ECSA 55, 6-9 September 2015, London Docklands, UK

ECSA 55 Unbounded boundaries and shifting baselines: Estuaries and coastal seas in a rapidly changing world

6-9 September 2015 | London, UK

Conference Chair

Dr Sally Little, ECSA Conference Coordinator, Institute of Estuarine and Coastal Studies, University of Hull, UK

Scientific Committee

Dr Kate Spencer, ECSA President-Elect, School of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
Prof Victor de Jonge, Editor-in-Chief Ocean & Coastal Management, Institute of Estuarine and Coastal Studies, University of Hull, UK
Dr Tim Jennerjahn
, Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology, Bremen
Prof. Mike Elliott, Editor-in-Chief Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Institute of Estuarine and Coastal Studies, University of Hull, UK
Dr. Henk Schuttelaars
, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Welcome to ECSA 55, which will be held in London, UK from the 6-9 September 2015 under the theme, Unbounded boundaries and shifting baselines: Estuaries and coastal seas in a rapidly changing world.

ECSA 55 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.

ECSA 55 will focus on learning lessons from the past, discussing the current and forecasting for the future, spanning environmental, anthropogenic and climatic impacts on estuaries and coastal seas across the globe.

ECSA 55 will be held in London on the banks of the Thames Estuary, a heavily modified, industrial megacity estuary. As with all megacity estuaries, the Thames is a valuable resource which faces competing, and often conflicting socio-economic and environmental demands. The need to balance these demands in a complex environment, whilst confronting the consequences of climate change, requires innovative multi-sectoral management approaches based on excellent and fit-for-purpose science.

Conference Topics

4 reasons why you should attend:

  • Access unique, high-quality content on all aspects of estuarine and coastal marine science, as well as on the application of science for conservation and environmental management
  • Learn and be informed by world class speakers and leading researchers
  • Present your latest research
  • Network with an interdisciplinary group – including researchers from all fields related to estuarine and coastal marine science

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Organised by

ECSA

Sponsor & Exhibitor

EMECS
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Administered by

Elsevier

Supporting Journals

Ocean & Coastal Management
Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science
Ocean & Coastal Management