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Weterings-Schonck S.M.; Weterings, M.J.A; 2006.
Amazonat jungle lodge: Visitors booklet. 92pp.
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Janmaat, K.R.L.; July 2006.
Fruits of enlightenment: Fruit localisation strategies in wild mangabey monkeys.
PhD Dissertation for the University of St Andrews. 266pp.
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Wolf, J,H.D; Romeijn, P.; Vester, H.F.M.; 2006.
Toward the sustainable use of canopy biodiversity for forest conservation and poverty reduction - lessons learned from Chiapas, Mexico.
Proceedings to the annual meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Kunming, China. Page 83.

2005top

Romeijn, P.; September 2005.
Rainforest Gathering at Eden 14 - 16 september 2005. Intern verslag voor Stichting Het Kronendak, 13p.

Romeijn, P.; September 2005.
Charmed!, or, A short introduction to teeming life in the forest canopy.
Presented at the Rainforest Gathering Conference, 14-16 September 2005, Eden Project, Bodelva, UK, 10p.
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Co-edition of:
David Kaimowitz (Director CIFOR, Editor in Chief), March 2005.
ETFRN NEWS 43/44: Forests and conflicts.
ETFRN News is a publication of the European Tropical Forest Research Network. ETFRN, Wageningen, 140pp.
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Romeijn, P.; March 2005.
Internet features.
In: ETFRN NEWS 43/44: Forests and conflicts, p 102.

2004top

Vester, H.; Romeijn, P.; Van der Wal, H.; Editors; October 2004.
A "Tree of liberty" for 25 years.
25 jaar een "Boom der vrijheid".
Liber amicorum Prof. Dr. Ir. RAA Oldeman.

Treebook 8. Treemail Publishers, Heelsum. ISBN 90-804443-9-1, ca 130pp.
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Contribution to: Floods in Gonaives, Haiti.
NASA Earth Observatory. October 2004.
Ref: NASA.

ParBleu! Inc.; Privateers NV; Treemail; October, 2004.
Haiti: flood effects after the tropical storm 'Jeanne'; 21-24 September 2004.
ParBelu! Inc. and Privateers NV.
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Romeijn, P.; Visscher, A.; september 2004.
Bezoek aan Eden: Big Canopy Conversation.
Een intern verslag voor Stichting Het Kronendak. 7p.

Contribution to: Landslides in Cameroon.
NASA Earth Observatory: Image of the day, June 2, 2004.
Ref: NASA.

Contribution to: Amazonat jungle lodge.
Website for the Amazonat eco-tourism and research resort, located at around 160 km East of Manaus, Brazil. June 2004.
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Romeijn, P.; juni 2004.
Saba (N.A.): Bos en nationale parken.
Een speciale, on-line heruitgave van het oorspronkelijke werk uit 1987; 54pp.
Treemail Publishers, Heelsum, The Netherlands.
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Romeijn P.; Nezry, E.; May 2004.
Landslide Assessment & Prevention of Future Risks (Monts Bamboutos, Cameroon): New views from space.
ParBleu! Inc., Privateers NV, Treemail, on-line Publication, 1p.
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Treemail; April 2004.
Amazonat Jungle Lodge, your next destination.
CD-ROM of the Amazonat Jungle Lodge, its wildlife and forests.

ParBleu! Inc.; Privateers NV; Treemail; February 29, 2004.
Landslide Assessment and Prevention of Future Risks Monts Bamboutos, Cameroon.
ParBelu! Inc. and Privateers NV.
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FPPPH and Treemail; February 2004.
Renewed web site for the Foundation for the Protection and Preservation of the Przewalski Horse.

2003

ParBleu! Inc.; Privateers NV, PT Ekokon Nusantara; Treemail; October, 2003.
Identification / Evaluation of volcanic eruption damage: mount Lewotobi on Flores island (Nusa Tenggara, East Flores Regency, Wulanggitan subdistrict, Indonesia).
Privateers NV, Netherlands Antilles. On-line publication, Treemail Publishers, Heelsum.
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ParBleu! Inc.; Privateers NV; Treemail; August 29, 2003.
Gash river floods; identification of flood effects in Sudan (Kassala province) and Eritrea.
ParBleu! Inc. and CSA (Canadian Space Agency).
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Contribution to: Multi-lingual Brochure. IOB Policy and Operations Evaluation Department of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 2003. Ref: IOB.

