EIMR 2020

Environmental Interactions of Marine Renewables 2020 content

Environmental Interactions of Marine Renewables 2020

Led by the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) with Heriot Watt University (HWU), Environmental Interactions of Marine Renewables (EIMR) is an international conference hosted at different sites across the Scottish Highlands and Islands region. The conference series explores the interactions of marine renewable energy technologies with the environment.

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The Environmental Interactions of Marine Renewables conference (EIMR) 2020 goes online, April 21st-23rd 2020

Whilst we have had to postpone our face-to-face EIMR conference until 2021, we are delighted to announce that an online conference programme for the original EIMR2020 will be available on the online programme agenda page from Tuesday 21st April - introduced below by Prof. Ben Wilson; Chair of the EIMR2020 Scientific Advisory Committee.

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There will be a phased release of nine topic sessions, each containing a set of digital presentations and abstracts. The topic sessions and release dates/times are:

  • Session 1: Tools to assist consenting/access to evidence (available from Tuesday 21st April morning)
  • Session 2: Novel Monitoring Techniques (available from Tuesday 21st April morning)
  • Session 3: Presence and behaviour around devices (available from Tuesday 21st April afternoon)
  • Session 4: Presence and behaviour around devices / Novel monitoring techniques (available from Wednesday 22nd April morning)
  • Session 5: Marine policy and society (available from Wednesday 22nd April morning)
  • Session 6: Tools to assist consenting/access to evidence and Marine Policy and Society (available from Wednesday 22nd April afternoon)
  • Session 7: Far field/cumulative effects (available from Thursday 23rd April morning)
  • Session 8: Explaining biology with physics (available from Thursday 23rd April morning)
  • Session 9: Artificial reef and biofouling communities (available from Thursday 23rd April afternoon)

You can access the programme by clicking on the link below or through the EIMR2020 side bar

The programme will be available online for two weeks after 23rd April, at which point all the content will be removed.

Thanks to all the authors who agreed to participate.

We hope you find the talks, posters and abstracts informative…..and if you want to engage in follow up Twitter debate and discussion, follow the hashtag links at the foot of each abstract.

University of the Highlands and Islands | Heriot Watt University

Supported by:

The Bryden Centre: Advanced Marine and Bio-energy Research | Interreg. Norther Ireland, Ireland, Scotland. This project is supported by the European Union's INTERREG VA Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB)