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Exploring our water digitally?

Climate change is also affecting our waters. To better adapt and prepare, we need a lot of data from rivers, streams and lakes around the world. This can be collected with the CrowdWater App. It was presented on the children's channel of German television.

Exploring our water digitally?

"Our goal is to collect data and observations on water levels with the help of citizens," says Mirjam Scheller, hydrologist at the Institute of Geography. "With the CrowdWater App, people all over the world can participate - young and old alike."

Unser Wasser digital erforschen? (in German)
KiKa (Kinderkanal von ARD & ZDF), 24.03.2024

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Mirjam Scheller
Hydrology and Climate

Crowd Water App

CrowdWater stands for an independent and reliable data collection by citizens – Citizen Science – for modelling of floods and droughts and as a supplement to existing measurements.