The 52nd International Liège colloquium on ocean dynamics

ONLINE event (ZOOM), May 17th -21st 2021

Monday, May 17th, 2021
13:30 – 13:40 Marilaure Grégoire Welcome note Uliège Belgium
13:40 – 13:55 Keynote: Karline Soetaert Anthropogenic and natural impacts on North Sea sediments NIOZ The Netherlands
Session 1 – Assessing the impact of sedimentary changes on the coastal ocean physics, biodiversity and biogeochemistry.
Chairs: Ulrike Braeckman , Karline Soetaert
13:55 – 14:10 Keynote: Emil de Borger  Unraveling links between functional biodiversity, sediment structure, and nutrient cycling to manage marine ecosystem functions Royal Netherlands Institute of Sea Research The Netherlands
14:10 – 14:20 Annabelle Dairain, Olivier Maire, Guillaume Meynard, Anaïs Richard, Tiffany Rodolfo-Damiano, Carl Van Colen, Francis Orvain Sediment dynamics: can we dismantle the effect of bioturbating species on sediment erodibility from their impact on sediment roughness? University of Caen Normandie France
14:20 – 14:30 Xiaoyu Fang, Cozzoli Francesco, Antony Knights,Tom Moens, Karline Soetaert, Carl Van Colen Upscaling benthos-mediated ecosystem functioning to assess anthropogenic change in the Westerschelde estuary Ghent Univeristy – Marine Biology Research Group Belgium
14:30 – 14:40 Agustin Sanchez-Arcilla, Manuel Espino, Vicente Gracia, Marc Mestres, Marta Fernandez-Pedrera Morphodynamic control on water renovation and quality. Modelling and observations. Laboratori d’Enginyeria Marítima (LIM/UPC-BarcelonaTech), Barcelona Spain
14:40 – 14:50 Daniel Thewes, Emil Stanev, Oliver Zielinski Long term analysis of the North Sea light climate, using a 3D coupled ecosystem model Carl-von-Ossietzky-Universität Oldenburg/ICBM Germany
14:50 – 15:10 Panel Discussion: Q&A, selected topics discussion 
15:10 – 15:30 Break
Session 2 – Science base for marine spatial planning.
Chairs: Steven Degraer, Vanessa Stelzenmüller
15:30 – 15:45 Keynote: Vanessa Stelzenmüller Integrated marine spatial planning and the need to consider socio-ecological trade-offs Thünen Institute Germany
15:45 – 15:55 Lancelot Blondeel, Gert Van Hoey, Ellen Pecceu Supporting tools for the Belgian fishery sector towards EBM Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Belgium
15:55 – 16:05 Galina Kolyuchkina, Olga Bykhalova, Vitaly Syomin, Ulyana Simakova, Vadim Mokievsky, Nelli Sergeeva, Ivan Lyubimov, Oleg Podymov, Alexander Basin, Alexander Ostrovskii Plan of National Reserve Utrish expansion in the NE Black Sea Shirshov Institute of Oceanology Russian Academy of Sciences Russia
16:05 – 16:15 Inne Withouck, Andronikos Kafas, Robert Watret, Rachel Shucksmith, Beth Mouat, John Doran, Paul Tett Exploring spatial decision support techniques for siting offshore energy developments NAFC Marine Centre UHI United Kingdom
16:15 – 16:25 Patrick De Klerck A holistic framework for ecosystemservices using the quintuple helix approach Flemish Gov. / Territorial Development Program for the Flemish Coastal Region Belgium
16:25 – 16:45 Panel Discussion: Q&A, selected topics discussion 
16:45 End of the day
Tuesday, May 18th, 2021
WinMon.BE side event : Environmental impact of offshore wind farms
9:00 – 9:05 Vincent Van Quickenborne, Minister of North Sea Welcome
9:05 – 9:15 Brigitte Lauwaert Introduction : Setting the Scene Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Belgium
9:15 – 9:40 Introduction Keynote: Steven Degraer Using a decade of WinMon.BE results to plan for the future Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Belgium
