• Regional problems of river pollution and sedimentation
  • Contaminants transport by river sediments
  • The influence of global climate change on the environmental fate of river anthropogenic pollution
  • Hydrological and geochemical aspects of soil erosion
  • Impact of mining activities on the surface water quality
  • Material flow analysis: Consideration of urban system inputs
  • Environmental anthropogenic impact assessment for rivers


  • Exceedance of modern background sediment loss to rivers in England and Wales and scope for closing the gap using best management (by Prof. Adrian Collins)
  • Sediment sources, sinks and human impacts on large south American rivers (by Prof. Edgardo Latrubesse)
  • Microparticals Geochemistry in Terrestrial and Aquatic Environments (by Prof. Nikolay Kasimov)
  • Particle-bound pollution from urban areas: significance, assessment and management (by Dr. Björn Helm)
  • Recent advances and future direction in global fluvial sediment modeling (by Dr. Sagy Cohen)
  • The downstream impacts of retreating glaciers on water quality and security (by Dr. Caroline Clason)
  • Quantifying gully erosion and its impacts on sediment fluxes at regional scales: research needs and recent advancements (by Dr. Matthias Vanmaercke)
  • The death of Western Europe’s largest river Eridanos (and its recent resurrection) (by Prof. Salomon Kroonenberg)
  • Water quality problems in the Mongolian subbasins of the Selenga - a Nexus perspective (by Prof. Daniel Karthe)
  • Hydrodynamics and sediment transport processes in the lowermost Mississippi River: insights into the role of non-uniform flow for affecting timing and magnitude of material movement, and applications for building deltaic land surfaces (by Prof. Jeff Nittrouer)
  • Integrating monitoring and water quality modelling to assess human impacts (by Prof. Martina Flörke)