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SYKE - Finnish Environment Institute (Finland)DCE - Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, Aarhus University (Denmark)EC JRC IES - European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability (Italy)IRSTEA - National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (France)CEH - Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (United Kingdom)Alterra Wageningen UR (The Netherlands)UFZ - Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (Germany)CIENS - Oslo Centre for Interdisciplinary Environmental and Social Researchpeer

International Conference Dynamic Deltas, Vlissingen, 17-20 April 2012

17 April 2012, Water, Alterra, Wageningen UR

The subject of the conference, safety and sustainability in rural delta regions, will be introduced in a series of thematic sessions. International keynote speakers and co-referees will open the debate and introduce the parallel sessions and workshops.

Location: Vlissingen, The Netherlands

Organisation: Knowledge Network Delta Water, South-western Delta Program and Knowledge for Climate Research Program

Coastal protection is a world wide issue that requires huge investments to sustain safety, economy and ecology in low lying Delta areas under climate change. During this conference various scenarios will be critically reviewed by international experts and results will be presented at the conference.

The call for abstracts and registration will be open from August 22. The thematic sessions will address the following subjects:

  • Drowning deltas
  • Coastal management and ecosystem goods & services
  • Designing deltas
  • Integrated approaches
  • Sustainable solutions: building with nature
  • Rural economy: case studies on aquaculture, tourism and renewable energy

And of course you will be able to have a look at all developments in the Southwest Delta of the Netherlands during the especially for you organized guided tours.

Join us, experience interactive workshops and exchange your knowledge!

The International Conference Dynamic Deltas on Safety and Sustainability in rural delta regions will be held April 17-20, 2012 in Vlissingen, the Netherlands.
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We hope to welcome you at our Dynamic Deltas International Conference, 17 - 20 April 2012!

Tineke Huizinga, president Steering Committee Conference Dynamic Deltas
Prof. Aad Smaal, chair Scientific Committee Conference Dynamic Deltas

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