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BECC Science Seminar: Dimensions of Land-Use Change, 31 May

Welcome to a seminar about the dimensions of land-use change on Tuesday 31 May, 13.00-15.30.
Photo: Pixabay
Photo: Pixabay
When: Tuesday 31 May 13.00-15.30

Where: Blå Hallen, Ecology Building, Lund University, Sölvegatan 37, 22362 Lund

Find the programme here as pdf 

Registration required by 26 May

Coffee and refreshments will be provided for participants who register by 26 May here (open webform).

Programme

13.00     Introduction and welcome - Ben Smith, deputy coordinator of BECC

13.10     Land-cover and land-use change in semi-arid ecosystems – Vanessa Haverd, CSIRO Oceans & Atmosphere, Canberra, Australia and Guest Researcher, BECC

13.35     Impacts of reindeer grazing in the forest tundra ecotone – Robert Björk, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Gothenburg

14.00     Exploring global cropland changes within the new scenario framework: Applying the Parsimonious Land-Use Model PLUM – Kerstin Engström, Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, Lund University

- Coffee break –

14.50     Modelling to assess land-use impacts on bird diversity, pollination and biological control – Ullrika Sahlin, Centre for Environment and Climate Research, Lund University

15.15     Reflections and closing words – Tomas Germundsson, Department of Human and Economic Geography, Lund University

15.30     Close

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