Abteilung Palynologie und Klimadynamik
Opportunity for research and field work in Sumatra, Indonesia:
We are looking for a motivated Master student of Biology/Biodiversity and Ecology to conduct field work and research in Jambi, Sumatra, Indonesia. The research is part of the Collaborative Research Centre, EFForTS project of the group A01.
What is it about?
The work will be conducted under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Hermann Behling and Dr. Siria Biagioni at the Department of Palynology and Climate Dynamics. The selected student will work in the lowlands of Jambi where the project have plots established on 4 different land use systems (tropical forest, jungle rubber, oil palm and rubber monocultures). The research work is about the monitoring of pollen rain in the land use systems using pollen traps. The aim of the research is to investigate phenological response of tropical forest and plantation species to climate variability. Travel costs and daily allowance will be covered by the project.
The field experience can be also used for a Master Thesis as research material will be collected.
Deadline for applying: Please contact us before the 31st of March 2018
Period of travel to Indonesia: August 2018
Contact: Dr. Siria Biagioni
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