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Adaptive Management of Barriers in European Rivers

Deliverables

Final Report with Legacy plan for updating and maintaining Barrier Atlas and other AMBER digital outputs

Final Report with legacy plan for updating and maintaining Barrier Atlas and other AMBER digital outputs. Includes final part of Data Management Plan (part III)

Data Management Plan II

Data Management Plan following FAIR principles and set-up for use of the open-access data repository of data, metadata and publications generated during the project. This is the second one, which will be updated as more data is collected and the project develops. The final Data Management Plan in month 48 is included in D6.2

Data Management Plan I

Data Management Plan following FAIR principles and set-up for use of the open-access data repository of data, metadata and publications generated during the project. This is the first one, which will be updated as more data is collected and the project develops.

Overview of river ESS demand and delivery in selected case studies under different scenarios of climate change and barrier management

Overview of river ESS demand and delivery in selected case studies under different scenarios of climate change and barrier management

Response by a range of aquatic organisms to hydrodynamic conditions commonly created at river infrastructures

Response by a range of aquatic organisms to hydrodynamic conditions commonly created at river infrastructures

Peer-reviewed publications

7 Peer-reviewed publications from WP1 (2), WP (2), WP3 (2) and WP4 (1)

Biannual newsletters documenting updates

Biannual newsletters documenting updates

Project Management Plan

Project Management Plan

Inventory of barriers and river infrastructures at test catchment with demonstration of Integrated Agent Based Dispersal Model

Inventory of barriers and river infrastructures at test catchment with demonstration of Integrated Agent Based Dispersal Model

Development of AMBER Knowledge Translation (KT) Strategy

Development of AMBER Knowledge Translation (KT) Strategy

Plan for exploitation and dissemination

PEDR including branding material, media engagement plan and database of stakeholders (updated every year)

Results of questionnaire to model social attitudes to dams and reservoirs

Results of questionnaire to model social attitudes to dams and reservoirs

Report of case studies demonstrating the effects of barrier removal, mitigation and installation

Report of case studies demonstrating the effects of barrier removal, mitigation and installation

Plan for exploitation and dissemination M36

PEDR including branding material, media engagement plan and database of stakeholders (month 36 update)

Plan for exploitation and dissemination M48

PEDR including branding material, media engagement plan and database of stakeholders (M48 update)

Review and meta-analysis of benefits, challenges, and trade-offs in adaptive barrier management (Best Practice Report)

Review and meta-analysis of benefits, challenges, and trade-offs in adaptive barrier management (Best Practice Report)

Conceptual model of ecological impacts of barriers in EU considering habitat selection criteria for running waters

Conceptual model of ecological impacts of barriers in EU considering habitat selection criteria for running waters

Guidance on stream barrier surveying and reporting

Guidance on stream barrier surveying and reporting

Country-specific reports containing the metadata - JRC Science for Policy Report

Country-specific reports containing the metadata - JRC Science for Policy Report

Classification map of running waters considering fish community structure and barrier impacts

Classification map of running waters considering fish community structure and barrier impacts

Trans-European, river by river assessment of the status of Atlantic salmon (EU salmon Atlas)

A trans-European, river by river assessment of the status of Atlantic salmon will be carried out, focusing on the effects of river fragmentation

Citizen science material

Smartphone app Flyer and Project Flyer. Flyers for smart app for citizen science and project engagement . A Project flyer will be created to advertise the AMBER vision, the partners involved, what the project entails, why it is important, how citizens can get involved, and contact information. The Smartphone app Flyer will advertise and describe the use of the app

Rapid habitat assessment methodology supported by remote sensing

Rapid habitat assessment methodology supported by remote sensing

Quantification of economic costs and benefits of river infrastructures (evaluation of natural capital)

Quantification of economic costs and benefits of river infrastructures (evaluation of natural capital)

Policy briefings

3 policy briefings from WP1 (1), WP2 (1) and WP3 (1)

Impediments to barrier planning and stakeholder conflict resolution

Impediments to barrier planning and stakeholder conflict resolution

Barrier Inventory & Atlas

WebPortal with interface for data input by the public with INSPIRE-compliant harmonised database and metadata

AMBER website

AMBER website and social media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)

Digital river infrastructure assessment and classification software tool (passability and hydropower potential)

Digital river infrastructure assessment and classification software tool (passability and hydropower potential)

River infrastructure planning (removal, mitigation and installation) decision support tool

River infrastructure planning (removal, mitigation and installation) decision support tool

Smartphone/tablet application (AMBER app)

Smartphone/tablet application (AMBER app)

Simulation and modelling methodology with indicators (‘habitat stress days’) for management scenario comparisons

Simulation and modelling methodology with indicators (‘habitat stress days’) for management scenario comparisons

