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13.03.1980
+372 7313193
marek.metslaid@emu.ee

Career

Institutions and positions
2022–...   
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Forestry and Engineering, Director (1,00)
01.12.2021–...   
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering, Professor (1,00)
2001 (summer): Väätsa Forestry District, assistant
2000 (summer): Forest Farm in Finland, forester
1999 (summer): Forest Farm in Finland, forester
01.02.2020–31.12.2021   
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering, Director (1,00)
01.01.2011–30.06.2012   
Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, Post-Doc (1,00)
2009–30.11.2021   
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering, Senior Researcher (1,00)
2006–2009   
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering, Researcher (1,00)
2005–2006   
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering, Specialist (1,00)
2003–2005   
Estonian Agricultural University, Forest Research Institute, assisstant (1,00)
 
 
Education
2006–2006   
(autumn semester) University of Helsinki, Post-graduate Studies
2005–2005   
(spring term): University of Helsinki, Post-graduate Studies
2004–2008   
Post-graduate Studies, Forest Management, Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering, Estonian University of Life Sciences
2002–2004   
Master Studies in Forest Management, Faculty of Forestry, Estonian Agricultural University (EPMÜ)
2002–2003   
MSc programme “Sustainable forestry around the Southern Baltic Sea region”, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)
1998–2002   
Bachelor Studies in Forest Management, Faculty of Forestry, Estonian Agricultural University (EPMÜ)
1986–1998   
Paide Co-Educational Gymnasium
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2020−...   
COST Action CA19128: Pan-European Network for Climate Adaptive Forest Restoration and Reforestation (PEN-CAFoRR), MC member
2020−...   
Järvselja Training and Experimental Forest Centre, Member of the Council
2020−...   
Forestry Council at the Ministry of the Environment, Member
2019−...   
COST Action CA18135 - Fire in the Earth System: Science & Society, MC member
2017−...   
COST Action CA15206 Payments for Ecosystem Services (Forests for Water), MC member
2016−...   
WOS Journal "Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research", Member of the Editorial Board
2013−...   
WOS Journal "Baltic Forestry", Member of the Editorial Advisory Board
2012−...   
EFINORD-SNS Nordic Network of Forest Regeneration, coordinator
2010−...   
Estonian Naturalists' Society, forestry section chairman
2004−...   
International scientific conferences and seminars, (co)organizer
2020−2021   
EMÜ Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering, Chairman of the Council
2017−2020   
Estonian Naturalists' Socicety, Member of the Board (Vice President)
2015−2018   
COST Action FP1403 Non-native tree species for european forests - experiences, risks and opportunities (NNEXT), MC substitute
2013−2017   
COST Action FP1206 European mixed forests. Integrating Scientific Knowledge in Sustainable Forest Management. (EuMIXFOR), MC member
2003−2006   
Estonian Forestry Students Association, member
 
 
Additional information
Sciex-NMS-CH post-doc project “Plasticity of Scots pine recruitment under simulated climate change (PlastiPine)”. Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL (01.01.2011 – 30.06.2012). Host Mentor – Thomas Wohlgemuth; Home Mentor – Kalev Jõgiste.
Reviewer for international peer-reviewed journals (incl. Tree Physiology, Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, Tropical Journal of Forest Science, Forest Ecology and Management, European Journal of Forest Research, Baltic Forestry, Forests, International Journal of Biometeorology, Forestry, iForest, Open Journal of Ecology, Canadian Journal of Forest Research, Journal of Applied Ecology, New Forests, Plant Ecology, Applied Soil Ecology, Science of the Total Environment, Journal of Environmental Management, Soil Biology and Biochemistry, Catena)
Leading international PhD-course "Forest Regeneration research – a Nordic perspective" in September 2013.
Opponent for doctoral dissertation in July 2015: Rytis Zizas - Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry/Aleksandras Stulginskis University
Participation in PhD Defence Board:
August 2014: Diana Laarmann, Estonian University of Life Sciences
December 2016: Kobra Maleki, Estonian University of Life Sciences
March 2018: Arooran Kanagendran, Estonian University of Life Sciences
December 2018: Kristina Pratašienė, Aleksandras Stulginskis University/Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry
December 2019: Arta Bārdule, University of Latvia/Latvian State Forest Research Institute "SILAVA"

