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Abstracts contributed sessions


Lise Samsøe- Petersen

Challenges in developing pesticide indicators and setting targets
Lars Rudfeld DK-planlægningsmodellen for Natura 2000 direktivimplementering
Jonida Abazaj Environmental Politics and the Need for Reconciliation: The case of the Water Framework Directive and the Renewable Energy Directive
Ellen Margrethe Basse A New Regulatory Design used by the EU - with the promotion of renewable energy as an example
Ilona Bärlund Ten years of WFD implementation in Europe: a critical review based on the experience made in Germany
Marlon Boeve Sustainable urban development; the integrated approach
Mireille Bogaart Flexibility in the European legal framework on air quality
Irene Bouwma Management instruments for Natura 2000 areas; Use or modify the old or develop something new?
Henrik Josefsson The Water Framework Directive – A Directive for the Twenty-first Century?
Ursula S. McKnight Integrated assessment of the impact of aqueous contaminant stressors on surface water ecosystems
Sandra Poikane Are we measuring what we need to measure? The ecological assessment for management of European marine and fresh waters


Atte Moilanen INVITED; Disentangling the complexity of biodiversity using ecoinformatics.
Carsten Nesshöver INVITED; Improving the science-policy on biodiversity and ecosystem services: a major challenge for environmental science and policy
Henrik Enghoff The blurred baseline: Denmark’s unknown biodiversity
Toke Thomas Høye Evaluating and communicating simulated wildlife responses to land-use scenarios
Gerd Lupp Land Use Management, Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity - Developing Regulatory Measures for Sustainable Energy Crop Production (LÖBESTEIN

Low impact - low carbon economy:

Simone Bastianoni INVITED; Environmental sustainability in Europe from an ecosystems perspective - research status and scientific challenges.
Torben Sigsgaard INVITED; Health effects from air pollution - research status
Elena Boriani Evaluation of soil ecosystem health and services according to sustainability thresholds for industry impacts
Jørgen Brandt Assessment of Health-Cost Externalities of Air Pollution in Denmark and Europe using the EVA Model System
Gert Tinggaard Svendsen How to promote green industries? -Emission trading, subsidies and innovation

Management tools:

Brian Kronvang INVITED; A hindcast and forecast of catchment management strategies and outcomes for nutrients in Denmark.
Andrew Sharpley

INVITED; Phosphorus management in agricultural systems

Tony Fox Biodiversity over the horizon: modelling the distribution and abundance of marine waterbirds in the Inner Danish Waters
Line Block Hansen Environmental and economic effects of regulating phosphorus use and losses from the agricultural sector – an empiric study
Stefan Heinänen Useful tools for assessing conservation targets and impacts on marine habitats - examples of waterbird populations and marine infrastructures
Franziska Neumann Harmonized modelling of nutrient emissions into and loads in European river systems
Laura Petrov Scientists and Stakeholders working together on land use modelling at the regional scale: an input to urban sustainable indicators for Europe
Massimo Pizzol The role of time scale in assessing external costs of metal emissions
Thomas Thaler

Use of environmental benefits in policy decision process

Andrew Wright

The science-policy disconnect: language issues at the science-policy boundary

Abstracts special sessions


Irene Wiborg, Anne Mettte Sørensen Langvad, Anna Hanson & Trine Balskilde Stoltenborg

Bridging the gaps between science, regulation and practice in water environment management

Climate models: uncertainties, effects and adaptation

Jens Christian Refsgaard

Climate change adaptation strategies: Water management options under high uncertainty - A Danish example

Jay S. Gregg

Development of Decision Support Matrices for Climate Change Adaptation Planning

Jørgen E. Olesen

Uncertainties in assessing climate change impacts and adaptation in agriculture

Manuel Montesino

Uncertainties in Agriculture Impact Studies under Climate Change

Constructed wetlands

Carl Chr. Hoffmann

Comparing two surface flow wetlands for removal of nutrients in agricultural drainage water

Börje Ekstam

Many plants are wanted, but are they colonizing constructed wetlands?

