Luc De Keersmaeker
  • Gaverstraat 4

    9500 Geraardsbergen


1998 …2024

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Research expertise

Luc De Keersmaeker is a forest ecologist, at work from 1995 to 1998 at Ghent University and since 1998 at the Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO) of the Flemish Government. He studied various aspects of forest ecosystems, with an emphasis on forest vegetation: nutrient cycling, forest restoration on farmland, the impact of land use history and forest management, and spontaneous development of unmanaged forest reserves.

Education/Academic qualification

Bioscience Engineering, PhD, Universiteit Gent - Faculteit Bio-ingenieurswetenschappen

Award Date: 28-Oct-2013

Taxonomic List

  • vascular plants (Tracheophyta)


  • forest and agriculture policy
  • woodland protection
  • nature management
  • spatial planning policy

Disciplinecode List

  • Environmental management
  • Landscape ecology

Thematic List

  • Management
  • Forest management
  • Oak- and beechwoods
  • Woods and parks
  • Valley- and marshwoods
  • Eutrophication
  • Acidification
  • Fragmentation

Geographic List

  • Flanders


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