Australian Marine Science Conference Eventranet 2017

Concurrent Session 1: S3: Building resilient urban ports and harbours through globally integrated research and management


Chairs: Peter Steinberg and Beth Strain
The World Harbour Project brings together 26 international harbours and ports tackling issues around the multiple uses of harbours. The WHP facilitates programs investigating and restoring ecosystem functioning and the development of management best-practices through 4 working groups – Water and Sediment Quality, Green Engineering, Conflict Resolution, and Education. Presentations are invited from researchers working in harbours worldwide, both scientific and social science perspectives.

  • Session Details
  • LocationPlayhouse Theatre, Darwin Entertainment Centre
  • Session TimeMonday 3rd July 10:30am to 12:30pm


  • Presentations In This Session.
Date & Time Title Speaker Theme
10:30am to 10:50am Metal and metalloid concentrations in Darwin Harbour sediment: influence of urban development Niels Munksgaard S3: Building resilient urban ports and harbours through globally integrated research and management
10:50am to 11:10am The efficacy of eco-engineered interventions for enhancing the native biodiversity of seawalls in harbours across the globe. Elisabeth Strain S3: Building resilient urban ports and harbours through globally integrated research and management
11:10am to 11:30am The ecological consequences of urban seascapes at the microbial scale Katherine Dafforn S3: Building resilient urban ports and harbours through globally integrated research and management
11:30am to 11:50am Australasian differences in Stakeholder attitudes towards ecological engineering of Marine artificial structures Sarah Elizabeth Kienker S3: Building resilient urban ports and harbours through globally integrated research and management
11:50am to 12:10pm Challenges and Experiences in Xiamen's Blue Bay Remediation Action Keliang Chen S3: Building resilient urban ports and harbours through globally integrated research and management
12:10pm to 12:15pm WG1 Future Concepts Carbon Dioxide and Water Quality Edwina Tanner S3: Building resilient urban ports and harbours through globally integrated research and management



  • PEPs In This Session.
Date & Time Title Speaker Theme
12:15pm to 12:20pm Designing fish-friendly seawalls Shinjiro Ushiama PEP Talk
12:20pm to 12:25pm Jakarta Bay as an opportunity for collaborative and integrative research and the need for knowledge brokering Stuart Pearson PEP Talk
12:25pm to 12:30pm Yard in the marinas - the initiation of WHP in Penang Jean Chai Yee PEP Talk