Key Deadlines

September 15
Proposals for Symposia, Organized Orals, Organized Posters.

November 17
Proposals for Ignite sessions, field trips, workshops, special sessions.

February 23
Abstracts

Linking biodiversity, material cycling and ecosystem services in a changing world

Biodiversity is the foundation for almost all ecosystem services. The known relationships, though, between biodiversity and material cycling may or may not inform the translation into ecosystem services. As the concept of the ecosystem service is of interest not only to scientists but also to policy makers and stakeholders, understanding the relationship between these three components is essential. The 102nd annual meeting will support sessions that focus on and explore, in general, how biodiversity is the foundation for many ecosystem services, how ecosystem functioning can translate into ecosystem services, and the role different dimensions of biodiversity play in developing such understanding.