• Soil biogeochemistry and soil-plant-atmosphere interactions • Carbon transformation, sequestration and fluxes • Spatial and temporal interaction of soil heterogeneity and plant biodiversity • Use of stable isotopes, biomarkers and flux measurement technologies • Biochar and organic waste management
Biocultural interactions between forest dwellers and tropical forests in a context of drastic change, with a particular interest in working with formerly nomadic hunter-gatherers in Africa and South-East Asia. < br >Attuning folk sciences and academic sciences as a means to achieve food security.
1. Forest Management (Best practices such as Reduced-Impact Logging/RIL, Remote sensing, Forest Inventory, Silvicultur) 2. Forest Ecology (Forest tree Growth and Yield, forest tree identification, Tree Species Selection) 3. Measuring and monitoring carbon stock in the forest and landscape 4. Management (ITTO Project management, Field Coordinator,Assistant Site Manager)
Climate change adaptation and mitigation, development of participatory methods and tools, local people’s livelihood, forest governance, gender issues, collaborative management of tropical forests, environment impacts assessment, teaching and training