Project properties

Title Revitalization dutch forest soils
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
Begin date 2021/09/01
End date
Description Also possible as Internship/Research practice

Research practice (remove those that are not applicable)

Revitalisation of dutch and European forest is ongoing practice in many countries, under the frame of climate smart forestry. Measures in netherlands are e.g. underplanting with Linden or maple . The effects on forest soil carbon are largely unknown. This thesis subject studies e.g. locations where revitalization has been carried out in the past and assesses future soil C.

Field work is part of the thesis.

If topic is part of research project: give internet address of this project

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



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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