Theme meetings December 2016
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.
Theme meeting: Carbon & Climate Change
Tuesday December 6 at 10:00-15:00
Venue: Cerebrum, Biologihuset, Sölvegatan 35, LundConstraining 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
Theme meeting: Ecosystem services
Monday December 12 at 10:00-15:00, HalmstadMainstreaming 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
Theme meeting: Biodiversity
Thursday December 15 at 9:00-12:00, LundEffective 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
Registration to the theme meetings
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.