4th iLEAPS Science Conference - Terrestrial ecosystems, atmosphere, and people in the Earth system

12.05 - 16.05.2014
Nanjing, China
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This conference sums up the achievements of the first phase of iLEAPS (2004-2014) and paves the way to the second phase (2014-2024) under Future Earth.

The conference is hosted by iLEAPS-China at Nanjing University, China.

Conference themes:

- Dynamic processes in the land-atmosphere-society continuum

- Sustainable management of human-dominated environments

- Topical regions: high latitudes and developing countries

- Multidisciplinary observations and modelling of land-atmosphere-society interactions

Important dates

Abstract submission opens 25 October 2013
Abstract submission deadline 31 January 2014
Notice of abstract acceptance 1 March 2014

Sessions with scope for paleo contributions: 

1. Influence of land use and land cover changes on atmospheric chemistry and on the exchange of reactive compounds
Conveners: Laurens Ganzeveld, Kirsti Ashworth

3. Biogenic emission of reactive gases from terrestrial and marine sources
Conveners: Dan Yakir, Ilan Koran, Yinon Rudich, Tanja Suni, Emilie Brevière, Megan Melamed, Greg Foster, Leonor Tarrason

4. Extreme events and environments
Conveners: Francesco Loreto, Dan Yakir, Jaana Bäck, Markus Reichstein, Sebastian Leuzinger, Paulo Artaxo, Sirkku Juhola

6. Greenhouse gas exchange and other land-atmosphere-interactions under human management from urban to agricultural systems: processes, measurement, and modelling
Conveners: Jianwu Tang, Yanling Wang

12. Integrated Fire Research for the Earth System
Co-sponsored by IGAC and WMO
Conveners: Johannes W. Kaiser, Melita Keywood 

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