REFRESH Deliverables

REFRESH has produced almost 150 project deliverables. A list of these with links to abstracts to each can be found below. Most of these are publically available and can be downloaded. If you are having difficulties accessing any of these please contact Martin Kernan (M.kernan@ucl.ac.uk) or Simon Turner (simon.turner@ucl.ac.uk)

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No. Title (Click for Deliverable abstract) WP Delivery Due (project month) Delivery Actual Revised Delivery Lead
7.1 Project Web site 7  3 3   UCL
7.4.1 Presentation material for use by consortium members (POSTER) 7  3,6,12 3   UCL
2.1a Protocol for standardised methodology and taxonomy for shading experiments in rivers 2  3 14   Alterra
2.1b Protocol for standardised methodology and taxonomy for drought experiments in rivers. 2  3 14   Alterra
4.1 Protocols for field experiments and monitoring along a climate gradient in tasks 1-3 4  4 15   UU-Bio
1.17 Report from workshop on uncertainties with the application of downscaled climate scenarios 1  5 20   UREAD
2.3 Templates for reviews and common data analyses. 2  6 20   SLU
7.4.2 Presentation material for use by consortium members (PRESENTATION) 7  3,6,12 6   UCL
7.6.1 Periodic newsletter 7  6 8   UCL
7.3.1 Guides to Freshwater Science 7  6,12,18,24 - 46 UCL
2.2 Database for results of experimental data (combined with WP's 3 and 4) 2  9 14   Alterra
6.1 Report on compliance challenges in the selected catchments and regulatory and property rights regimes in the catchments 6  9 10   MLURI
1.1 Report on climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies already in practice based on the 1st River Basin Management Plans of the Member States 1  12 10   EC-JRC
1.2 Review of  published literature for adaptation and mitigation measures including both scientific and policy papers 1  12 10   EC-JRC
1.4 Report integrating strategies at sub-catchment and local scales for lakes, rivers and wetlands and strategies at catchment and European scales 1  12 35 Alterra & EC-JRC
1.6 Down-scaled climate projections for eight demonstration catchments under different SRES scenarios 1  12 13   UREAD
1.7 Report providing a qualitative description of a range of potential land-use scenarios across Europe based on a meta-analysis of the results from previous European-scale projects 1  12 14   MLURI
1.8 Land-use scenarios for one demonstration catchment together with a model land-use system and software interface for the other catchments 1  12 14   MLURI
1.10 Development of long-term N and S deposition scenarios for the demonstration catchments for use in WP5 1  12 22 MLURI
1.11 Review of existing scenarios for water resources in Europe 1  12 20   Deltares
1.12 Downscaled water scenarios for the REFRESH demonstration catchments 1  12 20   Deltares
2.13 Review on processes and effects of temperature regimes in rivers and threats due to climate change on current adaptive management and restoration 2  12 48 46 SLU
2.20 Frame of response modelling and predictive techniques to detect and optimise (functional) indicators. 2  12 25 CNRS-EDB
3.4 Protocols for field experiments and monitoring along a climate gradient in Tasks 2 3  12 19   AU
5.6 Proceedings of first integration workshop 5  12 4   Alterra
6.2 Development of impact matrix at catchment scale 6  12 13   MLURI
7.3.2 Guides to Freshwater Science 7  6,12,18,24 - 46 UCL
7.6.2 Periodic Newsletter 7  12 16   UCL
7.5.1 Popular articles for stakeholder consumption 7  6 20   UCL
7.4.3 Presentation material for use by consortium members (FLIER) 7  3,6,12 20   UCL
7.5.2 Popular articles for stakeholder consumption 7  12,18,24,36,42,48 36   UCL
1.13 Report on scenarios and storylines workshop to present the outputs of Task 2 to the key national stakeholders responsible for implementing the WFD and HD policies for the eight demonstration catchments 1  14 16   MLURI
1.14 Report from workshop in UK to explore discrepancies between different groups of stakeholders regarding their perceptions of the policy implementation issues and the underlying factors that explain these differences 1  16 15   MLURI
