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21 OCTOBER 2010 CARBOPEAT website updated

Leaflets have been updated and translated versions are now available. Two technical reports are now also available online with more to follow.


31 MARCH CARBOPEAT BEGINS NEW PHASE

The funded period of the Carbopeat project ends today. However, the website will continue to provide details of events, news and announcements as well as providing new leaflets and other materials. Items for inclusion can be sent to news@carbopeat.org.


27 MARCH NEW LEAFLET AVAILABLE

A new Carbopeat Information Leaflet - Vulnerabilities of Tropical Peatlands - is now available in addition to those on Tropical Peatlands & Carbon Storage; Tropical Peatlands & Carbon Gas Fluxes and Tropical Peatlands & Biodiversity in SE Asia.

See www.geog.le.ac.uk/carbopeat/infleaflets.html.


26 MARCH LATEST NEWSLETTER AVAILABLE

The latest, and final, version of CARBOPEAT News (Issue 8, March 2009) is now available from the website. See www.geog.le.ac.uk/carbopeat/newsletter.html.


11 MARCH FULL VERSION OF YOGYA PROCEEDINGS NOW AVAILABLE

The full version of the Proceedings of the International Symposium on Tropical Peatland held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, August 2007 is now available from the Carbopeat website. See www.geog.le.ac.uk/carbopeat/yogyaproc.html.

5 MARCH 2009 EARLY REGISTRATION ENDS ON 11 MARCH

Early registration for the International Peat Society Convention (seminar and workshop on Peatland Restoration in the British Isles and Southeast Asia) in Belfast, 24-26 April 2009 ends on 11 March.

See www.peatsociety.org/index.php?id=241 for more information.


27 FEBRUARY 2009 ITEMS NEEDED FOR CARBOPEAT NEWSLETTER

Work is now in progress on the latest version of Carbopeat News. Please submit any articles, announcements or news items for inclusion by 13th October to news@carbopeat.org. For further details see www.geog.le.ac.uk/carbopeat/newsletter.html.


26 FEBRUARY 2009 NEW INFORMATION LEAFLET AVAILABLE

A new Carbopeat Information Leaflet -Tropical Peatlands & Biodiversity in SE Asia - is now available in addition to those on Tropical Peatlands & Carbon Storage and Tropical Peatlands & Carbon Gas Fluxes.

See www.geog.le.ac.uk/carbopeat/infleaflets.html.


26 FEBRUARY 2009 Tullamore Proceedings Available for Download

The IPS announce that the Proceedings of the 13th International Peat Congress (After Wise Use - the Future of Peatlands) held in Tullamore in June 2008 can now be downloaded (free of charge). It is hoped that single papers instead of the complete oral, poster and addendum files will be posted as soon as possible.

See www.peatsociety.org/index.php?id=82.

Tropical peatland session papers and presentations are available here - www.geog.le.ac.uk/carbopeat/lzone/tullamore.html.


18 FEBRUARY 2009 Registration for IPS Belfast Convention now open

Registration is now open for the International Peat Society Convention (seminar and workshop on Peatland Restoration in the British Isles and Southeast Asia) in Belfast, 24-26 April 2009.

See www.peatsociety.org/index.php?id=241 for more information.


18 FEBRUARY 2009 INDONESIAN PEATLANDS AND PLANTATION

From The Jakarta Post - Government to allow peatland plantations. See http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2009/02/13/govt-allow-peatland-plantations.html.


13 FEBRUARY 2009 DEADLINE APPROACHING FOR SPRING AGU MEETING

The deadline for the Geochemical and Hydrologic Processes in Peatland Ecosystems session at the upcoming AGU meeting in Toronto, Canada (24-27 May 2009) is 4th March 2009. See www.agu.org/meetings/ja09 for further details.


11 FEBRUARY 2009 CARBOPEAT PROJECT EXTENDED

The European Commission has given approval for the extension of CARBOPEAT. The project will now officially end on 31st March 2009 but the website and work will continue beyond this date.


11 FEBRUARY 2009 LATEST NEWSLETTER AVAILABLE

The latest version of CARBOPEAT News is now available from the website. See www.geog.le.ac.uk/carbopeat/newsletter.html.


11 FEBRUARY 2009 deadlines approaching

The early registration deadline for the Update on Carbon in Peatlands II – Prague (25-30 September, 2009) is 30 April, 2009. The abstract deadline for posters is March 31, 2009.

See www.peatnet.siu.edu/CC09MainPage.html for further information.


13 JANUARY 2009 PRESENTATIONS NOW AVAILABLE

Copies of most of the presentations made at the International Symposium and Workshop on Tropical Peatland held in Kuching in August 2008 are now available on the Carbopeat website.

See www.geog.le.ac.uk/carbopeat/kuchingcontents.html


9 JANUARY 2009 PeatlandS FEATURE ON UK NATIONAL RADIO

The importance of peatlands has featured on Material World (a BBC science program), see www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/science/thematerialworld_20081204.shtml to listen to the program.


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