M³ Presentations

Kick-off meeting 2009

> Modeling tools for river basin management: How reliable are predictions for water quality?
Michael Rode, UFZ Magdeburg

> Definition process and implementationof programmes of measures in Luxembourg
Dr. André Weidenhaupt, Administration de la gestion de l’eau Director

> Presentation of the M3 approach and the catchments in the 3 participating regions
Tom Gallé, Erwin Meijboom & Ekkehard Christoffels

Workshop 2010

Session 1: WFD and monitoring implementation: a critical appraisal

> Does ecological complexity and uncertainty inevitably lead to doomed Directives?
G. Harris

> Sediment Environmental Quality Standards in application of the Water Framework Directive: a continuing challenge
M. Babut 

> Uncertainties in water quality monitoring data: implications for modelling and management
P. Johnes  

WFD Compliance and Comparability of Monitoring and Management: Is it likely that the WFD ultimately leads to similar protection levels for European Waters?
N. Fleischmann 

> Surface water monitoring for the Water Framework Directive to deliver classifications and facilitate source assessment
A. Collins 

> Model-based vs. design-based sampling strategies for monitoring, with a case study on testing surface water quality against standards
M. Knotters 

> Assessment of environmental compliance of water bodies through integration of monitoring and modelling
J. McGovern 

Session 2: Monitoring surface water ecology & investigating impairment

> The use of the SPEAR index to link ecological status to chemical pollution
P. von der Ohe 

> Biological monitoring and classification in the face of uncertainty: challenges, progress and prospects
A. Davey 

> Comparison of the initial monitoring of the ecological status under the WFD with the results from the large-scale nature conservation project Obere Ahr-Hocheifel
A. Halbig

> Water toxicity assessment in Catalan rivers (NE Spain) using Species Sensitivity Distribution and Artificial Neural Networks
R. Carafa 


Session 3: Monitoring and evaluation of the immission situation in surface waters- chemical water quality

> Understanding and managing the range of phosphorus forms contributing to eutrophication
M. Stutter 

> Dynamics in groundwater and surface water quality; Improving load estimates by characterizing the concentration response to rainfall events
J.C. Rozemeijer 

> How to use new online monitoring techniques to improve water quality modelling at the catchment scale
M. Rode 

The value and importance of long-term water quality monitoring
N. Howden 


Session 4: Monitoring and evaluation of emissions in catchment- pollutant source characterization

> Characterization and quantification of emission sources in river catchments; possibilities for international harmonization
S. De Rijk 

> Online monitoring for evaluation of CSO impact on surface water
H. Sonnenberg 

> A Comprehensive Measurement Campaign to Characterize Combined Sewage and Combined Sewer Overflows in a Rehabilitated Drainage Area in Berlin
B. Heinzmann 

Pesticide and pharmaceutical emission profiles from WWTPs: Monitoring with passive and auto-samplers
M. Bayerle 


Session 5: Sediment monitoring-budgets contamination & ecotoxicology

> Sediment Monitoring for Ecological Quality
W. Ahlf 

> Sediment quality assessment: review and discussion of the current methods
R. Flück 

> Coupling geochemical and biological approaches to assess the availability of cadmium in a natural sediment
C. Durand 

> How to Assess Sediments without Sediment Environmental Quality Standards?
L. Osté