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- Marini, Gabriele, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Hydrobiologia 2016 v.782 no.1 pp. 111-126
- Phragmites australis; biomass; climate change; drought; drying; ephemeral streams; macroinvertebrates; memory; metabolism; microbial communities; plant litter; rivers; species diversity; summer; water utilization; Italy
- ... Climate changes, geomorphologic modifications and the rise in water demand for human uses contribute to “aperiodic summer drought” (ASD) events in Mediterranean-type rivers. ASD results in a reach that flows in one summer, dries in next or more summers, and then flowing again. The ecological structure and function of streams affected by ASD are understudied, especially with respect to permanent an ...