First NORDIC ICOS Symposium August 29th-31st 2017


The Nordic ICOS Symposium is on the Nordic ICOS stations and the use of results from these stations. All researchers working with the Nordic stations and data from them are invited to give presentations (oral or poster). 



  • Atmosphere
  • Ecosystem
  • Ocean
  • Cross cutting syntheses and modelling
  • Outreach and stakeholders
  • National meetings

Program (tentative, subject to revision after abstract evaluations):

Tuesday 29/8

12:00-13:00 Registration and lunch

13:00-14:30 Welcome and status of ICOS in the Nordic countries


15:30-16:00 Break

16:00-18:00 Ocean/Marine measurements Keynote talk: Truls Johannessen: Ocean pCO2 as a tool for assessment of the global ocean carbon cycle

18:00-21:00 Poster session 1 and buffet dinner

Wednesday 30/8

09:00-10:30 Atmospheric measurements (part 1)
Keynote talk: Grant Allen: An overview of the Methane in the Arctic: Measurement and Modelling (MAMM) project - regional wetland fluxes measured from the UK FAAM Aircraft

10:30-11:00 Break

11:00-12:30 Atmospheric measurements (part 2)

Keynote talk: Aki Tsuruta: Integrating Nordic ICOS atmospheric observations in estimation of Fennoscandian methane budget by CarbonTracker Europe-CH4

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:00 Ecosystem measurements (part 1)

Keynote talk: Stefan Osterwalde: Nordic ICOS infrastructure enables comprehensive studies of mercury cycling between the atmosphere, land and ocean

15:00-15:30 Break

15:30-17:00 Ecosystem measurements (part 2)

Keynote talk: Niles Hasselquist "Characterizing and quantifying the important role of trees in the boreal hydrologic cycle"

17:00-19:00 Poster session 2

19:00-20:00 Pre-dinner talk: Timo Vesala: From Vertigo to Blue Velvet – Connotations between films and climate change

20:00-22:00 Symposium dinner

Thursday 31/8

09:00-10:30 Syntheses and modelling
Keynote talk: Matthias Peichl: The carbon balance of a managed boreal forest landscape - combining tall tower eddy covariance measurements with a bottom-up approach.

10:30-11:00 Break

11:00-12:30 Outreach and stakeholders
Keynote talk: Pernille Almlund: Including humanistic and social science to increase insight and public engagement in
measured greenhouse gas balances

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-16:00 National meetings of the Nordic ICOS partners.

Organising committee:
Maj-Lena Linderson (Sweden)
Janne Rinne (Sweden)
Cathrine Lund Myhre (Norway)
Truls Johannessen (Norway)
Analea Lohila (Finland)
Elisa Halmeenmäki (Finland)
Magnus Lund (Denmark)
Kim Pilegaard (Denmark)

If you have any questions regarding the programme, the venue etc. please write to 

DTU Environment - Bygningstorvet 115 - DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby - +45 4525 1600