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Presentations Symposium Towards a sustainable Ems-Dollard estuary

In this page you will find the available presentations of the Symposium Towards a sustainable Ems-Dollard estuary June 25 and 26 2015. The presentations are available in PDF-format and video.

Opening and welcome by prof.dr. Jouke van Dijk, chair Waddenacademie

Introduction by prof.dr. Franciscus Colijn, moderator.

Theme 1: Abiotic aspects of the Eems-Dollard estuary

Past dr. Gerald Herrling (MARUM, Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen, Germany)
Historical development of the Ems-Dollard estuary and reconstruction of the tidal regime prior to major human impacts
PDF, Video

Future Martin Baptist (Waddenacademie, the Netherlands)
Monitoring the Ems-Dollard ecosystem -towards a common integrated monitoring program

Future dr. Eelke Folmer (NIOZ, the Netherlands)
Informing the Future by Learning from the Recent Past Lessons from spatio-temporal analyses of mussel beds and intertidal
seagrass populations
PDF, Video

Discussion with the audience

Theme 2: Biotic aspects of the Ems-Dollard estuary

Present dr. Tanya Compton (NIOZ, the Netherlands)
Macrozoobenthos community of theEms-Dollard - why is it as it is now
PDF, Video

Future prof.dr. Mike Elliott (University of Hull, UK) and prof.dr. Victor de Jonge (University of Hull, UK)
Assessing ecological quality in estuarine and coastal systems – functional perspective
PDF, Video

Theme 3: Management of the Ems-Dollard estuary

Past Monique van den Dungen (Groningen Seaports, the Netherlands)
Ten years impact monitoring in the Ems-Dollard estuary - lessons learnt
PDF, Video

Present prof.dr. Iris Vis (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, the Netherlands)
Port added value in regional development and sustainable logistics
PDF, Video

Present dr. Tom Maris (Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgium)
MONEOS, TIDE and the lessons for the Ems-Dollard estuary
PDF, Video

Future Beatrice Claus (WWF Germany)
Masterplan Ems 2050
PDF, Video

Discussion with the audience

Closing remarks first day by prof.dr. Franciscus Colijn and prof.dr. Jouke van Dijk



Slideshow: "Past and present images of the Ems-Dollard" (pdf 2,74 Mb), collected for the Waddenacademie by Zwanette Jager, ZiltWaterAdvies/fotografie. Some photos were obtained by Groninger Archieven.