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Topic 5 Icon Topic 5 Kick-off Meeting

8 March 2021 online conference



Meeting-ID: 952 6674 3311
Kenncode: 116878

Topic 5 Landscapes of the Future is one of the biggest Topics within the PoF 4 program Changing Earth – Sustaining our Future.

We have the pleasure to invite all those who are part of or interested in Topic 5 to participate in our kick-off meeting. It will take place as a virtual meeting on 8th of March.

From 9:00 to 11:30 you will have the opportunity...

  • to get to know with whom you are on your way during the next 7 years in PoF 4
  • to learn about interfaces between the four involved Helmholtz centres
  • to discuss in depth existing or potential cooperation you might seek for
  • to present yourself as a potential partner of cooperation.

We are looking forward to seeing you on 8th of March.

Bernd Hansjürgens on behalf of the Topic-Board

9:00 WelcomeBernd Hansjürgens, Spokesperson Topic 5
9:05 Round table: From PoF 3 to PoF 4 - Benefit and challenges
Stefan Klotz (UFZ), Dietrich Borchardt (UFZ), Dirk Sachse (GFZ), Ulrike Herzschuh (AWI), Sabine Attinger (UFZ), Diana Rechid (HZG), Bernd Hansjürgens (UFZ)
9:30 Pitches: Interfaces across centres
  • Hydrometeorological Extremes: From long-term observations to risk management
  • Essential Ecosystem Variables
  • Topic 5’s approach to multifunctionality
  • Limits to landscape stability
  • Negative emissions technologies and enhanced weathering

Short meet-and-greet coffee break

  • Modeling & erosion
  • Vegetation modelling
  • Biodiversity and time series
  • Remote sensing and GRACE mission
  • Data management
10:30 Group work along pitches: In-depth discussions / set up of follow-up processes
11:30 End


Please register below for the kick-off meeting. It helps us to get an overview of the number of the interested people.

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