The effects of weirs on structural stream habitat and biological communities

@article{Mueller2011TheEO,
  title={The effects of weirs on structural stream habitat and biological communities},
  author={Melanie Mueller and Joachim Pander and Juergen Geist},
  journal={Journal of Applied Ecology},
  year={2011},
  volume={48},
  pages={1450-1461}
}
Summary 1. Most of the world’s rivers are affected by dams and weirs. Information on the quantitative and qualitative effects of weirs across biological communities is crucial for successful management and restoration of stream ecosystems. Yet, there is a lack of comprehensive studies that have analysed the serial discontinuity in direct proximity of weirs including diverse taxonomic groups from algae to fish. 2. This study compared the abiotic stream habitat characteristics upstream and… 
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