Educational experiences as enhancement of the environment in the Prealpine Gallina valley basin

TitleEducational experiences as enhancement of the environment in the Prealpine Gallina valley basin
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsS C, F M
Keywordseducation, Experimental and Representative Basin, outdoor laboratory
Abstract

The Valle della Gallina takes part in the European network of the Experimental and Representative Basin (ERB) In the 1980s the research of the basin of the Gallina Valley of in Val Marchiazza started for the monitoring of the water balance and sediment with a weather station (for measurement of rainwater, temperature and humidity), with a hydrometric station (for measurement of the height of river water) and with a sedimentary station (for the measurement of sediment). The site is particularly suited to enhance teaching because it is easily accessible by a dirt road and it is nearby a picnic area with tables and seats that can accommodate the students and make easy the work of observation or tabulation of data. Valle della Gallina small basin is an outdoor laboratory.