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Thank you for participating the 1st ICOS Science Conference! It was a success with over 200 participants. The conference proceedings is available as pdf.
ICOS SC proceedings. (2 MB)

The plenary talks are available below:

23.9.2014

Ingeborg Levin: THE CHALLENGE OF DEDICATED GREENHOUSE GASES MONITORING IN EUROPE
Bob Scholes: INTEGRATION ON A SHOESTRING: CARBON CYCLE OBSERVATIONS AT A RANGE OF SCALES IN SOUTH AFRICA
Dorothee Bakker: THE SURFACE OCEAN CO2 ATLAS (SOCAT) ENABLES DETECTION OF CHANGES IN THE OCEAN CARBON SINK

24.9.2014

John Finnigan: THE INFLUENCE OF TOPOGRAPHY ON EDDY FLUX MEASUREMENTS-LONG STANDING PROBLEMS AND A WAY FORWARD
Sue Grimmond: URBAN GREENHOUSE GASES: VARIABILITY AND KEY DRIVERS
Xunhua Zheng: SOME ESSENTIAL ISSUES IN FIELD EXPERIMENT STUDIES AND BIOGEOCHEMICAL MODELLING ON GHG FLUXES FROM TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS

25.9.2014

Philippe Ciais: KEY UNCERTAINTIES IN THE CARBON CYCLE AND THE ROLE OF ATMOSPHERIC MONITORING IN THE NEXT DECADE
Beverly Law: LONG-TERM OBSERVATIONS AND ANALYSIS FOR AN INTEGRATED GLOBAL SYSTEM: STATUS OF AMERIFLUX AND NOAA
Evelyne Testas and Harry Tuinder: ICOS-ERIC PROCESS AND THE DEVELOPMENT IN THE EUROPEAN RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURES AREA
Werner Kutsch: Excellent science becomes institutional -a contradiction? Summary of the conference and outlook (including two important insights for young scientists)
 

 

ICOS RI will organise the

1st ICOS International Conference on Greenhouse Gases and Biogeochemical Cycles
in Brussels 23-25 September 2014.

The conference is open for all scientists interested in research on greenhouse gases, biochemical cycles and climate change.

Final UPDATED programme HERE.

Poster dimensions
-portrait A0, maximum 1m x 2m.

Registration for the conference has now ended.

The abstract submission is closed.

Cancellation policy:

  • three weeks before the conference (2.9.) 50% refund of the conference fee
  • two weeks before the conference (9.9.) no refund of the conference fee

The conference fee is 200 euros.

The conference is hosted by ICOS ​RI, University of Helsinki, ​University ​of ​Antwerp, ​Belgian ​Science ​Policy ​Office, and ​​EWI ​Flemish Department ​for ​Economy, ​Science ​and​ Innovation.

The ICOS Science Conference will address:

  • Atmospheric GHG concentrations and anthropogenic sources
  • ICOS data and global biogeochemical modelling
  • Biogeochemical cycles of forests, grasslands, wetlands and agricultural ecosystems
  • Ocean GHG observations and fluxes
  • Regional integrations
  • Different GHG species
  • Freshwaters
  • Urban environments

Early Career Scientist seminar is held on Thursday 25 September. Early career scientists, especially from Eastern Europe, may apply travel grants, supported by the TTORCH. See more information on registration page.

Important dates:

  • May, registration opens
  • 26 June 2014,  abstract submission deadline
  • NOTE: the abstract acceptance is announced and further information given latest in 6 August! --> Information will be distributed this week by 10th Aug. Apologies for the inconvenience.
  • 11 August 2014, registration deadline --> extended till 15th August!
  • 23-25 September 2014, 1st ICOS International Science Conference
  • 26 September 2014 ICOS RI activities, stakeholder meetings

Download 2nd announcement here as pdf (2,7MB).