Program Wednesday

Program Wednesday

Note! The program is still in a preliminary state. Changes may still occur.

Wednesday 14. June

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(for newly arrived attendees)
Plenary 3:

KEYNOTE: Effects of planned hydropower dams and barriers on river connectivity in the Balkan region
M. Carolli et al. (SINTEF)

Climate change in the context of Environmental flows and changed hydrology in three basin areas in Sweden
Åsa Widén et al. (SLU - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences)

Methods, indicators and solutions for sustainable hydropower
Atle Harby et al. (HydroCen/SINTEF)

Mapping the natural values and ecological rehabilitation potential of Sweden’s bypassed river reache
Roland Jansson et al. (Umeå University - SE)

Coffee break
Parallell sessions 1-3
Session 1  - Hydropeaking / Flexibility

11:00 New approaches for a sustainable hydropeaking management: The HEM-Peak model and the role of channel evolution, river morphology and sediment dynamics
Christoph Hauer (BOKU)

11:15 Mitigating hydropeaking impacts and enhancing fish habitat by hydromorphological adaptions of the river bathymetry
Sissel Hauge Mykletun (Eviny, NO)

11:30 The benefits of artificial refuges as hideouts to pulsed flows for Iberian cyprinids
Maria João Costa (PT)

11:45 The influence of repeated hydropeaking events on early life stages of European grayling (Thymallus thymallus) and common nase (Chondrostoma nasus)
Stefan Auer (BOKU, AT)

Session 2 - Connectivity, barrier and solutions

11:00 An overview over upstream fish passages past barriers in Norway
Sebastian Franz Stranzl (NORCE, NO)

11:15 Impact of weirs and hydropower regulation on brown trout, invertebrates and people in an inland river; expanding the concept of environmental design.
Line E. Sundt-Hansen (NINA/HydroCen)

11:30 Behaviour of post-spawned Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) migrating past a hydropower dam.
Olivia Simmons (NINA)

11:45 A framework to identify cost-effective mitigation measures using Influence Diagrams
Ana Adeva-Bustos (SINTEF, NO)

Session 3 - International hydropower, sustainability and the use of LCA

11:00 Mass fish mortality events: a (novel?) threat to hydropower in tropical systems
Luiz G. M. Silva

11:15 Uncertainty and complexity in ecological and social mitigation of hydropower in developing countries
Leah Bêche (EDF, FR)

11:30 Application of eDNA for aquatic biomonitoring at the Kariba Dam Rehabilitation Project (KDRP) – Case Study
Phillip Ziduche (Zambesi)

11:45 Analysis of flow variation in the Kelani River due to the impact of the Laxapana Hydropower System in Sri Lanka
Sajana Pramudith Hemakumara

Coffee break
Parallell sessions 1-3 continued
Session 1 cont. - Hydropeaking / Flexibility

12:15 Unravelling the complex relationship between artificial flow fluctuations and cyprinid fish: a comprehensive analysis
Daniel Hayes (BOKU)

12:30 Sustaining hydropower production and salmonid populations: Ecological models for assessing hydropeaking and habitat restoration scenarios
Mahboobeh Hajiesmaeili (Karlstad University, SE)

12:45 Hydropeaking effects on two cyprinid fish species, barbel and nase, under experimental conditions emphasizing larval stranding
Simon Führer (BIKU, AT)

Session 2 cont. - Connectivity, barrier and solutions

12:15 Bidirectional use of a natural fishpass
Walter Reckendorfer (Verbund, AT)

12:30 Passage Efficiency of Downstream Moving Fish at a Bypass Gate with Bottom and Top Opening
Luiz G. M. Silva (ETH, CH)

12:45 Bubble curtain and novel 'dancing rods' behavioural guidance solutions for out-migrating European eels and Atlantic salmon smolts.
Velizara Stoilova

Session 3 cont. - International hydropower, sustainability and the use of LCA

12:15 Hidden effects of water impoundment on surrounding vegetation and water consumption
Fernando Jaramillo

