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Guna Noldt

Dr. biol.

 

Office address: University of Hamburg

                            Department of Wood Science

               Leuschnerstrasse 91

               21031 Hamburg

            Germany

            Tel. +49 73962472

            e-mail: g.noldt@holz.uni-hamburg.de

 

Date of birth: 1964, April 6, Valmiera (Latvia)

 

Education:

2001                Ph.D. thesis “Characterisation of the fine roots of Swietenia macrophylla King and Carapa guianensis Aubl. (Meliaceae) under different site conditions in Central Amazonia”, University of Hamburg

1986-1992      Diploma “Phytoindicative assessment of environmental quality in Latvia”, University of Latvia

 

Research experience:

2009-present   European Social Found project  “Importance of genetic factors in formation of forest stands with high adaptability and qualitative wood properties”

 

2008-2011      EU Framwork Programm, FP 7 WOOD-NET project “Investigation of wood durability and other properties improving (upgrading) mechanisms by non-biocid methods”

 

2007-2008      Project “Afforestation of tropical savannas with Acacia mangium Willd. in Roraima, Nothern Brasil, project of University of Hamburg

 

2004-2006      EU Framwork Programm, FP 6 WOOD-PRO project “Biological wood damage of cultural heritage sites: organisms, biodeterioration, prevention”

 

2005-2006      Project “Adaptability of Ceiba pentandra to various growth sites of central Amazonia, Brazil”, DFG (German Research Foundation)

 

2003-2004      Project “Wood anatomy, annual wood increment and intra-annual growth dynamics of Podocarpus oleifolius var. macrostachyus from Costa Rica”, project of University of Hamburg

 

1996-2002      Project “Investigations on tree species suitable for the recultivation of degraded land areas in Central Amazon”, Brazilian-German cooperation (SHIFT)

 

1990-1996      Project “The effect of Radio-frequency electromagnetic radiation on organisms, Skrunda, Latvia”,  Ministry of Education and Science Republic of Latvia

 

Publications

36 publications

 

Memberships:

Member of the Hamburg Selection Committee for Alfred Toepfer Scholarship by Alfred Toepfer Foundation

Member of German Society of Plant Nutrition

 

Skills: Microscopy, Electronmicroscopy, UV microspectrophotometrie