Qualifications

 
 
Honours & awards
2017, Marek Metslaid, National Science Award in agricultural sciences (together with Kalev Jõgiste and Kajar Köster)
 
 
Fields of research
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.5. Forest Sciences; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: B430 Sylviculture, forestry, forestry technology ; SPECIFICATION: Forest regeneration; Forest disturbances (fire, wind, bark beetle, game)
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.4. Ecology, Biosystematics and -physiology; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: B270 Plant ecology ; SPECIFICATION: Post-disturbance forest recovery and development (soil, ground vegetation, stand)
 
 

Projects in progress

Completed projects

Dissertations under supervision

Supervised dissertations

Publications

Category
Year
Publication
 
1.1.
2022
1.1.
2022
1.1.
2021
1.1.
2021
1.1.
2021
1.1.
2021
1.1.
2021
1.1.
2021
6.3.
2021
6.3.
2021
1.1.
2020
1.1.
2020
1.1.
2020
1.1.
2020
1.1.
2020
1.1.
2020
5.2.
2020
5.2.
2020
5.2.
2020
5.2.
2020
5.2.
2020
5.2.
2020
5.2.
2020
5.2.
2020
1.1.
2019
1.1.
2019
1.1.
2019
1.1.
2019
1.1.
2019
4.1.
2019
5.2.
2019
5.2.
2019
5.2.
2019
5.2.
2019
5.2.
2019
6.3.
2019
1.1.
2018
1.1.
2018
1.1.
2018
1.1.
2018
3.1.
2018
5.2.
2018
5.2.
2018
6.3.
2018
1.1.
2017
1.1.
2017
1.1.
2017
1.2.
2017
5.1.
2017
5.2.
2017
5.2.
2017
5.2.
2017
1.1.
2016
1.1.
2016
1.1.
2016
3.1.
2016
3.2.
2016
5.2.
2016
5.2.
2016
5.2.
2016
6.3.
2016
1.1.
2015
1.1.
2015
1.1.
2015
1.1.
2015
1.1.
2015
1.1.
2015
3.1.
2015
5.2.
2015
5.2.
2015
5.2.
2015
5.2.
2015
1.1.
2014
1.1.
2014
4.2.
2014
5.1.
2014
5.2.
2014
5.2.
2014
5.2.
2014
5.2.
2014
6.3.
2014
1.1.
2013
1.1.
2013
1.1.
2013
4.1.
2013
5.2.
2013
5.2.
2013
3.4.
2012
1.1.
2011
1.1.
2011
3.4.
2011
3.4.
2011
4.1.
2011
5.2.
2011
3.4.
2010
5.2.
2010
1.1.
2009
3.2.
2009
3.2.
2009
3.4.
2009
2.3.
2008
3.4.
2008
3.4.
2008
1.1.
2007
1.3.
2007
3.4.
2007
1.1.
2006
3.4.
2006
3.4.
2006
1.1.
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1.1.
2005
1.1.
2005
3.2.
2005
3.2.
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3.1.
2004
3.1.
2004
3.1.
2004
5.2.
2004
1.2.
2002
3.2.
2002
5.05.2022
13.03.1980
+372 7313193
marek.metslaid@emu.ee

