Field Sites

Hainich-Groundwater-Wells

 

Hainich Groundwater Wells

Our field location here is a transect of wells to the deep aquifer running along an altitude gradient.
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Former-lignite-Mine-Lake-77

 

Former lignite Mine Lake 77

Lake 77 is located in Brandenburg near the city of Lauchhammer. It is a former open-pit lignite mine which was flooded after the mining operations ended at this site some 40 years ago. Drainage from the waste heap near the lake has turned the water acidic.
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CO2-exhalations-Mofettes

 

CO2 exhalations Mofettes

Wetland mofettes in NW Bohemia Czech Republic – as natural analogues to gas leakages they provide information about longterm ecosystem effects.
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Former-Uranium-Mine

 

Former Uranium Mine

The former Ronneburg Uranium mine operated over 40 years during the GDR government, producing fuel for Russian nuclear weapons. It was shut down after reunification and recently remediated physically.
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Last Update 29.10.2015