IMBeR Eutrophication Study Group

Duration: 2022-2025

The group reviews

     1)  The diversity of eutrophication and the response of marine ecosystem 

on eutrophication

     2)  Nutrient reduction policy and its effects in different countries

     3)  How to consider climate-driven effects on nutrient reduction policy?

     4)  What is our expectation on after-eutrophication?

The group convenes

     1)  Online meetings in November 2022 and November 2023

     2)  A Synthesis meeting in November 2024 (in conjunction with or as a part of IMBeR Open Science Conference)

The group delivers

     1)  Collaboration and publishing scientific synthesis papers

     2)  Contribution to the IMBeR Grand Challenge 1 (Eutrophication pathways descried for coastal seas around the world)

     3)  A future scientific research plan for 2025-2035

Contact Us

For any query concerning membership or partnership, please do not hesitate to contact the IMBeR IPO-China (


IOC-UNESCO. 2022. State of the Ocean Report, pilot edition. Paris, IOC-UNESCO. [IOC Technical Series, 173]

Previous Meetings

Kick-off Meeting of the IMBeR Eutrophication Study Group

Second IMBeR Eutrophication Study Group Video Meeting on Dec. 21

Third IMBeR Eutrophication Study Group Video Meeting on Jan. 20

Fourth IMBeR Eutrophication Study Group Meeting Held on Mar. 23

Fifth IMBeR Eutrophication Study Gruop Meeting Held on Apr. 24 

Sixth IMBeR Eutrophication Study Gruop Video Meeting on May 30

Seventh IMBeR Eutrophication Study Gruop Video Meeting on September 19

IMBeR ESG's Eighth Meeting and First Training Session in September 2023

Next Meetings

Ninth IMBeR Eutrophication Study Gruop Video Meeting on October

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Dongyan Liu


Peter Thompson



Jacob Carstensen

Aarhus Univ.

Bingzhang Chen

Univ. of Strathclyde

James Cloern


Masahiko Fujii

Univ. of Tokyo

Ricardo Giesecke

Universidad Austral 

de Chile

Haifeng Gu

Third Institute of Oceanography, MNR, PRC

James D. Hagy III

US Environmental Protection Agency

Noreen E. Kelly

Fisheries and Oceans 


Kun Lei


Keqiang Li

Ocean Univ. of China

Senjie Lin

Univ. of Connecticut



Univ. of Plymouth

Alice Newton

Univ. of Algarve, 


Hans Paerl


Tae Gyu Park

NIFS, South Korea

Ed Sherwood

Tampa Bay Estuary 


Juying Wang

National Marine 

Environmental Monitoring Center, China

Adding more members 

to our group soon!