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
2022–...   
Eesti Maaülikool, Metsanduse ja inseneeria instituut, Direktor (1,00)
01.12.2021–...   
Eesti Maaülikool, Metsandus- ja maaehitusinstituut, Professor (1,00)
2001 (suvi) Väätsa Metskond, metsniku abi
2000 (suvi) Metsa talu Soomes, metsatööline
1999 (suvi) Metsa talu Soomes, metsatööline
01.02.2020–31.12.2021   
Eesti Maaülikool, Metsandus- ja maaehitusinstituut, Direktor (1,00)
01.01.2011–30.06.2012   
Šveitsi Riiklik Metsa-, Lume- ja Maastiku-uuringute Instituut WSL, järeldoktor (1,00)
2009–30.11.2021   
Eesti Maaülikool, Metsandus- ja maaehitusinstituut, Vanemteadur (1,00)
2006–2009   
Eesti Maaülikool, Metsandus- ja maaehitusinstituut, Teadur (1,00)
2005–2006   
Eesti Maaülikool, Metsandus- ja maaehitusinstituut, Spetsialist (1,00)
2003–2005   
Eesti Põllumajandusülikool, Metsanduslik Uurimisinstituut, vanemlaborant (1,00)
 
 
Haridustee
2006–2006   
(sügissemester) Helsingi ülikool, doktoriõpe
2005–2005   
(kevadsemester) Helsingi Ülikool, doktoriõpe
2004–2008   
Eesti Maaülikool, metsamajandus, doktoriõpe
2002–2004   
Eesti Põllumajandusülikool, metsamajandus, magistriõpe
2002–2003   
Rootsi Põllumajandusteadusteülikool, magistriõpe
1998–2002   
Eesti Põllumajandusülikool, metsamajandus, bakalaureuseõpe
1986–1998   
Paide Ühisgümnaasium
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2020−...   
COST Action CA19128: Pan-European Network for Climate Adaptive Forest Restoration and Reforestation (PEN-CAFoRR), MC liige
2020−...   
SA Järvselja Õppe- ja Katsemetskond, nõukogu liige
2020−...   
Keskkonnaministeeriumi metsandusnõukogu, liige
2019−...   
COST Action CA18135 - Fire in the Earth System: Science & Society, MC liige
2017−...   
COST Action CA15206 Payments for Ecosystem Services (Forests for Water), MC liige
2016−...   
WOS Ajakiri "Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research", toimetuskolleegiumi liige
2013−...   
WOS Ajakiri "Baltic Forestry", toimetuskolleegiumi liige
2012−...   
EFINORD-SNS Põhjamaade metsauuenduse võrgustik, koordinaator
2010−...   
Eesti Looduseuurijate Selts, metsandussektsiooni esimees
2004−...   
Rahvusvahelised teaduskonverentsid ja -seminarid, (kaas)organiseerija
2020−2021   
EMÜ Metsandus- ja maaehitusinstituut, nõukogu esimees
2017−2020   
Eesti Looduseuurijate Selts, juhatuse liige (asepresident)
2015−2018   
COST Action FP1403 Non-native tree species for european forests - experiences, risks and opportunities (NNEXT), MC asendusliige
2013−2017   
COST Action FP1206 European mixed forests. Integrating Scientific Knowledge in Sustainable Forest Management. (EuMIXFOR), MC liige
2003−2006   
Eesti Metsaüliõpilaste Selts, tegevliige
 
