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Treub Maatschappij - Society for the Advancement of Research in the Tropics & the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED), University of Amsterdam, invites you to join this symposium.

Detail Summary
Date 17 November 2017
Time 13:30 - 17:30
Photo by: Mikkel Boel Sørensen

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13:30 - 13:35 Opening 
13:35 - 13:45 René Boot (Tropenbos International | Ecology and Biodiversity, University of Utrecht | Chair Treub): “Introduction to the Society for the Advancement of Research in the Tropics”
13:45 - 14:05 Hans ter Steege (Naturalis | Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam): "Hyperdiversity and Hyperdominance in the Amazon Tree Flora”
14:05 - 14:25 Martine Rutten (Delft University of Technology): “Leapfrogging water management in Myanmar”
14:25 - 14:45 Erik Meesters (Wageningen University): “Long-term research and patterns on coral reefs of Dutch Caribbean islands”
14:45 - 15:30 Coffee/Tea Break 
15:30 - 16:15 Robert Whittaker (University of Oxford, UK): "Islands as model systems: from Krakatau to Hawaii"
16:15 - 16:45 Discussion
16:45 - 18:00 Drinks at the Atrium


Click here to read the abstracts & biographies of the speakers.


Participation in this workshop is free of charge, but you should register your participation. The workshop includes coffee/tea and drinks Note: If you would like to cancel your registration, please always inform us.

More information:

Mr dr. rer. nat. W.D. (Daniel) Kissling

Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics

Ms dr. A. (Amber) Heijboer

Graduate School PE&RC