’Forests and the Environment’
AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE TO CELEBRATE JOHN GRACE ’S CONTRIBUTION TO SCIENCE
Inviato da: Federico Magnani
Luogo: Bologna (Italy)
Data evento: 14 – 15 Apr 2011
14-15th April 2011 to celebrate John Grace’s career with a conference in Bologna, Italy.
The conference will be held over two days in Italy, at Europe’s oldest university, the University of Bologna. There will be four main themes, with three invited presentations per theme and lots of time for discussion following the presentations.
A special festschrift issue of the journal Plant Ecology and Diversity will be dedicated to the papers presented at the meeting. The four themes will be:
1. ’Plant water transport under climatic stress.’
2. ’The terrestrial carbon cycle and interactions with the cycles of nitrogen and water.’
3. ’Biogeographical limits and species distribution.’
4. ’Tropical forests and the environment.’
A central email address has now been set up (firstname.lastname@example.org) to start the administration of the conference, and a website will be forthcoming to aid communication, registration etc.