5. Transboundary Lakes and Rivers

  1. Prof. Dr. Jacques Ganoulis21,
  2. Dr. Alice Aureli22 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Jean Fried23,24
  1. Zsuzsanna Buzás1,
  2. Mitja Brilly2,
  3. Stanka Koren3,
  4. Joẑef Novak3,
  5. Zsuzsanna Engi4,
  6. Rosario Mosello5,
  7. Roberto Bertoni5,
  8. Piero Guilizzoni5,
  9. Miltos Gletsos6,
  10. Christian Perennou7,
  11. Marianthi Stefouli8,
  12. Eleni Charou9,
  13. Alexei Kouraev10,11,
  14. Alkis Stamos8,
  15. Charalampos Skoulikaris12,
  16. Jean-Marie Monget13,
  17. Prof. Dr. Jacques Ganoulis14,
  18. Miriam Ndini15,
  19. Eglantina Demiraj14,
  20. Ioannis Chronis15,
  21. Maria Lazaridou16,
  22. Efthalia Lazaridou17,
  23. Thomas K. Alexandridis15,
  24. George Zalidis15,
  25. Nikolaos Tsotsolis18,
  26. Manolia Andredaki19,
  27. Vlassios Hrissanthou19,
  28. Nikolaos Kotsovinos19 and
  29. Alexey V. Babkin20

Published Online: 19 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527636655.ch5

Transboundary Water Resources Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Transboundary Water Resources Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach

How to Cite

Buzás, Z., Brilly, M., Koren, S., Novak, J., Engi, Z., Mosello, R., Bertoni, R., Guilizzoni, P., Gletsos, M., Perennou, C., Stefouli, M., Charou, E., Kouraev, A., Stamos, A., Skoulikaris, C., Monget, J.-M., Ganoulis, J., Ndini, M., Demiraj, E., Chronis, I., Lazaridou, M., Lazaridou, E., Alexandridis, T. K., Zalidis, G., Tsotsolis, N., Andredaki, M., Hrissanthou, V., Kotsovinos, N. and Babkin, A. V. (2011) Transboundary Lakes and Rivers, in Transboundary Water Resources Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach (eds J. Ganoulis, A. Aureli and J. Fried), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527636655.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 21

    UNESCO Chair and Network INWEB, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Civil Engineering, Division of Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece

  2. 22

    UNESCO, International Hydrological Programme, 1, rue Miollis, 75732 Paris, France

  3. 23

    University of California, School of Social Ecology, Department of Planning, Policy and Design, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

  4. 24

    UNESCO, Paris, France

Author Information

  1. 1

    Ministry for Environment and Water, Főutca 44-50, 1011 Budapest, Hungary

  2. 2

    University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, Jamova 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

  3. 3

    Environmental Agency of the Republic of Slovenia, Vojkova 1b, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

  4. 4

    West-Transdanubian Environmental and Water Directorate[JA20], Department for Prevention and Protection from Water Damages, Gyor, Hungary

  5. 5

    C.N.R. Institute of Ecosystem Study, Largo Tonolli 50, 28922 Verbania Pallanza, Italy

  6. 6

    Society for the Protection of Prespa, 530 77 Aghios Germanos, Greece

  7. 7

    Tour du Valat, Le Sambuc, 13200 Arles, France

  8. 8

    Institute of Geology and Mineral Exploration, Department of Geology and Geological Mapping, Olympic Village, Entrance C, 13677 Acharnae, Greece

  9. 9

    National Centre for Scientific Research, “Demokritos”, Institute of Informatics & Telecommunications, 153 10 Aghia Paraskevi, Greece

  10. 10

    Université de Toulouse, UPS (OMP-PCA), LEGOS, 14 Av. Edouard Belin, F-31400 Toulouse, France

  11. 11

    State Oceanography Institute, St. Petersburg Branch, St. Petersburg, Russia

  12. 12

    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Civil Engineering Department, Hydraulics Laboratory, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece

  13. 13

    Mines ParisTech, Earth & Environmental Sciences, 60 Boulevard Saint-Michel, 75272 Paris, France

  14. 14

    Polytechnic University of Tirana, Institute of Energy, Water and Environment, Durresi Street 219, Tirana, Albania

  15. 15

    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Agriculture, Laboratory of Applied Soil Science, Thessaloniki, Greece

  16. 16

    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Biology, Laboratory of Zoology, Thessaloniki, Greece

  17. 17

    Omikron LTD, Environmental Department, Agricultural Road Straitsa, 57001 Thessaloniki, Greece

  18. 18

    Region of Central Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece

  19. 19

    Democritus University of Thrace, Department of Civil Engineering, Vas. Sofias 12, 67100 Xanthi, Greece

  20. 20

    State Hydrological Institute, Laboratory of Water Resources and Water Balance, Second Line, 23 V.O., 199053 St. Petersburg, Russia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527330140

Online ISBN: 9783527636655



  • Hydrology;
  • transboundary cooperation;
  • data exchange;
  • standards;
  • Water Framework Directive (WFD);
  • Eutrophication;
  • oligotrophication;
  • nutrients;
  • plankton;
  • sediment;
  • transboundary cooperation;
  • Environmental monitoring;
  • transboundary cooperation;
  • Prespa;
  • Remote sensing;
  • GIS;
  • water management;
  • Prespa lakes;
  • Kobilje stream;
  • detention pond;
  • transboundary floods;
  • Interreg III;
  • Climate change;
  • dam simulation;
  • hydropower;
  • Nestos river;
  • Climate variation;
  • rainfall;
  • runoff;
  • trend analyses;
  • Typology;
  • system B;
  • numerical system;
  • identification of water bodies;
  • Strymonas River basin;
  • Soil erosion;
  • sediment yield;
  • dam;
  • simulation model;
  • Nestos river;
  • Time series;
  • periodicities;
  • long-range forecast


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Do We Have Comparable Hydrological Data for Transboundary Cooperation?

  • Limnological and Palaeolimnological Research on Lake Maggiore as a Contribution to Transboundary Cooperation Between Italy and Switzerland

  • Monitoring in Shared Waters: Developing a Transboundary Monitoring System for the Prespa Park

  • Integrated Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System Techniques for Improving Transboundary Water Management: The Case of Prespa Region

  • Transboundary Integrated Water Management of the Kobilje Stream Watershed

  • Climate Change Impacts on Dams Projects in Transboundary River Basins. The Case of the Mesta/Nestos River Basin, Greece

  • Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources in the Vjosa Basin

  • Identification and Typology of River Water Bodies in the Hellenic Part of the Strymonas River Basin, as a Transboundary Case Study

  • Calculation of Sediment Reduction at the Outlet of the Mesta/Nestos River Basin caused by the Dams

  • Methodologies of Estimation of Periodicities of River Flow and its Long-Range Forecast: The Case of the Transboundary Danube River

  • References