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Tuesday, August 25, 2020 (All day) to Tuesday, September 8, 2020 (All day)

A new training from NASA ARSET, this training will be delivered in English and Spanish. It is free to participants but registration is required.



Sunday, August 30, 2020 (All day) to Wednesday, September 2, 2020 (All day)

The call for abstracts is now open for the international conference "From Plans to Land Change: Dynamics of Urban Regions”, taking place August 30 – September 2, 2020 in Birmensdorf, near Zurich, Switzerland. Deadline to submit an abstract is 29 February 2020.

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Monday, August 31, 2020 (All day) to Friday, September 4, 2020 (All day)

Between August 31 and September 4 2020, we will discuss challenges facing ecological restoration in post-2020 Europe, and particularly, how can ecological restoration promote the recovery of damaged, degraded and destroyed socio-ecological systems in these critical times. Abstract submission now open through 17 April 2020.

Conference website



Friday, September 4, 2020 - 2:30pm

The GLP Telecoupling Working Group will hold its third webinar on September 4th to discuss the progress and challenges of modelling telecoupled systems, by presenting two different modelling attempts of simulating land use changes in Brazil and China through the flow of international soybean trade.



Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 2:30pm

The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission is organising a virtual workshop series entitled "Strengthening and connecting science for policy eco-systems in Europe". The first workshop in the series is "Science for Policymaking at the Centre of National Government" followed by sessions on science for policymaking in member states and in Parliaments in September and October. Deadline to register is 7 August 2020.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020 (All day) to Friday, September 11, 2020 (All day)

INPUT2020 conference in Catania, Italy, in September 2020 will focus on how to integrate Nature-Based Solutions in urban and regional planning processes and science and intends to gather international scholars in the field of urban and regional planning, civil engineering and architecture, ecology and social science, to build and consolidate the knowledge and evidence on Nature Based Solutions and to help an efficient implementation and replication of solutions. The call for papers is now open until 29th of February and abstracts must be submitted through the INPUT2020 website.

Conference website



Friday, November 6, 2020 (All day) to Saturday, November 7, 2020 (All day)

The Department of Earth Sciences of the ETH Zurich and the Platform Geosciences of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) cordially invite you to participate in the 18th Swiss Geoscience Meeting to be held on Friday, 6 November and Saturday, 7 November, 2020 in Zurich.



Monday, December 7, 2020 (All day) to Saturday, December 12, 2020 (All day)

The overall goal of the workshop is to familiarize the workshop participants with the Decision Support System for Agrotechnology Transfer (DSSAT v4.7); the Cropping System Model (CSM) for the simulation of crop growth and yield, soil and plant water, nutrient, and carbon dynamics; and the application of models to real world problems, such as crop and resource management, climate change and climate variability, carbon sequestration, food security, biofuels, and environmental sustainability.

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Monday, May 17, 2021 (All day) to Friday, May 21, 2021 (All day)

The 3rd ESP Europe conference has been rescheduled for 17-20 May 2021, and the call for sessions is open until 30 September 2020. We encourage active members within ESP Working Groups, Regional Chapters and National Networks to submit a session proposal. Also, non-ESP members working in the field of ecosystem services as academics, policy makers or practitioners are very welcome to submit a session proposal.

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