Universität Wien FIND

300029 VO Water Framework Directive &Habitats Directives &European Standards related to the aquatic vegetation (2016S)

Basics for assessing the ecological status of waterbodies in Europe

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

Do 03.03.2016, 9 Uhr, ÜR 6

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Language: German, English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 03.03. 09:00 - 13:00 Übungsraum 6, UZA I, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.208 1.OG
Thursday 10.03. 09:00 - 13:00 Übungsraum 6, UZA I, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.208 1.OG
Thursday 17.03. 09:00 - 13:00 Übungsraum 6, UZA I, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.208 1.OG
Thursday 07.04. 09:00 - 13:00 Übungsraum 6, UZA I, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.208 1.OG
Thursday 14.04. 09:00 - 13:00 Übungsraum 6, UZA I, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.208 1.OG
Thursday 21.04. 09:00 - 13:00 Übungsraum 6, UZA I, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.208 1.OG
Thursday 28.04. 09:00 - 13:00 Übungsraum 6, UZA I, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.208 1.OG
Thursday 12.05. 09:00 - 13:00 Übungsraum 6, UZA I, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.208 1.OG
Thursday 19.05. 09:00 - 13:00 Übungsraum 6, UZA I, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.208 1.OG
Thursday 02.06. 09:00 - 13:00 Übungsraum 6, UZA I, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.208 1.OG
Thursday 09.06. 09:00 - 13:00 Übungsraum 6, UZA I, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.208 1.OG
Thursday 16.06. 09:00 - 13:00 Übungsraum 6, UZA I, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.208 1.OG
Thursday 30.06. 09:00 - 13:00 Übungsraum 6, UZA I, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 2.208 1.OG

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Aims, contents and method of the course

Basic legislative processes on Austrian and European level in a short overview. Essential contents of the European Water Framework Directive (WFD) and the Habitats Directive (HD) are presented. A focus is directed on the aquatic vegetation as well as on aspects of implementation. European Standardisation and its relation to national administration, as well as crosslinks to practice – in part in discussion format – are presented.

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral examination.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Conveying basics of European and Austrian legislation principles. Knowledge of WFD and HD contents, with a focus on aquatic vegetation. Basic knowledge of methodology for the assessment of aquatic vegetation. Management and elaboration of survey results.

Examination topics

Lectures, discussion sections related to special contents.

Reading list

Anonymous, 2003. Water quality 8211; Guidance standard for the surveying of aquatic macrophytes in running waters. European Standard EN 14184, Comitée Européenne de Normalisation (CEN). Bruxelles, 14 pp.
Janauer, G.A., Dokulil, M. 2006. Macrophytes and algae in running waters. In: Ziglio, G., Siligardi, M., Flaim, G. [Eds] Biological Monitoring of Rivers: Applications and Perspectives. John Wiley and Sons, Ltd. Chichester, UK, pp. 93-94.
Janauer, G. A., Albrecht, J., Stratmann, L. (2015). Synergies and Conflicts Between Water Framework Directive and Natura 2000: Legal Requirements, Technical Guidance
and Experiences from Practice. In: Ingnar, S., Grygoruk, M. (eds.) Wetlands and Water Framework Directive – Protection, Management and Climate Change. 9-29
Janauer Aquatic macrophytes and the Water Framework Directive: Implications on river floodplain restoration, the ecological potential of reservoirs, and climate change 2008
Janauer, G.A., Jolankai, G.G., Exler, N. 2006. River restoration in the Tisza River Basin: conflicting interests and the future of the aquatic macrophyte vegetation. Arch. Hydrobiol. 158, 525-540.
Additional material will be provided during the lectures.
See also: www.midcc.at

Association in the course directory

MEC-9, WZB

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