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International Conference on Experimentation in Ecosystem Research in a Changing World: Challenges and Opportunities

The final conference of the EU FP7 ExpeER project

Event details

When

Sep 23, 2014 11:00 PM to
Sep 24, 2014 11:00 PM

Where

National Museum of Natural History, Paris, France

Contact Name

Contact INRA Transfert via conf. website

Contact Phone

+ 33 (0)1 76 21 62 04

Attendees

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Context

The Earth's rapidly changing environment is putting critical ecosystem services at risk. There are many challenges involved in understanding global environmental changes, and in providing societies with the policy-relevant knowledge base to deal with them. These challenges will reach across many aspects of scientific endeavour. Indeed, the research community requires state-of-the-art research infrastructure (RIs) to have the capability to explain and predict global environmental changes. In this context the Experimentation in Ecosystem Research conference will provide a platform for discussions on cutting-edge technological tools, large-scale integrative experimental design, technical constraints, data access and last but not least ecosystem modelling. The conference will attract speakers and delegates from around the world and will offer opportunities to reinforce global cooperation.

Main topics

  • Grand challenges: With the current set of Experimental Research infrastructures in ecosystem science, do we have the capacity to tackle the grand challenges of today and tomorrow?
  • In vitro and in natura : How realistic are they, and how they can be better linked?
  • Technologies: Which emerging technologies could enhance (or are needed for) the performance and services offered by our RIs?
  • Data: Towards an e-infrastructure for ecosystem research - challenges and opportunities
  • Modelling:  How accurate is our capacity to forecast and upscale, and what is missing? How can we communicate uncertainty? How do we strike the right balance between modelling and experiments?

 

The conference is organized under the framework of the European FP7 project ExpeER (www.expeeronline.eu), which has involved several ALTER-Net partner institutes.

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