Welcome to the website of the 21st Workshop of
European Vegetation Survey

Date & Venue

The 21st Workshop of the IAVS Working Group for the European Vegetation Survey took place in Vienna from Thursday 24 May to Sunday 27 May 2012, with a post-Workshop Excursion on Monday 28 May. Registration, Lectures and Poster Sessions took place in the Main Building of the University of Vienna (see Venue).

Main Topics
The workshop focused on the following three topics:
  • Vegetation databases and large-scale classification
  • Biogeographical patterns in vegetation
  • Vegetation and global change
Working Group on Vegetation Databases

This workshop was a joint meeting with the German Working Group on Vegetation Databases which is dedicated to the promotion of electronic plot archives and coordinates activities concerning the stimulation, complilation, dissemination and utilisation of vegetation data. Since 2002 the Working Group has organised ten annual meetings. The 21st Workshop of European Vegetation Survey was at the same time the 11th Meeting on Vegetation Databases, focusing on Vegetation databases and large-scale classification.