6 WRHC – topics | 17 June 2015

Overview – keynotes and sessions

For a key statement on the individual presentation please, please click on the name or institution of the speaker!
 
   
10:15 – 11:00
Hydroecological interfaces between landscapes and riverscapes[infopopup:Tetzlaff]
11:00 –  11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 12:15
Water use: a critical link between hydrosphere and anthroposphereJoseph Alcamo CESR
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break

 

Conference sessions
13:30 – 15:15
Atmosphere and biosphere
 
(Clemens Simmer, Univ. Bonn)
 
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[infopopup:Kleidon]
 
Physical limits of surface-atmosphere exchange: concepts and consequences
 
 
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[infopopup:Bernhofer]
 
Land-atmosphere interactions – challenges in monitoring water and greenhouse gas fluxes
 
 
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[infopopup:Wulfmeyer]
 
How do large-scale plantations influence the mesoscale climate in water scarce regions?
Water and urban infrastructures
 
(Peter Krebs, TU Dresden)
 
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[infopopup:Moss]
 
Regional water resources and urban water infrastructures: reconfiguring an uneasy relationship
 
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[infopopup:Hinkelmann]
 
Natural and technical interfaces in urban water systems
 
 
 

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[infopopup:Kuemmerer]

Designing the urban metabolism for sustainable water resources management

 

Terrestrial-aquatic interfaces
 
(Klement Tockner, IGB Berlin)
 
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[infopopup:Laudon]
 
Moving beyond one-size-fits-all: towards optimized riparian buffer zones for biodiversity and water quality
 
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[infopopup:Schaefer]
 
Propagation of effects from anthropogenic stressors from the aquatic to the terrestrial ecosystem 
 
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[infopopup:Hoelker]
 
 The effects of artificial lights at night on terrestrial-aquatic interactions

 
15:15 –
16:00
Coffee break
16:00 –
17:45
Water and food
 
(Axel Bronstert, Univ. Potsdam)
 
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[infopopup:Langan]

Opportunities and constraints for small scale farmers in relation to water in Africa
 
 
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Niels Schütze
 
TU Dresden
 
Climate change and limited water versus food security in irrigation
 
 
 
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[infopopup:Kloas]
 
Does aquaculture add resilience to the global food system?
 
Biosphere and geosphere
 
(Stefan Peiffer, Univ. Bayreuth)
 
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[infopopup:Carminati]
 
 Biohydrology of the root-soil interface: scientific challenges and opportunities for securing crop-production
 
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[infopopup:Werner]
 
Two water worlds? Ecohydrological assessment of productive and unproductive water fluxes through vegetation and stream flow
 
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[infopopup:Kuesel]
 
Water linking the surface with the subsurface biogeosphere
Water resources and health
 
(Ingrid Chorus, UBA Berlin)
 
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[infopopup:Schueth]
 
Impacts on groundwater quality: understanding risks caused by indirect effects
 
 
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[infopopup:Schuhmacher-Wolz]
 
How to determine concentrations of hazardous substances tolerable for humans and aquatic ecosystems
 
 
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[infopopup:Schijven]
 
 Quantitative microbial risk assessment for drinking water and protection of groundwater against virus contamination
 
17:45 – 18:30 Outcomes of the conference and discussion