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Kris Vandekerkhove


Kris Vandekerkhove   

Institution: Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO)
Role in the Action: WG2 Member




Research interests related to EuroCoppice

  • forest history
  • biodiversity
  • nature conservation
  • silviculture


Publications related to EuroCoppice

  • Baeten L, Bauwens B, De Schrijver A, De Keersmaeker L, Van Calster H, Vandekerkhove K, Roelandt B, Beeckman H, Verheyen K (2009) Compositional changes (1954-2000) in the forest herb layer following the cessation of coppice-with-standards management and soil acidification. Applied Vegetation Science. 12: 187–197.
  • De Keersmaeker L, Vandekerkhove K, Verstraeten A, Baeten L, Verschelde P, Thomaes A, Hermy M, Verheyen K (2011) Clear-felling effects on colonization rates of shadetolerant forest herbs into a post-agricultural forest adjacent to ancient forest. Appl Veg Sci 14:75-83
  • Deforce K., Boeren I., Adriaenssens S., Bastiaens J., De Keersmaeker L., Haneca K., Tys D., Vandekerkhove K. (2013). Selective woodland exploitation for charcoal production. A detailed analysis of charcoal kiln remains (ca. 1300-1900 AD) from  Zoersel (northern Belgium). Journal of Archaeological Science 40, 681–689
  • Vandekerkhove K., Baeté H., Van der Aa B., De Keersmaeker L., Thomaes A. & Leyman A. (accepted) 500 years of coppice-with-standards management in Meerdaal Forest (Flanders - Belgium). IForest
  • Vandekerkhove K., Thomaes A ., Crèvecoeur L., De Keersmaeker L., Leyman A. & Köhler F. (accepted) Saproxylic beetles in non-intervention and coppice-with-standards restoration management in Meerdaal forest (Belgium): an exploratory analysis. IForest


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