Jens Arle

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The European Commission Water Framework Directive (WFD) was established 16 years ago and forms the current basis for monitoring surface waters and groundwater in Europe. This legislation resulted in a necessary adaptation of the monitoring networks and programs for rivers, lakes, and transitional and coastal waters to the requirements of the WFD at German(More)
For more than 100 years, the Werra River has been severely affected by intensive salinisation caused by potash fertilizer industries. We show considerable differences in macroinvertebrate assemblages between reaches without salinisation impact and downstream reaches with intense anthropogenic salinisation in the Werra. This is true for almost all biological(More)
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