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  • Gaverstraat 4

    9500 Geraardsbergen


1989 …2024

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Kris Vandekerkhove is researcher on forest ecology and forest management at INBO. For over 20 years he has been coordinating the monitoring programme on strict forest reserves. He was also involved in many other research activities and advisory work on nature conservation in forests. He is and was active in a wide range of international projects in the framework of LIFE, COST, Interreg,... He is (co)author of a few dozen peer-reviewed journal papers (A1) and also collaborated in several reference works and handbooks on forest management and nature conservation and other publications both for as specific audience and broader public.



Education/Academic qualification

Forest and Nature Management, Doctor in Applied Biological Sciences

Award Date: 16-Sep-2019

Forestry engineering, Universiteit Gent

External positions

UGent, Vakgroep Bos- en Waterbeheer


Thematic List 2020

  • Forest


  • forest and agriculture policy
  • conservation goals
  • local conservation status
  • Natura 2000

Disciplinecode List

  • Forestry sciences not elsewhere classified

Thematic List

  • Forest management
  • Nature management
  • Woods and parks
  • Oak- and beechwoods
  • Naure and forest reserves


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