“Predictions in Ungauged Basins” are a challenging task – especially when it comes to meso-scale rural catchments. How can necessary information about the eco-system’s function be rapidly assessed? How can we unite geophysics, agronomy, social networks and hydrology in one nomenclature? What are adequate observation and monitoring techniques? How can we deal with rather complex and vague data?This project is more an overarching research perspective.