9:40 – 9:50 Mirta Zupan, Francis Kerckhof, Bob Rumes & Steven Degraer The importance of long-term monitoring for environmental impact assessment: epifaunal communities in Belgian OWFs Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Belgium
9:50 – 10:00 Bob Rumes, Elisabeth Debusschere, Jan Haelters & Alain Norro Evolution of piling activities because of increasing insights in associated effects Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Belgium
10:00 – 10:10 Nicolas Vanermen, Wouter Courtens, Marc Van de Walle, Hilbran Verstraete & Eric Stienen Adaptive survey strategies to assess the impact of OWFs on seabirds Research Institute for Nature and Forest Belgium
10:10 – 10:25 Q&A
10:25 – 10:35 Break
10:35 – 10:45 Ulrike Braeckman, Nene Lefaible, Tom Moens, Jan Vanaverbeke & Steven Degraer Functioning of the benthic ecosystem in OWFs: food webs and biogeochemical cycling Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Belgium
10:45 – 10:55 Annelies De Backer, Jolien Buyse & Kris Hostens Accounting for opportunities and threats of offshore wind farms for nature conservation Ghent University – Marine Biology Research Group Belgium
10:55 – 11:10 Q&A
11:10 – 11:55 Panel Discussion: ‘WinMon.BE: ready for accommodating the future of OWFs?’ Panelists: Ghada El Serafy (Deltares), Annemie Vermeylen (Belgian Offshore Platform), Jesse Verhalle (FPS Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment), Brigitte Lauwaert (RBINS/MUMM) & Steven Degraer (RBINS/MARECO)
11:55 – 12:00 Steven Degraer Closing remarks Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Belgium
Session 3 – Assessing the impact of marine structures on the coastal ocean physics, biodiversity and biogeochemistry.
Chairs: Jan Vanaverbeke, Johan Van der Molen                             
13:30 – 13:45 Keynote:Drew Carey Dynamics of Changing Interfaces from Human Uses in the Coastal Ocean Inspire Environmental United States
13:45 – 13:55 Michela De Dominicis, Judith Wolf, Dina Sadykova, Beth Scott, Alexander Sadykov, Rory O’Hara Murray Effects of Climate Change and Tidal Stream Energy Extraction on the ecosystem of a shelf sea. National Oceanography Centre
13:55 – 14:05 Geneviève Lacroix, Francis Kerckhof, Léo Barbut, Laurence Vigin, Ilse De Mesel, Steven Degraer How is connectivity pattern of hard substrate species impacted by artificial structures in the North Sea? Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Belgium
14:05 – 14:15 Jessica Salaün, Baptiste Vivier, Maxime Navon, Pascal Claquin, Aurore Raoux, Jean-Philippe Pezy, Aurélie Foveau, Sylvain Pioch, Jean-Claude Dauvin Multidisciplinary and multi-scale assessment of artificial reefs in tidal system University Paul Valéry, Montpellier 3, CNRS UMR 5172, Laboratoire CEFE France
14:15 – 14:25 Anna Ebeling, Nathalie Voigt, Debora Obergfäll, Tristan Zimmermann, Hans-Burkhard Erbslöh, Torben Kirchgeorg, Ingo Weinberg, Johanna Irrgeher, Daniel Pröfrock Corrosion protection of offshore wind farms: An emerging contamination source for the marine environment? 1 Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht
2 Universität Hamburg
14:25 – 14:35 Evgeny Ivanov, Arthur Capet, Ninon Mavraki, Jan Vanaverbeke, Steven Degraer, Alexander Barth, Eric Delhez, Karline Soetaert,  Marilaure Grégoire Impact assessment of biofouling communities of Belgian offshore wind farms on the sediment bed using a coupled model MAST, University of Liège Belgium
14:35 – 14:55 Panel Discussion: Q&A, selected topics discussion 
Lighting Talks and Poster session (Gather)
18:00 End of the Day
Wednesday, May 19th, 2021
Session 4 – Indicators definition for ocean health assessment in connection with SDG14 and GES assessment.
