The formation of natural levees as a disturbance process significant to the conservation of riverine pastures

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Disturbances and patch dynamics are inherent to many ecosystems of the world, especially in the riparian zone. This paper describes the influence of natural levee overbank deposition on riverine grasslands along the meandering River Dinkel (The Netherlands). Here, the rare vegetation type Diantho-Armerietum, characterised by Dianthus deltoides, Thymus… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1015229710294

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@article{Wolfert2004TheFO, title={The formation of natural levees as a disturbance process significant to the conservation of riverine pastures}, author={Henk P Wolfert and P. W. F. M. Hommel and Arina Prins and Maike Stam}, journal={Landscape Ecology}, year={2004}, volume={17}, pages={47-57} }