Presentations & Seminars


GLASSNET Conference

Managing the Global Commons: Sustainable agriculture and use of the world’s land and water resources

Welcome and Introduction

Thomas Hertel

Theme 1: Climate Change

Heat stress on humans

Matthew Huber

AgMIP modeling across scales and disciplines

Alex Ruane

Climate impacts on agriculture

Laura Bowling 

Local impacts of global climate policies

Maksym Chepeliev

Theme 2: Digital Agriculture

Artificial intelligence as a tool for global sustainability

Vipin Kumar

Digital agriculture in Brazil

Daniel Padrao

Frontiers of remote sensing and sustainability

Melba Crawford

Design for Sustainable Agriculture Systems

Ankita Raturi

Theme 3: Water Resources

Irrigated Agriculture’s Role in Water Scarcity

Brian Richter

Infrastructure for sustainable water use

Tara Troy

Nutrient transport in the Midwest

Jeff Frey

Multiscale Analysis of Nutrient Management in the Corn Belt

Jing Liu

Theme 4: Cyberinfrastructure for Sustainability

Future directions for cyberinfrastructure

Amy Walton

Spatial temporal modeling in a supercomputer environment

Shaowen Wang

Distributed data curation for interdisciplinary research

Michael Witt

Engaging the user community with shared computing platforms

Venkatesh Merwade

Theme 5: Ecosystems and Biodiversity

Ecosystems in the face of climate change

Jeff Dukes

Ecosystem and biodiversity stresses from agriculture

Sylvie Brouder

Theme 6: Governance for Sustainability

International to local initiatives to preserve biodiversity

Stephen Polasky

Property rights and governance of environmental resources

Kenneth Richards

Engaging farmers in sustainability initiatives

Linda Prokopy

Governance and policy design in the presence of uncertainty

David Johnson


Linking global and local sustainability models with improved meso-level analysis

Justin Johnson

Spatially explicit economic interactions within and across sub-national regions

Elena Irwin

Landing change: Top-down policy-making using bottom-up science

Carter Brandon




GLASSNET Members at Conferences

Biodiversity and Environmental Challenges for the Financial System, November 30, 2021 - December 2, 2021

Center for Latin American Monetary Studies, Central Bank of Mexico 

Land Use, Sustainable Agriculture and Biodiversity Thomas Hertel


GLASSNET Working Group Themes: 

Data Integration and Interoperability

2021 Biannual Meeting, October 2021 
Data Integration Danielle Grogan, Michael Witt

2021 Summer Workshop Series, June 2021 

Data Integration and GTAP         Angel Aguiar, GTAP
Artificial Intelligence for Environment & Sustainability (ARIES): Brief Introduction & Potential Lessons for GLASSNET     Ken Bagstad, ARIES
Challenges in Data Integration and How GLASSNET Can Help Jan Dietrich, PIK

Ecosystem Service-Integrated Assessment Modeling


Challenges & Research Frontiers for Cross-Scale Modeling & Data Integration  

Becky Chaplin-Kramer, NatCap
AGU Data Leadership  Shelley Stall, AGU
Agricultural Research Data Network Overview     Cheryl Porter, University of Florida
Data Integration at Domain Boundaries - some experiences in LUCKINet   Carsten Meyer, LUCKINet



Conducting Analysis Across Scales 

Bridging Micro- and Macro-Scale Analysis 

Justin Johnson and Uris Baldos

2021 Summer Workshop Series, July 2021 

The biodiversity-production mutualism: Elements that help bridging scales and to change narratives Ralf Seppelt, UFZ
Meso-scale as a way to the ultrahigh spatial resolution? Petr Havlik, IIASA    
Practical tools to link ES and CGEs at global scales The Spatial Economic Allocation Landscape Simulator (SEALS) and downscaling to 8 billion grid-cells Justin Johnson, NatCap
The Integrated Economic-Environmental Modeling Platform - A Decision-Support Tool for Evidence-Based Public Policy and Investment Design Onil Banerjee (IADB)
Bridging Economic Models with High-Resolution Grid Data Uris Baldos (Purdue) 

A cross-scale approach to understand agricultural frontiers emergence in Southern and Eastern Africa

Patrick Meyfroidt (UCL)