Project properties

Title Rotting competition! Comparing decomposition patterns of 25 wood species in 2 Dutch forests
Group Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
Project type thesis
Credits 18-39
Supervisor(s) Ute Sass-Klaassen (FEM)
ShanShan Yang (FEM)
Examiner(s) Prof. Dr. Ir. G.M.J. (Frits) Mohren
Contact info ute.sassklaassen@wur.nl
https://www.wur.nl/en/Persons/dr.-UGW-Ute-Sass-Klaassen.htm
Begin date 2018/01/01
End date
Description BSc, MSc thesis or internship – also groups of multiple students possible.

Loglife is a long-term decomposition experiment installed to follow decomposition rates of 25 wood species in two Dutch forests with different soil types.The aim is to understand what drives decomposition under different site conditions. Lab work, data-management, data-analyses

Biodiversity and functional diversity/ Sustainable forest management/ Wood anatomy/ the Netherlands/ Temperate zone
Used skills
Requirements Standard for MSc thesis: FEM-30306 Forest Ecology and Forest Management; REG-31806 Ecological Methods I;

Standard for BSc: minimal 120 credits