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3rd International Conference on Coastal Zones and Oceanography , will be organized around the theme “Innumerable Possibilities for the Conservation of Coastal Zones and Oceanography”
Coastal Zones Congress 2018 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in Coastal Zones Congress 2018
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Lakes, ponds, streams, and any other water bodies other than sea are referred under the freshwater. The freshwater helps a wide range of plant and animal ecosystems whose composition is maintained by the availability of food, oxygen, temperature and sunlight. Freshwater environments are smaller ones compared to the oceanic bodies, but they serve as the important centers of biodiversity. These are not found in the areas like deserts. Where isolated ponds and streams provide a haven for plants and animals
Oceanology is the branch of Geography that studies the sea. It covers an extensive variety of subjects, including biological system elements; sea streams, waves, and geophysical liquid progression; plate tectonics and the topography of the ocean bottom; and fluxes of different synthetic substances and physical properties inside the sea and over its limits. These assorted subjects mirror different controls that oceanographers mix to further information of the World Sea and comprehension of Procedures inside space science, science, science, climatology, topography, geography, hydrology, meteorology and material science. Paleooceanography concentrates on the historical backdrop of the seas in the geologic past. Branches are of four sort's Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Geological oceanography, Physical oceanography.
- Track 2-1Marine Biology
- Track 2-2Chemical oceanography
- Track 2-3Marine geology
- Track 2-4Physical oceanography
- Track 2-5Paleoceanography
A coastal zone is a place where the land and water interfaces with each other. The Coastal Zones play an important role in the human survival because many people will occupy the coastal areas. Due to the interactions between the land and the water there are lot many changes occurred in the coastal zones. Integrated Coastal Management is an interdisciplinary approach to problem definition and solutions in the coastal zone. It provides that promote environmentally sustainable development.
- Track 3-1Coastal Processes
- Track 3-2Coastal living
- Track 3-3Coastal Structures
- Track 3-4Coastal Engineering
- Track 3-5Littoral zone
A coastal zone is a place where the land and water interfaces with each other. The Coastal Zones play an important role in the human survival because many people will occupy the coastal areas. Due to the interactions between the land and the water there are lot many changes occurred in the coastal zones. 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered with water so we can say that the marine ecosystem is the largest Ecosystem, where more than 90% of the Marine Ecosystem is covered by the marine environment.
- Track 4-1Tropical Reef Coasts
- Track 4-2Coastal Wetlands
- Track 4-3Deltaic Coasts
- Track 4-4Marine Fish
- Track 4-5Marine Mammals and Seabirds
- Track 4-6Intertidal zone
Climate change is one of the most Drastic global issues. After the beginning of the industries around the world it has resulted in the increase of toxic substances which will have a great impact on the climatic conditions, they keep on varying from their range. Natural and human systems of the coastal zones are harmful to the changes in the climate change. One of the important factors for the change in the climate change is sea level rise. In general the ecosystems will change if there is change in the acidic quantity and also a change in the temperature in the water. The change in the temperature is seen only in few regions of the earth.
- Track 5-1Sea Level Rise
- Track 5-2Offshore wind power
- Track 5-3Coastal degradation
- Track 5-4Cyclones and floods
Coastal tourism and recreation are important in the coastal zone; we believe that their impact is systematically undervalued both economically and as the most important driver of coastal development. Recreation in terms of developing Tourism and Infrastructure and aquaculture which improves the Nation’s Economy by planning and beach design is of prime importance. Petroleum Industry is majorly engaged with coastal zones. Coral reef resources are also another focused sector in outcome of natural resources. While engaging in the development of these areas, the risk reduction and land use planning have to be considered in terms of natural life forms and investigation of coastal environmental impact simultaneously predicting Environmental variations. sustainable development of coastal tourism depends on a number of factors, including: Good coastal management practices, especially related to location of infrastructure and provision of public access; Clean air and water, and healthy ecosystems; Maintenance of a safe and secure recreational environment, specifically relating to management of hazards, and provision of adequate levels of safety for boaters, swimmers and other recreational users; Beach restoration, including beach nourishment and other efforts that maintain and enhance the recreational and amenity values of beaches.
