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Past events

2014

Final Management Committee Meeting (along with the TERRABITES Symposium)
Date: 7 Feb 2014, 14:00-16:30,
Location: Avignon, Palace des Papes, room “cubiculaire”.
See here for the agenda.

3rd TERRABITES Symposium as part of the
Global Vegetation Monitoring and Modeling (GV2M) conference
Date: 3 - 7 February 2014
Location: Avignon

Working Group Meeting

WGs 2, 3 and 4: "The role of grazing in global vegetation dynamics. Challenges and opportunities for improving the representation of grazing-vegetation dynamics"
Organized by Karlheinz Erb and Peter van Bodegom
Date: 14.-15. Jan 2014
Location: Alpen-Adria University, Vienna
Please see here for a report on the workshop.

2nd TERRABITES Training School for Terrestrial Biosphere Modelling
Date: 29-31 January 2014
Location: Avignon
Please see here for Agenda. More information at the intranet.
+ Results from the Post Course Evaluation

2013

Working Group Meeting
WG 2: "Integrating soil erosion into Earth system models"

Date: 25-26 November
Location: MPI for Meteorology, Hamburg
Organized by Victoria Naipal, Christian Reick, Jed Kaplan
Contact: Victoria Naipal
Please see here for agenda and report.

Working Group Meeting
WGs 1 and 3: "Intercomparison on the impacts of trait variation on DGVM model behaviour"
Date: 5 - 7 November 2013
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Organized by Peter van Bodegom and Stephen Sitch
Please see here for a workshop report.

Working Group Meeting
WGs 2 and 3: "Vegetation-soil interactions in permafrost regions"

Date: 22 - 24 October 2013
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Organizers: Christian Beer and Victor Brovkin
Please see here for agenda and report.

Working Group Meeting
WGs 2 and 4: "Large-Scale Modeling of Forest Disturbance and Age Dynamics"

Date: 23 - 26 September 2013
Location: Centre of Studies of Alpine Environment, University of Padova, San Vito di Cadore, Italy
Organized by Ben Poulter (LSCE, France), Julia Pongratz (MPI-M, Germany), Marco Carrer (UNIPD, Italy), and Jed O. Kaplan (EPFL, Switzerland)
Please see here for agenda, more details (on the intranet), invitation, presentations (on the intranet) and report

Working Group Meeting
WG 4: "Land use datasets: status and requirements for ESMs
"
Date: 15-16 April 2013
Location: Vienna
Please see here for the agenda and report

Working Group Meeting
WGs 2 and 4: Global Soil Erosion Modelling
(follow-up of Cordoba workshop, September 2012)
Date: 25-27 February 2013
Location: Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Organized by Kristof van Oost and Jed Kaplan
Please see here for the abstract and report 

Workshop
Linking plant traits at ecosystem scale to ecosystem functions as observed by eddy covariance measurements

(workshop in the context of WG3 of Terrabites)
Date: 4-6 February 2013
Location: Max Planck Institute for biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany
Please see here for the abstract and report

5th MC Meeting
Date: 5 February 2013
Location: COST office, Brussels
Please see here for the minutes (on the intranet)

Workshop
Evaluating the impacts of different radiative transfer model schemes on (flux) prediction in ESMs Part II
(follow up WS of WG3 WS in Frascati, May 2011)
Date: 21-24 January 2013
Location: MPI for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany
Organized by WG3 (Peter van Bodegom and Alexander Löw)
Please see here for the abstract and report  

Working Group Meeting
WG 4: "Coordination Meeting for a paper on forest management and its lessons for Earth System Modelling"
Date: 21 January 2013
Location: Frankfurt, Germany
Please see here for the abstract

Workshop (canceled)
Knowledge and data needs for CNP integration into ESMs (canceled)
Date: January-February 2013
Location: not decided yet
Organized by all WGs (Ivan Janssens)

Workshop (canceled)
Vegetation-soil interactions in permafrost regions
Date: January-February 2013
Location: Jena/Hamburg, Germany
Organized by WGs 2, and 3 (Victor Brovkin)

2012

Workshop (canceled)
Model intercomparison on the impacts of vegetation traits in ESMs
Date: turn 2012/2013
Location: Greece (?)
Organized by WGs 3, and 1 (Peter van Bodegom)

Core Group Meeting
Date: 27 November 2012
Location: Brussels, COST Office

Workshop
Historical Trends in land biogeochemistry: Landuse change emissions estimates, data, and modelling
In collaboration with GCB
Date: 17-19 October 2012
Location: Reed Hall, University Exeter, UK
Organized by WGs 1, 2, and 4 (Stephen Sitch)
Please find here the workshop overview and report

