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Long-Term Ecosystem Research in Europe

International Conference "Water resources and wetlands"

The Romanian Limnogeographical Association (RLA) in collaboration with the Polish Limnological Society (PLS), Czech Limnological Society (CLS) and the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve Authority (DDBRA) would like to invite you to take part in the International Conference on “Water resources and wetlands”
When 11 Sep, 2014 12:00 AM to
13 Sep, 2014 01:00 AM
Where Tulcea, Romania
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Themes and topics  (but not limited to)

A. Rivers and lakes ecosystem ecology 

- Groundwater influx in rivers and lakes
- Paleoecological approach – a mirror between past and future   
- Water geomorphologic process and landscape modeling 
- Water level fluctuation and their environmental impact
- Water quality management: surface and groundwater
- Ecology and zooplankton taxonomy in lakes and rivers
- Aquatic macrophytes and invasive aquatic plants
- Shallow lakes – researches and paradigms in the XXI century 
- Conservation and management of lakes and rivers

 B. Climate changing and water resources

- Climate changing and extreme events: floods, droughts, hurricanes, cyclones etc.
- Ice and climate changing 
- Linking climatology, hydrology and water resources management
- Lakes/reservoirs and climate change 
- Hydropower production and hydraulics construction – adaptation and changing to the global
warming
- Improvements of techniques and technologies for water economy (biotechnology,
desalination, irrigation, domestic and industrial supply)

 C. Coastal environment

- Coastal morphology and process
- Hydrology of coastal and wetland zones 
- Estuaries,  saltmarshes and mangroves 
- Atolls and coral reefs 
- Sea level fluctuation and changing
- Coastal lakes and human pressure 
- Coastal development for tourism and economic activity 

 D. Deltas and wetlands

- Biodiversity monitoring and management
- Deltas and anthropogenic impacts on deltas ecosystems
- River deltas and floodplain restoration (habitat and species)

 E. Water policies 

- Trans-boundary river and lakes issues
- Water and health 
- River/lakes restoration and rehabilitation - political and economic aspect
- The role of protected areas in conservation of freshwater/salt lakes ecosystems 
- Water and human development (urbanization, megacities, towns and rural areas),  
- Water economy, security, institutional and socio-economic aspects
- Education and public awareness

 

New - Deadline for Registration and Abstract Submission - 28 February 2014.

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