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Dr. Holger Gärtner

 

Function

scientific staff member

  

Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
Zürcherstrasse 111
8903 Birmensdorf

Site

Birmensdorf Bi HL C 28

 

Scopus Author ID: 12761040200      Researcher ID: J-7887-2013

Research Topics

  • Wood Anatomy
  • Dendroecology
  • Tree roots (root exposure, architecture, biomass)
  • Dendrogeomorphology (erosion, debris flows, landslides, etc.)
  • Development of new tools in wood anatomy (Microtomes)

Editorial tasks

Dendrochronologia (Associate Editor)

Trees - Structure and Function (Associate Editor)

ISRN Anatomy (Associate Editor)

TRACE-Journal (Editor)

Teaching 2018

Geochronology Summer School 2018 02. - 07.09.2018: Klosters (CH)
Wood Anatomy & Tree-Ring Ecology 2018 25.11. - 01.12.2018, Klosters (CH)

Recent publications

Bast A, Wilcke W, Graf F, Lüscher P, Gärtner H (2016): Does mycorrhizal inoculation improve plant survival, aggregate stability, and fine-root development on a coarse-grained soil in an Alpine eco-engineering field experiment? Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences 121: 2158–2171. doi:10.1002/2016JG003422.

Bräuning A, De Ridder M, Zafirov N, García-González I, Dimitrov D, Gärtner H (2016):Macroscopic tree-ring features: Indicators of extreme event impacts. IAWA-Journal 37(2): 206-231.

Gärtner H, Lucchinetti S, Schweingruber FH (2015): A new sledge microtome to combine wood anatomy and tree-ring ecology. IAWA-Journal 36/4: 452-459. doi: 10.1163/22941932-20150114

Gärtner H, Banzer L, Schneider L, Schweingruber FH, Bast A (2015): Preparing micro sections of entire (dry) conifer increment cores for wood anatomical time-series analyses. Dendrochronologia 34: 19-23. doi: 10.1016/j.dendro.2015.03.004

Gärtner H, Cherubini P, Fonti P, von Arx G, Schneider L, Nievergelt D, Verstege A, Bast A, Schweingruber FH, Büntgen U (2015): Technical challenges in tree-ring research including wood anatomy and dendroecology. Journal of Visualized Experiments (97): e52337, p. 1-10. doi:10.3791/52337

Gärtner H (2014): Neue Entwicklungen zur Integration der Holzanatomie in die Jahrringforschung. Geographische Rundschau 7-8: 50-52.

Gärtner H, Lucchinetti S, Schweingruber FH (2014): New perspectives for wood anatomical analysis in Dendrosciences: The GSL1-microtome. Dendrochronologia 32: 47-51. doi: 10.1016/j.dendro.2013.07.002

 

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