Biospheric feedbacks in the climate system in the past, present, and future
Convener: M. Claussen  | Co-Conveners: V. Brovkin , N. Zeng 
Oral Programme
 / Tue, 21 Apr, 08:30–10:00  / Room 28
Poster Programme
 / Attendance Tue, 21 Apr, 17:30–19:00  / Halls X/Y

Contributions are welcome in the field of
a) Global scale vegetation dynamics and feedback with climate (atmosphere/ocean/ice sheet) dynamics,
b) Interaction between vegetation feedbacks on a local scale and global scale feedbacks
c) Global and continental scale anthropogenic land cover change, past, present, future
d) Lifespan of the biosphere, astrobiology
e) Concepts and simplified models of climate-ecosystem feedbacks
f) Comprehensive dynamic global ecosystem models
h) Global data sets for feedbacks assessment

Invited talk: "Climate-Vegetation Feedbacks on different scales" by SC Dekker, HJ de Boer, and M Rietkerk