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ISSUES SEMINAR 4:

"We have the technology; the challenge is decision making”

 

Transdisciplinary seminar on Sustaining Urban Ecosystem Services

 

University of Northampton (Avenue Campus)

Thursday 19th March 2009

 

 

Time

Item, topic and speaker(s)

10:00

 

Coffee and registration

10:30

 

Introduction to the day: Janet Jackson (Northampton) and Rebecca Wade (Abertay)

10.50

 

Heiko Sieker, Ingenieurgesellschaft Prof. Dr. Sieker mbH, Hoppegarten, Germany.

Title: Decision-making in Urban Stormwater Management

11:20

 

David Blackwood, University of Abertay Dundee, Dundee, Scotland.

Title:The Challenges of Decision-making, and Decision-support for Environmental Management"

11.35

 

Ruth Falconer (presenting on behalf of John Isaacs), White Space Research Unit, University of Abertay Dundee, Scotland.

Title: 3D Visualisation as a Decision-support Tool for Environmental management

 

11.50

 

Workshop/ Discussion session: Practical aspects of valuing ecosystem services

 

12:20

 

Janet Jackson, University of Northampton.

Title: Introduction to Afternoon Field Visit

12:40

 

Conclusion from morning session / questions?

 

13:00

 

LUNCH

14:00

 

Depart for site visit

14:15

Site visit commences (Upton village) - Click here for link to site visit Photos

16:30

 

End of site visit / Close of meeting;

Delegates can be dropped at Northampton railway station or return to the University of Northampton campus

 

 

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