Following meetings in Marrakesh, for now the last ecological field trip took place in September and October 2022, with the aim of collecting additional data from the confluences. However, only at two of four confluences the sampling of macroinvertebrates, algae and physico-chemical parameters was possible,...

Following the Moroccan field trips, the SaliDraa-Team was taking part at the 2nd SIBECOL-AIL Meeting 2022, taking place from the 3rd to 8th July in the Portuguese city of Aveiro. While the main audience of the conference is conducting research in the Iberian Peninsula, the...

In June 2022, a further field trip was conducted to collect samples from the previous visited sampling sites, covering the middle of the dry season. While this field campaign was the for now last one to visit all the sites selected already in February 2020,...

A follow-up ecological field trip for the October campaign was conducted in March 2022 by a small group of 5 researchers. The main objective was to resample the before visited sites in order to cover different seasons (i.e., the end of the dry and the...

In October 2021, after more than one and a half years of travel restrictions due to the Corona pandemic, the Germany-based researchers of the SaliDraa-project were finally able to travel to the Draa river basin to conduct field work. After a group meeting in Marrakesh...

Travel restrictions and health risks caused by the Corona virus prohibited long planned field work during the first lockdowns, especially for the SaliDraa members based in Germany. By the end of the summer, however, it was finally possible for the Moroccan colleagues from the University...

Lisa Bossenbroek participated from the 6th - 8th of October to the first seminar organized in the context of the Post-Doc Academy for Transformational Leadership, initiated and funded by the Robert Bosch Stiftung in collaboration with four academic centres Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Leuphana University of...

On the 24th of June 2020 the advisory board meeting, consisting of external experts in different fields, was organized virtually. The main objective was to assure the scientific quality of the project and to situate the research insights into larger scientific debates and geographical areas,...

The SalidraaJuj team met and exchanged with other junior groups funded by the BMBF's Research for Sustainable Development (FONA) in social-ecological research for two days workshop in Bonn. New collaborations and many inspiring ideas emerged! Thank's to the BMBF for this great event. Currently about 20...