3 November 2014 - Disputation Rafael Leandro de Assis (INA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Rafael Leandro de Assis, Dept. of Ecology and Natural Resource Management will defend his PhD thesis ”Tree species diversity, distribution and habitat-specificity on Amazonian floodplains” on November 3, 2014

3 November 2014 - Disputation Rafael Leandro de Assis (INA)

Norwegian title of the thesis:
Artsmangfold, utbredelse og habitatspesifisitet av trær på flomsletter i Amazonas.

Prescribed subject of the trial lecture:
The relative importance of local environmental conditions, stochastic processes and biogeographic factors in determining tropical forest biodiversity.

Time and place for the trial lecture and the public defence:
Monday November 3, 2014, kl. 12.15 Auditorium, Vitenparken

Supervisors:
Assoc. Prof. Torbjørn Haugaasen, Dept. of Ecology and Natural Resource Man-agement, NMBU 
Florian Wittmann, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia, Brasil

Evaluation committee:
Dr. Toby Gardner, Stockholm Environment Institute, Sweden
Dr. Graciela Rusch, Norsk Institutt for naturforskning, Norway
Professor Stein Ragnar Moe, INA (Committee administrator)

The doctoral thesis is available for public review at the NMBU library.

Published 21. oktober 2014 - 13:16 - Updated 22. oktober 2014 - 12:58