Category: Announcements

Paleofire knowledge for current and future ecosystem management

Montreal, October 10-14, 2017, GPWG2 Workshop Coordinators: Olivier Blarquez, Pierre Grondin and the GPWG2 Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce an open call for letters of interest to participate in a workshop on “Paleofire knowledge for current and future

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European Conference of Tropical Ecology (Brussels 6-10 February 2017)

The annual scientific meeting of the Society for Tropical Ecology will be take place in Brussels, Belgium (, with the theme “(re)connecting tropical biodiversity in space and time”. Several sessions are also relevant for paleofires and for our “crosscutting initiatives” (, including one on  “savanna ecology

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“Disturbances” session at 5th OSM PAGES – Zaragoza May 2017

PAGES and the local organizing committee, Quaternary Terrestrial Environments group (Pyrenean Institute of Ecology-CSIC), welcome you to Spain at The 5th PAGES Open Science Meeting (OSM)  to be held in Zaragoza from 9-13 May 2017. The GPWG invites you to submit

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Fire in the Earth System: Bridging Data and Modeling Research

The report of the last GPWG workshop is online now in published form and will be in the June issue of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.

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Central and Eastern Europe Paleofire Workshop

5-8th December 2016 – Frankfurt am Main, Germany Natural and human-driven fire regime and early land-cover changes in Central and Eastern Europe Coordinators: Angelica Feurdean and Boris Vannière     Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce an open call for letters

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Wildland Fire Canada 2016

The Wildland Fire Canada 2016 conference is fast approaching and is looking for exciting and innovative presentations. This year’s theme – Building Resilience is designed to reflect a critical fire management objective and challenge where changing patterns of wildland fire and other stressors demand

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PhD opportunity, Besancon, France

The University of Bourgogne Franche-Comté (Eastern France) and the Chrono-environnement lab., in collaboration with the École Pratique des Hautes Études and l’Institut des Sciences de l’Évolution de Montpellier (Southern France), are seeking a highly motivated PhD candidate to conduct a

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Fire history Baselines by biome

September 25 – 29, 2016 (near Bordeaux, France) We are pleased to announce an open call for letters of interest to participate in a workshop on “Fire history baselines by biome. All research scientists with an interest in paleofire and/or

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Paleofire: data-model comparisons for the past millenium

27 September – 2 October 2015, Harvard Forest USA  A final synthesis workshop of the GPWG was held at Harvard Forest in Petersham, Massachusetts. The workshop aim was to bring researchers with paleodata expertise together with global fire modelers in order

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Paleofire data synthesis using R

2-6 October 2013, Frasne, France The GPWG workshop held in Frasne, in the Franche-Comte region, was sponsored by the University of Franche-Comte and PAGES. Participants from seven countries presented recent fire history investigations, developed new project ideas for future global

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