Modelling, climate, air pollution, eco-system services, ecology, Economic Modelling
Excerpt:The call for abstracts for the "Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference" at the University of North Carolina is open. The conference will take place in March 2014.
Call for Manuscripts: "Developing and Applying Ecosystem Services Indicators in Decision-Support at Various Scales"
Excerpt:In the context of the conference RegioResources 21, a proposed special issue of the journal "Ecological Indicators" on "Developing and Applying Ecosystem Services Indicators in Decision-Support at Various Scales" was developed. Authors interested in submitting a manuscript for this issue are invited to send in their proposal until 31 January, 2014.
Landscape Functions and People - Strategic Approaches for Climate Smart, Sustainable and Productive Landscapes
Excerpt:The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation is offering a course on "Strategic Approaches for Climate Smart, Sustainable and Productive Landscapes" taking place from 18-29 November, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Excerpt:Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2013-2016) in a project entitled 'Ecosystems and Livelihoods' in the SPACES collaborative research project Limpopo Living Landscapes - Understanding the dynamics of ecological and cultural landscapes, in the face of global change, in the northern Limpopo region of South Africa.
PhD Post on Climate and Development – Climate Resilience as Drivers of Sustainable Development and Green Growth
Excerpt:The successful candidate will work at the Climate risk management Unit for the research activity on climate compatible development and poverty reduction. The research project will be built around a set of case studies covering a diverse set of sectors in an integrated risk management and sustainable development approach. ...
Excerpt:The focus of the tenth annual meeting, to be held at the University of East Anglia, UK on 12-14 June, 2013 will be on developing ideas and concepts that are not only thematically concerned with the environment but are themselves contributions to ecological action. ...
Excerpt:The European Commission presented a package advancing action on climate change adaptation on 16 April, 2013. The package includes the EU strategy on adaptation to climate change and a Green Paper on insurance in the context of natural and man-made disasters.
Excerpt:The ideal candidate should have a Ph.D. in Economics or Social Science or a minimum of 5 years of research experience in Economics or Social Science after the first degree giving access to doctoral studies. Expertise is requested in conducting applied and/or econometric research using both analytical and numerical methods...
An Integrated Modelling Platform for Agro-economic Commodity and Policy Analysis (iMAP) - A Look Back and the Way Forward
Excerpt:This report describes the rationale and performance of the integrated Modelling Platform for Agroeconomic Commodity and Policy Analysis (iMAP), hosted by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies in Seville.
Excerpt:The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) offers a new research position. The successful applicant will be involved in the research on climate change mitigation policies. Applications will be evaluated on an ongoing basis until the position is filled; first assessment of applications mid-February 2013.