For nature, gravel-bed rivers most important feature in mountainous western North America

Posted by on June 24, 2016 7:47 pm
Categories: Science

Gravel-bed river floodplains are some of the most ecologically important habitats in North America, according to a new study by scientists from the US and Canada. Their research shows how broad valleys coming out of glaciated mountains provide highly productive and important habitat for a large diversity of aquatic, avian and terrestrial species.

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