Stella Apostolaki

Stella Apostolaki
American College of Greece · Science & Mathematics

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Sustainable management of water resources calls for integration of ideas and approaches and revolves around assessment of causal-effect relationships as tools towards defining informed mitigation options and planning. The current paper presents a new holistic approach developed within the Globaqua Coordination Project that combines indicator-based...
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Despite being a natural phenomenon, water scarcity is, to a great extent, human-induced, particularly affected by climate change and by the increased water resources vulnerability. The Water Framework Directive (WFD), an ‘umbrella’ directive that aims to provide holistic approaches to the management of water resources and is supported by a number o...
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: This paper explores the relationship between the environment and human wellbeing whilst considering water resource pressures in the context of ecosystem services, before assessing the management actions to facilitate human wellbeing under the European Union’s Water Framework Directive (WFD). By focusing on four river basins in four European count...
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Amenity in contemporary thinking and design is closely associated with services provided, aesthetics, nature and biodiversity preservation, recreation, leisure and pleasure and attractiveness. One way to assess amenity is via regular inspections to identify the performance of sustainable urban drainage systems (SuDS) in matters of maintenance, aest...
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Drought is recognized as a major issue in the EU, particularly in the Mediterranean region, posing risks to the environment as well as to local and regional economies. The EU policy on water management is continuously evolving, particularly in relation to water scarcity and drought. Starting with the Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EC), which se...
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Stakeholder involvement is recognised as an important factor in the successful implementation of water management plans, particularly when efforts are made to resolve competing and conflicting demands in areas facing water scarcity. Involving stakeholders enables, first, a better understanding of different parties that have an interest in water man...
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Heavily urbanised areas often face severe flooding incidences due to increased urbanisation and lack of permeable surfaces. A range of stormwater management practices are used in urban areas depending on several factors such as the presence or lack of open and green spaces, the geomorphology of the area, and the perceptions of professionals and the...
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This paper presents the results of research into the social impacts of stormwater management techniques applied within urban environments. The main aim of the study was to compare public and professional attitudes of stormwater management practices such as Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS) and river management techniques. Any new and innova...

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Scottish Sustainable Drainage (SUDS) Monitoring Programme