11. August 2022

Television Report "How to continue living with the Ahr?" - A scientific insight Television Report "How to continue living with the Ahr?" - A scientific insight

In light of the anniversary of the flood disaster of the Ahr valley in July 2021, Prof. Dr. Lothar Schrott explains the role of the tributaries, narrow valleys and the river delta near Sinzig during an excursion with students captured in a television report from SWR. Please find the link to the German report below.

SWR Report 2022
SWR Report 2022 - Lothar Schrott (Head of Research Group), Rainer Bell (Post doc) with students during their excursion in Sinzig © SWR RP 2022
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Text: Melissa Kurscheid and Manon Cramer

During the excursion he addresses questions such as: How did it come to this tragedy that took so many lives? Which factors contributed significantly to the extent of the disaster? And what measures must now be integrated into the reconstruction process to mitigate the effects of future floods?

Please click on the link to watch the report (German only).

For more information on our research in the Ahr valley and Eifel region please use the link to get to our research section!

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