Catia Arcangeli

MSc, PhD

Related research

Research topic

Canopy throughfall and interception

This page summarises the main findings of the project ‘Investigation of canopy throughfall and interception’, partially funded by the EU’s Forest Focus C funding scheme.

Status: Completed


  • Forest management
  • Measuring, modelling and forecasting
Research topic

Continuous cover silviculture

The use of natural regeneration to create a varied forest structure containing a range of species

Status: Current


  • Forest management
Research topic

Modelling mixed-age and mixed species stands

Developing flexible models of individual tree and stand growth for use in British forestry

Status: Current


  • Forest management

Modelling mixed age and mixed species stands

Project leader

Development of mathematical models describing growth, mortality and effect of management interventions in complex stands;

Contribution to the design and establishment of a network of sample plots in uneven age and mixed species stands in support of model development.

Forest mensuration modelling and forecasting

Research scientist

Development of improved growth and yield models;

Leading the development of empirical models of tree properties;

Forest ecosystem modelling;

Data analysis

Peer-reviewed journal articles

Arcangeli, C., Klopf, M., Hale, S. E., Jenkins, T.A.R. and Hasenauer, H. (2014). The uniform height curve method for height-diameter modelling: an application to Sitka spruce in Britain. Forestry, 87, 177-186.

Project Reports

Craig, I.R., Mackie, E.D., Arcangeli, C. and Matthews, R.W. (2017) Growth and yield of young improved Sitka spruce stands. Report for FC Scotland. Forest Research: Farnham.

Matthews R. and Arcangeli C. (2016). Strategic review of tree and stand modelling research. Report to the Research Strategy Management Board, Forest Research, February 2016.

Arcangeli C., Matthews R. and Mackie E. (2015) Strategic review of tree and stand modelling research. Interim report to the Research Strategy Management Board, Forest Research, October 2015.

Mackie E., Arcangeli C. and Matthews R. (2015). Strategic review of mensuration sample plot data acquisition. Interim report to the Research Strategy Management Board, Forest Research, October 2015.

Software and associated manuals

Hale, S., Jenkins, T. and Arcangeli, C. (2014) MOSES_GB v1.0 – User Guide. Forest Research.

Arcangeli, C. and Matthews, R. (2010) M1 Yield Model v1.0. Forest Research.

Jenkins, T., Arcangeli, C., Henshall, P. and Matthews, R. (2010) M1 Yield Model, Research Interface User Guide. Forest Research.

Scientific conferences

Bianchi S., Arcangeli C., Cahalan C., Hale S., Henshall P., Jenkins T., Gibbons J., (2017) Light responses of conifer species regeneration under Continuous Cover Forestry, Poster presented at the 125th Anniversary IUFRO congress 2017, 18-22 September 2017, Freiburg, Germany.

Bianchi, S., Hale, S., Arcangeli, C., Cahalan, C., Henshall, P., Kerr, G. and Jenkins, T. (2015), Preliminary Sitka spruce (Picea Sitchensis) early growth model for MOSES_GB. Poster presented at the 2015 IUFRO Conference on “Ecology, silviculture and management of spruce species in mixed forests” Alberta, Canada, 11-13 August 2015.

Hale, S., Arcangeli, C., Jenkins, T., Klopf, M., Thurnher, C. and Hasenauer, H. (2012). MOSES_GB: a growth simulator for mixed age and mixes species forest stands in Britain. Poster presented at the Ediburgh 2012 IUFRO International Conference on “Managing forests for ecosystems services: can spruce forests show the way?” Edinburgh, Scotland, 8-11 October 2012.

Other oral presentations

Arcangeli, C. (2011). M1 growth and yield model. Forest Research Modellers meeting, Northern Research Station, 17th May 2011.

Arcangeli, C. (2010) Modelling Mixed Aged and Mixed Species Stand in GB. Steering Group of the Modelling Mixed Age and Mixed Species Stands project, Alice Holt, 4th May 2010.

Arcangeli, C. (2007) Modelling Rainfall Interception. Forest Research Update seminar, Alice Holt, 20th April 2007.

Full publication list from 2000