Why work with us?

We are interested in all things related to trees and forests, and how humans relate to them. We investigate how trees are distributed in the world, how their diversity affects the functioning of forests, how they interact with each other, with other organisms, as well as with us.

Biodiversity Patterns

Understanding current and predicting future patterns of tree species distributions in space and time.

Biodiversity Functions & Processes

Explaining how biodiversity affects forest ecosystem functioning and processes.

Functional Ecology

Using plant functional traits to explain the mechanisms underlying the patterns and functioning of forest ecosystems.

Biodiversity & Society

Linking urban biodiversity to ecosystem services and people's wellbeing.

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