Event

CoastGIS 2011

CoastGIS 2011 will be hosted in Oostende, Belgium, by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO, International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchage (IODE) Project Office. This conference will cover the following thematic areas: impact of climate change on the coast, coastal communities and marine resources; environmental conservation in the coastal zone; pollution monitoring and control; sustainable use of coastal resources; integrating coastal and river basin catchment data; disaster monitoring and mitigation at the coast; informing and involving the public in coastal decision making; planning for sustainable coastal tourism; coastal planning and management for small islands; and protecting coastal heritage.  

dates: 5-8 September 2011   venue: UNESCO/IOC Project Office for IODE, Wandelaarkaai 7 - Pakhuis 61   location: Ostend, Belgium   contact: Roger Longhorn   phone: +32 (0) 473 594133   fax: +32 (0)59 795228   e-mail: coastgis2011@coastgis.net   www: http://www.coastgis.info/