Chairs: Gert Van Hoey, Angel Borja
13:30 – 13:45 Keynote: Ángel Borja Assessing the ocean health status, using multiple indicators, under an ecosystem-based approach AZTI Spain
13:45 – 13:55 Anne Goffart, Sylvain Coudray The challenge of using phytoplankton composition for Mediterranean ecosystem health assessment University of Liège Belgium
13:55 – 14:05 Dimitry Van der Zande, Aida Alvera-Azcárate, Charles Troupin, João Felipe Cardoso dos Santos Eutrophication monitoring in coastal waters: taking advantage of the synergy in multi-scale satellite products Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Belgium
14:05 – 14:15 Galina Kolyuchkina, Ivan Lyubimov, Vitaly Syomin, Nelli Sergeeva, Alexander Basin, Alexander Ostrovskii Functional structure of the Black Sea macrozoobenthos as a key indicator for assessing the marine ecosystem health Shirshov Institute of Oceanology Russian Academy of Sciences Russia
14:15 – 14:25 Felien Festjens, Naomi Breine, Nene Lefaible, Jan Wittoeck, Gert Van Hoey Biological trait modality responses to different anthropogenic pressures in the Belgian part of the North Sea ILVO Belgium
14:25 – 14:35 Marilaure Grégoire, Arthur Capet, Lei Chou, Nathalie Fagel, Molly Lepoint ,Audrey Plante, Karline Soetaert, Adrian Teaca, Luc Vandenbulcke From species characteristics to ecosystem functions: a trait-based distribution model for upscaling the macrobenthos role in benthic-pelagic coupling over the Black Sea continental shelf University of Liège Belgium
14:35 – 14:45 Olivier Beauchard Developing an trait-based indicator of marine benthic vulnerability to bottom trawl disturbance NIOZ The Netherlands
14:45 – 14:55 Alexandra Pavlidou, Eleni Rousselaki, Nikolaos Katsiaras, Nomiki Simboura Assessment of the ecological and eutrophication status of the coastal waters in Aegean Sea, Eastern Mediterranean Sea, in relation to anthropogenic pressures Hellenic Centre for Marine Research Greece
14:55 – 15:05 Laure Van den Bulcke, Annelies Debacker, Kris Hostens, Willem Waegeman, Sara Maes, Sofie Derycke Implementation of DNA metabarcoding in environmental impact assessments. ILVO Belgium
15:05 – 15:25 Panel Discussion: Q&A, selected topics discussion
15:25 – 15:45 Break
Session 5 – Multiple stressors, multi-use, cumulative effect assessment, including climate change
Chairs: Denise Breitburg, Salvatore Arico
15:45 – 16:00 Keynote: Rashid Sumaila Overfishing and the mitigation of climate change and its impacts on marine life Fisheries Economics Research Unit, University of British Columbia. Canada
16:00 – 16:10 Jesper Andersen Relative impacts of multiple stressors in Danish marine waters NIVA Denmark Water Research Denmark
16:10 – 16:20 Alberto Borges, Colin Royer, Jon Lapeyra Martin, Willy Champenois, Mary Scranton, Nathalie Gypens Productivity and temperature as drivers of seasonal and spatial variations of dissolved methane in the Southern Bight of the North Sea, leading to a response from eutrophication and heatwaves. University of Liège Belgium
16:20 – 16:30 Viviana Otero, Steve Pint, Klaas Deneudt, Jonas Mortelmans, Maarten De Rijcke, Koen Sabbe, Wim Vyverman, Michiel Vandegehuchte and Gert Everaert Drivers of plankton biomass dynamics at the Belgian Continental Shelf Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) Belgium
16:30 – 16:40 Jozef Skakala, David Ford, Jorn Bruggeman, Stefano Ciavatta Towards a better understanding of the changing North Sea biogeochemistry through the assimilation of multi-platform observations into the ecosystem model Plymouth Marine Laboratory United Kingdom
16:40 – 16:50 Nathalie Niquil, Frida Ben Rais Lasramn, Emma Araignous, Pierre Bourdaud, Ghassen Halouani, Tarek Hattab, François Le Loc’h, Boris Leroy, Quentin Noguès, Aurore Raoux, Georges Safi, Ching-Maria Villanueva, Jean-Claude Dauvin Promoting an ecosystem approach of marine renewable energy: a set of modelling tools for studying cumulative impacts on ecosystem functioning, based on the bay of Seine case study CNRS / University Caen Normandy, BOREA France
