Climate change, plants and ecosystems symposium

Keynote lectures on climate change impacts on plants and ecosystems such as tropical forests, temperate forests and alpine tundra, organised by the Ghent University ERC project FORMICA.

09:30-09:50 David Coomes (University of Cambridge): The impacts of climate change on tropical forests

09:50-10:10 Paul Kardol (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences): Plants and soil biota – thresholds and tipping points in ecosystem responses to global warming

10:10-10:30 Pieter De Frenne (Ghent University): Microclimatic buffering below forest canopies

10:30-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-11:20 Emma Sayer (Lancaster University): Life after death – forest floor processes and the potential impacts of global change in forest ecosystems

11:20-11:40 Stefan Dullinger (University of Vienna): Climate-driven redistribution of alpine plants: temporal lag vs. spatial scale

11:40-12:00 Closing remarks

De Blauwe Vogel, De Krook, Miriam Makebaplein 1, 9000 Gent03/02/2021 09:15 - 12:0084

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