“Understanding the Problems of Inland Waters: Case Study for the Caspian Basin” (UPCB) is an International Conference which took place in Baku from 12 to 14 May 2018.
Organised by the Inter-Islamic Science and Technology Network on Oceanography (INOC) in partnership with the Institute of Geography of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS)the UPCB Conference aims at increasing the exchange of international scientific cooperation and the knowledge on the specific features (and future possible scenarios) of the region.
The event is an interesting opportunity to analyse the present situation of the Caspian Basin and to discuss the potential future development in terms of International cooperation in the region. It will involve prestigious academics from different countries (France, Russia, Turkey, Switzerland, Azerbaijan) on scientific themes of great interest, which will examine in depth the specific features of the nowadays Caspian Basin situation, in order to share potential solutions for the future.
UPCB Conference main speeches
- Münir ÖZTÜRK (Turkey) – The impact of climate change on: sea level, bio-resources, bio-diversity, marine invasive species, ecology and food web: past, present and future
- Ramiz MAMMEDOV (Institute of Geography of ANAS – Azerbaijan) – Climate and hydro-meteorological features of the basin
- Alexandre Hedjazi BABAK (Université de Genève – Switzerland) – Sustainable development, International cooperation, socio-economical development, Industry and energy-food, water-ecosystem nexus, disaster and risks, the state of fishes and fishery in the Caspian region
- Michail BOLGOV (Institute of water problems of Russian academy of Sciences- Russia) – Physical and chemical characteristics of the Caspian Sea
- Suzanne LEROY (Centre européen de recherche et d’enseignement des géosciences de l’environnement – France) – Geology, geomorphology and paleo-geography
- Mustafa ERGUN (INOC Executive Director) – Marine geophysics, seismology, seismic hazard assessment
- Andrey KOSTIANOY ( Institute of Oceanology named after P.P Shirshov/ COSPAR – Russia) – The application of remote sensing and GIS on investigation of modern climatic trends
- Michèle CASANOVA (Université Lumière Lyon 2, UMR 5133 Archéorient,
CNRS, Lyon, France) – Archeology