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4th EMECS Conference

4th International Conference on The Environmental Management of Enclosed Coastal Seas(EMECS’99)
Land Ocean Interactions: Managing Coastal Ecosystems
November 9-12, 1999
Hotel Dedeman Antalya Turkey
International EMECS Center, MEDCOAST
International Supports
European Community, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission(IOC UNESCO), Mediterranean Action Plan Coordinating Unit (MAP UNEP), MAP Priority Actions Program Regional Activity Centre (PAP RAC)
Local Supports
Promotion Fund of Prime Ministry Turkey, Ministry of Environment Turkey, Ministry of Tourism Turkey, Antalya Municipality Turkey, Middle East Technical University Ankara Turkey, Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council (TUBITAK), Turkish National Committee on Coastal Zone Management(KAY), Japan Foundation, Japan Fund for Global Environment
Assisted by
Association EUROCOAST, Coastal Zone Management Centre The Netherlands, European Union for Coastal Conservation(EUCC), International Centre for Coastal and Ocean Policy Studies(ICCOPS), International Commission for the Scientific Exploration of the Mediterranean Sea(CIESM), International Ocean Institute(IOI), International Union for Conservation of Nature(IUCN), Journal of Coastal Conservation(JCC), Journal of Ocean and Coastal Management(JOCM), Urban Harbours Institute University of Massachusetts Boston(USA), World Wide Fund for Nature(WWF)

Overview of the conference

The joint Fourth International Conference on the Environmental Management of Enclosed Coastal Seas(EMECS’99) and Fourth International Conference on the Mediterranean Coastal Environment (MEDCOAST 1999) was held over a period of four days from November 9 through November 12 at the Hotel Dedeman in Antalya, Turkey, The conference, whose theme was “LandOcean Interactions: Managing Coastal Ecosystems ” was attended by 300 delegates from more than 50 countries.

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EMECS Conference Abstract