1.15 Report from workshop in Greece to explore discrepancies between different groups of stakeholders regarding their perceptions of the policy 1  16 14   UPAT
1.16 Conceptual model of stakeholder views of measures and potential barriers to uptake to use in WP6 1  16 15   MLURI
6.3 Report on sub-catchment rationale and selection 6  14 19   MLURI
1.3 Review of the practical adaptation strategies adopted here in REFRESH for rivers (WP2.6), lakes (WP3.6) and wetlands (WP4.6) 1  15 35 Alterra
1.5 Practical guide to integrate adaptation, mitigation and restoration strategies in Europe at different scales 1  15 35 Alterra & EC-JRS
1.9 Generic toolkit applicable in any catchment to link land-use to climate change scenarios through changing land capability and incorporate adaptation options 1  15 14   MLURI
4.19 Protocols for survey in Sweden 4  CANCELLED   SLU
5.7 Report on suitable surrogates for use in catchment-scale modelling 5  18 19 UDE
7.3.3 Guides to Freshwater Science 7  6,12,18,24 46 UCL
7.12.1 Best-practice strategy documents 7  18,30,48 22 41 UCL
7.5.3 Popular articles for stakeholder consumption 7  12,18,24,36,42,48 24 48 UCL
0.1 First Progress report to the Commission -  20 20   UCL
2.4 Report on responses of (cold stenothermic) riverine species to temperature change. 2  24 48  42 SLU
2.7 Report on current low flows and droughts in European rivers. 2  See Deliv 2.14 CANCELLED   NERC
2.10 Report on current interactions between temperature, low flows and droughts, and nutrients/organic loads in European rivers. 2  See Deliv 2.12,2.13,2.14 CANCELLED   CSIC
2.14 Review on processes and effects of droughts and summer floods in rivers and threats due to climate change on current adaptive management and restoration efforts. 2  24  27   NERC
2.21 Report on management options to deal with rising temperature, increasing discharge dynamics and enhanced nutrient and organic matter loads in European rivers. 2  24  26   UDE
3.1 Manuscript on effects of temperature induced changes in mixing depth on nutrient concentrations in lakes. 3  24  27 SYKE
3.5 Manuscripts on effects of temperature change on internal loading in shallow and deep lakes. 3  24  28 SYKE
3.10 Report on the ensemble model calibration and validation on the different sites 3  24  27 AU,NERC
3.12 Review on processes and effects of temperature regimes in lakes and threats due to climate change on current adaptive management and restoration efforts. 3  24  27 AU
3.17 Database on indicators, traits and functional response parameters. 3  24  26 UDE
4.14 European map of the spatial extent and environmental state of riparian wetlands 4  24  - 45 FVB
4.20 Protocols for extreme flood experiment in Spain 4  24  40   CSIC
5.1 The REFRESH Common Modelling Framework for the Demonstration Catchments 5  24  37 UREAD
5.2 Lake Beyşehir modelling: final report 5  24  45 44 METU
6.4 Scoping report on the possible mitigating, adaptive and restoration options for each watershed 6  24  32 MLURI
7.6.4 Periodic newsletter 7  24  44 UCL
7.3.4 Guides to Freshwater Science 7  6,12,18,24   46 UCL
7.5.4 Popular articles for stakeholder consumption 7  42  48 42 UCL
6.5 Workshop proceedings on collaborative scoping of solutions, Dee catchment, UK 6  30 27   MLURI
6.6 Workshop proceedings on collaborative scoping of solutions, Louros catchment, Greece 6  30 27   UPAT
6.7 Workshop proceedings on collaborative scoping of solutions, Lake Pyhäjärvi/River Yläneenjoki catchment, Finland 6  30 23   SYKE
6.8 Workshop proceedings on collaborative scoping of solutions, Vansjø-Høbol catchment, Norway 6  30 22   Bioforsk OR NIVA
6.9 Workshop proceedings on collaborative scoping of solutions, Vlatva catchment, Czech Republic 6  30 26   BCAS
6.10 Pan-European review of cost-effectiveness analysis studies relating to water quality and Directive compliance challenges 6  30 32   MLURI
7.25 Report from mid-term dissemination workshop held for EU-level policy makers  7  30 48  48 UCL
