Dirk Hölscher is the head of the section Tropical Silviculture and Forest Ecology, Faculty of Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology. His main interests are in the fields of (i) eco-hydrology, and (ii) applied vegetation ecology. A focus lies on tropical reforestation and agroforestry.
• Forest ecology
• Applied vegetation ecology
• Tree based land use
Köhler, M., Schwendenmann, L., Hölscher, D. (2010). Throughfall reduction in a cacao agroforest: tree water use and soil water budgeting. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 150: 1079-1089.
Roeder, M., Hölscher, D., Kossner-Ferraz, I. (2010). Liana regeneration in secondary and primary forests of Central Amazonia. Plant Ecology & Diversity 3: 165-174
Dierick, D., Hölscher, D. (2009). Species-specific tree water use characteristics in reforestation stands in the Philippines. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 149: 1317-1326
Hölscher, D., Dunker, B., Harbusch, M., Corre, M. (2009). Fine root distribution in a lower montane rainforest of Panama. Biotropica 41: 312-318.
Nieschulze, J., Erasmi, S., Dietz, J., Hölscher, D. (2009). Satellite-based prediction of rainfall interception by tropical forest stands of a human-dominated landscape in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Journal of Hydrology 364: 227-235.
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Dirk Hölscher teaches the following courses:
• Plant Ecology and Diversity