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Past Cost 832 meetings
MC: on November 28th,1997 the first Management Committee Meeting was held. The minutes of these meetings are available by clicking onMinutes.
WG1,2,3,4: on June 15th and 16th, 1998 the four working groups had their first meeting in Belfast, prior to the OECD workshop in Antrim (see past related meetings). Main objectives were: getting to know one another, and discussing outline objectives for each group, leading to a future work program. For a description of the objectives, addresses of the coordinators, a draft agenda and a provisional list of participants: click onDocument. Reports of the meetings are available: click on either WG1, WG2, WG3 or WG4.
WG1: on October 23rd and 24th 1998 a technical meeting was held, amongst others for the preparation of the Cordoba meeting, May 13-15, 1999. For a report of this meeting, with a number of Annexes, click on WG1.
WG2: on November 19th, 1998 a small organizing meeting was held for the preparation of the Cordoba meeting, May 13-15, 1999. For a report of this meeting click on WG2.
MC: on November 20th,1998 the second Management Committee Meeting was held. The approved minutes of these meetings are available by clicking on Minutes.
MC: on May 12th,1999 the third Management Committee Meeting was held in Córdoba, Spain. The draft minutes of these meetings are available by clicking on Minutes.
WG1,2: on May 13th to May 15th 1999 meetings were organized by WG1 and WG2, in Cordoba, Spain. For the (revised) minutes of WG1 click on WG1. In the near future, information on the WG2 meetings will become available. Information on these WG-meetings is available via the coordinators of the WG's:
WG1: J.P Destain email@example.com
WG2: O.F.Schoumans firstname.lastname@example.org
The text of the following presentations of WG2 from Cordoba can be downloaded by clicking on the (first) authors name:
Quinton : Detachment and transport of particle bound P: processes and prospects for modelling
Chardon : Solubilization of phosphorus: concepts and process description
Hens : The role of soil processes: synthesis of actions (DRAFT)
Gil Sotres : Review of concepts and process description on biological mechanisms
Vanderdeelen : Environmental soil P test in relation to solubilisation
Barberis : Influence of soil processes on detachment of P forms. A review of experimental data
Turner : Influence of soil processes on solubilisation of P forms: A review of experimental data and a provisional protocol for potential P solubilization
WG2: on November 26th, 1999 a small organizing meeting was held for the preparation of the 2000 meeting in Austria, September 2000. For a report of this meeting click on WG2.
WG1: on November 29th, 1999 a Technical Committee meeting was held in Zurich for evaluating the Cordoba meeting and discussing future activities and meetings. For a report of this meeting click onWG1.
MC: on April 25th, 2000 the fourth Management Committee Meeting was held in Brussels. The minutes of these meetings are available by clicking onMinutes.
WG4: on May 11-13, 2000 a meeting was organized at the Finnish Environment Institute, Helsinki. Local organizer was Petri Ekholm (Petri.Ekholm@vyh.fi). A draft program and a draft list of participants can be found in WG4. A report on P cycling in freshwaters can be found in report.
WG2: on 21-24 September 2000 a meeting was held in Irdning (Austria), on P losses at the field scale, both by vertical and horizontal transport. The program of this meeting can be found by clicking onprogram. Three questionnaires were prepared and distributed among WG2-members: on data of subsurface transport of P, on modelling subsurface transport, and on surface transport (data+modelling). A summary of the general discussion can be found in discussion. For a picture of the participants of the meeting (jpg-format) click on: participants.
WG3: On 26-28 October 2000 a meeting was held in Denmark. Local organizer: B. Kronvang. The following documents on the meeting are available: a letter, a program and a questionnaire.
WG1: The meeting originally planned in 2000, was held on 22-24 March 2001 in Rostock, Germany. Local organizer was P. Leinweber. The minutes of the meeting, including abstracts of presentations, can be found inRostock.
WG3 and WG4: a joint Meeting on the theme: Setting critical targets for phosphorus in water was organized at the Macaulay Land Use Research Institute in Aberdeen, 18-20 October 2001. A digital version of a newspaper article on this meeting can be found in: article, a photo of the participants can be found in: photo.
