European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017

23 – 28 April 2017, Vienna, Austria The EGU General Assembly 2017 will bring together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences. The EGU aims to provide a forum where scientists, especially early career researchers, can present their work and discuss their ideas … Continue reading “European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017”

Plant productivity and indexes as a proxy for basic ecosystem features

An eLTER H2020 training session contributing to Ecosystem Integrity monitoring at LTER sites 8 – 12 May 2017, CNR Research Campus, Monterotondo (Rome), Italy Measuring productivity and related features like biomass of an ecosystem or habitat is an important objective in monitoring and research programs dealing with system approaches. As a basic system feature this … Continue reading “Plant productivity and indexes as a proxy for basic ecosystem features”

International SPLIT REMOTE SENSING® Professional Summer School 2017

International SPatial LITeracy (SPLIT) Remote Sensing for Coastal Ecosystem – Human Interactions 4 – 9 June 2017, Dubrovnik, Croatia After Split (2014), Thessaloniki (2015) and Chania (2016), SPLITRS 2017 is taking us to Dubrovnik, Croatia. Once again, an intensive learning remote sensing program will be offered at a great location, “a land of great natural … Continue reading “International SPLIT REMOTE SENSING® Professional Summer School 2017”

11th GEO European Project Workshop 2017

19 – 21 June 2017, Helsinki, Finland 11th GEO European Projects Workshop will take place in Helsinki between 19-21 June 2017.  The conference is organised by the European Commission and Finish Meteorological Institute. The purpose of the conference is to bring together European stakeholders interested in and actively contributing to the Global Earth Observations System … Continue reading “11th GEO European Project Workshop 2017”

International Meeting on the Conservation of High Mountain Lakes

6 – 8 July 2017 – Gran Paradiso National Park, Ceresole Reale, Italy High mountain lakes host peculiar aquatic biota and are considered biodiversity reservoirs. Most high altitude lakes are endangered by several global, regional and local threats, and more specifically by introduced fish. This meeting will focus on the role of the Natura2000 sites … Continue reading “International Meeting on the Conservation of High Mountain Lakes”

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”

6th International Symposium for Research in Protected Areas 2017

2 – 4 November 2017 – Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Salzburg, Austria. At this symposium researchers, protected areas managers, as well as individuals from government, business, non-governmental organizations and the general public, who are interested in protected areas, may present and discuss topics which are highly significant for protected areas and are currently … Continue reading “6th International Symposium for Research in Protected Areas 2017”

New book on Marine Biology Research

Researchers at the University of Rio Grande have just published a Thematic Volume at Marine Biology Research with integrated results of our long term studies at the Patos Lagoon Estuary (PLE) in southern Brazil. The complete volume is available at: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/smar20/13/1?nav=tocList. PLE is one of the coastal sites in the Brazilian Long Term Ecological Research … Continue reading “New book on Marine Biology Research”

Discover a Protected Area: Kruger National Park

The Kruger National Park (KNP) and surrounding areas is a semi-arid ecosystem supporting high levels of biodiversity and also benefits from ecotourism that contribute substantially to the South African economy. In addition, areas surrounding KNP are occupied by rural communities who solely rely on natural resources for their daily sustenance or livelihoods – including food … Continue reading “Discover a Protected Area: Kruger National Park”

Ecopotential Storyline: Savanna dynamics at Kruger National Park

The Kruger National Park (KNP) and surrounding areas is a semi-arid ecosystem supporting high levels of biodiversity and also benefits from ecotourism that contribute substantially to the South African economy. As the largest biomes in sub-Saharan Africa, these ecosystems host a large proportion of the African population, generally the poorest communities, who rely extensively for … Continue reading “Ecopotential Storyline: Savanna dynamics at Kruger National Park”

What’s Ecopotential about? Discover it fast and easy with our video!

Let’s be honest, scientific research projects can sometimes be difficult to understand and explain to those around you. For this reason, the ECOPOTENTIAL Communication Team is proud and excited to launch a new video explaining the project with a simple but effective animation: http://ecopotential-project.eu/outreach/video This handcrafted video tells a story involving Peter, a protected area manager, and … Continue reading “What’s Ecopotential about? Discover it fast and easy with our video!”

ECOPOTENTIAL Scientific Publications and Presentations

Since the beginning of the project, our scientists are working for presenting and publishing the results of their research. In the first 18 months, Ecopotential research results have been presented more than 50 times at conferences, workshops and other scientific meetings, while the project has been presented more than 20 times, included highly relevant international … Continue reading “ECOPOTENTIAL Scientific Publications and Presentations”