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8th EMECS Conference

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Title
8th International Conference on The Environmental Management of Enclosed Coastal Seas(EMECS8)
Theme
Harmonizing River Catchment and Estuary
Date
October 27-30, 2008
Venue
Shanghai China
Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Centre
International Hotel
Organizer
East China Normal University, Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (CRAES) MEP, International EMECS Center
Assisted
National Natural Science Foundation China, Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality.Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP), State Ocean Administration (SOA), Changjiang Water Resources Commission (CWRC), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Supports
Changjiang River Committee Geographical Society of China, Changjiang Water Conservancy Commission, East China Sea Branch Shanghai SOA, First Institution of Oceanography Qingdao SOA, Institute of Oceanology CAS, Institute of Policy & Management CAS National Climate Center China Metrological Administration, Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology CAS, Nanjing Normal University Nanjing, Nankai University Tianjin

Overview of the conference

EMECS 8 was held under the theme of “Harmonizing River Catchment and Estuary” for 4 days from October 27 to October 30,2008 in Shanghai, China, which is located in the Yangtze estuary and is in significant economic growth. The conference was coorganized by the East China Normal University, the Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences(CRAES), and the International EMECS Center.Approximately 470 people from different countries participated and presented their researches/activities in either oral or poster form in the conference.

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Materials