During the week 14-19 October 2018, the ILTER East Asia Pacific (EAP) regional network conducted a scientific conference with the topic
Resilience of Ecosystems in Natural and Human-dominated Landscapes
During the same week, ILTER held its annual Coordinating Committee meeting.
The event was hosted by the Taiwan Agricultural Research Institute, Tunghai University, TERN (Taiwan Ecological Research Network).
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There were some 100 scientific contributions as oral or poster presentation, covering the following themes:
Theme 1: Resilience of socio-ecological systems
Theme 2: Drivers of long-term changes in biodiversity, ecosystem functioning and services
Theme 3: Nutrient cycling and critical zone research
Theme 4: Towards harmonization and standardization of observations
Theme 5: Long term response and feedback of Asian terrestrial ecosystems to climate change
Theme 6: Graduate speed talk
Furthermore, graduate student talks were invited with no theme predefined.
Overall meeting structure
Sunday, 14 October: Workshop: Introduction to data management and applications in the long-term ecological sites
Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 : Joint Science Conference (open for anyone)
Wednesday 17: Field trip (open for anyone)
Thursday 18 and Friday 19: ILTER Coordinating Committee Meeting (upon invitation only)
The meeting was held at the Lin Hotel & Banquet, Taichung, No.99, Chaofu Rd., Xitun Dist., Taichung City 407, Taiwan (R.O.C.), Taiwan Boulevard Intersection