Research sites

From the village Schluderns, located in the main valley Vinschgau, the Matschertal extends app. 15 km in north-eastern direction.

The four LTER sites Muntatschinig, Saldur River Catchment, Saldur River and Proglacial area Matsch/Mazia are distributed from the lower reaches of the valley at 950 m to the nival zone of glacier Matscher Ferner and its highest peak Weisskugel.