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Proposal of the Establishment of the Sediment Monitoring System for the Sava River Basin

end:  30.10.2015.start:  01.12.2014.
Within the framework of a cooperative effort associating the UNESCO Venice Office (UVO), the International Sava river Basin Commission (ISRBC), the European Sediment Network (SedNet) and the UNESCO-IHP International sediment Initiative (ISI) ISRBC established the core expert group for the implementation of the project Proposal of the Establishment of the Sediment Monitoring System for the Sava River Basin.

This project is also being developed in the frame of the Framework Agreement on the Sava River Basin (FASRB) as well as the in application of the project “Towards Practical Guidance for Sustainable Sediment Management using Sava River as a Showcase” resulting in organizing the training course and Part I of the Guidance on Sustainable Sediment Management in the Sava River Basin (in October 2012) and implementing the project Estimation of the Sediment Balance of the Sava River (in 2013).

The main objectives of the project have been:
  • Establishment of strategic goals and specific objectives of the sediment monitoring and data exchange system;
  • Review of existing sediment monitoring data;
  • Review of technical international standards and technics of monitoring and assessment of their application in the Sava River Basin;
  • Establishment of on-line free database on sediment taking into account the initial functionalities of Sava Geoportal implemented by ISRBC;
Within the project the workshop on sediment monitoring has been organized in September 2015.

The final report of the project is available below.

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Proposal of the Establishment of the Sediment Monitoring System for the Sava River Basin