Symposium

Using stable isotopes to study effects of global change on forests: recent insights from the tropics

On the occasion of Peter van der Sleen’s PhD thesis defence - on June 30 at 16:00 hrs. - FEM organizes a lunchtime symposium on the use of stable isotopes to detect tropical forest responses to climate change, with international speakers.

Organisator Forest Ecology and Forest Management
Datum

ma 30 juni 2014 12:30 tot 14:00

Locatie Atlas, building number 104
Droevendaalsesteeg 4
104
6708 PB Wageningen
Zaal/kamer 1; Sandwiches and drinks will be provided.


Programme



12:30 Welcome& introduction - Pieter Zuidema, Forest Ecology and Management, Wageningen University

12:40 Tree-ring isotope chronologies from tropical and subtropical mountain systems as indicators of tree ecology and climate variability - Achim Bräuning, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

13:00 A new atmospheric perspective on the drought response of vegetation - Wouter Peters, Meteorology and Air Quality, Wageningen University

13:20 Effects of anthropogenic nitrogen deposition in tropical forests: an evaluation of δ15N in tree rings - Peter van der Sleen, Forest Ecology & Forest Management group, Wageningen University

13:40 Nirtogen and beyond: what, if anything, nutrient and their isotopes in tree rings can tell us about the past - Peter Hietz, University of Natural Resources and Life Science, Vienna, Austria