2017 Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) Europe Annual Meeting

Event Date(s) and Time
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - Saturday, May 6, 2017
Location
Algarve University, Faro, Portugal

The conference theme is: Sustainable Management of Wetlands: exploring novel approaches for water management, biodiversity conservation, restoration, pollution control and climate change.

Sustainable Management of Wetlands will explore the novel approaches for water management, biodiversity conservation, restoration, pollution control and climate change. Sessions will include themes on wetlands in a water-wise eco (bio)-based industry, the ecological quality of lakes and reservoirs, river conservation in regards to facing agriculture intensification and climate and conservation and conflicting interests in coastal lagoons.
Sub-themes include:

  • Paludiculture as a sustainable use of wetlands
  • Ecological quality and conservation of wetlands
  • River conservation: facing agriculture intensification and climate
  • Wetlands and water quality