Sediment management options for the lower Ebro River and its delta

@article{Rovira2007SedimentMO,
  title={Sediment management options for the lower Ebro River and its delta},
  author={Albert Rovira and Carl{\`e}s Iba{\~n}ez},
  journal={Journal of Soils and Sediments},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={285-295}
}
  • A. Rovira, C. Ibañez
  • Published 15 November 2007
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of Soils and Sediments
Background, Aim and ScopePast and present management of the Ebro catchment have altered water, sediment and nutrient fluxes of the lower Ebro River and its delta. The construction of the Mequinensa and Riba-Roja dams during the 1960s disrupted the sediment transport continuity. As a result, the lower Ebro River and its delta are facing a reduction in sediment delivery which is estimated to be up to 99% of its original yield (about 3 × 107 t/yr). Consequently, about 45% of the emerged delta will… 
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