International Waters learning Exchange & Resource Network

Call for abstract: EMECS 12 - Deadline 31 May 2018

03 May 2018 | by
EMECS12 steering committee and program committee cordially invite you all to participate in the 12th International Conference on the Environmental Management of the Enclosed Coastal Seas (EMECS 12) scheduled to be held in Pattaya City, Thailand during 4-8 November 2018.

EMECS 12 is hosted by the international EMECS Center and co-hosted by the Royal Society of Thailand, Chulalongkorn University, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Rajamangala University of Technology Srivijaya, and Rambhai Banni Rajabhat University.


  1. Gulf of Thailand: history and current studies

  2. Ecosystems/communities based coastal management and Sato-Umi

  3. Coastal and marine ecosystems: monitoring, modeling, restoration, and conservation

  4. Sustainable use and development of coastal resources: effective management and approaches
    - Small scale fishery
    - Fish farming technology
    - Commercial fishery, propagation and seafarming

  5. Recovery from tsunami and storm surge disaster

  6. Climate change
    - Mitigation and adaptation
    - Blue green economy development

  7. Estuaries of the world: issues and perspectives       

  8. Cooperative management, restoration, and protection of coastal seas

  9. Physical and bio-geochemical oceanography           

  10. Socio economy

  11. EMECS schools and student partnership

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