CDT Sustainable Infrastructure for Cities Early Stage Researchers and Supervisors attended the RIBES Network School “Fundamentals of Fish Characteristics” that was hosted by the University of Southampton on TEAMS from 22-25 March 2021. Prof Paul Kemp, Prof Paul White, Dr Andrew Vowles, Helen Currie (CDT SIS), Philip Ericsson and Luocheng Wu attended this event and presented their projects to the group of Early Stage Researchers and supervisors from this European Project.
RIBES (River flow regulation, fish BEhaviour and Status) European Training Network (ETN) will train 15 ESRs in the interdisciplinary field of Ecohydraulics to find innovative solutions for freshwater fish protection and river continuity restoration in anthropogenically altered rivers.
The RIBES project, funded under the European Union Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, has a duration of 4 years, from January 2020 to December 2023
As part of the 1st RIBES Network School, there was a public lecture presented by John Williams titled “Lessons on the Columbia River – construction of dams and fish passage facilities” He talked about the modern history of fish, dams, research, and fish passage engineering on the Columbia River.
Prior to retirement, John Williams was the lead scientist for the Riverine Ecology Group at NOAA’s Northwest Fisheries Science Center. He conducted research and provided the scientific direction to a staff studying fish passage and survival of anadromous salmonids at Columbia River hydropower dams.
The presentation took place online 23 March 18:00 (UK-time). Read more: https://www.msca-ribes.eu/events