Research projects dealing with fluvial systems

  Inde River Copyright: © V. Esser The Inde River nearby Eschweiler

In various, mostly regional, projects, the Chair of Physical Geography and Geoecology investigates how historical anthropogenic factors, for instance, mining and industry, but also current developments influence fluvial systems. An overview:

Human impact on fluvial morphodynamics and contaminant dispersion in small river catchments


Toxic Floods

Humanized River Systems

Microplastic in fluvial sediments

115 years of sedimentation in the Urft Reservoir