Original paper

Gegenwärtiger Zustand der Schweizerischen Auengebiete, dargestellt anhand des Vergleichs vegetationskundlicher Kartierungen

[Present state of Swiss alluvial floodplains characterized by vegetation mapping]

Gobat, Jean-Michel

Large Rivers Vol. 9 No. 3-4 (1996), p. 467 - 476

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published: Feb 12, 1996

DOI: 10.1127/lr/9/1996/467

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Abstract

The recent development of the alluvial floodplains of Switzerland shows a drastic change of vegetation. Many typical plant species or plant communities of the alluvial zones are diminishing or disappearing. Most sites are succeeding from an active alluvial system to a "pseudo-alluvial" inactive system, even if they remain biologically very rich.

Keywords

alluvial floodplainbiologicallyvegetationSwitzerland