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Springs under pressure

von Fumetti, Stefanie. (2018) Springs under pressure. In: Alpine Water – common good or source of conflicts? Proceedings of the ForumAlpinum 2018 and the 7th Water Conference . pp. 30-32.

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Abstract

Alpine springs provide ecosystem services such as the supply of drinking-water. Ecologically they are important aquatic habitats under pressure. They suffer from cattle trampling, capturing or relocation, etc.. In addition, changes in land use and climatic changes threaten springs further. Headwaters in Alpine regions will be affected strongly by climatic changes, such as higher water temperatures or altered discharge regimes. The development of conservation strategies should be a focus of future efforts in order to sustain important ecosystem services of springs in the Alps.
Faculties and Departments:05 Faculty of Science > Departement Umweltwissenschaften > Natur- Landschafts- und Umweltschutz > Geoökologie (Heiri)
UniBasel Contributors:von Fumetti, Stefanie
Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item
Conference or workshop item Subtype:Conference Paper
Publisher:Austrian Academy of Sciences Press
e-ISBN:978-3-7001-8353-2
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Conference paper
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