Publications

Richard Sikkema

Richard Sikkema joined the Forest Resources and Climate Unit as a grantholder on 1st December 2013. Richard was born in the Netherlands, and enjoys discovering the diverse & dynamic character of Europe. He graduated as a forest engineer at the Wageningen University several years ago, and completed his Ph.D. thesis in 2014, with topics such as Bioenergy, international biomass trade and sustainable forest management. Richard started working with the IES on the 1st December 2013, to provide scientific and technical support to the activities of the FRC in the context of the SIMWOOD project, especially regarding information systems supporting the mobilization of woody biomass in Europe. Further he supports the EU bio-economy activities (modeling of wood for bioenergy markets in Europe) and the development of the Forest Information System for Europe.

Publications

  • San-Miguel-Ayanz, J., de Rigo, D., Caudullo, G., Houston Durrant, T., Mauri, A., Tinner, W., Ballian, D., Beck, P., Birks, H. J. B., Eaton, E., Enescu, C. M., Pasta, S., Popescu, I., Ravazzi, C., Welk, E., Abad Viñas, R., Azevedo, J. C., Barbati, A., Barredo, J. I., Benham, S. E., Boca, R., Bosco, C., Caldeira, M. C., Cerasoli, S., Chirici, G., Cierjacks, A., Conedera, M., Da Ronch, F., Di Leo, M., García-Viñas, J. I., Gastón González, A., Giannetti, F., Guerrero Hue, N., Guerrero Maldonado, N., López, M. J., Jonsson, R., Krebs, P., Magni, D., Mubareka, S., Nieto Quintano, P., Oliveira, S., Pereira, J. S., Pividori, M., Räty, M., Rinaldi, F., Saura, S., Sikkema, R., Sitzia, T., Strona, G., Vidal, C., Vilar, L., Zecchin, B. (2016) European atlas of forest tree species. San-Miguel-Ayanz, J., de Rigo, D., Caudullo, G., Houston Durrant, T., Mauri, A. (Eds.). Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg. 200 pp. ISBN:978-92-79-52833-0, DOI:10.2788/4251.

Mission

As the science and knowledge service of the European Commission, the Joint Research Centre's mission is to support EU policies with independent evidence throughout the whole policy cycle.