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Hydropeaking impact on a riparian ground beetle community

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Hydropeaking impact on a riparian ground beetle community. / Van Looy, Kris; Jochems, Hans; Vanacker, Stijn; Lommelen, Els.

River restoration & biodiversity conservation : a disorder approach.. ed. / K Van Looy. 2006.

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Van Looy, K, Jochems, H, Vanacker, S & Lommelen, E 2006, Hydropeaking impact on a riparian ground beetle community. in K Van Looy (ed.), River restoration & biodiversity conservation : a disorder approach..

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Van Looy, K., Jochems, H., Vanacker, S., & Lommelen, E. (2006). Hydropeaking impact on a riparian ground beetle community. In K. Van Looy (Ed.), River restoration & biodiversity conservation : a disorder approach.

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Van Looy, Kris ; Jochems, Hans ; Vanacker, Stijn ; Lommelen, Els. / Hydropeaking impact on a riparian ground beetle community. River restoration & biodiversity conservation : a disorder approach.. editor / K Van Looy. 2006.

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