Esther Llorens

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The increase in stream nutrient loads from anthropogenic sources has become a serious problem, especially in developed regions. Humans affect streams by modifying the landscape in ways that increase the transport of nutrients to surface waters, by directly dumping urban or industrial sewage into the stream, or by modifying streams in ways that reduce their(More)
Nowadays, bad river water quality has become a serious problem, especially in developed regions, due to the high nutrient loads from anthropogenic sources dumped into the rivers. Pollution sources can have different origins: point or non-point sources. As point sources can be well identified, these can be controlled, but the identification and control of(More)
As part of the European-Commission-funded STREAMES project, a system is being developed with the objective of capturing knowledge from water managers and environmental-science experts, regarding nutrients-excess effects in streams and of combining this knowledge into a user-friendly tool to assist water managers in evaluating streams' nutrient-retention(More)
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