volume 8, issue 3-4, P295-304 2010
DOI: 10.1080/15715124.2010.517672
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Abstract: ABSTRACTAlpine rivers have been channelized by significant river training works in the past two centuries and are now disconnected from their natural environment. In addition, their flow regime is often affected by hydropower plant operation. Also the risk of flood damages is increasing continuously due to urbanization requiring additional flood protection measures. Nevertheless, such trained rivers still have high potential for renewable energy production. Furthermore, there is often a need for biotope resto…

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