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Section Board for 'Forest Ecophysiology and Biology' (109)

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Dr. Cate Macinnis-Ng
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
Interests: plant ecophysiology; carbon and water cycles; forest function; global change
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Prof. Dr. Stefan Arndt
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Section Editor-in-Chief
School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences, The University of Melbourne, 500 Yarra Boulevard, Richmond, 3121, Victoria, Australia
Interests: plant ecophysiology; stress physiology; drought tolerance; water relations; forest growth and carbon balance; trace gas emissions
Dr. Bartosz Adamczyk
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Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Latokartanonkaari 9, 00790 Helsinki, Finland
Interests: plant and soil biochemistry; plant-soil-microbial interactions; climate change; plant secondary compounds; chromatography; isotopes; plant biochemistry; plant physiology; greenhouse gases; carbon sequestration; soil organic matter; boreal forests
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Dr. Auro C. Almeida
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Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Private Bag 12, Hobart TAS 7001, Australia
Interests: tree ecophysiology; forest hydrology; process-based modelling; water relations; catchment and basin management; climate change adaptation
Prof. Dr. Filippos A. Aravanopoulos
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Faculty of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment, PO Box 238, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
Interests: forest genetics; conservation of genetic resources - genetic monitoring; population genetics; epigenetics - epigenomics; molecular breeding - QTL mapping - MAS; coevolution; fluctuating asymmetry & allometry
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Prof. Dr. Fred O. Asiegbu
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Department of Forest Sciences, University of Helsinki, Latokartanonkaari 7, FI-00014 Helsinki, Finland
Interests: forest fungi; tree–microbe interactions; fungal genomics; ecogenomics; molecular pathobiology; interspecific fungal interactions; mycobiome; comparative fungal genomics; symbiosis; biocontrol
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Dr. Doug P. Aubrey
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University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, PO Drawer E, Aiken, SC 29802, USA;
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, UGA, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: ecophysiology; ecosystem ecology; silviculture; biogeochemistry
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Dr. Martin Bader
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Senior Lecturer in Ecology, School of Science, Auckland University of Technology, 34 St Paul St, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Interests: plant ecology; tree physiology; global change ecology; plant–insect interactions; plant–pathogen interactions
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Prof. Dr. Giovanna Battipaglia
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Department of Environmental, Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies University of Campania “L. Vanvitelli”, Via Vivaldi 43, I-81100 Caserta, Italy
Interests: forest ecology; stable isotopes; tree-rings; carbon and water cycle; drought; xylogenesis; Intra-annual density fluctuation
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Prof. Dr. Robert A. Blanchette
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Department of Plant Pathology, University of Minnesota, 1991 Upper Buford Circle, 495 Borlaug Hall, St. Paul, MN 55108-6030, USA
Interests: forest pathology; tree diseases; forest microbes; microbial diversity; biological processing; forest health; wood microbiology; wood decomposition
Dr. Carlo Calfapietra
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Institute of Research on Terrestrial Ecosystems (IRET), National Research Council (CNR), Via Marconi 2, 05010 Porano (TR), Italy
Interests: green infrastructure; nature-based solutions; urban forests; urban resilience and sustainability; plant ecophysiology in relation to stress; adaptation-mitigation to global change; air pollution; ecosystem services
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Dr. Jesús Julio Camarero
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Dr. José M. Climent Maldonado
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Forest Research Centre, Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria, Ctra. A Coruña km 7.5, Madrid 28040, Spain
Interests: life history evolution in pines; forest tree breeding; conservation of genetic resources; fire tolerance and resilience of forest tree species; phenotypic plasticity and phenotypic integration
Dr. Claudia Cocozza
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Department of Science and Technology in Agriculture, Food, Environment and Forestry, University of Florence, Via S. Bonaventura 13, I-50145 Florence, Italy
Interests: plant ecophysiology; plant stress responses; water relations; plant sensors
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Prof. Dr. Mark D. Coleman
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Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844, USA
Interests: forest tree nutrition; bioenergy feedstock production; intensive silviculture; and belowground processes
Prof. Dr. Jonathan Cumming
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Department of Natural Sciences, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD 21853, USA
