As an outcome of our virtual BLIZ Conference “How to predict future land use and biodiversity change under climatic change at the regional level” in October 2020, the network’s joint work got published now: The road to integrate climate change projections with regional land-use–biodiversity models The perspective paper reviewes empirical studies and modeling studies of […]
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On April 17th we met for our 15th BLIZ Workshop online via Zoom. After a quick round of organizational updates, Anne Lewerentz showed her continuing work on the BLIZ scenario’s synthesis. We discussed the analysis so far and the next steps. Last but not least we got an update from Anne Malchow and her work […]
On February 27th we met via Zoom for the 14th BLIZ Workshop. Anne Lewerentz showed us the work she put into the synthesis up to now. This was followed by a lot of questions and fruitful discussions about the BLIZ scenarios and which steps to take next. The last hour was filled by updates of […]
On October 24th the 13th BLIZ Workshop took place in Iffeldorf as a hybrid event. As usual, we debated each subproject’s status updates. Getting closer to the final steps of BLIZ, we continued discussing the BLIZ scenarios and the next steps. We set the next deadlines for the synthesis. Thanks to Anne Lewerentz for taking […]
Another BLIZ PhD retreat took place at the Limnological Research Station in Iffeldorf, August 22nd – 24th. During these three days they did discuss the BLIZ scenarios and how to proceed with their individual modellations. Also they had time to work on their coming publications. Last but not least, there was enough time to go […]
The 12th BLIZ Workshop took place on 23.06.2022 in Iffeldorf and on Zoom. We started the workshop updating everyone with organizational information and incentives regarding the BLIZ final steps. Each subproject gave updates on their status of work. We finished discussing the synthesis process with different simulation possibilities.
The Bavarian State Ministry of Science and the Arts promotes Bavaria as a Research site on its website “Research in Bavaria”. Prof. Juliano Sarmento Cabral speaks about BLIZ and his team’s research in the article Biodiversity Dynamics under Environmental Change.
Sven Rubanschi gives a talk at this year’s Public Climate School at WZW Campus on Thursday, May 19 starting at 15:30. He will lecture about how climate change threatens the current distribution of biotopes and their biodiversity. Furthermore, the occurence of biotopes under current and future climate conditions will be discussed and further consequences of […]
Due to covid there was a long delay, but finally the BLIZ PhD student retreat took place at the Limnological Research Station in Iffeldorf from April 25. to April 27. Jana Blechschmidt, Maximilian Brönner, Stefan Fallert and Sven Rubanschi have used the past three days to write and discuss a lot. During hikes around the […]