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Thünen-Research Prize 2014


Thünen-Research Prize 2014 for Margret Köthke, Bettina Schröppel and Peter Elsasser

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Margret Köthke, Bettina Schröppel and Peter Elsasser were awarded the Thünen-Research Prize 2014 in the category "Scientific Publications".

The Award was given for two publications on global deforestation patterns and climate change mitigation strategies:

Köthke M, Schröppel B, Elsasser P (2014) National REDD + reference levels deduced from the global deforestation curve. Forest Pol Econ 43:18-28. doi: 10.1016/j.forpol.2014.03.002

Köthke M, Leischner B, Elsasser P (2013) Uniform global deforestation patterns - an empirical analysis. Forest Pol Econ 28:23-37. doi: 10.1016/j.forpol.2013.01.001  

The Thünen-Research Awards were donated by the Society of the Friends of the Thünen Institute.