eLTER representatives including Michael Mirtl (chair of eLTER, from EAA, Austria), Nick Arnaud (CNRS, France) and Roland Baatz (Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany) were in Vienna last week at the annual conference of the European Geosciences Union (EGU). They presented eLTER Europe research infrastructure at lunchtime talks. Information on RIs covering many environmental domains (solid earth, ecosystem/biosphere, atmosphere, aquatic and multi-domain RIs) were also given.
Nick Arnaud: ‘Integrating the critical zone research community into the RI business’
Michael Mirtl: ‘eLTER’s Whole System Approach & cross-disciplinarity for the Live Supporting System’
Roland Baatz: ‘Long-term ecosystem research for food security in a sustainable bioeconomy’