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Opening TERRA-Dunes Research Platform
Friday 29 June

We are proud to announce that on Friday 29 June 2018 the Institute of Environmental Science (CML),the Institute of Biology (IBL) and Dunea Duin & Water will open a new joined research platform TERRA-Dunes. This research platform is aimed to facilitate fundamental research on impacts of soil organisms on functioning of dune ecosystems, and to provide practical solutions for targeted restoration of dune ecosystems.

We would like to invite you to join the celebration of the TERRA-Dunes opening. Use this link to sign up for the opening celebration and drinks.

The celebration will take place in the Dunea activity centre behind the visitor centre at Meijendelseweg 40, Wassenaar closeby to our experimental field.


15.30-16.00 Welcome

16.00 Opening of the afternoon by Wim Drossaert, CEO of Dunea.

16.05-16.15 Harrie van der Hagen ‘Dune biodiversity and sustainable management’

16.15-16.25 Eddy van der Meijden ‘Decades of ecological research in dunes’

16.25-16.35 Geert de Snoo ‘Future of collaboration between Dunea and the Faculty of Science of Leiden university’

16.35-16.45 Nadia Soudzilovskaia and Martijn Bezemer ’TERRA-Dunes research platform’

Walk to the experimental site

17.10 Opening of the TERRA-Dunes by Geert de Snoo and Wim Drossaert

17.20-19.00 Drinks

There will be a bus available at CML to go to the celebration. It will leave CML (Einsteinweg 2, Leiden), at 14.40. The return bus will leave the Meijendel visitor centre at 19.00.

We hope to see you on Friday 29 June!

Terra-Dunes principle investigators,

Nadia Soudzilovskaia and Martijn Bezemer