The following scientific publications present results of the IMPACT project:



The following presentations were given to disseminate the results of the IMPACT project:


…modelling approach and summary of results

  • Kail, J., Wolter, C., Guse, B., Radinger, J., Schröder, M., Kiesel. J., Paz-Vinas, I., Schuurman, F., Hering, D., Fohrer, N., Range, P. (10.12.2013). The use of models to predict the effect of large-scale pressures on river morphology, biota, and the potential of reach-scale restoration – Results from the EU research project IMPACT (IWRM-Net). WaterDiss.2.0 E-Seminar, facilitated by CIRF and by the Office International de l’Eau, Udine, Italy.

  • Kail, J. et al. (03.09.2013). Entwicklung eines integrierten Modells zur Prognose der Abiotik und Besiedlungvon Fließgewässern Modellierungsansatz und die Feldkampagne an der Treene. Stakeholder-Workshop, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, chaired by N. Fohrer and B. Guse, Kiel, Germany

  • Kail, J., Wolter, C., Guse, B., Radinger, J., Schröder, M., Kiesel. J., Paz-Vinas, I., Schuurman, F., Hering,. D., Fohrer, N., Range, P. (08.08.2013). IMPACT – Developing an integrated model to predict abiotic habitat conditions and biota of rivers for application in climate change research and water management. WaterDiss2.0 Summer School “Increasing Sustainability in River Basin Planning and Management: Concepts and Tools for River Restoration”, San Servolo Island, 5th – 11th August 2013, Venice, Italy.

  • Wolter et al. (06.08.2013). IMPACT – A coupled model framework to assess the effect of pressures at different spatial scales on habitat conditions and river biota. 3rd Biennial Symposium of the International Society for River Science, Beijing, China, August 05-09, 2013.

  • Wolter, C., Kail, J., Ben-Hamadou, R., Blanchet, S., Chicharo, L., Crosato A., Fohrer, N., Grenouillet, G. Guse, B., Hering, D., Kiesel J., Kleinhans, M., Paz-Vinas, I., Radinger, J., Range, P., Schröder, M., Schuurman, F. (04.07.2013). IMPACT – A modelling approach to assess the effect of pressures at different spatial scales on habitat conditions and river biota. SEFS 2013 – Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences 2013, Münster, Germany.

  • Kiesel, J., Schmalz, B., Hering, D., Fohrer, N. (12.12.2012). Using stream modelling for macroinvertebrate habitat assessments. Sino-German Workshop, Gelnhausen, Senckenberg Institute, Germany.

  • Radinger, J, Kail, J., Wolter, C. (05.11.2012). IMPACT – Developing an integrated model to predict abiotic habitat conditions and biota of rivers for application in climate change research and water management. 2nd Italian Conference on River Restoration- Bolzano, Italy, 5 November 2012, WaterDiss2.0 workshop: Estimating and monitoring the effects of river restoration measures, Bolzano, Italy.

  • Kail, J., Wolter, C., Radinger, J., Fohrer, N., Guse, B., Hering, D., Schröder, M. (24.09.2012). Mieter für frisch renovierte Wohnung gesucht – Modellierungsansatz zur Prognose der Habitatbedingungen und Besiedlung (renaturierter) Gewässerabschnitte. Annual conference of the German Limnological Society (DGL) 2012, Koblenz, Germany.

  • Wolter, C. et al. (02.12.2010) An introduction to the IMPACT project. Brussels, 01.-03-12.2010, iwrm-net Final Conference: Improving Cooperation in Fresh Water Research across Europe (1st call).

  • Wolter, C. et al. (25.06.2012) IMPACT – Developing an Integrated Model to Predict Abiotic habitat CondiTions and biota of rivers for application in climate change research and water management. Lyon: SCP Mid term event.



…specific results of the IMPACT project

  • Paz-Vinas I., Loot, G., Blanchet, S. (30.09.2013). Deciphering processes behind spatial patterns of genetic diversity: The case of dendritic river networks. ISEM 2013 – 19th biennial International Society for Ecological Modelling (ISEM) Conference – Ecological Modelling for Ecosystem Sustainability in the context of Global Change, Toulouse, France.

  • Guse. B., Pfannerstill, M., Geertz, J., Sulc, D., Fohrer, N.(03.09.2013). Hydrologische Modellierung für die derzeitigen Bedingungen und unter Einfluss von Klima- und Landnutzungsänderungen. Stakeholder-Workshop, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, chaired by N. Fohrer and B. Guse, Kiel, Germany.

  • Kail, J., Crosato, A., Schuurman, F., Kleinhans, M. (03.09.2013). Auswirkung des Klimawandels auf Gewässermorphologie und Hydraulik. Stakeholder-Workshop, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, chaired by N. Fohrer and B. Guse, Kiel, Germany.

