Dr. Lisa Shindo

Former ROOTS member

Olshausenstraße 80c, R. EG.01
Phone: +49 431 880 6748
Telefax: +49 431 880-5498

My research focuses on the relationship between humans and forests in the western Mediterranean over the long term. I study the wood heritage and old forest stands, both in the mountains and on the plains, in order to determine the history of human occupation, the circulation of wood between forests and urban sites, and the human impact on the environment. For this purpose, I use dendrochronology, history, archaeology and palaeo-environmental sciences in an interdisciplinary approach.

Keywords: Alps, dendrochronology, wood heritage, silvicultural practices, forests, chronology, trade, human impact

photo: Anthony Rety


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