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Coastal ecosystems require sustainable management

The Fernando Pessoa University and the IMAR (Institute of Marine Research), in liaison with the European Environmental Information Dissemination Database and the Interreg IIC- North Sea, are organizing the "International Conference on Sustainable Management of Coastal Ecosyste...

3 November 1999 - 3 November 1999
Portugal

The Fernando Pessoa University and the IMAR (Institute of Marine Research), in liaison with the European Environmental Information Dissemination Database and the Interreg IIC- North Sea, are organizing the "International Conference on Sustainable Management of Coastal Ecosystems" in Oporto, Portugal, between 3 and 5 November 1999.

The conference will focus on studies at the ecosystem level related to sustainable management of coastal ecosystems. Papers on experimental, theoretical and mathematical modeling work will be accepted as well as papers dealing with economic aspects of coastal ecosystem management.

Works deriving from scientific projects supported by Directorate-Generals XI and XII are especially welcome. The objectives of the conference are to:

- Synthesize current knowledge on sustainable management of coastal ecosystems, as estuaries, coastal lagoons, salt marshes and shorelines;
- Promote the exchange of ideas about the economic value of coastal ecosystems;
- Demonstrate the use of mathematical modeling as a valuable tool for ecosystem management.

The programme of the conference will consist of oral and poster presentations. Authors wishing to present a contribution are asked to send a two-A4-page abstract (1400 words). Authors are encouraged to submit the abstracts in floppy disks (3-1/2 inch, PC or Macintosh), using Word format. Alternatively, abstracts may be sent via e-mail to:

E-mail: pduarte@ufp.ptFor further information, please contact:

Prof. Dr. Pedro Manuel da Silva Duarte
Tel. +351-2-5508270 or 5506710; Fax +351-2-5508269
E-mail: pduarte@ufp.pt