Interests: tree ecophysiology; mycorrhizal fungi; plant growth promoting bacteria; environmental stress; soil metals; salinity; drought; nutrient limitation
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Dr. Teresa Soares David
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Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, I.P., Av. da República, Quinta do Marquês, 2780-159 Oeiras, Portugal
Interests: forest ecophysiology (plant water relations); climate change impacts; adaptation and mitigation in forests (drought)
Prof. Dr. John M. Davis
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School of Forest Resources & Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Interests: forest biotechnology; tree-pathogen interactions; fusiform rust disease and forest health
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Dr. Giovanbattista De Dato
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Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA), Research Centre for Forestry and Wood, 52100 Arezzo, Italy
Interests: forest tree population genetics; ecophysiology; phenotyping; functional traits; adaptive traits; drought stress
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Prof. Alfredo Di Filippo
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Laboratory of Dendroecology, Dept. Agriculture and Forest Science (DAFNE), Università della Tuscia, Via SC de Lellis, 01100, Viterbo, Italy
Interests: tree growth and structure; dendroecology; permanent plots; old-growth forests; natural forest dynamics
Dr. Gaetano Distefano
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Dipartimento di Agricoltura, Università degli Studi di Catania, Alimentazione e Ambiente (Di3A), Sez. Arboricoltura e Genetica agraria, Via Valdisavoia 5 - 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: tree crop biotechnology; tree crop genomics; transgenics; biodiversity evaluation and analysis; fruit tree crops breeding; reproductive biology on fruit crops
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Prof. Dr. Richard Dodd
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Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, 145 Mulford Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Interests: forest genetics/genomics; conservation genetics; evolutionary genetics; colonization and gene dispersal; hybridization
Dr. Timo Domisch
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Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Yliopistokatu 6B, FI-80100 Joensuu, Finland
Interests: forest soil ecology, tree fine roots, wood ants, forest tree ecophysiology, tree litter decomposition, carbon and nutrient cycling
Dr. Juan Pedro Ferrio
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ARAID-Forest Resources Unit, Agrifood Research and Technology Centre of Aragón (CITA), Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: ecophysiology; ecohydrology; palaeoecology; phenotyping
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Dr. Mariangela Fotelli
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Hellenic Agricultural Organization-Demeter, Forest Research Institute, Vasilika 570 06, Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: forest ecophysiology; tree physiology; climate change adaptation and mitigation; carbon and nitrogen balance; water fluxes
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Dr. Lina Fusaro
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Sapienza University of Rome | La Sapienza, Department of Environmental Biology, Ple Aldo Moro 5, I-00185 Rome, RM, Italy
Interests: plant ecophysiology; plant functional traits; multi-stress environment; climate change; nitrogen deposition; air pollution effects on Mediterranean tree species; green infrastructures; urban and peri-urban forests; regulating ecosystem services; multi-scale approach
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Prof. Dr. Oliver Gailing
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Department of Forest Genetics and Forest Tree Breeding, University of Gottingen, 37073 Göttingen, Germany
Interests: forest genetics; conservation genetics; hybridization
Prof. Dr. Giacomo Alessandro Gerosa
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Department of Mathematics and Physics, Catholic University of Brescia, I-25121 Brescia, Italy
Interests: atmospheric pollution; atmospheric chemistry and physics; ozone and particle deposition; negative effects on vegetation; exposure and dose; risk assessment
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Dr. Luisa Ghelardini
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Università degli Studi di Firenze - University of Florence, Piazzale delle Cascine 18, 50144 Firenze, Italy
Interests: forest pathology; emerging diseases; alien forest pathogens; molecular diagnostics; tree dormancy; tree phenology; ontogenetic disease resistance; disease escape; tree breeding for disease resistance
Dr. Filippo Giadrossich
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Department of Agriculture, University of Sassari, viale Italia 39, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Interests: forest hydrology; root reinforcement; shallow landslide; hydrological processes; forest engineering; forestry
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Dr. Eustaquio Gil-Pelegrín
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Agrifood Research and Technology Centre of Aragon, Unidad de Recursos Forestales, 50059 Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: forest tree ecophysiology; water relations; Mediterranean woody plants
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Dr. Eustaquio Gil-Pelegrín
