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Seedbeds of Transformation: The Role of Science with Society and the SDGs in Africa

Submitted on: 08 January 2018

The organisers of the "Seedbeds of Transformation: The Role of Science with Society and the SDGs in Africa" conference (to take place in South Africa in May 2018) have recently announced three calls related to the conference. They are seeking (1) proposals for conference sessions, (2) applications for travel grants for African innovators, and (3) applications for SDG Labs focused on...

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Call for Judges at AGU Fall Meeting - 11-15 Dec. New Orleans, U.S.A

Submitted on: 01 December 2017

The 2017 AGU Fall Meeting is fast approaching and we would like to ask your help to act as volunteer judges to provide constructive feedback to student presenters for the Outstanding Student Paper Award (OSPA) at our "Advances in Understanding Land-Atmosphere Interactions in a Changing Environment" session this year. Our...

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Future Earth - COP 23 Press Conferences

Submitted on: 10 November 2017

 Future Earth invite you to tune in to two press conferences they will be holding on Monday 13 November as part of their participation at UNFCCC 23rd...

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NERC Call for Evidence: Environmental Evidence for the Future

Submitted on: 08 November 2017

The Natural Environmental Research Council (NERC) are seeking input from the community until 11:59 on 4 December 2017 to articulate the key knowledge gaps and evidence needs pertaining to a set of future environmental policy and practice challenges.

You are invited to articulate your suggestions, which will inform the scope of a proposal for a future large-scale transformative...

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Recruiting 3 new members to the Scientific Steering Committee

Submitted on: 24 July 2017

iLEAPS is calling for applications from scientists to serve on its Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) from January 2018. Three positions will be filled. The deadline for consideration is 1st September 2017.

The SSC is the body responsible for overseeing iLEAPS' activities. Three new members are sought to fill the places of outgoing members. Scientists who serve on the SSC normally...

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AGU Fall Meeting

Submitted on: 07 July 2017

Sessions relevant to iLEAPS:

"H016: Advances in Understanding Land-Atmosphere Interactions in a Changing Environment"

We invite observation, satellite, and model-based studies that highlight the importance of advanced observing systems to better understand and predict land-atmosphere coupling (from bedrock to boundary layer) across a range of spatiotemporal...

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Date: Monday, December 11, 2017 - 08:30 to Friday, December 15, 2017 - 17:30

From Photosystems to Ecosystems

Submitted on: 31 May 2017

Published  on behalf of Torsten Sachs, 31st May 2017

We would like to invite you to attend this upcoming workshop:

The workshop will deliver keynotes of some of the most outstanding scholars in the field, combined with demonstration and...

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Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 09:00 to Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 18:00

International Conference on Ozone and Plant Ecosystems

Submitted on: 30 May 2017

Following the success of the conference Ozone and Plants held in Beijing in May 2014, we are pleased to announce this follow-up conference.

Ozone pollution continues to be a serious issue for terrestrial ecosystems and plant health. Progress has been achieved by controlling the emission of precursors in some areas of the world, but much remains to be done. This conference will allow all...

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Date: Monday, May 21, 2018 - 08:00 to Friday, May 25, 2018 - 18:00

AGU Call for Nominations - Outstanding Earth/Space Scientist

Submitted on: 07 March 2017

Devendra Lal Memorial Medal

This medal is awarded annually in recognition of “outstanding Earth and/or space sciences research by a scientist belonging to and working in a developing nation.”

For more information, go to

The ...

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Arctic Terrestrial Modelling Workshop

Submitted on: 26 January 2017


This workshop will bring together senior and early career scientists to gain insight into the rapidly changing pan-Arctic land surface and boundary layer. The workshop will review current representation of Arctic ecosystem, carbon, water and energy balance processes in the land model component of Earth System Models, including land-atmosphere interactions, and...

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Date: Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 09:00 to Friday, September 15, 2017 - 18:00