The 9th Baltic Sea Science Congress continues the tradition of high-quality scientific meetings of Baltic researchers representing the Conference of Baltic Oceanographers (CBO), Baltic Marine Biologists (BMB), and Baltic Sea Geologists (BSG).
In recognition of the value of exchanging information and strengthening interdisciplinary approaches to solve the problems facing the Baltic Sea today, the Congress will be devoted to the presentation of results of research on the climate, physics, chemistry, biology and geology of the Baltic Sea. The objective of the congress is to bring together marine scientists and experts as well as young researchers of Baltic Sea region and also invited to participate in and other European marine researchers community.
History of the Baltic Sea Sciences Congress:
1th - 1996 October 22-26, Rønne, Denmark
2th - 1998 November 23-28, Warnemünde, Germany
3th- 2001 November 25-29, Stockholm, Sweden
4th - 2003 August 24-28, Helsinki, Finland
5th – 2005 June 20-24, Sopot, Poland
6th - 2007 March 19-23, Rostock, Germany
7th – 2009 August 17-21, Tallinn, Estonia
8th – 2011 August 22-26, St. Petersburg, Russia
With 8th BSSC already held, the tradition is to alternate the biannual events among the Baltic Sea countries.
During the last BSSC that took place in St. Petersburg (Russia), it was recommended to organize the next 9th BSSC in the Klaipeda University (Lithuania).
Organizers and Venue
The 9th Congress will be organized by Klaipėda University, Coastal Research & Planning Institute and Association Baltic valley in cooperation with BONUS, Baltic Lagoon research Network (BALLOON) and scientific societies, with large contribution of CBO, BMB and BSG.
The Congress will be held at the University Campus of the Klaipėda University, H.Manto 84, Klaipėda, Lithuania.