On March 10th, 2015 members of the Rise and Fall project had a fieldwork in the Soc Trang provice for a better understanding on the causes-and-effects of the relevant phenomena of the project including groundwater uses, depression of the land surface and seawater intrusion (both in surface and groundwater) in the area.
In this fieldwork, the team had a meeting with the Department of Environment and Natural Reasources in Soc Trang and a fieldwork in (i) (river) bank esosion areas along the Hau river, (ii) mangrove forest along the cost, and (iii) intensive shrimp farming systems.
– Photos in the fieldwork (More details):
At the meeting with DONRE-Soc Trang
Discussion on the the mangrove forest system (left) and measuring seawater level in Vinh Chau, Soc Trang (right)
Groundwater pumping for irrigating onion farms in Vinh Chau, Soc Trang