Workshop
Soil erosion, sediment fluxes, and Carbon cycle: Dynamic Global Soil Modelling
Date: 19-21 September 2012
Location: University of Cordoba, Spain
Organized by WGs 2, and 4 (Jed Kaplan, Tom Vanwalleghem, and Kristof Van Oost)
Please find here the workshop overview and report

Workshop (canceled)
Coordination meeting for savanna paper
(follow up of WG3 WS in Madrid, Nov 2010)
Date: Summer 2012
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Organized by WG 3 (Christian Reick)

Workshop
Coordination meeting for methane paper
(follow up of methane WS in Hamburg 2011)
Date: 26-29 March 2012
Location: Lausanne, Switzerland
Organized by WG 2 (Jed Kaplan and Joe Melton)
Here is the program and report

Workshop
Landuse in the Earth System and modelling of its effects on climate
Date: 21-23 March 2012
Location: Potsdam, Germany
Organized by WG 4 (Sebastiaan Luyssaert)
Please see here for the program and report

4th Management Committee Meeting
Date: 6 February 2012
Location: ESA/ESRIN, Frascati, Italy
Please see here for the minutes (on the intranet)

2nd TERRABITES Symposium
Date: 6 -8 February 2012
Location: ESA/ESRIN, Frascati, Italy
Please see here for the program and abstracts

1st TERRABITES Training School on Land Biosphere Modeling
Date: 8-10 February 2012
Location: Frascati, Italy
© Cenk Donmez 2012
+ Course material (restricted by login to participants)
+ Results from the Post Course Evaluation

Workshop
Biochemistry of agricultural soils: C&N driven by landuse change

Date: 25-26 January 2012
Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
Organized by WG4 (Saulius Marcinkonis)

2011

Core group meeting
Date: 12 December 2011
Location: COST office, Brussels
Minutes can be found here (intranet, PW protected)

Workshop
Modelling of wetlands and wetland CH4 emissions
Date: 24-26 October 2011
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Organized by WG2 (Jed Kaplan, Victor Brovkin)
Please see here for the program and presentations (on the intranet)

Workshop
Vegetation characteristics observable from space and their use in DGVMs

Date: 23-25 May 2011
Location: Frascati, Italy
Organized by WG3 (Michael Berger)
Please see here for the program and workshop summary

Workshop
Ecophysiology at high temperature and drought

Date: 7-8 March 2011
Location: Avignon, France
Organized by WG1 (Stephen Sitch, Fred Baret)
Please see here for the program and workshop summary

3rd Management Committee Meeting
Date: 16 February 2011
Location: COST Office, Brussels
Please see here for the presentation (on the intranet) and minutes (on the intranet)

2010

Workshop
Effects of N-deposition and fertilization on ecosystem processes and GHG emissions
Date: 16-18 November 2010
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Organized by WGs 2+1 (Kim Pilegaard, Ivan Janssens)
Please see here for the final report and program

Workshop
Terrestrial Ecosystems as Complex Adaptive Systems: How to integrate
adaptive processes in response to disturbances into Dynamic Global
Vegetation Models (DGVMs)?

Date: 17-19 November 2010
Location: Spain
Organized by WG 3 (Miguel Zavala, Marta Benito, Peter van Bodegom)
Please see here for the program and workshop summary

Workshop
Going beyond Plant Functional Types: Next-Generation Concepts in Plant Ecological Modelling

Date: 23-25 June 2010
Location: Varna, Bulgaria
Organized by WG3
Please see here for programworkshop summary and presentations (on the intranet)

Core Group meeting
Daate: 22-23 June 2010
Location: Varna, Bulgaria
Minutes and other material can be found here (intranet, PW protected)

2nd Meeting of the Management Committee (MC meeting)
Date: 11 February 2010
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Minutes and other material can be found here (intranet)

1st TERRABITES Symposium
Date: 9-11 February 2010
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Please see here for program and abstract booklet and presentations (on the intranet, PW protected)
A short report on the symposium appeared in EOS and also here

2009

Core group meeting
Date: 20 November 2009
Location: Brussels 
Minutes and other material from the meeting can be found here (intranet, PW protected)

TERRABITES Kickoff
Date: 12 June 2009
Location: Brussels
Minutes and other material can be found here (intranet, PW protected)

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