Conference Agenda

Session Overview
Location: UniS-A -126
UniS building, room A-126, basement, 80 seats
 
Date: Wednesday, 24/Apr/2019
11:15am
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12:45pm
326R: Can decision support tools enhance interventions towards land system transformation?
Location: UniS-A -126
Chair: Isabelle Providoli
 
Full talk
326R Can decision support tools enhance interventions towards land system transformation?

Considering spatio-temporal processes in co-designing sustainable land management strategies to mitigate the negative impacts of invasive alien plant species

Albrecht Ehrensperger1, Beatice Adoyo3, Tena Alamirew5, Urs Baumgartner1, Simon Choge4, Sandra Eckert1, René Eschen2, George Kajembe6, Charles Kilawe6, Boniface Kiteme3, John Richard Mbwambo7, Brehanu Mergesa5, Urs Schaffner2

1: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern, Switzerland; 2: CABI, Delémont, Switzerland; 3: Centre for Training and Integrated Research in ASAL Development (CETRAD), Nanyuki, Kenya; 4: Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI), Marigat, Kenya; 5: Water and Land Resource Centre (WLRC), Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia; 6: Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania; 7: Tanzania Forest Research Institute (TAFORI), Lushoto, Tanzania



Full talk
326R Can decision support tools enhance interventions towards land system transformation?

Decision support tools for mainstreaming and scaling out Sustainable Land Management

Nicole Harari, Isabelle Providoli, Urs Baumgartner, Rima Mekdaschi Studer, Felicitas Bachmann, Hanspeter Liniger

University of Bern, Switzerland



Full talk
326R Can decision support tools enhance interventions towards land system transformation?

Developing inclusive visions for transforming livestock value chains using participatory modelling and serious gaming in sub-Saharan Africa

Catherine Pfeifer1, Joanne Morris2, Dawit Mulatu3, Jon Ensor2

1: Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), Swizerland; 2: Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) , UK; 3: Environment and Climate Research Center (ECRC)/EDRI, Ethiopia



Full talk
326R Can decision support tools enhance interventions towards land system transformation?

Participatory co-management of natural resources in an arid and semi-arid region in Morocco

Pascale Waelti Maumier1, Stefan Graf1, Christoph Studer1, Matteo Jucker1, Isabelle Providoli2, Gudrun Schwilch2

1: School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences (HAFL), Switzerland; 2: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern, Switzerland



Flash talk
323R Understanding and operationalizing the sustainability concept for guiding urban transformations

Simulation of the underlying factors of urban transformation and characterizing the effects of planning in guiding sustainable urban forms: a case study of Austin metropolitan area, Texas, U.S.

Chunhong Zhao

Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, Switzerland



Full talk
319R Understanding socio-ecological change and transformation of coastal land in low elevated coastal zones (LECZ)

Enhancing socio-ecological resilience in low elevated coastal zones subject to recurrent inundation

Narcisa Gabriela Pricope, Christopher Hidalgo, Joanne Nancie Halls

University of North Carolina Wilmington, United States of America



Flash talk
204R Opportunities of farm and landscape level models in land use science for biodiversity and ecosystem service assessment

The influence of biophysical and socio-economic factors on land-use change in the North-East of Madagascar

Ravosaina Ntsiva Nirinimanitra Andriatsitohaina1, Enrico Celio2, Adrienne Grêt-Regamey2, Zo Hasina Rabemananjara1, Bruno Ramamonjisoa1

1: ESSA-Forêts, Antananarivo Madagascar; 2: ETH PLUS, Zurich Switzerland

4:15pm
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5:45pm
358N: Gridded population and settlement data and models for integrative analysis of land systems
Location: UniS-A -126
Chair: Andrea Gaughan
Chair: Catherine Linard
Chair: Alessandro Sorichetta
Chair: Forrest R. Stevens
Chair: Stefan Leyk
Chair: Greg Yetman
 

358N Gridded population and settlement data and models for integrative analysis of land systems

Analysis of settlement and population changes in urban settings of the U.S over more than 100 years

Stefan Leyk1, Deborah Balk2

1: University of Colorado Boulder; 2: Baruch College, City University of New York




358N Gridded population and settlement data and models for integrative analysis of land systems

