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1st International Conference of the Project
TEN ECOPORT - Transnational ENhancement of ECOPORT8 network

   
 

The project TEN ECOPORT, implemented since October 2012 with the co-financing of the South East Europe Transnational Cooperation Programme, organised its 1st International Conference on “Sustainable development of the sea-corridors and coastal waters” which was held on April 3rd 2014, in Tirana-ALBANIA , at the Polytechnic University of Tirana, Sheshi “Nene Tereza”. The Conference was organised by the Polytechnic University of Tirana and the Durres Port Authority with the support of the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, and all TEN ECOPORT partners and associated organizations.

The Conference highlighted the advances on Environmental pollution management mainly on ports and coastal zones with special focus on the scientific fields of marine biology and ecology. Marine biology and marine ecology are referred to the study of organisms themselves as well as to how organisms interact with each other in the ocean, open seas, marine environment surrounding ports, or other marine or brackish bodies of water.
Emphasis was given to water quality, issues that concern the marine environment of sea corridors and coastal waters especially in regions surrounding ports. Also, methodologies, data and instrumentation of monitoring water quality were considered as thematic issues of great importance for the specific Conference.
Moreover, the Conference promoted the cross-fertilization and the dissemination of best practices, ideas, synergies, theoretical approaches, achievements, results, success stories and activities of ongoing or concluded  projects in fields related to those treated by TEN ECOPORT.

The Conference invited submissions of research papers and posters on fully-developed results, on-going work or innovative concepts related to marine biology, marine ecology, monitoring methodologies, systems and instrumentation regarding marine environment of sea corridors and coastal waters, especially in regions surrounding ports. Moreover, the Local Organizing Committee of the Conference and the Project Partners invited keynote lectures.

Dr Christopher Wooldridge, Science Coordinator, ESPO/EcoPorts, Senior Trainer Eco-SLC Foundation, Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Cardiff University, UK

 
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
   
     
   
   
   
     
   
   
   

 

  
 
 

AGENDA of the 1st INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE


PROCEEDINGS published by SPRINGER

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PRESENTATIONS of the 1st INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

OPENING SESSION:
Elvana Ramaj

SESSION 2: Keynote/Invited Speeches
Christopher Wooldridge | Alexandros Stathacopoulos

SESSION 3: Guests - Related Project Presentation
Arrianos Gkikas | Marco Casagrande | Stavros Antypas-GUIDEPORT | Stavros Antypas-MEDNET | Chrysostomos Stylios-GAIA & ARGES 

SESSION 4: Technical Presentations
Christopher Wooldridge | Nadica Ivošević DeNardisMariella De FinoTota Karamesini | Ekaterina Batchvarova | Matilda Mali | Dimitar Marinov | Elvira Armenio | Tania Floqi | Konstantinos Grinias | Stavros Antypas



TEN ECOPORT launches the CALL FOR PAPERS for its 1st International Conference "Sustainable Development of the Sea-Corridors and Costal Waters", which will be held in Tirana-ALBANIA, on April 3rd 2014.

The Conference will highlight the advances on Environmental pollution management mainly on ports and coastal zones with special focus on the scientific fields of marine biology and ecology. Marine biology and marine ecology are referred to the study of organisms themselves as well as to how organisms interact with each other in the ocean, open seas, marine environment surrounding ports, or other marine or brackish bodies of water.

Emphasis will be given to water quality, issues that concern the marine environment of sea corridors and coastal waters especially in regions surrounding ports. Also, methodologies, data and instrumentation of monitoring water quality are considered as thematic issues of great importance for the specific Conference.

The Conference invites submissions of research papers and posters on fully-developed results, on-going work or innovative concepts related to marine biology, marine ecology, monitoring methodologies, systems and instrumentation regarding marine environment of sea corridors and coastal waters, especially in regions surrounding ports.

Both paper and poster presentations which address recent advances, future tendencies, risks, opportunities and solutions on one (or more) of the conference Thematic Areas are welcome.

Accepted (after double review process) contributions will be presented at the Conference and will be included in the conference proceedings volume which will be published by Springer.

Official Language of the papers and presentations (oral & poster) will be ENGLISH.

For this Conference there is NO REGISTRATION FEE as it is organised in the framework of the project TEN ECOPORT which is co-financed by the South East Europe Transnational Cooperation Programme.

For more information, please visit the official website of the Conference www.tenecoport.eu/conference

OUR MISSION

To work jointly on eco-routes

OUR VISION

To provide the decision-makers with the useful tools & policies that will help them plan the future common model for the efficiency of the Trans-European Network corridors
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