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BECC and MERGE spring meeting 2020 - Science says! Working together to mobilize the knowledge of our time: the IPCC and IPBES reports.

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This year the BECC and MERGE spring meeting is held virtually

The BECC and MERGE spring meeting consists of three sessions, where the first and second ones is a public session. Day 2 is a closed sessions, only open for BECC and MERGE and ClimBEco students.

Register here before April 15 (and choose affiliation BECC or MERGE).
The meeting is held virtually and a link will be sent to all who is registrered

Preliminary programme of the BECC and MERGE spring meeting's three sessions:
Time slots may change!

April 23rd

10-12.30 Session 1. Key knowledge gaps in feedbacks of the Global Earth Systems
Erik Kjellström, SMHI

                    Climate sensitivity - Thorsten Mauritsen (MISU)

                    Global bio-geo-chemical cycle –Tba

                    MERGE perspective: Klaus Wyser, Senior Researcher SMHI

                    BECC perspective: Anne Bjorkman, GU

                    Discussions between the four speakers and interaction with the audience

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-15.30 Session 2. How to integrate IPCC and IPBES
                    Moderator: Tone Bekkestad

                    Key note speaker: Josef Settele IPBES

                    Key note speaker: Bjørn Hallvard Samset, Center for International Climate Research (CICERO)

                    Moa Sporre - MERGE
                    Tba – BECC

                    Panel discussion

April 24th

9-12      Session 3. How can BECC and MERGE integrate IPCC and IPBES in research?


                    Systematic review within climate and biodiversity - Arvid Bring (Formas)
                    IPBES and IPCC report in a national context - 
Pernilla Borgström (CEC)

                    Group discussions

                    How can BECC and MERGE researchers integrate IPBES and IPCC questions in their research.


BECC and MERGE Organizing group: Ralf DöscherDeliang ChenTina D'Hertefeldt and Robert Björk


23 April 2020 10:00 to 24 April 2020 13:00
lina.nikoleris [at]

About the event

23 April 2020 10:00 to 24 April 2020 13:00
lina.nikoleris [at]