The LITEAU program calls for scientific papers as part of its next conference to be held on 14 and 15 January 2016 in Brest, in partnership with the National Research Agency, Ifremer and scientific interest group Hommer.

The conference addresses the renewal of the modes of knowledge production, particularly evolutionary and complex relationships between dynamic observation of the sea and coast, and thematic research currently being debated widely within OHM.

Four sessions dedicated to communications presentations are scheduled:

The observation of the sea and coast

The starting point of a multidisciplinary research process in support of public policies? How the availability, accessibility, feasibility of operation interacts with the construction of research projects.

Generate, organize databases

An objective in itself of research in support of public policies?The challenge of big data in marine and coastal areas of research.

Design and operation

Design and operation of observatories and integrated observing systems of the coast and sea. What multidisciplinary, what use, what carriers?

Enlargement of the actors of the production of observations

Enlargement of the actors of the production of observations of the sea and coast (residents, fishermen, authorities ...). Development of co-production arrangements and participatory research sciences.

Terms of submission

A summary of 2000 characters maximum for communication OR a poster must be sent before October 15, 2015 - proposals for poster can be submitted until December 15, 2015, all at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If selected, communication will be one of 20,000 characters maximum product (including spaces), with more than 4 figures in high definition. If accepted, the poster should be presented preferably in vertical format.

For more information: «Observation and research to support coastal and marine policies» Symposium, Calenda, Published Thursday, August 20, 2015,