International training school (in English) on the effects of nitrogen on air quality, ecosystems and biodiversity

When: 15 – 26 May 2017
Where: Lisbon and the LTSER Montado sites, Portugal
Contact: Pedro Pinho and Cristina Branquinho
Details: http://www.isa.ulisboa.pt/proj/nitroportugal/train/

The Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, is organizing a two-week international training school on the multiple effects of atmospheric nitrogen in ecosystems. The school will provide training in a holistic approach of key aspects related to N issues under the WAGES concept (nitrogen threats to Water, Air, Greenhouse gases balance, Ecosystems and Soils), with a long-term perspective. This edition will focus on Air quality, Ecosystems and Biodiversity.

The Training School welcomes those willing or already engaged in scientific activities related to the threats of nitrogen to water, air, greenhouse gases balance, ecosystems and soil, and in long-term ecological studies.

The school is supported by NitroPortugal (a H2020-TWINN-2015 Coordination & support action) and by its partners ISA (Portugal), FCUL (Portugal), CEH (United Kingdom) and Aarhus University (Denmark). It’s further supported by ILTER, JaLTER, LTERmontado and INMS.