RESTORATION OF THE DANUBE RIVER BASIN WATERS FOR ECOSYSTEMS AND PEOPLE FROM MOUNTAINS TO COAST - DANUBE4all
Funded by Innovate UK.
Collaboration with University of Vienna.
The main aim of Danube4all is a Science-People based development of a Danube Restoration Action and Replication Strategy that integrates biodiversity improvement, flood risk reduction and sediment continuity by identifying, evaluating, prioritising and implementing combined restoration measures as Nature Based Solutions. The DANUBE4all project will show an effective and economically profitable way to freshwater ecosystem restoration and their sustainable use in the Danube river basin, focusing on the reduction of the impact of artificial river flow barriers on wildlife movement, restoration and protection of biodiversity and valuable ecosystems, protection of inhabited areas against floods, measures to reduce impact of drought on freshwater ecosystems and biodiversity as well as sustainable management of river sediments. Nature-based solutions for freshwater ecosystem restoration and sustainable use will be at the forefront of DANUBE4all.
Total award value £284,332.41
Dr Evangelos Spyrakos
Associate Professor, BES
Professor Andrew Tyler
Scotland Hydro Nation Chair, Biological and Environmental Sciences
Dr Armando Marino
Senior Lecturer in Earth Observation, Biological and Environmental Sciences
Dr Peter Hunter
SIEC/Forth-ERA Science Director, Scotland's International Environment Centre