812349 Ecological river landscape management

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Seliger, Carina , Unfer, Günther
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


Conceptual and methodological framework for integrative river management: goals, spatio-temporal scales, reference conditions, planning process, monitoring, adaptive management..)

Concept of ecosystem goods and services

Planning and management instruments at different spatial scales

Restoration and conservation programmes and measures:
Overview; Types of measures

Case studies

Setting restoration and conservation priorities: process, criteria

Success and constraints of river restoration

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Describe different types of management concepts and measures

Characterise major planning tools

Discuss ecological management measures with regard to goals, spatio-temporal scales, reference conditions and importance for the aquatic environment;

Develop a conceptual framework for the process of ecological river management;

Identify appropriate criteria for setting restoration and conservation priorities in management programs;
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