GHG Europe

Programme

Programm for download (version 05.10.2010)

Wednesday, 27 October 2010

12:00–13:45

Light Lunch and registration

13:45-14:00

Introduction and scope of workshop

(Bruce Osborne, Annette Freibauer)

1. Annual Crops (Chair: Bruce Osborne)

14:00-14:30

Land Use change for corn/soybean production

(Terenzio Zenone, University of Toledo)

14:30-15:00

Relating N2O emissions from energy crops to the avoided fossil fuel-derived CO2- a study on bioethanol and biogas produced from organically managed maize, rye, vetch and grass-clover.

(Mette Carter, Risoe National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy)

15:00-15:30

How do GHG emissions from bioenergy crops differ from conventional crops?

(Julia Drewer, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology)

15:30-16:00

Bioenergy versus food and fossil: an overview

(John Valentine, IGER)

16:00-16:30

Tea/coffee

16:30-17:00

GHG balance of a fast growing bioenergy system

(Donatella Zona, University of Antwerp)

17:00-17:15

Short Presentations

Crop rotation systems for sustainable energy farming

(Christian Weiser, TLL)

17:15-18:00

Discussion & Summary

Thursday, 28 October 2010

2. Grasses including Miscanthus (Chair: Mike Williams)

09:00-09:30

GHG Mitigation from abandoned peatland using reed canary grass

(Ülo Mander, University of Tartu)

09:30-10:00

Atmospheric impact of the cultivation of a perennial crop on organic soil in Finland

(Niina Hyvonen, University of Eastern Finland)

10:00-10:30

Impacts of early establishment of Miscanthus for bioenergy production

(Mike Jones, Trinity College Dublin)

10:30-11:00

Switchgrass for bioenergy production

(Walter Zegada-Lizarazu, Andrea Monti, University of Bologna)

11:00-11:30

Tea/coffee

11:30-12:00

Short Presentations (~5 min)

N2O emissions from Energy Crops

(Dominika Krol)

Soil carbon sequestration under Miscanthus x giganteus

(Jesko Zimmermann)

Effects of Climate Manipulations on Contrasting Energy crops

(Saul Otero)

Assessing the C balance of Biomass Crops

(Orlaith O'Connor)

12:00-13:30

Discussion & Summary

13:30-14:30

Lunch

3. Trees (Chair: Axel Don)

14:30–15:00

Environmental impacts of short rotation coppicing on poorer quality land

(Ute Skiba, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology)

15:00–15:30

Large carbon sink potential of willow plantations

(Achim Grelle, University of Lund)

15:30-16:00

Short Presentations (~5 min)

Willow Production in Ireland

(John Finnan)

Land Use Change and Greenhouse Gas Budgets

(Matt Saunders)

Impact of Land Use Change on Soil C

(Axel Don)

16:00-16:30

Tea/coffee

16:30-18:00

Discussion & Summary

18:30

Dinner: MV Cill Airne Restaurant and Bar

Quay 16, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1

Friday, 29 October 2010

4. Modelling (Chair: Annette Freibauer)

09:00–09:30

Modelling biofuel crop production and its impact on climate with the ORCHIDEE terrestrial ecosystems model

(Nicolas Vuichard/Aude Valade, CEA-CNRS)

09:30–10:00

Modelling land use conversion for bioenergy production

(Astley Hastings, University of Aberdeen)

10:00–10:30

Sustainability of different land use options on abandoned land

(Florian Schierhorn, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe)

10:30-11:00

Mapping N20 emissions of 1st and 2nd generation biofuels

(Benoit Gabrielle, AgroParisTech)

11:00–11:30

Tea/coffee

11:30–12:00

Short presentations (~5 min)

A new land use modelling architecture: The Nexus Land Use

(Francois Souty)

12:00-13:00

Discussion & Summary

13:00–13:30

Overall summary & conclusions

13:30–14:30

Lunch and close of workshop


EU contract No. 244122

News

Project finished in September 2013  [more]

Imer D, Merbold L, Eugster W, Buchmann N (2013)  [more]

Luyssaert, S., G. Abril, et al. (2012)  [more]

Merbold L, Steinlin C, Hagedorn F (2013)   [more]

Mohn J, Steinlin C, Merbold L, Emmenegger L, Hagedorn F (2013)   [more]

Nabuurs G-J, Lindner M, Verkerk PJ, Gunia K, Deda P, Michalak R, Grassi G (2013)  [more]

Scott RL, Serrano-Ortiz P, Domingo F, Hamerlynck EP, Kowalski AS (2012)  [more]

Wolf S, Eugster W, Ammann C, Haeni M, Zielis S, Hiller R, Stieger J, Imer D, Merbold L, Buchmann N (2013)   [more]

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GHG-Europe at a glance

Fundingsource: EU (FP7)
EC-contribution: 6.6 Mio.€
Duration: 2010-2013
Consortium: 41 partners, 15 countries
Coordinator: A. Freibauer (TI)