Staff / General Direction
Trasobares Rodríguez, Antoni
Director
   
antoni.trasobares@ctfc.es
973 48 1752 (234)

PhD in Forest Science and Economics, University of Joensuu, Finland (2000-2004)

Master Degree of Science in Forestry. Major in Forest Planning and Economics. Faculty of Forestry, University of Joensuu, Finland (1998-1999)

Master Degree in Forestry Engineering specialising in Environmental Sciences. University of Lleida, Spain -ETSEA- (1996-1998)

Agricultural Engineering (Bachelor Degree). Specialising in Landscape Management. Polytechnic University of Catalonia -ESAB- (1992– 1996)

 

Director of Forest Sciences Centre of Catalonia (December 2016 - )

Consultant (February 2016 - December 2016)

Government of Catalonia, Department of Agriculture, General director of natural resources and biodiversity (February 2013 – February 2016).  Development of various measures for promoting the bioeconomy concept in the Catalan forest sector, for example: (1) Strategy for the energy use of forest biomass; (2) New management and mobilisation model for the public forests in Catalonia (the amount of sustainably managed area increased 90% in the period 2013-2015); (3) New regulation for using local timber in the construction and rehabilitation of public buildings

Previously:

Research, technology transfer and applied projects in forest management and the environment in general.

ETH Zurich, Institute of Terrestrial Ecosystems, Chair of Forest Ecology (September 2009 – February 2013). Research Assistant position in the frame of the MOTIVE project (FP7; Models for Adaptive management http://motive-project.net/), focused on developing models and strategies to adapt forest management to climate change.

Foreco Technologies, SL., (November 2004 - September 2009). Consulting company specializing on forest management planning and the management of environmental resources in general. Promotion and development of various projects at the national and international levels (support to public administration, universities, European projects)

CTFC, Forest Sciences Centre of Catalonia (June 1999 - November 2004). Coordination of the Mediterranean Regional Project Centre of the European Forest Institute

Trasobares A., Tomé M., Miina J. 2004. Growth and yield model for Pinus halepensis Mill. in Catalonia, north-east Spain. Forest Ecology and Management 203 (1-3): 49-62.

Trasobares A. and Pukkala, T. 2004. Optimising the management of uneven-aged Pinus sylvestris L. and Pinus nigra Arn. mixed stands in Catalonia, north-east Spain. Annals of Forest Science 61 (8), 747-758.s 

González, J.R., Palahí, M., Trasobares, A., Pukkala, T. (2006). A fire probability model for forest stands in Catalonia. Annals of Forest Science 63: 169-176.

Vilà M, Carrillo-Gavilán A, Vayreda, J, Bugmann H, Fridman J, Grodzki W, Haase J, Kunstler G, Schelhaas M, Trasobares, A (2013). Disentangling Biodiversity and Climatic Determinants of Wood Production. PLoS ONE 8(2): e53530. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0053530.

Trasobares, A., Zingg, A., Walthert, L., Bigler, C. 2016. A climate sensitive empirical growth and yield model for forest management planning of even-aged beech stands. Eur J Forest Res 135:263-282. DOI 10.1007/s10342-015-0934-7.