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Origin matters! Drought susceptibility of commercial Douglas Fir provenances
Can also be done as internship (24-27ects) Douglas fir is a relevant timber species in European forestry. It grows well and produces valuable timber. The challenge for foresters is to choose those Douglas fir provenances for pl ...
Supervisor: dr. UGW (Ute) Sass-Klaassen
Centre for Genetic Resources, the Netherlands: Dr. P (Paul) Copini

Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
Tough oaks for future forest: selection suitable oak provenances for Dutch forestry
Can also be done as internship (24-27 ects) Pedunculate oak is a relevant timber species in European forestry. The challenge for foresters is to choose those oak provenances for planting, which will perform well also in a chang ...
Supervisor: dr. UGW (Ute) Sass-Klaassen
Centre for Genetic Resources, the Netherlands (CGN): Dr. P (Paul) Copini

Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
Drought resistance of chestnut growing in Dutch forests
Also possible as MSc internship Chestnut (Castanea sativa) is discussed as interesting species if it comes to making Dutch forest more resilient to climate change. By applying tree-ring research it becomes possible to check the ...
Supervisor: dr.ir. P (Paul) Copini dr. UGW (Ute) Sass-Klaassen
Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
Forensic tracing of tropical timber
Also suitable as BSc thesis topic Up to 50% of the tropical timber traded at the European market is of illegal origin. Developing rapid and reliable methods for independently verifying claims of origin of tropical timber will h ...
Supervisor: FEM group: Prof Dr Pieter A. Zuidema
Other organisation: Dr Arjen GA de Groot, Animal ecology, Alterrra

Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
Drought resistance of maple growing under contrasting site conditions in the Netherlands
Also possible as MSc internship Maple plays an important role in Dutch forestry due to its litter quality, but also the potential to use its wood for wood modification acetylation). Yet the question arises on how maple will per ...
Supervisor: dr.ir. P (Paul) Copini dr. UGW (Ute) Sass-Klaassen
Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
Which oak to choose? Provenance selection for resilient forests
Also possible as MSc internship Oak is a key species in European forests. The ambition is to keep productive and drought resistant oaks in Dutch forests. To select plant material for future forests provenance trials have been e ...
Supervisor: dr.ir. P (Paul) Copini dr. UGW (Ute) Sass-Klaassen
Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
Frankincense distribution and sustainable use in Somaliland
Also possible as internship The famous Frankincense resin is collected from wild trees of the genus Boswellia. Different species grow in India, Oman, Ethiopia, Yemen, Sudan and Somalia, among other countries. The two species g ...
Supervisor: Prof.Dr. F.J.J.M (Frans) Bongers
Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
High resolution tree growth responses to extreme drought events
Also possible as MSc internship High resolution tree growth measurements as conducted by dendrometers provide us to study tree responses to extreme climate factors, such as drought, with high temporal resolution. In the Netherl ...
Supervisor:
dr. UGW (Ute) Sass-Klaassen; dr.ir. P (Paul) Copini; prof.dr.ir. GJMM (Gert-Jan) Nabuurs

Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
The whole tree story - tree functional traits as keys to assess drought resistance
The project can also be carried out as a MSc thesis. The project is a collaboration between CREAF, the Centre for Ecological Research and Forestry Applications, located in Barcelona (Spain) and the Forest Ecology and Forest Manage ...
Supervisor: dr. UGW (Ute) Sass-Klaassen
dr. Elisabeth Robert (CREAF, Spain)

Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
Sustainable forest management in the Netherlands, how does management influence nutrient cycling and forest regrowth?
Sustainable forest management is a key challenge for the production forests on the poor sandy soils in the Netherlands. Already for a couple of decades these forests are subject to high environmental pressure related to anthropoge ...
Supervisor: FEM group: Marleen Vos MSc, dr.ir. FJ (Frank) Sterck
Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
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