Education material

Education and Training material for different target groups: general public - Youtube and Swim-away poster, practitioners and students - e-map & e-learning

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Publications

Impacts of artificial barriers on the connectivity and dispersal of vascular macrophytes in rivers: A critical review

Author(s): Peter E. Jones, Sofia Consuegra, Luca Börger, Joshua Jones, Carlos Garcia de Leaniz
Published in: Freshwater Biology, Issue 65/6, 2020, Page(s) 1165-1180, ISSN 0046-5070
DOI: 10.1111/fwb.13493

Non‐indigenous fish in protected spaces: Trends in species distribution mediated by illegal stocking

Author(s): Sara Fernández, Elena Arboleya, Eduardo Dopico, Alba Ardura, Eva Garcia‐Vazquez
Published in: Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, Issue 29/12, 2019, Page(s) 2240-2252, ISSN 1052-7613
DOI: 10.1002/aqc.3238

The spatial ecology of brown trout (Salmo trutta) and dace (Leuciscus leuciscus) in an artificially impounded riverine habitat: results from an acoustic telemetry study

Author(s): J. Barry, P. McLoone, C. J. Fitzgerald, J. J. King
Published in: Aquatic Sciences, Issue 82/3, 2020, ISSN 1015-1621
DOI: 10.1007/s00027-020-00737-9

Planning dam portfolios for low sediment trapping shows limits for sustainable hydropower in the Mekong

Author(s): R. J. P. Schmitt, S. Bizzi, A. Castelletti, J. J. Opperman, G. M. Kondolf
Published in: Science Advances, Issue 5/10, 2019, Page(s) eaaw2175, ISSN 2375-2548
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aaw2175

A simple, rapid method for detecting seven common invasive fish species in Europe from environmental DNA

Author(s): Laura Clusa, E. García-Vázquez
Published in: Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, Issue 28/3, 2018, Page(s) 619-629, ISSN 1052-7613
DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2890

Adaptive management in the context of barriers in European freshwater ecosystems

Author(s): Kim Birnie-Gauvin, Jeroen S. Tummers, Martyn C. Lucas, Kim Aarestrup
Published in: Journal of Environmental Management, Issue 204, 2017, Page(s) 436-441, ISSN 0301-4797
DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.09.023

Shining a light on the loss of rheophilic fish habitat in lowland rivers as a forgotten consequence of barriers, and its implications for management

Author(s): Kim Birnie-Gauvin, Kim Aarestrup, Thorsten M.O. Riis, Niels Jepsen, Anders Koed
Published in: Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, Issue 27/6, 2017, Page(s) 1345-1349, ISSN 1052-7613
DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2795

30 years of data reveal dramatic increase in abundance of brown trout following the removal of a small hydrodam

Author(s): Kim Birnie-Gauvin, Martin H. Larsen, Jan Nielsen, Kim Aarestrup
Published in: Journal of Environmental Management, Issue 204, 2017, Page(s) 467-471, ISSN 0301-4797
DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.09.022

Robotic photosieving from low-cost multirotor sUAS: a proof-of-concept

Author(s): P.E. Carbonneau, S. Bizzi, G. Marchetti
Published in: Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 2018, ISSN 0197-9337
DOI: 10.1002/esp.4298

The future of fish passage science, engineering, and practice

Author(s): Ana T. Silva, Martyn C. Lucas, Theodore Castro-Santos, Christos Katopodis, Lee J. Baumgartner, Jason D. Thiem, Kim Aarestrup, Paulo S. Pompeu, Gordon C. O'Brien, Douglas C. Braun, Nicholas J. Burnett, David Z. Zhu, Hans-Petter Fjeldstad, Torbjørn Forseth, Nallamuthu Rajaratnam, John G. Williams, Steven J. Cooke
Published in: Fish and Fisheries, 2017, ISSN 1467-2960
DOI: 10.1111/faf.12258

eDNA for detection of five highly invasive molluscs. A case study in urban rivers from the Iberian Peninsula

Author(s): Laura Clusa, Laura Miralles, Ana Basanta, Carmelo Escot, Eva García-Vázquez
Published in: PLOS ONE, Issue 12/11, 2017, Page(s) e0188126, ISSN 1932-6203
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0188126

Passage performance and behaviour of wild and stocked cyprinid fish at a sloping weir with a Low Cost Baffle fishway

Author(s): Angus J. Lothian, Chris J. Gardner, Toby Hull, Daniel Griffiths, Eleanor R. Dickinson, Martyn C. Lucas
Published in: Ecological Engineering, Issue 130, 2019, Page(s) 67-79, ISSN 0925-8574
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2019.02.006

Enhancing the upstream passage of river lamprey at a microhydropower installation using horizontally-mounted studded tiles