  • Kiesel, J. (03.09.2013). Hydrologische und hydraulische Modellierung als Basis für eine Simulation von Makrozoobenthos¬habitate. Stakeholder-Workshop, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, chaired by N. Fohrer and B. Guse, Kiel, Germany.

  • Radinger, J., Wolter, C., Kail, J. (03.09.2013). Habitat- und Ausbreitungsmodell von Fischen. Stakeholder-Workshop, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, chaired by N. Fohrer and B. Guse, Kiel, Germany.

  • Schröder, M. (03.09.2013). Habitate von Makrozoobenthos unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Auswirkungen auf das WRRL-Bewertungsergebnis nach PERLODES. Stakeholder-Workshop, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, chaired by N. Fohrer and B. Guse, Kiel, Germany.

  • Radinger, J., Wolter, C., Kail, J. (6.8.2013). Quantification of river fish dispersal and its application in geospatial modelling. 3nd Biennial Symposium of the International Society for River Science, Beijing, China.

  • Guse, B.; Reusser, D. E.; Fohrer, N. (19.07.2013). Temporal analysis of parameter sensitivity and model performance to improve the representation of hydrological processes in SWAT for a German lowland catchment, International SWAT conference in Toulouse, France.

  • Guse, B.; Pfannerstill, M.; Fohrer, N. (19.07.2013). Evaluation of SWAT in the context of climate change in a German lowland catchment, International SWAT conference in Toulouse, France.

  • Guse B., Kiesel, J., Kamugisha, S., Fohrer, N. (04.07.2013). Hydrological modelling for recent and future conditions to provide discharges as input of hydro- morphodynamic and habitat models. SEFS 2013 – Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences 2013, Münster, Germany.

  • Kail, J., Crosato, A., Schuurman, F., Kleinhans, M. (04.07.2013). Modelling the effects of climate and land-use changes on the dynamics and ecological conditions of two river reaches. SEFS 2013 – Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences 2013, Münster, Germany.

  • Radinger, J., Wolter, C., Kail, J. (04.07.2013). Modelling the re-colonization potential of fish in a lowland sand-bed river. SEFS 2013 – Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences 2013, Münster, Germany.

  • Schröder, M., Kiesel, J., Hering, D.(04.07.2013). The “Habitat Evaluation Tool” – A new habitat model to assess the presence and abundance of benthic invertebrates in rivers and its application in two contrasting river reac. SEFS 2013 – Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences 2013, Münster, Germany.

  • Paz-Vinas I., Loot, G., Blanchet, S. (01.07.2013). Disentangling the effects of dispersal asymmetry, differences in population sizes and colonization processes on genetic diversity patterns in dendritic metapopulations. SEFS 2013 – Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences 2013, Münster, Germany.

  • Guse, B.; Reusser, D. E.; Fohrer, N. (08.04. 2013). Temporal diagnostic analysis of the SWAT model to detect dominant periods of poor model performance, General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria.

  • Radinger, J., Kail, J.,Wolter, C. (3.12.2012). FIDIMO – Modelling fish dispersal in river networks with GIS. 8th International Conference on Ecological Informatics, Brasilia.

  • Radinger, J., Kail, J., Wolter, C. (24.9.2012). FIDIMO – Entwicklung eines Modells zur Prognose der Ausbreitung von Fischen in Fließgewässern. Annual conference of the German Limnological Society (DGL) 2012, Koblenz, Germany.

  • Schröder, M., Hering, D., Sondermann, M., Gies, M., Feld, C. (24.09.2012). Identifizierung von Quellpopulationen in Fließgewässern: Entwicklung eines Verbreitungsmodells für ausgewählte Fließgewässerorganismen in einem deutschen Tieflandgewässer (Treene) und Vergleich mit aktuellen Modellierungsansätzen aus dem Mittelgebirge. Annual conference of the German Limnological Society (DGL) 2012, Koblenz, Germany.

  • Paz-Vinas I., Quéméré, E., Chikhi, L., Loot, G., Blanchet, S. (27.06.2011). Assessing the effects of habitat fragmentation on the demographic history of populations experiencing asymmetric gene flow. SEFS 2011 – Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences 2011. Awarded with the 3rd Award for the Best Student Oral Presentation, Girona, Spain.

  • Radinger, J., Kail, J., Wolter, C. (21.5.2012). Modelling fish dispersal in river networks – Application of FOSS in river ecology. Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial in Central and East Europe (FOSS4G-CEE), Praque, Czech Republic.

  • Paz-Vinas I. (11.02.2011). “Les effets de la fragmentation des habitats sur les populations de poissons d’eau douce. Une approche comparative multi-spécifique”. Invited Seminar, IMEP, UMR 6116, Université Aix-Marseille, Marseille, France.