The station Brasschaat (ICOS code BE-Bra) is an experimental forest located 20 Km northeast of Antwerp in the Belgian Campine region. The region has a temperate maritime climate. The study site consists of a 2 ha, even-aged Scots pine stand (Pinus sylvestris L.) situated within a 150 ha mixed coniferous/deciduous forest dominated by Scots pine. The forest surrounding the site consists of several broadleaf species, some native, such as Betula pendula Roth., Sorbus aucuparia L., Quercus robur L. and some – for this region – alien species such as Quercus rubra L. and Castanea sativa Mill. The soil has been classified as Albic Hypoluvic Arenosol, it is covered with an organic surface layer of 6 cm depth.
10.5 °C
920.7 mm
112.5 W/m2

Current staff

Name Role (ICOS vocabulary) Start date
Seppe Bresseleers Engineer 2024-05-15
Tim De Meulder Researcher 2019-10-02
Ivan Janssens Principal Investigator 2018-01-01
Mahum Naseer Data Manager 2023-10-01
Marilyn Roland Administrator 2018-01-01
Jan Segers Engineer 2019-10-02
Jasper Van Look Engineer 2019-07-01

Former staff

Name Role (ICOS vocabulary) Start date End date
Tim De Meulder Engineer 2018-10-01 2019-10-01
Lodewijk Lefevre Researcher 2018-01-01 2019-10-01
Lodewijk Lefevre Engineer 2019-10-02 2024-02-01
Jan Segers Researcher 2018-01-01 2019-10-01


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