Rivers of Europe

Based on the bestselling book, Rivers of North America, this new guide stands as the only primary source of complete and comparative baseline data on the biological and hydrological characteristics of more than 180 of the highest profile rivers in Europe. With numerous full-color photographs and maps, Rivers of Europe includes conservation information on current patterns of river use and the extent to which human society has exploited and impacted them. Rivers of Europe provides the information ecologists and conservation managers need to better assess their management and meet the EU legislative good governance targets. Coverage on more than 180 European rivers Summarizes biological, ecological and biodiversity characteristics Provides conservation managers with information to resolve conflicts between recreational use of rivers, their use as a water supply, and the need to conserve natural habitats Data on river hydrology (maximum , minimum and average flow rates), seasonal variation in water flow Numerous full-color photographs Information on the underlying geology and its affect on river behaviour

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  • Author : Klement Tockner
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 728 pages
  • ISBN : 9780080919089
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Rivers of Europe

Rivers of Europe
  • Author : Klement Tockner,Urs Uehlinger,Christopher T. Robinson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 31 January 2009
GET THIS BOOKRivers of Europe

Based on the bestselling book, Rivers of North America, this new guide stands as the only primary source of complete and comparative baseline data on the biological and hydrological characteristics of more than 180 of the highest profile rivers in Europe. With numerous full-color photographs and maps, Rivers of Europe includes conservation information on current patterns of river use and the extent to which human society has exploited and impacted them. Rivers of Europe provides the information ecologists and conservation managers

Rivers of Europe

Rivers of Europe
  • Author : Klement Tockner,Christiane Zarfl,Christopher T. Robinson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 10 November 2021
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Rivers of Europe, Second Edition, presents the latest update on the only primary source of complete and comparative baseline data on the biological and hydrological characteristics of more than 180 of the highest profile rivers in Europe. With even more full-color photographs and maps, the book includes conservation information on current patterns of river use and the extent to which human society has exploited and impacted them. Each chapter includes up to 10 featured rivers, with detailed information on their physiography, hydrology,

Rivers in History

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  • Publisher : University of Pittsburgh Pre
  • Release : 27 June 2022
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"Examines the impact of rivers on humans and, conversely, the impact of humans on rivers. The authors view this dynamic relationship through political, cultural, industrial, social, and ecological perspectives in national and transnational settings. This book analyzes the regional, national, and international politicization of rivers, the use and treatment of waterways in urban versus rural environments, and the increasing role of international commissions in ecological and commercial legislation for the protection of river resources"--From publisher description.

Cruising the Canals and Rivers of France

Cruising the Canals and Rivers of France
  • Author : Tom Sommers
  • Publisher : Eurocanals Publishing
  • Release : 01 November 2013
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A guide to all canals and navigable rivers in France. Descriptions, maps and data tables with waterway dimensions for 90 waterways throughout France; 17 regional maps and 59 detailed maps of individual waterways. The detailed maps show locations of towns, locks, marinas, mooring places and rental-boat bases. Suggestions for through-routes and loop-cruises. Maps showing the location of vineyards along the waterways. This fifth edition(2018) has been updated to show the latest locations of ports de plaisance, haltes and rental boat bases. (These items

Berlitz: River Cruising in Europe

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  • Author : Berlitz
  • Publisher : Apa Publications (UK) Limited
  • Release : 03 May 2016
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A river cruise is undoubtedly the most civilized way to see the best of Europe; you can relax in the comfort of a small vessel as you glide through picturesque towns and spectacular scenery. But how do you choose which cruise company, which kind of rivership, and where to go? This thoroughly updated and expanded new edition of the Berlitz guide to River Cruising in Europe will tell you everything you need to know about taking a cruise along Europe's

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River Plants of Western Europe
  • Author : S. M. Haslam,P. A. Wolseley
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 08 May 2014
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Originally published in 1987, this book describes and discusses the vegetation of rivers and other watercourses in Europe with an emphasis upon distributional, community and historical ecology. It was firmly based upon many years of field investigations carried out by the author in various countries in the European Economic Community. The main purpose of the text was to increase the understanding of river vegetation in relation to the varying physical characteristics of the watercourses. The rivers of the EEC are considered

Cycling Along Europe's Rivers

Cycling Along Europe's Rivers
  • Author : Michael Lyon
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 29 August 2012
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Over 25 Interesting, Historic, and Cultural Rides. Cycling Along Europe's Rivers is a "How To" book on taking self-guided bike trips to Europe that are affordable and easy to organize. The book is based on the author's extensive experience, including over 20 years of annual cycle trips to Europe. Rhine River, Danube River, Elbe River, Loire River, Po River, Neckar River, Mosel River, Main River, and more. * How to plan and prepare. * How to get what you need to the start of

The Rhine

The Rhine
  • Author : Ben Coates
  • Publisher : Nicholas Brealey
  • Release : 06 November 2018
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From rowing the canals of Amsterdam to riding a cow through the Alps, via Cold War nuclear bunkers, raucous Gay Pride parades, tranquil Lake Constance and snowy mountain climbs, The Rhine blends travelogue and offbeat history to tell the fascinating story of how a great river helped shape a continent. SHORTLISTED FOR THE STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD The Rhine is one of the world's greatest rivers. Once forming the outer frontier of the Roman Empire, it

The Danube River Basin

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  • Author : Igor Liska
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 14 December 2015
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This volume offers a comprehensive review of the chemical, biological and hydromorphological quality of the Danube. The first part examines the chemical pollution of surface waters, focusing on organic compounds (with special emphasis given to EU WFD priority substances and Danube River Basin specific pollutants), heavy metals and nutrients. Attention is also given to pollution of groundwater and drinking water resources by hazardous substances and to radioactivity in the Danube. The second part highlights the biology and hydromorphology of the

Urban Rivers

Urban Rivers
  • Author : Stéphane Castonguay,Matthew Evenden
  • Publisher : University of Pittsburgh Press
  • Release : 20 May 2012
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Urban Rivers examines urban interventions on rivers through politics, economics, sanitation systems, technology, and societies; how rivers affected urbanization spatially, in infrastructure, territorial disputes, and in floodplains, and via their changing ecologies. Providing case studies from Vienna to Manitoba, the chapters assemble geographers and historians in a comparative survey of how cities and rivers interacted from the seventeenth century to the present. Rising cities and industries were great agents of social and ecological changes, particularly during the nineteenth century, when