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The University of São Paulo's (USP) Center of Nuclear Energy in Agriculture (CENA) and the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) announce the São Paulo School of Advanced Science on the unequal distribution of nitrogen in the w

In order to support stringent policy (the Swiss Federal Council defined the goal to reduce ammonia emissions in 2030 by about 40% and nitrogen oxide emissions by about 50% compared to 2005), Switzerland provides information on nitrogen, its use an

An update on the latest activities in Nitrogen has been sent in December 2015. Please sign up for future Nitrogen alerts by signing up to the INI-Europe mailing list (see above).

Eurostat is currently setting up a strategy for agricultural statistics in the next decade and beyond.

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Dates: 
12/04/2016 - 09:00 to 12/08/2016 - 16:00

The upcoming INI conference will be held in Melbourne, Australia, following up on Kampala, 2013.

Web page (http://www.ini2016.com) now is available, including information on the call for papers

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08/29/2016 - 09:00 to 09/01/2016 - 16:00

EcoSummit 2016
Ecological Sustainability: Engineering Change

Le Corum, Montpellier, France

See details at  http://www.ecosummit2016.org/

Abstract Submission Deadline: 29 January 2016

INI Europe will contribute to session:

0234   Nitrogen and sustainability

Nitrogen is one of the most perturbed natural biogeochemical cycle and a key resource for ensuring both economic and ecological sustainability. It is important to understand the challenges for ensuring ecological sustainability with respect to Nitrogen and build models to provide solutions that help in managing the nitrogen cycle. This session will invite speakers who are working on modeling various aspects of nitrogen's role in ensuring social, economic and ecological sustainability. Systems modeling approach would be at the center. The aim is to develop a network between key scientists who work on Nitrogen through different modeling efforts. Eco-Summit will be a strong platform for such networking and providing the future research directions for Nitrogen and Sustainability. This session will encompass talks focused on nitrogen for wide variety of systems – forest, urban, river, agricultural, economic and industrial. A white paper highlighting the need of modeling efforts for nitrogen sustainability in various systems can be published as a result of session or there can be an opportunity to have a special issue on models related to various aspects of sustainability focused on nitrogen.

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06/27/2016 - 08:30 to 06/29/2016 - 13:00

Like the Lisbon workshop, INI Europe is also “sponsoring” this workshop in Southern Sweden. Among other, INI Europe will use this platform to take stock of progress before the general INI “N2016” conference in Melbourne, Australia, in December.
INI also invites to a specific breakout session held during the workshop on “Nitrogen budgets and indicators to best practice N management - limits and potentials”.

Abstract submission is now open, deadline is January 20, 2016
For more information see: http://nitrogenworkshop.com/

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