Dissertations

De Smedt, P. (2018) Edge effects on the distribution of litter-dwelling arthropods in small forest fragments in agricultural landscapes (download)

Van De Peer, T. (2018) Effects of tree species diversity on early-stage forest dynamics. PhD thesis, KU Leuven, Belgium. 178 p (download)

Ruyts, S. (2017) Ecological interactions between ticks, hosts and forest types and the impact on Lyme borreliosis risk. PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium. 139 p (download)

Dillen, M. (2017) Local neighbourhood tree species composition effects in young forest stands - Impact of stress, species identity and multitrophic interactions. PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 153 p (download )

Remy, E. (2017) Nitrogen cycling and sequestration in temperate forest edges. PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 166 p (download)

Setiawan, N. (2016) Experimental assessment of tree diversity - ecosystem functioning relationships in young forest plantations. PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 159 p (download)

Vangansbeke, P. (2016) Smart land management for bio-based economies: simultaneous optimization of biomass production and other ecosystem services in forests. PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 204 p (download

Carrari , E. (2015) Legacy effects of former charcoal kiln sites on the forest vegetation of a Mediterranean area. PhD thesis, University of Florence, Italy, 161 p (download)

Van Nevel, L. (2015) Tree species effect on Cd and Zn mobility after afforestation of contaminated soils in the Campine region (northern Belgium). PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 238 p (download)

Schaubroeck, T. (2014) Including man-nature relationships in environmental sustainability assessment of forest-based production systems. PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 225 p (download)

Carón M (2014) Regeneration from seeds of two Acer species in the face of climate change. PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 145 p  (download)

Gruwez R (2014) Sexual reproduction of common juniper (Juniperus communis) in the face of global change. PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 156 p (download)

Thomaes A (2014) Tree species effects on herb layer development in post-agricultural forests. PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 158 p (download)

De Keersmaeker L (2013) Spatio-temporal patterns of vegetation recovery in post-agricultural forests in Flanders. PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 205 p (download)

Verstraeten G (2013) Conversion of deciduous forests to spruce plantations and back: evaluation of interacting effects on soil, forest floor, earthworm and understorey communities. PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 152 p (download)

Demey A (2013) Impacts of hemiparasitic plants on the vegetation and biogeochemical cycling in two contrasting semi-natural grassland types. PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 148 p (download)

Tack W (2013) Impact of forest conversion on the abundance of Ixodes ricinus ticks. PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 130 p (download)

Wuytack T (2012) Biomonitoring ambient air quality using leaf characteristics of trees. PhD thesis, University of Antwerp & Ghent University, Belgium, 166 p (download)

Adriaenssens S (2012) Dry deposition and canopy exchange for temperate tree species under high nitrogen deposition. PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 209 p (download)

De Frenne P (2011) Forest plant dynamics along a latitudinal gradient in the face of global change. PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 201 p (download)

Ampoorter E (2011) Soil compaction due to mechanized forest harvesting: quantification of ecosystem effects and exploration of recovery potential PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 189 p (download)

Baeten L (2010) Recruitment and performance of forest understorey plants in post-agricultural forests. PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 169 p (download)

Vanhellemont M (2009) Present and future population dynamics of Prunus serotina in forests in its introduced range. PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 159 p (download)

Van Gossum P (2009) Prospects for regulative improvements in forest policy in the Low Countries. PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 249 p (download)

Meulebrouck K (2009) Distribution, demography and metapopulation dynamics of Cuscuta epithymum in managed heathlands. PhD thesis, Katholieke Universiteit van Leuven, Ghent University, Belgium, 185 p (download)

Wuyts K (2009) Patterns of throughfall deposition, nitrate seepage, and soil acidification in contrasting forest edges. PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 200 p (download)

De Schrijver A (2007) Acidification and eutrophication of forests on sandy soil: effects of forest type and deposition load, PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 185 p (download)

Mertens J (2006) Afforestation of dredged material: fate of metals under different tree species. PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 140 p (download)

Staelens J (2006) Spatio-temporal patterns of throughfall water and ion deposition under a dominant beech tree (Fagus sylvatica L.) in relationship to canopy structure. PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 169 p (download)

Couvreur M (2005) Epizoochorous seed dispersal by large herbivores. Ph.D. thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 152 p (download)

Vervaeke P (2004) Phytoremediation of land disposed contaminated dredged sediments: fate of heavy metals. PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium, 222 p (download)

Kint V (2003) Structural development in ageing Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) stands in Western Europe. PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium. 194p (download)

Luyssaert S (2001) Spatial variability of the cadmium concentrations in the crown of Salix fragilis L. and its implications for leaf sampling. PhD thesis, Ghent University, Belgium. 197p (download)