Events on Administration Of Water Resources And Management Of Freshwater Ecosystems
Volume 2, No. 4

Congress on Groundwater Nevada 2000, USA
The Association of Groundwater Scientists and Engineers (AGWSE) invites you to participate in the Congress on Groundwater being held December 13-16, 2000, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Topics for discussion include the sustainability of transboundary ecosystems and aquifers; contamination of aquifers; the role of predictive models; the effect of global changes on groundwater, case studies; threats; cooperation projects and conflict resolution.

For more information, contact:
Professor Michael E. Campana, Director
1915 Roma NE, Room 1044, University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131-1217 USA
E-mail: [email protected]


International Conference on Research in Groundwater
Copenhagen, Denmark, June 6-8, 2000
This international conference is being held under the auspices of the Center for Research in Groundwater, Technical University of Denmark, and the Danish Committee for Aquatic Resources

Calendar of Special Dates and Activities:

  • Deadline for receiving abstracts: Septiembre1, 1999
  • Notification of acceptance for presentations: December 1, 1999
  • Reports sent: February 15, 2000
  • Conference in Copenhagen: June 6-8, 2000

More information:
Groundwater 2000
MiaCon, Meeting and Conference Services
Helsingevej 23
DK-2830 Virum
Fax: +45 45 83 97 27
E-mail: [email protected]


International Symposium on Hydrological and Geochemical Processes in Vast River Basins
Manaos, Amazonas, Brazil, November 16-19, 1999
Call for Papers and Pre-Registration
The focus of this international symposium is the hydrology, geochemistry and eco-hydrology of the great river basins and their importance in the transport of materials to the oceans.

Topics to be addressed:

  1. Hydrology of the great river basins
  2. Erosion, transport and sedimentation
  3. Geochemistry
  4. Eco-hydrology
  5. Hydrological models and biochemicals

For more information contact:
Jean Ñoup Guyot
CP, Lago Sul 71619-970 Brasilia DF BRASIL
Tel: (5561)2485323/312 5862
Fax: (5561) 248 5378
E-mail: [email protected]


5th International Course on Integrated Coastal Zone Management
Ecuador, January 2000
The National Coastal Resources Center (Centro Nacional de Recursos Costeros -CENAREC) and the Coastal Resources Management program (Programa de Manejo de Recursos Costeros - PMRC) are organizing the 5th International Course on Integrated Coastal Zones Management, to be held in January 2000, in Guayaquil, Ecuador.

The objective of the course is to provide the practical skills needed to design and implement comprehensive management plans in coastal zones.

For more information contact:
Alejandro Chanabá Ruiz
E-mail: [email protected] ; [email protected]
Campus Prosperina Km 30.5 vía perimetral
Telephone: 5934-269464, 269470, 269451
Fax: 5934-854587, 269470
P.O. Box 09-01-5863
Guayaquil, Ecuador


International Conference on Tropical Aquatic Ecosystems: Health, Management and Conservation
Nainital, India, October 25-30, 1999
Organized by the National Institute of Ecology (NIE), International Center for Temperate Water Fisheries (ICAR), and the University of Kumaon, Nainital, with the support of the Society for Health and Management of Freshwater Ecosystems and the International Society of Limnology.

Topics for discussion:

  • Health of aquatic ecosystems: concepts and implementation
  • Measurement and monitoring of ecosystem health
  • Factors affecting ecosystem health
  • Ecosystem functions
  • Eutrophication and strategies for its control

For more information contact:
Dr. Brij Gopal, School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharla Nehru University, New Delhi 110 067, India
Fax: (+91) (11) 616-5886, Tel/fax: (+91) (11) 617-2438
E-mail: [email protected] / [email protected]


International Conference on Sustainable Management of Coastal Ecosystems
Portugal, November 3-5, 1999
This conference is supported by the Universidad Fernando Pessoa and the Institute of Marine Research (IMAR). It will be held in Oporto, Portugal, November 3-5, 1999.

Conference objectives:

  • Synthesize current knowledge on sustainable management of coastal ecosystems such as estuaries, coastal lagoons, salt marshes and coastlines
  • Promote exchange of ideas on the economic value of coastal ecosystems
  • Demonstrate the use of mathematical models as a valuable instrument for managing coastal ecosystems

Some of the topics to be presented include:

  • Theory and practice in coastal ecosystem management
  • Economic and ecological advantages and disadvantages of mono- and poly-cultivation in aquaculture
  • Control of eutrophication
  • Control of coastline erosion
  • Management policies

For more information visit the conference website at: or contact: [email protected]


INTELCOM VI International Wetlands Conference
Quebec, Canada, August 6-12, 2000
This international conference is being organized under the auspices of the International Association of Ecology and will be held in Quebec, Canada, August 6-12, 2000.

The principal mission of Quebec 2000 ("Wetlands Millenium Event") is to promote knowledge and sustainability of world wetlands and peatlands.

To contribute or receive more details visit the conference web page:

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