This ECSA (Estuarine & Coastal Sciences Association) international symposium will be co-organized by the Coastal Research & Planning Institute of the Klaipėda University (CORPI), Baltic Lagoon research Network (BALLOON), Lagoons Federation/Euro-Mediterranean Lagoon Federation (EUROMEDLAG)


2012-09-17 Final conference programme is already on website.

2012-08-24 Preliminary programme is already on website.

2012-05-30 Topics and conveners for 4 thematic workshops are announced:

  • Cross-border management of lagoons and transitional waters: ARTWEI project. Convener Gerald Schernewski, Leibniz-Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemuende, Germany.
  • Invasive bivalves in ecosystem remediation: from theoretical concerns to practical challenges. Convener Anastasija Zaiko, Coastal Research and Planning Institute, Klaipėda, Lithuania.
  • Management of fisheries in coastal lagoons. Convener Patrick Polte, Institute for Baltic Sea Fisheries, Rostock, Germany.
  • Ecological classification and indication of lagoon ecosystems: new perspectives and challenges. Convener Prof. Alberto Basset, University of Salento, Lecce, Italy.

2012-05-25 Registration and call for abstracts extended Deadline: 15 June, 2012

2012-05-01 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS extended  Deadline: 14 May, 2012

March 2, 2012 – April 1, 2012 Early registration deadline

January 16, 2012 – Registration is open!