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River Quality: Dynamics and Restoration

Edited By: Antonius Laenen and David A Dunnette

480 pages, Figs

Lewis Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #68340 | ISBN: 1566701384
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What is involved in restoring a river? This book answers this question through a series of articles and case studies written by some of the field's leading researchers and practitioners.


IntroductionThe Willamette and Vistula Rivers: Contrast and Comparison, A. Laenen and J.R. DojlidoBackgroundUpper Willamette River Landscape: A Historic Perspective, P.A. Benner and J.R. SedellThe Vistula River of Poland: Environmental Characteristics and Historical Perspective, E. NiemiryczThe Willamette River of Oregon: A River Restored N. MullaneWater Quality in the Vistula Basin: A River under Stress, J.R. DojlidoDynamicsRain and Rocks: The Recipe for River Water Chemistry, G. BestA Geomorphic Basis for Interpreting the Hydrologic Behavior of Large River Basins, G.E. GrantPrecipitation-Runoff and Streamflow-Routing Modeling as a Foundation for Water-Quality Simulation in the Willamette River Basin, Oregon, A. Laenen and J.C. RisleyGroundwater and Surface-Water Relations in the Willamette Valley, Oregon, M.W. Gannett and D.G. WoodwardRegional Distribution of Nitrite plus Nitrate in Shallow Groundwater from Alluvial Deposits of the Willamette Basin, Oregon, S.R. HinkleDissolved Oxygen in the Tualatin River, Oregon under Winter Low-Flow Conditions, November 1992, V.J. KellyA Steady-State Model of the Willamette River: Implications for Flow Control of Dissolved Oxygen and Phytoplankton Biomass, C.L. DeGasperi and T. KhangaonkarRiver Water-Quality Modeling in Poland, M.J. GromiecEffect of Geology and Human Activities on the Distribution of Trace Elements in Water, Sediment, and Aquatic Biota, Yakima River Basin, Washington (1987 to 1991), G.J. Fuhrer, S.W. McKenzie, J.F. Rinella, and K.A. SkachColloidal Iron and Its Effect on Phosphorous Dynamics in the Tualatin River Basin, Oregon, T.D. Mayer and W.M. JarrellChemical Characteristics of a Seep at the St. Johns Landfill in Portland, Oregon, W. Fish, W. Romanelli, and C. MartinDetermination of Organochlorine Compounds in Water from the Vistula River and Seawater from the Gulf of Gdansk, J. Czerwinski, M. Biziuk, J. Namiesnik, and P. SandraRestoration: Water-Quality Monitoring and AssessmentAmbient Water-Quality Monitoring in the Willamette River Basin, G.A. PettitState Environmental Monitoring Program in Poland, A. Mierzwinski and E. NiemiryczConcentration of Nutrients in the Vistula River, Poland, J. Rulewski, K. Sundblad, and A. TonderskiTCDD and TCDF Monitoring Near a Bleach Kraft Pulp Mill Discharging to the Willamette River, E. Foster and D. DrakeAssessment Programs for Detecting Changes in Water Quality, M.A. HouseDeveloping Indicators of Ecological Condition in the Willamette Basin: An Overview of the Oregon Prepilot Study for EPA's EMAP Program, A. Herlihy, P. Kaufmann, L. Reynolds, J. Li, and G. RobinsonAssessment of Pollution Outflow from Large Agricultural Areas Based on Hydrologic Parameters and Measured Pollutant Loads, J. Rybinski, Z. Makowski, and E. HeybowiczNonpoint Sources of Pesticides in the San Joaquin River, California: Input from Winter Storms, 1992 to 1993, J.L. DomagalskiNutrient Loading in the Vistula River Course

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