 
Lisainfo
Šveitsi Sciex-NMS-CH järeldoktorantuuri projekt “Plasticity of Scots pine recruitment under simulated climate change (PlastiPine)”. Šveitsi Riiklik Metsa-, Lume- ja Maastiku-uuringute Instituut WSL (01.01.2011 – 30.06.2012). Šveitsi mentor – Thomas Wohlgemuth; Eesti mentor – Kalev Jõgiste.
Rahvusvaheliste eelretsenseeritavate teadusajakirjade retsensent (sh. Tree Physiology, Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, Tropical Journal of Forest Science, Forest Ecology and Management, European Journal of Forest Research, Baltic Forestry, Forests, International Journal of Biometeorology, Forestry, iForest, Open Journal of Ecology, Canadian Journal of Forest Research, Journal of Applied Ecology, New Forests, Plant Ecology, Applied Soil Ecology, Science of the Total Environment, Journal of Environmental Management, Soil Biology and Biochemistry, Catena)
Rahvusvahelise doktorikursuse “Forest Regeneration research - a Nordic perspective” (“Metsauuenduse uurimistöö - Põhjamaade ülevaade”) (5,0 EAP) läbiviimine septembris 2013.
Doktroitöö oponeerimine juulis 2015: Rytis Zizas - Leedu Põllumajanduse ja Metsanduse Uurimiskeskus/Aleksandras Stulginskis Ülikool
Doktoritöö kaitsmiskomisjoni töös osalemine:
august 2014: Diana Laarmann, Eesti Maaülikool
detsember 2016: Kobra Maleki, Eesti Maaülikool
märts 2018: Arooran Kanagendran, Eesti Maaülikool
detsember 2018: Kristina Pratašienė, Aleksandras Stulginskis Ülikool/Leedu Põllumajanduse ja Metsanduse Uurimiskeskus
detsember 2019: Arta Bārdule, Läti Ülikool/Läti Riiklik Metsauuringute Instituut "SILAVA"

Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teaduspreemiad ja tunnustused
2017, Marek Metslaid, Eesti Vabariigi teaduspreemia põllumajandusteaduste alal teadustöö "Häiringurežiimi ja ainevoogude tähtsus boreaalse ja hemiboreaalse vööndi metsade majandamisel" eest (koos Kalev Jõgiste ja Kajar Kösteriga)
 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.5. Metsandusteadus; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: B430 Metsakasvatus, metsandus, metsandustehnoloogia; TÄPSUSTUS: Metsauuendus; Metsahäiringud (tuli, tuul, üraskid, ulukid)
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.4. Ökoloogia, biosüstemaatika ja -füsioloogia; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: B270 Taimeökoloogia ; TÄPSUSTUS: Häiringujärgne metsa taastumine ja areng (muld, alustaimestik, puistu)

