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Project Gantt Chart:

Activity 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
A J O J A J O J A J O J A J O J
WP1 D3 D3 D1 D3 D3 D3, D2
WP1.1 M1
WP1.2 M2 M3 M3 M3
WP1.3 M4
WP1.4 M5
WP1.5 M6
WP2 D5 D5 D1 D5, D6 D4, D5
WP2.1 M1,M2 M5 M7 M7 M7
WP2.2 M8 M8 M8 M8
WP2.3 M9 M9 M9 M9
WP2.4 M11 M10 M11 M11
WP3 D8 D7 D8
WP3.1 M12
WP3.2 M13 M15 M14
WP3.3 M16
WP3.4 M17
WP4 D9 D10 D10 D10
WP4.1 M18 M19 M19 M20
WP4.2 M21 M21 M21 M21
WP4.3 M22 M22 M22
WP5 D12 D12 D12 D11, D13
WP5.1 M23 M24 M25
WP5.2 M26 M27
WP5.3 M28 M29 M30 M31
WP6 D14 D15

D16

D15 D15 D15 D15 D15 D15 D15, D17
WP6.1 M32M33 M32 M32

M33

M32
WP6.2 M34 M34
WP6.3 M35 M35
WP6.4 M36

M37

M37 M37 M37 M37 M37 M37

Project Milestones:

M1

Buffer strip study sites selected between WP1 &WP2

M2

Experimental plots in BS types established between WP1 & WP2.

M3

Biomass harvested in different buffer strips and CNP sequestration analysed.

M4

Experiments with BS biomass used for biogas production completed.

M5

Experiments with BS biomass for fodder production completed.

M6

Evaluate nutrient uptake following natural species traits and reuse of phosphorus from biomass.

M7

Biodiversity patterns analysed in experimental plots with time.

M8

Experiments with topsoil removal established and effects for vegetation analysed.

M9

Experiments with WTR established and effects for vegetation analysed.

M10

Analysis of existing monitoring data on BS vegetation and stream ecology finished.

M11

Studying the structural and functional characteristics of streams along selected BS reaches with plots.

M12

BSs having neighbouring slope units with high risk for soil erosion and surface runoff selected.

M13

Model development based on WaTEM started with test on existing DK datasets from BSs

M14

Model development based on WaTEM completed.

M15

Meta-data with information on sedimentation in BSs from international literature updated and statistically analysed.

M16

Development of transfer functions for phosphorus content in sediment from BSs – using existing and new soil core data

M17

Validation of developed sedimentation model with new geosurvey data from BS observatories

M18

Experimental sites with tile drain and ditch water instrumented.

M19

Measurements of water and nutrient retention conducted at experimental sites.

M20

Efficiency of BS for water and nutrient retention calculated from experiments

M21

WTR amendments applied in experimental plots and tested

M22

Measurements of plant uptake of nutrient in the vegetation in engineered BSs

M23

Collection of data for the stated preference surveys has been conducted and initial analysis results have been presented to project and WP leaders.

M24

CBAs of proposed management scenarios in the two observatories have been completed.

M25

The assessment concerning the potential need and justification for public subsidies to a production based on biomass harvested from buffer strips has been completed.

M26

Meetings in BS observatories with local stakeholders

M27

Interviews and a meeting with local stakeholders to be used for developing decision-support tool and management options completed.

M28

First version of the prototype planning tool is ready for testing.

M29

The planning tool has been tested in the two observatories.

M30

The prototype planning tool has been adjusted according to knowledge gained in WP5 so far and a final recommendation for optimal management of buffer strips in the two observatories have been proposed and discussed with local stakeholders at a workshop.

M31

Upscaling of BSs in two catchments based on optimal ecosystem services provided from BSs as an outcome from WP1-WP4

M32

Annual project management meetings.

M33

Meetings with advisory committee.

M34

Project workshops.

M35

PhD courses held.

M36

Project homepage established and updated.

M37

Project newsletters.

Project Deliverables:

D1

List of indicators that can serve to identify cost effective buffer strip ecosystem services building on landscape and vegetation characteristics for CNP sequestration and biomass for biogas and fodder.

D2

A PhD Thesis

D3

Four peer reviewed international papers

D4

Biodiversity development in BSs with time using different management options – biomass harvesting, topsoil removal, WTR application

D5

Three peer reviewed international papers.

D6

List of indicators that can serve to identify cost-effective BS ecosystem services building on landscape and vegetation characteristics for biodiversity and stream ecology

D7

Distributed erosion/deposition model of sediment retention in buffers

D8

Two peer reviewed international papers

D9

One peer reviewed international paper on validation of WTR reuse in BS.

D10

Three peer reviewed international papers on functioning of BS for water and nutrient retention from tile drains.

D11

Report describing the general use of the prototype planning tool (the guide to planners)

D12

Three papers published in peer-reviewed scientific journals

D13

One PhD Thesis

D14

Project homepage developed.

D15

Newsletters twice a year.

D16

First project workshop.

D17

Final Project workshop