Tarragona, 6-8 February 2008
Riverpol Scientific Committee Invited speakers Venue and dates Accommodation
Technical Secretariat Registration form Abstract Scientific Programme
 
 
February 6, 2008 I February 7, 2008 I February 8, 2008

16.00h-16.50h
Registration

16.50h-17.00h
Welcome address. Marta Schuhmacher and Joan O. Grimalt

Chair: Marta Schuhmacher
Department of Chemical Engineering, School of Chemical Engineering, "Rovira i Virgili" University, Sescelades Campus, 43007 Tarragona

17.00h-18.00h
Towards Risk-Based Management of Rivers with emphasis on Industrial Effluents as Source of Risk

J. Brils
Deltares/TNO. 3508 AL Utrecht, The Netherlands

Focus: Abiotic Processes

18.00h-18.20h
Sediment transport in the lower Ebro River
R.J. Batalla1,2, D. Vericat3, J.A. López-Tarazón1 and A. Tena1
1 Department of Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Lleida, E-25198 Lleida
2 Forestry and Technology Center of Catalonia, E-25280 Solsona
3 Centre for Catchment and Coastal Research, Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth University, Wales, Ceredigion


18.20h-18.40h
Influence of Ebro River flow regimes on the mobilization of chlorinated POPs

C. Lourencetti1, J.O. Grimalt1, J.A. López2, D. Vericat3 and R.J Batalla2
1 Chemical and Environmental Research Institute (IIQAB-CSIC), c/ Jordi Girona, 18. 08034, Barcelona
2 Department of Soil and Environmental Sciences. University of Lleida. Av. Rovira Roure, 191. 25198 Lleida
3 Centre for Catchment and Coastal Research, Aberystwyth University, Wales, Ceredigion, SY23 3DB, UK


18.40h-19.00h
Trace metals in Flix Reservoir (Ebro River): highly polluted area associated to a chloro-alkali plant

M. Belzunces and A. Palanques
Institut de Ciències del Mar (CMIMA-CSIC), 08003 Barcelona

19.00h-19.20h
On the remobilization of the dumped wastes of the Flix reservoir (Ebro River): evidences from radionuclides in suspended particulate matter
N. Casacuberta1, P. Masqué1, J. Garcia-Orellana1, J.M. Bruach1, R.J. Batalla2, D. Vericat2, J.A. López2, A. Palanques3, J. Guillén3, P. Puig3 and M. Belzunces3
1 Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals - Departament de Física. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08183 Bellaterra
2 Dept. Medi Ambient i Ciències del Sòl, Universitat de Lleida. 25198 Lleida
3 Institut de Ciències del Mar, CSIC. 08003 Barcelona
 

19.20h-19.40h
Pollution associated to mining and metallurgical wastes in streams and rivers of Asturias

J. Loredo, A. Ordóñez and R. Álvarez
Escuela de Minas. Universidad de Oviedo. 33004 Oviedo

19.40h-20.00h
Heavy metals in aquatic ecosystems in the Pyrenees: history and present-day implications of a long-range, long-term atmospheric pollution
L. Camarero and M. Bacardit
Centre d’Estudis Avançats de Blanes (CEAB-CSIC). 17300 Blanes (Girona)