Bodies of water

Bodies of water

In and around all bodies of water there exist communities which differ greatly to the
terrestrial communities in the forest.

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Effective Forest Management Techniques for Watercourses

In this article the influence of forest management measures on forest watercourses are examined and evaluated. It mainly deals with timber extraction, use and finally forestry planning.

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Influence of Forest Management on Water Quality

Forest management measures have greater or lesser influences on the water quality of forest streams. Using four different case studies this interrelationship is examined and forestry options to guide water quality are derived.

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Ecosystem-friendly Forestry at Streams in Low Mountain Ranges

Forestry use of stands along sensitive streams does not have to be bad for these watercourses. Appropriate forest management can rule out negative consequences for these watercourses.

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Alluvial zones in Switzerland

Alluvial zones represent a transitional area between land and water, where elements of wilderness and natural dynamics can still be observed. Floods and dry periods, erosion and sediment deposition give rise to constant transformations.

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