New study shows importance of gravel-bed rivers
Gravel-bed river floodplains are some of the most ecologically important habitats in North America, according to new research by scientists from UM and beyond published in Science Advances.
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A scientific illustration showing the complexity of organisms that benefit from gravel-bed river floodplain ecosystems. Illustration by E. Harrington.