Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (09/02/2013 03.23)

Climate change mitigation strategies in tree crops and forestry in Italy (CARBOTREES)

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Objectives of the research activities are: a) the implementation of a modified version of 3-PG and 3-PGS model to run estimates of carbon uptakes and carbon stock changes;

b)Actual and future estimates of net ecosystem exchange for new forest formations, afforestation/reforestation activities and arboriculture, under different management options;

c) Implementation of the WUE approach in the 3-PG model; d) selection of tree species and management practices, allowing maximization of carbon sequestration for a given water budget.

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Research Fields

Agricultural sciences

Eligibility criteria

Candidates must have achieved both following qualifications:

PhD in “Arboricoltura da Legno” or “Sistemi Colturali, Forestali e Scienze dell'Ambiente" is a mandatory requirement for participation;

- 5 years Degree in “Scienze Forestali” o in “Scienze Forestali e Ambientali” o laurea Specialistica/magistrale nella classe 74S/LM-73;

Selection process

a) Evaluation of titles/evidences

b) Interview

Interview programm:

- Climate change impacts on forest ecosystems;

- Application of carbon and oxygen stable isotopes on ecophysiological studies in forest research.

- Use of dendrochronology for the evaluation of the climate-growth relationship in the long term period.

- Knowledge of software for spatial, statistical and dendroecological analysis.

- Assessment of ENGLISH language

Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
International mobility required ?no
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceItaly
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesItaly
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Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Employment contract with full social securityno
Total amount per fellowship per year24000
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
Covers research costsno
Maximum duration of fellowship12
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Funding organisation / Contacts
Università degli Studi della Basilicata - Scuola di Scienze Agrarie, Forestali, Alimentari ed Ambientali

Public research
Potenza - Italy