DEHEAT symposium on carbon cycling in coastal environments

On the 31st of August 2022, the DEHEAT consortium welcomes you to a symposium on carbon cycling in coastal environments.

The symposium will be held in the Grand Auditoire at the Museum of Natural Sciences, Rue Vautier 29, 1000 Brussels. Attendance is free, but registration here before the 1st of August is required.


9.00 – 10.00 Registration and coffee

10.00 – 10.45 Sophie Opfergelt
UCLouvain, Belgium
Influence of permafrost thaw on weathering and organic carbon fluxes

10.45 – 11.30 Christophe Rabouille
LSCE, France
RiOMars: a hotspot of carbon cycling at the river-sea interface

11.30 – 11.45 Break

11.45 – 12.30 Rebecca James
ULB, Belgium/SDU, Denmark
Promoters or temporary reservoirs: the carbon sequestration role of coastal vegetated ecosystems

12.30 – 14.00 Break (coffee 13.30 – 14.00)

14.00 – 14.45 Christian März
Uni Bonn, Germany
ChAOS in the Barents Sea: Links between carbon, nutrients and metals

14.45 – 15.30 Ulrike Braeckman
UGent, Belgium
Title tba.

15.30 – 15.45 Break

15.45 – 16.30 Goulven Laruelle
ULB, Belgium
Quantifying the CO2 exchange between the atmosphere and the global coastal ocean

16.30 – 18.00 Short network reception

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