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Forest Resources Unit, Agrifood Research & Technology Centre of Aragón, Avda. Montañana 930, 50059 Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: Climate Change; Environmental Science; Plant Biology; Plant Physiology; Plant Ecology;
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Dr. Alessio Giovannelli
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CNR—Institute of Research on Terrestrial Ecosystems, Via Madonna del Piano 10, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
Interests: wood formation; environmental stress; phenology; hydraulic efficiency; compensatory mechanisms; tree growth
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Prof. Dr. Barry Goldfarb
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Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University, CB 8008, Raleigh, NC 27695-8008, USA
Interests: reforestation; afforestation; seedlings; vegetative propagation; asexual reproduction; clonal forestry
Dr. Carlos Gonzalez-Benecke
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Vegetation Management Research Cooperative (VMRC). Department of Forest Engineering, Resources, and Management, Oregon State University, 240 Peavy Forest Science Center (PFSC), Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
Interests: ecophysiology; reforestation; vegetation management; silviculture; seedling production; process-based modeling
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Prof. Dr. Luís González
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Plant Biology and Soil Science Department, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain
Interests: invasive species; plant ecophysiology; control and restoration; plant–soil micro-organisms interactions; plant–plant interactions; plant–insect interactions
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Dr. Grizelle González
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United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, International Institute of Tropical Forestry, Jardín Botánico Sur, 1201 Ceiba St.-Río Piedras, PR 00926, USA
Interests: tropical soil ecology; biology and biogeochemistry; disturbance effects; wood and litter decay; role of soil organisms in ecosystem processes and functions
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Dr. Christopher Gough
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Department of Biology, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1000 W. Cary Street, Richmond, Virginia 23284, USA
Interests: plant physiological and ecosystem ecology; disturbance ecology; ecological succession; carbon and nitrogen cycling; biogeochemistry; urban forestry; tree–soil interactions; global change biology
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Prof. Dr. Dušan Gömöry
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Faculty of Forestry, Technical University in Zvolen, TG Masaryka 24, 96001 Zvolen, Slovakia
Interests: forest genetics; forest reproductive materials; forest genetic resources
Dr. Ari M. Hietala
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Department of Fungal Forest and Crop Plant Diseases, Division of Plant Health and Biotechnology, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, Pb. 115, NO-1431 As, Norway
Interests: basic research on ecology; genetics; infection biology and impact of fungi pathogenic to trees; research and development to facilitate economically sustainable forest management
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Prof. Dr. Jarmo K. Holopainen
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Department of Environmental Science, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio Campus, Kuopio, Finland
Interests: forest entomology; pest management; air pollution; climate change; chemical ecology; plant volatiles; tree physiology
Dr. Chikako Honda
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Institute for Sustainable Ecosystem Services, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Nishitokyo, Tokyo 188-0002, Japan
Interests: plant physiology; pomology; postharvest; secondary metabolite
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Dr. Robert M. Hubbard
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USDA, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, CO 80526, USA
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Dr. Kurt Johnsen
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U.S. Forest Service, Asheville, NC 28806, USA
Interests: ecophysiology; carbon sequester; genecology
Dr. Idalia Kasprzyk
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Institute of Biology and Biotechnology, College for Natural Sciences, University of Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Ul Rejtana 16c, 35-959, Rzeszów, Poland
Interests: aerobiology; disservices of urban parks; phenology of trees
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Dr. Colin T. Kelleher
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DBN Herbarium and Plant Molecular Laboratory, National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, D09 VY63, Ireland
Interests: forest genetic resources, phylogeography; conservation; molecular ecology; population genetics
Prof. Dr. Minna Kivimäenpää
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Department of Environmental and Biological Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, P.O. Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
Interests: forest trees; climate change; air pollution; volatile organic compounds; microscopy
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Dr. Dimitrios Ch. Kontodimas
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Department of Entomology and Agricultural Zoology, Benaki Phytopathological Institute, 8 Stefanou Delta, 14561 Kifissia, Greece
