Creating a long-term infrastructure for MARine Biodiversity research
in the European economic area and the Newly Associated states
The fourth MARBENA e-conference will run for one week, from 2 to 9 June 2003:
Newly Associated States and Marine Biodiversity ResearchAre marine biodiversity problems different for NAS as compared to other EU countries?
Chaired by: Jan Marcin Weslawski and Henn Ojaveer
The e-conference is scheduled around 5 topics. Two moderators will open the discussion each day and prepare summaries that will be posted on the website.
Topic Starting date Title Introduced by 3 2 June "What is the Baltic contribution to the European marine biodiversity? " K. Jazdzewski and E. Ojaveer 3 3 June "Change of Baltic biodiversity over various time and spatial scales " A. Witkowski and J. Kotta 3 4 June "Where is the "cutting edge science" in the Baltic marine biodiversity?" J. Koszteyn and E. Bonsdorff 3 5 June "Socioeconomic/cultural dimension and conservation status of marine biodiversity in the Baltic Sea" E. Andrulewicz and G. Martin 3 6 June "Is there a need for further human intervention on the Baltic ecosystems? " K. Skóra and S. Olenin 7-12 June Opportunity to send comments and continue discussions on summaries of sessions 1 to 5; general discussion, loose ends and synthesis.
General coordination: Carlo Heip ,Herman Hummel and Pim van Avesaath
Web site and conference hosted by VLIZ