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Environmental flows : saving rivers in the third millennium

Author: Angela H Arthington
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2012.
Series: Freshwater ecology series, 4
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Describes the timing, quality, and quantity of water flows required to sustain freshwater and estuarine ecosystems and the human well-being and livelihoods that depend upon them. This title answers  Read more...


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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angela H Arthington
ISBN: 9780520273696 0520273699
OCLC Number: 828895962
Description: xii, 406 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: River values and threats ; Global hydrology, climate, and river flow regimes ; Catchments, drainage networks, and resource regimes ; River ecology, the natural flow regime paradigm, and hydroecological principles ; Effects of catchment change and river-corridor engineering ; History of water control and dam impacts ; Effects of dams on sediment, thermal, and chemical regimes ; Effects of dams on habitat and aquatic biodiversity ; Introduction to environmental flow methods ; Hydraulic rating and habitat simulation methods ; Flow protection methods ; Flow restoration methods ; Ecological limits of hydrologic alteration (ELOHA) ; Environmental flow relationships, models, and applications ; Groundwater-dependent ecosystems and threats ; Sustaining groundwater-dependent ecosystems ; Wetlands, threats, and water requirements ; Estuaries, threats, and flow requirements ; Setting limits to hydrologic alteration ; Implementing and monitoring environmental flows ; Legislation and policy ; Adapting to climate change ; Appendix: The Brisbane Declaration (2007).
Series Title: Freshwater ecology series, 4
Responsibility: Angela Helen Arthington.
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"Hangs together well and reads smoothly... I wish that this book had been published when I started my research degree!" -- Emma Neachell, University of Westminster, UK River Research And Applications Read more...

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