16:50 – 17:10 Panel Discussion: Q&A, selected topics discussion 
17:10 End of the Day
Thursday, May 20th, 2021
Session 5 – Multiple stressors, multi-use, cumulative effect assessment, including climate change
Denise Breitburg, Salvatore Arico
13:30 – 13:40 Karen Wild-allen, SIMA Team Synthesis of multiple environmental and social economic stressors in a decision support tool to improve sustainable deployment of coastal aquaculture in Chile. CSIRO Oceans & Atmosphere Australia
13:40 – 13:50 Carl Van Colen, Ee Zin Ong, Mark Briffa, David Wethey, Emmanuel Abatih, Tom Moens, Sarah Woodin Clam feeding plasticity alleviates herbivore vulnerability to ocean warming and acidification Ghent Univeristy – Marine Biology Research Group Belgium
13:50 – 14:00 Ellen Vlaminck, Carl Van Colen, Jan Vanaverbeke, Tom Moens Burrowing macrofauna modifies climate change effects on sediment metabolism Ghent University Belgium
14:00 – 14:10 Xavier Desmit, Anja Nohe, Alberto Borges, Theo Prins, Dimitry Van der Zande, Koen Sabbe Changes in chlorophyll concentration and phenology in the North Sea in relation to de-eutrophication and sea surface warming Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Belgium
14:10 – 14:20 Roobaert Alizée, Goulven G. Laruelle, Enhui Liao, Peter Landschützer, Nicolas Gruber, Laure Resplandy, Lei Chou, Pierre Regnier The spatiotemporal dynamics of the sources and sinks of CO2 in the global coastal ocean ULB Belgium
14:20 – 14:30 Larissa K. Schultze, Lucas M. Merckelbach, Nils Christiansen, Ute Daewel, Jochen Horstmann, Siegfried Raasch, Corinna Schrum, Burkard Baschek, Jeffrey R. Carpenter Changes in stratification and mixing in the wake of offshore wind farm foundations and possible effects on the marine environment Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Germany
14:30 – 14:40 Justin Tiano, Emil de Borger, Sarah O’Flynn, Chiu Cheng, Karline Soetaert Disentangling the biogeochemical effects of marine electro-fisheries NIOZ The Netherlands
14:40 – 14:50 Agnieszka Indiana Olbert, Jennifer Kirkpatrick Mechanisms and impacts of multiple flood drivers on future coastal urban flooding National University of Ireland Galway Ireland
14:50 – 15:10 Panel Discussion: Q&A, selected topics discussion 
15:10 – 15:30 Break
Session 6 – Ecosystem Services
Chairs: Arthur Capet, Farid Dahdouh-Guebas, Steven Degraer
15:30 – 15:45 Keynote: Helen Ding The path of using ecosystem services to inform decision making: the current progress, challenges and gaps World Resources Institute United States
15:45 – 15:55 Katrien Van der Biest, Patrick Meire, Annelies Boerema Assessing co-benefits of marine ecosystem-based measures – methodology for the Belgian coastal ecosystem Universiteit Antwerpen Belgium
15:55 – 16:05 Bryce Van Dam, Helmuth Thomas, Ashley Smyth, Christian Lopes, Mona Norbisrath, Nele Treblin Blue carbon and alkalinity in contrasting coastal environments Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Germany
16:05 – 16:15 Leduc M., Fontaine Q., Gobert S., Monnier B., Abadie A., Lejeune P. Posidonia oceanica meadows: A unique Blue Carbon sink STARESO France
16:15 – 16:25 Jules Pecquet, Maud Mouchet, Sylvie Campagne, François Gevaert, Frida Ben Rais Lasram A new methodological framework for assessing future Ecosystem Services provided by kelps along the French coasts in a context of climate change Univ. Littoral Cote d’Opale, Univ. Lille, CNRS, UMR 8187, LOG, Laboratoire d’Océanologie et de Géoscience France
16:25 – 16:45 Panel Discussion: Q&A, selected topics discussion 
Session 7 – Assessing the impact of land-based pressures on the coastal environment, river-estuary-coastal ocean coupling.
