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    #8 Max: Modelling climate impacts of forest management and wood use scenarios

    (How) can forestry and wood-products contribute to climate change mitigation? Max is a PhD student at the Swedish University of Agricultural Science (SLU) and he conducts research on forest management and wood use scenarios with regards to greenhouse gas dynamics with a focus on Sweden. Department & Group: Department of Energy and Technology Supervisors: Per-Anders Hansson, Ragnar Jonsson, Johan Stendahl, & Torun Hammar Dissertation title (as for now 😀) Quantification and improvement of forest product climate characteristics from a system perspective Topic – in brief The challenge Climate change increases the pressure on forests in many ways: ‘Natural pressure’ a rise in droughts, forest fires, strong winds and insect outbreaks…