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International Conference // Water Science for Impact

Water Science for Impact will focus on water quality and quantity in the broadest sense. The conference brings together leaders in science, policy, and the public and private sectors to examine water science from a multidisciplinary perspective. Water science is crucial to expanding our understanding of water quality and quantity related issues that humankind encounters. The Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystem Nexus is one of the key topics of the conference.

The organisers welcome submissions around three different themes.

  • Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystem Nexus
    • Closing water and nutrient cycles in the agro-food sector
    • Closing water and nutrient cycles in urban areas
    • Towards saline water resilient agriculture and industry
    • Impact and prediction of water stress on food security, energy and ecosystems
    • Blue growth: sustainably harvesting the potential of resources from coastal areas and seas
    • Politics and governance of water allocation claims
  • Water and Climate Change
    • Disturbance of the hydrological cycle
    • Climate adaptation strategies for rivers, deltas and seas
    • Nature based solutions in water management
    • Climate proof, adaptive urban water management
    • Water stress, water scarcity, water conflicts, water management and migration
    • Livelihood vulnerability to climate change
    • Extremes and disaster risk reduction
  • Sustainable Water Quality
    • Emerging chemicals and biological contaminants in surface water, groundwater,  sediments and marine ecosystems
    • Tackling multiple stressors: risk assessment and management strategies
    • Restoration and conservation of healthy aquatic ecosystems: multiple stressors (pollutants, invasive species), ecosystem dynamics, resilience, tipping points
    • Salinization
    • Impacts of water quality on human health and freshwater and marine ecosystem health

Abstracts may focus on water systems at different spatial scales, including: urban or regional water systems; river and delta systems; surface and groundwater systems; and marine systems. Abstracts may also include different approaches, including: observing and analytical approaches, system approaches; modelling approaches; experimental approaches; trans-disciplinary and participatory approaches.

Where and when

Wageningen University & Research
Wageningen
The Netherlands

16-18 Oct 2018

Dates

  • January 2018
    First Announcement and call for abstracts
  • April 2018
    Deadline for abstracts of presentations
  • June 2018
    Evaluation and selection of papers by the Programme Committee
  • September 2018
    Pubication of final programme

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