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.
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 Natural Resources Group is looking for a highly motivated senior researcher to join the Natural Resources Management Group of the the IIED to develop and manage a research programme on local control and resilience in food and agriculture systems.
Excerpt:In Feburary 2012, the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg will host the Annual Conference of the Society for Tropical Ecology, focusing on the Islands in land- and seascape. The conference will run from 22-25 February, 2012 in Erlangen, Germany. ...
Excerpt:The Summer School on "Individual and Agent-based Modelling" about to be held from 7-15 June, 2012 in Bad Schandau, Germany, provides an overview over the state-of-the art in individual and agent-based modeling, model development, implementation, parameterization, and sensitivity analysis. ...
Excerpt:The Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland invites participants to the upcoming annual workshop of the AK "Young Modellers in Ecology". This workshop provides the opportunity to discuss one's scientific work in a relaxing atmosphere; thus not only young people are invited, but everybody who feels young. ...
Excerpt:The European Network for Political Ecology (ENTITLE) offers 11 generously-funded three-year PhD scholarships available to candidates from all over the world. ...
Excerpt:The University of Gothenburg, Sweden, announces ten research student positions linked to the multidisciplinary Graduate school in marine environmental research.
Excerpt:Candidates are sought for a new position called "Chaire d'Excellence CNRS" in the Centre of Research and Interdisciplinary Studies on Sustainable Development (CREIDD) at University of Technology of Troyes. Application is possible until the end of the year.
Excerpt:The European Environment Agency has recently published a report on the fragmentation of landscapes in Europe. It finds demonstrates how smaller pieces of land frequently are home to less biodiversity and how the expansion of infrastructure hence endangers the European wildlife. ...