Romeijn, P.; 2003.
Roelof Oldeman, the grand old man of the forest.
Contribution to Treebook 8, 7p.; to be published in 2004. Treemail Publishers, Heelsum.
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Romeijn, P.; Nezry, E.; Trahan, P.; Supit, I.; January 2003.
Optical DEM generation: satellites help preserve Przewalski's horse.
Privateers NV, Netherlands Antilles. On-line publication, Treemail Publishers, Heelsum, 11p.
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Supit, I.; Van der Goot, E.; Editors; January 2003.
Updated system description of the WOFOST crop growth simulation model as implemented in the Crop Growth Monitoring System applied by the European Commission.
Treebook 7. Treemail Publishers, Heelsum. ISBN 90-804443-8-3, ca 120pp.
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Treemail; February 2003.
Web site for IPC de Groene Ruimte ( in Dutch).

Contribution to: FSC objectives e-conference, Final synthesis report: themes and opinions from the discussion. An independent threaded e-conference on the future objectives of the Forest Stewardship Council, FSC. October 7 - November 1, 2002. Output from research project # ZF0185 of the Forestry Research Programme, DFID-FRP. Summaries and final synthesis by Sue Hulme, preface by Åsa Tham. FSC, Oaxaca, 25p.

2002

Jury member of: Indrabudi, H.; October 2002.
Forestland: its dynamics, disorganised uses and planning in South Kalimantan, Indonesia.
PhD dissertation. Wageningen University. ISBN 90-5808-744-1, ca 185pp.
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Shaw, J.; June 2002.
Let them eat grass: Understanding pasture-finished beef cattle farms in the American Appalachians.
Treebook 6. Treemail Publishers, Heelsum. ISBN 90-804443-7-5, ca 82pp, with color illustrations.
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Kippie Kanshie, T.; May 2002.
Five thousand years of sustainability? A case study on Gedeo land use.
Treebook 5. Treemail Publishers, Heelsum. ISBN 90-804443-6-7 (soft cover), ca 295 pp, with 20 pages of color illustrations.
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Download an A-3 size mini-poster (stereo radar satellite image). This map requires red-green stereo glasses for 3-D viewing (Note: size is 530 kb).

2001

F. Yakam Simen, F.; Nezry, E.; Romeijn, P.; Supit, I.; 2001.
Evaluation des dommages causés par l'ouragan Mitch au Honduras, Nicaragua et au El-Salvador à partir des images ERS et SPOT.
Journées de Télédétection de l'Agence des Universités Françaises, Yaounde (Cameroon), 28 November / 02 December 2001.

Romeijn, P.; December 2001.
Wolf hoogleraar fyllosfeerwetenschappen.
FIN Nieuwsbrief, Vol. 6, No. 4, December 2001, p21.

Nezry, E.; Romeijn, P.; Sarti, F.; Inglada, J.; Supit, I.; 2001.
Breaking new grounds for remote sensing in support of disaster relief efforts: detecting and pinpointing earthquake damages in near real-time (El Salvador, January 2001).
Invited paper at the 8th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of the International Society for Optical Engineering, SPIE, 17-21 September 2001, Toulouse, France, 9p.
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Direct access to Privateers NV images of the earthquake damages (January 13, 2001).

Kippie, T.; Romeijn, P.; Nezry, E.; Yakam-Simen, F.; 2001.
Radargrammetry helps fight hunger in Ethiopia.
Invited paper at the 8th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of the International Society for Optical Engineering, SPIE, 17-21 September 2001, Toulouse, France, 9p.
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Contribution to: CNES, 2001: Speckle filters comparative tests CD-ROM Publication of the 'Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales' (CNES, French Space Agency), 2 CD-ROM's prepared by Silogic, Toulouse (France), 08 June 2001.

Contribution to: Ciel et Espace, 2001: Dossier Catastrophes naturelles by J.F. Hait and A. Khalatbari, satellite products on page 41, nr. 372, pp.38-47, May 2001.

Contribution to: CNES Magazine: L'imagerie spatiale au service du El-Salvador Publication of the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (French Space Agency), nr.12, pp.8, April 2001.

Contribution to: Onderzoekcentrum Onderneming en Recht; april 2001.
Individueel vermogensbeheer anders dan in effecten.
Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen, 319 p.

