Conference Agenda

Session Overview
Location: UniS-A 022
UniS Building, room A 022, ground floor, 72 seats
 
Date: Wednesday, 24/Apr/2019
11:15am
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12:45pm
209R: Agricultural land abandonment in the teleconnected world
Location: UniS-A 022
Chair: Alexander Prishchepov
Chair: Fabian Löw
Chair: Matthias Bürgi
 
Full talk
209R Agricultural land abandonment in the teleconnected world

Drivers of agricultural land abandonment: moving beyond the myths

Alexander V. Prishchepov1,2,3, Arne Brandschwede1, Nick Cooper1, Ruslan Gunko1, Auni Haapala1, Sebastian Toft Hornum1, Hoi Ying Yau1

1: Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management (IGN), University of Copenhagen, Øster Voldgade 10, DK-1350 København K, Denmark; 2: Institute of Environmental Sciences, Kazan Federal University, Kazan, Tovarishcheskaya str.5, Kazan, 420097, Russia.; 3: Institute of Steppe of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Pionerskaya str.11, Orenburg 460000, Russia.



Full talk
209R Agricultural land abandonment in the teleconnected world

Mapping agricultural land abandonment in central poland since 1984 with landsat time series

Natalia Kolecka, Jacek Kozak, Dominik Kaim

Jagiellonian University, Faculty of Geography and Geology, Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Poland



Full talk
209R Agricultural land abandonment in the teleconnected world

Exploring social-ecological outcomes of land abandonment in the Mediterranean Basin

Cristina Quintas-Soriano, Tobias Plieninger, Andreas Bürkert

University of Kassel, Germany



Flash talk
209R Agricultural land abandonment in the teleconnected world

Agent-based modelling of rural abandonment patterns: a case-study in northern France

Anton Van Rompaey, Bram Vandeninden

KU Leuven, Belgium



Flash talk
209R Agricultural land abandonment in the teleconnected world

Uneven use of pastureland in the Alai Valley, southern Kyrgyzstan

Teiji Watanabe1, Shigeru Shirasaka2, Jie Liu3

1: Hokkaido University, Japan; 2: Rikkyo University, Japan; 3: Weather News, Japan



Full talk
211R Advances in land monitoring for sustainable development

Mapping agricultural abandonment and assessing its consequences

Andrey Dara1,2, Tobias Kuemmerle1,3, Matthias Baumann1, Johannes Kamp4, Norbert Hölzel4, Martin Freitag4, Patrick Hostert1,3

1: Humboldt-Unversität zu Berlin, Germany; 2: Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO), Halle (Saale), Germany; 3: IRI THESys, Berlin, Germany; 4: University of Muenster, Muenser, Germany



Flash talk
209R Agricultural land abandonment in the teleconnected world

Spatial patterns of agricultural land abandonment and implications for water management in the U.S. Rio Grande basin

Sophie Plassin, Jennifer Koch, Madison Wilson, Neal Kevin

University of Oklahoma, United States of America

2:00pm
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3:30pm
112RA: Sustainability impacts of large scale investments
Location: UniS-A 022
Chair: Ward Anseeuw
Chair: Wegayehu Fitawek
Chair: Markus Giger
Chair: Christoph Oberlack
Chair: Julie Gwendolin Zaehringer
 
Full talk
112R Sustainability impacts of large scale agricultural investments

The impact of large-scale agricultural investments on household food security in two areas of Madagascar

Wegayehu Fitawek1, Sheryl Hendriks1,2, Aurélien Reys3, Filippo Fossi1

1: Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development, University of Pretoria, South Africa; 2: Institute for Food, Nutrition and Well-being, University of Pretoria, South Africa; 3: French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), Montpellier, France



Full talk
112R Sustainability impacts of large scale agricultural investments

Nuancing the labor market effects of large-scale land acquisitions in SSA : Insights for improved policy frameworks

Sara Mercandalli2, Perrine Burnod2, Aurélien Reys2, Ward Anseeuw1,2, Markus Giger3

1: ILC, Italy; 2: CIRAD, France; 3: University of Bern, Centre for Development and Environment



Full talk
112R Sustainability impacts of large scale agricultural investments

How and why large-scale agricultural investments induce diverse trajectories of regional development in Kenya, Madagascar and Mozambique

Markus Giger1, Christoph Oberlack1,2, Ward Anseeuw3,4, Camilla Adelle3,5, Magalie Bourblanc3, Boniface Kiteme10, Perrine Burnod3,6, Sandra Eckert1, Eve Fouilleux3,7,8, Sheryl Hendriks9, Sara Mercandalli3, Aurélien Reys3, Maya da Silva11, Michael Van Der Laan11, Julie Zähringer1, Peter Messerli1,2

1: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern, Switzerland; 2: Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland; 3: French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), France; 4: International Land Coalition (ILC), Rome, Italy; 5: Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation, University of Pretoria, South Africa; 6: Malagasy Land Observatory, Madagascar; 7: UMR CEPEL (University of Montpellier), France; 8: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)Montpellier Cedex 5, France; 9: Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development and the Institute for Food, Nutrition nand Well-being, University of Pretoria, South Africa; 10: Centre for Training and Integrated Research In ASAL Development (CETRAD), Nanyuki, Kenya; 11: Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa



Full talk
112R Sustainability impacts of large scale agricultural investments

Have African dams and irrigation schemes delivered the promised agricultural benefits?