Interests: Insect Morfology; Insect Biology and Ecology; Insect Rearing and Mass Production; Biological Control; Integrated Pest Management (IPM); Risk Management of new pests
Prof. Dr. Hojka Kraigher
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Head of Department for Forest Physiology and Genetics & the Research Programme P4-0107, LIFEGENMON coordinator, Večna pot 2, SI – 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: physiology and ecology of forest trees and their symbionts; The role of belowground diversity and turnover of fine roots and mycorrhizal mycelia in mycorrhizosphere processes and carbon dynamics; Mycobioindication of stress in forest soils; Conservation of forest genetic resources and certification of forest reproductive material
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Prof. Dr. Benoit Lafleur
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Institut de recherche sur le forêts, Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, 445 boulevard de l'Université, J9X 5E4, Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, Canada
Interests: silviculture; ecosystem management; forest regeneration; forest nutrition et nutrient cycling
Prof. Dr. Dirk Landgraf
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Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Forestry, University of Applied Sciences Erfurt, Leipziger Strasse 77, 99085, Erfurt, Germany
Interests: fast-growing tree species; sustainable land management systems
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Dr. Kim Landsbergen
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Department of Biology and Environmental Science, Antioch College Yellow Springs, The Ohio State University, Yellow Springs, OH 45387, USA
Interests: woody plant ecophysiology; ecosystem ecology; climate change impacts; carbon sequestration; remote sensing; canopy architecture; fire ecology; water and carbon cycling; biological invasions; urban forestry
Prof. Dr. Em. Sune Linder

Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre, Faculty of Forest Sciences, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), P.O. Box 49, SE-230 53, Alnarp, Sweden
Interests: ecophysiology; long-term manipulation experiments; carbon and nutrient dynamics; forest production; impacts of climate change
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Prof. Dr. Jianquan Liu
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School of Life Sciences, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China
Interests: taxonomy; population genetic analysis; molecular and biochemical analyses; comparative genomics; ecophysiological analysis
Dr. Carol A. Loopstra
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Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, Texas A&M University, MS 2138, College Station, TX 77843-2138, USA
Interests: conifer genomics; tree improvement; drought resistance; gene expression, wood development; dendrology
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Dr. Manuel Esteban Lucas-Borja
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Department of Agroforestry Technology and Science & Genetics, School of Advanced Agricultural & Forestry Engineering, Castilla La Mancha University, Campus Universitario s/n, C.P. 02071 Albacete, Spain
Interests: natural regeneration; soil erosion; forest hydrology; nutrient cycling; soil microbiology; forest management; forest fires
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Dr. Rosana López Rodríguez
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ETSI Montes, Forestal y del Medio Natural. C/ José Antonio Novais, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 10. 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: plant hydraulics; water relations; drought resistance; wood anatomy; phenotypic plasticity
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Prof. Dr. John MacKay
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Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Interests: forest genomics; genetics and molecular biology; wood formation and genetics; insect resistance research; molecular markers; marker assisted selection
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Dr. Chris A. Maier
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Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service Research Triangle Park, NC 27541, USA
Interests: forest ecophysiology; gas exchange; water relations; carbon cycling; nutrient cycling; silviculture; climate change
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Prof. Dr. Tadeusz Malewski
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Department of Molecular and Biometric Techniques, Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Wilcza 64, 00-679 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: genomics; transcriptomics; molecular mechanisms of gene expression
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Dr. Sparkle Malone
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Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th ST, Miami, FL. 33132, USA
Interests: forest ecology, restoration, and resilience; Forest ecophysiology; Climate change impacts, adaptation and mitigation; Carbon sequestration; Remote sensing; Eddy covariance; Disturbance impacts
Prof. Dr. Fausto Manes
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Department of Environmental Biology, Sapienza University of Rome, P.le Aldo Moro, 5 – 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: natural capital and ecosystem services; biodiversity and ecosystem processes in Mediterranean areas; global change; air pollution and effects on vegetation; urban ecosystems; green infrastructures; nature-based solutions; remote sensing and GIS
