Jasper Fuchs, M.Sc.

  • Effects of climate change on forest management decisions
  • Tree species selection in forest enterprises under extreme weather events
  • Economics of silvicultural treatments
  • Bioeconomic simulation and optimization models
  • Development of software packages (R)

Economic impacts of extreme weather events on European forestry and adaptation options through robust management strategies

since 2018 Research associate and PhD student at the Department of Forest Economics and Sustainable Land Use Planning at the Georg-August-University Göttingen (Prof. Paul)
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2013 – 2018 Study of forest sciences and forest ecology with focus on ecosystem analysis and modeling at the Georg-August-University Göttingen

Degree: Master of Science

  • Studium Oecologicum (Certificate Program)
  • Admission to the German National Academic Foundation (2016)
  • Germany Scholarship (2013/14, 2015/16)
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2012 - 2013 Voluntary Ecological Year at the Ecological Research Station Schlüchtern e.V.
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2019 Sayn-Wittgenstein Forestry Award

  • Master thesis: "A model-based economic analysis of forest protection measures for bark beetles in Norway spruce"
  • Master thesis: "Diversification by including site factors in the economically optimal tree species selection"
  • Bachelor thesis: "Influence of planting costs and budget on the maximum yield of a tree species portfolio"
  • Master thesis: "Multi-criteria optimisation of tree species selection along a site gradient - an example application in northern Hesse"
  • Bachelor thesis: "Economic comparison of different reforestation scenarios after calamities using natural birch regeneration"
  • Bachelor thesis: "Mountain ash in Central Europe: State of knowledge on management and economic aspects of the pioneer tree species "
  • Master thesis: "Changed logging behavior due to different grading of wood and use of digitization techniques in wood measurement"