Presentations

In this page you will find all presentations of the symposium 'Towards a Trilateral Research Agenda' in chronological order. The presentations are available in PDF-format. You can also watch all presentations as a video presentation.

Wednesday 8 December

Welcome by Pavel Kabat, chair of the Wadden Academy
PDF, Video.

Welcome address by Ferd Crone, mayor of Leeuwarden
PDF, Video.

Welcome address by Jaap Verhulst, on behalf of Henk Bleker, State Secretary of the Dutch ministry of E, L & I
PDF, Video.

Welcome address by John Frederiksen, member of the Wadden Sea Board, on behalf of the Danish, Dutch and German governments involved in the trilateral cooperation on the Wadden Sea Area
PDF, Video.

History and heritage

Keynote: History and heritage for present-day society: current research perspectives by
Prof. dr Jan Kolen (Cultural Landscape and Urban Environment (CLUE), VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
PDF, Video.

Interactions between landscape and settlement from Roman time until the 17th century at the North-Sea coast by dr Dirk Meier (Wesselburen, Germany)
PDF, Video.

Landscape research in the Wadden Sea Area by Prof. dr Hansjörg Kuster (Institute of Geo-botany, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany)
PDF, Video.

The unwritten history - remarks on the role of the Wadden Sea Area within European mental history since 1500 by Prof. dr Ludwig Fischer (University of Hamburg, Germany)
PDF, Video.

Discussion, introduced by Prof. dr Jos Bazelmans (Wadden Academy)
Video.

Geoscience

Keynote: Development of the Wadden Area in time and space by Prof. dr Salomon Kroonenberg (TU Delft, The Netherlands)
PDF, Video.

Geological framework of the Wadden Area by dr Hanneke Verweij (TNO - Geological Survey Netherlands)
PDF, Video.

Evolution of Wadden Islands by Prof. dr Morten Pejrup (Department of Geography and Geology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
PDF, Video.

Density-driven circulation in the Wadden Sea and its impact on net transport of particulate suspended matter by Prof. dr Hans Burchard (Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Germany)
PDF, Video.

Discussion, introduced by dr Hessel Speelman (Wadden Academy)
Video.

Thursday 9 December

Workshops

Parallel workshops organised in cooperation with the Dutch restoration programme 'Towards a rich Wadden Sea'

Workshop 1. Economic valuation of the Wadden Sea: from theory to practice (organisation: Prof. dr Henk Folmer, University of Groningen, The Netherlands)
PDF Presentation by Scott Cole

Workshop 2. Sediment dynamics of the Wadden Sea: getting a grip on present, past and future (organisation: Ir Floris van Bentum, Programme Towards a rich Wadden Sea/Rijkswaterstaat, The Netherlands)
PDF Presentation by Floris van Bentum
Short report

Workshop 3. Wadden Sea tidal basin inventory and analysis (organisation: dr Folkert de Jong, Programme Towards a rich Wadden Sea/CWSS, Wilhelmshaven, Germany)
PDF Presentation by Dietmer Kraft
Short report

Workshop 4. Food web interactions and biodiversity (organisation: Hein Sas, Programme Towards a rich Wadden Sea, The Netherlands)
Short report

Workshop 5. Towards a trilateral research agenda for archaeology in the Wadden Sea region (organisation: Prof. dr Jos Bazelmans, Wadden Academy)
Short report

Economy and society

Keynote: Using social impact assessment to consider the social impacts of landscape change in the Wadden region by Prof. dr Frank Vanclay (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)
PDF, Video.

Rural development in the Wadden Sea Area by Prof. dr Flemming Just (Department of Environmental and Business Economics, University of Southern Denmark, Esbjerg)
PDF, Video.

Discussion, introduced by Prof. dr Jouke van Dijk (Wadden Academy)
Video.

Ecology

Keynote: The subsidised Wadden Sea: regional differences and long-term changes in organic matter import by dr Justus van Beusekom (AWI, Sylt, Germany)
PDF, Video.

Fifty years of bird research in the Wadden Area by dr Bruno Ens (SOVON Dutch Centre for Field Ornithology, The Netherlands)
PDF, Video.

Do alien species capture the Wadden Sea? by dr Christian Buschbaum (AWI, Sylt, Germany)
PDF, Video.

Discussion, introduced by Prof. dr Peter Herman (Wadden Academy)
Video.

Climate

Keynote: Climate change and the need for sand - results of the trilateral expert group CPSL by dr Jacobus Hofstede (Coastal defence division, Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany)
PDF, Video.

North Sea winds and storm surges in a changing climate by dr Andreas Sterl (Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI), De Bilt, The Netherlands)
PDF, Video.

The importance of biogeochemical processes in tidal flats for the methane, DIC, and nutrient budget of the Southern North Sea by Prof. dr Hans Brumsack (ICBM, University of Oldenburg, Germany)
PDF, Video.

Discussion, introduced by Prof. dr Pavel Kabat (Wadden Academy)
Video.

Friday 10 December

Knowledge and research infrastructure of the trilateral Wadden Area

A scientific and social rationale for trilateral Wadden research by Prof. dr Pavel Kabat (Wadden Academy)
Pertaining research questions for the trilateral Wadden Area
PDF, Video.

The Joint Declaration on the Protection of the Wadden Sea and the QSR 2009 as sources for trilateral research questions by dr Harald Marencic (CWSS, Wilhelmshaven, Germany)
PDF, Video.

Research for the Wadden Sea World Heritage Site? by Prof. dr Karsten Reise (AWI, Sylt, Germany)
PDF, Video.

Current international research programmes

Overview of trilateral research programmes on the Wadden Area by dr Folkert de Jong (CWSS, Wilhelmshaven, Germany)
PDF, Video.

The Interreg North Sea Region Programme 2007-2013 by Jesper Jönsson/Henrik Josephson (Interreg North Sea Region Programme secretariat, Viborg, Denmark)
PDF, Video.

Wadden Sea research and comparative analysis - building a reference site of global relevance by dr Hartwig Kremer (LOICZ International Project office, Geesthacht, Germany)
PDF, Video.

Options for funding of new trilateral research programmes

Funding transnational research initiatives - dr Josef Stuefer (NWO, The Netherlands)
PDF, Video.

Speech by dr. Peter Seifert (Project Agency Juelich), on behalf of dr. Klaus Schindel, (German Federal Ministry for Education and Research BMBF).
Video.

EU 7th and 8th framework programmes - opportunities for global change research in the coastal and marine environment by Geert Jan Arends (Transfer & Liaison Group, University of Groningen)
PDF, Video.

Signing of the transnational call
Video.

Panel discussion

The compilation of a trilateral research agenda and research infrastructure and the options for funding trilateral research programmes. Moderator: Prof. dr Franciscus Colijn (HZG Centre for Materials and Coastal Research, Geesthacht, Germany)
PDF, Video.

Concluding remarks by Prof. dr Pavel Kabat (Wadden Academy)
Video.