Article “Sediment challenges and opportunities due to climate change and sustainable development” published in JSS

We are pleased to inform you that our article “Sediment challenges and opportunities due to climate change and sustainable development” has been published online in Journal of Soils and Sediments (JSS).  Please click on this link to read the article: https://rdcu.be/cWyc2.

international symposium on bedload management in Switzerland

Carlos R. Wyss, Switzerland Last year, an international symposium on bedload management was held in Switzerland.The objective was to create and review knowledge and praxis in bedloadmanagement to support the implementation of restoration measures. The proceedings might be of interest -> https://www.research-collection.ethz.ch/bitstream/handle/20.500.11850/513098/ISBM_2021_Proceedings-VFinal.pdf?sequence=2&isAllowed=y   Wyss C.R., De Cesare G., Lane S.N., Marti C., Nitsche M., Pauli …

Publication of the CIS document “Integrated sediment management – Guidelines and good practices in the context of the Water Framework Directive”

The CIS document “Integrated sediment management – Guidelines and good practices in the context of the Water Framework Directive” has been published on the European Commission’s website. This document aims to contribute to improving the understanding of the role of sediment in the context of the WFD and helps foster concrete actions to improve the …

SedNet member of the Enlarged Soil Expert Group

GREAT NEWS, SedNet is selected to become member of the Enlarged Soil Expert Group on the implementation of the EU Soil Strategy for 2030. Thus, great opportunities  for SedNet to raise appropriate links to/with sediment management in EU soil policy development. The first meeting of the Enlarged Soil Expert Group is scheduled in Brussels on …

SIMONA Project

A Small Step for SIMONA, a Big Leap for the Danube Basin Harmonised Sediment Quality Monitoring: Standard Sediment Sampling Kit Delivery Started SIMONA: EU Interreg Danube Transnational Programme Project: Sediment-quality Information, Monitoring and Assessment System to Support Transnational Cooperation for Joint Danube Basin Water Management  The delivery of the SIMONA Standard Sediment Quality Sampling Kit to each of the …

Two-day event organized by the SedNet CE workgroup on the 5th and 6th of July 2022

Two-day event organized by the SedNet CE workgroup on the 5th and 6th of July 2022 As mentioned in the newsflash from March the SedNet CE workgroup will organize a field trip to visit the Room for the river project on the river Waal (starting and ending in the city of Tiel) on the 6th of July 2022 …

In Memoriam – Wim Salomons

It is with great sadness that we became aware that Prof. Dr. Wim Salomons passed away on Thursday the 3rd of February 2022: In memoriam for Wim Salomons, an online memorial was created to collect all our memories of Wim in a single place. Wim was of extraordinary importance for SedNet. He was one of its …

SedNet 20-year Anniversary!

SedNet officially started as a European Commission funded project in the year 2002. Later this year we intend to mark our 20-years anniversary with something special, which we will keep as a surprise. Venice, San Servolo island: the home base of SedNet in 2002-2004 And this is how it all started: In April 2000 the GKSS …

SedNet Secretariat

Per January 2022 the SedNet Secretariat will be run by Mrs Nan Su of DSBP in Rotterdam, NL. Nan Su can be contacted for SedNet via secretariat@sednet.org 

COP26 Climate Change and Sediment Management Pledge

Climate change is an existential threat.  In the lead up to COP26, commitment to tackling the climate and ecological emergencies has never been greater. There is a need for urgent action, across all sectors, to decarbonise – while at the same time strengthening resilience and adapting to the changing climate. Sediment managers – scientists and …