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Monitoring

Throughout the project monitoring was carried out to establish the effects of the various measures.

Habitat monitoring

In order to monitor the effects of the maintenance measures, the way in which the habitat elements develop werr documented throughout the project.

Bird monitoring

Throughout the project detailed records were kept of birds observed in the area, in order to monitor whether the measures being taken are having the desired positive effect on numbers.

Download the monitoring reports.

Hydrological monitoring

The chemistry of the areas of standing water was regularly checked in order to monitor the effects of the dam construction works on water quality. In addition, automatic water level gauges continuously recorded any fluctuations in water level.

Aerial photography

At the beginning and end of the LIFE project, oblique aerial photographs and orthochromatic pictures werer taken for documentary purposes. This provided a detailed record of landscape changes which occurred in the course of the project.