The 16th International Symposium on River and Lake Environments



 “Climate Change and Wise Management 

of Freshwater Ecosystems” 


25-27 August 2014, Chuncheon, S. Korea 


Organized by 

Korean Society of Limnology (KSL) 

Chuncheon Global Water Forum (CGWF) 





First Announcement 


Korean Society of Limnology (KSL) and Chuncheon Global Water Forum (CGWF) invite you tothe 16th International Symposium on River and Lake Environment(ISRLE) to be held during 25-27 August, 2014, Chuncheon, S. Korea. The symposium should serve as a forum for the exchange of the progress in various fields offreshwater science and related fields. For a successful meeting, we’d greatly appreciate that you help us to distribute this announcement and share it with your friends and colleagues 


Date:   25-27 August, 2014 

Venue: Ladena Resort in Chuncheon City which is one of the most beautiful ‘City of Lakes’ surrounded several large reservoirs 





1.        Ecology and biology of freshwater biota 

2.        Biogeochemical cycling and water chemistry 

3.        Food web dynamics  

4.        Predictive modeling and ecological informatics 

5.        Ecotoxicology and environmental chemistry 

6.        Biotechnology and environmental application 

7.        Restoration of lakes (reservoirs) and rivers 

8.        Ecosystem health, management and conservation 

9.        Other aspects of aquatic sciences  


Abstract submission May 30, 2014 

August 24 Registration 

August 25, 26 Scientific sessions 

August 27 Technical tour 



Publication of special issue 

We are planning to publish selected papers in a special issue of an international journal (SCIE) with the tentative title of “Limnology in the Summer Monsoon Region”. 



Contact address 

Main contact; 

KIM, Bomchul: President of the Korean Society of Limnology, 

KIM, Jinhee: Secretary of the Korean Society of Limnology, (for scientific program) 

KWON, Yongbum; the secretary of the Chuncheon Global Water Forum (for logistics) 




All presentations and papers will be in English. 



Preliminary Registration 

Please answer the questionnaire to help with predicting the number of participants and organizing sessions. If you are considering to attend the ISRLE 2014, you can copy the following lines and send the answer by email to, by 1 February 2014. 




Name;First Name:   Family Name: 

Affiliation and Address; 

Email address;  

I am planning to give a presentation; Yes(    ) No(   ) 

I want to present in oral session (  ) or poster session (   ) 

My presentation topic will be about (                       ) 

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