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E-mail: yansen@unib.ac.id; y.yansen@ymail.com

Personal website: Indonesia Green Chronicle


S.Hut        – Universitas Bengkulu, Indonesia

M.App.Sc –  James Cook University, Australia

Ph.D         –  James Cook University, Australia

Research areas and teachings:

  • Plant population ecology
  • Forest plant ecophysiology
  • Ecophysiology of climbing plant Tetrastigma sp.
  • Disturbances and regeneration
  • Forest carbon and biodiversity

Grants and awards:

2016              : Netherlands Fellowship Program to Wageningen University

2013 – 2016 : Research grant from Directorate for Higher Education

2013              : Travel grant from International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Italy and UNESCO

2013              : Academic staff exchange incentive program (University of Bengkulu) to Universiti Sains Malaysia

2010 – 2011 : Graduate Research Scheme, James Cook University, Australia

2008 – 2012 : Australian Leadership Award Scholarship (ALA) – AUSAID, Australia

2004 – 2007: Australian Development Scholarship (ADS) – AUSAID


Journals and Conferences:

Susatya, A and Yansen. 2016. Dendrochronology of young Swietenia macrophylla and the variation of its growth response to the past wet climate in Bengkulu, Indonesia. Biodiversitas, 17 (2): 466-472

Yansen, Wiryono, Deselina, E. K. Depari and M. F. Hidayat. 2015. The expansion of Merremia peltata (l.) Merrill in fragmented forest of Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park enhanced by its ecophysiological attributes. Biotropia, 22 (1): 25-32.

Yansen and M. F. Hidayat. 2014 The estimation of individual biomass and the analysis of Landsat image of forest area covered by invasive liana species Merremia peltata on the Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park. Jurnal Hutan Tropis, 2 (3): 272-277. (In Bahasa Indonesia with English abstract).

Yansen, Wiryono and Azwanda. 2014. Challenges in improving community participation in managing the North Bengkulu forest management unit. Paper presented in National Seminar on Climate Change and Forestry. Indonesian REDD Council. Jakarta, 18-19 November 2014. (In Bahasa Indonesia with English abstract).

Yansen. 2013. Ontogenetic ecophysiology of secondary hemi-epiphytic vines. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 146: 148-150.

Suhartoyo, H., Yansen & Gunarso, P. 2013. Toward a productive landscape: the application of landscape approach to support landscape develoment at Kepahiang and Tanjung Enim. National Seminar and Workshop on the Restoration of Landscapes. Lombok 5-6 December 2013.

Yansen, Congdon, R. A. & Williams, P. R. 2013. The establishment of Alstonia muelleriana, a rainforest species, in wet sclerophyll forest in north Queensland favoured by fire: Implications for management. The 3rd International for Sustainable Humanosphere. 17-18 September 2013. Bengkulu, Indonesia.

Wiryono & Yansen. 2013. The challenge for sustainable forest management in Bengkulu Province. The 3rd International for Sustainable Humanosphere. 17-18 September 2013. Bengkulu, Indonesia.

Yansen, Congdon RA, Holtum JA. Water supply and photosynthesis in terrestrial, climbing and semi-epiphytic Freycinetia Excelsa F. Muell (Pandanaceae). Abstract Book. International Botanical Congress. Melbourne, Australia.

Yansen, Congdon RA, Holtum JA. 2010. Changing connections: Water transport in secondary hemi-epiphytic vines. “Biology in the Tropics” Conference. Abstract Book. James Cook University, Australia.

Yansen. 2007. Architectural models of gap and intact forest species. Indonesian Journal of Agricultural Science Special Edition: 35-42

Yansen. 2007. The test of allelopathic potential of three species of the Alstonia. Akta Agrosia 10 (1): 14-22

Yansen. 2007. Salt and chlorophyll content of different age leaves of Avicennia marina. Journal of Agriculture 7 (3): 180-184. (In Bahasa Indonesia with English abstract).

