Together with Simon Egli (also WSL), I will a attend the COST Action "FP1203 European Non-Wood Forest Products (NWFPs) Network" 3rd Workshop and 4th Management Committee Meeting in Zagreb, Croatia, February 18-19, 2015, providing a keynote entitled “A (dendro)climatological perspective on fungal ecology”.
I am holding a block course titled "Tree-ring research at the interface of archaeology, climatology and ecology" at the University of Bern from February 2 - 6, 2015.
Annually resolved and absolutely dated chronologies of different tree-ring parameters, such as width, density and isotopic ratios, together with wood anatomical characteristics, ...
Together with Fritz Schweingruber, I will attend a strategic meeting on the future of Russian tree-ring research in Krasnoyarsk between Jan 19 and 21, 2015. During this time, about 35 Russian scientists from ~10 Universities and Institutes all over the country will exchange state-of-the-art research, and discuss avenues for ...
I will attend a meeting on Climate variability in Italy during the last two millennia – Italy 2k at the ACCADEMIA NAZIONALE DEI LINCEI in Roma from Dec 1-2, 2014.
I am attending a meeting in the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Oslo, November 19th and 20th, 2014 entitled The past plague pandemics (Justinian, Black Death, Third) in light of modern Molecular Life Science insights.
Summary: "Our current understanding of the three plague pandemics has rapidly expanded in the ...