Institute of

Wood Research

Secretariat

Michaela Höner

Institut für Holzforschung

 

Leuschnerstraße 91

21031 Hamburg-Bergedorf

Phone: +49 40 73962 601

hf@  thuenen.de

 

Office Barsbüttel

 

Haidkrugsweg 1

22885 Barsbüttel

Phone: +49 40 822459 101

Fax: +49 40 822459 199


M. Sc. Valentina Zemke

M. Sc. Valentina  Zemke
Address
Leuschnerstraße 91
21031 Hamburg-Bergedorf
Phone
+ 49 40 73962 424
Fax
+49 40 73962 499
E-Mail
valentina.zemke@thuenen.de

Personal background

  • since July 2018 PhD student at the University of Hamburg (project location: Thuenen Institute of Wood Research) Topic: Identification of wood species from charcoal/ briquettes as related to illegal logging (PhD scholarship of the German Federal Environmental Foundation / DBU)
  • Nov. 2016 - June 2018 Research assistant at the University of Hamburg at the Institute of Wood Sciences, Wood Biology
  • Apr. 2014 - Nov. 2016 Master of Wood Science at the University of Hamburg
  • Oct. 2010 - Apr. 2014 Bachelor of Prehistoric and Early Archeology and Wood Science at the University of Hamburg

Fields of activity

  • Macroscopic and microscopic determination of internationally traded charcoal and charcoal briquettes
  • Establish references for the determination of tropical and subtropical wood species in charcoal

Research Projects

Publications

more Publications

  • Schmitz N, Beeckman H, Blanc-Jolivet C, Boeschoten L, Braga JWB, Cabezas JA, Chaix G, Crameri S, Degen B, Deklerck V, Dormontt EE, Espinoza E, Gasson P, Haag V, Helmling S, Horacek M, Koch G, Lancaster C, Olbrich A, Zemke V, et al (2020) Overview of current practices in data analysis for wood identification : A guide for the different timber tracking methods. GTTN secretariat, European Forest Institute and Thünen Institute, 141 p, DOI:10.13140/RG.2.2.21518.79689 Haag V, Zemke V, Lewandrowski TL, Zahnen J, Hirschberger P, Bick U, Koch G (2020) The European charcoal trade. IAWA J 41(4):463-477, DOI:10.1163/22941932-bja10017 Zemke V, Haag V, Koch G (2020) Wood identification of charcoal with 3D-reflected light microscopy. IAWA J 41(4):478-489, DOI:10.1163/22941932-bja10033
  • Haag V, Kirsch S, Koch G, Zemke V, Richter H-G, Kaschuro S (2018) Non-destructive investigation of historical instruments based on 3D-reflected-light microscopy and high resolution μ-X-ray CT – Wooden Musical Instruments - Different Forms of Knowledge, Book of End of WoodMusICK COST Action FP1302 – page 143 – 156
  • Haag V, Kirsch S, Zemke V, Kaschuro S, Koch G (2018) Auf den Spuren von Torres und Stradivari : Hamburger Thünen-Institut untersucht historische Musikinstrumente mit neuen zerstörungsfreien Prüfmethoden. Holz Zentralbl 144(19):454-455
  • Haag V, Koch G, Zemke V, Kirsch S, Kaschuro S (2017) 3D-reflected-light microscopy as a tool for wood identification in historical instruments. In: Preservation of wooden musical instruments : ethics, practice and assessment ; proceedings ; Musical Instruments Museum, Brussels ; October 5-7, 2017. Brussels: Musical Instruments Museum, pp 105-108
  • Zemke V (2016) Herkunft von Bauholz im dänschen Lübeck (1201-1227). Hamburg: Univ Hamburg, Fachber Biologie, 73 p, Hamburg, Univ, MIN-Fakultät, Masterarbeit, 2016.
  • Zemke V (2014) Die Holzkohle des Michelsberger Fundplatzes Maintal-Hochstadt - Eine Bestimmung der Holzarten. Hamburg: Univ Hamburg, Fachber Kulturwissenschaften, 76 p, Hamburg, Univ, Fakultät für Geisteswissenschaften, Bachelorarbeit, 2014.