Funding Agency and Programme Manager


The Environment Agency Austria (EAA) / Umweltbundesamt pursues an interdisciplinary approach to the design and development of perspectives for the environment and society. Preventive environmental protection, in the sense of sustainable development, is at the centre of our activities, which are divided into the divisions Economy & Impact, Nature & Usages, Substances & Analysis, IT Solutions & Services.
Businesses and the public sector benefit from our know-how, both at national and international level. Our work contributes to the improvement of the environmental performance of our customers and clients.
Website: http://www.umweltbundesamt.at/en/




Surface Water

 Robert Konecny


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Areas of expertise

Ecology, limnology, implementation of the Water Framework Directive, particularly concerning the assessment of the biological status of water bodies

Capacity building in water management and aquaculture

Role in Water JPI activities

Governing Board representative - voting member

Alignment: Austrian platform on water research



Role in Water JPI activities Governing Board representative substitute