Remember to submit your special session proposal!
Conference Chairs of next year’s ECSA 58-EMECS 13: Estuaries and coastal seas in the Anthropocene – Structure, functions, services and management, Mike Elliott and Victor de Jonge, are calling for special session proposals by 6 November 2019.
ECSA’s next major symposium will take place in Hull, UK from the 7 – 11 September 2020.
Invited are contributions within the following broad topics, covering the diversity of threats and opportunities facing estuarine, coastal and marine ecosystems and the people they support.
- 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
For more details and submission information please click here.