Dr. Thomas Hein has extensive expertise in river/wetland/floodplain ecology and biogeochemistry of aquatic ecosystems and ecosystem management. His expertise comprises nutrient and organic matter cycling and biodiversity aspects in riverine landscapes, research on interactions between fluvial dynamics and ecosystem processes, stable isotope application, the conservation and restoration strategies for riverine landscapes, nature conservation and nutrient management in river basin management. He is responsible for coordinating all BOKU-related work, coordinating WP4, Drivers of Change and Pressures on Aquatic Ecosystems, the Danube case study and contributing to all WPs with regard to case-study specific knowledge.