Intermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams

Intermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams: Ecology and Management takes an internationally broad approach, seeking to compare and contrast findings across multiple continents, climates, flow regimes, and land uses to provide a complete and integrated perspective on the ecology of these ecosystems. Coupled with this, users will find a discussion of management approaches applicable in different regions that are illustrated with relevant case studies. In a readable and technically accurate style, the book utilizes logically framed chapters authored by experts in the field, allowing managers and policymakers to readily grasp ecological concepts and their application to specific situations. Provides up-to-date reviews of research findings and management strategies using international examples Explores themes and parallels across diverse sub-disciplines in ecology and water resource management utilizing a multidisciplinary and integrative approach Reveals the relevance of this scientific understanding to managers and policymakers

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  • Author : Thibault Datry
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 622 pages
  • ISBN : 0128039043
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Intermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams

Intermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams
  • Author : Thibault Datry,Núria Bonada,Andrew J. Boulton
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 July 2017
GET THIS BOOKIntermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams

Intermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams: Ecology and Management takes an internationally broad approach, seeking to compare and contrast findings across multiple continents, climates, flow regimes, and land uses to provide a complete and integrated perspective on the ecology of these ecosystems. Coupled with this, users will find a discussion of management approaches applicable in different regions that are illustrated with relevant case studies. In a readable and technically accurate style, the book utilizes logically framed chapters authored by experts in

Intermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams

Intermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams
  • Author : Thibault Datry,Núria Bonada,Andrew J. Boulton
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 18 July 2017
GET THIS BOOKIntermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams

Intermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams: Ecology and Management takes an internationally broad approach, seeking to compare and contrast findings across multiple continents, climates, flow regimes, and land uses to provide a complete and integrated perspective on the ecology of these ecosystems. Coupled with this, users will find a discussion of management approaches applicable in different regions that are illustrated with relevant case studies. In a readable and technically accurate style, the book utilizes logically framed chapters authored by experts in

Australian Freshwater Ecology

Australian Freshwater Ecology
  • Author : Andrew Boulton,Margaret Brock,Belinda Robson,Darren Ryder,Jane Chambers,Jenny Davis
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 11 April 2014
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As pressures on Australia’s inland waters intensify frompopulation growth, expanding resource development and climatechange, there is an urgent need to manage and protect these specialareas. Understanding their ecology underpins their wisemanagement and conservation. Australian Freshwater Ecology vividly describes thephysical, chemical and biological features of wetlands, lakes,streams, rivers and groundwaters in Australia. It presentsthe principles of aquatic ecology linked to practical managementand conservation, and explains the causes, mechanisms, effects andmanagement of serious environmental problems such as altered waterregimes, eutrophication,

River Dynamics

River Dynamics
  • Author : Bruce L. Rhoads
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 29 April 2020
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Rivers are important agents of change that shape the Earth's surface and evolve through time in response to fluctuations in climate and other environmental conditions. They are fundamental in landscape development, and essential for water supply, irrigation, and transportation. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the geomorphological processes that shape rivers and that produce change in the form of rivers. It explores how the dynamics of rivers are being affected by anthropogenic change, including climate change, dam construction, and

Texas Aquatic Science

Texas Aquatic Science
  • Author : Rudolph A. Rosen
  • Publisher : Texas A&M University Press
  • Release : 29 December 2014
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This classroom resource provides clear, concise scientific information in an understandable and enjoyable way about water and aquatic life. Spanning the hydrologic cycle from rain to watersheds, aquifers to springs, rivers to estuaries, ample illustrations promote understanding of important concepts and clarify major ideas. Aquatic science is covered comprehensively, with relevant principles of chemistry, physics, geology, geography, ecology, and biology included throughout the text. Emphasizing water sustainability and conservation, the book tells us what we can do personally to conserve