12:30 Biodiversity footprint of hydropower : introducing aquatic pressures into the Product Biodiversity Footprint (PBF)
Agnes Barrilier (EDF, FR)

12:45 Changing Perspectives: a new macroinvertebrate community metric to evaluate habitat loss in residual flow stretches
Alexander Auhser (BOKU, AT)

Parallell sessions 4-6
Session 4 - Hydropeaking operations and how to make hydropower flexible + impacts downstream HP outlets like gas saturation…

14:00 The ecological effects of sub-daily flow variability on riverine fishes – a systematic review
Bryan Bozeman (US)

14:15 Effects of spatio-temporal variability of hydropeaking on juvenile fish
Kevin Merl (BOKU)

14:30 The effects of supersaturation on benthic invertebrates in two Norwegian rivers
Vebjørn Kveberg Opsanger (NORCE)

14:45 The effects of gas supersaturation on fish and benthic invertebrates
Gaute Velle (NORCE)

15:00 Gas supersaturation at Norwegian hydroplants – risk modelling and monitoring
Ulrich Pulg (NORCE)

15:15 Hydropower and hydromorphological impacts in freshwater pearl mussel (Margaritifera margaritifera) rivers: ecological bottlenecks and potential mitigation measures
Marie-Pierre Gosselin (NINA)

15:30 Q & A

Session 5 - Connectivity, barriers, solutions and the integrations

14:00 Fish passage facilities in a new hydropower plant at Hvammur in River Thjorsa, Iceland
Sigurdur Gudjonsson (landsvirkjun, IS)

14:15 Turbine Design for Fish Inclusion
Sterling Watson (Natal, US)

14:30 A new method for passing substrate over weirs
Tom Jacobsen (Sedicon, NO)

14:45 Evaluation of vertical connectivity in regulated river reaches using a multiparametric measuring approach
Markus Noack (DE)

15:00 The benefits and challenges of using environmental nucleotides for fish passage species detection and enumeration
Kristine N. Moody (US)

15:15 Modelling fish recruitment potential of lithophilic fish in restored rivers by means of functional habitat and population dynamics modelling.
David Farò (IBG, DE)

15:30 Q & A

Session 6 - Reservoirs, their role in the future energy system and the effects of environmental contraints

14:00 Physical environmental impacts on a hydropower reservoir under different operational modes
Ana Adeva-Bustos

14:15 Optimal Integration of Hybrid Pumped Storage Hydropower to increase renewables penetration and reduce CO₂ emissions
Alban Kuriqi

14:30 Application of remote sensing for monitoring fish spawning sites of a large hydropower plant reservoir in a lowland region
Linas Jurevicius

14:45 Green Lidar in Lakes
Tor Haakon Bakken

15:00 CoolHydro – mitigating extreme temperature events in hydropower catchments
Lennart Schönfelder

15:15 An assessment of the impact of environmental constraints on utilization of Norwegian hydropower flexibility for integration of wind and solar power
Viviane Aubin

15:30 Determining the hydrological implications of regulation on Swedish lakes with space observations
Fernando Jaramillo

Coffee break
Plenary 4: Focus on, good governance and long-term changes of the water resources systems

16:15 Multidecadal trends in brown trout (Salmo trutta) populations in regulated and unregulated river
Laurence Tissot (EDF, FR)

16:30 Long term changes in riverscapes in rivers regulated for hydropower
Knut Alfredsen (NTNU, NO)

16:45 Governance responses to tightening environmental requirements for hydropower – Finland, Germany and Sweden
Antti Iho (LUKE, FI)

17:00 Increasing biodiversity in heavily modified rivers without affecting production or balancing capacity of hydropower - strategy and examples of case studies
Erik Sparrevik (Vattenfall, SE)

17:15 Q & A

Poster session 2
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End scientific program day 2
Concert in Nidaros Cathedral
Reception at Two Towers
Reception with Tapas buffet and mingling. (Registration required)

Organizers RSB


FME HydroCen
NTNU Team Hydropower
Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management
Norwegian Environmental Agency

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Sira Kvina Kraftselskap