|How sediments affect the transport...||
All soil types can contaminate waterways due to the process of sedimentation. However, some soils are more prone than others depending on their location, the hydrology of the surrounding area and the way the land is managed. This project is...
|How changes near streams affect...||
A substantial amount of what we put into the soil ends up being washed into our streams and rivers, including fertilisers and other agrochemicals. However, land managers and particularly farmers are increasingly being required to adopt practices...
ESF programme - Linking Community and Ecosystem Ecology
|Instruments for the implementation...||
All European countries must comply with the requirements of the Water Framework Directive (KRW). The aim of the KRW is to obtain and preserve of a good ecological quality of the aquatic environment. For this it is necessary to investigate the...
|Modelling possible futures for...||
Where the environment is concerned, interest groups frequently disagree about the economic, social and ecological effects of policy interventions and changes. Policymakers need to ensure that the full range of values and positions, and the likely...
|Investigation of Zebra Mussels in...|
|Consequences of decisions on...||
The development of infra-structural projects is dominated in the early planning phase by managerial and planning processes. Subjects such as durability, technical feasibility and risks often come into the picture quite late causing chances to be...
The costs of failure in construction are high. These are estimated at 25% of the total construction costs. Good instruments for risk control are indispensable to force down these costs. Also an insight is necessary into the connection between the...
|Water as an arranged principle||
Spatial developments must be tuned to the water system in a better way than they are now. To help parties in this, we are developing models and methods in which the effects of these spatial choices involving the water system can be determined and...
|Flood Risk Management Research...||
The Consortium is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) in collaboration with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), the Environment Agency, Natural Environment Research Council (NERC),...