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Abstract Submission

Abstract submission is now open.
Submission deadline is 17 October 2016. Late abstract submission in principle only for poster
Abstract submission extended until Tuesday 25 October 2016

Abstract submission ... still possible ... NO LONGER POSSIBLE

Maximum length of abstract is 3000 characters, this is about 400 words or approximately half of an A4 page, in English.

After submitting the abstract (pressing the button Submit), you should receive a notification of the abstract submission. If you do not receive this notification email, please contact immediately the Organising Committee: Dico Fraters (, Karel Kovar ( and Esther Wattel (

It may take a little while before your system responds to pressing the Submit button. PLEASE DO NOT PRESS the Submit button AGAIN, because it will result in a resubmission of your abstract.

At the bottom of this page, before you press Submit, you will have to insert an authorisation code in order to activate your abstract submission.

Abstract Submission Form

A red asterisk (*) indicates a required field
Part I: Contact for Corresponding Author
First Name *
Middle Initial(s)
Surname *
Organization / Company *
Mailing Address 1 *
Mailing Address 2
Town / City *
Postal / Zip Code *
State / Province
Country *
Telephone *
E-Mail Address *
Re-enter e-mail *
Part II: Abstract
Please use plain text only. Do not use Tabs, subscripts and superscripts.

Abstract Title (max. 200 chars) *
Authors / addresses *

(all authors and their affiliations / addresses, also if only the corresponding author)

(max. about 100 words, 1000 chars)

Examples Layout Authors/addresses

Include also the name of the submitting author! Otherwise the name will not appear in the Conference programme.

Conference Themes *

(select maximum 3 themes)
[A] Increasing our understanding of ’systems’ function: research to increase understanding and improving modelling of the hydro(geo)logical, geochemical and biochemical reality

[B] Water quality monitoring: improving monitoring and data management

[C] Impact of climate change on land use and water quality: assessment of impact on groundwater and surface water quality

[D] Assessment of national or regional policy: effectiveness of programmes of measures on water quality on a regional and national scale

[E] Quantifying the impacts of land management practices on water quality: research (monitoring and modelling) at plot, field and catchment scales to quantify the effects of farming practices and changes in land use

[F] Managing protected areas for water supply and nature conservation: risk assessment techniques, monitoring and modelling of water quality and quantity for the protection of (a) water resources for drinking water supply, and (b) groundwater dependent terrestrial ecosystems

[G] Decision-making on Programmes of Measures: the role of stakeholder input and science in policy decision-making

[H] Implementation of Programmes of Measures: social and economic incentives and regulatory mandates that drive implementation (carrots and sticks)

[S1] Special Session on Multi-functionality of buffer strips for reducing edge of field losses of sediment, nutrients and pesticides and enhance biodiversity (Brian Kronvang, Denmark; Marc Stutter, United Kingdom)

[S2] Special Session on Achieving water quality through voluntary measures: Delivery in practice (Bob Middleton, United Kingdom; Stina Olofsson, Sweden)

[S3] Special Session on Spatial targeting for control of agricultural diffuse pollution of groundwater and surface water (Ashar Aftab, United Kingdom; Sim Reaney, United Kingdom)
IMPORTANT: if you wish to submit abstract to [S3]:
- please select session [S2], and also
- enter at the top of core text (see below) the text string "For special session [S3]--" This 'work around' is needed because S3 was added later to the abstract submission system.

Core text of the abstract, max. about 400 words, 3000 chars, about half A4 page *

The core text should NOT include the NAME and ADDRESS of authors! Note that the submitting author and other authors were already specified above.

Presentation mode *
oral presentation, poster possible
oral presentation only
poster presentation only
no preference

Please enter all required data before checking for consistency of specified data.

  Authorisation; before submitting, write the characters (A, B, etc.) and numbers (1,2, etc.) as you see them in the image, to the field below:



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