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ALTER-Net: A Long-Term Biodiversity, Ecosystem and Awareness Research Network

Europe’s ecosystem research network



Copies of presentations and posters provided by authors

Many of the conference speakers and authors of posters have given us permission to make copies of their presentations available online.

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ALTER-Net: Communications & science-policy interfaces
ALTER-Net: LTER infrastructure
ALTER-Net: Overview
ALTER-Net: Research
ALTER-Net: Summer School
NUW conference: Outcomes, policy options, follow up
Edited by Maurice Hoffmann (INBO, Belgium), Timo Assmuth (SYKE, Finland) & Katherine Irvine (JHI, UK)
Poster 7 Assmuth, Timo
Children, pets and nature-based solutions An eco-anthropological view of urban health - Timo Assmuth
Poster 8 Assmuth, Timo
Combining green, blue and grey infra: Risks and benefits of nature-based urban drinking water production - Time Assmuth, et al.
Poster 11 Assmuth, Timo
Mind-Mapping Environmental Health (MIME): Multi-dimensional Perceptions, Representations and Knowledge in Collaborative Urban Governance - Timo Assmuth, et al.
Poster 12 Assmuth, Timo
Nature-Based solutions to societal and economic challenges under the Czars: A gardener, health activist and serf liberator in 18th-Century Livonia - Timo Assmuth
Poster Marechal, Justine
About generalization of the spatial pattern of green spaces among different cities - Justine Maréchal, Jan Bogaert, Grégory Mahy
Poster Mehring, Marion et al
Future Biodiversity Research: How a Social-Ecological Perspective Makes a Difference - Marion Mehring, et al.
Talk - Amélie Robert
Allotment gardens, a place to meet, to walk and to learn
Talk - Ann Uustalu
Horizon2020 Research on Environment and Health from a Public Health perspective
Talk - Birgit de Boissezon (Opening speech)
Speech given at opening session by Birgit de Boissezon, European Commission (Head of Unit 'Sustainable Management of Natural Resources' – DG RTD 'Climate Action and Resource Efficiency' Directorate)
Talk - Birgit de Boissezon (Session 6)
Nature-Based Solutions to societal challenges: a new EU R&I policy agenda
Talk - Conor Kretsch
Europe's health & equity challenge and the post-2015 SDGs
Talk - Daniella Radice
City of Bristol - 2015 European Green Capital
Talk - Debora de Block
Opportunities for Entrepreneurs in Ecosystem-based Adaptation
Talk - Eeva Furman
Inter-disciplinary perspectives on ecosystem services

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19-20 May 2015 plus pre-conference events on 18 May




Augustinian Monastery, Academiestraat 1,
Ghent, Belgium



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Overview of programme

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The programme is subject to change



Presentations & posters:

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A4 full flyer

A4 short flyer - for noticeboard displays

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Sanna-Riikka Saarela & Timo Assmuth (SYKE, Finland)


Hans KeuneTessa Van Santen (INBO, Belgium)