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May 2024

Olivier learning to master the optical method for embolism resistance determination in Sylvain Delzon's lab at INRA Bordeaux, France.

May 2024

April 2024 (A)

Workshop at Rwanda Forestry Authority, including training as well as planning for future collaboration regarding tree plantation monitoring and evaluation.

April 2024 (A)

April 2024 (B)

Increasing the height of masts with IR sensors for canopy temperature measurements at all sites.

April 2024 (B)

March 2024 (A)

Jacques tagging leaves in Makera

March 2024 (A)

March 2024 (B)

Leaf tagging team in Makera

March 2024 (B)

February 2024

Trees are growing bigger and bigger! Here a Ficus thonningii at the Makera site.

February 2024

January 2024 (A)

Aloysie tagging leaves for leaf longevity study.

January 2024 (A)

January 2024 (B)

Lousie, Emelyne and Assad making soil sampling in Ruhande Arboretum.

January 2024 (B)

November 2023

Aloysie with (most of) supervisors after the successful disesrtation in Kigali on November 16th - a great day!

November 2023

October 2023 (A)

Aloysie's PhD thesis is nailed at the University of Gothenburg!

October 2023 (A)

October 2023 (B)

Etienne and Jacques extracting fine roots.

October 2023 (B)

October 2023 (C)

Lasse making Leaf Area Index measurements.

October 2023 (C)

October 2023 (D)

Camille in his "embolism lab".

October 2023 (D)

October 2023 (E)

New soil sampling for vertical profile of 18O in soil water.

October 2023 (E)

October 2023 (F)

Manzi measuring for gmin determination.

October 2023 (F)

September 2023 (A)

Field campaign to sample for measurements of embolism vulnerability and bark conductance. From left to right, upper row: Etienne, Josephine and Camille. In front: Jacques.

September 2023 (A)

September 2023 (B)

Faurea saligna branches and leaves measured for embolism vulnerability with the optical method

September 2023 (B)

August 2023

PhD student position in our project announced at UR. Contact Donat Nsabimana if you are interested in applying, donatus_1999@yahoo.fr

August 2023

June 2023

John Marshall sampling soil at depths down to 2 m, at all control plots at all sites. The 18O content of soil water and xylem sap will be determined for estimation of functional rooting depth of different species.

June 2023

May 2023

Visit in Gothenburg by Aida Cuni Sanchez from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences; here together with her Xavi.

May 2023
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