A reminder for the World Congress on Silvo-Pastoral Systems, the conference
is supported by IUFRO, please distribute among your colleagues and networks
Please note: 15 January 2016: abstract submission close (new deadline)
IUFRO office holder
De : Silvopastoral2016
Objet : Announcing the coming World Congress on Silvo-Pastoral Systems,
Évora, Portugal, 2016
We hope to see you in Évora, Portugal, September 2016, in the 1st World
Congress on Silvo-Pastoral Systems:
Silvo-Pastoral Systems in a changing world: functions, management and
»» Focusing on silvo-pastoral systems.
»» Creating a fertile interdisciplinarity research context leading to
progress in knowledge and new adaptative management solutions.
»» Bridging science to practice.
On behalf of the Organizing Committee,
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Gesendet: Sonntag, 6. Dezember 2015 18:39
Betreff: [iufro8-l] TR: NASA-MSU Awards
De : International Association of Landscape Ecology List [mailto:USIALE-L@LISTSERV.URI.EDU] De la part de Jianguo 'Jack' Liu
Please share the following information with potentially interested individuals (e.g., students, postdocs, assistant professors, and junior researchers). Thanks!
** Call for NASA-MSU Award Applications **
With support from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Michigan State University (MSU), NASA-MSU Professional Enhancement Awards (up to $800 each) are given to students, postdocs, and junior researchers (e.g., assistant professors) to cover expenses associated with attending the meeting of US-IALE (U.S. Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology) in Asheville, NC, April 3-7, 2016 ( <http://www.usiale.org/asheville2016> www.usiale.org/asheville2016).
The application package includes a cover letter, application form, abstract (as it was submitted to the US-IALE meeting site), resume/CV, and budget. Applications are judged based on the merits of the applicants' abstracts, financial needs, and professional backgrounds and goals.
Presentations (oral or poster) should focus on telecoupling (environmental and socioeconomic interactions over distances, such as human and animal migration, species dispersal, species invasion, disease spread, sound/noise transmission, spread of pollutants and wastes, trade of goods and products, flows of ecosystem services, environmental and hydrological flows, foreign investment, technology transfer, water transfer, and tourism). Topics may include applications of the telecoupling framework to address issues across landscapes or coupled human and natural systems (e.g., dynamics, pattern, process, structure, function, and sustainability). For more information about telecoupling, please see http://csis.msu.edu/telecoupling .
Applicants from around the world (except former award recipients) are encouraged to apply.
The application deadline is December 21, 2015.
More information about the NASA-MSU Program is available at the web site (http://csis.msu.edu/news/2016_nasa_msu_award ) and application form is available at ( <http://csis.msu.edu/form/nasa-msu-app> http://csis.msu.edu/form/nasa-msu-app).
Questions can be directed to:
Dr. Jianguo (Jack) Liu
Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
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Gesendet: Dienstag, 8. Dezember 2015 17:58
Betreff: [iufro8-l] TR: US-IALE Foreign Scholar Travel Award
De : International Association of Landscape Ecology List [mailto:USIALE-L@LISTSERV.URI.EDU] De la part de Kathleen J. Vigness-Raposa (RI)
Objet : US-IALE Foreign Scholar Travel Award
US-IALE Foreign Scholar Travel Award
US-IALE 2016 Annual Meeting
Asheville, North Carolina
April 3-7, 2016
The United States Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology (US-IALE) has a program to support attendance at the annual meeting by landscape ecologists from foreign countries and to foster international exchange about advances in landscape ecology.
The award recipients will receive US$1,200 at the Annual Meeting. It is the recipients' responsibility to make all transportation arrangements and cover all transportation and lodging costs associated with participating in the meeting.
1. Applicants are NOT eligible if:
- the applicant is a citizen or current resident of the United States or Canada.
- the applicant is a citizen of a G7 country (France, US, Britain, Germany, Japan, Italy).
- the applicant (of any nationality) is currently studying in the United States or Canada.
- the applicant (of any nationality) received a Master's or Doctorate at an institution in the United States or Canada.
- previous recipients are also ineligible.
2. Applicants must submit an abstract for a paper or poster presentation at the 2016 conference. You must submit your abstract to the conference organizers by 15 DECEMBER 2015. http://usiale.org/asheville2016/abstract-submission
1. Scientific merit and application to landscape ecology. We will favor applicants who demonstrate that their research (i) advances the scientific basis of landscape ecology, and/or (ii) the application of landscape ecology for natural resource protection or management. New and established landscape ecologists are encouraged to apply.
2. Financial need. Applicants must have demonstrated financial need and show that without FTSA support, they would not be able to attend the Conference. Applicants currently studying or residing in G7 countries must demonstrate the extent to which they have pursued travel funding from their host institution.
3. Professional development. Applicants must demonstrate that attending the US-IALE Conference will represent a significant professional opportunity for developing their expertise in landscape ecology and establishing working relationships with landscape ecologists from other countries. Preference is given to applicants in earlier career stages.
4. Geographical representation. Selection may be made to maximize the number of countries and regions represented.
5. Clarity of English and expression.
HOW TO APPLY
All application materials must be in English. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. A complete application contains the following:
1. Name, Institution, Email address, Postal Address, Citizenship.
2. Curriculum vitae (maximum 4 pages).
3. Title and abstract of the paper or poster you will present at the Conference. The abstract should also be independently submitted to the conference organizers
by 15 DECEMBER 2015 at the conference website (http://usiale.org/asheville2016/abstract-submission).
4. A summary of your research (750 words maximum) explaining how your research extends the scientific basis or application of landscape ecology (see Selection Criteria listed above).
5. Statement on what you hope to gain professionally from attending the US-IALE Conference (200 words maximum).
6. An explanation (200 words maximum) of why you need financial assistance to attend the conference (see Selection Criteria listed above).
Submit your abstract to the conference organizers by 15 DECEMBER 2015 at the conference website (http://usiale.org/asheville2016/abstract-submission).
Submit your FSTA application materials by 29 DECEMBER 2015 by email to kathy.vigness.raposa<AT>gmail.com. Acceptable formats include Microsoft Word, Rich Text Format and Adobe Acrobat (pdf). Please put all materials into a single file with your last name included in the filename (e.g., Vigness_FSTA_2016). Files will be returned if materials are not combined into a single file.
Awards will be announced on or before 22 January 2016.
U.S. IALE: <http://www.usiale.org> www.usiale.org
2016 Annual Meeting: http://usiale.org/asheville2016/
Other questions -- email us at kathy.vigness.raposa<AT>gmail.com
U.S. IALE FOREIGN SCHOLAR TRAVEL AWARD COMMITTEE
Members: Kathy Vigness-Raposa (Committee Chair, Marine Acoustics, Inc.), Robert Corry (University of Guelph), Deahn Donner (US Forest Service ), Nancy McIntyre (Texas Tech University), Tammy Wilson (US National Park Service), and Anne Kuhn-Hines (US Environmental Protection Agency).
Kathleen J. Vigness-Raposa, Ph.D.
Chair, Foreign Scholar Travel Award Committee
Vice President of Environmental Programs
Marine Acoustics, Inc.
2 Corporate Place, Suite 105
Middletown, RI 02842