Protecting Danube River basin resources ensuring access to water quality data and information

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Published by Kluwer Academic in Dordrecht, Boston .

Written in English

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  • Danube River,
  • Europe.


  • Water quality -- Danube River -- Information services.,
  • Information networks -- Europe.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Irene Lyons Murphy.
SeriesNATO ASI series., vol. 24
ContributionsMurphy, Irene Lyons.
LC ClassificationsTD295.D35 P76 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1011741M
ISBN 100792343824
LC Control Number96052350

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Has enviado la siguiente calificación y reseña. Lo publicaremos en nuestro sitio después de haberla : Springer Netherlands. Functions: The ICPDR is tasked with implementing the DRPC and its goals generally include: protecting the Danube Basin’s water resources for future generations by preserving the natural balance of those waters, addressing risks from toxic chemicals, preventing the environmental and ecological damages caused by floods, and maintaining the heath and sustainability of the region’s river systems.

The Danube River Basin: an overview The Danube River Basin is Europe’s second largest river basin, with a total area ofkm².

More than 80 million people from 19 countries share the Danube catchment area, making it the world’s most international river basin. All countries. Get this from a library. Protecting Danube River Basin Resources: Ensuring Access to Water Quality Data and Information.

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Abstract. The implementation of the Danube River Protection Convention has had strong support from Danube Basin countries. Important to its success were such previous agreements as the Bucharest Declaration (), the Sofia Environmental Conference of and the Helsinki Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes ().Cited by: 1.

The Danube:A River Guide is just what its name says: a mile-by-mile description of the towns, cities, ruins, locks, sights, etc.

along the Danube as you cruise (or paddle down the river, if /5(18). Danube River, the second longest river in Europe after the Volga. It rises in the Black Forest mountains of western Germany and flows for some 1, miles (2, km) to its mouth on the Black Sea.

Along its course it passes through 10 countries. Learn more about the Danube River in this article. The International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR) is an international organisation with its permanent secretariat in was established by the Danube River Protection Convention, signed by the Danube countries in Sofia, Bulgaria, in The commission became active in Since then, it has grown into one of the largest and most active international bodies.

Summary. The Danube River basin is the heart of central Europe and is Europe's second longest river, at a length of 2, km.

The drainage basin drainskm2 including all of Hungary, most of Romania, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, and Slovakia; and significant parts of Bulgaria, Germany, the Czech Republic, Moldova, Serbia, and Ukraine.

Bosnia and Herzegovina and small parts of Italy Agreement: Convention on Cooperation for. towards defining a Danube River Basin Strategy for Public Participation. The Strategy’s objectives are: • To ensure public participation (PP) in WFD implementation in the Danube River Basin (DRB), especially in the first instance concerning the development of the Danube River Basin Management Plan (RBMP).

The paper proposed herewith aims to give an overview on the pollution along the Danube River. Water quality in Danube River basin (DRB) is under a great pressure due to the diverse range of the.

Danube River Basin District Overview: Danube River Basin District - Base layers and seats of competent authorities: Download PDF: GeoTIFF, JPG, PDF, PNG, SVG, TIFF: DRBMP Ecoregions: Ecoregions in Danube River Basin District: Download PDF: GeoTIFF, JPG, PDF, PNG, SVG, TIFF: DRBMP Surface Water Bodies: Delineated Surface Water Bodies.

The Danube River Basin (The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry) [Igor Liska] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This volume offers a comprehensive review of the chemical, biological and hydromorphological quality of the Danube.

On average Moldova (one of the smaller countries on the Danube) dumps 9, million cubic metres of waste into the river annually. The Danube has been used for transportation and trade historically throughout this region of Europe.

Free commerce along the river has been recognized by all of Europe since the Treaty of Paris in   This book addresses the fundamental requirement for an interdisciplinary catchment based approach to managing and protecting water resources that crucially includes an understanding of land use and its management.

In this approach the hydrological cycle links mountains to the sea, and ecosystems in rivers, groundwaters, lakes, wetlands. The Danube River Basin: Negotiating Settlements to Transboundary Environmental Issues* * ABSTRACT The deteriorating water quality of the Danube River and the ecological problems created by its continuing exploitation for electricity generation are major issues facing countries in.

mental problems of the Danube River Basin can be addressed. The Danube River Protection Conventionwas developed in response to this realization and came into force in Today, 13 Danube River Basin countries use it as the legal basis for their efforts geared to-wards the protection and sustainable use of water and other ecological resources File Size: 72KB.

ICPDR – International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River / Danube River Basin District Management Plan – Update iii 8 joInt PRogRammE of mEaSuRES (jPm) Surface waters: rivers Organic pollution The Danube basin is divided in to three hydrological areas: the 'Upper Danube' with aboutkm, the 'Central Danube' with aboutkm, and the 'Lower Danube' with aboutkm.

Integrated Water Resources Management in the Danube River Basin 1. THE DANUBE RIVER BASIN the most international basin in the world» 10% of Europe» 81 Mio Inhabitants» 18 Countries» diverse cultures» particular situation of transition countries and new EU members and candidates» regional social and economic IWRM in the Danube River 2 disparities.

