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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
 
What is the biomass of tropical rainforest trees?
Tropical forests store a quarter of all terrestrial biomass and play therefore an important role in the global carbon cycle. Much of the biomass in stored in giant emergent trees. Yet, estimations of carbon storage remain highly u ...
Supervisor: FEM group: , Lourens Poorter,
Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
Climate effects on tree growth and mortality during secondary succession in a Mexican tropical wet forest
Secondary forests that are regrowing after agricultural fields are abandoned now comprise more than half of the tropical forest area, and are expected to expand in area in the future. They play an important role in the global carb ...
Supervisor: Frans Bongers
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
 
Wild service tree (Sorbus torminalis) - an interesting species for Dutch forests?
The Wild service tree (Sorbus torminalis) is discussed as interesting species to be planted in Dutch forest, because it is known to be drought resistant. Yet, also other factors are relevant to select for this species to be introd ...
Supervisor: dr.ir. P (Paul) Copini dr. UGW (Ute) Sass-Klaassen
Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
Historic wood use in Costa Rica and its contribution to climate change mitigation
Internship or thesis Tropical forests play a major role in the global carbon cycle. The prevention of deforestation and sustainable management of these forests is therefore included in climate mitigation measures, such as outli ...
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. P.A. (Pieter) Zuidema; Prof. Dr. Ir. G.M.J. (Frits) Mohren; MSc. Federico E. Alice Guier
Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
Fire and drought resistance of Jamaica’s forests; a long-term perspective
Climate change and human disturbances over the last millennia have shaped tropical forests into how we see them today. A better understanding of how tropical forests responded to these pressures in the past may help us understand  ...
Supervisor: FEM group: dr. MT (Masha) van der Sande
Other organisation: S. Yoshi Maezumi (University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica)

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
 
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