Harmonizing global gridded population outputs over space and time

Andrea Gaughan1, Alessandro Sorichetta2, Forrest Stevens1, Greg Yetman4, Catherine Linard3, Maksym Bondarenko2, Alessandra Carioli2, Sophie Hanspal2, Theo Hilber2, Graeme Hornby2, William H.M. James2, David Kerr2, Chris Lloyd2, Jane Mills4, Jeremiah Nieves2, Kristine Nilsen2, Carla Pezzulo2, Linda Pistolesi4, Natalia Tejedor-Garavito2, Nikolaos Vesnikos2, Adelle Wigley2, Andrew Tatem2

1: University of Louisville; 2: University of Southampton, UK; 3: University of Namur; 4: Columbia University




358N Gridded population and settlement data and models for integrative analysis of land systems

Mapping built-up and population densities in African cities

Catherine Linard1, Yann Forget2, Taïs Grippa2, Jessica E. Steele3, Eléonore Wolff2, Michal Shimoni4

1: Université de Namur, Belgium; 2: Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium; 3: University of Southampton, UK; 4: Royal Military Academy, Belgium




358N Gridded population and settlement data and models for integrative analysis of land systems

Mapping people to pixels, an overview of population modelling approaches and challenges

Forrest R. Stevens1, Andrea E. Gaughan1, Catherine Linard2, Alessandro Sorichetta3, Stefan Leyk4, Deborah Balk5, Gregory Yetman6, Robert S. Chen6

1: University of Louisville, United States of America; 2: Université de Namur, Belgium; 3: University of Southampton, United Kingdom; 4: University of Colorado, Boulder, United States of America; 5: City University of New York, United States of America; 6: Columbia University, United States of America




358N Gridded population and settlement data and models for integrative analysis of land systems

South-East Asia population and CO2 emission mapping

Alessandro Sorichetta1, Andrea Gaughan2, Forrest Stevens2, Laura Krauser2, Greg Yetman3, Tomohiro Oda4, Rostyslav Bun5

1: WorldPop, University of Southampton, United Kingdom; 2: University of Louisville, USA; 3: CIESIN, Columbia University, USA; 4: NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center, USA; 5: Lviv Polytechnic National University/WSB University




358N Gridded population and settlement data and models for integrative analysis of land systems

The high resolution settlement layer: improving population allocation methods

Greg Yetman1, Parmanand Sinha2, Andrea Gaughan2, Forrest Stevens2, Jane Mills1

1: Columbia University, United States of America; 2: University of Louisville


 
Date: Thursday, 25/Apr/2019
10:45am
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12:15pm
206R: Relevance of long-term land-use change for sustainable land management
Location: UniS-A -126
Chair: Simone Gingrich
Chair: Matthias Bürgi
 
Full talk
206R Relevance of long-term land-use change for sustainable land management

Unlocking the potential of Cold War Spy Satellite data for land change assessments

Catalina Munteanu1,2, Mihai Daniel Nita2, Volker Radeloff3, Garik Gutman4, Tobias Kuemmerle1

1: Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany; 2: Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania; 3: University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA; 4: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, USA



Full talk
206R Relevance of long-term land-use change for sustainable land management

Long-term impacts of land use changes on the carbon footprint and nitrogen balance of coffee production in Costa Rica, 1838-2014

Eduardo Aguilera1, Juan Infante-Amate2, Wilson Picado3

1: ETSI Agronomos, Technical University of Madrid, Spain; 2: Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Spain; 3: Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica



Full talk
206R Relevance of long-term land-use change for sustainable land management

Which processes enabled the Austrian forest transition? Re-evaluating the climate change mitigation effect of long-term reforestation

Simone Gingrich, Christian Lauk

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Austria



Full talk
206R Relevance of long-term land-use change for sustainable land management

Drivers of the mid-19th and 21st century Wildland-Urban Interface in the Polish Carpathians

Dominik Kaim, Marcin Szwagrzyk, Krzysztof Ostafin

Jagiellonian University, Poland



Full talk
206R Relevance of long-term land-use change for sustainable land management

400 years of land use path-dependence in temperate Russia

Victor Matasov, Oleg Zheleznyy, Dmitry Khitrov

Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation



Flash talk
106R Land systems for conservation science

Beyond deforestation: Land cover transitions in Mexico

Martha Bonilla-Moheno1, T. Mitchell Aide2

1: Red de Ambiente y Sustentabilidad. Instituto de Ecologia, A.C.,Mexico; 2: Department of Biology. University of Puerto Rico. San Juan, Puerto Rico

1:30pm
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3:00pm
204R: Opportunities of farm and landscape level models in land use science for biodiversity and ecosystem service assessment
Location: UniS-A -126
Chair: Veronika Gaube
Chair: Martin Schönhart
 
