"The Dynamics of Temperate Mesic Old-growth Forests in relation to Climate Change"

NEIL PEDERSON 

Harvard Forest, Harvard University, USA

His research is focused on the dynamics and long-term development of forests, from tree to subcontinental scales, as they interact with climate and as the trees interact amongst themselves.

http://harvardforest.fas.harvard.edu/researchers/13862

https://broadleafpapers.wordpress.com/


JACOB HEILMANN-CLAUSEN

Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, University of Copenhagen, DK

His research is focused on: wood-inhabiting fungi in European beech forests, biodiversity, conservation biology, forest ecology.

http://snm.ku.dk/english/staffsnm/staff/?pure=en%2Fpersons%2Fjacob-heilmannclausen(a68c065f-a0dd-4168-9254-8bd4409000e9).html


"The inscription of European old-growth beech forests to UNESCO World Heritage List: implications for nature conservation in Europe"

HANS DIETER KNAPP

Chairman of the European Beech Forest Network e.V.

Honorary Professor, Institute of Botany and Landscape Ecology, University of Greifswald, DE

Geobotanist and landscape ecologist, he is one of the initiators of the Eastern German national park programme. He has been director of the International Academy for Nature Conservation Isle of Vilm (INA) of the Federal Agency for Nature Conservation on the island of Vilm from its foundation in 1990 until 2015. He had a key role in guiding the process of nomination of European ancient and primeval beech forests to the UNESCO World Heritage.

www.centreforeconics.org/news-and-events/press-release-downloads/european-beech-forests-network-addresses-states-parties-to-unesco-world-heritage/
www.succow-stiftung.de/committees.html
www.euronatur.org/index.php?id=2008&no_cache=1