Nezry, E.; Sarti, F.; Romeijn, P.; Yakam-Simen, F.; Supit, I.; 2001.
The devastation of Venezuela by heavy rains in December 1999: Disaster monitoring and evaluation of damages using ERS SAR and SPOT images.
Invited paper at the 21-st EARSeL Symposium: Observing our Environment from Space: New Solutions for a New Millennium, 14-17 May 2001, Marne-La-Vallée (France), 5p.

Kippie, T.; Romeijn, P.; Nezry, E.; Yakam-Simen, F.; 2001.
Radargrammetry helps fight hunger in Ethiopia.
Invited paper at the 21-st EARSeL Symposium: Observing our Environment from Space: New Solutions for a New Millennium, 14-17 May 2001, Marne-La-Vallée (France), 8p.

Romeijn, P.; Nezry, E.; Yakam-Simen, F.; Supit, I.; 2001.
Evaluation of "Mitch" hurricane damages in Central America using Satellite Imagery.
Invited paper at the 21-st EARSeL Symposium: Observing our Environment from Space: New Solutions for a New Millennium, 14-17 May 2001, Marne-La-Vallée (France), 8p.

Nezry, E.; Yakam-Simen, F.; Romeijn, P.; Supit, I.; 2001.
Prevision and prevention of disasters due to climate change: The cases of Honduras (1998) and Venezuela (1999).
Proceedings of the 26th Assembly of the European Geophysical Society, Nice (France), 25-30 March 2001, 2p.

Contribution to: BBC; February 2001.
Aid from space.
BBC News, London UK.
Article by Ivan Noble, 16 February 2001.

2000

Contribution to: CNES Magazine, 2000: Bureau des Nations Unies: une vision terrain à partir de l'ouragan Mitch by A. Retière (UNOPS Geneva), Publication of the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (French Space Agency), nr.10, pp.48-49, October 2000.

Nezry, E.; Sarti, F.; Romeijn, P.; Yakam-Simen, F.; Supit, I.; 2000.
The devastation of Venezuela by heavy rains in December 1999: assessment of the situation using ERS InSAR tandem data and SPOT images.
Invited paper at ERS-ENVISAT Symposium, Gothenburg (Sweden), 16-20 October 2000, 7p.
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Nezry, E.; Sarti, F.; Romeijn, P.; Yakam-Simen, F.; Supit, I.; Demargne, L.; 2000.
Advanced SAR/optical remote sensing techniques for forestry applications: A case study in Sarawak (Malaysia).
Invited paper at ERS-ENVISAT Symposium, Gothenburg (Sweden), 16-20 October 2000, 7p.

Nezry, E.; Sarti, F.; Romeijn, P.; Yakam-Simen, F.; Supit, I.; Bally, P.; 2000.
Mapping and evaluation of "Mitch" hurricane damages in Central America using ERS SAR and SPOT images.
Invited paper at ERS-ENVISAT Symposium, Gothenburg (Sweden), 16-20 October 2000, 8p.

Nezry, E.; Yakam-Simen, F.; Kippie K., T.; Romeijn, P.; October 2000.
Gedeo Zone mapping project, phase 2, final report.
Internal project document, 12 p. + annexes.
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Nezry, E.; Yakam-Simen, F.; Romeijn, P.; Supit I.; Bally, P.; 2000.
Assessment of "Mitch" hurricane damages in Honduras, Nicaragua and El-Salvador using ERS and SPOT images.
EOS/SPIE Symposium on Remote Sensing (EUROPTO VII), Proceedings of SPIE, Vol.4171, Barcelona (Spain), 25-29 September 2000, 6p.

Nezry, E.; Yakam-Simen; F., Romeijn, P.; Supit I.; Demargne, L.; 2000.
Advanced remote sensing techniques for forestry applications: an application case in Sarawak (Malaysia).
EOS/SPIE Symposium on Remote Sensing (EUROPTO VII), Proceedings of SPIE, Vol.4169, Barcelona (Spain), 25-29 September 2000, 9p.

Yakam-Simen, F.; Nezry, E.; Romeijn, P.; Supit, I.; Bally, P.; 2000.
Evaluation of hurricane "Mitch" damages in Central America.
Invited paper at Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI2000), Orlando (Fla.), 23-26 July 2000, 6p.
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Nezry, E.; Yakam-Simen, F.; Romeijn, P.; Supit, I.; Demargne, L.; 2000.
Advanced remote sensing techniques for forestry applications: a case study in Sarawak (Malaysia).
Invited paper at Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI2000), Orlando (Fla.), 23-26 July 2000, 6p.
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Treemail; June 2000 - ongoing.
Web site maintenance and development for the European Tropical Forest Research Network, ETFRN.