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Prof. Dr. Timothy A. Martin
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School of Forest Resources and Conservation, PO Box 110410, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 32611-0410, USA
Interests: tree ecophysiology; forest biology; silviculture; stand dynamics; carbon sequestration; water relations
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Dr. Jonathan G. Martin
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Department of Natural Resources, Northland College, 1411 Ellis Avenue, Ashland, WI 54806, USA
Interests: forest ecology, management, and restoration; silvicultural systems; forest ecophysiology and biology; climate change impacts, adaptation and mitigation in forests; forest biomass, bioenergy and carbon sequestration; forest engineering; forest inventory, quantitative methods, and remote sensing; forest soil management; wildland fire science and management
Dr. Dario Martin-Benito
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Forest Research Center INIA-CIFOR, Madrid 28040, Spain
Interests: dendrochronology; natural disturbance; stand dynamics; tree mortality; forest decline; abiotic stress; quantitative wood anatomy; tree ecophysiology; forest modelling
Dr. Riccardo Marzuoli
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Department of Mathematics and Physics, Laboratory of Ecophysiology and Environmental Physics, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, via dei Musei 41, 20125 Brescia, Italy
Interests: ecophysiology of forest trees; tropospheric ozone effects on the soil-plant-atmosphere system; evaluation of the impacts of atmospheric pollution and climate change on forest ecosystems; characterization of the gas-exchange processes between atmosphere and forest ecosystems
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Prof. Dr. Stéphane Maury
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INRA, EA1207 USC1328 Laboratoire de Biologie des Ligneux et des Grandes Cultures, Université d’Orléans, F-45067 Orléans, France
Interests: plant epigenetic mechanisms; DNA methylation; meristem; phenotypic plasticity; adaptation; drought; phytohormone and chromatin crosstalk
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Dr. Heather R. McCarthy
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Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA
Interests: ecophysiology; tree water relations and hydraulics; carbon and water cycling; global change; urban forests
Dr. Warren Keith Moser
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Rocky Mountain Research Station, US Forest Service, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-6381, USA
Interests: silviculture; forest stand dynamics; restoration ecology; landscape-level forest health
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Dr. Ilona Mészáros
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Department of Botany, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Debrecen, Egyetem tér 1, H-4032 Debrecen, Hungary
Interests: forest ecophysiology; effects of climate change; abiotic stress tolerance; intra-annual growth dynamics; photosynthesis and water relations
Dr. Ryan Nadel
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Auburn University, Southern Forest Nursery Management Cooperative, School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences Building, Suite 3301 602 Duncan Drive, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
Interests: seedling quality and nursery management; molecular and chemical ecology; forest biology; forest health
Dr. C. Dana Nelson
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Southern Institute of Forest Genetics, Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 23332 Success Road, Saucier, MS 39574-9344, USA
Interests: forest genetics; tree breeding; biotechnology
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Prof. Dr. George Newcombe
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College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83843, USA
Interests: interactions of plants and their symbionts
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Dr. Jorge A. P. Paiva
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Institute of Plant Genetics of the Polish Academy of Sciences, 34 Strzeszynska street, PL-60-479 Poznan, Wielkopolska, PL-60-479, Poland
Interests: forest genetics; tree breeding and biotechnology
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Dr. José Javier Peguero-Pina
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Forest Resources Unit, Agrifood Research & Technology Centre of Aragón, Avda. Montañana 930, 50059 Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: forest ecophysiology; mediterranean climate; drought; photosynthesis; water relations
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Prof. Dr. Gary Peter
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School of Forest Resources and Conservation, Department of Forest Genomics and Cell Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Interests: forest biotechnology; genetics; wood properties; wood utilization
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Dr. Martina Pollastrini
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Department of Agrifood Production and Environmental Sciences, University of Florence, Italy Piazzale delle Cascine 28, 50144, Italy
Interests: tree physiology; forest ecology; environmental stress; forest biodiversity; forest monitoring; plant functional traits; forest management; global change
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Prof. Dr. Kalliopi M. Radoglou
