Title of plenary lecture
(1) Geology (salt deposits, salt mineralogy, brine resources)/Physical geography. (9) Inland lakes in a changing world: anthropogenic and climate change effects on hydrology, chemistry and ecology
Promote a community of shared future in salt lakes and create a large salt lake scientific project.
Hongwei Yin (Monday)
(2) Chemistry and chemical engineering of salt lakes
Mineral precipitation sequences and brine evolution of Asian saline lakes
Marina N. Kolpakova (winner of the best paper award)
Quantifying nutrient inputs by gulls to a fluctuating lake, aided by movement ecology methods
Víctor Martín Vélez (winner of the best paper award)
Carbon cycle and green house gases exchange in saline lakes: insights to microbiota
(5) Ecology and biodiversity
Research across scales to understand impacts of salinization on ecology of inland freshwater lakes
Rosa María Martínez
(6) Related natural resources and ecosystem services (agriculture, aquaculture, leisure, recreation and sustainable tourism, health and wellness in saline lakes, etc.)
Natural resources and ecosystem services of salt lakes in southeast Spain: from conventional uses to innovative solutions in the face of persistent and emerging threats
Mª del Carmen Rodríguez & José Álvarez
(7) Conservation, management and heritage. (8) Historical aspects of saline lakes. (12) Cultural and artistic aspects of saline lakes.
The future of Salt Lakes is in our hands: A diverse and dynamic approach to study and protect Mar Chiquita, an immense lake in the heart of Argentina.
(13) Mar Menor saline coastal lagoon