The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) will run an international Summer School on the topic of ecosystems and land use change, 7-14 August 2018 located at the Campus Alpin of IMK-IFU (Garmisch-Partenkirchen). The summer school will be led by Prof. Mark Rounsevell and Prof. Almut Arneth, and it will introduce masters and doctoral students to a wide range of issues related to ecosystem functioning, socio-ecological systems and land use change by covering various topics. [Read more…] about Summer School on Ecosystems and Land Use Change
The Young Water Leaders welcomes you to the Young Water Leader Berlin event to be held in Nov 17, 2018 at the InterContinental hotel Berlin. The title of the event will be: Current Leaders Guiding Future Leaders. [Read more…] about Young Water Leaders Berlin: Nov 7, 2018
Rachel Neugarten, Conservation International’s director of Conservation Priority Setting, will discuss the organization’s approach to mapping important places for ecosystem services in a webinar 3-4 p.m. ET on Thursday, February 22. The discussion will include how this approach informs conservation priority-setting for Conservation International, as well as trends in protected area spatial representation of ecosystem services in five countries. [Read more…] about Webinar: Conservation International Rapid Ecosystem Services Assessments and Mapping
The theme of the IUFRO 2018 Conference is Adaptive Management for Forested Landscapes in Transformation. The conference will highlight accelerated changes imprinted in our planet within the Anthropocene. [Read more…] about IUFRO Conference, 1-5 October 2018, Argentina
A revised version of the interactive Toolkit for Ecosystem Service Site-based Assessment (TESSA) is now available online.
TESSA, developed by a consortium and with input from over 150 experts, provides guidance and methods to value ecosystem services currently provided by sites compared to their likely provision under different management decisions, thus allowing the consequences of alternative management decisions to be assessed. It promotes the collection of locally-relevant field data and the combination of qualitative and quantitative data analysis. [Read more…] about Toolkit for Ecosystem Service Site-based Assessment (TESSA) V2.0 Launched