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Forest research in a global change context

24th – 28th August 2015

Hotel Špik, Gozd Martuljek, Slovenia

Hans De Boeck, Department of Biology/Centre of Excellence PLECO, University of Antwerp

Dieter Ernst, Institute of Biochemical Plant Pathology Helmholz Zentrum Munchen,
Helja-Sisko Helmisaari, Department of Forest Science, University of Helsinki,
Nicholas Rosenstock, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Lund University
Melanie Verlinden, Department of Biology/Centre of Excellence PLECO, University of Antwerp

Summer school is financed by:


EUFORINNO, European Forest Research and Innovation (RegPot No. 315982)





Maximum number of participants: 30.
Official language of workshop: English

MONDAY, 24th August 2015
14.00 - 15.20     Introduction to the summer school and global change ecology
(Hans De Boeck)
15.20 – 15.40     Coffee break
15.40 - 17.00    Climate extremes, with drought as a case study (Hans De Boeck)

TUESDAY, 25th August 2015
9.00 - 10.20    Fine root dynamics - experiences from climate change experiments and climate gradients (Helja-Sisko Helmisaari)
10.20 – 10.40     Coffee break
10.40 - 12.00    Common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia): Systems biology to understand the reaction of the allergenic pollen to air pollution and climate change (Dieter Ernst)
12.00 – 14.00     Lunch
14.00 - 15.20    Title will be announced later (Nicholas Rosenstock)
15.20 – 15.40     Coffee break
15.40 – 17.00    Tracking carbon allocation beyond the plant in a nutrient addition experiment (Melanie Verlinden)

WEDNESDAY, 26th August 2015
9.00 – 17:00     Field trip

THURSDAY, 27th August 2015
9.00 - 10.20    The importance of the timing of climate extremes (Hans De Boeck)
10.20 – 10.40     Coffee break
10.40 - 12.00    Does higher biodiversity protect against adverse effects from climate extremes? (Hans De Boeck)
12.00 – 14.00     Lunch
14.00 - 15.20    POPFULL: system analysis of a bio-energy plantation: full greenhouse gas balance and energy accounting (Melanie Verlinden)
15.20 – 15.40     Coffee break
15.40 – 17.00    AnaEE, a research infrastructure for experimental manipulation of managed and unmanaged ecosystems (Hans De Boeck)

FRIDAY, 28th August 2015
9.00 - 10.20    Design of global change experiments (Hans De Boeck)
10.20 – 10.40     Coffee break
10.40 - 12.00    Project writing / Introduction to the successful writing of project proposals / Preparation of the project (Hans De Boeck)

Venue: Conference room, Hotel Špik, Jezerci 21, Gozd Martuljek, Slovenia (,13.835278,14z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x8c49e6d7dc0bb100?hl=en-US)


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