Field Visits

August 22, 2020

Open Science Meeting – Bern, Switzerland, April, 2019

The OSM 2019, held in Bern, Switzerland, between April 24 and 26, was an important opportunity for the Telecoupling Consortium. The group led a section about research in telecoupling systems. Project members took advantage of this venue to discuss the integration between the hybrid model and the toolbox. This initiative […]
August 22, 2020

Conference of the International Association of Landscape Ecology (IALE) – Chicago, US, April, 2018

The conference of the International Association of Landscape Ecology (IALE) was held in Chicago, US, April 8 – 12. During this meeting, team members presented papers and research advances and organized a workshop and a parallel section. The workshop and the parallel section explored the development and applications of the […]
December 18, 2017

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting – New Orleans, USA, December, 2017

The AGU is the largest Earth and Space Science meeting in the world and in 2017 was held in New Orleans, US, December 11 – 15. At the conference, project team members presented work in progress and attended the section dedicated to telecoupling research “Integrated Assessment Modeling, Coupled Human and […]
April 18, 2017

US-IALE – Baltimore, USA, April, 2017

The conference of the International Association of Landscape Ecology (IALE) was held in Baltimore, US, April, 2017. During this meeting, project team members presented research advances during a workshop and a symposium. The workshop explored the development and applications of the “Telecoupling Toolbox”, which can inform decision-making. Because of the […]
September 25, 2016

The Global Land Project third Open Science Meeting (GLP 3rd OSM 2016)

Almost 700 participants attended the 3rd Global Land Programme Open Science Meeting (GLP-OSM). The focus was on social-ecological interactions related to land use in an interdisciplinary approach and at different scales. During the conference, 21 members, who presented 14 works and organized 6 sessions, represented the Telecoupling Consortium. See More…
October 7, 2020

Fieldwork in Brazil, 2019

December 18, 2017

Fieldwork in Brazil, 2017

Between April and June, 2017, we conducted fieldwork in the state of Mato Grosso (MT). We interviewed farmers and producers’ associations, traders and soybean industry, government and civil society. We used a semi-structured questionnaire and interviews were recorded in audio file. A mental model for each interview was also developed. […]
December 18, 2017

Fieldwork in Brazil, China and USA, 2017

In 2017, fieldwork was conducted in Brazil, China, and USA, with the goal of collecting data for modeling activities and to increase our understanding on the studied telecoupled systems.
December 18, 2016

Fieldwork in Brazil, 2016

Fieldwork addressed farmers’ historical views about the soybean and corn production systems, future scenarios, incentives for production and how farmers respond to input prices and market demand. Goiás and Tocantins engaged in the soybean production in different periods: Goiás starting in the 1970s and Tocantins in the 2000s. Thus, to […]
December 18, 2016

Fieldwork in Brazil and China, 2016

In 2016, with the support of a sister project funded by the National Science Foundation under the Coupled Natural Human (CNH) program, fieldwork was conducted in Heilongjiang Province, China, and in the Brazilian states of Goiás and Tocantins. The teams conducted structured and semi-structured questionnaires with farmers and other stakeholders. […]