Topical Advisory Panel

Members

College of Arts and Science, American University, Washington, DC 20016, USA
Interests: forest operations; supply chain logistics; best management practices; economics; life cycle assessment and forest and operator health and safety
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Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Biology and Environmental Sciences, Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw, Wóycickiego 1/3 Street, 01-938 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: molecular biology; molecular genetics; forestry; forensic sciences; biotechnology
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1. Department of Bioscience and Territory, University of Molise, C. da Fonte Lappone, 86090 Pesche, Italy
2. NBFC—National Biodiversity Future Center, 90133 Palermo, Italy
Interests: research in ecology and forest management; ecology of saproxylic insects; monitoring programs; forest management and conservation; long-term systematic ecological research; habitat and species conservation; biodiversity indicators of old-growth forests
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Department of Plant Pathology and Mycology, Institute of Forest Ecology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Akademická 2, 94901 Nitra, Slovak Republic
Interests: phytopathology; mycology; fungal diseases of woody plants; ornamental and forest trees; biological control; diversity and distribution of pathogens; plant protection
ETH Zurich, Institute for Building Materials, Stefano-Franscini-Platz 3, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: wood physics (strength, heat and moisture transfer, rheological properties); nondestructive testing of wood and wood-based materials; wood-based materials
Dr. Dolores Agúndez
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INIA-CIFOR, Ecología y Genética Forestal, Carretera de la Coruña km 7.5, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: genetic conservation; food and environmental economics: environmental valuation and sustainable management of food natural resources (with special mention to agroforestry and Africa)
Institute of Forest Ecology, Department of Forest and Soil sciences, University of Natural Resource and Life Sciences (BOKU), 1190 Vienna, Austria
Interests: soil and environment; forest ecology and climate change, C & N dynamics in forest ecosystems (biomass, roots, soil and microbes) and other land-uses
Laboratory of Forest Genetics and Tree Improvement, School of Forestry and Natural Environment, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: forests genetics; tree breeding and selection strategies; conservation and use of forest genetic resources; forest genetic monitoring; quantitative, evolutionary and ecological genetics; classical and molecular breeding; genetic adaptation to climate change, assisted migration; application of GIS in conservation of genetic resources
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Department of Biology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, An-Najah National University, Nablus P.O. Box 7, Palestine
Interests: PCR; cell culture; gel electrophoresis; DNA; western blot analysis; DNA extraction; cloning; electrophoresis; SDS-PAGE; gene expression; protein purification; molecular biology; RNA; DNA sequencing; sequencing; genomics; ecology; proteins; RNA extraction
Department of Forestry Policy Research, Korea Rural Economic Institute, Naju 58321, Jeollanam-do, Republic of Korea
Interests: forest economics; decision making under uncertainty; real option theory; climate change
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Department of Agricultural, Food and Forest Sciences, University of Palermo, Viale delle Scienze 13 Ed.4, 90128 Palermo, Italy
Interests: Mediterranean forests; invasive species; forest ecology; ailanthus; Quercus; silviculture; mycorrhizal symbiosis; old growth forests
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Institute of Wood Technology and Technical Sciences, Faculty of Wood Engineering and Creative Industries, University of Sopron, Bajcsy-Zsilinszky 4, 9400 Sopron, Hungary
Interests: wood modification; wood structure and properties; hygroscopic properties; nanotechnology; durability; biopolymers
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Laboratory of Wood Products and Furniture Technology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: wood science and technology; standardization; certification and quality control; wood in cultural heritage; wood artwork
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Department of Geography, University of Barcelona, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: global change; climate change; phenology; conservation; protected areas; biodiversity
Faculty of Forestry, University of Belgrade, Kneza Višeslava 1, 11030 Belgrade, Serbia
Interests: forestry; soil science; soil chemistry; heavy metals; soil carbon; soil sequestration; forest amelioration; soil degradation; soil management; soil nutrients
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Department of Forest Inventory and Management, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology, University of Zagreb, Svetošimunska 25, 10 002 Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: forest economics; environmental economics; capital budgeting in forestry; investment analysis
Department of Forest Utilisation, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology, Poznań University of Life Sciences, Wojska Polskiego Street 71A, 60-625 Poznan, Poland
Interests: forest utilisation; forest industries; thinning operations; environmental risk in forest operations; optimisation of forest operations; timber harvesting and skidding; timber measuring and grading; timber quality
College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside, CA 92093, USA
Interests: plant physiology; forest ecophysiology; photosynthesis; stomatal conductance; transpiration; sap flow; leaf water potential; carbon isotope; nitrogen allocation ect
Dr. Oliver Binks
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Forest Ecosystems Group, Research School of Biology, Robertson Building (46), The Australian National University, ACTON ACT 2601, Australia
Interests: forest ecophysiology; ecohydrology; plant hydraulics; tropical rainforest; foliar water uptake; canopy wetness
Prof. Dr. Michael Blazier
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Hill Farm Research Station and School of Renewable Natural Resources, Louisiana State University, 11959 Highway 9, Homer, LA 71040, USA
Interests: soil nutrient cycling and ecophysiology of forest plantations; bottomland hardwood forests, and agroforests
Department of Crop Sciences and Agroforestry, Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences, Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague, Kamycka 129, Praha 6, 165 21 Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: agroforestry; biodiversity; tree domestication
Department of Forest Engineering, Forest Management Planning and Terrestrial Measurements, Faculty of Silviculture and Forest Engineering, Transilvania University of Brasov, Şirul Beethoven 1, 500123 Brasov, Romania
Interests: wood and biomass supply chain optimization; sensor technology; transport optimization; forest planning
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Department of Wood Processing and Biomaterials, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Kamýcká 129, 165 00 Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: wood characterisation; wood structure and properties (mechanical testing, physical testing); wood modification; wood quality; wood-based materials (generally lignocellulosic materials, primarily wood-fiber boards-manufacturing process, development and properties); creep of wood and wood based materials; wood processing; recycling technologies; impact of silvicultural measures; wood (forest) sustainability
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Department of Environmental Science, University of Latvia, LV-1004 Riga, Latvia
Interests: forest sustainability; environmental impact assessment; carbon footprint
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Department of Wood Science and Thermal Techniques, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology, Poznań University of Life Sciences, Poznań, Poland
Interests: wood structure and composition; wood characterisation; wood conservation and preservation; waterlogged archaeological wood; structure–function relations; wood decay; organosilicons in wood conservation
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Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry, Università degli Studi di Padova, Viale dell’Università 16, 35020 Legnaro, Italy
Interests: habitat management; biological invasions; urban forestry; landscape ecology
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Faculty of Agriculture, University of the Ryukyus, 1 Senbaru, Nishihara Town, Okinawa 903-0213, Japan
Interests: fengshui; village landscape; landscape ecology; forest tourism; forest recreation; rural tourism; rural development
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Dr. Parveen Chhetri
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Department of Earth Science and Geography, California State University Dominguez Hills, 1000 E Victoria St, Carson, CA 90747, USA
Interests: climate change and vegetation response; dendrochronology; dendroclimatology; forest ecology; RS and GIS
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