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ICLEA - Virtual Institute of
Integrated Climate and Landscape Evolution Analyses


Theme of the Virtual Institute for Integrated Climate and Landscape Evolution Analyses ICLEA is the better understanding of the dynamics of Climate and Landscape Evolution of Cultural Landscapes in the Northern Central European Lowlands since the Last Ice Age.


ICLEA final symposium June 2017

ICLEA will held a final symposium in Potsdam (Germany) June 7th-9th. Please save the date!
The scientific programme will offer a broad and interdisciplinary spectrum of current international and national research in the field of the dynamics of climate and landscape evolution in the Northern Central European Lowlands and Europe in talks and poster sessions on June 7 and 9, 2017.
An excursion will complete the conference on June 8, 2017.

The long-term mission of our Virtual Institute ICLEA is to provide a substantiated data basis for sustained environmental maintenance based on a profound process understanding at all relevant time scales.


Partner Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald (Uni Greifswald) and the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus (BTU) together with the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN) strive for focusing their research capacities and expertise to explore processes of climate and landscape evolution in an historical cultural landscape extending from northeastern Germany into northwestern Poland.




ICLEA - A Virtual Institute within the Helmholtz Association

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International ICLEA

„Climate Change and Landscape Evolution in North Central Europe“
When: June 7 to 9, 2017
Where: Potsdam
Venue: GFZ
Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum

Abstract volume online!

June 7 & 9, 2017:
Invited Scientific talks &
Open poster session

June 8, 2017:

Conference language: English

Registration page here

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