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Sessions

1. Coastal habitats and ecosystem services
- Importance of coastal habitats for fish stocks and biodiversity
- Goods and services of the coastal systems
- Indicators of coastal ecosystem health
- Valuation of ecological qualities
- Indicators of sustainability (societal, ecological)
- Indigenous value of coastal habitats
- Vulnerability assessment
- Utilization of modern seabed- and habitat mappings

2. Adaptation/mitigation to change in coastal systems
- Coastal tourism and urbanisation
- Eutrophication and pollution
- Invasive species
- Pulse impacts (regional flooding, oil spills)
- Maritime Transport
- Coastal renewable energy
- Cumulative impacts

3. Coastal governance
- Managing multiple resource and area uses
- Multi-scale governance structures
- Involving stakeholders in Coastal Zone Management (CZM)
- Scales of stakeholder involvement
- The role of dissemination and public perception in coastal policies
- Lessons learned (especially related to evolving/adaptive management)

4. Linking science and management
- How can indicators be useful to improve management practices
- Information needs for policy making and management
- Linking watersheds and the coastal zone
- Managing water resources (water quality and supply)
- Preserving cultural heritage and local coastal communities
- Resolving problems of scale and seasonality
- Integrating science advice into policy decisions
- Linking Coastal Zone Management and marine value creation (fisheries and aquaculture)

Registration and payment

Register here for 2nd International Symposium on Integrated Costal Zone Management

 Registration Fee: NOK 3000 (Students NOK 1500)

Where and when?

Arendal, Norway, 3 – 7 July 2011

Hosted by THE INSTITUTE OF MARINE RESEARCH, Norway

Venue: Tyholmen Hotel, Arendal

Important dates

  • 15 January 2011 - Abstract submission deadline
  • 15 February 2011 - Abstract acceptance notification
  • 1 March 2011 - Early registration deadline
  • 3 – 7 July 2011 - Symposium
  • 6 July 2011 - Manuscript submission deadline