Centro de Biologia Molecular e Ambiental

Centre of Molecular and Environmental Biology

River Restoration

 COORDINATORS       Cláudia Pascoal, Fernanda Cássio (CBMA-DB, Universidade do Minho)
Paulo Ramísio (C-TAC, Universidade do Minho)
VENUE Departamento de Biologia, Universidade do Minho
July 4-8

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GENERAL INFORMATION       Target group: post-graduate students, researchers and technicians aimed at improving stream ecosystem condition and involved in river restoration activities
      David Bradley APEM Lda, Manchester, UK
Felipe Macias Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Paulo Ramísio Department of Civil Engineering, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Raquel Alves Collaborator of the City Hall of Guimarães, Portugal
Rita Salgado Department of Urban Planning, City Hall of Guimarães, Portugal
Rui Cortes Universidade de Trás-os-Montes, Vila Real, Portugal
Regina Nogueira Department of Biological Engineering, University of Minho, Portugal
Teresa Ferreira Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Lisboa, Portugal
Cláudia Pascoal Department of Biology, University of Minho, Portugal
Fernanda Cássio Department of Biology, University of Minho, Portugal


  1. Hydrology and Hydrodynamics
  2. Geomorphology and habitats
  3. Watershed and riparian vegetation
  4. River ecology
  5. Stream ecosystem functions and services
  6. Natural recovery capacity of river buffer zones
  7. Engineering techniques to rehabilitate and restore physical and ecological processes
  8. GIS in restoration
  9. Water quality and biomonitoring
  10. Water policy and management practices

The course includes theoretical classes, computer practicals and case studies


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Centro de Biologia Molecular e Ambiental
Departamento de Biologia, Universidade do Minho
Campus de Gualtar 4710-054 Braga
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