Global Change Research Symposium – Ostuni (Italy), 16-18 Sep 2014


Segnalato da: Raffaele Lafortezza 

Following the successful meeting held in Nanjing, China (June 2013), we are proud to announce the upcoming Global Change Research Symposium to be held in Ostuni, Brindisi, Southern Italy on September 16-18, 2014 (see:

This Symposium will bring international leading scientists from relevant fields to discuss the theme of how global change research can support management decisions and interventions that are most urgently needed to mitigate different stressors and protect ecosystem services and human well-being.

Contributions are expected in one or more of the following themes:

  • Coupled human and natural systems (CHANS)
  • Global change ecology
  • Remote sensing of global change
  • Ecosystem modeling and management
  • Green infrastructure and biodiversity
  • Ecosystem services evaluation and policy making

Other contributions of interest are those related with the theory in landscape ecology and natural resource management, providing examples of successful case studies, advanced remote sensing applications (including LIDAR), and comparative analyses world-wide.

For abstract submission, please follow the link:

Looking forward to seeing you in Italy next year!

Raffaele Lafortezza & Jiquan Chen