Nezry, E.; Yakam, F.; Supit, I.; Romeijn, P.; 2000.
Evaluation of "Mitch" hurricane damages in Central America using satellite imagery.
Risk 2000 Space Techniques for the Management of Major Risks and their Consequences - Prospective 2100, UNESCO, Paris (France), 5-7 April 2000, 5p.

Treemail; March 2000.
Web site for Stichting Het Kronendak (mainly in Dutch).

Romeijn, P.; Romeijn, D.; February 2000.
World wide Takh.
Przewalski Paard, Nr. 76, februari 2000. ISSN 0167-787X.

Supit, I.; January 2000.
An exploratory study to improve the predictive capacity of the Crop Growth Monitoring System as applied by the European Commission.
Treebook 4. Treemail Publishers, Heelsum. ISBN 90-804443-5-9 soft cover, ca 186 p. Available from the publisher; see the Treemail 'books' section.

1999

Van der Wal, H.; November 1999.
Chinantec shifting cultivation: InTERAcTIVE landuse. A case-study in the Chinantla, Mexico, on secondary vegetation, soils and crop performance under indigenous shifting cultivation.
Treebook 3. Treemail Publishers, Heelsum. ISBN 90-804443-4-0 soft cover, ca 162 p. Available from the publisher; see the Treemail 'books' section.

Romeijn, P.; June 11, 1999.
Martin Luther, Science and the Internet.
Invited paper, presented at the OneWorld Expo, ECDPM, Maastricht, 7p.
Published in: FID Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1999, p 9-12.
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Contribution to: OneWorld; June 1999.
Teak dossier.
Documentary by Jaap van Rooyen.

Romeijn, P.; January 6, 1999.
Green Gold: on variations of truth in plantation forestry.
Treebook 2. Treemail Publishers, Heelsum. ISBN 90-804443-3-2 soft cover; ISBN 90-804443-2-4 hard cover; ca 230 p + CD-ROM. Available from the publisher; see the Treemail 'books' section.
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1998

Martial and Line Rossignol, Roelof A.A. Oldeman and Soraya Benzine-Tizroutine; 1998.
Struggle of life: or the natural history of stress and adaptation.
Treebook 1. Treemail Publishers, Heelsum. ISBN 90-804443-1-6 soft cover, ca 240 p. Available from NHBS; see the Treemail 'books' section.

Treemail; May 1998.
Web site for the Foundation for the Protection and Preservation of the Przewalski Horse.

1997

Romeijn, P.; December 8, 1997.
Wood from sustainable management: eco-labelling as a chance?
Invited paper, presented on December 8, 1997, at the Colloquium 'Perspectives for the 21st century: reason for resignation or ecological vigor?', Wissenschaftliches Zentrum für Umweltsystemforschung, Universität Kassel, Germany. 11p. 

Romeijn; P.; Nezry, E.; December 1997. 
Privateers N.V.: private experts in remote sensing.
Remote Sensing Nieuwsbrief, December 1997, 
No. 77. BCRS, Delft. ISSN 1380-913X. p18-21. 

Romeijn, P.; November 1997.
Programmes and Co-ordination of Remote Sensing Related Research of Tropical Forests in The Netherlands.
BCRS, Delft. 28p + annex. 

Romeijn, P.; June 1997. 
Using TRMM data to assess environmental monitoring of agriculture & forestry in the Republic of Surinam.
Presented as poster at the Tropenbos Seminar 'Research in tropical rain forests', November 25-26, 1997. 

Nezry, E.; Romeijn P.; 1997. 
Project proposal for joint Privateers-Treemail TRMM research programme.
Accepted by NASDA, the Japanese Space Agency, for its 'scientific excellence' and its content that was 'vital to the TRMM program'. 

1996

Romeijn, P.; April 1996. 
Certification as a tool to enhanced forest management.
Lecture notes prepared for the occasion of the symposium "New development relations between North and South", University of Twenthe, Enschede, The Netherlands, April 18, 1996. 
Dutch and English language versions available.
Download the Dutch version.

Romeijn, P.; March 1996. 
Certification: the chain of command from forest to final product.
In: Franz Reuter (editor); March 1996. Workshop on certification of forest and forest products.
The Greens in the European Parliament, Brussels, 18-19 December 1995. 
Available upon request.

