The outcomes of the COP21 negotiations in Paris and a range of national status reports on climate change vulnerabilities deliver a clear message. We are in need of clean and renewable sources of energy and raw materials and need to move towards a bio-economy in various sectors. This also includes concepts that combine approaches to realize net negative emissions, such as Bioenergy and Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS). We welcome contributions introducing theoretical concepts, models or the development of methods as well as interdisciplinary and holistic approaches and case studies.
This session is open to contributions assessing aspects of biomass production and utilization with implications on different scales. We encourage abstracts with emphasis on land-use change impacts (e.g. species distribution and dynamics, invasive species, impacts on habitat quality), soils (e.g. nutrient depletion, acidification, carbon cycle), water (e.g. pollution, altering catchment water balances), and atmosphere (e.g. CO2 mitigation potentials, VOC’s emission of fast growing species, impact of urban biosphere on overall urban GHG emissions), with a holistic focus. We also welcome case studies that can provide insights for a more general application of the respective approaches.

This session is organized and planned by the Commission for Interdisciplinary Ecological Studies and Commission Climate and Air Quality of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and co-organized with the IUFRO Task-Force “Forest Biomass Network (FBN)” and its working group 7.01.03, Impacts of air pollution and climate change on forest ecosystems – Atmospheric deposition, soils and nutrient cycles.

Convener: Viktor J. Bruckman | Co-conveners: Vanessa Parravicini, Florian Kraxner, Maliwan Haruthaithanasan
| Attendance Tue, 09 Apr, 10:45–12:30
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Attendance time: Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 10:45–12:30 | Hall X1

Chairperson: Viktor J. Bruckman
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Amarachi Kalu, Janja Vrzel, Sebastian Kolb, Juergen Karl, Philip Marzahn, and Ralf Ludwig
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Mapping Sustainable BECCS Potentials – A New Methodology Applied to the US
Florian Kraxner, Dmitry Schepaschenko, Piera Patrizio, Sylvain Leduc, Sabine Fuss, Linda See, Ping Yowargana, Bintang Yuwono, Kasparas Spokas, Anatoly Shvidenko, and Anders Lunnan
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Michael Jones, Paul Rice, Barry McMullin, and Paul Price
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Dagmar Henner, Pete Smith, Christian Davies, Niall McNamara, and Juraj Balkovic
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Inger Marie Fanebust and Nieves Fernandez-Anez
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Monia El Akkari, Fabien Ferchaud, Loïc strullu, Aurélie Perrin, Jean Louis Drouet, Pierre Alain Jayet, and Benoit Gabrielle
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Alfonso Jose Lag-Brotons, Alastair Martin, Lawrence Ezemonye, Christopher Emokaro, Isioma Tongo, and Kirk T. Semple