IDES Improving water quality in the Danube river and its tributaries by integrative floodplain management based on Ecosystem Services

  • IDES - PILOT AREAS PRESENTATION: Koviljsko-Petrovaradinski Rit (SRB)
    - 25-03-2021
    PILOT AREAS PRESENTATION: Koviljsko-Petrovaradinski Rit (SRB)

    Koviljsko-Petrovaradinski Rit (KPR) is situated on the left and the right bank of the Danube River, near the City of Novi Sad, capital of Vojvodina Province. It covers the surface of 5886 ha, and its total length is 22 km. It is a home to more...

  • IDES - Virtual German Stakeholder Workshop: Water Quality and Ecosystem Services for Nature-Based Water Management Solutions
    - 22-03-2021
    Virtual German Stakeholder Workshop: Water Quality and Ecosystem Services for Nature-Based Water Management Solutions

    On February 23, 2021 the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, in cooperation with the Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries and the Bavarian State Ministry of the Environment and Consumer Protection, hosted a...

  • IDES - PILOT AREAS PRESENTATION: Middle Tisza (HU)
    - 18-03-2021
    PILOT AREAS PRESENTATION: Middle Tisza (HU)

    Tisza, the Hungarian Pilot site, is the second most significant river in Hungary. It is located in the middle of the Great Hungarian Plain. The area of the floodplain between Kisköre and Szolnok is 9,197 ha, of which 7,440 ha is agriculturally...

  • IDES - PILOT AREAS PRESENTATION: Donau-Auen National Park (AT)
    - 12-03-2021
    PILOT AREAS PRESENTATION: Donau-Auen National Park (AT)

    Donau-Auen National Park represents a "green ribbon" connecting the conurbations of Vienna and Bratislava. It’s the largest complete, (near) ecologically intact natural riverine environment of its kind in Central Europe, characterized by the...

  • IDES - PILOT AREAS PRESENTATION: BRAILA ISLANDS (RO)
    - 04-03-2021
    PILOT AREAS PRESENTATION: BRAILA ISLANDS (RO)

    Braila Islands is a socio-ecological system that is located in the South East of Romania and covers a total surface area of over 2600 km2. It corresponds to the Danube and stretches 78 km between Harsova and Braila. Braila Islands is split...

  • IDES - PILOT AREAS PRESENTATION: MURA RIVER (SLO)
    - 25-02-2021
    PILOT AREAS PRESENTATION: MURA RIVER (SLO)

    Located in the eastern part of the country, this biosphere reserve includes the largest preserved complex of floodplains in Slovenia, where the interweaving of natural factors and human presence has created an exceptional cultural riverine...

  • IDES - Three Work Packages, one single aim: development of the IDES tool
    - 18-01-2021
    Three Work Packages, one single aim: development of the IDES tool

    During the two-and-a-half-year implementation timeline of IDES project, the actions of three technical work packages will focus on the following: In Work Package 1 there is a focus on the analysis of the actual situation of water quality and...

  • IDES - Human benefit from healthy ecosystems
    - 13-11-2020
    Human benefit from healthy ecosystems

    The basic idea behind the ecosystem service approach is connecting the needs of humans with nature, both mutually influence each other. Human activities have a direct or indirect impact on nature. Conversely, natural events can affect society and...

  • IDES - How floodplains clean the water of the Danube
    - 29-09-2020
    How floodplains clean the water of the Danube

    How do floodplain areas along the Danube contribute to improving water quality and how can diverse interests be taken into account in their management across national borders? These questions are being researched by a consortium funded by the...

Programme co-funded by European Union funds (ERDF, IPA, ENI)