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A 2019 Calendar for Wood Anatomists
Plants With A Past. Inside Fossil Woods. Each month features multiple photomicrographs of fossil and modern woods. The calendar gives the dates of Arbor Days worldwide, birth dates of I.W. Bailey, C.R. Metcalfe, L. Chalk, and others
Wood Collection of Universidade Federal de Sergipe, Brazil requests registration
A recent request was received from Universidade Federal de Sergipe, Brazil for registration of its wood collection. The wood collection founded in 2009 contains 1,500 specimens, 40 genera of native and introduced species of Brazil.
Special Issue on Vessel Elements – Identification of Asian Timbers available for the IAWA Office
The identification of timbers used in pulp and paper is becoming increasingly important for the implementation of national and international legislation that forbids the use of illegally logged or endangered species. This Atlas portrays and
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The IAWA New Website has been established successfully
After more than a year of multiple attempts, the IAWA domain name has been transferred from the Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Netherlandsto and is now hosted in Madison, USA. The newly designed IAWA Website was established and published on
Prof. Dr. Fritz Schweingruber from Switzerland has been formally elected as a new Honorary Member of
It is a very great pleasure to inform that the IAWA Council elected Prof. Dr. Fritz Schweingruberas an Honorary Member of our Association in June of 2018, following his nomination by two individual members Dr. Pieter Baas and
The 2017 Impact factor of IAWA Journal is released
On June 26, 2018, the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) released the Journal Citation Reports (JCR) and impact factors for 2017. The impact factor of IAWA Journal, Sponsored by the International Association of Wood Anatomists
I.W. Bailey Award ceremony at the Japan Wood Society Meeting
Dr. Hiromi Shibui of Hokkaido University received the I.W. Bailey Award 2017, and a prize of 1,000 EUR was awarded. The award ceremony and the lecture were held prior to the research meeting of wood anatomy and wood properties at the
IAWA New website has been built in Beijing, China
Multiple attempts to transfer the IAWA domain name ( from the Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, Netherlands to the Chinese Academy of Forestry, China failed. In order to manage the IAWA website, a new IAWA domain name
InsideWood asks for your help
As of April 20, 2017, InsideWood (IW, has 9,050 descriptions in IAWA hardwood codes and 46,796 images. Although IW has a wide coverage, there are thousands more woody species needing descriptions and