- Track 6-1Coastal Conservation
- Track 6-2Coastal Erosion
- Track 6-3Revetments
- Track 6-4Beach/wetland Nourishment
Biodiversity refers to the organisms that live together in a place forming a community or a locality, whereas marine biodiversity refers to the marine organisms that live in the oceans and seas. All the ecosystems will function accordingly favourable to the organisms living in that system. Marine biodiversity and marine ecosystem is the largest ecosystem as the earth is 70% covered with water. The oceans are the larger ecosystems on the earth they support the life systems. Conservation of Marinas is one of the vital interests of mankind.
- Track 7-1Importance of Marine Biodiversity
- Track 7-2Marine Ecosystem
- Track 7-3Marine Conservation
- Track 7-4Aquatic Biodiversity
Oceans play a vital role and it serves as a source of life. They are larger than the seas, a group of seas forms into an ocean geographically. At a world level, the predominant role of the oceans as a source of life and sustainable development is being considered. Every region will have their respective ocean and coastal policies to be followed for the development of coastal zone management.
- Track 8-1Marine Affairs
- Track 8-2Marine Pollution Policy
- Track 8-3International Ocean Law
- Track 8-4Fisheries policy and Management
Estuarine can be defined as the place where one or more rivers will gather to form a sea or a coastal body. Estuaries are the separations between the land and the sea. An Ecosystem can be defined as a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment. An estuary ecosystems are those with the oceanic water which is mixed with the freshwater it is the area where the river meets the sea.
- Track 9-1Estuarine habitat
- Track 9-2Estuarine Ecology
- Track 9-3Brackish water
- Track 9-4Tides
- Track 9-5Ocean banks
Coral reefs act as natural barriers, protecting coastal areas, communities, and beaches from heavy ocean waves. Without coral reefs, many beaches and buildings would become damaged to wave action and storm damage. Day by day there is a lot of changes in the storms and also there are a lot of changes seen in the climatic conditions these coastal protection services will become even more important.
- Track 10-1Shore protection
- Track 10-2Mangroves
- Track 10-3Oyster Reef
- Track 10-4Salt marshes
- Track 10-5Waves and storms
Marine pollution occurs when toxic substances like waste materials, agricultural wastes, and industrial wastes etc enters in to the ocean. In many of the cases Marine pollution comes from the land. Few ships discharge the waste materials directly into the water, deep sea mining, atmospheric pollution are the causes of marine pollution. Marine pollution will cause a major loss of the life’s of the marine organisms, because of the polluted area the organisms cannot receive the sufficient amount of oxygen and proper food and at last they leads to the damage of the complete marine biodiversity and marine ecosystem.
- Track 11-1Marine Debris
- Track 11-2Coastal water pollution
- Track 11-3Eutrophication
- Track 11-4Ship pollution
Civilizations are the changes that has made by the human in development and organisation which is considered as most advanced. Maritime civilization is the study of human activity at sea. It covers a broad thematic element of history that often uses a global approach, although national and regional histories remain predominant.
- Track 12-1Ship building
- Track 12-2Maritime Economics
- Track 12-3Oceanography
- Track 12-4Hydrography
Coastal Hazards leads to the risk in the life of living creatures which is caused by the coastal flooding, high winds and waves varying short and long term shoreline erosion. The major loss caused by the coastal hazards is property damage, loss of life and environmental degradation. Tsunami submarine earthquakes and landslides are few coastal hazards caused by movement or disturbance in the water caused in the oceans due to the sudden movement of the rocks under the earth.
- Track 13-1Global warming
- Track 13-2Tsunami
- Track 13-3Beach erosion
- Track 13-4Coastal flooding
The word maritime is related to the area that is connected to the sea. Maritime engineering includes the engineering of boats, ships, and oil rigs and many other marine vessel or structure, as well as oceanographic engineering. Specifically, marine engineering is the discipline of applying engineering sciences, including mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronic engineering, and computer science, to the development, design, operation and maintenance of watercraft propulsion and on-board systems and oceanographic technology. It includes but is not limited to power and propulsion plants, machinery, piping, automation and control systems for marine vehicles of any kind, such as surface ships and submarines.
