SedNet Conference 2013

8th International SedNet conference, 6-9 November 2013, Lisbon, Portugal

Innovative Sediment Management:
How to do more with less

Poster presentations (title & first author):
1. Coastal Issues
2. Dredged Material
3. Quality Issues
4. Quantity Issues
5. Miscellaneous Topics

1. Coastal Issues
Assessing Mercury and Methylmercury Bioavailability in Sediment Using Mercury-Specific DGTs
Nicholas Steenhaut, ENVIRON, USA
Atlas of sediments (Croatia’s coastal region and islands)
Jasmina Obhodas, Institut Ruder Boskovic, Croatia
Coastal-marine environment dynamics simulation in controlled microcosms: the case study of the Emilia-Romagna urbanized coast
Gabriele Matteucci, Gruppo CSA SpA, Italy
Distribution of major and trace elements in coastal sediments and identification of their continental, marine and anthropogenic sources
Miguel Álvarez Vázquez,University of Vigo, Spain
Increase of sedimentation rate on coastal areas in southern Brazil
Elírio Toldo Jr., CECO, Brazil
Influence of mussel (Mytilus edulis) aquaculture on lagoonal sedimentation: Lagoa de Albufeira (Portugal)
Sandra Moreira, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Lithogenic and anthropogenic trace elements footprint in the estuarine sediments of the Artabro Gulf Rias (NW Iberian Peninsula)
Miguel Álvarez Vázquez, Marine Research Institute (CSIC), Spain
A sensitivity study with three beach morphodynamic numerical models
Filipa Oliveira, LNEC, Portugal
2. Dredged Material
A minimal characterization identification approach for pre-selecting dam fine sediments reuse options
Baptiste Anger, EDF R&D – UMR CNRS 6143 – M2C Caen, France
2nd Prize
Comparison of the effects of two remediation technologies on bacterial community from sediments of an urban eutrophic reservoir
Antonio Mozeto, Environmental Biogeochemistry Laboratory, Brazil
Sediment: a Safe Building Material
Gerben van den Berg, TenCate Geosynthetics, the Netherlands
Sustainable sediment management at the City of Helsinki – from low-quality soils into construction materials
Noora Lindroos, Ramboll Finland Oy, Finland
Anatomy of a Decision: Potential Outcomes from Changes in the Canadian Dredged Material Disposal at Sea Protocols
Sabine Apitz, SEA Environmental Decisions Ltd., UK
Chemical analyses of dredge disposal sites at the Belgian Continental Shelf
Bavo De Witte, ILVO, Belgium
2nd Prize
Human health risk assessment guidance for dredging and dumping at sea of marine and estuarine sediments
Julie Droit, Maritime and fluvial technical institute, Organisation, France
Non-invasive measurement of O2 and CO2 in experiments with dredged sediments
Bruna Oliveira, Wageningen University and Research Center, the Netherlands
A new disposal strategy in the Scheldt-estuary: The concept and the preliminary monitoring results
Yves Plancke, Flanders Hydraulics, Belgium
2nd Prize
Experiments with settling columns to evaluate changes in physical behaviour of drying sediments
Roderick Tollenaar, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands
Dumping – whether is it the good way of the management of dredged material?
Grazyna Sapota, Maritime Institute in Gdansk, Poland
Turn-key technology to monitor and treat contaminated sediment in situ
Frédéric Lakaye, Biorem Engineering SARL, France
3. Quality Issues
Benthic habitat modifications as a result of chronic dredged material dumping
Gert Van Hoey, Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Science (ILVO), Belgium
Characteristics of suspended sediment in Northern Finland: Spatio-temporal variation and effect of land use
Hannu Marttila, University of Oulu, Finland
Comparing spatial and temporal changes in metal enrichment (Cr, Ni, Pb and Zn) on the Portuguese shelf since the 1970s
Mário Mil-Homens, IPMA – Portuguese Institute of Sea and Atmosphere, Portugal
Comparison of sediment risk evaluation and ecological status assessment within the Water Framework Directive
Iratxe Menchaca, AZTI – Tecnalia, Spain
Copper contamination of lake sediments in the vicinity of Konin (Poland) due to the inclusion of lakes to a power plant cooling system
Izabela Bojakowska, Polish Geological Institute, Poland
Development of ultrasonic assisted extraction method of emerging contaminants in freshwater Sediments
Pedro Fadini, Universidade Federal de São Carlos, Brazil
Equilibrium sampling of PCBs and DDT metabolites in sediments from the River Elbe
Sabine Schäfer, Federal Institute of Hydrology, Germany
Evaluation of Cu, Zn, As and Pb concentration values in sediments in the river Neretva delta
Ante Kutle, NGO “Lijepa nasa”, Croatia
Flushing of Sediments from Reservoirs: an Analytical Protocol for Preliminary Assessment of Sediment Toxicity
Clara Bravi, Regione Lombardia, Italy
Fortyfive-year sedimentary record of priority pollutants (metals, PAH, PCB) in the Hostivar reservoirs (Prague, the Czech Republic)
Lucie Doležalová, CTU in Prague, Czech Republic
Granular and chemical characterization of harbor sediments: Impact of particle separation and organic pollution assessment
Fanny Coulon, Ecole des Mines d’Alès, France
2nd Prize
Human health impact evaluation of Cu, Zn, As and Pb concentration values in soils and sediments
Vladivoj Valkovic, Institut Ruder Boskovic, Croatia
Impact of Mining on Platinum Group Elements in Stream Sediments: Example of the Hex River (Bushveld Complex, South Africa)
Ricardo Prego, Marine Research Institute (CSIC), Spain
Magnetic properties of the Anllóns riverbed sediments: relation to metal contamination?
Rosa Devesa-Rey, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Mapping of bottom sediment contamination in Klaipeda port area, Lithuania
Sergej Suzdalev, Klaipeda university, Lithuania
Micro-distribution of major to trace elements across the root-sediment interface in salt marshes
Rita Godinho, IPMA Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera, Portugal
Monthly variation of trace metals in the North Sea sediments. From experimental data to modelling calculations
Beatriz Lourino Cabana, University Lille 1, France
Persistent organic pollutants in recent lake sediments of Poland
Izabela Bojakowska, Polish Geological Institute, Poland
Relationship between recurrent Resuspension of polluted sediment and water quality: a case study of the Deûle River
Pierre-Jean Superville, University Lille 1, France
Role of clay minerals in the heavy metals deposition on the Upper Vistula flood plains at the area of Krakow city (Poland)
Edeltrauda Helios-Rybicka, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Seasonal variation of Zn speciation in dredged sediment deposit sites
Philippe Bataillard, BRGM, France
Sediment Quality Monitoring of the Ravensbourne River
Ngozi Mokwe-Ozonzeadi, University of Westminster, UK
Sediment Remediation Goals Based on Cause-Effect-Oriented Literature
Fabio Colombo, Environ Italy S.r.l., Italy
The influence of lithology and human pressure on sediment elemental composition: the case of nine estuaries in Portugal
Mário Mil-Homens, IPMA – Portuguese Institute of Sea and Atmosphere, Portugal
1st Prize
Toxic metals in urban watersheds – environmental and sanitary problems?
Dana Kominková, Czech University of Life Science, Czech Republic
Trace elements enrichment of coastal sediments near geological complexes: the relevance of defining proxies to element normalization
Ricardo Prego, Marine Research Institute (CSIC), Spain
Trace Metal Pollution in the Scheldt River and Sediment Enrichment of Metals
Gülfem Bakan, Ondokuz Mayis University, Turkey
Wetland-sediment toxicity from agricultural nonpoint sources (NPS) pollution
Silvia Materu, Hamburg Univ. / Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany
Wilhelmsburg – one of the largest river islands in Europe. Does it still hold the memory of an industrial history in the sediments?
Susanne Heise, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Nutrient availability (P, K, S) changing red-ox condition in freshwater sediments of Reno river Basin (North Italy)
Chiara Ferronato, University of Bologna, Italy
4. Quantity Issues
Changes of sedimentation processes in the Klaipeda strait
Ilona Minevićiūte, Klaipeda university, Lithuania
Human-induced sedimentation patterns of a channelized lowland river
Dariusz Ciszewski, University of Science and Technology AGH, Poland
Runoff and sediment yield from Judean Desert wadis draining into the Dead Sea
Adi Shatkai, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev, Israel
The VERSEAU – TRACKSED Project: origin of Loire River basin sediments
Rosalie Vandromme, BRGM, France
Variations of grain size in relation with cross-section hydrodynamics and tributary confluences in a large sand-gravel bed river: the Loire (France)
Lauren Válverde, Université François Rabelais de Tours, France
Suspended load measurements in the Sava river (Croatia) – Tradition and development by using ADCP technology
Dijana Oskoruš, Meteorological and Hydrological Service of the Republic Croatia
The key role of pioneer woody vegetation in mid-channel bar metamorphosis to island: case study from the River Loire (France)
Coraline Wintenberger, Université François Rabelais de Tours, France
5. Miscellaneous Topics
A natural-scale analysis of Estuarine Cohesive Sediments: the EsCoSed Project
Matteo Postacchini, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
Confined Disposal Facility Slufter: a perfect solution for contaminated sediment in Europe
Ronald Rutgers, Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Ecosystem Response and Regional Assessment (EcoResA and EcoRegA) as Supporting Frameworks for More Sustainable Sediment Management
Sabine Apitz, SEA Environmental Decisions Ltd., UK
Evaluation of Activated Carbon Treatment Technologies in a PCB-Contaminated Wetland
John Bleiler, AECOM, USA
Modelling and numerical aspects of fluid-saturated granular materials: application to shear flows
Christos Varsakelis, IMMC, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
The biological value procedure: a fast ecological assessment tool
Gert Van Hoey, Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Science (ILVO), Belgium
Zostera noltii dynamics along a salinity gradient: Ria de Aveiro (Portugal)
Ana Sousa, University of Aveiro, Portugal