Multiple drift responses of benthic invertebrates to interacting hydropeaking and thermopeaking waves

@article{Bruno2013MultipleDR,
  title={Multiple drift responses of benthic invertebrates to interacting hydropeaking and thermopeaking waves},
  author={M. Bruno and A. Siviglia and M. Carolli and B. Maiolini},
  journal={Ecohydrology},
  year={2013},
  volume={6},
  pages={511-522}
}
Sudden instream releases of hypolimnetic water from hydropower plants [i.e. hydropeaking (HP)] can cause abrupt temperature variations [i.e. thermopeaking (TP)], typically on a daily basis. The propagation of discharge and thermal waves is asynchronous, causing the benthic community to undergo two different but consecutive impacts. Invertebrates respond to sudden increases in discharge with catastrophic drift, and respond to sudden changes of temperature with behavioural drift. Owing to the… Expand
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