Peer reviewed articles


Berger, E., Bossenbroek, L., Beermann, A.J., Schäfer, R.B., Znari, M., Riethmüller, S., Sidhu, N., Kaczmarek, N., Benaissa, H.,  Ghamizi, M., Plicht, S., Ben Salem, S., El Qorchi, F., Naimi, M., Leese, F., Frör, O., 2021.

Social-ecological interactions in the Draa River Basin, southern Morocco: Towards nature conservation and human well-being using the IPBES framework

Science of The Total Environment 769, 144492


Mostakim, L., Fetnassi, N., Rassam, H., Benaissa, H., Berger, E., Ghamizi, M., 2020.

Assessment of aquatic and semi-aquatic plants in arid regions: Testing factors affecting riparian plant distribution in the Draa Basin, Morocco.

Eurasian Journal of Biosciences 14, 4735-4741

Schilling, J., Hertig, E., Tramblay, Y., Scheffran, J., 2020.

Climate change vulnerability, water resources and social implications in North Africa.

Reg Environ Change 20, 15.


Berger, E., Frör, O., Schäfer, R.B., 2019.

Salinity impacts on river ecosystem processes: a critical mini-review.

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B:
Biological Sciences 374, 20180010.

Conference contributions



„Nachwuchsgruppen in der Sozial-ökologischen Forschung“

09. & 10. März 2020, La Redoute, Kurfürstenallee 1, Bonn – Bad Godesberg


@ SFS 2019: Society for Freshwater Science

Special Session on Salinization in the context of Translational Ecology,

May 19-23, 2019, Salt Lake City, USA  “A transdisciplinary research approach for the management of a dry, salinized river-basin in Morocco”

Public relations and reports

From mining to sharing groundwater resources:
The case of Mird in the Draa Valley, South of Morocco

By Lisa Bossenbroek, Hind Ftouhi and Zakaria Kadiri

Enquête. Le vécu de la pandémie et du confinement dans la vallée du Drâa

Lisa Bossenbroek et Hind Ftouhi


 Salt in the system

 Challenges for water resources in the DrâaRiver Basin


Bossenbroek, Lisa; Hind, Ftouhi; and Kadiri, Zakaria (2020). From mining to sharing groundwater resources: The case of Mird in the Draa Valley, South of Morocco