P.B. Vinkeveen

Project Baseline Vinkeveen empowers passionate citizens to observe and record change within the Vinkeveen's aquatic environments.

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Project Baseline Vinkeveen empowers passionate citizens to observe and record change within the Vinkeveen's aquatic environments in a way that fosters public awareness and supports political action.

Project Baseline Vinkeveen started in 2011. We.... Project Baseline Vinkeveen are a group of passionate divers who care for the water we dive in and want to preserve this for the future generations.

 

Our Vision:

Establishing a baseline by extensively documenting the Vinkeveen aquatic areas.


Our Statement of Purpose:

Project Baseline Vinkeveen empowers passionate citizens to observe and record environmental change within the Vinkeveen’s aquatic environment.  Change is measured over time by collecting scientifically relevant observations resulting in a long-term record of environmental change. This record is essential in developing public awareness and political action.

 

Our Goals:

To document the health and vitality of the Vinkeveen’s underwater environment. Increasing public awareness of the health and threat to the Vinkeveen’s underwater environment.

Facilitate political action that improves and protects the health of the Vinkeveen’s underwater environment.

 

Our Projects:

  • Quaggamussel - is an invasive alien species in Vinkeveen. Finding out were and how many there are in the lake

  • Lota Lota (Burbot) - Nearly extinct in The Netherlands but still seen in Vinkeveen. Finding out were and how many there are in the lake.

  • Cleanup days - Clean up the lake under and above water.

  • Arduino submersible datalogger bouy - Continious measurement of temperature at several depts 24/7

  • SETL - Analyzing growth on upsidedown PVC plates on 1 meter dept.

  • Document the aquatic environment - by photo and film

  • Underwater map of the lake - by GPS

  • Visibility and tempature measurements - at different locations and depths.

  • Presentations - growing awarenes for the established Baseline and the Vinkeveen aquatic environment

  • City Vinkeveen
  • Country Netherlands