New research shows that papyrus plants contribute to the water storage capacity of floating papyrus wetlands. These results indicate that papyrus can be useful for irrigation of small-scale agriculture and improve production.
PhD candidate Franz Volker Mühle has examined the flow behind wind turbines with the aim of improving the layout and operation of wind farms. He found that limiting wind turbine wake effects significantly increases wind farm efficiency.
The Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA) is the university's competence centre on nature and the environment, sustainable use of natural resources, biological and geological processes.