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  • ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    Page Event File Folder Image Link News Item Collection New items since Yesterday Last week Last month Ever Sort by relevance date newest first alphabetically Annual ILTER meeting 2014 All Scientists Meeting of the Americas 22nd annual meeting of ILTER representatives and first All Scientists Meeting of the Americas Located in Events Anticipating IPBES 3 ALTER Net is looking forward to participating in the third plenary session of the Intergovernmental

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  • ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    None Page Event File Folder Image Link News Item Collection New items since Yesterday Last week Last month Ever Sort by relevance date newest first alphabetically Research by ALTER Net partners featured in magazine A The latest issue of International Innovation Environment considers research needs post Rio 20 Located in News Anticipating IPBES 3 ALTER Net is looking forward to participating in the third plenary session of the Intergovernmental Platform

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  • 9th ALTER-Net summer school (2014) — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    current issues in biodiversity and ecosystem services What people say The Summer School provided me a great opportunity for generating and exchanging ideas Monika Suškevičs student in 2014 I have a clearer idea of what I might want to do after my PhD A past student A modern day School of Aristotle where lecturers learn as much as students if not more M Sharman a unique opportunity for young European researchers to come together to focus on interdisciplinary issues and to develop personal networks K Baadsvik What can I expect The programme typically includes talks in the morning and an aperitif talk in the late afternoon before dinner All talks provide ample time for discussions As the speakers usually stay for some days in Peyresq informal discussions often go on till late at night Tutors guide small working groups in the afternoons to work on real world examples connected to the theme of the school Working groups summarise their results into a synthesis report aimed at policymakers A field trip illustrates land use change in Provence There are plenty of opportunities to relax in the beautiful village of Peyresq and its surroundings Read more about Peyresq and the Summer School experience Speakers Speakers at our 2014 Summer School included Leon Braat Martin Sharman Francine Hughes Bill Adams Jean Vancompernolle Mark Rounsevell Kurt Jax Francis Turkelboom Wolfgang Cramer Timo Lehesvirta Carsten Neßhover Anja Nygren Erik Gomez Mark Sutton Michael Mirtl Ariella Helfgott Mary Colwell Hector Uta Fritsch Taru Peltola Steve Redpath Allan Watt Topics addressed in previous Summer Schools include Biodiversity and ecosystems in Europe Ecosystem processes function services and benefits Resilience of social and natural systems Relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem services Valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services Linking biodiversity research with policy and the public Participatory methods Conflict resolution

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  • About Peyresq — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    also scheduled and you might appreciate a hat and sunscreen and a swimsuit Don t forget your camera as if you would Some participants bring binoculars Although it is usually sunny September can bring quite thick fog and rain so please come prepared for wet weather too A small staff helps to make our stay in Peyresq even more agreeable by tending to the meals and washing up but you and your room mate students share rooms will be responsible for making your beds and keeping your room clean There is a washing machine in the hamlet that we can use There are no shops in the hamlet and nothing to spend money on so the absence of a cash machine will not be a problem Please bring some cash with you however since we like to give the staff a small gratuity for their support and although the bar is free we also like to leave something to help to compensate for our consumption There is usually access to the internet through the Wi Fi in the lecture theatre but bandwidth is tiny so do not expect to Skype or do much more than up and down load email An unsubstantiated rumour floats around that there might be better internet access in one particular building in a village that is 25 minutes drive away If there is a thunderstorm we will unplug all electrical equipment to prevent a lightning strike frying all the electronics Cell phone coverage is good in parts of the hamlet and absent in others but you can usually depend on being able to use your mobile phone from somewhere in Peyresq The hamlet lies 4km up the road from the nearest settlement which consists mainly of a bus stop and a bar restaurant The closest

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  • Travel information — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    based philanthropic foundation which has assigned the village as a location for scientific and cultural meetings To get to Peyresq by public transport the easiest method is to first travel to Nice and then take the picturesque train called the Chemins de Fer de Provence which goes from Nice through the mountains to Digne Leave the train at Annot from where we arrange transport to Peyresq Please do not leave the train at the stop called Peyresq because this is in the river valley from where you would have to climb an hour uphill to the village Note that in Nice the train leaves from the Gare de Provence which is about 10 minutes walk from the main station Gare de Nice Ville You can use this map JPG file for your walk between the two stations If you do not have the time to take the train from the Gare de Provence in Nice here is the map of the location of the Gare in Lingostière which is just outside Nice By car it takes about 1 5 hours from Nice Where is Peyresq View Larger Map About ALTER Net ALTER Net flyer In this section About us What

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  • Eligibility — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    participants from developing countries can participate as well The summer school is limited to 32 participants who are selected with the goal of achieving an optimal mix among regions disciplines and gender Please note that adequate English skills are required and all participants are expected to present a poster on their own research About ALTER Net ALTER Net flyer In this section About us What we do Communication Joint Training

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  • 8th ALTER-Net Summer School, 2013 ◄A► — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    Name Sanna Riikka Saarela Attendees Registered participants only Add event to calendar vCal iCal ALTER Net s 8th Summer School on biodiversity and ecosystem services will again be held in Peyresq southern France Related content ALTER Net Summer School 2013 Flyer Filed under training event ALTER Net About ALTER Net ALTER Net flyer In this section About us What we do Communication Joint Training Activities ALTER Net summer schools 2014

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  • ALTER-Net Summer School 2012 — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    to explore this important issue with like minded post graduate students and young scientists mostly from Europe About 20 speakers will give presentations on this subject The programme typically includes two talks in the morning and an aperitif talk in the late afternoon before dinner All talks will include ample time for discussions As the speakers will stay for some days in Peyresq informal discussions often go on till late at night Tutors guide the working groups in the afternoons to focus on real world examples connected to the theme of the school A field trip illustrates land use change in Provence Of course there will also be opportunities to relax in the beautiful village of Peyresq and its surroundings The Summer School objectives The ALTER Net Summer Schools aim to contribute to the durable integration and spread of excellence within and beyond the network with a view to promote interdisciplinary approaches The 2012 Summer School will focus on Biodiversity and ecosystems Ecosystem processes function services and benefits Resilience of social and natural systems Valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services Linking biodiversity research with policy and the public How much does it cost A registration fee of 800 Euro is charged which includes the lectures the excursion accommodation in double rooms and meals A small number of support grants to waive part or all of the fee are available for students from developing countries and countries with economies in transition details available on request please contact Albert Corporaal Eligibility The ALTER Net summer schools are open to young graduate and post graduate scientists from the network partners and universities in Europe Two participants from developing countries can participate as well see note above about support grants Adequate English skills are required All participants present a poster on their own research

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