Tom Higginbottom, Roshan Adhikari, Ralitza Dimova, Timothy Foster

University of Manchester, United Kingdom



Flash talk
112R Sustainability impacts of large scale agricultural investments

A typology of agricultural land investments and potential impacts on the food security of african countries

Altaaf Mechiche-Alami1, Jihad Yagoubi2, Kimberly Nicholas1

1: Lund University, Sweden; 2: Free University of Berlin, Germany



Flash talk
112R Sustainability impacts of large scale agricultural investments

Modeling land change and sustainability of Chinese large-scale agricultural investments in Central Tanzania

Puyang Li

Arizona State University, United States of America

4:15pm
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5:45pm
258N: Developing actionable research through the Global-Dryland Ecosystem Program (G-DEP)
Location: UniS-A 022
Chair: Dennis Ojima

 
Date: Thursday, 25/Apr/2019
10:45am
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12:15pm
316R: High resolution remote sensing for understanding dynamics of forest and grassland systems
Location: UniS-A 022
Chair: Bronwyn Price
 
Full talk
316R High resolution remote sensing for understanding dynamics of forest and grassland systems

Rapid assessment of grassland management intensity with high resolution satellite imagery

Robert Pazur1, Ginzler Christian1, Kolecka Natalia2, Conedera Marco1, Ecker Klaus1, Price Bronwyn1

1: Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, Switzerland; 2: Jagiellonian University, Kraków



Full talk
316R High resolution remote sensing for understanding dynamics of forest and grassland systems

Forest change detection using time-series of high resolution remote sensing dataset

Yong Pang1, Chungan Li2, Shili Meng1, Shengyuan Hu1, Zengyuan Li1, Huabing Dai3

1: Chinese Academy of Forestry, China, People's Republic of; 2: Guangxi University, Nanning 530004, China; 3: Guangxi Forest Inventory and Planning Institute, Nanning 530011, China



Full talk
316R High resolution remote sensing for understanding dynamics of forest and grassland systems

UAVs and spaceborne optical images data fusion for grassy wetlands habitats classification

Emilien Alvarez-Vanhard1, Thomas Houet1, Thomas Corpetti1, Cendrine Mony2

1: UMR 6554 CNRS LETG-Rennes, France; 2: UMR 6553 CNRS ECOBIO, France



Full talk
316R High resolution remote sensing for understanding dynamics of forest and grassland systems

Estimation of yield, soil carbon and fertilization needs using remote sensing for understanding and improving animal production in sown biodiverse pastures in Portugal

Ricardo FM Teixeira1, Tiago G Morais1, Marjan Jongen1, Nuno R Rodrigues2, Ivo Gama2, Tiago Domingos1

1: Instituto Superior Técnico - University of Lisbon, Portugal; 2: Terraprima – Serviços Ambientais Lda



Full talk
316R High resolution remote sensing for understanding dynamics of forest and grassland systems

Mapping land-use intensities for grasslands in Germany

Maximilian Lange, Daniel Doktor, Sebastian Preidl

Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Germany

1:30pm
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3:00pm
306R: Emergent effects in telecoupled systems: challenges and lessons for governing local land-use in a globally connected world
Location: UniS-A 022
Chair: James David Anthony Millington
Chair: Ramon Felipe Bicudo da Silva
Chair: Mateus Batistella
 
Full talk
306R Emergent effects in telecoupled systems: challenges and lessons for governing local land-use in a globally connected world

Understanding and simulating telecoupled land systems—using international soybean trade as an example

Yue Dou1, Guolin Yao2, Ramon Silva3, Paul McCord1, Mateus Batistella3,4, Emilio Moran1,5, Jianguo 'Jack' Liu1

1: Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability, Michigan State University, USA; 2: Appalachian Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, USA; 3: Center for Environmental Studies and Research, State University of Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil; 4: Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation, Brazil; 5: Center for Global Change and Earth Observations, Michigan State University, USA



Full talk
306R Emergent effects in telecoupled systems: challenges and lessons for governing local land-use in a globally connected world

Flow-based governance of telecoupled land systems

Darla Karin Munroe

Ohio State University, United States of America



Full talk
306R Emergent effects in telecoupled systems: challenges and lessons for governing local land-use in a globally connected world

A new model of spillover and cascading effects in the global telecoupling of biodiversity in food and agriculture systems

Karl Zimmerer

Department of Geography, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education, Ecology Program, GeoSyntheSES Lab, Pennsylvania State University, United States of America, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), Spain



Full talk
306R Emergent effects in telecoupled systems: challenges and lessons for governing local land-use in a globally connected world

Environmental vs. economic claims on land in telecoupled systems: How distant actors increase local land competition in north-eastern Madagascar.

