Ökopedologie der Tropen und Subtropen
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Oliver van Straaten

Dr. Oliver van Straaten

Ökopedologie der Tropen und Subtropen
Büsgenweg 2
37077 Göttingen

Tel.: +49 - (0)551-3933513
Fax: +49 - (0)551-3933310
email: ostraat *gwdg.de
Raum: 3.130


Research interests

My research focuses on ecosystem carbon dynamics in the humid tropics. In my previous and current research activities, I investigate how climate change and land-use changes affect belowground carbon stocks and trace gas emissions from soils. My current research is included in the REDD ALERT project. More information of the REDD ALERT project can be found here.

drought experiment
Measuring the effects of a simulated drought on soil respiration

Land use change vStraaten
Measuring soil organic carbon changes in different landuses