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Veijo Heiskanen (email)

Suomen Metsätieteellisen Seuran kuudes vuosikymmen.

Heiskanen V. (1969). Suomen Metsätieteellisen Seuran kuudes vuosikymmen. Silva Fennica vol. 3 no. 2 article id 4790. https://doi.org/10.14214/sf.a14576

English title: The sixth decade of the Society of Forestry in Finland


The Society of Forestry in Finland (now the Finnish Society of Forest Sciences) was founded in 1909. A comprehensive history of the society has been published earlier (Acta Forestalia Fennica 40) which covers the first 50 years of is activity. The tasks of the Society are to work for the development of forestry research in Finland and to be a link between research workers in the field of forestry.

This article summarises the activity with regards of the meetings during the 60th year of the Society, and the two scientific series, Acta Forestalia Fennica and Silva Fennica, it publishes. The characteristics of the development of the publishing activity has been its’ becoming livelier and a shortening of the studies published. In 1960s funds have been granted for the execution of even larger projects. The Society has also treated many questions within the field of policy of science.
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Original keywords
metsätieteet; metsäntutkimus; Suomen Metsätieteellinen Seura

English keywords
Finland; forest research; forest sciences; 1959-1968; the Finnish Society of Forest Sciences

Published in 1969

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