[MARMAM] reminder: Conference on Minimizing Risks for the Environment in Marine Ammunition Removal in the Baltic and North Sea

S.Koschinski marine-zoology at t-online.de
Fri Oct 8 05:56:34 PDT 2010


Dear MARMAMers, 
please consider to attend the MIREMAR conference:

The International Conference on

Minimizing Risks for the Environment in Marine Ammunition Removal in the Baltic and North Sea (MIREMAR)

 will be held from 

16th to 18th November 2010 

in Neumünster, Germany (situated between Hamburg and Kiel). 

The deadline for registration is 31st October 2010. A registration form can be found here:

http://schleswig-holstein.nabu.de/themen/meeresschutz/miremar/12717.html

registration fee (90,-- Euro, students 70,-- Euro) 

During the first two days, thirty renowned experts on different aspects of ammunition removal are going to give presentations on legal aspects of marine ammunition, the situation in the Baltic and North Sea, mitigation measures for detonations, survey methods, sediments, ecotoxicology, safe recovery and destruction of ammunition, chemical warefare, ammunition and politics etc..

On the third day following workshops will be offered: 

Databases 

Funding of joint projects

Combination of Technical Solutions, from Detection to Removal

Nature conservation and ammunition

Mitigation of Shock Waves from Detonations

Chemical DMM - Still a WMD Threat?

Participants can choose the workshops using the online registration form at www.miremar.de

Practical demonstrations of water abrasive suspension cutting and salvage robots and explosion proof containers will be shown before the workshops. 
Alternatively, an excursion to the Explosive Ordnance Disposal "Gross Nordsee" can be booked at the conference. 


We offer you an interesting and diversified program. Please check it out in the attachment or at www.miremar.de . We are looking forward to welcoming you in Neumünster!

 On behalf of the Organizing Committee,

 

 Sven Koschinski


Kühlandweg 12
24326 Nehmten
Germany
sk at meereszoologie.de

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