Event - XYLAREDD 2015

26-05-2015 12:04 to 29-05-2015 12:04
Royal Museum for Central Africa Leuvensesteenweg 11-15, 3080 Tervuren, Belgium
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26-29 May 2015, Royal Museum for Central Africa (Tervuren, Belgium)

The objective of the international symposium “Wood science underpinning tropical forest ecology and management” is exploring how wood science can meet the scientific needs of tropical forestry.With the aim of bringing together wood and tropical forest scientists as well as government officers and invite keynote speeches, oral presentations and poster sessions related to the following four subtopics:


  • Wood anatomy and other identification means for the enforcement of laws and regulations
  • Wood density analysis to evaluate carbon stocks of tropical forests and woodlands
  • Age determination, growth analysis and dendrochronology of tropical trees
  • Wood anatomical functional traits to study and predict forest dynamics