Phase 2 workshop in Colombia

Phase 2 of GWEN started with a  workshop in Santa Marta, Colombia, April 24th-28th, 2018. Over 30 participants from around the world gathered during the week, to discuss potential collaboration topics, network and visit the vast Cienega Grande de Santa Marta (CGSM) wetland! 

Workshop organization: Fernando Jaramillo and the Department of Physical Geography, Stockholm University.


Three joint, multi-author papers, as well as a wetlandscape database, have been published, as outcomes of the Second Phase of GWEN. 


  1. Jaramillo, F., Desormeaux, A., Hedlund, J., et al. 2019. Priorities and Interactions of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with Focus on Wetlands. Water 2019, 11(3), 619;
  2. Ghajarnia, N., Destouni, G., Thorslund, J., et al. 2020. Data for wetlandscapes and their changes around the world, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 1083–1100,
  3. Åhlén, I., Vigouroux, G., Destouni, G., et al. 2021. Hydro-climatic changes of wetlandscapes across the world. Sci Rep 11, 2754,


  1. Ghajarnia et al. 2019. Wetlandscape Change Information Database (WetCID). PANGAEA,


Pictures from the field day in CGSM, photo credit: Josefin Thorslund