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The Rivers Handbook: Volume 2: The Science and Management of River Environments

Series: The Rivers Handbook Volume: 2

Edited By: Peter Calow and Geoffrey E Petts

523 pages, 150 illus

Wiley-Blackwell

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #17898 | ISBN: 0632029854
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About this book

Based on over twenty years of research, The Rivers Handbook offers an expert and exhaustive insight into the principles, methods and tools of modern river management. This second and final volume covers scientific and management aspects of rivers.


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

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