Symposium Schedule (last update - April 15)  
May 23 S 3.2: Estuarine and wetland ecosystem functioning
10:30 Introduction by Convenors
10:35 Pierluigi Viaroli (Invited)
Assessing ecosystem properties and predicting responses of coastal lagoons to altered hydrology, nutrient cycling and direct anthropogenic pressures
11:00 Robert J. Diaz (Invited)
Future climate and oxygen depletion in coastal oceans
11:25 Prabhath Patabendi
Challenges and issues in managing marine ecosystems in Sri Lanka
11:40 Jonne Kotta
Identification of important spatial and temporal scales of ecological variables: The Relative contribution of climate variables on a soft bottom invertebrate assemblage
11:55 José M. Gorostiaga
Changes in the benthic subtidal vegetation along the Basque coast (North Spain) and the probable relationship with climate change
12:10 Simone Libralato
Effects of climate-driven changes on coastal food webs: The role of precipitation patterns
12:25 Tamara Cibic 
Benthic diatom response to changing environmental conditions
12:40 Lambini Sakab Kombat
Conservation of Goaso watersheds in Ghana, a participatory approach to sustainability
12:55 Monika Kedra
Decadal change in soft-bottom community structure in high arctic fjord (Kongsfjorden, Svalbard)
13:10  Lunch
14:30 Sonia Moreno
Temperature methanogenesis regulation in shallow temperate estuaries
14:45 Ines Alvarez
Changes in coastal upwelling conditions along the western coast of the Iberian Peninsula for the last 40 years
15:00 Georg Martin
Response of structure and distribution pattern of benthic littoral communities to climatic variation and eutrophication
15:15 Melanie J. Bishop
Compositional changes in aquatic macrophytes propagate through detrital food webs
15:30 Candida Savage
Effects of land use, urbanization, and climate change on coastal eutrophication in the Baltic Sea
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