Geomorphic Analysis of River Systems

Geomorphic Analysis of River Systems
  • Author : Kirstie A. Fryirs,Gary J. Brierley
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 26 September 2012
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Filling a niche in the geomorphology teaching market, thisintroductory book is built around a 12 week course in fluvialgeomorphology. ‘Reading the landscape’ entails making senseof what a riverscape looks like, how it works, how it has evolvedover time, and how alterations to one part of a catchment may havesecondary consequences elsewhere, over different timeframes. Theseplace-based field analyses are framed within their topographic,climatic and environmental context. Issues and principles presentedin the first part of this book provide foundational understandingsthat underpin the

The Rivers of Montenegro

The Rivers of Montenegro
  • Author : Vladimir Pešić,Momir Paunović,Andrey G. Kostianoy
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 03 August 2020
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This book reviews the current state of knowledge on, recent advances in, and future prospects of Montenegrin river basins in the context of anthropogenic activities. Edited by three respected experts in the field, the book begins with an introduction to the specific hydrogeological conditions in Montenegro and critical reflections on the impact of hydropower projects. It then reviews the vulnerability of river ecosystems, exploring potential genotoxic effects and water quality, and explaining typology and monitoring of these aspects, and particularly

The Ecology of Plant Litter Decomposition in Stream Ecosystems

The Ecology of Plant Litter Decomposition in Stream Ecosystems
  • Author : Christopher M. Swan,Luz Boyero,Cristina Canhoto
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 01 August 2021
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With almost 90% of terrestrial plant material entering the detrital pool, the processing of this significant carbon source is a critical ecosystem function to understand. Riverine ecosystems are estimated to receive, process and transport nearly 1.9 Pg of terrestrial carbon per year globally, highlighting the focus many freshwater ecologists have on the factors that explain decomposition rates of senesced plant material. Since Webster and Benfield offered the first comprehensive review of these factors in 1986, there has been an explosion of research addressing

Environmental Flows

Environmental Flows
  • Author : Angela Arthington
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 15 October 2012
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Environmental Flows describes the timing, quality, and quantity of water flows required to sustain freshwater and estuarine ecosystems and the human well-being and livelihoods that depend upon them. It answers crucial questions about the flow of water within and between different kinds of ecosystems. What happens when the flow or the availability of water is curtailed or diverted, either naturally or by human activity? How will climate change alter the availability of water and impact aquatic ecosystems? Methodological developments from

Drought and Aquatic Ecosystems

Drought and Aquatic Ecosystems
  • Author : P. Sam Lake
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 09 June 2011
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Droughts are a major hazard to both natural and human-dominated environments and those, especially of long duration and high intensity, can be highly damaging and leave long-lasting effects. This book describes the climatic conditions that give rise to droughts, and their various forms and chief attributes. Past droughts are described including those that had severe impacts on human societies. As a disturbance, droughts can be thought of as “ramps” in that they usually build slowly and take time to become

Riparian Areas

Riparian Areas
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology,Water Science and Technology Board,Committee on Riparian Zone Functioning and Strategies for Management
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 10 October 2002
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The Clean Water Act (CWA) requires that wetlands be protected from degradation because of their important ecological functions including maintenance of high water quality and provision of fish and wildlife habitat. However, this protection generally does not encompass riparian areasâ€"the lands bordering rivers and lakesâ€"even though they often provide the same functions as wetlands. Growing recognition of the similarities in wetland and riparian area functioning and the differences in their legal protection led the NRC in 1999 to undertake

The Missouri River Ecosystem

The Missouri River Ecosystem
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Water Science and Technology Board,Committee on Missouri River Ecosystem Science
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 22 July 2002
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The Missouri River Ecosystem: Exploring the Prospects for Recovery resulted from a study conducted at the request of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The nation’s longest river, the Missouri River and its floodplain ecosystem experienced substantial environmental and hydrologic changes during the twentieth century. The context of Missouri River dam and reservoir system management is marked by sharp differences between stakeholders regarding the river’s proper management regime. The management