EUTRO2018 Symposium

The 4th International Symposium on Research and Management of Eutrophication in Coastal Ecosystems (EUTRO 2018) will take place 18-20 June 2018 in Nyborg, Denmark.

2018.01.05 | Anja Skjoldborg Hansen

Date Mon 18 Jun Wed 20 Jun
Time 08:30    16:00
Location Nyborg, Denmark

EUTRO 2018 will focus on:


1.      Setting the scene: What is coastal eutrophication?

2.      Presentation and discussion of scientific results in relation to specific eutrophication issues, e.g.:

a.      Causative factors and direct and indirect eutrophication effects

b.      Climate and physical control on the biogeochemical dynamics and eutrophication status of the coastal zone

c.       Effects of eutrophication of biodiversity, food webs and ecosystem services

d.      Monitoring, modelling and assessment of eutrophication

3.      Presentation and discussion of evidence-based or ecosystem-based nutrient management strategies and polices

4.      Next steps: From eutrophication to oligotrophication in a changing climate


The following keynote speakers at EUTRO 2018 are confirmed. The titles of their presentations are tentative.

  •  “Coastal marine eutrophication: the damage, the danger and the disruptions” by Carlos M. Duarte, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
  • “Abatement of coastal eutrophication: what works and what doesn’t?” by Donald Boesch, UMCES, USA
  • “Phytoplankton dynamics and food web efficiency in relation to changing nutrient and climate regimes” by Monika Winder, SU, Sweden
  • “Submerged aquatic vegetation in relation to changing nutrient and climate regimes” by Marianne Holmer, SDU, Denmark
  • “Zoobenthos dynamics in relation to changing nutrient and climate regimes” by Alf Norkko, UH, Finland
  • “Eutrophication research: where are we now and where are we going” by Jeremy Testa, UMCES, USA
  • "Management of coastal eutrophication: challenges and future directions” by Ulrich Claussen, UBA, Germany

In addition to the keynote presentations, oral presentations and seminars, the organizers are pleased to announce that a closing summary of EUTRO 2018 will be presented by Wally Fulweiler (BU, USA), Dorte Krause-Jensen (AU, Denmark) and Katherine Richardson (KU, Denmark). More information about EUTRO 2018 can be found here:

EUTRO 2018 Symposium Proceedings will be published as a Research Topic in Frontiers in Marine Science (FMARS), section on Marine Ecosystem Ecology. Guest editors are: Jesper H. Andersen, Jacob Carstensen, Marianne Holmer, Dorte Krause-Jensen and Katherine Richardson. Click here to read more:

The number of participants is limited. Places at EUTRO 2018 will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis. Please sing up early to avoid disappointment! Deadline for registration is Friday 11 May 2018.

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