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4th EMB Forum Presentations

Arctic 2050: Towards ecosystem-based management in a changing Arctic Ocean 

12 March 2014, Brussels

Programme - download

Forum message - download 

Openning statements

  • Peter Haugan (EMB vice-Chair, University of Bergen, Norway)
  • Harald Loeng (European Polar Board Chair, Institute of Marine Research, Norway)
  • Naja Mikkelsen (ICARP III, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland)

Moderator's introduction

David Shukman (BBC News, Science Editor)

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SESSION 1: LIVING WITH A CHANGING ARCTIC OCEAN 

Ice2Sea: Glacier melting and sea-level rise from the European perspective

David Vaughan (British Antarctic Survey, UK) - Download presentation

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Records of past and present contamination in the Arctic

Carlo Barbante (Institute for the Dynamics of Environmental Processes, CNR, Italy) - Download presentation

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Footprints of climate change in Arctic marine ecosystems

Paul Wassmann (University of Tromsoe, Norway) - Download presentation

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SESSION 2: ARCTIC OCEAN OBSERVATION - THE KEY TO SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT 

Tracking Arctic sea ice loss

Stein Sandven (European Space Agency) - Download presentation

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Arctic biodiversity assessment: from plan to action during times of rapid environmental change

Kari Fannar Larusson (Arctic Council) - Download presentation

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Arctic seafloor observatories

Antje Boetius (Alfred Wegener Institute for Marine and Polar Research, Germany) - Download presentation

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SESSION 3: UTILIZING AND MANAGING ARCTIC OCEAN RESOURCES 

Arctic fisheries - present shifts and future perspectives 

Paul Connolly (International Council for the Exploration of the Sea) - Download presentation

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The industry perspective of Arctic oil and gas exploration  

Robert Blaauw (Shell Den Haag & International Association of Oil and Gas Producers) - Download presentation

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Arctic Shipping

Paul Berkman (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA) - Download presentation

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OPEN PANEL DISCUSSION: Can industry and science work together to achieve sustainable management of the Arctic Ocean? 

  • David Vaughan, British Antarctic Survey (BAS)
  • Robert Blaauw, Shell Den Haag and International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (OGP)
  • Paul Berkman, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Kurt Vandenberghe, European Commission DG Research and Innovation
  • Karin Lochte, Alfred Wegener Institute for Marine and Polar Research (AWI)
  • Martha McConnell, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
  • Peter Pissierssens, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO, Project Office for International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE)
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