Full talk
204R Opportunities of farm and landscape level models in land use science for biodiversity and ecosystem service assessment

Integrated modelling frameworks as means for assessing ecosystem services and biodiversity at landscape level

Martin Schönhart, Erwin Schmid

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna, Austria



Full talk
204R Opportunities of farm and landscape level models in land use science for biodiversity and ecosystem service assessment

Sheep, frogs and cows: Modelling spatially-explicit land use and ecosystem impacts under climate change in the French Pyrenees

Andreas Mayer1, Claudine Egger1, Veronika Gaube1, Christoph Plutzar1, Dirk Schmeller2, Adeline Louyau2

1: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Boku Vienna, Austria; 2: Ecolab Toulouse



Full talk
204R Opportunities of farm and landscape level models in land use science for biodiversity and ecosystem service assessment

Participatory modelling with farmers, exploring the what, how and why of land-use change.

Swen Petrus Maria Bos1, Tina Cornioley1, Claude Garcia1,2

1: ETH Zurich, Switzerland; 2: Cirad Montpelier, France



Full talk
204R Opportunities of farm and landscape level models in land use science for biodiversity and ecosystem service assessment

Effects of intercommunity partnership on direct payment for mountain agriculture in Japan: A case study using agent-based modeling

Kikuko Shoyama

United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability, Japan



Full talk
107R Assessing, modelling, and analysing land use and land management impacts on the Earth system

Ecosystem service variations in response to paddy expansion in the Sanjiang Plain, Northeast China

Fengqin Yan1,2, Shuwen Zhang1

1: Northeast Institute of Geography and Agroecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, People's Republic of; 2: Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences



Full talk
107R Assessing, modelling, and analysing land use and land management impacts on the Earth system

Integrated modelling of crop rotation regulations to control Western Corn Rootworm under climate change

Katharina Falkner1, Hermine Mitter1, Elena Moltchanova2, Erwin Schmid1

1: University of Natural Resources Vienna, Austria; 2: University of Canterbury, New Zealand


 
Date: Friday, 26/Apr/2019
10:30am
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12:00pm
115R: Water on land: The role of green water for social-ecological and Earth system resilience
Location: UniS-A -126
Chair: Lan Wang-Erlandsson
Chair: Patrick William Keys
 
Full talk
115R Water on land: The role of green water for social-ecological and Earth system resilience

Agricultural losses from biogeophysical climate change in Brazil: A business case for ecosystem protection?

Avery Cohn, Sally Thompson

Tufts University, United States of America



Full talk
115R Water on land: The role of green water for social-ecological and Earth system resilience

Mesoclimate regulation induced by landscape restoration and water harvesting in agroecosystems of the horn of Africa

Giulio Castelli1, Fabio Castelli2, Elena Bresci1

1: Department of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Systems (GESAAF), Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy; 2: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (DICEA), Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy



Full talk
115R Water on land: The role of green water for social-ecological and Earth system resilience

Dry periods amplify rainfall dependence on moisture recycling in the Amazon and Congo forests

Lan Wang-Erlandsson1,2, Ruud van der Ent3,4, Patrick Keys5, Ingo Fetzer1, Makoto Taniguchi2, Line Gordon1

1: Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University, Sweden; 2: Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Japan; 3: Department of Water Management, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands; 4: Department of Physical Geography, Utrecht University, the Netherlands; 5: Colorado State University, USA



Full talk
115R Water on land: The role of green water for social-ecological and Earth system resilience

The importance of green water for understanding climate change impacts on crops

Nathan Mueller1, Angela Rigden2, Paul Levine1, Ethan Butler3, Peter Huybers2, James Randerson1

1: University of California, Irvine, United States of America; 2: Harvard University, United States of America; 3: University of Minnesota, United States of America



Full talk
115R Water on land: The role of green water for social-ecological and Earth system resilience

The interaction between the expansion and intensification of brazilian soybean production systems, and their effects on green water flows

Rafaela Flach

Hamburg University, Germany



Full talk
115R Water on land: The role of green water for social-ecological and Earth system resilience

Green water and livestock mobility in karamoja understanding the karimojong phrase “we follow our water”

Shuaib Lwasa, Benon Nabaasa

Makerere University, Uganda

1:15pm
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2:45pm
366N: Essential land-use variables world café
Location: UniS-A -126
Chair: Carsten Meyer
Chair: Steffen Fritz