BS-HOT 2008 CONFERENCE
2nd BIANNUAL AND BLACK SEA SCENE EC PROJECT JOINT CONFERENCE
Main goal: To initiate a concerted effort to use science, information technology and policy measures to understand and deal with the consequences of global warming in the Black Sea towards better governance, sustainable exploitation of resources and conservation of the marine environment.
Jointly organised by:
- The Commission on the Protection of the Black Sea against Pollution
With the support of:
Institute of Oceanology
GEF UNDP - BSERP
Balkan Environment Association
TUDAV Istanbul University
Under the auspice:
Ministry of Environment and Water
Bulgaria Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Conference venue: Park-Hotel Moskva, Sofia, Bulgaria
Conference Dates: 6-9 October 2008
Day 1: Session 1.
Climate forcing mechanisms in the Black Sea
Day 2: Session 2.
Black Sea Ecosystem responses to climate change
Day 3: Session 3.
Data availability and data base management what data do us still
need to find, digitize and make available
Day 3: Session 4.
Economic and sociological impacts on the coastal Black Sea
communities and resource users management scenarios
Session 3 topics:
Black Sea Environmental Data Bases projects output, (data bases, services , results implementation)
Data Quality Control and Data Quality Assessment
Black Sea virtual data & information infrastructure (DQC Content Mananagement System)
Session 4 topics:
Climate change and Black Sea living resources challenges for sustainable exploitation
Socio-economic impacts and policy scenarios
Our responsibility under Global Warming
Information gaps gaps in knowledge, data, policy and legislation
"BS-HOT2008 - Conference Secretariat
Dr. Snejana MONCHEVA,
Institute of Oceanology of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
P.O.Box 152, 9000 Varna, BULGARIA.
Home page: www.blacksea-commission.org/bs-hot/