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Climate Neutrality and the Role of Nature-Based Solutions
Climate Neutrality and the Role of Nature-Based Solutions

Overview: The IPCC 6th Assessment Report no longer discusses the “if”, but “how” of carbon dioxide removal to achieve ambitious mitigation strategies such as climate neutrality (IPCC, 2022; Pongratz, 2023). To limit warming to 2°C or lower, nature-based solutions will become a critical component of land and marine resource management by regulating greenhouse gas fluxes, improving soil health,...

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Discussion Series: Ecological tipping points and resilience – when it may occur and when not
Discussion Series: Ecological tipping points and resilience – when it may occur and when not

Discussion Series: Ecological tipping points and resilience: when it may occur and when not Location: VirtualDates: 29 September 14:00 - 15:30 CESTRegister:  https://ecological-tipping-points-and-resilience.confetti.events/ Join AIMES, Earth Commission, Future Earth and WCRP for the webinar series that aims to advance the knowledge about tipping elements, irreversibility, and abrupt changes in...

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Dynamic Vegetation Modeling and Observations Conference

Dynamic Vegetation Modeling and Observations Conference  The Dynamic Vegetation Modeling and Observations Conference (DVMOC, formerly the Eastern Regional Dynamic Global Vegetation Modeling Conference, ER-DGVM-C), was established in 2023 to foster interchange among scientists, postdocs, and students who conduct research in modeling, lab and field studies, remote sensing, and data science related...

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Discussion Series: Education and Digitalisation
Discussion Series: Education and Digitalisation

Discussion Series: Education and Digitalisation Location: VirtualDates: 25 May 15:30 - 17:00 CESTRegister: https://futureearth.confetti.events/education-and-digitalisation  Join AIMES, Earth Commission, Future Earth and WCRP for the webinar series that aims to advance the knowledge about tipping elements, irreversibility, and abrupt changes in the Earth system. The event includes two...

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TIPMIP Website
TIPMIP Website

Tipping Element Model Intercomparison Project(Image source: Sina Loriani @ PIK) The Tipping Element Model Intercomparison Project led by Ricarda Winkelmann and Jonathan Donges at Potsdam Institute for Climate Systems Research (PIK) now has a website detailing the project, experimental design, and ways to get involved. The proposed experimental design includes (1) a baseline experiment to analyze...

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3rd Annual Virtual Land Data Assimilation Workshop: Recent Technical Developments in Land Data Assimilation
3rd Annual Virtual Land Data Assimilation Workshop: Recent Technical Developments in Land Data Assimilation

Organizers†: Natasha MacBean (1), Jana Kolassa (2), Andy Fox (2), Tristan Quaife (3), Hannah Liddy (4)(1) Western University, Canada, (2) NASA GSFC, USA, (3) University of Reading, UK, (4) Columbia University/NASA GISS, USA† Organized by the AIMES Land Data Assimilation Working Group Workshop Overview The 3rd annual Land Data Assimilation (DA) Community Virtual Workshop on "Recent Technical...

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Discussion Series: Climate extremes and impacts on the terrestrial carbon-cycle and fires
Discussion Series: Climate extremes and impacts on the terrestrial carbon-cycle and fires

Discussion Series: Climate extremes and impacts on the terrestrial carbon-cycle and fires Location: VirtualDates: 20 April 2023, 15:00-16:30 CESTRegister: https://climateextremes.confetti.events/  Join AIMES, Earth Commission, Future Earth and WCRP for the webinar series that aims to advance the knowledge about tipping elements, irreversibility, and abrupt changes in the Earth system. The event...

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Discussion Series: Entering Social Tipping: Norms, Agency and Scales
Discussion Series: Entering Social Tipping: Norms, Agency and Scales

Discussion Series: Entering Social Tipping: Norms, Agency and Scales Location: VirtualDates: 30 March 2023, 15:00-16:30 CESTRegister: https://entering-social-tipping-norms-agency-and-scales.confetti.events/  Join AIMES, Earth Commission, Future Earth and WCRP for the webinar series that aims to advance the knowledge about tipping elements, irreversibility, and abrupt changes in the Earth system....

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2023 Garmisch Summer School on Land Use and Ecosystem Change
2023 Garmisch Summer School on Land Use and Ecosystem Change

2023 Garmisch Summer School on Land Use and Ecosystem Change 1-8 August 2023, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) will run an international Summer School at its ‘Campus Alpin’ in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Germany, on the topic of land use and ecosystem change during August 2023. The summer school will introduce students to a wide range of issues related to...

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