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First Mares Conference: Marine Ecosystems Health and Conservation

Olhão, Portugal
Monday , November 17, 2014 - Friday , November 21, 2014

Details

Location Olhão, Portugal
Contact
MARES Conference Coordination Office
maresconference@ugent.be

his international and open conference will bring together scientists from different levels and disciplines to discuss and address main issues about marine ecosystems health and conservation. Six themes will be developed through the conference, and for each one a keynote speaker has been invited:

  1. Future Oceans : temperature changes – hypoxia – acidification
  2. Understandingbiodiversityeffectsonthefunctioningofmarineecosystems
  3. Biological invasions
  4. Natural Resources : overexploitation, fisheries and aquaculture
  5. Ocean noise pollution
  6. Habitat loss, urban development, coastal infrastructures and Marine Spatial Planning

The conference will be dynamic, innovative and participative, mixing oral presentations, round table discussions, and posters/ digital objects sessions.