Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Agenda

Treub Symposium 2017: Biodiversity and global change in the Tropics

Date: 17 November 2017
Time: 13:30 - 17:30
Location: Room C0.110, University of Amsterdam, Science Park 904, Amsterdam

Programme

13:30 - 13:35 hrs: Opening

13:35 - 13:45 hrs: Rene Boot (Tropenbos International | Ecology and Biodiversity, University of Utrecht | Chair Treub): “Introduction to the Society for the Advancement of Research in the Tropics”

13:45 - 14:05 hrs: Hans ter Steege (Naturalis/Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam): "Hyperdiversity and Hyperdominance in the Amazon Tree Flora”

14:05 - 14:25 hrs: Martine Rutte (Delft University of Technology): “Leapfrogging water management in Myanmar”

14:25 - 14:45 hrs: Erik Meesters (Wageningen University): “Long-term research and patterns on coral reefs of Dutch Caribbean islands”

14:45 - 15:30 hrs: TEA BREAK

15:30 - 16:15 hrs: Robert Whittaker (University of Oxford, UK): "Islands as model systems: from Krakatau to Hawaii"

16:15 - 16:45 hrs: Discussion

16:45 - 18:00 hrs: DRINKS AT THE ATRIUM

Fees

Participation in this workshop is free of charge, but you should register your participation. The workshop includes coffee/tea and drinks.

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