The development of methods for ecological status assessment of dinaric rivers downstream of karst spring based on benthic invertebrates for hydromorphological alteration/general degradation influence


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River sections in ecoregion Dinaric western Balkan (Rivers Bloščica, Krupa, Prečna)

Benthic invertebrates are one of biological quality elements used for assessment of hydromorphological modification impacts. Within this task assessment method was developed for hydromorphological alteration/general degradation influence based on benthic invertebrate assemblages for river ecological types in ecoregion Dinaric western Balkan, for which no assessment method for hydromorphological alteration/general degradation influence was developed yet.

    About the project

    Contracting Authority

    Ministrstvo za okolje in prostor

    Project manager 

    izr. prof. dr. Gorazd Urbanič

    Project staff

    dr. Vesna Petkovska

    dr. Rebeka Šiling

    Miha Knehtl

    Duration of the project



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