The rivers Rhine and Meuse in The Netherlands: present state and signs of ecological recovery

Abstract

The ecosystems of the rivers Rhine and Meuse have suffered drastic environmental changes, for example because of the regulation of the stream bed and the construction of weirs and dams. Furthermore, discharges of industrial and municipal waste water have caused the water quality of these rivers to deteriorate; this problem became acute in the sixties and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00007264

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@article{Admiraal2004TheRR, title={The rivers Rhine and Meuse in The Netherlands: present state and signs of ecological recovery}, author={Wim Admiraal and Gerard van der Velde and Henk Smit and W. Cazemier}, journal={Hydrobiologia}, year={2004}, volume={265}, pages={97-128} }