Baltic Sea Science Congress (BSSC 2017)

Time: 12-16 June, 2017
Hosted by: Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research and the University of Rostock
Address: HanseMesse 1-2, 18106 Rostock, Germany
Main conference website here

The biennial Baltic Sea Science Conference (BSSC) took place in Rostock, Germany. International conference was attended by numerous participants not only from Baltic Sea region but also from other countries as Netherlands, Italy, Taiwan.

The program covered following topics:

Dynamics of gradient systems
Processes that affect coastal sea systems
Past and future changes
Coastal seas and society
Major Baltic Inflows
Monitoring, Observation, Assessment
Influences of the catchment area
BONUS BaltCoast was presented by such given talks as:
  • An indicator system to support coastal and marine management – by Karnauskaite D
  • Nutrient retention measure in German Baltic Sea waters – potentials and limits of some eco-technologies – by Friedland R
  • Bathing water quality at the German Baltic Coast: Long term development, problems and changes - by Buer A.L
Presented posters:
  • Bathing water quality on Lithuanian coast: microbial pollution and algal blooms - by Katarzyte M
  • Local coastal governance developments in Latvia: Science – policy integration governance for rural municipalities - by Ersteins R