Sediment in our rivers is an important habitat as well as a main nutrient source for aquatic organisms. Sediment is also used as farmland and as a source of minerals
and materials. Several European policies provide a basis to protect and manage this valuable natural resource. However, these policies only fragmentarily
and indirectly address sediment. Effective protection and proper management deserves a more focused approach. Read more: http://www.sednet.org/newsitem.asp?ni=10 ...