dams

See how dams affect rivers

An interactive website that explains the effects of dams was made public yesterday by the Hydropower Reform Coalition. www.dameffects.org explains how the surrounding vegetation, fish, recreation areas and river flow can be impacted by dams. Also explained is how hydropower dams can be operated to minimize the impacts and enhance river quality.

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Effects of river regulation on river-margin vegetation: a comparison of eight boreal rivers

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Vol. 10, pp. 203-224.
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2000
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Regulation and fragmentation by dams belong to the most widespread deliberate impacts of humans on the world

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Jansson, R., Nilsson, C., Dynesius, M. M.,E. Andersson

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