An International Symposium on Global Change Research 2013: Coupled Natural & Human Systems

Nanjing, China, June 18-20, 2013

The Earth is entering into a new era of Anthropocene, which faces climate change, ecosystem degradation, loss of biodiversity, and many other environmental issues. To confront this grand challenge, we bring international leading scientists from relevant field and discuss
• Human-environment interactions
• Global change ecology
• Ecosystem-atmosphere interactions
• Remote sensing of global change
• Ecosystem modeling
• Climatic adaptation
• Ecosystem services, evaluation, and policy making

Invited keynote speakers (confirmed):

• Lawrence E. Band, Universiyt of North CarolinUSA
• Bojie Fu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
• Huadong Guo, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
• Thomas Spies, Oregon State University & USDA Forest Service
• Guoxiong Wu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Call for Abstracts: Submit abstracts by 30 April 2013
Abstracts for oral and poster presentations are invited on the above topics and should be submitted to the contact below.

Conference Language: English

Scientific Committee:

Jianwu Tang (Co-Chair), Jingfeng Xiao (Co-Chair), Ge Sun, Yaoqi Zhang, Yongqiang Liu, Peilei Fan, Yiqi Luo, Zhiqiu Gao, Xuhui Lee, and Jiquan Chen


The International Center for Ecology, Meteorology, and Environment (ICEME), Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST)


Dr. Fangmin Zhang,, office: (1) 416-9463058, fax: (1) 416-9463058 (For international participants)

Mrs. Zhen Xu,, office: (86) 025-58731539, cell phone: (86)13951823285 (For domestic participants)


Last updated: 02/26/2013

Abstract deadline:

April 30, 2013


2nd announcement (pdf)


Confirmed participants (pdf)


Call for Best Student Paper Award (Travel) (PDF) (Application form)


IceMe center brochure (pdf)