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About the EcolChange research in a popular way

A popular science view of the research done in our Center of Excellence EcolChange. The video clip was made by the Estonian Research Agency in cooperation with our researchers to introduce Estonian science to an international audience, such as the … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar (16th December, Thursday): Kadri Runnel about sustaining the habitat value of protected old forest fragments

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Dr. Kadri Runnel (Institute of Zoology, University of Tartu)  Title of the talk: How to sustain the habitat value of protected old forest fragments? Time: Thursday, 16 December 2021 at 14.15 Place: virtual … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar (2nd December, Thursday): Hannes Kollist about guard cells in action

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Prof. Hannes Kollist (Institute of Technology, University of Tartu)  Title of the talk: Guard cells in action Time: Thursday, 2 December 2021 at 14.15 Place: Tartu, Lai 40-218 (mandatory for everyone to wear … Continue reading

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EcolChange annual conference 2021

Every year the Centre of Excellence EcolChange holds a conference for all centre members. It is a great opportunity to meet and discuss current research topics. Although the conference was cancelled last year due to covid restrictions, it was back … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar (25th November, Thursday): Enrico Tordoni about the threatened tetrapod diversity in the Anthropocene

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Dr. Enrico Tordoni (Department of Botany, University of Tartu) Title of the talk: Tetrapod diversity in jeopardy in the Anthropocene Time: Thursday, 25 November 2021 at 14.15 Place: Tartu, Lai 40-218 (mandatory for … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar (11th November, Thursday): Ülo Mander and Jaan Pärn about greenhouse gas fluxes in wetland soils, tree stems and canopies

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speakers: Prof. Ülo Mander, PhD Jaan Pärn (Department of Geography, University of Tartu)  Title of the talk: Greenhouse gas fluxes in wetland soils, tree stems and canopies Time: Thursday, 11 November 2021 at 14.15 Place: Tartu, Lai … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar (4th November, Thursday): Anne Karhu about the new challenges for ecotoxicologists due to COVID-19 outbreak

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Prof. Anne Kahru (National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics)  Title of the talk: New challenges for ecotoxicologists due to COVID-19 outbreak: focus on metal-based antimicrobials and single-use plastic Time: Thursday, 4 November 2021 at … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar (28th October, Thursday): Catrin Westphal about integrating biodiversity and ecosystem services into cropping systems and agricultural landscapes

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Prof. Catrin Westphal (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen) Title of the talk: Integrating biodiversity and ecosystem services into cropping systems and agricultural landscapes Time: Thursday, 28 October 2021 at 14.15 Place: virtual seminar in Zoom … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar (21st October, Thursday): Kalle Olli about the alpha and beta diversity of phytoplankton communities in the Helsinki Archipelago

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Prof. Kalle Olli (Estonian University of Life Sciences/ University of Tartu) Title of the talk: Trends in alpha and beta diversity of phytoplankton communities in the Helsinki Archipelago, the Baltic Sea Time: Thursday, 21 … Continue reading

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Excursion to EcolChange experimental sites

On 13th October, the EcolChange Coordinating Committee together with some colleagues gathered in Järvselja to visit three experimental sites. First stop was at the Agali experimental site run by the Ecotechnology and landscape biogeochemistry team (Prof. Ülo Mander, Assoc. Prof. … Continue reading

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