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Global pressures, specific responses: effects of nutrient enrichment in streams from different biomes
(IOP PUBLISHING LTD, 2013-01-09)
We assessed the effects of nutrient enrichment on three stream ecosystems running through distinct biomes (Mediterranean, Pampean and Andean). We increased the concentrations of N and P in the stream water 1.6–4-fold ...
Effects Of Human-Driven Water Stress on River Ecosystems: a Meta-Analysis
(Nature Publishing Group, 2018-07-30)
Human appropriation of water resources may induce water stress in freshwater ecosystems when ecosystem needs are not met. Intensive abstraction and regulation cause river ecosystems to shift towards non-natural flow regimes, ...
Immediate and Legacy Effects of Urban Pollution on River Ecosystem Functioning: a Mesocosm Experiment
Effluents from urban wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) consist of complex mixtures of substances that can affect processes in the receiving ecosystems. Some of these substances (toxic contaminants) stress biological ...