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The 6th International Symposium on Environment, Natural

Resources and Ecological Conservation (ISENREC2019)

November 24-30, 2019 Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

​         World Association of Soil and Water Conservation, Mongolia Foundation of Science and Technology of Mongolia, ASAEAC Association for Sustainable Agriculture in East Asia (Canada), HW Eco Research Group of Canada (HWERG), Chinese Society of Environmental Resources and Ecological Conservation, Taiwan Chinese Culture University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong are organizing the 6th International Symposium on Environment, Natural Resources and Ecological Conservation (ISENREC2019) on November 24-30, 2019 at Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada.

         The theme of ISENREC2019 is “Coping and Adapting to Climate Change”which will cover the following scientific sessions:​​​

  1. Climate change scenarios and coping strategies

  2. Climate change and environmental problems

  3. Climate change and water resources

  4. Climate change and soil health

  5. Climate change and biological resources

  6. Climate change and social development

  7. Greenhouse gas emissions reduction 

  8. Climate smart farming

  9. Ecosystem modeling, RS, GPS, GIS and other technologies

  10. Workshop on Holos* model workshop presented by Dr. Roland Kroebel, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)

   A scientific tour will be arranged to visit a Climate Smart Farm at Vancouver, University of British Columbia

 

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Bruce McArthur, Associate Director, RDT, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)

Dr. Alan Iwaasa, Swift Current Research and Development Centre, AAFC

Dr. Roland Kroebel, Lethbridge Research and Development Centre, AAFC

Dr. Jiali Shang, Ottawa Research and Development Centre, AAFC

Dr. Baoluo Ma, Ottawa Research and Development Centre, AAFC

Dr. Haoming Fan, Shenyang Agricultural University, P.R. China

 Schedule 

11/24/2019          Site Registration

11/25/2019          Meeting

11/26/2019          Meeting

11/27/2019          Meeting

11/28/2019          Meeting and Scientific Tour

11/29/2019          Scientific Tour at Vancouver, BC

11/30/2019          Departure

* Holos is an AAFC-developed whole-farm model and software program that estimates greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions based on information entered for individual farms. The main purpose of Holos is to test possible ways to reducing GHG emissions from farms and is available at no cost to users. Users can select scenarios and farm management practices that best describe their operation and then adjust these practices to see the effect on emissions. Examples of these adjustments include changing livestock feed, reducing tillage or including perennial forages in rotation. Once information is entered into the program, Holos estimates carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide and methane emissions. The sources of emissions include enteric fermentation and manure management, cropping systems and energy use.  Carbon storage and loss from lineal tree planting and changes in land use and management are also estimated. The result is a GHG emission estimate for the whole farm that can help the user identify ways to reduce farm emissions.

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