00:00-02:00 UTC | 19:00-21:00 US Eastern Time (UTC-5) | 08:00-10:00 Beijing Time (UTC+8)
Monday, 14 December 2020 (still Sunday, 13 December in North & South Americas)
Current global challenges call for a strong interdisciplinary approach to mitigate issues like climate change and biodiversity loss in an ever evolving socio-economic landscape. Water and sediments are at the core of many of the issues being both a commodity and carrier of ecosystem services, making that the management thereof is done wisely and with a good understanding of the underlying processes.
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I. Opening Remarks (10 mins)
Gregory Pasternack and Ellis Penning
III. Invited Speeches (each 15 mins)
Bridging lab and field to inform marsh restoration
Heidi Nepf, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Riparian vegetation, a mixture of natural gifts and history of human activities - examples from Japan
Takashi Asaeda, Saitama University, Japan
Oyster reefs, Nutrient mitigation and other services
Boze Hancock, The Nature Conservancy, USA
Natural hazard mitigation and ecological restoration using step-pools/cascades in Southwest China
Mengzhen Xu, Tsinghua University, China
Hydraulic and hydrological connectivity in rivers
Eleanor Gee, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, New Zealand
Fish hotspot without cold water – Can we reduce damage from cold water release from a large dam using selective withdrawal?
Sung-Uk Choi, Yonsei University, Korea
IV. Disscussion (20 mins)
V. Closing Remarks
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