Commission on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution
Ministry of Environment and Climate Changes of Romania
National Institute for Marine Research and Development “Grigore Antipa” (NIMRD)
The Commission on the Protection of the
Black Sea Against Pollution (
Ministry of Environment and Climate
National Institute for Marine Research and Development “Grigore Antipa” (NIMRD) Constanta, Romania
Conference venue: Hotel Flora, Mamaia, Romania (http://www.hotelfloramamaia.ro/en/)
Conference dates: 28 – 31st October, 2013
To continue the concerted efforts initiated by the previous BSC scientific conferences to use science and information technology to understand and deal with the environment problems of the Black Sea, to strengthen science/policy interface and regional cooperation towards better governance of environment protection to preserve the Black Sea ecosystem as a valuable natural endowment of the region, while ensuring the sustainable use of its marine and coastal resources for the economic development, well-being, health and security of the population of the Black Sea coastal States.
The Conference will take place back-to-back with the Black Sea Day - 2013 and the NIMRD International Symposium “Protection and Sustainable Management of the Black Sea Ecosystem – 3rd Millennium Imperative” – 6th edition.
The Conference sponsors will be offered the possibility to present their activities and achievements in the field of environment protection within the relevant sessions.
First announcement: March 2013, including call for abstracts.
Second announcement: May 2013
Deadline for registration and abstracts: extended to 15 August 2013
Deadline for papers: will be announced during the Conference
Announcements will be on BSC website; projects linked with
Permanent Secretariat of the
National Institute for Marine Research & Development “Grigore Antipa” (NIMRD)
Prof. Dr. Boris Alexandrov – IBSS-NASU Odessa, Ukraine
Prof. Dr. Ferdinando Boero –
Prof. Dr. Marian-Traian Gomoiu – GeoEcoMar Constanta, Romania
Dr. Mamuka Gvilava – GeoGraphic Tbilisi, Georgia
Dr. Galina Minicheva – IBSS-NASU Odessa, Ukraine
Dr. Snejana Moncheva – IO-BAS Varna, Bulgaria
Dr. Alexander Mikaelyan – IO-RAS Moscow, Russian Federation
Prof. Dr. Temel Oguz – IMS-METU Erdemli, Turkey
Dr. Andra Oros – NIMRD Constanta, Romania
Prof. Dr. Bayram Öztürk –
Prof. Dr. Evangelos Papathanasiou – HCMR Athens, Greece
Dr. Colpan Polat-Beken – TUBITAK Marmara Research Centre, Turkey
Prof. Dr. Alexander Polonsky – IBSS-NASU Sevastopol, Ukraine
Dr. Violin Raykov – IO-BAS Varna, Bulgaria
Dr. Barış Salihoglu – IMS-METU Erdemli, Turkey
Prof. Dr. Tamara Shiganova – P.P. Shirshov Institute Moscow, Russian Federation
Dr. Valentina Todorova – IO-BAS Varna, Bulgaria
Prof. Dr. Fokion Vosniakos –
The room rates at the Hotel
Flora*** Mamaia, Romania are as follows:
The room rates at the Hotel Flora*** Mamaia, Romania are as follows:
single room - 190 RON (approx. 43 Euro at current exchange rate Euro/RON)
double room - 210 RON (approx. 47 Euro).
The Conference organizers will book the rooms in Hotel Flora according to the
information provided in the registration form. The participants willing to make
their own reservation shall inform the organizers accordingly.
All authors (oral and poster presentations) will have an equal opportunity to publish their conference contributions. The selection will be based on peer-review of the manuscript by the members of the International Scientific Committee and external experts. Final selection of papers for publication will take place after the conference based on paper content and presentation/poster given.
The BSC PS will explore the possibility to publish the selected papers in a peer-review international journal (preferably SCI indexed).
Permanent Secretariat of the Black Sea Commission (BSC PS) (email@example.com)
Dr. Simion Nicolaev
Dr. Tania Zaharia
Dr. Luminita Buga
Dr. Florin Timofte
Dr. Valodea Maximov
Mr. Marius Nedelcu
Dr. Mariana Golumbeanu
Ms. Magda Nenciu
The participants in the Conference are expected to prepare the Abstract according to the format bellow.
Title Your Paper's Title Starts
Here: Please Center
use Helvetica (Arial) 14pt
First Author1, a, Second Author2,b and Others3,c
1Full address of first author, including country
2Full address of second author, including country
3List all distinct addresses in the same way
aemail, bemail, cemail
Keywords: List the keywords covered in your paper. These keywords will also be used by the publisher to produce a keyword index (Arial 11pt).
For the rest of the abstract, please use Times Roman (Times New Roman) 12pt. The text area for your abstract must be 17 cm wide and 25 cm high and centered in the sheet of A4 paper. Do not place any text outside this area. The paper size should be 21 x 29.7 cm (please do not change the document setting from A4 to letter). Your abstract will be reduced by approximately 20% by the publisher. Please keep this in mind when designing your figures and tables etc.
The abstracts should fit into one page.
There should be no section headings in the abstract, but the following information is mandatory: aim/hypothesis, materials and methods, major findings relevant to the topic of the session. Abstracts that do not conform to this format will not be considered.
Use italic for emphasizing a word or phrase. Do not use boldface typing or capital letters. Do not print page numbers.
Tables (Only 1) Table is allowed, presented as part of the text. The caption should be self-contained and placed above or beside the table. Units in tables should be given in square brackets [meV].
Figures (Only 1) also should be presented as part of the text, leaving enough space so that the caption will not be confused with the text. The caption should be self-contained and placed below or beside the figure. Generally, only original drawings or photographic reproductions are acceptable. Half-tone pictures should be in the form of glossy prints. If possible, please include your figures as graphic images in the electronic version. For best quality the pictures should have a resolution of 300 dpi (dots per inch).
Avoid equations in the abstract, but if crucial the Equations (refer with: Eq. 1, Eq. 2, ...) should be indented 5 mm (0.2"). There should be one line of space above the equation and one line of space below it before the text continues. The equations have to be numbered sequentially, and the number put in parentheses at the right-hand edge of the text. Equations should be punctuated as if they were an ordinary part of the text. Punctuation appears after the equation but before the equation number, e.g.
c2 = a2 + b2. (1)
Literature references (if necessary) are cited in the text just by square brackets . Two or more references at a time may be put in one set of brackets [3,4]. The references are to be numbered in the order in which they are cited in the text and are to be listed at the end of the contribution under a heading References (Not more that 4 references in the Abstract).
Only electronically submitted abstracts will be accepted, as attachment to the Registration form. The abstract should be submitted in MS Word format (*.doc) and named as follows: Lastname_Firstname_x.doc
Lastname and Firstname should be the last name and the first name of the first author
x - should be Number of the session
The Registration Form (together with the Abstract, if any) should be sent electronically to the address of the BS GES-2013 Conference (firstname.lastname@example.org) not later than 31st July, 2013.