MC: on December 10th, 2001 the fifth Management Committee Meeting was held in Brussels. The minutes of these meetings are available by clicking on Minutes. Also, the annual reports of 2000 and 2001 of our COST action were made available by P. Withers: click on either 2000 or on 2001
WG1 and WG2: a joint meeting of working group 1 and 2, entitled: "Development of risk assessment methodology for P loss at the field scale", was held
at the ETH in Zurich, Switzerland, from 16-19 October 2002. For more information click on: info Past related meetings
For more information on publications from this workshop see Publications from the main menu
Past related meetings
Workshop Wexford, Ireland, 1995
In 1995 a workshop on phosphorus was organised in Wexford, Ireland. For more information and proceedings click on Wexford.
Workshop Antrim, N. Ireland, 1998
From 16 to 19 June 1998 an OECD-sponsored workshop was held in Antrim, Northern Ireland, entitled: "Practical and Innovative measures for the control of agricultural phosphorus loss to water". Proceedings of this workshop were published, and contain a 1 page summary of invited lectures, (which are published in J. Environmental Quality 29 (1), see Publications), and a 2 page abstract of all posters presented. The proceedings can be ordered at the following address:
Dr. B. Foy, Agric. & Food Science Centre, Newforge Lane Belfast, BT9 5PX, N. Ireland. The price is 10 Pounds Sterling (including postage), and cheques should be made out to 'Pworkshop98'.
For the program of the workshop and the table of contents of the proceedings click on Antrim.
Conference on P recycling, 1998
In May 1998 an international conference was organized at the Warwick University, UK, on: Recovery of Phosphates for Recycling from Sewage and Animal Wastes. More information on the conference and its topic can be found at:
Conference on P recycling, 2001
In March 2001 an international conference was organized in The Netherlands on: Recovery of Phosphates from Sewage and Animal Wastes. More information on the conference and its topic can be found at: http://www.nhm.ac.uk/mineralogy/phos/index.htm
International Conference on Agricultural Effects on Ground and Surface waters. Research and Policy at the Edge of Science and Society. Wageningen, the Netherlands. October 2000.
Convened jointly by the National Committee of the Netherlands for the International Hydrological Programme of UNESCO and the Operational Hydrology Programme of WMO, the National Committee of the Federal Republic of Germany for the International Hydrological Programme of UNESCO and the Operational Hydrology Programme of WMO, the Commission of Water Quality of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences IAHS. Organized jointly with UNEXCO, WMO, the International Association of Hydrogeology (IAH), European Environment Agency (EEA) and EurAqua.
For a statement made by the conference click on: statement, for a summary of the meetings click on: summary. Proceedings of the meetings (ca. 400 pages) can be obtained from:
ALTERRA, PO Box 47, 6700 AC Wageningen, The Netherlands. The price is 55 Euro, (or 117.50 Dfl), including postage. For the table of contents of the proceedings click on contents.
Conference on Monitoring and Modeling Catchment Water Quantity and Quality, held in Gent (Belgium) September, 2000.
More information can be found in: http://neiden.rug.ac.be/erb2000
Conference themes comprised a wide range of hydro(geo)logical, environmental and meteorological issues, and contributions on the following topics were invited:
- Monitoring water quality at different scales
(e.g. innovative and remote sensing methods for data acquisition; data processing, data assimilation and uncertainties involved)
- Modelling surface water quantity and quality
(e.g. regionalization of hydrological parameters; scaling problems; hydrochemical balances)
- Modelling groundwater quantity and quality
(e.g. biogeochemical processes; subsurface pathways; multi-species transport)
- Modeling surface water and groundwater interactions
(e.g. nutrient fluxes; buffer zones; aquifer recharge and depletion)
International Phosphorus Transfer Workshop, August 2001.
On August 28th - 1st Sept. 2001 a meeting was organized entitled: International Phosphorus Transfer Workshop, in Plymouth, Devon, England, by Phil Haygarth, IGER North Wyke, UK. Topics were:
1. Sources and modes of P transfer through the farm (solubilisation, detachment, incidentals)
2. Hydrochemical connectivity, forms and pathways
3. Impacts on water bodies
4. Scaling up and options for mitigation
All information about the meeting can be found at:
Organic phosphorus workshop, July 2003.
A meeting on organic phosphorus was organised in Monte Verita, Ascon, Switzerland, on July 13-18 2003. For more information click on info. Proceedings were published in a book, for the table of contents click on Ascona.
