28 Oct - PhD Defence Ernest William Mauya (INA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Ernest William Mauya, Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management, will defend his PhD thesis: "Methods for estimating volume, biomass and tree species diversity using field inventory and airborne laser scanning in the tropical forests of Tanzania", on 28 October 2015.

28 Oct - PhD Defence Ernest William Mauya (INA)

Norwegian title of thesis:
"Metoder for estimering av volum, biomasse og treslagsdiversitet ved hjelp av feltinventering og flybåren laserskanning for tropiske skoger i Tanzania"

 Prescribed subject of the trial lecture:
"Using airborne laser scanning in the Tanzanian national forest inventory to estimate changes to biomass and carbon stocks over time for REDD+/MRV - Application and Challenges"

Time and place for the trial lecture and the public defence:
Wednesday 28 October 2015 at 12:15
Auditorium (SU105), Sørhellinga, Høgskoleveien 12, Ås       

Evaluation committee:
First opponent: Physical Scientist Dr. Ross Nelson, Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences Lab, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, USA
Second opponent: Associate professor Henrik Meilby, Copenhagen University, Denmark
Coordinator: Professor Ole Hofstad, Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management, NMBU

Supervisors:
Professor Tron Eid, Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management, NMBU (Main supervisor)
Co-supervisors:
Professor Erik Næsset, Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management, NMBU
Professor Terje Gobakken, Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management, NMBU
Researcher Dr. Ole Martin Bollandsås, Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management, NMBU
Senior Lecturer Dr. Eliakimu Zahab, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania

The doctoral thesis is available for public review at the NMBU library.
Thesis number 2015:82, ISSN 1894-6402, ISBN 978-82-575-1317-7.

Published 14. oktober 2015 - 15:17 - Updated 14. oktober 2015 - 15:22