Submission of abstracts
You are cordially invited to submit an
abstract for your planned contribution to the conference in the form of a poster or an oral presentation.
Please ensure that your submission arrives by 31 October 2016 at the latest.
How to submit an abstract
You will have to register first in order to submit a paper online.
Everybody is entitled to submit 2 contributions. To submit an abstract of your contribution, please follow the instructions on the online submission form and fill in the appropriate fields.
Abstracts are limited to 2000 characters.
The themes are given below. Please select the corresponding scientific session where your talk/poster might fit in best. Contributions to other topics within the frame of tropical ecology are also welcome and will be organised in additional thematic or free sessions.
(Please click on a session title to display the full session information)
Session 1: Coral reefs at risk: (re)connecting coral reef biodiversity in space and time
Session 2: Conserving mangrove biodiversity: do we know enough?
Session 3: Looking through the lenses of tropical freshwater microhabitats
Session 4: Riparian ecosystems in tropical drylands: biodiversity, human impact and nature conservation
Session 5: Dry tropical woodlands in south central Africa - Ecosystems, Processes and Drivers of Change
Session 6: Savanna ecology and functioning over space and time
Session 7: Complete Altitudinal Rainforest Transects in the tropics
Session 8: Seed dispersal in space and time
Session 9: Mycorrhizal interactions in tropical ecosystems: diversity, ecology, and evolution
Session 10: Inter and intraspecific trait differences in tropical ecosystems
Session 11: Including lianas in vegetation models: current knowledge of liana impacts and functional traits
Session 12: Modelling tropical forests and their evolution from the past to the future
Session 13: Forests in space and time: Connecting Remote Sensing, Field Data, and Models
Session 14: Understanding the impacts of fragmentation on biodiversity
Session 15: Fragmentation in the tropics: molecular effects on fauna and flora
Session 16: Is primate and other large vertebrate conservation still relevant in this rapidly changing world?
Session 17: Tropical ecosystems dynamics: integrating biogeography, evolution, and palaeoecology
Session 18: The tropical forest in a changing climate: the importance of evolutionary adaptation, phenotypic plasticity and landscape connectivity for species survival
Session 19: Dynamics of gene flow in tropical species
Session 20: Species delineation in the tropics
Session 21: Using wood as an archive of forest history: growth ring analysis and anthracology
Session 22: Beyond what the eye can see: paleoecological insights into tropical ecosystem dynamics and functions
Session 23: Back to the future: Recognising the value of baseline biodiversity data in a changing world
Session 24: Human-modified tropical forests – Impacts of forest degradation and biodiversity loss on tropical ecosystem functioning
Session 25: (Re)connecting diversity and use of tropical indigenous fruit tree species
Session 26: Reconciling food production and biodiversity conservation in agroforestry systems: achievements and challenges
Session 27: Roles and means of certification for the conservation of tropical forests
Session 28: Concepts and methods for enhanced stakeholder-scientist interactions in tropical biodiversity conservation
Session 29: Green Economy and Economic Valuation applied to Tropical Forests Ecosystems
Session 30: FREE SESSION