Environmental Monitoring and Surveillance Challenges, Solutions and Opportunities (EMS2014)
The two-day event, organised by the Underwater Systems and Technology Laboratory of Faculty of Engineering Univ. of Porto (FEUP), aims to foster scientific, technical and programmatic networking, and to lay out key challenges in ocean monitoring and surveillance.
Speakers will include experts in the maritime field from Iceland, Norway and Portugal. Large emphasis will be placed on interactive theme-based sessions with many opportunities for networking. Themes will cover a wide range of topics, including physical, biological, geological and chemical oceanography, genetics, bio-diversity, toxicology, and micro-biology.
The event is organised with the support of the Ministry of Agriculture and Sea of Portugal through the General Directorate of Sea Policy (DGPM) under the Portuguese 'Integrated Marine and Coastal Management' programme.