Chairs: Diego Macias, Marilaure Grégoire
16:45 – 17:00 Keynote: Marjorie A.M. Friedrichs Anthropogenic causes of long-term change in the Chesapeake Bay estuary: regional vs. global stressors Virginia Institute of Marine Science United States
17:00 – 17:10 Jianping Gan, Minhan Dai On hypoxia along the coastal transition zone off Pearl River Estuary and Hong Kong Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Hong Kong
17:10 – 17:20 Aida Alvera-Azcárate, Charles Troupin, Alexander Barth, Jean-Marie Beckers, Dimitry Van der Zande Synergistic use of Sentinel-2 and Sentinel-3 data in the North Sea using DINEOF: multiscale analysis and cloud shadow detection University of Liège Belgium
17:20 – 17:30 Chiara Lapucci, Massimo Perna, Fabio Maselli, Valentina Vannucchi, Alberto Ortolani, Carlo Brandini OLCI and MODIS data as a proxy for Ostreopsis ovata harmful bloom favorable conditions occurrence in Ligurian and North Tyrrhenian sea CNR Italy
17:30 – 17:40 Francisco Campuzano, Manuela Juliano, Ramiro Neves Coupling watersheds, estuaries and regional seas through numerical modelling for western Iberia: regional sea surface salinity patterns. CoLAB +ATLANTIC Portugal
17:40 End of the Day
Friday, May 21st, 2021
Session 7 – Assessing the impact of land-based pressures on the coastal environment, river-estuary-coastal ocean coupling.
Chairs: Diego Macias, Marilaure Grégoire
13:30 – 13:40 Breitburg Denise, Grégoire Marilaure, Oschlies Andreas, Isensee Kirsten and the GO2NE IOC network GO2NE: the IOC Global Oxygen Network Smihtonian United States
13:40 – 13:50 Parn O., Daewel U., Friedland R., Garcia-Gorriz E., Macias Moy D., Maljutenko I., Miladinove-Marinova S., Muller-Karulis B., Neumann T., Piroddi C., Stips A. Ensemble modelling of the Baltic Sea ecosystem to assess scenarios for management European Commission, Joint Research Centre Belgium
13:50 – 14:00 De Dominicis M., Wolf J., Jevrejeva S., Zheng P., Hu Z., Li M. Future coastal flooding scenarios and ecosystem-based coastal defence solutions in the world’s largest urban area National Oceanography Centre
14:00 – 14:10 Jana Friedrich, Adrian Stanica, DANUBIUS-PP Consortium DANUBIUS-RI: An ESFRI research infrastructure for healthy River-Sea Systems Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht  Germany
14:10 – 14:20 Christoph Stegert, Onur Kerimoglu, Hermann Joseph Lenhart, Wera Leujak, Annika Grage, René Friedland Implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive for the North Sea: defining threshold levels for the OSPAR common indicators for eutrophication based on a biogeochemical model framework Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Germany
14:20 – 14:30 Goulven Laruelle, Audrey Marescaux, Vincent Thieu, Josette Garnier Coupled modeling approach for carbon and nutrients cycling along the river/estuarine transition: case study of the Seine Université Libre de Bruxelles Belgium
14:30 – 14:40 Claudio Cardoso, Alexandra Rosa, Rui Vieira, Ana Oliveira, Jesus Reis, Ricardo Faria, Cátia Azevedo, José Alves, Ramiro Neves, Rui Caldeira Air-sea-land modelling framework to assess the impacts of river runoff in the transport and retention of marine litter around Madeira island ARDITI – Agência Regional para o Desenvolvimento da Investigação Tecnologia e Inovação
