Craig Brelsford PhD Defence: Light quality affects leaf pigments and leaf phenology

Craig Brelsford from the CanSEE group at the University of Helsinki will defend his PhD dissertation entitled, “Light quality affects leaf pigments and leaf phenology”, on Thursday June 4th,  2020 at 12 noon EET in Finland (11 a.m. CET in the rest of continental Europe).

The defence is open to the public so you can watch the defence remotely with this link: http://video.helsinki.fi/unitube/live-stream.html?room=l22

Or join the defence remotely with the following link: https://helsinki.zoom.us/j/65397468863?pwd=cjEwdk5rRzdvUGxYaXloRTB2bmJaZz09

And ask questions with this link: https://presemo.helsinki.fi/p673

Or in person, subject to some social distancing restrictions at: Porthania, Room P673.

Craig’s Opponent will be Professor Gareth K Phoenix from the University of Sheffield. Gareth is an ecophysiologist and expert on the response of plants and vegetation to climate change at high latitudes.  He will give a seminar on Wednesday 3rd June 2020 at 14:00, entitled:  Arctic Browning: extreme events causing large scale damage to arctic vegetation.
You can participate in the seminar of 3rd June using the following link: https://helsinki.zoom.us/j/63529246088?pwd=V3NTeFp0SjE4VzZnSlB4VVR0N1NBZz09

Treharne et al., (2019) Arctic browning: Impacts of extreme climatic events on heathland ecosystem CO2 fluxes. Global Change Biology, https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14500

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