Disputas – MSc in Ecology Matteo Petit Bon

MSc in Ecology Matteo Petit Bon will Tuesday 22 September 2020 at 14:45 defend his thesis for the PhD degree.

Title of the thesis:

"Short-term tundra plant-community nutrient responses to herbivory and warming: New insights from Near infrared-reflectance spectroscopy methodology"

Evaluation Committee

  • Professor Rien Aerts, Amsterdam University, the Netherlands (1. opponent)
  • Professor Laura Gough, Towson University, USA (2. opponent)
  • Researcher Ole Petter Laksforsmo Vindstad, AMB (internal member and leader of the committee)

Leader of the public defence

The disputation will be led by Vice dean Michaela Aschan, Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics, UiT.

Opposition ex auditorio

If you have any questions for the candidate during the public defence, please send an e-mail to the committe leader ole Petter Laksforsmo Vindstad (ole.p.vindstad@uit.no) before 16:15 on the disputation day. The questions will be announced to the candidate when the opponents have finished their examination.

Trial lecture

The trial lecture is held Tuesday 22 September at 13:30 and will be streamed. The title of the trial lecture is:

«Effects of extreme climatic events (both summer and winter extremes) on tundra ecosystem functioning»

Streaming site

Both the defence and the trial lecture will be streamed from this web site:




The thesis is available here: https://hdl.handle.net/10037/19213




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Når: 22. september 2020 kl. 14.45–18.15
Hvor: Strømmes fra Store aud (E-101), NFH-bygget
Studiested: Tromsø
Målgruppe: ansatte, studenter, gjester / eksterne, inviterte
Kontakt: Ingjerd Gauslaa Nilsen