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Event WATERSKETCH Final event: European Symposium on Spatial Planning Approaches to Sustainable River Basin Management

The Watersketch (Principles, tools and systems to extend and harmonise spatial planning on water courses in the Baltic Sea Region - Part-financed by the Interreg IIIB Baltic Sea Region Programme -) project is holding its final event: European Symposium on Spatial Planning Approaches to Sustainable River Basin Management. The symposium will take place at the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi, Finland, on 14-15 May 2007.

The overall aim of the symposium is to present and discuss some of the cross-cutting issues on spatial planning approaches to sustainable river basin management and to present the results of the Watersketch project. The symposium welcomes river basin managers, environmental and spatial planners and researchers as well as interested persons in the domains of the symposiums scope. Main themes to be presented and discussed in the symposium are:
European legislation on water courses and spatial planning
Approaches to sustainable river basin management
Decision-support tools and systems related to river basin planning
Public participation and the Water Framework Directive
Environmental data management
GIS in river basin management and planning

Contributions on other topics of sustainable river basin management are also welcome.

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Event type Conference
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Source ENMar (European Network of Municipalities and Rivers)
Geographical coverage Finland
Address Arctic Centre, Pohjoisranta 4 FIN-96100 Rovaniemi
Organizer WATERSKETCH project
Target audience Euro
Duration 2 days
Period [14/05/2007 - 15/05/2007]
Status Confirmed
Working language(s) ENGLISH