Selune scientific program

Understanding the mechanisms of restoration of the Selune river following the removal of two dams

Welcome to the new Selune scientific program website

A new website and new pages to help you understand the restoration of the Sélune valley

The Selune scientific program began in 2012 and will continue until 2027. Its aim is to monitor the restoration of the Selune and its valley following the removal of two hydroelectric dams on its main course: the Vezins and La-Roche-Qui-Boit dams.

Browse this site to find out more about the scientific monitoring carried out in the Selune valley. Enjoy your visit!


18 September 2023

Redaction: Selune Team

Towards an improvement in the ecological status of the watercourse following the removal of the Selune dams?

One of the objectives of the operation to remove the dams on the Selune river is to restore the river to good ecological status. So what is the current 'state' of the Selune?
Depuis 2019, dans le cadre du projet de recherche sur l’utilisation des habitats par le saumon atlantique (Salmo Salar), Émilien Lasne et ses collègues capturent des saumons pour les équiper d’émetteurs radio.
A special issue of the scientific journal "Frontiers in" is currently being prepared. It brings together several scientific articles on the impact of the removal of large dams and the restoration of ecosystems.
On 22 June 2023, the Selune scientific program was invited to present the research carried out on the Selune to the members of the Seine Normandy Water Agency's scientific council.

Selune Agenda

All the events
11 April 2023
"La Mazure" Leisure base
Selune Science day