Conference Themes


The presentations, both oral and poster, in this proposed conference will cover the following topics:

  • Scientific methodologies for the derivation of short- and long-term water and sediment quality guidelines for ecosystem protection in mainland China and different parts of the world;
  • Scientific derivation of site-specific water and sediment quality guidelines;
  • Quality control and assurance on acquisition of eco-toxicity data for EQB development;
  • Advance methods for setting microbial quality standards;
  • Establishment of benchmarks for indicating ecosystem health status;
  • Application and validation of water and sediment quality guidelines/ criteria/ standards;
  • The relationship between EQB, environmental policy and legislation for water and sediment quality management; and
  • Plan for international collaboration in data sharing and knowledge exchange in relation to the derivation and application of EQB.

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Conference secretariat
School of Biological Sciences
The University of Hong Kong

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