This symposium will focus on the integrated assessment of multiple ocean uses across sectors including fisheries, renewable energy, coastal development, oil and gas, transport, and the need for conservation. Centralising the methodological and empirical challenges involved in the human dimensions in integrated ecosystem assessments.
A forum has been created for identifying important developments needed for future decades, ensuring that oceans are sustainably managed.
Scientific sessions available:
S1: Running the Gamut Gauntlet: Socio-ecological modelling in a complex world
S2: Improving marine governance with interdisciplinary research and cross-sectoral approaches
S3: Sustainable Ocean Development
S4: Risk perception and assessment for marine ecosystem-based management
S5: Mapping human dimensions onto seascapes: Progress and challenges in the integration and utilization of socioeconomic and ecological data in marine spatial planning and spatial considerations of marine ecosystems
S6: Social-Ecological Systems Thinking: From Cultural Services Perspectives
S7: Co-production of knowledge, participatory approaches and engagement with stakeholders
S8: Applying and integrating marine biodiversity indicators and assessments to evaluate progress towards policy goals
S9: Coastal Communities and Change
S10: Vulnerability of marine SES to climatic changes and anthropogenic pressures
Evening Session: We all think we are inter and transdisciplinary: Are we really, what makes it work, and how can we support integration in marine SES?”
International symposium - ‘Human Impacts on Marine Functional Connectivity’
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This project has received funding from the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme under grant agreement No 101000302. Project coordinator: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. The information and views of this website lie entirely with the authors. The European Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains.