Symposium 'Climate change, plants and ecosystems'

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Studenten , Medewerkers
03-02-2021 van 07:15 tot 10:00
De Krook, Miriam Makebaplein 1, 9000 Gent
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Ghent University ERC project FORMICA
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Workshop on climate change impacts on plants and ecosystems such as tropical forests, temperate forests and alpine tundra.


  • 09:30 Presentation by David Coomes (University of Cambridge): The impacts of climate change on tropical forests
  • 09:50 Presentation by Paul Kardol (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences): Plants and soil biota – thresholds and tipping points in ecosystem responses to global warming
  • 10:10 Presentation by Pieter De Frenne (Ghent University): Microclimatic buffering below forest canopies
  • 10:30 Coffee break
  • 11:00 Presentation by Emma Sayer (Lancaster University): Life after death – forest floor processes and the potential impacts of global change in forest ecosystems
  • 11:20 Presentation by Stefan Dullinger (University of Vienna): Climate-driven redistribution of alpine plants: temporal lag vs. spatial scale
  • 11:40 Closing remarks