Ecology of the lower rhône after 200 years of human influence: A review

@inproceedings{Fruget1992EcologyOT,
  title={Ecology of the lower rh{\^o}ne after 200 years of human influence: A review},
  author={J. F. Fruget},
  year={1992}
}
Embankments of the last century and contemporary channelization and development of urban and industrial areas along the Rhone Valley have greatly changed the river. The impacts of these on three biological descriptors of the hydrosystem (benthic invertebrates, fish communities and aquatic birds) have been studied. A reduction in the morphological diversity of the regulated hydrosystem has caused a reduction in biological diversity. This system has become a slow potamic system as a consequence… CONTINUE READING

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