Project properties

Title Food forests and their influence on soil carbon
Group Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
Project type thesis
Credits 36
Supervisor(s) Gert-Jan Nabuurs
Examiner(s) Prof Gert-Jan Nabuurs
Contact info gert-jan.nabuurs@wur.nl
https://www.linkedin.com/in/gert-jan-nabuurs-803b091b/
Begin date 2021/09/01
End date
Description Also possible as Internship/Research practice

Food forests are very popular now. The alleged additional soil C effects are portrayed to be very large. But little data exists . Here the soil C effect of food forests are studied

If topic is part of research project: give internet address of this project
https://www.vbne.nl/klimaatslimbosennatuurbeheer/
Dutch climate pilots
And/or the new EU project

Keywords to search by:
Topic(s): Climate change / ecosystem services
Region(s): Europe
Climate(s): Temperate zone/

Corona proof: Yes
i.e.no field work (abroad) or intensive lab studies required=>suitable to be conducted in Corona time
Used skills
Requirements - WEC-31806 Ecological Methods I, or a comparable alternative course;
- One FEM course (at least), depending on the topic of the thesis: FEM-30306 Forest Ecology and Forest Management, FEM-30806 Resource Dynamics Sustainable Utilization, FEM-32306 Agroforestry, or Models for Ecological Systems FEM-31806