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Department of Forestry and Management of the Environment and Natural Resources (Fmenr), Democritus University of Thrace (Duth), Pantazidou 193, P.C. 68200 N. Orestiada, Greece
Interests: tree ecophysiology; climate change and forest ecosystems (impact, adaptation, mitigation); forest restoration; planting stock material
Prof. Dr. Om P. Rajora
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Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management, University of New Brunswick, P.O. Box 44000, 28 Dineen Drive, Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3, Canada
Interests: forest genetics, genomics and biotechnology; forest tree molecular, population, conservation and evolutionary genetics; structural, functional, population, conservation and ecological genomics; conservation and sustainable management of forest genetics resources
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Dr. Serge Rambal
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Centre d’Ecologie Fonctionnelle Evolutive (CEFE), 34293 Montpellier, France
Interests: drought; water relationships; water balance; ecosystem modelling; climate changes
Prof. Dr. Heinz Rennenberg
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Institute of Forest Sciences, Albert Ludwig University, 79110 Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Interests: nitrogen and phosphorus nutrition; nitrogen and sulfur metabolism; abiotic and biotic stress physiology; biogenic emissions; phytoremediation
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Dr. Bryce Richardson
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Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Moscow, ID 83843, USA
Interests: ecological genetics; population genetics; climate change; restoration
Dr. Johanna Riikonen
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Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Neulaniementie 5, 70200 Kuopio, Finland
Interests: forest tree species; LED lighting; nursery production; photobiology; plant physiology; year-round seedling production
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Dr. Victor H. Rivera-Monroy
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Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, College of the Coast and the Environment, 3209 Energy, Coast, & Environ Bldg, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA.
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Dr. Elizabeth L. Rylott
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Department of Biology, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK
Interests: Phytoremediation; Biotechnology; Biochemistry and Bioenergy
Dr. Elisabetta Salvatori
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Department for Sustainability (SSPT-STS), Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA), R.C. Casaccia, Via Anguillarese, 301-00123 S.Maria di Galeria, Rome, Italy
Interests: Nature-based Solutions; ecosystem services; urban and peri-urban forests; plant functional traits; ecophysiology
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Dr. Callie Jo Schweitzer
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Ecology and Management of Upland Hardwood Forests, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, 730 D Cook Avenue, Huntsville, AL 35801, USA
Interests: hardwood forestry; hardwood management; silviculture; hardwood regeneration; oak woodlands; hardwood forest restoration; prescribed fire
Dr. Roger Seco
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Terrestrial Ecology Section, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, DK-2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: biosphere-atmosphere interactions; volatile organic compounds; climate change; ecophysiology; atmospheric chemistry; air pollution; plant ecology
Dr. Brad Seely
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Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, 4625-2424 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
Interests: forest simulation modelling; ecosystem carbon storage; climate change impacts; water relations; stand dynamics; ecosystem services; forest entomology; remote sensing
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Prof. Dr. John Seiler
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Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, Virginia Tech, 228 Cheatham Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Interests: tree ecophysiology; soil CO2 efflux; carbon cycling; water relations; silviculture
Dr. Costantino Sirca
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Dipartimento di Agraria, University of Sassari. Viale Italia, 39 - 07100 Sassari, Italy
Interests: fire danger modeling; climate change; wildland–urban interface fire risk mapping; Mediterranean vegetation ecophysiology; vegetation–atmosphere trace gas exchanges
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Dr. Gancho Slavov
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New Zealand Forest Research Institute, Private Bag 3020, Rotorua 3046, New Zealand
Interests: forest genetics; genomics; climate change mitigation; genecology
Prof. Dr. Svein Solberg
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Norwegian Institute for Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO), Division of Forest and Forest Resources; National Forest Inventory, Høgskoleveien 8, 1433 Ås, Norway
Interests: remote sensing; SAR; climatic stress; drought; windthrow; snow
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Prof. Dr. Matthew Therrell
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Department of Geography, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
Interests: paleoclimate; dendrochronology; hydroclimatology; water resources; drought; flooding
Prof. Dr. Roberto Tognetti
