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Litter fall during secondary succession in tropical wet forest
MSc thesis During secondary succession after land abandonment in the wet tropics the vegetation recovers rapidly. With biomass building up, the productivity and the biomass cycling also increases. Generally with more standing b ...
Supervisor: FEM group: 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
 
Resilience of old-growth tropical dry forests: assessment and drivers
Also possible as MSc internship Severe droughts associated to El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) events are known to have a devastating effect on tropical forest ecosystems in the Americas. High biodiversity is thought to prod ...
Supervisor: FEM group: R (Rodrigo) Muñoz Aviles, FJJM (Frans) Bongers
Other organisation: JA (Jorge) Meave

Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
Firewood use in the Netherlands
Also possible as BSc thesis The amount of firewood used in the Netherlands for direct heating is a largely unknown component of forest use in the Netherlands. Yet there is an increasing interest in the use of forest biomass for ...
Supervisor: FEM group: Prof.dr.ir. G.M.J. Mohren / Prof.dr.ir. G.J. Nabuurs
Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
How do liana functional traits shape liana niches?
Lianas are important component of forest ecosystems, compete with trees, and have a large negative impact on tree diversity and performance, and carbon storage sequestration of the forest. However, little is known about how liana ...
Supervisor: FEM group: Prof.Dr.Ir. L (Lourens) Poorter OR Dr.Ir. FJ (Frank) Sterck
Other organisation: Yajun Chen and Jiaolin Zhang (Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
Trees twitter on drought effects
Several thesis or internship topics on forests and climate change - contact Ute for more information! For example: Trees twitter on drought effects: effects of extreme climate conditions on tree growth ...
Supervisor: Ute Sass-Klaassen (FEM) in collaboration with Ghent University (Belgium) and Thuenen Institute (Germany)
Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
Understanding fire resilience of Chiquitano dry forests in Bolivia
Also possible as MSc Internship Over the last years, the fires in the Amazon have reached global headlines. Although most media attention has focused on Brazil, the rate of deforestation and fire-affected areas have increased  ...
Supervisor: FEM group: dr. MT (Masha) van der Sande
Other organisation: Geovana Carreño (Museo de Historia Natural Noel Kempff Mercado, Bolivia)

Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
The role of leaf venation in stomatal conductance responses to drought in lianas and trees in the canopy of two tropical forests
MSc thesis Lianas are increasing in many tropical forests with potential negative implications for forest biodiversity, productivity, carbon sequestration and climate change mitigation. We have measured large, adult individuals ...
Supervisor: FEM group: Frank Sterck
Other organization: Jose Medina (STRI, Panama)

Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
Carbon Storage in Harvested Wood Products and Timber constructions in the Netherlands
MSc / BSc thesis (depending on size / depth of analysis) FEM is involved in quantifying carbon in harvested wood products for a range of conditions, based on country data on harvested wood, wood use, and HWP lifespan. Previously ...
Supervisor: Prof.dr.ir. Frits Mohren
Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
Seed rain: reproductive strategies during secondary succession in wet tropical forest
MSc thesis During secondary succession after land abandonment in the wet tropics the vegetation recovers rapidly. Local forest recovery is determined by many factors but availability of seeds is crucial. This is largely determi ...
Supervisor: Frans Bongers
Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
 
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