Proposed themes


Examples of themes available for thesis development:

o   Integrated flow management

o   Ecological flows: requirements and design

o   Water and ecosystem management under scarcity

o   Ecohydraulics of fish passes

o   Fluvial restoration planning

o   Dam operation for downstream habitat management

o   Historical ecology of river landscapes and channels

o   Historical ecology of fish

o   Management of river connectivity and barriers

o   Ecological services provided by rivers and riverine areas

o   Riparian vegetation dynamics and management

o   Aquatic invasive species: control and management

o   Water reuse and the use of non-conventional water

o   Nutrient cycling of restored riverine landscapes

o   Hydromorphological responses to land use and climate changes

o   Functional models to quantify ecological losses and gains from disturbance and restoration

o   River basin management

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