prof. dr. H. (Han) Olff

Hoogleraar Ecologie

prof. dr. H. (Han) Olff
Contact:
050 36 32214 (secretariaat: 050 363 6133)
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Research

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Research interests

I am interested in the structure and functioning of diverse communities and ecosystems, with special attention on how plants, herbivores, detritivores and predators interact in ecosystems. Working in a range of temperate to tropical ecosystems, I combine experimental work with the advancement of a various types new ecological theory. I frequently use the outcomes of this research for providing advice on nature conservation issues. 

Publications
  1. Sensitivity of functional diversity metrics to sampling intensity

    van der Plas, F., van Klink, R., Manning, P., Olff, H. & Fischer, A. Sep-2017 In : Methods in ecology and evolution. 8, 9, p. 1072-1080 9 p.

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  2. Benthic primary producers are key to sustain the Wadden Sea food web: Stable carbon isotope analysis at landscape scale

    Christianen, M. J. A., Middelburg, J. J., Holthuijsen, S. J., Jouta, J., Compton, T. J., van der Heide, T., Piersma, T., Sinninghe Damsté, J. S., van der Veer, H. W., Schouten, S. & Olff, H. Jun-2017 In : Ecology. 98, 6, p. 1498-1512 15 p.

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  3. Termites promote resistance of decomposition to spatiotemporal variability in rainfall

    Veldhuis, M. P., Laso, F. J., Olff, H. & Berg, M. P. Feb-2017 In : Ecology. 98, 2, p. 467-477 11 p.

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

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Activities
  1. Hoorzitting provinciale staten ten aanzien van het beheer van de Oostvaardersplassen

    Olff, H. (Invited speaker)
    2-Feb-2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

  2. NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (External organisation)

    Olff, H. (Member)
    2016 → …

    Activity: ScientificMembership of network

  3. Netherlands Ecological Research Network (External organisation)

    Olff, H. (Member)
    2007 → …

    Activity: ScientificMembership of network

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