Seminar: 'Amazonia in the Anthropocene'

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Den 20. mai inviterer NMBU, NHM og UiO til et spennende heldagsseminar om Amazonas. Temaer som dekkes inkluderer biologisk mangfold, naturforvaltning, bevaring og brasiliansk skogpolitikk. NB! Begrenset antall plasser, påmelding er nødvendig.

Seminar: 'Amazonia in the Anthropocene'

I tillegg til NMBUs egne forskere kommer det foredragsholdere fra Cornell University, University of East Anglia, Regnskogfondet, Naturhistorisk Museum (NHM), Universitetet i Oslo (UiO), m.fl.

Dato: 20. mai
Tid: 08.00-16.45
Sted: Vitenparken, Campus Ås

NMBU spanderer lunsj.

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Påmeldingsfrist: 1. mai

Kontakt: torbjorn.haugaasen@nmbu.no

PROGRAM:

Time

Topic

Lecturer

08.00

Registration and coffee

 

08.40

Opening words

Øystein Johnsen (Dekan, NMBU)

08.50

Opening words

Fridtjof Mehlum (NHM, UiO)

08.55

Background and purpose of the seminar

Torbjørn Haugaasen (NMBU)

09.00

Session 1: Ecological and Social Dimensions

Chair: Torbjørn Haugaasen 

09.00

Keynote 1: Neotropical forest wildlife and ecosystem services are inextricably linked

Prof. Carlos A. Peres (Univ. of East Anglia)

09.45

The Norwegian link: Oil, bauxite and soy.

Torkjell Leira (NHM, UiO)

10.05

Impact of oil palm plantations on terrestrial vertebrates

Ana Cristina M. de Oliveira

10.25

Coffee break

 

10.40

Keynote 2: How trees water our planet: recent advances and current controversies

Douglas Sheil (NMBU)

11.25

Indigenous peoples’ territories: Their role in past and future preservation of the Amazon

Lars Løvold (Rainforest Foundation Norway)

11.45

A right to veto? Indigenous land and territories in Latin America

Henrik Wiig (NIBR)

12.05

Open discussion and info

Torbjørn Haugaasen (NMBU)

12.15

LUNCH

 

13.00

Session 2: Biodiversity and Conservation

Chair: Torkjell Leira 

13.05

Keynote 3: Biodiversity conservation and forest policy in the Brazilian Amazon

Alex Lees (Cornell University)

13.50

Surveying red listed mammals in a bauxite mine in the Brazilian Amazon

Øystein Wiig (NHM, UiO)

14.10

Sampling in the dark. Monitoring rainforest fungal diversity

Karl-Henrik Larsson (NHM, UiO)

14.30

Coffee break

 

15.05

Keynote 4: Marching eastward: avian diversification in Amazonia and the influence of rivers and climate change

Alexandre Aleixo (Museu Goeldi – MPEG)

15.50

Where have all the birds gone?

Torbjørn Haugaasen (NMBU)

16.10

PhD and Master student speed date: 5 min presentations

 

16.10

Phylogeny and taxonomy of tropical rainforest lichens

Sonja D. Kistenich (PhD, UiO)

16.15

The rainforest lichen genus Sporacestra: resurrected after 150 years

Malin Stapnes Dahl (MSc, UiO)

16.20

The common pantropical rainforest lichen genus Eschatogonia: almost unknown biodiversity

Anne Karin Toreskaas (MSc, UiO)

16.25

The influence of tree-fall gaps on butterfly assemblage structure at Cocha Cashu, Peru

Marte Søreide (MSc, NMBU)

16.30

Butterfly assemblage structure in floodplain and upland forests at Cocha Cashu, Peru

Petter Lilleengen (MSc, NMBU)

16.35

Nesting behaviour of Black skimmers in Manu National Park, Peru

Martin Austad (MSc, NMBU)

16.40

Open discussion

Torbjørn Haugaasen (NMBU)

17.00

End

 

Published 31. mars 2016 - 21:09 - Updated 1. desember 2016 - 9:02