The City of Strasbourg entered into a partnership with an inter-disciplinary scientific team from the University of Strasbourg's Laboratoire Image Ville Environnement (Laboratory Image City Environment - LIVE UMR 7362 –, the CNRS – Unistra – ENGEES) to answer the following question: What have been the ecological benefits as a result of restoration actions and how long will they last?

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scientifiC MONITORING



 

 

Scientific monitoring was introduced in 2012 (i.e. two years before completion of the restoration work). It is based on different Life+ project tasks which it breaks down into practical actions within a monitoring protocol.

Pre-restoration scientific monitoring

  • Historical, paleo-environmental study
  • Geomorphological monitoring
  • Hydraulic and hydrological monitoring
  • Hydrogeological monitoring
  • Ecological monitoring.

Interdisciplinary approach

The number and diversity of monitoring parameters encourage collaboration between researchers.

Scientific communication

  • Conferences
  • Seminars
  • Current and forthcoming articles

Information to the general public

Photographs:
Bauerngrundwasser upstream © D. ESCHBACH,2013
Bauerngrundwasser downstream © D. COACOLO, 2014
Confluence between the artificial channel and the Bauerngrundwasser © D. ESCHBACH, 2014