ECSA 58-EMECS 13

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The symposium Estuaries and coastal seas in the Anthropocene

7 to 11 September 2020, Hull, United Kingdom

The symposium “ECSA 58 – EMECS 13: Estuaries and coastal seas in the Anthropocene – Structure, functions, services and management” will take place from 7 to 11 September 2020 in Hull, UK. The organizers of the Symposium – are the Estuarine Coastal Sciences Association, the International EMECS Center and publishing house Elsevier.

Proposed Symposium Topics:

  • Physical, chemical and ecological structure and functioning
  • Hydrodynamics and hydrology, including modelling
  • Adequacy of modelling and prediction of change
  • Endogenic Managed Pressures and Exogenic Unmanaged Pressures
  • Interference with connectivity across and between systems
  • Repercussions of the loss of resources (space, energy, water, etc.)
  • Loss and gain of habitats and ecosystems
  • Recovery, restoration and creation of habitats and populations
  • Recovering and increasing resilience to future changes
  • Urbanisation and industrialisation of estuaries and semi-enclosed seas
  • Ecosystem Services and Societal Goods & Benefits
  • Blue Growth and Green Growth – maximising benefits and minimising impacts
  • Governance and adaptive management – from the local to the global
  • Holistic approach to successful and sustainable management
  • Coping with moving baselines
  • Science-Policy communication

Conference Chairs

Professor Mike Elliott, University of Hull, and International Estuarine & Coastal Specialists Ltd

and

Professor Victor de Jonge, University of Hull, and International Estuarine & Coastal Specialists Ltd

If you have any questions about proposing a session for conference, please the Conference Content Coordinator at  <content-ECSA2020@elsevier.com>.

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