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Symposia

The symposia below are listed alphabetically by organiser(s). For information on each symposium click on the program symposium number: Please note that some of the symposia run over 2 or 3 sessions in which case click the session number.

Climate change and human activity in arid Central Asia: Lessons from the past
Cheng-Bang An, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China

Symposium 67
Interactions among ecosystem services and human behavior: Thresholds, stable states, and trade-offs in response to climate and anthropogenic change
Patrick Bourgeron, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO, USA
Rinku Roy Chowdhury, Indiana University, IN, USA

Symposium 26: Session 1, Session 2
Watershed approach: Managing water quality from headwaters to the coast
Jeanine Boyle and John McArdle, Battelle Memorial Institute, Duxbury, MA, USA

Symposium 34: Session 1, Session 2
Water soft paths: Balancing ecological protection and human needs for fresh water
David B. Brooks, POLIS Project on Ecological Governance, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Peter Gleick, Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment and Security, Oakland, CA, USA

Symposium 01
SER Symposia - Uncovering hidden ecosystem values to promote watershed restoration & climate change adaptation
Carolyn J. Browning, Mountain Rivers Institute, Boulder, CO, USA
Matthew A. Wilson, CH2M Hill, Lone Tree, CO, USA

Symposium 28: Session 1, Session 2
Landscape-scale tradable credit systems for biodiversity
Douglas J. Bruggeman, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
Stuart Whitten, CSIRO, Canberra, Australia

Symposium 03
Carnivore conservation in human-dominated systems: Ecological, ethical and social dimensions
Jeremy Bruskotter, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
Adrian Treves, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
Stan Gehrt, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

Symposium 64
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Contributions of zoos and conservation centers for global biodiversity solutions
Nicole Cavender, The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL, USA
Rebecca Rose, The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Powell, OH, USA
Jenise Bauman, The Wilds, Cumberland, OH, USA

Symposium 38: Session 1, Session 2
Applying an analytical framework for sustainability science across contrasting biophysical, cultural, and institutional contexts
Jeannine Cavender-Bares, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, USA

Symposium 14
Planning and performing ecological restoration through the valuation of ecosystem services
Francisco A. Comín, Pyrenean Institute of Ecology-CSIC, Zaragoza, Spain
Greg Reub, ENVIRON International Corporation, Seattle, WA, USA

Symposium 53: Session 1, Session 2
Ecosystem sustainability from the Olentangy to the Yangtze
Julie Cronk, Columbus State Community College, Columbus, OH, USA
Siobhan Fennessy, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH, USA 

Symposium 35: Session 1, Session 2
Ecosystem responses to global change and restoration of natural and urban areas in warm-temperate/subtropical regions
Liangjun Da, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China 

Symposium 41: Session 1, Session 2
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Community resilience: Strategies for empowerment in agrobiodiversity management and adaptation
Walter Simon de Boef, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil, and Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Abishkar Subedi, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Shreeram P. Neopane, Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD), Pokhara, Nepal

Symposium 19: Session 1, Session 2
Ecosystem services: From science to practice
Rudolf S. de Groot and Leon C. Braat, Wageningen University & Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands

Symposium 57: Session 1, Session 2, Session 3
Tropical rain forest field stations and long-term ecological research
Ian Douglas, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Symposium 29: Session 1, Session 2
Developing an International Water Stewardship Standard: The Alliance for Water Stewardship
Lisa Wojnarowski Downes, Alliance for Water Stewardship, Milwaukee, WI, USA

Symposium 04
Human ecology: Synergistic approaches to human-environmental challenges
Robert Dyball, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Richard J. Borden, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, ME, USA

Symposium 30: Session 1, Session 2
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A day at the beach: Restoration of the ecosystems services provided by sand dunes
Sarah Emery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
Jennifer Rudgers, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA

Symposium 40: Session 1, Session 2
Evolutionary processes and managed populations: Managing for long-term success
Erin K. Espeland, USDA-ARS Northern Plains Agricultural Laboratory, Sidney, MT, USA

Symposium 23: Session 1, Session 2
Using ecological modelling and systems ecology to understand and promote sustained life
Brian D. Fath, Towson University, Towson, MD, USA
Dan A. Fiscus, Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD, USA

Symposium 43: Session 1, Session 2
Restoring ecosystem services in aquatic systems - Do production functions that support ecosystem services meet restoration needs?
Catherine Febria, University of Maryland, College Park & Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Solomons, MD, USA
Ben Koch, University of Maryland, College Park & Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Solomons, MD, USA
Lisa Wainger, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Solomons, MD, USA
Margaret Palmer, University of Maryland & National SESYNC, Annapolis, MD, USA

Symposium 54: Session 1, Session 2
Ecological systems and sustainable development: Current research at the U.S. EPA
Herb Fredrickson and Joseph Fiksel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH, USA

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Structure matters – The potential of land-use pattern to contribute to ecosystem services provision
Christine Fürst, European Land-use Institute (ELI), Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
Sandra Luque, French Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering Research (CEMAGREF), Saint Martin d'Hères, France
Carsten Lorz, European Land-use Institute (ELI) Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany

Symposium 55: Session 1, Session 2
Cienega de Santa Clara: Creating a sustainable future for an anthropogenic wetland in the Sonoran Desert
Edward P. Glenn, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA

Symposium 22: Session 1, Session 2
Biological basis for pollinator habitat manipulations: Population regulation and plant restoration
Karen Goodell, The Ohio State University, Newark, OH, USA
T’ai Roulston, Curator, University of Virginia, Boyce, VA, USA

Symposium 05
Denitrification regulating climate change and other ecosystem services: From large scale processes to community ecology
Sara Hallin, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

Symposium 65
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The use of native plants for large-scale restoration in a changing world
Kayri Havens-Young, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL, USA
Peggy Olwell, Bureau of Land Management, Washington, DC, USA

Symposium 16
Can we use above and belowground ecosystem services to promote sustainable production of food, biofuels and biodiversity in agriculture?
Katarina Hedlund, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Wim van der Putten, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Wageningen, The Netherlands

Symposium 37: Session 1, Session 2
Sediment chemistry and dynamics of natural and restored wetlands
Peter R. Jaffe, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA

Symposium 06
Urban demand and environmental requirements for ecosystem services
Blanca Jiménez-Cisneros, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico
Erik Andersson, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden

Symposium 33: Session 1, Session 2
Ecosystem functioning and ecosystem services of ecological networks and greenways: From local to global
Rob H.G. Jongman, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Ülo Mander, Tartu University, Tartu, Estonia

Symposium 66
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Recent development in ecological modelling and engineering of lakes and wetlands
Sven Erik Jørgensen, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark

Symposium 51: Session 1, Session 2
Forest regeneration and climate change
Margot W. Kaye, School of Forest Resources, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
Fernando Valladares, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Centro Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Madrid, Spain

Symposium 42: Session 1, Session 2
The role of knowledge in effective human-ecological system interactions
Tom Koontz, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

Symposium 61
Salt marshes: Ecology, disturbance and restoration
Bo Li, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
John Teal, Teal Partners and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Rochester, MA, USA
Pei Qin, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

Symposium 24: Session 1, Session 2
Effects of climate change and human disturbance on carbon dynamics of coastal wetlands
Guanghui Lin, Center for Earth System Science, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Jianwu Tang, Ecosystems Center, Marine Biology Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, USA
Christopher Craft, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA

Symposium 69
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Ecosystem services in the changing world
Y.-P. Lin, H.-L. Yu, Rita S.W. Yam, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Peter Verburg, VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands

Symposium 27: Session 1, Session 2
Ecological problems on basins and estuaries of big rivers
Jianjian Lu, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
Guy Ziv, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA

Symposium 13
Ecosystem change in polar and alpine environments
Berry Lyons, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

Symposium 12
Urban ecosystem services from green roofs
J. Scott MacIvor, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
Jeremy Lundholm, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS, Canada

Symposium 68
Ecological engineering: Designing and restoring ecosystem services
Jay Martin, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
William J. Mitsch, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

Symposium 48: Session 1, Session 2, Session 3
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The prosperous way down
Jay Martin, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
Mark Brown, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

Symposium 39: Session 1, Session 2
Ecoinformatics tools assisting in sustainable ecosystem management
Bill Michener, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Friedrich Recknagel, University of Adelaide, Australia

Symposium 32: Session 1, Session 2
Restoring the Florida Everglades
William J. Mitsch, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
Ramesh K. Reddy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

Symposium 36: Session 1, Session 2
Boreal forests in a sustainable world
Jon Moen and Lucy Rist, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Symposium 56
Estimating ecosystem services with ecological indicators
Felix Müller, Kiel University, Kiel, Germany

