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The rivers handbook : hydrological and ecological principles / Volume two.

Author: Peter Calow; Geoffrey E Petts
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell Science, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fast changing legislation and increasing environmental awareness within the non-scientific community demands that the modern approach to the management of rivers and water resources should be based  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Calow; Geoffrey E Petts
ISBN: 9781444313871 1444313878
OCLC Number: 1039173203
Notes: Includes index.
Description: Online Ressource (1 v.) : Illustrationen
Contents: 1. Perturbations And Biological Impacts :. Rivers: Dynamic Components Of Catchment Ecosystems. River Pollution. Hydrological Change. River Channel Change. System Recovery. 2. Monitoring Programmes :. Spatial And Temporal Problems With Monitoring. Water-Quality Monitoring. Biological Water-Quality Assessment Of Rivers: Use Of Macroinvertebrate Communities. 3. Modelling: Forecast And Prediction :. Hydrology And Climate Change. Modelling Hydrological Processes For River Management. Water-Quality Modelling. Sediment Transport And Channel Stability. Prediction Of Biological Responses. Evolution Of Instream Flow Habitat Modelling. 4. Management Options :. Assessment Of Instream Flow Needs. Control Rules For Regulating Reservoirs. Water-Quality Control. Environmentally Sensitive River Engineering. Management Of Macropytic Vegetation. Direct Control Of Fauna: Roles Of Hatcheries, Fish Stocking And Fishing Regulations. Rehabilitation Of River Margins. Restoration Of River Corridors: German Experiences. 5. Case Studies :. Management Of The Upper Mississippi. River Management In Cold Regions: A Case Study Of The River Laxa, North Iceland. Dryland Rivers: Their Ecology, Conservation And Management
Responsibility: edited by Peter Calow and Geoffrey E. Petts

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