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About this book
About this book
Drawing together experience from many countries, this volume provides comprehensive and integrated coverage of factors affecting river rehabilitation such as policy, planning and strategy, implementation and project appraisal. Examines strategic issues such as catchment planning and integrated application of ecology and engineering in river rehabilitation.
Partial table of contents: PLANNING AND STRATEGY. Strategic Approaches to River Rehabilitation: River Leen and River Derwent (D. Hickie). Problems Associated with the Degradation of Rivers in Yorkshire and Initiatives to Achieve Rehabilitation (J. Pygott). Lowland Stream Restoration Projects in the Netherlands (P. Jasperse & M. Verbeek). Practical Methods for Nature Development (J. van Rijen). ECOLOGICAL SOUND REHABILITATION. Ecology and River Rehabilitation (G. Pinay). Integrated Approaches of Ecology and Engineering in River Rehabilitation (D. Borchardt). Ecologically Sound River Bank Design (J. Simons). IMPLEMENTATION, INCLUDING CASE STUDIES. The River Restoration Project (N. Holmes). Integrated Wetland and River Restoration in the Norfolk Broads (D. Prigmore). River Rehabilitation in Sweden (L. Vought). River Rehabilitation in Australia, New Zealand and Japan (C. Gippel). PROJECT APPRAISAL. Post Project Appraisal (E. Darby & E. Cranston).
331 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs, maps
This reviewer will use this as a volume of reading for my students... --Geographical Journal, September 2000