Abstracts Accepted for the World Biodiversity Forum

Submit Abstract to the World Biodiversity Forum in Davos Switzerland, Feb 22-28, 2020.  Abstracts are due November 10, 2019.  Session 101S “Understanding cultural, ecosystem and environmental diversity across the world's mountains to develop pathways towards a betterfuture for mountain systems”, Session Convenors: Robert Marchant, University of York, Ricardo Grau, University of Tukuman, Julia Klein, Colorado State University, [...]

By |2019-10-02T19:56:25-06:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

SESYNC 2020 RFP call for our Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

SESYNC is excited to announce the 2020 RFP call for our Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. Summary: The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), located in Annapolis, Maryland, invites applications from early-career scholars (б≤ 4 years post Ph.D.) for two-year postdoctoral fellowships that begin June 1, 2020. Each Fellow works with a Collaborating Mentor of their choosing that extends the Fellow’s current network of [...]

By |2019-09-25T11:48:31-06:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

High Mountain Summit

21-31 October 2019. Geneva, Switzerland.   WMO.  https://highmountainsummit.wmo.int/en Mountain regions cover about a quarter of the Earth’s land surface and are home to a quarter of the world’s population. They are important sources of freshwater and centres of biological and cultural diversity. Rising global temperatures are causing unprecedented changes and are accompanied by an increased risk [...]

By |2019-09-25T17:00:59-06:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Events, Opportunities|Tags: |

Assistant Professor in Hydrology & Water Sustainability

The Department of Geology and Environmental Science at the University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) seeks to expand its expertise related to hydrology and water sustainability and invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor pending budgetary approval.  Given the recent, profound shifts in water balance and those anticipated in the near future, the Department seeks to [...]

By |2019-09-25T11:25:23-06:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

Dieback on Drought-prone Forest Ecosystems

The open access journal Forests(SCI IF 2.116,17/67 in ‘Forestry’, Scorpus 20/139 in 'Forestry') (ISSN 1999-4907) is currently running a special issue entitled "Dieback on Drought-prone Forest Ecosystems". As we are acting as guest editors for this issue, we kindly invite you to consider submitting your full paper to this special issue. Special Issue Website: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/forests/special_issues/Dieback_Drought Submission Deadline: 25 October [...]

By |2019-09-25T11:21:13-06:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

MRI Mountain Governance Survey

We would like to invite you to participate in a short online survey on governance in mountain environments. We are interested in gaining understanding of the major challenges for governance, and what is being done to foster sustainability in the world’s mountains. We are particularly interested in gaining insights from in-depth case studies that have paid attention to governance as [...]

By |2019-03-27T11:29:45-06:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

Introduction to Social and Ecological Network Analysis Course

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) will host this new course co-taught by myself (Lorien Jasny) and Phillip Staniczenko (http://staniczenkoresearch.net/). The application due to April 2nd. Course Summary: This 5-day short course, which will take place 10-14 of June 2019, will serve as an introduction to the theory and practice of social and ecological network analysis. [...]

By |2019-03-27T11:26:10-06:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |