International Workshop on Management of coastal dunes and sandy beaches. Dunkirk (FR) 12-14 June 2018

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experience dune restoration in real life-network with colleagues-discuss further collaborations in coastal LIFE projects

Within the framework of the LIFE+FLANDRE project, the Agency of Nature and Forest (Flemish Authority) and the Université du Littoral Côte d’Opale invite you to participate in the international workshop on coastal dunes and sandy beaches management and restoration. You will be able to experience dune restoration in real life, network with colleagues, and discuss opportunities for further collaboration.

Topics
  • Networking among coastal LIFE projects
  • Natura 2000 Biogeographical Process-Coastal dunes roadmap
  • Climate change and atmospheric nitrogen deposition
  • versus coastal dune dynamics and biodiversity
  • Sea level rise, coastal squeeze: need of synergies between coastal defense and nature development
  • Restoring ecological connectivity between dune sites along urbanized coasts
  • Nature management planning and scientific monitoring in coastal dunes and sandy beaches
  • Ecosystem services of coastal dunes and sandy beaches
Planning
  • Call for abstracts: 20 Oct 2017–20Jan 2018
  • Deadline for registration: 5 May 2018
Location: Dunkirk (Dunkerque) is situated in the northwest of France. Its proximity to the project area and its maritime atmosphere makes it the ideal base for this workshop.
More information
E-mail: Dunes-2018-LIFE@bosplus.be
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