Call for abstract submission for iLEAPS 4th Science Conference

Call for abstract submission for iLEAPS 4th Science conference ”Terrestrial ecosystems, atmosphere, and people in the Earth system”, 12-16 May 2014, Nanjing, China is now open. Abstract submission deadline is 31 January 2014.

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

2. Physical, chemical and biological processes regulating the tropical forest interface with the atmosphere
Conveners: Paulo Artaxo, Alex Gunther, Andi Andreae and Hugh Coe

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

5. The use of soil-vegetation-atmosphere observations and modeling for state-of-the-art sustainable agricultural and horticultural applications
Conveners: Anne Verhoef, Weihong Luo

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

8. Boundary layer processes in land-atmosphere interactions
Conveners: Laurens Ganzeveld, Jordi Vila

9. Interactions among aerosols, clouds, precipitation, and climate
Conveners: Daniel Rosenfeld, Johannes Quaas, Niku Kivek?s

11. The role of land use and land cover changes in global and regional climate
Co-sponsored by GLP and AIMES
Conveners: Peter Verburg, Almut Arneth, Nathalie de Noblet-Ducoudré, Bart van den Hurk

13. Response mechanisms of hydrological processes under changing environments
Conveners: Liliang Ren (IAHS Vice-President)

14. Bridging the gap between hydrometeorological and biogeochemical land-surface modelling
Conveners: Gordon Bonan, Joe Santanello, Eleanor Blyth, Sonia Seneviratne

15. Remote Sensing and data-assimilation in land-atmosphere interaction studies.
Conveners: Laurens Ganzeveld and Paul Palmer

16. Land-atmosphere-society interactions in developing countries
Conveners: Aliyu Salisu Barau, Martin Claussen, Adnan Abdulhamid , Jürgen Scheffran, Boyd D. Joeman , Tim Brücher

18. Climate – adaptation interactions – sustainable solutions for a changing planet
Conveners: Martin Wattenbach, Genxing Pan, Changming Fang

More information about the conference are also available at

College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering Peking University
No.5 Yiheyuan Road Haidian District Beijing, P.R.China 100871
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