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Call for Special Sessions | ECSA 58-EMECS 13: Estuaries and coastal seas in the Anthropocene

ECSA 58-EMECS 13: Estuaries and coastal seas in the Anthropocene – Call for Special Sessions

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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.

 

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