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Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution

Working Group on Effects

International Cooperative Programme on Effects of Air Pollution on Natural Vegetation and Crops

Programme

26th Task Force Meeting

of the ICP Vegetation

29 - 30 January, 2013

Halmstad, Sweden

                                    

 

 

With the financial support of the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency 

 

 

 

 

Programme: 26th Task Force Meeting of the ICP Vegetation

Tuesday 29th January, 2013

Session 1

                                                     Chair:  Gunilla-Pihl Karlsson

  Welcome:  Titus Kyrklun (Swedish Environmental Protection Agency) and John Munthe (Vice president research IVL)
  Harry Harmens et al. - Overview of the achievements of the ICP Vegetation in 2012
  David Simpson - The EMEP MSC-W model: Recent developments, what to do next?
  Lars Lundin - Report on the ICP Integrated Monitoring activities 2012
  Ludwig De Temmerman et al. - What about nanomaterials?  Future considerations about the deposition of nanoparticles from long range transport.

 

 

Session 2

                                                      Chair:  Patrick Büker

  Gina Mills et al. - Impacts of ozone on ecosystem services and biodiversity.
  Jurgen Bender et al. - Introduction of a study to assess the impacts of ozone on biodiversity in terrestrial ecosystems: Database review and analysis of methods and uncertainties in current risk assessment approaches.
  Harry Harmens et al. - Results of the European moss survey 2010/11.
  Eiliv Steinnes et al. - Is terrestrial moss a useful substrate for assessment of the atmospheric deposition of POPs?  Implications from the 2010 moss survey in Norway.

 

Session 3
Chair:  Håkan Pleijel
  Peringe Grennfelt - Update of the recent work under the LRTAP Convention.
  Harry Harmens et al. - Medium-term workplan ICP Vegetation: how does it fit in with the implementation of the long-term strategy of LRTAP Convention?
  Patrick Büker and Lisa Emberson - Collaboration with the Task Force on Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollution.
  Antonio Ballerin-Denti - CLRTAP and Alpine Convention: a chance for cooperation on the effects of air pollution on alpine vegetation.
  Per Erik Karlsson et al. - S-POD - a simplified ozone index to be used to assess the risk for negative ozone impacts on vegetation at the national level.

 

 

Session 4a

Ozone                                                                         Chair:  Felicity Hayes

  Silvano Fares et al. - The effect of ambient ozone on carbon assimilation in trees: estimates using continuous flux measurement.
  Zhaozhong Feng - Leaf mass per area elucidates ozone sensitivity of woody species
  Alessandra De Marco et al. - The phytotoxic ozone dose performs well in Mediterranean forests
  Sabine Braun et al. - Reporting back from the working group discussion on further flux based developments and mapping validation.
  Patrick Büker et al. - Re-analysis of forest ozone flux-response relationships and some considerations for their application.

 

 

Session 4b

Heavy Metals/N/POPs                                             Chair:  Sebastien Leblond

  Jesus Santamaria - Preliminary results of 15N analyses in mosses.
  Mitja Skudnik et al. - Influence of sampling location on nitrogen and trace elements content in mosses.
  Lotti Thöni et al. - Relationship between site-specific nitrogen/sulphur concentrations in mosses and atmospheric nitrogen/sulphur deposition rates in selected European countries: preliminary results.
  Discussion on the 2010/11 survey report and maps, and the future of the European moss survey (led by Harry Harmens)
  Discussion on 1) methodology for caclulating ozone effects on C sequestration in Europe; 2) further stimulation of participation of EECCA/SEE countries and countries in regions outside the UNECE.

 

 

Wednesday 30th January, 2013

Session 5a

Ozone:                                                                              Chair:  Silvano Fares

  Seraina Bassin et al. - Effect of elevated combined ozone and nitrogen deposition on the species composition of a sub-alpine grassland.
  Ignacio Gónzalez-Férnandez et al. - Progress in modelling annual pasture ozone flux
  Jean-Francois Castell et al. - Bio-Economic Assessment of ozone impacts on French farming systems
  Sheikh Saeed Ahmad - Assessing spatial and temporal variability of tropospheric ozone concentration in areas of difference scales.
  Feedback from Tuesday evening discussions.

 

 

Session 5b

Heavy Metals/N/POPs                                                               Chair: Eiliv Steinnes

  Zdravko Spiric et al. - Croatian moss survey 2010 - preliminary results.
  Pranvera Lazo et al. - Multi-element atmospheric deposition study in Albania
  Flora Qarri et al. - Middle-term biomonitoring of Vlora-Fier area, Albania
  Sebastien Leblond et al. - Quantifying uncertainty of element concentrations in mosses.
  Helena Danielsson and Gunilla Pihl-Karlsson - Heavy metals in mosses - what are the advantages of an increased sampling density at the county level?

 

 

Session 6a

Ozone                                                             Chair:  Jean-Francois Castell

  Kent Burkey et al. - Soybeans from Fiskeby, Sweden - a potential source of tolerance genes for ozone and a broad range of abiotic stresses
  Yoshiaki Ueda et al. - Genetic approaches to increase tolerance to ozone in rice
  Anne Repellin et al. - Controlled field ozone fumigation of maize plants: Impact on leaves and grain yield
  Deborah Moura Rebou├žas et al. - Effects of combined ozone and water stresses on physiology and membrane lipids of two tropical cowpea cultivars.

 

 

Session 6b

Heavy Metals/N/POPs                                                          Chair:  Zdravko Spiric

  Winfried Schröder et al. - Landscape-specific correlation between atmospheric depositions and their concentrations in mosses across Europe?
  Erika Hiltbrunner et al. - Enlarged nitrogen availability due to increased atmospheric nitrogen deposition and expansion of N2 fixing plants: effects on alpine and montane ecosystems
  Stefanie Boltersdorf et al. - Germany-wide comparison of spatial distribution of nitrogen concentrations and stable isotope signatures of bryophytes and lichens
  Hilde Uggerud et al. - PAH in moss from Norway: Spatial distribution and comparison with metal concentrations.
  Ludwig De Temmerman - Accumulation of airborne As, Cd and Pb in Phaseolus bean.

 

 

Session 7

Chair:  Ludwig de Temmerman

  Gina Mills et al. - Progress with the European Framework 7 project ECLAIRE.
  Gerosa et al. - Photosynthetical response to ozone exposure and nitrogen enrichment of C. betulus and Q. robur saplings.  Results of the first year of experimentation under the ECLAIRE project.
  Håkan Pleijel et al. - Ozone risk assessment for the 21st century based on ozone and climate change scenarios
  Eero Kubin et al. - Nitrogen deposition and leaching in the boreal forest environment.

 

 

Session 8
Chair:  Harry Harmens
  Decisions and recommendations
  Work plan 2014 - 2016

 

 

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