The Global Timber Tracking Network (GTTN) promotes the operationalisation of innovative tools for species identification and for determining the geographic origin of wood to verify trade claims.
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12 Jun '18
GTTN closed workshop: “How to combine timber tracking tools and secure reliable species and origin identification”
  • Wageningen International Congress Centre, Wageningen, Netherlands.
  • June 12, 2018
  • Tuesday @ 9:00 am

GTTN supports a pilot study on Sapelli, a tropical tree species from which reference data developed with different timber identification methods are already available (DNA, stable isotopes, DART TOFMS). The meeting in Wageningen will be a closed (invitation only) workshop with those experts who developed reference data on Sapelli and […]

25 Jun '18
Training School in Quantitative Wood Anatomy using ROXAS in Padova, Italy
  • San Vito di Cadore, San Vito di Cadore, Italy.
  • June 25, 2018
  • Monday @ 8:00 am
27 Jun '18
GTTN Regional Workshop in Cameroon
  • Yaounde, Yaounde, Cameroon.
  • June 27, 2018
  • Wednesday @ 9:00 am
08 Oct '18
Five Years Thünen Centre of Competence on the Origin of Timber
  • Thünen Institute of Wood Research, Hamburg, Germany.
  • October 8, 2018
  • Monday @ 9:00 am
17 Oct '18
Timber Legality Research Symposium
  • University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • October 17, 2018
  • Wednesday @ 9:00 am
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