- Track 14-1Nautical Engineer
- Track 14-2Environmental Engineer
- Track 14-3Marine Boiler Steam Engineering
- Track 14-4Hydraulic Engineer
- Track 14-5Maritime Conventions
Coastal developments are the human activities, performing the beachfront construction of homes, hotels, restaurants and roads for the purpose of coastal tourism and also included the things like beach nourishment seawall construction and Nearshore dredging and oil platform construction. A good coastal development will leads to a happy future of the organisms.
- Track 15-1Coastal tourism
- Track 15-2Beach nourishment
- Track 15-3Coastal dynamics
- Track 15-4Land conservation for coastal development
Coastal Resources include all the natural resources which occur in the water and nearby lands. Islands, salt marshes, wetlands, floodplains, estuaries, beaches, dunes, coral reefs come under coastal resources. Fishes and wildlife living in the water will come under coastal recreation. Coastal Natural resource Systems is important to the marine life habitats and it helps in supporting the marine living organisms. Wetlands, lagoons, sea grass beds, coral reefs and shallow bays are nursery or feeding areas for most coastal and many oceanic species. Coastal resources will be affected by a number of consequences of climate change.
- Track 16-1Lagoons
- Track 16-2Sea grass beds
- Track 16-3Coral reefs
- Track 16-4Marine Conservation
- Track 16-5Continental shelf
Marine geology or geological oceanography is the study of the history and structure of the ocean floor. It involves geophysical, geochemical, sedimentological and paleontological investigations of the ocean floor and coastal zone. Marine geology has strong ties to physical oceanography.
Marine geological studies were of extreme importance in providing the critical evidence for sea floor spreading and plate tectonics in the years following World War II. The deep ocean floor is the last essentially unexplored frontier and detailed mapping in support of both military objectives and economic objectives drives the research i.e. in Petroleum Field.
The physical, biological and social resources of our coastal and marine environment threatened by new global warming system have raised many questions. In terrestrial realm GIS has been widely used and applied to assist in precision management of agriculture, forestry, urban planning, business, and national defence. There is now equally strong demand for precision management of coastal and marine resources. The development of protected marine area which requires scientists and managers to asses resources usage having area time approach. So spatial as well as temporal approach needed. It requires having balance between optimum usage of resources and biological conservation . Marine GIS has wide range of applications and can be categorized as coastal, oceanographic, and fisheries. Oceanography describes mapping and measurement of major oceans and fisheries concern with management process of fisheries.
- Track 17-1Geophysics
- Track 17-2Geography And Remote Sensing
- Track 17-3GIS application in oil and gas industry
Ocean information is important for delivering a range of safety, economic and environmental benefits, underpinning the blue economy and for observations, modelling and analysis of marine and ocean variables to support operational ocean services worldwide. The means to collect and use ocean data constitutes a significant business enterprise and one in which the United States is an acknowledged world leader. The objective is to raise visibility and awareness of the sector’s economic importance and to determine the degree of private sector engagement with NOAA and the US IOOS program and provides accurate descriptions of the present state of the oceans, including living resources; continuous forecasts of the future conditions of the sea for as far ahead as possible, and the basis for forecasts of climate change. Marine Science Conferences aims is to aggregate the eminent researchers, academicians and scientists from the field of Marine Oceanography.
- Track 18-1Marine insurance presentation of data and information
- Track 18-2Maritime inflatables
Marine Diesel Oil (MDO) is a sort of fuel oil and is a mix of gasoil and substantial fuel oil, with less gasoil than transitional fuel oil utilized as a part of the oceanic field. Marine Diesel Oil is likewise called "Distillate Marine Diesel". MDO is generally utilized by medium speed and medium/fast marine diesel motors. It is additionally utilized as a part of the bigger moderate speed and medium speed impetus motor which ordinarily consume remaining fuel. Those fills coming about because of a reactant splitting/.Marine diesel oil has been denounced for its nimiety of sulphur, such a large number of nations and associations set up directions and laws on MDO utilize. Because of its lower value contrasted with more refined fuel, MDO is supported especially by delivery industry
- Track 19-1Refinery Economics
- Track 19-2Marine Fuel Oil
- Track 19-3Global Refining