Watercourses fragmentation


Updated on 13/07/2018
Illustration
La discontinuité écologique des cours d'eau
Définition
Sens technique

Fragmentation of a watercourse into several fragments, due to natural or artificial obstacles (i.e. sills, dams, weirs, etc), which may lead to a disruption into the ecological continuity, preventing the free movement of species or the smooth sediments flow.

Source
according to AFB and IOWater
Review status
Soumis au comité de relecture.