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Johanna Kozak

Section and layout plan of the transect in the study area Brüeltobel, Appenzell, Swiss Alps with hight of plants (y axis) Graph: Johanna Kozak

Johanna Kozak's Master thesis was awarded with the Prize for the Best Plant Science Master Thesis, which was carried out atTechnische Universität München in the year 2015. 

Title of thesis

"Dwarf, subalpine coniferous forests on permafrost lenses below the treeline in the Swiss Alps"

The first phytosociological description of dwarf plants on proven permafrost lenses suggest that there may be two differnt plant communities which are now further investigated.

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