Symposium 'Climate change, plants and ecosystems'

For whom
Students , Employees
When
03-02-2021 from 09:30 to 11:30
Where
Livestream
Language
English
Organizer
Ghent University ERC project FORMICA
Contact
pieter.defrenne@ugent.be
Website
https://webappsx.ugent.be/eventManager/events/FORMICAVirtualSymposium
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Workshop on climate change impacts on plants and ecosystems such as tropical forests, temperate forests and alpine tundra.

Program

  • 09:30-09:40 Introduction
  • 09:40-09:55 Pieter De Frenne (Ghent University): Microclimatic buffering below forest canopies
  • 09:55-10:10 David Coomes (University of Cambridge): The impacts of climate change on tropical forests
  • 10:10-10:25 Paul Kardol (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences): Plants and soil biota – thresholds and tipping points in ecosystem responses to global warming
  • 10:25-10:40 Emma Sayer (Lancaster University): Life after death – forest floor processes and the potential impacts of global change in forest ecosystems
  • 10:40-10:55 Stefan Dullinger (University of Vienna): Climate-driven redistribution of alpine plants: temporal lag vs. spatial scale
  • 10:55-11:15 Questions and closing remarks


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