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- Dossi, Florian; Leitner, Patrick; Pauls, Steffen; Graf, Wolfram
- Hydrobiologia 2018 v.805 no.1 pp. 245-258
- benthic organisms; biodiversity; ecological restoration; ecosystems; emotions; fauna; fluid mechanics; habitats; invertebrates; rivers; wood; Austria
- ... Instream large wood (LW) constitutes an indispensable element of natural river ecosystems. It affects local hydraulics, morphology, nutrient budget, overall habitat complexity, and dynamics. Despite numerous studies about LW as a habitat for benthic communities, information on the varying importance along the longitudinal gradient of a river is lacking. The focus of this study is therefore to inve ...