COST Action CA22155 – Network for forest by-products charcoal, resin, tar, potash

Report of the WG3 meeting of May 14, 2024

During the meeting of WG3 members on May 14, 2024:

  • the next important WG3 event was discussed, i.e. the Workshop in Brussels, which will be held on July 2-3;
  • the next steps related to the development of the Literature database coordinated by WG1 together with WG 3 and 4 were also determined;

The platform on which the database would be created (Zotero) was designated and it was agreed that all control and transfer of data from the Google form to Zotero would be performed by the selected and a person paid under the VM grant.

  • the issue of publishing the state-of-the-art papers was also discussed;

The first article will review the latest published knowledge of the archaeological evidence for charcoal production, while highlighting the interconnections with tar production (coordination: Oliver Nelle and Koen Deforce). Tar Production is planned to be the next joint publication, coordinated by Silvain Burri.

  • the last topic discussed during the meeting was Glossary, work on which was undertaken by Zoe Hazell;
  • finally, the date of the next online meeting will be set on June 18th, 3 pm CET.

Congratulations to the leaders and members of WG3 on their effective action!