The 4th International Symposium on Research and Management of Eutrophication in Coastal Ecosystems (EUTRO 2018)

EUTRO 2018 will focus on coastal eutrophication with presentations of and discussions on scientific results in relation to specific eutrophication issues, e.g.: climate and physical control, biodiversity, food webs and ecosystem services, monitoring, modelling and assessment of eutrophication etc.

Place: Nyborg, Denmark
When: 18.06.2018 - 20.06.2018,

The following keynote speakers at EUTRO 2018 are confirmed. The titles of their presentations are tentative:

“Coastal marine eutrophication: the damage, the danger and the disruptions” by Carlos M. Duarte, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
“Abatement of coastal eutrophication: what works and what doesn’t?” by Donald Boesch, UMCES, USA
“Phytoplankton dynamics and food web efficiency in relation to changing nutrient and climate regimes” by Monika Winder, SU, Sweden
“Submerged aquatic vegetation in relation to changing nutrient and climate regimes” by Marianne Holmer, SDU, Denmark
“Zoobenthos dynamics in relation to changing nutrient and climate regimes” by Alf Norkko, UH, Finland
“Eutrophication research: where are we now and where are we going” by Jeremy Testa, UMCES, USA
“Management of coastal eutrophication: challenges and future directions” by Ulrich Claussen, UBA, Germany

The themes for oral presentations (15 minutes + 5 minutes for questions) at EUTRO 2018 are many and highly relevant. See full list at

EUTRO 2018 will also include a poster session and the following 2-3 seminars

From monitoring data to integrated assessments (convened by Jacob Carstensen, Ciarán Murray, Jonas Svensson and Mats Lindegarth)

Steps toward a harmonized assessment of eutrophication in Europe’s seas (convened by Jesper H. Andersen, Vivi Fleming-Lehtinen, Wera Leujak, Mustafa Mantickı and Johnny Reker)

Blue forests: threats and potentials (to be confirmed)

In addition to the keynote presentations, oral presentations and seminars, the organizers are pleased to announce that a closing summary of EUTRO 2018 will be presented by Wally Fulweiler (BU, USA), Dorte Krause-Jensen (AU, Denmark) and Katherine Richardson (KU, Denmark).

EUTRO 2018 Symposium Proceedings will be published as a Research Topic in Frontiers in Marine Science (FMARS), section on Marine Ecosystem Ecology. Guest editors are: Jesper H. Andersen, Jacob Carstensen, Marianne Holmer, Dorte Krause-Jensen and Katherine Richardson. Click here to read more.

Submission of abstracts opened on January 5, 2018 and will close on March 30, 2018.

The draft programme and book-of-abstracts will be published online on May 4, 2018. Click here to download a mandatory template for submission of abstracts. Abstracts should be submitted to before March 30, 2018.

Registration will open January 18, 2018.

Read more about registration, accomodation and more at NIVA Denmarks website.

The number of participants is limited. Places at EUTRO 2018 will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis. Sign up early to avoid disappointment!

Deadline for registration is Friday 11 May 2018.

Last updated 09.01.2018