Event Date/Time: Jun 18, 2013
End Date/Time: Jun 20, 2013
This successful series first started in Peniscola, Spain (1997) and continued in Lemnos, Greece (1999); Alicante, Spain (2001); Siena, Italy (2003); Cadiz, Spain (2005); Coimbra, Portugal (2007); Chianciano Terme, Italy (2009) and Alicante, Spain (2011).
The aim of the conference is to encourage and facilitate interdisciplinary communication between scientists, engineers, economists and professionals working in ecological systems and sustainable development. Emphasis is given to those areas that will benefit from the application of scientific methods for sustainable development, including the conservation of natural systems around the world.
ECOSUD is a challenge for the creation of a new science in line with Prigogineâ€™s statement that â€œat all levels we observe events associated with the emergence of novelties and narrative elements, which we may associate with the creative power of natureâ€.
Natural resources management
Environmental indicators and measurements
Sustainable development and planning
Data mining applications
Energy and the environment
Soil contamination and recovery
Water resources issues
Ecosystems and climate change
Environmental economics and benefit analysis
Recovery of damaged areas
Policies and regulations
Protection and mitigation
Knowledge dissemination and internet applications
Innovation in ecosystems management
Landscape development and management
Delegates attending ECOSUD 2013 will be invited to submit an extended version of their paper for possible publication in the International Journal of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics, one of the Journals edited by the Wessex Institute.
Papers presented at ECOSUD 2013 will appear in a volume of WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment (ISSN: 1746-448X, Digital ISSN: 1743-3541).