22nd Conference, Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands, 2008
The 22nd Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society was organised in The Netherlands (Egmond aan Zee) in the week of 10-12 March 2008. Workshops were commenced 8-9 March. The main title was
"MARINE MAMMALS IN TIME: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE"
The Conference was hosted in The Netherlands (Hotel Zuiderduin in Egmond aan Zee) in the week of 10-12 March 2008.
palaeontology, archaeology, evolution, 16th-17th century whaling or research (strandings)
forgotten science: lab and museum basic research, taxonomy, anatomy, 20th centary whaling and tourism
climate change, effects on populations and food, monitor species. The emphasis is on the less sexy but very basic research.
The Organising Committee ECS 2008 was
Colinda Vergeer (Kustvereninging/EUCC)
Esther Philips (CML, Leiden)
Fleur Visser (Nova Atlantis)
Jan Willem Broekema (ECS)
Joost Schokkenbroek (Maritime Museum Amsterdam)
Karin Hartman (Nova Atlantis)
Marije Siemesma (IVN)
Marjan Addink (Naturalis)
Nynke Osinga (Seal Rehab Centre Lenie 't Hart/Pieterburen)
Richard Witte (VZZ)