Event Archive: Tri-National Field Convention “Coral Reefs in Transition” (Oct 3-7, 2015)

Field Convention

The international Field Convention Team in Kepulauan Seribu

Following the 1st EMBRIO International Partners Workshop (April 16-17, 2015) collaborative actions were jointly decided upon by representatives of EMBRIO, the IPB Faculty of Fisheries & Marine Sciences (IPB-FPIK), the IPB Center for Coastal Marine Resources Studies (PKSPL), the IPB International Collaboration Office (ICO), and international partners from Germany and New Zealand. The aim is to establish a platform for joining forces in research & education in the field of “Marine Biodiversity Research”.
To put these plans into action the Tri-National EMBRIO Field Convention “Coral Reefs in Transition” was conducted at Pulau Tunda, Banten Bay and at the Kepulauan Seribu, Jakarta Bay, by Indonesian marine researchers together with coral reef experts from New Zealand and Germany.

EMBRIO Field Convention, Oct 3-7, 2015 (download the program booklet, PDF file, 1.7MB)

The EMBRIO Field Convention was followed by the International EMBRIO Consortium Workshop (Oct 8-9, 2015).

The outcome of Field Convention and Consortium Workshop can be viewed here.

Discussion

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Jointly exploring reef sites in Kepulauan Seribu for collaborative research & research training activities

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Coral re-transplantation site

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The Field Convention Team on one of the numerous boat trips at Banten Bay and Kepulauan Seribu

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Intensive evening discussions on possible collaborative activities and a scientific framework for the international EMBRIO Consortium “Coral Reefs in Transition”

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Dialogue with National Park Managers on research and training needs

TEam

The Technical Team of the EMBRIO Field Convention that managed all the field trips and other activities very professionally

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