Jo Packet
  • Herman Teirlinckgebouw, Havenlaan 88 bus 73

    1000 Brussel



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Research expertise

Experience in biotic/abiotic monitoring of stagnant freshwater systems with expertise in macrophytes, macroinvertebrates and IAS issues. Involved in the methodology development of the WFD (macrophytes) and in the monitoring and reporting the status of aquatic habitats and species of the HD. Expertised in ecosystem-oriented measures and management of stagnant freshwater habitats and restoration projects. Involved in nature conservation policy (reducing the impact of nitrogen on biodiversity).


  • aquatic management
  • Habitats Directive
  • Water Framework Directive
  • species directed nature management
  • local conservation status

Thematic List 2020

  • Water
  • Protected nature
  • Invasive species

Taxonomic List

  • macrophytes (aquatic plants)
  • green algae (Charophyta, of Charophyceae, of Charales)
  • aquatic plants (Hydrophyta)
  • water lillies (Nymphaeaceae)
  • snails, clams and mussels (Mollusca)
  • snails and slugs (Gastropoda)
  • dragonflies (Odonata)
  • macroinvertebrates

Thematic List

  • Species and biotopes
  • Management

Disciplinecode List

  • Aquatic biology
  • Conservation and biodiversity
  • Aquatic chemistry
  • Environmental impact and risk assessment
  • Landscape ecology
  • Environmental management
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Wildlife and habitat management
  • Environmental rehabilitation


  • fieldwork (observations and sampling)


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