Symposium 62
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Eutrophication control in shallow lakes
Hans W. Paerl, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Morehead City, NC, USA
Boqiang Qin, Nanjing Institute of Geography & Limnology, CAS, Nanjing, China

Symposium 60: Session 1, Session 2
ESA Symposia - Connecting the science of ecology to practice: Opportunities for facilitating Earth stewardship
S.T.A. Pickett, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY, USA
F.S. Chapin, III, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, USA
M.E. Power, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
C. Duke, Ecological Society of America, Washington, DC, USA
S.L. Collins, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA

Symposium 46: Session 1, Session 2
Moving integration forward in assessing impacts of global change across scales and processes
Walt Sadinski, U.S. Geological Survey, La Crosse, WI, USA
Alisa Gallant, U.S. Geological Survey, Sioux Falls, SD, USA

Symposium 07
Carbon sequestration and greenhouse gases in wetlands
Karina Schafer, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ, USA
William J. Mitsch, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
Gil Bohrer, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

Symposium 59: Session 1, Session 2
Integrated modelling for ecosystem services
Ralf Seppelt, Centre for Environmental Research, Leipzig, Germany
Tony Jakeman, Australia National University, Canberra, Australia

Symposium 31: Session 1, Session 2
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Hima Mesopotamia: Restoring the ancient system of story, place and culture in the Tigris Euphrates Watershed
Michelle Stevens, Tim Horner, David Kelley and Jamie Kneitel, Hima Mesopotamia Nonprofit Corporation, Sacramento, CA, USA

Symposium 18
Protecting and restoring severely degraded terrestrial ecosystems
Alexia Stokes, INRA Montpellier, France

Symposium 11
Ecogeomorphology: A biophysical framework for river science
Mažeika S.P. Sullivan, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
Gary J. Brierley, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Symposium 45: Session 1, Session 2
Large-scale wetlands restoration
John M. Teal, Teal Partners and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Rochester, MA, USA
Susan Peterson, Teal Partners, Rochester, MA, USA
Lee Weishar, Woods Hole Group, Rochester, MA, USA

Symposium 47: Session 1, Session 2
Emergy evaluation of sustainability: Quantifying ecosystem services, environmental debt and ecosystem restoration
David R. Tilley, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
Daniel E. Campbell, USEPA, Narragansett, RI, USA
Sergio Ulgiati, Parthenope University of Naples, Naples, Italy

Symposium 21: Session 1, Session 2
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Biogeochemistry of green infrastructure in the urban environment
Amy Townsend-Small and Ishi Buffam, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Symposium 44: Session 1, Session 2
Creation and restoration of urban ecosystem service to meet the challenge of fast urbanization and industrialization
Rusong Wang, Lab of Urban and Regional Ecology, CAS, Beijing, China

Symposium 50: Session 1, Session 2, Session 3
Restoration ecology in a sustainable world
Michael P. Weinstein, PSEG Institute for Sustainability Studies, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, USA
John W. Day, Jr., Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA

Symposium 63: Session 1, Session 2, Session 3
Green City Lab – Bringing the ecosystem services approach to the city
Wolfgang Wende, Leibniz Institute of Ecol., Urban & Regional Develop., Dresden, Germany

Symposium 10
Why do birds matter? Birds’ ecological functions and ecosystem services
Daniel G. Wenny, Loras College, Dubuque, IA, USA
Christopher J. Whelan, Illinois Natural History Survey, University of Illinois-Chicago, IL, USA
Cagan H. Sekercioglu, Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Symposium 08
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The Three Gorges Project in China: Environment monitoring network status and achievement
Bingfang Wu, Institute of Remoter Sensing Application, CAS, Beijing, China

Symposium 58: Session 1, Session 2, Session 3
Restoration of the Hackensack Meadowlands in northern New Jersey
Meiyin Wu, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, USA
Karina Schafer, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ, USA
Michael Weinstein, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, USA

Symposium 09
Modelling farmland at various scales under climate change: From concept to application
Tian Xiang Yue, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS, Beijing, China
Felix Herzog, Agroscope Research Station ART, Zurich, Switzerland

Symposium 17
Ecohydrology for enhancement resilience and ecosystem services of river basins
Maciej Zalewski, European Regional Centre for Ecohydrology u/a UNESCO Polish Academy of Sciences, Department of Applied Ecology, University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
Luis Chicharo, UNESCO International Centre for Coastal Ecohydrology, Faro, Portugal

Symposium 49: Session 1, Session 2, Session 3

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