Karin S. Tonderski

Nitrogen and phosphorus removal in Swedish agricultural wetlands

Charlotte Kjærgaard Drainage filters and constructed wetlands to mitigate site-specific nutrient losses

Links between biodiversity and soil ecosystem services

Anne Winding Ecological Function and Biodiversity Indicators in European Soils
Impact of functional microbial diversity on soil ecosystem services and assessment thereof
Paul Henning Krog Ecological properties of earthworm burrows in an organically managed grass-clover system
Stefan Geisen Identification, functional roles and ecosystem services of protozoa in soil
Mette Termansen Economic Analysis of Conservation in Soil Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Science-based nature management

Knud Erik Nielsen Is current management of semi-natural ecosystems short-sighted and limited, rather than science based and having a long sight?
Morten Strandberg Management of Danish inland wet heathland
Christian Damgaard Competitive interactions of Calluna vulgaris and Deschampsia flexuosa in dry heathlands


Marie Paarup Thomsen Can mowing and sheep grazing on wet heath reverse the decline in the density of Erica tetralix?
Andrea O. Christensen Responses in plant communities to extreme precipitation events
Christian Damgaard Plant cover modelling
State-space modeling indicates rapid invasion of an alien shrub in coastal dunes
Allan Timmermann

Short-term trends in vegetation cover of Danish semi-natural ecosystems - a landscape-ecological assessment of main drivers indicated by traits of winner and loser species

The economics of water quality

Marianne Zandersen

Bio-engineering in the Baltic Sea – value of water quality improvements & risk perceptions

Berit Hasler

Integrated modelling to support cost-effective management of nutrient reductions to the Baltic Sea

James C. Smart

A translog approach for estimating the costs of improving waste water treatment in catchments draining into the Baltic Sea

The impacts of green energy policies

Daniela Perrotti The main scientific challenge for the session, and the European legislation context
The Italian national and regional context: Regione Puglia – Parco Nazionale dell’Alta Murgia ; Regione Lombardia – Regione Rurale Padana
Stanislas Herion The French national and regional context : Region Centre – Vallée de la Beauce

Marina Frolova

The Spanish example: Comunidad Autónoma de Andalucía - Alpujarra et Valle de Lecrín; Comunidad Autónoma de Castilla y León - Comarca de "La Mudarra"


Poster abstracts

Michael Butts Assessing eco-hydrological impacts of temperature changes at the catchment scale
Jelena Djokic Impact analysis of magnesium slag deposit in changing climate conditions
Ana Maria Dodocioiu Setting up nitrates vulnerable zones in Romania
Pia Frederiksen Indicators in the science-policy interface – are they influential?
Jesper Reinholt Fredshavn A mapping and monitoring programme supporting the Natura-2000 management plans
Masatoshi Funabashi Foundation of Synecoculture: Toward an agriculture of synthetic and profitable ecosystems
Anna Bodil Hald Land use on humic soils – different outcomes
Birgitte Hansen General national downward trend in the nitrate concentrations of Danish Groundwater since 1980
Thomas Eske Holm Can citizen science improve or substitute a National programme, monitoring species included in the EEC Habitats Directive?
Bjarke Stolze Kaspersen Linking WFD river basin management planning and climate change challenges
Alexia Koletsou Distinguishing between individual and collective forms of efficacy and outcome expectations for risk mitigation in large-scale collective problems
Romulus Mocanu The ecological recovery of coal gangue dumps in Romania
Philippe Namour Micro-system for heavy metal measurement in water
Lisbeth Nielsen Semi-natural grassland in Denmark – political instruments aiming for nature quality
Lee Pei-Ling The Prospect of Global Climate Regime: Effective Enforcements and Empowerment
Massimo Pizzol Danish WEEE management in the light of the WEEE and RoHS Directives: a quantitative analysis of critical issues
Jes Rasmussen Microbial litter degradation across a land-use gradient of Danish streams
Sandro Sacchelli Bioenergy production and forest multifunctionality: a trade-off analysis based on multiscale spatial tool
Wei Wei Sustainability and time horizon
Jørgen Windolf Nitrogen loadings and concentrations to estuaries in Denmark during the period 1990-2009: Regional differences in sources, loadings, sinks and estuarine responses
Andrew Wright Myth and momentum: An assessment of environmental impact assessments

Abstracts invited speakers

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