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Werner Kurz

Senior Research Scientist
Pacific Forestry Centre
506 Burnside Road West
Victoria, British Columbia, V8Z 1M5

Tel.: (250) 298-2310


  • leads the development of a National Forest Carbon Accounting System for Canada and
  • research focuses on the impacts of natural disturbances, forest management and land-use change on forest carbon budgets.


  • Ph.D. (Forest Ecology) University of British Columbia, 1989; Diplom-Holzwirt, University of Hamburg, 1982.



  • expert contributor to the Science Statement on Current Scientific Understanding of the Processes Affecting Terrestrial Carbon Stocks and Human Influences upon Them. IPCC Expert Meeting Report, Geneva, Switzerland (2003).



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