4th International P workshop, August 2004.
On 16-19 August 2004 the 4th International Phosphorus Workshop was organized in Wageningen, The Netherlands. The theme of the workshop was: "Critical evaluation of options for reducing phosphorus loss from agriculture". For information click on: http://www.ipw4.alterra.nl/
An overview of the most recent updates (d-m-y):
30-03-05: Table of contents of book: Organic Phosphorus in the Environment added, see past related meetings
20-11-03: Info on 4th International P workshop added (Netherlands, 16-19 August 2004)
20-11-03: Info on meeting in Denmark added (2-3 February 2004)
07-06-02: Info on a workshop on organic P was added, see future related meetings
07-06-02: Info on the joint meeting of WG1+WG2, Oct. 2002 was added, see future COST meetings
04-02-02: WG1-WG2 The date of the small meeting for preparing the joint meeting has changed
21-01-02: The program of the meetings in 2002 was added
07-01-02: MC: Minutes of the 5th Meeting were added, and the yearly reports of 2000 and 2001
06-11-01: WG4: a report of the 2000 meeting in Helsinki was added, see past COST-meetings
01-11-01: WG3+WG4: information on past meetings was added
21-05-01: WG1: minutes of the meeting in Rostock (March 2001) added, see past COST-meetings
27-04-01: Draft program of P Transfer workshop Devon added, see future related meetings
08-03-01: Final program and dates of WG-1 meeting in Rostock added, see future COST-meetings
02-02-01: International Phosphorus Transfer Workshop added, see future related meetings
11-01-01: New version of program and booking form P recovery meeting installed
01-12-00: Table of contents proceedings October meeting in Wageningen added, see past related meetings
30-11-00: Information on October meeting in Wageningen added, see past related meetings
01-11-00: Date changed of Rostock meeting, WG1
16-10-00: Conference on P recovery from sludge and manure added, see future related meetings
10-10-00: WG1: Agenda added for November meeting in Rostock see future COST meetings
28-09-00: Symposium on Diffuse pollution (USA) added , see future related meetings
28-09-00: WG2: Document Meissner on rewetting added, see past COST meetings
20-09-00: WG2: Documents for Irdning meeting were added, see past COST meetings
23-05-00: MC: minutes of fourth meeting added, see past COST meetings
19-05-00: WG2: info on meeting Irdning: letter, program, map, list of hotels, see future COST meetings
18-05-00: WG3: announcement of meeting October 2000 in Denmark, see future COST meetings
09-05-00: WG1: November Meeting, date changed, place added, see future COST meetings
27-04-00: WG2: text of questionnaires added, see future meeting Irdning
13-03-00: new link to info on meeting in China added, see future related meetings
25-01-00: Several announcements of meetings added, see future related meetings
25-01-00: Minutes of WG1 Technical Commitee Meeting in Zurich added, see past Cost meetings
25-01-00: New version of Minutes of the 2nd WG1 Meeting in Cordoba added, see past Cost meetings
18-01-00: Draft program of the 2000 WG4 meeting in Helsinki added, see future COST meetings
11-01-00: Draft program of the 2000 WG2 meeting in Austria added, see future COST meetings
11-01-00: Report technical meeting WG2, November 1999, added, see past Cost meetings
24-11-99: Minutes of the 2nd WG1 Meeting in Cordoba were added, see past Cost meetings
21-05-99: Draft minutes of the 3rd Management Committee Meeting were added, see past Cost meetings
05-05-99: Abstracts added of posters for Cordoba, see future Cost meetings
15-02-99: Announcement of meetings MC and WG1 and WG2, May 1999, see future Cost meetings
18-01-99: Minutes 2nd Management Committee Meeting were added, see past Cost meetings
08-01-99: Report technical meeting WG1, October 1998, see past Cost meetings
15-12-98: A discussion document was added to the report of the small WG2-meeting (see 1-12-98)
01-12-98: Report small organizing meeting WG2, see past Cost meetings
10-11-98: Announcement symposium on tillage and soil erosion, see Future related meetings
30-10-98: Information on a conference on P recycling, see Past related meetings
26-10-98: Information on Symposium Nordic Countries, see Past related meetings
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