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Workshop: Tipping Points in Ecological Systems

A joint workshop by DIVERSITAS and the German Network Forum for biodiversity research (NEFO), aimed at furthering the scientific concepts behind (ecological) tipping points, and identifying ways to detect and mitigate tipping points.

When Mar 05, 2012 to
Mar 07, 2012
Where Berlin - Germany
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Contact Phone +3314798044
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The 2 day workshop will focus on four topics

1. Tipping points, catastrophic thresholds, regime shifts and ecosystem resilience: conceptual considerations

2. Detection of tipping points / indicators

3. Mitigation of tipping points / management implications

4. Relevance for IPBES.


Key speakers for the workshop include Kurt Jax, UFZ, and Paul Leadley, Universite Paris Sud.


For more information on the workshop, contact Cornelia Krug, Science officer bioDISCOVERY, or Elisabeth Marquard, NeFo.

Download the concept document for the workshop here

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