The urban stream syndrome: current knowledge and the search for a cure

@inproceedings{Walsh2005TheUS,
  title={The urban stream syndrome: current knowledge and the search for a cure},
  author={Christopher J. Walsh and Allison H. Roy and Jack W. Feminella and Peter Cottingham and Peter M. Groffman and Raymond P. Morgan},
  booktitle={Journal of the North American Benthological Society},
  year={2005}
}
Abstract The term “urban stream syndrome” describes the consistently observed ecological degradation of streams draining urban land. This paper reviews recent literature to describe symptoms of the syndrome, explores mechanisms driving the syndrome, and identifies appropriate goals and methods for ecological restoration of urban streams. Symptoms of the urban stream syndrome include a flashier hydrograph, elevated concentrations of nutrients and contaminants, altered channel morphology, and… 
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