How will primary production react to increasing atmospheric CO2 and temperatures? Will yields and food quality change? What are the feedbacks between soil, plants and the atmosphere? Will ecosystem functioning change? And do experimentalists monitor what modellers need for their projections?

The international conference "FACEing the future | food production and ecosystems" from September 26-29, 2016, will bring together leading scientists to discuss these issues and many more in a number of sessions. The conference will be hosted by the FACE2FACE consortium at Justus Liebig University Giessen

A number of side events will provide plenty of opportunities to get to know each other in a relaxed atmosphere, and explore future collaborations and new scientific ideas.


We will have the following sessions:

Session 1: Nutrient cycling

Session 2: Phyllosphere, pests and pathogens

Session 3: Yields and food quality

Session 4: Advances in FACE and manipulation techniques

Session 6: Ecophysiology

Session 7: Modelling and meta-analysis

Session 8: Trace gas emissions

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Author: Naiming Yuan | posted in conference
01.07.2016 - 29.09.2016

The annual conference of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (GfÖ) will take place in Marburg, 5th to 9th September, 2016. The call for session proposals is open till 29th Feb, 2016.

Here is the link to the conference:

Author: Naiming Yuan | posted in conference
23.02.2016 - 29.02.2016