Author Archives: s.mueller

Vacancy for 2 PhDs and 1 Postdoc at Ghent University (Belgium)

Development trajectories of temperate forest plant communities under global change: combining hindsight and forecasting (PASTFORWARD) Project outline: The last decades are characterized by an upsurge of research on the impacts of global environmental changes on forests. Climate warming, atmospheric deposition … Continue reading

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Summer School on “Species Interactions in Mixed Forest Ecosystems “

First Announcement 25-29th, August 2014, Nancy, France Mixed forests and plantations have the potential, when compared to monocultures, (i) to show improved productivity, soil fertility, nutrient cycling, and carbon sequestration, (ii) to reduce hazards due to pests and diseases, and … Continue reading

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Forests and Global Change

The Ecological Reviews series publishes a new book – “Forests and Global Change” edited by David Coomes (FunDivEUROPE, WP3 leader), David F. R. P. Burslem and William D. Simonson. The book synthesis forests responses to global change and includes two … Continue reading

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BIOGEOMON 2014_Symposium on Ecosystem Behavior

8th BIOGEOMON International Symposium on Ecosystem Behavior This conference will be of interest to ecosystem scientists with focus on forest and natural ecosystems. Date: 13. – 17. 07. 2014 Where: Bayreuth, Germany Next deadline: for application is April 4th 2014 … Continue reading

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Forest landscape mosaics:

disturbance, restoration and management at times of global change The challenge of restoring ecosystem processes while safeguarding ecosystem services in a balanced mosaic landscape demands a global dialogue on innovative methodologies. The conference aims to bring together scientists, practitioners, policymakers … Continue reading

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7th Annual ESP Conference 2014

Ecosystem Service Partnership network Local action for the common good The emphasis of this conference will be on the use of ecosystem services concept at the local level. Date: 08. – 12. 09. 2014, Costa Rica Next deadline: 1.03.2014: Submission … Continue reading

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FunDivEUROPe at the First EU BON stakeholder roundtable

The first EU BON Stakeholder Round Table was held on 18 June 2013 at the Leibniz Association in Brussels, under the motto “Requirements for Policy”. For more information:

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Winter arrived….

Snow is covering the FunDivEUROPE plots in Finland, Belgium, France, Germany, Poland and Romania. Larix sibirica covered in snow_Satakunta Experiment; Finland. We are looking back to a successful field season, were we kept true to our philosophy: All measurements on … Continue reading

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Forest management in times of climate change

The purpose of FunDivEUROPE is to investigate and quantify relationships between biodiversity and ecosystem services in European forests. Further the project will address the question of how these diversity- functioning relationships are affected by disturbance and climate change. One way … Continue reading

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The baron in the trees

Il barone rampante tells the adventures of a boy who climbs up a tree to spend the rest of his life inhabiting an arboreal kingdom. Small wonder May Cherief has to think of this novel by Italo Calvino while watching … Continue reading

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