Onintsoa Ravaka Andriamihaja1,2, Florence Metz3,4, Julie G. Zaehringer1,2, Manuel Fischer3,4, Peter Messerli1,2

1: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), Switzerland; 2: Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland; 3: Institute of Political Science, University of Bern, Switzerland; 4: EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science & Technology, Switzerland



Full talk
306R Emergent effects in telecoupled systems: challenges and lessons for governing local land-use in a globally connected world

Local land-use decision-making addressing emerging global demands: lifestyle and environmental appreciation

Ziga Malek1, Peter Verburg1,2

1: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands; 2: Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL)



Flash talk
306R Emergent effects in telecoupled systems: challenges and lessons for governing local land-use in a globally connected world

Increasing global phosphorus and potassium depletion behind soybean trade from Brazil to China

Junjie Yi1,2, Sanderine Nonhebel1, Weifeng Zhang2

1: Centre for Energy and Environmental Sciences, Energy and Sustainability Research Institute Groningen, University of Groningen, Netherlands; 2: Key Laboratory of Plant Nutrition, MOA, College of Resources and Environmental Sciences, China Agricultural University, China

3:15pm
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4:45pm
102R: The role of warfare and armed conflicts in land systems
Location: UniS-A 022
Chair: Matthias Baumann
Chair: Andreas Foroe Tollefsen
 
Full talk
102R The role of warfare and armed conflicts in land systems

Understanding the effects of armed conflict on tropical forest loss

Matthias Baumann1, Jonas Peters2, Rune Christiansen2, Van Butsic3, Tobias Kuemmerle1,4

1: Geography Department, Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany; 2: Dep. of Mathematical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark; 3: Dep. of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California at Berkeley; 4: Integrative Research Institute on Transformations of Human-Environment Systems (IRI THESys), Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany



Full talk
102R The role of warfare and armed conflicts in land systems

Impacts of violence on land use in Latin America: the good, the bad and the ugly.

T. Mitchell Aide

University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico (U.S.)



Flash talk
102R The role of warfare and armed conflicts in land systems

Land Degradation and organized violence: Exploring the potential of remote sensing in environment-conflict studies

Andreas Foroe Tollefsen

Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), Norway



Flash talk
102R The role of warfare and armed conflicts in land systems

The effects of conflict and forest fire on people and land: a case study from Dersim, Turkey

Pinar Dinc, Aiman Shahpurwala, Lina Eklund

Lund University, Sweden



Full talk
102R The role of warfare and armed conflicts in land systems

Projecting the future of Colombian species under three scenarios of forest cover change: the role of the armed conflict in deforestation

Isabel Rosa1, Edwin Peña2, Elkin Urbano2, Ivan Gonzalez2, José Ochoa-Quintero2

1: Bangor University, United Kingdom; 2: Humboldt Research Institute, Bogotá, Colombia



Full talk
102R The role of warfare and armed conflicts in land systems

Does it really contribute to peace- and state-building? Land governance and land use changes in war and post-war southern Myanmar

Lara Maria Lundsgaard-Hansen1,2, Nwe Nwe Tun3, Glenn Hunt1, Joan Bastide1, Win Myint3, Flurina Schneider1,2, Peter Messerli1,2

1: Centre for Development and Environment, University of Bern; 2: Institute of Geography, University of Bern; 3: Environmental Care and Community Security Institute, Myanmar



Full talk
102R The role of warfare and armed conflicts in land systems

Recent Deforestation increases reveal unforeseen costs of Colombian Peace

Dolors Armenteras2, Laura Schneider1, Liliana Davalos3

1: Department of Geography, Rutgers University, United States of America; 2: Departamento de Biologia, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia; 3: Department of Ecology and Evolution, Stony Brook University, United States of America


 
Date: Friday, 26/Apr/2019
10:30am
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12:00pm
216R: Equity and justice in telecoupled land systems: evaluative and transformative perspectives
Location: UniS-A 022
Chair: Sébastien Boillat
Chair: Jorge C. Llopis
Chair: Desiree Christina Daniel
 
Full talk
216R Equity and justice in telecoupled land systems: evaluative and transformative perspectives

Environmental justice in telecoupled land systems: conceptual challenges

Sébastien Boillat

Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland



Full talk
216R Equity and justice in telecoupled land systems: evaluative and transformative perspectives

Assessing governance outcomes in IBMs from the perspective of Environmental Justice: A comparative case study of IBMs in sugarcane production in Malawi.

