The Conference brings together researchers, academics, engineers, local and governmental authorities, economists and NGOs in order to address and discuss emerging environmental issues, scientific achievements, research challenges and international collaboration for preserving water living resources (with special focus on Danube River, Danube Delta and the Black Sea).
- defining new research priorities in sustainable environmental management;
- presenting new tools useful in aquatic living resources management;
- considering living resources as environmental and diversity indicators;
- proposing potential solutions for problems related to biodiversity conserving in the framework of environmental impact on biota;
- fostering national and international collaboration in the aquatic living resources field.
The Integrated Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Research (IMBER, www.imber.org) Project will convene an Open Science Conference from 23-27 June 2014 in Bergen, Norway, with the goals of highlighting research results from the IMBER project and activities, promoting integrated syntheses of IMBER research, and developing a new global research agenda for marine biogeochemistry and ecosystems in the Anthropocene.