Niko Koedam

Professor of Biology

  • Current position Professor of Biology
  • Contact Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    Department of Biology
    Faculty of Sciences
    Building F – Room 7.416
    Pleinlaan 2
    BE-1050 Brussels
  • Phone +32 2 629 3413
  • E-mail

Nico Koedam is the head of the research group: General Botany and Nature Management responsible for vegetation studies, mangrove aerial photography analysis and mangrove physio-ecology.

Key publications

Verheyden, A., J.G. Kairo, H. Beeckman and N. Koedam, in press. Growth rings, growth ring formation and age determination in the mangrove Rhizophora mucronata Lam. Annals of Botany.

Bouillon S, Baeyens W, Koedam N, Satyanarayana B, & Dehairs F (in press) Selectivity of subtidal benthic invertebrate communities for local microalgal production in an estuarine mangrove ecosystem during post-monsoon. Journal of Sea Research, in press.

Bouillon S, Koedam N, Rao AVVS, Dahdouh-Guebas F, & Dehairs F (2003) Sources of organic carbon in mangrove sediments : variability and possible implications for ecosystem functioning. Hydrobiologia, 495 : 33-39.

Verheyden, A., F. Dahdouh-Guebas, K. Thomaes, W. De Genst, S. Hettiarachchi and N. Koedam, 2002. High Resolution Vegetation Data for Mangrove Research as Obtained from Aerial Photography. Environment, Development and Sustainability 4(2): 113-133