25 Jun - Yennie Bredin (MINA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence


English title of thesis:

"Flooding matters: Structure, above-ground biomass, and carbon stocks of an Amazonian forestscape" 

Norwegian title of thesis:

"Flom: betydning for struktur, biomasse og karbonlager i et skogslandskap i Amazonas"

Prescribed subject of the trial lecture:

"Carbon stocks and fluxes in Amazon forests under changing climate" 

Time and place for the trial lecture and the public defence:

Friday 25 June, 2021, at 12.30. 

This public defense will be held partly in digital form since physical presence is hindered as a consequence of the Covid-19. The disputation can be attended by using the following link in Zoom: https://nmbu.zoom.us/j/66354403727

All are welcome to attend the digital meeting, but please read the guidelines below before you open the link. This is to make sure that the disputation can be held without interruptions.

Evaluation committee:

First opponent: Dr. John Ethan Householder, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Rastatt, Germany
Second opponent: Dr. Thaise Emilio Lopes de Sousa, University of Campinas (UNICAMP) Campinas, Brazil
Coordinator: Dr. Ole Martin Bollandsås, NMBU 


Main supervisor: Professor Torbjørn Haugaasen, NMBU
Co-supervisor: Professor Carlos Augusto Peres, University of East Anglia (UEA) 

Guidelines for attending

  • Do not use camera.
  • Mute your microphone.
  • In Zoom you will first be placed in the waiting room. Please introduce yourself with your name, rather than with your IP address or computer name.
  • If anyone has a question and wants to oppose ‘ex auditorio’, please write in the chat window of Zoom (1) “XY (your name) has a question" and (2) the question in brief. The chair of the defence will evaluate whether your question is opportune, and you will be given the word after the two opponents have concluded.
  • When you are being given the word, you switch on your microphone and camera. Ensure briefly whether you are being heard.
  • We advise you to test your own equipment before attending. 
  • The chat is not be used for general discussions.

The doctoral thesis is available for public review. For those of you who want access to the thesis in pdf-form, please send an email to Ole Wiggo Røstad – ole.rostad@nmbu.no.

Published 3. januar 2022 - 9:25 - Updated 3. januar 2022 - 9:25