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River Conservation and Management

Out of Print

By: PJ Boon, P Calow and GE Petts

496 pages, B/w photos, figs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1991 | #15448 | ISBN: 0471929468
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Intended for all those with an interest in achieving greater integration of conservation in the management of river systems, this book sets out the case for conservation, using examples from specific river systems around the world. It discusses ways of classifying rivers and assessing their potential for conservation, with detailed examples of recovery and rehabilitation. It also outlines various means of river protection within a legal framework, based on experiences in the UK and North America.

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