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Institute of

HF Wood Research

Dr. Volker Haag

Institute of Wood Research

Leuschnerstraße 91
21031 Hamburg-Bergedorf
+49 40 73962 465
+49 40 73962 499

Fields of activity

  • Macroscopic and microscopic wood identification of internationally traded timbers (Focus on the Thünen Centre of Competence on the Origin of Timber )
  • Investigation of structure-property relationships of so called lesser known species
  • CITES-consultant for tropical and subtropical timbers on behalf of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU)
  • Implementation of international workshops in the field of species identification and species protection (CITES).
  • Lecturing determination and characterization of internationally traded timber
  • Wood as raw material in musical-instrument making

Research Projects


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