SHIPPING AND THE ENVIRONMENT - From Regional to Global PerspectivesExternal

Activity Overview

Type: Conference
, Type: Conference session
Start Date: October 24, 2017
End Date: October 25, 2017
Venue: Gothenburg, Sweden
Website: SHIPPING AND THE ENVIRONMENT - From Regional to Global Perspectives webpage

Abstract submission deadline: June 11, 2017
Early registration deadline: August 31, 2017
Application/registration deadline: October 12, 2017

This conference, taking place in Gothenburg, Sweden, is an international event on the environmental impact of shipping and its importance within policy, marine spatial planning and the maritime transport sectors.

The event will cover many topic, the most important ones being:

  • Impacts of shipping on air pollution and climate change including impacts on human health and land ecosystems
  • Impacts of shipping on marine pollution and marine ecosystems
  • Impact of shipping on noise pollution - underwater noise and its impacts on marine biota, above-water noise and its impact on human well-being
  • Environment and society-socio-economic valuation of the impacts of shipping, impact of shipping on ecosystem services, shipping and marine spatial planning

The event includes many in its target audience. Researchers and students from the scientific community, environmental agencies and managers, are all welcome, alongside people from the Maritime transport sector.