14:40 – 14:50 Johannes Pein, Ute Daewel, Emil Stanev, Corinna Schrum Response of Elbe estuary ecosystem to changed riverine nitrogen loads Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht  Germany
14:50 – 15:05 Break
15:05 – 15:15 Lisa Lucas, Jian Shen, Eric Deleersnijder Timescale methods for assessing biophysical interactions in aquatic ecosystems: an attempt at bringing order to the chaos United States Geological Survey  United States
15:15 – 15:25 Anne Vallette, Fatimatou Coulibaly, Stephen Emsley Marine Litter tracking and forecast of stranding in the English Channel, the North Sea, and the North Atlantic Shelf of the European Union and United Kingdom ARGANS France
15:25 – 15:35 Xavier Desmit, Vincent Thieu, Francisco Campuzano, Valérie Dulière, Luis Lassaletta, Alain Ménesguen, Marie Silvestre, Josette Garnier, Ligia Pinto, João Sobrinho, Ramiro Neves, Gilles Billen, Geneviève Lacroix Social, economic and cultural options to recover from eutrophication DO Natural Environment, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Belgium
15:35 – 15:45 P.K. Sarath, Damien Cardinal, Jean Riotte, Arnaud Dapoigny, Laurent Ruiz, Benjamin Baud, V.V.S.S. Sarma, B.S.K. Kumar, Veronique Vaury, Ramananda Chakrabarti Seasonal and land use variability of silicon along the land to ocean continuum in groundwater and estuary in India LOCEAN IPSL – Sorbonne Universite France
15:45 – 15:55 Jens Terhaar, Ronny Lauerwald, Pierre Regnier, Nicolas Gruber, Laurent Bopp Delivery of terrigenous nutrients from rivers and coastal erosion sustain up to one third of Arctic Ocean Net Primary Production ULB Belgium
15:55 – 16:05 Joko Sampurno, Valentin Vallaeys, Randy Ardianto, Emmanuel Hanert Modelling the hydrodynamics of the Kapuas river delta and assessing the risk of flooding in the Pontianak City UCLouvain Belgium
16:05 – 16:25 Panel Discussion: Q&A, selected topics discussion 
16:25 – 16:30 Marilaure Grégoire Closure Uliège Belgium
16:30 Closing of the Colloquium
Session 1 – Assessing the impact of sedimentary changes on the coastal ocean physics, biodiversity and biogeochemistry.
1 Sañé E., Ingrassia M., Martorelli E., Chiocci F.L. Amino acids in surface sediments of the Zannone Island shelf (Western Mediterranean Sea): possible bioindicators of submarine hydrothermal activity Chalmers University of Technology Sweden
Session 2 – Science base for marine spatial planning.
1 Insaf Draoui, Jonathan Lambrechts, Vincent Legat, Sandra Soares-Frazao, Ton Hoitink, Eric Deleersnijder Discontinuous Galerkin Method for 1D shallow water model UCL Belgium
2 CAPET A., DABROWSKI T., DELBARE D., FERNANDEZ V., RODRIGUEZ-GALVEZ L., RUBIO A., TWIGT D., WANKE S., EL SERAFY G. FORCOAST: Earth Observation services for Wild Fisheries, Oystergrounds Restoration and Bivalve Mariculture along European Coasts MAST, University of Liège Belgium
Session 3 – Assessing the impact of marine structures on the coastal ocean physics, biodiversity and biogeochemistry.
