Benthic invertebrates are one of biological quality elements used for assessment of hydromorphological modification impacts. Within this task assessment method was developed for hydromorphological alteration/general degradation influence based on benthic invertebrate assemblages for river ecological types in ecoregion Dinaric western Balkan, for which no assessment method for hydromorphological alteration/general degradation influence was developed yet.
About the project
Ministrstvo za okolje in prostor
izr. prof. dr. Gorazd Urbanič
dr. Vesna Petkovska
dr. Rebeka Šiling
Duration of the project
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Expert bases for determining the priorities of the Republic of Slovenia in the field of environment and efficient use of resources and identification of the themes that are most suitable for co-financing from the LIFE program
In the framework of the project task, we prepared guidelines on the thematic priorities from the Multi-annual LIFE work program for the period 2014–2017 in the priority area Environment and efficient use of resources, and Environmental management and information for Lot 1: water, including the marine environment. The thematic priorities...
Remote sensing of large river hydromorphological characteristics and impact assessment on biotic communities
The project’s aim is to identify and compare impacts of different stressors (hydromorphological alterations, pollution, land use), acting on different spatial scales (reach, segment, catchment), on benthic macroinvertebrate and fish communities in Slovenian large rivers, as well as to analyse the comparability between field survey and remote sensing based hydromorphological...
In this project our task is to monitor the impact of hydropower plant operation on river Soča ecological status/potential, specifically on biological quality elements, hydrological, and physico-chemical quality elements according to the current legislation.