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October 2015

LandUse6k: Putting History to Work on Climate Change

October 22, 2015 - October 23, 2015
University of Chicago Center in Paris,
6, rue Thomas Mann
Paris, 75013 France
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A workshop on land use classification PAGES Working Group — LandCover6k Meeting Schedule  |  Conference Program How can evidence from history, archaeology, and historical geography inform global climate models? Historical data are used in modeling present and future climate, but these reconstructions are based not on the vast repository of historical scholarship, but on other models. Until now, historical scholars have not had the opportunity to contribute directly to climate change science even though evidence for human land use, from foraging…

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April 2016

Land Use and Land Cover Change Over Holocene Timescales

April 17, 2016 @ 8:00 am - April 22, 2016 @ 5:00 pm UTC+1
Austria Center Vienna,
Vienna , Austria
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This session aims to draw together researchers focused on different approaches to reconstructing long-term human modification of landscapes. This includes methods employed to reconstruct land cover, vegetation, and land use change, such as pollen analysis and modelling techniques, approaches to understand past demographic change, cultural and societal shifts, and the consequences of human impacts on biogeochemical cycles.

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June 2016

LandCover6k Conference in Utrecht

June 14, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - June 16, 2016 @ 7:00 pm UTC+1
Zaalverhuur7,
Boothstraat 7 3512 BT
Utrecht , Netherlands
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The goal of the workshop is to report on the work of the subgroups so far and to take enough material/data to this workshop to discuss.

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August 2016

Mapping Past Global Anthropogenic Land Cover and Land Use for Climate Modelling

August 23, 2016 @ 8:00 am - August 25, 2016 @ 5:00 pm UTC+1
Uppsala University,
Uppsala, Sweden
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Session description coming soon!

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October 2016

Pollen-Based Holocene Land Cover Reconstructions for Climate Modelling

October 23, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - October 28, 2016 @ 7:00 pm UTC-3
Bahia Othon Palace,
Salvador, Brazil
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This session invites contributions on pollen-based reconstructions of past land-cover characteristics useful for climate modelling at the regional to global spatial scales.

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Global Long-term Dynamics and Drivers of Land Cover, Land Use and Land Systems for Sustainable Land Systems Today and Tomorrow

October 24, 2016 @ 8:00 am - October 27, 2016 @ 5:00 pm UTC+8
China National Convention Center,
Beijing, China
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This session welcomes all contributions on historic and pre-historic long-term dynamics and drivers of land cover, land use and land systems that may cast light on the characteristics of sustainable versus non-sustainable land systems over time.

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