European Lakes Under Environmental Stressors.
|WATER TOPIC||Quality of natural systems|
|KEYWORDS||Lakes management ad concervation, monitoring, governance|
|STATE OF DEVELOPMENT|
In progress. Foreseen date of termination May 2013.
|INNOVATIVE ASPECTS AND ADVANTAGES|
It aims to promote a new integrated approach in order to improve the sustainable management of Central European lakes with different types of use.
It supports the development and implementation of a long-term lake management plans which emphasise natural resources conservation, management and adaptation.
It also improves the spatial development and form the integrated monitoring systems with the cooperation of the local authorities. It puts the basis for the first international and environmental Governance about the lakes.
It gives the international value to the scientific results and promote the sustainable management of the lakes and natural resources through an innovative multi-stakeholder platform.
|INTELLECTUAL/INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY RIGHTS|
EuLakes project Central Europe Programme. European Regional Development Found.
|Estimation of risks|
|NEXT STEPS TO ACHIEVE THE STATUS 'READY TO USE'|
After activation of a pilot actions (in order to verify each local environment) first steps for creating the model of international Governance about lakes should be made.
|TYPE OF PARTNER FOR THE NEXT DEVELOPMENTS||Wide panel of stakeholders concerned by the climate change and other impacts on lake and shore ecosystems, water quality control and its management on local, regional or national level.|
|TASKS TO BE PERFORMED|
Water purification, water tests. monitoring of pollution, water and sewage treatment and control.
Italy: Lake Garda Community, Environmental Protection Agency of Trento (APPA), Edmunt March Foundation, National Research Council- CNR, Regional and Provincial Agency for the Environment of Veneto- ARPA VENETO Austria: Austrian Institute of Technology- A
|Estimation of ressources|
|TECHNICAL CONTACT||email: firstname.lastname@example.org *|
|WATER RTOM CONTACT||GWF|
|PROJECT DESCRIPTION||* to evaluate lakes in all: starting from existing monitoring systems to new evaluation methods * to introduce chiefly the environmental problems which European lakes deal with, such as the environmental weakness and its associated risks – in short term and in long term; * to put the basis for a first model of international and environmental Governance about lakes, involving local communities and promoting the commitment of the public bodies on this theme|
|LEADER||All Partners - each at the national level, from Poland IMGW(Institute of Meteorology and Water Manag|
|COUNTRIES INVOLVED||HUNGARY, AUSTRIA, POLAND, ITALY|
|FUNDING ORGANISATION||European Regional Development Fund, Central Europe|