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SIOS webinar on terrestrial research in Svalbard
Friday 07 May 2021
Location Online

The next webinar in the SIOS webinar series 'An anchor point to a drifting world' is going to be about terrestrial research in Svalbard. Join us to learn about current research on terrestrial biology in Svalbard as well as knowledge gaps.

Tentative Programme: (All times in CEST)

10:00 – 10:05 Shridhar Jawak (SIOS): Welcome and updates from SIOS-KC

10:05 – 10:20 Maren Hansen (UNIS/University of Bergen/SIOS): Spatial ecology of the Svalbard reindeer

10:20 – 10:35 Stephen Coulson (UNIS): The invertebrates of Svalbard

10:35 – 10:50 Karina Wieczorek (University of Silesia): Feed, breed & die - the amazing life cycle of Svalbard aphids

10:50 – 11:05 Maarten Loonen (University of Groningen): Why do barnacle geese migrate to the Arctic to breed?

11:05 – 11:20 Peter Convey (British Antarctic Survey): Integrated approaches to understanding Svalbard's terrestrial ecosystems

11:20 – 11:30: Open for questions

When? 7th May 2021, Friday (10-11:30 AM CEST)

For more details on the programme and registration, visit our webpage:

Friday 07 May 2021

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