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International workshop within BSB165 Hydroeconex project

On September 15, 2021, the Institute of Zoology organizes the international workshop “Monitoring the Dniester and Prut rivers and indicators of the impact of hydropower constructions on the functioning of transboundary aquatic ecosystems” within the project “Creating an innovative transboundary monitoring system of transformations of river ecosystems the impact of hydropower development and climate...

Public seminars in Oancea and Vlădesti, Romania

On September 1 and 2 in the commune of Oancea and Vlădești, the University Dunarea de Jos Galați organized 2 seminars, held within the HydroEcoNex project (BSB165). The seminars were attended by representatives of the local townhall, educational institutions in the territory, interested citizens, members of the leading partner team - Institute of Zoology,...

Knowledge transfer workshop: the impact of hydropower and climate change on biodiversity, with a focus on fish

The Department of Chemistry, Physics and Environment, the Faculty of Environmental Sciences, University ”Dunărea de Jos” Galati, invites all interested parties to take part on 01 of July, in an knowledge transfer workshop entitled "Impact of hydropower and climate change on biodiversity, with a focus on fish” organized within the project eMS BSB165 -“Creating...

Knowledge transfer workshop: aquatic ecosystems under the impact of hydropower construction and climate change

On 27 March 2021, within the project BSB165 ”Creating a system of innovative transboundary monitoring of the Black Sea river ecosystems transformation under impacts of hydropower development and climate change”  – HydroEcoNex, the Institute of Zoology in partnership with University Dunarea de Jos of Galati and Aleco Russo State University from Balti, organised a...

Public lesson “Study on the ecological state of ecosystem of Dniester river”

  Are you interested to know more about the ecological state of Dniester river? On 12 of February, 2021, at 14.00, the corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences, Elena ZUBCOV will present online the public lesson "Study on the ecological state of ecosystem of Dniester river". Follow the link to get useful knowledge at https://youtu.be/ZFxdxmBWBnE   The...

Biological indicators for assessing hydropower and climate change impact

     Climate change is a complex phenomenon that influence the physical, chemical and biological features of the ecosystems. Aquatic ecosystems react by changing hydrological patterns (temperature, evaporation, current velocity, sedimentation) and these responses are likely to be mixed with responses of land-use and hydropower plant impact. Biological responses to climate change are likely to...

New publication on economic valuation of ecosystem services

The methodical guide elaborated by Eco-Tiras is dedicated to economic valuation of ecosystem services in the context of climate change and hydropower impact on the state of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems and their services. The book presents and uses a methodology of economic valuation that can be used at different scales. The proposed methodology...

Scientific Report presented by Institute of Zoology on the impact of hydopower on freshwater ecosystems of Dniester and Prut rivers

The report is an overview of historical and newly collected data  of the Institute of Zoology on the impact of hydropower on freshwater ecosystems, including important indicators of impact such as changes in the water temeperature, multiannual dynamics of main ions, bacterio-, phyto- and zooplankton, zoobenthos and fish species.  The file can be downloaded...

A knowledge transfer workshop on the reduction of freshwater flow in the Black Sea under the effect of hydropower constructions and climate change

During 12-14 of December, 2019 the Ukrainian Scientific Centre of the Ecology of Sea (UkrSCES) brought together members of HydroEcoNex team (Institute of Zoology, International Association of River Keepers „Eco-Tiras” and Hydrometeorological Centre of Black and Azov Sea) as well as representatives from other institutions (Odessa regional administration, Odessa State Environmental University, Odessa National...