7.12.2 Best-practice strategy documents  7  30  44 UCL
2.5 Report on temperature regimes and gradients in rivers and a practical report/document with the concept of approaching targets or reference conditions with a flexible, change based methodology. 2  36  48 CNRS-EDB
2.15 Review on processes and effects of nutrients and organic material in rivers and threats due to climate change on current adaptive management and restoration efforts.  2  36    42 CSIC
2.18 Database on indicators, traits and functional response parameters.  2  36 48  47 BOKU
2.22 Guidelines for the development of adaptation, mitigation and restoration strategies.  2  36    42 SLU
3.2 Manuscript on temperature change effects on trophic structure and dynamics (including metabolisms). 3  36     AU
3.6 Manuscript on current interactions between temperature, hydrology/water level in European lakes and consequences for lake restoration.  3  36     METU
3.11 Report and manuscript on scenario analyses on the effect of climate change stressors (hydrology, water level, salinity, nutrients and organic matter-alone and in various combinations) on trophic structure, metabolisms and biodiversity 3  36 48  48 AU
3.13 Review on processes and effects of changes in water level and salinity in lakes and threats due to climate change on current adaptive management and restoration efforts. 3  36 48  44 METU
3.18 Manuscript on response models with modules to predict temperature, water level and retention time nutrient (organic matter) and salinity changes. 3  36 48  44 UCL
3.19 Report on methodology for vulnerability 3  36  36   SLU
4.9 Review on processes and effects of temperature regimes on riparian wetland key functions and biodiversity: (1) Wetland biogeochemical functioning, (2) habitat provisioning, (3) connectivity and (4) biodiversity 4  36  48 40 FVB
4.17 Review on processes and effects of water level changes on riparian wetland key functions and biodiversity: (1) Wetland biogeochemical functioning, (2) habitat provisioning, (3) connectivity and (4) biodiversity 4 See Deliv. 4.9 - Cancelled   n/a FVB
4.18 Review on processes and effects of nutrient load on riparian wetland key functions and biodiversity: (1) Wetland biogeochemical functioning, (2) habitat provisioning, (3) connectivity and (4) biodiversity 4 See Deliv. 4.9 - Cancelled   n/a FVB
5.3 River Dee modelling, final report 5  36   44 JHI
5.8 River Thames modelling, final report 5  36 48 44  UREAD
5.9 La Tordera/Arbúcies modelling, final report 5  36 48 44 UB
5.10 Vansjø/Høbol modelling: final report 5  42   44 NIVA
7.6.3 Periodic newsletter 7  18  20   UCL
0.2 Second Progress report to the Commission    38  39   UCL
3.15 Implications of climate change for thresholds, boundary setting and ability to achieve reference conditions in European lakes 3  40  48 48 NIVA
3.20 Manuscript on management options to deal with rising temperature, reduced water input and enhanced nutrient and organic matter loads in European lakes 3  40 48   METU
4.3 Manuscript on mechanistic-based predictions of the effects of temperature changes on the chemistry and ecological functioning of riparian wetlands 4  40   45 FVB
4.11 A practical report/document with the concept of approaching targets or reference conditions with a flexible, change based methodology for adaptive management and restoration efforts 4 48 (see Deliv.4.10)   FVB
4.13 Report providing tools for vulnerability assessment in natural, managed and restored riparian wetlands 4  40 48   Deltares
4.15 Practical report/document on which HD Annex II, red-listed, and typical species are most vulnerable in a climate change context, and which Habitat Directive riparian habitat types are most vulnerable to climate change 4  40 48   NERC
6.11 Cost-effectiveness Analysis reports for the Dee catchment, UK, including analysis of proportionality/disproportionality 6  40 48   MLURI
6.12 Cost-effectiveness Analysis reports for the Thames/Kennet catchment, UK, including analysis of proportionality/disproportionality 6  40 42   MLURI