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[1] University of Molise, Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Food Sciences, I-86100 Campobasso, Italy;
[2] Edmund Mach Foundation, EFI Project Center Mountain Forests (MOUNTFOR), I-38010 San Michele All’Adige (TN), Italy
Interests: drought stress; tipping point; tree growth; water use
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Dr. José M. Torres-Ruiz
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French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), 5 chemin de Beaulieu, 63000 Clermont-Ferrand, France
Interests: plant ecophysiology; xylem anatomy; plant hydraulics; drought stress; xylem embolism; cavitation; plant water use; drought-induced tree mortality
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Dr. Otmar Urban
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Global Change Research Institute, Czech Academy of Sciences, Bĕlidla 4a, CZ-60300 Brno, Czech Republic
Interests: plant physiology; plant stress physiology, ecophysiology of photosynthesis; impact studies; global change; impact of radiation regime; impacts of elevated CO2 concentration and UV radiation; manipulative experiments; plant environmental metabolomics; ozone and volatile organic compound fluxes; stable isotopes in terrestrial ecosystems
Prof. Dr. Joris Van Acker
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Laboratory of Wood Technology (Woodlab), Ghent University, Coupure links 653, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Interests: wood protection; wood modification; wood anatomy; mechanical testing; physical testing
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Dr. Rimvydas Vasaitis
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Department of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden
Interests: forest health; forest pathology and protection; silviculture; mycology; European temperate and boreal forests
Dr. Joana Vieira
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Center for Functional Ecology, Univertsity of Coimbra, Calçada Martim de Freitas, 3000-456 Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: dendrochronology; tree physiology; cambial activity; xylogenesis
Dr. Alberto Vilagrosa
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Fundación CEAM, Joint research unit University of Alicante-CEAM, PO Box 99, 03080 Alicante, Spain
Interests: plant functional ecology; forest restoration; ecological restoration; drought stress; climate change; forest decline
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Prof. Dr. Marcello Vitale
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Department of Environmental Biology, Sapienza University of Rome (UNIROMA1), Piazzale Aldo Moro, 5, I-00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: forest ecology; forest growth and carbon-water balances; stress physiology; adaptation–mitigation of forests to global change and air pollution; process-based and statistical modeling; litter decomposition
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Prof. Dr. Jordi Voltas
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Joint Research Unit CTFC-Agrotecnio, Universitat de Lleida, Spain
Interests: tree physiology; forest genetics; dendroecology; adaptation
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Prof. Dr. Witold Wachowiak
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Faculty of Biology, Institute of Environmental Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, ul. Uniwersytetu Poznańskiego 6, 61-614 Poznań, Poland
Interests: ecological genomics; evolutionary genetics; natural selection; local adaptation; hybridization; development of molecular tools and resources; demographic inferences; conservation and management
Dr. Gerhard Wieser
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Department of Alpine Timberline Ecophysiology, Federal Research and Training Centre for Forests, Natural Hazards and Landscape (BFW), Rennweg 1, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Interests: treeline; ecophysiology; climate change; ecosystem manipulation; biogeochemistry
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Prof. Dr. Rodney Will
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Department of Natural Resources Ecology and Management, Oklahoma State University, 008C Agricultural Hall, Stillwater, OK 74078, USA
Interests: forest ecology; management and restoration; silvicultural systems; forest ecophysiology and biology; climate change impacts adaptation and mitigation in forests; forest biomass; bioenergy and carbon sequestration
Prof. Dr. Xiuchen Wu
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Faculty of Geographical Science, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
Interests: forest growth; drought sensitivity; extreme climate; resilience; hydraulic traits; forest dynamics; carbon starvation; heatwave; recovery
Prof. Dr. Bao Yang
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Key Laboratory of Desert and Desertification, Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and Resources, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 730000 Lanzhou, China
Interests: tree phenology; tree rings; dendrochronology; climate reconstructions; climate changes
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Prof. Dr. Víctor Resco de Dios
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1. Department of Crop and Forest Sciences and Agrotecnio Center, Universitat de Lleida, 25198 Lleida, Spain
2. School of Life Sciences and Engineering, Southwest University for Science and Technology, Mianyang 621010, China
Interests: wildfire; flammability; forests; pyro-physiology; plant-water relations; circadian ecology
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