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Development and control of functional biodiversity at micro- and macro-scales

Location: Neuherberg/Munich, Germany
Event Type: Workshop
Event Date: 2005-10-05    
End Date: 2005-10-07

Event Description:
This workshop is held to present and discuss recent advances in the assessment of functional diversity of microorganisms in different habitats. Experiences in the application of approaches to describe and evaluate biodiversity patterns at macro-scales will also be presented and discussed in connection with microbial biodiversity studies at micro-scale level.

Key topics:

  • Role of functional biodiversity in trophic networks
  • Role of functional biodiversity in biotic interactions
  • Indicators of biodiversity changes
  • Methodological approaches for the assessment of biodiversity at micro- and macroscales

Contributions are invited from:

  • terrestrial ecosystems
  • aquatic and marine ecosystems
  • procaryote – eucaryotic interactions

Call for the submission of Abstracts:
Please send abstracts (300 words, Times New Roman, 12pt, single spaced) to the following address:
NEW DEADLINE: 15. August 2005

Contact email:

Event programme:
Check the programme page on their website.

Collaborators and organisers:
The workshop is organized by :

GSF-National Research Centre for Environment and Health
Ingolstädter Landstrasse 1
D-85764 Neuherberg/München

Tel.: 0049 89 3187 4109
Fax: 0049 89 3187 3376

Website url:

Registration form:

Registration fee: 

Relevant costs that should be taken by MARBEF:  

Possibility for day-care centres (facilities for children): No

MarBEF supported event: No

Event within Framework of MARBEF: (none)

Maximum number of participants: 

External participants (non MARBEF) allowed: Yes

Posted by WardAppeltans on 2005-08-04 and approved by webmaster