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CNREP 2019: Second Call for Abstracts and Session Proposals

This is a reminder that the Center for Natural Resource Economics and Policy (CNREP) is requesting abstracts and session proposals for: CNREP 2019: Challenges of Natural Resource Economics & Policy, the 6th National Forum on Socioeconomic Research in Coastal Systems.

The conference is scheduled for May 19-21, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. This triennial forum focuses on the opportunities and challenges of socioeconomic research in the development and evaluation of coastal resource restoration and management.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:
  • Valuation and application of ecosystem services

  • Consumer preferences for coastal amenities

  • Coastal adaptation and resiliency

  • Migration and retreat in coastal communities

  • Economic impacts of environmental hazards

  • Flood risks and insurance

  • Environmental cost-benefits analysis

  • Linkages between public health and environmental condition

  • Integrated socioeconomic and biophysical modeling

  • Status and trends of commercial and recreational fisheries and wildlife

  • State and federal management options for fisheries and wildlife

  • Economics of hypoxia, harmful algal blooms, and invasive species

  • River management for commerce and restoration

  • Economics of dredging for navigation and restoration

  • Resiliency of coastal ports and infrastructure

  • Economics of water: emerging priorities and policies

  • Market-based approaches to resource stewardship

  • Economic valuation of ocean observing systems
* Basic and applied research, extension, and policy discussion submissions are all welcome.

How to Submit
Specific guidance for the preparation and submission of conference materials (oral and poster presentations, lightning round talks, dedicated panels and sessions) can be found here:

The deadline for submission is December 15, 2018.

Become a Sponsor
The Center for Natural Resource Economics & Policy would like to thank our current sponsors and partners for their commitment to the 2019 forum. Additional information how to become a CNREP 2019 sponsor can be found here:

For additional information, contact:
Rex H. Caffey, Professor and Director, Center for Natural Resource Economics & Policy
LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Sea Grant College Program


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