Ansgar Kahmen spoke at the Seniorenuni


On October 24th and 25th Ansgar Kahmen gave a presentation at the Seniorenuni of the University of Basel ( In his talk Ansgar highlighted the impacts of global climate change on terrestrial Swiss ecosystems. He drew on examples from research experiments currently ongoing at the University of Basel, highlighting effects of increasing temperatures on phenology in lowland and alpine plants as well as the impacts of severe summer drought on temperate Swiss forests. The talks were attended by close to 1000 people either physically present in the grand lecture hall of the university or participating online.