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WISER final conference - Presentations

25-26 January 2012 Tallinn, Estonia

City of Tallinn

 

Presentations

Wednesday 25, day 1: Assessment, Monitoring and Uncertainty

Altogether eight sessions have addressed the most recent advances in lake, estuarine and marine bioindication using the WFD organism groups. The assessment systems were presented in the light of uncertainty connected to spatial, temporal and researcher-dependent sources of variability.

Overview and outcome of WISER, future research needs and obstacles
(Daniel Hering, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany)
Website(s):
www.uni-due.de/aquatic_ecology/
www.freshwaterecology.info
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Integration of intercalibration into River Basin Management
(Ursula Schmedtje, European Commission, DG Environment, Brussels, Belgium)
Website(s):
water.europe.eu
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Methods and results of lake assessment
(Anne Lyche Solheim, Norwegian Institute for Water Research Oslo (NIVA), Norway)
Website(s):
www.niva.no
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Methods and results of transitional/coastal water assessment
(Angel Borja, AZTI-Tecnalia Foundation, Spain)
Website(s):
www.azti.es
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Sources of uncertainty in lake and transitional/coastal water assessment
(Mike Dunbar, Natural Environment Research Council, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, UK)
Website(s):
bournemouth.ac.uk
www.ceh.ac.uk
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Combination of Biological Quality Elements towards complete water body assessment
(Wouter van de Bund, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy)
Website(s):
www.jrc.ec.europa.eu
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Comparison of assessment across rivers, lakes and transitional/coastal waters
(Richard Johnson, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden)
Website(s):
www.slu.se
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Conceptual links between the WFD and the Marine Strategy Framework Directive
(Laurence Mee, Scottish Association for Marine Science, UK)
Website(s):
www.knowseas.com
www.smi.ac.uk
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Tales from the riverbank: separating the myths from the reality of river restoration
(Guy Woodward, Queen Mary University of London, UK)
Website(s):
www.sbcs.qmul.ac.uk
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Thursday 26, day 2: Restoration and Climate Change

Best practice management options targeting at different water types and stressors were presented and discussed in the light of potential effects of climate change.

River Basin Management Plans - experiences and outlook
(Peter Kristensen, European Environmental Agency [EEA], Denmark)
Website(s):
www.eea.europa.eu
www.eea.europa.eu/themes/water/interactive/soe-wfd/wfd-surface
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River management, restoration and the impact of global and climate change
(Christian Feld, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany)
Website(s):
www.uni-due.de/aquatic_ecology
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Lake management, restoration and the impact of global and climate change
(Erik Jeppesen, Aarhus University, National Environmental Research Institute [NERI], Denmark, Denmark)
Website(s):
www.dmu.dk
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Transitional/coastal water management, restoration and the impact of global and climate change
(Jacob Carstensen, Aarhus University, National Environmental Research Institute [NERI], Denmark)
Website(s):
www.dmu.dk
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Enhancing and Improving Monitoring and Assessment in the United States
(Sarah Lehman, U.S. Environment Protection Agency)
Website(s):
www.epa.gov
NARS
Office of Water Climate Change
EPA Climate Change
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Comparison of recovery processes in rivers, lakes and transitional/coastal waters
(Piet Verdonschot, ALTERRA Wageningen, The Netherlands)
Website(s):
www.alterra.nl
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Lessons learned from large-scale coastal ecosystem restoration: more synthetic and strategic planning needed
(Charles “Si” Simenstad, University of Washington, Seattle, USA)
Website(s):
fish.washington.edu
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WISER: "Water bodies in Europe: Integrative Systems to assess Ecological status and Recovery"
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