Thursday 27 January 2011

No Lunch Lectures the next two weeks

This week, and the next students that are graduating from the Coastal and Marine Management program at the University Centre of the Westfjords will present and defend their master's theses. One presentation has already been held and on Friday January 28 the first defense will be held. Next week from Thursday to Tuesday, two defenses and two presentations will also be held. Due to this the Lunch Lectures on Friday January 28 and Friday February 4 will be postponed.

Schedule for presentations:

January 28

Manuel Meidinger:
A preliminary vulnerability assessment for Ísafjörður, Iceland: Coastal management-options to reduce impacts of sea-level rise and storm surges

February 1

Jamie Landry:
Community-Based Coastal Resource Management as a Contributor to Sustainability-Seeking Communities: A Case Study for Ísafjörður, Iceland

Jonathan Eberlein:
The Scarcity and Vulnerability of Surfing Recourses - An Analysis of the Value of Surfing from a Social Economic Perspective in Matosinhos, Portugal

February 2

Joshua Macintosh:
Public Coastal Access in Nova Scotia's Coastal Strategy

February 3

Lindsay Church:
A Case Study on Snæfellsnes Peninsula, Iceland: Is EarthCheck community standard an effective sustainable tourism marketing tool?