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[CONFERENCE]: ECSA 56 Conference - Coastal Systems in Transition

4-7 September, 2016, Bremen, Germany.

 

 

ECSA 56 – Coastal systems in transition from a ‘natural’ to an ‘anthropogenically modified’ state, will take place from the 4-7 September 2016 in Bremen, Germany. RISC-KIT partner, Ecologic, will host a special session during the conference. The session, entitled, ""A practical illustration of the human dimension in coastal systems and its drivers for change", will take place on the 6 September, from 16:30 - 18:30 hrs. 

 

The special session will see presentations by (RISC-KIT presentaions in BOLD

Investigating the impacts of climate change and anthropogenic pollution of coastal lagoons: A field survey of selected lagoons in Ghana
I. Boateng*, S. Mitchell, F. Couceiro, University of Portsmouth, UK.

Current status of coastal dune systems of Catalan shore (Spain, NW Mediterranean sea) and changes in the last 150 years
C. Garcia‐Lozano*, J. Pintó, University of Girona, Spain.

RISC‐KIT guide ‐ a web-based guide to facilitate learning and exchange about disaster risk reduction measures
N. Stelljes*, K. Beese, K. McGlade, Ecologic Institute, Germany.

Identifying disaster risk reduction measures through multi‐criteria analysis. Lessons from RISC‐KIT in eleven European coastal cities
K. Barquet, Stockholm Environment Institute, Sweden.

Integrating chains of DRR measures in coastal impact assessment: An application in Varna, Bulgaria
L. Cumiskey*1, S. Priest2, N. Valchev3, N. Andreeva3, P. Eftimova3 ,  1 Deltares, The Netherlands, 2 Middlesex University, UK, 3 Institute of Oceanology – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria

Towards the improvement of the Emilia‐Romagna coastal EWS: Bridging scientific knowledge with stakeholder’s needs and perspectives
C. Armaroli1,2, P. Ciavola*1,2, L. Perini3 , 1 Consorzio Futuro in Ricerca, Italy, 2 University of Ferrara, Italy, 3 Geological, Seismic and Soil Service, Emilia‐Romagna Region, Italy

 

ECSA 56 brings together a global multi-disciplinary community of researchers and professionals to discuss and address issues of outstanding scientific importance in the science and management of estuaries and coastal seas in this rapidly changing world.

Conference Topics:

1. Changing physical settings and processes

2. Biogeochemical processes and fluxes at the land – sea interface

3. Shifting ecosystem structures and functions

4. The human dimension: impact, management, governance

5 Crossdisciplinary and open topics

 

Dates: 4-7 September 2016
Venue: Maritim Hotel & Congress Centrum, Bremen, Germany
Organisers: Elsevier, ECSA, ZMT Bremen.
Program: Available here.
Registration: Registration information available here.

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