ICPR – International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine


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Block 1: Welcome and introduction

Henriette Berg, Head of department, Ministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit, Berlin-Bonn (20 KB)   D
Eckhard Uhlenberg, Minister of Environment in Northrhine-Westphalia, Düsseldorf (27 KB) d  
Bob Dekker, Dutch water director, Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat, Den Haag (4 MB)   E
Marie-Francoise Bazerque, Ministère de l'Ecologie et du Développement durable, Paris (22 KB)     f  
River patency – an important element of European water policy – Helmut Blöch, EU-Commission, DG Environment, Brussels (140 KB)   d   D
Salmon – a programme for migratory fish – why? - Fritz Holzwarth, President of the ICPR, Koblenz-Bonn (25 KB)     D
International cooperation on the conservation and restoration of wild Atlantic salmon - the work of NASCO, Peter Hutchinson, assistant secretary to the NASCO, Edinburgh (21 KB)   e   E
NASF- (North Atlantic Salmon Fund) –Activities - Orri Vigfusson, President of  NASF, Reykjavik (1 MB)     E

2nd block: Up- and downriver fish migration at barrages with and without use of hydroelectric power 
How can we reach the good ecological status or the good environmental potential?

Case studies in the main stream of the Rhine

Management of sluices, weirs hydropower from a WFD perspective - Tom Buijse, Rijkswaterstaat, Lelystad (5 KB)   E   
The Upper Rhine between Iffezheim and Basel: First results of an ongoing feasibility study - Jean-Francois Luquet, CPS Marly (14/30 KB)   f   F
Upstream fish migration at the Kembs barrage and problems related to downstream fish migration - François Travade, EdF, Chatou; Joseph Schittly, EdF, Mulhouse (12 KB)   f   F
Migration of sea trout: A telemetric study in the Basel area - Erich Staub, Andreas Hertig, el Bettah, Bundesamt für Umwelt, Wald und Landschaft, Bern (3 MB)     D

Case studies in Rhine tributaries

Concept for river patency of the Sieg - Heiner Klinger, Landesanstalt für Ökologie, Bodenordnung und Forsten Nordrhein-Westfalen, Recklinghausen/Albaum (6 KB/2 MB)    D
Sub-natural development of the R. Ahr - Helmut Schmid, Ing. Büro Dr. Gebler, Walzbachtal; Michael Kohlhaas, Gross, Lothar Jörgensen, Struktur- und Genehmigungsdirektion Nord, Koblenz (20 KB)   d   D
Intitiative for the protection of the eel in the Moselle – Studies and activities aimed at avoiding damage to fish in run-of-river power stations - H. Michael Moltrecht, RWE, Bernkastel    d   D
Studies on the impounded Neckar - Rainald Hoffmann, Regierungspräsidium (RP) Stuttgart    d   D
The Salmon Programme and Patency of the R. Ill System - Gabriel Edel, Association Saumon Rhin, Strasbourg, Vincent Vauclin, CPS Marly   f   F
The programme on migratory fish in Rhine tributaries in Baden - Gerhard Bartl, RP Freiburg    d   D

3 November 2005
3rd block: Concepts targeted at again making fish migration possible  Biological requirements and

presentation of technical solutions

Up- and downstream fish migration: Experience made in France - Michel Larinier, CSP, Toulouse    
Up- and Downriver Fish Migration: Experience made in Germany - Beate Adam, DWA, Hennef   d   D
Lateral migration between river and floodplain - Stefan Staas, LimnoPlan, Fisch- und Gewässerökologie, Erftstadt; Rheinfischereigenossenschaft NRW, Königswinter   d   D
Advantages and disadvantages of controlling the Haringvliet sluices to enable fish migration - Kees Storm, Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat, Rotterdam   d  D
Varied optimisation of upstream fish migration in the German-Swiss Upper Rhine - Rolf-Jürgen Gebler, Ing.-Büro Dr. Gebler, Walzbachtal; Erich Staub, BUWAL, Bern; Gerhard Bartl und Hajo Wetzlar, RP Freiburg   d   D
Migratory pattern of different fish species in the Rhine delta – telemetry findings -  Bram bij de Vaate, Waterfauna, Lelystad   e   E
Re-vitalizing fish migration in the potamal of a big Alp river, the Salzach - Paul Jäger, Salzburg    d   D

4th block: Requirements concerning an environmentally compatible use of hydroelectric power

– possible solutions and development needs

Criteria for hydroelectric power plants certified as producing ecological power - Armin Peter, Eva Schager, Bernhard Truffer, EAWAG, Kastanienbaum-Dübendorf    d   D
Approaches in France - Hugues Albanel   f   F
Ecological criteria for the price of power gained from hydraulic power - Stephan Naumann, UBA, Dessau   d   D
Comprehensive strategies for river patency -  Ulrich Dumont, Flocksmühle, Aachen   d   D
Balancing rehabilitation programmes for fish migration and hydropower generation in the Netherlands - Jan Klein Breteler,  Ministerie van Volkshuisvesting, Ruimtelijke Ordening en Milieubeheer, Den Haag, Monique Berendsen, Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat, Directoraat-generaal Water, Den Haag   nl   NL