Yansen. 2004. The growth evaluation of monoculture and polyculture of teak (Tectona grandis). The Journal of Raflesia 6 (1): 29-38. (In Bahasa Indonesia with English abstract)


Popular Articles, Reviews, and Opinions

  1. RI’s chances in climate-change tasks. The Jakarta Post, 22 Desember 2011.
  2. The cycle of forest fires. The Brunei Times, 23 September 2011.
  3. Earth and ecological credit card. The Jakarta Post, 19 Juni 2011.
  4. Caterpillars and the power of biodiversity. The Jakarta Post, 2 Mei 2011.
  5. Disaster resilient society. The Jakarta Post, 24 April 2011.
  6. Deforestation: always silent yet devastating. The Jakarta Post, 9 April 2011.
  7. Indonesia’s growing climate change challenge. The Jakarta Post, 20 Desember 2010.
  8. Indonesia and the great challenge of natural disasters. The Jakarta Post, 2 November 2010.
  9. Biodiversity, Indonesia and poverty. The Jakarta Post, 1 November 2010.
  10. Urban forests, city crisis and our nation’s face. The Jakarta Post, 14 Oktober 2010.
  11. Indonesia Malaysia should discuss forestry issues. The Brunei Times, 28 September 2010.
  12. Climate adaptation versus mitigation. The Jakarta Post, 4 September 2010.
  13. Indonesia-Norway partnertship: REDD at the crossroads. The Jakarta Post, 2 Agustus 2010.
  14. Don’t mess with mining companies. The Jakarta Post, 8 Juli 2010.
  15. It’s more than about rice and cooking oil. The Jakarta Post, 21 Juni 2010.
  16. More funds may not mean better forest conservation. The Jakarta Post, 11 Juni 2010.
  17. Menghadang Krisis Biodiversitas. Harian Kompas, 5 Juni 2010.
  18. Gurita Kejahatan Kehutanan. Harian Kompas, 5 Mei 2010.
  19. What we have learned from floods and sick rivers. The Jakarta Post, 24 April 2010.
  20. Vicious cycle of natural disaster. Jakarta Post, 25 Maret 2010.
  21. Is oil palm plantation forest? Jakarta Post, 19 Maret 2010.
  22. Natural resource exploitation is a short way. The Jakarta Post, 22 Februari 2010.
  23. Is it really possible to save our biodiversity? The Jakarta Post, 9 Februari 2010.
  24. Menuju Kopenhagen. Harian Kompas, 8 Desember 2009.
  25. Will the forestry sector be pretty in Copenhagen? The Brunei Times, 9 Desember 2009.
  26. Hasan dan Hutan. Harian Kompas, 29 Oktober 2009.
  27. We must prove our resilience in the face of disasters. The Jakarta Post, 10 September 2009.
  28. The mining curse: A lesson from Sawahlunto. The Jakarta Post, 18 Juli 2009.
  29. Our ecologically illerate presidential candidates. The Jakarta Post, 26 Juni 2009.
  30. Nature’s messages and a collective destiny. The Jakarta Post, 18 Juni 2009.
  31. The last standing tiger. The Jakarta Post, 2 Juni 2009.
  32. Disasters and a mis-managed nation. The Jakarta Post, 30 April 2009.
  33. Bumi dan Generasi Hijau. Harian Kompas, 22 April 2009.
  34. Eco-efficiency and natural capitalism. The Jakarta Post, 24 Maret 2009.
  35. Kebakaran dan kompleksitas bencana. Harian Kompas, 24 Februari 2009.
  36. The need for disaster early warning systems. The Jakarta Post, 18 Februari 2009.
  37. Time is running out for Sumatra. The Jakarta Post, 13 Desember 2008.
  38. Food security in today’s changing world. The Jakarta Post, 31 Oktober 2008.
  39. Pendidikan dan riset. Harian Republika, 29 Oktober 2008.
  40. Human-wildlife conflicts are not a simple contest. The Jakarta Post, 11 Oktober 2008.
  41. Paradoks Bio-fuel. DetikCom, 22 Agustus 2008.
  42. Revolusi hijau lestari dan swasembada beras. Harian Republika, 11 Agustus 2008.
  43. Krisis lingkungan dan tugas kemanusiaan. DetikCom, 1 Agustus 2008.
  44. Pesimis skema perubahan iklim. DetikCom, 24 Juli 2008.
  45. RI-Australia climate negotiation. The Jakarta Post, 24 Juni 2008.
  46. Environmental crisis, democracy and morality. The Jakarta Post, 5 Juni 2008.
  47. Hutan, sumberdaya paling rentan. Harian Republika, 2 Juni 2008.