6.13 Cost-effectiveness Analysis reports for the Louros catchment, Greece, including analysis of proportionality/disproportionality 6  40 48   UPAT
6.14 Cost-effectiveness Analysis reports for the Lake Pyhäjärvi/River Yläneenjoki catchment, Finland, including analysis of proportionality/disproportionality 6  40 48   SYKE
6.15 Cost-effectiveness Analysis reports for the Vansjø-Høbol catchment, Norway, including analysis of proportionality/disproportionality 6  40 48   Bioforsk/NIVA
6.16 Cost-effectiveness Analysis reports for the Vlatva catchment, Czech Republic, including analysis of proportionality/disproportionality 6  40 48   BCAS
7.7 Proceedings of regional stakeholder meeting in UK 7  40 48  48 UCL
6.18 Workshop proceedings on collaborative scoping of solutions, Thames Catchment, UK 6  30 30   MLURI
2.8 Report on experiments on low flows and drought threats in selected rivers. 2  42     Alterra
2.11 Report on combined experiments on low temperature, low flows and droughts, and nutrients/organic load threats in selected rivers. 2  see Deliv 2.12  n/a n/a SLU
2.19 Handbook/guideline on success indicators (monitoring and vulnerability assessment). 2  42     SLU
5.11 River Vltava modelling, final report 5  42 46 44 BCAS
5.12 IJsselmeer modelling, final report 5  42 48 44 Deltares
7.8 Proceedings of regional stakeholder meeting in Norway 7  42     Bioforsk
7.6.5 Periodic newsletter 7  42 48 44 UCL
7.5.5 Popular articles for stakeholder consumption 7  42   44 UCL
6.17 Scoping report on wider ecosystem service benefits arising from mitigative actions 6  44 48   UPAT
7.11 Proceedings of international stakeholder meeting in Australia 7  44 48   Griffith
4.2 Manuscripts on the effects of climate-driven changes in temperature on the hydrology, chemistry, ecological functioning and biodiversity of riparian wetlands 4  45 48 48 UU-BIO, Alterra, CNRS-EDB, CSIC, AU, SLU, UDE
4.5 Manuscripts on the effects of climate-driven changes in flooding on the hydrology, chemistry, ecological functioning and biodiversity of riparian wetlands 4  45 48 48 UU-BIO, Alterra, CNRS-EDB, CSIC, AU, SLU, UDE
4.7 Manuscript on wetland flooding survey along a gradient in northern Europe 4  45   48 SLU
5.13 Final Report, REFRESH Models 5  46 48 45 UREAD
7.10 Proceedings of regional stakeholder meeting in Turkey 7  46   METU
2.6 Summary report on the key ecological, functional and biodiversity responses to temperature changes upon management measures in rivers across Europe. 2  48 48   AU
2.9 Summary report on the key ecological, functional and biodiversity responses to discharge along European climate gradients. 2  48     Alterra
2.12 Summary report on the key ecological, functional and biodiversity responses to combined temperature, low flows and droughts, and nutrients/organic loads effects along European climate gradients. 2  48 48    Alterra
2.16 Guidelines on ecological thresholds for temperature, low flows, droughts and floods and nutrients and organic material in European rivers. 2  48 48 48 NERC
2.17 A practical report on river temperatures and reference conditions in Germany 2 See Deliv 2.5 - Cancelled 48 48 UDE
2.23 Toolkit for the development of adaptation, mitigation and restoration strategies. 2  48     SLU
2.24

Changes in ecological status at RIvPACS reference condition sites

2  48 48   NERC
3.3 Manuscript on how temperature change may influence key ecological, functional and biodiversity responses of lakes in recovery after nutrient reduction and in-lake restoration measures. 3  48 48   SLU
3.7 Manuscripts on combined experiments on temperature, water level and nutrients load threats in 6 European lakes (Sweden to Turkey). 3  48 48   AU, METU, SLU, FVB, EMU, BCAS, UPAT
3.8 Summary report on the key ecological, functional and biodiversity responses to combined temperature, hydrology/water level and (salinity) and nutrient effects along European climate gradients. 3  48 48   FVB
