On this page the presentations of the SedNet Conference 2023 are made available. 

Session ‘Sediment Quality Guidance and Sediment Quality Assessment’

Revising sediment quality guidelines to reflect current scientific understanding of chemical interactions in sediment with ecosystems – Richard J Wenning, Montrose Environmental Solutions, United States

The importance of reviewing the Portuguese legislation for the assessment and management of dredged materials- The case of butyltin compounds  – Mário Mil-Homens, Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera, Portugal

Assessing sediment toxicity in reservoirs before flushing- developing a protocol for freshwater in Italy – Laura Marziali, Water Research Institute (CNRIRSA), Italy

Sediment quality assessment at small streams affected by different types of anthropogenic pressures – Carmen Casado-Martinez, Swiss Centre for Applied Ecotoxicology, Switzerland

REE Contaminated Sediment Causes Avoidance Behaviour of D. magna and C. elegans – Chantal K. E. van Drimmelen, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Targeting mercury bioremediation of marine sediments by using omics and culture-driven approaches – Laura Alonso-Sáez, Basque Research and Technology Alliance, Spain

Soil erosion and associated pollution and siltation compromise the food, water energy and security nexus. A river basin study case in central Chile – Claudio Bravo-Linares, Universidad Austral de Chile, Chile

French and Norwegian sediment quality guidelines comparison – case study in the NE Adriatic Sea, Croatia – Jadranka Pelikan, University of Zagreb, Croatia

A conceptual model for enabling sustainable management of soil-sediment-water ecosystems in support of European policy – Jos Brils, Deltares, The Netherlands

Improving risk assessment of dredging activities by passive sampling – Sabine Schäfer, Federal Institute of Hydrology, Germany

Applying environmental geochemical monitoring of fluvial sediments using unique automated and passive sampling in the Danube Basin – Zsófia Kovács, University of Pannonia, Hungary

Port sediment quality monitoring network (REPOM) and microplastics – Julie Droit, CEREMA eau, France

Assessing Remediation of Polluted Marine and Soil Sediments with Advanced in Situ Monitoring Tools – Heinrich Eisenmann, Isodetect GmbH, Germany

Session ‘Circular Economy – Sediment as a Resource’

Sediment management in a circular economy – Pieter de Boer, Rijkswaterstaat, The Netherlands

A PFAS mass balance– impact on the sediment (re)use policy – Arjan Wijdeveld, Deltares, The Netherlands

Lessons from pilot-scale sediment reuse projects on the Scottish canal networkKeith Torrance, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom

Exploring unconventional approaches to sediments decontamination – Marta Castellote, Institute of Construction Science Eduardo Torroja (IETcc-CSIC), Spain

Twenty-years forecast of coastline evolution on sandy coastal stretches in mainland Portugal – Ivana Bosnic, HAEDES, Portugal

Innovative solution for sediment beneficial use Pilot Equipment to accelerate dehydration – Tristan Debuigne, IXSANE, France

Sustainable Reuse of Metal Impacted River Sediments – Philip Studds, Ramboll, United Kingdom

Landfilling and soil conditioning of dredged sediments- evaluation throughout a life cycle assessment – Laura Ferrans, Linnaeus University, Sweden

Bankbusters- A Nature-based Solution engineered tidal marsh river banks, beneficially re-using soft dredged sediments – Tomas Sterckx, DEME Group, Belgium

A management of port sediment in a Working with Nature context to achieve – Mercedes García Barroso, Tecnoambiente. S.L.U., Spain

Agricultural soil recovery using dredged fluvial sediments: Mont-Cenis hydropower plant experiment as a success to be replicated – Emmanuel Branche, EDF Hydro, France

Phytoremediation of dredged sediments polluted with mineral oil, naphthalene and PAHs – Dirk Dubin, bio2clean, Belgium

Social, Economic and Environmental Analyses for Sediment Reuse Applications – Joe Harrington, Munster Technological University, Ireland

Beneficial use of sediments for our future: compared pathways for taking profit of them as resources for new challenges – Bruno Lemière, France

SEDINNOVE INNOVATIVE SEDIMENT RECOVERY – Benjamin Constant, Neo-Eco, France, Sandrine Samson & Ludovic Grabner, HAROPA Port, France

Session ‘Sediment Management Concepts and Sediment Policy’

Towards sustainable sediment management and estuary functioning of the Upper Sea Scheldt based on a state of the art modelling approach – Joachim Vansteenkiste, IMDC, Belgium

Exploring the remediation of contaminated sedimentsWim Clymans, VITO, Belgium

A nation-wide survey of polluted sediments in Sweden – Clara Neuschütz, Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, Sweden & Anna Wemming, County Administrative Board of Dalarna, Sweden

Sediment remediation pays off- Socio-economic analysis and cost disproportionality of measures using the example of the Elbe river basin – Ilka Carls, Ministry of Environment, Climate, Energy and Agriculture Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Germany & Judith Sprenger, Hamburg Port Authority, Germany

Policy solutions for management of contaminated sediments in the EU – Raffaele Vaccaro, Nisida Environment, Italy

Inventory And Priority Method For Contaminated Sediment In Sweden – Henrik Bengtsson, Swedish Geotechnical Institute, Sweden

Rhône Sediment Management Master Plan between Geneva and Mediterranean Sea inorder to achieve good ecological status – Frederic Laval, BURGEAP, France

Sustainable port maintenance strategies – trade-offs between dredging cost and port call efficiency – Arash Sepehri, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Sediment Management for the Tidal Elbe – between the poles of science and politics – – Boris Hochfeld, Hamburg Port Authority AöR, Germany

Integrated beneficial sediment management in practice – Marc Huygens, DEME Group, Belgium

Moving the Needle- Beneficial Use of Contaminated Sediments in the United States – David Moore, USACE-ERDC, United States

System dynamic plan as a comparison framework and decision model for the competent authority – Jos Wieggers, Rijkswaterstaat, The Netherlands

Policy reconstruction shallowing quarry lakes The Netherlands – Wouter Klein Koerkamp, Open University, The Netherlands

“Once upon a time … a beach sand grain”- a bed-time story and scientific outreach activity for toddlers to increase sediment literacy – Cristina Lira, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Session ‘Climate Change and Sediments: Direct and Indirect Consequences and Opportunities’

Session ‘Sediment in Coastal and Marine Management’

The impact of damming in sediment delivery to coastal zones – case of mainland Portugal – Rui Taborda, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Decadal evolution of an intensely nourished coast – Sebastian Dan, Flanders Hydraulics Research, Belgium

Managing sediments in the Wadden Sea and the role of the research programme BenO Wadden Sea – Jurre de Vries, Executive Agency of the ministry of infrastructure and water management (RWS), The Netherlands

The WoE approach applied to the sediments characterization to the lagoon environment: the Venice Lagoon case – Maurizio Ferla, Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA), Italy

Effects of Re-circulation on Sediment Properties- A Case Study in the Seaport Emden Fatemeh Chamanmotlagh, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Testing Conditioning Methods for Maintenance Dredging in Ports – Alex Kirichek, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands