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Theme meetings December 2016

Welcome to kickoff meetings for the three BECC Themes during December!
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At the meetings we will follow up the discussions that were initiated at the BECC annual meeting in October, initiate collaborative work, and make short- and long term plans for theme activities, such as seminars, workshops, actions groups and conferences. The discussions will be a basis for strategic plans for the three themes. We will also discuss an upcoming BECC call.

All BECC researchers and PhD students are welcome to join all meetings - you can sign up for one or for several meetings, depending on your research interests and possibilities. 

Welcome!

Theme meeting: Carbon & Climate Change

Tuesday December 6 at 10:00-15:00

Venue: Cerebrum, Biologihuset, Sölvegatan 35, Lund

Constraining the carbon cycle to characterise and mitigate climate change. Scientific morning: Arctic ecosystems with Bo Elberling. 

Theme leader: Edith Hammer, edit.hammer [at] biol.lu.se

Find specific programme and details on the Carbon & Climate Change theme meeting here

Theme meeting: Ecosystem services

Monday December 12 at 10:00-15:00, Halmstad

Mainstreaming consideration of ecosystem services into land use and decision making under global change

We welcome those with concrete plans for collaborative work in the topic to contact us so we can give you space to present these. 

Theme leader: Cecilia Akselsson, cecilia.akselsson [at] nateko.lu.se

Find specific programme and details on the Ecosystem services theme meeting here

Theme meeting: Biodiversity

Thursday December 15 at 9:00-12:00, Lund

Effective strategies for biodiversity conservation under the combined pressures from climate change and land use change

We welcome those with concrete plans for collaborative work (e.g. action groups, seminars and workshops, BECC projects, joint proposals) to contact us so we can allocate time to present these ideas.

Theme leader: Johan Ekroos, johan.ekroos [at] cec.lu.se

Find specific programme and details on the Biodiversity theme meeting here

Registration to the theme meetings

Register at the latest December 2 if you want to join (link to registration).

For questions about practical issues contact Anna B (anna.boo [at] cec.lu.se) Travel is as usually payed by BECC.

Questions related to a specific theme contact relevant theme leader.

About the themes

The three new themes (Carbon & Climate Change, Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity) focuses on an overarching issue of scientific importance, in need of scientific coordination, with high relevance to decision making and with potentially high impact on international research, today and in coming years.

Themes function as platforms for intellectual exchange and mutual learning, where researchers meet and develop ideas for new collaborations, research projects, networking, outreach and dissemination activities. To utilize the full potential of the wide range of experience and expertise represented within BECC, Themes cut across disciplines, departments as well as Lund and Gothenburg universities.

Learn more about the themes here

 

 

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