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ALTER-Net: A Long-Term Biodiversity, Ecosystem and Awareness Research Network

Europe’s ecosystem research network


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Summer School panorama. Photo by Martin Sharman


The Summer School programme


Summer School 2014 - lectureTopics addressed will be broadly similar to those addressed in previous Summer Schools, and 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.



See the list of confirmed speakers. Here are the biographies of all participants (speakers, students, etc).

Project work

During the Summer School, students will work on a small project.