An ECOPOTENTIAL Protected Area: Murgia Alta (Italy)

The Site of Community Importance Murgia Alta IT9120007 is located in Puglia, Italy, and it has an area of 1258,89 km2. The most important habitat types in this site, according to 42/93/EEC directive are # 6210(*) Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (*important orchid sites) and # 6220* Pseudo-steppe with grasses … Continue reading “An ECOPOTENTIAL Protected Area: Murgia Alta (Italy)”

Har HaNegev Protected Area workshop

7-10 February 2017, Ben Gurion University, Sde Boker Israel ECOPOTENTIAL scientists met at Ben Gurion University (BGU), Sede Boker Campus, Israel from Feb 7 to Feb 10, 2017 to discuss the fundamental scientific topics of the project, such as detection and description of spatial and temporal changes in the Protected Areas of Har HaNegev, ecological … Continue reading “Har HaNegev Protected Area workshop”

Ecosystem Services Assessment in the Netherlands

8 March 2017, Schiphol (NL) Alex Ziemba, Deltares At the beginning of March, 2017, a collection of participants from Work Package 7, and various other work packages connected to it, met in the Netherlands in order to discuss the current status of Ecosystem Service(ES) Assessment for the various Protected Areas(PAs) in the ECOPOTENTIAL project.  During … Continue reading “Ecosystem Services Assessment in the Netherlands”

IUFRO 8.01.02 Landscape Ecology Conference 2017

24 – 29 September 2017, Halle, Germany The International Union of Forest research Organisation will host a conference with the theme “The Green-Blue Nexus: Forests, Landscapes and Services” from the 24 – 29 September 2017 in Halle, Germany. The conference aims to address to what extent and how the status of any particular forest ecosystem … Continue reading “IUFRO 8.01.02 Landscape Ecology Conference 2017”

Mapping and Assessment of Ecosystems and their Services – Science in action

6-7 February 2017, Sofia, Bulgaria The conference aims to bring together researchers from different countries to discuss the scientific aspects of mapping and assessment of ecosystems and their services. It will be focused on the methods for mapping of ecosystem services, the challenges and problems of their implementation in the national assessments related to MAES. … Continue reading “Mapping and Assessment of Ecosystems and their Services – Science in action”

ESA World Cover 2017 Conference

14 – 16 March 2017 – Frascati, Italy The European Space Agency together with GEO, FAO and EU are organising the WorldCover 2017 Conference. The event will be hosted in ESA-ESRIN from 14 to 16 March 2017. The conference is open to Land Cover users, scientists, students, representatives from National, European and International Space Agencies, … Continue reading “ESA World Cover 2017 Conference”