Join the on-line INTERACT TA User Community Meeting!

The meeting highlights the concept and results of INTERACT Trans-National, Remote, and Virtual Access, and showcases research stations offering TA and TA User Groups utilizing different modalities of access. The meeting will also look into the future of INTERACT by introducing the participants with new innovations and ambition for Trans-National Access and with the Station Managers’ Forum activities taking place in 2020-2023, during the new EU-H2020 funding period for INTERACT III.

Date and time: March 30, 2020, at 09:30 – 15:00 CET (UTC+1)

Venue: Zoom on-line platform at

The meeting is open to everyone. Welcome!


09:30-10:00 INTERACT and Trans-national Access: the concept, results and legacy (Margareta Johansson, Lund University)
10:00-10:30 Station highlight: Toolik Research Station, USA (Syndonia Bret-Harte, University of Alaska Fairbanks)
10:30-11:00 TA User Project highlight: High interspecific and low intraspecific variation in heat resistance unveils species-specific threats for bumblebees under climate change (Baptiste Martinet, University of Mons)
11:00-11:30 TA User Project highlight: Annual rings from far north to better understand long-term growth drivers of Juniperus communis L.: the most widespread woody species of the Northern hemisphere (Angela Luisa Prendin, University of Padova)

11:30-12:30 Break

12:30-13:00 TA User Project highlight: Insite to INTERACT TA -Broaden your HORIZONs (Saule Akhmetkaliyeva, Manchester Metropolitan University)
13:00-13:30 Trans-national and Virtual Access – new innovations and way forward (Hannele Savela, University of Oulu)
13:30-14:00 INTERACT matchmaking tools and guidelines for safe and efficient fieldwork (Elmer Topp-Jorgensen, Aarhus University. Morten Rasch, University of Copenhagen)
14:00-14:30 Station highlight: Sonnblick Observatory (Elke Ludewig, ZAMG)
14:30-15:00 Discussion and closing of the meeting


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