3.9 Manuscript on effects of humic substances and nutrients on trophic structure and dynamics (including metabolisms) and mitigation possibilities to counteract negative effects of climate change. 3  48 48    NERC
3.14 Review on processes and effects of nutrients and organic material in lakes and threats due to climate change on current adaptive management and restoration efforts 3  48 48   NERC
3.16 A practical report/document with the concept of approaching targets or reference conditions with a flexible, change based methodology 3 See Deliv 3.15 - Cancelled     EC-JRC
3.21 Guidelines for the development of adaptation, mitigation and restoration strategies for lakes. 3  48 48   EMU
4.4 Summary report on of the effects of climate-driven changes in temperature on the successes of management strategies applied to riparian wetlands, particularly for restoration of wetlands and mitigation of climate change effects on catchments 4  48 48   UU-BIO
4.6 Summary report on of the effects of climate-driven changes in flooding on the successes of management strategies applied to riparian wetlands, particularly for restoration of wetlands and mitigation of climate change effects on catchments 4 See Deliv 4.4 - Cancelled -  n/a UU-BIO
4.8 Manuscript on extreme flooding experiment in eastern Spain 4 48 48    CSIC,UB
4.10 Guidelines on ecological thresholds for temperature, water level fluctuations and nutrient loading in European riparian wetlands, suitable for adaptive management 4 48 48   FVB,UB
4.12 Indicator database for ecological indicators and functional response parameters for key functions and biodiversity of riparian wetlands 4 48 48   BOKU
4.16 Guidelines on climate change proof innovative adaptive and cost-effective riparian wetland management (mitigation, adaptation, and restoration) strategies to counteract negative effects of climate-driven changes on riparian wetlands ecosystems, with special focus on effects of temperature changes, changes in water level fluctuations, changes in nutrient loading and their interactions 4  48 48   NERC
5.4 River Louros modelling: final report 5  48 48  44 UPAT/UREAD
5.5 Pyhäjärvi/Yläneenjoki modelling: final report 5  48 48   44 SYKE
5.14 Integrated Catchment Biophysical Modelling: Synthesis Report 5  48 48   UREAD
5.15 Second Integration Workshop 5  48 36  36 SYKE
5.16 Modelled outcomes and key measures to WP6 5  48    42 UREAD
7.2 Completed synthesis of Project output on public part of Web site 7  48     UCL
7.9 Proceedings of regional stakeholder meeting in Estonia 7  48 48   EMU
7.13 Synthesis of work at River Dee catchment, UK 7  48 48   MLURI
7.14 Synthesis of work at Thames / Kennet catchment, UK 7  48 48   UREAD
7.15 Synthesis of work at River Louros catchment, Greece 7  48 48   UPAT
7.16 Synthesis of work at Lake Pyhäjärvi/River Yläneenjoki catchment 7  48 48   SYKE
7.17 Synthesis of work at River Vltava catchment 7  48 48   BCAS
7.18 Synthesis of work at Vansjø-Høbol catchment 7  48 48   NIVA
7.19

Science Policy Brief 1- Zooplankton: an integrative Biological Quality Element for assessing the Ecological Status of lakes

7  48 48   EC-JRC
7.20

Science Policy Brief 2- "Riparian Forest can help mitigating climate warming effects in lowland temperate streams”.

7  48 48    EC-JRC
7.21 Policy document - establishing stricter nutrient loading limits for lakes in a changing climate 7  48 48   EC-JRC
7.23 Policy document - implications for agricultural policy 7  48 48   EMU
7.22 Policy document - maintaining environmental flow in streams in a changing climate 7  48 48    EMU
7.24 Policy document - implications  for industrial policy 7  48     EMU
7.26 Position paper targeting policy makers which synthesizes Project outputs with clearly specified policy implications of key results 7  48     UCL
7.27 Final plan for the use and dissemination of foreground 7  48     UCL
7.12.3 Best-practice strategy documents 7  48     UCL
7.6.6 Periodic newsletter 7  48 48   UCL
7.5.6 Popular articles for stakeholder consumption 7  48     UCL
0.3 Final Progress report to the Commission    50     UCL