Session series A1, B2 and A3 run simultaneously.
Tuesday, 3 July, 11.30 am – 13.15 pm / 11:30 – 13:15 h
Water resources and multi-level interrelations (A1)
between the city and its catchment, groundwater and rivers
Martina Flörke University of Kassel (Germany): Water competition between cities and agriculture driven by climate change and urban growing
Carolyn Oldham, University of Western Australia, Perth (Australia): Managing the complex urban karst network to protect receiving waters – intersection of science, policy and regulation
Simone Podschun neé Beichler, IGB Berlin (Germany): The River Ecosystem Service Index (RESI) - a tool for inter- and transdisciplinary cooperation towards an integrated management of rivers and floodplains
Water and the built environment (B2)
focussing on surface water and debris flows in built-up areas
Dirk Muschalla, University of Graz (Austria): Integrated urban flash flood risk assessment
Urban freshwater ecosystems (A3)
growing cities and their impacts on aquatic ecosystems
Mario Sommerhäuser, EGLV Essen (Germany): The Emscher conversion: A contribution to biodiversity, quality of life and urban resilience
Sonia Herrero, IGB / TU Berlin (Germany): Methane emissions from urban freshwaters: spatio-temporal patterns, environmental drivers and the footprint of a metropolitan
Robert Ladwig, IGB / TU Berlin (UWI) (Germany): How can we adapt urban lake management in times of climate change?
Session series A2, B1 and B3 run simultaneously.
Wednesday, 4 July, 10.30 am – 12.15 pm / 10:30 – 12:15 h
Water-related extremes and impacts (B1)
damping the effects of hydro-meterological phenomena
Stefan Köster, University of Hannover (Germany): Innovative water management for existing urban areas
Water bodies receiving point and diffuse pollution (A2)
coupling water and material fluxes
Thomas Berendonk, TU Dresden (Germany): Antibiotic resistance in the effluent of treatment plants and their receiving water body
Markus Venohr, IGB Berlin (Germany): From green to blue – nutrient fluxes in riverscapes - all problems (dis)solved?
Water based urban design and planning (B3)
developing water sensitive liveable cities
Jochen Schanze, IOER/TU Dresden (Germany): The role of water in eco, resilient and smart city concept
Christian Urich, Monash University Melbourne (Australia): From a blue and green vision to hard infrastructure - An interdisciplinary approach to planning and design of multi-functional spaces
Max Maurer, ETH Zurich / eawag Dübendorf (Switzerland): Non-grid solutions for the future of urban water management?
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