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EcolChange seminar: Jan Pisek about leaf angle distribution and if it can be considered a species-specific trait

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Dr. Jan Pisek is an Associate Professor in Remote Sensing at Tartu Observatory, University of Tartu. His research interests include field- and space-based multi-spectral and multi-angle optical remote sensing, biophysical … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar: Pille Mänd about the effects of climate-driven changes in tree hydraulics and osmolality on VOC emissions from silver birches

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Dr. Pille Mänd is currently a Senior Specialist in Ecophysiology at the University of Tartu. During the past two years she has been conducting her research at the University of Helsinki. … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar: Evelyn Uuemaa about global digital elevation models and Global Forest Change dataset

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Dr. Evelyn Uuemaa is an Associate Professor in Geoinformatics at the University of Tartu. Her research interests evolve around the interactions of land use/land cover and water quality, landscape changes and geospatial … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar: Eve Veromann about ecosystem services and RNAi technology in the service of sustainable agriculture

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Prof. Eve Veromann is a Professor at the Chair of Plant Health at the Estonian University of Life Sciences. Her research focuses on the implementation of ecosystem services for the sustainable … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar: Jhonny Capichoni Massante about phylogenies in ecology

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Jhonny Capichoni Massante is a PhD student at the University of Tartu who will defend his PhD thesis in May. Title of the talk: Phylogenies in ecology: overview, applications, and … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar: Kalle Kirsimäe about tracing fossilized microorganisms in rock record

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Prof. Kalle Kirsimäe is a Professor of Geology and Mineralogy at the University of Tartu. His research covers wide range of geological topics from developing best technologies for using oil shale to … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar: Raul Vicente about Deep Learning and its useful applications

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Prof. Raul Vicente is a Professor of Data Science at the University of Tartu. In his research he focuses on developing Artificial Intelligence.   Title of the talk: Deep Learning: what it is … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar: Tsipe Aavik about how citizen scientists helped to reveal the secret sex life of cowslips

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Dr. Tsipe Aavik is an Associate Professor of Macroecology at the University of Tartu. Her research focuses on habitat fragmentation effects on biodiversity. Dr. Aavik is leading the citizen science project … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar: Kati Orru about human and environmental well-being

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Dr. Kati Orru is an Associate Professor of Sociology of Sustainability at the University of Tartu. Her research focuses on human-environment interactions. Title of the talk: Interactions of human and environmental well-being Time: … Continue reading

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Join the pan-European citizen science campaign!

Ecologists from the University of Tartu, Estonia invite you to take part in a pan-European citizen science initiative ‘Looking for Cowslips‘. The cowslip campaign was piloted in Estonia for two consecutive springs in 2019 and 2020. It received a warm … Continue reading

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