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Programme 2006

27.08.2006
Sunday
Arrival and
Introduction

Welcome and general introduction
Wolfgang Cramer & Sabine Lütkemeier
Why did we all come here? An interactive discussion
Dagmar Schröter
The history of Peyresq
(Introduction and village walk)
Jean Vancompernolle

28.08.2006
Monday
Climate and
Land-use
Change -
Threats for
Biodiversity /
Posters
Climate change in perspective
Stefan Rahmstorf
The changing balance
sheet of nature: Findings
from the Millenium
Ecosystem Assessment

Wolfgang Cramer
Poster session The evolution of the
Anthropocene: From hunter-gatherers
to a global
geophysical force

Will Steffen
29.08.2006
Tuesday
Biodiversity:
Structure
and Processes / Posters
Biodiversity in a changing world: Land use and other effects on landscape and regional diversity 
Sandra Lavorel
Towards long-term socio-ecological research platforms: Concepts, approaches and links to biodiversity
Helmut Haberl
Poster session Science-policy interfaces for biodiversity governance
Sybille van den Hove
30.08.2006
Wednesday
Biodiversity
in Europe:
Monitoring and Assessment

Interface between
science and policy:
why is integrative
research needed

Martin Sharman
Working groups What nature are we protecting? The potential of qualitative methods in social science research
Petra Lucht
31.08.2006
Thursday
Pressures:
Scenarios / The
DPSIR Concept
Introduction to scenarios / Review of the DPSIR concept
Rik Leemans
Global change scenarios
Tim Carter
Working groups The economics of
ecosystem services

Sigrid Stagl
01.09.2006
Friday
Excursion:
Land-Use
Change in the
Provence
Excursion
02.09.2006
Saturday
Managing
Biodiversity
Landscape variability and impacts of ammonia in relation to the Habitat Directive
Mark Sutton
Vulnerability of European shrublands to climate change
Claus Beier
Working groups The future of the biosphere: where are we heading
Wolfgang Lucht
03.09.2006
Sunday
Critical
Properties
to sustain
Biodiversity in Ecosystems
Biodiversity in aquatic ecosystems – related to their structure and processes
Viera Straskrabova
Mountain ecosystem
goods and services

Harald Bugmann
ALTER-Net: Integrating biodiversity research in Europe
Karl Baadsvik
Artemise
the local folk dance group
04.09.2006
Monday
Socio-economic
and Policy
Aspects of
Ecosystem
Services
Stakeholders´ narratives of vulnerability and adaptive capacity. A multiple-impacts study design and application
Carina Keskitalo
The environmental dimension of human vulnerability - Results from Europe
Dagmar Schröter
Working groups Presentation of the teamwork results up to now
Working groups
05.09.2006
Tuesday
Free Day Free day
06.09.2006
Wednesday
Indicators of
Ecosystem
Services

Integrating vulnerability indicators from natural and social science
Rik Leemans
Indicators of
ecosystem services

Michael Bredemeier
Working groups Ecosystems and human well-being
Odd Terje Sandlund
07.09.2006
Thursday
Public Involvement and Awareness: The Role of Communication
Public perceptions of biodiversity: the construction of attitudes towards biodiversity management
Anke Fischer
 Working groups
08.09.2006
Friday
Evaluation / Presentation
of Case Studies
by the
Working Groups

Working groups
Presentation of the working groups Assessment of the poster sessions
Rik Leemans
Vulnerability studies
today and tomorrow

Wolfgang Cramer
09.09.2006
Saturday
Departure




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