Research priorities of the unit include the following:

  • Forest management
  • LULUCF – Kyoto protocol
  • Forest species mapping
  • Biomass estimation
  • Pre-fire planning and post-fire assessment
  • Land cover/use mapping
  • Landscape ecology
  • Soil erosion risk assessment
  • Environmental degradation assessment
  • Ecosystem dynamics

Members of the laboratory have been involved in a large number of National and EU-funded projects.