Timothy Adams

University of Bern, Institute of Georgraphy, Switzerland



Full talk
216R Equity and justice in telecoupled land systems: evaluative and transformative perspectives

Distant poor and threatened regions underpin interregional flows of cultural ecosystem services

Matthias Schröter1, Roland Kraemer2, Roy P. Remme3, Alexander P.E. van Oudenhoven4

1: UFZ - Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Germany; 2: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Institute of Geography; 3: National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM); 4: Institute of Environmental Sciences CML, Leiden University



Full talk
216R Equity and justice in telecoupled land systems: evaluative and transformative perspectives

Sustainable and just development in Myanmar: land disputes between commercial interests, nature conservation and human well-being

Flurina Schneider1, Lara Maria Lundsgaard-Hansen1, Gwendolin Julie Zähringer1, Win Myint2, Nwe Nwe Tun2, Christoph Oberlack1, Melanie Feurer1, Katharina Nydegger1, Peter Messerli1

1: University of Bern, Switzerland; 2: ECCSi, Myanmar



Flash talk
213R Land tenure (security) and land use (change)

Untangling the effects of land tenure on agriculture-forest dynamics in Latin America

Andrea Pacheco, Carsten Meyer

German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), Germany



Full talk
217R The role of farm and field size for food security, environmental sustainability, and social justice

Mapping hotspots of land cover change, water conflict, and food insecurity in Cambodia

Emma Johansson, Stefan Olin, Jonathan Seaquist

Lund University, Sweden

1:15pm
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2:45pm
353N: Towards transformative interventions in unsustainable land systems - a science-practice-policy perspective
Location: UniS-A 022
Chair: Cecilie Friis
 

353N Towards transformative interventions in unsustainable land systems - a science-practice-policy perspective (INVITED ABSTRACTS ONLY)

Research for sustainable development: Towards engaged and transformative science

Andreas Heinimann

University of Bern, Switzerland




353N Towards transformative interventions in unsustainable land systems - a science-practice-policy perspective (INVITED ABSTRACTS ONLY)

Seeing systems and sensing new trajectories through system games and mindful facilitation

Malika Virah Sawmy

Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin, Germany




353N Towards transformative interventions in unsustainable land systems - a science-practice-policy perspective (INVITED ABSTRACTS ONLY)

Leveraging innovative financing and investments towards sustainability

Ernst A. Brugger

Co-Founder and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of BlueOrchard, Switzerland.




353N Towards transformative interventions in unsustainable land systems - a science-practice-policy perspective (INVITED ABSTRACTS ONLY)

Supporting transformative interventions through supply chain engagement:

Boris Saraber

Boris Saraber, Director of Operations for the Earthworm Foundation (previously, The Forest Trust), Switzerland

3:00pm
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4:15pm
318R: Uncertainty assessment of land system science products
Location: UniS-A 022
Chair: Robert Gilmore Pontius Jr
Chair: Letícia Santos Lima
 
Full talk
318R Uncertainty assessment of land system science products

A Time Monte Carlo method to consider uncertainty in land change models

Ahmed Mustafa, Ismaïl Saadi, Mario Cools, Jacques Teller

Liege University, Belgium



Full talk
318R Uncertainty assessment of land system science products

Assessing uncertainties in global land-use modelling

Ruediger Schaldach, Jan Schuengel, Benjamin Stuch

University of Kassel, Germany



Flash talk
318R Uncertainty assessment of land system science products

Trends in land cover mapping accuracy assessment approaches

Lucia Morales-Barquero1, Mitchell B. Lyons1,2, Stuart Phinn1, Chris Roelfsema1

1: Remote Sensing Research Centre, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia; 2: Centre for Ecosystem Science, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Australia



Flash talk
318R Uncertainty assessment of land system science products

It's a numbers game? Uncertainties in tropical forest carbon stocks driven by differing global assessments

Manan Bhan, Karlheinz Erb, Simone Gingrich

Institute of Social Ecology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Schottenfeldgasse 29, 1070 Vienna, Austria



Flash talk
318R Uncertainty assessment of land system science products

Uncertainties in LUCC modelling: a contributive review and implications for validation techniques

Thomas HOUET

CNRS, France



Full talk
307R Large-scale behavioural models of land use change

Criteria to confirm models that simulate deforestation and carbon disturbance

Robert Gilmore Pontius Jr

Clark University, United States of America