Jooksvad projektid

Lõppenud projektid

Juhendamisel väitekirjad

Juhendatud väitekirjad

Publikatsioonid

Klass
Aasta
Publikatsioon
 
1.1.
2022
1.1.
2022
1.1.
2021
1.1.
2021
1.1.
2021
1.1.
2021
1.1.
2021
1.1.
2021
6.3.
2021
6.3.
2021
1.1.
2020
1.1.
2020
1.1.
2020
1.1.
2020
1.1.
2020
1.1.
2020
5.2.
2020
5.2.
2020
5.2.
2020
5.2.
2020
5.2.
2020
5.2.
2020
5.2.
2020
5.2.
2020
1.1.
2019
1.1.
2019
1.1.
2019
1.1.
2019
1.1.
2019
4.1.
2019
5.2.
2019
5.2.
2019
5.2.
2019
5.2.
2019
5.2.
2019
6.3.
2019
1.1.
2018
1.1.
2018
1.1.
2018
1.1.
2018
3.1.
2018
5.2.
2018
5.2.
2018
6.3.
2018
1.1.
2017
1.1.
2017
1.1.
2017
1.2.
2017
5.1.
2017
5.2.
2017
5.2.
2017
5.2.
2017
1.1.
2016
1.1.
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1.1.
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3.1.
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3.2.
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5.2.
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5.2.
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5.2.
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6.3.
2016
1.1.
2015
1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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1.1.
2015
1.1.
2015
3.1.
2015
5.2.
2015
5.2.
2015
5.2.
2015
5.2.
2015
1.1.
2014
1.1.
2014
4.2.
2014
5.1.
2014
5.2.
2014
5.2.
2014
5.2.
2014
5.2.
2014
6.3.
2014
1.1.
2013
1.1.
2013
1.1.
2013
4.1.
2013
5.2.
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5.2.
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3.4.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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3.4.
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5.2.
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3.2.
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3.2.
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2.3.
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3.4.
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1.1.
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1.3.
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1.1.
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3.4.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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ProgramTypeNumberNameProject startProject endPrincipal investigatorInstitutionFinancing
IUTIUT21-4The carbon dynamics in Estonian forests affected by sustainable management01.01.201431.12.2019Veiko UriEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering1 233 000,00 EUR
1.1.F200102PKDP Distributed Systems of Scientific Collections01.07.202030.06.2023Aret VooremäeEstonian University of Life Sciences371 450,00 EUR (total financing 1 335 250,00 EUR)
MUU8-2/T13013MIMBMonitoring of Järvselja nature protection area25.09.201230.11.2013Marek MetslaidEstonian University of Life Sciences; Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering23 045,00 EUR
PUTPUT715How much will the increasing fire frequency change the carbon stocks in forests?01.01.201531.12.2016Kajar KösterEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering112 800,00 EUR
SFSF0432486s03Impact of natural disturbances and anthropogenic factors to dynamics and diversity of forest ecosystems01.01.200331.12.2007Kalev JõgisteEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering387 528,29 EUR
1.1.8.1.PM170153MIMBMetsade häiringurežiimi ja taastumisvõime uuringud muutuva kliima tingimustes01.01.201731.12.2017Kalev JõgisteEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering16 941,00 EUR
1.1.L180110MIMP (4-1/18/71)Supportive Research for the Estonian Forestry Development Programme 203023.04.201817.09.2018Paavo KaimreEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering118 011,67 EUR
1.1.9.P180024MIME (EMÜ nõukogu otsus 26.01.2018 nr 1-4/10)Effects of forest fires on soil fungal community and carbon and nitrogen dynamics in hemiboreal forests01.01.201831.12.2019Marek MetslaidEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering, Chair of Silviculture and Forest Ecology100 000,00 EUR
PRGPRG1586Effects of forest fires on dynamics of vegetation, soil fungal community and physicalchemical properties in hemiboreal forests01.01.202231.12.2026Marek MetslaidEstonian University of Life Sciences183 250,00 EUR
1.1.P200029MIME (EMÜ senati otsus 27.02.2020 nr 1-27/3)Effects of forest fires on dynamics of vegetation, soil fungal community and physical-chemical properties in hemiboreal forests01.01.202031.12.2021Marek MetslaidEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering, Chair of Silviculture and Forest Ecology100 000,00 EUR
ETFETF8496Microsites and other ecological factors influencing natural regeneration in disturbance areas01.01.201031.12.2012Marek MetslaidEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering36 813,44 EUR
1.2.3.4.V210002MIME (101000406)A Multi-Criteria Decision Support System For A Common Forest Management to Strengthen Forest Resilience, Harmonise Stakeholder Interests and Ensure Sustainable Wood Flows 01.06.202131.05.2024Hardi TullusEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering, Chair of Silviculture and Forest Ecology242 500,00 EUR (total financing 5 241 423,75 EUR)
1.1.9.P170022MIMBImpact of below-ground processes on forest development after windthrow01.01.201731.12.2018Floortje VoddeEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering60 000,00 EUR
SFSF0170014s08The effect of changing climate on forest disturbance regimes in temperate and boreal zone01.01.200831.12.2013Kalev JõgisteEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering523 048,05 EUR
MUU8-2/T14078MIMB (7964)Changes in coarse woody debris density and carbon content in different decay stages - country specific values01.07.201431.07.2015Kajar KösterEstonian University of Life Sciences; Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering29 625,00 EUR
MUU8-2/T13066MIMBNordic Network of Forest Regeneration01.01.201331.12.2019Marek MetslaidEstonian University of Life Sciences; Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering59 394,98 EUR
1.1.7.2.1T190074MIME (16377)Post-storm bark beetle damages and forest protection measures to prevent spread01.09.201910.06.2021Marek MetslaidEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering, Chair of Silviculture and Forest Ecology72 390,00 EUR