With 1 January 2016, a new Global Change Research Institute CAS, v.v.i. was founded. The Global Change Research Institute CAS, v.v.i. was established by splitting up of the now defunct Global Change Research Centre CAS, v.v.i. (GCRC) and it is one of the successional institutions of the GCRC. (The second successional organization is the Institute of Microbiology CAS, v.v.i. and it is taking over the activities of the organizational part of the GCRC, i.e. the Institute for Nanobiology and Structural Biology). The person to be entrusted with the management of the newly established Global Change Research Institute CAS v.v.i. is Prof. Ing. RNDr. Michal V. Marek, DrSc., dr.h.c.
Extreme weather fluctuations, melting icebergs, rising ocean levels – these are just some of the impacts of climate change. What are possible scenarios, what influences them, what can governments do and what can we do as individuals?
Watch the Czech Television's interview with Dr. Philippe Ciais of the Laboratory for Climate Sciences and the Environment (LSCE), with comments from, for example, Dr. Dennis Baldocchi of the University of California, Berkeley, USA, and Dr. Werner Kutsch, Director General of ICOS, given during the 3rd ICOS Science Conference in Prague.
Watch the video (in English) here
The parts of the broadcasted interview will be used also as an educational document for schools that is currently prepared by the Czech Television.
CzechGlobe aircraft equipped by sensors HyPlant (FZJ), TASI-600 and LMS Q-780 is part of ESA FLEXSense campaign since beginning of June. Campaign is focused on supportive measurements for the future satellite mission FLEX. Areas of interest are located in the Italy, Germany, France Switzerland and Spain. Another teams with airborne imaging sensors APEX (UZH), AVIRIS NG (NASA) or sensors for atmospheric measurements (METAIR) are associated partners of the campaign as well.