Works discussing the tools and the know-how of scientific research, often with an interest in developing them further; works from the (archeo-)natural sciences and historical biology such as archaebotany and -zoology; methodical discussions within the historical sciences (e.g. settlement history).

This study focuses on development of a conceptual geodata model using UML class diagrams as a base for geodatabase schema appropriated for analysis and mapping of natural and technological hazards in the Danube floodplain between Vidin and Nikopol (Bulgaria). The design, development and application of a coherent geodatabase for this purpose should be considered as fundamental steps in the project ROBUHAZ-DUN.

From may to august 1960, decomposition experiments with cotton- and silkthreads have been conducted in the Danube, the Inn and March by the S.I.L. .These experiments showed a noticeable low decomposition at sample station 2-3 (Danube-km 2411,2-2409,0 below Kelheim) and 11 (Danube-km 2093,6 Wallsee). While the decomposition hindering at Kelheim can be related to the discharge of industrial effluents in that region, this is not the case for Wallsee.

Danube:Future - making the improbable..possible

Article in journal

Sustainable development (SD) of the Danube River Basin (DRB) seemed like yet another buzzword when in 2012 I was offered to apply for the first DIAnet School on “Interdisciplinary methods for the sustainable development of the Danube Region”. Being a lecturer in Quality Management allows me to stay open-minded and to embrace such brave initiatives as these initiated by Danube:Future (