Natural Capital Accounting in EU Member States
(Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 50 %)

The Institute of Physical Geography and Landscape Ecology invites applications for a Ph.D. Position in the field of Ecosystem Services – Natural Capital Accounting in EU Member States (Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 50 %) starting February 1st, 2019. The position is limited for 3.5 years.

7 - 12 July 2019
in Filzbach, Switzerland

This summer school is organized by the Swiss Federal Institute of Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL in cooperation with the Global Land Programme GLP and University of Berne. The lecturers build a multi-disciplinary group of renowned scientists from WSL, ETH Zurich, Wageningen University, Free University of Amsterdam, and University of Berne.

23 – 27 April 2019
Smolenice Congress Centre, Slovakia

The symposium is a four days scientific conference consisting of an oral and poster presentations of contributed papers related to landscape and biodiversity conservation, changes in current and past landscape structure and urbanization.

Special Issue of Remote Sensing (MDPI) "Remote Sensing of Urban Forests"

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 28 November 2018

Through the provision of ecosystem services (ESS), urban forests and green infrastructures provide multiple benefits for urban dwellers making cities more resilient to climate change by enhancing, for example, the degree of shading, evaporative cooling, rainwater interception and storage and filtration functions.