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ISSUES SEMINAR 5: Managing the Land Water Duality

 

A transdisciplinary seminar on Sustaining Urban Ecosystem Services

 

Friday 18th September 2009

 

Technical University Berlin, Germany

Technical University of Berlin, campus for civil engineering (www.wahyd.tu-berlin.de):
        Gustav-Meyer-Allee 25, 13355 Berlin.

 

Time

Item, topic and speaker(s)

09:00

 

Registration

09:15

Introduction to the day

Heiko Sieker (Ingenieurgesellschaft Prof. Dr. Sieker mbH, Germany) and Rebecca Wade (University of Abertay Dundee, UK)

09.30

 

Water Management in Berlin

Heiko Sieker (Ingenieurgesellschaft Prof. Dr. Sieker mbH, Germany)

10.00

 

 

GRoundwater And Soil Pollutants (GRASP): a city-scale screening tool using soil geochemical data to assess threats to shallow groundwater quality

Brighid O Dochartaigh (British Geological Survey, UK)

10.30

 

Use Of Urban Open Space - Benefits And Inequalities

Rosie Day (University of Birmingham, UK)

11.00

 

LUNCH

12.30

Urban Water Regulation

Brian D’Arcy (Scottish Environment Protection Agency, UK)

13.00

 

 

Urban Water Planning Through The SKINT Project (Skills Integration And New Technologies)

Chris Jefferies (University of Abertay Dundee, UK)

13.30

 

Perspectives for Sustainable Urban Water Management Plans in the Valencia Region (Spain)

Sara Perales (PMEnginyeria, Valencia, Spain)

 

13.45

 

Coffee and tea

14.15

A Review Of Mitigation And Adaptation To Climate Change Using Vegetated SUDS

Sue Charlesworth (Coventry University, UK)

14.45

Wetlands in My Backyard

Seb Buckton (Wetlands and Wildfowl Trust, UK)

15.15

Visualisation Videos for Sustainability Decision Support

John Isaacs (University of Abertay Dundee, UK)

15.45

Open discussion session

 

16.30

 

Close of meeting

 

 



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