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June 14

Opening session (Chair: Pavel Cudlin)

 Welcoming addresses by Pavel Cudlin (ASCR, Czech Republic) and Elena Paoletti (IPP-CNR, Italy)

 Stanislaw Cieslik (JRC Ispra, Italy) Ozone, a peculiar atmospheric gas with good and bad effects. A review

 Francesco Loreto (IPP-CNR, Italy)  Biosphere-atmosphere interactions in an ozone-enriched world

 John S King (North Carolina State University, USA & University of Antwerp, Belgium) Responses of forest carbon and water cycling to elevated atmospheric CO2 and O3 at Aspen FACE: A summary of ten years of research

Rainer Matyssek (Technische Universität München, Lehrstuhl für Ökophysiologie der Pflanzen, Germany) Lessons from Kranzberg Forest - Ozone research quo vadis ?

William J Manning (Department of Plant, Soil and Insect Sciences, University of Massachusetts, USA) Global warming and increasing background concentrations of ozone: problems or opportunities for plants?

Session 1A: Ozone fluxes and effects (Chair: Juha-Pekka Tuovinen)

Silvano Fares (University of California, Berkeley, & Agricultural Research Council, Rome, Italy) Fluxes of ozone from an orange orchard: partitioning in stomatal and non-stomatal deposition

Teis Nørgaard Mikkelsen (Risø National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Technical university of Denmark, Roskilde, Denmark) Ozone uptake at leaf and ecosystem level by Norway spruce in relation to environmental conditions

Johan Neirynck (Research Institute for Nature and Forest, Geraardsbergen, Belgium) Long-term measurements of ozone fluxes over a mixed temperate forest

Miloslav Nosal (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada) Statistical uncertainty of ambient air quality measurements and the potential consequences for ozone flux characterization

Patrick Büker (SEI, University of York, Heslington, UK) Modelling of soil moisture using DO3SE to determine ozone fluxes to European forest trees

Yasutomo Hoshika ( Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan) Stomatal closure is sluggish in poplar leaves with ozone visible injury

Yves Jolivet (Ecologie et Ecophysiologie Forestières, Nancy Université & INRA Champenoux, France) Detoxification capacity of poplar exposed to ozone: intraspecific variability of three Populus x euramericana genotypes

Pavel Cudlin (Global Change Research Centre, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Division of Ecosystem Analysis, Czech Republic) Net ecosystem production of mountain spruce forest under increased stomatal uptake of ozone


Poster session (Chair: Elena Paoletti)

1) Maria Díaz-de-Quijano (Global Ecology Unit CREAF, Bellaterra, Catalonia, Spain) Increasing trends of ozone mixing ratios in the Catalan Pyrenees over the last 16 years

2) Maria Díaz-de-Quijano (Global Ecology Unit CREAF, Bellaterra, Catalonia, Spain) Visible and microscopical ozone injury in mountain pine (Pinus mugo subsp. uncinata) foliage from the Catalan Pyrenees

3) Pierre Vollenweider (WSL, Birmensdorf, Switzerland)  Validation of specific ozone symptoms in rain forest trees of southern Brazil

4) Vicent Calatayud (CEAM-UMH, Paterna, Spain) Measuring and estimating ozone levels an the Valencian Community

5) Iva Hůnová (Czech Hydrometeorological Institute, Prague, Czech Republic) Ozone visible foliar injury and stomatal flux in native young trees of Fagus sylvatica L.: a field study from the Jizerske hory Mts., the Czech Republic

6) Zbyněk Večeřa (Department of Analytical Chemistry, AS CR Brno, Czech Republic) New chemiluminescence reagent detector for measurement of eddy covariance fluxes of ozone

7) Rene Kerner (TUM, Germany) Responses of European beech saplings following four vegetation periods of ozone exposure: an integrative study

June 15

 Session 1B: Monitoring of ozone effects (Chair: Nicholas Clarke)

Maria Díaz-de-Quijano (Global Ecology Unit CREAF, Bellaterra, Catalonia, Spain) Ozone concentrations and dieback of Pinus mugo subsp. uncinata stands in the Catalan Pyrenees

Dirk Reinhold (Sachsenforst unit Site Survey/ Soil monitoring/ Laboratory, Germany) Results from ozone monitoring at Level-II-plots in Saxony

Algirdas Augustaitis (Lithuanian University of Agriculture, Kaunas, Lithuania) Sensitivity of beech trees to surface ozone at most northern latitude of their occurrence

Ovidiu Badea (Forest Research and Management Institute, Voluntari, Romania) Monitoring of ozone and its phytotoxic effect on forest ecosystems in Romania

Vit Šrámek (Forestry and Game Management Research Institute, Jíloviště, Czech Republic) Monitoring of ozone effects on the vitality and increment of Norway spruce and European beech in the Czech Republic

 Session 2: Ozone standards for forests (Chair: Teis Mikkelsen)

Sabine Braun (Institute for Applied Plant Biology, Schönenbuch, Switzerland) From AOT40 to ozone flux for forest trees – progress and uncertainties

Elena Paoletti (IPP-CNR, Florence, Italy) Testing the DO3SE model on a broadleaf Mediterranean forest species: is the model working?

