International Workshop and Meeting on Biosphere
This workshop and meeting on Biosphere-Atmosphere Interactions and its Impacts on Climate and Air Quality was organized at IISER Mohali by the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and the Integrated Land Ecosystem-Atmosphere Processes Study (ILEAPS) and Future Earth and World Climate Research Program (WCRP) on March 21, 2016. The topics covered during the workshop included:
• Scientific research and capacity building efforts in the area of Biosphere-Atmosphere Interactions and its Impacts on Climate and Air Quality.
• Global change and sustainability science.
• Engagement of Indian community with top global scientists in ecosystem research to cultivate the next generation of international researchers in India.
• Promote networking between national and international scientists. The inaugural address was given by Dr. Thorsten Kiefer (Director of Future Earths Paris Hub) while the key note address was delivered by Professor Alex Guenther from the University of California , Irvine, USA. A total of 24 invited experts from India and abroad delivered lectures and chaired the sessions.