dr Szatten Dawid AleksanderEnglish

dr Szatten Dawid AleksanderEnglish

Currently at Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz, Institute of Geography, Department of Revitalization of  Waterways - Koscieleckich Square 8, 85-033 Bydgoszcz (Poland)

University degrees:

2017 - Ph.D. in Earth Sciences, Thesis title: “The influence of human activities on the fluvial processes of lower part of the Brda River”, Polish Academy of Science in Warsaw – Institute of Geography and Spatial Organisation, Supervisor: prof. dr hab. Zygmunt Babinski, 2nd Supervisor: dr Michał Habel.

2007 - M.Sc. in Geography Sciences, specializing in physical geography and  environment protection, Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz, Poland.


  • Coordinator: The Center of Information and Promotion of Inland Waterways in Bydgoszcz (since 2018)
  • Scientific Coordinator: The Center of Waterway Revitalization (since 2018)

Research projects:

  • 2014-2016 head of the project PRELUDIUM 6 “Model of suspended sediments transport for lowland rivers under the influence of hydrotechnical structures on an example Koronowski Reservoir” – grant funded by the National Science Centre in Krakow, 08.2014 – 02.2016, UMO-2013/11/N/ST10/01762
  • 2013-2016 project contractor of 7th Framework Programme - IRSES, acronym FLUMEN „Fluvial processes and sediment dynamics of slope channel systems: Impacts of socio economic-and climate change on river system characteristics and related services”, Proposal no.: 318969, head designer: dr Michał Habel

Short term scholarships:

  • 4–6.11.2018 Germany; TU Dresden, Tharandt: Workshop on ManTra-Rivers project "Management of Transbonduary Rivers between Ukraine, Russia and the EU"Russia
  • 2–6.07.2018 Italy; Pavia University - Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences: 2nd International Summer School: Natural Hazards and related Sediment Dynamics on Catchment Scale / Val Tidone
  • 15–19.05.2017 Italy; Pavia University - Erasmus+
  • 8–14.05.2017 Italy; Pavia University - Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences: 1st International Geopedological Fieldschool at Oltrepo / Borgo Priolo;
  • 05–13.10.2014 Italy, University of Florence: fields school on Landscape assessment and landscape reconstruction techniques in the Cinque Terre

Field campagne

  • August 2015 Ukraine - Dniepro River, Kaniv Reservoir
  • August 2014 Ukraine, Dniepro River, Kaniv Reservoir
  • May 2013 North Russia - Northern Dvina River, Kotlas and Vielky Ustug

Practical skills:

2007 Certyficate of competency of motorboat helmsman for operate motorboats engine up to 60KW in all inland waters and at sea coastal area limited to 2 nautical miles from land during daytime, licence no. 011619

2010 professional certificate (patent) for navigating on inland waterways by motor boats and ships till 20 m length, license no. 01031471

Participation in scientific conferences:

  • 20.09.2018 r., 1th Congress of Inland Navigation, Poland, Opole - „Waterway of the Vistula River” (session: Modern shipping infrastructure)
  • 18-20.09.2017, The International Scientific Conference 9th Forum of Ecological Engineering, Polish Society of Ecological Engineering, Kazimierz Dolny, Poland - „Reducing of Water Turbidity by Hydrotechnical Structures on the Example of the Wloclawek Reservoir” 
  • 15.06.2017 10'th International SedNet Conference "Sediments on the move", Genoa, Italy – "Assessment of Vistula delta cone development under sediment deficit condition (Poland)" Marker M., Habel M., Babiński Z., Szatten D. (sesion: Sediment balance)
  • 21-25.04.2017 13'th International Conference of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering, Saloniki, Grecja – "The use of GIS tools in determining the intensity of meandering rivers based on example of Notec River (Poland)" Szatten D., Nadolny G., Rabant H. (session 37: GIS, Statistics and Remote Sensing Technologies for River Valleys Development);
  • 17-21.08.2015 IGU Regional Conference 2015 "Geography, Culture and Society for our future Earth", International Geographical Union, Moscow, Russian Federation – „Model of suspended sediments transport for lowland rivers under the influence of hydrotechnical structures on an example Koronowski Reservoir” Szatten D., Marker M. (session: Sediment redistribution and exogenic processes dynamics in small river basins);
  • 11-17.04.2015 General Assembly 2015, European Geosciences Union, Vienna Austria – poster „Influence of the hydrotechnical structures on the changes of total suspension transport - illustrated by the example of the Koronowski Reservoir on Brda River” Szatten D., Marker M. (session: HS9 –  Erosion, sedimentation and river processes; HS9.1/GM7.10 Measurement and monitoring techniques for evaluating sediment transport and dynamic processes in open-water environments)
  • 22-25.04.2014 X Workshop for Young Scientists Interinstitutional Scientific Council on Erosion, River Channel and Mouth Processes, State University in Moscow, Russia,  Pedagogical University in Belgorod,  paper title: Human impact on hydrological and sedimentological processes on the example of Brdyujście regatta track
  • 11-12.07.2013 VI International Scientific Conference Inland Shipping, Maritime University in Szczecin, paper title: Influence of hydrological and sedimentological processes on the functioning of inland waterway transport on an example of Brdyujście Regatta Track
  • 7.06.2011 Scientific Conference "Protection of the Environment through the Education - water resources and extreme events", Department of Environment and Geology Marshal's Office in Toruń, Kobylniki - paper title: Assessment of the ecological status of the Gopło lake
  • 23-25.05.2011 International Geomorphology Workshop for Young Scientists „The field methods of the study of fluvial processes as the basis in dynamic geomorphology”, Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz, Poland, paper title: Influence of Koronowski Reservoir on total suspension in the waters of the Brda River
  • 15-18.09.2009 XIII National Limnological Conference, Association of Polish Limnological, Szelment-Wigry, paper title: Ecological consequences of changes in the water level of the Ostrowskie lake
  • 23.06.2008 XV National Scientific Symposium - Complex Research and Environment Protection, Scientific Society in Bydgoszcz, Tleń – paper title: Application of the methodology in accordance with the Water Framework Directive in the reper monitoring research of lakes on the example of Stelchno Lake