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ForestGales can be installed on your computer (installation version) or run directly from the internet (web-based version).
To download ForestGALES you need an access code. New users of ForestGALES will need to purchase an access code which costs £50 + VAT.
To purchase an access code, contact:
Forestry Commission Publications (CST)
Chetham House, Bird Hall Lane, Cheadle Heath, Cheshire, SK3 0Z3.
0161 495 4845
Current users of FG will be sent an access code. If you have not received your code, please contact ForestGALES support: firstname.lastname@example.org
By downloading ForestGALES 2.5, you agree to the terms of our licence agreement.
ForestGales is also available as software that you operate through your web browser. The web-based version calculates the probability of wind damage for a single stand.
The web-based version of ForestGales is free
If you encounter any problems during registration or whilst logging in, please email us at: email@example.com
If you encounter any problems please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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