Integrated European Tree Assessment for Highway & Amenity Tree Inspection

Tree Statics & Fungal Decay Non-invasive Tree Hazard Inspection & Risk Decision Making

Venue: Coombe Lodge, Blagdon, North Somerset, BS40 7RE

Date: 15th & 16th November 2007

Individual tree inspections and highway tree surveying decision making can be a complex procedure. This seminar introduces European tree stability assessment methods to improve reliable assessment. The papers & practical guidance will introduce methods for interpreting decay patterns, including the steady state balance (between fungal decay and adaptive growth) for determining structural integrity in trees.


Erk Brudi, Brudi & Partners, TreeConsult, Member sag Baumstatik, Germany

Michael Schlag, Reinartz & Schlag; also Institute for Treediagnostics, Member sag Baumstatik, Germany

Paul Muir, Senior Arboricultural Consultant, Treework Environmental Practice