Contribution to the research, edition and proof reading of:
The Timber Supply Chain: Resolving Obstacles to Certification. Final Report to EU DG XI.
Responsible Forestry Programme (Soil Association) and Trees for People; March 8, 1996.

Romeijn, P.; Centeno; J.C.; 1996.
The teak files.
Internet publications condensed in www.treemail.nl and in www.ciens.ula.ve/~jcenteno.
Also see 'Green Gold', January 1999.

1995

Romeijn, P.; October 1995. 
Communication is key to development. 
Remote Sensing Nieuwsbrief (Remote Sensing Newsletter) no. 64, p31-32, Netherlands Remote Sensing Board, BCRS, Delft, ISSN 1380-913X. 

Preparation, in representation of The Netherlands, of the Dutch contribution to drafting of the following documents: 

    Resolution on ESA's programmes and activities which could assist in fulfilling the needs of developing countries.
    ESA/C/CXVI/RES.1(Final), as adopted by the ESA space Ministers on 22 February, 1995. 
    And: 
    The Agency's relations with developing countries. 
    European Space Agency, Council, document ESA/C(95)3, Annex ESA/IRC(94)46add.2.
    And: 
    A world wide approach: ESA linking to developing countries.

1994

Romeijn, P.; August 1994. 
National Remote Sensing Programme (1990-2000): Applications in Developing Countries: two-step approach towards increased participation by user groups: Results of Step 2: Report on workvisit of invited key-persons from developing countries, 20-27 April 1994: BCRS Programme Bureau; report prepared by Romeyn Associates NL.
-Delft: BCRS,  Netherlands Remote sensing Board, BCRS Project 6.5/IS-18, BCRS report 94-20, 51p. ISBN 90-5411-130-5. 

Romeijn, P.; March 1994. 
National Remote Sensing Programme: interim evaluation of tropical forestry aspects.
ROMEYN ASSOCIATES, Wageningen, 19p. 

Romeijn, P.; March 1994. 
COSFOR: a blueprint for enhanced international communication.
Journal of Forestry, Vol. 92, No. 3, March 1994, p26-27. ISSN 0022-1201. 

1989-1993

Romeijn, P.; October 1993. 
A global university: developing a worldwide forestry community.
Journal of Forestry, Vol. 91, No. 10, October 1993, p31-33. ISSN 0022-1201.
Reprinted in: BOS Newsletter, no. 28, vol 13 (1), 1994, p36-41.
Also reprinted in: IUSF Newsletter, no. 36, May 1994, p4-5. 

Romeijn, P.; February 1993. 
Remote sensing applications: prospects and contacts PB-BCRS: Bolivia, Colombia and Ecuador. Mission report. 31p. 
Published as Annex 1 in: National Remote Sensing Programme 1990-2000; Applications in developing countries: two-step approach towards increased participation by user groups: Results of Step 1.
NRSP-2, BCRS report No. 93-10, Delft, BCRS, The Netherlands. ISBN 90 5411 091 0. 

Romeijn, P.; 1992. 
Introduction.
Chapter 1 in: Boerboom, J.H.A.; de Graaf, N.R.; 1992. 
Forest plantation establishment in the tropics and subtropics.
Department of Forestry, Section Silviculture and Forest Ecology, Agricultural University of Wageningen, 110 numbered pages. 

Romeijn, P.; 1991. IUFRO/SPDC, December 1991. 
SPDC information services.
[Project proposal for EU-DG VIII] 27p. 

Romeijn, P.; 1991. 
Local forestry networks. BOS Newsletter no. 24, vol 10 (3), December 1991: p22-28. ISSN 0923-7488. 
(Came third in BOS foundations' cash prize essay contest; December 1991.)

Edition, funding and publishing of: Establecimiento y manejo de prácticas agroforestales en la sierra Ecuatoriana. Carlson, P.J.; Añazco, M.R.; 1990. Red Agro-Forestal Ecuatoriana, Quito, 187pp.

Romeijn, P.; 1989. 
The forests of Saba.
BOS Newsletter no. 19, vol 8(2), 1989: p44-51. ISSN 0923-7488.

Romeijn, P.; 1989. 
Het oerbos van Saba.
Nederlands Bosbouw Tijdschrift (The Netherlands Journal of Forestry), August 1989: p202-205. 

Several 'Letters to the Editor' on agriculture and forestry have been published.