1 Cristin Mayes Coastal ocean management: the development and application of ecosystem-based delay-difference models for bluefish, striped bass, and menhaden Rosenstiel School for Marine and Atmospheric Science United States
2 Emil De Borger, Evgeny Ivanov, Ulrike Braeckman, Arthur Capet, Marilaure Grégoire, Karline Soetaert Exploring the biogeochemical footprint of offshore windfarms Ghent University Belgium
3 Johan van der Molen, Thodoris Karpouzoglou, Brigitte Vlaswinkel Using a water-column model to assess the potential effects of large scale floating platforms for solar energy generation on hydrodynamics and primary production in a coastal sea NIOZ The Netherlands
4 Evgeny Ivanov, Arthur Capet, Ninon Mavraki, Jan Vanaverbeke, Steven Degraer, Alexander Barth, Eric Delhez, Karline Soetaert, Marilaure Grégoire Impact assessment of biofouling communities of Belgian offshore wind farms on the sediment bed using a coupled model MAST, University of Liège Belgium
5 Alexandra Chava, Vadim Mokievsky, Philipp Sapozhnikov, Vyacheslav Kremenetsky At the interface of sciences: ADCP as a potential platform for monitoring deep-water fouling of hard substrates P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology RAS Russia
6 RHOMAD H.1, KHALIL K.1, NEVES R.2, SOBRINHO J.2, MIGUEL DIAS J.3, ELKALAY K.1 Hydrodynamic and biogeochemical functioning of the Agadir Bay (Moroccan Atlantic coast): a numerical modeling approach Cadi Ayyad University Morocco
Session 4 – Indicators definition for ocean health assessment in connection with SDG14 and GES assessment.
1 Gianluca Franceschini, Marina Pulcini, Sasa Raicevich, Luisa Nicoletti, Marina Penna, Benedetta Trabucco, Paola La Valle, Daniela Paganelli, Raffaele Proietti, Laura Sinapi, Filippo D’Ascola, Rossella Di Mento Towards the quantitative assessment of trawling impact on the seabed and benthic ecosystem in Italy within the Marine Strategy Framework Directive ISPRA Italy
2 Michele Bendoni, Carlo Brandini, Maria Fattorini, Chiara Lapucci, Carlo Pretti Hydrodynamic connectivity between port and Marine Protected Area in the Tuscany Archipelago (Italy) CNR-IBE – LaMMA Consortium Italy
3 Steven Pint, Gert Everaert, Thanos Gkritzalis, Michiel Vandegehuchte and Theetaert H. Air-sea carbon flux at the Belgian Continental Shelf Flanders Marine Institute Belgium
4 Ana I. Catarino, Zhiyue Niu, Peter Davies, Maelenn Le Gall, Marco Curto, Chulin Jiang,  Mariana Dotcheva, Isabel De Schrijver, Hom Dhakal, Michiel Vandegehuchte, Gert Everaert Assessment of the microplastic formation and toxicity of biobased composites Flanders Marine Institute Belgium
5 Stephie Seghers, Charles Lefranc, Gert Van Hoey, Jan Wittoeck The sensitivity of soft-sediment habitat types to dredging activities Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Aquatic Environment and Quality Belgium
6 Carsten Lemmen, Wirtz Kai W Vertical positioning as a key functional trait of macrobenthic communities Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Germany
Session 5 – Multiple stressors, multi-use, cumulative effect assessment, including climate change
1 Helena Voet, Carl Van Colen, Jan Vanaverbeke Investigating the combined effects of climate change on offshore wind farm fouling fauna: disrupted ecophysiology of Blue mussel (Mytilus edulis). Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Belgium
2 Jonathan Richir, Adrien Luyckx, Willy Champenois, Lei Chou, Amélie Corato, Jean-Pierre Descy, Sylvie Gobert, Michèle Leduc, Stanley Lutts, Erhard Pfündel, Steffen Walz, Alberto Borges Experimental assessment of light decrease on the biology of Posidonia oceanica University of Liège Belgium