Danube River Protection Convention Signed on 29 June in Sofia - Bulgaria DRPC is a legal frame for cooperation to assure the protection of water and ecological resources and their sustainable use in the Danube River Basin. River Basin Management. Edited by: Daniel Bucur. ISBNeISBNPDF ISBNPublished Author: Daniel Bucur.

The Danube: Environmental Monitoring of an International River By Libor Jansky; Masahiro Murakami; Nevelina I. Pachova United Nations University Press, Read preview Overview The Government and Politics of Postcommunist Europe By Andrew A.

Michta Praeger,   I applied for a Fulbright research grant to develop for the Danube River Basin one of the most needed tools for successful management of an international river, a basin-wide information system.

My proposal, for nine-months' study at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, was filed with the Fulbright Program on September 1, Price: $ The most international river basin in the world is the Danube River Basin which covers more thankm 2 and covers 10% of European territory including 19 countries.

The Danube River is divided into three ‘reaches’. The Upper Danube stretches from the Danube’s source in Cited by: 1. In the s it was determined that existing ambient and compliance-monitoring data could not satisfactorily evaluate the results of hundreds of billions of dollars spent for water-pollution abatement in the United States.

At the request of the US Congress, a new programme, the National Water-Quality Assessment, was designed and implemented by government agency, the US Geological Survey. Valuing and conserving ecosystem services: a scoping case study in the Danube Basin 2nd December A report for WWF by Graham Tucker, Marianne Kettunen, Andrew McConville and Eden Cottee‐Jones (Institute for European Environmental Policy) With contributed data from Suzanne Ebert, Orieta Hulea, Irene Lucius, Sergey Moroz,File Size: 1MB.

Intersectoral Management of River Basins. The Danube River Basin: International Co-operation in Water Management. Wolfgang Stalzer. General Director, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management, Vienna, Austria. Abstract. Co-operation among the countries of the Danube basin has developed gradually over the past two Author: W.

Stalzer. Objectives Content: Introduction Methodology Results -EnviroGRIDS -BSC -Danube Objectives Building and calibratîng a hydrologic model of Danube Basin Using SWAT and SWAT CUP Quantifying the water resources availablity in Danube river Basin Modeling the major crops yield -Model Inputs -Model Set up [email protected] Danube, the lower Tisza River and parts of the Sava River.

The flood along the lower Danube nearly reached the level of a year event. In the entire Danube basin at least 10 people lost their lives and up to 30, people were displaced, with overall damages estimated at more than half a billion Size: 5MB.

Locate Protecting Data right now on the internet. Shop our full variety of Protecting Data available for purchasing now. Buy here. Ecology. Geographically and geologically, the Danube comprises of three distinct sections: the upper, the middle, and the lower basins.

All along its course, the landscape surrounding the river is physically very diverse: it ranges from mountainous terrain to wide floodplains, which also, as expected, results in a wide variation of climatic conditions.

IX.3 The Environmental Programme for the Danube river basin IX.4 The strategic action plan world leaders recognised the crucial importance of protecting freshwater resources. Chapter 18 of Agenda 21 sees "effective water pollution prevention and A Guide to the Use of Water Quality Management Principles * " ".

quality. The * GROUNDWATER GOVERNANCE IN THE DANUBE RIVER BASIN Example of cooperation: the Danube River Basin km.,14 countries (19),81 mil.

inh. International Convention for the Protection of Danube River • • Sofia, - - International Commission - -Permanent Secretariat Size: 1MB. The Danube river system was originally home to six types of sturgeon, two of which now appear to be extinct.

Sturgeons are restricted to bodies of flowing water in the Northern Hemisphere. Their distribution spans the coasts of the Atlantic and the Pacific, the Mediterranean, the Black and Caspian seas, and also to large rivers like the Danube. The Danube River basin takes in a total area of km² across the territories of 19 countries (ICPDR ).

As Europe’s second largest river basin, the Danube River basin contains critical ecosystems that are increasingly under pressure from development, urban expansion and pollution.

The Danube River is considered the most important source of nutrient pollution in the Black Sea, as. The Danube River Basin: International Cooperation or Sustainable Development. ABSTRACT The environmental deterioration of the Danube River basin calls for unprecedented cooperation among the ten riparian and seven non-riparian basin countries, the majority of which are undergoing major economic and political transformations after the breakup of.extends from the source of the Danube River to Bratislava.

After the confluence of the two source rivers Brigach and Breg the Danube River follows the fault gap of the German Alb. Major tributaries from the south, including the rivers Iller, Lech, Isar, Inn, Salzach, Traun and Enns, drain the alpine sub-basin and augment the discharge in the Danube substantially.Notes.

Category:Danube basin is a sub-category of Category:Drainage basins and part of WP:WikiProject Rivers. Content. This category is intended for all waterbodies (i.e. rivers, lakes, canals, marshes, etc.) that form part of the drainage basin of the main river.

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