Author(s): Jeroen S. Tummers, James R. Kerr, Pat O'Brien, Paul Kemp, Martyn C. Lucas
Published in: Ecological Engineering, Issue 125, 2018, Page(s) 87-97, ISSN 0925-8574
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2018.10.015

Effect of artificial barriers on the distribution of the invasive signal crayfish and Chinese mitten crab

Author(s): Chloe Victoria Robinson, Carlos Garcia de Leaniz, Sofia Consuegra
Published in: Scientific Reports, Issue 9/1, 2019, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-43570-3

Moving beyond fitting fish into equations: Progressing the fish passage debate in the Anthropocene

Author(s): Kim Birnie‐Gauvin, Paul Franklin, Martin Wilkes, Kim Aarestrup
Published in: Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, Issue 29/7, 2019, Page(s) 1095-1105, ISSN 1052-7613
DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2946

Monitoring the eradication of the highly invasive topmouth gudgeon ( Pseudorasbora parva ) using a novel eDNA assay

Author(s): Chloe Victoria Robinson, Carlos Garcia de Leaniz, Matteo Rolla, Sofia Consuegra
Published in: Environmental DNA, Issue 1/1, 2019, Page(s) 74-85, ISSN 2637-4943
DOI: 10.1002/edn3.12

Environmental DNA for freshwater fish monitoring: insights for conservation within a protected area

Author(s): Sara Fernandez, Miguel M. Sandin, Paul G. Beaulieu, Laura Clusa, Jose L. Martinez, Alba Ardura, Eva García-Vázquez
Published in: PeerJ, Issue 6, 2018, Page(s) e4486, ISSN 2167-8359
DOI: 10.7717/peerj.4486

A comprehensive assessment of stream fragmentation in Great Britain

Author(s): Joshua Jones, Luca Börger, Jeroen Tummers, Peter Jones, Martyn Lucas, Jim Kerr, Paul Kemp, Simone Bizzi, Sofia Consuegra, Lucio Marcello, Andrew Vowles, Barbara Belletti, Eric Verspoor, Wouter Van de Bund, Peter Gough, Carlos Garcia de Leaniz
Published in: Science of The Total Environment, Issue 673, 2019, Page(s) 756-762, ISSN 0048-9697
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.04.125

Public knowledge of alien species: a case study on aquatic biodiversity in North Iberian rivers

Author(s): Laura Clusa, Laura Miralles, Sara Fernández, Eva García-Vázquez, Eduardo Dopico
Published in: Journal for Nature Conservation, Issue 42, 2018, Page(s) 53-61, ISSN 1617-1381
DOI: 10.1016/j.jnc.2018.01.001

Evaluating freshwater macroinvertebrates from eDNA metabarcoding: A river Nalón case study

Author(s): Sara Fernández, Saúl Rodríguez, Jose L. Martínez, Yaisel J. Borrell, Alba Ardura, Eva García-Vázquez
Published in: PLOS ONE, Issue 13/8, 2018, Page(s) e0201741, ISSN 1932-6203
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0201741

An extremely sensitive nested PCR-RFLP mitochondrial marker for detection and identification of salmonids in eDNA from water samples

Author(s): Laura Clusa, Alba Ardura, Sara Fernández, Agustín A. Roca, Eva García-Vázquez
Published in: PeerJ, Issue 5, 2017, Page(s) e3045, ISSN 2167-8359
DOI: 10.7717/peerj.3045

Comparison of coarse-resolution rapid methods for assessing fish passage at riverine barriers: ICE and SNIFFER protocols

Author(s): James Barry, Brian Coghlan, Alan Cullagh, James R. Kerr, James J. King
Published in: River Research and Applications, Issue 34/9, 2018, Page(s) 1168-1178, ISSN 1535-1459
DOI: 10.1002/rra.3358

How can eDNA contribute in riverine macroinvertebrate assessment? A metabarcoding approach in the Nalón River (Asturias, Northern Spain)

Author(s): Sara Fernández, Saúl Rodríguez‐Martínez, Jose L. Martínez, Eva Garcia‐Vazquez, Alba Ardura
Published in: Environmental DNA, Issue 1/4, 2019, Page(s) 385-401, ISSN 2637-4943
DOI: 10.1002/edn3.40

Changing sediment budget of the Mekong: Cumulative threats and management strategies for a large river basin

Author(s): G. Mathias Kondolf, Rafael J.P. Schmitt, Paul Carling, Steve Darby, Mauricio Arias, Simone Bizzi, Andrea Castelletti, Thomas A. Cochrane, Stanford Gibson, Matti Kummu, Chantha Oeurng, Zan Rubin, Thomas Wild
Published in: Science of The Total Environment, Issue 625, 2018, Page(s) 114-134, ISSN 0048-9697
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.11.361