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ALTER-Net: A Long-Term Biodiversity, Ecosystem and Awareness Research Network

Europe’s ecosystem research network


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Presentations and Policy Brief available


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Copies of presentations and posters provided by authors

Many of the conference speakers and authors of posters have given us permission to make copies of their presentations available online.

  • To view by conference session: Please browse the folders (menu on left) to view specific conference sessions. Sessions where no presentation has been provided are not listed
  • To search for a presentation: Use the main website search box (top right). Be certain to tick 'only in the current section' to restrict your search to the conference presentations.
  • To browse from a list: See the list of all the available presentations below.


Browse all presentations:

File ALTER-Net: Communications & science-policy interfaces
File ALTER-Net: LTER infrastructure
File ALTER-Net: Overview
File ALTER-Net: Research
File ALTER-Net: Summer School
File NUW conference: Outcomes, policy options, follow up
Edited by Maurice Hoffmann (INBO, Belgium), Timo Assmuth (SYKE, Finland) & Katherine Irvine (JHI, UK)
File Poster 7 Assmuth, Timo
Children, pets and nature-based solutions An eco-anthropological view of urban health - Timo Assmuth
File Poster 8 Assmuth, Timo
Combining green, blue and grey infra: Risks and benefits of nature-based urban drinking water production - Time Assmuth, et al.
File Poster 11 Assmuth, Timo
Mind-Mapping Environmental Health (MIME): Multi-dimensional Perceptions, Representations and Knowledge in Collaborative Urban Governance - Timo Assmuth, et al.
File Poster 12 Assmuth, Timo
Nature-Based solutions to societal and economic challenges under the Czars: A gardener, health activist and serf liberator in 18th-Century Livonia - Timo Assmuth
File Poster Marechal, Justine
About generalization of the spatial pattern of green spaces among different cities - Justine Maréchal, Jan Bogaert, Grégory Mahy
File Poster Mehring, Marion et al
Future Biodiversity Research: How a Social-Ecological Perspective Makes a Difference - Marion Mehring, et al.
File Talk - Amélie Robert
Allotment gardens, a place to meet, to walk and to learn
File Talk - Ann Uustalu
Horizon2020 Research on Environment and Health from a Public Health perspective
File Talk - Birgit de Boissezon (Opening speech)
Speech given at opening session by Birgit de Boissezon, European Commission (Head of Unit 'Sustainable Management of Natural Resources' – DG RTD 'Climate Action and Resource Efficiency' Directorate)
File Talk - Birgit de Boissezon (Session 6)
Nature-Based Solutions to societal challenges: a new EU R&I policy agenda
File Talk - Conor Kretsch
Europe's health & equity challenge and the post-2015 SDGs
File Talk - Daniella Radice
City of Bristol - 2015 European Green Capital
File Talk - Debora de Block
Opportunities for Entrepreneurs in Ecosystem-based Adaptation
File Talk - Eeva Furman
Inter-disciplinary perspectives on ecosystem services

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19-20 May 2015 plus pre-conference events on 18 May




Augustinian Monastery, Academiestraat 1,
Ghent, Belgium



Press release:

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Overview of programme

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Download abstracts (PDF)

The programme is subject to change



Presentations & posters:

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Sanna-Riikka Saarela & Timo Assmuth (SYKE, Finland)


Hans KeuneTessa Van Santen (INBO, Belgium)