Project properties

Title EU forest soils 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

Sustainable management of European forest soils is of prime importance under climate smart forestry.
The effects of management alternatives on forest soil C are largely unknown. This thesis subject studies sustainable forest management and their effects of various forest soil types across Europe.

Field work may be part of the thesis.

Topic is part of https://www.vbne.nl/klimaatslimbosennatuurbeheer/
(dutch pilots)
And/or the new EU project Hoilisoils (lead in Finland )



Keywords to search by:

Topic(s): Climate change effects /Biodiversity and functional diversity/ 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