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Consequences of global change on aquatic ecosystems: Webinar Series

AQUACOSM-Plus held a series of 4 webinars on “Consequences of global change on aquatic ecosystems” in October 2020.

Each webinar consisted of an “Incentive Talk” followed by a WORLD CAFÉ session delivered by an expert guest speaker. Each incentive talk was approximately 1 hour in duration and was open to all to join via Zoom. These are available on the AQUACOSM-plus YouTube channel.

The following WORLD CAFÉ sessions lasted for up to 2 hours and had a limited capacity. Therefore, participants were required to register beforehand using the links to the WORLD CAFÉ sessions given in the agenda. Selected participants were notified by email and received the link to access these sessions. A summary of each session is available to download in the table below.

Download the webinar programme.

Date Time Title Presenter Download the summary of the World Cafés
7th October 2020 4pm CET Contribution of aquatic experimental ecology (and physiology) to address the consequences of Global Climate Change Hans-Otto Pörtner (AWI)

WC1 Consequences-GC Summary (23.8 KiB)

14th October 2020 3pm CET Ocean-based CO2 removal strategies Andreas Oschlies (GEOMAR)

WC2 CO2-removal Summary (51.8 KiB)

21st October 2020 2pm CET Salinization of freshwater ecosystems – an increasing global threat Erik Jeppesen (Aarhus University & METU)

WC3 Salinization Summary (43.0 KiB)

28th October 2020 5pm CET Considering variability as biologically important aspect of global change Mary O’Connor (UBC)

WC4 Changing-mean Summary (82.6 KiB)

Watch the Incentive Talks now.