3 Matteo Zucchetta, Rossella Boscolo Brusà, Alessandra Feola, Andrea Bonometto, Emanuele Ponis, Sara Dastoli, Laura Sinapi, Raffaele Proietti, Debora Bellafiore, Maria Letizia Vitelletti, Davide Bonaldo, Luisa Nicoletti Effects of climate changes on the distribution of reed beds in coastal lagoons: the case of the Po Delta (Adriatic Sea) within the Change We Care Project. ISPRA Italy
4 Nikolai Maximenko, Gregory Ruiz, Linsey Haram, Luca Centurioni, Andrey Shcherbina, Mary Crowley, James Carlton, Cathryn Murray, Jan Hafner Physical and biological processes controlling floating ecosystem and changes due to introduction of artificial marine debris IPRC/SOEST, University of Hawaii United States
5 Coline Poppeschi, Maximilian Unterberger, Guillaume Charria, Peggy Rimmelin-Maury, Eric Goberville, Nicolas Barrier, Emilie Grossteffan, Michel Repecaud, Loïc Quemener, Sébastien Theetten, Sébastien Petton, Jean-François Le Roux, Paul Tréguer Hydrological extreme event occurrences and impacts linked with climate variations in coastal waters of western Europe Ifremer, Univ. Brest, CNRS, IRD, LOPS, IUEM France
Raick X., Di Iorio L., Gervaise C., Lossent J., Lecchini D., Parmentier E. Revealing the acoustic range of the biophony of a coastal reef environment: distances of detection, distances of propagation and human impact University of Liège Belgium
7 De Falco C., Pasquero C., Bracco A. Climatic and Oceanographic Controls on Coral Bleaching Conditions in the Maldivian Region University of Milan-Bicocca Italy
Session 7 – Assessing the impact of land-based pressures on the coastal environment, river-estuary-coastal ocean coupling.
1 Marilaure Grégoire1, Aida-Alvera-Azcarate2, Luminita Buga3, Arthur Capet1, Sorin Constantin4, Fabrizio D’ortenzio5, David Doxaran5, Yannis Faugeras6, Cristina Gonzalez7, Veronica Gonzalez7, Jean-Paul Kasprzyk8, Mariana Golumbeanu3, Evgeny Ivanov1, Evan Mason9,  Razvan Mateescu3, Catherine Meulders1, Estrella Olmedo7, Marie-Isabelle Pujol6, George Sarbu3, Antonio Turiel7, Luc Vandenbulcke10, Marie-Hélène Rio11. Earth Observation products  for Science and Innovation in the Black Sea Liège University Belgium
2 Elina Miettunen, Laura Tuomi, Kai Myrberg Evaluating water exchange in a coastal archipelago in the northern Baltic Sea Finnish Environment Institute, Helsinki, Finland Finland
3 Jessica Turner, Carl Friedrichs, Pierre St-Laurent, Marjorie Friedrichs. Effects of shoreline sediment erosion on estuarine water clarity: results from a Chesapeake Bay modeling study Virginia Institute of Marine Science United States
4 Polina Lepikhina, Daria Portnova, Vadim Mokievsky, Alexey Golikov Influence of abiotic factors on the distribution of the nematode community in OB bay (Kara Sea) Kazan Federal University Russia
5 Georgia Filippi, Manos Dassenakis, Vasiliki Paraskevopoulou Sediment Quality Assessment in an industrialized Greek coastal marine area (West Saronikos Gulf) Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Greece
6 Sarah Robinet, Alice Ofélia Matossian, Arthur Capet, Lei Chou, Audrey Plante, Marilaure Gregoire, Nathalie Fagel Reconstruction of hypoxic conditions of the Black Sea northwestern shelf over the Holocene based on two sedimentary cores University of Liège Belgium
7 Whitney M. and Vlahos P. Managing Nitrogen Loads to Reduce Hypoxia in a Warming Urban Estuary University of Connecticut USA
8 Dai M., Chai F., Chen M., Chen N., Gan J., Guan D., Leung K.M.Y., Li Y., Lim P.-E., Lin X, Liu X, Luo Y., Sangmanee C., Wan Talaat W.I.A., Wang D., Wang G., Wang S., Wang Y., Williams G.A., Xue X. Coastal Zones Under Intensifying Human Activities and Changing Climate: A Regional Programme Integrating Science, Management and Society to Support Ocean Sustainability (Coastal-SOS) State Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Science, College of Ocean and Earth Sciences, Xiamen University China