AN INTEGRATIVE APPROACH TOWARDS UNDERSTANDING ECOLOGICAL RESPONSES TO DAM REMOVAL: THE MANATAWNY CREEK STUDY 1

@article{BushawNewton2002ANIA,
  title={AN INTEGRATIVE APPROACH TOWARDS UNDERSTANDING ECOLOGICAL RESPONSES TO DAM REMOVAL: THE MANATAWNY CREEK STUDY 1},
  author={Karen L. Bushaw-Newton and David D. Hart and James E. Pizzuto and James R. Thomson and Jennifer M. Egan and Jeffrey T. F. Ashley and Thomas E. Johnson and Richard J. Horwitz and Melissa Ann Keeley and Joy Lawrence and Donald F. Charles and Catherine M. Gatenby and Danielle A. Kreeger and Timothy L. Nightengale and Roger L. Thomas and David J. Velinsky},
  journal={JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association},
  year={2002},
  volume={38}
}
ABSTRACT: Dam removal has been proposed as an effective method of river restoration, but few integrative studies have examined ecological responses to the removal of dams. In 1999, we initiated an interdisciplinary study to determine ecological responses to the removal of a 2 m high dam on lower Manatawny Creek in southeastern Pennsylvania. We used an integrative monitoring program to assess the physical, chemical, and biological responses to dam removal. Following removal in 2000, increased… 

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