DanubeSediment Danube Sediment Management - Restoration of the Sediment Balance in the Danube River

  • DanubeSediment - What does it take to calculate a sediment budget?
    - 17-10-2019
    What does it take to calculate a sediment budget?

    The collection and analysis of data for the first sediment balance of the Danube River is finished! Our main tasks were to gather, sort and analyse data required for the quantification of downstream sediment fluxes and for the identification of...

  • DanubeSediment - Invitation to the Final Conference: "Transnational Cooperation for Sediment Management in the Danube" Conference, 19.11.12019, Budapest
    - 14-10-2019
    Invitation to the Final Conference: "Transnational Cooperation for Sediment Management in the Danube" Conference, 19.11.12019, Budapest

    We invite all interested stakeholders to the "Transnational Cooperation for Sediment Management in the Danube" conference on 19 November 2019 at the BME University in Budapest! After almost 3 years of data collection and analysis, we look forward...

  • DanubeSediment - First Sediment Balance of the Danube
    - 07-10-2019
    First Sediment Balance of the Danube

    We would like to invite all interested stakeholders to our International Sediment Balance Workshop on October 21st 2019 in Bratislava. At the workshop, our project partners will present key results and outputs from their assessment of the...

  • DanubeSediment - Looking for partners in sediment research?
    - 27-08-2019
    Looking for partners in sediment research?

    Historically, human activities have changed the Danube and its tributaries. For example, straightening the river for flood protection, altering waterways for navigation or building dams hydropower generation: all these changes affect the natural...

  • DanubeSediment - How our project got active for a safer Danube
    - 01-08-2019
    How our project got active for a safer Danube

    Under this year’s motto „Get active for a safer Danube“, the DanubeSediment project partners took part in an array of Danube Day events and festivities. During these celebrations, our project focused on increasing awareness about the role and...

  • DanubeSediment - International Experts Discuss Sediment Management Measures
    - 18-07-2019
    International Experts Discuss Sediment Management Measures

    On June 26th 2019, over 50 experts came to Bucharest to participate in the International Workshop on Sediment Management Measures. Hosted by National Administration “Romanian Waters”, the workshop presented good practices in sediment management...

  • DanubeSediment - passionate discussions in the heart of Slovenia
    - 18-06-2019
    passionate discussions in the heart of Slovenia

    Despite the ongoing rain, we could feel the nice atmosphere of the Mediterranean-touched city during our project meeting on 28 and 29 May in Ljubljana (see image below). On a sunny day, the city must be beautiful! Since food isn’t dependent on...

  • DanubeSediment - International workshop on sediment measures
    - 14-06-2019
    International workshop on sediment measures

    Stakeholders from around the Danube River Basin are invited to join the "INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP on SEDIMENT MEASURES", which is taking place in Bucharest on 26 June 2019. The workshop aims to discuss the project recommendations and ideas for...

  • DanubeSediment - Sediment Management in the newest issue of Danube Watch
    - 07-06-2019
    Sediment Management in the newest issue of Danube Watch

    Sediment is an important and upcoming issue for water management in the Danube River Basin. This is why the newest issue of the ICPDR magazine Danube Watch highlights the topic of sediment management! The DanubeSediment project team has...

  • DanubeSediment - Drivers and Pressures of Changes in the Sediment Regime
    - 24-04-2019
    Drivers and Pressures of Changes in the Sediment Regime

    DanubeSediment will not only determine the changes in the sediment regime of the Danube, but it also looks at the human activities that have caused these changes. The report on “Interactions of Key Drivers and Pressures on the Morphodynamics of...

  • DanubeSediment - from the sediment balance to innovative hydropower
    - 12-04-2019
    from the sediment balance to innovative hydropower

    Important decisions were taken during the last project meeting on 26 to 28 March 2019 in Munich. For example on the sediment balance: Since DanubeSediment only wants to publish solid results, the partners agreed to exclude values for certain...

  • DanubeSediment - Our first project video is online!
    - 08-03-2019
    Our first project video is online!

    Finally, here it is, our first DanubeSediment project video! Please share it and stay tuned, more videos will follow!

  • DanubeSediment - First Danube-wide analysis of sediment data
    - 13-02-2019
    First Danube-wide analysis of sediment data

    How much sediment does the Danube transport? How has the balance of sediment changed over time? These are some of the major questions that the DanubeSediment project partners seek to answer. As a precondition for calculating the sediment...

  • DanubeSediment - First Danube-wide collection of recommendations on sediment monitoring
    - 07-02-2019
    First Danube-wide collection of recommendations on sediment monitoring

    We are very happy to announce that we have finalised the first reports of the DanubeSediment project! You can find them on our website under this link. What are these reports all about? First, the DanubeSediment project seeks to analyse and...

  • DanubeSediment - Completing the Data Puzzle: Challenges and Chances
    - 20-12-2018
    Completing the Data Puzzle: Challenges and Chances

    Regular project meetings to discuss data gaps and key challenges In the past three months, the DanubeSediment team had three intense meetings in Bucharest, Vienna and Zagreb. At each meeting, the work package leaders presented their latest...

  • DanubeSediment - Finalist in the DTP Photo Competition
    - 04-10-2018
    Finalist in the DTP Photo Competition

    We are glad to announce that one of the photos we submitted in this year’s Danube Transnational Programme Photo Competition has been selected as one of 20 finalists! Our winning photograph shows the deposit of sediments at the confluence of Isar...

  • DanubeSediment - New monitoring stations and better cooperation are key issues at stakeholder workshops
    - 14-08-2018
    New monitoring stations and better cooperation are key issues at stakeholder workshops

    Since the beginning of DanubeSediment, our project partners have regularly involved their stakeholders in our project work. Throughout the past year, national workshops were held in all nine partner countries. They took place in Croatia, Germany,...

  • DanubeSediment - Raising awareness for sediment
    - 11-07-2018
    Raising awareness for sediment

    Under this year’s motto „Be active for a healthier Danube“, our project partners took part in an array of Danube Day events and festivities. During these celebrations, the DanubeSediment contributions focused on increasing awareness for the topic...

  • DanubeSediment - Project Contributions to Danube Day 2018
    - 18-06-2018
    Project Contributions to Danube Day 2018

    Along the Danube you can find different DanubeSediment activities during the International Danube Day 2018 festivities on June 20th 2018. Some project partners are also organizing events in the days and weeks before or afterwards, depending on...

  • DanubeSediment - Data puzzle developing into a picture - project meeting in Vienna
    - 18-06-2018
    Data puzzle developing into a picture - project meeting in Vienna

    One year ago, it was just a huge pile of unsorted data: Tens of thousands of bits of data – be it hand-drawn cross-sections, measurements from sediment monitoring stations or from joint measurement campaigns, shapefiles on different pressures or...

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