Rocío Alonso (Ecotoxicology of Air Pollution, CIEMAT Madrid, Spain) Ozone critical levels for Mediterranean forests

Giacomo Gerosa (Dept. of Mathematics & Physics, Catholic University, Brescia, Italy) Errors in ozone risk assessment using standard conditions for the conversion of ozone concentrations from passive samplers in mountain regions

Rainer Matyssek (TUM, Germany) Evaluation of the ozone-related risk for beech forests

Iva Hůnová (Czech Hydrometeorological Institute, Prague, Czech Republic) Ambient ozone phytotoxic potential for Czech mountain forests

Elina Oksanen (Dept Biology, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland) Ozone sensitivity of the most important Indian crop and tree species

Johan Uddling (University of Gothenburg, Sweden) Ozone flux-response relationships for aspen and aspen-birch forests in the Aspen FACE experiment


Poster session (Chair: Elena Paoletti)

1) Algirdas Augustaitis (Lithuanian University of Agriculture, Kaunas, Lithuania) Effect of surface ozone on Scots pine and Norway spruce health and productivity under changing climate and air pollution in Lithuania

2) Anne Kasurinen (Department of Environmental Science, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland) Integrated effects of elevated ozone and temperature on growth and carbon partitioning in silver birch (Betula pendula)

3) Kristina Lubenets (University of Tartu, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences/ Department of Botany, Tartu, Estonia) Influence of increased air humidity on xylem flux of silver birch (Betula pendula Roth.) trees in free air experimental facility

4) Miloš Zapletal (Silesian University at Opava, Faculty of Philosophy and Science, Czech Republic) The influence of climate change on stomatal ozone flux to forest ecosystems

5) Giacomo Gerosa (Dept. of Mathematics & Physics, Catholic University, Brescia, Italy) MANFRED Project. Management strategies to adapt Alpine Space forests to climate change risks

6) Ines Štraus (Forestry Institute of Slovenia, Ljubljana)  Temperature and elevated CO2 concentrations effects on fine root turnover and ectomycorrhiza of beech seedlings

7) B. Turk (University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Agronomy Dept., Ljubljana, Slovenia) Overview of the Slovenian bean experiment in the last years

8) Petya Parvanova (Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, Bulgarian academy of science, Sofia, Bulgaria) Responses of Fraxinus excelsior seedlings to ambient ozone in urban and mountain areas based on some physiological characteristics and antioxidant activity


Visit to Prague and dinner


June 16

Session 3: Interaction of ozone effects with climate change (Chair: Rainer Matyssek)

Wim de Vries (Alterra, Wageningen University and Research Centre, the Netherlands) Modelling past and future impacts of changes in climate, nitrogen deposition, ozone and CO2 exposure on carbon sequestration in European forests

Lisa Emberson (Stockholm Environment Institute, University of York, Heslington, UK) Understanding climates influence on ozone deposition and implications for human health and ecosystem impacts: a case study for the UK

Gerhard Soja (AIT GmbH, Tulln, Austria) Trend analysis of ground-level ozone exposure and ozone uptake of oaks in Eastern Austria for the period 1990-2010

Giacomo Gerosa (Dept. of Mathematics & Physics, Catholic University, Brescia, Italy) Assessing ozone hazards to natural forests in the Alpine area. Comparison of a wide scale mapping technique with local passive sampler measurements

Antonio Ballarin-Denti (Research Centre for Environment and Sustainable Development, Catholic University, Brescia, Italy) The impact of climate change, ozone and natural risks on Alpine forests: adaptation versus mitigation policies

Minna Kivimäenpää (Dept. Environmental Science, Univ. Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland) Emission of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), expression of VOC-related genes, gas exchange and growth of Norway spruce saplings exposed to elevated ozone and elevated temperature

Harry Harmens (CEH Bangor, UK) Species-specific responses of tree saplings to a combination of increasing  background ozone and drought

Alessandra de Marco (UTTAMB-ATM, CR Casaccia, ENEA Rome, Italy) How is tree primary productivity related to climate and atmospheric pollution in Italy?

Blanka Mankovska (Institute of Landscape Ecology, SAS, Bratislava, Slovakia) Influence of greenhouse gases on epicuticular waxes of Populus tremuloides Michx. 

Angelika Kühn (Dept Ecology, Ecophysiology of plants, TUM Freising, Germany) The potential of beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) for coping with drought and ozone impact as components of climate change

 Session 4: Ozone effects on below-ground part of forest ecosystems (Chair: Hojka Kraigher)

Karin Pritsch (Institute of Soil Ecology, Neuherberg, Germany) Reactions to elevated ozone in the plant-mycorrhiza-soil system of forest trees

Sylvia Toet (Environment Department, University of York, UK) Long-term effects of ozone on carbon fluxes in peatlands

Cristina Cruz (Plant Biology, University of Lisbon, Portugal) Belowground hormonal interactions in plants & ozone

Sirkku Manninen (Dept Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland ) Ozone-related changes in the biomass and structure of the microbial community in meadow soil


 Session 5: ICP Vegetation: insights from crop science (Chair: Harry Harmens)

Gianfranco Rana (CRA-SCA, Bari, Italy) A daily model of actual evapotranspiration for soybean growing inside OTC under contrasting conditions of ozone air concentration and plant water stress

Harry Harmens (CEH, Bangor, UK) Quantifying the impacts of ozone on food security


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