the territory in which SI occurs. Yet, systematic empirical ...
  • Halophytophthora fluviatilis Pathogenicity and Distribution along a Mediterranean-Subalpine Gradient 

    Caballol, Maria; Štraus, Dora; Macià, Héctor; Ramis, Xavier; Redondo, Miguel Ángel; Oliva Palau, Jonàs (MDPI, 2021-02-03)
    Halophytophthora species have been traditionally regarded as brackish water oomycetes; however, recent reports in inland freshwater call for a better understanding of their ecology and possible pathogenicity. We studied ...
  • Impact of Robinia pseudoacacia stand conversion on soil properties and bacterial community composition in Mount Tai, China 

    Li, Kun; Han, Xu; Ni, Ruiqiang; Shi, Ge; Miguel Magaña, Sergio de; Li, Chuanrong; Shen, Weixing; Zhang, Yikun; Zhang, Xingzhong (Springer Nature, 2021-03)
    Background: Robinia pseudoacacia is a widely planted pioneer tree species in reforestations on barren mountains in northern China. Because of its nitrogen-fixing ability, it can play a positive role in soil and forest ...
  • Sampling forest soils to describe fungal diversity and composition. Which is the optimal sampling size in Mediterranean pure and mixed pine oak forests? 

    Adamo, Irene; Piñuela, Yasmine; Bonet Lledos, José Antonio; Castaño Soler, Carles; Martínez de Aragón, Juan; Parladé Izquierdo, Xavier; Pera i Álvarez, Joan; Alday, Josu G. (British Mycological SocietyElsevier, 2021-02-08)
    Soil sampling is a critical step affecting perceived fungal diversity, however sampling optimization for high-throughput-DNA sequencing studies have never been tested in Mediterranean forest ecosystems. We identified the ...
  • Fire and biodiversity in the Anthropocene 

    Kelly, Luke T.; Giljohann, Katherine M.; Duane, Andrea; Aquilué, Núria; Archibald, Sally; Batllori, Enric; Bennett, Andrew F.; Buckland, S. T.; Canelles, Quim; Clarke, Michael F.; Fortin, Marie-Josée; Hermoso, Virgilio; Herrando, Sergi; Keane, Robert E.; Lake, Frank K.; McCarthy, Michael A.; Morán-Ordóñez, Alejandra; Parr, Catherine L.; Pausas, Juli G. (Juli Garcia); Penman, Trent D.; Regos Sanz, Adrián; Rumpff, Libby; Santos, Julianna L.; Smith, Annabel L.; Syphard, Alexandra D.; Tingley, Morgan W.; Brotons, Lluís (The American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2020-11-20)
    Fire has been a source of global biodiversity for millions of years. However, interactions with anthropogenic drivers such as climate change, land use, and invasive species are changing the nature of fire activity and its ...
  • Impacts of Use and Abuse of Nature in Catalonia with Proposals for Sustainable Management 

    Peñuelas, Josep; Germain i Otzet, Josep; Álvarez Domínguez, Enrique; Aparicio, Enric; Arús i Gorina, Pere; Basnou, Corina; Blanché i Vergés, Cèsar; Bonada i Caparrós, Núria; Canals, Purificació; Capodiferro, Marco; Carceller Roqué, Xavier; Casademunt, Àlex; Casals Missio, Joan; Casals, Pere; Casañas, F. (Francesc); Catalán i Aguilà, Jordi; Checa, Joan; Cordero, Pedro J.; Corominas, Joaquim; Sostoa Fernández, Adolfo de; Espelta Morral, Josep Maria; Estrada i Miyares, Marta; Folch, Ramon; Franquesa, Teresa; Garcia-Lozano, Carla; Garí, Mercè; Geli, Anna M.; González-Guerrero, Óscar; Gordillo, Javier; Gosàlbez i Noguera, Joaquim; Grimalt Obrador, Joan; Guàrdia, Anna; Isern, Rosó; Jordana i Vidal, Jordi; Junqué, Eva; Lascurain i Golferichs, Josep; Lleonart, Jordi; Llorente, Gustavo A.; Lloret, Francisco; Lloret Romañach, Josep; Mallarach, Josep Maria; Martín Vide, Javier; Medir i Huerta, Rosa M.; Melero Cavero, Yolanda; Montasell i Dorda, Josep; Montori, Albert; Munné, Antoni (Munné i Torras); Nel·lo, Oriol; Palazón, Santiago; Palmero, Marina; Parés, Margarida; Pino i Vilalta, Joan; Pintó i Fusalba, Josep; Planagumà, Llorenç; Pons, Xavier; Prat i Fornells, Narcís; Puig i Civera, Carme; Puig Ventosa, Ignasi; Puigdomènech, Pere; Pujol Buxó, Eudald; Roca Pascual, Núria; Rodrigo, Jofre; Rodríguez Teijeiro, José Domingo; Roig i Munar, Francesc Xavier; Romanyà i Socoró, Joan; Rovira, Pere; Sàez, Llorenç; Sauras Yera, Teresa; Serrat, David; Simó, Joan; Soler Insa, Jordi; Terradas, Jaume; Vallejo, V. Ramón (Victoriano Ramón); Vicente, Paloma; Vilaplana, Joan Manuel; Vinyoles Cartanyà, Dolors (MDPI, 2021-02-02)
    This paper provides an overview of the last 40 years of use, and in many cases abuse, of the natural resources in Catalonia, a country that is representative of European countries in general, and especially those in the ...
  • Modelling Forest Ecosystems: a crossroad between scales, techniques and applications 

    Blanco Vaca, Juan Antonio; Améztegui González, Aitor; Rodríguez Puerta, Francisco (Elsevier, 2020-04-03)

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