Artificial catchment Chicken Creek

The artificially created watershed Chicken Creek Catchment is a central research platform of BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg located in a lignite mine located in Lower Lusatia, Germany. This watershed serves as a model for the initial stages of an ecosystem. With its 6 ha area and tremdendous potential for interdisciplinary ecologcial research, the site offers globally unique conditions for environmental sciences.

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