819319 River basin planning and management

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Habersack, Helmut , Schober, Bernhard
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


1. River basin planning

- legal framework

- development of river basin planning (national and international)

- contents, mapping, scales

- planning theory and methods

- practical implementation

- national and international examples

2. Management of running waters

- definition and legal framework

- abiotic parameters for management of running waters

- possiblities and restrictions for management of running waters, ecological relevance

- connection with river basin planning

national and international examples

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Aim of this lecture is the teaching of theory / basic ideas and demonstration of national as well as international examples for river basin planning (main focus on Europe). On the other hand the management of running waters is disussed from an abiotic perspective and in connection to river basin planning and management.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.