Policy Briefs

  • SUSTREE Policy Brief 1 "Conservation and sustainable utilization of forest tree diversity in climate change" pdf
  • SUSTREE Policy Brief 2 "Implementing assisted migration" pdf


The data behind the tool

Climate Data

  • Chakraborty, D., Dobor, L., Zolles, A., Hlásny, T., Schueler, S. (2020) High-resolution gridded climate data for Europe based on bias-corrected EURO-CORDEX: the ECLIPS-2.0 dataset. [Data set]. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3952159

 Universal Response Functions

  • Chakraborty, D., Wang, T., Andre, K., Konnert, M., Lexer, M.J., Matulla, C., Schueler, S. (2015) Selecting Populations for Non-Analogous Climate Conditions Using Universal Response Functions: The Case of Douglas-Fir in Central Europe. PLOS ONE. 10(8):e0136357https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0136357 pdf
  • Wang, T., O'Neill, G.A., Aitken, S.N. (2010) Integrating environmental and genetic effects to predict responses of tree populations to climate. Ecological Applications. Ecological Society of America. Volume 20, Issue 1. https://doi.org/10.1890/08-2257.1

Vulnerability maps (SDMs)

  • Chakraborty, D., Móricz, N., Rasztovits, E. et al. (2021) Provisioning forest and conservation science with high-resolution maps of potential distribution of major European tree species under climate change. Annals of Forest Science 78, 26. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13595-021-01029-4 pdf
  • Sallmannshofer, M., Chakraborty, D., Vacik, H., Illés, G., Löw, M., Rechenmacher, A., Lapin, K., Ette, S., Stojanovic, D., Kobler, A. et al. (2021) Continent-Wide Tree Species Distribution Models May Mislead Regional Management Decisions: A Case Study in the Transboundary Biosphere Reserve Mura-Drava-Danube. Forests 2021, 12, 330.
    https://doi.org/10.3390/f12030330 pdf


Information about Forest Reproductive Material

  • FOREMATIS Forest Reproductive Material Information System website

  • Konnert, M., Fady, B., Gömöry, D., A’Hara, S., Wolter, F., Ducci, F., Koskela, J., Bozzano,
    M., Maaten, T. and Kowalczyk, J. (2015) Use and transfer of forest reproductive material in Europe
    in the context of climate change. European Forest Genetic Resources Programme (EUFORGEN),
    Bioversity International, Rome, Italy. xvi and 75 p. pdf


Federal Research and Training Centre for Forests,
Natural Hazards and Landscape (BFW)

This tool is co-financed by the European Union via Interreg-CE and Interreg Danube Transnational Programme.




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