• Two men are looking at a file of photos on a beach.

    How much beach wrack is tolerated on tourist beaches?

    This summer, the CONTRA partners have been conducting a questionnaire at resort beaches near the CONTRA case study sites to find out what people think about beach wrack. It is generally accepted that huge amounts of rotting and smelly algae/sea grass on resort beaches is unpleasant. But, very little is known about just how much […]

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    Monitoring beach wrack using infrared cameras

    Beach wrack monitoring at our two German sampling sites on the island of Poel and Kühlungsborn had valuable support from the Geodesy and Geoinformatics Department of the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of Rostock. Two different drone systems, which were equipped with infrared cameras, were used in parallel to the standard […]

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