On the occasion of Peter Groenendijk’s PhD thesis defence, the Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group has organized a lunchtime symposium on anthropogenic changes in tropical forests.
Prof. Yadvinder Malhi from the University of Oxford is one of the speakers.
All interested persons are cordially invited.
Coffee/tea will be served. Please bring your own lunch.
12:30-12:40 Pieter Zuidema - Introduction/ welcome
12:40-13:00 Yadvinder Malhi -Tropical forests in the Anthropocene
13:00-13:20 Peter Groenendijk - Long-term trends in tropical tree growth: Insights from tree-ring analysis
13:20-13:40 Martin Herold - Human induced forest changes in the tropics: an Earth Observations perspective
13:40-14:00 Lourens Poorter/ Marielos Peña - Diversity and biomass dynamics in natural and human-modified tropical forests