On June 19-20, 2013, Dr. Yongshan Wan, the section leader of Coastal Ecosystems Section in South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), USA, visited YICCAS.
Dr. Yongshan Wan is an ecological expert focusing on rivers and wetlands in coastal zones. He is also a visiting professor in University of Florida. His research fields include water resource management, the protection and restoration of coastal ecosystems.
During his visit, Dr. Yongshan Wan delivered an excellent lecture entitled “Integrated modeling for protection and restoration of coastal ecosystems”. During the lecture, Dr. Yongshan Wan gave an introduction of water resources management and coastal ecosystems in South Florida as well as linked watershed-estuary modeling. He detailedly introduced the application of linked watershed and estuary models for restoration of the St. Lucie Estuary. Researchers and postgraduates of YICCAS attended the lecture and discussed some concerned academic questions with Dr. Yongshan Wan.