Chapter 25. Support for WFD Research Needs: Current Activities and Future Perspectives in the Context of RTD Framework Programmes

  1. Philippe Quevauviller2,3,
  2. Ulrich Borchers4,
  3. Clive Thompson5 and
  4. Tristan Simonart6
  1. Andrea Tilche

Published Online: 31 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470716090.ch25

The Water Framework Directive: Ecological and Chemical Status Monitoring

The Water Framework Directive: Ecological and Chemical Status Monitoring

How to Cite

Tilche, A. (2008) Support for WFD Research Needs: Current Activities and Future Perspectives in the Context of RTD Framework Programmes, in The Water Framework Directive: Ecological and Chemical Status Monitoring (eds P. Quevauviller, U. Borchers, C. Thompson and T. Simonart), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470716090.ch25

Editor Information

  1. 2

    European Commission, DG Environment (BU93/142), rue de la Loi 200, 1049 Brussels, Belgium

  2. 3

    Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), IUWPARE, Dept; Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering, Building T, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium

  3. 4

    IWW Water Research Centre, Germany

  4. 5

    Alcontrol Laboratories, South Yorkshire, UK

  5. 6

    Institut Pasteur de Lille, Lille, France

Author Information

  1. European Commission, DG Research, Rue de la Loi, 200, 1049 Brussels, Belgium

  1. The views expressed in this chapter are purely those of the author and may not in any circumstances be regarded as stating an official position of the European Commission.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2008

Book Series:

  1. Water Quality Measurements

Book Series Editors:

  1. Philippe Quevauviller2,3

Series Editor Information

  1. 2

    European Commission, DG Environment (BU93/142), rue de la Loi 200, 1049 Brussels, Belgium

  2. 3

    Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), IUWPARE, Dept; Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering, Building T, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470518366

Online ISBN: 9780470716090

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Keywords:

  • WFD research need support;
  • EU Water Research and FP5 Water Key Action;
  • OPEN Modelling Interface;
  • EUROHARP (EVK1-CT-2001-00096) project;
  • real-time flood forecasting;
  • HACCP (Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points)-based Water Safety Plan;
  • WFD-relevant chemical and biological substances (SWIFT-WFD);
  • EUROLIMPACS and water systems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Three Decades of EU Water Research and the FP5 Water Key Action

  • The 6th Framework Programme (2002-2006) and its Wider International Dimension

  • The 7th Framework Programme (FP7)

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • Useful Links