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 3:40pm to 5:00pm


  • Presentations In This Session.
Date & Time Title Speaker Theme
3:40pm to 4:00pm 3D Mapping and Fishes at Breakwalls: An Ecoengineering Opportunity Augustine Porter S3: Building resilient urban ports and harbours through globally integrated research and management
4:00pm to 4:20pm Rocking urban design: how features of natural rock pools can inform ecological engineering Nina Schaefer S3: Building resilient urban ports and harbours through globally integrated research and management
4:20pm to 4:40pm Seagrass ranching: Transplant grow out to recover seagrass clonal integration Emma Jackson S3: Building resilient urban ports and harbours through globally integrated research and management
4:40pm to 5:00pm Study of plastic marine debris around a seaside tourist city Hongzhe Chen S3: Building resilient urban ports and harbours through globally integrated research and management